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The Black and Gold make it three straight NFC South championships in a row after taking down the Dirty Birds 26-18 on Thanksgiving night. Taysom Hill set the tone, by blocking a punt that set up his three-yard touchdown catch. He also had a 30-yard touchdown run.

Cut 9 (12) “…those guys”

The Saints sacked Atlanta Q-B Matt Ryan nine times. Cam Jordan had four of them. Meanwhile, Drew Brees threw for just 184 yards. He says the team must continue to improve.

Cut 10 (12) “…best football.”

The Saints face a potentially season-defining game in San Francisco next Sunday at 12 pm. Winner will take control of the race for the 1 seed in the NFC.

The Pels are back in action tonight after a heartbreakingly close loss to LA Wednesday night. They’ll face OKC, who beat them earlier in the year.

La Tech has a chance to take the C-USA West Saturday if they can beat UTSA. The team’s dropped two games and hasn’t looked the same without starting quarterback J’Mar Smith and standout receiver Adrian Hardy who’ve been out on suspension and injured receiver C-J Powell. Coach Skip Holtz says the return of these players should help

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For the third straight season, 19th ranked Nicholls will host an F-C-S playoff game on Saturday as they welcome 24th ranked North Dakota to Thibodaux. Coach Tim Rebowe’s team has won four straight heading into the game…

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