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Saints weathered adversity in 2021, competitive to the end

Jan. 10, 2022 21:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No one can accuse the New Orleans Saints of giving up. Displaced by a hurricane early in the season and undermined by injuries to key players throughout, New Orleans nearly became the first NFL team to start four quarterbacks and still make the playoffs. ...

Saints defense hopes for a better rush vs. Falcons QB Ryan

Jan. 05, 2022 20:40 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' defense has led the team’s playoff push. The Saints (8-8) have won three of their past four as the defense dominated the Jets, shut out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers and held Carolina scoreless for the final 43 minutes last week. ...

Saints' Jordan not letting up in 2nd decade, on field or off

Dec. 26, 2021 12:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan entered his second decade in the NFL with a fresh, clean-cut look. Gone were the long dreadlocks with the dyed blond ends that he wore in recent seasons. Still present in the 6-foot-4, 287-pound Jordan was his...

AFC leading Titans host Saints looking for 6th straight win

Nov. 11, 2021 14:20 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-3) at TENNESSEE (7-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Titans by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 4-4; Titans 7-2. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 8-6-1. ...

Saints competitive, but inconsistent at season's midpoint

Nov. 08, 2021 18:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton described a frustrating session on Monday watching video of his team's latest loss. Eight games into the season, Payton's team is failing to consistently mind fundamental details — such as avoiding pre-snap penalties or...

Adaptable Saints take on Falcons with a new starting QB

Nov. 04, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — This past week was defined by bad news for the New Orleans Saints, who learned they'll have to manage for the rest of this season without starting quarterback Jameis Winston and top receiver Michael Thomas. Yet New Orleans (5-2) heads into a Week 9...

Saints overcome Winston injury, top Buccaneers 36-27

Oct. 31, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Saints quarterback Jameis Winston could no longer walk on his own, his New Orleans teammates rose up in dramatic fashion to knock off Tom Brady and the defending champs. P.J. Williams intercepted Brady and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown...

Saints' Winston aims to manage emotions vs. Bucs, Brady

Oct. 28, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The often intense NFC South rivalry between Tampa Bay and New Orleans has taken on even more intrigue now that former Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has become Drew Brees' successor with the Saints. Sunday in the Superdome, Winston gets his...

Saints again rode Kamara's dynamism to a needed victory

Oct. 26, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints keep trying different ways to get the ball to dynamic running back Alvin Kamara, chances are he'll eventually do something that turns a game in their favor. The Seattle Seahawks placed an emphasis on keeping Kamara in check...