clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Saints News, 9/13/16: Pete Carmichael Jr. Calling Saints' Offense

New, comments

Much has been made about the success of the Saints' offense on Sunday, but as it turns out there was a new shotcaller behind the scenes. In lieu of head coach Sean Payton, offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. was actually a coordinator, and called the New Orleans' offense throughout the game.

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

____________________________________________________________________________________________

Saints News

Saints flag unfurler is fine, just a little 'turf elbow' after her tumble | NOLA.com

Reviewing the Saints against the Raiders: New Orleans shows some new wrinkles on defense | Saints | theadvocate.com
The Saints defense promised to be different once the games started.

Saints Release RB/FB Austin Johnson From Practice Squad - NFLTradeRumors.co
NFLTradeRumors.co covers the latest NFL Rumors & Insider News from around the NFL. NFLTR has you covered for up to the minute updates regarding Breaking NFL News & Rumors. Read the latest right here:

Pete Carmichael, not Sean Payton, calling plays for Saints | ProFootballTalk
Saints head coach Sean Payton delegated play-calling duties to offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael in Sunday's game against the Raiders, and it worked out well. Although the Saints' defense lost the game for them, the Saints' offense was excellent, with 507 yards in a 35-34 loss.

New Orleans Saints unveil white Color Rush uniforms
The Saints released their new white Color Rush uniforms, which will be worn Thursday, Nov. 17 in Carolina against the Panthers.

____________________________________________________________________________________________

NFL News

Dolphins placing starting DT Earl Mitchell on injured reserve - Sun Sentinel

Hyundai Welcomes Home Rams by Signing on as an Official Automotive Sponsor
Sponsorship Includes Interactive Gameday Activations, and Various Traditional and Digital Advertising

Rex Ryan joined his brother in having lap band removed | ProFootballTalk
In a profile of the Ryan brothers in May, Rex and Rob Ryan told Jenny Vrentas of TheMMQB.com that they had both gained weight since Rob joined his brother on the Bills coaching staff.

Jay Gruden still seems reluctant to match Josh Norman against the opponent’s best receiver | ProFootballTalk
Washington unveiled its $15 million-per-year cornerback on Monday night by doing what few expected them to do: Not match him up primarily if not exclusively against the best receiver by far on the opposing team. But that's what happened with Josh Norman.

No timetable for return for Jaguars RB Chris Ivory after leaving hospital | FOX Sports
The Jacksonville Jaguars say running back Chris Ivory has been released from the hospital and is doing well, but his availability for Sunday's game at San Diego remains in question.