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  1. Observation Deck: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Saints missed their chance to finish undefeated in the preseason for the first time in franchise history, losing 22-13 to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Obviously that does...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. W2W4: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    Two of the NFL's four undefeated teams in the preseason will square off Thursday when the New Orleans Saints (3-0) host the Baltimore Ravens (3-0) in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It will be the final exhibition game for both teams. 1. Griffin stil...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  3. Tonight is 'Super Bowl' for Saints' Griffin

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Chances are, the New Orleans Saints have already decided on the backup quarterback job after evaluating veteran Luke McCown and second-year pro Ryan Griffin for the past four months. So I'm never sure exactly how much the fourth pres...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. New Orleans Saints cut-down analysis

    Mike Triplett

    Most significant move: Releasing linebacker Victor Butler was a small surprise, but a huge shame. I was one of many analysts who thought the pass-rush specialist could have a huge impact when he joined the New Orleans Saints last year, following defe...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  5. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin I was extremely tempted to add veteran Luke McCown back onto the 53-man roster this week. He seems to be ahead of Griffin in the Saints' pecking order sinc...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  6. Observation Deck: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    Bring on Week 1. It only took one quarter for Drew Brees to prove he's ready for the regular season on Saturday night. And the rest of the New Orleans Saints' starting units didn't look too shabby themselves in a 23-17 victory over the Indianapoli...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  7. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin I'm sticking with my pick of Griffin for the backup job, since I think he's been doing enough to prove he's poised and mature enough to handle the role. An...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  8. McCown, Griffin still too close to call

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Who's winning the battle for the New Orleans Saints' backup quarterback job? Depends on when you're watching. Both players have taken full advantage of their increased opportunities to shine while starter Drew Brees has been sidelin...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  9. Plus side of Saints injuries: More reps

    Mike Triplett

    As long as the training camp injuries are minor enough, teams can always find a silver lining to them. They mean more opportunities for the backups to develop and be evaluated. That's been the case with the New Orleans Saints this summer at a few ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  10. Payton unhappy with sloppy practice in rain

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The New Orleans Saints practiced in steady rain for the first time during training camp Monday. And they didn't handle it well. At least six center-quarterback exchanges were botched (with quarterbacks Luke McCown a...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  11. Payton: Backup QB battle still tight

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton wasn't as quick to give the edge to second-year pro Ryan Griffin in the battle to back up quarterback Drew Brees as I was after Griffin's impressive preseason performance on Friday ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  12. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin I've had Griffin as the No. 2 quarterback all along, and I certainly see no reason to change that after Griffin's excellent performance in the preseason op...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  13. Griffins poise gives him edge in QB battle

    Mike Triplett

    Ryan Griffin looked great in the New Orleans Saints' preseason opener Friday night, completing 16 of 23 passes for 179 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions. What stood out to me most of all was Griffin's poise and maturity -- the two main reaso...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  14. Observation Deck: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    No Drew Brees? No problem. The New Orleans Saints found plenty of offensive firepower Friday in their 26-24 victory over the St. Louis Rams -- most of it provided by running back Mark Ingram and receiver Brandin Cooks. It wasn't a perfect night...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  15. W2W4: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints (0-0) and St. Louis Rams (0-0) open the preseason tonight at the Edward Jones Dome. 1. Griffin audition: This game will be lacking star power at quarterback, with New Orleans' Drew Brees and St. Louis' Sam Bradford both expe...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  16. Griffin taking advantage of Brees' absence

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- With Drew Brees sidelined by an oblique strain, the New Orleans Saints are getting even more of a chance to evaluate second-year pro Ryan Griffin as a potential backup. Right now, the battle between Griffin and vete...

    Blog | August 05, 2014