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Panthers fans not happy that “Keep Pounding” chant disappeared in Week One

Panthers fans had reason to be happy about the outcome of their team’s Week One game. They weren’t happy about something that happened, or more accurately didn’t happen, during the game. The “Keep Pounding” chant wasn’t part of the pre-game or in game experience, via the Charlotte Observer. A Panthers spokesperson told the Observer that the [more]

Saints place Marcus Davenport, Kwon Alexander on injured reserve

The Saints placed starting defensive end Marcus Davenport and starting linebacker Kwon Alexander on injured reserve Friday. Players on injured reserve are eligible to return after missing three games. Davenport strained a pectoral muscle against the Packers, and Alexander injured his elbow. Alexander played 34 of 57 defensive snaps against the Packers, and Davenport saw [more]

NFL Week Two injury report roundup: A lot of question marks for the Ravens

Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

Saints won’t have seven coaches for Sunday’s game

The Saints coaching staff will be short-handed Sunday. They will not have seven coaches because of COVID-19 protocols. The team announced offensive analyst Jim Chaney, offensive assistant Declan Doyle, assistant special teams coach Phil Galiano, senior offensive assistant/receivers Curtis Johnson, offensive line Brendan Nugent, run game coordinator/tight ends Dan Roushar, and running backs Joel Thomas [more]

Marshon Lattimore returns to practice on limited basis

Cornerback Marshon Lattimore underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a chipped bone in his thumb. He returned to practice Thursday. The Saints listed Lattimore as a limited participant. The three-time Pro Bowler missed one series in the second half before returning with a cast on his right wrist. He played 36 of 57 defensive snaps, with [more]

Panthers add Taylor Moton to injury report

Thursday’s injury report in Carolina included a new name from the starting offensive line. Right tackle Taylor Moton was added to the report after reporting tightness in his groin at the start of practice. Moton wound up being listed as a limited participant, which will make his status on Friday something to watch because Moton [more]

Bradley Roby believes Saints are perfect fit for him following trade from Texans

Cornerback Bradley Roby is working to get up to speed with the New Orleans Saints after being dealt to the team from the Houston Texans last week. Roby participated in practice with the team for the first time on Wednesday. He was ineligible to play last week following his trade from Houston as he served [more]

Jameis Winston relishing working closely with Sean Payton with assistants sidelined

A COVID-19 outbreak within the New Orleans Saints has led to six assistant coaches being sidelined this week among their collection of positive cases. That circumstance has led head coach Sean Payton to have to pick up more of the slack this week as the Saints prepare to face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. For [more]

Marcus Davenport, Kwon Alexander among eight Saints who missed practice

The Saints had eight players miss practice Wednesday. Cornerback Marshon Lattimore (hand), linebacker Kwon Alexander (elbow) and defensive end Marcus Davenport (shoulder) were among those sitting out. Center Erik McCoy (calf) also did not practice. He played only five snaps Sunday before his injury. Cesar Ruiz moved to center after McCoy’s injury, but the Saints [more]

Panthers activate John Miller off COVID-19 list

The Panthers are getting one of their starting offensive linemen back. Carolina announced on Wednesday that right guard John Miller has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. Miller was placed on COVID reserve on Sept. 6. He was ruled out for Week One soon after. Dennis Daley started at right guard for the Panthers in [more]

Panthers sign Zane Gonzalez off Lions practice squad

Carolina is bringing in another kicker. After cutting Ryan Santoso on Tuesday, the Panthers announced that they’ve signed Zane Gonzalez off of Detroit’s practice squad. Gonzalez spent most of the last three seasons with the Cardinals. He hit 87 percent of his field-goal attempts in 2019, but that dipped to 73 percent last year in [more]

Panthers cut Ryan Santoso

The Panthers kicker carousel continues to spin. Per Joe Person of TheAthletic.com, Carolina has cut Ryan Santoso on Tuesday. The move means the Panthers will keep the seventh-round pick they’d conditionally agreed to trade to the Giants for Santoso. The kicker had to be on Carolina’s roster for two games for New York to receive [more]

Saints have eight total positive COVID tests on Tuesday

The “handful” has an extra finger or two. Updating his prior report, ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter says that a total of eight people have tested positive for COVID. Six offensive coaches, a player, and a nutritionist will enter the COVID protocol. It could get worse come Wednesday. The weekly testing protocol for vaccinated players and staff requires [more]

“Handful” of Saints offensive coaches test positive for COVID

When the Saints travel to Carolina this weekend, they may be missing multiple members of the coaching staff. A “handful of offensive coaches” have tested positive for COVID, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. An unnamed Saints source told Schefter, “We’ll be just fine.” That remains to be seen. The results flow directly from the [more]

Gerald McCoy carted off with a knee injury

The Cowboys signed Gerald McCoy before the 2020 season, but he didn’t make it to the season. Dallas released the defensive lineman after he ruptured his right quadriceps tendon in a training camp practice. He rehabbed in hopes of another chance to continue his career and signed with the Raiders on Aug. 4. McCoy, though, [more]

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