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  • Henderson-Fazende break down Saints playoff-clinching win

    Henderson-Fazende break down Saints playoff-clinching win

    Manti Te'o recovered a Falcons fumble inside the Saints 5. Source: Mark LagrangeManti Te'o recovered a Falcons fumble inside the Saints 5. Source: Mark Lagrange
  • Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus

    Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus

    Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)
    Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)
    The Saints are bringing back a quality 2017 reserve to their offensive line. The team has resigned center Josh LeRibeus. LeRibeus joined the Saints last year and was active for all 16 games. LeRibeus has good versatility and can play both guard and center. He adds depth to an offensive line that , while talented, battled numerous injuries last season. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Saints are bringing back a quality 2017 reserve to their offensive line. The team has resigned center Josh LeRibeus. LeRibeus joined the Saints last year and was active for all 16 games. LeRibeus has good versatility and can play both guard and center. He adds depth to an offensive line that , while talented, battled numerous injuries last season. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Marcus Williams' secondary support

    Marcus Williams' secondary support

    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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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

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    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 >>
  • 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 sign 6 draft picks

    Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)

    Just two weeks after opening the NFL draft by moving up to grab pass rusher Marcus Davenport, the Saints have signed their first round pick to a four-year contract.

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    Just two weeks after opening the NFL draft by moving up to grab pass rusher Marcus Davenport, the Saints have signed their first round pick to a four-year contract.

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  • Alex Okafor ready to help rookie Marcus Davenport

    Alex Okafor ready to help rookie Marcus Davenport

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange
    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Alex Okafor ruptured his Achilles tendon in mid-November of 2017 but that didn't stop the Saints from re-signing him in March of 2018 to a 2-year deal.

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    Alex Okafor ruptured his Achilles tendon in mid-November of 2017 but that didn't stop the Saints from re-signing him in March of 2018 to a 2-year deal.

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  • 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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  • FFF: Say it isn't so Mark

    FFF: Say it isn't so Mark

    Mark Ingram is a fan favorite after seven years with the Saints. Source: Michael DeMockerMark Ingram is a fan favorite after seven years with the Saints. Source: Michael DeMocker

    In this edition of FFF, we break down the Ingram suspension, a soccer club in Scotland is racking up titles at an insane pace, and I hit the Bywater for some Chinese food. 

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    In this edition of FFF, we break down the Ingram suspension, a soccer club in Scotland is racking up titles at an insane pace, and I hit the Bywater for some Chinese food. 

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  • After Further Review: Ingram suspension a blow to both the Saints and Ingram

    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)
    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)

    A Saints offseason that almost seemed too perfect hit a major snag Tuesday. The NFL handed them their first dose of adversity when they suspended Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season for a PED violation. In a world where timing is everything, Ingram’s couldn’t have been worse for both himself and his team. For the Saints, they lose their leading rusher and one of the most respected leaders in the locker room for the first quarter of the season. On the field...

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    A Saints offseason that almost seemed too perfect hit a major snag Tuesday. The NFL handed them their first dose of adversity when they suspended Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season for a PED violation. In a world where timing is everything, Ingram’s couldn’t have been worse for both himself and his team. For the Saints, they lose their leading rusher and one of the most respected leaders in the locker room for the first quarter of the season. On the field...

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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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  • Marques Colston tackles new business venture in New Orleans

    Marques Colston tackles new business venture in New Orleans

    Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.
    Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.
    Marques Colston, the football player, excelled for the Saints for a decade. But now that his playing days are done, it's Marques Colston, the entrepreneur, that's excelling now. "I was fortunate enough to have some really good advisers to urge me to get started while i was still playing and while i was at the height of my career," Colston explained. "It really helped make the transition seamless." His latest venture: Main Squeeze Juice Co., a smoot...More >>
    Marques Colston, the football player, excelled for the Saints for a decade. But now that his playing days are done, it's Marques Colston, the entrepreneur, that's excelling now. "I was fortunate enough to have some really good advisers to urge me to get started while i was still playing and while i was at the height of my career," Colston explained. "It really helped make the transition seamless." His latest venture: Main Squeeze Juice Co., a smoot...More >>
  • 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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  • NFL welcomes Louisiana's best

    NFL welcomes Louisiana's best

    Source: NFL MediaSource: NFL Media
    Source: NFL MediaSource: NFL Media

    From the top pics down to mister irrelevant, the feeling of 'I finally made it' was all the same. 

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    From the top pics down to mister irrelevant, the feeling of 'I finally made it' was all the same. 

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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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  • Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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  • Saints take CB Kamrin Moore and RB Boston Scott in 6th round

    Saints take CB Kamrin Moore and RB Boston Scott in 6th round

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

    In the sixth round of the NFL Draft the Saints took cornerback Kamrin Moore and running back Boston Scott.

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    In the sixth round of the NFL Draft the Saints took cornerback Kamrin Moore and running back Boston Scott.

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  • Saints draft RB Boston Scott with 201st pick in sixth round

    Saints draft RB Boston Scott with 201st pick in sixth round

    With their second pick of the sixth round the Saints landed a player with Louisiana ties. 

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    With their second pick of the sixth round the Saints landed a player with Louisiana ties. 

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  • Saints draft S Natrell Jamerson with 164th overall pick in fifth round

    Saints draft S Natrell Jamerson with 164th overall pick in fifth round

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange
    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The New Orleans Saints have drafted safety Natrell Jamerson in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have drafted safety Natrell Jamerson in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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  • Saints draft OT Rick Leonard 127th overall in the fourth round of the NFL Draft

    Saints draft OT Rick Leonard 127th overall in the fourth round of the NFL Draft

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

    The New Orleans Saints have selected offensive tackle Rick Leonard as the 127th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have selected offensive tackle Rick Leonard as the 127th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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  • Saints take WR Tre'Quan Smith in the 3rd round of NFL Draft

    Saints take WR Tre'Quan Smith in the 3rd round of NFL Draft

    FOX 8 Photo/FILEFOX 8 Photo/FILE

    In the third round of the NFL draft, the Saints have selected wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith for the 91st overall pick. 

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    In the third round of the NFL draft, the Saints have selected wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith for the 91st overall pick. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints bold trade for Davenport shows ‘win now’ approach

    After Further Review: Saints bold trade for Davenport shows ‘win now’ approach

    Source: Marcus Davenport TwitterSource: Marcus Davenport Twitter
    Source: Marcus Davenport TwitterSource: Marcus Davenport Twitter

    They’re all in on 2018. They’ll figure out 2019 when that time comes.

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    They’re all in on 2018. They’ll figure out 2019 when that time comes. 

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  • Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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  • After Further Review: Fazende's Saints Mock Draft 3.0

    After Further Review: Fazende's Saints Mock Draft 3.0

    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    The time has come for my third and final mock draft. Free agency is mostly complete and while the Saints still have some needs they will remain committed to their ‘best player’ approach. Here’s my best guess on how things shake out. Round One (27th) Mike Gesicki, Tight End Penn St. First things first, I really wanted cornerback Josh Jackson with this selection. I just don’t think he is going to be around at 27. If he is available, then the Saints sh...More >>
    The time has come for my third and final mock draft. Free agency is mostly complete and while the Saints still have some needs they will remain committed to their ‘best player’ approach. Here’s my best guess on how things shake out. Round One (27th) Mike Gesicki, Tight End Penn St. First things first, I really wanted cornerback Josh Jackson with this selection. I just don’t think he is going to be around at 27. If he is available, then the Saints sh...More >>
  • Loomis offers insight into Saints' draft strategy

    Loomis offers insight into Saints' draft strategy

    Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
    Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
    After a historically successful 2017 draft class saw the Saints secure the NFL's offensive and defensive rookies of the year, general manager Mickey Loomis spoke Wednesday about his strategies for the upcoming selection process. The following is a verbatim of that conversation with reporters, as transcribed by the New Orleans Saints: Are quarterbacks rated higher on your draftboard than maybe they were five to eight years ago? “No, I don't think so. I wouldn't say that. We bu...More >>
    After a historically successful 2017 draft class saw the Saints secure the NFL's offensive and defensive rookies of the year, general manager Mickey Loomis spoke Wednesday about his strategies for the upcoming selection process. The following is a verbatim of that conversation with reporters, as transcribed by the New Orleans Saints: Are quarterbacks rated higher on your draftboard than maybe they were five to eight years ago? “No, I don't think so. I wouldn't say that. We bu...More >>
  • Loomis Live at 10 a.m. - Can the Saints repeat epic 2017 draft?

    Loomis Live at 10 a.m. - Can the Saints repeat epic 2017 draft?

    Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina.Source: Nola.comCam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina.Source: Nola.com

    If you could describe the Saints 2017 draft in one word, epic comes to mind. 

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    If you could describe the Saints 2017 draft in one word, epic comes to mind. 

