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  Pascagoula native to make history as first woman to referee Super Bowl

Sarah Thomas will become the first woman to ever referee a Super Bowl matchup, but this isn’t the first time she has made South Mississippi proud.

  Playoff games lead to uptick in sports betting at Coast casinos

  Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

  Saints seeking second NFC championship appearance in three years

  Saints preview red-hot Bucs offense

  Saints preparing for familiar foe in Tampa Bay

  Pascagoula’s Sarah Thomas reportedly to officiate Saints-Bucs

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  Brees: ‘We need to improve’ before Sunday

Kamara excels against the Bears despite missing practice all week

Brees and Brady joke about being the oldest QBs ahead of Sunday’s playoff game

  Saints fans get ready for Brees versus Brady

  ‘Who dat!’: Fans cheer on Saints in South Mississippi

  Saints cruise to Divisional round, set to take on Tampa Bay

Coach Payton gets “slimed” after Saints beat the Bears

Saints beat the Bears, 21-9

Saints host the Bucs in the NFC divisional round of the playoffs

The Saints beat the Bucs twice in the regular season

  Alvin Kamara hints at possible Sunday return

Alvin Kamara took to Twitter, suggesting he will take the field on Sunday against the Bears after being away from the team since last Friday.

  Saints confident in defense entering postseason

For the Saints, Michael Thomas wasn’t available in the regular season match-up but is on pace to play Sunday, and the same goes for Emmanuel Sanders. The Bears, on the other hand, have a different quarterback under center with an improving offense, but a slumping defense.

  Saints leaning on experience to prepare for Bears

  Saints preparing for Bears in first round of postseason

Saints hope to be close to ‘full strength’ against Bears

  Reports: Saints running back room all out Sunday

Report: Alvin Kamara tests positive for COVID-19

Kickoff for Saints at Panthers game moved to 3:25 p.m.

Miss. man freed from prison after 23 years to be honored by NFL

The National Football League (NFL) announced Wednesday that Curtis Flowers will be honored through its helmet decal program.

Brees return not enough to get Saints by the Chiefs

Saints fall to 10-4 on the season

Report: Drew Brees cleared to play in Sunday’s game against the Chiefs

In a tweet from Adam Schefter, sources say the Saints believe that Brees is fully healthy and doctors have cleared him to play.

Eagles end Saints 9-game winning streak

The loss dropped the Saints to 10-3 overall

  Saints preparing for Jalen Hurts, Eagles

When the Saints take the field on Sunday to face the Eagles, the black and gold’s defense will have to defend rookie quarterback Jalen Hurts, as he is set to make his first NFL start.

WATCH: Saints celebrate win over Atlanta with locker room dance party

The black and gold not only swept the Falcons this season, but have punched their ticket to the playoffs

VIDEO: 10-2 Saints march into playoffs after season sweep of Atlanta

Saints also extend their win streak to 9 games

Source: Drew Brees improving from broken ribs; could play next week against the Eagles

Brees was spotted throwing at practice this week and is tracking to play as early as Week 14 against the Eagles, a source told ESPN

Saints running back wears cleats, becomes donor to bring awareness to local man battling leukemia

Saints running back Ty Montgomery plans to wear special cleats during his game with the Falcons on Sunday.

Brett Favre: Brees was ‘bullied’ after his comments against kneeling during national anthem

“He got bullied,” Favre said. “He got bullied. There’s no question about it and he wasn’t wrong.”

Saints extend win streak to 8 games with a blowout win over the QB-less Broncos

Saints improve to 9-2 on the season

Saints’ altered game plan gets the job done in Denver

When Denver announced that they wouldn't have any quarterbacks available, the Saints went conservative with the game plan.

“Taysom Time” at QB debuts with a win over the Falcons

Saints win streak moves to seven games

  Saints fans worry for future of fans in Dome given rising COVID cases

Pouring out of the Superdome was nothing but smiles as Who Dats took home a win against the rival Atlanta falcons.

