Tales From the Vault: No Tuna Surprise on Saints’ Menu!
Ramblings and Rants, Steve Seidman, Tales from the Vault

Tales From the Vault: No Tuna Surprise on Saints’ Menu!

Although Bill Parcells won’t be New Orleans’ interim coach, the Tuna gave the Saints’ offer serious consideration. Still, the possibility that Parcells might have “unretired” one more time got The Vault Keeper thinking about the MORE ►

Draft Countdown: New Orleans Saints
Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Path to the Draft, TCIPF Staff

Draft Countdown: New Orleans Saints

Our countdown to the NFL Draft continues with a look back at some 2011 highlights of players drafted by and starring for the New Orleans Saints.  The Saints would have had the 27th pick in … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: The Saints Dilemma
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints

Cosell Talks: The Saints Dilemma

Let’s leave the Saints’ bounty issue to the commissioner, and focus on a personnel question that has not received a lot of attention in recent weeks. Because now, with free agency here, it’s front and … MORE ►

This Day in Football: February 7
Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: February 7

Will Peyton Manning ever make it back to the Super Bowl and attempt to match brother Eli?

The last time he was there was on this day in 2010, when Drew Brees and the New … MORE ►

Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season
Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Ramblings and Rants, San Francisco 49ers

Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season

Everyone likes to rip the Prevent Defense. John Madden, the everyman’s everyman, once described it the way many fans would, “All the prevent defense does is prevent you from winning.”

Wikipedia’s entry defines it in … MORE ►

Divisional Weekend Thoughts from 1NFL
5 from 1 NFL, Green Bay Packers, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Nick Condit, San Francisco 49ers, Tiffany Orbin

Divisional Weekend Thoughts from 1NFL

Tiff – 10 years ago I predicted the San Francisco 49ers would win the Super Bowl.  Why?  My sister graduated from Yale University and her classmate was Eric Johnson.  You might know Eric Johnson as … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: 49ers vs Saints a Battle of Old vs New
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell Talks: 49ers vs Saints a Battle of Old vs New

The most compelling divisional playoff matchup features the Saints and the 49ers. Two 13-3 teams, two division winners. One expected, the other a surprise. The game is fascinating and significant because it transcends this singular … MORE ►

How to Slow Down Calvin Johnson
Detroit Lions, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Playbook War Room

How to Slow Down Calvin Johnson

In this week’s matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions, one of the Saints’ keys to victory will be slowing down Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. In the regular season, Johnson was the … MORE ►

Numbers Game: End of Season Woes
Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Numbers game, Tremaine Hill

Numbers Game: End of Season Woes

I know the end of the NFL season brings many fans to tears, especially if your team did not make the playoffs. But what if your team was playing for a #2 seed, and for … MORE ►

Shorts: Payton’s Gum Incident
New Orleans Saints, Short Take, Tales from the Vault, Tiffany Orbin

Shorts: Payton’s Gum Incident

In today’s Short, we take an in-depth look at a particular habit of many NFL coaches on game day – chewing gum.

But not just any type of gum. One of Sean Payton’s secret ingredients … MORE ►