The New Orleans Saints gave up their first loss of the season to the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., 30-27.
Sunday's loss to the Patriots wasn’t the fault of the Saints' defense.
Rob Ryan’s squad gave the team two chances to win the game in the final minutes. All they needed was a first down and the game would be over. But the Saints’ offense blew both chances to run out the clock, and a rare poor punt by Thomas Morstead gave the Pats good field position.
On this week's Louisiana Eats! we speak with Taylor Mathis about his escapades around the Southeast in search of the best tailgate parties on College Game Day. We'll also hear from Bill Heavey, who spent a year eating foraged food and writing about it in his new book It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is planning to continue all normal operations throughout Tropical Storm Karen, the university announced today in a press release posted to its Facebook page. That includes Saturday's home football game against Texas State.
University officials say they are monitoring the storm as it develops, and will post updates if the situation changes to campus notification systems, websites, social media and other outlets.
New Orleans City Hall will close at 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, in advance of the evening Saints game in the Superdome.
The city says the early closing time is due to an expected increase in traffic that will impact and limit access to city hall for residents. City hall is scheduled to resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
The Monday Night Football game against the Miami Dolphins (3-0) is scheduled to kick off at 7:40 p.m.
The New Orleans Saints are still undefeated, after their 31-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals Sunday at home in the Superdome.
The Arizona Cardinals spent five minutes and forty-seven seconds marching down the field on the first possession of the game.
It was the only time they would score.
In a dramatic turnaround from last season, it was the Saints young defense who stood up to make the big plays, keeping Arizona off the field and giving quarterback Drew Brees and company the space to work.