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Is Jimmy Graham the Lebron James of the NFL? One Ravens cornerback believes so

Last week, Zach Ertz said that Jimmy Graham would not be effective in the Eagles offensive system but the Ravens think otherwise.  They feel Jimmy Graham is a beast, especially Ladarius Webb the Ravens corner. “He’s like LeBron James playing tight end,” Webb said of the tight end, per the Baltimore Sun. “He’s a beast. […] The post Is Jimmy Graham the Lebron James of...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
10 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Five Draft Picks Why Saints Won’t Make Playoffs

Here’s a post I did on This Given Sunday below. I did the same installment on many other teams so don’t take it too personally. Still, it’s worth pointing out some real misses in the draft process for the Saints. From This Given Sunday
Via The Saints Nation
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints HC Sean Payton is safe, but these 10 coaches could be fired

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
Via cover32 - Saints
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: Brandin Cooks placed on IR

An already struggling New Orleans Saints team will have to overcome a season ending injury to Brandin Cooks if they hope to salvage their season and earn a playoff birth. #459079702 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, the Saints decided to put their rookie wide receiver on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season.  The injury is a significant loss for...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints: 2014 Week 12 NFL Pick

Baltimore Ravens (6-4) at New Orleans Saints (4-6) The Saints have lost back-to-back home games, but that doesn’t completely erase what they’ve historically done at home in recent memory. Before these last two games, they had won 20 straight home games under Sean Payton and they are still 18-3-1 ATS at home over their last 22 home games with Drew Brees and Sean Payton, outscoring...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints swipe a WR from Seahawks practice squad

With Brandin Cooks out for the year, the New Orleans Saints signed a former Oklahoma Sooner wide receiver from the Seahawks practice squad. @RapSheet: Meanwhile, the #Saints snagged WR Jalen Saunders from the #Seahawks practice squad after losing Brandin Cooks to IR Saunders will join former teammate Kenny Stills. Do you follow the NFL Draft? […] The post Saints swipe a WR from...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees’ newest, eye opening quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints fan who stole ball from Bengals fan says he wanted ball for his grandchild

The fan who became NFL Fan Public Enemy No. 1 over the weekend is more than taken aback at the firestorm caused by his actions during Sunday’s New Orleans Saints-Cincinnati Bengals game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and has explained his actions. The Saints fan became an unintended Internet villain after he snatched a souvenir football...Read More The post Saints fan who stole...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What in the world happened to New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram

Nick, how can one player go from dominant to mediocre so quickly? Was this past weekend’s version of Mark Ingram the real him? – Kendall, Baton Rouge Kendall, as much as I’d like to say that the real Mark Ingram was the angry bull we saw the previous three weeks, I think his overall NFL stature is much closer to Sunday’s performance than any other. Prior to 2013 Ingram hadn’t...
Via cover32 - Saints
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees has beaten every team in the NFL except…

Here’s a fun fact. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a 14-year veteran in the NFL having played with the San Diego Chargers before coming to The Big Easy, has beaten 31 of the 32 NFL teams in the NFL.  The one team remaining? Surely, you guessed it: The Baltimore Ravens. In three career games against the Ravens, Brees is 0-3, losing twice in New Orleans (’10, ’06...
Via cover32 - Ravens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Warren Returns, Cooks and Bush to IR

Here’s the article that details the Saints’ latest roster moves below. Cooks had surgery on his thumb this week with a timetable set for at least 4-6 weeks, according to Cooks’ agent Jeff Sperbeck. Bush fractured his fibula, according to a source. He was on crutches after Sunday’s game but didn’t know if surgery was required. The Saints brought back training camp standout...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Saints: New Orleans Places Two Key Contributors On Injured Reserve Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New Orleans Saints after their bye week and it looks like the visitors will be without two of their key players for the Week 13 game. According to The Times-Picayune , the Saints placed starting free safety Rafael Bush and rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks on injured reserve Tuesday after […] Steelers vs Saints: New Orleans Places Two Key...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Have The Good Times Gone For New Orleans?

