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Pro Bowl!

Drew Brees headed to Orlando for Pro Bowl


Despite being initially a Pro Bowl snub, Saints QB Drew Brees is headed to Orlando for the NFL all-star game after all. Read More
Saints in UK

Steve: NFL releases date for Saints' game in London


We haven't even gotten to the Super Bowl yet and mock drafts are starting to roll out. We even got some schedule news this morning as the NFL announced when the Saints will play the Dolphins in London. Read More
Senior Bowl

Steve: 5 players Saints could have eyes on at Senior Bowl


Some of college football's top prospects will be in Mobile, Alabama next week for this year's event, and here are five players I think could grab the Black & Gold's attention. Read More
Exclusive

QB to QB: Brees talks Falcons, Chargers, social media in locker room


With the field of possible Super Bowl participants dwindling to just four teams, Drew Brees stepped into the WWL Radio huddle for his weekly “QB To QB” chat with Bobby Hebert, and he talked about the Saints’ fiercest rival, the Atlanta Falcons, having a shot at an NFC crown. Read More
Saints Review

Deke: Saints running backs had a productive year


As we look back on the New Orleans Saints 2016 season, we have plenty of time to go back and review each position on the Saints roster.  I have decided to start off with the Saints running backs. Read More
Saints Shakeup

Heads roll at Saints HQ - Vitt, McMahon, others fired


Assistant Head Coach linebackers coach Joe Vitt, defensive line coach Bill Johnson, special teams coach Greg McMahon and assistant special teams coach Stan Kwan have been fired today. Read More
Exclusive

DBs have a hard time getting at Saints WR Mike Thomas


His Twitter handle is @cantguardmike, and in his first full season in the National Football League, opposing defenses learned quickly that yes, it’s hard to guard Saints WR Michael Thomas! Mike came on SportsTalk Wednesday to talk about his rookie season and what's coming next. Read More
Deke Blog

Deke: Slow start, lack of win streak keeps Saints home again


She once said it standing next to Glinda the Good Witch of the South; all of us have used, or at the very least have heard that famous saying, “there’s no place like home.”  Yes that was little Dorothy holding Toto in her hand.  But folks, Dorothy wasn’t talking about the NFL. Read More
Exclusive

Wait 'til next year: Brees optimistic about Saints return to glory in '17


Drew Brees joined Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia for his weekly "QB To QB" segment on WWL Radio Tuesday night, and he offered a post-mortem on the Saints 7-9 2016 campaign. Read More
Payton Stays

Payton: My plan is to be back with Saints, honor the rest of my contract


Saints Coach Sean Payton seemingly put to rest the speculation about his future in New Orleans today on the Saints Coaches Show. Read More
Saints Rumors

Payton: Reports of Saints/Rams plot are "completely false"


Last night after the season finale against the Falcons, Saints coach Sean Payton answered to the reports linking him to the Los Angeles Rams coaching job with a quick response: "Next question." He was asked again today about those reports on a conference call. Read More
Exclusive

Brees: The last three years are preparing Saints for "something great"


For the final installment of "Monday Morning Quarterback," I sat down for an exclusive interview with Saints QB Drew Brees after the Black and Gold put a bow on another 7-9 season. Read More
Deke Blog

Deke: After another dismal Saints season, Who Dats waiting "til next year"


For the last three Januarys, Saints fans can only say 21 wins and 27 losses.  And of course the old dreaded "wait til next year" slogan has been heard too much too often among members of the Who Dat Nation. Read More
Bobby's Take

Bobby: We need to hold Saints' "feet to the fire" after Falcons loss


The Atlanta Falcons soared over the Saints 38-32 in spite of a late-game surge by the Black and Gold offense, a lumping that dropped the Saints to 7-9 for the third season in a row. Bobby Hebert had this to say on "The Point After..." Read More
Saints Lose

Falcons spike Saints 38-32


Matt Ryan bolstered his MVP credentials with a brilliant first half Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes to lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 38-32 victory over the New Orleans Saints, securing a first-round playoff bye. Read More
Injury Report

Kristian: Saints embrace spoiler role against Falcons


"A win over Atlanta would give them three in a row to end the season, and that can carry over to 2017 in terms of momentum and confidence," explained Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister.  Read More
Injury Report

Kristian: Saints rookie CB Crawley misses practice with knee injury


The Saints didn't specify how Crawley was injured or the severity of the injury, but reports from Pro Football Talk and NBC Sports indicate the injury to Crawley is a dislocated knee cap, and he could be sidelined for 8-12 weeks. Read More
Injury Report

Two Saints sit out Wednesday practice


With a number of players already placed on injured reserve for the final game of the year, it was a very light injury report out of Saints camp today. Read More
Bobby's Take

Bobby: Make no mistake, the Saints have always had Tampa Bay's number


The Saints beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-24 Saturday, throwing cold water on the Bucs' playoff chances, while at the same time the Saints are themselves mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Bobby Hebert had this to say on "The Point After...." Read More
Bucs-Saints

