The Early Lead: New Orleans Saints


Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Saints-Seahawks: Jimmy Graham, Bruce Irvin have heated exchange (video)

New Orleans tight end spars verbally with several Seattle players--in warmups--for NFC divisional playoff game.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:56 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Saints-Seahawks: Preview of NFL divisional round

Seattle ran over New Orleans, 34-7, in early December.

By Kelyn Soong  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL playoffs, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Russell Wilson beats Drew Brees at his own game

Seattle Seahawks assert their NFC dominance with a win over the New Orleans Saints.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:28 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Saints show home-field advantage may be in New Orleans

Drew Brees, Mark Ingram and strong defense help New Orleans crush the Dallas Cowboys.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013

NFL Roundup: Tom Brady leads Patriots in comeback victory over the Saints

In Week 6 of the NFL season, Brady led his team to a last-minute victory, Adrian Peterson played just days after the death of his son and the Cowboys suffered some major injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, injuries, joseph patterson, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Drew Brees says sons won’t play football until they’re teens

Saints quarterback says kids “can be too young to go out there and strap on a helmet.“

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Chuck Muncie, former Saints and Chargers running back, dies at 60

After an NFL career shortened by a prison sentence for selling cocaine, he turned his life around.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Muncie, New Orleans Saints, NFL, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Sean Payton reinstatement talks begin, Roger Goodell says

With a Super Bowl in two months in New Orleans, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he and Sean Payton are discussing when the Saints coach's suspension will end.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, Roger Goodell, Sean Payton

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Paul Tagliabue vacates Saints players' bounty penalties

Former NFL commissioner concludes that "entire case has been contaminated by the coaches and others in the Saints' organization."

By Cindy Boren  |  01:41 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, Paul Tagliabue

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Saints bus egged at Atlanta airport, players say

The rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons has entered a new stage and it involves eggs.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chase Daniel, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Andy Reid and the trick play that didnt save the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles and Michael Vick trip up again in loss to New Orleans. If only that trick play had worked ...

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Marcus Vick doesnt want to see Michael Vick with brain problems by the time he 45

Michael Vick absorbed seven more sacks in Monday's loss to the Saints and left his brother, Marcus, begging for Philadelphia to trade him.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Saints RB Darren Sproles out vs. Eagles after hand surgery

New Orleans will be without its speedy, all-purpose back when it hosts Philadelphia on Monday night.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Andy Reid will stick with Michael Vick as Eagles’ starter

Eagles Coach Andy Reid is sticking with Michael Vick.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:04 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Peyton Manning has a sore thumb, but he’s still Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning has a near-perfect game, shaking off a thumb injury, as his remarkable comeback continues.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Saints’ Jonathan Vilma ready to play Sunday

With his bounty suspension awaiting appeal, Jonathan Vilma says he's been cleared to play Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jonathan Vilma, New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Report: NFL re-issues bounty suspensions for Saints players

Roger Goodell has re-issued his discipline for Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove for their involvement in the Saints Bountygate scandal.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Drew Brees gets Sean Payton a pass to attend Saints game

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees got permission for Coach Sean Payton, who is suspended for the season, to attend the game Sunday night as he tries to break Johnny Unitas's record.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Scandals

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/02/2012

With record in sight, Drew Brees gets a boost from Unitas

Drew Brees needs just one touchdown pass on Sunday against San Diego to break Johnny Unitas' record of 47 straight games with a touchdown pass.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL