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A Michael Thomas trade most likely isn’t happening

Given the injuries and issues surrounding Saints receiver Michael Thomas, who has played in only one game this season, some have wondered whether the Saints may be hoping someone will make the team an offer it can’t refuse. Whether the Saints are or aren’t interested in hearing what someone may be willing to offer before [more]

Tom Brady, Drew Brees may pass the NFL TD pass record back and forth many times

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady broke a major NFL record on Sunday, and it hardly got any attention. Perhaps because that record is likely to be broken again the following Sunday — and then broken again the day after that. The record is the most career passing touchdowns, which is now owned by Brady with 559. [more]

NFL, Buccaneers will be monitoring pending sexual assault lawsuit against Antonio Brown

Receiver Antonio Brown can join the Buccaneers after Week Eight. That doesn’t put him in the clear, however. The league reserves the right to impose further discipline against Brown based on evidence developing during the civil sexual assault lawsuit still pending against Brown. The lawsuit, filed in September 2019 by Britney Taylor, is due to [more]

Tom Brady passes Drew Brees with his 559th career touchdown pass

The all-time passing touchdowns record is going to come down to who plays longer. Tom Brady tied Drew Brees‘ NFL record with the 558th of his career. Brees threw two touchdown passes Sunday in the victory over the Panthers, and Brady has three so far against the Raiders. Tampa Bay leads Las Vegas 38-20 late [more]

Cam Jordan: Saints knew Joey Slye wouldn’t make 65-yard field goal

The Saints had to sweat out a 65-yard field goal try to avoid overtime against the Panthers. As defensive end Cam Jordan tells it, there was no sweating at all. “We know it’s not going in,” Jordan told PFT by phone after Sunday’s 27-24 victory regarding the mindset before the attempt, which would have set [more]

Saints hold off Panthers for 27-24 win

The Saints were short on wide receivers Sunday, but they didn’t let that stop them from improving to 4-2 on the season. Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, Alvin Kamara picked up 148 yards from scrimmage and the Saints held off the Panthers for a 27-24 win at the Superdome. There were fans in the [more]

Russell Okung doubtful to return with calf injury

The Panthers lost their left tackle early in the second half of Sunday’s game in New Orleans. Russell Okung had to be helped off the field after a one-yard run by Myles Hartsfield on Carolina’s first possession of the third quarter. Okung went to the trainer’s table for evaluation and the team announced a short [more]

Saints grab 21-17 lead before halftime

The Saints have an edge in yards and time of possession over the Panthers after the first half of Sunday’s game, but it hasn’t translated to a big edge on the scoreboard. D.J. Moore caught his second touchdown of the second quarter with just over 90 seconds to play in the first half and the [more]

Saints, Panthers trade touchdowns; Saints up 14-10

The Saints haven’t been missing Michael Thomas or Emmanuel Sanders in the first half and they’ve scored touchdowns on both of their possessions, but the Panthers keep cutting into their lead. Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hooked up with wide receiver D.J. Moore for a 74-yard touchdown a couple of plays after Drew Brees ran for [more]

Jon Gruden “livid” that Buccaneers-Raiders game wasn’t postponed

Raiders coach Jon Gruden will have to face the team he took to a Super Bowl title in 2002 despite being without his entire starting offensive line for most of the week. Gruden isn’t happy about it. Per a league source, Gruden is “livid” that the game wasn’t postponed to Monday or Tuesday night, in [more]

Week 7 early inactives: Aaron Jones out for Packers

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. This week’s list is headlined by Packers running back Aaron Jones‘ absence from the lineup. Jones is dealing with a calf injury that kept him from practicing on Friday and led to [more]

Are Saints hoping to get offers for Michael Thomas?

As the trade deadline approaches — and as the COVID-19 protocol as a practical matter accelerates the closing of the window for teams that hope to have new players ready to go for Week Nine — there’s an unlikely name to watch: Michael Thomas. Some in league circles believe that the Saints could be willing [more]

Raiders, Saints have no new positive tests

The Raiders and Saints are trending in the right direction to be able to play tomorrow. Both teams had no new positive tests in the latest round of COVID-19 testing, according to multiple reports. The Buccaneers-Raiders game in Las Vegas was moved from Sunday night to Sunday afternoon, and Seahawks-Cardinals was moved into Sunday Night [more]

Bennie Fowler underwent shoulder surgery

The Saints placed receiver Bennie Fowler on injured reserve Friday. Fowler revealed why Friday night: He had shoulder surgery. He posted a photo on Instagram, sitting on a couch with his right arm in a sling. “Rotator repaired. Labrum repaired,” Fowler wrote. “Support of family, friends and teammates unending. “Count it all joy when you [more]

Week 7 NFL injury report roundup

Week Seven of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Eagles and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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 [more]

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