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  • newHealthy scratch made Lance Moore want out of Pittsburgh

    Healthy scratch made Lance Moore want out of Pittsburgh

    Veteran receiver Lance Moore spent plenty of years — and caught plenty of passes — with the Saints. He spent one year in Pittsburgh. And it didn’t end well. “I knew the day after the playoff loss that we had, I knew that I didn’t want to be there anymore,” Moore said recently, via Dave…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:21am -
  • newHard Knocks could keep Texans from luring practice partners

    Hard Knocks could keep Texans from luring practice partners

    The Texans have agreed, perhaps a bit reluctantly, to serve as the featured act on Hard Knocks. And the Texans could have a hard time finding a team to agree to practice with them this year. The Texans and Saints had planned to work out together prior to their exhibition game in August. On Thursday,…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 15, 5:01am -
  • newSaints happy to have healthy safeties in OTAs this year

    Saints happy to have healthy safeties in OTAs this year

    The Saints made one big offseason acquisition in the secondary this year when they signed cornerback Brandon Browner, but it feels like they actually have a pair of new additions. Safety Jairus Byrd, last year’s free agent splash, had back surgery that kept him from practicing in the offseason and then landed on injured reserve with…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 15, 4:03am -
  • Patriots plan to join Saints at Greenbrier for three days of practice

    Patriots plan to join Saints at Greenbrier for three days of practice

    The Saints are coming back to West Virginia. And this year, they’ll have company. Per multiple sources, the Patriots intend to join the Saints for three days of practices at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. The practices will occur prior to the August 22 preseason game between the two teams in New Orleans. The…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 7:58am -
  • Russell Wilson attending funeral with Jimmy Graham

    Russell Wilson attending funeral with Jimmy Graham

    The news that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is absent from today’s Organized Team Activities was met by some with speculation that he’s unhappy with the status of contract talks. But that’s not the reason for Wilson’s absence. Instead, a league source tells PFT that Wilson decided to travel to Miami to be with new teammate…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 15, 9:02am -
  • Dannell Ellerbe glad to be in a place “that knows how to win”

    Dannell Ellerbe glad to be in a place “that knows how to win”

    Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe spent his holiday trying to jam the toothpaste back in the tube, after making some harsh remarks about his time with the Dolphins. Ellerbe told his hometown paper, the Richmond County (N.C.) Daily Journal, that he was glad to be out of Miami. “It’s guys that want to win. I can honestly…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 15, 3:26am -
  • Sports book installs Seahawks-Colts as the most likely matchup for Super Bowl 50

    Sports book installs Seahawks-Colts as the most likely matchup for Super Bowl 50

    We used to approach pro football odds posts with the tack of “Gee whiz, can you believe those wacky oddsmakers are accepting bets on (insert topic here)?” Well, let’s cut it out. The surprise now is if something isn’t available to bet. We know it and you know it. With this in mind, we check…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 15, 7:22pm -
  • How many wins will it take to take the NFC South?

    How many wins will it take to take the NFC South?

    Yes, it’s Memorial Day. But since what we do isn’t really working, we’ll be working while not really working through a 60-minute edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN. It will require even less work for you to answer Monday’s PFT Planet poll question. Since Monday’s show focuses on the offseasons of the teams of…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 15, 11:53am -
  • All but one team will hold OTAs this week

    All but one team will hold OTAs this week

    In less than four weeks, all NFL clubs will have wrapped up their organized offseason workouts. Not surprisingly, then, the upcoming week will be a working one around the league. Thirty-one of 32 NFL clubs will hold organized team practice activities (OTAs) between Tuesday, May 26 and Friday, May 29. Only the Rams will not…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 15, 2:00pm -
  • Kris Durham worked out for Saints and Cowboys

    Kris Durham worked out for Saints and Cowboys

    Veteran free agents trying to catch on with a team before the end of offseason work are running short on time, but they can be heartened by the fact that teams are still taking a look at who’s available on the open market. Wide receiver Kris Durham was a guest on Sirius XM NFL Radio…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 15, 1:36pm -

