Boomer Esiason On NFC Divisional Round MatchupsTHE NFL TODAY and INSIDE THE NFL analyst Boomer Esiason weighed in on this weekend's NFC Divisional Round matchups.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Defenseless Against New Orleans In 41-23 LossThe game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints went down just as most suspected: The great Saints offense shredded the poor 49ers defense, and on the other side of the ball, the bad San Francisco offense couldn't do enough against the ugly New Orleans defense.
Saints' No. 2-Ranked Offense Takes On 49ers In Week 9This is just what the 1-6 San Francisco 49ers do not need coming off a bye week: The New Orleans Saints offense is coming to town. Fresh off a win over the Seattle Seahawks, the Saints are flying high right now through the air.
Alabama's Derrick Henry Makes Mark Ingram Look TinyYesterday at the CFP Championship game, you would have thought Ingram was a hobbit.
Team Grades: 49ers Get High Marks Across The Board In Overtime Win Over SaintsThe 49ers knew that this week was going to be a tough test. The Saints were on a roll and at home, but San Francisco played well in all phases and survived an overtime thriller.
Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With SeahawksSix weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.
New Orleans Saints & Seattle Seahawks Meet Again For Round 2The first time the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints met in Week 13, it was for NFC Supremacy. Now in Week 19, the true force of the NFC will be revealed.
Saints Survive With Last-Second Field Goal In PhiladelphiaThe New Orleans Saints had never won a road playoff game and were often marred by their road woes and the "cold curse." Temperatures in Philadelphia were down in the twenties and Drew Brees was faltering, but the Saints left it in the hands, or on the foot, of their newest player in Shayne Graham.
Saints Looking Healthy, But One Big Name Mars The Short Injury ReportThe New Orleans Saints are ready to head to Philadelphia, face the Eagles, battle the cold, and forget about their road woes. They are looking healthier than they have this entire season and have an injury list that is extremely short, but there is one big name that sits on it.
Saints Need To Forget Road Woes As Philly Trip LoomsThe New Orleans Saints have a revamped defense and an offense that appears to have even more weapons than that of their Super Bowl winning team. For some reason though, the Saints just can't get things going on the road, but they will have to change that for a wild card visit to Philadelphia.