New Orleans rookie and former Louisiana Tech running back Boston Scott races for the open field against the Jacksonville Jaguars in this past Friday’s pre-season win. Scott is battling several other running backs for a spot on the 53 man roster that must be decided by the Saints before September 1. (Photo courtesy of the Advocate)

Focusing on us

NEW ORLEANS -- With the upcoming second pre-season game against the Arizona Cardinals Friday night, head coach Sean Payton is adamant about focusing on his team first and foremost.

New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Taysom Hill (7) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game held on Thursday. Hill, a second year player from BYU, is looking to make the squad again this season as a back-up to Drew Brees. (Photo courtesy of The Advocate)

Getting an eyeful

JACKSONVILLE -- Pre-season football games in the NFL are really and truly not about wins and losses, but more about evaluating talent and desire in order to pair down the roster to the numbers need


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