New Orleans Saints http://www.kplu.org en Seahawks Vs. Saints: Battle Of Two Great Coaches http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-vs-saints-battle-two-great-coaches <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seahawks host the New Orleans Saints Saturday at </span>CenturyLink<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Field in round two of the NFL playoffs.</span></p><p>The Seahawks beat the Saints 34-7 last month in Seattle. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the outcome of that Monday Night Football game has affected how both teams are preparing for Saturday’s match-up. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 12433 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks Vs. Saints: Battle Of Two Great Coaches Seattle Vs. New Orleans: How The Football Foes Measure Up Off the Field http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-vs-new-orleans-how-football-foes-measure-field <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seahawks will play the New Orleans Saints at the Clink this weekend, but it's clear both teams' fan fever </span>runneth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> over the football field and deep in their hometowns.&nbsp;</span></p><p>So we wanted to know what off-field bragging rights each team might have. Who has it better at home? And whose mascot reigns supreme? We teamed up with <a href="http://wwno.org/" target="_blank">WWNO Public Radio</a> in New Orleans to consider the facts.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ed Ronco & Martha Kang & Jason Saul 12452 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Vs. New Orleans: How The Football Foes Measure Up Off the Field Win or lose against Saints, Seahawks season a triumph http://www.kplu.org/post/win-or-lose-against-saints-seahawks-season-triumph <p>The Seattle Seahawks host the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints Saturday in the NFC playoff game.&nbsp; Kickoff is at 1:30 at Qwest Field. &nbsp;Matt Hasselbeck will be the starting quarterback, getting the nod over Charlie Whitehurst, who led the Seahawks to victory over St. Louis for the NFC West title last weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>Sports commentator Art Thiel shared his thoughts on the Saints-Seahawks matchup with KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick. Fri, 07 Jan 2011 11:47:37 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 489 at http://www.kplu.org Win or lose against Saints, Seahawks season a triumph