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  • Payton: With Ingram out, Saints other RBs ready

    Payton: With Ingram out, Saints other RBs ready

    Updated: 11:29 PM 9/17/2014

    METAIRIE - New Orleans' running game has been the least of coach Sean Payton's worries during the Saints' first two games. The coach expects that to remain the case, even with Mark Ingram sidelined by a broken hand. Payton says Ingram, who has averaged 6 yards per carry and scored... (More)
  • Payton harps on Saints' mental errors in 2 losses

    Payton harps on Saints' mental errors in 2 losses

    Updated: 5:59 PM 9/15/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says he's been disappointed by his players' lack of situational awareness during a pair of close losses to open the season. The coach says the result has been costly pre-snap mental errors including blown pass coverages, running backs failing to pick up a blitzes... (More)
  • AP source: Ingram has a broken hand

    AP source: Ingram has a broken hand

    Updated: 1:09 PM 9/15/2014

    METAIRIE - A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has a broken hand. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday because the Saints have not disclosed the injury, which was first reported by ESPN. The person says... (More)
  • Browns beat Saints 26-24 on last-second kick

    Browns beat Saints 26-24 on last-second kick

    Updated: 5:02 PM 9/14/2014

    CLEVELAND - Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff's kick helped the Browns (1-1) snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL... (More)
  • Saints see offense headed in right direction

    Saints see offense headed in right direction

    Updated: 7:14 AM 9/11/2014

    METAIRIE - Drew Brees sees plenty to like about the way New Orleans' offense is shaping up, even if it's not yet reflected in the win column. Brees says if he was only looking at statistics from New Orleans' season-opening, 37-34 overtime loss at Atlanta, but not the score, he... (More)
  • Saints aim to correct fundamental errors

    Saints aim to correct fundamental errors

    Updated: 5:50 PM 9/8/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro says he and his teammates have to get back to the lessons they learned in Pop Warner football. The Saints say poor fundamentals, mainly in the area of tackling, were costly in their 37-34 overtime loss at Atlanta to open the regular season. Before... (More)
  • Ryan, Bryant lead Falcons past Saints 37-34 in OT

    Ryan, Bryant lead Falcons past Saints 37-34 in OT

    Updated: 8:06 AM 9/8/2014

    ATLANTA - Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints. In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday, Matt Ryan threw for a franchise-record 448... (More)
  • Saints bring back Meachem, extend Galette

    Saints bring back Meachem, extend Galette

    Updated: 3:55 PM 9/3/2014

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints have given outside linebacker Junior Galette a four-year extension worth $41.5 million and have brought back receiver Robert Meachem. Galette says he signed the new contract Wednesday. He says he hopes his deal winds up looking like "a discount" for the Saints, who first... (More)
  • New Orleans Saints re-sign kicker Shayne Graham

    New Orleans Saints re-sign kicker Shayne Graham

    Updated: 5:41 PM 9/2/2014

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints have re-signed place kicker Shayne Graham, who had been with the club since late last season and throughout training camp before being cut on Saturday. In a corresponding move to keep the roster at the regular season maximum of 53 players, the Saints have... (More)
  • Statue of Tom Benson unveiled in New Orleans

    Statue of Tom Benson unveiled in New Orleans

    Updated: 4:12 PM 9/2/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Gov. Bobby Jindal, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other leaders of city and state were on hand outside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the unveiling of a statue erected to honor team owner Tom Benson. Tom Benson was at the event in the flesh as the statue... (More)