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Surging Saints march into Lambeau, face Rodgers-less Packers

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

This was supposed to be one of those marquee NFL games that would be dominated by the quarterbacks. At least Brees will still be playing Sunday. As for the depleted Packers, they must begin life without their two-time NFL MVP.

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald: Peterson and I chasing same thing

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England (AP) -- Larry Fitzgerald wasn't surprised to see Adrian Peterson silence his doubters in the running back's first game with the Arizona Cardinals. As a fellow veteran still chasing his first Super Bowl ring, Fitzgerald knows exactly what's driving Peterson to excel at this stage of his career.

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald: Peterson and I chasing same thing

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald wasn't surprised to see Adrian Peterson silence his doubters in the running back's first game with the Arizona Cardinals. As a fellow veteran still chasing his first Super Bowl ring, Fitzgerald knows exactly what's driving Peterson to excel at this stage of his career.

Packers home underdogs against Saints for Sunday

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The Green Bay Packers are 6-4 straight up and 6-3-1 against the spread in their last 10 games as a home underdog. The Packers will be in that rare position this Sunday afternoon when they host the New Orleans Saints. Green Bay is a 5.5-point home underdog at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. This will be just the second time since the 2013 season that the Packers have gone off as an underdog at home. Green Bay Packers The Packers appeared to be well on their way to another dominant season and NFC North title, opening the year with a 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS record. But all of that changed last Sunday when Aaron Rodgers left the game with an injury that was later diagnosed as a broken collarbone

How long can this wild Adrian Peterson revival continue?

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Adrian Peterson was named NFC offensive player of the week. Peterson looked like he was fading away pretty quickly getting just a few snaps per game with the New Orleans Saints. When the Saints traded him last week, all they got back was a conditional sixth-round pick.

Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson back in London as star man

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England (AP) — Adrian Peterson is racking up the frequent flyer miles with his back-to-back trips to London. Peterson is back in Britain with the Arizona Cardinals less than three weeks after coming over with the New Orleans Saints. While the surroundings are familiar, the running back is in a much better mood after suddenly looking like the Peterson of old in his first game with the Cardinals (3-3).

Fantasy football waiver wire: Best wide receivers available in Week 7

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

With the fantasy football season approaching the quarter mark, the major injuries just keep piling up, which makes the waiver wire an important factor in the middle of the bye weeks. Elsewhere, Golden Tate picked up a shoulder injury that could keep him out a few weeks (fortunately, he has a bye coming up) while Demaryius Thomas was in and out of the lineup with a leg knock.

Before release, 49ers had trade terms to send NaVorro Bowman to Saints

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Before they surprisingly released linebacker NaVorro Bowman on Friday, the San Francisco 49ers agreed to trade the longtime veteran to the New Orleans Saints for a seventh-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN. The 49ers had also spoken with the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers about a trade.

Saints host Lions, trying to climb above .500

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The New Orleans Saints, fresh from a week off and buoyed by consecutive victories over Carolina and Miami, are trying to sneak above .500 for the first time since the end of the 2013 season. The Detroit Lions have lost twice in the last three weeks to Atlanta and Carolina by a combined seven points. In a 27-24 home loss last week to the Panthers, the Lions lost their best defensive lineman, Haloti Ngata, possibly for the season with a first-half elbow injury, and watched quarterback Matthew Stafford limping badly in the fourth quarter with ankle and hamstring injuries as he almost sparked another late comeback.

Adrian Peterson comes to Arizona, says ‘I have so much left’

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Adrian Peterson has joined a team with the worst running game in the NFL, a situation he's certain he still has the ability to change. ''I have so much left,'' the 32-year-old running back told reporters Wednesday after going through his first practice with the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals acquired Peterson from the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.