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  • FFF: You think you know, but you don't know

    FFF: You think you know, but you don't know

    The Pelicans will play the winner of the Spurs-Warriors series. Source: Pelicans.comThe Pelicans will play the winner of the Spurs-Warriors series. Source: Pelicans.com
    The Pelicans will play the winner of the Spurs-Warriors series. Source: Pelicans.comThe Pelicans will play the winner of the Spurs-Warriors series. Source: Pelicans.com
    In this edition of FFF we dissect "experts" who counted out the Pelicans, a soccer club gives fans refunds after a bad performance, and I visited to Bucktown to eat at a legendary spot FOOTBALL "You think you know, but you don't know." Former Saints head coach Jim Mora uttered those words to the media years ago, and now that sound bite rings true with the Pelicans. Before the season even started, so-called "experts" opined giving Jrue Holiday a max...More >>
    In this edition of FFF we dissect "experts" who counted out the Pelicans, a soccer club gives fans refunds after a bad performance, and I visited to Bucktown to eat at a legendary spot FOOTBALL "You think you know, but you don't know." Former Saints head coach Jim Mora uttered those words to the media years ago, and now that sound bite rings true with the Pelicans. Before the season even started, so-called "experts" opined giving Jrue Holiday a max...More >>
  • Report: Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

    Report: Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

    Willike Snead is now a Baltimore Raven. Source: Mark LaGrangeWillike Snead is now a Baltimore Raven. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints won't match the Ravens offer for wide receiver Willie Snead. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The #Saints won’t match the offer sheet for RFA WR Willie Snead, source said. He’s officially a member of the #Ravens. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2018 According to Rapoport, the deal is two years, with a $7M base salary. It can be worth up to $10.4M in incentives. Snead gets a $2M signing bonus, and an additional $1M base ...

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    The Saints won't match the Ravens offer for wide receiver Willie Snead. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The #Saints won’t match the offer sheet for RFA WR Willie Snead, source said. He’s officially a member of the #Ravens. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2018 According to Rapoport, the deal is two years, with a $7M base salary. It can be worth up to $10.4M in incentives. Snead gets a $2M signing bonus, and an additional $1M base ...

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  • WVUE-FOX 8 proudly remains your home for the Saints

    WVUE-FOX 8 proudly remains your home for the Saints

    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    With the recent announcement of the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule, WVUE-FOX 8 is proud to remain the “Home of the Saints.” 

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    With the recent announcement of the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule, WVUE-FOX 8 is proud to remain the “Home of the Saints.” 

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  • Former Saints QB Luke McCown retires

    Former Saints QB Luke McCown retires

    Luke McCown played 14 years in the NFL. Source: Nola.comLuke McCown played 14 years in the NFL. Source: Nola.com

    After 14 years in the league, former Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown retired today. Congrats @LukeMcCown! Proud to have been through this journey with you! pic.twitter.com/A01C1mQsvC — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) April 20, 2018 McCown spent four seasons as Drew Brees' backup from 2013-16. He got one start in 2015 against Carolina. McCown went 31-of-38 passing for 310 yards in a loss to the Panthers. Brees sat out the contest with an injury. The Louisiana Tech a...

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    After 14 years in the league, former Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown retired today. Congrats @LukeMcCown! Proud to have been through this journey with you! pic.twitter.com/A01C1mQsvC — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) April 20, 2018 McCown spent four seasons as Drew Brees' backup from 2013-16. He got one start in 2015 against Carolina. McCown went 31-of-38 passing for 310 yards in a loss to the Panthers. Brees sat out the contest with an injury. The Louisiana Tech a...

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  • Report: Ravens sign Willie Snead to offer sheet that the Saints can match

    Report: Ravens sign Willie Snead to offer sheet that the Saints can match

    Willie Snead signed an offer sheet with the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)Willie Snead signed an offer sheet with the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)

    The Ravens have signed Willie Snead to a two-year offer sheet worth $10.4 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.  The #Ravens are signing #Saints WR Willie Snead to a 2-year offer sheet worth $10.4M, source said. Saints have 5 days to match… and would take Baltimore out of the running for Dez Bryant. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 20, 2018 Snead is a restricted free agent. The Black and Gold have five days to match the offer for Snead. Snead misse...

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    The Ravens have signed Willie Snead to a two-year offer sheet worth $10.4 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.  The #Ravens are signing #Saints WR Willie Snead to a 2-year offer sheet worth $10.4M, source said. Saints have 5 days to match… and would take Baltimore out of the running for Dez Bryant. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 20, 2018 Snead is a restricted free agent. The Black and Gold have five days to match the offer for Snead. Snead misse...

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  • Saints to play Falcons and Cowboys on back-to-back Thursdays in November

    Saints to play Falcons and Cowboys on back-to-back Thursdays in November

    The Saints will play the Falcons on Thanksgiving night. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints will play the Falcons on Thanksgiving night. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints will play five primetime games in 2018. Last season, the Saints only played two games in primetime.

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    The Saints will play five primetime games in 2018. Last season, the Saints only played two games in primetime.

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  • Brandon Coleman re-signing with the Saints

    Brandon Coleman re-signing with the Saints

    Brandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Brandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Wide receiver Brandon Coleman will be back in the Black and Gold, that's according to a report by Nola.com/Times-Picayune. Coleman came out of Rutgers an undrafted free agent in 2014, and has only played for the Saints.  Coleman hauled in 23 catches for 364 yards and three touchdowns in 2017. Coleman was a restricted free agent this year. No word on contract details according to the report. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    Wide receiver Brandon Coleman will be back in the Black and Gold, that's according to a report by Nola.com/Times-Picayune. Coleman came out of Rutgers an undrafted free agent in 2014, and has only played for the Saints.  Coleman hauled in 23 catches for 364 yards and three touchdowns in 2017. Coleman was a restricted free agent this year. No word on contract details according to the report. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • After Further Review: Payton plays the pre-draft game with QB comments

    After Further Review: Payton plays the pre-draft game with QB comments

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Sincere or smokescreen, that is the question? In Peter King’s latest MMQB article, Sean Payton was unusually pointed in his criticism of this year’s quarterback class or at least the consensus top four of Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield.

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    Sincere or smokescreen, that is the question? In Peter King’s latest MMQB article, Sean Payton was unusually pointed in his criticism of this year’s quarterback class or at least the consensus top four of Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield.

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  • Source: Saints held visit with Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser

    Source: Saints host Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser on a top-30 pre-draft visit. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Source: Saints host Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser on a top-30 pre-draft visit. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    The Saints hosted Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser on a top-30 visit, a league source told FOX 8 sports. Kiser finished his senior season with 143 tackles and five sacks. He led the ACC in tackles in each of the last three seasons.  Kiser participated in some Senior Bowl practices before leaving early with a knee injury. He is projected to get drafted somewhere between rounds 3-5. NFL teams are allowed to bring up to thirty prospects to their respective facilities for pre-draft v...More >>
    The Saints hosted Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser on a top-30 visit, a league source told FOX 8 sports. Kiser finished his senior season with 143 tackles and five sacks. He led the ACC in tackles in each of the last three seasons.  Kiser participated in some Senior Bowl practices before leaving early with a knee injury. He is projected to get drafted somewhere between rounds 3-5. NFL teams are allowed to bring up to thirty prospects to their respective facilities for pre-draft v...More >>
  • Explaining the Saints $3 million salary cap credit from Nick Fairley

    Explaining the Saints $3 million salary cap credit from Nick Fairley

    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints received a $3 million credit on their salary cap from Nick Fairley’s contract. 

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    The Saints received a $3 million credit on their salary cap from Nick Fairley’s contract. 

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  • New Saints WR Cameron Meredith is focusing on being ready for training camp

    New Saints WR Cameron Meredith is focusing on being ready for training camp

    Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. Source: Mark LaGrangeCameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. Source: Mark LaGrange
    FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)FOX 8 New Orleans will remain the home of the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    The Saints signed wide receiver Cameron Meredith to a two-year contract Thursday. The deal is worth $9.6 million. Now the Saints hope he'll be ready to go for the regular season. Meredith tore his ACL and MCL in the 2017 preseason. Today, Meredith told reporters on a conference call his goal is to be ready for late July, early August. "I'm gaining strength day-by-day. I'm excited to see how soon I can get back. The main objective for me is to do as much as I can with the traine...More >>
    The Saints signed wide receiver Cameron Meredith to a two-year contract Thursday. The deal is worth $9.6 million. Now the Saints hope he'll be ready to go for the regular season. Meredith tore his ACL and MCL in the 2017 preseason. Today, Meredith told reporters on a conference call his goal is to be ready for late July, early August. "I'm gaining strength day-by-day. I'm excited to see how soon I can get back. The main objective for me is to do as much as I can with the traine...More >>
  • Gayle Benson tells NFL she will own the Saints 'until her death'

    Gayle Benson tells NFL she will own the Saints 'until her death'

    Gayle Benson sent a letter to the NFL and the other 31 teams detailing her plans to keep the Saints. (FOX 8)Gayle Benson sent a letter to the NFL and the other 31 teams detailing her plans to keep the Saints. (FOX 8)

    New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson released this letter to the NFL and the other 31 team owners on Thursday. In the letter, Benson says she will own the team until she dies.

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    New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson released this letter to the NFL and the other 31 team owners on Thursday. In the letter, Benson says she will own the team until she dies.