Yardbarker - Saints

  • newAaron Rodgers could take on more play-calling duties
    Aaron Rodgers could have more control than ever running the Green Bay Packers offense this upcoming season.The team is undergoing a sort of transformation offensively this offseason with the play-calling duties falling now to Tom Clements. Head coach Mike McCarthy has been the man behind the mic, so to speak, since taking over in 2006. But an abundance of blunders caused him to reevaluate his role as the team’s leader, and he opted to delegate playcalling duties for the first time in his career.This change could lead to Rodgers taking games over, according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. Thoug…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 15, 9:00am -
  • Brandon Browner having a positive effect on entire defense
    New Orleans Saints defensive back Kenny Vacarro is heaping praise on his newest teammate, CB Brandon Browner, who signed as a free agent in the offseason.Browner is fresh off of earning a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots, and is now in the process of becoming a key contributor to the Saints secondary."Browner's a good dude, leads by example, talks when he needs to talk," Vaccaro told the New Orleans Times-Picayune. "He's real serious, kind of keeps everybody level headed and knows what we've got to work for. He's won two Super Bowls, so he knows what to do."Head coach Se…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 4:32pm -
  • Gimme Three Steps: Saints' Defense Dangerous Again?
    The New Orleans Saints have long had a reputation for really good defenses. The Dome Patrol has been called by some the most talented linebacker corps ever assembled. And the unit from the 2009 Super Bowl Championship team might just have been even better.In days gone by, the Saints have had the outstanding defensive unit, but a subpar offense that was not able to capitalize on the opportunities that the defense presented them with. But since 2006, and the arrival of Drew Brees and Sean Payton, that has changed. Heck, that 2009 unit scored almost as many points as the offense on more than one…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 2:25pm -
  • Do the New Orleans Saints have the best coaching staff in the NFC South?
    On Tuesday we looked at the offensive staffs of the four teams in the NFC South, with the goal of figuring out how the New Orleans Saints stack up with the rest of the division.We found the staffs to be relatively even across the board—which is far from surprising. As important as coaching is, the reality is at the NFL level every coach is pretty solid. Sure, each one has their flaws, but they’re coaching in the NFL for a reason.The Bill Belichicks or Bill Walsh’s are the exception—each was a true innovator in the game. It’s not to say there aren’t innovators in today’s NFL. Ju…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:33am -
  • REPORT: New Orleans Saints to join New England Patriots for joint practices
    According to Pro Football Talk, the New Orleans Saints are set to get an up close and personal look at the reigning Super Bowl champions.The Patriots will join the Saints at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia, where the teams will practice together for three days prior to their August 22 preseason game in New Orleans. AROUND COVER32First and 10: The NFL’s 10 most-compelling teams heading into campsQB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame This will be a welcomed few days for the Saints, who should be facing lower temperatures and humidity in Greenbrier than…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 9:20am -
  • Max Unger Over Being Upset about Trade to New Orleans Saints
    The abrupt trade of tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks rocked the football world. As one of the parties involved in the trade, center Max Unger wasn’t originally happy about the situation that landed him as a member of the New Orleans Saints.However, Unger appears to be changing his tune since spending some time in his new environment.“I’m over all of that,” Unger said to the New Orleans Advocate. “It’s done with. I’m here, I’m very happy about it and I’m just trying to move forward.”It’s got to be difficult coming from a team that has back-to-back Super B…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 1:55am -
  • History and Opportunity Led to the Drafting of Andrus Peat
    Every team has their weaknesses, but there’s usually one in particular each season that does them in.The challenge for coaching staffs and personnel departments is addressing current needs while making sure other positions don’t go to pot. While you always want to fill immediate needs, the latter is just as important as the former. An area of strength can soon turn into an area of weakness if neglected, or in the Saints case, taking project players and reaching for them in the process.There has been a lie circulating for years that the Saints don’t value offensive tackles, but the team…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • LOOK: This New Orleans Saints cheerleaders’ photo shoot is too good to be true
    There aren’t many things I like to watch more than football, but cheerleaders are definitely one of them.The New Orleans Saints’ “Saintsations” have spent the last few days on the beach for their 2016 calendar photo shoot, and it’s safe to say that it went really, really well.Check out the best pictures from the shoot:   You may also be interested in: LOOK: This New Orleans Saints cheerleaders’ photo shoot is too good to be trueAlex Mack says “I’m going to defer” when it comes to contract talksScary detail released regarding 911 call about former Chicago Bears DL…
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  • Is Dannell Ellerbe the key to the New Orleans Saints’ defensive turnaround?
    The New Orleans Saints have seen significant overhaul this offseason with nine veterans leaving the team and six signing on, as well as nine draft picks and thirteen undrafted rookies entering the mix.  One name that will be very important during the upcoming campaign, and has flown under the radar, is Dannell Ellerbe; a weakside, or “WILL” linebacker acquired from the Miami Dolphins in a trade for Kenny Stills and a draft pick.  Ellerbe backed up Ray Lewis in Baltimore for several years before breaking out in a big way in the team’s 2012 Super Bowl run, then played solidly for Miami…
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  • Meeting 'idol' Peyton Manning helped mold Garrett Grayson
    Garrett Grayson is widely expected to be the future at quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. With that said, he still has some time to sit and learn behind a superstar in Drew Brees, which is a great thing for him.Interestingly, though, it wasn't Brees who helped Grayson and his confidence, but was another Pro Bowl quarterback in Peyton Manning.According to Mike Triplett of ESPN, when Grayson was invited to participate in the annual Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, Louisiana, it changed everything.“Peyton’s somebody I’ve looked up to my whole life, kind of been my idol,” Grayso…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 15, 9:52pm -

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  • Saints Release Veteran Kicker Shayne Graham

    Saints Release Veteran Kicker Shayne Graham

    The Saints released veteran kicker Shayne Graham on Tuesday, one day after signing free agent Zach Hocker, Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Graham, 37, connected on 19 of 22 field goals for the Saints in 2014. He joined the team late in 2013 after kicker Garrett Hartley was released. Graham has been […]
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 15, 9:21pm -
  • New Orleans Could Host the Super Bowl in Either 2019 or 2020

    New Orleans Could Host the Super Bowl in Either 2019 or 2020

    New Orleans could be getting the biggest game on Earth again. The NFL has selected Miami, Tampa, New Orleans and Atlanta as finalists for the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. All four cities’ bids will go before the owners for a vote next May. The next three Super […]
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 15, 9:07pm -
  • Saints Take Tackle Andrus Peat with 13th Pick in NFL Draft

    Saints Take Tackle Andrus Peat with 13th Pick in NFL Draft

    The Saints went with a tackle in round one to help their offensive line, as they took Stanford tackle Andrus Peat in round one. Here’s a scouting report on Peat. Stanford was expecting Peat to become a very good player for the Cardinal and over the past two seasons, the team wasn’t disappointed. He was […]
    - 29 days ago, 30 Apr 15, 6:42pm -
  • Check Out What The Saints 2015 Draft Hats Look Like

    Check Out What The Saints 2015 Draft Hats Look Like

    When the players in attendance at this week’s NFL Draft hear their name called, they’ll come up to the stage sporting a snazzy draft hat that they’ll be given for their new team. Here’s what the New Orleans Saints version of this year’s draft hat will look like. The hat has the Saints logo on […]
    - 30 days ago, 30 Apr 15, 6:57am -
  • Saints 2015 Schedule Released

    Saints 2015 Schedule Released

        For those of you who haven’t seen this yet, the 2015 schedule is out! It’s hard to believe that we’re already talking about schedules and the start of the season, but here we are.  This is how the schedule should pan out barring anything unforeseen.  Best of luck to our guys.  Who Dat! DATE […]
    - 38 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 12:20am -
  • Will Brandon Browner Be the Answer To Saints Struggling D?

    Will Brandon Browner Be the Answer To Saints Struggling D?

