Author: Chris Price

Will They Get to Play?

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

The Great Unknown

  In past years, my social media feeds would be full of posts with famous grid iron stars counting down the days to the start of the college and professional football seasons with the number they made famous. Eighteen days…

Sports | Holding Out On Hope

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

In That Number?

  After previously cutting each team’s 2020 preseason games from four to two, the National Football League announced Tuesday it will eliminate all preseason games and cut training camp roster spots from 90 to 80 in an effort to start…

Big Ifs

  We’re living in extraordinary times. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our society to step outside of normal, day-to-day living for the past five months. Precautions, including cancelling or delaying sports, have been made to keep society as safe as…

COVID Cancellations

  Excitement for football season was piqued this week by the announcement of the Kansas City Chief’s 10-year deal worth up to $503 million, with quarterback Patrick Mahomes. After leading the Chiefs to a Super Bowl title in just his…

Saints Favorites for Super Bowl, Again

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

Commentator Cacophony

  At its best, sports commentary adds to the game by educating viewers and listeners on the intricacies of the sport, particular plays, and on and off-field issues coaches and athletes face. There are some absolute legends in the field,…

Inclusion, It Just Means More

  Systemic change is often difficult and slow, but, on occasion, the desire to do things differently results in rapid transformations. Our society is in the midst of reevaluating itself and is rapidly evolving to provide a more level playing…

Furl the flag

  “You can’t re-write history,” seems to be a popular refrain these days from unreconstructed Confederates. Bull____. History is full of nuances that are often forgotten or overlooked, and American history is no different. Our nation was founded on the…

Drew, dude…

  Drew Brees is one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. He’s achieved his status through uncanny accuracy, knowledge of his opponents, awareness of his surroundings to avoid setbacks and a propensity for making the right…

A Different Goal Line

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

Longevity Leader

  The NFL’s two oldest quarterbacks, Tom Brady, who will be 43 when the 2020 season kicks off, and Drew Brees, 41, have been in a horse race the past few seasons attempting to secure several career records before their…

Return to Action

  It’s been just two months since the NBA abruptly postponed its season after players tested positive for COVID-19 and leagues around the world followed their lead, but it seems like eons ago that a live game was played. Sure,…

Marquis Matchups

  For the second time in as many weeks, the NFL has provided sports fans with hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In late April, the Draft allowed fans a moment of normalcy, as teams added young talent to their rosters.…

Career Crossroads

  On Saturday afternoon, my phone started blowing up with similar text messages from family and friends. Jameis Winston? Jameis Winston? Jameis Winston? They all seemed to ask the same question, why did the New Orleans Saints sign the castoff…

Sports Sees Losses Across the Board

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

Draft Recap

  Like sunshine after a devastating storm, the 2020 NFL Draft provided hope that a return to normalcy is on the horizon after COVID-19. Fans tuned in in record numbers as TV viewership peaked at a record 19.6 million, a…

Sideline Noise

  “Don’t eat the cheese.” That’s been New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton’s advice to his team, meaning don’t get an overinflated sense of yourself based on what others are saying. Nothing is given. Victories happen on the field,…

NFL Denies Drew, Again

  It sure does seem like the NFL has something against Drew Brees. The New Orleans Saints quarterback holds the league’s career records for touchdown passes, passing yards, completed passes, and completion percentage. Sitting atop the history books, it seems…

Crawfish Season

  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, sports have been pushed to the margins, but New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton seemed to drop headline news Tuesday in an appearance on ESPN's “Get Up” morning show. After talking…

Basketball’s Big Bounce

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday Sports Column at BizNewOrleans.com.   FORBES has released…

Brady Makes It Personal

  In a week dominated by news of the Covid-19, the beginning of the NFL’s new year broke through disaster coverage to remind us of life beyond the virus. Drew Brees re-signed with the New Orleans Saints, Teddy Bridgewater left…

One For The Road

  "Love you #WhoDatNation. Let's make another run at it!" With an Instagram post 10 days ago, Drew Brees announced his intention to return to the New Orleans Saints for the 2020 season. With that, the Saints’ future – at…

Time to Take Flight

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…