Garoppolo, who replaced ineffective Tom Brady after three series, led five scoring drives.
Former New England Patriots star Randy Moss concedes that the fight with the NFL is affecting Tom Brady.
While the evaluation process is still ongoing for the New Orleans Saints, that doesn’t mean that coaches aren’t already making up their mind going into the second preseason game.
To watch the New England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints Week Two preseason game live online, the best bet is to use the NFL Game Pass service, which this year is available for a $99 annual fee. Not only is it early in the preseason, but New Orleans entire starting secondary cornerbacks Brandon Browner and Keenan Lewis, and safeties Jairus Byrd and Kenny Vaccaro sat out practice.
The ice bath may have been a welcome relief after a pair of practices in the stifling humidity of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., where the Patriots and Saints held joint practices last week.
“Obviously it does”, he said. He played just over half of the teams defensive snaps, and was not as valuable as many thought he would be.
After getting manhandled by the Ravens first team unit, the Saints defense also flipped the script on the Pats offense. The Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions, but the Saints need to prove they can, if nothing else, slow them down to prove their new look can be successful in 2015. “You want to win the game”, Payton said. His only mistake was a poor interception in the third quarter, but he didn’t let it negatively affect him. New England offers them no reprieve, and they should see the first stringers for about a quarter.
“I think I got a little away from my mechanics previous year as the season wore on”, said Brees, who spent two months working on those mechanics.
“It wasn’t 124 heat index like it was in Metairie, [La.]”, he said, speaking of the city where the Saints train. But the Saints coach wasn’t in the mood to play the game where he provides an obvious answer to an obvious question about an obvious storyline. The two teams face off at the Superdome in a game to be nationally televised by FOX at 3pm.
Browner and Breaux’s injuries were described as minor last week, either by sources or the players themselves on Twitter.
Enrollment for Greenbrier Valley Theatre fall classes will host auditions for sessions that run 4-7 p.m. September 4-9 in GVT’s Front Space.
Saints WR Brandin Cooks was absolutely magnificent and displayed the incredible speed and athleticism that should make him a future NFL superstar (if he isn’t already). The Patriots running back roulette will contain LeGarrrette Blount, Jonas Gray, Travaris Cadet and James Devein.