    After all the shaking up in the Saints organization over the past few months, it feels good just to settle down a bit, catch our breath, and get ready for the upcoming draft. Sure, we lost many of our favorites on offense (it’s still a bit tender for me). But strides were made to toughen […]
    - 44 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 5:59am -
  • Sean Payton: ‘No truth’ to Drew Brees trade rumors

    Sean Payton: ‘No truth’ to Drew Brees trade rumors

    Following the shocking deal that sent Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks, the rumor that seems to have taken over the NFL landscape is that the New Orleans Saints are going to find a way to deal their franchise quarterback, Drew Brees. Let’s find out what the Saints’ NFL odds look like at Mybookie.ag. Brees […]
    - 62 days ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:24am -
  • Falcons vs Saints NFL Week 16 Inactives

    Falcons vs Saints NFL Week 16 Inactives

    Falcons: G Jon Asamoah, QB Sean Renfree, S Charles Godfrey, CB Ricardo Allen, LB Tyler Starr, DE Stansly Maponga, LB James Anderson. Saints: WR Seantavius Jones, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, S Jamarca Sanford, RB Travaris Cadet, ILB Moises Fokou, NT Lawrence Virgil, OT Terron Armstead.
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  • Falcons at Saints NFL Week 16 Capsule

    Falcons at Saints NFL Week 16 Capsule

    FALCONS SAINTS SERIES LEADER 47-43 STREAKS   2 of past 3 COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 4-9 Payton: 12-3 LAST WEEK L 27-20 vs. Steelers W 31-15 at Bears LAST GAME 9/7/14: Saints 34 at Falcons 37 (OT). Atlanta K Matt Bryant kicks game-winning 52-yard field goal in overtime. Falcons QB Matt Ryan passes for 448 […]
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  • Falcons vs Saints Wednesday Injury Report

    Falcons vs Saints Wednesday Injury Report

    ATLANTA FALCONS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday G Jon Asamoah (back), WR Harry Douglas (foot), WR Julio Jones (hip), S William Moore (foot), WR Roddy White (knee) FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Wednesday CB Josh Wilson (hand) NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (New Orleans conducted a walk-through on Wednesday. The Wednesday practice report is an […]
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TheSaintsNation.com

  • newThe 2015 Saints are a ‘Barrel of Monkeys’

    The 2015 Saints are a ‘Barrel of Monkeys’

    The 2015 Saints need to be a ‘Barrel of Monkeys’. If you are wondering what the heck I am talking about that’s understandable. I am of course referring to the children’s game where you take a large number of monkey shaped figurines and use their hooked arms to create a long linked chain of ‘monkeys’. […]
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  • Saints Simplifying the Defense in Their Efforts to Improve It

    Saints Simplifying the Defense in Their Efforts to Improve It

    The first week of OTA’s are complete and we may have gotten a glimpse of what Dennis Allen’s role will be on the team. Thursday’s practice was open to media and he was seen working with the secondary. This isn’t a surprise. Most assumed that this was a primary reason he was brought in, but […]
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  • History and Opportunity Led to the Drafting of Andrus Peat

    History and Opportunity Led to the Drafting of Andrus Peat

    Every team has their weaknesses, but there’s usually one in particular each season that does them in. The challenge for coaching staffs and personnel departments is addressing current needs while making sure other positions don’t go to pot. While you always want to fill immediate needs, the latter is just as important as the former. […]
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Podcast: Heath Evans Interview

    Podcast: Heath Evans Interview

    Former Saint and current NFL Network Analyst, Heath Evans, stops by to talk bad coaching, bad locker rooms, what makes Sean Payton so good, and why Eagles fans hate him so much. The boys then talk Saints Hall of Fame, movies, Joe Horn ripping Goodell, and your Twitter questions. PS: Donate and the audio quality […]
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Post Draft Analysis: Linebackers

    Post Draft Analysis: Linebackers

    I saved the Linebackers for last because it is in my opinion without question the group that both needed, and got, the most attention in the offseason.  I have actually found it a little disturbing how little attention the Saints horrendous linebacker position has gotten over the last few seasons. A solid group of linebackers […]
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • The Saints Look to Shrink the Field in 2015

    The Saints Look to Shrink the Field in 2015

    The Saints had nine picks heading into the draft and surprised everyone by using all nine. Payton stated that the picks acquired during the off-season would be used to shore up the defense. He was true to his word, and the team picked 6 defensive players and 2 offensive players going into the 7th round. […]
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Intel on Mike McGlynn

    Intel on Mike McGlynn

    Here’s a little tidbit I got from Arrowhead Pride on McGlynn via twitter. If Lelito or Kelemete (or both) don’t beat him out, that might not be a good thing.  
    - 6 days ago, 23 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Saints kicker battle is Dustin Hopkins vs. Zach Hocker… for now

    Saints kicker battle is Dustin Hopkins vs. Zach Hocker… for now

    I don’t think many of us pictured the Saints carrying Dustin Hopkins and Zach Hocker as their two kickers on the 90 man roster right now, and yet here we are. What’s most surprising about this is that Sean Payton has never not had a veteran battling it out in camp before. Whether it was […]
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Why an Undefined Vaccaro isn’t a Bad Thing

    Why an Undefined Vaccaro isn’t a Bad Thing

    When Kenny Vaccaro was drafted 15th overall, most of the fan-base hated the pick. Many, including myself, were crying out for a pass rusher. “How could you pick a safety with Jarvis Jones on the board?” It’s worth pointing out that the much lauded pass rusher has managed only 3 sacks in two seasons in […]
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Saints sign Andrus Peat to rookie contract

    Saints sign Andrus Peat to rookie contract

    He was the last one left, now all 9 drafted rookies are under contract.   OT Andrus Peat has agreed to terms with the
    - 9 days ago, 21 May 15, 10:57am -

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2015 NFL Championship Weekend Preview Plus Super Bowl XLIX Predictions  Click to read the full story: 2015 NFL Championship Weekend Preview Plus Super Bowl XLIX Predictions  Championship weekend is quickly approaching, and it seems like the closer we get
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Yahoo - New Orleans Saints

  • newEx-NFL star Sharper pleads guilty in New Orleans to drugging women (Reuters)
    Former NFL player Darren Sharper, accused of drugging and raping women in four states, pleaded guilty on Friday to related federal charges in New Orleans, prosecutors said. Sharper, 39, already had pleaded guilty or no contest to rape or attempted rape in Arizona, California and Nevada as part of a series of plea agreements with prosecutors that call for him to serve about nine years in federal prison. In Louisiana, the five-time Pro Bowl National Football League safety admitted to distributing controlled substances to unsuspecting women and then having sex with them while they were incapaci…
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  • newSharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case (The Associated Press)
    Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in connection with allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states, the latest development in the former Pro-Bowler's fall from grace. A plea deal was announced in March to resolve the charges in all jurisdictions. On March 23, he pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona and no contest in California.
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  • newDarren Sharper enters another guilty plea, this time in New Orleans (Shutdown Corner)

