Saints defense looking more dominant by the week
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Drew Brees sidelined, the defense has become the must-see unit for the New Orleans Saints.
That's lowered pressure on a Saints offense operating without their...
Bridgewater now 4-0 as starter after Saints top Jaguars 13-6
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater probably should have had another multi-touchdown day for the New Orleans Saints.
He'll gladly settle for remaining unbeaten as the...
Saints’ defense in dominant form
New Orleans (AP) — When Teddy Bridgewater talks about his 3-0 record as a fill-in starter for record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees, he doesn't hesitate to share credit New Orleans'...
The Latest: RB Aaron Jones having career day for Packers
The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT)
Green Bay running back Aaron Jones keeps building on a career day at the Dallas Cowboys.
Brady carries unbeaten Patriots past winless Redskins 33-7
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Playing before an appreciative audience in a place far from home, Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten by picking apart the lowly Washington...
Younger QBs stepping into starting roles
Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in.
Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger. There has already been...
Chargers, Rivers still effective despite changing targets
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers were missing four offensive starters for Sunday's game at Miami, but as long as Philip Rivers is under center, it doesn't seem to...
Cowboys have to prove fast start wasn’t fluke after 1st loss
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten's rare fumble was the first sign the Dallas offense wasn't going to be quite the same against the New Orleans Saints after putting up big numbers each of the...
Playing complementary football, Saints 2-0 without Brees
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints are 2-0 without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. That alone made Sunday night's 12-10 victory against Dallas beautiful for coach Sean Payton despite some...
Saints stifle Cowboys, win 12-10 without scoring a TD
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Marcus Williams came down with an interception to seal the Saints' triumph over previously unbeaten Dallas, injured quarterback Drew Brees ran to rookie C.J. Gardner-Johnson...
Trubisky injures left shoulder, Allen suffers concussion
Only four weeks into the regular season and it's already been a rough time health-wise for several NFL starting quarterbacks.
The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an...
Rankins returns to Saints lineup vs. Cowboys
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins is active for the first time this season, marking the completion of his rehabilitation from an Achilles tendon tear last...
Big D in Big Easy: Unbeaten Dallas faces test against Saints
With the Dallas Cowboys at 3-0, their fans are beginning to see America's Team as a team of destiny.
Hold on: The combined records of the three opponents they vanquished is 1-8.
Saints’ special teams emphasis evident in recent win
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Between Thomas Morstead placing punts just short of opponents' goal lines and diminutive returner Deonte Harris deftly darting away from tacklers, the New Orleans Saints like...
Johnson’s reliable tackling helps Rams limit big pass plays
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — John Johnson has interceptions in consecutive games for the Los Angeles Rams, including the clinching pick in the end zone on fourth down against Cleveland on...
Saints’ offense showed signs of progress with Bridgewater
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While the Saints were encouraged by their ability to win their first game without Drew Brees, it remains to be seen if they can find a sustainable recipe for victory during...
Analysis: New QBs generally look like headliners stepping in
Oh, the moans and groans in Nawlins.
- Norfolk Daily NewsJoe's Morning Sports-Monday, January 21, 2019January 21, 2019
- Norfolk Daily NewsNew Orleans Saints clinch NFC's No. 1 seed — with huge assists from Steelers' self-inflicted woundsDecember 24, 2018
- Star TribuneVikings could regret Packers tie, ugly loss to BillsDecember 7, 2018
- Norfolk Daily NewsJoe's Morning Sports-Friday, November 30, 2018December 2, 2018
- Star TribuneMark Craig's Week 9 NFL power rankingsOctober 31, 2018
No Brees, no problem: Bridgewater, Saints top Seahawks 33-27
SEATTLE (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater wanted to stay composed. He wanted to remain calm and in control while taking over for the next several weeks with the New Orleans Saints' leader, Drew Brees,...
The Latest: New starting QBs showing potential
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT):
Daniel Jones will be the talk of New York this week after the rookie quarterback led the Giants to a win.
Who are these guys? Obscure QBs and backups
Who are these guys?
Already, eight NFL teams are starting quarterbacks they didn't plan to have behind center about a month ago. That's one-quarter of the league.
2 backups better than 1 for New Orleans Saints
SEATTLE (AP) — The debate started once Drew Brees went down last Sunday. How should the New Orleans Saints handle their quarterback situation going forward?
Column: Still a lot to love in sports _ and reasons to watch
The bad news comes almost daily, a reminder if anyone still needs it that sports is not all fun and games.
