16, 19. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-8)
LAST SEASON: New Orleans opened 5-2 in the first season that Jameis Winston took over for franchise all-time leading passer Drew Brees. But Winston’s season ended with a knee injury in his seventh game.
The New Orleans Saints added an extra first-round pick in case they want to target a quarterback in this month’s draft.
The Saints acquired two first-round picks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday in a major swap of assets.
Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Quandre Diggs was carted off the field with a broken right leg and dislocated ankle in an emotional scene in Arizona on Sunday, and New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill left a game against Atlanta with a left foot injury and didn’t return.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Siemian and his New Orleans teammates saw their playoff hopes end not on the field, but in their locker room.
For that cold reality to hit the team only minutes after their 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, it left the Saints with what Siemian described as “a hollow feeling.”
ATLANTA (AP) — Taysom Hill and the New Orleans Saints will be watching the scoreboard when they close their regular season at the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
The Saints must beat the Falcons to preserve their playoff hopes.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, this has been a season of upheaval and disappointment.
Yet their late-season meeting on Sunday holds NFC playoff implications for New Orleans and could influence the longer-term trajectories of both teams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Taysom Hill and linebacker Demario Davis were among 11 New Orleans players who rejoined the active roster Wednesday from the COVID-19 reserve list, while starting free safety Marcus Williams was placed on reserve because of a positive COVID-19 test.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have scratched left tackle Terron Armstead from Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins.
Armstead's absence leave the Saints without either starting offensive tackle for a second straight game, with right tackle Ryan Ramczyk ruled out because of a positive COVID-19 test as he was trying to come back from his own knee injury.
Monday, Dec. 27
Miami at New Orleans, 8:15 p.m. EST. Ian Book is set to become the fourth starting quarterback for the Saints this season in this matchup of teams that have battled through adversity to reach the fringes of playoff contention in their respective conferences.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Perseverance has paid dividends for the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, placing them on a collision course for a high-stakes game in late December.
The outlook for the Dolphins (7-7) and Saints (7-7) looked bleak while each were mired in extended losing streaks.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Ian Book says that because of the unpredictability of COVID-19, he and fellow reserve QB Trevor Siemian adopted the motto: “Stay ready.”
Now, because of a COVID-19 outbreak infecting at least 15 Saints players and several coaches, Book is on the brink of seeing how ready he really is.
Both Saints veteran quarterbacks, Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian, Minnesota star running back Dalvin Cook and Cleveland center JC Tretter, the NFL Players Association president, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was not at practice on Wednesday but tested negative for COVID-19, the club said.
The Saints, who visit Tampa Bay on Sunday, did not provide many details on Payton's health other than to say he was “under the weather” and working remotely.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Five straight losses didn't sit well with the New Orleans Saints. So they took it out on the skidding New York Jets, and things felt just about normal again.
Alvin Kamara ran for 120 yards and a touchdown in his return from a four-game absence, and the Saints snapped their longest skid under Sean Payton with a 30-9 victory Sunday.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — After a plastic water bottle slipped from Taysom Hill's hands and bounced at his feet, the Saints quarterback possessed the good humor to laugh when asked if the injured middle finger on his throwing had had anything to do with it.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The jolt Taysom Hill provided for the injury-riddled, reeling New Orleans Saints against Dallas on Thursday night dissolved in a slew of turnovers.
Starting at quarterback for the first time this season, Hill passed for 264 yards and ran for another 101, but he threw four interceptions, including three on consecutive fourth-quarter series as the Saints lost their fifth in a row for the first time since coach Sean Payton was hired in 2006.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dallas defensive coordinator Dan Quinn had to step in for Mike McCarthy as acting head coach and enjoyed the sideline view as the unit he normally oversees lifted the Cowboys out of their recent swoon with a slew of big plays.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a slew of key starters missing, the struggling New Orleans Saints didn't know who to turn to or where to go on offense against Buffalo.
Most of the time they went nowhere, failing to score until the fourth quarter and losing 31-6 to the Bills on Thursday night in a Thanksgiving prime-time mismatch.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Trevor Siemian will start a game for the first time in more than two years when New Orleans hosts Atlanta on Sunday.
Saints coach Sean Payton announced his decision on Friday, specifying that fellow quarterback Taysom Hill, who came back this week from an Oct.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — While Saints starting quarterback Jameis Winston's season-ending left knee injury has interrupted a promising second chapter of his career, New Orleans has won five of its first seven games without relying heavily on the passing game.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston was diagnosed on Monday with torn knee ligaments that will end his season, coach Sean Payton said.
Payton confirmed the extent of the injury, first reported by the NFL Network, following an MRI that showed a torn anterior cruciate ligament and damage to the medial collateral ligament in Winston’s left knee.
TAMPA BAY AT NEW ORLEANS
Buccaneers: QB Kyle Trask; RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn; CB Dee Delaney (ankle); G Nick Leverett; WR Antonio Brown (ankle), NT Steve McLendon.
Saints: QB Ian Book; QB Taysom Hill (Concussion); RB Dwayne Washington (neck); DL Jalyn Holmes; DT Malcolm Roach; DE Payton Turner (calf).
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.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan calls the personnel grouping and play into the headsets of the San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks and Jimmy Garoppolo runs off the field and Trey Lance joins the huddle.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are bringing back quarterback Jameis Winston on a one-year contract...
What was Sean Payton thinking?
What was Jon Gruden thinking?
In an eventful Week 16 that culminated with a first-round draft pick going from NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints record-setting quarterback Drew Brees “looked good” in his first practices since returning from rib fractures and a punctured lung, and is slated to start against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, coach Sean Payton said...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints record-setting quarterback Drew Brees “looked good” in his first practices since returning from rib fractures and a punctured lung, and is slated to start against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, coach Sean Payton said...
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...
ATLANTA (AP) — Taysom Hill’s rare moment in the spotlight came in an important game for the New Orleans Saints...
It's Taysom Hill.
The biggest question regarding the 2016 BYU football team was officially answered Tuesday after the Cougars concluded practice as offensive coordinator Ty Detmer officially announced Hill would be the starting quarterback.