// New Orleans Saints

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 9

Things have suddenly gotten interesting. The Patriots are no longer the best team around, and the Rams are doing something right. And remember the Saints’ poor start? They’re now half a game out of the best record in the league. Ditto for the packers, and just one game back for the Colts. And three games […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 8

How about this for an ultimate rematch three years in the making. We all remember the day the undefeated season died, when the Giants beat the Patriots in a game in which New England could have tried harder. But they’re the best team in the league again this year, even without Randy Moss. It remains […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 6

The Cowboys may not be in a good position to play in their home stadium in February, but the two Jersey teams are on track to face off at that time and place. The Chiefs are still holding on, and the Patriots, despite technically being the second-best team in football, are relegated to the Wild […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 4

Who could have ever predicted that the Chiefs would be the last unbeaten team left? Or that the Colts wouldn’t be in the picture at all? Or even in 3rd place in their division for that matter? The Rams have an actual winning streak in place, too. The NFL has been turned upside down for […]

2010 NFL Predictions: NFC South

The NFC South is interesting as it holds last year’s Super Bowl champion entering its first post-Super Bowl season in franchise history.  Add to that a healthy, hungry Atlanta Falcons team coming off of a disappointing season last year, and we’re talking about a division that could hold two threats to go deep in this […]

The Couch Potato Report: Supersized Edition

Nobody likes a whiner. So I won’t start off this week’s “Couch Potato Report” whining about why there wasn’t a “C.P.R.” last week. I won’t tell you that my awkwardly big feet kicked the switch of my surge protector underneath my computer, powering down my PC and leaving my unsaved, nearly completed article left as […]

NFC South Fantasy Preview

The NFC South is a story of two “haves” and two “have-nots.” The ultimate “have” are the reigning Super Bowl champs, the New Orleans Saints. From top to bottom, on both sides of the ball, the Saints are stacked with stars that will no doubt have New Orleans thinking repeat, all season long. From there, […]

Edelman Impressive as Patriots Top Saints 27-24

The 2009 seasons for the Patriots and Saints could not have ended any more different. The Patriots were obliterated out of the playoffs by the Ravens at Gillette Stadium 33-14 back in January, while the Saints won their first Super Bowl, beating Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts a month later. Moving on to 2010, […]

Throwing the Perfect Super Bowl Party

Sure the big game is later today. Many people have planned their parties for months now, but there’s no reason why you too can’t be the man on the big day. There are many different ways to throw a party. You can be the big spender, or make it more traditional and cheaper. Just remember […]

The Saints Will Win Super Bowl XLIV

They aren’t supposed to be here. This was supposed to be Brett Favre’s return to the big game. They have played spoiler to one of the games all time greats. And you know what? No one cares. The New Orleans Saints have become America’s team. After the devastation that Hurricane Katrina caused, the city of […]

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: A TALE OF TWO QB’S

With all the talk about the Jets-Colts games focusing on history, the NFC Championship is all about firsts. For all the times the Superdome has hosted a Super Bowl, a record seven and counting, this will be the first Conference Championship game. It will also be the first time Brett Favre will play in the […]

NFL Playoff Picture: Divisional Round

Well, the Patriots might be out of the running for a Super Bowl appearance, but there are still eight other teams going strong. Four teams in each conference will be matched up this weekend to see if they have what it takes to get to their championship game. Expect everything, including the kitchen sink, being […]

NFL Power Rankings: Make Your Super Bowl Pick

All the hard work from the regular season has come down to this: the playoffs. Four teams will get a rest, while eight others will play do-or-die games in the Wild Card weekend. Right now, Sports of Boston’s top football minds have ranked the remaining 12 teams and who they will see in the Super […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 16

With just one week left before the playoffs are set, this is the final installment of the NFL’s weekly playoff hypotheticals. Plenty of surprises have taken place this past week (New Orleans and Indy BOTH lose on home turf?) and many are yet to take place (seven, count ‘em, seven) teams are still alive for […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 15

The pieces are starting to fall into place. Five of the eight divisions have been officially clinched. Once powerful contenders (Giants, Broncos, Steelers) and teams that once had high expectations (Titans, Falcons, Panthers) are faltering, while newcomers (Saints, Bengals) are making headlines. In the NFC, only the Giants are on the outside looking in, while […]