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New Orleans Saints running back Latavius Murray (28) lands on wide receiver Michael Thomas' right ankle while being tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr., left, late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Andrew Stagni/The Advocate via AP)

Saints starting receivers Thomas, Sanders miss practice

Sep. 17, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Two of the Saints' starting receivers, two-time All-Pro Michael Thomas and veteran Emmanuel Sanders, missed practice on Thursday, raising questions about who would replace their production in New Orleans' passing attack. Thomas limped off the field late in Sunday's victory over Tampa...

Raiders play 1st home game representing Las Vegas vs. Saints

Sep. 17, 2020 12:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (1-0) at LAS VEGAS (1-0) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN/ABC OPENING LINE - Saints by 5 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Saints 1-0; Raiders 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Tied 6-6-1 LAST MEETING - Raiders won at Saints 35-34, Sept. 11, 2016 LAST WEEK - Saints beat Buccaneers 34-23; Raiders beat Panthers 34-30 AP PRO32 RANKING...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Brady talks perspective, accountability after debut loss

Sep. 13, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Brady's 20 previous NFL seasons, six of which ended with him holding the Lombardi Trophy, have taught him not to read too much into a single setback. Not that he wanted to gloss over his mistakes — namely, a pair of interceptions — after a Tampa Bay debut that began...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady hug after their season opening NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Brady's Bucs debut a flop with 2 INTs; Saints win 34-23

Sep. 13, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and Tom Brady, the two leading passers in NFL history, couldn't muster vintage performances in the first NFL game featuring two starting quarterbacks in their 40s. But while Brees avoided game-turning mishaps with an offense he's led since 2006, Brady suffered some costly...

Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown (34) celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Latest: Rams take early 7-0 lead in 1st game in new home

Sep. 13, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ The Los Angeles Rams have taken a 7-0 lead over the Dallas Cowboys with a dominant first quarter in the inaugural game at SoFi Stadium. Robert Woods caught a 20-yard pass from Jared Goff on the first play from scrimmage in the $5 billion stadium. Malcolm Brown...

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) runs through drills during NFL football practice in New Orleans, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Pool)

Saints, running back Alvin Kamara agree on 5-year extension

Sep. 12, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara agreed to a five-year extension, the club announced Saturday. A person familiar with the contract says it is worth up to $75 million on paper, but that the final season includes a large non-guaranteed payment which effectively limits the team’s...

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) warms up before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. The Vikings have signed Cook to a contract extension, the day before the season opener, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke, file)

Vikings sign RB Dalvin Cook to 5-year, $63M extension

Sep. 12, 2020 3:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings signed running back Dalvin Cook to a five-year, $63 million contract extension Saturday, giving their dual-threat star some security the day before the season opener. Cook was picked for his first Pro Bowl last year after becoming the eighth different player to...

FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady talks to offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich during an NFL football training camp practice Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Teams with new coaches or new quarterbacks could limit their playbooks early in the season because they missed valuable practice time in the offseason due to the coronavirus shutdown. Even Tom Brady has found it challenging to learn a new system. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Brady, Brees to make history in Bucs-Saints Week 1 opener

Sep. 10, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a century of NFL football, this season’s Week 1 slate features the first game ever to involve two quarterbacks in their 40s: Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady and New Orleans’ Drew Brees. So mark down Sunday’s NFC South Division clash between the Buccaneers and...

FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws during an NFL football organized team activity Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Tom Brady has shifted the NFC South spotlight to Tampa Bay, but Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are still the three-time defending division champions. The battle of the NFL’s all-time leading passers brings extra drama to the division race. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Bucs vs. Saints marks historic QB matchup with Brady, Brees

Sep. 10, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (7-9) at NEW ORLEANS (13-4) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Saints by 4 1/2 SERIES RECORD - Saints lead 35-21 LAST MEETING - Saints beat Buccaneers 34-17 on Nov. 17, 2019 at Tampa BUCCANEERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (24), PASS (1). BUCCANEERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (1), PASS (30)....

New Orleans Saints see 2020 campaign as Super Bowl or bust

Sep. 8, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-4) New faces: WR Emmanuel Sanders, S Malcolm Jenkins, RB Ty Montgomery, DE Margus Hunt, FB Michael Burton, OL Cesar Ruiz, QB Jameis Winston, TEs Ethan Wolf and rookie Adam Trautman, LB Anthony Chickillo. Key losses: S Vonn Bell, RG Larry Warford, CB Eli Apple, LB A.J. Klein, QB Teddy...