Posts Tagged ‘Sean Payton’

First and 10: The coaches’ show

The near-fight between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz was the talk of the NFL on Sunday, overshadowing San Francisco’s 25-19 victory over previously undefeated Detroit.

Cover Two Podcast: All or nothing for Texans

Texans outside linebacker Mario Williams isn’t so sure about anything being easier, even with the Colts having to play on without Peyton Manning

First and 10: Payton’s place, Ryans’ hope and more

The New Orleans Saints locked up coach Sean Payton to a multiyear contract extension Monday in a move that will keep the Super Bowl winner in the Big Easy through the 2015 season. Now Payton can focus on the business of having his team ready for Thursday night’s NFL kickoff game in Green Bay… but first he will make an appearance Tuesday night on “NFL Total Access.”

Ten quotes that could help fantasy owners

Based on the current state of things around the NFL, it’s tough to find any news that has major fantasy significance (sigh). So when several coaches and other organizational leaders discussed the state of their teams during the annual Owners Meetings, you can only imagine how quickly I jumped on the information.

Saints will have crowded backfield next season

The Saints have decided to re-sign Pierre Thomas to a four-year deal, meaning a backfield committee appears imminent.

With Shockey gone, Graham’s stock on the rise

Saints TE Jimmy Graham is going to have some serious sleeper value in fantasy drafts next season.

The Madden curse strikes … again!

Did the Madden cover curse strike again? With word of Drew Brees’ knee injury, it would appear so.

Saints’ Brees is done for day

Midway through the fourth quarter in New Orleans, Sean Payton decided he had seen enough of Drew Brees for the day.

Monday Infirmary Report

A one-liner look at the latest injury updates from around the league in Week 15.

Injury roundup: Rogers suffers concussion

Aaron Rodgers, Gerald McCoy and Chris Ivory are among the players on the Week 14 injury list.

Ivory held out because of hamstring

Saints lead running back Chris Ivory didn’t play a prominent role in Sunday’s win over the Rams, and his noticeable absence has been explained.

Saints RB Thomas returns, but Ivory still the play

Saints RB Pierre Thomas is expected to return this week vs. St. Louis, but do not rush him into your starting lineup. Coach Sean Payton has raved about RB Chris Ivory.

Post Mortem: Brady is better fantasy QB than Peyton

The Patriots have finally stopped scoring on the Jets, so let’s put Week 13 under the microscope.

Don’t bank on Saints RB Thomas in Week 13

If Pierre Thomas returns in Week 13, it makes all the Saints running backs less attractive in fantasy leagues.

Saints bandwagon will fill up fast

Don’t fall into the trap of sleeping on the defending champs when it comes to conversations about the best teams in the NFC. The Saints are about to return from their bye week, and I’m expecting a resurgence.

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