An inspired, ferocious defense that sacked Bears quarterback Jay Cutler six times buried Chicago 30-14 in front of a record crowd at the Superdome on Sunday.
The Saints improved their record to 1-1 and the Bears dropped to 1-1.
Drew Brees tossed three touchdown passes, completing 26-of-37 for 270 yards (118.1) passer rating). He threw touchdown strikes to WRs Devery Henderson, Robert Meachem and RB Darren Sharper. The Saints totaled 382 net offensive yards while the Bears had 246.
The New Orleans Saints bounced back from a heart-breaking loss last week in Green Bay to beat the Chicago Bears in the Superdome.
After the game, Saints coach Sean Payton and Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith fielded questions from the media. Below are excerpts of the respective Q and A with the press:
New Orleans leads Chicago 16-13 after a fieldgoal by Gould, bringing the Bears within three points of the Saints.
After being behind 7-3 in the first quarter, a Drew Brees bomb to Devery Henderson going for a touchdown put the New Orleans Saints ahead for the first time in a Saints-Chicago NFL bout . Three field goals by John Kasay helped put 16 points on the board to lead the Chicago Bears in the half 16-10 in New Orleans in the Louisiana Superdome.
Now, it is official, Bobby Jindal said that he will be completing his second term as Louisiana Governor, according to John Maginnis, the field of potential candidates for U.S. Senate to compete against Mary Landrieu is becoming swollen.
Yesterday, Maginnis said in his weekly newsletter, “ Two have previously declared their willingness to challenge her: Congressman Jeff Landry and BESE member Chas Roemer. Also said to be interested are three more congressmen: Bill Cassidy, Dr. John Fleming and Steve Scalise.
"Start spreading the news, I'm leaving today. I want to be a part of it - New York, New York"...New York, New York Lyrics
Next week, world leaders will be gathering in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly. As usual, the spotlight will be on some of the world’s biggest tyrants who will be given the key speaking positions.
Governor Bobby Jindal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, LSU, Tulane, and business and healthcare groups applauded the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget’s approval today of the construction and financing of the University Medical Center (UMC)
The 2011 Shreveport Classic will kick-off at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La. This match-up pits the Prairie View A&M University Panthers of Prairie View, Texas against the Jackson State University Tigers of Natchez, Mississippi, Tickets for the 2011 Shreveport Classic may be purchased at a number of outlets in Shreveport-Bossier, as well as the teams’ respective ticket offices and websites. For a full list of ticket outlets, visit www.shreveportclassic.com. To order tickets by phone, contact the Independence Bowl offices at (318) 221-0712. General seating tickets are $25 each.
Ready or not, like it or not, elections are here in Louisiana. Things have changed so fast in the Bayou State that it is hard to put the next two months of the election cycle into perspective. The political landscape in Louisiana has been turned upside down since the last election cycle in 2007. At that time, Democrats occupied numerous statewide offices, and both the House and the Senate in the Legislature were majority Democrat. The election of 2007 saw Republicans make gains in the Legislature and statewide offices, but the Democrats were still very much in the game.
oh boy whoopee. another crime summit in
as elvis said: a little less conversation, a little more action please.