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Eagles signing Boston Scott

With Corey Clement dealing with the knee injury after Sunday’s game, the Eagles are expected to sign running back Boston Scott off the Saints’ practice squad, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. New Orleans selected Scott in the sixth round of this year’s draft. The Saints waived Scott out of the preseason, and he has [more]

Saints could bring Ted Ginn, Josh LeRibeus back from IR

The Saints offense found some life in the second half of Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, but the first half of that game and the entire Week 13 loss to the Cowboys were low points for a team that’s scored at least 30 points in nine games this season. The unit may be getting a [more]

Taysom Hill adds a chapter to his do-it-all lore

All season, the Saints have tinkered with ways to get the ball into Taysom Hill‘s hands. Sunday, that meant him taking it off the foot of Bryan Anger. The Saints’ backup quarterback/offensive gadget player got back to his special teams roots, and made the play that turned things for the Saints during a comeback win [more]

NFC playoff picture: The division races are basically done

The Saints, Rams, Bears and Cowboys will win the four NFC divisions. That’s only official in the case of the NFC South and NFC West, where the Saints and Rams have already clinched. But we can pencil in the Bears as champions of the NFC North and the Cowboys as champions of the NFC East. [more]

Saints bounce back to beat Bucs, clinch NFC South

As it turns out, six quarters was enough of a break for the Saints offense. Overcoming last week’s loss to Dallas and a first half in which they were limited to a field goal, the Saints came back to beat the Buccaneers 28-14. The win moved them to 11-2, and clinched the NFC South title [more]

Buccaneers continue their positive starts against Saints

The Buccaneers beat the Saints in the opener, in one of the truly inexplicable results of the season. And even with a different quarterback, they’re still playing well. Jameis Winston hit Cameron Brate for a touchdown to cap an impressive opening drive, allowing them to decline a pass interference penalty on the play. It was [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Panthers at Browns Panthers: K Graham Gano, CB Lorenzo Doss, WR Mose Frazier, DE Marquis [more]

Jaylon Smith fine underscores the need for change

Last Thursday, the officials missed an obvious illegal hit by Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith on Saints running back Alvin Kamara. By fining Smith, the NFL has admitted that an error was made. The league has confirmed that it fined Smith $26,739 for hitting Kamara in the helmet with the crown of Smith’s helmet. The incident [more]

NFL fines Marshon Lattimore for red kettle contribution

Yes, the NFL needs to lighten up. A league that dramatically relaxed the celebration rules in 2017 continues to punish players for interacting with the large red Salvation Army kettle that the Cowboys keep on the field from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Last week, it was Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott. This week, Saints cornerback Marshon [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Titans 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. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

Jaylon Smith fined for hit on Alvin Kamara

The Saints wanted a flag. Instead, Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith received a fine. Smith led with the crown of his helmet while tackling Saints running back Alvin Kamara on third down in the Cowboys’ win last week. It sent Kamara into the blue medical tent for a concussion check. The Saints expressed their displeasure afterward [more]

Art Rooney Sportsmanship finalists again includes Joe Staley

Joe Staley has become the Susan Lucci of the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. The NFL named the 49ers offensive tackle a finalist for the award, the fourth consecutive year he has made it to the final eight. So maybe this is his time. He will have to beat out Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell, Chargers [more]

Marshon Lattimore hoping for better results against Mike Evans this weekend

The Saints opened the season with a 48-40 loss to the Buccaneers and wide receiver Mike Evans had a big hand in Tampa’s success. Evans caught seven passes for 147 yards and a touchdown and four of those catches and the touchdown came when he was matched up against Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Lattimore said [more]

Sean Payton: Analytics have educated me, but some decisions I’d like back

Saints coach Sean Payton is a believer in analytics, and has adopted the aggressive stance on fourth downs that analytics experts have been saying coaches should adopt for years. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few fourth-down decisions he’d like to have back. Payton said on PFT Live that he regrets the Saints’ failed [more]

Wade Phillips: “They’re not going to give [MVP] to a defensive player”

In this season of unprecedented offensive football output, talk recently has emerged of a defensive player earning the league MVP award. But the man who runs the defense for which Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald plays doesn’t see it happening. Unless he’s engaging in reverse psychology. “Yeah, they’re not going to give it to a [more]

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