The march to Minneapolis begins tonight… in Minneapolis

I don’t know how many people are picking a team with three straight 7-9 finishes to get to the Super Bowl, but I am. Why not? Follow along with me. 

Celebrating the Atlanta Falcons’ Super Bowl LI disaster

“For the catastrophic implosion of the Falcons is something we should observe and cheer whenever possible.”

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid raves about Saints’ offensive weapons 

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy ReidConference Call with New Orleans Media What do you need to see out of Justin Houston this week for him to play? “I think the odds are against him (Houston) playing this week. That’s not what I’m looking at, it’s just a matter of him getting back and kind […]

Statement from Saints owner Tom Benson on Super Bowl bid loss

“Gayle and I were very proud to stand with our bid team and the entire city of New Orleans in making our presentation today to host the Super Bowl in New Orleans in 2019. While we are disappointed that we were not successful, we congratulate those cities that were awarded the game. We would also […]

Tom Benson statement on Kentucky Derby, family members who “continue to harass” him

STATEMENT FROM TOM BENSON We are in Louisville this week where my wife’s GMB Racing operation will start Mo Tom and Tom’s Ready this Saturday in the running of the 142nd Kentucky Derby. We had the privilege today to discuss potential business relationships with a number of horse farms in the area. Gayle and I […]

The Saints introduced head coach Sean Payton 10 years ago today, launching the trek to Super Bowl XLIV

Sean Payton was 42 years old when he was introduced as the 14th head coach in New Orleans Saints history on Jan. 19, 2006. He was a former offensive coordinator with the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys, an up-and-coming assistant who a lot of teams had on their radar. Despite the city still recovering from […]

Video: Taking Fletcher Mackel to task for his column on Sean Payton’s future

WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel and I stand squarely on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to Sean Payton’s future with the Saints, but I’m definitely on the right side. In case you missed it, here’s Fletcher’s column. We planned to conduct this “debate” in about two minutes, but we got a little carried away and […]

Cam Newton on the Saints defense 

This is about as diplomatic as a person can be when discussing the Saints’ disastrous D. The following was asked of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during today’s media conference call: What have you seen out of the Saints defense? Did you see any changes last week when they went to a new defensive coordinator? […]

Sean Payton news conference transcript — four questions to get to Brees’ status

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean PaytonMedia Availability Monday, September 21, 2015   Opening statement: “We are finishing up with the team meeting and are kind of going through (yesterday’s game). There are some obvious things from that game yesterday that are hurting our chances in winning a football game. The turnover statistic (is something) […]

Column: It’s a long season, Who Dats

The defense is young and has several starters out. The offense is trying to find its new identity. A team like this coming together doesn’t happen overnight, but it can happen. Will it? Who knows?

Scott and Fletcher talk Saints draft, Pelicans, marriage and clothes

What will the Saints do in the draft? Will Monty Williams and Dell Demps return to the Pelicans next season?

Saints release preseason schedule 

New Orleans Saints 2015 Preseason Schedule Announced     For Immediate Release: April 9, 2015   In their four-game 2015 preseason schedule, three of the New Orleans Saints’ opponents will be from the AFC, while all four posted winning records in 2014.   The Saints will kick off their 2015 preseason when they travel to face […]

C.J. Spiller media conference call transcript 

New Saints running back C.J. spiller meets the media.

Saints announce signing of C.J. Spiller, trade of Kenny Stills

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent running back C.J. Spiller on a four-year contract, traded wide receiver Kenny Stills to the Miami Dolphins.

Saints statement on today’s roster moves 

New Orleans Saints announce roster moves  For Immediate Release: March 12, 2015 The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have re-signed inside linebacker Ramon Humber to a two-year contract, agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent cornerbackBrandon Browner on a three-year contract and traded guard Ben Grubbs to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for Kansas City’s fifth round draft […]