Articles Tagged with New Orleans Saints

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Look To Play Spoiler For Saints’ Playoff Hopes

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. New Orleans Saints

At 4-11, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ playoff destiny was written around Week Five of their 0-8 start to the 2013 season, but that doesn’t mean they can’t impact the NFL postseason picture; a Buccaneers road win this Sunday against New Orleans plus a victory by the Arizona Cardinals will make sure the Saints are watching… Read more »

Brett Favre Advised Sean Payton On Custom Earplugs For Offense

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Brett Favre gave the New Orleans Saints some sound advice for their Monday night game against Seattle Seahawks at the the CenturyLink Field. That advice was that they should wear earplugs in order to drown out the din of the deafening Seahawks fans. Saints coach, Sean Payton, recalled that Favre had himself used earplugs to… Read more »

Drew Brees Becomes Sixth All Time Passing On Monday Night Foootball

Drew Brees became the 6th greatest passer of all time Monday night.

Drew Brees passed Fran Tarkenton in career passing yards on Monday Night Football to become the sixth best passer ever. Drew Bres still has a long mountain to climb before he passes Brett Favre for the most passing yards of all time. Brett Favre’s monster record sits at 71,838 yards. Dan Marino, the great Miami… Read more »

Drew Brees Confident Sean Payton Will Return To Saints In 2013

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton Returning

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told reporters on Wednesday that he is confident that New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton would return to the team in 2013. Payton is currently serving a full season suspension for his part in the Saints bounty program. Last month, we reported that the NFL negated Payton’s Saints… Read more »

New Orleans Saints Suspensions Overturned In Bounty Scandal

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Four New Orleans Saints players had their suspensions overturned on Tuesday by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue in connection with the investigation of the bounty scandal associated with the team. However, three of the four players were found to have engaged in conduct detrimental to the league and will each face fines to be determined… Read more »

Sean Payton And New Orleans Saints OK’d To Renegotiate Contract Says NFL

Sean Payton NFL Head Coach

NFL officials have provided the New Orleans Saints with written permission to negotiate a contract extension for suspended head coach Sean Payton. You might recall that the NFL’s front office voided Payton’s previous contract extension based on a technicality in the coaches contract. According to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello: “The league office has communicated fully… Read more »

Drew Brees Throws Four TDs In Win Over Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brew Brees Beats Tampa with four TDs

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw four touchdowns and re-activated running back Jonathan Vilma who added a QB hit to help lead the Saints to a 35-28 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After the game, wide receiver Lance Moore said of Vilma’s return: “It’s awesome to have him back. To go through the… Read more »

NFL Bounty Ruling Being Overturned, Says Inside Source

Jonathan Vilma Bounty Program Ruling Overturned

Four players connected to the New Orleans Saints bounty program have had their guilty rulings overturned by a three-man arbitration panel. Reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the ruling will mean playing time for Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita, and Anthony Hargrove. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell found all four of the men guilty… Read more »

Jonathan Vilma Calls NFL Bounty Program Hearing Unfair

Jason Vilma Mad Over Bounty Program Suspension - Speaks Out

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held an appeals hearing over his own NFL Bounty Program decisions on Monday and after leaving his meeting suspended New Orleans Saints Player Jonathan Vilma calls the hearing unfair. Leaving his appeals hearing after a discussion with the NFL Commissioner Vilma announced: “Roger Goodell has taken three months to tear down… Read more »

Anthony Hargrove’s Agent Attacks NFL Over Bounty Program Allegations

Anthony Hargrove of the New Orleans Saints

Phil Williams, agent for Green Bay Packers defensive end Anthony Hargrove has went on the offensive against the NFL’s bounty program allegations. Calling the bounty program investigation “Semantics-Gate” Williams began questioning the 200 pages of evidence league officials presented to the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) on Friday. In his letter Phil Williams wrote: “(D)id you… Read more »