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. 

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Celebrating the Atlanta Falcons’ Super Bowl LI disaster

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

Steve Gleason: From ALS diagnosis to the Sundance Film Festival

A 30-minute special on Gleason’s trek to Sundance will air on WDSU Feb. 29.  

In his own words: Steve Gleason talks about his new film the night before its premiere at Sundance

This video is from the private screening and party we attended last Friday night at Victory Ranch, about 30 miles outside of Park City, Utah. ‘GLEASON’ made its world premiere the next morning at the Sundance Film Festival.

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 […]

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 Sharief discuss the Pelicans’ epic meltdown

How did they blow that lead? Will Monty Williams return next season?

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 […]

Saints statement on Jimmy Graham trade to Seattle

New Orleans Saints Agree to a Trade to Acquire C Max Unger and 2015 First Round Draft Pick From Seattle Seahawks In Exchange For TE Jimmy Graham and 2015 Fourth Round Draft Choice For Immediate Release: March 10, 2015 The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to a trade to acquire Seattle Seahawks […]

Five years ago today, the Saints were crowned Super Bowl champions

At the end of Super Bowl XLIV, as the clock ticked down to zero, I charged the field to interview players and I kept the iPhone rolling the whole time.

Flashback: Saints hired Jim Haslett 15 years ago today

Jim Haslett, who led the Saints through the disastrous 3-13 Katrina season in 2005, was hired on this day in 2000.

Flashback: Sean Payton era began nine years ago today

On January 18, 2006, Saints owner Tom Benson made a hire that would change the direction of his franchise.

Flashback: Mike Ditka fired by the Saints 15 years ago today

It was a disastrous hire from the beginning. Mike Ditka, who was 60-years-old when the Saints fired him on January 5, 2000, had a 15-33 record in his three years with the team.