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Sep

30

New Orleans Saints’ Gregg Williams discusses defensive leaders

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams addressed the media after Friday’s practice. Here is a transcript of his remarks. The Saints visit the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday

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Sep

30

Does the Jacksonville contest have the makings of a ‘trap’ game? New Orleans Saints Black and Gold Report

Sep

29

Brees, Freeman thrive on third downs

By Pat Yasinskas

When it comes to third-down passing, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is the best in the league and Tampa Bay’s Josh Freeman isn’t far behind.

According to ESPN Stats & Information, Brees has thrown for 394 yards, six touchdowns and has compiled a Total QBR of 98.9 on third downs. Those numbers are all league highs. Brees has completed 26 of 33 (78.8 percent) of his third-down passes and has not been intercepted.

Read more of Pat’s story here.

Sep

27

Chris Rose: Who Dat

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Sep

26

New Orleans Saints Will Smith says he was a little rusty, but felt good in his return

Sep

26

Steve Gleason leads the New Orleans Saints in the ‘Who Dat’ chant

Sep

26

Saints could have injury issues on O-line

By Pat Yasinskas

On the surface, the New Orleans Saints are in a great spot.

They’re 2-1 and tied with Tampa Bay atop the NFC South. The Saints also have what looks like a very winnable game at Jacksonville on Sunday.

But you don’t have to look too far beyond the surface to see some possible problems. The Saints had two starters on their offensive line leave Sunday’s game with injuries. Right tackle Zach Strief and center Olin Kreutz each suffered knee injuries.

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Sep

26

Wrap-up: Saints 40, Texans 33

By Pat Yasinskas

Thoughts on New Orleans’ 40-33 victory against the Houston Texans at the Superdome:

What it means: No matter what happens in the later game between Tampa Bay and Atlanta, the Saints still will have at least a share of first place in the NFC South and that’s the most important thing to come out of Sunday. This game was far from pretty for the defense, which is showing a trend of struggling against good offenses.

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Sep

26

No words needed.


Sep

23

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is doubtful to play vs. Houston Texans

Mike Triplett, The Times-Picayune

The New Orleans Saints announced their official injury report for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. Linebacker Jonathan Vilma is listed as doubtful after not practicing on Friday. Cornerback Tracy Porter is questionable after returning to practice on a limited basis.

Receiver Marques Colston and kicker Garrett Hartley have officially been ruled out, as expected. Everyone else on the Saints’ injury list is listed as probable.

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