Matthew Stafford passed for 341 yards and two touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions beat the mistake-prone New Orleans Saints, 28-13 on Sunday. Golden Tate exploited a coverage breakdown on third-and-long for a 66-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter when Detroit (8-4) was clinging to a six-point
Last week, Brandin Cooks was unhappy with the Saints' offense. He won't be alone after the worst performance of the season in a 28-13 loss to Detroit.
Instead of touchdowns, Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw three interceptions on Sunday against the Lions, and his record streak of touchdown passes in 60 straight home games came to an end.
Conflicts settled by gunfire are tragically common in New Orleans but there was nothing routine about this one: the dead man was retired football player Will Smith, a star on the 2006 Saints team that help lift the stricken city's spirits with a winning season after Hurricane Katrina, and on the
Are the Saints thinking about trading disgruntled WR Brandin Cooks? Sean Payton's actions on Twitter seem to indicate otherwise.
Multiple teams believe Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks, who has expressed frustration with his role in New Orleans, could come up in trade talks this offseason, sources told ESPN.
Expect trade talks centered around Brandin Cooks leading up to the free-agency window, with the speedster no doubt set to draw interest, Ian Rapoport reports.
Detroit Lions linebacker Tahir Whitehead suffered a knee injury that will force him to miss Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints . Continue for updates. Latest on Whitehead's Status Saturday, Dec...
Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is questionable for the team's Week 13 contest against the New Orleans Saints with an ankle injury. Continue for updates. Latest on Ansah's Playing Status Friday, Dec...
Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones is nursing a thigh injury that has put his status for a Week 13 showdown with the New Orleans Saints in question. Continue for updates...
Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick is dealing with an ankle injury that has put his status up in the air for the team's Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints. Continue for updates...
Saints players were troubled by the shooting of former NFL player Joe McKnight, the second former player killed in the New Orleans area this year.
Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Robert Quinn is recovering from a concussion following Week 12 against the New Orleans Saints . His official playing status for Week 13 against the New England Patriots has yet to be announced...
Los Angeles Rams wideout Tavon Austin is suffering from a chest injury following Week 12 against the New Orleans Saints . His official playing status for Week 13 against the New England Patriots has yet to be announced...
Saints wideout Brandin Cooks was targeted zero times last week against the Rams and showed his frustration. Cooks is on pace to have about 30 fewer targets than he did a season ago.
Cameron Jordan might not have the double-digit sack pace of previous seasons, but the Saints' athletic DE is making opposing offenses miserable.
Saints coach Sean Payton has experienced clutch envy while studying the Lions this season. It's got nothing to do with fashionable, hand-held bags, but everything to do with Detroit's repeated triumphs in close contests. ''Listen, I'm jealous,'' said Payton, whose team has
Brandin Cooks insists he wasn't being selfish by expressing his frustration with his role, but he felt the need to speak out because he wants to do his part to help.
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is dealing with a toe injury, and his status for Week 13 against the Detroit Lions is unclear. Continue for updates. Latest on Ingram's Practice Status Thursday, Dec...
Some years, the NFL MVP favorite is pretty clear by December. There could be a player or two have a great finish and become legitimate factors in the race by the end (especially New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees if the Saints make a run at the playoffs, or Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders if
The Detroit Lions aren't just coming from behind to win games; they're making money, going 6-1 against the spread their last seven times out. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Saints are even better, going 7-1 ATS over their last eight games...
Bad memories of Saints quarterback Drew Brees completing 32 of 39 passes against his team on a Super Bowl Sunday back in 2010 have come flooding back to Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell this week. More than half a decade has passed since Brees and the Saints beat Caldwell's Indianapolis Colts in
The Saints' QB isn't worried about Brandin Cooks' reported frustration with his role, saying the WR has been "a big part" of the team's success.
Get your lineup for Daily Fantasy Football set for Week 13, keeping in mind Drew Brees and the Saints could have a field day against the Detroit Lions. Our experts put together their lineups based off a $200 budget.
Brandin Cooks wasn't targeted in the team's 49-21 Week 12 win over the Los Angeles Rams, and the New Orleans Saints wide receiver appeared to express his frustration with a message on social media...
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday to be sentenced for drugging and raping two women in the city in 2013. In all, Sharper, a five-time Pro Bowler who spent his 14-year NFL career with the Packers, Vikings and Saints, was accused of drugging and raping a dozen
The 20-year sentence for Darren Sharper marks the end of prosecutions in four states for the former All-Pro safety who won a Super Bowl with the Saints.
Saints linebacker Craig Robertson sounded confident that he knew the main reason why New Orleans looked as locked-in as the club has been all season during a lopsided victory over Los Angeles Rams. It wasn't because of a desire to show up a certain former Saints defensive coordinator now serving
Jeff Fisher and the Rams were embarrassed Sunday at the Superdome by the Saints. Well, as the calendar sets to turn over to December, the Rams are staring at an uphill climb to, well, 7-9.
Fumbling issues earlier in the season didn't deter Mark Ingram and Michael Thomas, who both came up with dominant performances against the Rams.
Sean Payton didn't shovel dirt on his former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams after the Saints put up 555 yards on the Los Angeles Rams Sunday. New Orleans players, however, knew what the win meant for their coach.
Sean Payton clearly relished a victory Sunday over former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the Rams, and he took to social media to express his pleasure in the win.
Gregg Williams has to have some good memories of his time in New Orleans. Sunday won't be included in those good memories, not after Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints ran up the score on him and the Los Angeles Rams. Williams, the Rams' defensive coordinator, has a complicated legacy with the
While Rams rookie Jared Goff couldn't keep up with Drew Brees and the prolific New Orleans Saints, he just might have given Los Angeles hope that its No. 1 overall draft pick will in fact pan out. There were moments of brilliance as he showed off his touch, strength, and sometimes, guts, while throwing
For a brief time Sunday afternoon, the buzz around what was happening inside the Superdome focused on Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff...
Drew Brees passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns, Mark Ingram scored twice, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 49-21 on Sunday. Playing 10 days after being knocked unconscious in a Thursday night loss at Carolina, Ingram rushed for 146 yards on 14 carries, including a 61-yard
The Saints' offense exploded on former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the Rams -- and Sean Payton appeared to relish every minute of it.
With the Rams giving up 555 yards and seven touchdowns, quarterback Jared Goff had little chance to match Drew Brees and the Saints on Sunday.
Former No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson is a healthy scratch Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. The Rams have not announced who will start in Robinson's place on Jared Goff's blindside.
Things might get a little weird on Sunday as the Saints host the Rams, whose defense is led by former New Orleans coordinator Gregg Williams.
Saints coach Sean Payton and Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams sound a touch sentimental when their time together in New Orleans comes up. Maybe this isn't the best week to air old resentments, given Payton and Williams will coach in the same game for the first time since they
Everything about Luke Kuechly's concussion was scary. It was scary to see him crying on the field against the New Orleans Saints last Thursday night. It's also scary, given his history, that eight days after suffering the concussion the Carolina Panthers ruled their star linebacker out of Sunday's
Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro, who early this season lambasted New Orleans' defense for canceling out Drew Brees' brilliance, no longer sees it that way. ''We've gotten better every game,'' Vaccaro asserted after practice Wednesday as the Saints prepared to meet the Los Angeles
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