Junior Galette: Saints’ locker room ‘feels like a funeral’

Here lies the 2014 New Orleans Saints. On Sunday, the Saints were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention after a 30-14 home loss to the division rival Falcons. The team officially was fitted with a toe-tag, signifying the expiration of their postseason hopes, much to the disappointment of the players. “It sucks. We lost. Terrible year,”…

Falcons owner wanted retaliation for Saints’ hit on Matt Ryan

One of the Falcons’ main priorities this offseason was to get tougher in the trenches, a change in mentality that could be pinpointed to the 2013 season opener against the Saints. In that game, New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro applied a late hit on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Although Vaccaro was penalized and later fined…

Drew Brees might’ve spilled beans on Chris Ivory trade

Drew Brees: Super Bowl winning quarterback, restauranteur, and … scoopster? It appears to be the case. During a video interview with NOLA.com, Brees presumably let the cat out of the bag, quasi-confirming that the Saints have traded running back Chris Ivory to the Jets. “I’ve heard [the trade] has happened, with the Jets,” he said,…