VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
BOX/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Rams' Peters warns Payton: "Keep talking"

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Cornerback Marcus Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when his Los Angeles Rams lost at New Orleans last weekend.

Advertisement

That doesn't mean Saints coach Sean Payton can say anything about it, however.

Peters reacted sharply in the Rams' locker room Thursday when asked about postgame comments by Payton in which the veteran coach said the Saints liked the matchup of receiver Michael Thomas going against Peters, a former Pro Bowl selection. Peters also claimed Payton said something to him or his teammates during New Orleans' 45-35 victory.

''Tell Sean Payton to keep talking that (expletive),'' Peters said. ''We're going to see him soon. You feel me?''

New Orleans sent the Rams (8-1) to their first defeat of the season with a 487-yard offensive game last Sunday.

Thomas caught 12 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown, none bigger than the 72-yard touchdown catch on which he burned past Peters to seal the win. All told, Thomas made six catches when Peters was in coverage on him.

''They were going to travel Marcus to him, and that was fine by us,'' Payton said afterward. ''We thought we really liked that matchup, a lot.''

Peters repeatedly blamed himself for having a bad game, and he refused to echo defensive coordinator Wade Phillips' claim that he had put together a poor scheme that didn't help Peters.

After a few seconds to think about it Thursday, Peters had more to say about Payton.

''Yeah, because I liked what he was saying on the sidelines, too,'' Peters said. ''So tell him, keep talking that (expletive), and I hope he sees me soon. And then we're going to have a nice little bowl of gumbo together.''

Peters didn't elaborate on what Payton said on the sideline, but that delicious dinner date is a distinct possibility for January.

The Saints (7-1) and the Rams are the only one-loss teams in the NFC, putting both on track for first-round postseason byes if they can maintain their outstanding starts.

Los Angeles hosts the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

---

More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/tag/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP-NFL

Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
· Williams: Opening Line Report - Week 12
· BetOnline.ag: Thursday's Best Bet
· Nelson: Close Calls - Week 11
· YouWager.eu: Games to Watch - Week 12
· News: Thanksgiving Day Trends
· BetDSI: Redskins at Cowboys
· News: Win Total Betting Update
· Roberts: Books win again in Week 11
· YouWager.eu: Hot & Not Report
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NFL Pro Football Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NFL Hot Streaks
4-0 Sun., 7-1 L8, +1,269 TY
4-0 Run, 5-1 L2 Sun, 18-6 Picks
5-1 Record Sunday
3-0 Week 11, 5-0 L2 Sundays
19-9 Totals, +1,004 Overall TY
5-1 Week 11, 6-0 G-Plays, 11-4 Run
20-8 Last 5 Sundays
3-1 Sunday, 5-2 L7 Picks
3-0 L3 G-Plays, 6-1 L7 MNF Picks
8-4 Guaranteed Plays TY
6-3 L9 Picks, 13-6 Totals TY
5-1 L6 G-Plays, 9-1 L10 Totals
6-3 L2 Sundays, 8-4 L12 Picks
8-4 L5 Sundays, 9-5 G-Plays TY
23-12 L6 Sundays, 7-2 L9 G-Plays
6-3 L3 Sundays, 8-4 L12 G-Plays
NFL Pro Football Expert Sports Picks - Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
2018 NFL SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Brian Bitler + 1269
Paul Bovi + 1004
Scott Pritchard + 810
Last Week's Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Pritchard + 400
Brian Bitler + 400
Chip Chirimbes + 395
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Scott Pritchard 63 %
Brian Bitler 61 %
Paul Bovi 60 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bill Marzano + 612
Scott Rickenbach + 568
Matt Fargo + 466
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Paul Bovi + 917
Scott Rickenbach + 860
Kyle Hunter + 642
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 854
Jimmy Boyd + 778
Dave Cokin + 648
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10% off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership