New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons players form a unity demonstration on the field before an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.
New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons players form a unity demonstration on the field before an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Gerald Herbert AP
New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons players form a unity demonstration on the field before an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Gerald Herbert AP

By the Way

News and notes from the front lines

The Saints are winners, even when they’re losing

September 27, 2016 10:45 AM

UPDATED September 27, 2016 11:45 AM

More Videos

  • Chewbacca, Darth Vader get schooled by police on dangers of distracted driving

    Police officers in Las Vegas, Nevada, enlisted the help of a famous Wookie and members of the Galactic Empire to help hammer home the message that distracted driving can lead you to the dark side.

About By the Way

Reporters and editors often come across items that aren't really a news story but can offer readers a glimpse inside the news-gathering process. Whether it's an off-hand remark that doesn't fit the story, a reminisce, or the story behind a big story, we'd like to share those with you.