The Saints were thin at cornerback in their loss to the 49ers, and youngsters like Johnny Patrick are being relied on more and more.
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.
Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the 49ers ended the Saints' three-game winning streak, 31-21 on Sunday.
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.
The talk of an undefeated season is over for the Falcons, but the playoff hopes for the Saints and Buccaneers are still alive coming off Week 10 wins.
How a team motivates itself can go a long way in determining whether it will achieve success or suffer failure in today's NFL, Eric Edholm writes.
Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for 146 yards and two TDs to help the Saints hand the Falcons their first loss, 31-27, on Sunday.
One team insider says the Saints’ still-unsettled contract situation for suspended head coach Sean Payton is best described as a mess.
In today's Key Matchup, we take a look at the challenge awaiting the Saints' pass defense in Week 10.
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.
Drew Brees threw two TD passes, one to TE Jimmy Graham, to lead the Saints to a 28-13 win over the reeling Eagles on Monday night.
The NFL voided the contract extension Saints head coach Sean Payton received in September 2011, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Saints RB Darren Sproles needed surgery on a broken hand and will not play in Monday night’s game against the Eagles.
The Saints are on pace to shatter the record for most yards allowed in a season, but Joe Vitt has shot down the idea of making dramatic changes.