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Life of a Saint: Jabari Greer

Greer speaks about the influence of family, what the 2009 Super Bowl run was like and the most influential person in his quest to the NFL.

“I almost quit the team. I almost quit the University of Tennessee.” -Jabari Greer

In the toughest moment of his life at that point, former New Orleans Saint Jabari Greer turned to his family for support. Family always seems to be in the right place at the right time for Greer. Whether it was his grandparents, parents, siblings or his children, Greer...

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Taysom Hill, Teddy Bridgewater battle of the backups intensifies

We thought it would be a battle but not of this intensity. Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill are making the fight for who will back up Drew Brees one to remember. In Preseason Week 1 when the Saints dropped their opener to the Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater had one of the game’s standout performances. Taysom […] Saints: Taysom Hill, Teddy Bridgewater battle of the backups intensifies - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Chris Dunnells

Atlanta offense hopes to live up to expectation in 2019

Eric Seals-USA TODAY Sports

Our friends from The Falcoholic help review the Atlanta offseason.

We’ll continue a series of opponent preview posts for the New Orleans Saints opponents in 2019. Next, we’ll take a look at our final of three NFC South opponents, the rival Atlanta Falcons. Our friends over at The Falcoholic took some time to give us Saints fans the scoop on our division rival.

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images Week 10 in New Orleans & Week 13 in Atlanta

Notable free...

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Saints LB Kaden Elliss, no stronger case made against Chargers

When you’re a seventh-round draft pick, or really anything less than a third-rounder, every snap is a chance to prove you belong. For Saints linebacker Kaden Elliss, no stronger case was made on Sunday. It’s still not a done deal that Saints linebacker Kaden Elliss will be on the team after final cuts on August […] Saints LB Kaden Elliss, no stronger case made against Chargers - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Sean Payton regrets playing sick Teddy Bridgewater in preseason game

Teddy Bridgewater started the New Orleans Saints’ second preseason game Sunday and turned in a very discouraging performance that his coach is taking the blame for. Bridgewater went just 5-of-12 for 40 yards and an interception in a 19-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, with backup Taysom Hill rallying New Orleans to a win. Coach Sean Payton, however, took the blame, stating Bridgewater was sick and probably shouldn’t have stayed in as long as he did. Bridgewater won’t see much of...

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Watch: Denzel Perryman destroys RB with biggest hit of the preseason

The New Orleans Saints were looking to score in the fourth quarter, down near the goal line. Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Denzel Perryman had other ideas. Running back Devin Ozigbo took the handoff and then tried to cut but slipped. As he started to slide down, Perryman met him with force to not only issue a stunning hit but also jar the ball loose for a turnover. : @Chargers) pic.twitter.com/dEE9uoJpmb— Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 18, 2019 Though others have come close with some...

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Saints overcome sloppy first half, lean on Taysom Hill to defeat Chargers

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Teddy Bridgewater looked the exact opposite of last week to come out flat in the first half, as Taysom Time picked up the pieces and stole the show. The New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Chargers clashed on prime time CBS television on Sunday afternoon, and Sean Payton’s squad was able to pick up their first victory of the preseason, coming behind from a 17-3 halftime deficit to win 19-17. Game Recap The Chargers opted to receive after winning the coin toss, and...

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Wallace Delery

Saints vs. Chargers: Preseason open thread

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The 2019 Saints Preseason continues in sunny Southern California. Join us here for the game!

The New Orleans Saints continue the 2019 preseason on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers today. The Saints have been regular visitors to Southern California the last few years and the California sun has clearly been kind to them with the team going 3-0 against the Chargers in their past three West Coast matchups.

The Saints faced the Chargers in Carson, CA...

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Saints vs. Chargers 2019 Preseason: TV Schedule, Online Streaming, Radio, Mobile, and Odds

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The 2019 NFL Preseason enters its second week of games. The Saints travel to LA this week, and this is your one stop shop to find out how to follow the action!

The New Orleans Saints travel to the City of Angels today to face the Los Angeles Chargers in the second game of the 2019 preseason. After a loss at home in the first week of preseason action, Sean Payton looks to get another evaluation of the talent on his roster, as they face the Bolts. The main...

