1. Big Easy Win: Top Five Reasons the New Orleans Saints Are Championship-Bound

    The showdown between the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints was billed as a potential shootout between two explosive offenses. Well, at least we were half right...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,125 reads 6 comments

  2. Arizona Cardinals-New Orleans Saints: Top Five Storylines to Follow

    Other than perhaps Dallas-Minnesota, no other NFL divisional playoff game has more intrigue than Arizona-New Orleans. Both teams come into the Louisiana Superdome with scary good passing offenses and opportunistic defenses...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 828 reads 5 comments

  3. NFC Playoffs: Ranking the Biggest Threats for the New Orleans Saints

    Okay, so the New Orleans Saints didn't exactly end the season on high note as they enter the playoffs. You've probably seen the stat by now: No team has ever won the Super Bowl when they enter the playoffs on a three-game losing streak...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,060 reads 5 comments

  4. Saints Panic? Here's Why the Sky's Not Falling in New Orleans...Yet

    A 17-0 lead. At home. Against a 2-12 team they had beaten by a 38-7 score just a month earlier. Drew Brees vs. rookie Josh Freeman. And then.... Yuck. Pierre Thomas leaves the game with bruised ribs...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,011 reads 12 comments

  5. Attention Saints Fans: Cast Your Votes For The Saints All-Decade Team

    The 2000s was the most successful decade in New Orleans Saints' history. They won their first playoff game ever (12/30/2000, vs. the St. Louis Rams), and took home three division titles—2000, 2006, and 2009...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 234 reads 7 comments

  6. WIll the New Orleans Saints Have a Spot for Lance Moore When He Returns?

    New Orleans Saints receiver Lance Moore had a breakout season last year when he led the team with 79 catches, 928 yards, and 10 touchdowns. And now? The Saints may not have a spot for him on the active game day roster...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,617 reads 33 comments

  7. Saints Survive Scare From Da Dirty Bird, Beat Atlanta Falcons To Remain Perfect

    The New Orleans Saints won a nail-biter on the road for the second straight week as they defeated the Atlanta Falcons 26-23 to clinch a first-round bye. This time it was the Saints, and not their opponent, blowing a double-digit lead...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 462 reads 8 comments

  8. Where Dat!? A Saints Fan's Review Of The Louisiana Superdome

    Home of the New Orleans Saints and the Tulane Green Wave, the Louisiana Superdome has hosted many big-time events since it first opened in 1975. The Superdome has witnessed six Super Bowls and four NCAA men’s final fours...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 691 reads 0 comments

  9. Saints Third Quarter Report: Grading New Orleans and its Perfect Dozen

    If you look strictly at the opponents' records, the third quarter was supposed to be the easiest four-game stretch of the season. Games against St. Louis, Tampa Bay, and Washington were all supposed to be a cakewalk...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 641 reads 5 comments

  10. Lucky Week 13: Saints Pull Rabbit Out of the Hat To Escape Redskins

    It appeared as if the New Orleans Saints had gotten caught in the trap game. Then Redskins kicker Shaun Suisham gave them an escape route. Suisham missed a chance to put Washington up 10 points with less than two minutes left...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 586 reads 17 comments

  11. Is "MNF" Showdown in New Orleans More Important for Patriots or Saints?

    Nov. 20, 2005. New England 24, New Orleans 17. The Patriots marched out to a commanding 24-7 lead before a valiant comeback by the over-matched Saints fell 22 yards short. Much has changed since the last time these two teams met...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 950 reads 25 comments

  12. In a Copycat League, the New Orleans Saints Are Drawing Blueprints for the NFL

    Coaches and players spend countless hours per week watching game film on their upcoming opponents. They often look to see how other teams have beaten their next foe when formulating the week's game plan...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 645 reads 1 comments

  13. New Orleans a Perfect 10: Saints Sink Buccaneers, 38-7

    No Sedrick Ellis. No Reggie Bush. Both starting corners out. No problem. Tampa Bay took the ball 95 yards down the field and scored a touchdown on their first drive. They got just 124 yards and were shut out the rest of the game...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 416 reads 5 comments

  14. Reggie Bush, Saints Overcome Miscues to Fend Off Pesky Rams, 28-23

    The may have 9-0 next to their name in the standings, but the New Orleans Saints didn't look like a 9-0 team Sunday. They struggled to put away to put away the 1-8 St. Louis Rams in a 28-23 road victory...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 367 reads 2 comments

  15. Saints Midseason Report Card: Grading New Orleans and Its 8-0 Start

    The New Orleans Saints are 8-0. There's one sentence no one was ever able to say or print until Sunday afternoon. For the first time in their 43-year history, the New Orleans Saints have run the table on the first half of their schedule...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,048 reads 7 comments

  16. Panthers-Saints: Will New Orleans Set Franchise Mark With 8-0 Start?

    The last time the New Orleans Saints were 7-0 Michael Jordan won his first title, we found out what "going postal" meant, the country became aware of a man in Los Angeles named Rodney King, and the Soviet Union collapsed...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 824 reads 10 comments

  17. New Orleans Saints' Recent Sins May Ruin Bid at Perfection

    This season has been a dream season of sorts for the New Orleans Saints, the city, and its fans. The offensive explosion. The reinvention of the defense that averages three turnovers per game...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,316 reads 7 comments

  18. Atlanta-New Orleans: Falcons Swoop in to Face Saints in NFC South Showdown

    The New Orleans Saints look to match the franchise's best start ever and continue a magical season when the Atlanta Falcons come into town on Monday night...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 638 reads 3 comments

  19. New Orleans-Miami: Dolphins Throw First Punches, but Heavyweight Saints Land KO

    The Saints had never trailed in five games. Suddenly, New Orleans was down 24-3. Drew Brees was sacked a total of four times in five games and then Miami sacked him five times...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,062 reads 18 comments

  20. Saints-Dolphins: Can New Orleans Slow Down Miami's Wildcat on the Road?

    New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams should be preaching gap control this week in practice as the Saints prepare to face the NFL's most efficient version of the Wildcat formation in Miami...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 559 reads 3 comments

  21. A Change in Sean Payton's Philosophy Key to Saints Offensive Excellence

    After two straight non-winning seasons, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton knew he needed to try something different. Even though his offense led the league in total yards and points per game in 2008, it still had its share of shortcomings...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,516 reads 6 comments

  22. Brees, Saints Dwarf Giants As New Orleans Matches Best Start in 16 Years

    So much for a bye week messing up the rhythm of the league's best offense. I'd like to say that I had this game figured out, but I'd be lying if I did...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 664 reads 1 comments

  23. Saints Face Giant Task In New Orleans As Unbeatens Prepare For Battle

    In what is surely the game of the week in the NFL, the team from the Big Easy looks to complete its sweep of teams representing the Big Apple...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about over 4 years ago 1,460 reads 32 comments

  24. New Orleans Saints Report Card: Does 4-0 Record Equal 4.0 GPA?

    As the New Orleans Saints make the quarter turn and head into the bye week, there are a lot of positives. No time to rest on the laurels, though. No one makes the playoffs for winning four games...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 5 years ago 797 reads 5 comments

  25. Saints Roll as Sharper, Defense Smother Jets' Sanchez

    So much for losing a step and being too old. Darren Sharper intercepted two more passes for the Saints to bring his NFL-leading total to five as the New Orleans Saints defeated the previously unbeaten New York Jets 24-10...

    Paul Augustin, Jr. Written by Paul Augustin, Jr. about almost 5 years ago 435 reads 19 comments