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  • Draft profile: Leighton Vander Esch

    Draft profile: Leighton Vander Esch

    Leighton Vander Esch starred at Boise State.  Leighton Vander Esch TwitterLeighton Vander Esch starred at Boise State. Leighton Vander Esch Twitter
    Leighton Vander Esch starred at Boise State.  Leighton Vander Esch TwitterLeighton Vander Esch starred at Boise State. Leighton Vander Esch Twitter
    Linebacker is not a glaring position of need. The Saints are pretty well stocked there. But when the 27th pick comes up, and Boise State's Leigthon Vander Esch is still around, he just might be too good to pass up. Forcing the Saints to stay true to their best player available approach. Vander Esch is a unique prospect in that he's big at 6-4, 256 pounds, but very rangy and athletic. He ran an impressive 4.65-40, a6.88 three-cone drill, and a 39.5 vertical jump. He was also very pro...More >>
    Linebacker is not a glaring position of need. The Saints are pretty well stocked there. But when the 27th pick comes up, and Boise State's Leigthon Vander Esch is still around, he just might be too good to pass up. Forcing the Saints to stay true to their best player available approach. Vander Esch is a unique prospect in that he's big at 6-4, 256 pounds, but very rangy and athletic. He ran an impressive 4.65-40, a6.88 three-cone drill, and a 39.5 vertical jump. He was also very pro...More >>
  • Saints announce 2018 preseason schedule

    Saints announce 2018 preseason schedule

    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints preseason schedule for the 2018 has officially been released. They'll open at Jacksonville in week one. In week two, the Saints will return home to host Arizona. They're back on the road in week three to face the Los Angeles Chargers on, August 25th. They'll close out the preseason at home against the LA Rams, Exact dates and times have not been released for the Saints' matchups in weeks one, two and four of the preseason. Week 1: Saints at Jacksonville Week 2: Saints vs...

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    The Saints preseason schedule for the 2018 has officially been released. They'll open at Jacksonville in week one. In week two, the Saints will return home to host Arizona. They're back on the road in week three to face the Los Angeles Chargers on, August 25th. They'll close out the preseason at home against the LA Rams, Exact dates and times have not been released for the Saints' matchups in weeks one, two and four of the preseason. Week 1: Saints at Jacksonville Week 2: Saints vs...

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  • Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith after Bears decline to match offer

    Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)
    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)

    Wide receiver Cameron Meredith will join the Saints in 2018, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Saints signed Meredith to a two-year $10 million contract last week; the Bears had five days to match and declined to do so. Sean Payton called wide receiver a 'must' for his team this offseason. With Meredith, the Saints are getting a big wide receiver (6'3) coming off a torn  ACL last season. In 2016, Meredith enjoyed his best season with 66 catches, 888 yards and four touchdown...

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    Wide receiver Cameron Meredith will join the Saints in 2018, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Saints signed Meredith to a two-year $10 million contract last week; the Bears had five days to match and declined to do so. Sean Payton called wide receiver a 'must' for his team this offseason. With Meredith, the Saints are getting a big wide receiver (6'3) coming off a torn  ACL last season. In 2016, Meredith enjoyed his best season with 66 catches, 888 yards and four touchdown...

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  • Draft profile: South Dakota State TE Dallas Goedert

    Draft profile: South Dakota State TE Dallas Goedert

    Dallas Goedert could be the next Jimmy Graham for the Saints. Source: South Dakota StateDallas Goedert could be the next Jimmy Graham for the Saints. Source: South Dakota State

    We begin with a player that's been slotted to the Saints for quite some time. In fact, he's been my selection in both of my mock drafts. He's South Dakota State tight end, Dallas Goedert. A pass-catching tight end,who dominated last season with 72 catches for 1,111 yards and seven touchdowns in his senior season. He head 92 catches, and 11 touchdowns his junior season. Even with the signing of Ben Watson, the Saints should still be in the market for a legitimate downfield, pass...

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    We begin with a player that's been slotted to the Saints for quite some time. In fact, he's been my selection in both of my mock drafts. He's South Dakota State tight end, Dallas Goedert. A pass-catching tight end,who dominated last season with 72 catches for 1,111 yards and seven touchdowns in his senior season. He head 92 catches, and 11 touchdowns his junior season. Even with the signing of Ben Watson, the Saints should still be in the market for a legitimate downfield, pass...

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  • FFF: There's four possible teams from the NFC who can make the SB, and the Saints are in that number

    FFF: There's four possible teams from the NFC who can make the SB, and the Saints are in that number

    The Saints host the Rams in 2018. Source: Nola.comThe Saints host the Rams in 2018. Source: Nola.com

    In this edition of FFF we focus on who's a contender to represent the NFC in Super Bowl 53, unruly soccer fans in England, and my visit to Manchu for some chicken wings. FOOTBALL We're a little over four months from the regular season kicking off, and I only see four teams in the NFC that have a shot at Super Bowl 53. The defending champ Eagles, Minnesota, the upstart Rams, and Sean Payton's Saints. The Vikings saw a weakness at the their QB spot in 2017. Problem solved, signing Ki...

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    In this edition of FFF we focus on who's a contender to represent the NFC in Super Bowl 53, unruly soccer fans in England, and my visit to Manchu for some chicken wings. FOOTBALL We're a little over four months from the regular season kicking off, and I only see four teams in the NFC that have a shot at Super Bowl 53. The defending champ Eagles, Minnesota, the upstart Rams, and Sean Payton's Saints. The Vikings saw a weakness at the their QB spot in 2017. Problem solved, signing Ki...

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  • Saints sign LB Michael Mauti

    Saints sign LB Michael Mauti

    Saints sign LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)Saints sign LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)
    Saints sign LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)Saints sign LB Michael Mauti. (Source: Nola.com)
    The Saints are bringing back linebacker Michael Mauti, according to his agent Mike McCartney. Mauti, who prepped at Mandeville High, played in 11 games last season and was signed after Nate Stupar tore his ACL against Detroit.  Mauti won the Ed Block courage award in 2017 after returning from ulcerative colitis where his weight dipped below 200 pounds. He's believed to be the only football player to return to play from that condition.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All ri...More >>
    The Saints are bringing back linebacker Michael Mauti, according to his agent Mike McCartney. Mauti, who prepped at Mandeville High, played in 11 games last season and was signed after Nate Stupar tore his ACL against Detroit.  Mauti won the Ed Block courage award in 2017 after returning from ulcerative colitis where his weight dipped below 200 pounds. He's believed to be the only football player to return to play from that condition.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All ri...More >>
  • Source: Saints host Boise St. linebacker Leighton Vander Esch on top 30 pre-draft visit

    Source: Saints host Boise St. linebacker Leighton Vander Esch on top 30 pre-draft visit

    Source: Saints hosted Leighton Vander Esch on top 30 visit last month (photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints hosted Leighton Vander Esch on top 30 visit last month (photo: nfl.com)

    The Saints hosted Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch on a top-30 visit back in March, a league source told FOX 8 sports. The Saints also had a formal interview with Vander Esch at the Combine. Each team is allotted thirty pre-draft visits to their facility with prospects. Vander Esch could be available when the Saints pick at 27 in the first round. During his junior season at Boise State, Vander Esch had 141 tackles and four sacks. His ability in pass coverage has allowed h...

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    The Saints hosted Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch on a top-30 visit back in March, a league source told FOX 8 sports. The Saints also had a formal interview with Vander Esch at the Combine. Each team is allotted thirty pre-draft visits to their facility with prospects. Vander Esch could be available when the Saints pick at 27 in the first round. During his junior season at Boise State, Vander Esch had 141 tackles and four sacks. His ability in pass coverage has allowed h...

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  • All Who-Dats invited to Zach Strief retirement party

    All Who-Dats invited to Zach Strief retirement party

    Zach Strief retired from the Saints after 12 seasons. Source: Nola.comZach Strief retired from the Saints after 12 seasons. Source: Nola.com

    After 12 seasons in the Black and Gold, Zach Strief retired March 12th. Now Who-Dats have the opportunity to wish him well in his next career, brewmaster. Port Orleans Brewing Company On Saturday, April 21st, Port Orleans Brewing Company is throwing the offensive lineman a retirement party. Strief is a co-owner of the brewery. Current and former Saints players will also be at the brewery on Tchoupitoulas. The event is kid friendly, and will also have music and beer. Strie...

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    After 12 seasons in the Black and Gold, Zach Strief retired March 12th. Now Who-Dats have the opportunity to wish him well in his next career, brewmaster. Port Orleans Brewing Company On Saturday, April 21st, Port Orleans Brewing Company is throwing the offensive lineman a retirement party. Strief is a co-owner of the brewery. Current and former Saints players will also be at the brewery on Tchoupitoulas. The event is kid friendly, and will also have music and beer. Strie...

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  • Donte Jackson trying to keep "DBU" tradition going at LSU

    Donte Jackson trying to keep "DBU" tradition going at LSU

    Donte Jackson ran a 4.31-40 time at LSU Pro Day. Source: FOX 8 PhotoDonte Jackson ran a 4.31-40 time at LSU Pro Day. Source: FOX 8 Photo

    From Riverdale High School, to LSU, to now the NFL. That's the path Tiger cornerback Donte Jackson is on, and one he will complete next month.  

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    From Riverdale High School, to LSU, to now the NFL. That's the path Tiger cornerback Donte Jackson is on, and one he will complete next month.  

