New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas finished the 2016 regular season with the team's franchise rookie records for receptions (92), receiving yards (1,137) and receiving touchdowns (nine), per NFL Communications ...
Vaccaro admitted to ESPN's Mike Triplett that he did not know taking Adderall was against the NFL's substance abuse policy. Then Vaccaro told Triplett why he took it: to get a boost of energy for the Texas State Fair and before watching his brother play in the Texas-Oklahoma game after that. "To be
On Jan. 8, 2011, Marshawn Lynch put together a historic performance for the Seattle Seahawks against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Wild Card Round of the playoffs...
A person familiar with the decision says New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Greg McMahon, linebackers coach Joe Vitt and three other assistants won't be retained. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because none of the coaching moves, first reported Thursday
The New Orleans Saints have fired assistant head coach/linebacker coach Joe Vitt and four other coaches, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Mark Ingram topped 1,000 yards in a season for the first time in his career and the Saints running back knows who he needs to thank.
As whispers swirl around Sean Payton's future, he openly denies them all. Payton then Monday night issued his most declarative statement to date on his Saints future.
After a third straight losing season, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton limited discussion about his future to the offseason work he expects to begin this week with his current team. ''We're not going to address rumors,'' Payton said on an end-of-season conference call with media
Sean Payton denied reports that he met with GM Mickey Loomis after Sunday's game to discuss his coaching future and refused to answer questions on whether he would consider leaving the Saints.
Saints coach Sean Payton met with the GM Sunday to discuss his future, a source told ESPN, following a report that the Rams are expected to seek permission to speak with him about their opening.
Sean Payton was in no mood to talk about his future. NFL.com reported before the season finale that Payton might be in line to take over the Los Angeles Rams, who are seeking a replacement for Jeff Fisher. Since being suspended for a year in a bounties scandal, Payton is 32-32 with a single playoff
Matt Ryan bolstered his MVP credentials with a brilliant first half Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes to lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 38-32 victory over the New Orleans Saints, securing a first-round playoff bye. Ryan was 17 of 19 for 235 yards by halftime, directing the Falcons (11-5) to touchdowns
Seemingly ageless Drew Brees senses the Saints are on an upswing with an influx of young talent at receiver and on defense, where more help is needed.
Multiple sources say there is mutual interest between the current Saints coach and the Rams organization. The ball is now in Saints GM Mickey Loomis' court, Ian Rapoport writes.
One is the "eternal optimist," and the other is the "eternal pessimist." Together, Evans and Strief have been anchors on the line for 11 seasons.
The Atlanta Falcons (10-5) would love nothing more than a week off in the playoffs and a home game in the divisional round...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers surprisingly deactivated running back Doug Martin prior to their eventual loss last week against the New Orleans Saints, and now we know the reason why. Martin has been suspended for four games without pay for the team's next four games by the NFL for violating the league's
Mark Ingram has already set a career high in yards from scrimmage, but he needs 60 yards Sunday for his first 1,000-yard rushing campaign.
Two days after Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting running back Doug Martin was made a healthy scratch against the New Orleans Saints, head coach Dirk Koetter stood by his decision.
Drew Brees dressed the part of someone in the holiday spirit over the weekend, and the New Orleans Saints did the same with their actions.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a surging team just a couple of weeks ago. However, they have lost back-to-back games to the Dallas Cowboys and the New Orleans Saints, and that has put their playoff hopes on the shakiest of ground...
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was healthy enough to play but could only watch from the sideline as Tampa Bay's playoff hopes took a big hit. Would the Bucs have been better off with Martin in the lineup on Saturday, when they fell to New Orleans, 31-24? Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 63 yards
Mark Ingram rushed for two-touchdowns and a game-sealing first down in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Saints put a considerable damper on Tampa Bay's playoff aspirations with a 31-24 victory Saturday. The Buccaneers (8-7) needed a win to keep pace with Green Bay (9-6) for the final NFC wild-card
The New York Giants clinched a playoff spot Saturday by virtue of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' loss to the New Orleans Saints . The Giants largely thrived this season behind a dominant defense...
The Buccaneers surprised the football world with a key inactive that no one saw coming. Doug Martin is a healthy scratch for Tampa Bay's game against the New Orleans Saints.
Doug Martin was listed as a healthy scratch for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' game against the New Orleans Saints . Martin, 27, already missed six games earlier in the season with a hamstring injury...
Even if the Rams come calling on Payton, there is no indication that the Saints will be more willing to part ways with their coach this offseason.
After his first two-plus years in New Orleans were marred by a knee injury and inconsistent play, former Pro Bowler Jairus Byrd is feeling good again.
Players continue to react to being left off this year's Pro Bowl squads. Saints receiver Brandin Cooks took an issue with his quarterback Drew Brees being snubbed.
Saints receiver Michael Thomas might own all of New Orleans' significant rookie receiving records after the final two games of the regular season. ''All that stuff will take care of itself,'' said Thomas, who'll line up against Tampa Bay on Sunday. ''Drew Brees breaks
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was not selected to his 10th Pro Bowl on Tuesday night, when the rosters were announced ...
Saints receiver Brandin Cooks called the lack of an invite to the Pro Bowl for Drew Brees "just ridiculous" as the quarterback leads the NFL in passing yards and scoring.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-6) and New Orleans Saints (6-8) will square off against each other for the second time in three weeks when they meet at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in a key NFC South matchup on Saturday...
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald snagged seven passes in Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints, giving him the most receptions (1,116) through 200 career games in NFL history, per NFL Communications ...
The Arizona Cardinals have been eliminated from the postseason, so their thoughts naturally have turned to next season. Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints was the Cardinals' final home game of the season. Was it also the final game for Palmer in a Cardinals uniform?
Much like the Saints as a whole, Brandin Cooks at his best is unstoppable. But they have both been wildly inconsistent in a disappointing season.
David Johnson's chances of being the NFL's Most Valuable Player are slim at best, given the Arizona Cardinals record after Sunday's 48-41 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Johnson made NFL history on Sunday with his 108 yards from scrimmage. Only Hall of Famer Barry Sanders (15 in 1997) has
Saints running back Mark Ingram said he needs to "control my emotions better" after TV cameras caught him shouting at New Orleans coach Sean Payton on the sideline during Sunday's win in Arizona.
The New Orleans quarterback threw for 389 yards and four touchdowns, leading the New Orleans Saints past the Arizona Cardinals 48-41 Sunday in the highest-scoring game in the NFL this season. ''It's good for him, it's good for the coach, too,'' Saints coach Sean Payton said.
The Saints' offense finally woke up -- scoring 48 points against the NFL's top defense -- but it was too late for New Orleans this season.
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