New Orleans Saints

The Future of Sean Payton with the New Orleans Saints: Two Opposing Views

A supporter of Payton and one of his detractors argue about what the Saints' head coach has and has not accomplished
The Future of Sean Payton with the Saints: Two Opposing Views

The 2017 season will be Sean Payton's 12th as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Should his tenure extend beyond this season? The Court of Public Opinion, where everyone has his or her own views along with his or her own facts, will debate this issue.

 

5 Ways to Improve the National Football League

The NFL needs to make changes to how it schedules games and seeds playoff teams. Are you listening Commissioner?
5 Ways to Improve the National Football League

Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason should be changed. I offer five proposals for changes and explanations for why they are essential.

 

New Orleans Saints Fantasy Football Team Names

The best, most clever and funny fantasy team names for New Orleans Saints fans

What are the best fantasy football team names for New Orleans Saints fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the New Orleans Saints — we've got it right here.

 

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New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

Falcons can clinch a first-round bye in the playoffs with a win over the Saints
New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

Despite the Saints’ two-game winning streak, their slim hopes for a wild card spot died before last week’s kickoff of their eventual home victory over Tampa Bay. Instead, New Orleans will spend the first day of 2017 trying to deny its archrivals a bye in the first round of the postseason. The Saints also can finish at .500 with a win in Atlanta.

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

The Buccaneers need a season sweep of the Saints to remain in contention for the NFC South title
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

Despite New Orleans’ victory in Arizona last Sunday, Atlanta’s victory over San Francisco ended the Saints hopes of winning the NFC South. They still have a mathematical shot a wild card, but need to win their final two games and hope the Redskins, Packers and Buccaneers all lose in Weeks 16 and 17.

 

New Orleans Saints vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

Two teams that wasted chances to bolster their playoff hopes last week face each other in the desert
New Orleans Saints vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

The Saints are plummeting toward their third straight non-winning season. They have dropped four of their last five games. While the defense improved in keeping opponents at 28 or fewer points per game in the last eight, the offense has been limited to 23 or fewer in six of those contests. New Orleans trails Atlanta and Tampa Bay in the NFC South by three games and has lost to both already.

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview and Prediction

The Buccaneers seek to maintain their first-place standing as the Saints try to keep postseason hopes alive
New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview and Prediction

New Orleans enters Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay with its playoff aspirations on life support. The Saints’ offense sputtered, managing just 13 points in last week’s loss at home to Detroit. The Lions also put an end to Drew Brees’ streak of throwing a touchdown pass at home at 60 games, an NFL record.

Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

Streaking Lions roll into the Superdome to tangle with the Saints' offensive juggernaut
Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

On Thanksgiving Day, Detroit (7-4) pulled out yet another come-from-behind victory to grab first place in the NFC North. The Lions have won six of their last seven and every game this season has been decided by seven points or less.

 

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