NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From Taysom Hill’s deflection of Atlanta’s first punt to Cameron Jordan’s victory-sealing fourth-down sack in the final minutes, the New Orleans Saints clinched their third...
DENVER (AP) — Sean Payton found a way to get his dig in on the officials, and so did Vic Fangio .
Walt Anderson's crew denied New Orleans an 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown early in...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport wears new diamond studs on his nose and ears and speaks with an easy, confident manner about meeting the expectations of a first-round...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will make former tight end Steve Jordan the 25th member of their Ring of Honor this season.
The ceremony will be Oct. 24, at halftime of Minnesota's...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, who has been New Orleans' sack leader in six of the past seven seasons, has agreed to a three-year extension worth up to $55.5 million, a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan stressed that New Orleans doesn't fear going on the road in the playoffs, he readily acknowledged the advantages of staying in the Superdome.
New Orleans (12-2) can lock up the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a victory over visiting Pittsburgh (8-5-1) on Sunday.
"That would be huge," said Jordan, referencing what he calls "dome-field advantage."
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants' reconstructed offensive line will face its second consecutive stern test when the New Orleans Saints visit MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
The Saints (2-1) feature one of the NFL's premier defensive ends in Cameron Jordan, who is tied for the league lead with four sacks. The primary job of blocking him will go to Chad Wheeler, a second-year tackle who went undrafted out of Southern California.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Saints and Falcons saw much to like about their new and old stars on offense.
Each team's defensive worries continue to grow.
Drew Brees' 1-yard scoring run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive in overtime that lifted New Orleans to a 43-37 win over Atlanta on Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan remembers all too well the last time New Orleans entered a season with a lot of hype.
The Saints seemed like a good bet to make the playoffs for a fifth time in six seasons back in 2014. Instead, they stumbled to a 7-9 record in what became the first of three straight frustrating, sub-.500 campaigns before they won the NFC South last season.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (12-6)
New faces: LB Demario Davis, S Kurt Coleman, CB Patrick Robinson, WR Cameron Meredith, QB Teddy Bridgewater, OL Jermon Bushrod, TE Ben Watson, DE Marcus Davenport, WR Tre'Quan Smith.
Key losses: S Kenny Vaccaro, TE Coby Fleener, OL Senio Kelemete, WR Willie Snead, RT Zach Strief.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints training camp opened with uncertainty over who'll help All-Pro defensive end Cameron Jordan bolster the pass rush from the edges.
Alex Okafor, Marcus Davenport and Trey Hendrickson appear to be the top candidates for the other starting end job, but the only one of those players who is a proven commodity is coming back from a significant injury. The other two are inexperienced.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints player Cameron Jordan has gifted a local World War II veteran and Saints fan tickets to the 2018 Super Bowl.
WGNO-TV cites a team Facebook video as showing 108-year-old Lawrence Brooks being presented with the tickets Wednesday while Jordan chatted with the veteran over video.
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Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end of New Orleans' eight-game winning streak came as no surprise to Saints coach Sean Payton.
"I thought our week of practice was just OK at best, honestly. It was average at best, I'll say that," Payton said.
New Orleans' high-scoring offense was held in check and the Saints struggled to stop Jared Goff with their top two cornerbacks sidelined by injuries. The result was a 26-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in a meeting of two of the NFL's highest-scoring teams.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive end Alex Okafor will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of Sunday's comeback victory over the Washington Redskins.
Saints coach Sean Payton, who confirmed the injury on Monday, says losing Okafor is "real difficult" and that the veteran defensive end, who was acquired as a free agent this past offseason, has been "a great teammate."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texans starting quarterback Tom Savage struggled to move Houston's offense. His popular backup, first-round draft choice Deshaun Watson, didn't do much to distinguish himself, either.
Perhaps a New Orleans Saints defense that has languished near the bottom of the NFL for three seasons is improving after all.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Saints defensive end Alex Okafor hopes he can live up to the billing he received from his old friend and former Texas Longhorns teammate, Kenny Vaccaro.
"He definitely stuck his neck out for me," Okafor said about Vaccaro, a Saints starting safety who advised New Orleans to seriously consider acquiring Okafor in free agency this offseason.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennessee Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker, New Orleans Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan and Miami cornerback Byron Maxwell will take part in a weeklong USO tour to southwest Asia visiting U.S. troops and families at military bases.
The NFL announced the tour Thursday. The countries being visited and the dates of the tour are not being announced for security reasons.