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Ziggy Ansah expected to debut for Seahawks this week

Seahawks defensive end Ziggy Ansah is expected to make his season debut with Seattle on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints Head coach Pete Carroll said on Monday that Ansah is on track to return this week after being inactive for the first two games of the season while working back from shoulder surgery “The [more]

Saints place Alex Anzalone on injured reserve

The hits just keep on coming for the Saints. According to the NFL’s transactions report, the team placed starting middle linebacker Alex Anzalone on injured reserve on the heels of quarterback Drew Brees‘ thumb injury. Anzalone’s injury is unknown, but he had offseason shoulder surgery. He played only four games as a rookie, all starts, [more]

Sean Payton: Drew Brees getting second opinion, no timetable yet

Reports on Monday indicated that Saints quarterback Drew Brees would be having surgery after tearing a ligament in his thumb in Sunday’s loss to the Rams and that he’d miss six weeks while recovering. Saints head coach Sean Payton had a conference call a bit later in the day and he said that nothing had [more]

Drew Brees needs thumb surgery, likely out six weeks

The Saints are going to have to get used to life without Drew Brees. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Brees has been diagnosed with a torn ligament in his right thumb, and he needs surgery. Depending on the timetable established once the surgery is done, he’ll likely miss six weeks, which creates some [more]

Drew Brees expected to miss time with thumb ligament injury

Teddy Bridgewater is slated to become the Saints’ starting quarterback. Drew Brees is believed to have suffered an injured ligament in his throwing thumb and is expected to miss game time, NFL Network is reporting. Brees remained in Los Angeles after yesterday’s loss to the Rams and visited a hand specialist. It’s unclear how long [more]

Sean McVay thinks the Rams have a “good deal” in the backfield

It took a while for the Rams to get going offensively against the Saints on Sunday afternoon and they found themselves tied 6-6 with more than half of the third quarter in the books as a result. The halfway point in the quarter came as the Rams were putting together their best drive of the [more]

Sean Payton: We can’t control poor officiating or “an awful call like that”

As hard as Al Riveron tried to whitewash that his officials blew it (again!) against the Saints, a blown call is a blown call is a blown call. Lost in the Rams’ 27-9 victory over the Saints was Walt Anderson and his crew denying New Orleans an 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the [more]

Drew Brees: I’m concerned, will see hand specialist

Saints quarterback Drew Brees met with reporters after Sunday’s 27-9 loss to the Rams and discussed the injury to his right thumb that knocked him out of the game in the first quarter. Brees said that he has gone for X-rays on his thumb. He said he didn’t know at this point how severely he’s [more]

Saints will have Drew Brees update when time is right

Head coach Sean Payton has a new five-year contract with the Saints, but Sunday didn’t offer much of a chance for Payton to celebrate. The Saints played most of Sunday’s game without quarterback Drew Brees and there was no immediate word after the 27-9 loss to the Rams about how much longer they’ll be without [more]

Rams roll over Drew Brees-less Saints

The Rams have a 2-0 record and the Saints have some worrying to do about their quarterback. The Rams broke open a 6-6 game with three second half touchdowns to get a 27-9 win over the Saints on Sunday afternoon. The icing on the cake came when wide receiver Cooper Kupp ran through, over and [more]

Rams extend lead to 14 points before end of third quarter

The Rams and Saints were playing a defensive slugfest for most of the first three quarters, but the Rams opened up a sizable lead over the final minutes of the third quarter. Jared Goff found Brandin Cooks for a two-yard touchdown less than five minutes after Todd Gurley‘s four-yard touchdown run broke a 6-6 tie. [more]

Tyler Higbee, Andrus Peat, Austin Blythe leave with injuries in L.A.

Defensive tackle Aaron Donald returned to Sunday’s game against the Saints, but the Rams have seen a couple of other starters knocked out of action. Right guard Austin Blythe needed the help of a cart to get to the locker room after injuring his ankle at the end of the first half. Jamil Demby replaced [more]

Rams grab 6-3 lead before halftime

Saints Cameron Jordan thought he had a touchdown that broke a 3-3 tie late in the second quarter, but officials wrongly ruled Jared Goff had thrown an incompletion on a play that should have been ruled a fumble. The Saints got the ball, but their drive stalled on a failed fourth-down run by Alvin Kamara [more]

Incorrect call costs the Saints a touchdown in Los Angeles

The last time the Saints and Rams faced each other, a bad call by the officials helped lead to an overtime win for the Rams. There’s no Super Bowl berth on the line this time and there’s a lot of football left to play in Los Angeles on Sunday, but there’s big reason for the [more]

Aaron Donald questionable to return with back injury

The Saints lost a key player in the first quarter to injury and the Rams have lost one of their own in the second quarter. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald went to the locker room while the Saints were driving for a field goal. The Rams announced a short time later that his return to the [more]

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