Hail Mary Saints: Winston has 4 TDs, Saints beat Washington
After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach. Fifteen years ago, his team's Hail Mary in Atlanta overshadowed a halftime performance by country music duo Sugarland. Payton on Sunday thought to himself: “If there was any halftime entertainment, that’s a tough spot to be in.”news.yahoo.com
QB Jones inactive for Giants; McCoy to start at Seattle
(AP Photo/Aaron Doster)The New York Giants will be without starting quarterback Daniel Jones for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. Jones was not expected to play because of a hamstring injury suffered last week against Cincinnati. Colt McCoy will make his first start of the season at QB for the Giants. Seattle was without both starting right tackle Brandon Shell (ankle) and backup Cedric Ogbuehi (calf) leaving a major question on the offensive line. ___CLEVELAND-TENNESSEEBrowns: WR Taywan Taylor, WR KhaDarel Hodge, CB Denzel Ward, RB Dontrell Hilliard, S Tedric Thompson, DE Joe Jackson.
Detroit Lions blow another double-digit lead to fall 35-29 to Saints: Live updates recap
FINAL -- New Orleans Saints 35, Detroit Lions 29Well, the Detroit Lions will head into their bye week at 1-3 after today’s loss. Fourth quarter3:36 -- New Orleans Saints drive starts on own 22Brees hits Burton to start the drive with a 3-yard gain. 8:01 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on opponent’s 43Stafford misses Marvin Hall on the deep shot to open the drive. Saints 35, Lions 299:34 -- New Orleans Saints drive starts on own 24Third-and-12 real quick here on this drive. https://t.co/3t7NejgA1O — Benjamin Raven (@BenjaminSRaven) October 2, 2020Average yards per game: Lions 351.7 (19th) | Saints 364 (18th)Passing yards per game: Lions 246 (16th) | Saints 258.7 (12th)Rushing yards per game: Lions 105.7 (22nd) | Saints 105.3 (23rd)Points per game: Lions 23.3 (21st) | Saints 29.3 (10th)Points allowed per game: Lions 30.7 (26th) | Saints 31.3 (27th)Defensive yards allowed per game: Lions 409.3 (28th) | Saints 352 (10th)Passing yards allowed per game: Lions 237 (13th) | Saints 252 (20th)Rushing yards allowed per game: Lions 172.3 (30th) | Saints 100 (6th)Takeaways: Lions 3 | Saints 4mlive.com
Saints' Payton: More 'live' football planned this preseason
NEW ORLEANS Saints coach Sean Payton prefers not to use the term training camp to describe how hes trying to prepare his club for this pandemic-altered NFL season. So, were going to approach it differently, Payton said Wednesday, noting that one big change would be more scrimmaging and other live scenarios during practices. You have to, at some point, play football if youre getting ready to play a football game.The Saints have a history of finding undrafted rookie free agents who become regular contributors. The Saints went 13-3 that season and set an NFL record for offensive yards in a season with 7,474. Players wont be in pads until Aug. 17, Payton said, but added, well be in full pads every day that were allowed.