Archive for the ‘New Orleans Saints’ Category

Defensive end Ziggy Ansah to make Seahawks debut

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Ziggy Ansah, wide receiver David Moore and defensive tackle Poona Ford are set to return to the lineup Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Ansah will be making his debut for the Seahawks after being held out of the first two games to give his surgically repaired shoulder time to recover. Moore will make his season debut after missing the first two games with a hairline fracture in his upper arm.

Rams TE Higbee out with lung injury, Donald questionable

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Los Angeles Rams tight end Tyler Higbee will miss Sunday's game in Cleveland with a bruised lung, coach Sean McVay told reporters on Friday. McVay added that offensive lineman Austin Blythe (ankle) and All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald (back) are questionable when discussing the team's most noteworthy injury. Donald is expected to play.

2 backups better than 1 for New Orleans Saints

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The debate started once Drew Brees went down last Sunday. How should the New Orleans Saints handle their quarterback situation going forward? Start savvy veteran Teddy Bridgewater?

David Moore’s return means Seahawks can resume creative touchdown celebrations

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks are 2-0 and have put up 49 points in the process. The Seahawks – their wide receivers in particular – built a reputation in 2018 for having some of the NFL's most creative group displays. Tyler Lockett explained after the win in Pittsburgh that the celebrations were on hiatus until David Moore returns from his shoulder injury.

Week 3 Injury Report: Tre Flowers questionable to play vs. Saints

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Tre Flowers (ankle) was a late addition to the Seattle Seahawks injury report, but now it appears that he may not play against the New Orleans Saints in Week 3. Flowers is officially listed as questionable. If Flowers is unable to go, Jamar Taylor or Akeem King would start.

Drew Brees gives best attempt at a thumbs up after hand surgery

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Drew Brees is staying positive after suffering a thumb injury that will sideline him for a significant chunk of the NFL season. The New Orleans Saints quarterback took to Instagram on Thursday to give his best attempt at a thumbs up after undergoing what he called a "successful" surgery on a torn ligament in his throwing hand. The 40-year-old suffered the injury in Week 2 when the Saints took on the Los Angeles Rams in a rematch of last season's NFC Championship game.

NFL news and notes: Dolphins bench Fitzpatrick, Ramsey expects to be traded soon

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Three things that matter Dolphins turn to Rosen under center The Miami Dolphins are making a change after their 0-2 start with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback and will quickly find out if second-year QB Josh Rosen is worth the price the team paid this offseason. The Dolphins traded for Rosen in April on the second day of the NFL Draft after Kyler Murray was taken with the first pick by the Arizona Cardinals. Rosen – drafted 10th by the Cardinals the year before – previously started 13 games in Arizona, completing 55.2 per cent of his passes for 2,278 yards and 11 touchdowns with 14 interceptions.

Drew Brees attempts best ‘thumbs up’ on Instagram after successful thumb surgery

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, which he suffered in the first half of their loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Yet the veteran quarterback, who has only missed one game due to injury since high school, seemed in good spirits on Wednesday afternoon — and shared his best attempt at a “thumbs up” on Instagram. The Saints did not place Brees on the injured reserve, and coach Sean Payton said he was hopeful about the 40-year-old's return — though declined to provide a timeframe for his recovery.

‘NFL 100 Greatest’ No. 32: New Orleans Saints cornerback Tracy Porter’s Super Bowl XLIV pick-six seals Saints’ win

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

New Orleans Saints cornerback Tracy Porter's pick-six against the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV comes in as the No. greatest play in NFL history.

As Brees heads for surgery, Saints stay silent on who replaces him

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was set for surgery on his throwing hand Wednesday, coach Sean Payton said, while delaying announcement of his NFL replacement until game-time on Sunday. An initial recovery time for Brees indicated it would be six to eight weeks before the star passer returns, although that is expected to be adjusted once doctors examine Brees after the operation. For now, Payton says, the team will evaluate Brees each week to see when he might be able to return.