It’s a simple yet complex question: Would you take Tom Brady or Drew Brees at quarterback to win one game?
Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans Saints’
The No. 3 seeds (Houston and San Francisco) are feeling pretty good about themselves after big wins in the Wild Card round. What kind of obstacles will they face this week?
Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Carson Palmer, Jason Campbell, Jimmy Graham, Jordy Nelson, Lance Moore, Mark Sanchez, Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Peyton Manning, Plaxico Burress, Reggie McKenzie, Santonio Holmes, Shonn Greene, Victor Cruz, Wes Welker
Mark Sanchez is the latest target of player ire in the Jets’ locker room. But is he the root cause of Gang Green’s offensive woes this season and how does it affect the team’s fantasy outlook for 2012?
His individual numbers won’t stand out (with just 4 carries for 4 yards and 11 catches for 50), but Jed Collins has been a critical part of a Saints’ run game that resembles more of the 2009 Super Bowl champion squad than a 2010 team that veered heavily toward the pass game.
Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Playoff Challenge, Aaron Rodgers, Arian Foster, Charlie Batch, Chris Pressley, Darren Sproles, David Carr, Demaryius Thomas, Dennis Dixon, Drew Brees, Michael Turner, Mike Smith, New Orleans Saints, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Victor Cruz
Even with the lure of double points, most owners shied away from starting players on bye weeks in the first run of the NFL Playoff Challenge. But there were some interesting names that found their way into lineups.
Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Devery Henderson, Jimmy Graham, Lance Moore, Marques Colston, Mike Wallace, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, robert meachem
Ben Roethlisberger says his ankle isn’t feeling great, but it shouldn’t necessarily scare Playoff Challenge players away from using his favorite WR targets.
Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chris Ivory, Darren Sproles, Isaac Redman, Jake Ballard, Mario Manningham, Mark Ingram, Matt Flynn, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, rashard mendenhall
Rashard Mendenhall could be out for an extended period of time with a knee injury. It opens an opportunity for Isaac Redman but he may not be the first choice of fantasy owners.
Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Wild Card Weekend, AFC Wild Card Games, Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFC Wild Card Games, Pittsburgh Steelers
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.
Heading into their second matchup with the Saints this season, the Falcons will look to duplicate their last performance – minus one fourth-down failure.
Andre Johnson is out yet again, but fantasy owners shouldn’t quit on the talented wideout just yet.
Drew Brees leads the NFL this season with a dizzying 4,366 yards through the air, so it makes sense he would be the man to teach our nation’s youth about the word “measure” during a recent visit to “Sesame Street.”
Congratulations to the Texans, who have clinched the first playoff berth in franchise history. With three weeks left in the season, there are still eight playoff spots up for grabs. And three teams – the Patriots, Ravens and Steelers – all have a chance to officially join the party this weekend.
With both Laurent Robinson and Miles Austin back at Cowboys practice, Robinson’s fantasy value is in flux. But fantasy owners could do worse than to take a chance on Robinson for another week.
With four weeks left in the season, there are still six division crowns and 10 total playoff spots up for grabs. Congratulations to the Packers and 49ers, who have clinched the NFC North and West, respectively. Meanwhile, here’s a look at what can happen this week.
Everyone knows the Lions will be without Ndamukong Suh against the Saints this weekend. That’s a huge blow to their defense. But the real story heading into Sunday’s contest will be the absence of wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who has been taken away by opposing defenses in the last three weeks.