The day Luke McCown is no longer a member of the New Orleans Saints will be a sad day for this reporter. McCown is one of those players the media loves to talk to because he is so forthright, honest, and downright fun to be around. McCown, a 13-year NFL veteran, is a Sean Payton favorite because of his smarts, and grasp of the head coach's complicated offense. Here, McCown perfectly describes why he thinks new tight end Coby Fleener will be a great weapon for Drew Brees this season.
August 5, 2016
Although the announcement was made last week, the news became official today. The New Orleans Saints re-signed quarterback Luke McCown to a 2-year contract this afternoon. Although signing a backup QB is generally not considered earth shattering news, it does give the Who Dat Nation extra comfort, especially considering Drew Brees is 37-years old, and the only other backup on the roster is Garrett Grayson, who has yet to play a single down of NFL football.
March 13, 2016
In recent years, the New Orleans Saints have made a habit of living in salary cap hell, forcing them to restructure contracts and waiving those who refuse to do so. It's an unfortunate necessary evil after spending many offseason robbing Peter in order to pay Paul. Somehow, the Saints always seem to find players on the free agent market. But before they can look elsewhere, decisions must be made on several of their own players, from Khiry Robinson to Benjamin Watson. Here are my thoughts...
February 14, 2016
The Carolina Panthers have been one of the best teams in the NFL this season. They finished the regular season 15-1 and had the highest scoring offense. However, there has been one weakness and they struggled to finish games off when they have a double digit lead in the second half.
January 18, 2016
Even though these two teams have faced already once this season, this is going to be a different game because the first game the Saints were without quarterback Drew Brees. These are three players that will be key to a Panthers' victory in New Orleans.
December 3, 2015