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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 gratified to close tough season with meaningful game

Jan. 03, 2022 19:42 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints linebacker and defensive captain Demario Davis gushes with pride over New Orleans' resilience in the face of a season that has been littered with impediments to success. If adapting to the retirement of franchise passing leader Drew Brees wasn't hard...

NFL players, owners help 'Inspire Change' for social justice

Dec. 31, 2021 12:05 PM EST

The NFL is highlighting its Inspire Change social justice initiative in stadiums and during game broadcasts during the final two weeks of the regular season. Video content will be used to amplify the impactful social justice work done by NFL players, clubs, league, and social justice...

Saints aim to boost playoff prospects vs. reeling Panthers

Dec. 30, 2021 20:20 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, this has been a season of upheaval and disappointment. Yet their late-season meeting on Sunday holds NFC playoff implications for New Orleans and could influence the longer-term trajectories of both teams. ...

Saints aim to preserve playoff hopes vs. Panthers

Dec. 30, 2021 13:18 PM EST

CAROLINA (5-10) at NEW ORLEANS (7-8) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox BETTING LINE: Saints by 6½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Panthers 5-10; Saints 7-8. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 28-26. LAST MEETING:...

Saints' Hill, Davis, 9 others are back, Williams to reserve

Dec. 29, 2021 20:25 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Taysom Hill and linebacker Demario Davis were among 11 New Orleans players who rejoined the active roster Wednesday from the COVID-19 reserve list, while starting free safety Marcus Williams was placed on reserve because of a positive COVID-19 test. ...

Saleh rejoins Jets after clearing COVID-19 protocols

Dec. 29, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets coach Robert Saleh cleared COVID-19 protocols and returned to the facility Wednesday to run practice for the first time since testing positive for the coronavirus last week. Saleh sat out the team's 26-21 victory over Jacksonville last Sunday, forced...

Saints focused on playoff push after outbreak set them back

Dec. 28, 2021 18:38 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton sounded ready to accept and move on immediately from a potentially costly late-season defeat. A COVID-19 outbreak had removed 16 players from the Saints' active roster before they hosted a Miami squad that came in on a six-game winning...

Saints' Payton: Book's NFL debut was 'hard to evaluate'

Dec. 28, 2021 01:34 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said quarterback Ian Book's NFL debut was "hard to evaluate." The very reason the rookie out of Notre Dame was pressed into service in the first place was a COVID-19 outbreak on the club that also robbed New Orleans' active roster of 16...

Saints scratch OT Armstead, Miami deactivates CB Williams

Dec. 27, 2021 19:20 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have scratched left tackle Terron Armstead from Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins. Armstead's absence leave the Saints without either starting offensive tackle for a second straight game, with right tackle Ryan Ramczyk ruled out because of...