The worst comes from off the field, where Antonio Brown is accused of rape by his...
Wounded Saints face unbeaten Seahawks in early NFC showdown
SEATTLE (AP) — In his 13 seasons in charge New Orleans coach Sean Payton has always had one constant by his side.
Nearly every game. Nearly every snap. It's almost always been Drew Brees on...
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Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on
SEATTLE (AP) — As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for...
- Business WireNational Geographic Announces Keegan-Michael Key as Host of Brain GamesMay 14, 2019
- Globe NewswireDomopalooza Welcomes Drew Brees, Super Bowl MVP-winning Quarterback, to Keynote LineupFebruary 7, 2019
- Globe NewswireThe Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) Launches ‘Heroes of Sport’ CampaignFebruary 1, 2019
Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold. Who’s next to go?
The way NFL quarterbacks having been going down or losing their jobs just two weeks into the season, it's no stretch to wonder who's next.
The list already is way too long and includes some...
Saints QB Brees: Confident in surgery, dedicated to rehab
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he has surgery on his throwing thumb scheduled on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Saints need Bridgewater to validate their effort to keep him
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton was on vacation this summer when he found out Teddy Bridgewater's agent was spending time on the same Bahamian island.
AP source: Saints’ Brees has torn ligament in thumb
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been diagnosed with a torn ligament near the thumb of his throwing hand that is expected to sideline him at least six weeks, said a person...
Call to arms: Saints, Steelers reel with Brees, Big Ben out
Few scenes Sunday seemed more incongruous than Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline watching their teams trying to score without them.
Saints’ Brees to see hand specialist after injuring thumb
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Brees has played through a sprained MCL, plantar fasciitis and a couple of hand injuries during his 14 seasons with New Orleans.
Brees injured, Rams beat Saints 27-9 in title game rematch
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Drew Brees went to the sideline holding his injured throwing hand, this NFC championship game rematch — and maybe this season's Super Bowl race — dramatically changed in an...
Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game
Throw that flag.
For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a...
Watson shines, but Texans have problems to fix after loss
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson did it all for the Houston Texans in their opener against New Orleans, throwing for three touchdowns and running for another one.
Lutz’s 58-yard field goal lifts Saints over Texans, 30-28
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and Wil Lutz supplied the accuracy and poise New Orleans needed to overcome another officiating gaffe and its defense's late collapse.
Watt criticizes Texans defense after opening loss
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans appeared poised several times to open the season with a victory over the favored New Orleans Saints in the Superdome.
Drew Brees defends himself from anti-gay accusations
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he's been unfairly and incorrectly portrayed as anti-gay after recording a video encouraging Christian students to take their...
Saints’ long-awaited shot at redemption starts vs. Texans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Perhaps no team wants to move on from last season more than the New Orleans Saints.
They've spent nearly eight months preparing to play a meaningful game for the first...
Poised, confident Jackson ready for 2nd season with Ravens
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Beyond the fact that they're both quarterbacks, it would seem unlikely that second-year pro Lamar Jackson has anything in common with 40-year-old pocket passer Drew...
Brees breezes for TD in only series, Saints top Jets 28-13
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Drew Brees got in, marched down the field and got out.
It was a breezy preseason debut for Brees, who threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas to cap his...
Texas QB Sam Ehlinger likely to ‘crank it up a notch’
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The hits came at Sam Ehlinger from just about every angle this summer.
Baker Mayfield jabbed him first. Then Terry Bradshaw landed one.
NFL 2019: NFC South rivals looking to end Saints’ 2-year run
The NFC South's reputation as the NFL's most balanced division has taken a hit.
The New Orleans Saints' two-year run as division champion, including a dominant showing in 2018, has left...
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New faces: TE Jared Cook, C Erik McCoy, DT Malcolm Brown, RB Latavius Murray, OL Nick Easton, DBs CJ Gardner-Johnson and Saquan Hampton, DE Mario Edwards Jr., RS...
NFL 2019: Saints aim to overcome past playoff devastation
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints may very well be on a revenge tour this season, whether they frame it that way publicly or not.
Saints’ Brees dismisses concerns about arm strength, stats
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees sees discussions about his arm strength and recently declining passing yardage as moot points.
Efficiency is what wins, the 40-year-old, record-setting Saints...
Hill rallies Saints to 19-17 victory over Chargers
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Taysom Hill has been the quintessential all-purpose player the past two seasons. On Sunday, he showed again what makes him such a valuable weapon for the New Orleans...