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Tagged: Drew Brees (48 Results)

May
29

Saints have high hopes for TE Cook

With the team’s first three-day OTA complete, New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES is excited about the potential of new tight end JARED COOK heading into the 2019 season. Brees said thatMore Cook has a great feel for the game, adding that he thinks his new tight end is “going to fit very well in our offense”. Less

Source: New Orleans Advocate

Around the NFL: It can only be Jared

It’s official. The paperwork has been signed, and the Saints now have Jared Cook to work with at tight end. It’s a signing that I’m lukewarm on.  more »

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Mar
18

Bridgewater sticks with Saints

New Orleans backup quarterback TEDDY BRIDGEWATER decided to remain with the Saints as a backup instead of heading to Miami for a possible starting gig. Bridgewater likes the opportunity he has in New Orleans, even though 40-year-old DREW BREES has given no clear indication of when he may eventually retire.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Podcast: January 10 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff discuss new NFL head coaches and preview the divisional round of the playoffs. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »

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Factoid: Top seeds in playoffs

You’re putting together your fantasy roster for the postseason. Do you load up on players from Kansas City and New Orleans? Or is it more likely that we’ll see a pair of more lightly regarded teams in the Super Bowl?   more »

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Dec
29

Bridgewater to start for Saints

Backup quarterback TEDDY BRIDGEWATER will start for the New Orleans Saints on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. With the Saints having already clinched the top seed for the playoffs, DREW BREES will get to rest this Sunday.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Factoid: Kamara Chameleon

Watching Drew Brees knock me out of a playoff semifinal (at least I didn't make a bad choice; my alternative was Cam Newton), I was reminded that we often see that Brees is a lot better at home than on the road. Not just Brees; the entire Saints offense tends to be better at home.   more »

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Dec
18

Saints offense grounded

Fantasy owners counting on quarterback DREW BREES and wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS were likely disappointed after Monday night’s effort against the Carolina Panthers. Neither player found the end zone as Brees had another sub-par game after a strong start to the season.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mailbag: December 14, 2018

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Will playing on the road for the third straight week undermine the Saints? Is James White being phased out of the New England offense? Will an offensive coordinator change help Kyle Rudolph? And more. more »

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Factoid: Saints looking Super

The Saints are piling up the wins. Since losing on opening day, they’ve won 10 in a row. Are they now a strong favorite to win Super Bowl LIII?  more »

Nov
23

Brees throws 4 touchdowns on Turkey Day

New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES threw 4 touchdowns to lead the Saints and his fantasy owners against the Atlanta Falcons during Thursday night’s Thanksgiving finale. Interestingly, all of his touchdowns went to undrafted players – TOMMYLEE LEWIS, AUSTIN CARR, DAN ARNOLD, and KEITH KIRKWOOD.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Ask the Experts: Who are you most thankful for?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who are you most thankful for this fantasy season?  more »

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Nov
19

Wentz struggles in loss

While New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES was busy leading his fantasy owners with 4 touchdowns and no interceptions, CARSON WENTZ didn’t do his fantasy owners any favors on Sunday. Wentz failed to throw a single touchdown pass while throwing 3 interceptions on the afternoon.

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Nov
19

Brees throws 4 touchdowns vs. Eagles

While there were plenty of fantasy points to go around in New Orleans’ win over Philadelphia on Sunday, it was quarterback DREW BREES leading the way once again. Brees feasted on the Eagles’ injury-riddled secondary, throwing 4 touchdowns on behalf of his fantasy owners.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Fantasy News: Passing inside the 10

Cam Newton played poorly last week in Pittsburgh (particularly on the Pick Six throw) but I think he’ll bounce back. He’s in a better offensive system this year, and he’s having a great year.  more »

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