Three weeks after Drew Brees’ initial comments about kneeling during the national anthem in lieu of George Floyd’s death drew the ire of many teammates and fellow athletes, one of the main critics, Malcolm Jenkins, is viewing the conversation as a positive.
The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."
LSU football is less than a week away from welcoming players back to campus and if all goes well with COVID-19 testing, training will resume June 8th.“We are so excited that the NCAA decided our players can come back," Ed Orgeron said.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s drafting by the Kansas City Chiefs was quickly deemed a perfect fit by onlookers due to the versatility the diminutive running back will undoubtedly bring to a Super Bowl-winning offense that prides itself on variety.
Two months after the sports world shuttered due to the Coronavirus pandemic, LSU Athletic Director Scott Woodward is optimistic that student-athletes will return to campus soon and that the defending national championship football team will get to play a full season.
The Saints scheduled release Thursday night brought a realization of just how challenging the 2020 season could be. In the final four games of the season, three of their opponents will be playoff participants from 2019.
The Saints’ search for versatility and specialized talent has been on display all offseason with a contract extension for Taysom Hill, the drafting of Tommy Stevens and most recently, the signing of Margus Hunt.
The Saints started their second straight NFL Draft by picking an offensive lineman, specifically a center, when they took Cesar Ruiz out of Michigan with the 24th overall selection. In 2019, Erick McCoy got the call after the Saints traded up to the 48th selection.
It has been seven years since Leonard Fournette played football in New Orleans, but he still considers the Crescent City home and now, he’s stepping up to help the city during it’s ongoing struggle with coronavirus.
When the NBA paused their season due to Coronavirus concerns, the New Orleans Pelicans were in the thick of the most-contested battle for playoff seeding as one of four teams chasing the Memphis Grizzlies for the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference. As the league and the sports world sta
Taysom Hill’s one-of-a-kind rise to being a household name started with Troy Aikman mentioning during special teams action that Sean Payton had high hopes for the backup quarterback sprinting down the field on kickoff coverage.
The Saints are being forced to employ Plan C when it comes to their draft headquarters. First, the NFL’s closing of team facilities evicted them from their regular office space so they moved to the suddenly unused Dixie Brewery to prepare for late April’s selections. But as of Monday, the league is
Fifty years after kicking a then-NFL record 63-yard field goal to lift the Saints to victory, one of the franchise’s most beloved alumni and adopted New Orleanian, Tom Dempsey, passed away from Coronavirus complications.
One day after making headlines for describing 2020 as Drew Brees’ “final season," Sean Payton spoke in detail about his veteran quarterback’s status, how Payton is feeling after his Coronavirus diagnosis and the unique offseason unfolding.
Sean Payton made news Tuesday with his comments to ESPN that Drew Brees “has announced he is coming back for his final season,” and he attempted to backtrack and clarify the situation Wednesday on a teleconference with local media.
The Pelicans have not played since March 8th as the NBA season continues it’s indefinite pause due to Coronavirus. The team was able to continue holding workouts for two weeks while taking precautions but the league has now closed all practice facilities “The league just closed the practice facilit
Drew Brees has reached the top of the NFL’s career passing touchdowns and yardage leaderboards in consecutive seasons. He also has 4 of the 5 best pass completion percentages for a single season in league history.