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  • Why don't the Saints draft more LSU Tigers, GM Mickey Loomis explains

    Why don't the Saints draft more LSU Tigers, GM Mickey Loomis explains

    Devery Henderson was the last LSU Tiger to contribute to the Saints. Source: Nola.comDevery Henderson was the last LSU Tiger to contribute to the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Devery Henderson was the last LSU Tiger to contribute to the Saints. Source: Nola.comDevery Henderson was the last LSU Tiger to contribute to the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    It's the same question that gets asked every year. Given the talent that LSU consistently puts out, why haven't the Saints drafted more Tiger players? As he's done in years past, Mickey Loomis explained they're not avoiding them, it's a simple matter of availability. "Look we've had a lot of guys at this school that we've liked, and they just haven't become available at the time that we wanted to draft them," said Saints GM Mickey Loomis. "We're well aware of that lit...More >>
    It's the same question that gets asked every year. Given the talent that LSU consistently puts out, why haven't the Saints drafted more Tiger players? As he's done in years past, Mickey Loomis explained they're not avoiding them, it's a simple matter of availability. "Look we've had a lot of guys at this school that we've liked, and they just haven't become available at the time that we wanted to draft them," said Saints GM Mickey Loomis. "We're well aware of that lit...More >>
  • Report: Brees releases statement after filing lawsuit against jeweler

    Report: Brees releases statement after filing lawsuit against jeweler

    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8
    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8

    Drew Brees targeted his San Diego jeweler after filing a lawsuit against the man Monday, according to TMZ. 

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    Drew Brees targeted his San Diego jeweler after filing a lawsuit against the man Monday, according to TMZ. 

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  • Former Saint Brandin Cooks traded again

    Former Saint Brandin Cooks traded again

    Brandin Cooks was traded to the Patriots from the Saints in 2017. Photo by Mark LagrangeBrandin Cooks was traded to the Patriots from the Saints in 2017. Photo by Mark Lagrange

    Former Saints first-round pick Brandin Cooks is on the move again. 

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    Former Saints first-round pick Brandin Cooks is on the move again. 

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  • Drew Brees suing over jewelry deals gone bad, TMZ reports

    Drew Brees suing over jewelry deals gone bad, TMZ reports

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees/FILE (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints quarterback Drew Brees/FILE (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees claims he bought millions of dollars worth of jewelry from a San Diego businessman who was not entirely clear about the value, according to a report from TMZ.

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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees claims he bought millions of dollars worth of jewelry from a San Diego businessman who was not entirely clear about the value, according to a report from TMZ.

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  • Source: Saints have not scheduled workout with Baker Mayfield; may not happen

    Source: Saints have not scheduled workout with Baker Mayfield; may not happen

    Source: Saints have not scheduled private workout with Mayfield. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Source: Saints have not scheduled private workout with Mayfield. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints were reportedly one of the teams that wanted a private workout with Oklahoma quarterback, Baker Mayfield. But a source told FOX 8 sports that one has not been scheduled yet and it may not happen.  

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    The Saints were reportedly one of the teams that wanted a private workout with Oklahoma quarterback, Baker Mayfield. But a source told FOX 8 sports that one has not been scheduled yet and it may not happen.  

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  • Saints offseason workout schedule released

    Saints offseason workout schedule released

    Drew Brees and the Saints will be back on Airline Drive on April 16th. Source: FOX 8 ImageDrew Brees and the Saints will be back on Airline Drive on April 16th. Source: FOX 8 Image
    Drew Brees and the Saints will be back on Airline Drive on April 16th. Source: FOX 8 ImageDrew Brees and the Saints will be back on Airline Drive on April 16th. Source: FOX 8 Image
    Get the calendar out Saints players, the offseason schedule is set. Workouts begin April 16th. They're not mandatory for the Black and Gold, but attendance is highly encouraged. Organized team activities begin May 22 for Sean Payton's squad. The Saints are scheduled for 10 OTA's. May 22-24, May 29-31, and June 4-7. These workouts are also not mandatory. The mandatory minicamp takes place June 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday). Mandatory minicamp workouts are usually open to the public. ...More >>
    Get the calendar out Saints players, the offseason schedule is set. Workouts begin April 16th. They're not mandatory for the Black and Gold, but attendance is highly encouraged. Organized team activities begin May 22 for Sean Payton's squad. The Saints are scheduled for 10 OTA's. May 22-24, May 29-31, and June 4-7. These workouts are also not mandatory. The mandatory minicamp takes place June 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday). Mandatory minicamp workouts are usually open to the public. ...More >>
  • Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson

    Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson

    Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson (photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson (photo: nfl.com)
    Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson (photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints held private workout with Iowa CB Josh Jackson (photo: nfl.com)
    The Saints held a private workout with Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson, a league source tells FOX 8 Sports. Jackson finished last season with eight interceptions and 27 pass break-ups for the Hawkeyes, including three in one game against Ohio State.  At 6'1 and 192 pounds, Jackson is considered a first round pick who may be available when the Saints pick at 27. The Saints signed Patrick Robinson this offseason but could be in the market for a cornerback in the draft to compete...More >>
    The Saints held a private workout with Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson, a league source tells FOX 8 Sports. Jackson finished last season with eight interceptions and 27 pass break-ups for the Hawkeyes, including three in one game against Ohio State.  At 6'1 and 192 pounds, Jackson is considered a first round pick who may be available when the Saints pick at 27. The Saints signed Patrick Robinson this offseason but could be in the market for a cornerback in the draft to compete...More >>
  • FFF: Treasure Drew Brees, we don't know when #9 will be gone

    FFF: Treasure Drew Brees, we don't know when #9 will be gone

    Drew Brees inked a new deal in March. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees inked a new deal in March. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we focus on the future of Drew Brees, the crazy debut of Zlatan, and a Netflix food series making you think outside of the box. FOOTBALL Drew Brees inked a new deal in March that assures he'll retire a Saint. The three-year deal is for $70 million, but the third year for $20 million, is set to void automatically in March 2020.  After Brees signed his new deal, he was of course asked how long he has left in the Black and Gold. In pure Brees fashion, he wa...

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    In this edition of FFF we focus on the future of Drew Brees, the crazy debut of Zlatan, and a Netflix food series making you think outside of the box. FOOTBALL Drew Brees inked a new deal in March that assures he'll retire a Saint. The three-year deal is for $70 million, but the third year for $20 million, is set to void automatically in March 2020.  After Brees signed his new deal, he was of course asked how long he has left in the Black and Gold. In pure Brees fashion, he wa...

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  • Source: Saints workout Iowa center James Daniels

    Source: Saints workout Iowa center James Daniels

    Source: Saints work out Iowa center James Daniels (Photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints work out Iowa center James Daniels (Photo: nfl.com)
    Source: Saints work out Iowa center James Daniels (Photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints work out Iowa center James Daniels (Photo: nfl.com)
    The Saints have continued their pre-draft due diligence. A league source tells FOX 8 sports that the team recently worked out Iowa center James Daniels. Daniels played three seasons for the Hawkeyes and is projected as a late first round or early second round pick. Max Unger played every snap last season at center for the Saints, but the team could use some depth along the offensive line.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints have continued their pre-draft due diligence. A league source tells FOX 8 sports that the team recently worked out Iowa center James Daniels. Daniels played three seasons for the Hawkeyes and is projected as a late first round or early second round pick. Max Unger played every snap last season at center for the Saints, but the team could use some depth along the offensive line.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • After Further Review: Fazende Mock Draft 2.0

    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis hopes to have the same success in the 2018 draft class /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis hopes to have the same success in the 2018 draft class /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    With the first few waves of free agency over, it’s time to reset the board with a new mock draft. Round One (27th): Dallas Goedert, Tight End South Dakota St. Even with Benjamin Watson, the Saints will still address tight end in the draft. They’ve worked out South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst and met with Goedert. Despite some other options potentially available at this spot, I’m sticking with Goedert. His pass-catching prowess would fit in perfectly with t...More >>
    With the first few waves of free agency over, it’s time to reset the board with a new mock draft. Round One (27th): Dallas Goedert, Tight End South Dakota St. Even with Benjamin Watson, the Saints will still address tight end in the draft. They’ve worked out South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst and met with Goedert. Despite some other options potentially available at this spot, I’m sticking with Goedert. His pass-catching prowess would fit in perfectly with t...More >>
  • Tight End Benjamin Watson returning to the Saints

    Tight End Benjamin Watson returning to the Saints

    Watson played in New Orleans for three seasons. Source: Mark LaGrangeWatson played in New Orleans for three seasons. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Tight End Benjamin Watson is returning to the Saints according to a tweet by ESPN's Adam Schefter. Watson played for the Saints for the three seasons, 2013-2015. Ian Rapaport of NFL Network says it's a one-year deal. Saints tried to bring TE Jimmy Graham back to New Orleans; instead bring back Benjamin Watson, one of the league’s most respected players. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2018 Watson is 37 years old, and has played in the NFL for 13 seasons. Wa...

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    Tight End Benjamin Watson is returning to the Saints according to a tweet by ESPN's Adam Schefter. Watson played for the Saints for the three seasons, 2013-2015. Ian Rapaport of NFL Network says it's a one-year deal. Saints tried to bring TE Jimmy Graham back to New Orleans; instead bring back Benjamin Watson, one of the league’s most respected players. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2018 Watson is 37 years old, and has played in the NFL for 13 seasons. Wa...

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  • Sean Payton talks new ownership, free agency and draft during NFL owners meeting

    Sean Payton talks new ownership, free agency and draft during NFL owners meeting

    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8

    The New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton will be speaking at the coaches breakfast during the annual NFL Owners meeting.  

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    The New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton will be speaking at the coaches breakfast during the annual NFL Owners meeting.  

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  • NFL Owners Meeting marks first major event for new Saints Owner Gayle Benson

    NFL Owners Meeting marks first major event for new Saints Owner Gayle Benson

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    Gayle Benson sent a letter to the NFL and the other 31 teams detailing her plans to keep the Saints. (FOX 8)Gayle Benson sent a letter to the NFL and the other 31 teams detailing her plans to keep the Saints. (FOX 8)

    Less than a week after the funeral for her husband Tom, Gayle Benson begins her first major event as the new Owner of the New Orleans Saints, Monday morning, at the annual NFL Owners Meeting. 

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    Less than a week after the funeral for her husband Tom, Gayle Benson begins her first major event as the new Owner of the New Orleans Saints, Monday morning, at the annual NFL Owners Meeting. 

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  • Gayle Benson steps into new role as Saints owner at NFL Owners Meetings

    Gayle Benson steps into new role as Saints owner at NFL Owners Meetings

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

    Just three days after the funeral of her husband Tom Benson, Gayle Benson steps into her new role as owner of the New Orleans Saints at the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando.

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    Just three days after the funeral of her husband Tom Benson, Gayle Benson steps into her new role as owner of the New Orleans Saints at the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando.

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  • Sports heroes, fans turn out for final day of Tom Benson visitation

    Sports heroes, fans turn out for final day of Tom Benson visitation

    Saints Head Coach Sean Payton arrives at Tom Benson's visitation. (FOX 8)Saints Head Coach Sean Payton arrives at Tom Benson's visitation. (FOX 8)
    Saints Head Coach Sean Payton arrives at Tom Benson's visitation. (FOX 8)Saints Head Coach Sean Payton arrives at Tom Benson's visitation. (FOX 8)

    Scores of people turned out today at Notre Dame Seminary to bid farewell to former New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson in public and private visitations.

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    Scores of people turned out today at Notre Dame Seminary to bid farewell to former New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson in public and private visitations.

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  • Saints, Pelicans stars and executives to serve as pallbearers at Benson's funeral

    Saints, Pelicans stars and executives to serve as pallbearers at Benson's funeral

    Archbishop Gregory Aymand and Tom Benson's widow, Gayle, attend visitation at the Notre Dame Seminary. (Source: Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Archbishop Gregory Aymand and Tom Benson's widow, Gayle, attend visitation at the Notre Dame Seminary. (Source: Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Archbishop Gregory Aymand and Tom Benson's widow, Gayle, attend visitation at the Notre Dame Seminary. (Source: Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Archbishop Gregory Aymand and Tom Benson's widow, Gayle, attend visitation at the Notre Dame Seminary. (Source: Michael DeMocker, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Drew Brees, Anthony Davis and Sean Payton will serve as honorary pallbearers for former New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. 

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    Drew Brees, Anthony Davis and Sean Payton will serve as honorary pallbearers for former New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson. 

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  • FFF: Saints and Pelicans on solid ground with Gayle Benson in charge

    FFF: Saints and Pelicans on solid ground with Gayle Benson in charge

    Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)
    Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)
    In this edition of FFF we focus on the future of the Saints and Pelicans, what's wrong with diving in soccer, and a great late-night spot to grab dinner in NOLA. FOOTBALL Before his passing, Tom Benson arranged a smooth transition for his wife, Gayle, to run the Saints and Pelicans. Mr. Benson was a strong businessman, and owner, all virtues his wife Gayle will no doubt carry on in the coming years. Gayle became the sole beneficiary of an estate controlling the Saints and Pelicans ...More >>
    In this edition of FFF we focus on the future of the Saints and Pelicans, what's wrong with diving in soccer, and a great late-night spot to grab dinner in NOLA. FOOTBALL Before his passing, Tom Benson arranged a smooth transition for his wife, Gayle, to run the Saints and Pelicans. Mr. Benson was a strong businessman, and owner, all virtues his wife Gayle will no doubt carry on in the coming years. Gayle became the sole beneficiary of an estate controlling the Saints and Pelicans ...More >>
  • Report: Willie Snead to visit the Ravens

    Report: Willie Snead to visit the Ravens

    Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)
    Willie Snead signed an offer sheet with the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)Willie Snead signed an offer sheet with the Ravens according to a report. (Photo by Mark Lagrange)
    Free agent wide receiver Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Saints’ restricted free agent WR Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens today, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 21, 2018 Snead is a Saints restricted free agent, and was offered $1.9 million salary for 2018. The Black and Gold have right of first refusal if another team offers Snead an improved deal. Snead joined the Saints as undrafted free agent in 2014. ...More >>
    Free agent wide receiver Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Saints’ restricted free agent WR Willie Snead is visiting the Ravens today, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 21, 2018 Snead is a Saints restricted free agent, and was offered $1.9 million salary for 2018. The Black and Gold have right of first refusal if another team offers Snead an improved deal. Snead joined the Saints as undrafted free agent in 2014. ...More >>
  • Report: Hurns tells radio station Saints have shown interest

    Report: Hurns tells radio station Saints have shown interest

    Report: Saints have interest in WR Allen Hurns (nfl.com)Report: Saints have interest in WR Allen Hurns (nfl.com)

    The Saints are in the market for a wide receiver and may be targeting the newly available Allen Hurns. Hurns told WFNZ in Charlotte that several teams, including the Saints, have shown interest in him. Jacksonville released Hurns, 26, Tuesday. He played in ten games last season and finished with 39 receptions, 484 yards and two touchdowns. He had his best season in 2015 when he had 1,031 yards and ten touchdowns. He signed a four-year, $40 million extension in 2016. There's no ...

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    The Saints are in the market for a wide receiver and may be targeting the newly available Allen Hurns. Hurns told WFNZ in Charlotte that several teams, including the Saints, have shown interest in him. Jacksonville released Hurns, 26, Tuesday. He played in ten games last season and finished with 39 receptions, 484 yards and two touchdowns. He had his best season in 2015 when he had 1,031 yards and ten touchdowns. He signed a four-year, $40 million extension in 2016. There's no ...

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  • Coach Payton uses Twitter to shoot down Eric Decker rumors

    Coach Payton uses Twitter to shoot down Eric Decker rumors

    Coach Payton went on Twitter to shoot down a report. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Coach Payton went on Twitter to shoot down a report. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    This morning Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reported wide receiver Eric Decker was visiting the Saints. Sean Payton took to Twitter to shoot down the report by saying "Bad sources." Former Titans WR Eric Decker is in fact visiting the #Saints, per source. pic.twitter.com/BycBMg1N8g — Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) March 20, 2018 Bad sources. — Sean Payton (@SeanPayton) March 20, 2018 Jhabvala went back to Twitter after Coach Payton's response. I...

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    This morning Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reported wide receiver Eric Decker was visiting the Saints. Sean Payton took to Twitter to shoot down the report by saying "Bad sources." Former Titans WR Eric Decker is in fact visiting the #Saints, per source. pic.twitter.com/BycBMg1N8g — Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) March 20, 2018 Bad sources. — Sean Payton (@SeanPayton) March 20, 2018 Jhabvala went back to Twitter after Coach Payton's response. I...

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  • Gayle Benson-owned GMB Racing primed for another Kentucky Derby run

    Gayle Benson-owned GMB Racing primed for another Kentucky Derby run

    Lone Sailor is 20-1 odds to win the Louisiana Derby.Lone Sailor is 20-1 odds to win the Louisiana Derby.

    Two years ago GMB Racing came out of nowhere to become a "big player" in "The Sport of Kings." Gayle and Tom's racing operation was in it's infancy back in 2016, but they still sent, not one, but two horses to the Kentucky Derby. The Benson's horses finished 8th and 12th, in the "Super Bowl of Racing." This Saturday, GMB will send out another thoroughbred with an eye on "The Run for the Roses," in Lone Sailor. With the passing of Mr. Benson, ano...

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    Two years ago GMB Racing came out of nowhere to become a "big player" in "The Sport of Kings." Gayle and Tom's racing operation was in it's infancy back in 2016, but they still sent, not one, but two horses to the Kentucky Derby. The Benson's horses finished 8th and 12th, in the "Super Bowl of Racing." This Saturday, GMB will send out another thoroughbred with an eye on "The Run for the Roses," in Lone Sailor. With the passing of Mr. Benson, ano...

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  • Ndamukong Suh visiting Rams after meetings with Saints and Titans

    Ndamukong Suh visiting Rams after meetings with Saints and Titans

    Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)
    Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)
    Free agent Ndamukong Suh's next stop is the Los Angeles Rams according to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Suh visited the Saints and Titans this past weekend. Quick note: #Suh is visiting the #Rams tomorrow (Tuesday). https://t.co/h30uIQMNIo — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) March 19, 2018 According to Schultz, Suh was impressed with both the Saints and Titans visits. Ndamukong Suh tells me that his visits w/both the #Saints and #Titans went well. While he has yet to s...More >>
    Free agent Ndamukong Suh's next stop is the Los Angeles Rams according to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Suh visited the Saints and Titans this past weekend. Quick note: #Suh is visiting the #Rams tomorrow (Tuesday). https://t.co/h30uIQMNIo — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) March 19, 2018 According to Schultz, Suh was impressed with both the Saints and Titans visits. Ndamukong Suh tells me that his visits w/both the #Saints and #Titans went well. While he has yet to s...More >>
  • After Further Review: Grading the Saints’ free agency moves

    After Further Review: Grading the Saints’ free agency moves

    Jermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.comJermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.com
    Jermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.comJermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.com

    The whirlwind start to free agency has finally settled down a bit for the Saints. Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to grade where they stand. 

