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Carolina Panthers NFL football team new head coach Matt Rhule talks to the media during a news conference at the teams practice facility, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Panthers' Matt Rhule faces major quarterback decision

Jan. 8, 2020 5:10 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of the biggest decisions new Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule will have to make is choosing a quarterback — a move that could determine the direction of his tenure with the club and the franchise's future for years to come. Rhule said Wednesday he spoke to Cam Newton...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates a touchdown carry by Alvin Kamara in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Payton: Saints identifying ways to shore up 13-win squad

Jan. 7, 2020 8:24 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton and players who've been in New Orleans the past few years have endured a cruel kind of three-peat. Three straight seasons have ended with playoff loses in which the decisive points were scored on the final play. The latest loss Sunday came in overtime against...

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) and defensive tackle David Onyemata (93) celebrate Brown's fumble recovery against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Saints finish 13-3 but miss out on first-round bye

Dec. 29, 2019 11:39 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It turns out 13 wins weren't enough to earn the New Orleans Saints a first-round bye in the NFC playoffs. The runaway winners of the NFC South will have to win an extra game if they hope to reach the Super Bowl. They'll be the No. 3 seed in the playoffs and host the Vikings next...

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) greet each other after an NFL preseason football game in New Orleans. Between them, Brady and Brees have played 38 pro football seasons, 39 if you count 2008 when the New England star wrecked his knee in Week 1,  and could be doing so against each other on Feb. 2 in a little thing called the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Bill Feig. File)

Amid hotshot passers, old men Brady and Brees roll on

Dec. 26, 2019 1:34 AM EST

Between them, Tom Brady and Drew Brees have played 38 pro football seasons, 39 if you count 2008 when the New England star wrecked his knee in Week 1. Both probably should be long retired and counting the days until their induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Instead, they're still slinging away —...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws before the New Orleans Saints host the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The chants of

Teddy Bridgewater: You can't be selfish with your gift

Dec. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The chants of "Ted-dy, Ted-dy" on Monday night were much louder than the ones Teddy Bridgewater heard on Tuesday (Dec. 17) afternoon. But for the Saints' quarterback, the ones by the screaming second graders at the Kenner Discovery Health Science Academy meant even more to him than the...

In this Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 photo, Miami Northwestern quarterback Taron Dickens (15) breaks a tackle attempt by the Jones Fightin Tigers Malik Bryant (23) as he makes a pass completion in the second quarter of the Class 5A FHSAA state championship high school football game, at Daytona Stadium in Daytona Beach , Fla. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

How Teddy Bridgewater helped school finally get the 3-peat

Dec. 21, 2019 11:42 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Some of Taron Dickens’ earliest memories are of Traz Powell Stadium. Torrence Dickens, the freshman’s older brother, played at Northwestern earlier this decade and the quarterback grew up running around the field. He was indoctrinated into the Bulls way from a young...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) scrambles for yardage against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Ravens, Saints, Seahawks are top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 17, 2019 6:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens have scored a perfect 10. Led by their star quarterback, the Ravens extended their winning streak to 10 games and wrapped up the AFC North with a rout of the New York Jets last week. With another win, the Ravens will clinch a first-round bye and...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates his touchdown pass to tight end Josh Hill, which broke the NFL record for career touchdown passes, surpassing Peyton Manning, in the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in New Orleans, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

Brees sets NFL all-time TD mark as Saints crush Colts 34-7

Dec. 17, 2019 12:45 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees trotted along the sideline holding his helmet and a Hall of Fame-bound ball in his left hand while using his right hand to wave and blow kisses to an adoring Superdome crowd. Another milestone, another memory, for an undersized and once underestimated player who has broken...

New York Giants' Eli Manning warms up before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Plenty of QBs with a pedigree should be available in 2020

Dec. 13, 2019 10:36 AM EST

Several quarterbacks with impressive resumes could be looking for new teams in 2020 after disappointing performances this season. The list of QBs who could be available includes guys with MVP trophies on their mantels, former No. 1 draft picks and longtime starters. Eli Manning is the most accomplished of the...

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Sean Murphy-Bunting (26) on a 16-yard touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Michael Thomas giving Saints a big return on investment

Nov. 26, 2019 7:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Michael Thomas appears in the locker room at New Orleans Saints training headquarters, he doesn’t linger long. The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Thomas is often seen striding somewhere with purpose, be it for muscle maintenance in the training room or to study opposing defenses in...