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  • newSaints reach deal with CFL CB Delvin Breaux

    Saints reach deal with CFL CB Delvin Breaux

    The Saints are signing a CFL star with Louisiana ties. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans has reached a deal with ex-Hamilton Tiger-Cats cornerback Delvin Breaux. In his second season with Hamilton, the 25-year-old Breaux (6-1, 196) was voted to the CFL’s 2014 All-Star squad. A serious neck injury prevented Breaux, a one-time LSU…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jan 15, 3:23pm -
  • Tom Benson says he feels “Great, just like a 50-year-old”

    Tom Benson says he feels “Great, just like a 50-year-old”

    Saints owner Tom Benson told a television station that he feels great, his first comments since the unusual unfolding of him cutting some family members off. The 87-year-old Benson told WVUE Fox 8 — which he owns along with the Saints and the NBA Pelicans — that he was heading into the office to work,…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 10:16am -
  • Jimmy Graham: Pro Bowl will help dictate if he needs surgery

    Jimmy Graham: Pro Bowl will help dictate if he needs surgery

    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham clearly wasn’t himself last season, and his shoulder injury seemed to be the obvious cause. But Graham’s playing in this week’s Pro Bowl, and he said he’s hoping that playing against other all-stars will help him know if he can avoid surgery. “It’s something we talked about and is something…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 7:42am -
  • Saints players shocked by team’s ownership squabble

    Saints players shocked by team’s ownership squabble

    Admittedly, it’s a confusing story. But Saints players were shocked by the news that owner Tom Benson was changing his will, to take control of his assets out of the hands of his daughter and granddaughter and into the hands of his current wife. “This is the first I’m hearing of it,” quarterback Drew Brees…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 5:04am -
  • Mickey Loomis: Saints letting Junior Galette case run its course before taking any action

    Mickey Loomis: Saints letting Junior Galette case run its course before taking any action

    Saints linebacker Junior Galette faces a charge of simple battery involving domestic violence after an incident at his house earlier this month, but the Saints won’t be making any move to place him on the Comissioner-Exempt list. Doing so would remove Galette from the roster while he keeps getting paid, something that Saints General Manager…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 3:41am -
  • Benson vows to fight lawsuit filed by disgruntled family members

    Benson vows to fight lawsuit filed by disgruntled family members

    On Wednesday, Saints owner Tom Benson announced a dramatic change in plans for the ownership of his NFL and NBA teams after his passing. On Thursday, three family members who no longer will inherit control of the teams filed a lawsuit claiming that Mr. Benson lacks the competence to alter his will. On Thursday night,…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 7:59pm -
  • Members of Tom Benson’s family file suit to halt change in Saints succession plans

    Members of Tom Benson’s family file suit to halt change in Saints succession plans

    On Wednesday, Saints owner Tom Benson announced a change in plans for who would take over control of the Saints upon his death. Benson announced his wife Gayle would assume ownership, a change from previous plans to bequeath the team to his daughter Renee LeBlanc, his grandson Ryan LeBlanc and his granddaughter Rita Benson LeBlanc.…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:28pm -
  • 2015 Pro Bowl rosters

    2015 Pro Bowl rosters

    After a two-day draft, the 2015 Pro Bowl teams are set. Here are the clubs, which were selected without regard to conference. Most players were drafted on Wednesday, with Colts quarterback Andrew Luck the No. 1 overall pick: TEAM IRVIN Captain: Michael Irvin. Coach: Jason Garrett, Dallas. Offense Quarterbacks: Tony Romo, Dallas; Matt Ryan, Atlanta;…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 8:08pm -
  • Tom Benson alters plans for Saints after his passing

    Tom Benson alters plans for Saints after his passing

    After a year of multiple health challenges, long-time Saints owner Tom Benson has announced a significant change in his plans for the future control of the NFL and NBA teams he owns.  The Saints have announced that, upon the passing of Mr. Benson, ownership will transfer to his wife, Gayle Benson. The development represents a…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 5:36pm -
  • Saints make it official with Jeff Ireland

    Saints make it official with Jeff Ireland

    On Tuesday morning, there was a report that the Saints hired Jeff Ireland to fill a college scouting role in their personnel department. Ireland quickly denied he’d been hired, saying that there were only talks between him and the team. A short time later, though, Saints director of college scouting Rick Reiprish announced that he’d…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 11:31am -

