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  • Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...

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    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...

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  • Ranking the Saints: #1 Drew Brees

    Ranking the Saints: #1 Drew Brees

    Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    As if there was any doubt who our No. 1 player on the countdown would be. Drew Brees may be 39, but he's still the straw that stirs the drink for the New Orleans Saints. The best to ever don the Black and Gold, signed a two-year contract this offseason with the club. Extending his career just a couple of more seasons. 2018 could be historic year for Brees. He sits just 1,495 yards away from passing Peyton Manning on the NFL all-time leading passer list. The team he leads, is also a...More >>
    As if there was any doubt who our No. 1 player on the countdown would be. Drew Brees may be 39, but he's still the straw that stirs the drink for the New Orleans Saints. The best to ever don the Black and Gold, signed a two-year contract this offseason with the club. Extending his career just a couple of more seasons. 2018 could be historic year for Brees. He sits just 1,495 yards away from passing Peyton Manning on the NFL all-time leading passer list. The team he leads, is also a...More >>
  • VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    VIDEO: 3 generations of Brees boys making buckets

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:09:35 GMT
    Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)Drew Brees and dad, Eugene Brees II (Source: @TylerNToney)

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shows that football runs in the family!

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  • Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
  • Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.

    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)

    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneLarry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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  • Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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  • Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    Saints announce 2018 training camp schedule

    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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    With the start of the 2018 NFL season just around the corner, the New Orleans Saints have announced the team's training camp schedule.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins

    Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)

    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
  • Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)

    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)
    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)

    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #19 punter Thomas Morstead

    Ranking the Saints: #19 punter Thomas Morstead

    Ranking the Saints: #19 Thomas Morstead (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #19 Thomas Morstead (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Thomas Morstead has been a mainstay on the Saints roster since 2009. 

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    Thomas Morstead has been a mainstay on the Saints roster since 2009. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #20 Defensive end Marcus Davenport

    Ranking the Saints: #20 Defensive end Marcus Davenport

    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)
    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)
    The first player on our countdown is the only rookie of the group. True, first round pick Marcus Davenport has yet to play a single down in the NFL. But when the Saints their 2019 first round pick to Green Bay to move up and get him, they were essentially saying how valuable they expected him to be. Davenport has elite size and athleticism and plays a position, at edge pass rusher, that the Saints have coveted for years opposite of Cam Jordan. During OTA's and minicamp with Alex...More >>
    The first player on our countdown is the only rookie of the group. True, first round pick Marcus Davenport has yet to play a single down in the NFL. But when the Saints their 2019 first round pick to Green Bay to move up and get him, they were essentially saying how valuable they expected him to be. Davenport has elite size and athleticism and plays a position, at edge pass rusher, that the Saints have coveted for years opposite of Cam Jordan. During OTA's and minicamp with Alex...More >>
  • Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).

    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:22:45 GMT

    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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  • Source: Delvin Breaux headed back to CFL, signs with Hamilton Ticats

    Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.
    Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.
    Former Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux will continue his professional football career north of the border, according to a source. Breaux has signed with the Hamilton TigerCats, the team he played with before joining the Saints. Breaux joined his hometown Saints in 2015 and played in all 16 games. He rose to the top of the depth chart and finished the season with three interceptions. He broke his fibula in week one of the 2016 season and only played in six games that year. In training...More >>
    Former Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux will continue his professional football career north of the border, according to a source. Breaux has signed with the Hamilton TigerCats, the team he played with before joining the Saints. Breaux joined his hometown Saints in 2015 and played in all 16 games. He rose to the top of the depth chart and finished the season with three interceptions. He broke his fibula in week one of the 2016 season and only played in six games that year. In training...More >>
  • After Further Review: What we learned about the Saints this offseason

    Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    The Saints called their offseason program a day early and headed off to summer vacation. Now they get a six-week break before training camp begins in late July. Football in June can be the biggest mirage in sports, thus it’s important to temper everything we see. Still, after having a front row seat to five practice sessions, here’s what I learned about this team. Saints have real depth On every television or radio show I’ve done, I’ve been asked my overall ...More >>
    The Saints called their offseason program a day early and headed off to summer vacation. Now they get a six-week break before training camp begins in late July. Football in June can be the biggest mirage in sports, thus it’s important to temper everything we see. Still, after having a front row seat to five practice sessions, here’s what I learned about this team. Saints have real depth On every television or radio show I’ve done, I’ve been asked my overall ...More >>
  • FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    Pierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.comPierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.com

    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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  • Saints cancel Thursday minicamp

    Saints cancel Thursday minicamp

    Saints cancelled practice on Thursday.  (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Saints cancelled practice on Thursday. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)

    The New Orleans Saints canceled minicamp practice Thursday. It was scheduled to start at 11 a.m.

