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  • FFF: Is the Brees era with the Saints coming to an end?

    FFF: Is the Brees era with the Saints coming to an end?

    Drew Brees started with the Saints in 2006. Source: Mark LaGrangeDrew Brees started with the Saints in 2006. Source: Mark LaGrange

    In this edition of FFF we look at how long Drew Brees has left in New Orleans, meet the new world power in soccer, and a local dining spot setting up shop in London for Saints-Dolphins. FOOTBALL On "The Herd" this week, it's host Colin Cowherd, opined "This is probably it" for the Payton-Brees partnership. He went one step further asking Sports Illustrated's Peter King if his opinion was fact. King felt the same, "Yeah this is probably it." But then Ki...

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    In this edition of FFF we look at how long Drew Brees has left in New Orleans, meet the new world power in soccer, and a local dining spot setting up shop in London for Saints-Dolphins. FOOTBALL On "The Herd" this week, it's host Colin Cowherd, opined "This is probably it" for the Payton-Brees partnership. He went one step further asking Sports Illustrated's Peter King if his opinion was fact. King felt the same, "Yeah this is probably it." But then Ki...

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  • Juan's World: Saints give up on Stephone Anthony

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Welcome in to Juan's World and the signs were there a year ago. The 'sign' being... that the Saints had given up on Stephone Anthony. He was traded to Miami Tuesday for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. A first round pick from three years ago, Anthony has been traded away after barely being used here. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and the signs were there a year ago. The 'sign' being... that the Saints had given up on Stephone Anthony. He was traded to Miami Tuesday for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. A first round pick from three years ago, Anthony has been traded away after barely being used here. 

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  • Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Coach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrangeCoach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrange
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
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  • After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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  • After Further Review: The Adrian Peterson story that matters

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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  • After Further Review: Same ol' start for the Saints

    After Further Review: Same ol' start for the Saints

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings. Source: Nola.com

    0-1. The reality is, it's the exact same record as 14 other teams in the NFL right now. Technically, it's only one game from the  best record in the NFL. It truly is just one of 16 games.  So why does it feel so different for the Saints? Maybe because it actually feels exactly the same. Four straight years the Saints have lost their season opener.  "It's just one game," Drew Brees said afterward.  That's what fans want so desperately to believe. ...

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    0-1. The reality is, it's the exact same record as 14 other teams in the NFL right now. Technically, it's only one game from the  best record in the NFL. It truly is just one of 16 games.  So why does it feel so different for the Saints? Maybe because it actually feels exactly the same. Four straight years the Saints have lost their season opener.  "It's just one game," Drew Brees said afterward.  That's what fans want so desperately to believe. ...

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  • FFF: Is the Brees era with the Saints coming to an end?

    FFF: Is the Brees era with the Saints coming to an end?

    Drew Brees started with the Saints in 2006. Source: Mark LaGrangeDrew Brees started with the Saints in 2006. Source: Mark LaGrange

    In this edition of FFF we look at how long Drew Brees has left in New Orleans, meet the new world power in soccer, and a local dining spot setting up shop in London for Saints-Dolphins. FOOTBALL On "The Herd" this week, it's host Colin Cowherd, opined "This is probably it" for the Payton-Brees partnership. He went one step further asking Sports Illustrated's Peter King if his opinion was fact. King felt the same, "Yeah this is probably it." But then Ki...

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    In this edition of FFF we look at how long Drew Brees has left in New Orleans, meet the new world power in soccer, and a local dining spot setting up shop in London for Saints-Dolphins. FOOTBALL On "The Herd" this week, it's host Colin Cowherd, opined "This is probably it" for the Payton-Brees partnership. He went one step further asking Sports Illustrated's Peter King if his opinion was fact. King felt the same, "Yeah this is probably it." But then Ki...

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  • On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
  • Final Word: Kenny Vaccaro trade speculation

    Final Word: Kenny Vaccaro trade speculation

    Kenny Vaccaro thought he had an interception in the Saints' week two loss to the Patriots; instead, he was flagged for pass interference on the play. The sequence was symbolic of the turbulent week the fifth-year safety has endured.

