Exploring everything you need to know if Winston steps in for Drew Brees at quarterback.
Two plays from Sunday’s win perfectly illustrate the growth of the defense. Early in the season, the defense had issues with its fundamentals. Eyes in the wrong places. Assignments busted. Players trying to do too much. Any of those three things will cause issues on their own. When they’re all prevalent, which was the […]
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The New Orleans rookie class has moments where you see the potential. Cesar Ruiz will clear the way on an inside zone run, and you start to envision a future where he’s anchoring the interior offensive line, or Adam Trautman will get open on a double move and score a touchdown, showing how athletic […]
Rank Michael Thomas wherever you want. There is probably a proper place to slot him, but some people think catching one of every five passes for 35 yards is better than catching seven of every eight for 8 yards at a time. Doesn’t matter. We all agree that he sits somewhere in the single […]
The Saints got a huge win against Tampa Bay, which restored Super Bowl expectations after a slow start to the season. Well, at least low relative to the standard the team has set for itself. We audit the roster on this week’s episode of “Saints Talk” and lay out our expectations following that big win. […]
Sean Payton walked off the field after the first game against Tampa Bay feeling relieved and dejected. His Saints managed to beat Tampa Bay, which was good, but he felt like he called one of the worst games of his career. The type of runs, the timing of things — none of it went […]
TAMPA, Florida — Training camp was long, preseason was plodding. Zero exhibition games turned into seven. The supposed most talented roster in the NFL was slowly getting into shape, but there were only intermittent glimpses of brilliance. The ingredients on the shopping list were reason enough to believe the dish would turn out, and some […]
It looks like Michael Thomas could make his return to action this week against the Bucs. In some ways, that would signify the start of the season for the Saints
New Orleans should be a much better offense with Michael Thomas coming back.