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Big Day for Brees Spoiled as Raiders Stun Saints 35-34 in Opening Day Setback

For Oakland coach Jack Del Rio, calling for a do-or-die, 2-point conversion was less a gamble than a philosophical declaration. Del Rio had no interest in a conservative point-after kick, and let his offense know it well before the decision had to be made. So when Derek Carr hit Seth Roberts for a 10-yard touchdown […]

Raiders vs Saints: Laissez les bons temps rouler

Is it me or does it seem like it has been an eternity since the Saints suited up for a regular season game? With this being the Saints 50th year, lets take a brief look at the record book.   Seasons: 50 (1967 to 2016) Record (W-L-T): 331-418-5 Playoff Record: 7-9 Super Bowls Won: 1 (1 Appearance) Championships Won: 1 […]

Saints Continue to Roll; Top Raiders 38-17 to Get to .500

The Saints race to getting back to possible playoff contention in the NFC continued Sunday with a rousing 38-17 win over the Oakland Raiders. Drew Brees fired three touchdown passes and Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for another score to get the Saints back to .500. The Saints began the year 0-4, and since then […]

Brees and the Saints Power Over Oakland 40-20

The Saints appear to be ready to go for the season opener in Green Bay. In their last meaningful preseason game before their opener at the Packers September 8th, the Saints put up 40 points in topping the Oakland Raiders 40-20 at the Coliseum in Oakland. The Saints offense ran like a well oiled machine, […]

Saints Travel to Take on Raiders in Third Preseason Game

Amidst all the hoopla surrounding the arrival of Terrelle Pryor, the Raiders will take the field for an important preseason battle with the visiting Saints Sunday at the Coliseum. The Raiders made a big splash in Monday’s supplemental draft by forfeiting a 2012 third-round pick to acquire the services of Pryor, the talented former Ohio […]