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  Eddie Payton’s museum of memories

Kamara’s 6 rushing TDs power the Saints to victory over the Vikings

Miss. man freed from prison after 23 years to be honored by NFL

Report: Drew Brees cleared to play in Sunday’s game against the Chiefs

Brandon native, Saints LB nominated for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

Petal native and former JC football coach Ray Perkins dies at 79

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Brett Favre: Brees was ‘bullied’ after his comments against kneeling during national anthem

Saints defense stifles the Falcons to the tune of 8 sacks and 2 INT’s

Brees may be out with injury up to 6 weeks according to doctors but fans are still hopeful for his return

Report: Drew Brees suffered multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung

VIDEO: Saints celebrate win over the Bears with locker room dance party

VIDEO: Saints rude host in Bridgewater’s return to New Orleans

  Sean Payton thinks Saints ‘haven’t played near’ potential

The Saints will welcome back a familiar face on Sunday as they will face Teddy Bridgewater and the Panthers in the Superdome.

Michael Thomas status for Carolina game “uncertain”

Saints star receiver has been out since Week 1 with an ankle injury and discipline issues.

3,000 fans allowed for Saints vs Panthers game Sunday in Superdome

The Saints will have 3,000 fans in attendance for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) game against the Panthers inside the Superdome.

Dak Prescott ‘doing well' and in ‘great spirits’ after suffering ankle injury

Dak Prescott says he is “great spirits” after suffering an ankle injury while playing against the New York Giants last Sunday.

New Orleans Saints in talks to move home games to Tiger Stadium

Saints staying put in New Orleans for Monday Night Football

Former USM standout Mullens to start for 49ers Sunday

  Sarah Thomas will make NFL history on Sunday - again

Saints prepare for Monday Night Football without Michael Thomas

Jimmy Smith makes list of NFL Hall of Fame nominees

Alvin Kamara not present at Saints Camp

The fourth-year back out of Tennessee is coming off an injury-riddled 2019, where he saw a dip in production, after a career-high in all purpose yards and touchdowns in 2018.

WDAM to rebroadcast 4 classic Saints games

Saints fans will be able to view four of the most memorable wins in franchise history.

  Former NFL players host camp for Columbia youth

It was a hot Saturday morning at Columbia Water Park, but it was well worth it for a group of about 30 campers.They were able to learn the game of football from former NFL players like Eric Matthews and Brandon McDonald.

Saints LB Kaden Elliss & LS Zach Wood put on Covid 19/reserve list

Elliss and Wood on Covid-19/reserve list

  Saints veterans report to training camp; two players opt out

For the first week of training camp, players must pass 3 tests over a 4-day span before entering the facility.

Drew Brees announces $5M donation to build healthcare centers in La.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, announced Monday, July 27 they would be donating $5 million to Ochsner Health.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

Drew Brees tweets his concerns about the upcoming season

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees took to social media Sunday, July 19, to voice his concerns about the upcoming season.

Quez Watkins signs rookie deal with Philadelphia Eagles

Four-year contract projected to be worth up to $3.5 million with a signing bonus around $165K.

  NFL cuts preseason in half

Saints will face Steelers August 23rd and host Texans August 29th.

Report: Patriots bring in Newton on 1-year deal

Reports Sunday from ESPN and the Associated Press have former Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton agreeing to a 1-year deal with the New England Patriots.

  Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins uncomfortable with NFL return amid COVID-19

The All-Pro safety doesn't think football can be played until health & safety measures are addressed.

  Saints announce 2020 Hall of Fame class: Jahri Evans, Roman Harper, & Marco Garcia

Class of 2020 will be inducted during events on a weekend to be announced this season.

NFL release planner on teams’ return to facilities

League will take a tiered approach that revolves around infection prevention and social distancing.

President Trump addresses Drew Brees’ latest statements on kneeling

"I am a big fan of Drew Brees. I think he’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, but he should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our magnificent American Flag," President Trump said.

Saints’ Thomas and Lattimore among players calling for NFL to admit silencing players in peaceful protests

The minute long video called “A message on behalf of the NFL” that was posted to Thomas’ Instagram Thursday night features Odell Beckham Jr., Tyrann Mathieu, Ezekiel Elliot, Patrick Mahomes and many others.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

Current and former Saints speak out against Drew Brees’ comments

Drew Brees' comments against kneeling during the national anthem have a divisive effect on the Saints.

Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during national anthem anger fellow players

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees said he will continue his stance against players who kneel during the national anthem before NFL games.

A smattering of musings from the Isle of Isolation

WDAM's Tim Doherty does a little mental meandering while social isloating during the coronavirus pandemic.

Saints sign Ty Montgomery

Pass-catching running back hopes to find niche in NOLA's talented offense.

Just some Isle of Isolation ponderings...

WDAM's Tim Doherty offers some thoughts while isolating-in-place during the coronavirus pandemic.

Four primetime games and a rare Christmas Day contest highlight Saints 2020 schedule

Saints open the season hosting Tom Brady and the Bucs

Brett Favre repaying $1.1 M for no-show speeches, auditor says

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor said Wednesday.

Brett Favre repays $500,000 in federal funds after being named in DHS audit

White said that Favre has paid $500,000 and the rest will be paid back in installments.

Brett Favre named in Miss. DHS audit report

The audit says Favre Enterprises was paid $1.1 million for events Favre was contracted to speak at but never did.

