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 […]
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 […]
New Orleans should be a much better offense with Michael Thomas coming back.
The Saints almost always find a way to get where they need to go, but faster isn’t always better.
Marcus Davenport is rushing with a plan and is beginning to look like the talent team was hoping for when it drafted him.
New Orleans made a move to improve its defense by acquiring the linebacker from the 49ers ahead of Tuesday’s trade deadline.
The Saints have won in a variety of ways, but we still haven’t seen what they can really do.
Alvin Kamara is the smart kid in class. His understanding of the game comes easy. He’s the guy who spits out the wordy play calls in the huddle easily and can put everyone on task quickly and concisely. But there are times when his mind wanders, and it isn’t always entirely clear that he’s […]