Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans Saints’

Derland Moore, New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame member, dies at 68

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Derland Moore, a legendary New Orleans Saints defensive tackle who played 13 seasons in the Crescent City, has died, the team announced Friday. Moore died Thursday following a long illness. He was 68.

Saints to continue piping in artificial crowd noise; NFL to increase max decibel allowance

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Outside of some friends and family of players, the Superdome still won't have any fans in the stands when the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers square off this Sunday. But the artificial crowd noise will make a return for the Week 3 contest. And it'll be a little louder this time around.

Packers’ pass rushers will try to push the pocket to pressure Saints QB Drew Brees

Friday, September 25th, 2020

GREEN BAY - In August, Green Bay Packers outside linebackers coach Mike Smith delivered a 767-word soliloquy on how affecting the quarterback through consistent pressure can mean far more to the success of the defense than a single sack. There may be no greater time to prove that than Sunday night for the Packers, as they face quarterback Drew Brees and a New Orleans Saints offensive line that has seen their sack totals decrease over the last five years.

Week 3 Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Nick Mensio dives into the matchups and highlights some of his favorite starts and sits for Week 3. (Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports)

Sunday Night Football: Deep Dive

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

A dive into Sunday Night Football Week 3: Packers at Saints (Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

Saints need better Brees vs. Rodgers, potent Packers

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

The Saints (1-1) have played below their usual standard offensively and Brees, the NFL's all-time leader in yards and touchdowns passing, has been fielding questions about how his arm is holding up at age 41. "I feel good, borderline great," Brees said, dismissing the notion that his relatively few downfield attempts is a sign of trouble. "There are many statistics I do not pay one bit of attention to, and (yards per attempt) would be one," Brees continued.

Saints vs Packers Thursday injury report: Marcus Davenport limited

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

WR Michael Thomas (Ankle) and DT Malcom Brown (Foot), both didn’t practice for the Saints. This is the second day this week for Thomas but Brown was limited on Wednesday. T Terron Armstead (Groin), Trey Hendrickson (Groin), and LB Chase Hansen (Hip) were all limited for the second day.

When Packers look at Saints’ Drew Brees, they still see a Hall of Fame quarterback

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

The New Orleans Saints legend who has thrown for more passing yards than any quarterback in NFL history, but just 472 this season. That ranks 23rd in the NFL, far below his lofty perch as one of the game’s greatest. Brees is averaging a paltry 6.9 yards per pass.

WATCH: Every reception by Raiders TE Darren Waller in Week 2

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

WATCH: Every reception by Raiders TE Darren Waller in Week 2

NFL 2020: Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints receive fines for coronavirus breach, face masks

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

The Las Vegas Raiders and New Orleans Saints have been fined $250,000 ($350,750 AUD) each for breaches of the NFL’s COVID-19 safety protocols regarding face coverings, reports said Tuesday. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and Saints counterpart Sean Payton were also fined $100,000 ($140,300 AUD) apiece for their failure to wear face coverings during Monday’s meeting between the two teams in Nevada, NFL Network reported.