Syracuse QB Dungey excited about wildcat role with Giants

Football 05/03/19, 14:37

Getting a chance to watch Taysom Hill do his thing as the New Orleans Saints' multi-faceted third-string quarterback was enough to convince coach Pat Shurmur the New York Giants needed someone who could do that all this season.Shurmur may a found a possible solution in Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey, who ...

Rams-Saints Matchups

Football 01/17/19, 16:46

The gumbo the New Orleans Saints are cooking up is flavored with lots of passes from Drew Brees to Michael Thomas, plenty of runs by Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, and enough dashes of defense to negate the high-powered offense of the Los Angeles Rams.Will that be the proper recipe?Here's ...

Recently banged-up Saints line showing signs of healing

Football 01/09/19, 20:40

When Saints starting right guard Larry Warford came out of the trainer's room, he scooped a mini basketball off the floor of the locker room and casually executed a quick, spinning dribble around a teammate.Combine that with left tackle Terron Armstead practicing for the first time in more than two ...

Saints narrowly upend Steelers and take top NFC seed

Football 12/23/18, 20:06

Drew Brees capped a 326-yard passing performance with 2-yard touchdown to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the top seed in the NFC playoffs with a 31-28 victory over Pittsburgh that dealt a significant blow to the Steelers' playoff hopes.Alvin Kamara gained 105 yards from ...

Saints’ D puts clamps on Newton in 12-9 win over Panthers

Football 12/17/18, 23:28

Alvin Kamara had 103 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown, the Saints' defense put the clamps on Cam Newton and New Orleans defeated the Carolina Panthers 12-9 on Monday night to take a big step toward locking up home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs.Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton, center right, celebrates ...

McCaffrey, Kamara figure to play key roles on Monday night

Football 12/16/18, 12:52

There's been no such thing as a sophomore slump for Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara.The two NFC South running backs have followed up strong rookie campaigns with even better second seasons for the Panthers and Saints, who'll meet Monday night in a game with big playoff ramifications for both teams.McCaffrey ...

Cowboys, Saints both thriving defensively lately

Football 11/27/18, 19:50

Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan doesn't sound interested in reviewing how the Saints gave up 48 points in Week 1 or 37 points in Week 3."Early in the year, they gave up some points and yards and things like that, but you just really look at them in their ...

Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

Football 11/18/18, 19:49

Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles' worst loss by far since they won last season's Super Bowl.Brees completed 22 of 30 passes and did not turn the ball ...

Eagles have all the motivation needed vs Saints

Football 11/15/18, 18:13

The standings give Malcolm Jenkins and the Philadelphia Eagles all the motivation they need against the New Orleans Saints.Trash talk doesn't matter when your season is on the line.The Saints (8-1) were 10 seconds away from facing the Eagles in the NFC championship game last January before the "Minneapolis Miracle" ...

Saints, Brees piling up points at franchise-record rate

Football 11/12/18, 19:14

The dynamic Saints running back duo of Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara agree that the word "savage" best describes New Orleans' offense.Certainly, the Saints are scoring so often, and in so many ways, it's enough to bruise defenders' egos."I'm glad we don't have to play them," Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Finding low-owned players in daily leagues

Football 11/07/18, 13:59

The Rams and Saints again showed the value of stacking lineups in daily fantasy football contests as they erupted Sunday for 80 total points and more than 280 fantasy points in point-per-reception leagues.Drew Brees, Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Jared Goff, Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp all cracked the 20-point threshold ...

Saints get revenge for ‘miracle’ in 30-20 win over Vikings

Football 10/28/18, 23:23

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints paid Minnesota back for their last-second loss in the playoffs last season, using two key turnovers, including a 45-yard interception return by P.J. Williams, to fuel a 30-20 victory over the Vikings on Sunday night.Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) celebrates after ...

Saints’ already potent offense widening options

Football 10/17/18, 20:27

No team has done more to limit Saints running back Alvin Kamara's influence on a game this season than New Orleans itself.That was by design, and Kamara says he's OK with it if an increasingly dynamic offense helps the Saints keep winning."I'm not worried about touches, whether it's a lot ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Burning questions for Week 6 in football

Football 10/12/18, 15:54

A look at some key fantasy questions for Week 6:SHOULD ALVIN KAMARA OWNERS BE CONCERNED AFTER MARK INGRAM'S TWO TD PERFORMANCE?No. Ingram played 16.1 percent more snaps than Kamara in Week 5 but the Saints jumped out to a big early lead, calling for them to run. Compared with Kamara, ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Burning questions for Week 5 in football

Football 10/05/18, 12:29

A look at some key fantasy questions for Week 5:CAN YOU START SAINTS RB MARK INGRAM IN HIS FIRST GAME BACK FROM SUSPENSION?There's no substitution for real-life game action and Ingram isn't likely to be in midseason form for a couple of weeks, but it's not like he will be ...

Ingram returns to Saints with ‘a lot of stuff pent up’

Football 10/04/18, 19:34

Mark Ingram could see that the New Orleans Saints' offense was doing fine without him while he was at home in Florida, watching on television like any other fan during his four-game suspension.The veteran running back also would like to think New Orleans could be even better with him in ...

Kamara runs for 3 second-half TDs, Saints beat Giants 33-18

Football 09/30/18, 21:49

Alvin Kamara ran for three second-half touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints' defense stepped out of Drew Brees' shadow in a 33-18- victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.Wil Lutz matched his career high with four field goals as the Saints (3-1) built a 12-7 halftime lead. Kamara broke ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Targeting Niners-Chargers and Colts-Texans

Football 09/26/18, 16:03

For the third straight week this NFL season, game stacking — playing three or more players from the same game — was an effective way to win daily fantasy tournaments.The logic is that when a matchup turns into a shootout, there's a lot of back and forth from each team, ...

Drew Brees’ TD run in OT lifts Saints past Falcons 43-37

Golf 09/23/18, 17:09

Drew Brees' 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.Brees' score came after his apparent 3-yard TD pass to Alvin Kamara was overturned on a review that determined Kamara's knee was down ...

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