Gregg Williams shaped the identity of an opportunistic defense in his first season with the Saints, but the defense failed to recapture the magic over the next two seasons.
The Raiders interviewed Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. for their head-coaching vacancy.
As expected, Gregg Williams will reportedly leave the Saints to become the Rams' defensive coordinator in Jeff Fisher's staff.
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.
Respondents to a PFW web poll overwhelmingly believed the Saints were the answer to the question, "Which road team has the best shot at winning in the divisional round?"
Alex Smith completed a 14-yard TD pass to Vernon Davis with nine seconds left, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.
Saints RB Pierre Thomas left the team's divisional round playoff game in the first quarter because of an apparent head injury.
The Saints and 49ers have announced their inactives for Saturday's NFC divisional-round playoff game.
The Saints' current playoff run could mark defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' final days the team.
The Saints ruled WR Lance Moore (hamstring) and TE John Gilmore (toe) out for Saturday's playoff game against the 49ers.
Tom Danyluk sounds off on the Saints-49ers game, Mike Mayock and the notion of natural-born winners in his weekly column.
Taking an early look at the best two days of football of the NFL season — the top four seeds are back in action — plus all the other developing stories around the league this week.
Tim Tebow provided an exciting finish to wild-card weekend, and his Broncos face a familiar coach next week: new Patriots offensive assistant Josh McDaniels.
The latest injury news and fantasy updates for wild-card weekend.
Though he is concentrating on the Saints' playoff run now, there are reports New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams could already be looking for his next job.