Yardbarker - Saints

  • newSaints sign CFL cornerback Delvin Breaux
    I guess it’s a good sign that Breaux was so high in demand for a workout, but we’ll need him to turn out better than Marcus Ball if it’s going to help the Saints’ cover abilities at all. Delvin Breaux, a standout CFL CB who worked out for 13 NFL teams, has reached agreement with the New Orleans Saints.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 24, 2015You can also read up on Breaux, who is from New Orleans, on this post by Nick Underhill.
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Jan 15, 11:49am -
  • Saints Draft Analysis: Tight Ends
    During the Sean Payton era in New Orleans, there has been perhaps no position on the field as crucial to the success of Drew Brees and this offense than that of the tight end position. And Jimmy Graham has matured into one of the best in the league.But last season, with Graham's production down significantly early on, the Saints discovered that they not only had depth at the position, but there wasn't the typically significant dropoff of talent going from the starter to the reserves. Both Ben Watson and Josh Hill proved valuable weapons in the redzone.Just how important? Well, consider this:…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:22am -
  • Saints Want RB Mark Ingram Back Next Season
    According to impending free agent RB Mark Ingram, the Saints want to re-sign their former first-round selection this offseason.“They said they want me back, for sure,” Ingram said, via Katherine Terrell of the Times-Picayune. “I was their draft pick, so they said they definitely want me to come back.”Ingram made it clear that he too would like to get a deal in place that would allow him to return to New Orleans next year.“I want to be a Saint. I was drafted there. I’m always appreciative and grateful for that,” Ingram said. “It’s a great organization, first class. We hav…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 6:55am -
  • Jimmy Graham plans to dunk at the Pro Bowl
    Dunking the goal post in official NFL games is a violation that has earned the term “The Jimmy Graham Rule.”New Orleans Saints’ tight end Jimmy Graham, who is known for making some awesome and sometimes goalpost bending dunks, was fined $30,000 in the preseason for violating his namesake rule.Now that Graham is on free range at the Pro Bowl, he was asked if he planned to bring in the dunk in Sunday’s game (via NFL.com).100 percent. Hopefully, they get me the ball. I’m for sure (going to dunk). Hopefully I won’t get fined this time. Last time that fine was a little bit steep, es…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 1:51am -
  • Saints owner Tom Benson cuts ties with kids, grandkids
    The New Orleans Saints picked the perfect time to drop the ball. While DeflateGate was dominating every sports headline this week, Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson fired his grandaughter, Rita Benson LeBlanc, as owner and vice chairperson. He also cut ties with Benson LeBlanc, his daughter Renee LeBlanc and his grandson Ryan LeBlanc, sending them this letter.Benson's letter to his daughter, grandkids (1 of 3) http://t.co/GM8vxIWz5V— Gordon Russell (@GordonRussell1) January 22, 20152 of 3 http://t.co/leAt2kTFy8— Gordon Russell (@GordonRussell1) January 22, 20153…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:04pm -
  • Tom Benson’s Family Files Suit Claiming He’s Incompetent as Owner of the Saints, Pelicans
    In a story that could almost literally be ripped from a day-time soap opera plot, the family of New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson has filed suit indicating that he’s incompetent as owner of the two professional sports franchises.It’s a rather long story, so we will refer to Nola.com for some of the in-depth information here.Apparently, Benson recently announced plans to transfer future ownership of the franchises to his wife of 10 years, Gayle, which essentially cut off his daughter Renee LeBlanc, and his two grandchildren, Ryan LeBlanc and Rita Benson LeBlanc…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:43pm -
  • New Orleans Saints Free Agency Departures
    As we approach the beginning of the 2015 offseason the New Orleans Saints must take a good hard look at their roster if they hope to not have a repeat of their disappointing 2014 season. The first stop on every team’s offseason is their pending free agents. A team’s roster is constantly turning over each season and new spots must be opened up so it can be critical that the team select the right players to keep and which ones to let go. This is a look at which players the Saints will likely not be attempting to resign this offseason.Parys Haralson, LB – Haralson has been a versatile piec…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:16pm -
  • Drew Brees on “Team Carter”, Graham and Ingram on “Team Irvin”
    If you’re curious about the Pro Bowl rosters you can check out Team Carter and Team Irvin. Brees won’t be throwing a touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham this year because they are on opposing teams. Ingram is on Graham’s team as well, drafted by Michael Irvin.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:02pm -
  • Free Agency: Who will join the Saints: Part 1 Offense
    Don’t you just love the off-season. All the theory screwing as I call it… I absolutely love it! All the potential is there, try and understand the team, build the team, make your next SB contender… then SP and Loomis fill in the blanks with other guys and you are like: WHY!! or WOW!! And then that WOW turns into Ugh.. WHY! (Byrd). That is the season for ya. So off-season is just great because we all know the team is gonna be great.This said, we all have a list of positions to improve. And that list is long this year. So here is a look at the positions (in standard order, skipping the p…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Marques Colston Open to Pay Cut to Remain with Saints
    I don’t know how reliable this is but I’d personally love to see Colston stay, even in a reduced role at a lower cost. Insider Buzz: Marques Colston Open to Taking Pay Cut to Remain with Saints http://t.co/AfkHMzCW3Q via @bleacherreport— Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) January 20, 2015
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 6:05pm -

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  • 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.
    - 35 days ago, 21 Dec 14, 9:54am -
  • 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 […]
    - 39 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • 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 […]
    - 39 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • Video: CBS NFL Week 15 Preview – Saints at Bears

    Video: CBS NFL Week 15 Preview – Saints at Bears

    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 15 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears.
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  • Video – Hammerin’ Hank’s picks: Saints vs. Bears

    Video – Hammerin’ Hank’s picks: Saints vs. Bears

    Hank Goldberg and Erin Sharoni have you covered for the Monday night game between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears
    - 45 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 7:52pm -
  • Saints vs Bears NFL Week 15 Game Capsule

