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NFC playoff picture: Different week, same view at the top

The NFC playoff picture wasn’t upended when the 49ers, Saints and Cowboys lost games in Week 10, but it did open the door for bigger changes if the teams couldn’t get back on track. Sunday’s games are all in the books and everyone got back on track. All six teams that opened the weekend in [more]

Drew Brees: Michael Thomas is the kind of guy you want

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas has made a habit of putting up big numbers during his NFL career and nothing changed against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Thomas had eight catches for 114 yards and a touchdown in the 34-17 victory. He now has 94 catches on the season, which is the most of any player [more]

Jameis Winston says ankle will be fine for next week

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston took 12 hits from Saints pass rushers over the course of Sunday’s 34-17 loss and he was limping after one of them in the fourth quarter. Winston rolled his ankle on the play and head coach Bruce Arians called the injury a sprain after the game. Arians said that backup Ryan [more]

Saints get back on track with 34-17 win over Bucs

The Saints saw their six-game winning streak end against the Falcons last Sunday, but there won’t be a losing streak in New Orleans. The Saints moved out to a 20-0 lead in the first half and Marcus Williams returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown with just over five minutes to play to take [more]

Saints take 20-7 lead to halftime in Tampa

The Saints didn’t score a touchdown in last Sunday’s loss to the Falcons, but they managed two in the first half against this week’s NFC South opponent. Drew Brees hit Michael Thomas for the first score and then hooked up with tight end Jared Cook to extend the Saints’ lead to 20-0 in the second [more]

Saints go up 13-0 after Demario Davis interception

The Saints weren’t able to get into the end zone at the end of either of their first two offensive possessions on Sunday afternoon, but the Buccaneers made sure they didn’t have to go far to get a touchdown on their third try. Linebacker Demario Davis‘s interception set the Saints up on Tampa’s 17-yard-line and [more]

Week 11 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET 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 kickoff. Falcons at Panthers Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman, TE Austin Hooper, S Kemal Ishmael, DE John Cominsky, [more]

Week 11 injury report roundup

Week 11 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win (and a few other things) by the Browns 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 [more]

Marshon Lattimore, Andrus Peat out for Saints

The Saints are going to have to try to bounce back from last week’s embarrassing loss without their top cover man. Cornerback Marshon Lattimore is out for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers because of a hamstring injury. Left guard Andrus Peat (arm) and wide receiver Deonte Harris (hamstring) are also out for the Saints. The [more]

Saints won’t be at Colin Kaepernick’s workout

The NFL released a list of 11 teams that have committed to sending representatives to the workout the NFL arranged for Colin Kaepernick on Saturday and other teams are reportedly going to have someone there as well, but the Saints won’t be one of them. Saints head coach Sean Payton addressed the team’s plans on [more]

Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta. As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend. We have compiled [more]

Drew Brees “extremely disappointed” by Saints’ offense on Sunday

The Saints were 14-point favorites against the Falcons on Sunday and got blown out 26-9, the first time this season that a two-touchdown favorite had lost a game. Clearly, something went wrong. Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he and his teammates on offense consider it “unacceptable” that they managed just three field goals against a [more]

Saints designate Keith Kirkwood to return from injured reserve

The New Orleans Saints designated wide receiver Keith Kirkwood to return from the injured reserve list on Wednesday. Kirkwood injured his hamstring in pregame warmups ahead of the Saints’ Week 2 game against the Los Angeles Rams. Kirkwood has missed seven games for the Saints in the two months since and is eligible to return [more]

Saints lose guard Andrus Peat for six weeks

The Saints lost a game on Sunday against the Falcons, and they also lost a key player on their offense for most of the rest of the season. New Orleans guard Andrus Peat suffered a broken arm, had surgery today and and is expected to miss six weeks, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Peat, who [more]

Michael Thomas on pace for NFL record 153 catches

Whether Drew Brees or Teddy Bridgewater is throwing him the ball, Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is doing special things this season. Thomas caught a season-high 13 catches on Sunday and now has 86 catches through nine games. That puts him on pace for 153 catches over 16 games. If he does it, Thomas would [more]

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