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The Saints Lose to... Um... Gulp... the Chiefs: An Open Letter to Aaron Kromer

(2) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 1:47 PM

23 September 2012
Aaron Kromer
Interim, Interim Head Coach
New Orleans Saints
Airline Drive
Metry, Louisiana (who the hell knows what the zip code is)


Dear Interim, Interim Head Coach, Aaron Kromer:

As I sit here, writing this note and sipping my hemlock...

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Saints Lose to the Skins? Pfft. Pfft. Pfft.

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 1:46 PM

It's a bad game when the Saints MVP candidate is Astroturf, as it had a better shot of tripping up Robert Griffin III than its defense. I must hand it to RGIII, however. He looked mature in his first outing and in time will emerge as a smarter, more controlled...

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Trading in Housewives for Football

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2011 | 1:37 PM

After this long football drought, could the end be near with the collective bargaining agreement? According to WWL (via ESPN), this is the schedule for the rest of the week:

Monday -- Vote by NFLPA's Executive Committee and player reps on whether to recommend approval of the new...
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PTSD: Post Traumatic Saints Disorder

(53) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 2:15 PM

Over the last couple of days, I have heard a bevy of complaints, afflictions, and downright depression from Saints fans. It seems that our loss to the Sea-hags spurred this infliction. If you suffer from any of the following, you may be suffering as well from PTSD, otherwise known as...

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A Prayer to the Great Chick in the Sky

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2010 | 2:31 PM

The final hours are upon us -- those stolen precious moments where the city is filled with anticipation of the second coming of the Superbowl Champions, the New Orleans Saints. Wow, still has such a nice ring. Yet, I digress...

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Chicken Feed for Brains?

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2010 | 1:08 PM

There are days when I hear such stupidity that I truly wonder about the future of humanity. And it's on days like this that I can proffer the Chick's Chicken Feed for Brains Award for those who just can't keep their mouths shut. (Yeah, Chris Meyers, I am...

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Saints Chick Chattin: Punter Thomas Morstead

(2) Comments | Posted December 14, 2009 | 2:38 PM

Wednesday, I had the pleasure of chatting with Thomas Morstead, our punting phenom. Morstead, a rookie from Pearland, Texas was voted Special Teams Player of the Week during week 11 in the Saints game against Tampa Bay. For the season, he is tied for third in the NFL with 18...

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We Are Contenders. We Are New Orleans. We Are America.

(4) Comments | Posted December 7, 2009 | 1:46 PM

The Statue of Liberty sports the following quote:

"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my...

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