GIANTS @ SAINTS:
Beset by drops and injuries, Giants tight end Jake Ballard takes step back in loss to Eagles | NJ.com
Ballard drops three passes in loss
New York Giants don't seem ready for QB shootouts just ahead - ESPN New York
But if the Giants' can't beat Young -- a Tennessee Titans castoff whose solitary pass this season before Sunday's game was an interception -- then how do they plan on winning against the three hottest quarterbacks in the league? In the next three weeks they face New Orleans' Drew Brees, Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and Dallas' revitalized Tony Romo.
Giants fan not optimistic about team's chances next week -- Gerry V | NOLA.com
Saints should match up well
NFC South Stock Watch - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Sean Payton, Saints coach. We use the term "rising" literally here. Although Payton was back on the sideline in the last game before the bye, he was on crutches and trying to stay out of harm’s way. But the leg and knee injuries that caused Payton to sit in the press box for three games are healing nicely. On Monday night against the Giants, Payton should be much more mobile, and that should help him get a better feel for the game.
Giants frustrated after Eagles loss, bewildered by lack of intensity | NJ.com
Chris Canty, Antrel Rolle say Giants need more vigor than what they showed on Sunday
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, QB Drew Brees' press conference updates - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Live updates from the Saints' training facility
No injury report from New Orleans Saints on Tuesday - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Saints return to practice after bye week
OTHER SAINTS STUFF:
EOSB: Saints QB Brees, RB Sproles, TE Graham proving worth | wwltv.com New Orleans
With the Saints’ bye week now past, every team in the NFL has played 10 games. And with everyone on equal footing, it’s easy to make comparisons to the rest of the league statistically.
Strief-Students-Pledge-To-End-Teen-Relationship-Violence / News - NFLPlayers.com
New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief led Training Camps for Life, a program to educate students about teen relationship violence.
Predicting the playoffs - NFC South Blog - ESPN
If the season ended today, the New Orleans Saints would be the No. 3 seed in the NFC playoffs.
Guess who leads NFL in dropped passes? - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The Saints are tied for No. 15 with 13 drops. Tight end Jimmy Graham leads New Orleans with four drops.
NFL Power Rankings: Falcons climb - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The New Orleans Saints are coming off a bye and they held tight at No. 3 for the second straight week.
Green Bay Packers remain No. 1 in power rankings; what are your rankings - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Saints stay at third spot in rankings
State Police sending extra troopers to assist New Orleans police during busy holiday weekend | NOLA.com
Landrieu, Serpas request extra support
Morris points to labor deal as a reason for Bucs’ struggles | ProFootballTalk
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers already have lost as many games as they did in all of 2010, and they still have six games to play. Last week, the team began pushing to the media the notion that the franchise has been saddled with a very tough schedule, even though the Bucs basically play the same slate ...
Packers, 49ers can clinch playoff spots this week | ProFootballTalk
It's that time of year: The NFL has distributed playoff scenarios for the first time in 2011. According to a release sent out by the league today, the Packers and the 49ers can become the first two teams to clinch playoff spots, if they win on Thanksgiving and then get some help.
Tebow to Plummer: I’ll take every opportunity to praise the Lord | ProFootballTalk
Former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer recently offered a critique of current Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, not because of the way Tebow plays the game but because of the way Tebow expresses his religious beliefs before, during and after every game. Today Tebow responded.
Josh Scobee calls DeSean Jackson "punk," starts Twitter feud | ProFootballTalk
Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee and Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson have engaged in a war of words on Twitter. It apparently started because Scobee was watching Sunday night's Eagles-Giants game and was turned off by Jackson's taunting penalty.