    Saints vs Bears NFL Week 15 Game Capsule

    NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-8) AT CHICAGO BEARS (5-8) SERIES SAINTS BEARS MON. RECORD 17-19 28-35 SERIES LEADER Series tied, 13-13 STREAKS Past 2 COACHES VS. OPP. Payton: 2-3 Trestman: 0-1 LAST WEEK L 41-10 vs. Panthers L 41-28 vs. Cowboys LAST GAME 10/6/13: Saints 26 at Bears 18. New Orleans QB Drew Brees throws for […]
    - 46 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 8:15pm -
  • Saints Bench Second-Year Safety Kenny Vaccaro

    Saints Bench Second-Year Safety Kenny Vaccaro

    The Saints are benching talented second-year safety Kenny Vaccaro, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports via Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com. This per a source informed of the team’s plans. He’s made plenty of big plays this season and Rapoport notes that he’s received “several” game balls. But Vaccaro’s overaggressive style has typified a defense that […]
    - 47 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 7:26pm -
  • Saints Dominated in Fourth Straight Home Loss; Fall To Panthers 41-10

    Saints Dominated in Fourth Straight Home Loss; Fall To Panthers 41-10

    A number of fans that were late to Sunday’s game at the dome might as well have not even shown up the way the Saints played for the first eight minutes. That was all Carolina would need, as they jumped out to a 17-0 before half of the first quarter was over, and in the […]
    - 49 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 7:47pm -
  • Panthers vs Saints NFL Week 14 Inactives

    Panthers vs Saints NFL Week 14 Inactives

    Panthers: RB DeAngelo Williams, OT David Foucault, G Amini Silatolu, CB James Dockery, S Robert Lester, LB Horace Miller, DT Micanor Regis. Saints: WR Robert Meachem, G Senio Kelemete, OT Nick Becton, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB Terrence Frederick, LB Moise Fokou, NT Lawrence Virgil.
    - 49 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 9:32am -
  • Galette Doesn’t Understand the Panthers Giving Up on Steve Smith

    Galette Doesn’t Understand the Panthers Giving Up on Steve Smith

    Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette still doesn’t understand the Panthers decision to replace Steve Smith. Smith, now with the Baltimore Ravens, torched the Saints again this season for 89 yards and a touchdown, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Galette has all the respect in the world for Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, which […]
    - 51 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 7:45am -

TheSaintsNation.com

  • newSaints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #6 Colston’s fumble at Falcons

    Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #6 Colston’s fumble at Falcons

    The season started off with such promise as the Saints raced to an early lead in Atlanta while Jairus Byrd quickly created his first takeaway. But Matt Ryan would end up throwing for a career high in yards, the Falcons would march down in the final seconds to send the game to overtime with a […]
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • newSaints sign CFL cornerback Delvin Breaux

    Saints sign CFL cornerback Delvin Breaux

    I guess it’s a good sign that Breaux was so high in demand for a workout, but we’ll need him to turn out better than Marcus Ball if it’s going to help the Saints’ cover abilities at all.   Delvin Breaux, a standout CFL CB who worked out for 13 NFL teams, has reached agreement […]
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Jan 15, 11:49am -
  • Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #7 Rafael Bush’s Pass Interference on Reggie Bush

    Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #7 Rafael Bush’s Pass Interference on Reggie Bush

    Here’s a GIF of the play courtesy of my friends over at Canal Street Chronicles. You decide for yourself. Was there even contact here? If so, was the ball catchable? Regardless of how you feel, this play came on 4th down and if no flag is thrown the Saints win the game. As simple as that. […]
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Free Agency: Who will join the Saints: Part 2 Defense

    Free Agency: Who will join the Saints: Part 2 Defense

    So I continue right where I left off from last post. The Defense. Just like the previous post, please leave your thoughts on these guys I suggest and who do you like to see in the Saints uniform. A complete list of FA’s leaving teams can be found here. I have listed the positions below […]
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Drew Brees on “Team Carter”, Graham and Ingram on “Team Irvin”

    Drew Brees on “Team Carter”, Graham and Ingram on “Team Irvin”

    If you’re curious about the Pro Bowl rosters you can check out Team Carter and Team Irvin. Brees won’t be throwing a touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham this year because they are on opposing teams. Ingram is on Graham’s team as well, drafted by Michael Irvin.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:02pm -
  • Podcast: Saints Fire Rita, Reiprish, Hire Dennis Allen and Jeff Ireland

    Podcast: Saints Fire Rita, Reiprish, Hire Dennis Allen and Jeff Ireland

    Ralph and Andrew recap an insane week for the Saints: Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Forecast Radio on BlogTalkRadio
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Rita Benson-LeBlanc cut out, Gayle Benson new planned successor

    Rita Benson-LeBlanc cut out, Gayle Benson new planned successor

    WOW. When Tom Benson dies the team will revert to his newest (and 3rd) wife, Gayle Benson. You’ll remember Rita Benson-LeBlanc was already put on suspension in 2012 for her antics. Evidently she didn’t shape up.   BREAKING: Saints ownership shocker: wife Gayle, not granddaughter Rita, will control empire after Tom Benson dies http://t.co/UzxK9B4UUa — […]
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 5:49pm -
  • Free Agency: Who will join the Saints: Part 1 Offense

