Rams Team Grades: Saints Offense Overpowers Rams DefenseDrew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' offense picked apart the Los Angeles Rams' defense in week 12. The Rams surrendered 49 points, which overshadowed rookie quarterback Jared Goff's impressive first half performance. In the end, the team suffered an embarrassing 49-21 loss.
Rams Week 12 Injury Report: Los Angeles Feeling Healthy And Strong For Saints On SundayIn what has to be one of the shortest injury reports this season for the Los Angeles Rams, only three players are officially hurt right now. However, two of those players will not be playing on Sunday in New Orleans against the Saints, as both center Tim Barnes and defensive tackle Ethan Westbrooks could not participate this week in practice. The third player, defensive end William Hayes, missed workouts on Wednesday and was limited in practice on Thursday, but he isn't injured and is expected to play Sunday.
Rams Opponent Profile: Potent Saints Offense Will Test Los Angeles DefenseComing off another disappointing close loss, the Los Angeles Rams now have to travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints next Sunday. Drew Brees and his offense present a tough challenge for any defense, while the Rams hope that rookie quarterback Jared Goff can make some big throws against a mediocre Saints defense.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Saints, Panthers Play For NFC South RelevanceThe Saints and Panthers can still contend for the playoffs in a diminished NFC South. But both teams need a win Thursday.
CBS Sports' Solomon Wilcots: Saints' Offensive Line Is Deteriorating In Front Of BreesSolomon Wilcots took some time to speak on three big games coming up in week six and who he feels may end up in the Super Bowl.
Falcons Try To Remain Undefeated Against Saints On Thursday Night FootballThe Atlanta Falcons bring their undefeated, 5-0, record into Thursday Night Football in week six against NFC South rival New Orleans Saints.
Ex-NFL Star Darren Sharper Starts Acknowledging Sex AssaultsRemoving any doubt that he drugged and raped women, former NFL star Darren Sharper has taken the first of several steps to own up to sexual assaults in four states that will send him to prison for about nine years.
Attorneys Say They Are Ready For Hearing In Sharper's Alleged Rape CaseLawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County.
9 NFL Teams That Lost 15 GamesThere are lots of lists the 2014 Oakland Raiders would just as well not be part of, but they'll need a win in December to avoid being the 10th NFL team to lose 15 games in a season.
Five Things: Panthers Vs. Saints Thursday Night RoundupThe Saints took control of the NFC South with a 28-10 victory over the Panthers last night, their first win in Carolina since 2011. New Orleans enters a three-game home stretch with a 4-4 record, while Carolina (3-5-1), which only has one win in its last seven games, travels to Philadelphia in 10 days.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Drew Brees, Cam Newton And Jimmy GrahamThe Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: New Orleans Saints At Carolina PanthersThe Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.