Saints defense stifles the Falcons to the tune of 8 sacks and 2 INT’s

Saints own a 7-game winning streak

Drew Brees placed on injured reserve

Brees will be out a minimum of three weeks

  Saints preparing for offense without Brees

Entering last season, Drew Brees had missed a grand total of one game due to injury in his 13-year career with New Orleans. Two hundred twenty times out of a possible 221, with the exception of resting for the postseason, number 9 was under center for the Saints when the game began.

  Brees may be out with injury up to 6 weeks according to doctors but fans are still hopeful for his return

Many Saints fans are upset to learn about Drew Brees' injuries but some are confident he will make a comeback.

Report: Drew Brees suffered multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung

Brees is out for unknown amount of time

VIDEO: “This team is resilient;” Saints extended win streak to six games

Saints improve to 7-2 on the season

  Saints ‘appreciate,’ ‘feel the difference’ with more fans in stands

A lot of numbers stood out in New Orleans' win last week over Tampa Bay. The Saints held the Buccaneers to just five rushing attempts, completed passes to 12 different receivers, and are now number one in the NFC South.

6,000 Saints fans will be allowed in Mercedes-Benz Superdome for Sunday’s game

This Sunday, the Saints will get to play in front of even more fans than their last home game.

  Saints have full attendance at practice again Thursday

Perhaps the most impressive part of last week’s blowout over Tampa Bay, with much to choose from, was the Saints completing passes as a team to 12 different guys.

  Saints look ahead to big divisional match-up with Tampa Bay

New Orleans dominated the week 1 game, but both sides have taken different-looking paths to get to this weekend’s contest.

VIDEO: Saints celebrate win over the Bears with locker room dance party

Saints improve to 5-2 on the season

  Sean Payton thinks Saints ‘haven’t played near’ potential

The Saints will welcome back a familiar face on Sunday as they will face Teddy Bridgewater and the Panthers in the Superdome.

  Michael Thomas status for Carolina game “uncertain”

Saints star receiver has been out since Week 1 with an ankle injury and discipline issues.

  Saints, Mayor Cantrell reach agreement to host fans

Beginning Sunday, Saints season ticket holders will have access to 3,000 tickets for the Saints-Panthers contest. An increase in crowd size will only be possible if current trends in terms of COVID-19 numbers "remain stable".

3,000 fans allowed for Saints vs Panthers game Sunday in Superdome

The Saints will have 3,000 fans in attendance for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) game against the Panthers inside the Superdome.

New Orleans cautious, but considers reopening Superdome to more Saints fans

New Orleans reiterated it is in talks with the Saints and health officials about how they can safely return fans to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

  Saints staying in New Orleans to play Carolina Sunday

A quick turnaround from LSU night games, along with securing hotel arrangements for the Saints away team, prevents New Orleans from playing in Baton Rouge this weekend.

  Saints ‘excited’ about future after bye week

The last three weeks have been a roller coaster for the Saints. From The comeback in Detroit, to the Michael Thomas altercation, to the Monday Night overtime thriller, New Orleans has seen about as much as a team can see in a three week span, and they enjoyed a much-needed bye week this week.

  Michael Thomas missed MNF due to altercation with teammate

Saints star receiver Michael Thomas has been out with an ankle injury since week one, but could’ve made a return to the field in Monday Night’s matchup with the Chargers had it not been for a fight with a teammate.

  Saints exploring playing home games at LSU

In sports, fan interaction can sometimes have an effect on how games play out, with the home team feeding off the energy of the crowd like the Saints do at the Superdome.

Dak Prescott ‘doing well' and in ‘great spirits’ after suffering ankle injury

Dak Prescott says he is “great spirits” after suffering an ankle injury while playing against the New York Giants last Sunday.