    Free Agency: Who will join the Saints: Part 1 Offense

    Don’t you just love the off-season. All the theory screwing as I call it… I absolutely love it! All the potential is there, try and understand the team, build the team, make your next SB contender… then SP and Loomis fill in the blanks with other guys and you are like: WHY!! or WOW!! And then […]
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • Marques Colston Open to Pay Cut to Remain with Saints

    Marques Colston Open to Pay Cut to Remain with Saints

    I don’t know how reliable this is but I’d personally love to see Colston stay, even in a reduced role at a lower cost.   Insider Buzz: Marques Colston Open to Taking Pay Cut to Remain with Saints http://t.co/AfkHMzCW3Q via
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 6:05pm -
  • Saints Fire Head College Scout Rick Reiprish

    Saints Fire Head College Scout Rick Reiprish

    I don’t want to give Lyons Yellin too much credit here because he did report earlier in the day that Rick Reiprish was getting promoted. But, he did also break the news below. This is a pretty clear sign that the Saints largely blame poor talent evaluation on their 2014 demise. Hard to argue against […]
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 6:02pm -

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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
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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2015 NFL Divisional PLayoffs Recap: Pats, Seahawks, Packers & Colts Move On  Click to read the full story: 2015 NFL Divisional PLayoffs Recap: Pats, Seahawks, Packers & Colts Move On  This was certainly an interesting weekend to be sure; however, since bo
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Yahoo - New Orleans Saints

  • Saints owner being sued by children for rights to team (NBC on Yahoo Sports)
    The New Orleans Times-Picayune's Larry Holder joined Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio to discuss Tom Benson bequeathing the Saints and Pelicans to his wife when he dies. According to Benson's family, his wife has manipulated him into the decision. Watch the Super Bowl live on NBC Sports and Yahoo - Sunday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 pm ET
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:13am -
  • Thursday's Sports In Brief (The Associated Press)
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 1:02am -
  • Benson relatives sue for control of Saints, Pelicans (The Associated Press)
    Relatives of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson have filed a lawsuit opposing their ouster from ownership positions on the teams. Benson's daughter, Renee, and her two children allege in Thursday's lawsuit that Tom Benson's physical and mental health are failing - asserting that he recently answered ''Ronald Reagan'' when asked to identify the current U.S. president - and he's being manipulated by his wife of 10 years. It comes less than 24 hours after the 87-year-old owner announced he has rewritten his will to give wife Gayle Benson control of the Saints and Pelicans upon his…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 9:21pm -
  • Senior Bowl: Best-ever selections and recent finds for every NFL team (Yahoo Sports)
    Some teams have unearth a great deal of talent from the game, including one with eight future Hall of Famers.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 7:21pm -
  • Bears hire tight ends, strength and conditioning coaches (The Associated Press)
    The Chicago Bears have hired Frank Smith as tight ends coach and Jason George as strength and conditioning coach. Smith spent the past five seasons on Sean Payton's staff in New Orleans, assisting with the offensive line and helping with all aspects of game preparation. He has a connection to new Bears general manager Ryan Pace, who was hired out of the Saints' front office. George spent the past three seasons as the Broncos' assistant strength and conditioning coach.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:55pm -
  • Benson family struggle over Saints and Pelicans ownership gets ugly (Shutdown Corner)
    The Benson family, which controls the New Orleans Saints and the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans, is airing all of its dirty laundry in public. Family members filed a lawsuit saying family patriarch Tom Benson, who owns the Saints and Pelicans, is incompetent and is being "directed by a manipulative wife and her allies" after announcing that his wife Gayle Benson would succeed him as owner of the Saints and Pelicans after he dies, according to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune . Leading the battle against Tom Benson is Rita Benson LeBlanc, one of Tom's two grandchildren who was positi…
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  • Futures Deals (Rotoworld)
    Nick Mensio keeps track of all the reserve/future contracts signed around the NFL.
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  • In his 12th season, Williams finally gets Super Bowl trip (The Associated Press)
    Because he had never experienced the moment before, Kevin Williams was at a loss for what to do. Teammate Michael Bennett was riding around on a borrowed police bicycle. Other Seahawks were all piling around Jermaine Kearse, who had just caught the winning touchdown in overtime to send Seattle to a second straight Super Bowl. Williams decided his celebration for finally making the Super Bowl in his 12th NFL season was simply to run around like a kid.
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  • NFL players find second careers as entrepreneurs (The Associated Press)
    As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play. ''Something I'd worked on for most of my adult life was coming to an end, and it was really depressing, the unknown,'' says George, a Heisman Trophy winner who played for the Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans and Dallas Cowboys from 1996 to 2005. George used his landscape architecture degree from Ohio State University to help found the Edge Group, a company that does landscaping and design projects in Columbus and Toledo, Ohio, and Nashville, Tennessee. Many pro football players wou…
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  • Friday's Sports In Brief (The Associated Press)
    The NCAA agreed to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The agreement, swiftly approved by the boards of the NCAA and the university after intermittent talks heated up this week, lifts the last of the sanctions imposed in 2012 and wipes away the black marks that had tainted one of the nation's most celebrated college athletics programs. After more than two years of criticism that the NCAA had overstepped its author…
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CanalStreetChronicles.com

  • new2015 NFL Pro Bowl Prediction Contest...With Trivia!

