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Overtime Podcast #222 - Saints Offseason Preview

The Saints’ offseason is underway with a multitude of unknowns to address, beginning with the status of Drew Brees. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende react to Mickey Loomis’ first media availability of the offseason and make sense of the decisions on the horizons in New Orleans.

  Tom Brady to the Saints... it almost happened

Saints QB coach Joe Lombardi to become Chargers offensive coordinator

  Big-time QBs linked to the Saints

  After Further Review: Five takes on potential replacements for Drew Brees

‘I’m fired up that he’s returning’ - Payton talks about Nielsen staying with Saints

  Brittany Brees says Drew played through several injuries never reported

Continued Coverage

  Former Saints TE Benjamin Watson reflects on time playing with Drew Brees

Report: Aaron Glenn leaving Saints to become Lions defensive coordinator

REPORT: Ryan Nielsen to stay with Saints, was target for LSU DC

REPORT: Saints’ Michael Thomas to have surgery on injured ankle

  Jeff Duncan: There Will Never Be Another No. 9

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints loss to Bucs

  Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

Brees has played 20 seasons in the NFL.

Four turnovers end Saints’ playoff run

Saints lose in the playoffs for their fourth straight year

Jameis Winston TD pass keeps Saints-Bucs game close

Saints swept the Bucs in the regular season

Saints WR Tre’Quan Smith activated from injured reserve

Smith played in 14 games this season for the Saints

Saints lineman Will Clapp out with COVID-19

Saints defense focuses on affecting Tom Brady

Saints Taysom Hill & Latavius Murray miss second consecutive practice

Drew Brees hopes for a strong finish when he walks away

  Saints QB expected Brees vs. Brady, Round III

Taysom Hill and Latavius Murray miss Wednesday’s workout

Saints prepare for Tom Brady and surging Bucs

Many Saints fans wonder whether Tom Brady, the one guy you oftentimes do not want to see in the playoffs, is saving his best for last when it comes to facing New Orleans.

1-on-1 battles will decide Saints-Bucs game

The Black and Gold disposed of Tampa in two regular season games by a combined score of, 72-26

  Jeff Duncan: Break out the Brooms

Get ready, New Orleans.You’re going to hear a lot this week about the Saints’ matchup with the Bucs in the NFC playoffs.It’s the marquee game of the weekend and it features two of the league’s all-time greats in Tom Brady and Drew Brees.

Kamara excels against the Bears despite missing practice all week

Kamara accounted for a 116 yards, with a rushing touchdown

Brees and Brady joke about being the oldest QBs ahead of Sunday’s playoff game

Monday night Brady posted a photoshopped picture to Twitter showing the two of them as old men complete with gray beards.

Report: Saints sign kicker Blair Walsh to practice squad

Report: Saints add kicker to practice squad

Juan’s World: Survive And Advance

Juan's World on Saints winning despite not playing their best game.

  After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Bears

Sean Fazende gives his five takes from the Saints win over the Bears

Saints WR Deonte Harris provides instant spark in passing game

In his first game off injured reserve, Deonte Harris led the Saints receiving in their NFC Wildcard win against the Bears.

Coach Payton gets “slimed” after Saints beat the Bears

Saints beat the Bears, 21-9

  Saints host the Bucs in the NFC divisional round of the playoffs

The Saints beat the Bucs twice in the regular season

  Strong second half effort advances Saints into divisional round of the playoffs

The Saints will host the Bucs next weekend in the divisional round of the playoffs

Saints hold close edge at halftime over the Bears

The Payton-Brees duo is 9-7 in the playoffs

Thomas, Kamara, and Marcus Williams among actives for Saints-Bears

Trey Hendrickson, the Saints sack leader, will miss the contest with a neck injury

  Kamara activated to Saints roster for Bears game

(7) Bears at (2) Saints, 3:40 p.m.

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins helps lead team’s resurgence in turnovers

The Saints’ most senior defensive player, Malcolm Jenkins, has been a big part of the Black and Gold resurgence when it comes to turnovers in 2020.

Kamara, Davis, and Ramczyk named to All-Pro second team

Saints running back Alvin Kamara, linebacker Demario Davis, and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk have been named to the 2020 All-Pro second team.

Saints sack leader Trey Hendrickson out for Sunday’s game against the Bears

Hendrickson led the team this season in sacks with 13.5

Saints RB Alvin Kamara hints at availability against Bears

Saints running back Alvin Kamara, who missed the regular season finale against the Panthers due to COVID-19, has hinted that he will be available against the Bears.

Defensive unit looks to lead Saints over Bears in Wild Card playoff game

The Saints’ defensive unit believes it has been battle-tested enough to earn the cliche’, “defense wins championships.” It finished the regular season ranked in the top five of every major statistical category.

  Extra Saints tickets now available because Bears fans aren’t buying them

The tickets are supplied on a weekly basis to the opponent and are returned to the club for sale to fans when they are unsold by the visiting team.

  Brees not buying into the “last run” mentality

Payton and Brees are 9-7 in the playoffs together

Taysom Hill limited in practice Wednesday with a concussion

The only player to miss the Wednesday workout, offensive lineman Nick Easton

  Saints enter ‘Super Wild Card Weekend’ with an experienced postseason group

The Payton-Brees duo is 9-7 in the playoffs

4 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists have ties to Louisiana

Four of the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021 have ties to Louisiana. They are led by quarterback Peyton Manning, who was born in New Orleans.

