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Top matchup for each Week 7 NFL game

As the NFL season inches towards its midway point, we’re starting to see a ton of trends take hold. Individual performances from budding stars such as Patrick Mahomes and Todd Gurley have defined the first six weeks of the season. They have their respective teams as the top Super Bowl contenders thus far. They also have interesting Week 7 matchups. Multiple pass-catchers are on pace to break the single-season reception mark. That includes Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen. How...

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John J. Hendrix

Power Rankings Roundup: Saints do some shuffling during bye week

You’d think the Saints wouldn’t do much moving on the bye week in the power rankings.

The New Orleans Saints were able to enjoy their weekend, as they were on the bye week during Week 6 action. Fresh off of it, the 4-1 Saints have a tough task at hand when they take on the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium as part of one of the late kickoffs on Sunday. Here’s a collective snapshot of the power rankings for Sean Payton’s squad, which has them as a consensus Top 5 team. Do...

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Deuce Windham

Fleur-de-Links, October 16: Saints getting healthy with Bye week, Re-Sign Jay Bromley

Saints toughest road test of the season awaits them in Baltimore.

Saints News:

Saints Film Room: Sack-happy Ravens will be a big test for Brees

Payton: Kamara's season-low nine touches a byproduct of big-play offense | NOLA.com
'There were a number of explosive plays,' Payton said. 'It just changes how the game unfolds.'

Saints expect running game to be more balanced between Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara moving forward | Saints | theadvocate.com
The Saints want to get back to being...

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Dave Cariello

Why Patrick Peterson can help New Orleans Saints win a Super Bowl: Podcast

Plus, the boys preview the Saints’ upcoming game against the Ravens.

The Saints had an amazing bye week with Carolina, Tampa, and Chicago all losing! The Arizona Cardinals reportedly are serious about trading Patrick Peterson; could he win the Saints a Super Bowl? New show segment: “You Ain’t the Real MVP” featuring Jared Goff. With the NFL setting scoring records, how good of a defense do Saints need to win a title?

Become a Patron and get access to more shows for as little as $1...

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What to expect from Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram going forward

While each game will vary for both RBs, don't be surprised if the second-year Pro Bowler holds an edge as the "1A" to the veteran Pro Bowler's "1B."

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Wallace Delery

49ers vs. Packers: Monday Night Football open thread

A matchup of two longtime NFC rivals caps Week 6 in the NFL. Join us here to discuss the game!

The Green Bay Packers host the San Francisco 49ers tonight at Lambeau Field. While both teams are struggling through disappointing seasons, Green Bay still has the major advantage of Aaron Rodgers. Can the Niners find a way to upset the Packers in Lambeau? Will Aaron Rodgers and the Pack get back on track with a home win here? Let’s tune in and find out!

San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay...

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Chris Dunnells

NFC South after Week 6: Saints gain ground on bye

It was another good week for New Orleans, and the Saints didn’t even play.

If the Falcons have to win, it might as well be in a way that helps the New Orleans Saints, right?

The Saints actually were able to gain ground on the majority of the NFC South, even on their bye week. Here’s how it all happened.

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Coming into Week 6, it was our first place New Orleans Saints (4-1) on their bye week. The last place Atlanta Falcons (1-4) hosted the third place Tampa...

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Wallace Delery

Chiefs vs. Patriots: Sunday Night Football open thread

It’s an underrated AFC rivalry game in Foxboro tonight. Join us here to discuss the game!

The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs tonight in Foxboro. The last time these two teams met, the Chiefs came into New England and steamrolled the defending champion Pats on opening night a season ago. Can the Chiefs beat the Pats on the road again and stay undefeated? Will New England re-establish their throne atop the AFC against the new challengers? Let’s tune in and find...

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John J. Hendrix

Sunday NFL Football: Week 6 late games thread

There’s just three late kickoffs slated for Week 6, with Jacksonville-Dallas getting the national spotlight.

Just three games are on deck for late kickoff in Week 6 across the NFL, and we continue getting Dallas shoved down our throats because of TV ratings. Here’s how the matchups look.

Los Angeles Rams (5-0) at Denver Broncos (2-3) Jacksonville Jaguars (3-2) at Dallas Cowboys (2-3) Baltimore Ravens (3-2) at Tennessee Titans (3-2)

The Jaguars-Cowboys game gets the afternoon CBS...

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Deuce Windham

Fleur-de-Links, October 14: News around the NFL during Saints Bye Week

Check out all the news around the league for today’s slate of games and more during the Saints bye week.

Saints bye week content:

How Terron Armstead spent the offseason mastering body and mind, so that he could master opponents – The Athletic
Through five weeks, the Saints lineman is rated as Pro Football Focus' fourth-best tackle in the NFL.

Saints WR Michael Thomas fined $10,026 for taunting | Saints | theadvocate.com
Michael Thomas is losing a little bit of money this week.


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John J. Hendrix

Sunday NFL Football: Week 6 early games thread

Nine games are on deck for early kickoff in NFL Week 6.

