Ian Book

EXCLUSIVE: Saints QB Ian Book talks experiences with Brian Kelly, expectations for his former coach

New LSU Football Head Coach Brian Kelly made the move from South Bend to the Louisiana, but he isn't the only former Fighting Irish who now calls the boot home. New Orleans Saints' backup quarterback Ian Book played under Kelly for five seasons at Notre Dame. After Tuesday's practice, Book spoke to Tiger TV about his experiences with his former coach.

Will Saints keep Ian Book on their 53-man roster in 2022?

New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Ian Book will likely stick around on the 2022 roster, but don’t expect him to get any starting snaps. This offseason, the Saints brought on former Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton as an important depth piece, and in the event Winston gets re-injured, Dalton will step up as the team’s starter under center.
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Ian Book report card from Week 16 performance vs. Dolphins

Week 16 marked the NFL debut of New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback Ian Book, who spent the majority of the season as the fourth-string quarterback. Ahead of the season, the consensus was that NOLA wouldn’t see Book under center unless something went horribly wrong and that’s pretty much what happened.

Who is Ian Book? From NFL Draft pick to NFL starter for the New Orleans Saints

After a long career with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, quarterback Ian Book was selected in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. Now, Book is scheduled to make his first career start on Monday Night Football against the Miami Dolphins. Before he takes the field, let’s take a look at what led him to this point, and whether or not he has a chance to lead the Saints to victory.

New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins postgame quotes: Sean Payton, Zack Baun, Lil'Jordan Humphrey, Ian Book | 2021 NFL Week 16

On the difficulty of the situation today, given the lack of available players:. "I think it's kind of where we are at, to some degree, a little bit as a league. It seemed like, obviously, a lot went on the last week and a half. I thought that our defense battled. We did some positive things in the kicking game. In fairness to Ian (Book), it's impossible to evaluate his play. Hopefully, we can get a little help here, get some guys back, and be ready to go next week."

Stacked boxes for Alvin Kamara, Ian Book held the ball too long: Advanced stats tell a tale

The advanced numbers from the New Orleans Saints’ 20-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins Monday night align pretty closely with the eye test. If it seemed like running back Alvin Kamara was never really given any space in which to operate, that’s because that was what happened: The Dolphins had eight or more defenders in the box for 61.54 % of Kamara’s offensive snaps, according to the NFL’s NextGenStats, which was the highest percentage of eight-man boxes for any NFL running back in Week 16.

Ian Book of Notre Dame made his NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football is always a lot of fun. The National Football League puts two teams in the spotlight once a week to play every Monday night and it is glorious. This week, it was the New Orleans Saints and the Miami Dolphins in a battle of two 7-7 teams trying to make it to the postseason. It also had a bit of Notre Dame flare to it.

Ian Book has a huge opportunity in Week 16

Heading into Week 16, New Orleans Saints rookie Ian Book might feel a bit like the kid who’s always picked last for recess football games in grade school. Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian are both out. The Saints tried calling a number of veteran quarterbacks, but none of them want to suit up.

Monday Night NFL DFS Picks: Optimal lineups include Alvin Kamara, DeVante Parker, and Ian Book

Monday Night Football is here, and so are fantasy football competitions. If you’re competing in NFL DFS tournaments or 50/50 contests, here are our two recommended lineups and picks for tonight’s Week 16 matchup between the Saints and Dolphins. Each set of picks reflects the most likely game scripts. As always, these DFS lineups are based on FanDuel pricing.

Winston and Taysom send Ian Book advice before his first start

METAIRIE, LA. – Ian Book will be the starting quarterback Monday night against the 7-7 Dolphins at Caesars Superdome. The 4th round pick has been preparing the best he can. One way he’s been getting ready is getting advice from his teammates who will be out of the game. “Jameis (Winston) also reached out and […]