SN BlogCast ep.2 – We are Loomis!

  For this episode, Brian came up with the following scenario: We are both Mickey Loomis, and can each pick 3 free agents to sign. The rules: use the current team as a basis, do not worry about losing/resigning key players, be realistic in your approach (ie don’t add Josh Norman when it’s obvious Carolina will […]

at Folsom Field on October 3, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. The Ducks defeated the Buffs 41-24.

Saints Nation’s 7 Round Saints Mock Draft 2.0

Admit it, you’re a trade down disciple too after seeing what my Mock Draft 1.0 produced. This time I want to see what the Saints’ actual picks can produce, so I’m going to stay put and refrain from entertaining any offers. After getting a chance to see a lot of draft prospects perform at the […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 24:  Kurt Coleman #20 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after intercepting a pass intended for John Brown #12 of the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the first half during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eight unlikely heroes in Super Bowl 50

Believe it or not, there will be players suiting up for Super Bowl 50 not named Cam Newton or Peyton Manning. The history of the Super Bowl is dotted with players like Jack Squirek, Larry Brown and Malcolm Butler, relative unknowns who became household names in the Super Bowl. The Panthers and Broncos reached the […]


Grading the 2015 Saints: Running Back

Running back is easily one of the strongest and deepest positions on the team, and the grades will reflect that. There are a lot of different attributes that a RB can have, and different backs have different strengths. It can be difficult to grade backs at times because of this, however the way I try […]


Saints Happy Hour Podcast: Surviving the Panthers inevitable triumph as the Saints raid Canada AGAIN!

The boys discuss Saints making coaching hires official, get nostalgic about Roman Harper, make Super Bowl picks, get crazy prop bets, and answer Twitter questions. Also Andrew announces he is joining the trade down association AND SAINTS SIGN ANOTHER CANADIAN SUPERSTAR! Donate just $1 a month and become a Saints Happy Hour Patron for special benefits or make […]


Reflections on the 2015 Season

I’ve said elsewhere that in 2014 we saw the deterioration of a team, while in 2015 we saw the formation of a team. A franchise doesn’t press the reset button and trade away most of its assets unless that’s true. 2014 was primed with expectations while 2015 was met with quiet optimism that all but evaporated […]


Saints 2016 Free Agency Tracker

The free agents below are ranked by order of importance: Unrestricted Free Agents: 1. Rafael Bush, S Bush was on his way to being an NFL starter when he signed a deal with the Atlanta Falcons during restricted free agency two years ago. The Saints matched that offer sheet and instead he was stuck behind […]

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Saints Nation Podcast: Reviewing the Saints up front and talking draft

The guys go over how they feel about both the Saints offensive and defensive lines. Sadly there was a conflict of schedules with Nick Underhill so that will have to be rescheduled. Brian and  Patrick answer your questions and talk about the Saints draft and how to understand ‘value’. Download this episode (right click and […]


SN BlogCast ep.1 – RB situation

Last year Patrick had an idea which people seemed to like but him and I never followed it up. That idea being replaced with a Saints Nation podcast of it’s own was something I would like to be part of, but as I am living in the Netherlands it is not really possible. So I […]


Saints Nation’s 7 Round Saints Mock Draft 1.0

There’s a very cool and dangerous tool out there right now to help you pass time when bored called the Fanspeak On the Clock Mock NFL Draft Simulator. I could spend all day doing this and clearly the Saints shouldn’t be using my advice on drafting because of my propensity to take LSU players. Or […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Wide receiver Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Giants catches a 13-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter over Ellis Hobbs #27 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Remembering the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the greatest finishes in the game’s history: Super Bowl XLII The New York Giants ended the New England Patriots’ bid […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Remembering the most prolific QB performances in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the best quarterback performances in the NFL’s biggest game: Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XXIX) Young […]

28 Jan 2001: Trent Dilfer # 8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks for an open man down field in the third quarter during Super Bowl XXXV between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT

Worst quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl

Most quarterbacks probably wouldn’t mind being on a list of the worst Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks because it would mean they own a Super Bowl ring. It’s kind of like being the ugliest Miss America or the flabbiest Mr. Universe. Only 31 quarterbacks have won Super Bowls. Ten of them are in the Hall of Fame and […]

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How does the backup quarterback situation play out for Saints in 2016?

The Saints will be returning two quarterbacks under contract for 2016 as of today. That would be Drew Brees and 2015 3rd round draft pick Garrett Grayson. The veterans who were on the Saints’ roster this year in Luke McCown and Matt Flynn are both set to enter free agency, though one or both could […]

during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Best, worst from NFL’s Conference Championship Games

The NFL’s Conference Championship weekend saw the Denver Broncos survive a late rally from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to win the AFC and Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers blowout the Arizona Cardinals to capture the NFC crown. The Broncos and Panthers will now meet in Santa Clara for Super Bowl 50 in […]