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    The whirlwind start to free agency has finally settled down a bit for the Saints. Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to grade where they stand. 

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  • Benson's will: Gayle Benson named sole beneficiary, heirs and descendants cut out of inheritance

    Benson's will: Gayle Benson named sole beneficiary, heirs and descendants cut out of inheritance

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife, Gayle. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife, Gayle. (FOX 8)
    Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)

    We are learning more about Tom Benson's last will and testament, a document that appears to make it clear he wanted his third wife Gayle to have full control of his billion-dollar-plus sports empire. 

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    We are learning more about Tom Benson's last will and testament, a document that appears to make it clear he wanted his third wife Gayle to have full control of his billion-dollar-plus sports empire. 

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  • Report: Former St. Aug and LSU star Tyrann Mathieu headed to the Texans

    Report: Former St. Aug and LSU star Tyrann Mathieu headed to the Texans

    Tyrann Mathieu will sign with the Texans. Source: FOX 8Tyrann Mathieu will sign with the Texans. Source: FOX 8

    Former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu will sign a one-year deal with the Texans according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Former Cardinals’ safety Tyrann Mathieu reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Houston Texans, sources tell ESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2018 The Cardinals were looking to restructure $18 million of Mathieu contract, before it  became guaranteed at the start of the league year on Wednesday afternoon. The St. Aug alum refused to...

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    Former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu will sign a one-year deal with the Texans according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Former Cardinals’ safety Tyrann Mathieu reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Houston Texans, sources tell ESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2018 The Cardinals were looking to restructure $18 million of Mathieu contract, before it  became guaranteed at the start of the league year on Wednesday afternoon. The St. Aug alum refused to...

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  • Sean Payton praises Tom Benson in open letter

    Sean Payton praises Tom Benson in open letter

    Saints owner Tom Benson showed extra care for his players and coaches, Sean Payton said in a letter about the team's owner. (FOX 8)Saints owner Tom Benson showed extra care for his players and coaches, Sean Payton said in a letter about the team's owner. (FOX 8)
    Saints owner Tom Benson showed extra care for his players and coaches, Sean Payton said in a letter about the team's owner. (FOX 8)Saints owner Tom Benson showed extra care for his players and coaches, Sean Payton said in a letter about the team's owner. (FOX 8)

    Sean Payton pulled back the curtain on his relationship with Tom Benson in an open letter posted on SI.com.

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    Sean Payton pulled back the curtain on his relationship with Tom Benson in an open letter posted on SI.com.

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  • Funeral arrangements and visitation are set for Tom Benson

    Funeral arrangements and visitation are set for Tom Benson

    Mr. Benson's funeral arrangements have benn set. (FOX 8 Photo)Mr. Benson's funeral arrangements have benn set. (FOX 8 Photo)

    Funeral arrangements for Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson were set today. Arrangements for Tom Benson Visitation and Funeral Mass pic.twitter.com/PDaXoUHCDE — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) March 16, 2018 A public visitation will take place Wednesday March 21st, and Thursday March 22nd at Notre Dame Seminary. A private funeral will take place Friday at St. Louis Cathedral. Mr. Benson passed away on Thursday at the age of 90. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights ...

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    Funeral arrangements for Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson were set today. Arrangements for Tom Benson Visitation and Funeral Mass pic.twitter.com/PDaXoUHCDE — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) March 16, 2018 A public visitation will take place Wednesday March 21st, and Thursday March 22nd at Notre Dame Seminary. A private funeral will take place Friday at St. Louis Cathedral. Mr. Benson passed away on Thursday at the age of 90. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights ...

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  • Morstead signs 5-year extension with the Saints

    Morstead signs 5-year extension with the Saints

    Thomas Morstead signs 5-year extension with the SaintsSource: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Thomas Morstead signs 5-year extension with the SaintsSource: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Saints punter Thomas Morstead signed a 5-year extension according to his Twitter account. 5 more years!#WhoDat#Saints pic.twitter.com/xoYBeWpkLP — Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) March 16, 2018 Morstead has been in the Black and Gold for nine seasons. He's made one Pro Bowl back in 2010. The Saints drafted the SMU Mustang in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He's only had one punt blocked in his nine years with the Saints. Morstead's career average in punt yardage ...

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    Saints punter Thomas Morstead signed a 5-year extension according to his Twitter account. 5 more years!#WhoDat#Saints pic.twitter.com/xoYBeWpkLP — Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) March 16, 2018 Morstead has been in the Black and Gold for nine seasons. He's made one Pro Bowl back in 2010. The Saints drafted the SMU Mustang in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He's only had one punt blocked in his nine years with the Saints. Morstead's career average in punt yardage ...

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  • Pass-rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with the Saints

    Pass-rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with the Saints

    Alex Okafor will re-sign with the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Alex Okafor will re-sign with the Saints. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints are re-signing Alex Okafor to a 2-year deal worth up $10 million according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The pass-rusher visited the Bucs, but working in Dennis Allen's defense appears to be a great fit for Okafor. Okafor joined the Saints on a one-year deal last year. Okafor is still recovering from a torn Achilles tendon suffered in November.   Okafor racked up 43 tackles, and 4.5 sacks in only 11 games of work.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All r...

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    The Saints are re-signing Alex Okafor to a 2-year deal worth up $10 million according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The pass-rusher visited the Bucs, but working in Dennis Allen's defense appears to be a great fit for Okafor. Okafor joined the Saints on a one-year deal last year. Okafor is still recovering from a torn Achilles tendon suffered in November.   Okafor racked up 43 tackles, and 4.5 sacks in only 11 games of work.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All r...

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  • New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90

    Tom Benson was born on July 12, 1927, the same year as the great flood of Louisiana before the Great Depression. His parents, Tom Benson Sr. and Carmen Benson, had four sons. They raised the boys in the St. Roch neighborhood, their lives rooted in the Catholic Church as parishioners at Our Lady Star of the Sea. 

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    Tom Benson was born on July 12, 1927, the same year as the great flood of Louisiana before the Great Depression. His parents, Tom Benson Sr. and Carmen Benson, had four sons. They raised the boys in the St. Roch neighborhood, their lives rooted in the Catholic Church as parishioners at Our Lady Star of the Sea. 

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  • The world reacts to the passing of Tom Benson

    The world reacts to the passing of Tom Benson

    FOX 8 PhotoFOX 8 Photo

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson passed away Thursday at the age of 90. News quickly spread of Mr. Benson’s passing and many took to social media to share their condolences for the Benson family including current and former players, celebrities and teams around the NFL and the NBA. 

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    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson passed away Thursday at the age of 90. News quickly spread of Mr. Benson’s passing and many took to social media to share their condolences for the Benson family including current and former players, celebrities and teams around the NFL and the NBA. 

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  • Tom Benson brought the New Orleans Saints to heavenly heights

    Tom Benson brought the New Orleans Saints to heavenly heights

    Drew Brees and Sean Payton celebrate the Saints' Super Bowl win in Miami. (Source: Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees and Sean Payton celebrate the Saints' Super Bowl win in Miami. (Source: Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Saints owner Tom Benson could never be accused of backing down from a challenge. His purchase of the hapless New Orleans saints back in 1985 attests to that.

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    Saints owner Tom Benson could never be accused of backing down from a challenge. His purchase of the hapless New Orleans saints back in 1985 attests to that.

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  • Roger Goodell: Benson was a 'true leader'

    Roger Goodell: Benson was a 'true leader'

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife, Gayle. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife, Gayle. (FOX 8)
    Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will keep both teams on solid ground going forward. (FOX 8)

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson died Thursday afternoon at the age of 90.

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    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson died Thursday afternoon at the age of 90.

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  • Report: Ndamukong Suh to visit Saints Friday

    Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)Ndamukong Suh will visit the Rams next. (photo: nfl.com)

    The Saints appear to be in the mix for defensive tackle Ndamakoung Suh, according to Jane Slater of the NFL Network. 

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    The Saints appear to be in the mix for defensive tackle Ndamakoung Suh, according to Jane Slater of the NFL Network. 

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  • Report: Offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod returning to the Saints

    Report: Offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod returning to the Saints

    Jermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.comJermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.com
    Jermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.comJermon Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in 2007. Source: Nola.com
    Jermon Bushrod is back in the Black and Gold according to Herbie Teope of Nola.com/Times-Picayune. The offensive lineman will get a one-year deal. Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in the fourth-round of the 2007 draft. Bushrod spent six seasons in New Orleans. The lineman also played three years for the Bears, and two for the Dolphins. The Saints lost Senio Kelemete to the Texans, so it made sense to ink the 33-year old lineman. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    Jermon Bushrod is back in the Black and Gold according to Herbie Teope of Nola.com/Times-Picayune. The offensive lineman will get a one-year deal. Bushrod was drafted by the Saints in the fourth-round of the 2007 draft. Bushrod spent six seasons in New Orleans. The lineman also played three years for the Bears, and two for the Dolphins. The Saints lost Senio Kelemete to the Texans, so it made sense to ink the 33-year old lineman. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Former first-round pick Patrick Robinson is coming back to the Black and Gold

    Former first-round pick Patrick Robinson is coming back to the Black and Gold

    Patrick Robinson is a former first-round pick of the Saints. Source: Nola.comPatrick Robinson is a former first-round pick of the Saints. Source: Nola.com

    Fomer Saint cornerback Patrick Robinson is coming home according the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The Eagle is expected to sign a 4-year deal with the Saints. This is a surprise: #Eagles CB Patrick Robinson, due to be a free agent in 2 hours, is expected to sign a 4-year deal with the #Saints. Back where it all began. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2018 Robinson is a former first-round pick of the Saints. He was drafted in 2010, 32nd overall. Robinson intercepted Tom...

