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July 30, 2014 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Just because few rookie wide receivers have come into the NFL in their first seasons and dominated doesn't mean that Jordan Matthews will not. But some of the reports that have trickled out of Eagles practices about Matthews' feats have been downright hyperbolic when evidence contrary to his making a first-year splash is so overwhelming. The Eagles don't need Matthews to put up those kinds of numbers even without DeSean Jackson. Their offensive personnel are designed so that they can play any type of game with balance at the three skill positions of receiver, running back and tight end. They are high on Matthews, though, both in public and private.
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December 24, 2007 | By WILLIAM DUNN For the Daily News
With the playoffs on the line, the 'Aints made their return. New Orleans all but eliminated itself from playoff contention by falling apart physically and mentally - losing key players to injuries and drawing penalties in crucial situations. "That was a tough loss for us," coach Sean Payton said after the Saints' 38-23 loss to the Eagles. "You have to credit Philadelphia and Andy Reid and his staff. There wasn't any quit in the team that we played. " The Saints lost three players to injuries in the game, the most notable being cornerback Mike McKenzie, who sprained a knee on the third play from scrimmage, and wide receiver Marques Colston, who suffered a chest contusion.
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November 29, 2011 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees and the surging New Orleans Saints made everything look easy against the slumping Giants. Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score as New Orleans rolled to a 49-24 victory last night, extending New York's losing skid to three games. Tight end Jimmy Graham had five catches for 84 yards, including touchdowns of 5 and 29 yards. Brees' two other scoring strikes went to Lance Moore, who had five catches for 54 yards.
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October 24, 2011 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees completed 31 of 35 passes for 325 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a franchise record for points and victory margin in a 62-7 demolition of the hapless Indianapolis Colts last night. For the first time as a head coach, Sean Payton spent the game up in the coaches' booth, where he could sit comfortably with his broken left leg propped up. He called the plays from there and he had to like what he saw from his new vantage point. Brees had two TD passes to Marques Colston and one to Darren Sproles in the first quarter.
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October 4, 2012 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer
ON SUNDAY, SAINTS quarterback Drew Brees will likely break Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass. And that's fine with Joe Unitas, the son of the late NFL Hall of Fame quarterback. Brees tied the 47-game record with a 20-yard strike to Marques Colston in the first quarter of a loss to the Packers last weekend. He can break the mark on Sunday night against the visiting Chargers, the team the 12-year veteran began his career with. In a letter to Brees that the Saints posted on their Facebook page, Joe Unitas wrote: "I wanted to take a minute to congratulate you on tying my father's record . . . I'm a big fan of yours, and wish you the best Sunday night against San Diego . . . When I look back on my father's life I remember a man who was much bigger than the game of football.
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November 27, 2012 | Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS - Colin Kaepernick ran for one score that he made look easy and threw for a touchdown in another performance that validated coach Jim Harbaugh's decision to start him. The San Francisco defense added its share of big plays and the 49ers ended the New Orleans Saints' three-game winning streak, 31-21, on Sunday. Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner each returned interceptions for touchdowns and the 49ers sacked Brees five times. Kaepernick was solid in his second career start while Alex Smith, deemed healthy enough to suit up after recovering from a concussion, watched from the sideline.
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February 23, 2007 | By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Once upon a time, there was an NFL team with a wide receiver named Dont? Stallworth. That team thought Stallworth was a good player but traded him anyway. The New Orleans Saints have no regrets about what they did. "That wasn't anything negative about Dont?," Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said yesterday at the Indianapolis Convention Center during the first day of the NFL Scouting Combine. "That wasn't why we made that move. We just had a desperate need at linebacker.
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December 1, 2009 | Daily News Wire Services
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints carved up Bill Belichick's defense, staying unbeaten with a dominant romp over the Patriots. Brees threw for a season-high 371 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints harassed Tom Brady all game in a 38-17 victory over New England last night. By routing one of the NFL's top powers, the Saints joined the Colts at 11-0, the first time two teams have opened with that many wins in the same season. The convincing win left little doubt about New Orleans' credentials to match the Patriots' 16-0 regular-season mark in 2007.
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September 21, 2009 | By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Injured Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley walked into the Philadelphia locker room and first went to defensive backs Sheldon Brown and Quintin Mikell. Bradley, who is sitting out the season because of a knee injury, patted Brown on the back, and the dejected three talked quietly for a few minutes, Mikell occasionally making hand motions while trying to explain how Drew Brees and the Saints had rendered the Eagles' defense helpless. "They executed," Brown told reporters later.
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October 1, 2012 | Associated Press
GREEN BAY - As if bearing the brunt of the call that ultimately led to the end of the NFL's replacement officials wasn't enough, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers nearly had a big comeback win undone with a blunder by the regular refs. Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers shook off a week's worth of controversy with a rally to beat the New Orleans Saints, 28-27, on Sunday. With Packers fans howling about what appeared to be yet another bad call - this time by the regular officials, not the replacements - Garrett Hartley missed a 48-yard field-goal attempt with just under 3 minutes left, costing the Saints a shot at the lead.
