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3 and out: The Good, The Bad and the Not So Ugly

The Saints defense looked much improved before the loss of star cornerback Delvin Breaux, while the offense looked more explosive than it has since 2013, but New Orleans still couldn’t get over the line. Lee Gardiner reports on a heartbreaking loss for the Saints at the Superdome…

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Season Preview – New Orleans Saints

The big kick off is almost upon us, and here at Uncle Sam Sports we’re asking our writers to take a look at their team’s off-season dealings and discuss their hopes for the new NFL season. Lee Gardiner isn’t overly hopeful for his Saints  this year…

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The most intriguing division in the NFL 2015

With free agency and the draft both now gone attention can start on the upcoming regular season and no division looks more compelling than the AFC East. Lee Gardiner takes a closer look at what appears to be the toughest division in football…

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Saints Draft Report

So after a disappointing 7-9 season the Saints entered the offseason needing to add some much-needed youth to a team while being up against the salary cap. And they did with trades and cuts galore. Here’s Lee Gardiner on an eventful draft for the Who Dat Nation…

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3 and Out: Saints @ Steelers

The struggling Saints travelled to Pittsburg needing a win to keep in the playoff race and they responded by delivering one of their best road performances in a few years. The scoreline makes the game closer than it really was; the Saints took a 35-16 lead but then eased off to allow the Steelers 16pts and nearly 200 yards on its final two possessions. Here’s Saints fan Lee Gardiner with more…. 

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Saints: A glimpse of the future

In the first of  a two-part article I will attempt to look at were the Saints stand in the longer term. The team is a mix of older veterans (whose contracts are above what they offer to the team) and some very promising young players. Most of the Saints big contracts can start coming off the books in 2016 as contracts like Colston, Lofton, Bunkley etc will be at a point where the dead money is not too high to be written off if the team is in need of cap space or has found a better alternative. In this first part I will look at the offense. Long term is 2016 and beyond.

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3 and out: Sorry Saints blown away by Bengals

A terrible showing from the Saints on both sides of the ball saw them thumped by a solid Bengals team. The season is quickly turning into a mess for Drew Brees & co yet they still share the division lead with the Falcons, despite only being two wins ahead of the worst team in the NFC! Our Saints reporter Lee Gardiner looks back at a dreadful game for the black and gold.

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49ers @ Saints Game Report

It was another Sunday filled with disappointment for Saints fans as familiar problems surfaced again in an overtime home loss to the 49ers. Here’s Saints fan Lee Gardiner reporting on another frustrating weekend for the Black & Gold…

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End of the 2nd Quarter: New Orleans Saints

After a unexpected 4-4 start through the opening 8 games the Saints have shown glimpses of what was expected of them in the last three games. Will the real New Orleans Saints please stand up. Our Saints reporter Lee Gardiner looks back at the first half of the season.

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3 and out: Saints go marching all over the Pack

There was a mixed bag of great offense, blown coverages and turnovers on Sunday night but when the dust settled the Saints emerged victorious over the Packers. Sean Payton’s men are now in a position to take control of a poor NFC South if they can beat the Panthers on the road this Thursday. Here’s Saints fan Lee Gardiner with more…

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