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    The New Orleans Saints canceled minicamp practice Thursday. It was scheduled to start at 11 a.m.

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  • Saints enter 2018 with deepest secondary in recent memory

    Saints enter 2018 with deepest secondary in recent memory

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:14:03 GMT
    New Orleans Saints (Source: WAFB)New Orleans Saints (Source: WAFB)

    The New Orleans Saints had one of the worse defenses in NFL history just a couple years ago, but 2017 was exactly what black and gold fans wanted, a dramatic improvement in all areas.

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    The New Orleans Saints had one of the worse defenses in NFL history just a couple years ago, but 2017 was exactly what black and gold fans wanted, a dramatic improvement in all areas.

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  • Alvin Kamara says he can be even better in 2018

    Alvin Kamara says he can be even better in 2018

    Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)
    Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)
    His rookie year was one for the ages. But now Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on a mission to make his encore in year two is even better than year one. "Last year I was learning on the fly," Kamara, who is noticeably more muscular but still playing at 213 pounds,  told reporters. "There was still a lot of thinking to my game last year. It may not have looked like it, but there was a lot of things I had to think about. I mean a lot...More >>
    His rookie year was one for the ages. But now Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on a mission to make his encore in year two is even better than year one. "Last year I was learning on the fly," Kamara, who is noticeably more muscular but still playing at 213 pounds,  told reporters. "There was still a lot of thinking to my game last year. It may not have looked like it, but there was a lot of things I had to think about. I mean a lot...More >>
  • Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.com

    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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  • Drew Brees makes everyone better

    Drew Brees makes everyone better

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-06-12 11:38:10 GMT
    Drew Brees (Source: WAFB)Drew Brees (Source: WAFB)

    Many Saints attending minicamp this week will have their eyes on the franchise of the organization, which is, of course, quarterback Drew Brees.

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    Many Saints attending minicamp this week will have their eyes on the franchise of the organization, which is, of course, quarterback Drew Brees.

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  • Fan information for Saints Minicamp

    Fan information for Saints Minicamp

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8
    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    The New Orleans Saints are finishing their 2018 offseason program with a three-day minicamp. It is mandatory for players and open to the public. The practices are set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 AM but gates open to spectators at 10:15 each morning. 

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    The New Orleans Saints are finishing their 2018 offseason program with a three-day minicamp. It is mandatory for players and open to the public. The practices are set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 AM but gates open to spectators at 10:15 each morning. 

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  • Report: Marcus Davenport to undergo thumb surgery

    First-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.comFirst-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.com
    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)

    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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  • Marshon Lattimore looks to continue proving doubters wrong

    Marshon Lattimore looks to continue proving doubters wrong

    Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Motivation comes in many forms. But for NFL athletes, especially those that are so successful from the start, sometimes it takes a little something extra. For Saints second year corner Marshon Lattimore, it's the chance to continue proving those who didn't believe in him wrong. 

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    Motivation comes in many forms. But for NFL athletes, especially those that are so successful from the start, sometimes it takes a little something extra. For Saints second year corner Marshon Lattimore, it's the chance to continue proving those who didn't believe in him wrong. 

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  • LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:06:28 GMT
    Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)

    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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  • Michael Thomas motivated to show more improvement in 2018

    Michael Thomas motivated to show more improvement in 2018

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Michael Thomas always plays like he has a chip on his shoulder. 

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    Michael Thomas always plays like he has a chip on his shoulder. 

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  • Brees ready for season 18 in the NFL

    Brees ready for season 18 in the NFL

    Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8
    Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8
    Even as he prepares for his 18th season in the NFL, it's never the same old story for Drew Brees. Yes, he still believes in structure and planning and probably takes a similar approach to his training, but number nine also keeps a look out for any way to improve. "Anything and everything that I do, if it doesn't make me a better quarterback or a better leader in this locker room, then it's a waste of time, right. So those are the things I have to focus on and be very efficient w...More >>
    Even as he prepares for his 18th season in the NFL, it's never the same old story for Drew Brees. Yes, he still believes in structure and planning and probably takes a similar approach to his training, but number nine also keeps a look out for any way to improve. "Anything and everything that I do, if it doesn't make me a better quarterback or a better leader in this locker room, then it's a waste of time, right. So those are the things I have to focus on and be very efficient w...More >>
  • Saints LB Alex Anzalone healthy and wants to stay that way

    Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    For Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone, things came quick his rookie season. He quickly got on the field, quickly became a starter but then quickly saw his promising season come to an end in week four against Carolina with a shoulder injury.. "Getting hurt sucks but you know it just is what it is and just grind through it," Anzalone told reporters. Shoulder issues plagued Anzalone throughout his collegiate career at Florida. But he's confident that those problems ar...More >>
    For Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone, things came quick his rookie season. He quickly got on the field, quickly became a starter but then quickly saw his promising season come to an end in week four against Carolina with a shoulder injury.. "Getting hurt sucks but you know it just is what it is and just grind through it," Anzalone told reporters. Shoulder issues plagued Anzalone throughout his collegiate career at Florida. But he's confident that those problems ar...More >>
  • Saints sign third round pick Tre'Quan Smith

    Saints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.comSaints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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  • Linebacker Adam Bighill, defensive back Rickey Jefferson among four waived by Saints

    Linebacker Adam Bighill, defensive back Rickey Jefferson among four waived by Saints

    FOX 8 Photo/FILEFOX 8 Photo/FILE

    The Saints made some roster moves after this weekend's rookie minicamp. 

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    The Saints made some roster moves after this weekend's rookie minicamp. 

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  • Quarterback J.T. Barrett impresses at Saints rookie minicamp

    Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    For quarterback J.T. Barrett, not hearing his name called on draft day was tough, but he quickly got over it. "I guess I was down but it was kind of like I didn't get picked," Barrett told reporters." So, it was outside of my control is the best way to put it. So, I guess I didn't dwell on it too long. I did have calls, fortunately go to play places." One being New Orleans. And the Big Ten's all-time leader touchdown passes jumped at the ...More >>
    For quarterback J.T. Barrett, not hearing his name called on draft day was tough, but he quickly got over it. "I guess I was down but it was kind of like I didn't get picked," Barrett told reporters." So, it was outside of my control is the best way to put it. So, I guess I didn't dwell on it too long. I did have calls, fortunately go to play places." One being New Orleans. And the Big Ten's all-time leader touchdown passes jumped at the ...More >>
  • Former Saint Kenny Vaccaro visiting with the Colts

    Former Saint Kenny Vaccaro visiting with the Colts

    Kenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark LagrangeKenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark Lagrange
    Kenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark LagrangeKenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark Lagrange
    Former Saint safety Kenny Vaccaro is visiting with the Colts today. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. This is Vaccaro's second reported visit during free agency. He also met with the Miami Dolphins last month according to Rapaport. The #Colts are taking a look at more than one free agent safety today. Source says they are also visiting with #Saints FA S Kenny Vaccaro. He had previously visited with the #Dolphins this offseason. — Ian Rapoport (@RapShe...More >>
    Former Saint safety Kenny Vaccaro is visiting with the Colts today. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. This is Vaccaro's second reported visit during free agency. He also met with the Miami Dolphins last month according to Rapaport. The #Colts are taking a look at more than one free agent safety today. Source says they are also visiting with #Saints FA S Kenny Vaccaro. He had previously visited with the #Dolphins this offseason. — Ian Rapoport (@RapShe...More >>
  • VIDEO: Saints Coach Sean Payton talks evaluating players during Rookie Minicamp

    VIDEO: Saints Coach Sean Payton talks evaluating players during Rookie Minicamp

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo
    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    Following Day 2 of the camp, Saints Head Coach Sean Payton talked about the process of evaluating players among other topics. 

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    Following Day 2 of the camp, Saints Head Coach Sean Payton talked about the process of evaluating players among other topics. 

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  • Saints rookie Will Clapp talks adjusting to speed of NFL

    Saints rookie Will Clapp talks adjusting to speed of NFL

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo
    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    Just like when he made the leap from playing at Brother Martin to the college game at LSU, Will Clapp finds himself once again adjusting his game, this time to the speed of the NFL. 

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    Just like when he made the leap from playing at Brother Martin to the college game at LSU, Will Clapp finds himself once again adjusting his game, this time to the speed of the NFL. 

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  • Saints rookies adjust to life as a professional at rookie minicamp

    Saints rookies adjust to life as a professional at rookie minicamp

    First-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneFirst-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    It's the NFL's version of freshman orientation. For Saints rookies, its Rookie Minicamp, their first exposure to life as a pro.

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    It's the NFL's version of freshman orientation. For Saints rookies, its Rookie Minicamp, their first exposure to life as a pro.

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  • VIDEO: Saints' Marcus Davenport talks eagerness to learn at Rookie Minicamp

    VIDEO: Saints' Marcus Davenport talks eagerness to learn at Rookie Minicamp

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo
    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    During Saturday's Day 2 of Saints Rookie Minicamp, many eyes were on first-round pick Marcus Davenport as the defensive end continues to adjust to the speed of the NFL game. 

