Archive for the ‘New Orleans Saints’ Category

DFS Value Finder: Divisional Round

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Kyle Dvorchak applies the Rotoworld staff ranks to find potential DFS value plays for the Divisional Round. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)

Drew Brees looks to continue dominance over Tom Brady in Saints-Bucs playoff game on Yahoo Sports app

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Drew Brees has a significant edge against Tom Brady over the course of their career matchups.

49ers DC Robert Salah to be Jets head coach, face Saints again in 2021

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The New York Jets hired San Francisco 49ers DC Robert Saleh as their new head coach, meaning he'll face the New Orleans Saints in 2021.

NFL wild-card games show potential for alternate broadcasts

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Brian Robbins directed “Varsity Blues” and was the producer of “Coach Carter,” but both of those might have been eclipsed last Sunday with Nickelodeon’s successful kids-oriented broadcast of an NFL playoff game. Even a couple days after last Sunday’s game, the president of Nickelodeon as well as everyone associated with the broadcast are still receiving accolades. I felt good going into the game about our ideas to make the day watchable for kids and families together.

Saints vs. Bucs Divisional Round Thursday injury report: Taysom, Murray remain absent

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released their Thursday injury report as the practice week continues on. Outside of the injury report, wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith has been brought back to practice and designated to return from injured reserve. He won’t be listed on the injury report because he has not been activated to the 53-man roster yet.

Tom Brady, Drew Brees vs Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson: Quarterback generations collide in NFL playoffs

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

All of them have made the divisional round of the NFL playoffs this weekend, so here we take a closer look at the league's old guard at QB and the young guns taking over… Patrick Mahomes (Kansas City Chiefs) We start with the Super Bowl MVP from 12 months back; Mahomes is widely considered the best of the bunch when it comes to quarterback play - not just from the younger generation, but league-wide.

Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees: Inside the numbers of a historic QB matchup 21 years in the making

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Brees ranks first in NFL history in passing yards (80,358) and second in passing TDs (571). Brady is first in passing TDs (581) and second in passing yards (79,204). Manning and Favre are the only other two quarterbacks with at least 70,000 yards and 500 TD passes for their career.

AFC’s young QB quartet, old NFC guard create huge age gap

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

To Reid's point, Buffalo won a playoff game for the first time in 25 years with 24-year-old Josh Allen in charge. Cleveland ended an 18-year playoff drought behind Mayfield and humbled six-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh in the wild-card round. Reid and Mahomes, also 25 but 156 days younger than Mayfield, are a win over the Browns away from their third consecutive AFC championship game after the Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years last season.

Saints’ defensive line aims to disrupt Bucs’ Brady once more

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

For all the extraordinary talent the Saints and Buccaneers have at quarterback, running back and receiver, defensive end Cameron Jordan figures that what happens in the trenches will be the decisive factor in their divisional-round playoff clash. The Saints' defensive front was in Tom Brady's face constantly in both meetings during the regular season. The Saints won each by double digits, the last a 38-3 rout in Tampa Bay in Week 9.

Saints injury report: DE Trey Hendrickson (neck) limited in practice

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

The New Orleans Saints injury report for their playoff game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shared updates on Taysom Hill and Trey Hendrickson.