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July 30, 2014 | By Jeff McLane, Inquirer Staff Writer
Just because few rookie wide receivers have come into the NFL in their first seasons and dominated doesn't mean that Jordan Matthews will not. But some of the reports that have trickled out of Eagles practices about Matthews' feats have been downright hyperbolic when evidence contrary to his making a first-year splash is so overwhelming. The Eagles don't need Matthews to put up those kinds of numbers even without DeSean Jackson. Their offensive personnel are designed so that they can play any type of game with balance at the three skill positions of receiver, running back and tight end. They are high on Matthews, though, both in public and private.
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November 2, 2013 | By Ladd Biro, For The Inquirer
Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 9. Watch 'em roll Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers at Redskins. After a torrid start to the season, Rivers cooled off considerably in the two games before the team's bye. Slot him back in your lineup against the generous Washington secondary. Le'Veon Bell, RB, Steelers at Patriots. His rushing score salvaged a rough outing against the Raiders last week. But despite Bell's struggles, the Steelers kept handing him the ball. That bodes well as the team heads to New England, which fields the second-worst run defense in the NFL. Ryan Mathews, RB, Chargers at Redskins.
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November 1, 2013 | By Ed Barkowitz, Daily News Staff Writer
ONE OF THE themes to this season is the underperforming running back. Like loud ties and bad breath, they are impossible to hide. LeSean McCoy, admirably taking responsibility even though his offensive line can't open a can of tuna right now, is on the list. But he's certainly not alone. Let's look at the top consensus running backs entering the season and how they've fared halfway through. Adrian Peterson, Vikings: The tragedy he has endured with the murder of his son makes criticizing his inconsistent fantasy production heartless.
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June 5, 2013 | By Sam Donnellon, Daily News Staff Writer
HIS NAME is his outlook. "All things are possible through God's greatness" is not just the English translation to Ifeanyi Momah's Nigerian first name. It is the philosophy that has sustained him through the last 21 months of his life. By now, many of us have heard his story. Bounced between defensive end and receiver at Boston College, his knee torn up amid what appeared to be a breakout game against Northwestern at the start of the 2011 season, his appeal to play a sixth season denied by the NCAA.
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November 27, 2012 | Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS - Colin Kaepernick ran for one score that he made look easy and threw for a touchdown in another performance that validated coach Jim Harbaugh's decision to start him. The San Francisco defense added its share of big plays and the 49ers ended the New Orleans Saints' three-game winning streak, 31-21, on Sunday. Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner each returned interceptions for touchdowns and the 49ers sacked Brees five times. Kaepernick was solid in his second career start while Alex Smith, deemed healthy enough to suit up after recovering from a concussion, watched from the sideline.
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October 4, 2012 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer
ON SUNDAY, SAINTS quarterback Drew Brees will likely break Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass. And that's fine with Joe Unitas, the son of the late NFL Hall of Fame quarterback. Brees tied the 47-game record with a 20-yard strike to Marques Colston in the first quarter of a loss to the Packers last weekend. He can break the mark on Sunday night against the visiting Chargers, the team the 12-year veteran began his career with. In a letter to Brees that the Saints posted on their Facebook page, Joe Unitas wrote: "I wanted to take a minute to congratulate you on tying my father's record . . . I'm a big fan of yours, and wish you the best Sunday night against San Diego . . . When I look back on my father's life I remember a man who was much bigger than the game of football.
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October 1, 2012 | Associated Press
GREEN BAY - As if bearing the brunt of the call that ultimately led to the end of the NFL's replacement officials wasn't enough, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers nearly had a big comeback win undone with a blunder by the regular refs. Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers shook off a week's worth of controversy with a rally to beat the New Orleans Saints, 28-27, on Sunday. With Packers fans howling about what appeared to be yet another bad call - this time by the regular officials, not the replacements - Garrett Hartley missed a 48-yard field-goal attempt with just under 3 minutes left, costing the Saints a shot at the lead.
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March 14, 2012 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
WIDE RECEIVERS grabbed the big money as NFL free agency began yesterday. Vincent Jackson is headed to Tampa Bay, Pierre Garcon to Washington and Marques Colston will stay in New Orleans, all getting huge deals. Josh Morgan also caught a hefty contract from the Redskins, while Miami dealt its top receiver, Brandon Marshall, to Chicago for two third-round draft choices. Jackson got a 5-year, $55.55 million contract with the Buccaneers. He will be paid $13 million in each of his first 2 years, then $10 million for the third year.
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December 27, 2011 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW ORLEANS - Quite a night for Drew Brees and the Saints - a record and a rout. Brees set the NFL record for yards passing in a season, breaking a mark that Dan Marino had held for 27 years, and New Orleans clinched the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons last night. Brees threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns, the last a 9-yard strike to Darren Sproles that set the record with 2:51 to go. "So many people contributed to this, and I'm happy for them," Brees said.
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November 29, 2011 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees and the surging New Orleans Saints made everything look easy against the slumping Giants. Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score as New Orleans rolled to a 49-24 victory last night, extending New York's losing skid to three games. Tight end Jimmy Graham had five catches for 84 yards, including touchdowns of 5 and 29 yards. Brees' two other scoring strikes went to Lance Moore, who had five catches for 54 yards.
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