New Orleans Saints selling tickets for 12 new field level suites

Superdome upgrades will include 12 new field-level suites for fans

  Jeff Duncan: Legacy on the line for Payton & Brees

The spring after Sean Payton completed his first season in New Orleans, he received a phone message from Bill Walsh, the Hall of Fame coach of the San Francisco 49ers.

The Saints interception-hungry defense is ready for the playoffs

The Saints defense racked up five interceptions against Carolina

Saints hope to be close to ‘full strength’ against Bears

The New Orleans Saints hope to have star running back Alvin Kamara and the whole gang back for their opening-round playoff contest against the Chicago Bears in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, Jan. 10.

Saints LB Demario Davis selected for 2021 Bart Starr Award

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis has been named the winner of the 2021 Athletes in Action’s Bart Starr Award. Davis was selected by his peers in the NFL.

  The Saints road to Super Bowl LV starts with hosting the Bears

The Saints are 9.5-point favorites over the Bears

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Panthers

Sean Fazende gives his five takes from the Saints win over the Panthers

Emmanuel Sanders makes ‘big money’ catches in Saints season finale

Sanders had one of his best games of the year with big money on the line.

Drew Brees and Taysom Hill deliver 2-seed for the Saints in the playoffs

Saints finish the regular season 12-4

Drew Brees ignites Saints to halftime lead with 2 TD passes

The Saints are currently the 2-seed in the NFC

Overtime Podcast Episode #214: Saints COVID Concerns

The Saints will be stretched to their limit offensively without several starters this week. Alvin Kamara could potentially miss a playoff game as well.

  Report: Entire Saints running back room out for Panthers game after close contact with Kamara

Alvin Kamara registered a positive COVID-19 test this week

Report: Alvin Kamara tests positive for COVID-19

Saints running back Alvin Kamara tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report from NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero.

Alvin Kamara fined $5,000 for red and green cleats in Vikings game

Kamara wore the holiday cleats during the 52-33 win over the Vikings

Saints RB Alvin Kamara named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week after his record-tying performance in the team’s win over the Vikings. It is Kamara’s first time winning the honor.

  C.J. Gardner-Johnson goes to Reserve/Covid 19 list

C.J. Gardner-Johnson to reserve/Covid 19 list

  Jeff Duncan: The Saints are due a little good fortune

Things are falling into place for the New Orleans Saints.The team’s quest for the No. 1 playoff seed and all-important first-round bye are within reach.What seemed absurd three weeks ago is now quite possible with one game to play.

  ’I’m pleased with the progress’ - Brees talks about Saints’ offense heading into regular season finale, playoffs

The Saints are coming off a 52-point explosion against the Minnesota Vikings but there were still a few throws Brees would like to have back. Despite those miscues, No. 9 did become the first player in NFL history to reach 80,000 yards through the air.

Kickoff for Saints at Panthers game moved to 3:25 p.m.

Saints battling for No. 1 seed in NFC playoffs

VIDEO: Coach Payton does ‘The Griddy’ after win over Minnesota

The Saints clinched the NFC South with the win over the Vikings

  Here’s who to root for if you want the Saints to get a first-round bye

On Christmas Day, the Saints ran over the Minnesota Vikings (literally) thanks to 172 total yards and 6 rushing touchdowns from Alvin Kamara.

  After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Vikings

Sean Fazende gives his five takes on the Saints win.

  Kamara’s 6 rushing TDs power the Saints to victory over the Vikings

The Saints (11-4) currently own the 2-seed in the NFC

Saints run out to halftime lead over the Vikings

The Saints (10-4) currently own the 2-seed in the NFC

Trey Hendrickson ruled out for Vikings-Saints

Hendrickson is currently tied for second in sacks with 12.5

Saints hope other receivers step up with 2 main targets on IR

The Saints certainly have their share of walking wounded within the receiving corps and Michael Thomas isn’t the only receiver now on injured reserve. The team added Tre’Quan Smith to IR on Thursday.

  Safety Marcus Williams misses his second practice in a row

Vikings at Saints, 3:30 p.m., Friday, FOX 8

Saints try to rest up before Christmas Day game; list 7 players on injury report

Some of the top priorities for the Black and Gold this week are rest and relaxation, especially for the defense following its 92-play performance against the Chiefs. Seven players didn't practice or were limited.

  Jeff Duncan: Saints have seen the best and understand how they stack up

The Saints did not measure up in their gauge game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.The game was billed as a potential Super Bowl preview … but the only team that looked ready to play for the Lombardi Trophy this season was the one that won it last year.

5 Saints, 4 former LSU players make Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl has been announced and the New Orleans Saints have five players that made the roster. Four other players are former LSU Tigers.

  After Further Review: Five takes from the Saints loss to Chiefs

Sean Fazende gives his five takes on the Saints loss to the Chiefs

Juan’s World: Rusty Brees

Drew Brees struggles in first game back

Mahomes made just enough clutch plays to stay ahead of the Saints

Patrick Mahomes and his ability to extend plays hurt the Saints the most.