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    Kenny Vaccaro thought he had an interception in the Saints' week two loss to the Patriots; instead, he was flagged for pass interference on the play. The sequence was symbolic of the turbulent week the fifth-year safety has endured.

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  • Concussion keeps Lattimore out of practice for second day in a row

    Concussion keeps Lattimore out of practice for second day in a row

    Marshon Lattimore suffered a concussion colliding with teammate Vonn Bell. Source: Nola.comMarshon Lattimore suffered a concussion colliding with teammate Vonn Bell. Source: Nola.com
    For the second day in a row Marshon Lattimore missed practice with a concussion injury. He suffered the injury colliding with Vonn Bell in the Saints' 36-20 loss to the Patriots. On the offensive line Zach Strief (knee) and Terron Armstead (shoulder) missed practice. Tight end Michael Hoomanawanaiu missed practice due to an illness. Cornerback Sterling Moore was upgraded to limited in practice with a pectoral injury. Moore missed Wednesday's workout. Defensive end Trey Hendrickson a...more>>
    For the second day in a row Marshon Lattimore missed practice with a concussion injury. He suffered the injury colliding with Vonn Bell in the Saints' 36-20 loss to the Patriots. On the offensive line Zach Strief (knee) and Terron Armstead (shoulder) missed practice. Tight end Michael Hoomanawanaiu missed practice due to an illness. Cornerback Sterling Moore was upgraded to limited in practice with a pectoral injury. Moore missed Wednesday's workout. Defensive end Trey Hendrickson a...more>>
  • De La Salle moves into the top 3 of our Big 8 poll

    De La Salle moves into the top 3 of our Big 8 poll

    Kendall Collins makes the Cavalier offense even more dangerous than ever. Source: Nola.comKendall Collins makes the Cavalier offense even more dangerous than ever. Source: Nola.com

    De La Salle doesn't own a state title in football YET. But after watching the Cavs beat Class 4A heavyweight Karr, I'm convinced this squad has their best shot to win the crown in 2017. Quarterback Julian Gums is one of the best in the state. If he wears down, running back Kendall Collins can take over. Collins racked up three touchdowns against a very strong Karr defense. 1) John Curtis The Patriots absolutely thrashed Parkview Baptist 66-28 in Baton Rouge. October 27th can't get h...

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    De La Salle doesn't own a state title in football YET. But after watching the Cavs beat Class 4A heavyweight Karr, I'm convinced this squad has their best shot to win the crown in 2017. Quarterback Julian Gums is one of the best in the state. If he wears down, running back Kendall Collins can take over. Collins racked up three touchdowns against a very strong Karr defense. 1) John Curtis The Patriots absolutely thrashed Parkview Baptist 66-28 in Baton Rouge. October 27th can't get h...

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  • Ja'Marr Chase's game expands with addition of QB Chandler Fields

    Ja'Marr Chase's game expands with addition of QB Chandler Fields

    Chase is verbally committed to the University of FloridaChase is verbally committed to the University of Florida
    Ja'Marr Chase will show off his talents in the Under Armor All-Star Game come January in Florida. It's the who's who of top players in the country, and Chase is no doubt in that class. He makes big-time plays for Rummel, but he's not just a star on the gridiron. "He's a three-sport athlete. A state champion in track. A letterman in basketball, football letterman," said Rummel Head Coach Jay Roth. "Now he's an Under Armour All-American. He's worked hard at his craft. Wh...more>>
    Ja'Marr Chase will show off his talents in the Under Armor All-Star Game come January in Florida. It's the who's who of top players in the country, and Chase is no doubt in that class. He makes big-time plays for Rummel, but he's not just a star on the gridiron. "He's a three-sport athlete. A state champion in track. A letterman in basketball, football letterman," said Rummel Head Coach Jay Roth. "Now he's an Under Armour All-American. He's worked hard at his craft. Wh...more>>
  • Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark LagrangeDerrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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  • Marshon Lattimore misses practice with a concussion

    Marshon Lattimore misses practice with a concussion

    Marshon Lattimore suffered a concussion colliding with teammate Vonn Bell. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marshon Lattimore suffered a concussion colliding with teammate Vonn Bell. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    An already thin cornerback unit could more depleted if Marshon Lattimore is unable to go on Sunday. 

