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1-3, 3rd in NFC South

Saints make huge leap in power rankings

The Saints didn't commit any turnovers in Sunday's win over the Cowboys. It was the first time they've done so since Week 13 of last season. See where New Orleans landed in our rankings this week. Power Rankings

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints have signed veteran OT Tony Hills, per his agent Mark Slough. Hills has bounced around the NFL as a backup with several teams since 2008. ... Saints were apparently looking for o-line depth since they tried out an OT, a G and a C on Tuesday. Not sure if this is a sign that LT Terron Armstead is dinged up since they weren't looking exclusively at OTs. G Jahri Evans has been sidelined by a knee injury for two weeks.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints have released both S Kenny Phillips and WR Joseph Morgan, according to ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates. One of those spots will go to new punter Brandon Fields.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields has signed with the Saints, according to his agent Ian Greengross. The Saints need a temporary replacement for their own Pro Bowl punter, Thomas Morstead, who strained his quadriceps Sunday night.

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Report: Saints to try out kickers, punters

The Saints will try out kickers and punters today, according to Fox Sports. Punter Thomas Morstead (strained quad) was injured during a kickoff on Sunday night and kicker Zach Hocker shanked a 30-yard field goal.

The pressure's off

Drew Brees struggled against the blitz on Sunday night but was nearly flawless against four-man rushes. Luckily for the Saints, the Cowboys didn't send extra rushers very often.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton coached new Dolphins coach Dan Campbell with Giants, Cowboys and Saints. Said: "He’s a fantastic guy, great worker, great teammate. He’s someone that is tough, strong, I can’t say enough good things." Said it's difficult for assistants to replace their head coach in-season. "But Dan’s someone I know well and know that he’ll handle that as best he can."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

I went back and watched all of Drew Brees' throws, and it's hard to say how much he was affected by his shoulder because Dallas' pressure forced so many quick, short throws. And he got hit on most of his early attempts downfield. Brees didn't thrown downfield much, but when he had time to step up and deliver late in the game, he was effective. Sean Payton said they wanted to throw downfield more early but pressure prevented it.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton on how Drew Brees felt Monday: I think aside from your normal soreness after a game, I think fine.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed report that G Jahri Evans had arthroscopic knee surgery about a week and a half ago. Didn't offer a timetable for return.

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Can Jahri Evans get healthy?

According to an NBC report, the Saints' six-time Pro Bowl guard underwent a knee scope recently. Could the procedure help him return to his old self? NFL rumors roundup

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Hats off to C.J. Spiller

The Saints running back had struggled to get going in his first year in New Orleans, but he ended all that with one huge play on Sunday night. Week 4 game balls

Team Stats

Passing Yards304.53rd
Rushing Yards82.828th
Points For21.519th
Points Against26.0Tied-23rd

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