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Six Saints veterans who must stand out against the Chargers

Photo by Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images It may not be make-or-break yet for some players fighting for a job, but it's getting close. The New Orleans Saints take the field this evening against the Los Angeles Chargers in the second preseason contest for both teams. The two engaged in joint practice sessions on Thursday and Friday, in a clash of two of the NFL's top Super Bowl favorites. Just three practice days remain before the Saints officially break...

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Sean Payton ranked No. 3 in terms of job security

The league’s top head coaches were ranked based on their job security. Long-time New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton came in third. To be fair, Sean Payton really should’ve been second on this list that was topped by NFL legend Bill Belichick. However, New Orleans Saints legend Sean Payton is still in a tear […] New Orleans Saints: Sean Payton ranked No. 3 in terms of job security - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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For All-Pro DE Cameron Jordan, time off isn’t really time off

Speaking with the media on Friday, Aug 16, New Orleans Saints All-Pro DE Cameron Jordan spoke about how time off for him isn’t time off from the game. Like every other player on the team, the media assigned to cover the Saints and the fans who made the trip out to Los Angeles to see […] Saints: For All-Pro DE Cameron Jordan, time off isn’t really time off - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Emmanuel Butler has the most on the line in Week 2

New Orleans Saints’ receiver Emmanuel Butler has competition when it comes to cracking the 53-man roster, and he’s got ground to gain on some of the others. The New Orleans Saints will have a talented receiving corp when it’s all said on done. However, filling out that roster will be especially difficult given the talent […] New Orleans Saints: Emmanuel Butler has the most on the line in Week 2 - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and...

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John J. Hendrix

Saints vs. Chargers: Three areas to watch

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

All eyes will be on the Saints and Chargers on Sunday afternoon, but what are the big areas to pay attention to for the black and gold?

The NFL’s second week of preseason action is almost at its end, with just three matchups left on the docket between Sunday and Monday. The New Orleans Saints (0-1), who have already been on the West Coast this week for joint practices, meet the Los Angeles Chargers (0-1) on a nationally televised CBS broadcast (Ian...

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Saints CB Marshon Lattimore ready for his asterisk year

For NFL cornerbacks, year three is when it’s supposed to have all come together, mentally and physically. That time is now for Saints CB Marshon Lattimore. Following joint practice with the Chargers on Friday, Aug 16, Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore spoke with the media under the bright Southern California sun. One of the topics of […] Saints CB Marshon Lattimore ready for his asterisk year - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Big things are expected of the Chargers in the second preseason game

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Here’s a recap of the offseason for the Los Angeles Chargers.

Preseason football is still football. As we continue the Saints preseason, let’s look at a recap of the offseason from their next preseason opponent, the Los Angeles Chargers, brought to use by our friends over at the Bolts from the Blue.

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images Preseason Week 2 - at the Los Angeles Chargers

Notable free agent additions:

LB Thomas Davis, QB Tyrod...

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Deuce Windham

Chargers & Saints Joint Practice | Previewing Week 2 Preseason Matchups To Watch [Podcast]

Photo by Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images

Who is “winning” in joint practices, the team from L.A. or the team from LA?

Joint Camp Practices. Saints looking good in L.A.

Every preseason the Saints team up with another franchise for a week of practice leading up to their preseason game. So far, the young men from the bayou have put up highlight after highlight during the daytime practices. Ken Crawley, P.J. Williams, Emmanuel Butler, Simmie Cobbs,...

ESPN.com - New Orleans Saints

Superdome to be renovated before '24 Super Bowl

New Orleans' Superdome, the iconic domed stadium that's home to the Saints football team, will be getting a $450 million facelift before it hosts its next Super Bowl in 2024.

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$350M in Bonds Approved for Proposed $450M Superdome Renovation Project

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome's governing body has reportedly received positive news regarding a stadium upgrade project that will help keep the New Orleans Saints in the city...

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John J. Hendrix

FanPulse: Saints fans still super confident in 2019

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

You know New Orleans has a good team, whether you want to admit it or not.

SB Nation introduced FanPulse last season, which focused on being the voice of the fan by polling NFL team fanatics for the most plugged-in readers. Each week, a new poll would be emailed out throughout the season that ranged from the overall confidence you had in your team to hot topics across the league to how you felt about the upcoming game.

You can sign up for our 2019 FanPulse...

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