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Tennessee Titans to retire Steve McNair’s jersey

Former local football legend Steve McNair will have his jersey retired on Sept. 15 by the Tennessee Titans.

  Drew Brees visits Mississippi College

Jacksonville Jaguars draft former Ranger QB Gardner Minshew

Saints select Notre Dame TE Alize’ Mack & Idaho LB Kaden Elliss

Saints select Rutgers safety Saquan Hampton in sixth round

Mississippi athletes in the 2019 NFL Draft

MSU ties for national lead with three First Round NFL Draft picks

Continued Coverage

Four primetime games, a week 2 matchup with the Rams, highlight the Saints 2019 schedule

Chad Kelly pleads guilty to trespassing

  Star WR Odell Beckham Jr. traded to Cleveland Browns: Report

Former Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons tears ACL

  Sarah Thomas: Between the Lines

Super Bowl attracts less than half the viewers in New Orleans

Patriots beat Rams 13-3 in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

New England topped the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in a game that dragged the high-def NFL back to the days of black-and-white TV. It was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in the 53-year history of the game.

Former Bulldog Joe Judge Going For Another Super Bowl Win

Former Mississippi State student-athlete and graduate assistant coach Joe Judge will try for his third Super Bowl ring with New England on Sunday when the Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons not invited to NFL Combine; NFL citing past transgressions

Simmons was arrested in 2016 after a fight with a woman was caught on video.

Super Bowl prop bets take over Tunica

Pittsburgh news producer fired after calling Tom Brady ‘known cheater’

  Demario Davis hosts 7-on-7 tryouts in Madison

REPORT: Rams defensive back fined for controversial hit on Saints wide receiver during NFC Championship Game

‘Saints got robbed’ billboards go live in downtown Atlanta

REPORT: NFL rule allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse outcome of Saints-Rams game

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

To officially usher the NFL into a new era, the Los Angeles Rams will have to get past the New England Patriots, exactly 17 years to the date of their last Super Bowl showdown.

Prescott, Cowboys will have new offensive coordinator

Cowboys announce they’ve parted ways with Scott Linehan

Former Saint Brandin Cooks says ‘it’s just another game’ when he plays in the Dome Sunday

Cooks racked up 2,800 yards receiving, and 20 touchdowns in three seasons with the Saints

Rams ‘two-headed monster' at running back will give Saints run defense a tough test

Anderson and Gurley both ran for over 100 yards against the Cowboys

Saints offense preparing for Rams ‘Dream Team’ defense

Philadelphia was the wakeup call - the warning that things won’t necessarily go the way they did in the regular season.

Mississippi native Sarah Thomas makes NFL history

Sarah Thomas, a Mississippi native, makes NFL history by becoming the first woman to officiate in a playoff game.

New Orleans Saints headed to NFC Championship game after defeating Eagles 20-14

Los Angeles, which fell 45-35 at the Superdome in November, will try again next week, with the winner taking on either Kansas City or New England in the Super Bowl in Atlanta. The Saints' win finished off a sweep of the divisional round by teams coming off byes.

Patriots dominate LA Chargers 41-28 in AFC playoff

New England (12-5) will play at Kansas City in next week’s AFC title game. The Patriots beat the Chiefs 43-40 in Foxborough in Week 6.

LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 30-22 in NFC playoff

After winning the NFC East and beating Seattle last week, Dallas lost in the divisional playoff round for the sixth consecutive time.

Chiefs defeat Colts 31-13 in NFL playoff

The AFC West champions will play the winner of Sunday’s game between the division-rival Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots.

  Former Callaway standout, Breeland Speaks, prepares for his first NFL playoff

We spoke exclusively to Speaks' parents about what it takes to raise a star athlete

  Deuce McAllister on Saints' Super Season and their chance to win it all

“Having the possibility of hosting two more games in New Orleans with those fans, could be pretty special,” McAllister said in an exclusive one-on-one interview with WLBT.

Sarah Thomas will be first female to officiate NFL playoff game

Thomas will referee Sunday’s Patriots-Chargers game

Cowboys’ Prescott seeks 1st playoff win vs Wilson, Seahawks

Saturday night at 7 pm on Fox 40

Fletcher Cox named first team All-Pro

Brees, four other Saints earn All-Pro honors

President signs legislation to award Steve Gleason with Congressional Gold Medal

President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday, Jan. 3 to award Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal. The House of Representatives unanimously passed the legislation Dec. 20, 2018.

Gettleman has no-holds barred talk with Manning

No decision yet on Eli’s future with the Giants

Cox named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Recorded 3 sacks in Eagles win vs. Washington

Saints will start QB Teddy Bridgewater on Sunday

Drew Brees is sitting out the regular season finale.

TE Benjamin Watson announces retirement from NFL

Veteran tight end Benjamin Watson said he is retiring from the NFL following this season.

