NFL Football

New Orleans Saints (10-3)

Sun. 11/24 Thu. 11/28 Sun. 12/8 Mon. 12/16 Sun. 12/22
vs. Car
W 34-31
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@ Atl
W 26-18
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vs. SF
L 46-48
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vs. Ind
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET1:15 GMT9:15 6:15 PM MST8:15 PM EST7:15 PM CT5:15 UAE (+1)20:15 ET23:15
@ Ten
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00

Super Bowl-or-bust Saints have plenty to improve on

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Saints coach Sean Payton had no interest in emphasizing the positives in a thrilling 48-46 loss that came down to the final seconds against the team with the best record in the NFC.

"We can't kid ourselves," Payton said Monday after analyzing video of New Orleans' loss to San Francisco. "We have to play a lot better. We have to coach a lot better."

That tends to be the message when it's Super Bowl or bust.

NFC South Division
xy-New Orleans 1030.769
Tampa Bay 670.462
Carolina 580.385
Atlanta 490.308
Full Standings
Pass Yds: D. Brees2140
Pass TDs: D. Brees17
Rush Yds: A. Kamara612
Rush TDs: L. Murray5
Rec Yds: M. Thomas1424
Rec TDs: M. Thomas7
Int: M. Williams4
Sacks: C. Jordan13.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4802 (12)
Passing Yards: 3558 (8)
Rushing Yards: 1404 (16)
Points per game: 26.5 (5)
Yards per game: 369.4 (12)
Touchdowns: 34 (12)
Field Goals: 29 (1)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4398 (13)
Passing Yards: 3465 (24)
Rushing Yards: 1225 (5)
Points per game: 22.8 (17)
Yards per game: 338.3 (13)
Touchdowns: 33 (20)
Field Goals: 21 (20)
Date Player Transactions
12/6 M. Ola signed
12/6 J. Vander Laan on IR concussion
12/4 D. Arnold cut
12/4 N. Wozniak pract. squad add
12/4 R. Ortiz pract. squad del
12/3 M. Te'o re-signed/unrest FA
11/22 J. Vander Laan active/prac. squad
11/22 R. Ortiz pract. squad add
11/22 A. Carr on IR undisclosed
11/20 A. Dowell pract. squad add
Date Player Status
12/8 A. Peat forearm (Out)
12/8 K. Alonso thigh (Out)
12/8 A. Klein knee (Out)
12/8 Z. Line knee (Out)
12/8 T. Armstead ankle (Questionable)
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