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Falcons’ Julio Jones missing game against Saints

Nov. 28, 2019 6:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Wide receiver Julio Jones is missing the Atlanta Falcons’ game against the New Orleans Saints with a shoulder injury. It is the first game Jones has missed since a sprained big toe kept him out for two games in the 2016 season. The injury kept Jones out of practice this week and he...

Saints looking for NFC South threepeat against Falcons

Nov. 27, 2019 12:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The New Orleans Saints can settle a score when they visit the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. The Saints (9-2) also can clinch their third straight NFC South title by beating the Falcons. That’s the more important motivation. “Everybody in this locker room has that on their...

Lattimore questionable, Harris out for Saints vs. Panthers

Nov. 23, 2019 10:10 AM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints top cornerback Marshon Lattimore is listed as questionable and top returner Deonte Harris has been scratched for Sunday’s game against Carolina. Full back Zach Line also has been ruled out, while tight end Josh Hill practiced fully on Friday for the first time since being...

Run-stuffing, big-play defense making Saints a tough out

Nov. 18, 2019 8:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even with cornerback Marshon Lattimore injured and unavailable, the New Orleans Saints’ defense again demonstrated its ability to stuff the run, make quarterbacks uncomfortable and tip the balance of a game. The Saints haven’t lost two straight games since the first two...

Brees throws for 228 yards, 3 TDs as Saints beat Bucs 34-17

Nov. 17, 2019 6:53 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints played with the urgency of a team determined to get back on track. “You lose a game, you move forward. The next game can’t come quick enough,” coach Sean Payton said Sunday after the NFC South leaders rebounded from an ugly loss to last-place...

Brees, humbled Saints look to rebound against Buccaneers

Nov. 14, 2019 3:14 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Drew Brees looks at Tampa Bay and sees an opportunity for the New Orleans Saints to reassert themselves, though not necessarily because the Buccaneers have a young, inexperienced secondary. The Bucs may rank last in the NFL in pass defense, but the veteran quarterback of the NFC South...

Run defense issues highlight total breakdown for Saints

Nov. 11, 2019 11:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Atlanta's Calvin Ridley raced around left end for 19 yards on the first play Sunday against the Saints. That's how fast the game against the Falcons developed a different feel from New Orleans' six-game winning streak, which was stopped by a surprising 26-9 loss at home. Ripley's...

Saints sunk by stagnant offense, defensive penalties

Nov. 10, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints' promising opening drive ended when Atlanta Falcons linebacker De'Vondre Campbell sacked Drew Brees on third-and-goal. What initially looked like a momentary slipup wound up setting the tone for an uncharacteristically miserable day for New Orleans. Brees was sacked five more...

Falcons stun first-place Saints, 26-9

Nov. 10, 2019 7:02 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Grady Jarrett and an unusually menacing Falcons defensive front repeatedly pulled Drew Brees to the Superdome turf and proved Saints coach Sean Payton right. The records really didn't matter in this matchup of NFC South Division rivals — as Payton had insisted days earlier....

Saints hit bye week gratified by their resilience, balance

Oct. 31, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Michael Thomas' prolific receiving and Cam Jordan's pass-rushing prowess setting the tone, the Saints spent most of the past six weeks disproving the notion that they would sink without record-setting quarterback Drew Brees. Now Brees is back and in form, and the Saints will emerge...