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  • Saints getting a first look at their defensive overhaul (The Associated Press)
    An autograph-covered football commemorating the New England Patriots' Super Bowl triumph last season now sits in cornerback Brandon Browner's locker at the headquarters of his new NFL team, the New Orleans Saints. In a sense, Browner is the face of a defensive overhaul New Orleans initiated after ranking second to last in yards allowed last season. ''I just try to come over here and be myself,'' Browner said Thursday, as the Saints wrapped up their first set of offseason practices.
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  • NFL Transactions Tracker (Rotoworld)
    Nick Mensio keeps track of every offseason transaction for all 32 teams.
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  • Indianapolis signs 1st-round draft pick Phillip Dorsett (The Associated Press)
    Receiver Phillip Dorsett has a lot of work to do this offseason. First, he needs to learn the Colts' playbook, then he wants to develop a rapport with Andrew Luck, and only then will he ponder how to spend his first big paycheck. As the Colts conducted another offseason workout Wednesday, the former Miami star became the NFL's newest millionaire.
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  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    Former New Orleans Saints receiver Joe Horn criticized NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during an interview posted Tuesday online, calling him "the devil". In a conversation with TheFootballGirl.com website, Horn offered candid remarks about the current state of the NFL.
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  • Russell Wilson misses first day of OTAs to attend funeral with Jimmy Graham (Shutdown Corner)
    Both quarterback Russell Wilson and newly acquired tight end Jimmy Graham were absent from the first day of the Seattle Seahawks’ organized team activities on Tuesday, but it wasn’t for the usual contract-related reasons players often miss OTAs. According to multiple reports , Wilson accompanied Graham to Miami, Florida, to attend the funeral of Tamara Meyerson, Graham’s longtime manager and mentor. R.I.P. Tammy We all love u more than life it self! We know u are looking down on us Today Tomorrow & Forever! — Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) May 26, 2015 Meyerson passed away on Fri…
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  • NFL's Best QB Situations (Rotoworld)
    Patrick Daugherty assesses all 32 of the league's quarterback situations.
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  • Ex-NFL star Sharper set to change plea in federal rape case (Reuters)
    (Reuters) - Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper, who has pleaded guilty or no contest to rape and attempted rape charges in three states, is set to change his not guilty plea in a federal rape case in New Orleans next week, court records show. Sharper, 39, has pleaded guilty or no contest to charges in Arizona, California and Nevada in March as part of a series of plea bargains prosecutors have said will land him at least nine years in federal prison. Local prosecutors in New Orleans have said Sharper had reached a plea deal to settle the Louisiana case which, like the others, stems fro…
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CanalStreetChronicles.com

  • newDrew Brees Getting in Some Extra Offseason Training With His Personal Crew

    Drew Brees Getting in Some Extra Offseason Training With His Personal Crew

    That's the kind of extra dedication we like to see Drew!Just a fun video of Drew Brees with his kids. Drew takes the Bear Grylls #DropAndGiveMe 10 challenge.Bear Grylls nominated Drew Brees for the #DropAndGiveMe10 challenge - and he, along with his kids, accepted!Posted by New Orleans Saints on Friday, May 29, 2015Drew's kids can be forgiven their lack of proper form, unlike players on the team. The real video I want to see is of defensive coordinator, Rob Ryan accepting Drew's challenge. Drop and give us 10 Rob!
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  • newNew Orleans Saints All-Time Draft Picks: Round 17

    New Orleans Saints All-Time Draft Picks: Round 17

    A retrospective on the best draft picks in Saints history in each round.In this series we will be taking a look at players from throughout Saints history who have been drafted by the team round by round. You folks will get to select who you think is the best player the Saints drafted in each individual round.There have been as many as 30 rounds in the NFL draft. When the Saints came into the league in 1967 that number had been whittled down to 17 which is where we will start. The NFL draft was reduced from 17 rounds to 12 in 1977 so there is a very small number of players selected by t…
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  • newSaints News, 5/29/15: Rookie LB Stephone Anthony Provides Saints' Play of the Day with Interception

    Saints News, 5/29/15: Rookie LB Stephone Anthony Provides Saints' Play of the Day with Interception

    From Mike Triplett: The first-round draft choice made the play of the day in Thursday's organized team activities -- snagging an interception from backup quarterback Luke McCown in full-team drills. Anthony (6-foot-3, 245 pounds) leaped up high to snatch the pass in the middle of the field -- showing off the kind of athleticism the Saints have been missing for years in their linebacking corps.TweetsRookie LB Stephone Anthony provides #Saints' play of the day with interception http://t.co/Wm5lrLVxVO— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 28, 2015Photos from OTAs: Get your first glimpse…
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  • newFirst Look: Photos from Saints OTAs
    View this gallery here.
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  • Saints News, 5/28/15: Saints' Revamped Defense on Display for First Time

    Saints News, 5/28/15: Saints' Revamped Defense on Display for First Time


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  • Saints OTAs: Media Reports

    Saints OTAs: Media Reports

    Finally some actual Saints activity news to follow.The New Orleans Saints offseason training activities, also known as OTAs continue today and is open to the media. Below I've posted our training camp link for you to follow along with the local media's tweets. For those of us who have to work and can't follow along real time, I'll post relevant tweets and reports at the conclusion of today's activities.Interesting positional battles to watch are, linebacker, cornerbacks, O-line, and the all newly important kickers battle.Local Media Saints OTAsWell so much for media tweets: Saints in…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 6:23am -
  • Hometown Buffet: Where are These Saints From?

    Hometown Buffet: Where are These Saints From?

    Two guys from Valdosta State, 9 cornerbacks, and a legion of Bulldogs.OTAs have started this week. As is customary for me this time of the year, I threw on Aaliyah's "More Than A Woman" (because it's jammin) before having a bit of a dig on the origins of lots of the newer faces. This year, in the spirit of Aaliyah's "Are You That Somebody", I decided I would make a map of where these guys are from. So, I did.And don't forget about Hawaii! We've got some kama'aina in Unger and Kikaha.The following are some extra credit (and innocuous) descriptive statistics. Chortle at the geekitude h…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 4:00am -
  • Saints News, 5/27/15: Saints Have Abundance of Options at Linebacker

    Saints News, 5/27/15: Saints Have Abundance of Options at Linebacker

    Mike Triplett at ESPN.com breaks down in the below video how the Saints now have much more flexibility and options at the linebacker position. TweetsMy #Saints video report: One of most compelling things to watch in OTAs is where all the new linebackers line up: http://t.co/LQvEPvm3pe— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 27, 2015All of this week's NFL Nation Buzz videos in one place: Geno Smith, OTAs, 'Hard Knocks' and more http://t.co/IXmaa1eW5R— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 27, 2015Day 2 Recap of the @Saintsations Calendar shoot: http://t.co/KcT9uDopOl #Saints pic.twitter.…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 15, 7:34am -

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  • Hey Mr. Epic, what’s going on?

