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What happened to Saints’ veteran kicker Wil Lutz?

The special teams woes for the Saints continue as Will Lutz misses again and could be preparing Sean Payton to have some tough decisions in the playoffs. New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz has been struggling as of late, missing four of his last seven field-goal attempts since November 11, 2020.
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Saints Week 17: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

The New Orleans Saints did their job in Week 17, ending the season with a decisive 33-7 win over the Carolina Panthers. In turn, they secured the No. 2 seed and will face off against the Chicago Bears in the Wild Card Round this Sunday. While there was a possibility...
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After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Panthers

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Take One: No running backs, no problem. Need more proof that the Saints have a new offensive identity?. Sunday settled that for good. Running the football is the Saints new DNA. On Sunday, they literally didn’t have their entire running back room available, and yet they...

First round NFL playoff matchups

NEW ORLEANS — Next weekend's wild card matchups in the NFL look like this after the Saints defeated Carolina, but Green Bay also defeated Chicago. The Bears secured the seventh spot with Arizona falling to the LA Rams. The Saints will play at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 on WWL-TV....

Saints defeat Panthers to grab second seed in NFC

NEW ORLEANS — With several key players missing and no guarantee of improving their position with a win the Saints took a workman-like 33-7 win over Carolina Sunday, finishing the season unbeaten in the NFC South. The Saints had an outside chance at the top seed but they needed Chicago...

Saints, Drew Brees heating up despite missing out on NFC's top seed

The New Orleans Saints didn't get the perfect storm they needed Sunday to land the NFC's No. 1 seed. But they certainly did their part with a 33-7 road rout of the Carolina Panthers while settling for the No. 2 seed and a home date with the Chicago Bears (8-8) next weekend. The Saints (12-4) became the first team ever to sweep the NFC South, going a perfect 6-0 against their division rivals this season.
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Know your Foe: New Orleans Saints

Carolina (5-10) closes the season against New Orleans (11-4) for the third consecutive year, with the teams splitting the last two season finales. The game was moved to a 4:25 p.m. start as the Saints will be playing for playoff seeding and a potential first-round bye. Saints playing for bye.
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Week 17: Saints Inactives

TE Josh Hill (hand/finger) Both Williams and Hill did not practice all week, and were the only players to carry an injury designation going into the game. The Saints are obviously without a lot of players entering this game, as they made a ton of moves on Saturday. In addition to placing Alvin Kamara on the COVID-19/Reserve list, they also sent D.J. Swearinger, Latavius Murray, Dwayne Washington, and Michael Burton to it due to the tracing protocols. Running backs coach Joel Thomas did not make the trip either.

Kickoff for New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers game moved to 3:25 p.m.

Game action photos from the New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings matchup on Christmas Day in Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season. With the New Orleans Saints in the mix for the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs, the NFL has moved the team's Week 17 game at the Carolina Panthers from noon to 3:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3. Fox will broadcast the game.

New Orleans Saints can't stitch together enough rights to overcome the wrongs in loss to Kansas City

Not nearly enough went right for the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in a 32-29 loss to Kansas City in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But though the Saints (10-4) emerged as a battered team that lost their second straight game, and remain one victory away from winning the NFC South Division for the fourth straight year, there were a few things that New Orleans will be able to hold on to as it moves toward a Christmas Day game against Minnesota in the Superdome.
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Report: Drew Brees likely to retire after 2020 season

The writing on the wall has suggested the end of the road is in sight for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints but seeing it spelled out like this sure hits differently. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said as much on Sunday NFL Countdown, relaying belief from New Orleans and around the league that the Hall of Fame-bound quarterback is expected to retire after the 2020 season concludes.