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10 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 3 in the NFL

By Michael Horvath, 10 months 1 week ago
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No good can come from that. Instead let’s focus on Week 3’s bold predictions and hope that I get better at making such brazen, off-the-...

Why You Should Start Colin Kaepernick and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for Week 2

By Michael Horvath, 10 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson? Who would have thought that Brandon McManus (he’s a kicker), would score 18 fantasy points? That’s...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 10 months 2 weeks ago
In Week 1, the Titans steam rolled the Buccaneers in their home stadium by starting a rookie quarterback. The fans in the Tampa Bay region undoubtedly had traumatic flashbacks to the era of the "Yuck-aneers" while enduring that beating. All that was missing were the hideous orange and red uniforms. How much lower can the Bucs sink? The Saints must have taken the NFL's...

New Orleans Saints vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 10 months 2 weeks ago
On opening weekend of the NFL's 2015 regular season, New Orleans travels to Arizona to face the Cardinals. Last season, the Saints could confidently score on any team and in bunches in most cases. In only four games did they score fewer than 20 points. Unfortunately, they had to do so in order to have any chance of winning. The defense fluctuated between mediocre and putrid for most of the...

Predictions for the New Orleans Saints and the Rest of the NFL in 2015

By John La Fleur, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Madame La Veau has gazed into her crystal ball, has flipped through her tarot cards and has read some tea leaves. She has determined what will be the fate of the New Orleans Saints in the 2015 season. In the process, she also discovered some other future occurrences for some others in the National Football League. I will share these with all fans of the NFL. 1. The Saints will lose at...

Why Football Mattered to the Residents of Louisiana in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

By John La Fleur, 11 months 5 days ago
Epic disasters bring out the best and worst in human beings. I am not the first person to point out that. However, I can confirm the accuracy of this statement, as this was revealed by the costliest natural disaster and one of the most devastating in United States history.  In the wake of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago, some people shared their possessions and even risked their lives...

Positives and Negatives from the New Orleans Saints' First Two Preseason Games

By John La Fleur, 11 months 1 week ago
Two weeks ago, my enthusiasm over finally seeing the New Orleans Saints play football for the first time in eight months quickly turned to dismay. The Saints’ performance in their first preseason game caused me to dread the upcoming. The weakest link in the defense, the secondary, saw two players leave the game with injuries in the first quarter at Baltimore. The Saints piled up 16...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is really a toss-up. Any of these teams could win this division, but will any of them clearly stand out from the others?   In order to get an...

5 Keys to the New Orleans Saints' 2015 Season

By John La Fleur, 12 months 1 day ago
New Orleans Saints training camp is in full swing at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Va. For head coach Sean Payton and his charges, the task at hand is putting last season’s 7-9 disappointing showing in the rear-view mirror and focusing on getting back to the playoffs. Related: New Orleans Saints 2015 Team Preview and Prediction With that goal in mind, here are...