ESPN: Drew Brees and the Saints extended New Orleans' post-Super Bowl euphoria for at least another week and handed Brett Favre a second straight loss in the Louisiana Superdome.
Washington Post: The Saints didn't pile up too many style points, but they did get their bid for a proper encore to last season's stirring Super Bowl title off to a victorious start.
Shreveport Times: It lacked the glitz and glamour of all the pre-game parades, pomp and championship banner circumstance, but the Super Bowl champion Saints sweated out and earned an atypical 14-9 win over Minnesota.
AP: Another big game for the New Orleans Saints, and another refusal from Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office to talk about who watched from the governor’s private suite at the Superdome.
Removal of the first of four Confederate monuments begins in New Orleans: updates - Efforts to remove four Confederate monuments commenced early April 24, as crews and police surrounded the Liberty Place monument downtown around 2 a.m.