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New Orleans Saints (13-3)


Mon. 12/16 Sun. 12/22 Sun. 12/29 Sun. 1/5
vs. Ind
W 34-7
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@ Ten
W 38-28
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@ Car
W 42-10
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vs. Min
L 20-26
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NFL Saints backed by church in effort to keep emails secret

NEW ORLEANS (AP) An attorney for New Orleans' Roman Catholic archdiocese Thursday strongly defended the New Orleans Saints' behind-the-scenes help in dealing with the clergy sex abuse crisis, saying the legal effort to release hundreds of confidential emails between them is aimed at trying to shame those “who had the audacity” to back the church.

Claims that the NFL team's public relations help was improper are "nothing more than a clear attack on the Catholic faith and the Catholic Church for wrongs of the past that the church has acknowledged,” attorney E. Dirk Wegmann argued.

He added that the emails are private and “should not be parsed through simply for the purpose of annoying or embarrassing - or bringing public scrutiny on - individuals who supported the church.”

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1330.813
Atlanta 790.438
Tampa Bay 790.438
Carolina 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees2979
Pass TDs: D. Brees27
Rush Yds: A. Kamara797
Rush TDs: A. Kamara5
Rec Yds: M. Thomas1725
Rec TDs: J. Cook9
Int: J. Jenkins5
Sacks: C. Jordan15.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5982 (9)
Passing Yards: 4431 (7)
Rushing Yards: 1738 (16)
Points per game: 28.6 (3)
Yards per game: 373.9 (9)
Touchdowns: 48 (5)
Field Goals: 32 (4)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5329 (11)
Passing Yards: 4201 (22)
Rushing Yards: 1461 (4)
Points per game: 21.3 (13)
Yards per game: 333.1 (11)
Touchdowns: 39 (17)
Field Goals: 22 (8)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/5 E. Apple ankle (Out)
1/5 Z. Line knee (Out)
12/29 E. Apple ankle (Out)
12/29 V. Bell knee (Out)
12/29 M. Williams groin (Out)

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Atlanta @ New Orleans
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