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  1. Drew Brees responds after Vikings' 'Hulk Hogan suplex'

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the New Orleans Saints' 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings: Thanks for the penalty: After he had an hour to cool off, Drew Brees was laughing about the unnecessary roughness penalty t...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Prediction: Saints will beat Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- According to ESPN Stats and Information, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has had three or more wide receivers on the field for 49 of his 85 dropbacks this season. And he's already hit tight end Jimmy Graham on 18 of the 23 pa...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  3. Junior Galette of New Orleans Saints gets special tribute from te...

    Mike Triplett

    The "best week" of Junior Galette's life continued Thursday with a tribute from his teammates. Galette arrived in the locker room to find his locker filled with dozens of basketballs, with a live guard dog protecting them and some Rihanna music playing.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  4. Free-agent wish list: No. 1 Cornerback

    Mike Triplett

    The NFL's free-agent market is suddenly being flooded with former Pro Bowl cornerbacks -- which is a great thing for the New Orleans Saints. I think the cornerback position should rank as New Orleans' No. 1 priority in free agency -- even more tha...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  5. Saints stay united on Pro Bowl roster

    Mike Triplett

    It helps to have friends in high places. All five New Orleans Saints Pro Bowlers will play for the same team on Sunday night after Saints quarterback Drew Brees helped hand-pick his own roster during the two-night draft. Brees was a co-captain for "T...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  6. Brees 'drafts' guards Evans, Grubbs

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' debut as a general manager went smoothly Tuesday night as he helped select his own Pro Bowl roster as a co-captain of "Team Rice," led by Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Brees selected Saints guards J...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  7. Robert Quinn named a Pro Bowl captain

    Nick Wagoner

    ST. LOUIS -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is one of four Pro Bowl captains, the league announced Thursday. It's probably safe to say nobody was happier than Brees himself to see his co-captain is St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  8. New England Patriots captain Rob Ninkovich is a prototypical Bill...

    Greg Garber

    Cast off by New Orleans and Miami, Rob Ninkovich has become a prototypical Patriot.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. Drew Brees named Pro Bowl captain

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was one of four active players named as a captain for this year's new Pro Bowl format. He and St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn will work together to select one of the teams in a schoolyard-style draf...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  10. Sam Mills lives on in 'keep pounding'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- "When I found out I had cancer, there were two things I could do -- quit or keep pounding. I'm a fighter. I kept pounding. You're fighters, too. Keep pounding!" Those were the words Sam Mills said to the Carolina Panthers the n...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  11. Rivera borrowed Ditka speech to set tone

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ron Rivera was surrounded by more than 90 attentive faces, most of which he hadn't gotten to know. He wanted the message to be strong, so he reached into his memory bank for a speech one of his former coaches told a new team. He...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  12. Bulletin board fodder not enough vs. Saints

    David Newton

    Not to call out the Carolina Panthers' secondary -- that is how New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes prefaced his comment last week -- but they will need more than bulletin board fodder to stop New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Sund...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Carolina Panthers

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A few thoughts on the Carolina Panthers' 30-20 victory against the New York Jets: What it means: By taking care of business against the Jets, and assuming St. Louis completes its win against New Orleans, the Panthers (10-4) sti...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  14. Panthers set sights on Saints -- and beyond

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton leaned into the microphone on Sunday after leading the Carolina Panthers to a franchise-record eighth straight victory and whispered, "War Eagle." Then he did it again. And again. "War dang Eagle!" the Carolina ...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  15. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, La. -- I'm about to head out to watch the New Orleans Saints practice and will be back with more on them later. But, in the meantime, here are some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS With right tackle Mike Johnson...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  16. Eight in the Box: NFC South camp issues

    Pat Yasinskas

    What are the three key camp issues facing each NFC South team? ATLANTA FALCONS Offense: Reshuffled offensive line Center Todd McClure retired and right tackle Tyson Clabo was released. The Falcons elected to go with youth and stick with guys a...

    Blog | July 19, 2013