    Hey Mr. Epic, what’s going on?

    Only 64 days until training camp, bitches! Say, who else had Khairi Fortt and Tavon Rooks in their Final Full Saints-Only Mock Draft With Trades? Really, just me? Damn, you guys suck at this. I'd have nailed all six picks if the Saints hadn't done the one thing nobody ever sees coming and drafted a white […]
    - 21 May 14, 9:34am -
  • Well there ain’t no time to wonder why, whoopie! we’re all gonna die.

    Well there ain’t no time to wonder why, whoopie! we’re all gonna die.

    In a few days, a couple hundred mothers and fathers from all across the land are gonna send their sons off to get themselves injected, inspected, dee-tected, infected, nee-glected and see-lected for a few years of repeated head trauma, an endless string of surgeries, and a lifetime of permanent physical impairment. 'Merica, bitches! Bro hugs all around! […]
    - 4 May 14, 9:02am -
  • Don’t Jenk Twice, It’s Alright

    Don’t Jenk Twice, It’s Alright

    There's not a whole hell of a lot about Malcolm Jenkins not to like. He's a veteran leader and a defensive captain at only 26 years old. He plays a shit ton of snaps, and grading on the Saints defensive back curve, he's been uncommonly durable. He works incredibly hard, he's the epitome of an "effort […]
    - 21 Feb 14, 12:04pm -
  • Just One Pepsi -or- Smooth Up In Ya (Cont.)

    Just One Pepsi -or- Smooth Up In Ya (Cont.)

    Hey, who knew putting a little elbow grease into some actual semi-serious football "analysis" would go over so much better than our usual frivolous Saints-themed jackassery? Didn't see that coming. Preciate all the traffic and linkbacks and whatnot. The internets tell me that kind of stuff is important for some reason, so high five! Now let's see […]
    - 10 Feb 14, 7:30am -
  • Rejoice, rejoice! We have no choice… (Part 1)

    Rejoice, rejoice! We have no choice… (Part 1)

    Welp. Welcome to another offseason, bitches. Might wanna grab yourself a drink and settle in for a while, because we're about to go all TL;DR on your asses. Even moreso than usual, that is. WARNING: There will be math. Lots and lots of math. Lies, damn lies, advanced lies and statistics (both advanced and remedial.) We […]
    - 23 Jan 14, 8:39am -
  • Kickin’ It Old School

    Kickin’ It Old School

    Gimme gimme gimme fried chicken! So who figured Our Heroes were gonna strut into Philly Saturday night and party like it was 1987? Fortunately, this time a combined 142 rushing yards from Hilliard and Mayes (and another 29 from Barry Word) along with a perfect 4-4 by the Ginger Dane — or was that Florian Kempf? — and a typically […]
    - 8 Jan 14, 9:16am -

WhoDatSocialClub.com

  • Goodbye To All That
    This is my last post here, because I'm done with the NFL. So let's get one thing straight from the beginning: this is not a response to the Saints' loss at Seattle. Actually, I had been planning something like this for quite a long time, to be posted after the last game of the season—whatever that game was, however it ended. This is all about the damnable behavior of the so-called men behind the current NFL.
    - 14 Jan 14, 6:37am -
  • Carolina In My Mind
    Three and out. Savor those words. Let them sink into your brain and emboss their shape on your cortex. Three and out. The phrase describes almost perfectly the course of this, one of the epic losses in the long, tawdry history of New Orleans Saints losses. It describes the Carolina offense, which was helpless until it wasn't. It describes the Saints' offense, which needed just ten yards to seal a victory already won, and instead gained no yards at all. I wonder: does it describe the end of our season?
    - 22 Dec 13, 4:10pm -
  • Downfall
    The Saints' loss to the Seahawks was so one-sided, so crushing a defeat, it seemed there must be shell craters on the New Orleans sideline. It wouldn't have surprised me to hear that Sean Payton had shot himself to avoid capture. But even so, it left behind unanswered questions: were the 2013 Saints nothing but a mirage? Or are the Seahawks really this good?
    - 4 Dec 13, 6:25am -
  • Rise Give Up
    Here's an obvious truth: the Atlanta Falcons are not a very good team. Here's a less obvious, but more profound truth—or, at least, one you won't hear from the established media: they never were a very good team to begin with. The lesson we learned about the Atlanta Falcons was as clear as could be: they are who we thought they were.
    - 23 Nov 13, 5:21pm -
  • Not Fair! Not Fair!
    If you whine loud enough, like San Francisco's Ahmad Brooks (and like the increasingly peculiar Ray Lewis), you can get the media to ignore the real story. Which is this: the Saints' defense is no longer top-ten. It's top-five.
    - 19 Nov 13, 6:49am -
  • Prepare To Die
    Amid all the hoopla and celebration centering on the Saints' offense and its record-setting performance against the Cowboys, the real story is getting lost: Rob Ryan's defense had its official coming out party, and they killed.
    - 12 Nov 13, 6:18pm -
  • Ozymandias?
    Nine weeks ago, Sean Payton was going to be the Saints' savior. Today, he's the reason the season is falling apart before our eyes. How the hell did that happen? Or did it?
    - 6 Nov 13, 5:59pm -
  • Just Another Day At The Office
    Because I live deep in enemy territory (North Carolina), I don't always get to watch the Saints games as they happen. But watching them after you already know what's going to happen can sometimes be instructive: it helps cut through the nonsense that tends to float to the surface afterwards.
    - 31 Oct 13, 4:04pm -
  • Backstage at the Intermission
    So. Sean Payton broke a string on the sixth song. Big deal: the concert ain't perfect, but it's also not over by half yet. But we've seen enough of it so far to realize that the theme of the tour is pretty obvious.
    - 14 Oct 13, 5:50am -
  • The Emerging New Consciousness
    In the wake of the Saints' dismantling of the Miami Dolphins, amid the euphoria of starting 4-0 and the sweet, sweet schadenfreude of seeing the Falcons implode all over the rug, a brand new meme has emerged. It's this: who the hell needs a running game, anyway?
    - 2 Oct 13, 5:54pm -

