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Drew Brees-led Saints offense at its healthiest since Week 2

While Saints quarterback Drew Brees plans to again wear a plastic splint on his surgically repaired thumb against the Atlanta Falcons this Sunday, chances are he’ll be on the field with an offense that is as healthy as it’s been since the quarterback was injured early in a Week 2 loss to the Rams in Los Angeles.

AP Source: Drew Brees starting vs. Cardinals

A person familiar with the situation says record-setting quarterback Drew Brees will start for the New Orleans Saints against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, beginning his comeback from thumb surgery that sidelined him for five games.

Plans pushed back to explode 2 cranes in New Orleans

Plans have been pushed back a day to bring down two giant, unstable construction cranes in a series of controlled explosions before they can topple onto historic New Orleans buildings, the city’s fire chief said Friday, noting the risky work involved in placing explosive on the towers.

Saints’ Marshon Lattimore keeping string of success in perspective

Accountability seems to come naturally to Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. He’ll castigate himself with the cameras on when he doesn’t play well. He’ll even volunteer when luck played a part in a big play he made, such as his first interception of the season last weekend.

Saints’ special teams emphasis evident in recent win

Between Thomas Morstead placing punts just short of opponents’ goal lines and diminutive returner Deonte Harris deftly darting away from tacklers, the New Orleans Saints like the way their special teams have influenced the outcomes of games.

John Blanchette: Seahawks not afraid to accept blame for blunderous effort

Safe to say that a favorite topic around Sunday’s tailgates was Saturday’s late-night Marx Brothers movie on national TV, featuring a core melt by the Washington State Cougars – turnovers ordered in bulk, tackling slapstick, tempo stubbornness, suspect clock management and a blown 32-point lead. Then the locals had to endure the Seahawks’ various brain locks.

Saints QB Drew Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on

As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game without the star quarterback.

Saints QB Drew Brees: Confident in surgery, dedicated to rehab

Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he has surgery on his throwing thumb scheduled on Wednesday in Los Angeles. In a text message to news outlets, Brees says he is “confident in the surgery that will take place” and that he’ll dedicate himself to a rehabilitation process to get back to playing as quickly as he can.