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    During Saturday's Day 2 of Saints Rookie Minicamp, many eyes were on first-round pick Marcus Davenport as the defensive end continues to adjust to the speed of the NFL game. 

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  • Payton discuses Ingram suspension and offseason

    Payton discuses Ingram suspension and offseason

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)
    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)
    Saints head coach Sean Payton and the offense will be without Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season. Payton said it;s tough but the team will manage.  "It happens in our league. We receive the same notice when him and his agent are receiving the notice and you deal with it. It goes under PED’s but I know Mark well enough to know it wasn’t a performing enhancing drug. He’ll better be able to explain the other parts of it, but it happened with W...More >>
    Saints head coach Sean Payton and the offense will be without Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season. Payton said it;s tough but the team will manage.  "It happens in our league. We receive the same notice when him and his agent are receiving the notice and you deal with it. It goes under PED’s but I know Mark well enough to know it wasn’t a performing enhancing drug. He’ll better be able to explain the other parts of it, but it happened with W...More >>
  • Saints RB Trey Edmunds eager to step up in Ingram's absence

    Saints RB Trey Edmunds eager to step up in Ingram's absence

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The four-game suspension of Saints running back Mark Ingram has exposed a lack of experienced depth at the position.

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    The four-game suspension of Saints running back Mark Ingram has exposed a lack of experienced depth at the position.

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  • Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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  • Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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  • Report: Saints release Coby Fleener

    Report: Saints release Coby Fleener

    Report: Saints will release tight end Coby Fleener (Source: Mark Lagrange)Report: Saints will release tight end Coby Fleener (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The Saints are moving on from tight end Coby Fleener, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. His release is not a big surprise. The Saints signed fleener to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2016. His play never matched up with that lofty price tag. Fleener finished with just 22 receptions and three touchdowns in 2017. He finished the season on injured reserve after suffering a vicious concussion in week 12 in Los Angeles. The Saints signed Ben Watson in the offseason and al...

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    The Saints are moving on from tight end Coby Fleener, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. His release is not a big surprise. The Saints signed fleener to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2016. His play never matched up with that lofty price tag. Fleener finished with just 22 receptions and three touchdowns in 2017. He finished the season on injured reserve after suffering a vicious concussion in week 12 in Los Angeles. The Saints signed Ben Watson in the offseason and al...

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  • Saints sign former Ohio St. QB J.T. Barrett

    Saints sign former Ohio St. QB J.T. Barrett

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-05-02 11:34:37 GMT
    Source: WVUESource: WVUE

    Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett never got a phone call from a team during the NFL draft. However, Barrett has signed with the New Orleans Saints in the fight to be the backup for Drew Brees.

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    Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett never got a phone call from a team during the NFL draft. However, Barrett has signed with the New Orleans Saints in the fight to be the backup for Drew Brees.

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  • New Saints center Will Clapp has Brother Martin community excited

    New Saints center Will Clapp has Brother Martin community excited

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    4401 Elysian Fields Avenue. It’s home to Brother Martin high school and the alma mater of the final member of the 2018 Saints draft class Will Clapp. 

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    4401 Elysian Fields Avenue. It’s home to Brother Martin high school and the alma mater of the final member of the 2018 Saints draft class Will Clapp. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints draft grades

    After Further Review: Saints draft grades

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8
    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    In this edition of After Further Review, Sean Fazende grades this year's Saints draft class. 

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    In this edition of After Further Review, Sean Fazende grades this year's Saints draft class. 

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    WATCH LIVE: Paul Mainieri releases 2019 roster

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    Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)

    LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri will release the 2019 roster Monday.

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    LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri will release the 2019 roster Monday.

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  • Trout drives in teammate for 1st time in month in Angels 14-5 win over Astros

    Trout drives in teammate for 1st time in month in Angels 14-5 win over Astros

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:37:22 GMT
    Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)Houston Astros (Source: WAFB)

    Mike Trout drove in a teammate for the first time in more than a month, homering to cap a seven-run burst in seventh inning for the Los Angeles Angels in a 14-5 rout of the Houston Astros on Sunday.

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    Mike Trout drove in a teammate for the first time in more than a month, homering to cap a seven-run burst in seventh inning for the Los Angeles Angels in a 14-5 rout of the Houston Astros on Sunday.

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    Sportsline Summer Camp: Jewel Sumner Cowboys

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    The Jewel Sumner Cowboys are working on getting stronger for the new season (Source: WAFB)The Jewel Sumner Cowboys are working on getting stronger for the new season (Source: WAFB)

    There's nowhere to go but up for the Class 3A Cowboys of Jewel Sumner. The team was 0-9 before a week 10 victory over a 2A Capitol that was 0-10 and didn't score in more than half of the games they lost.

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