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Defending champion Rams, Saints in urgent need of a victory

Nov. 17, 2022 19:53 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The defending champion Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints have been on parallel paths this season. Both have been disappointments, are multiple games below .500 and urgently need a victory as they meet in the Superdome on Sunday. “We got...

Saints' Allen foreshadows potential QB change in Week 11

Nov. 14, 2022 18:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston's return to the Saints' lineup appears more likely this week than at any time since his removal — in part because of back and ankle injuries — in Week 4. “We've got to look at everything,” Saints coach Dennis Allen said Monday...

Saints 1st-year coach Allen bemoans inconsistent play

Nov. 08, 2022 19:05 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dennis Allen will need the second half of his first season as Saints head coach to go better than the first if New Orleans is to entertain any postseason possibilities. The good news for Allen and the Saints (3-6) is that they remain just a game out of first...

Ravens, Jackson, aim to stop Saints' resurgence on MNF

Nov. 03, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' first season since former coach Sean Payton’s retirement has been a struggle. Yet first-year coach Dennis Allen’s chances of salvaging this campaign rose considerably last week with a dominant, shutout victory that harkened back to...

Pressure building on Saints, Raiders as they meet in Week 8

Oct. 27, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen had little to say this week about his personal history with New Orleans' next opponent. After all, the Raiders have seen many changes — including relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas — since Allen's firing four games into the 2014...

Dan Snyder and other billionaires who own the NFL's teams

Oct. 18, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder may not be on the formal agenda when his counterparts meet in New York on Tuesday. His name is sure to come up anyway. Snyder is the subject of multiple ongoing investigations by Congress and the league, and his status got renewed scrutiny last...

Saints' Hill not 'caught up' in type, or frequency, of usage

Oct. 13, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Saints so-called “Swiss Army knife” Taysom Hill emerged as a sensationally successful focal point of New Orleans' offense last weekend, one question he never thought to ask was: “Why did it take until the fifth game of the season?” “I'm trying...

Saints aim for cleaner game against explosive Seahawks

Oct. 06, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara is having trouble recognizing his own team lately. New Orleans (1-3) has fumbled, stumbled and fouled its way through a three-game losing streak. The Saints — who haven't had a losing season since drafting Kamara in 2017 — are...

Saints coach Allen gets 2nd chance in London against Vikings

Sep. 30, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Get to London early in the week, bond as a team, then try to snap a losing streak. New Orleans Saints coach Dennis Allen has been here before, in 2014 when his then-Oakland Raiders lost 38-14 to the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium. They slipped to...

Saints try to snap 2-game skid in London clash with Vikings

Sep. 30, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

MINNESOTA (2-1) vs. NEW ORLEANS (1-2) at London, England Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EDT, NFL Network OPENING LINE: Vikings by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Vikings 1-2-0; Saints 0-3-0. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead...