NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension.
LANDOVER. Md. (AP) — With 8 seconds left in the first half and the New Orleans Saints at midfield, Washington defenders had no idea a Hail Mary throw was coming from Jameis Winston.
It was so unexpected, no one jumped except for Marquez Callaway, who came down with the ball for the Saints touchdown.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The previous time Ron Rivera faced the New Orleans Saints, he was on the brink of being fired from his job and in Washington's sights to take over after the season.
Back then, Rivera was used to facing the Saints coached by Sean Payton and had plenty of experience against teams quarterbacked by Jameis Winston.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory over the Patriots on a rainy Sunday night in his return to New England, with Ryan Succop hitting the winning 48-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Jameis Winston, Alvin Kamara and the Saints' offense broke the huddle to start a drive with nine minutes left in regulation, New Orleans looked poised to close out a victory in its first game in front of a full Superdome in more than a year.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Jameis Winston isn't trying to lead the NFL in passing.
The last time he did that, his team missed the playoffs and he got replaced.
Now in a new phase of his career with the New Orleans Saints, Winston is relishing victories no matter how they come.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Only one brand of football comes to mind when Jameis Winston thinks about the best New Orleans Saints teams of the past.
"Saints football has always been efficiency and physicality up front," he said.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — So long, Brady and Brees. Hello Mac and Jameis.
In three games between the Saints and Patriots from 2009 to 2017, Drew Brees and Tom Brady were the focal points whenever the teams shared the field.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will face a rookie quarterback making his first NFL start for the second time in three games Thursday night against Davis Mills and the Houston Texans.
Carolina (2-0) opened the season with a 19-14 victory over the New York Jets in the debut of Zach Wilson, the second overall pick in this year’s draft.
CAROLINA (2-0) at HOUSTON (1-1)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NFLN
OPENING LINE: Panthers by 7 ½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sure, the New Orleans Saints were short-handed on Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers could never really figure out Drew Brees when he was playing quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.
They’re hoping things will be different on Sunday with Jameis Winston at the helm.
With one game in the books as the Saints' successor to all-time leading NFL passer Drew Brees at quarterback, Jameis Winston has five touchdowns and no interceptions.
And the Saints (1-0) have bolted out of the gate with a lopsided 38-3 victory over a projected Super Bowl contender in Green Bay.
Monday, Sept. 13
Baltimore at Las Vegas, 8:20 p.m. EDT. Lamar Jackson will look to lead the Ravens to their sixth straight season-opening win. They'll have to do it with a backfield hit by season-ending injuries to J.K.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston and the hurricane-displaced Saints looked right at home in northeast Florida against Green Bay with a 38-3 victory — no doubt to the delight of fans rebuilding homes and lives back in New Orleans.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston and the hurricane-displaced Saints looked right at home in northeast Florida — no doubt to the delight of fans rebuilding homes and lives back in New Orleans.
Before Jameis Winston answered the first question of his first regular-season interview as the New Orleans Saints' starting quarterback, he took a moment to speak about what he said was foremost on his mind.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whether or not the temporarily hurricane-displaced New Orleans Saints extend their playoff streak to a fifth season, there'll be no shortage of intrigue surrounding their first season in 15 years without all-time leading passer Drew Brees.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have selected Jameis Winston to succeed Drew Brees as starting quarterback for their regular season opener against Green Bay on Sept. 12, said a person familiar with the decision.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jameis Winston picked opportune moments to let it fly in first NFL start since 2019.
Winston completed touchdown passes of 43 and 29 yards to second-year pro Marquez Callaway, and the Saints defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-21 in a preseason game on Monday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyler Huntley ran for a 7-yard touchdown with 6:35 remaining, and the Baltimore Ravens extended their preseason winning streak to 18 games with a 17-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Saturday night.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Jameis Winston and Tayson Hill dropped back to pass during 11-on-11 drills at Saints training camp Wednesday, they didn't have the option to throw to record-setting receiver Michael Thomas or established veteran Tre'Quan Smith.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jameis Winston describes the prospect of taking over for retired, record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees as something that comes with a “tremendous amount of responsibility...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are bringing back quarterback Jameis Winston on a one-year contract...
Los Angeles Rams veteran left tackle Andrew Whitworth was consoled by several teammates as well as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson before he was taken off the field on a cart with an injured left knee late in the first half Sunday...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The decision to pursue Tom Brady in free agency was a no-brainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney didn't have to wait long to find homes in the NFL when they came out of college...
Tom Brady made it clear to the world Tuesday that he’s leaving New England after two decades, three league MVPs and six Super Bowl rings...
With one last bad throw to close out the season, Jameis Winston became part of his own one-man club...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has silenced the questions of his long-term viability as the starting quarterback for the Raiders by looking once again like the quarterback who was one of the top young passers in the league back in 2016...
Week 4 of fantasy football can be subtitled, "Life Without Saquon" for owners who must reset their running back depth after losing the Giants star to a high ankle sprain.
It's also another week without Cam Newton, which translates to a heavy workload for Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When Cam Newton left the shotgun and began creeping toward the line of scrimmage, Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves knew exactly what was coming...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bad memories came flooding back to Saints coach Sean Payton after a fifth straight regular season opener ended in defeat.
It wasn't just that the Saints lost, but how it happened.
Throughout the NFL season, the Idaho State Journal will check in on former Idaho State football players currently in the NFL. Here’s an update after the second week of the preseason.
The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn't going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners' efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes...
James Hawkins of The Detroit News breaks down Sunday's Lions-Buccaneers game at Raymond James Stadium (1 p.m Fox/WJR 760).
BUCCANEERS TO WATCH
Mike Evans, WR: The fourth-year pro is closing in on his fourth straight 1,000-yard season and is the headline act for Tampa Bay's offense.