Tag: New Orleans Saints

Tom Dempsey of the New Orleans Saints connects on a record-breaking field foal to defeat the Detroit Lions in Tulane Stadium. (Image: Getty)

Legendary New Orleans Saints Kicker Tom Dempsey Dies of COVID-19

Tom Dempsey, the half-footed New Orleans Saints kicker who held the record — or a share of it — for the longest field goal in NFL history at 63 yards, died Saturday after losing a fight with COVID-19. Dempsey, 73, had been suffering from both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

Drew Brees will return to the Saints for his 20th season in the NFL. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Drew Brees Returning to New Orleans Saints Next Season

Drew Brees is putting his retirement thoughts on hold for at least one year and the New Orleans Saints quarterback will return to the team for one more season. It will mark the 20th NFL season for Brees, and his 15th season in New Orleans after joining the Saints in […]

Saints QB Drew Brees celebrates throwing his 540th career touchdown to pass Peyton Manning for the NFL record against the Indianapolis Colts at the Superdome in New Orleans. (Image: Jonathan Bachman/Getty)

Drew Brees Passes Peyton Manning, Sets New Record with 541 Touchdowns

During a 34-7 blowout against the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke the record for most career touchdowns when he tossed his 540th TD to snap Peyton Manning’s mark of 539. Brees finished the game with four touchdowns and currently has 541 TD […]

New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons during a 2018 game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. (Image: Getty)
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New Orleans Saints Seek Revenge Against Atlanta Falcons on Thanksgiving

This week’s Thursday Night Football game is also the third and final game of a Thanksgiving holiday triple header in the NFL featuring the New Orleans Saints (9-2) at the Atlanta Falcons (3-8). The Saints need one more win to lock up a postseason berth. They hold a four-game lead […]

San Francisco 49ers TE Greg Kittle and WR Dante Pettis celebrate a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (Image: Stan Szeto/USA Today Sports)

Quickie Recap NFL Week 8: Niners, Packers, and Saints Combined 21-2

In this week’s Quickie NFL Recap, a trio of NFC division leaders continued their winning ways with San Francisco 49ers (7-0), Green Bay Packers (7-1), and New Orleans Saints (7-1) securing victories in Week 8. All three teams are a combined 21-2 heading into the midway mark of the 2019 […]

New Orleans Saints injured quarterback Drew Brees during warmups of a game against the Tampa Bucs at the Superdome in New Orleans. (Image: Bill Feig/AP)

Drew Brees Thumb Injury Update: Will Start Against Arizona

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recovered from thumb surgery, and according to an official injury update, he will suit up to play against the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday. On Wednesday, head coach Sean Payton said his starting quarterback will be a game-time decision. On Friday, Drees was listed as […]

New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater drops back for a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars. (Image: Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)

Pope Blesses New Orleans Saints by Accident, Now 8/1 Super Bowl Odds

Backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater improved to 4-0 as a starter for the New Orleans Saints (5-1) after Pope Francis inadvertently included the Saints hashtag on Twitter while blessing a new batch of Catholic saints. Between Bridgewater and Pope Francis, bookmakers in Las Vegas adjusted the numbers, and the New Orleans […]

Buffalo Bills fans, the self-professed #BillsMafia, rooting for their team at a home game in Orchard Park, NY in 2018. (Image: Getty)

NFL Home Dog Alert Week 4: Lions, Saints, Bills, Cards

In our Week 4 Home Dog Alert, four NFL home teams are underdogs, with the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills, and Arizona Cardinals all getting points at home. Technically, five teams are home dogs in NFL Week 4. However, you can toss the Miami Dolphins game out the […]