My apologies today, Saints fans, as I have not been able to access either nola.com or wwl radio's site (I tried both my browsers - Firefox and Safari), so please go to those sites yourself if you wish to see what they have to offer...
JohnnyPatrick32 Johnny Patrick Bama or lsu tonight?
JohnnyPatrick32 Johnny Patrick Man, all these lsu fans... Lol no one has faith in bama, I'm gonna go with them for tonight...
Mark_Ingram28 Mark Ingram If you not for Bama it's in your best interest not to hit my phone up today!!!
Mark_Ingram28 Mark Ingram At some places they play football. At Alabama, We live it.
JonVilma51 Jonathan Vilma I see...so really it's 0-0 goin into the 1st qtr lol. Thanks
Mark_Ingram28 Mark Ingram Sittin here chillin with my grandma, priceless moments...
From the Saints Sideline
Carmichael and Williams Preview Bucs Contest | neworleanssaints.com
GW and PCJrs press conferences from Friday.
Saints defensive coordinator says QB Brees constantly plays with chip on shoulder | wwltv.com
Bradley Handwerger - There’s a certain symbiosis inside an NFL locker room between the media and the players.
Saints LB Vilma says he ‘feels good enough to play’; RB Ingram out | wwltv.com
Bradley Handwerger - Running back Mark Ingram will miss his second straight game after missing every practice the past two weeks.
Checking injuries that don't matter - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - getting a little cute with his form...
Saints coach Payton tells Tampa Bay’s Freeman to take splint off on TV | wwltv.com
Bradley Handwerger - Sean Payton has one bit of advice for anyone facing the Saints who might have an injury and goes on national TV. (HansDat note: We could be heading for another post-game no handshake fight!!! Oh boy, is this GREAT!!!)
Game Preview: Saints vs. Buccaneers | neworleanssaints.com
The New Orleans Saints, in sole possession of the NFC South lead at 5-3 at the season’s midway point, will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-3) tomorrow at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Saints-Buccaneers Broadcast Information | neworleanssaints.com
Emilio Peralta y Marco Garcia - Los Santos en espanol - Quien Es Eso?!
From the Crow's Nest
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman's bandaged thumb catches attention of New Orleans Saints | St. Petersburg Times
Stephen F. Holder - The Bucs have faced some scrutiny since Thursday's revelation that QB Josh Freeman sustained a minor sprain of his right thumb but was not previously included on the team's injury report.
'Foolish' penalties irk Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris | St. Petersburg Times
Rick Stroud - The record will show the Bucs have lost games to the Lions, 49ers and Bears this season. But the truth is they've beaten themselves.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Quincy Black has been hardened by life | St. Petersburg Times
Rick Stroud - Growing up poor on the south side of Chicago, Quincy Black learned to adapt. If the water was too cold for a shower, he'd warm it up in the coffee pot.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been very inconsistent | St. Petersburg Times
Gary Shelton - They are a good football team. Sometimes. (HansDat note: this sounds familiar...wonder whose inconsistencies will hurt whom this week?)
Reinforcements on the Way | buccaneers.com
The bye week has apparently served the Buccaneers well, as they are looking forward to the possible returns of several key players from injury on both offense and defense.
Let the Race Begin | buccaneers.com
The NFC South is as tight as it has ever been at the season’s midpoint, and Tampa Bay and New Orleans will start the second-half chase with their second meeting in just a few weeks
Discomfort Zone | buccaneers.com
Friday practice notes.
V-Roll Roll Call
Video: Playbook: Buccaneers vs Saints |nfl.com
What does it take to topple the Tampa Two? Drew Brees breaks it down on the board, with the help of Joe Theismann and Sterling Sharpe. (HansDat note: good stuff here.)