Saints Win

  • Warpath

    Warpath

    via rookie.comSean Payton and Mickey Loomis are on the warpath. It has been quite a spectacle to witness.   In the three days since Free Agency commenced, the Saints have operated at a dizzying, furious pace. First the blockbuster: Graham and a 4th for Unger and a 1st. Then in quick succession: Grubbs for a 5th. Browner. Spiller. Stills for a 3rd and Ellerbe. Keenan Lewis's future as a Saint hanging in the balance. There were also the recent departures of Pierre Thomas, Curtis Lofton, and Corey White; the restructures/paycuts for Bunkley, Colston, and Hawthorne; the re-signing of Ramon Humb…
    - 77 days ago, 14 Mar 15, 8:38am -
  • The Indomitable Pierre Thomas

    The Indomitable Pierre Thomas

    No one player better embodied the Payton-era Saints than did Pierre Thomas.Unheralded, selfless, diverse, smart, tough, and reliable.  An undrafted free agent out of Illinois, Pierre Thomas came to the Saints in 2007 as an afterthought, a camp body, an insurance policy. Just a few months later he'd won a spot on the team, beating out 4th-round draft pick Antonio Pittman, a player selected to eventually fill the shoes of an aging Deuce McCallister. But it would be the then-unknown Pierre Thomas who would ably and memorably fill those shoes in the coming years, ultimately authoring a Saints' ca…
    - 86 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:21pm -
  • Half Past Dead
    The 2014 Saints' season was screwed when ...... Jairus Byrd signed the largest-ever contract for an NFL safety, then had back surgery ... the Saints checked in to flowery wallpapered rooms in West Virginia ... Rob Ryan trimmed his hair before training camp... the Saints cut all of their kickers during final roster cuts ... Champ Bailey didn't make the team ... Junior Galette was named captain of the defense... the special teams didn't really have a punt returner ... the Tom Benson statue was unveiled ... Grandpa Sean showed up on the sideline  ... Marques Colston fumbled in overtime in week 1…
    - 22 Dec 14, 6:27pm -
  • State of the 2014 Saints
    It's the mark of a poor leader, one captaining a defense ranked 31st in points per drive and 32nd in yards per drive, during one of the more disappointing seasons in Saints' history, to take cheap shots at two Saints' defensive players instrumental in the Saints' lone Super Bowl title.If you're looking for reasons why the Saints have underachieved this year, this is a good place to start:http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2014/12/junior_galette_2.html 
    - 4 Dec 14, 6:09pm -
  • A Cold Shower
    The Saints 2014 season has been a long, cold shower. What was once championship promise has been all but been extinguished, the result of inevitability coupled with an old, familiar problem.Sprinkle in what appears to be an undercurrent of torpor, and you get 4-6.   First, the new issue: Drew Brees is no longer great enough to elevate the Saints. This isn't to blame Brees for the Saints' misfortunes this year. But it's a primary reason why the Payton-era Saints have started to noticeably fade. Over their last 20 regular season games, the Saints have produced a middling record of 10-10. This…
    - 18 Nov 14, 4:41pm -
  • Apathy
    Nothing kills quite as assuredly as does apathy.And right now, the Saints are an apathetic mess. After four weeks, it's difficult to maintain hope that it will get significantly better for the Saints this season. On offense, the Saints look passive and nonthreatening. On defense, they look confused and unmotivated. And overshadowing the whole affair is whether we're now watching the slow death of the Payton/Brees era. Nine seasons in, and it's a fair question to ask. If that's the case, what exactly are we witnessing right now? A temporary bump in the road? Or the inexorable fade to black? Of…
    - 28 Sep 14, 9:02pm -
  • Lightweight

    Lightweight

    I don't have much to say about the Saints' first two games, as those games seem relatively self-explanatory.Mostly, I am floored to the point of being nearly speechless. What in the everliving fuck is going on?Anyway, the Saints have been outcoached, underprepared, and indifferent in both games; moreover, in the waning moments of each half in both games, the defense has cowered and surrendered in a manner that would offend even the French.If you watched the first two games, it's no surprise the Saints are 0-2. They're not very good right now. Anybody--whether the fans or Drew Brees--can ration…
    - 14 Sep 14, 7:55pm -
  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Over the past two months, the budding hope for the Saints' 2014 season has only intensified.courtesy of nola.comWhere the offseason--through free agency signings, a promising draft, and the retention of key players--built on the strong returns from 2013, this year's training camp has thrown more gas on to the now blistering fire of great expectations for the 2014 Saints.Still a week removed from the team's first preseason game, there's an enveloping sense of championship-season-in-the-making. Though these expectations are similar to other preseasons of the Sean Payton era, this year feels just…
    - 3 Aug 14, 7:03am -
  • No Simple Highway

    No Simple Highway

    As it turns out, getting back to the Super Bowl isn't quite so easy.Now five seasons removed from their greatest moment, the Saints, older and wiser in ways, younger and more promising in others, approach 2014 with the residue of a championship increasingly faint, the present challenges perhaps greater, the fleeting nature of opportunity threatening, yet the hope of a new day once again beaming in the distance.Navigating their way back to the Super Bowl has been a circuitous, and at times torturous, route for these Saints. They've been turned away and denied repeatedly, by Seattle, San Francis…
    - 18 May 14, 6:37am -
  • Sea Change

    Sea Change

    The second installment of the Sean Payton era is in full bloom.Earlier this year, the Saints jump-started their offseason by releasing Will Smith, Roman Harper, and Jabari Greer: all valued, productive, respected players who helped the Saints win their first Super Bowl.With those cuts made, the Saints took another step forward on Friday and released Lance Moore and Darren Sproles. Pierre Thomas's future in New Orleans, meanwhile, hangs in the balance.The carnage will probably continue in the coming weeks.While it stings to watch these players depart, their bonds to the team and fanbase remain…
    - 9 Mar 14, 6:44am -

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Sport Science - Drew Brees
Sport Science - Drew Breeshttp://www.LearnAdvocare.com - ESPN's Sport Science breaks down the athletic excellence of New Orleans Saints quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees. Click on the above link to see the science behind the products that Drew takes and endorses to play at a championship level!From:LearnAdvocareViews:66237 173ratingsTime:07:48More inPeople & Blogs
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New Orleans Saints 2011 Season Trailer
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Drew Brees Surprises Ellen!
Drew Brees Surprises Ellen!The lovely Drew Brees and his wife Brittany talk to Ellen about their important charity, The Brees Dream Foundation. (http://drewbrees.com/). Then they gave Ellen some really cool Saints gifts!From:TheEllenShowViews:171558 638ratingsTime:03:49More inEntertainment
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SunHerald.com - New Orleans Saints

