Week three wrap: Defense comes through when it counts

The much-maligned Saints defense didn’t force a turnover, but it did register two sacks in the 20-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Baby steps.

Week two wrap: Saints give one away in Cleveland

The scoreboard says the Cleveland Browns beat the New Orleans Saints. But in reality, the Saints gave this one away. They have nothing to blame but their own mistakes.

Sunday is a must-win game for the Saints

The Saints will beat the Browns on Sunday. I know this because they have to. Since 2002, 100 teams have started 0-2 and only nine have made the playoffs.

Week one wrap: Saints defense blew it against Falcons

The Falcons never really had a chance. At least that’s how it looked this storyline would play out after almost two quarters. But we know better. This is Saints/Falcons. All the games are close.

Saints’ success in 2014 starts with the running game

If history holds up, an improved running game will pay dividends for the Saints this season.

Game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Here are a few things I’ll be watching tonight.

Everyone has a chance in the preseason

This is the time of year when hope springs eternal. Every fan’s NFL team has a shot at a winning record, the playoffs and even the Super Bowl. Here’s a look at the Saints heading into the preseason.

Opinion: The Saints are getting younger and better with recent moves

Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis have proven to be pretty shrewd at evaluating aging talent on the roster.

Some ungrateful Who Dats should remember the ghosts of Saints’ seasons past

Drew Brees is a bum. He’s overrated. He should be benched. He should get a box of coal for Christmas. Let’s not get crazy.

Hartley released: Sean Payton did what he needed to do

Sean Payton had no other choice. Garrett Hartley’s wild inconsistency finally did him in.

Brees achieves milestone, Saints rout Panthers

The Panthers’ defense had not allowed more than two touchdowns in a game this season and no team had scored more than 24 points against the league’s top-rated scoring defense.

Remembering M.K. Turk: The simple act that I’ll never forget

In 1994, I was a sophomore at the University of Southern Mississippi and working between the student newspaper, the campus radio station and a local TV station. Somewhere along the way I met M.K. Turk, the greatest basketball coach in Southern Miss history. Here’s my story about a memorable trip to Tuscaloosa.

Tuesday morning Saints wrap: Seahawks drown Saints

Fear not Saints fans. This is not the end of the world. Or the season. A lot of hype was thrown into the Battle in Seattle — maybe a little too much. It was a throwdown between NFC heavyweights, but not a season-maker or breaker.

So a guy walks up to the makeup counter…

I’m a Mac guy. And a MAC guy. One deals with computers and the other deals with makeup. I love my computer. The man makeup — not so much.

Pierre Thomas: The Saints’ underrated hero

Outside of Drew Brees, he’s the most valuable player on the Saints roster.