Saints News, 12/12/13: Saints Aren't Taking Rams Lightly

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"They play very well at home," Brees said. "I saw their previous home game this year against Seattle, they played them very tough. Chicago, put up big numbers [against] them. I just know the environment we're walking into and how their defense kind of thrives on that. As we look at their defense, their pass rush, we try to neutralize that. They do a great job of taking the ball away."



Saints Prepare for Rams

Saints aren't taking Rams lightly - New Orleans Saints Blog - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. – Coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees were asked once again Wednesday about the New Orleans Saints' struggles on the road

John DeShazier: Saints offensive line getting the job done
Unit played one of its best games against Carolina

Forecast: Ralph has ideas to give Saints added home-field advantage Payton seeks | New Orleans
This week Sean Payton said he wants to take advantage of the new rules and make the Mercedes-Benz Superdome even more of home field advantage. Coach, I am here to help with some great ideas to make the Dome the toughest place to win a game in the entire known universe.

Road games have been particularly hard in ’13 for Saints | New Orleans
The contrast between home and road for the Saints this season couldn’t be more striking.

Galette says he won't rest until he's one of the best | New Orleans
It would be easy for Junior Galette to finally rest easy. He signed a three-year contract in the offseason with the Saints and finally earned a starting spot.

Exuberant Junior Galette having breakout year - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. -- I don't think I've ever covered a player who came into the NFL with more unbridled enthusiasm than New Orleans Saints linebacker Juni

Sean Payton: Rob Ryan interest came after St. Louis Rams exit - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. – New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained Wednesday that he found out defensive coordinator Rob Ryan had decided to leave t

New Orleans Saints keenly aware of last trip to St. Louis: Jeff Duncan's First-and-10 |
Broncos threatening Saints' 2011 NFL season record for total offense

New Orleans Saints vs St. Louis Rams top performances
A look at the top individual performances for Saints players against the Rams in the previous 70 meetings between the two clubs.


Rams Prepare for Saints

Notebook 12/11: Saints Defense Suddenly A Strength

Rams report: Austin sits out Wednesday practice with ankle injury : Sports
Austin, Jenkins, McGee and Richardson sit out Wednesday practice at Rams Park.

Breakfast with Bernie: Rams receivers regress : Sports
Welcome to "Breakfast with Bernie," a daily take on the sports world brought to you from the First Bank studio by Papa John's pizza.

ST. LOUIS: Saints-Rams Capsule | St. Louis Rams | News Democrat
NEW ORLEANS (10-3) at ST. LOUIS (5-8)

Drew Brees shatters narratives, or does he? - Turf Show Times
Don't try to tell Drew Brees that he can't win in cold weather.


Other Saints News

moosedenied " Blog Archive " Cam On Feel The Noize

Drew Brees throwing 'strikes' for New Orleans Saints - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. – New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been getting the football in the right hands this year. His touchdown-to-intercept

Peyton Manning guns for Drew Brees' record and several others |
Manning is on pace to pass Brees' mark of 5,476 passing yards in a season.

Saints morning report: Brees wins state - NFC South Blog - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. – With the Louisiana state high school football championships kicking off in New Orleans this week, Saints quarterback Drew Brees

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Film Room: Russell Wilson
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.

New Orleans Saints earn best NFL local TV market rating for last week’s NFL games
The New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers Sunday night game drew a 58.2 household rating in New Orleans

NFL Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints Land Near the Top for Week 15
NFL Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints Land Near the Top for Week 15


NFL News

Source: Cap could exceed $127.5 million for 2014 | ProFootballTalk
Yes, owners were told on Wednesday to expect the 2014 salary cap to climb from $123 million to $126.3 million. The real expectation is that the expected number will be even higher. Per a league source, the final number could be more than $127.5 million per team.  That would be a 3.



VIDEO Sean Payton's Thursday review
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton speaks with reporters on Thursday, December 12, 2013 (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO Preview: New Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams - NFL Videos
NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the St. Louis Rams.

VIDEO Fisher Up Front vs New Orleans
Jeff Fisher sits down to go over this weeks battle against the New Orleans Saints.

Video: Payton says Galette was determined to be successful | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
Saints coach Sean Payton talks about how defensive end Junior Galette had a plan to be successful the second he joined the team. Click here…

Video: Brees says communication is key to winning on the road | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks about the communication issues the team deals with and tries to overcome when playing on the road. Clic…

VIDEO New Orleans Saints Morning Report: December 12
New Orleans Saints senior writer John DeShazier previews Thursday's news and chats with WR Lance Moore for the Morning Report (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO Drew Brees on his high school playing days
high school football state championships start this week in New Orleans and Drew Brees was about his his memories from high school playoffs. (New Orleans Saints video)

VIDEO Tobacco-Free Week
In honor of Tobacco Free Week, the New Orleans Saints promote Tobacco-Free Living. For more information checkout

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