    2015 NFL Pro Bowl Prediction Contest...With Trivia!

    Join in with your CSC friends to see who's best at predicting a meaningless and overblown professional sports all-star game. With the Pro Bowl coming on tonight and what's sure to be a lively Open Thread-Jacking of epic proportions during the game (Peeps, don't let me down!!), here's your classic HansDat "morning of" post to get you in the right frame of mind...While I'm not running a Saints Pro Bowl Trivia Challenge this year (sorry!), as I have done a couple of other times in the past (sorry again!), I am hosting this here 2015 NFL Pro Bowl Prediction Contest.So, either polish up yo…
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  • newDefense: A Major Liability for Saints in the Sean Payton Era

    Defense: A Major Liability for Saints in the Sean Payton Era

    The Saints under Sean Payton have the reputation of being an offensive juggernaut. On the other hand, they also have the reputation of having been perennially terrible on defense. Both reputations have been well-earned.Since 2006, the New Orleans Saints have become a franchise worthy of actually belonging to the National Football League. More specifically, in the nine years since head coach Sean Payton took over, the Saints have won the NFC South three times, been to the playoffs five times, played in two NFC Championship games and won a Super Bowl. This is a record many NFL franchises…
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  • newGet Your Senior Bowl Game Thread On

    Get Your Senior Bowl Game Thread On

    Last College scouting type game for us to enjoy.The Reese's Senior Bowl will be held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 24, 2015, at 4 p.m. ET. This is the eighth consecutive year that NFL Network (complete broadcast schedule) will provide exclusive coverage of the event.Below are the rosters for each team (note: rosters are not yet final):Date: Saturday, Jan. 24Time: 4 p.m. ETTV: NFL NetworkReese's Senior Bowl coverage: Senior Bowl rosters Davis: 10 Senior Bowl standouts Takeaways: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Standouts: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Buzz: Day 1 | …
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  • newDelvin Breaux, CFL CB Standout, Signs With the Saints

    Delvin Breaux, CFL CB Standout, Signs With the Saints

    The former New Orleans-area high school standout was thought to have sustained a career-ending injury in 2006, breaking three vertebra and partially blocking an artery with a chipped bone while covering a kickoff return.Delvin Breaux, a standout CFL CB who worked out for 13 NFL teams, has reached agreement with the New Orleans Saints.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 24, 2015You can read the full story on Devin's injury and comeback here.Once thought to have his career ended after fracturing 3 vertebra in his neck during high school, Devin Breaux refused to give up. He…
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  • The Dennis Allen Effect

    The Dennis Allen Effect

    It was recently announced that Dennis Allen would be returning to the New Orleans Saints in a defensive assistant role. Saints fans rejoiced. However, is this optimism supported by the numbers?It was recently announced that Dennis Allen would be returning to the New Orleans Saints in a defensive assistant role. Saints fans rejoiced. There was a feeling that Dennis Allen would be able to come in and help the secondary, which was a glaring weak spot this past season. However, is this optimism supported by the numbers? Let’s take a look at how the secondary performed while Allen was…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jan 15, 8:00am -
  • NFL Pro Bowl 2015 Preview

    NFL Pro Bowl 2015 Preview

    Three Saints will participate in Sunday's Pro Bowl. Which will have the historic honor of calling themselves Pro Bowl Champions?I was planning on putting up this preview a bit sooner, but I'd forgotten that the Pro Bowl has switched from an NFC vs. AFC format to two NFL Network analysts being designated America's two older cousins who take turns divying up the rest of the family for America's most talented backyard Thanksgiving game.  This year, those two analysts/Hall of Fame players are Michael Irvin and Cris Carter.Last year, Drew Brees was designated a Captain of Team Jerry Rice…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jan 15, 4:00am -
  • Mel Kiper Regrades 2014 NFL Draft

    Mel Kiper Regrades 2014 NFL Draft

    The Saints were graded fairly low to begin with, but after an injury to first-round pick Brandin Cooks and little-to-no production from the rest of the rookies, Kiper has dropped the Saints grade even further.Mel Kiper has gone back to regrade every team's performance in the 2014 NFL Draft. For those of you who don't have access to Insider, here's what he said about the Saints:Post-draft grade: C+Summary: Before his season was cut short due to an injury, receiver Brandin Cooks had 53 catches for 550 yards. And given the way he was getting on the same page with Drew Brees -- which inc…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • Saints News, 1/23/15: Saints Players Shocked By Team's Ownership Squabble

    Saints News, 1/23/15: Saints Players Shocked By Team's Ownership Squabble

    From PFT.com: “This is the first I’m hearing of it,” quarterback Drew Brees said, via Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “I’ll have to go and read.”...“I absolutely love Gayle, I think she’s one of the sweetest people,” Brees said. “I know she’s one of our biggest fans. Her presence at practice with Tom … and the way she treats the wives and the players, she’s first class. She’s been great.” Tight end Jimmy Graham echoed those sentiments. “Gayle Benson is one of the sweetest ladies I’ve ever met in my entire life,” he said. “Every d…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 7:00am -

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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