NFL.com - New Orleans Saints

  • Drew Brees: Playing until 45 might be 'overzealous'
    Drew Brees admitted that the hope of playing until he was 45 years old might have been overzealous, but the New Orleans Saints quarterback plans to play as long as possible.
    - 9 days ago, 21 May 15, 5:46am -
  • Projected 2015 starters: New Orleans Saints
    After trading Jimmy Graham to Seattle, the Saints will be dependent upon tight end Josh Hill to replace Graham's production. Will the Saints also be able to fill question marks in the receiver corps.?
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 15, 2:26pm -
  • Shayne Graham cut by New Orleans Saints
    The New Orleans Saints cut veteran kicker Shayne Graham on Tuesday. Graham connected on 19 of 22 field goal attempts last season in NOLA.
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 15, 12:31pm -
  • Drew Brees 'impressed' with rookie QB Garrett Grayson
    Drew Brees wasn't fazed when the New Orleans Saints took a quarterback high in the draft. The Pro Bowler said rookie signal-caller Garrett Grayson has "impressed" him so far.
    - 11 days ago, 19 May 15, 6:20am -
  • Zach Strief: Andrus Peat will take my job eventually
    New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief knows rookie Andrus Peat will eventually take his spot. Right now the veteran says his job is to make that process take as long as possible.
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 15, 8:41am -
  • Sean Payton dodges Deflategate, Bountygate talk
    Sean Payton knows some of what the New England Patriots are going through. The Saints coach, however, isn't going to compare "Deflategate" with his team's "Bountygate" scandal from 2012.
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 15, 8:35am -
  • Saints QB Garrett Grayson star-struck by Drew Brees
    Garrett Grayson might have been drafted to eventually succeed Drew Brees as the New Orleans Saints' quarterback, but the rookie will have to get over being star-struck by his mentor.
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 15, 7:28am -
  • Sean Payton envisions Andrus Peat playing right tackle
    Saints coach Sean Payton said Saturday that first-round offensive lineman Andrus Peat has worked mostly at right tackle during the team's rookie minicamp. What does that mean for Zach Strief?
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 15, 11:01am -
  • Sean Payton on Garrett Grayson: 'This was the one'
    The Saints added a young quarterback through the draft on Friday. Afterward, coach Sean Payton made it clear that Garrett Grayson was the QB he wanted.
    - 28 days ago, 2 May 15, 6:35am -
  • Mayock: Saints' Garrett Grayson reminds me of Drew Brees
    QB Garrett Grayson was the third-round pick of the New Orleans Saints, and NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said Grayson "reminds me a little bit" of Drew Brees.
    - 28 days ago, 1 May 15, 7:38pm -

NewOrleansProFootball.com

  • Signing Off
    Longtime Saints sideline reporter and radio host Kenny Wilkerson died Saturday, June 29, after a long battle with cancer.Kenny and I started this site in the early 2000s and it was a pleasant hobby for me since. Thanks for reading.As I had not been in touch with Kenny regularly for some time now, with only a handful of exchanged voice messages over the past few years, I found out about
    - 1 Jul 13, 1:45pm -
  • Minicamp Wraps Up; Butler Lost
    Free agent addition OLB Victor Butler has been lost for the 2013 season after suffering a torn ACL during the Saints' mandatory offseason minicamp.Butler had a knee-to-knee collission with RB Mark Ingram in practice on Tuesday.  MRI confirmed the diagnosis the next day.A choice of new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, Victor signed a two year contract in March, following Ryan from Dallas.  He
    - 13 Jun 13, 4:20pm -
  • Payton Opens His First Minicamp Since 2010
    Saints Head Coach Sean Payton, thanks to the 2011 lockout and his 2012 suspension, ran his first offseason minicamp since 2010, beginning today at the Saints' headquarters in Metairie, Louisiana.The facility is shared with fellow Benson-owned pro sports team the New Orleans Pelicans, who are busy preparing for the NBA Draft later this month.Payton did not talk much about practice, but
    - 4 Jun 13, 7:27pm -
  • Saints Quietly Restructured, Extended Roman Harper
    At the end of the week, the Saints snuck in a no-announcement restructuring and extension for veteran strong safety Roman Harper.The move has drastically improved the Saints' salary cap situation, opening up $3.44 million in 2013 cap space.Harper took a pay cut in upcoming salaries in exchange for an immediate signing bonus and a one-year extension. The Saints were able to prorate that
    - 25 May 13, 11:36am -
  • Saints Make Moves at Start of OTA's
    The team has begun the offseason Organized Team Activity (OTA) light practices at Saints headquarters in Metairie, working the full 90-man roster in light practices and conditioning drills.Because of the 2011 lockout and his 2012 suspension, this is the first offseason that Saints head coach Sean Payton has been able to participate in the Saints' OTA's since 2010, when the team was preparing to
    - 23 May 13, 9:54pm -
  • Saints Add Tryouts, Veterans Following Rookie Minicamp
    The Saints have filled their 90-man offseason roster following this past weekend's rookie minicamp.There are some familiar names in the Saints' additions following the minicamp, signing half a dozen of the players who were there on a tryout basis.Former Southern Illinois defensive back Korey Lindsey, 5'10, 194, is among the additions, a product of Scotlandville High just outside of Baton
    - 13 May 13, 3:05pm -
  • Jenkins Signs, Wrapping Up Draft Class in May
    Third round pick NT John Jenkins has signed his rookie deal as he and a host of other rookies and free agents reported to Metairie for the Saints' rookie minicamp.Like all draft picks, Jenkins got a four-year slotted contract from the Saints.Jenkins is the last of the Saints' five draft picks to sign, ending a trend of the Saints' classically signing their draft picks as training camp
    - 10 May 13, 8:47pm -
  • Saints Ink Four Draft Picks On Eve of Rookie Camp
    The Saints have inked four of their five 2013 draft picks on the eve of the opening of their rookie minicamp this weekend.First round pick DB Kenny Vaccaro, third round pick OT Terron Armstead, fifth round pick WR Kenny Stills and sixth round pick DE/OLB Rufus Johnson signed their four-year rookie contracts as prescribed by the NFL's CBA. Because he was a first round pick outside of the top
    - 10 May 13, 6:22am -
  • Saints at $3.1 Million in Cap Space
    According to updated numbers provided by the NFLPA following the draft, the Saints have just over $3.1 million in salary cap space following the trade of RB Chris Ivory to the Jets, and prior to the Saints signing any of their draft picks.The undrafted rookies signed are also unlikely to impact the salary cap figure, as the cap only counts the top 51 contracts on the roster.  NFL teams will
    - 30 Apr 13, 12:10pm -
  • Tulane QB Griffin Among UDFA's
    In-town product QB Ryan Griffin of Tulane highlights the list of undrafted rookie free agents that the Saints are scrambling to sign now that the 2013 NFL Draft has concluded.In addition to a five-man class of draft picks, the Saints will add undrafted free agents in advance of a May 9th-11th rookie minicamp.Tulane QB Ryan Griffin - 6'3", 227, 5.20s 40Not to be confused with a TE from UConn
    - 27 Apr 13, 10:00pm -

