New Orleans Saints
Forget the Atlanta and Pittsburgh games; the Jets are beginning a gauntlet against the NFL’s heavy hitters. And how they do will determine if the play meaningful games in December,
Are they contenders or pretenders? Ryan and the Jets might get their answer soon as New York takes on three straight first-place teams, starting against New England on Sunday.
Denver and Kansas City are the last two teams with perfect NFL records after the Broncos beat Jacksonville 35-19 — hardly the margin projected by most — and the Chiefs defeated Oakland 24-7.
Only three of the NFL’s five unbeaten teams could make it to five wins. Kansas City, New Orleans and Denver moved to 5-0 Sunday, while New England and Seattle finally lost.
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
The New York Jets have signed veteran offensive tackle Jason Smith, who spent last season with the team.
Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.
The quarterback said he was disappointed “that it actually got spun and perceived as — you immediately jump to the conclusion that he stiffed a waiter or waitress. That’s the part that bothers me.”
Ivory, a 6-foot, 225-pound bruiser, ran for 217 yards on 40 carries in 2012, and is averaging 5.1 yards per carry during his first three years in the league, all with New Orleans.
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb says too much has been made of the NFL’s bounty scandal, which dominated the sports pages just a year ago.
The NFL has reinstated Gregg Williams after suspending him for his role in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, and the Titans have added him to their coaching staff.
Less than 18 months after the league and players ended a lockout, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and union president Domonique Foxworth used a Super Bowl news conference to lay out a series of complaints about safety issues on Thursday.
Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints. Payton’s season-long suspension for his role in the Saints’ bounty program was lifted by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
“If he’s man enough to tell you, he should be man enough to put his name on it,” said New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma.
Garrett Hartley kicked a 20-yard field in overtime, and the New Orleans Saints damaged Dallas’ playoff hopes with a 34-31 victory.