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Brees breezes for TD in only series, Saints top Jets 28-13

Aug. 25, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Drew Brees got in, marched down the field and got out. It was a breezy preseason debut for Brees, who threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas to cap his only drive, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the New York Jets 28-13 on Saturday night. "Any time you can go down...

NFL 2019: NFC South rivals looking to end Saints' 2-year run

Aug. 22, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

The NFC South's reputation as the NFL's most balanced division has taken a hit. The New Orleans Saints' two-year run as division champion, including a dominant showing in 2018, has left other teams eager to prove there is still competitively even in the South. The NFC South's depth was impressive in 2017, when...

Saints Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (14-4) New faces: TE Jared Cook, C Erik McCoy, DT Malcolm Brown, RB Latavius Murray, OL Nick Easton, DBs CJ Gardner-Johnson and Saquan Hampton, DE Mario Edwards Jr., RS Marcus Sherels. Key losses: RB Mark Ingram, C Max Unger, DT Tyeler Davison, DE Alex Okafor, TE Ben Watson. Strengths: QB...

NFL 2019: Saints aim to overcome past playoff devastation

Aug. 22, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints may very well be on a revenge tour this season, whether they frame it that way publicly or not. The Saints are among the favorites to contend for the Super Bowl berth they were agonizingly denied last season by both the Los Angeles Rams and an...

TE Jared Cook not taking Saints' prolific scheme for granted

Aug. 13, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — First-year Saints tight end Jared Cook won't take his apparent good fit with record-setting quarterback Drew Brees and New Orleans' prolific offense for granted. After a decade in the NFL that often fell short of expectations — particularly in Green Bay with star QB Aaron...

Familiarity for several Saints when they play Vikings

Aug. 8, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

If they get on the field Friday night — and most of them are expected to play — a handful of former Vikings and current Saints will see some familiar faces on the other side. The Saints have punt returner Marcus Sherels, center Nick Easton, fullback Zach Line, running back Latavius Murray and, of...

Agent: Saints, Thomas, agree on 5-year, $100M contract

Jul. 31, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints and leading receiver Michael Thomas have agreed to a new five-year, $100 million contract, his agent said Wednesday. Andrew Kessler of the agency Athletes First, who joined colleague David Mulugheta in negotiating the deal with the Saints, said the contract pays...

Saints QB Brees: I'm still green

Jul. 27, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees practically laughed while describing himself as "still green" at the onset of his 19th NFL training camp. The smile on the 40-year-old's face looked like an acknowledgment of how silly he knew he must have sounded as he spoke, even if, to him, there was...

Jets' Bell feels healthy, rested and ready for '500 touches'

Jul. 25, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell took a screen pass from Sam Darnold, shifted around some would-be tacklers and scooted down the sideline for a big gain. Nope, no sign of rust here. While it was just an early moment in the New York Jets' first training camp practice Thursday, it's the type of...