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    Fomer Saint cornerback Patrick Robinson is coming home according the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The Eagle is expected to sign a 4-year deal with the Saints. This is a surprise: #Eagles CB Patrick Robinson, due to be a free agent in 2 hours, is expected to sign a 4-year deal with the #Saints. Back where it all began. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2018 Robinson is a former first-round pick of the Saints. He was drafted in 2010, 32nd overall. Robinson intercepted Tom...

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  • Saints don't tender Brandon Coleman, now a free agent

    Saints don't tender Brandon Coleman, now a free agent

    Brandon Coleman is an restricted free agent. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrandon Coleman is an restricted free agent. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints didn't tender wide receiver Brandon Coleman according to Josh Katzenstein at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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    The Saints didn't tender wide receiver Brandon Coleman according to Josh Katzenstein at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

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  • Report: Cardinals releasing former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu

    Report: Cardinals releasing former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu

    Mathieu will be released by the Cardinals according to a report. Source: Nola.comMathieu will be released by the Cardinals according to a report. Source: Nola.com

    The Cardinals have informed the Tyrann Mathieu they're releasing him according to a tweet by FOX's Jay Glazer. Cardinals have informed the Tyrann Mathieau The Honey Badger they are releasing him — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) March 14, 2018 The Cardinals were looking to restructure $18 million of Mathieu contract, before it  becomes guaranteed at the start of the league year on Wednesday afternoon. The Saints could have possible interest in the St. Augustine and LSU alum....

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    The Cardinals have informed the Tyrann Mathieu they're releasing him according to a tweet by FOX's Jay Glazer. Cardinals have informed the Tyrann Mathieau The Honey Badger they are releasing him — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) March 14, 2018 The Cardinals were looking to restructure $18 million of Mathieu contract, before it  becomes guaranteed at the start of the league year on Wednesday afternoon. The Saints could have possible interest in the St. Augustine and LSU alum....

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  • Report: Former Packers WR Jordy Nelson visiting the Saints

    Report: Former Packers WR Jordy Nelson visiting the Saints

    Jordy Nelson is visiting the Saints according to Adam Schefter. Source: Nola.comJordy Nelson is visiting the Saints according to Adam Schefter. Source: Nola.com
    Jordy Nelson is visiting the Saints according to Adam Schefter. Source: Nola.comJordy Nelson is visiting the Saints according to Adam Schefter. Source: Nola.com
    On Tuesday the Packers agreed to terms with Saints target Jimmy Graham. Green Bay also released wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Today, Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting Nelson is planning to visit the Saints. Former Packers' WR Jordy Nelson in demand: Visiting Raiders today, then scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks, then the New Orleans Saints, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2018 Nelson will also visit the Raiders and Seahwaks according to Schefter...More >>
    On Tuesday the Packers agreed to terms with Saints target Jimmy Graham. Green Bay also released wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Today, Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting Nelson is planning to visit the Saints. Former Packers' WR Jordy Nelson in demand: Visiting Raiders today, then scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks, then the New Orleans Saints, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2018 Nelson will also visit the Raiders and Seahwaks according to Schefter...More >>
  • Drew Brees confident team is set up to "make a run at the ultimate goal"

    Drew Brees confident team is set up to "make a run at the ultimate goal"

    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)

    Two months to the day after the Saints' season ended in Minneapolis, Drew Brees spoke about his hopes that the 2-year contract he agreed to Tuesday would allow the team to set themselves up for an even deeper playoff run.

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    Two months to the day after the Saints' season ended in Minneapolis, Drew Brees spoke about his hopes that the 2-year contract he agreed to Tuesday would allow the team to set themselves up for an even deeper playoff run.

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  • Report: Jimmy Graham's contract is 3 years, $30 million from Packers

    Report: Jimmy Graham's contract is 3 years, $30 million from Packers

    Jimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark LagrangeJimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark Lagrange
    Jimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark LagrangeJimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark Lagrange

    Jimmy Graham will get paid three years, $30 million according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The former Saint will earn $22 million over the first two years.  Yesterday it was reported Graham and the Saints had been seriously discussing a reunion, but talks stalled over the last several hours according to a tweet by ESPN's Dianna Russini. Both sides are still hoping to reach agreement according to the tweet. Other teams including the Packers were in the hunt. Saints quarter...

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    Jimmy Graham will get paid three years, $30 million according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. The former Saint will earn $22 million over the first two years.  Yesterday it was reported Graham and the Saints had been seriously discussing a reunion, but talks stalled over the last several hours according to a tweet by ESPN's Dianna Russini. Both sides are still hoping to reach agreement according to the tweet. Other teams including the Packers were in the hunt. Saints quarter...

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  • Report: Saints backup QB Chase Daniel going to the Bears

    Report: Saints backup QB Chase Daniel going to the Bears

    Chase Daniel is headed to Chicago. Source: Garland GillenChase Daniel is headed to Chicago. Source: Garland Gillen
    Chase Daniel is headed to Chicago. Source: Garland GillenChase Daniel is headed to Chicago. Source: Garland Gillen
    The Saints backup quarterback in 2017, Chase Daniel, is headed to the Windy City according to the NFL Network's Peter Schrager. Daniel is getting 2-year deal, worth $10 million, according to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network.. He gets $7 million guaranteed, and it’s voidable after one year. On a conference call Drew Brees gave his thoughts on losing Daniel to the Bears. "He’s a great QB to have in the room. I think he’s going to be a very productive QB,&quo...More >>
    The Saints backup quarterback in 2017, Chase Daniel, is headed to the Windy City according to the NFL Network's Peter Schrager. Daniel is getting 2-year deal, worth $10 million, according to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network.. He gets $7 million guaranteed, and it’s voidable after one year. On a conference call Drew Brees gave his thoughts on losing Daniel to the Bears. "He’s a great QB to have in the room. I think he’s going to be a very productive QB,&quo...More >>
  • Drew Brees' re-signing applauded by Archie Manning, Jim Henderson

    Drew Brees' re-signing applauded by Archie Manning, Jim Henderson

    Source: John Snell, FOX 8Source: John Snell, FOX 8

    For two months, Saints fans have been told that Drew Brees would be staying in New Orleans but as free agency neared and teams like the Vikings made their interest known, the tension built, which led to Tuesday's news that the franchise quarterback agreed to a 2-year deal to stay in the city he has come to call home. 

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    For two months, Saints fans have been told that Drew Brees would be staying in New Orleans but as free agency neared and teams like the Vikings made their interest known, the tension built, which led to Tuesday's news that the franchise quarterback agreed to a 2-year deal to stay in the city he has come to call home. 

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  • Report: Saints target Malcolm Butler headed to the Titans

    Report: Saints target Malcolm Butler headed to the Titans

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    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    Former Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler intends to sign with the Titans according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. 

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    Former Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler intends to sign with the Titans according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. 

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  • Report: Jimmy Graham to sign with the Packers

    Report: Jimmy Graham to sign with the Packers

    Jimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark LagrangeJimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark Lagrange
    Jimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark LagrangeJimmy Graham will sign with the Packers according to a report. Photo credit: Mark Lagrange
    Packers intend to sign TE Jimmy Graham to a three-year deal according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Earlier today it was reported Graham and the Saints had been seriously discussing a reunion, but talks stalled over the last several hours according to a tweet by ESPN's Dianna Russini. Both sides are still hoping to reach agreement according to the tweet. Other teams including the Packers were in the hunt. Saints quarterback Drew Brees told ESPN's Mike Triplett he wanted Graham back in th...More >>
    Packers intend to sign TE Jimmy Graham to a three-year deal according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Earlier today it was reported Graham and the Saints had been seriously discussing a reunion, but talks stalled over the last several hours according to a tweet by ESPN's Dianna Russini. Both sides are still hoping to reach agreement according to the tweet. Other teams including the Packers were in the hunt. Saints quarterback Drew Brees told ESPN's Mike Triplett he wanted Graham back in th...More >>
  • Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux

    Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux

    Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    The Saints will not place a tender on restricted free agent cornerback Delvin Breaux, a source confirmed to FOX 8 sports. Breaux will become a free agent on Wednesday. The lowest tender amount is $1.9 million.  Breaux had a stellar 2015 when he signed with the team from the CFL. However, his last two seasons have been riddled with injuries. During training camp last season, a misdiagnosis of his broken fibula cost two Saints' doctors their jobs. There's still a chance the Saint...More >>
    The Saints will not place a tender on restricted free agent cornerback Delvin Breaux, a source confirmed to FOX 8 sports. Breaux will become a free agent on Wednesday. The lowest tender amount is $1.9 million.  Breaux had a stellar 2015 when he signed with the team from the CFL. However, his last two seasons have been riddled with injuries. During training camp last season, a misdiagnosis of his broken fibula cost two Saints' doctors their jobs. There's still a chance the Saint...More >>
  • Drew Brees tweets following Saints deal

    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8
    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8

    Drew Brees took to Twitter to express how he felt following the contract agreement reached between him and The New Orleans Saints Brees met with Saints management while in the building for Zach Strief's retirement. 