Black and Gold Blog

  • newBen Watson could benefit from changes on Saints’ offense
      Ben Watson isn’t supposed to be making the kind of plays he was making during Thursday’s organized team activity.   Yet there was, flying up the seam, going over the middle, reeling in pass after pass. Watson isn’t often thought of as a receiving threat, but in a world where Jimmy Graham no longer […]The post Ben Watson could benefit from changes on Saints’ offense appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 12 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:14am -
  • Saints fire scouts Ryan Hollern and Brian Adams
    The Saints shook up their scouting ranks by parting ways with area scouts Brian Adams and Ryan Hollern last week, a source confirmed. The moves came late last week, after the initial rush of scouting changes that often come after the draft. New Orleans also let go of college scouting director Rick Reiprish this offseason […]The post Saints fire scouts Ryan Hollern and Brian Adams appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 2:41pm -
  • Saints safety Rafael Bush being careful in return from broken fibula

    Saints safety Rafael Bush being careful in return from broken fibula

    For all intents and purposes, Rafael Bush is back to full strength. Bush took part in all of the Saints’ OTAs this week and looked like he was moving well in full-speed work during Thursday’s practice, which was open to the media. But the veteran safety is still playing it carefully as he returns from […]The post Saints safety Rafael Bush being careful in return from broken fibula appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 12:57pm -
  • Sean Payton: NFL’s new extra point rule increases a good kicker’s value
    The NFL’s decision to make extra points more difficult by moving the line of scrimmage back to the 15-yard line immediately makes  a good kicker a little more valuable, according to Saints coach Sean Payton. In a perfect world, Payton would like his kicker to make a 33-yard kick as automatic as the old extra point has been […]The post Sean Payton: NFL’s new extra point rule increases a good kicker’s value appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:37am -
  • Saints schedule joint practices with Patriots, decide against practicing with Houston
    The New England Patriots will be making their way to the Greenbrier in West Virginia to spend three days practicing with the Saints before the Aug. 22 preseason game between the two teams, Sean Payton confirmed on Thursday after a report by Pro Football Talk. New Orleans also contemplated scheduling joint practices with the Houston […]The post Saints schedule joint practices with Patriots, decide against practicing with Houston appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:23am -
  • Notes and observations from Thursday’s OTA
    Notes and observations from Thursday’s organized team activity: Attendance, please: QB Garrett Grayson, S Jamarca Sanford, CB Damian Swann, LB Jerry Franklin, C Max Unger, OT Andrus Peat, DL Brodrick Bunkley, and DL Glenn Foster were among those missing from practice. RB Mark Ingram was held back with a minor ankle ailment. Unger was missing […]The post Notes and observations from Thursday’s OTA appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:11am -
  • Chicago Bears hire Saints salary cap analyst
    New Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace has poached away a former colleague from New Orleans. The Bears have hired Joey Laine, the Saints’ salary cap analyst, to be Chicago’s new director of football administration, The Advocate confirmed on Wednesday night. Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times reported the news first. Laine, who graduated from […]The post Chicago Bears hire Saints salary cap analyst appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 4:49pm -
  • Saints will not be part of the storyline on ‘Hard Knocks’
    The Houston Texans will be featured in this year’s season of ‘Hard Knocks,’ but those hoping the Saints would make a prominent appearance will be disappointed. ESPN reports that while the cameras will follow the Texans to New Orleans for joint practices that will be conducted on Aug. 27-28, the Saints will not be part […]The post Saints will not be part of the storyline on ‘Hard Knocks’ appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 12:14pm -
  • Sean Hickey leads Saints UDFAs in total guaranteed money
    Here is a look at the signing bonuses and total guaranteed money the Saints gave to undrafted players signed immediately after the draft, according to sources: DL Tavaris Barnes: $7,500 signing bonus/$15,000 total guarantee WR R.J. Harris: $5,400 signing bonus OL Cyril Lemon: $6,000 signing bonus DL Kaleb Eulls: $10,000 signing bonus/$15,000 total guarantee DL […]The post Sean Hickey leads Saints UDFAs in total guaranteed money appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 11:40am -
  • Saints could make a cameo appearance on ‘Hard Knocks’
    The Saints could appear on “Hard Knocks.” Maybe. For like 10 minutes. Multiple reports state the Houston Texans will be featured on the HBO show, which follows a team throughout training camp. With the Texans and Saints scheduled to conduct joint practices on Aug. 27-28, New Orleans could make a cameo appearance. The Texans made […]The post Saints could make a cameo appearance on ‘Hard Knocks’ appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 15, 8:43am -

ESPN - NFC South Blog

Scout.com - New Orleans Saints

  • newNFC South: Needs filled, unfulfilled
    The teams of the NFC South saw plenty of change as they attempt to reclaim winning records, something that didn’t happen for any of them in 2014. The moves were many, but holes still remain in each of their depth charts.
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 15, 8:54am -
  • Analyzing the May 19th Draft-N-Go
    Fantasy Football Expert Matt Brandon breaks down SCOUT Fantasy's first Draft-N-Go of the year.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 2:54pm -
  • The Saints Say "No" to the Texans
    The New Orleans Saints back out of joint practices with the Houston Texans.
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:12am -
  • "Slow Motion CJ Spiller"
    The Bucs seem focused on Charles Sims being their feature back, but does Sims really fit in that role?
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 15, 8:18am -
  • High-Risk, High-Reward Quarterbacks
    Every player, no matter how good, carries some amount of risk in Fantasy Football. Mark Morales-Smith presents the risk-reward cases for seven of the top Fantasy QBs and tells you how he would approach each of them in drafts.
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 15, 3:56pm -
  • Sharper set to plead in federal rape case
    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is set to enter a new plea next week in his series of rape cases.
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 15, 7:16am -
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