Winston: Bucs' postseason run starts in New Orleans


Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston figures the Buccaneers give themselves their best chance at a playoff berth by acting as if the postseason starts early - as in, Saturday in New Orleans. "Yeah, it starts now," Winston said this week. "It's a game that we've got to... Read more

Injury Report

Kristian: Protect the football, Saints win this one


The Saints & Buccaneers kick off round two on Christmas Eve in the Superdome, and trying to predict which Saints team will show up is basically like trying to predict the Powerball. Read More
Saints-Bucs

NFC South race heats up for Buccaneers, Saints down stretch


Welcome to the NFC South, where two games over .500 gives the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a share of first place, and two under has the New Orleans Saints in position to make up ground in a hurry.  Read more...
Cleat Campaign

Saints players to support 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign


This weekend the NFL is allowing players across the league to wear cleats supporting their foundations or charity of their choice. In the game Sunday against Detroit, twenty Saints players will be wearing unique cleats as part of the NFL's 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign.  Read more...

 
2 Games, 5 Days

Resurgent Saints to be tested by 2 tough games in 5-day span


Veteran linebacker Craig Robertson, who emerged as a surprise starter in his first season with New Orleans, uses words like "confidence" and "trust" when he describes the Saints' transformation from an 0-3 team to a resurgent playoff hopeful that has won four of five games.  Read more...
Saints-49ers

Saints - 49er Stats, Streaks and Notes


Saints won seven of past nine regular-season meetings in series. ... New Orleans has won three of four following 0-3 start. ... Saints QB Drew Brees seeks fourth straight game with passer rating of at least 100... Read more

Saints - 49er Stats, Streaks and Notes


Saints won seven of past nine regular-season meetings in series. ... New Orleans has won three of four following 0-3 start. ... Saints QB Drew Brees seeks fourth straight game with passer rating of at least 100... Read more
SAINTS WIN

Brees, Saints outlast Seahawks 25-20


Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and a touchdown, scored on a quarterback keeper, and the New Orleans Saints overcame several big plays by Seattle to defeat the Seahawks 25-20 on Sunday. Read More
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London Game!

Saints to cross the pond for London game in 2017


WWL Saints sideline reporter, Kristian Garic, says a source has confirmed to him that the Saints will play a 2017 game in London. The game will be against the Miami Dolphins. A date had yet to be set.
Sky Sports had reported earlier that the game had been scheduled. Read more...
Big Shoulders

Saints hope to make Brees' production stand up vs. Seahawks


Drew Brees is arguably playing better than he ever has. The New Orleans Saints cannot say the same as a team, and that's becoming a source of consternation. Losing is bad enough. Squandering that most precious of NFL commodities -- elite quarterback play -- makes it worse,  Read more...
Smith Widow

Wife of late Will Smith speaks at Saints HOF induction


The wife of slain former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith said Friday that the defensive end's zest for life and refusal to accept failure has guided her recovery from the physical and emotional wounds she suffered on the night her "worst fear came true." Read more...

Wife of late Will Smith speaks at Saints HOF induction


The wife of slain former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith said Friday that the defensive end's zest for life and refusal to accept failure has guided her recovery from the physical and emotional wounds she suffered on the night her "worst fear came true." Read more...
Unhappy QB

Cam Newton walks out of press conference after loss


Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had very little to say to reporters after losing to the Saints 41-38 in the Superdome Sunday.  He walked out of his post game news conference after very briefly answering just a few questions.  Read more and see video...

Drew Brees talks about his memorable return to San Diego


“I really tried to get a lot of that out of the way this week. Read More
Players Show

PHOTOS: Saints Players Show with PJ Williams


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Brees, Cooks connect for Saints franchise record scoring play


Drew Brees knows a mismatch when he sees one and the Raiders paid spectacularly. On first down from his own 2-yard line, the Saints quarterback saw the Raiders defense lined up to stop the run, leaving small, speedy receiver Brandin Cooks in single coverage out wide against the taller, but slower, Sean Smith. Read More
Bobby's Take

Bobby: Oakland game is the kind Saints have to win to go anywhere


The Saints lost to the Oakland Raiders Sunday and Bobby Hebert found plenty to unpack about the brutal loss on "The Point After." Read More
Saints Lose

Saints lose heartbreaker to Raiders, 35-34


Oakland gambled with a 2-point conversion that David Carr converted with a pass to Michael Crabtree for the winning points with 47 seconds left to help the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 35-34 on Sunday. Read More
NFL: Preseason-Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints
Aug 30, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints center Max Unger (60) in the second half of their game against the Houston Texans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Texans won, 27-13. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

AP source: Saints, Unger agree to multiyear extension


A person familiar with the deal says the New Orleans Saints and center Max Unger have agreed on a multiyear extension. Read More 
Saints recap

Ravens keep sluggish Saints winless in preseason, 23-14


Baltimore's Josh Johnson passed for 181 yards and rushed for a short touchdown, and the Ravens defeated the New Orleans Saints 23-14 on Thursday night in both clubs' preseason finale.
Saints Cuts

