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Fleur-de-Links, September 29: Saints vs Giants news | LSU takes on Ole Miss

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A big weekend ahead for Louisiana football fans with the Saints heading up to New York and LSU taking on rival Ole Miss in the Magnolia Bowl.

New Orleans Saints v New York Giants Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Saints News:

Experts predict winner of Giants vs. Saints
Media experts make their picks for Sunday's matchup

Slash on Slash: Saints' Swiss Army knife Taysom Hill adding more to repertoire | Saints | theadvocate.com
Kordell Stewart first saw it on Twitter.

Saints looking to rediscover big-play defense. 'It's going to come' | NOLA.com
New Orleans has only forced one turnover in three games this season.

Saints' Jay Bromley set for first NFL homecoming vs. Giants | NOLA.com
Bromley is from Queens and spent four years with the Giants.

Saints promote RB Dwayne Washington to active roster, waive Jonathan Williams | NOLA.com
The Saints signed Washington to the practice squad following cut down day

Giants coaches issue stern warning to defense before game vs. Saints | NJ.com
The NFL has drawn lots of scrutiny over the amount of roughing the passer penalties, and how the rule has been officiated through the first three weeks.

Saints LB Manti Te'o to miss second straight game; 5 Giants ruled out | NOLA.com
New Orleans Saints linebacker Manti Te'o will miss his second consecutive game with a knee injury.

NFL News:

The NFL roughing the passer rule isn’t really about player safety - SBNation.com
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White destroys another disingenuous NFL rule change.

NFL: 'No changes' to quarterback protection rules
The NFL competition committee decided to make zero changes to the controversial roughing the passer rules.

Antonio Brown's slow start; plan for Josh Rosen; Mack for MVP? - NFL.com
Why is four-time All-Pro Antonio Brown off to a quiet start this season? And should Bears dynamo Khalil Mack be considered the MVP front-runner? Bucky Brooks tackles those topics and more.

The Most Underrated Stars in the NFL | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
When we think about NFL stars, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers , Julio Jones , Todd Gurley and Khalil Mack readily come to mind as the cream of the crop...

Jerry Jones sees similarities between Cowboys, Rams - NFL.com
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones sees some similarities between his team and the Los Angeles Rams when it comes to player quality and talent but is he right?

Mailbag: Dak Prescott = Mark Sanchez 2.0? Plus, Cam's copycat - NFL.com
Is Dak Prescott just the sequel to Mark Sanchez? Which NFL teams resemble alt-rock bands from the '90s? And what to make of Cam Newton's fashion doppelganger? Dan Hanzus answers all of your burning questions in the mailbag.

Injuries: Randall Cobb dealing with hamstring issue - NFL.com
Green Bay Packers wide receiver was a Thursday addition to the injury report with what coach Mike McCarthy described as an "unfortunate" hamstring injury. Will he play Sunday?

LSU and CFB News:

LSU Tigers player Wayde Sims killed in shooting
LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was killed in a shooting near the Southern University campus early Friday morning, according to Baton Rouge police.

Heard about the Rebels' passing game? LSU-Ole Miss could come down to the run | LSU | theadvocate.com
You may not have spotted him: Catholic High ball player No. 4, the one cradling a football and cracking a smile as he walked into the set of a TJ

LSU betting line moves against Tigers as kickoff against Ole Miss nears | NOLA.com
One factor influencing the line movement is the health and availability of LSU's offensive line.

How to watch Ole Miss at LSU - Red Cup Rebellion
MAGNOLIA BOWL COMIN’.

The best of the first month of the 2018 CFB season
The explosion of turnover trinkets, a rewind of all the crazy plays, intense UCF fans and a Colorado mascot's unfortunate T-shirt cannon malfunction.

College football week 5 picks, odds: What are our experts' best bets? | SI.com
What are Andy Staples and Ross Dellenger's top SEC bets on the board in Week 5? Which ACC over/under does Joan Niesen think has a strong chance of cashing? All of our best bets this weekend are here.

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