Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende recap LSU’s CFP Championship win over Clemson, contextualize the historic accomplishments of the 2019 season and look ahead to the departure of Joe Brady, as well as draft-eligible players still mulling their decisions.
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 put a bow on a 13-3 regular season Sunday by pounding the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte.Thirteen wins is a major accomplishment. The Saints have only done it four times in their 53-year history. And for the first time, they’ve now done it in back-to-back seasons.
The Saints’ chances of earning a first round bye were dealt a blow Monday night with Green Bay’s win over Minnesota and while New Orleans is still guaranteed a minimum of the #3 seed and the Wild Card round home game that comes with it, the scenarios to jump up to the #1 or #2 seed are becoming less
Sean Fazende and Juan Kincaid preview the Saints' trip to Nashville, including the possibility of Janoris Jenkins making his debut, how to stop Titans RB Derrick Henry and what scenarios are in play for NFC postseason seeding.
The Saints stumble in the race for the NFC #1 seed while LSU is crowned the College Football Playoff’s top team heading into the semifinals and Tulane is nearing a contract extension with head coach Willie Fritz.
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.
Destrehan’s winning streak extends to seven games with a convincing Class 5A semifinals win over Haughton, 27-17. Senior running back Kyle Edwards scored three touchdowns on the night with the fourth coming from a Damarious Jackson-Quincy Brown connection.
December is upon the football season in South Louisiana and that means high-stakes matchups at every level. From the Saints’ NFC showdown with the 49ers to LSU, Nicholls and Southeastern all into postseason play and the fourth week of the high school playoffs, this episode has it all.
Destrehan won their sixth straight game is now two wins away from a Class 5A championship as they handed West Monroe a 20-17 defeat with a walk-off field goal by William Bryant. The Wildcats will advance to host #11 Haughton in the semifinals with a matchup against the winner of #1 Acadiana and #5 Z
The Saints seal their third straight NFC South title Thursday night with a 26-18 win over the Falcons. New Orleans led throughout the game but settling for field goals allowed Atlanta to make a late charge.
The Saints have lots to gain on Thanksgiving night against the Falcons. A win would avenge their embarrassing loss 18 days earlier, clinch the NFC South at the earliest point in franchise history, and secure the eighth 10-win season of Sean Payton’s tenure in New Orleans.
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 and LSU both have vengeance on their minds for similar reasons while Tulane is hoping to finish the regular season strong. Meanwhile, Nicholls and Southeastern are set to host playoff games and the high school postseason is is narrowing the field.
Clear and obvious are the buzzwords of this NFL season.In case you missed it, the league has told its replay officials to not overturn calls on the field unless there is “clear and obvious” video evidence to support a change.
The Saints endure a Panthers comeback fueled by penalties and pass interference reviews to improve to 9-2 and put the NFC South just one Thanksgiving night win over the Falcons away from belonging to New Orleans for the third straight season. Michael Thomas proves once again to be un-guardable while
LSU sets a slough of offensive records en route to a 56-20 win over Arkansas and can now set their sights on avenging last season’s seven-overtime loss to Texas A&M. Meanwhile, Tulane falls to 6-5 on the season with their fourth loss in five games.
Heading into Sunday’s home game against Carolina, the Saints’ path to clinching a division title is simple: beat the Panthers then beat the Falcons. If Sean Payton’s team can do that, regardless of any other outcomes, they will be celebrating their third straight NFC South crown with four games left
Greater New Orleans will have two schools among the final eight of Class 5A after Mandeville upset their second straight team in #3 Alexandria while Destrehan beat their second straight northshore opponent in #23 Covington.
The Saints have a clear path to winning the NFC South by Thanksgiving while LSU remains #1, Tulane is hoping for a program-defining win, Nicholls and Southeastern are set for a high-stakes River Bell Classic and round two of the high school playoffs are upon us.
The Saints returned to winning form with a nearly 2:1 time of possession advantage, 3 Drew Brees touchdowns and 4 defensive interceptions to sweep the season series against the Buccaneeers for the first time in 5 years. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende analyze all the developments from the 34-17 victory
LSU outscores Ole Miss in a shootout thanks to their historic offense and suspect defense while Tulane can’t mount a comeback at Temple and the River Bell Classic between Southeastern and Nicholls is set to decide the Southland title.