NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints keep trying different ways to get the ball to dynamic running back Alvin Kamara, chances are he'll eventually do something that turns a game in their favor.
SEATTLE (AP) — Three straight losses overall for the first time in a decade. An 0-3 start at home for the first time in nearly 30 years.
The Seattle Seahawks are learning that life without quarterback Russell Wilson is rough, especially when making a series of blunders.
SEATTLE (AP) — Alvin Kamara and Jameis Winston were the happy beneficiaries of the Seattle Seahawks' many mistakes.
Then it was rookie Brian Johnson's turn to make sure the New Orleans Saints got the win they needed to keep pace in the NFC South.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints got back to deploying versatile running back Alvin Kamara in the passing game and also got back to winning.
Kamara's touchdowns rushing and receiving, not to mention his 123 yards from scrimmage in Sunday's 33-22 victory over Washington, helped New Orleans cross the 30-point threshold for the first time since Week 1.
NEW ORLEANS (2-2) at WASHINGTON (2-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Saints by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Jameis Winston, Alvin Kamara and the Saints' offense broke the huddle to start a drive with nine minutes left in regulation, New Orleans looked poised to close out a victory in its first game in front of a full Superdome in more than a year.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Jameis Winston isn't trying to lead the NFL in passing.
The last time he did that, his team missed the playoffs and he got replaced.
Now in a new phase of his career with the New Orleans Saints, Winston is relishing victories no matter how they come.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Only one brand of football comes to mind when Jameis Winston thinks about the best New Orleans Saints teams of the past.
"Saints football has always been efficiency and physicality up front," he said.
NEW ORLEANS (1-1) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots entered free agency in the offseason with the goal of building a defense that was physical and aggressive.
It will take some time before the Patriots know the rate of return on the investments they made in free agency.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Through two games, quarterback Sam Darnold is thriving in Carolina.
With an effective running game led by Christian McCaffrey, a reliable set of wide receivers that includes D.J.
GREEN BAY (14-4) at NEW ORLEANS (13-5) at Jacksonville, Florida
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Packers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants running back Devonta Freeman has joined the New Orleans Saints.
Freeman, whose signing was announced Sunday by Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, has played eight NFL seasons since Atlanta selected him in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft out of Florida State.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-5)
CAMP SITE: Metairie, Louisiana
LAST YEAR: In the final season of quarterback Drew Brees’ 20-year, record-setting career, and with considerable help from versatile running back Alvin Kamara and the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense, the Saints made the playoffs as a No.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — All-Pro running back Alvin Kamara has gone beyond being just a fan of NASCAR and sponsoring a car.
He's now advising NASCAR on how to add more fans as its first “Growth and Engagement Advisor.”
What's ahead for the NFL in 2021? Not even the teams know.
They'll begin finding out this week when the 32 team owners hold virtual meetings Tuesday and Wednesday.
Two items top the agenda: increasing the regular season to 17 games and decreasing preseason games to three per team.