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Saints linebacker Kaden Elliss activated off Covid 19/ reserve list

Saints LB Kaden Elliss & LS Zach Wood put on Covid 19/reserve list

  Saints head coach says hotel doesn’t take away all risk

  ORANGE IS THE NEW PURPLE: Photos show Joe Burrow practicing in Bengals jersey

Saints linebacker DeMario Davis discusses season ahead

Andrew Berry on Odell Beckham Jr’s comments

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Saints Update: Team creates “mini-bubble” at downtown hotel, Raiders say no fans at week 2 game

Saints players complete their week of COVID-19 testing with zero positive tests

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Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Saints trim roster with multiple moves

REPORT: Former LSU RB Jeremy Hill back in the NFL

Drew Brees discusses backlash, upcoming Saints season

Drew Brees spoke with reporters this morning for nearly 45 minutes addressing everything from the upcoming season to the new COVID protocols and his support for the black lives matters movement.

AUDIO: Brees: ‘This year is going to be about something much bigger than football’

In his first media call of the season, Saints QB Drew Brees began the conversation Saturday with a statement referencing racial injustice and his controversial comments in June.

  Former LSU QB Joe Burrow signs contract with Bengals

Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the Heisman Trophy winner and the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, has signed his contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Report: Saints sign linebacker Nigel Bradham

Report: Saints sign LB Nigel Bradham

Sean Payton calls preseason format “antithesis of training camp”

Saints training camp starts with lack of usual excitement

Saints tight end Cole Wick & Jason Vander Laan opt out of 2020 season due to Covid 19 concerns

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Former LSU WR Justin Jefferson among NFL players placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

  How the NFL plans to keep players safe during the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Ditka to kneeling athletes: Get out of the country

Super Bowl-winning head coach Mike Ditka didn’t hold back his thoughts when asked about athletes kneeling during the national anthem.

Saints finalize signings of 2020 draft class

As the Saints report to training camp, they will be doing so with their full rookie draft class after the club announced Monday morning that all four selections have been signed to four-year contracts.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

REPORT: Former LSU safety Jamal Adams traded to Seahawks

According to multiple reports, the New York Jets are trading All-Pro safety Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks.

Saints rookies and veterans report for COVID-19 testing early this upcoming week

Players need to test negative twice before being allowed in Saints facility

After Further Review: 53-man Saints roster projection

Sean Fazende gives his pre-training camp Saints roster projection.

NFL, NFLPA reach agreement on COVID-19 adjustments

An agreement has been reached between the NFL and NFLPA about adjustments to the CBA during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to reports.

‘Washington Football Team’ new name of NFL franchise for 2020 season

The club announced the placeholder name Thursday, ahead of the start of training camp next week.

Raiders announce no fans will be in attendance for 2020 season

Raiders will play host to the Saints in week 2 of the regular season

NFL requires all fans to wear face coverings at 2020 games, officials announce

All NFL fans will be required to wear face coverings when attending games this season, a league spokesman announced Wednesday, July 22.

REPORT: NFLPA tells players there’ll be no preseason

The NFLPA has confirmed there will not be any preseason games and other changes for 2020, according to a CBSSports.com report.

Players plead with NFL to address health, safety concerns

NFL players are publicly pleading with the league to address several health and safety concerns on the eve of training camp.

NFL players will receive daily COVID-19 tests the first two weeks of training camp

Training camps begin around the NFL on July 28

Report: NFL now proposing a one game preseason

NFL and NFLPA discuss upcoming season due to COVID-19

NFL announces training camp reporting dates

Clubs can have rookies report as early as July 21, with vets for all 32 clubs due in camp July 28

Washington owner Snyder vows culture change amid allegations

The Washington Post reported that 15 female former employees of the city’s NFL franchise said they were sexually harassed during their time with the team.

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett signs 5-year extension

Star DE locked in through 2026

Swamp Monsters? Red Tails? Gridlock? What might NFL call DC?

