| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:07 PM
New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is leaving the team to join the St. Louis Rams.
"I never got the sense Williams and head coach Sean Payton were especially close and Payton might have been looking to make a change after what...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:12 PM
After that unexpected playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the Saints are looking forward to next year.
Head coach Sean Payton held his year end press conference Tuesday afternoon, where he confirmed that Gregg Williams was leaving to be the...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Drew Brees spent the entire week deflecting questions about the prospect of breaking Dan Marino's iconic single-season passing record of 5,084 yards, which had stood as the NFL's gold standard since 1984.
Then on Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons,...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 9:15 PM
Drew Brees has a cherished NFL record, and the Saints have another NFC South title.
Brees' final pass of the game, a 9 yard scoring strike to Darren Sproles, broke Dan Marino's single season passing mark as the Saints routed the Falcons 45-16 Monday...
| Jan 2, 2012
Saints head coach Sean Payton said his team understands the NFL playoffs are a whole different game. The Saints host the Detroit Lions Saturday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
In his Monday press conference, Payton said the NFL playoffs aren't a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:42 PM
As the Saints prepare for the playoff match against San Francisco, some 49ers are complaining about the way they were treated when they came to the Superdome for a pre-season game last August. They say the Saints blitzed too much and didn't give them a...
| Jul 28, 2011
Saints head coach Sean Payton said Reggie Bush is a "dynamic player."
But, Bush will make his next big play for the Miami Dolphins. Early Thursday, the Saints traded Bush to the Miami Dolphins for reserve safety Jonathan Amaya, and a swap of...
| Aug 4, 2011
Sean Payton said it was a most difficult cut.
The Saints coach cut veteran running back Lynell Hamilton. Hamilton was making a comeback after knee surgery. He tore his ACL in practice last August at New England.
Payton said of Hamilton, " "He's what...
| Oct 10, 2006
| 10:52 AM
The ever-increasing high quality of football is one of the NFL stories of the new century. Asked to explain what's going on, Philadelphia quarterback Donovan McNabb said, "Big-time players are making big plays in big games."
In other words, in the...
| Sep 13, 2006
To win his first 13 games again this year, Peyton Manning, the conscientious Indianapolis quarterback, will have to beat better teams than he met last year. But he can win most of the time if he plays as he did opening night, when he came out as an...
| Nov 16, 2009
Saints starting cornerback Tracy Porter doesn't need season ending knee surgery.
Head coach Sean Payton said Porter has an MCL sprain of the left knee.
Various media outlets, citing sources, reported that Porter had injured the anterior cruciate...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 6:55 AM
Now Drew Brees and the unbeaten Saints can stop talking about emulating Tom Brady and the Patriots.
The way Brees carved up Bill Belichick's defense in the most lopsided loss New England endured all year, New Orleans can rest assured of its elite...