New Orleans to host 2025 Super Bowl following switch to avoid Mardi Gras in 2024

Super Bowl LIX will be the 12th time the city has hosted a Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints in talks to move home games to Tiger Stadium

"LSU has been gracious and enthusiastic regarding hosting our future games"

  Michael Thomas out for Monday after reported practice altercation

ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Thomas was involved in “an altercation with a teammate at practice this weekend,” and he will be disciplined by the team by sitting out Monday’s contest against Los Angeles.

  Tre’Quan Smith “balling out” for Saints

Third-year receiver Tre’Quan Smith has emerged over that stretch, totaling 13 receptions, and had two touchdowns in the win over Detroit.

  Saints staying put in New Orleans for Monday Night Football

The Black and Gold had plans to evacuate to Indianapolis to continue preparations for the L.A. Chargers, but decided to stay home for now with the storm weakening.

  Short-handed Saints look to get back in the win column against Detroit

The Saints are in need of a win on Sunday against a 1-2 Lions team that is fresh off an impressive road win against Arizona.

  Michael Thomas returns to practice on limited basis

It's unclear if Thomas will be able to play Sunday at the Detroit Lions, but New Orleans could use the boost on offense.

Kamara: ‘We all have to do more;’ Saints lose back-to-back games for the first time in three seasons

Saints fall to 1-2 on the season

  Sarah Thomas makes NFL history again

Along with Washington’s coaching intern Jennifer King and Cleveland’s chief of staff Callie Brownson, Sunday’s game became the first in NFL history with a female official and female coaches on both sidelines.

  Sarah Thomas will make NFL history on Sunday - again

Already the first full-time female official in NFL history, she will join Washington coaching intern Jennifer King and Browns' chief of staff Callie Brownson to make up the first NFL game in history with a female official and female coaches on both sidelines.

  USM’s Nick Mullens likely to start for 49ers Sunday

Former Southern Miss quarterback will be making his ninth career start as he replaces starter Jimmy Garoppolo who suffered a high ankle sprain in week two.

Report: NFL fines Coach Payton $100,000 for failing to properly wear face coverings on the sideline

The Saints were fined $250,000.

  Dak Prescott makes NFL History against Saints' archrival

Former Mississippi State Bulldog became the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for 400 yards while also rushing for three scores in a single game.

  Saints squander double-digit lead, lose to the Raiders

Derek Carr threw 3 TD passes for the Raiders

  Saints prepare for Monday Night Football without Michael Thomas

With one of the deepest rosters in the entire league, the ‘next-man-up’ mentality will be tested in Las Vegas.

  Michael Thomas ruled out for Monday’s game

Thomas had a relatively quiet first week against Tampa Bay, with just five targets, good for three receptions and just 17 yards. It was his second lowest receiving total of his entire career, and tied for the fewest receptions in a game in his career.

  Michael Thomas expected to miss time with high-ankle sprain

According to NFL Network, Thomas has a high-ankle sprain and expects him to miss several weeks. New Orleans expect him to miss Monday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders in the first-ever game in Allegiant Stadium.

  Saints preview Buccaneers, season goals

New Orleans has won five of the last seven match-ups with the Buccaneers, and those two losses have each been by just one possession.

  Saints, Alvin Kamara agree to 5-year contract extension

Kamara is the only player in league history with 2,000 rushing yards, 2,000 receiving yards and three Pro Bowl appearances in his first three seasons, and he is now under contract for the Black and Gold through at least 2025.

  No fans in the dome for the next two Saints games; No tailgating and no second lines

Mayor Latoya Cantrell says she knows people are excited about the start of the Saints season, but safety comes first and the city will not take chances with large gatherings right now.

  Brees versus Brady Sunday in NOLA

Two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history square off in the Superdome for the 2020 season opener.

  Sean Payton ‘confident’ in Alvin Kamara contract extension

Alvin Kamara is in the final year of his contract and in the midst of contract negotiations with the team.

  Saints enter first game-week of 2020 regular season

Despite the lack of the support from the 74,000 screaming fans of the Superdome behind them, the Saints feel good about their progress throughout training camp leading up to the regular season.