‘Mr. Monday Night’ Strikes Again

Mr. Monday Night, Drew Brees, struck again in the Superdome against the undefeated Miami Dolphins. And he struck hard. The Dolphins defense was shredded by Brees and Co. for 465 total yards, 397 of which were passing.

Saints/Falcons: Highest-Rated Cable Program of 2010

Monday night’s showdown in the Georgia Dome between the Saints and Falcons was the highest-rated cable broadcast of the year. Monday Night Football on ESPN also wrapped up its best year in five seasons. According to ESPN, the broadcast, simulcast by WDSU, registered a 13 rating. That works out to about 13 million households and […]

Saints Return to Playoffs

The Saints are back in the playoffs. That hasn’t happened in back-to-back seasons since 1991-92. The defending Super Bowl champs served noticed to the Falcons and the rest of the NFL that they are still a force to reckoned with, still a team on a mission. Drew Brees, bouncing back from two confounding fourth quarter […]

Tonight on WDSU: Saints on 6

WDSU’s pregame coverage of the Saints/Falcons Monday Night Football matchup begins at 4 p.m. I’ll be in-studio while sports anchors Fletcher Mackel and Keli Fulton will be live from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. After 3 1/2 hours of live coverage, the game airs locally on WDSU at 7:30. Immediately following the game, we’ll continue […]

Saints Gameday

Monday night. Patriots/Saints. The Superdome. It’s the biggest game of the season, and possibly the biggest in franchise history. Can’t wait. Be sure to watch the WDSU pre and post-game shows, as well as the game on WDSU. Coverage begins at 6 p.m live from the Superdome. Check back here throughout the evening for updates […]

Mackel Mania

Check out the article from yesterday’s Times-Picayune about my colleague, WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel. Nice write-up by Dave Walker previewing WDSU’s specials wrapped around the Falcons/Saints Monday Night Football game. Covering the team’s success as a news story in a place where the civic mood is so tied to its performance – while meeting […]