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New Orleans picks developer for empty amusement park site

Oct. 16, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans has chosen a developer to revitalize the site of a former amusement park that has been vacant since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. Mayor LaToya Cantrell said a group called Bayou Phoenix is the city's choice to develop the former Six...

Carr confident with Olson calling Raiders' offensive plays

Oct. 14, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have been operating with a “next man up” mentality since the start of the season while dealing with injuries throughout the lineup. Sunday in Denver, the same mantra will apply with their coaching staff against the Denver...

Saints' week off comes as slew of key players near return

Oct. 14, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension. ...

Hail Mary Saints: Winston has 4 TDs, Saints beat Washington

Oct. 10, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach. Fifteen years ago, his team's Hail Mary in...

Buying or selling these NFL storylines through Week 4?

Oct. 08, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

The NFL schedule isn't even a quarter complete, thanks to the expansion of the season to 17 games. Already, though, there's all sorts of chatter — some of it actually reasoned — about what's ahead. And what's occurred. Such as: — Urban Meyer...

Miller: rookie Williams has 'sixth sense' to break tackles

Oct. 07, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos rookie running back Javonte Williams impressed Denver star Von Miller long before he dragged Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey for a whopping 20 yards during his 31-yard romp against the Ravens. “Man, the guy is so incredible when it...

Washington's Rivera now faces Saints with Winston and Payton

Oct. 07, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The previous time Ron Rivera faced the New Orleans Saints, he was on the brink of being fired from his job and in Washington's sights to take over after the season. Back then, Rivera was used to facing the Saints coached by Sean Payton and had...

Saints' Payton wants lessons from loss to Giants to stick

Oct. 04, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton generally doesn't like to dwell on losses. A new week brings a new game, new matchups and a new scheme that may emphasize some players and de-emphasize others relative to the previous week. But on Monday,...

Analysis: Andy Reid's homecoming easier than Tom Brady's

Oct. 04, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andy Reid kicked off Homecoming Sunday with a record-setting win in Philadelphia, and Tom Brady finished it with one of his own against Bill Belichick in New England. The road to victory was easier for Reid. The 63-year-old coach...

Brady gets win, passing yards record in return to Gillette

Oct. 04, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — From the moment the NFL schedule came out with the Buccaneers playing at New England, to the rainy night that concluded with, of course, a victory at Gillette Stadium, Tom Brady knew this would be very different. He admitted to getting emotional...