Drew Brees turns 41 years old Wednesday and becomes a free agent just over two months later but Saints head coach Sean Payton did his part Sunday to assure Saints fans that Brees would be back in black and gold for his 15th season in New Orleans.
The Saints, along with the rest of the NFC, have spent most of the 2019 season looking up to the 49ers, who were the last undefeated team this year, but two losses in their last four games have San Francisco all the way back in a Wild Card postseason slot.
Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore has not played since he pulled up grabbing his hamstring during a Week 10 play against Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. Entering their Week 13 rematch, both players are questionable to play.
The Saints are heading into a road game coming off a loss for the second time this season and just like their September contest at Seattle, they’ll be without a star player. Marshon Lattimore has already been ruled out of the contest after leaving New Orleans’ loss to the Falcons with a hamstring in
Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday that he will wait until Sunday to name a starting quarterback against the Cardinals and it looks like a decision on whether or not Drew Brees will even play will have to wait until Sunday.
The Saints’ second straight win with Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback shows that the team can win with different production from the position than under Drew Brees’ watch but questions remain about the continued ability to win low-scoring games.
Drew Brees has officially been ruled out of the Saints’ week three contest at Seattle, the team announced Friday in their official injury report. He’ll be joined by two other contributors in DT Sheldon Rankins (achilles) and WR Tre’Quan Smith (ankle.)
The Saints opened their preseason Friday night with a 34-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Starters Drew Brees, Cam Jordan and Andrus Peat were rested while most of the remaining first team units were done playing after a couple drives in the first.
Zion Williamson’s insertion as the future of New Orleans sports continues on the heels of Drew Brees symbolically passing the torch with the NBA’s top draft pick telling Complex Magazine that “My Intentions Are to Stay With the Pelicans My Whole Career.”
Zion Williamson’s basketball prowess has been on display since he splashed on the scene as a freshman at Duke but on Wednesday in New York, the presumptive first overall pick put his charismatic personality on display.
As the Saints brought their 2019 offseason program to a close Thursday, they acted swiftly to sign wide receiver Rishard Matthews to the roster. To make room for Matthews, the team waived fellow receiver Travin Dural, who has been with the Saints since he graduated from LSU in 2016.
The NFL continues to attempt to improve the replay review process for pass interference calls. On Thursday, the league’s football operations account on Twitter posted updated rules and notes for replay review that all 32 teams will have one week to provide feedback on before finalization.
The Saints wrapped up their second week of Organized Team Activities Thursday and just as the weather is heating up, so is the competition. In this latest podcast, Sean Fazende shares his observations from the sixth practice on the field.
The Pelicans win the NBA Draft Lottery, despite only a 6% chance of securing the top overall pick. The FOX 8 Sports team examines whether Zion Williamson is the definite choice or if Ja Morant enters into the conversation. Also, how does this affect Anthony Davis’ trade status.
It’s the Tigers against the Spartans, and with that comes the coaching battle of LSU’s Tony Benford and Michigan State’s future-hall-of-famer Tom Izzo. History says it’s a mismatch, but the purple and gold say that doesn’t matter.