Quantcast

Saints miss out on offensive opportunities - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Saints miss out on offensive opportunities

Posted: Updated:
SEATTLE, WA -

The New Orleans Saints dug themselves too deep of a hole in the first half of their divisional playoff contest against the Seahawks to recover.  The black and gold were one possession away from tying up a game they had been trailing in 16-0 at halftime.

With the help of a great and very impressive defensive performance, the Saints could have used the couple of missed field goals or those turnovers back.  New Orleans also had trouble converting on 3rd down, they were only 3 of 12, even though they ruled the stats in first downs and had almost twice as many yards as the Seahawks.  It was those small picture missed opportunities that added up to a loss in the end.

  • FootballMore>>

  • Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:13 GMT
    Notre Dame says it will hold out a fifth player from competition as it investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
    Reserve safety Eilar Hardy has joined four other Notre Dame players being withheld from practice and games as the university investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
  • USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:07 GMT
    Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.
  • After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

    After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:19:38 GMT
    NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
    Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six...
  • College FootballMore>>

  • USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:37 GMT
    Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.
  • Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:21 GMT
    Notre Dame says it will hold out a fifth player from competition as it investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
    Reserve safety Eilar Hardy has joined four other Notre Dame players being withheld from practice and games as the university investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
  • 'Robot march' to protest Iowa's pink locker room

    'Robot march' to protest Iowa's pink locker room

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:09:25 GMT
    University of Iowa professor Kembrew McLeod has dressed as a robot to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann. Now he's targeting his own school over its controversial pink visitors' locker room at Kinnick...
    A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school's famous quirks: the visiting team's pink locker room at Kinnick...
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

    Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:04:43 GMT
    Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup.
    Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup.
  • USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:37 GMT
    Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.
  • Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Notre Dame to hold out 5th player in investigation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:21 GMT
    Notre Dame says it will hold out a fifth player from competition as it investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
    Reserve safety Eilar Hardy has joined four other Notre Dame players being withheld from practice and games as the university investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations.
Section is sponsored by:
1 AUG 8 7:00pm CDT at Rams
2 AUG 15 7:00pm CDT Titans
3 AUG 23 7:00pm CDT at Colts
4 AUG 28 7:00pm CDT Ravens
1 SEP 7 12:00pm CDT at Falcons
2 SEP 14 12:00pm CDT at Browns
3 SEP 21 12:00pm CDT Vikings
4 SEP 28 7:30pm CDT at Dallas
5 OCT 5 12:00pm CDT Tampa Bay
6 BYE
7 OCT 19 12:00pm CDT at Lions
8 OCT 26 7:30pm CDT Packers
9 OCT 30 7:25pm CDT at Panthers
10 NOV 9 12:00pm CDT 49ers
11 NOV 16 12:00pm CDT Bengals
12 NOV 24 7:30pm CDT Ravens
13 NOV 30 12:00pm CDT at Steelers
14 DEC 7 12:00pm CDT Panthers
15 DEC 15 7:30pm CDT at Bears
16 DEC 21 12:00pm CDT Falcons
17 DEC 28 12:00pm CDT at Buccaneers
  • SportsMore>>

  • Junction City aims for three-peat

    Junction City aims for three-peat

    Junction City aims for three-peat

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:04:00 GMT
    Junction City has made it's mark on Arkansas football, and as this season gets ready to kickoff is ready to defend its back-to-back state titles. We bring you more on a school which has won five state championships in the last 11 years.
    Junction City has made it's mark on Arkansas football, and as this season gets ready to kickoff is ready to defend its back-to-back state titles. We bring you more on a school which has won five state championships in the last 11 years.
  • Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Athlete of the Week: Jaqwis Dancy

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:46:47 GMT
    Junction City's Jaqwis Dancy has been named MVP of the state champion game for the past two years and he still has his senior season to go. 
    Junction City's Jaqwis Dancy has been named MVP of the state champion game for the past two years and he still has his senior season to go. 
  • Aggies invade South Carolina to kick off season

    Aggies invade South Carolina to kick off season

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:36:32 GMT
    South Carolina and Texas AM find out this week what life's like minus two of college football's most transcendent, attention-grabbing stars of recent years.
    South Carolina and Texas AM find out this week what life's like minus two of college football's most transcendent, attention-grabbing stars of recent years.
Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File