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    An already thin cornerback unit could more depleted if Marshon Lattimore is unable to go on Sunday. 

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  • Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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  • Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp

    Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)Source: Saints sign Darryl Tapp (David Grunfeld, nola.com/Times Picayune)
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...more>>
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face to help boost their pass rush. A league source confirms to FOX 8 sports the team has signed Darryl Tapp. Tapp spent the entire training camp and preseason but was cut before the season began. Last season with the Saints, he finished with 0.5 sacks and 12 tackles. Through two weeks the Saints pass rush has not been effective. Coach Sean Payton said earlier in the week that the team must get better in this area. Copyright 2017 WVUE. Al...more>>
  • Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)

    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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  • Saints Media Game: TV remain undefeated beating print, 49-14

    Saints Media Game: TV remain undefeated beating print, 49-14

    The TV media covering the Saints won 49-14 against the print media. (Source: FOX 8 photo)The TV media covering the Saints won 49-14 against the print media. (Source: FOX 8 photo)

    The TV media that cover the Saints beat the print group, 49-17, at the Superdome. 

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    The TV media that cover the Saints beat the print group, 49-17, at the Superdome. 

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  • Dante Cunningham re-signs with the Pelicans on a 1-year deal

    Dante Cunningham re-signs with the Pelicans on a 1-year deal

    Dante Cunningham played his last three seasons with the Pelicans. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Dante Cunningham played his last three seasons with the Pelicans. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Pelicans welcomed back an old friend with the re-signing of forward Dante Cunningham. 

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    The Pelicans welcomed back an old friend with the re-signing of forward Dante Cunningham. 

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  • Juan's World: Saints give up on Stephone Anthony

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Welcome in to Juan's World and the signs were there a year ago. The 'sign' being... that the Saints had given up on Stephone Anthony. He was traded to Miami Tuesday for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. A first round pick from three years ago, Anthony has been traded away after barely being used here. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and the signs were there a year ago. The 'sign' being... that the Saints had given up on Stephone Anthony. He was traded to Miami Tuesday for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. A first round pick from three years ago, Anthony has been traded away after barely being used here. 

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  • Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Vaccaro doesn't know why he was benched in Patriots game

    Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Kenny Vaccaro's benching remains a mystery to him. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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    One of the major storylines to develop in the Saints 36-20 loss to New England, was the fact that the Saints benched safety Kenny Vaccaro midway through the game. Now after the game, Vaccaro said he didn't know why he was benched. Twenty-four hours later he still doesn't. 

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  • Jim Henderson Commentary: September games recently haunt the Saints

    Jim Henderson Commentary: September games recently haunt the Saints

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    Drew Brees admits he resolutely prefers to see the Saints' season through rose-colored glasses. Saints fans prefer to see the Saints season through glasses of rose, especially now...now and again. 

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    Drew Brees admits he resolutely prefers to see the Saints' season through rose-colored glasses. Saints fans prefer to see the Saints season through glasses of rose, especially now...now and again. 

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  • Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Coach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrangeCoach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrange
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
  • The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Greg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.comGreg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...more>>
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...more>>
  • Juan's World: Where'd the offense go?

    Juan's World: Where'd the offense go?

    Adrian Peterson and Mark Ingram combined for 102 total yards and no scores. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Adrian Peterson and Mark Ingram combined for 102 total yards and no scores. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    Welcome in to Juan's World and I don't recognize this Saints team. Let me be more specific. I don't recognize this offense. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and I don't recognize this Saints team. Let me be more specific. I don't recognize this offense. 

