Successful ground game key to Saints’ playoff hopes | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knew that being physical in running the ball and defending against the run would be a big key in Sunday’s game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Saints coach Payton explains defensive delay of game penalty | wwltv.com New Orleans
Saints defensive back Patrick Robinson wasn’t exactly delaying the game when his second-quarter, fourth-down penalty kept a Tampa Bay drive alive in New Orleans’ 27-16 win.
Saints fans frustrated with long lines before Bucs game | wwltv.com New Orleans
Some fans say they waited up to 45 minutes to get into the game and missed kickoff -- something Superdome officials said was a result of more beefed up security.
Saints CB Porter back at facility after tests, X-rays come back negative | wwltv.com New Orleans
Tests on Tracy Porter’s neck came back negative, Saints coach Sean Payton said, and the cornerback was at the facility going through rehabilitation Monday morning.
Physical November is key - New Orleans Saints - SunHerald.com
METAIRIE, La. -- Saints coach Sean Payton wanted to show the importance of playing physically against Tampa Bay so he bought the players baseball bats.
The True Measure of a Pass-Heavy Offense - NYTimes.com
To truly understand a team's offensive philosophy, you need to take into account the scoring flow of the game.
Division, playoff races provide plenty of intriguing games in second half - Don Banks - SI.com
Detroit at New Orleans -- Both teams have tough games to face between now and Dec. 4, but the Lions and Saints are contenders who'll likely be in the thick of the NFC playoff race the entire way. The coaches in this one, Sean Payton and Jim Schwartz, don't lack for confidence in their teams, or offensive weapons at their disposal.
NFC South Stock Watch - NFC South Blog - ESPN
2. Pierre Thomas, Saints running back. It’s tough to stand out in a New Orleans backfield that uses a three-man rotation. But Thomas stood out Sunday against Tampa Bay. He had his best game of the season, carrying eight times for 66 yards and a touchdown. Thomas averaged 8.3 yards per carry and caught four passes for 25 yards.
NFL Power Rankings: Saints back in top 5 - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The New Orleans Saints continue to be the division’s marquee team. They jumped back into the top five after Sunday’s win against Tampa Bay. The Saints went from No. 6 to No. 4.
NFL.com news: Ex-Saint Sharper happy, looking to start broadcasting career
Free-agent safety Darren Sharper was on the Saints’ sideline for their 27-16 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, but the street clothes he wore while catching up with his former team will be the ones he’ll continue to wear.
Jeremy Shockey wants long-term deal to stay with "special team" | ProFootballTalk
After half a season in Carolina, Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey knows he's in the place he wants to be for the long haul. Shockey, who signed a one-year, $4 million contract with the Panthers this year, told the Charlotte Observer that he thinks the team is building something great and he's ho...
NFL moves Colts-Patriots out of prime time | ProFootballTalk
The NFL will announce in a couple of weeks which game is moving into the prime time slot for Week 13, which falls on Sunday, December 4. Lions-Saints or Bengals-Steelers would appear to be the best candidates, as Fox has protected the Packers-Giants game that day.
In poll of players, Ndamukong Suh named dirtiest in the NFL | ProFootballTalk
Ndamukong Suh's reputation as a dirty player isn't limited to fans and the media. His fellow players view him as the dirtiest player in the league. In a Sporting News poll of 111 players on 31 teams, Suh got by far the most votes in the question, "Who is the dirtiest player in the league?" Suh...
Redskins dump Donte’ Stallworth | ProFootballTalk
The non-rebuilding rebuilding process in Washington continues. Receiver Donte' Stallworth, a one-time first-round pick who has floated around the league with so-so results, joined the Redskins not long after the lockout ended. Now, the Redskins have decided to move on.
Patriots cut Albert Haynesworth | ProFootballTalk
The Albert Haynesworth era in New England has come to an end. In a surprising roster move today, the Patriots have decided to cut Haynesworth, the defensive tackle they acquired in August in a trade with the Washington Redskins. Ian R.
Patriots avoid big bonus money by cutting Haynesworth now | ProFootballTalk
The Albert Haynesworth experiment in New England clearly wasn't working. Bill Belichick decided to cut his losses Tuesday before Haynesworth became any more expensive. When Haynesworth joined the Patriots, he took a pay cut in base salary from $5.4 million to $1.5 million.