LSU’s defense of the 2019 national championship started with a stunning 44-34 loss to Mississippi State. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende make sense of the Tigers' historic season-opening loss to Mississippi State and look ahead to what Ed Orgeron’s team needs to correct going forward.
The Saints could be bolstered by the debut of defensive end Marcus Davenport, who is listed as questionable heading into Sunday’s game against the Packers. The third-year pass rusher missed the first two games with an elbow injury.
Any concerns of tension between Alvin Kamara and the Saints heading into their season opener against the Buccaneers have been alleviated with a report Saturday morning of a 5-year contract extension worth $75 million.
Louisiana football players, coaches and fans received welcome news Friday as LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine declared “It’s time to play football in Louisiana.” He reinforced that his previously stated-target date for games of October 8th is on track.
The Saints practiced Thursday at the team facility with a unified showing of support for Jacob Blake, the Wisconsin man shot by police. Each player’s helmet is normally adorned with their name on a strip of tape but instead, each helmet featured Blake’s name.
LSU cornerback Kary Vincent, Jr.‘s decision to opt out of the 2020 season has left LSU in search of a solution, potentially in the form of a graduate transfer.“I think we’re a little short,” head coach Ed Orgeron told reporters Tuesday morning.
The Pelicans' 2019-2020 season comes to an end after a 2-6 record in the Orlando bubble fell short of qualifying for the postseason. Chris Hagan and Juan Kincaid recap the campaign and look at the future of the franchise.
LSU finds out they will host Missouri and travel to Vanderbilt in addition to their 8 previously scheduled SEC games. Meanwhile, the college football world is on shaky ground as the Mid-American Conference became the first FBS group to cancel their fall football season.
Sean Payton spoke for the first time since the NFL announced the change in format and protocols for teams returning to their facilities in preparation for the 2020 season and dissatisfied with multiple elements of the situation.
As the Saints report to training camp, they will be doing so with their full rookie draft class after the club announced Monday morning that all four selections have been signed to four-year contracts.
Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson remains away from the team while he deals with an “urgent family medical matter.” The Pelicans updated Williamson’s status Wednesday to state that he has been taking daily COVID-19 tests while away from the NBA’s Orlando campus and each has come back negative.
Three weeks after Drew Brees’ initial comments about kneeling during the national anthem in lieu of George Floyd’s death drew the ire of many teammates and fellow athletes, one of the main critics, Malcolm Jenkins, is viewing the conversation as a positive.
The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."
LSU football is less than a week away from welcoming players back to campus and if all goes well with COVID-19 testing, training will resume June 8th.“We are so excited that the NCAA decided our players can come back," Ed Orgeron said.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s drafting by the Kansas City Chiefs was quickly deemed a perfect fit by onlookers due to the versatility the diminutive running back will undoubtedly bring to a Super Bowl-winning offense that prides itself on variety.
Sean Paytons has always valued versatility in his offense. From the early days of Reggie Bush to the more recent evolution of Taysom Hill and most recently, the drafting of Tommy Stevens, Payton has looked to create mismatches in favor of the Saints offense.
Two months after the sports world shuttered due to the Coronavirus pandemic, LSU Athletic Director Scott Woodward is optimistic that student-athletes will return to campus soon and that the defending national championship football team will get to play a full season.
Several key Saints have pivotal seasons ahead as they enter the final year of their respective contracts. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende evaluate the players whose value could rise or fall heading into free agency.