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The Saints Trounce All Over the Panthers 34-3

The New Orleans Saints came out like they had something to prove, particularly against a very tough division rival that has always been a thorn in their sides. After winning the toss and subsequently electing to receive to start the first half, the Saints came out smoking. Julius Jones busted out the gate and picked up […]

Sharper Hopeful, But It’s Doubtful He Will Play vs Browns

Darren Sharper reportedly participated in Wednesday’s practice for the first time this season. Sporting a brace on his left knee, the ProBowl safety and huge fan favorite was just removed from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) List this week.  That notwithstanding, Sharper has clearly indicated that he is ready, willing, and able to get […]

Saints Gab Talks All Things Saints In Chat With TP Beat Reporters

I and others had the pleasure of sitting in on a noon chat with the Times Picayune beat reporters, James Varney and Mike Triplett where they addressed some candid (and not so candid) questions and comments about the Saints. Here’s the transcript of the session. New Orleans Saints Friday chat (10/01/2010) Friday October 1, 2010 11:30 […]

Payton and Williams Address the Media Before Heading West

New Orleans Saints head coach, Sean Payton and defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams both addressed the media following the team’s final practice before heading to San Francisco for the Monday night matchup against the 49ers. In a final update of Saints injuries, Coach Payton had this to say: “. . . Jonathan Vilma (groin) was full […]

Saints New-Look D Prepares For Vikings

The Saints began practice for the upcoming regular season on Sunday with a new attitude. Eager to put their successes from 2009 behind them, the team has already switched gears and turned their focus to the tough opponents waiting in line to dethrone them, starting with the Minnesota Vikings. Even though they are the defending […]

Saints Make First Wave of Cuts

According to reports via Twitter, the Saints have released DE Bobby McCray, C Nick Leckey, QB Patrick Ramsey, RB Ladell Betts, and DT Kendrick Clancy. With the announcement of this first wave of cuts, I can tell you that my 53-man roster prediction has already been blown out of the water. I really expected McCray […]

Can the Saints Defense Do It Again?

Last year, the New Orleans Saints Defense shocked the football world. Not since the reign of the infamous Dome Patrol has there been anything close to resembling a valid defensive unit as a whole in New Orleans. Teams literally dominated the black and gold’s D, torching the corners and bulldozing the defensive front at will. […]

Sharper Has ‘No Idea’ On When He’ll Be Back

It’s a mystery to the Saints and safety Darren Sharper on when he will be back on the playing field: Saints safety Darren Sharper said he has “no idea” when he’ll return to the practice field as he recovers from offseason knee surgery. But he’s still optimistic that he’ll make it back in time for […]