This miserable season without their suspended coach won't end in a playoff appearance for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.
The New Orleans Saints players say their bus was pelted with eggs by airport workers after they touched down in Atlanta.
There are no more unbeaten teams in the NFL. There are two teams with a tie, though.
Of all the teams to end the Atlanta Falcons' unbeaten run, it had to be their resurgent rivals, the New Orleans Saints in a game filled with drama until the end.
Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games, and Patrick Robinson returned an interception 99 yards for a score to lead the New Orleans Saints to a much-needed win, 28-13 over Michael Vick and the reeling Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.
Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan can look back and learn from his long afternoon last December against massive New England tight end Rob Gronkowski as he prepares to play another giant, New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham, on Sunday.
If we're lucky, this will be the last of it — for a while, anyway. A year ago, the NFL was fighting with the players over money. This year it's fighting with game officials over money. All this off-field contentiousness is getting a little tiresome, if you ask me. How about channeling some of that aggression into football, where it belongs? Or does the NFL Network count on it for programming?
When I started playing fantasy football, yardage was not part of the scoring system, a 50-yard field goal was worth about 700 points and it would be years before "flex" started creeping its way into the lexicon.
Drew Brees and the Saints reached a deal on par with the quarterback's record-setting play, giving New Orleans' fans some news they can celebrate after an offseason rife with turmoil.