Hoda Kotb was pleasantly surprised when a New Orleans man breezed into the studio.
After winning the coin toss Tuesday, NFL great Jerry Rice picked New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and St. Louis defensive end Robert Quinn for his Pro Bowl team.
Didn’t they make a movie about this? Giddy tourists leave their comfortable home to vacation in an exotic clime that promises fun, frolic and great excitement? Did you get a flashback of "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation" while watching the Saints venture off from the security of the Superdome Sunday for a disastrous road trip to St. Louis? Like the Griswolds, the Saints suffered every indignity imaginable as they gift-wrapped turnovers, missed field goals and made the Rams defense feel like it was Christmas morning.
If somebody had told me Saturday night the Saints defense would pull Sean Payton’s acorns out of the fire for an unlikely victory the next day, I would have scoffed. No, I would have done more than scoff. I would have continued dining on the Trout Payton at Impastato’s in Metairie and might even have ordered a side of the Veal Payton.
The one thing that has jumped out to me so far in this Saints offseason has been the number of serious injuries. Even before training camp opened, the team lost prized free agent linebacker Victor Butler for the season.
Drew Brees said today that the NFL league office and Roger Goodell have no credibility “with us as players” and he felt “some of the fans”.
I always enjoy getting away from the realities of sports to watch my daughter compete in horse shows.
The Atlanta Falcons beat the New Orleans Saints in the Georgia dome 23-13. As a result of the win, the Falcons are now 11-1. The loss for the New Orleans Saints puts their record at 5-7.
San Francisco 49ers win reminded New Orleans Saints of WereDat’s
People who assume I have inside knowledge about the New Orleans Saints ask me all the time why the team can't get a contract done with their head coach.