Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood

Sports 11/10/18, 16:11

Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun.The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday's game at Cincinnati.Bryant was injured during his second practice with New Orleans on Friday. ...

Saints’ Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the ‘ultimate test’

Football 11/09/18, 19:06

Dez Bryant has been injured in just his second practice with New Orleans Saints and the newly acquired receiver has indicated in social media posts that he has had a significant setback.The team's injury report on Friday has listed Bryant as questionable for Sunday's game in Cincinnati with an ankle ...

source: Saints sign ex-Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant

Sports 11/07/18, 14:59

Dez Bryant has found a new team, agreeing to contract teams with the New Orleans Saints.The former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, who has been looking for an NFL home since becoming a free agent, will join one of the NFL's top offenses in New Orleans. A person familiar with the ...

Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

Football 11/06/18, 16:48

Pro32 rankings?Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.The Saints knocked off the Los Angeles Rams 45-35 on Sunday, handing them their first loss of the season.The Saints jumped three spots to No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll . They received seven of 12 first-place votes and 377 points ...

panel rates LA Rams’ offensive line as best in NFL

Football 11/02/18, 12:05

Andrew Whitworth and Rodger Saffold have helped make the Los Angeles Rams an overwhelming pick as the team with the NFL's best offensive line in voting by a panel of 10 football writers for The Associated Press.The Rams got eight first-place votes and finished with a total of 92 of ...

Rams WR Kupp practices, says knee “could have been worse”

Football 11/01/18, 23:33

Cooper Kupp returned to practice with the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, less than three weeks after the receiver injured his knee.While Kupp is still uncertain whether he'll play Sunday, the second-year pro is grateful to be anywhere near the field this quickly, since he also incurred a concussion one ...

Brees, Saints offense, brace for unusual challenge vs. Rams

Football 10/31/18, 20:19

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints face an unusual challenge this weekend.They'll try to keep up with an offense every bit as potent as their own — and do so against one of the top-rated defenses in the NFL.Saints coach Sean Payton said dealing with the Los Angeles Rams' ...

Rams still top Pro32 poll; Chiefs at No. 2, Pats No. 3

Football 10/30/18, 17:02

Unlike in baseball, an NFL team in Los Angeles is still on top of its sport.The Rams (8-0) finished the first half of their schedule perfect with a 29-27 win over the Green Bay Packers.After holding off Aaron Rodgers, the Rams will look to stay unbeaten when they face another ...

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 ...

Miracle redux: Saints downplay revenge, Vikes ready for best

Football 10/25/18, 18:28

The Minnesota Vikings screamed at Stefon Diggs to step out of bounds once he secured the leaping catch at the sideline , seeking to stop the clock for a long field goal try just after the New Orleans Saints had taken a late lead in their NFC divisional-round playoff game ...

sources: Giants trade cornerback Eli Apple to Saints

Football 10/23/18, 14:08

Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press the New York Giants are trading cornerback Eli Apple to the New Orleans Saints.One of the people says the Giants will receive a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020 for Apple, a first-round pick in 2016 ...

Except for one kick, Saints and Ravens are evenly matched

Football 10/22/18, 02:43

In a matchup between the league's highest-scoring defense and top-ranked defense, the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens played to a near draw.New Orleans didn't come close to matching its average of 36 points, and the Baltimore defense finally wilted in the second half — thanks to the stellar play ...

Brees comeback, missed XP gets Saints past Ravens 24-23

Football 10/21/18, 21:06

Justin Tucker has won a dozen games for the Baltimore Ravens with his incredibly accurate right foot.This one will be remembered as the one he lost.Tucker missed the first conversion of his career after the Baltimore Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown with 24 seconds left, enabling Drew Brees and ...

Brees and Saints vs Suggs and Ravens: ‘A good, fun game’

Football 10/18/18, 16:56

The challenge of facing one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history and the league's highest-scoring offense is precisely why 36-year-old Terrell Suggs still gets a kick out of playing football.Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens' top-ranked defense take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in an ...

Redskins ‘wallowed around’ and now have ‘a cloud looming’

Football 10/10/18, 20:18

Alex Smith is not exactly playing like the perfect solution at quarterback for the Washington Redskins. The secondary is a mess. The team hardly seemed ready coming off a bye week and now faces the challenge of a short week.So what if they're leading the NFC East?Things are not looking ...

Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins 43-19

Football 10/08/18, 23:41

Drew Brees' 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie Tre'Quan Smith made him the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing and sent the New Orleans Saints well on their way to a lopsided 43-19 victory over the mistake-prone Washington Redskins on Monday night.Brees entered the game needing 201 yards to eclipse Peyton ...

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 ...

Redskins’ Thompson at peace returning to scene of injury

Football 10/04/18, 18:31

Chris Thompson feels the pain, not the nerves.Eleven months ago, the running back was in the middle of a career season with the Washington Redskins before he broke his right fibula on a freak play at the Superdome against the New Orleans Saints. He returns to the site of that ...

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