No New Orleans Saints football on Sunday means most all of us can enjoy a rather stress free Week 6. The Detroit Lions, fresh off their win over the Green Bay Packers, are also on the bye this week. Here’s how the nine matchups look.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-2) at Atlanta Falcons (1-4) Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (4-1) Los Angeles Chargers (3-2) at Cleveland Browns (2-2-1) Buffalo Bills (2-3) at Houston Texans...

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Tee Word

Saints Player of the Week – Drew Brees eclipses Passing Greatness

Drew Brees was on fire, and it helped lead the Saints to a Monday Night victory over the Redskins.

What’s up, Who Dats!? Tee Word is back with the New Orleans Saints Player of the Week for Week 5 of 2018! The Saints tallied win number four and are headed into the bye week with momentum and good fortune in their favor. On a magical Monday night in New Orleans, the Black & Gold warriors put on a show for all to see on their way to a 43-19 victory over the NFL’s Washington representative. A...

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Will the New Orleans Saints be active at the NFL's trade deadline?

Would the Saints be willing to move any of these players before the trade deadline?

The NFL trading deadline line is approaching, specifically on Tuesday, October 30th at 4pm eastern time. The 4-1 New Orleans Saints are on their bye week, so of course it's time to engage in rumors that will almost certainly not happen. Some whispers throughout the league have Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson on the market, and others have suggested that Oakland Raiders corner Gareon Conley might...

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Don Kellum

Saints Film Room: The defense is clicking and a rookie steps up

The defense finally looks to be on the same page and Tre’Quan Smith is staking his claim for the number 2 receiving option

The offense and Drew Brees had a historical night and stole the show, but the defense looked to finally be on the same page and had a complete game. While it wasn’t perfect, and the Redskins’ offense made their fair share of mistakes, a lot of the problems from earlier in the season seem to be going away. Let’s take a look at two plays that show the progress of...

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Drew Brees not planning to retire even if he wins Super Bowl

Drew Brees is not planning to retire even if he wins a Super Bowl this season. Brees, 39, became the NFL’s career passing yards leader on Monday night. Given his age and accomplishments, some speculated he might retire if he were to win the Super Bowl this season. Brees says that is unlikely to be the case. Brees joined his former New Orleans Saints teammate Reggie Bush for an interview on NFL Network and was asked whether he would ride off into the sunset if he were to win it all. “No,...

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Deuce Windham

Fleur-de-Links, October 12: Saints film room shows Marcus Davenport starting to wreak havoc

Catch up on the latest Saints news and more

Saints News:

Saints Film Room: Marcus Davenport starting to wreak havoc – The Athletic
The Saints first-round draft pick is getting more snaps and is on pace for 6.5 sacks as a rookie.

Saints film room: How New Orleans’ front 7 made it happen against Washington | Saints | theadvocate.com
Imagine someone telling you two or three years ago the front seven was going to be the strength of the Noew Orleans Saints’ defense soon, and that the front...

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Chris Dunnells

POLL: Who do you want to win between the Falcons and Buccaneers?

Is it win-win, or lose-lose for the Saints?

In Week 6, the New Orleans Saints are currently atop the NFC South.

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— Young Leek (@Leek3k) October 9, 2018

The fourth place Atlanta Falcons (1-4) hosts the third place Buccaneers (2-2) on Sunday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers obviously have a better than the Atlanta Falcons and have already beaten the Saints once this year. The Atlanta Falcons, on...

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Wallace Delery

Eagles vs. Giants: Thursday Night Football open thread

Two NFC East rivals meetup in primetime tonight. Join us here to discuss the game!

The New York Giants host the Philadelphia Eagles in their longtime NFC East rivalry. Philly stands unsteadily in first place in the division, but even at 1-4 the Giants are only a game out of the division lead themselves. Can the Giants make up ground in this terrible division? Will Philly extend their lead in the NFC East? Let’s tune in and find out!

Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants MetLife...

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(Podcast) Drew Brees IS the GOAT and the Saints are 4-1

Did we mention Drew is the Goat.

Brian, Chris, and Patrick sit down to discuss the Saints dominating 43-19 win over the Washington Redskins (the number 1 defense in the NFL...well...they were). More than anything though we’re here to talk about the 4-1 Saints and the incredible accomplishment that Drew Brees reached Monday night as he became the NFL’s all time leader in passing yards.

Drew did that by going 23-26 as he continues to reset what it means to be accurate and efficient, and...

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Wallace Delery

NFL Picks Week 6: Riding High Into the Bye

The Saints played their best game of the season in Week 5.  Now with the bye week upon us, there is still plenty to keep an eye on throughout the rest of the league in Week 6.

The New Orleans Saints go into the bye week with a 4-1 record and find themselves in the driver’s seat in the NFC South. Coming off a dominant and record-breaking performance on Monday night, the team and the fans can't wait to get back to action, but it will be good to get some rest for the players, namely Marshon...

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