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New Orleans Saints
Choosing the right defense/special teams unit for your fantasy football team is not a decison that should be taken lightly. Last season, three DSTs (San Francisco, Philadelphia and Houston) scored 180 or more fantasy points. That total put them...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints
The 2012 NFL season kicks off in less than two weeks, which means teams will start finalizing their 53-man rosters very soon. Once Week 1 rolls around, however, the focus on job security switches from the players to the head coaches. As is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints
What can the New Orleans Saints do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The New Orleans Saints check in at No. 13. Don’t count out the Saints....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints
NFL training camps are underway as teams have begun their preparations for the upcoming season in earnest. Here are a few storylines to keep an eye as players and teams return to the practice field. Quarterback Battles The most wide-open...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints
NFL Training Camps open up in a little more than a week, which means players will soon start fighting for coveted roster spots. Players aren’t the only ones, however, who could be fighting for their jobs. A number of coaches enter the upcoming...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. New Orleans Saints 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) It seems like a very counterintuitive question on the surface: Do you want a bye week in the NFL Playoffs? Logically, of course you do. Being a No. 1 or 2 seed means having a top record, one less game...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of all four games of the NFL Divisional Round, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Saints (14-3) at 49ers (13-3) Saturday, Jan. 14, 4:...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 3 New Orleans (13-3) at No. 2 San Francisco (13-3) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, FOX There is no hotter team in the land than the New Orleans Saints. They are riding a league-high nine-game winning...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of all four games on NFL Wild Card Weekend, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bengals (9-7) at Texans (10-6) Saturday, Jan. 7, 4:30...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Matt Flynn, QB, Packers Step aside Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre and Bart Starr, there’s a new record-breaking quarterback in Titletown. A pending free agent, Flynn completed 31-of-44 passes for a team-record 480 yards, a club-record six TDs and...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees is now the king of the NFL's quarterback mountain after passing Dan Marino for most passing yards in a single season. And Brees has one game left to increase his record even more. And while the Saints demolished the Falcons on...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Lance Moore, will continue his great year as he is officially active for the New Orleans Saints on Monday night. Moore tweaked his hamstring on Friday and was held out of practice on Saturday, but it seems as though this was more of a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Texans (10-4) at Colts (1-13) In Week 1, Houston...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Browns (4-8) at Steelers (9-3) Cleveland’s Colt...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seahawks “Beast Mode” was powered by Skittles on Thursday night, as Lynch totaled 22 carries for a season-high 148 yards and two TDs during a 31–14 win over the Eagles. In between Lynch’s two scoring romps — a 15-yarder where...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 13, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Eagles (4-7) at Seahawks (4-7) When the schedule...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees, QB, Saints Eli Manning’s New Orleans homecoming was spoiled by the Big Easy’s favorite quarterback. Brees completed 24-of-38 passes for 363 yards, four TDs and zero INTs, while scrambling for another score on the ground — after which...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 12, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: 49ers (9-1) at Ravens (7-3) NFL Network’s main...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
New Orleans Saints
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith went for it rather than punt on 4th-and-Inches from his own 29-yard-line with 10:52 remaining in overtime against the NFC South division rival New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Smith made the right decision — it...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago

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