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Falcons Show Saints That Drew Brees Isn’t Enough Anymore

Posted on 27 Sep, 2016, by in NFL

This season won’t be about the New Orleans Saints making the playoffs. This is going to be the season in which they realize that Drew Brees with nothing much else around him isn’t enough anymore, and there’s some serious house cleaning to do, highlighting all of their mistakes in free agency, the draft and overall team building in the last few years. More

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NFL Rumors – Giants, 49ers & Eagles Interested in Sean Payton Trade

Posted on 5 Jan, 2016, by in NFL

In the days leading up to the first playoff games, the most interesting thing in the NFL is the potential coaching carousel going on, with Sean Payton as the grand prize right now. It’s not quite clear what his future will be and if it has anything to do with the New Orleans Saints. If it doesn’t, the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers are the first in line to make a trade for him. More

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NFL Rumors – New Orleans Saints Heading Into a Very Murky Future

Posted on 11 Nov, 2015, by in NFL

The New Orleans Saints in the Sean Payton era have been one of the most successful teams in the NFL, making the playoffs five times and winning one Super Bowl. The aging of Drew Brees and the ongoing ownership battle between owner Tom Benson and his daughter, Renee Benson, could lead to some drastic changes and a certain fall from grace, which might have already begun. More

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New Orleans Saints – Drew Brees Makes 400 Yards Look Easy

Posted on 1 Oct, 2013, by in NFL

It was the 10th time Drew Brees threw for over 400 yards since joining the New Orleans Saints, getting plenty of help from Jimmy Graham and Darren Sproles, but the main difference from the perfect team this season than the train wreck of a year ago is with Sean Payton. More

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New Orleans Saints – Drew Brees Suddenly Has a Defense to Help Him

Posted on 9 Sep, 2013, by in NFL

The New Orleans Saints had the worst defense in the NFL last season, but that something that seems to be changing. Drew Brees isn’t forced to score on each drive, and all of a sudden there’s a chance that with Sean Payton back on the sidelines, they’re the cream of the crop in the NFC South once again. More

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10 Highest Paid Head Coaches in 2013

Posted on 23 May, 2013, by in Featured

The money is in the NFL, especially when it comes to head coaches, as eight of the top ten highest paid head coaches in North American pro sports are in the sport of football, with Sean Payton, Bill Belichick, Andy Reid and even new guy Chip Kelly rising high above the others when it comes to their income. More

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NFL Rumors – New Orleans Saints Still Want Jonathan Vilma

Posted on 14 Feb, 2013, by in NFL

After nine seasons in the NFL, Jonathan Vilma is no longer one of the best inside linebackers in the league. Still, despite the shift to a 3-4 defense and his salary for the 2013 season, the New Orleans Saints are going to try and keep the player with them. More

Just How Bad are the New Orleans Saints

Posted on 24 Sep, 2012, by in NFL

It couldn’t get any simpler than this – the New Orleans Saints are 0-3 so far this season, losing to three teams (Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs) who are 0-6 against everyone else. More

Sean Payton & Gregg Williams Take Heavy Hits in Bountygate Aftermath

Posted on 22 Mar, 2012, by in NFL

Sean Payton got a one year, without pay, suspension from the NFL. The New Orleans Saints’ GM, Mickey Loomis is suspended for 8 games. The organization, owned by Tom Benson, was fined $500,000 and lost two second round draft picks in 2012 and 2013. A severe punishment, that everyone saw coming. And we even haven’t talked about Gregg Williams, who might never coach in the league again. More

The Double Standard of the Bountygate Scandal

Posted on 4 Mar, 2012, by in NFL

Gregg Williams, Sean Payton, the entire New Orleans Saints orginization to a huge blow with the news of the bounty system floating and becoming national news, arguably the biggest scandal in the NFL we’ve seen in a long time, bigger than Belichick and Spygate. It’s more than a simple case of people doing the wrong thing, but rather doing it in a culture and sport that is all about physcality and violence. More