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2017 Schedule
11-5, 1st in NFC South
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2dMike Triplett

Payton's $25K donation lifts Morstead's charity

Saints coach Sean Payton has donated a couch that he was offered to a children's hospital, in addition to donating $25,000 to the charity of Saints punter Thomas Morstead.

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Opening statements in McKnight murder trial

Claims of self-defense by the man who killed former NFL player Joe McKnight withered under scrutiny, a prosecutor told jurors Friday, but a defense lawyer insisted the shooter fired as McKnight approached his car, spewing obscenities and threats...

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5dMike Triplett

Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he doesn't plan on testing the free-agent market this offseason and that his mindset is what it's always been, "and that's that I'll be here."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints punter Thomas Morstead said he was diagnosed with torn cartilage, not broken ribs. Said it bruised his ego because it "doesn't sound as cool," but doctors assured him it hurts just as much. Said he felt better after a local shot, but it still hurt to punt. But he said he figured a bad punt would hurt just as much as a good punt, so he might as well hit some good ones.

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5dMike Sando

Re-grading every NFL team's 2017 offseason

Few paid much attention last March when the Minnesota Vikings signed Case Keenum to a one-year contract for $2 million -- but that move became one of the most pivotal of the 2017 season. Here's how every team's offseason acquisitions look now.

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6dMike Triplett

Saints' Williams vows not to let play define him

A day after his game-costing missed tackle, Saints rookie Marcus Williams thanked his supporters and vowed that he "won't let one play define the type of MAN or PLAYER that I am or will be!"

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton and the Saints coaching staff will coach the NFC Pro Bowl team, the league announced Monday -- the first time they've done so since Payton's first year on the job after the 2006 season. Mike Tomlin and the Steelers staff will coach the AFC squad. Payton shouldn't have much trouble getting familiar with his roster, since the Saints sent six players to the Pro Bowl this year (QB Drew Brees, RBs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara, WR Michael Thomas, DE Cameron Jordan and CB Marshon Lattimore).

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The Nickel Package: Vikings win in dramatic fashion

David Jacoby and Field Yates share their thoughts on the Vikings' wild Divisional Round victory over the Saints, including if Marcus Williams is to blame for Stefon Diggs' heroic game-winning play, the effect that Minnesota's defense had on the Kamara-Ingram partnership, what happens with Case Keenum's contract situation at the conclusion of the season and much more.

Will Brees stay with Saints? (0:58)
Stephen A. in disbelief over Williams' missed tackle (1:58)
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7dMike Triplett

Williams: Missed tackle was 'my play to make'

After missing a tackle that allowed Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs to run free for a 61-yard, game-winning touchdown on Sunday, Saints safety Marcus Williams vowed to do all he can "to make sure nothing like this happens again to me."

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7dDavid Purdum

Major Vegas swing on Diggs' game-winning TD

Stefon Diggs' last-play touchdown in the Minnesota Vikings' 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday pushed the game over the betting total of 47 and brought the point spread into play.

Team Stats

Passing Yards261.85th
Rushing Yards129.45th
Points For28.04th
Points Against20.410th