The Saints were hoping to have Michael Thomas back this week.
The wide receiver was expected to return from injury this week before being suspended for conduct detrimental after throwing a punch at Chauncey Gardner-Johnson. While this change is unexpected and inconvenient, New Orleans shouldn't have too much difficulty adjusting their offensive game plan for Monday's game against the Chargers.
If you couldn’t see the field, you wouldn’t know. When Taysom Hill steps behind the line of scrimmage and starts the familiar cadence of “Blue 80”, it sounds exactly the same as when Drew Brees does it. The tone of voice. The inflections. The speed. All of it is the same. It has to be. […]
Someone dominating the targets never seemed possible. For a decade, the Saints were an equal-opportunity offense, a place where passes got spread about, and everyone ate. Someone would inevitably get the last slice and consume a little more than everyone else, but no one ever went hungry. That hasn’t been the case for the last […]