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Predicting NFL Stat Leaders for 2020

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

The 6'2 , 198-pounder also forced a missed tackle on 42 percent of his receptions, per Pro Football Focus. Prescott will have Lamb, four-time Pro Bowler Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup—who racked up 1,107 yards in 2019—in three-wide receiver sets. ESPN's Todd Archer suggested running back Tony Pollard also could see more action in the passing game.

Former Saints J.T. Barrett, Michael Mauti make Big Ten Network All-Decade Team

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback J.T. Barrett was recognized on the Big Ten Network All-Decade Team as the first-team quarterback for his efforts with the Ohio State Buckeyes, where he started 44 of the 50 games he played while breaking a long list of records; including Drew Brees’ conference title for career yards on offense, which he set at Purdue back in the day.

Saints UDFA Profile: Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Bachie was a three-down linebacker at Michigan State, whose strengths are more as a run defender (especially at the NFL level, but he was adequate in pass coverage as well). He was absolutely a key cog in Michigan State’s highly-regarded defense each of the past few seasons (which ranked in the top-two in rushing defense and the top-10 in total defense in both 2017 and 2018, and ranked in the top-18 in both categories in 2019).

The History of New Orleans Saints

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The original team was named Saints because the team was born on All Saints Day. It's also to be noted that New Orleans is mostly Catholic so the name made all the more sense. The team was given Tulane Stadium which was massive and could seat up to 80,000 people.

Saints expecting more from Marcus Davenport

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The Saints traded up to take defensive end Marcus Davenport in the first round of the 2018 draft and that move was starting to pay dividends last season. Davenport had three sacks and two forced fumbles in wins over the Panthers and Falcons in Weeks 12 and 13 last season, but the surge ended against [more]

Letters: She’ll stand by her Saints, but not Malcolm Jenkins

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

When Jenkins used vulgar and derogatory language to Brees it was looked at as his First Amendment right. Now CNN has asked him to be a commentator. It is amazing that there are double standards when it fits the liberals' purpose.

POLL: Which team in the NFC South do you dislike more, the Panthers or Buccaneers?

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

It’s no secret the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons are like oil and water. No love is lost between the players or the fans, and each team typically finds a sick level of joy out of the other team’s failure. But outside of the NFC South rivalry between the Saints and Falcons, who would be the Saints next biggest rival?

NFL draft: The best and worst team draft classes over the past decade

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Looking back at the best and worst team hauls in the NFL draft from 2010 to 2019.

NFL players concerned; others ignore advice

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Some NFL players are raising concerns about playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic while others are ignoring advice of medical experts by working out with teammates. JC Tretter, a center on the Cleveland Browns and president of the NFL Players Association, wrote an open letter to players Tuesday, saying they have to fight for "necessary covid-19 protections." New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said last week that "football is a nonessential business and so we don't need to do it."

49ers news: San Francisco trolls Saints in tweet telling people to wear masks

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers took a friendly jab at the New Orleans Saints on Twitter Thursday afternoon. The tweet features 49ers tight end George Kittle stiff-arming and dragging Saints defenders despite being tugged by the helmet. Appropriately, the caption states, “Be a saint.