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    Drew Brees took to Twitter to express how he felt following the contract agreement reached between him and The New Orleans Saints Brees met with Saints management while in the building for Zach Strief's retirement. 

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  • Report: Saints won't tender offer to Delvin Breaux

    Report: Saints won't tender offer to Delvin Breaux

    Delvin Breaux prepped at McDonogh 35. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Delvin Breaux prepped at McDonogh 35. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)Source: Saints will not tender Delvin Breaux (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    The Saints will not tender an offer to cornerback Delvin Breaux according to Josh Katzenstein of Nola.com/Times Picayune. The team hasn't ruled out bringing him back Katzenstein went on to report. Breaux has been plagued by injuries the last two seasons. Breaux is a restricted free agent. Free agency begins Wednesday at 3 p.m. Breaux played his high school ball at McDonogh 35. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints will not tender an offer to cornerback Delvin Breaux according to Josh Katzenstein of Nola.com/Times Picayune. The team hasn't ruled out bringing him back Katzenstein went on to report. Breaux has been plagued by injuries the last two seasons. Breaux is a restricted free agent. Free agency begins Wednesday at 3 p.m. Breaux played his high school ball at McDonogh 35. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Juan's World: Saints Show Brees the Money

    Drew Brees ready for another postseason run.Drew Brees ready for another postseason run.
    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8

    Welcome in to Juan's World and here's what I know.

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and here's what I know.

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  • Colt Colletti's unorthodox training making its way to the NFL

    Colt Colletti's unorthodox training making its way to the NFL

    Buffalo Bills WR Malachi Dupre works with trainer Colt Colletti. FOX 8 photoBuffalo Bills WR Malachi Dupre works with trainer Colt Colletti. FOX 8 photo

    Colt Colletti's home gym and grueling workouts are well known around River Ridge, but with the rise of social media and his new-found presence on Instagram, his garage is becoming an even more popular destination for top athletes. 

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    Colt Colletti's home gym and grueling workouts are well known around River Ridge, but with the rise of social media and his new-found presence on Instagram, his garage is becoming an even more popular destination for top athletes. 

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  • Report: Brees and Saints agree to two-year deal

    Report: Brees and Saints agree to two-year deal

    Drew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints and Drew Brees have reached a two-year deal, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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    The Saints and Drew Brees have reached a two-year deal, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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  • Juan's World: Just a Couple of Saints Observations

    Drew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.com

    Welcome in to Juan's World. It wasn't just any other manic Monday in the crescent city. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World. It wasn't just any other manic Monday in the crescent city. 

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  • Report: Jimmy Graham interested in signing with Saints or Packers

    Report: Jimmy Graham interested in signing with Saints or Packers

    Report: Jimmy Graham interested in signing with Saints or Packers /FILE (Source: John Snell)Report: Jimmy Graham interested in signing with Saints or Packers /FILE (Source: John Snell)

    The Saints and Packers are the two teams in the running for tight end Jimmy Graham, according to Greg Bell of the Seattle Times. 

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    The Saints and Packers are the two teams in the running for tight end Jimmy Graham, according to Greg Bell of the Seattle Times. 

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  • Report: Vikings have 'reached out' to Drew Brees' agent

    Report: Vikings have 'reached out' to Drew Brees' agent

    Drew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source:Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneDrew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source:Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Drew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees needs to sign a new contract by March 14th, or he becomes a free agent. Source: Nola.com

    The Vikings have "reached out " to Drew Brees' agent, Tom Condon, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. 

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    The Vikings have "reached out " to Drew Brees' agent, Tom Condon, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. 

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  • Everything you need to know about NFL Free Agency

    Everything you need to know about NFL Free Agency

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

    With free agency already dominating headlines before the signing period officially begins Wednesday, NFL Communications sent out a handy guide to the basics and more nuanced elements of the procedures.

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    With free agency already dominating headlines before the signing period officially begins Wednesday, NFL Communications sent out a handy guide to the basics and more nuanced elements of the procedures.

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  • Saints tackle Zach Strief announces retirement from NFL

    Saints tackle Zach Strief announces retirement from NFL

    (Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)(Photo: Times Picayune, nola.com)

    New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief has announced that he is retiring from the NFL.

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    New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief has announced that he is retiring from the NFL.

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  • AFR: Free agent target #1 Muhammad Wilkerson

    AFR: Free agent target #1 Muhammad Wilkerson

    Muhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.comMuhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.com
    Muhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.comMuhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.com
    Our No. one free agent target is former Jet Muhammad Wilkerson. It’s a player on the Saints radar as he will reportedly take a visit to New Orleans. The interest makes sense. The Saints need help along their defensive line, and Wilkerson is disruptive. At his best Wilkerson can be one of the best. He’s had multiple double-digit sack seasons. But he had his issues with the Jets, and there’s some concern there. There’s also a question of where he wou...More >>
    Our No. one free agent target is former Jet Muhammad Wilkerson. It’s a player on the Saints radar as he will reportedly take a visit to New Orleans. The interest makes sense. The Saints need help along their defensive line, and Wilkerson is disruptive. At his best Wilkerson can be one of the best. He’s had multiple double-digit sack seasons. But he had his issues with the Jets, and there’s some concern there. There’s also a question of where he wou...More >>
  • Saints have $32.45 million in salary cap space, according to NFLPA

    Saints have $32.45 million in salary cap space, according to NFLPA

    NFLPA: Saints have $32.45 million in salary cap space (Source: FOX 8)NFLPA: Saints have $32.45 million in salary cap space (Source: FOX 8)

    With free agency beginning March 14th, the Saints will have some funds to spend on the open market. According to NFLPA records, the Saints have $32.45 million in cap space with 69 players currently under contract.

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    With free agency beginning March 14th, the Saints will have some funds to spend on the open market. According to NFLPA records, the Saints have $32.45 million in cap space with 69 players currently under contract.

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  • Source: Saints interviewed Vander Esch at NFL Combine

    Source: Saints interviewed Vander Esch at NFL Combine

    Source: Saints held formal interview with Boise St. LB Leighton Vander Esch at NFL Combine (photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints held formal interview with Boise St. LB Leighton Vander Esch at NFL Combine (photo: nfl.com)
    Source: Saints held formal interview with Boise St. LB Leighton Vander Esch at NFL Combine (photo: nfl.com)Source: Saints held formal interview with Boise St. LB Leighton Vander Esch at NFL Combine (photo: nfl.com)
    The New Orleans Saints had a formal interview with Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, a source told FOX 8 sports. Vander Esch is viewed as one of top linebackers in this class. During his junior season at Boise State, Vander Esch had 141 tackles and four sacks. His ability in pass coverage has allowed him to shoot up draft boards. He had three interceptions and five pass breakups in 2017. Measuring at 6'4 and 256 pounds, Vander Esch ...More >>
    The New Orleans Saints had a formal interview with Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, a source told FOX 8 sports. Vander Esch is viewed as one of top linebackers in this class. During his junior season at Boise State, Vander Esch had 141 tackles and four sacks. His ability in pass coverage has allowed him to shoot up draft boards. He had three interceptions and five pass breakups in 2017. Measuring at 6'4 and 256 pounds, Vander Esch ...More >>
  • Report: Defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson visiting the Saints

    Report: Defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson visiting the Saints

    Muhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.comMuhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.com
    Muhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.comMuhammad Wilkerson is a free agent, and the Saints could be a landing spot. Source: Nola.com
    Former Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson is visiting the Saints according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Wilkerson was drafted No. 30 overall in 2011 by New York. Wilkerson just left the Packers, and is now heading to New Orleans in the tweet. Wilkerson has been struggling since signing a huge deal recently. The lineman signed a five-year, $86 million deal (with $37 million in guarantees) before the 2016 season. In 2016-17 combined, Wilkerson played 28 games, ...More >>
    Former Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson is visiting the Saints according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Wilkerson was drafted No. 30 overall in 2011 by New York. Wilkerson just left the Packers, and is now heading to New Orleans in the tweet. Wilkerson has been struggling since signing a huge deal recently. The lineman signed a five-year, $86 million deal (with $37 million in guarantees) before the 2016 season. In 2016-17 combined, Wilkerson played 28 games, ...More >>
  • Report: Saints planning private workout with QB Baker Mayfield

    Report: Saints planning private workout with QB Baker Mayfield

    Saints are among a host of NFL teams scheduling a private workout with Heisman Trophy winner. Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSaints are among a host of NFL teams scheduling a private workout with Heisman Trophy winner. Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
    Source: Saints have not scheduled private workout with Mayfield. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Saints have not scheduled private workout with Mayfield. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    The Saints are among a host of NFL teams scheduling a private workout with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield. That's according to a story by Sports Illustrated.  The workout with Mayfield would take place in Norman, Oklahoma, after the Sooners pro day next Wednesday. FOX 8 Sports reported last week the Saints conducted a formal interview with the former Oklahoma quarterback at the NFL combine. Drew Brees is currently out of contract with the Black and Gold. Brees needs...

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    The Saints are among a host of NFL teams scheduling a private workout with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield. That's according to a story by Sports Illustrated.  The workout with Mayfield would take place in Norman, Oklahoma, after the Sooners pro day next Wednesday. FOX 8 Sports reported last week the Saints conducted a formal interview with the former Oklahoma quarterback at the NFL combine. Drew Brees is currently out of contract with the Black and Gold. Brees needs...

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