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Fleur-de-Links: November 28, 2011


10 RT : On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you for the game tonight?

Pierre Thomas
Bout to get my hair cut, gon be lookin fresh...big game tonight!
cameron jordan
Today nation, the best saints pic on twitter will receive my gloves from this game!!!

Darren Sharper
Eating in nola with and they just brought a dog bowl to feed a dog at table beside mine in restaurant. Only in new Orleans.

New Orleans Saints
Hello from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome!

Jeff Duncan
RT : lb Scott Fujita will have surgery this week and might go on ir.

Will Smith

New Orleans Saints
Case of the Mondays? Watch the performance at !

Lance Moore
Can't wait for kickoff tonight. Should be a great one. Monday night football, who dat nation stand up! Game day swag baby!!!

Thomas Morstead
Just met Shelly, winner of raffle. She will be at the game tonight.

New Orleans Saints
Reminder for fans attending tonight's game to arrive EARLY with the new security measures at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Peter King
In New Orleans. Concierge at hotel just greeted me thusly: "Whodat."

Johnny Patrick
": You ready for some Football bruh?!"yes sir

Thomas Morstead
Looking forward to playing against former and current punter tonight

Jeff Duncan
The new Mercedes-Benz Superdome light display: tacky or terrific?....

New Orleans Saints
The Saints are 7-2 on Monday Night Football under Payton & have won 5 straight MNF contests

Jeff Duncan
Here's the Times-Pic photo gallery from Gleason Gras, including a great shot of Steve Gleason & :

New Orleans Saints
Note about 's hair: he is growing it out in honor of Gleason's playing days hair & will cut it for Locks of Love like SG did

New Orleans Saints
Photo gallery from : Thanks to everybody who came out for a great event!

New Orleans Saints
Full inactive list posted at 6 pm CT but Saints will be without DE McBride; Giants: OT Beatty, LB Boley, RB Bradshaw, DB Martin


ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? (Or whatever new slogan ESPN is now going with since they canned Hank):

Brees: Giants facing must-win game - NFC South Blog - ESPN
"For us I think we always view that month of November as the middle part of the season and that is when I think the contenders separate themselves from the pretenders and we view ourselves as a contender and want to be that year in and year out,’’ Brees said. "I think we just put extra emphasis on that month really to kind of establishing our identity and creating momentum moving into the latter half of the season."

Gregg Williams has had success as a defensive coordinator against New York Giants QB Eli Manning - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
He has gone against him several times as a coordinator

New Orleans Saints offensive line has been good since debacle against St. Louis: links - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
News and notes from around the country

Giants look for inspiration in New Orleans - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Lots of people here have been expressing great confidence about the Saints' chances in this game. I just did a radio hit with a host who was cackling about how badly the Giants are going to get abused by Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham, Darren Sproles and Roman Harper. Of course, I told the guy I have no idea what's going to happen since I always pick the Giants game wrong. He couldn't hear me, I don't think, over the cackling.

New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley ruled out for Monday's game at New Orleans Saints - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma remains questionable with knee injury

Monday Night Countdown: Cutting the Giants Down to Size
Chicks in the Huddle

RUSH HOURS - New Orleans Saints -
NEW ORLEANS -- Drew Brees and Eli Manning have racked up elite passing numbers this season by picking up the slack when their clubs’ running games struggled.

Saints Nation: 5 Things to Watch for in Today's Game vs. Giants | November

Giants defense needs to get after Brees -

Giants' Ballard too tough to stay down -
NEW ORLEANS — Jake Ballard came off last week’s loss to the Eagles needing X-rays of his elbow, and while he waited for the results, it was impossible not to notice he had a very swollen knee. Yet

Giants face tough road to playoffs starting tonight vs. Saints -
NEW ORLEANS — Kevin Boothe went to Cornell, so he has answers to many questions. The Giants offensive lineman does not understand why everyone is already adding another loss to the season and

Paul Dottino: New York Giants At New Orleans Saints Preview " CBS New York
The Giants are taking a broken-down roster into New Orleans, where the Saints are putting up nearly 40 points per game this season.

Monday Matchup: Giants at Saints -
Saints Coach Sean Payton is sometimes at a loss for what to do with all of his wonderful toys. The Giants don't have the same embarrassment of riches.

Giants vs. Saints Scouting Report

Giants vs. Saints Key Matchups

New York Giants at New Orleans Saints, quick notes - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
The game is tonight at 7:30

Much is at stake for the New Orleans Saints, New York Giants tonight - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
Saints are trying to maintain their NFC South lead; Giants need to end skid

ESPN's Monday Night Football crew previews tonight's game in New Orleans - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
The guys calling the game make their predictions



NFC South Total QBR update - NFC South Blog - ESPN
On the season, Brees is No. 2 in the league with a 77.6 average. Ryan is No. 6 at 66.2.

Report: Ndamukong Suh to be suspended for two games for stomp - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Comprehensive National Football League news, scores, standings, fantasy games, rumors, and more

Perspective on Saints' coin-flip woes - NFC South Blog - ESPN
According to Willis, the odds of losing 10 consecutive coin flips to start a game are one in 1,024. Willis also points out that, in theory, a team should lose its first 10 coin tosses once every 32 seasons.

Looking at the playoff picture - NFC South Blog - ESPN
At the moment, the Saints, who host the Giants on Monday night, would be the No. 3 seed and NFC South champions.

A few New Orleans Saints fans unhappy with newly configured Plaza level seats in Superdome - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
Adding more than 3,000 seats changed the view for some