METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints finished their turbulent 2021 season at 9-8 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2016. It was an emotionally-draining roller-coaster ride for everyone involved: players; coaches; fans; and media. The Saints raced to a 5-2 start, nosedived into a five-game losing streak in the middle and finished strong to salvage their fifth consecutive winning season, the longest streak in club history.
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FRISCO, Texas — Lance McCutcheon hauled in a 30-yard pass in the second quarter of Saturday’s FCS championship.
Columnist Jim Polzin grades the Packers' performance in their 37-10 victory over the Vikings to clinch the NFC's No. 1 seed.
UW’s defense had plenty to do with the Badgers’ 27-7 win over No. 9 Iowa at Camp Randall, but the stop it made on a fourth down late in the third quarter stunted the bit of momentum the Hawkeyes were creating.
Wisconsin's offense had lost 7 yards in the second half until the nearly 10-minute drive sealed the Las Vegas Bowl victory. It's a drive the Badgers offense — and defense — loved.
The Auburn Tigers had the opportunities to beat No. 21 Houston, but fell short Tuesday in a 17-13 Birmingham Bowl defeat that sealed their first losing season in nine years.
If you’re among those passionate Packers fans who are feeling an alarming déjà vu vibe of past defenses who let the team down when the stakes were the highest, you’re not alone. What had been a top-5 outfit just a few weeks ago has started ceding big plays and big point totals to opponents, and while defensive coordinator Joe Barry’s guys have fallen to eighth in total defense (325.8 yards per game) and tied for 10th in scoring defense (21.6 points per game), Barry (above) isn’t panicking.
Miller, who broke 11 school records, has "always wanted to run out of the tunnel with all the players and play in front of all the fans."