1. New Orleans Saints: The Biggest Early-Season Headlines

    It has been a pretty tough start to the 2012 season for the New Orleans Saints , and that's putting it mildly. Nothing seems to be going right on either side of the ball, and the only thing the Saints have won no shortage of is headlines...

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  2. Winners and Losers from the Saints' 35-27 Loss to the Carolina Panthers

    Another week, and another loss that makes it difficult to find the "winners" out of this bunch. This Saints team just doesn't have the fire that past teams have had, and that is ...

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  3. 3 Things We Learned in the Saints' 35-27 Loss to the Panthers

    Another week and another eight-point loss to drop the New Orleans Saints to 0-2 on the season. It's still early, Who Dat Nation, so there's no need to push the panic button. Yet...

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  4. Redskins vs. Saints: Winners and Losers from New Orleans' 40-32 Loss

    At least it's over. That's about all you can say about the New Orleans Saints ' regular-season debut versus rookie QB Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins . The scoreboard might have read 40-32, but this game wasn't that close...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 1,741 reads 18 comments

  5. Hurricane Katrina, 7 Years Later: A Saints Fan's Journey Back to New Orleans

    In honor (would honor be the right word?) of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans will be receiving another cyclonic gift in the form of Hurricane Isaac on the same day as Katrina hit just seven years ago...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 1,882 reads 7 comments

  6. New Orleans Saints vs. Houston Texans: Game Grades and Analysis

    The New Orleans Saints beat the Houston Texans 34-27 in a very entertaining game, for the most part. The first half, with the starters in, was the exciting part of it until the reserves stumbled to the finish in the second half...

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  7. Are the New Orleans Saints the Most Hated Team in the NFL?

    Before March, there wouldn't be any discussion of the New Orleans Saints being anywhere near the top of a "most-hated" list, but a good offseason's worth of being dragged through the mud would put any team in that discussion...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 1,662 reads 17 comments

  8. Predicting the New Orleans Saints' Final 53-Man Roster

    The New Orleans Saints have three preseason games in the books, and the roster is starting to fill out with the few exceptions that won't be decided until final cuts. These next games will be the most the starters will play in the preseason...

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  9. New Orleans Saints' Biggest Winners and Losers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    The New Orleans Saints ' preseason opener didn't end as they would have hoped. The Jacksonville Jaguars wound up pulling out a 27-24 victory with a late touchdown pass by Jordan Palmer in possibly the longest game ever (but I'll get to that later)...

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  10. New Orleans Saints: 4 Saints Struggling Through Training Camp

    The New Orleans Saints have run an efficient training camp this offseason, which has showed in the opening games of the preseason. However, there were some bad performances in places...

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  11. New Orleans Saints: 3 Things We'll Learn in the Preseason

    The New Orleans Saints ' preseason has been very quiet compared to its offseason brethren but, make no mistake, it's still had its share of nuggets to be worked out...

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  12. 2012 New Orleans Saints: 3 Training Camp Observations

    With two games under the Saints ' belt thus far this preseason, I headed down Airline Drive to see how this team looked in its first live action since its game versus the New England Patriots last week...

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  13. 2012 New Orleans Saints: Is Travaris Cadet a Mix of Ivory and Sproles?

    Travaris Cadet might not be a household around the league, but around Who Dat Nation his presence is being felt with his hard play and great athleticism. He is the Black and Gold's new jack-of-all-trades back...

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  14. Saints vs. Patriots: Biggest Winners and Losers

    With an ugly round two in the books of this 2012 preseason, the New Orleans Saints don't have much to look forward to after being on the short end of a 7-6 slop-fest in New England ...

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  15. 2012 New Orleans Saints: 1 Burning Question for Every Member of the Roster

    After Sunday's night win over the Arizona Cardinals in the Hall of Fame game, the New Orleans Saints got the huge gorilla that was this offseason's adversities (bounties, Drew ...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 2,660 reads 16 comments

  16. New Orleans Saints: 3 Things to Watch in the Hall of Fame Game vs. Arizona

    Game day is finally upon us, Who Dat Nation. This is the day you have waited for since the crushing defeat to the San Franciso 49ers in the Divisional Round of the playoffs...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 688 reads 1 comments

  17. New Orleans Saints Players Whose Numbers Should Be Retired

    In honor of the great Willie Roaf being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, I take a look at the numbers throughout New Orleans Saints history that, along with Roaf's, should be retired by the team and never worn again...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 2,684 reads 3 comments

  18. 2012 New Orleans Saints: Why Curtis Lofton Is an Upgrade over Vilma at MLB

    This will be the first year since 2007 that the man in the middle of the Saints defense will not be named Jonathan Vilma , but instead be replaced by a younger, better Curtis Lofton from the hated Atlanta Falcons ...

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  19. 4 Biggest Hurdles Facing the 2012 New Orleans Saints in Training Camp

    The 2012 New Orleans Saints training camp has kicked off, and despite the horrible offseason, the excitement surrounding the city of New Orleans has been electric...

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  20. The People Who Are Happiest That Drew Brees Has Signed Back with the Saints

    The list of people who are happiest that Drew Brees is back in NOLA would be too numerous to name. It would probably run longer than the Mississippi River itself, but that group would have one thing in common...

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  21. New Orleans Saints: 3 Most Positive Developments of the Saints' Offseason

    It's been a very trying few months for everyone in the Who Dat Nation, especially the Saints in general. Pick a scandal or pick a controversy, and, most likely, it's happened to New Orleans this offseason...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about almost 2 years ago 4,693 reads 7 comments

  22. 2012 New Orleans Saints: New Scheme Saints Fans Will See on Defense in 2012

    The New Orleans Saints are going from a blitz-heavy, run-yourself-out-of-the-play type of defense to one more focused on using stunts and schematic measures, and Saints fans are going to notice the difference immediately...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 2,758 reads 9 comments

  23. Has Drew Brees' Contract Debacle Damaged His Relationship with the Saints?

    Drew Brees has had a very interesting past 12 months, to say the least. He's been a lead plaintiff in a lawsuit during the NFL lockout. He broke Dan Marino's record for most passing yards in a season...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 8,082 reads 26 comments

  24. New Orleans Saints: 5 NFC South Players That Concern Saints Coaches the Most

    Looking around the NFC South, there aren't many players that really strike fear into Saints coaches. None of those players are on the defensive side of the ball, either...

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  25. Which New Orleans Saints Newcomer Will Have the Biggest Impact in 2012?

    The New Orleans Saints signed some big names this offseason, mostly on the defensive side, and it's time to see which one will have the biggest impact on this new team come the fall...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 4,463 reads 4 comments