Saints Cut Roster to 75 Players, Place Kikaha on PUP List


The Saints have made their roster cuts as required by the NFL. Teams all across the league had to cut their rosters down from 90 to 75 players today. Read More 

Roethlisberger sharp, Steelers top Saints 27-14


 Ben Roethlisberger torched New Orleans' defense for 148 yards and two touchdown passes on his first two series of this preseason, then got the rest of the game off while the Steelers rolled to a 27-14 victory over the Saints on Friday night. Read More 

Saints RB Ingram: "I'll play as many snaps as they want me to"


How does a joint practice like this help the team? “I’m sure there are things we need to correct. I think that’s a good thing..." Read More

Saints LB James Laurinaitis: "Most physical camp I've had since new CBA"


Has this been a physical training camp? “Definitely. It’s been the most physical camp I’ve had since the new CBA. Just really the pads and the intensity we’ve come out with and I think a lot of it is the intensity..." Read More

Brees picked off 4 times, Defense Dominates!


What do we make of the defense? Today was a butt kicking handed out from the defense. The Saints D was incredibly disruptive during practice today forcing FOUR Drew Brees interceptions. It was mind blowing!  Read more...

Deke: Deuce McAllister will make all of us better!


Ah Deuce McAllister, where do I start? Everything he does speaks volumes – not only about the player, but the man. Read More
Deuce Photos

PHOTOS: Deuce McAllister joins WWL Radio


The Saints all-time leading rusher is joining WWL as Saints Color Analyst! See the photos

Steve: Rookie receiver Mike Thomas looks legit at Saints OTA


With Brandin Cooks out of today's Saints organized team activities, rookie receiver Mike Thomas got a ton of reps in the offense. Read More

Kristian: Three things I liked about 2016 Saints draft - three I didn't


Here are three things I like and three things I disliked about the 2016 Saints draft.  What I liked: 1.  The Saints were aggressive with trades, they had a vision and target for players.  That's just the way this team operates, like i

Q&A with New Orleans Saints Defensive Lineman David Onyemata


Do you see yourself more as a defensive tackle or as an end? Read more
Deuce on Bell

Deuce: Bell has the tools to be an elite safety for the Saints


As far as Vonn Bell is concerned Deuce immediately jumped to his athleticism.  This is a player that was a five star athlete coming out of high school just three years ago and it is easy to see why. Read More
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NFL Championships: The Cajun Cannon & Big Chief make their picks
After an ugly Wildcard Weekend, football fans were treated to four pretty good games last weekend in the NFL Divisional round. There have been a total of eight post season games played thus far. Did you know that the favorites started out a perfect...
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NFL Division Playoffs: Bobby and Deke make their picks
It's crunch time in the NFL! We are now down to four teams in each conference as we enter the divisional round of the playoffs. Each of the four divisional games are rematch games from earlier this season. All four home teams won last week and all...
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Deke: Saints running backs had a productive year
As we look back on the New Orleans Saints 2016 season, we have plenty of time to go back and review each position on the Saints roster. I have decided to start off with the Saints running backs. As a group during the 2016 season, the Saints RBs...
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DBs have a hard time getting at Saints WR Mike Thomas
His Twitter handle is @cantguardmike, and in his first full season in the National Football League, opposing defenses learned quickly that yes, it's hard to guard Saints WR Michael Thomas! "I think I had fun out there competing. I feel like I've not...
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Deke: Slow start, lack of win streak keeps Saints home again
She once said it standing next to Glinda the Good Witch of the South; all of us have used, or at the very least have heard that famous saying, "there's no place like home." Yes that was little Dorothy holding Toto in her hand. But folks, Dorothy wasn't...
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Kristian's Blog
Kristian: Who's ready for some LSU baseball?
Me, me, me! Love it or hate it, I'll admit I'm a college baseball junkie, and can't wait for LSU's 2017 season. You should be excited too. The Tigers are going to be really, really good, perhaps title contending good. LSU coach Paul...
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Kristian: NFL Divisional Playoff round features some really good match ups
Saints fans will find themselves in a bit of bind on Saturday afternoon at 3pm during the opening game of the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks battle the Atlanta Falcons in the first game of the weekend. The team that has...
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Heads roll at Saints HQ - Vitt, McMahon, others fired
Assistant Head Coach linebackers coach Joe Vitt, defensive line coach Bill Johnson, special teams coach Greg McMahon and assistant special teams coach Stan Kwan have been fired today. Vitt was a part of the original staff from 2006 and was a part of...
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Payton: Reports of Saints/Rams plot are "completely false"
Last night after the season finale against the Falcons, Saints coach Sean Payton answered to the reports linking him to the Los Angeles Rams coaching job with a quick response: "Next question." He was asked again today about those reports on a conference...
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Brees: The last three years are preparing Saints for "something great"
For the final installment of "Monday Morning Quarterback," I sat down for an exclusive interview with Saints QB Drew Brees after the Black and Gold put a bow on another 7-9 season. The Saints made the second half of the Falcons game interesting -...
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