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  • After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    After Further Review: Lopsided losses make this slow start different for Saints

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski racked up a 116 yards receiving and a TD against the Saints defense. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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    At this point, the Saints at 0-2 should shock no one. September slow starts have become the norm for this team. The Saints are now 1-11 since 2014 in September games, and have followed an all-too-familiar script in why they can’t seem to get the job done early in the season. 

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  • Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Kenny Vaccaro lands himself in coach Payton's doghouse

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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    Last week it was Adrian Peterson. Now, it's Kenny Vaccaro getting into it with coach Payton on the sideline.

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  • Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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  • Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Tom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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  • Saints start the season 0-2 for the 4th year in a row

    Saints start the season 0-2 for the 4th year in a row

    Tom Brady threw for 447 yards against the Saints defense. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady threw for 447 yards against the Saints defense. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Tom Brady put on a clinic against the Saints defense, giving the Patriots a 36-20 victory of the Black and Gold. Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing yards.   A more disturbing stat for the Saints, their futility early in the campaign. This the fourth season in a row they've started the season 0-2, and are now 1-11 in the first month of the season over those four years. "We just finished talking about the sprint that we're in here...

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    Tom Brady put on a clinic against the Saints defense, giving the Patriots a 36-20 victory of the Black and Gold. Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing yards.   A more disturbing stat for the Saints, their futility early in the campaign. This the fourth season in a row they've started the season 0-2, and are now 1-11 in the first month of the season over those four years. "We just finished talking about the sprint that we're in here...

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  • Rummel wins shootout over Riverside, 38-34

    Rummel wins shootout over Riverside, 38-34

    Rummel QB Chandler Fields threw for 221 yards, and ran for another 52 yards. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Rummel QB Chandler Fields threw for 221 yards, and ran for another 52 yards. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)
    In an absolute offensive explosion between Rummel and Riverside, the Raiders came out on top 38-34. Both teams racked up 592 yards of total offense in the contest.  Riverside quarterback Jordan Loving was 31-of-45 for 545 yards, with 4 touchdown passes. Rummel quarterback Chandler Fields also put up gaudy numbers going 15-of-28 passing for 221 yards, and 4 touchdown passes. Riverside possessed three receivers that went for over a 100 yards in the contest in Kash Foley...more>>
    In an absolute offensive explosion between Rummel and Riverside, the Raiders came out on top 38-34. Both teams racked up 592 yards of total offense in the contest.  Riverside quarterback Jordan Loving was 31-of-45 for 545 yards, with 4 touchdown passes. Rummel quarterback Chandler Fields also put up gaudy numbers going 15-of-28 passing for 221 yards, and 4 touchdown passes. Riverside possessed three receivers that went for over a 100 yards in the contest in Kash Foley...more>>
  • After Further Review: The Adrian Peterson story that matters

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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    It was the stare that captured national headlines. But the truth is whatever happened between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton Monday night was the most insignificant storyline stemming from their loss to Minnesota.

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  • Zach Strief among inactives for Saints-Patriots

    Zach Strief among inactives for Saints-Patriots

    Zach Strief is out for today's game vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)Zach Strief is out for today's game vs. New England (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)
    As expected, Zach Strief will not suit up for the Saints today. The right tackle missed practice all week, and could miss more than one game for the Saints with a right knee injury. Other inactives for today's game: linebacker Stephone Anthony, quarterback Taysom Hill, cornerback Ken Crawley, wide receiver Austin Carr, left tackle Terron Armstead, and defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
    As expected, Zach Strief will not suit up for the Saints today. The right tackle missed practice all week, and could miss more than one game for the Saints with a right knee injury. Other inactives for today's game: linebacker Stephone Anthony, quarterback Taysom Hill, cornerback Ken Crawley, wide receiver Austin Carr, left tackle Terron Armstead, and defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
  • The Extra Point: The week 2 running back dilemma

    The Extra Point: The week 2 running back dilemma

    While the fantasy football running back isn’t as dominant as it once was, it can still be a key piece to your squad. 

