“But there’s nothing like sampling a little gumbo, a little jambalaya and then diving face-first into a shrimp boil.” - Chris Low, ESPN.com.
Hello folks and welcome to a tasty mix of news and stories related to the Saints’ upcoming game. Like a good gumbo, it is full of all sorts of awesome ingredients and I will even occasionally add the slightly odd piece of news in the stew. Let’s dive in face-first!
Crescent City Gumbo
- Brees, Saints Still Seeking Best Performance: Despite scoring 46 points against the Sn Francisco 49ers, Brees and the offense feel they can still improve. By John DeShazier at neworleanssaints.com.
- Porous Defense: The Saints’ defense knows where its holes are. By John DeShazier at neworleanssaints.com.
- Clutch Lutz: The Saints’ placekicker has once again been excellent for New Orleans. By John DeShazier at neworleanssaints.com.
- Remembering Vaughan Johnson: Former Saints’ great is remembered by his former Dome Patrol teammates. via neworleanssaints.com.
- Walking Together Forever, the Story of the 2009 New Orleans Saints: Watch the first trailer of the upcoming piece on the 2009 Super Bowl champions. via neworleanssaints.com.
- From 9 to 9: Watch Drew Brees congratulate LSU quarterback Joe Burrow on winning the Heisman trophy. via neworleanssaints.com.
- I Think His Time is Coming: Drew Brees’ words regarding the struggling Alvin Kamara. By Luke Johnson at NOLA.com.
- Tre’Quan Smith Hoping for Late Season Revival: The oft-injured Saints’ wide receiver is hoping to put injuries behind him as the season nears end. By Luke Johnson at NOLA.com.
- Chasing Records: Both Drew Brees and Michael Thomas are chasing historic records as Saints face the Colts on Monday Night Football. By Grant Gordon at NFL.com.
A Taste From the Other Side
- T.Y. Hilton Game-Time Decision: The Colts’ number one wide receiver is nursing a calf injury. By Andrew Walker at Colts.com.
- Former Chargers WR Dontrelle Inman Back with Colts: With injuries to their receiving corps, the Colts bring back Inman, who was a standout with the Chargers. By Andrew Walker at Colts.com.
- Adam Vinatieri Out, Chase McLaughlin In: The legendary kicker was put on IR. Chase McLaughlin will be the starter for Saints game. By Andrew Walker at Colts.com.
- Saints-Colts Fantasy Preview: Jake Arthur of Colts.com previews the game from a Fantasy Football angle.
- Colts’ Fighting for Playoffs Life: Indy’s playoffs hopes are fading fast, but an upset of the Saints would keep them alive. By Mike Wells at ESPN.com.