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Will Smith: Roger Goodell Made a Mistake, but I Still Respect Him

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The suspensions for all the Saints players originally punished in the bounty scandal have been vacated, but the story won't likely die soon. Roger Goodell is still the commissioner and Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma will likely remain in this league for years to come. Awkward? Smith is relieved that his ...

Matt Ryan: “Our Focus the Entire Year has Been Better than it’s Ever Been”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons didn't leave room for error this year. They've already wrapped up the NFC South with four weeks to go in the season. But that isn't making Falcons fans feel any better about the team's Super Bowl chances because Atlanta has fallen flat in January every time they've ...

Riding A Three-Game Winning Streak, Drew Brees Praises Saints For Playing ‘Complementary Football’

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The New Orleans Saints may have started out the season with the odds stacked against them thanks to the fallout of the bounty gate scandal, but this team is hitting its stride at the right time of year. New Orleans started out the season at 0-4 and has bounced back ...

The New Orleans Saints Are Marching Since Joe Vitt Has Taken Over on the Sidelines

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

It was just over a month ago when the New Orleans Saints were left for dead. It looked like everything the team went through this offseason, with the suspensions throughout the organization in the aftermath of Bounty Gate, had taken its toll on the team. However, flash forward to now ...

Curtis Lofton Believes The Saints Are A Playoff Team, But Also That The Postseason Shouldn’t Be Mentioned Yet

Friday, November 9th, 2012

It's always interesting when the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons get together, but this year's first meeting has some extra intrigue, with Curtis Lofton battling his ex-teammates in his new home. Oh, and the Saints are trying to keep their heads above water against the league's last unbeaten team. Curtis ...

Drew Brees Thinks Tough Denver Loss Lit A Fire Under The Saints

Monday, November 5th, 2012

The New Orleans Saints have a chance to rebound after a terrible performance against the Denver Broncos as they host the Philadelphia Eagles at the Superdome tonight. Drew Brees knows the Eagles are probably just as desperate as his team, but he's looking at the "bad memory" from last week's ...

Denver Broncos Make A Statement By Dominating The New Orleans Saints

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

I went to Sports Authority Field on Sunday night thinking I might see a shootout between two great quarterbacks in Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. Instead, what I got was a blowout. The Denver Broncos cruised by the New Orleans Saints 34-14 in a game that solidified the Broncos' argument ...

Joe Vitt Makes His Return to the New Orleans Saints

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

It has been an agonizing last seven weeks for Saints interim coach Joe Vitt. While he was serving a suspension for his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, he had to watch as New Orleans' season started in as bad of a way as anyone could've imagined. After ...

Sean Payton Discusses the Saints’ Crowded Backfield and the Team’s Ability to Turn Things Around

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Sean Payton hasn't been seen or heard from a lot lately. But when he has made some appearances on TV and radio, it's been appointment viewing and listening because his situation is so unique that his perspective on the team, the league and himself is fascinating. Sean Payton joined Bobby Hebert ...

LeRoy Butler Discusses The Green Bay Packers’ 1996 “Smash For Cash” Program

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

We're on the first page of what appears to be a new chapter in Bounty Gate. That's because the NFLPA has pulled a new club out of the bag in its fight to defend the New Orleans Saints players involved in the scandal, filing papers in federal court last week ...