"Laissez les bon temps Rouler!" The time-honored motto for the people of New Orleans translated means "Let the good times roll". But for the New Orleans Saints this season, those good times have been fleeting. Even in their once invulnerable safe haven of the Mercedes Benz Superdome, where the Saints have been a dominating force for years, in their last two appearances there, they...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints believe playoffs still within reach despite 4-6 record

Sunday's debacle inside the Superdome was an embarrassing episode for the New Orleans Saints, as they dropped their second home game in a row. However even at 4-6, the Saints are still talking about reaching the playoffs. Given the poor state of the NFC South, it's an achievable goal. "It's wide open," guard Jahri Evans said. "That's what we talked about today: there are six games...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints fan on keeping football: It was fair game

The New Orleans Saints fan who snatched a football tossed by tight end Jermaine Gresham that was intended for a Cincinnati Bengals fan is defending his actions. Tony Williams, who has been a Saints season-ticket holder for years, told the New Orleans Advocate on Monday that he had every right to keep the ball. He also said the reason why he didn’t give the ball to Christa Barrett...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  2 Comments

Saints’ Brandin Cooks out 4-6 weeks

Tweet More bad news stemming from the New Orleans Saints’ ugliest loss of the season: Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks suffered a broken thumb that could sideline him for an estimated four to six weeks, his agent said. Cooks had surgery Monday. He told fans on Twitter that there’s nothing to worry about in terms of his recovery. People there is nothing to worry. This is a part...
Via Los That Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Give Football To Bengals Fan Whose Ball Got Stolen

  Snatching a football doesn’t mean you caught the ball. Tony Williams is the Saints fan who stole the ball from this woman. What did he have to say in regards to this? Here it is: “Because I caught it,…it’s very simple, I caught the football” The Saints organization showed some class by giving the woman a football. She got a ball! She got a ball! #justice pic.twitter...
Via Geeks and Cleats
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints fan steals ball from female Bengals fan

Watch this old Saints fan steal a football from a female Bengals fan.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cruel Saints fan steals ball intended for Bengals fan

A mean New Orleans Saints fan pulled a jerk move on a Bengals fan during Sunday’s game between the teams. Jermaine Gresham scored his second touchdown of the game and went towards the stands to toss the ball to a Bengals fan he spotted. The plan looked like it would work out well if it...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Fan Is A Jerk, Steals Football From Intended Bengals Fan (GIF)

Some New Orleans Saints fan was a real jerk Sunday afternoon. Jermaine Gresham scored his second touchdown of the game in the third quarter and thought he’d do a nice thing. The Cincinnati tight end went to throw the touchdown ball to a Bengals fan who ventured into enemy territory at the Superdome. Instead of coming away with a once-in-a-lifetime souvenir, the female Bengals fan...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson

The New Orleans Saints are 4-5 and will be taking on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon. They will be without the services of multiple running backs including Pierre Thomas (shoulder/ribs), Khiry Robinson (arm) and Edwin Baker (concussion) as they are out for Sunday's contest. In their place will be former first-round pick Mark Ingram who is listed as questionable with a...
Via NFL Injury Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Graham will no longer leap into end zones after groping

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham scored two touchdowns against the San Francisco 49ers last week. He celebrated by leaping into the stands and being embraced by fans. But unfortunately for him, the warm embrace quickly got a bit too friendly, as a man dressed as “The Joker” grabbed and squeezed his buttocks multiple times. You have to see it to believe it. And that...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Teammates: Brees 'annoyingly optimistic and confident'

After the New Orleans Saints lost to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, quarterback Drew Brees was heavily booed by fans. Afterwards, he had some comments to share (via ESPN). I am annoyingly optimistic and confident, I’ve been told many times by teammates. And so, you know what? I’m gonna come right back out the next series, and if that throw’s there, you can be darn...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham molested by creepy Saints fan after TD (Video)

Jimmy Graham had a big game for the Saints on Sunday, but he probably would like to have a do-over. And, no, I’m not talking about his catch on the Hail Mary that was called back because of a penalty; I’m talking about his end zone celebration following one of his two touchdown catches. After...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham: Pass interference penalty was bad call

Jimmy Graham is convinced he did not commit a penalty on the Saints’ Hail Mary attempt on the last play of regulation against the 49ers on Sunday. Graham caught what would have been a game-winning touchdown, but he was flagged for offensive pass interference after pushing off to make the catch. “It was definitely not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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