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Kristian Garic
December 23, 2017 - 3:21 pm
New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas is a late addition to the injury list. The Pro Bowler showed up on the list today with a hamstring injury. Thomas is listed as questionable for Sunday's rematch with the Atlanta Falcons. The game kicks off at noon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Chris Miller
February 06, 2018 - 12:49 pm
In addition to releasing Nick Fairley on Monday, the New Orleans Saints have cut ties with another member of the defensive line. The Saints released defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel, wearing number 76, played in one regular-season game with the Saints: the season-ending game at Tampa. He...
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David Blake
February 05, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Many Saints fans are wondering about the Super Bowl for next year, and will the Black and Gold be back fighting for a second Lombardi? A WWL opinion poll found about 76 percent believe they can do it. An experts opinion on what's it's going to take? WWL-NFL analyst Mike Deteillier says the Saints...
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Kristian Garic
February 05, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football injury designation. Fairly spent last season on injured reserve after an off-season physical revealed a heart issue that threatened his life if he continued to play. The Saints were forced to make this decision now...
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Chris Miller
January 30, 2018 - 10:14 am
We're less than a week from Super Bowl Sunday, then football shuts down until late summer. When it returns, there could be fewer children playing the game, at least the full-pads version, in some parts of the country. New York has proposed it, and an Illinois lawmaker has proposed forbidding...
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January 25, 2018 - 11:17 am
(WWL.com) -- Legendary LSU running back and three-time Super Bowl champion Kevin Faulk has been named as the Director of Player Development for the LSU Tigers football program. Faulk was with the New England Patriots from 1999 to 2011 and had returned to his alma mater Carencro High School, where...
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David Blake
January 15, 2018 - 1:19 pm
The NFL Draft comes around April 26 and many believe the Saints had the best draft ever last year, still there are needs to keep building on young success. We talked with WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier about players the Saints might be shopping for. Detillier: Saints looking forward (function...
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Despite a soul-crushing moment of defeat in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Minnesota, a hundred or more Saints fans gathered at New Orleans Armstrong International Airport to welcome the team home early this morning. Fans cheered and waved signs, some of them reassuring rookie safety Marcus...
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Chris Miller
January 15, 2018 - 10:53 am
It's the end of the line for the Who Dat Nation. The season is over, in heartbreaking fashion in Minneapolis. When that final pass from Vikings QB Case Keenum was caught, and receiver Stefon Diggs tiptoed the sidelines to stay in bounds, Saints fans had a lot running through their minds. "Uh-oh,"...
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January 13, 2018 - 10:57 pm
KYLE HIGHTOWER | AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and the New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 on Saturday night to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game. New England (14-3) will host the...
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