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    While the fantasy football running back isn’t as dominant as it once was, it can still be a key piece to your squad. 

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  • Coach O: "We never thought this was coming"

    Coach O: "We never thought this was coming"

    Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns against LSU. Source: Nola.comNick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns against LSU. Source: Nola.com

    Ed Orgeron's first road game as the permanent head coach really couldn't have unfolded any worse. The Tigers' got absolutely crushed on the road 37-7. Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns on the night through ground and air. "We never thought this was coming. Put it on me," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. LSU quarterback Danny Etling finished a pedestrian 13-of -29 passing for a 137 yards. Marrero native Darrel Williams registered the...

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    Ed Orgeron's first road game as the permanent head coach really couldn't have unfolded any worse. The Tigers' got absolutely crushed on the road 37-7. Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald accounted for four touchdowns on the night through ground and air. "We never thought this was coming. Put it on me," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. LSU quarterback Danny Etling finished a pedestrian 13-of -29 passing for a 137 yards. Marrero native Darrel Williams registered the...

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  • Mayfield throws 4 TDs as No. 2 Oklahoma tops Tulane 56-14

    Mayfield throws 4 TDs as No. 2 Oklahoma tops Tulane 56-14

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    Baker Mayfield passed for 331 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 2 Oklahoma followed its impressive victory at Ohio State with a 56-14 win over Tulane on Saturday. 

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    Baker Mayfield passed for 331 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 2 Oklahoma followed its impressive victory at Ohio State with a 56-14 win over Tulane on Saturday. 

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  • Recruiting spotlight is on "Pooka" Williams, and LSU's youth movement

    Recruiting spotlight is on "Pooka" Williams, and LSU's youth movement

    Pooka Williams received an offer from LSU last week. Source: Nola.comPooka Williams received an offer from LSU last week. Source: Nola.com
  • John Curtis crushes Parkview Baptist, 66-28

    John Curtis crushes Parkview Baptist, 66-28

    J.T. Curtis and his Patriots improve to 2-1 on the season, Source: Nola.comJ.T. Curtis and his Patriots improve to 2-1 on the season, Source: Nola.com

    John Curtis won an absolute scorefest in Baton Rouge tonight, 66-28, over Division II powerhouse Parkview Baptist. These run-heavy offenses combined to score 61 points in the second half.  Darryan Washington scored three touchdowns on the ground, and quarterback Collin Guggenheim rushed for 158 yards and a score. The Patriots ranked No. 1 in our FOX 8 Big 8 poll, improve to 2-1 on the season. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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    John Curtis won an absolute scorefest in Baton Rouge tonight, 66-28, over Division II powerhouse Parkview Baptist. These run-heavy offenses combined to score 61 points in the second half.  Darryan Washington scored three touchdowns on the ground, and quarterback Collin Guggenheim rushed for 158 yards and a score. The Patriots ranked No. 1 in our FOX 8 Big 8 poll, improve to 2-1 on the season. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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  • Warren Easton defense limits Landry-Walker in 14-12 win

    Warren Easton defense limits Landry-Walker in 14-12 win

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8
    Landry-Walker jumped out to a 12-0 win Friday in search of their first win but undefeated Warren Easton fought back and regained the lead on a Damien Tate, Junior interception returned for a touchdown. The 14-12 scoreline was enough to get past the defending Class 5A Champions who remain winless. Afterward, Eagles coach Jerry Phillips said he needs to see more from his offense "My defense held it down. My offense has to get better, penalties have to stop but my offense has to ge...more>>
    Landry-Walker jumped out to a 12-0 win Friday in search of their first win but undefeated Warren Easton fought back and regained the lead on a Damien Tate, Junior interception returned for a touchdown. The 14-12 scoreline was enough to get past the defending Class 5A Champions who remain winless. Afterward, Eagles coach Jerry Phillips said he needs to see more from his offense "My defense held it down. My offense has to get better, penalties have to stop but my offense has to ge...more>>
  • Destrehan bounces back with big win over John Ehret, 44-25