  • 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…
    - 34 days ago, 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 
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 68 days ago, 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 -
  • The Jimmy Situation

    The Jimmy Situation

    Here we go again.The Saints placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jimmy Graham, setting in motion the crucial stage of Graham's contract negotiations.Under the specifications of the non-exclusive tag, Graham is now free to negotiate with any team in the league. Should he sign a contract with a new team, the Saints, if they choose not to match the offer, would receive two first-round draft picks as compensation for losing Graham.Likely before any (meaningful) negotiations take place, however, there is the issue of whether Graham will be designated as a tight end or a wide receiver. That dec…
    - 2 Mar 14, 6:11am -
  • The Second Coming (featuring Rob Ryan and KDFV)

    The Second Coming (featuring Rob Ryan and KDFV)

    This actually happened:During Monday's "NFL Insiders," [Chris] Mortensen revealed executives told him, "If [Rob Ryan] wants to be a head coach, he has to cut his hair. It is about image for these guys. They want a CEO-type. That's what they want."In a league that's grown increasingly absurd, hypocritical, and even hateable, "hair length" is now too a thing.It saddles up next to: consistently god-awful officiating, annoying Thursday Night Football, a vile commissioner, endless TV commercial breaks, an inevitable transition to an 18-game season, a multi-day Pro Bowl draft (really!), personal s…
    - 26 Jan 14, 7:02am -

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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:65377 170ratingsTime: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:168674 626ratingsTime:03:49More inEntertainment
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NFL.com - New Orleans Saints

  • newJimmy Graham will use Pro Bowl to decide on surgery
    Jimmy Graham's 2014 season was plagued by a shoulder injury. Whether the New Orleans Saints' star tight end needs surgery, though, will be decided after Sunday's Pro Bowl.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Jan 15, 6:12am -
  • Jimmy Graham plans goal-post dunk after Pro Bowl TD
    Jimmy Graham was barred from doing his trademark touchdown celebration this season, but Sunday's Pro Bowl may offer him an opportunity to dunk footballs over the goal post once again.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 3:59pm -
  • Mark Ingram hopeful for return to New Orleans Saints
    Saints running back Mark Ingram is optimistic that he will return to New Orleans next season. The former Alabama back believes that the Saints want him back too.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 3:19pm -
  • Saints owner restructures ownership transfer, control
    New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson announced he has restructured ownership transfer and control of the team, which will pass to his wife, Gayle, after his death.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:42am -
  • New Orleans Saints add Jeff Ireland to front office
    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis hopes that the addition of former Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland will help stabilize a front office that got off to a rocky start this offseason.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 11:55am -
  • Rob Ryan staying with Saints for 2015
    Rob Ryan will continue to be defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Questions swirled about Ryan's future after the Saints defense struggled in 2014.
    - 18 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 6:36am -
  • Saints' Junior Galette arrested, booked with simple battery
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was arrested Monday in a domestic violence case in which a woman says her face was scratched and her ear bloodied after an earring was ripped off.
    - 20 days ago, 5 Jan 15, 2:31pm -
  • Sean Payton mum on Rob Ryan's future with Saints
    Rob Ryan's future as defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints is being questioned, but coach Sean Payton shed no light on his plans this offseason.
    - 26 days ago, 30 Dec 14, 5:48am -
  • Opponents set for 2015 NFL season
    Two of the game's high-profile quarterbacks -- Tom Brady and Tony Romo -- will get a rare opportunity to face each other at AT&T Stadium in North Texas next season. See all 2015 opponents for every team here.
    - 27 days ago, 29 Dec 14, 10:40am -
  • Bucs will pick first in 2015 draft after loss to Saints
    The New Orleans Saints needed a second-half rally to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But the Bucs' loss officially gets them the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.
    - 28 days ago, 28 Dec 14, 1:20pm -