Don Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

The Miami Dolphins said Monday that Don Shula, the winningest coach in pro football history, has died at the age of 90.

More musings from the Isle of Isolation

General musings from the Isle of Isolation, courtesy of the coronavirus.

Reports: Saints working deals with Hill, Winston

New Orleans reportedly have given back-up quarterback Taysom Hill to a new two-year contract and reached agreement with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston on an one-year deal.

  Eagles scoop speedy Watkins of Southern Miss

The rounds drifted by but Quez Watkins never batted an eye.When the Philadelphia Eagles called on Saturday, Watkins knew then the wait was worthy.Southern Miss’ stalwart receiver was selected as the 200th overall pick in the sixth round of the National Football League Draft.“

  Scottie Phillips, Benito Jones take undrafted route to NFL

Scottie Phillips was just about ready to explode.After two years of junior college football at Jones College, the running back was finally suiting up for the Division I Ole Miss Rebels.

  Laurel natives make leap to NFL

Akeem Davis was the last Laurel native to play in the National Football League.Thakarius “BoPete” Keyes hopes to join him. The Tulane cornerback was picked 237th overall by reigning champions Kansas City in the seventh round of Saturday’s NFL Draft.

  Pair of Golden Eagles sign undrafted deals

They were teammates at St. Aloysius High School and again at Southern Miss.De’Michael Harris and Drake Dorbeck take the same route to the National Football League.

Older brother of Dallas QB Dak Prescott dies

Dallas Cowboys release statement about the passing of Jace Prescott

  Jones College’s Javon Kinlaw drafted 14th overall to NFL

It was just the start Javon Kinlaw needed.Bouncing around from place to place while growing up in South Carolina, Kinlaw and his family were often homeless.Jones College provided stability – a new start.After three years at South Carolina, Kinlaw begins a new chapter in the NFL...

  Blue-collar Benito Jones inches away from NFL

The play was called “Ole Miss.”It featured a 260-pound defensive tackle catching a nine-yard touchdown pass to lift Wayne County past Oxford 45-41 in the 2015 Class 5A state championship.It was the perfect way for Benito Jones to complete his high school career, in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium...

Tim’s Two Cents: WDAM Sports Director Taylor Curet

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with WDAM 7 Sports Director Taylor Curet.

Bengals select Joe Burrow No. 1 overall

Burrow is the third LSU Tiger taken No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft

Agent: Gronkowski to join Brady in Tampa Bay

According to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, tight end Rob Gronkowski is coming out of retirement to reunite with quarterback Tom Brady on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

  Quez Watkins on the doorstep of the NFL

Folks around the National Football League certainly knew about Quez Watkins prior to February’s NFL Combine.After all, he was Conference USA’s leading receiver in 2019 with 1,178 yards and six touchdowns.

  USM’s Cameron Tom stays with Saints

Cameron Tom gets to keep that wardrobe full of black and gold for a little while longer.The Southern Miss grad re-signed with the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday, entering his fourth season in the National Football League with the organization that signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

History-making Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus crisis

Legendary New Orleans Saints place kicker Tom Dempsey died Saturday night after a battle with COVID-19. He was 73.

Just some sheltered thoughts while in place

Just a few random thoughts, including a take on the National Football League's expansion of the postseason and how ESPN's basketball bracket named the wrong guy as best-ever college basketball player.

Payton: This will be Drew Brees’ final season

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will be back for his 15th season in black and gold in 2020, but according to head coach Sean Payton, this is likely going to be it.

WATCH: TODAY host Hoda Kotb’s emotional response to interview with Drew Brees

TODAY anchor Hoda Kotb was overwhelmed with emotion when interviewing Drew Brees on Friday morning.

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Payton said he came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly

Drew Brees gets a buzz for charity

The future Hall of Fame quarterback shaved his head in Boston for charity.

Two Super Bowl LIV champs from Mississippi honored by the state senate

Two local Super Bowl LIV champions were honored Tuesday by the Mississippi Senate.

Saints players react to Brees announcement on social media

Brees will be back for season No. 15 in New Orleans

Drew Brees says he wants to return to the New Orleans Saints in Instagram post

Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees said he will return to the New Orleans Saints for the 2020 NFL season in an Instagram post on Feb. 18.

Chiefs player celebrates Super Bowl win by paying all pet adoption fees at shelter

The KC Pet Project has more than 100 dogs up for adoption.

Ex-PRCC/USM star Moore shows up in Super Bowl

San Francisco safety Tarvarius Moore, a former football standout at Pearl River Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi, showed up Sunday for the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.

Ravens’ Jackson unanimous NFL MVP

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson became just the second unanimous selection as National Football League Most Valuable Player.

Polamalu heads 5-man class elected to NFL Hall of Fame

Five football greats were elected Saturday for enshrinement in the National Football League Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Sports betting spikes in Mississippi during Super Bowl

For million of people across the country... Super Bowl Sunday means it's time to place bets on their favorite team.

Saints helped shape accused clergy list, victim lawyers say

The New Orleans Saints maintain their behind-the-scenes public relations work on the area’s Roman Catholic sexual abuse crisis was “minimal,” but attorneys suing the church allege hundreds of confidential Saints emails show the team actively helping to shape a list.

‘Never did the Saints organization offer advice to conceal information', new Saints statement released

The emails released will be decided by the Court and the Saints will have no control over what is published.

Mullens, Moore, join list of Golden Eagles in Super Bowl

Mullens, Moore join USM ranks on Super Bowl rosters.