    Destrehan bounces back with big win over John Ehret, 44-25

    Source: Chris Russell, FOX 8Source: Chris Russell, FOX 8
    Week 2 saw Destrehan on the losing end of an upset but the Wildcats bounced back in emphatic fashion over Class 5A rivals John Ehret Friday night with a 44-25 win. The Patriots entered the week ranked 6th in FOX 8's Big 8 Poll. Up next for the Wildcats is another tough clash against Hahnville while Ehret travels to West Jefferson. FOX 8 Football Friday has highlights and scores from all around South Louisiana each week at 10:35 p.m. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    Week 2 saw Destrehan on the losing end of an upset but the Wildcats bounced back in emphatic fashion over Class 5A rivals John Ehret Friday night with a 44-25 win. The Patriots entered the week ranked 6th in FOX 8's Big 8 Poll. Up next for the Wildcats is another tough clash against Hahnville while Ehret travels to West Jefferson. FOX 8 Football Friday has highlights and scores from all around South Louisiana each week at 10:35 p.m. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • De La Salle survives late Karr rally, wins 28-26

    De La Salle survives late Karr rally, wins 28-26

    Ryan Manale's squad improves to 3-0 on the season. Source: Nola.comRyan Manale's squad improves to 3-0 on the season. Source: Nola.com
    De La Salle raced out a 21-0 lead against Karr, then survived a late rally to win 28-26. Karr's final snap of the game came from the DLS 20, but Skylar Perry couldn't connect on his throw into the end zone. The win keeps the Cavaliers undefeated on the young season at 3-0. DLS running back Kendall Collins accounted for three touchdowns on the night. Collins TD runs came from 35 and 1-yard out. Julian Gums connected with Collins on a 6-yard score.  B.J. Randle opened the game wi...more>>
    De La Salle raced out a 21-0 lead against Karr, then survived a late rally to win 28-26. Karr's final snap of the game came from the DLS 20, but Skylar Perry couldn't connect on his throw into the end zone. The win keeps the Cavaliers undefeated on the young season at 3-0. DLS running back Kendall Collins accounted for three touchdowns on the night. Collins TD runs came from 35 and 1-yard out. Julian Gums connected with Collins on a 6-yard score.  B.J. Randle opened the game wi...more>>
  • FOX 8 Football Friday: Week 3 Prep Scores

    FOX 8 Football Friday: Week 3 Prep Scores

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  • Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Brees on Belichick: They're going to have a specific plan for you

    Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees knows the challenge the Patriots present. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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    The challenge certainly doesn't get any easier for the Saints. On a quick turnaround, they welcome the defending Super Bowl champs to town with arguably the greatest quarterback and head coach in NFL history. Drew Brees shed some light on what it's like to match wits against Bill Belichick. 

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  • On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    On second thought Guice will play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrangeDerius Guice will play on Saturday after all. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
    Yesterday, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron ruled out Derrius Guice for Saturday's game against Syracuse on his radio show. A day later, Orgeron changed course, saying Guice will in fact play against the Orange. Guice met with the training staff convincing them he was ready to practice Thursday. The message got relayed to Orgeron, and the junior running back was back on the practice fields.  "He came to us today and said 'Coach, I'm feeling better, I want to practice.' He practiced pr...more>>
  • Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark LagrangeDerrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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  • Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Gillen AP Poll: Miss. St. moves in, and LSU moves out.

    Coach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrangeCoach O and his LSU Tigers still hold down No. 25 in the national poll. Source: Mark LaGrange
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
    After a 37-7 thrashing at the hands of Mississippi State, LSU fell out of my poll this week. The Bulldogs enter the rankings at No. 23. The national AP Poll still has the Tigers in, barely at No. 25 We knew BYU and Chattanooga were not worthy competition to gauge how good LSU indeed was. This past Saturday in Starkville, we got our answer. Both the offensive and defensive lines of the Tigers are thin. They were flat-out embarrassed by State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. LSU will have ...more>>
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