Saints clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with win over the Steelers

Saints tie a franchise-record with 13 wins in the regular season

Prescott, Cowboys wrap up NFC East with 27-20 win over Bucs

2nd division title in Prescott’s 3rd season

MSU DL Jeffery Simmons declares for NFL Draft

In a letter to the Bulldog faithful, released on Mississippi State Football’s official Twitter, the third team All-American thanked the many people who helped him on his journey.

Saints tie NFC lead with 5 Pro Bowl selections

Former Bulldogs Cox, Slay, & McKinney earn Pro Bowl nods

12 points enough for a Saints win on the road

The Saints improve to 12-2 on the season

Saints take on Panthers in rivalry game

The team is in the last stretch of the regular season.

Former Bulldog ties NFL record

Chris Jones records a sack in record 10th straight game

NFL running back will walk at USM graduation

Jalen Richard asks for, then receives permission to walk at graduation

  Mississippi Weekend on the Road: Fletcher Cox, Yazoo City’s hometown hero

Super Bowl champion is inspiring those at his alma mater

  Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown declaring for NFL Draft

Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown is foregoing his senior season and declaring for the NFL

UPDATE: Kareem Hunt seen shoving, kicking woman at Cleveland hotel; Chiefs release star from team

Hunt has also been placed on the NFL exempt list, meaning he can't play in or attend professional football games.

Saints win streak ends at 10 games

Saints record drops to 10-2

Kicker Wil Lutz limited in practice Tuesday

Terron Armstead (pectoral) was the only Saints player to miss the workout

Former Saints head coach Mike Ditka released from hospital after mild heart attack

Ditka coached the Saints from 1997-99

Drew Brees featured on cover of Sports Illustrated

Drew Brees is featured on the cover of the Dec. 3 issue of the magazine. He is also the center of a feature called,“It’s Time to Rethink Drew Brees (Please, Stop Calling Him an Underdog).”

Brees is entering the twilight of his career, but his passing numbers say different

Saints at Cowboys, 7:20 p.m. Thursday, FOX 8

Saints win streak extends to 10 games with win over rival Falcons

The Saints lead the NFC South by 3.5 games over Carolina

Manning out duels Mullens on Monday night

Eli tosses game-winning TD pass with :53 left

Report: Saints signing wide receiver Brandon Marshall

Marshall worked out for the Saints last week

Three Brees TD passes, and two Kamara TD runs help extend Saints win streak to 8 games

Saints improve to 8-1 on the season, and own a 2-game lead in the NFC South

Michael Thomas fined $30,000 for cellphone TD celebration

Thomas was also penalized 15 yards for the celebration

Report: Dez Bryant helped off the practice field with injury

Bryant joined the Saints on Thursday

Dez Bryant is ‘working on’ playing against the Bengals on Sunday

Saints (7-1) at Bengals (5-3), 12 p.m. on FOX 8

Sean Payton discusses Dez Bryant on media conference call

The Saints newest wide receiver is 30-year-old Dez Bryant. During his time with Dallas he caught 531 passes in eight seasons and went to three Pro Bowls.

Report: Wide receiver Dez Bryant to sign with the Saints

Bryant racked up 1,000 yards receiving three years in a row from 2012-2014

Mullens earns second start with 49ers

USM grad will start at QB Monday night vs. Giants

Jerry Jones backs Prescott as Cowboys QB

Cowboys owner tells Dallas radio Dak will receive contract extension

Eli Manning to remain Giants starter... for now

Manning will start Monday night vs. 49ers

USM’s Mullens shines in NFL debut

Throws 3 touchdown passes in 49ers' win over Raiders

Saints deliver ‘a good team win’ over the Vikings

Saints host the undefeated Rams next Sunday

Two Alvin Kamara touchdowns, and two P.J. Williams forced turnovers the difference in a Saints win

Saints extend their winning streak to six games

Chad Kelly released following arrest

Broncos waive Chad Kelly following his arrest

Former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly arrested in Colorado

Kelly was arrested and charged with 1st degree criminal trespass and taken to the Arapahoe County Hail.

Saints week 7 injury report: Thursday

The Saints (4-1) will face the Baltimore Ravens (4-2) this Sunday.

Saints WR Ted Ginn, Jr. placed on IR

Ginn played four games for the Saints in 2018

Former USM standout sets Falcons’ rookie record

Former USM standout Ito Smith set an Atlanta Falcons' rookie record by scoring a touchdown in his third consecutive game.

President Obama: Brees ... Always a class act

What hasn’t Saints quarterback Drew Brees done in his career?

Facebook group moves to rename Lee Circle “Brees Circle”

According to Ivey, he is petitioning for the circle to be renamed after Drew Brees because of his impact on the city.