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  • Browns fire head coach Rob Chudzinski

    December 29, 2013 10:57 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have fired coach Rob Chudzinski following one season, which started promising but ended with a seven-game losing streak. Chudzinski had only been in place since Jan. 11, when the Ohio native and lifelong Browns fan was hired for his dream position by owner Jimmy Haslam... more »
  • Saints win!

    August 16, 2013 10:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Saints survived a sloppy second half for a 28-20 preseason victory over the Oakland Raiders Friday night. Drew Brees passed for 202 yards and a touchdown while leading five scoring drives. New Orleans' new defense under coordinator Rob Ryan thrived. The Saints are now... more »
  • Saints up big vs Raiders going into halftime

    August 16, 2013 8:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - What a difference a week makes! The Saints' offense scored on every first-half drive to lead the Raiders 23-7 going into the half. Drew Brees played the whole first half and registered 14-of-18 passing for 202 yards and a touchdown. Rookie Kenny Stills caught four passes... more »
  • Saints explode in first quarter vs Raiders

    August 16, 2013 8:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees didn't have a touchdown toss in his first preseason game last week versus the Chiefs, but the Saints quarterback wasted little time in his second outing. Brees led New Orleans on scores on each of their first three drives in the opening quarter, including a... more »
  • Saints lead 17-13 midway through 4th Quarter

    August 9, 2013 9:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - In Sean Payton's return, the Saints are eyeing a home preseason win - which would match their 2012 home preseason win total. The two New Orleans touchdown throws haven't come from the arm of Drew Bress, but rather, from former Louisiana Tech Bulldog Luke McCown. The... more »
  • McCown tosses second TD, Saints lead 17-10

    August 9, 2013 9:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It was the same connection: Luke McCown to Preston Parker. In fact, both Saints touchdowns, through the first three quarters, were even two yards tosses between the dynamic duo. The score puts New Orleans in front of Kansas City 17-10, after the Saints fell behind in... more »
  • Quiet 2nd quarter, Saints trail 10-3 at half

    August 9, 2013 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints and Chiefs each had trouble moving the ball in the second quarter with their second units on the field, leaving the only score of the quarter a Garrett Hartley 24-yard field goal to bring the Saints within seven points. Drew Brees finished his two... more »
  • Saints defense gives up early scores

    August 9, 2013 7:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The vaunted 3-4 defense didn't show up for the first quarter of the first preseason game versus the Kansas City Chiefs, allowing two first-quarter scores to an Alex Smith-led KC offense in his first appearance with the team. The Saints allowed 88 yards, seven first downs,... more »
  • Texans finish signing draft class

    July 23, 2013 6:45 PM

    HOUSTON - The Houston Texans have signed second-round draft choice D.J. Swearinger and third-rounder Brennan Williams on Tuesday. All nine of Houston's draft picks are now under contract with training camp beginning Friday. Swearinger, a safety at South Carolina taken 57th overall, had 79 tackles, two interceptions, seven pass breakups,... more »
  • Saints to play only AFC teams in 2013 preseason

    April 4, 2013 4:46 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints' 2013 preseason schedule is comprised of four AFC opponents, including a nationally televised game at Houston. New Orleans' preseason schedule, which was released Thursday, begins with a pair of home game against Kansas City and Oakland, followed by road games against the Texans and... more »
  • Top AFC teams to meet

    December 10, 2012 10:28 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - There's a good matchup of AFC teams this evening in the Monday Night game. Visiting Houston tops the South Division with 11 wins and 1 defeat while New England leads the East with 9 wins and 3 setbacks. The Patriots have wrapped up their division while... more »
  • Tangi considers lifting alcohol of ban

    February 10, 2010 6:29 AM

    Tangipahoa Parish's ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages at retail businesses and bars on Sundays may be permanently lifted for professional football's three's biggest games. The parish council agreed Monday to consider proposed amendments to the parish's alcohol sales ordinance that provide window exceptions for Super Bowl Sunday as... more »
  • Saints arrive in Miami

    February 1, 2010 12:55 PM

    The New Orleans Saints touched down in Miami Monday morning, six days before the Super Bowl kicks off in Sun Life Stadium. The Saints will face the AFC Champion Indianapolis Colts for the Lombardi Trophy Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The Colts reached the Super Bowl with a 30-17... more »

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