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NFL Scouting Combine Records by Drill (40-yard dash, bench press, vertical)

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 weeks ago
The NFL Scouting Combine has come a long way from when it first started in 1982. Gone are the days when college football players would show up and run drills for the first time while coaches with stopwatches would time them in relative obscurity. Today, athletes practice each drill like bench press, 40-yard dash and vertical jump hundreds of times before arriving and their performances are timed...

NFC Championship Prediction and Preview: Los Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints

By John La Fleur, 6 months 10 hours ago
The Los Angeles Rams make their second trip to the Crescent City to battle the New Orleans Saints this season as the top two seeds meet in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. The Rams (14-3) and Saints (14-3) find themselves one victory away from a spot in Super Bowl LIII after taking care of business at home last week in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.   Los Angeles trampled...

NFC Divisional Playoff Prediction and Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints

By John La Fleur, 6 months 6 days ago
The Philadelphia Eagles' quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions brings them to New Orleans for a second time as the top-seeded Saints await in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. The Eagles are coming off of a hard-fought, 16-15 win in Chicago while the Saints had the benefit of getting a week off.   Philadelphia needed a three-game winning streak and, ironically, some help...

Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 6 months 3 weeks ago
The Carolina Panthers have been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Despite so much promise for fans, they turned from a contender for the divisional title to a team imploding after losing seven straight games.   The Saints, however, have secured home-field advantage for the NFC playoffs. Their win at home over the Steelers last Sunday accomplished that. This game has no...

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New Orleans Saints Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Playoff positioning is at stake Sunday afternoon when New Orleans hosts Pittsburgh, but the stakes are markedly different for the two teams. The Saints (12-2) have already won the NFC South and can clinch the top seed and home-field advantage throughout the postseason with a victory at home on Sunday. The Steelers (8-5-1) are coming off of a big victory of their own, but have Baltimore breathing...

Monday Night Football: New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 7 months 2 days ago
With the division title clinched, New Orleans looks to stay in the lead for the top seed in NFC when the Saints take on the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte on Monday night. New Orleans (11-2) also is hoping for a better start after the offense failed to score a touchdown in the first half last week against Tampa Bay. Carolina (6-7) has lost five in a row and needs a win or risks falling too far...

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 7 months 1 week ago
New Orleans saw its long winning streak end in somewhat shocking fashion last week and now has a chance to avenge its only other loss of the season when the Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last Thursday, Dallas' defense limited Drew Brees and company to just 176 total yards as the Cowboys ended New Orleans' 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory in AT&T Stadium....

Thursday Night Football: New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 7 months 3 weeks ago
Fresh off of victories on Thanksgiving, NFC division leaders New Orleans and Dallas are set to play on Thursday for a second consecutive week.   The Saints (10-1) extended their winning streak to 10 games last Thursday with a 31-17 victory over NFC South rival Atlanta. New Orleans has been getting it done on both sides of the ball, as the offense leads the NFL at 37.2 points per game and...

Thanksgiving Day: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints Prediction and Preview

By Rob McVey, 7 months 4 weeks ago
The New Orleans Saints needed overtime to fend off the Atlanta Falcons in a 43-37 shootout back in Week 3. But much has changed since Sept. 23, as the Saints get set to face the rival Falcons for the second time this season Thanksgiving night inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.   New Orleans (9-1) has parlayed a league-best 38 points per game into nine consecutive victories and the NFL...

Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints Prediction and Preview

By John Gworek, 8 months 2 days ago
Ten months later, the New Orleans Saints will finally get their shot at the Philadelphia Eagles.   If not for what is now known as the Minneapolis Miracle, the Saints would have been playing the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game in January. Instead it was the Vikings who advanced and got routed in Philadelphia, and the Saints had to be thinking they could have given the Eagles a better...