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

  • newSaints reach agreement to sign CFL CB Delvin Breaux
    UPDATE: Read the full story here. The Saints have reached an agreement to sign cornerback Delvin Breaux. The CFL import worked out with the Saints Friday and has agreed to sign with the team, according to ESPN. A New Orleans native, the 6-foot-1 Breaux has been with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League since […]The post Saints reach agreement to sign CFL CB Delvin Breaux appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Jan 15, 11:44am -
  • Saints assistant coach Frank Smith hired by Chicago Bears
    Another member of the New Orleans Saints is heading to Chicago. According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, Saints assistant offensive line coach Frank Smith is joining the Bears as a tight ends coach. Smith joined the Saints in 2010 and assists in all aspects of game preparation. He also works closely with offensive […]The post Saints assistant coach Frank Smith hired by Chicago Bears appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:57pm -
  • CFL CB Delvin Breaux will work out with Saints on Friday
    The Saints search for cornerback help will continue when the team works out Delvin Breaux on Friday. A New Orleans native, the 6-foot-1 Breaux has been with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League since 2013.  He intercepted one pass and returned it for a touchdown last year. He also recovered a fumble and recorded […]The post CFL CB Delvin Breaux will work out with Saints on Friday appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 1:00pm -
  • Mickey Loomis on Junior Galette’s legal situation: ‘I’m concerned about it’
    MOBILE, Ala. — The New Orleans Saints are playing a waiting game in regards to Junior Galette’s legal troubles. The team says it is taking the matter seriously and monitoring to see what facts emerge from the investigations, but have not sat down with the pass rusher to discuss the matter. “I’m concerned about it, […]The post Mickey Loomis on Junior Galette’s legal situation: ‘I’m concerned about it’ appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:33pm -
  • Saints hire Jeff Ireland to serve in scouting department
    MOBILE, Ala. — Saints general manager Mickey Loomis announced Wednesday the team has hired Jeff Ireland to join the scouting staff. Loomis did not bestow a title on Ireland but acknowledged the move was in some regards to replace Ryan Pace, the former director of player personnel who left to become the general manager of […]The post Saints hire Jeff Ireland to serve in scouting department appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 10:12am -
  • Source: Marques Colston has not discussed lowering salary with Saints
    MOBILE, Ala. — If Marques Colston is willing to play for less money next season, he has not shared that news with the New Orleans Saints. A league source told The Advocate that Colston and the Saints are yet to have discussions to lower his $7 million base salary for the 2015 season. It’s not […]The post Source: Marques Colston has not discussed lowering salary with Saints appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 8:18pm -
  • A look inside the Saints’ scouting process at the Senior Bowl
    Note: Rick Reiprish shared some insight on how the Saints scout the Senior Bowl before being fired Tuesday.  MOBILE, Ala. — Josh Harper sat on a couch in the fourth-floor lobby at a downtown hotel and tried to answer the questions as quickly and thoroughly and politely as they arrived. What does your sister do? […]The post A look inside the Saints’ scouting process at the Senior Bowl appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 6:14pm -
  • Saints fire director of college scouting Rick Reiprish
    MOBILE, Ala. — Rick Reiprish went from saying he’d welcome the opportunity to become the New Orleans Saints director of player personnel to informing reporters he’d been fired within the span of 24 hours. After attending an event Tuesday morning as a member of the Saints scouting staff, Reiprish, who was New Orleans’ director of […]The post Saints fire director of college scouting Rick Reiprish appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 2:31pm -
  • Conflicting reports emerge on Jeff Ireland joining Saints as college scout
    The Saints might be adding a new face to their college staff. ESPN reported Tuesday morning the team has hired former Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland to serve as a college scout. But later reports indicated a deal is not yet in place and Ireland has only met with the Saints and hopes to eventually […]The post Conflicting reports emerge on Jeff Ireland joining Saints as college scout appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 7:10am -
  • Rick Reiprish would ‘absolutely’ be interested in director of player personnel position
    It’s not yet known how the Saints will replace former director of player personnel Ryan Pace, or if they will fill the position at all. But if they do, director of college scouting Rick Reiprish said he would “absolutely” be interested in the job, noting the decision is not up to him. “We’re just doing […]The post Rick Reiprish would ‘absolutely’ be interested in director of player personnel position appeared first on Black and Gold.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 5:30pm -

ESPN - NFC South Blog

  • newSources: Wade Harman to be Falcons' tight ends coach

    Sources: Wade Harman to be Falcons' tight ends coach

    The Atlanta Falcons will name former assistant offensive line coach Wade Harman the team's next tight ends coach, according to multiple league sources.Harman, who worked alongside offensive line coach Mike Tice last season, came to the Falcons in 2014 following 15 seasons as the Baltimore Ravens' tight ends coach. He is credited with helping the development of former two-time Pro Bowler Todd Heap and working with three-time Super Bowl champ Shannon Sharpe.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jan 15, 8:30am -
  • Panthers mailbag: What direction should Carolina go to find a LT?

    Panthers mailbag: What direction should Carolina go to find a LT?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While most of the NFL world is focused on "Deflategate" and the Super Bowl, the Carolina Panthers are focused on building for 2015.General manager Dave Gettleman and much of the college scouting department are in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl. Gettleman and head coach Ron Rivera are in the process of evaluating the roster and where improvements can be made.With that, let’s get to your questions for my Saturday ...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jan 15, 4:00am -
  • Controversial ownership decision intended to bring stability to Saints, Pelicans

    Controversial ownership decision intended to bring stability to Saints, Pelicans

    METAIRIE, La. -- Though it might be hard to believe with all the family drama that has erupted over the past two days, team owner Tom Benson's intent was to ensure stability and continuity for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans franchises.Those might seem like odd word choices, considering that Benson, 87, is now in a high-profile, high-stakes legal battle with his daughter and grandchildren, who levied scathing accusations about Benson’s mental capacity and the intentions of his wife, Gayle, in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:53pm -
  • Jimmy Graham: Jason Witten is my idol

    Jimmy Graham: Jason Witten is my idol

    IRVING, Texas -- Throughout the years, we have heard countless teammates rave about Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten.This past season, we heard Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray talk about Witten’s impact on them as players and men. We heard Tony Romo say Witten might be the best Cowboy of all time. Jason Garrett called Witten the best tight end in football for the past decade.On Thursday, I pulled aside New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham after a Pro Bowl practice and asked about Witten.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Trading top pick easier said than done

