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Saints' McAllister out for rest of season

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Sunday and will miss the rest of the season.

Saints' McAllister has torn ACL

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Sunday's game against Green Bay.

NFL: New Orleans 19, Buffalo 7

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Deuce McAllister rushed for 130 yards and John Carney kicked four field goals to help lead the New Orleans Saints to a 19-7 victory over the Buffalo Bills.

NFL: Minnesota 33, New Orleans 16

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Daunte Culpepper completed 21-of-29 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns Sunday as Minnesota beat the New Orleans Saints, 33-16.

Carolina's Jenkins lost for season

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kris Jenkins will miss the rest of the 2005 NFL season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

NFL: New Orleans 23, Carolina 20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- John Carney kicked a 47-yard field goal with three seconds remaining Sunday to give the New Orleans Saints a 23-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers.

NFL: New Orleans 21, Carolina 18 (OT)

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Deuce McAllister rushed for 140 yards and one touchdown Sunday as New Orleans topped Carolina 21-18 in overtime, but the win wasn't enough to get the Saints into the playoffs.

NFL: New Orleans 26, Atlanta 13

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Aaron Brooks threw for one TD and ran for another Sunday and Michael Lewis scored on an 85-yard kickoff return as New Orleans beat Atlanta, 26-13.

NFL: New Orleans 27, Dallas 13

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Deuce McAllister ran for 83 yards and two touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints beat Dallas 27-13 Sunday.

NFL: Denver 34, New Orleans 13

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Jake Plummer and Reuben Droughns provided a two-way punch for Denver Sunday as the Broncos knocked off the New Orleans Saints, 34-13.

NFL: Minnesota 38, New Orleans 31

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Daunte Culpepper passed for 425 yards and five touchdowns Sunday night to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 38-31 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

NFL: Tampa Bay 20, New Orleans 17

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Brian Griese replaced injured rookie Chris Simms Sunday and threw for 194 yards and a touchdown as Tampa Bay fought off New Orleans, 20-17.

Saints' running back could miss five weeks

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister has a high ankle sprain and could be out of action up to five weeks.

NFL: New Orleans 30, San Francisco 27

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Donte' Stallworth caught a 16-yard touchdown pass with 1:01 remaining in the fourth quarter Sunday to give New Orleans a 30-27 victory over San Francisco.

NFL: Seattle 21, New Orleans 7

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Shaun Alexander caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores Sunday to lead Seattle to a 21-7 win at New Orleans.

NFL: Tampa Bay 14, New Orleans 7

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Simeon Rice had three sacks Sunday as the Tampa Bay defense harassed Aaron Brooks and shut down Deuce McAllister on the way to a 14-7 win over New Orleans.

Fiedler, Akers among NFL honorees

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Miami quarterback Jay Fielder and placekicker David Akers were among those named winners of weekly players honors in the NFL.

NFL: New Orleans 24, Washington 20

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Aaron Brooks ran for his first two touchdowns this season and threw a 15-yard TD pass to Boo Williams as New Orleans beat Washington Sunday, 24-20.

Sains ink Lamar Smith

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Lamar Smith to serve as a backup to Deuce McAllister.

NFL: Philadelphia 33, New Orleans 20

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Donovan McNabb passed for 259 yards and a touchdown Sunday afternoon as Philadelphia humbled New Orleans, 33-20.

NFL: New Orleans 23, Atlanta 20 (OT)

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Deuce McAllister ran 23 yards to set up a 35-yard field goal by John Carney in overtime Sunday to give New Orleans a come-from-behind 23-2o win over Atlanta.

NFL: New Orleans 17, Tampa Bay 14

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A 47-yard field goal by John Carney with eight seconds left Sunday gave New Orleans a 17-14 win at Tampa Bay.

NFL: Carolina 23, New Orleans 20 (OT)

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- John Kasay kicked a 31-yard field goal 4:36 into overtime Sunday, lifting the Carolina Panthers to a 23-20 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

NFL: New Orleans 45, Atlanta 17

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Deuce McAllister gained carried 21 times for 116 yards Sunday as the New Orleans Saints routed the Atlanta Falcons, 45-17.

NFL: New Orleans 20, Chicago 13

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Aaron Brooks threw a pair of touchdown passes Sunday afternoon to help New Orleans turn back the Chicago Bears, 20-13.
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