Mark Menard

Sean Payton
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Mark Menard
October 31, 2017 - 2:38 am
Saints Coach Sean Payton joined Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia for his weekly chat on the Saints Coaches Show Monday night and began by reviewing his team's 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears. Payton stressed how important it was that the Saints opened strong on offense and built an early lead. "...
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Mark Menard
October 27, 2017 - 8:11 am
We're turning the corner for the final stretch, and that means big rivalry games the next couple of weeks will highlight the schedule. This week, it's a recently-minted rivalry that takes center stage when Metairie's "Shrine on Airline" hosts a Catholic League battle between two of the state's top...
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Mark Menard
September 29, 2017 - 6:49 pm
Two of the New Orleans area's best square off at the Shrine on Airline tonight as the John Curtis Patriots battle the Warren Easton Eagles. Curtis comes into the matchup having passed three out of their four tests on the season so far. The Patriots are unbeaten against competition from the state of...
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Mark Menard
September 15, 2017 - 6:43 pm
For the second week in a row, the only true top 10 showdown on the slate will take place in Lafayette. This time it's a class 4A rumble as #1 St. Thomas More hosts #3 Plaquemine The Cougars of STM are enjoying a bonafide renaissance, having made two straight trips to the Superdome the last two...
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Drew Brees signals
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Mark Menard
September 13, 2017 - 10:59 pm
Saints quarterback Drew Brees joined Bobby Hebert for the first 2017 edition of his weekly "QB To QB" segment Wednesday night on WWL Radio, and not surprisingly, the early part of the discussion centered on his team's season-opening loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Brees lamented his team's failure...
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Mark Menard
September 08, 2017 - 12:02 pm
Much like Week 1, the second week of the season has just one true top 10 showdown on the docket. Lafayette will be the place to be as the city's most-storied prep program will look to rebound from an underwhelming debut one week ago. The Acadiana Wreckin' Rams are 1-0; but a sloppy, mishap-ridden...
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Mark Menard
July 28, 2017 - 10:59 am
For the man whose first name is Hawaiian for "happy," the 2017 edition of Saints training camp offers a huge reason to be jovial. Linebacker Hau'oli Kikaha is certainly no stranger to adversity, and he recently completed another year's worth. After a promising rookie season in New Orleans, Kikaha...
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Mark Menard
April 27, 2017 - 5:58 am
With just hours to go until the 2017 NFL Draft, I sat down with Saints legend Deuce McAllister, the team's first-round selection in 2001, to pick his brain about the most important items on the team's shopping list and his thoughts on the incoming rookies who hope to tote the rock in the pros. What...
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Mark Menard
June 15, 2016 - 5:38 pm
Most people, if they're lucky enough, have that one teacher. That teacher who gets it. That teacher who gets YOU. That teacher who knows what you need, even if you don't, and what buttons to press to get the most out of you, even if you don't appreciate it at the time. I had that teacher in junior...
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