    Trading top pick easier said than done

    TAMPA, Fla. – Since Chip Kelly recruited Marcus Mariota to Oregon, it’s only natural to connect the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles to the quarterback.Rumors already are flying that Kelly is prepared to trade up in the draft to get Mariota. He might have to move all the way to No. 1 and the Bucs hold that pick. But I wouldn’t go predicting a trade between Philadelphia and Tampa Bay just yet.It’s easy to talk about a potential trade, but it would be extremely difficult to pull off.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:32am -
  • GM Mickey Loomis: Saints will let ‘serious’ Junior Galette matter run its course

    GM Mickey Loomis: Saints will let ‘serious’ Junior Galette matter run its course

    MOBILE, Ala. – The New Orleans Saints remain in a holding pattern while the legal process and NFL investigative process continue regarding outside linebacker Junior Galette, who was arrested on Jan. 5 and booked on a misdemeanor charge of simple battery, including domestic violence.General manager Mickey Loomis, however, stressed again Wednesday that it’s a matter the Saints are taking very seriously.“I’m concerned about it, obviously.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 7:30am -
  • Pro Bowler Devin Hester happy to have coach Keith Armstrong back in fold

    Pro Bowler Devin Hester happy to have coach Keith Armstrong back in fold

    Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl return specialist Devin Hester has the utmost respect for Keith Armstrong, so the last thing Hester wanted to see was his special-teams coordinator end up with another team.That won't be the case, as Armstrong is set to return to the Falcons' staff under expected new head coach Dan Quinn, currently the defensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks. The Falcons blocked Armstrong from reuniting with former college teammate Todd Bowles with the New York Jets.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:00am -
  • Lovie Smith wants balanced offense

    Lovie Smith wants balanced offense

    Dirk Koetter, the new offensive coordinator for the Buccaneers, won’t be running the exact same offense he did in his previous job with Atlanta. And he won’t be using the same system he did while with Jacksonville from 2007 through 2011.“Dirk is running our offense, but what Dirk would say is that he’s running our Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense that we’re putting together, and it hasn’t been run before," coach Lovie Smith told reporters at the Senior Bowl on Wednesday.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:26am -
  • Saints split up on Pro Bowl rosters

    Saints split up on Pro Bowl rosters

    For the first time, members of the New Orleans Saints will compete on separate Pro Bowl rosters Sunday. Quarterback Drew Brees landed on Team Carter, while tight end Jimmy Graham and running back Mark Ingram were selected by Team Irvin during Wednesday night's Pro Bowl draft.This is the second year of the Pro Bowl's new conference-free format. Last year, when Brees was a captain, he drafted all of his Saints teammates to play on his team.Brees was the second QB selected by his team, which is named after honorary captain Cris Carter.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:00am -
  • Saints' Mickey Loomis still a mentor for Bears' Ryan Pace

    Saints' Mickey Loomis still a mentor for Bears' Ryan Pace

    MOBILE, Ala. – Mickey Loomis said he feels like a proud father who watched his son graduate – for better and for worse – when asked about new Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace on Wednesday.Loomis, the New Orleans Saints’ GM who worked with Pace for more than a decade as he climbed the scouting ranks, used that analogy Wednesday between Senior Bowl practices.When asked if he's spoken with Pace, 37, since he became the NFL’s youngest general manager two weeks ago, Loomis said, “Yeah, more than a few times.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:20pm -

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  • Fantasy Football Weekly (Jan. 17 to 23)
    The internet is buzzing about our new Fantasy Football Weekly column! Here we recap all the noteworthy news from the past week to get you caught up. Everything you need to know in one place! All things Fantasy Football! This week's review covers everything from January 17 to January 23.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jan 15, 9:18am -
  • Saints and RB Mark Ingram desire to remain married
    Hot News for RB Mark Ingram
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:37pm -
  • Saints TE Jimmy Graham (shoulder) hoping to forego surgery
    Hot News for TE Jimmy Graham
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 9:53pm -
  • Bucs Cut or Keep: Dashon Goldson
    Each day we look at players on the Buccaneers' roster and decide whether that player should be brought back for 2015 or if the Bucs should move on. When a team is 2-14, major changes lie on the horizon. Today, we take a look at safety Dashon Goldson.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 8:24am -
  • 2015 NFL Mock Draft 7.0
    All the underclassmen have declared for the NFL draft. That deadline was January 15th. See the latest Mock Draft here, with the Buccaneers making the first pick.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 3:35am -
  • Saints WR Brandin Cooks resumes weight training and catching passes
    Hot News for WR Brandin Cooks
    - 9 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 7:34pm -
  • 2015 Free Agent Running Backs Outlook
    Plenty of talented running backs could test free agency this offseason so it'll be important to know who is retained, at what cost and where they might fit in that particular backfield.
    - 9 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 11:25am -
  • Staying In School
    The deadline was midnight for declaring for the NFL Draft. Here's a list of who's staying in school.
    - 9 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 7:00am -
  • NFL DRAFT TRACKER: UNDERCLASSMEN
    College players have until midnight to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft. Oregon's Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is the latest to be added to this list. Last updated - 1-14-15, 1:50 p.m.
    - 10 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 6:29am -
  • Saints: Fives fixes for playoffs in 2015
    Drew Brees and his protection were sore spots for the Saints, but the defensive side of the ball is the biggest priority.
    - 12 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 11:59am -

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