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Yesterday | Isportsweb.com

Pitiful coaching drops New Orleans Saints to 0-2

The unthinkable happened. In the face of all the expectations, all the hype, and all the attention, the New Orleans Saints have fallen to 0-2 after an all-around pathetic showing against the Cleveland Browns.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Curtis Lofton, Cameron Jordan, NFL Players, Mark Ingram

Sunday | WhoDatDish

New Orleans Saints Versus Cleveland Browns

Sep 14, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham catches a pass while being tackled by Cleveland Browns defenders during the third quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports - New Orleans Saints versus Cleveland Browns Saints had a tough time this afternoon in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Patrick Robinson, Jimmy Graham, Brian Dixon, Mark Ingram

Sunday | The Times-Picayune

Game balls in the Saints' 24-26 loss to the Cleveland Browns

After being shut out in the first quarter, Graham showed why he's among the game's best at his position, going into beast mode against anyone the Browns threw at him, including a pro-bowl cornerback. Graham's final stats line: 10 catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Drew Brees, Kenny Vaccaro, Keenan Lewis, Cleveland Browns

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Canal Street Chronicles

Patrick Robinson May Find Himself on a Short Leash in 2014

During the past few years, 2010 first round draft pick Patrick Robinson has had a lot happen. He was part of the historically bad Steve Spagnuolo experiment in 2012, along with missing nearly all of 2013 with an injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Patrick Robinson, Rafael Bush, Corey White, Jason David

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WhoDatDish

New Orleans Saints vs. Cleveland Browns: Containing the No-Huddle

Aug 15, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette and defensive end Cameron Jordan celebrate after a sack during first half of a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Let's face it, last week was an ugly, ugly defensive performance as Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons ' offense totaled 568 yards against our beloved New Orleans Saints .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns, Junior Galette, NFL Players, Keenan Lewis, Cameron Jordan

Autzen Zoo

Former Oregon Ducks, TJ Ward and Jairus Byrd, Make List of Top NFL Safeties

Aug 7, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward grabs the face mask of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during the first half at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The National Football League is in full force as Week Two gets into gear.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, T.J Ward, NFL Players, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks

The Times-Picayune

Fox Sports' Chris Myers, working Sunday's Saints game, recalls his WWL-TV years

Chris Myers, Ronde Barber and Jennifer Hale will cover the New Orleans Saints' Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns for Fox. Kickoff is scheduled for noon on WVUE .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Drew Brees, Brandin Cooks, Cleveland Browns, Television

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Advocate

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Associated Press photo by John Bazemore -- Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester runs by Saints free safety Jairus Byrd during the second half Sunday. Hester, known for his kick returns, caught five passes for 98 yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Kenny Vaccaro, NFL Players, Jimmy Graham, Devin Hester, Atlanta Falcons

Canal Street Chronicles

Saints News, 9/11/14: Saints Serious About Fixing Tackling Woes

From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: "By Wednesday, the New Orleans Saints' defensive backs made it clear they were tired of hearing about and talking about their tackling woes in Sunday's 37-34 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. As The Times-Picayune chronicled, at one point during interviews, cornerback Keenan Lewis just started blurting out the word, "Tackle," regardless of the question he faced....Safety Kenny Vaccaro called his tackling problems in Week 1 "ridiculous" and said , 'I had a hard time sleeping this week because of the film we put out there.'

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Jabari Greer, Keenan Lewis, Kenny Vaccaro

Football Outsiders

Film Room: Saints' Defensive Schemes

In 2012, the New Orleans Saints had the worst defense in the NFL by DVOA . That defense was severely limited by a secondary that lacked athleticism, versatility and technique.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Corey White, Keenan Lewis, NFL Players, Kenny Vaccaro, Curtis Lofton

BleacherReport

Matt Bowen's NFL Week 2 Film Study

Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles. Here are 10 thoughts from a scheme and matchup perspective as we look ahead to the Week 2 schedule in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Bowen, NFL Players, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Matt Ryan, New Orleans Saints, Mike Zimmer

Wed Sep 10, 2014

ESPN

Ryan, Bryant named NFC players of week

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was named the NFC's Offensive Player of the Week for his record-setting performance in a season-opening, 37-34 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints . It marked the fifth time he's received the honor in his career, which is a franchise record.

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Canal Street Chronicles

Poor Safety Play Doomed the Saints in Atlanta

The combination of safeties Jairus Byrd and Kenny Vaccaro was expected to be one of the New Orleans Saints defensive strengths. In their 34-37 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday, safety play was one of the Saints big weaknesses In losing 34-37 in overtime to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, the New Orleans Saints displayed a defensive ineptitude worthy of former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo's best days in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, Kenny Vaccaro, Corey White, Keenan Lewis

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WhoDatDish

Visiting the "Dawg Pound": What Saints Must Do vs. Cleveland

"Bouncing back". That was what I was originally going to name this article when I first thought about how the Saints need to respond in this week's upcoming matchup in the "Dawg Pound"; one of the toughest venues in all of professional sports which is FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio - home of the Cleveland Browns.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns, Kenny Vaccaro, Curtis Lofton, NFL Players, Isaiah Crowell

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Saints aim to correct fundamental errors

Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro rattled off some of the basics of tackling that are taught in youth football as he discussed where the focus of New Orleans' defense should be this week. "We've just got to get back to fundamentals," Vaccaro said Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Marques Colston, Jonathan Goodwin, Keenan Lewis, NFL Players, Drew Brees

The News-Star

Saints focus on fixing errors after overtime lossSaints focus on...

Saints focus on fixing errors after overtime loss Defense talks about getting back to fundamentals Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rUf7ff New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston fights for extra yards after a catch against Atlanta Falcons free safety Dwight Lowery in the second half of the NFL opener. Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro rattled off some of the basics of tackling that are taught in youth football as he discussed where the focus of New Orleans' defense should be this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Marques Colston, Akiem Hicks, Kenny Vaccaro, Junior Galette, NFL Players

Canal Street Chronicles

The Defense will be fixed

Despite the fact that the defense was historically bad yesterday, there were still a couple of bright spots that should not be discounted. Keenan Lewis and Jairus Byrd both will be instrumental in any success the Saints have defensively going forward.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Saints defense left with questions after giving up 568 yards in loss to Atlanta Falcons

The last place anyone wants to be after a football game is in the locker room of the losing team. Players usually make their exits quickly after losses, preferring not to stick around and dwell in misery longer than necessary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, Junior Galette, Matt Ryan, Mark Ingram

Canal Street Chronicles

Saints vs. Falcons 2014 Score Recap: Saints Give Up Late FG, Lead 20-10 at Halftime

As we pause at halftime, the New Orleans Saints lead the Atlanta Falcons 20-10. Take care of your business and get back here to chat live during the 3rd Quarter with other CSCers!! Saints offense looks great, the defense still has some work to do, and the New Orleans Saints hold a 20-10 lead over the Atlanta Falcons at the half..

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Pierre Thomas, Brandin Cooks, NFL Players, Khiry Robinson, Jimmy Graham

MSNBC

Jairus Byrd makes an early impact play for the Saints

Some eyebrows were raised when the Saints spent their big free agent money on safety Jairus Byrd . After Falcons receiver Julio Jones took a quick route inside the 10, Byrd stripped the ball away, and the fumble rolled into the end zone for a touchback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Shayne Graham, Julio Jones

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