Branding experts warn of the pitfalls for the team in choosing a new name, while others who love humor provide some possibilities that are only half in jest.

Louisiana tribal leader supports NFL name change, says previous nickname ’obviously offensive’

It is unclear how soon the franchise will select a name.

Washington NFL team dropping name after 87 years

The team launched a 'thorough review' of the name July 3 that the NFL supported. That came in the aftermath of prominent sponsors FedEx, Nike, PepsiCo and Bank of America calling for a change.

Saints season ticket holders opt out of 2020 ahead of much uncertainty

Some Saints season ticket holders say they will break tradition and roll over their tickets to the 2021 season.

Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced Monday.

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Several Native American leaders and organizations have sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

Patrick Mahomes inks ‘richest deal in sports’ history', ESPN reports

Whitehouse High alum and NFL star Patrick Mahomes has signed a 10-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, meaning he is signed with the team through 2031, according to ESPN. ESPN reports the deal is the richest in sports history.

  ’It hurt’ - Moore says Brees’ national anthem comments will linger for awhile; talks about pandemic affects on NFL

Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore joined WAFB-TV’s Jacques Doucet for an hour-long Zoom interview to discuss a number of topics, including recent comments by Drew Brees about players kneeling during the national anthem and the COVID-19 pandemic.

AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

The four people spoke on condition of anonymity because the league and the union haven’t reached an agreement.

Redskins to have ‘thorough review’ of name amid race debate

The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject.

AP Source: NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem

“Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” is traditionally known as the Black anthem.

FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name

A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”

AP source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

Report: NFL to scrap two preseason games

The NFL is reportedly canceling two preseason games due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Pro Football Talk.

Cam Newton says farewell as he joins new team: ‘I never once wanted to leave Carolina’

Former Carolina Panther Cam Newton is saying “farewell” as he joins the New England Patriots, but says he never really wanted to leave Carolina.

Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick’s path to activism

Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the former NFL player’s activism.

Patriots owner’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren’t violated when police secretly video-recorded him in the act.

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

The punishment handed down to the Patriots includes fines and the loss of a 2021 draft pick.

Reports: Former Panthers QB Cam Newton to join Patriots on 1-year deal

Newton turned 31 years old last month.

First eight rows of Superdome will be covered to protect from coronavirus

The NFL announced Thursday that all stadiums, including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be mandated to cover its first eight rows to protect coaches, players and other staff from coronavirus.

PFF ranks Saints roster at No. 2 for upcoming season

Pro Football Focus (PFF), a website that focuses on a thorough analysis of the NFL, released its roster rankings list. The New Orleans Saints came in at second, right behind the Baltimore Ravens.

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021

Enshrinements for 20 men scheduled for this year now will occur on Aug. 7, 2021, with the 2021 inductees going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame the next day.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: Football is “nonessential business” during coronavirus

New Orleans Saints player Malcolm Jenkins said football is a “nonessential business” during an interview with CNN on Thursday morning. He stressed he is not comfortable returning to the field with so many uncertainties.

Jahri Evans and Roman Harper selected as 2020 members of the Saints HOF

Saints drafted Harper and Evans in 2006

Malcolm Jenkins views conversation with Drew Brees as microcosm of what country needs

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.

Cowboys’ Prescott signs $31M tag, still time for longer deal

Prescott had career bests with 4,902 yards passing and 30 touchdowns in 2019

Trump: Fauci has nothing to do with football

On Friday night the president tweeted saying that he told Fauci that “he has nothing to do with NFL football.”

  Fauci: ‘Football may not happen this year’

The prediction comes even as the NFL and NCAA are ramping up for fall ball.

Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael excited for QB room

Saints offensive coordinator goes in depth on quarterbacks.

NFL Pro Bowl heading to Las Vegas in 2021

The NFL didn’t wasted any time making Las Vegas a host site for a major part of the league’s calendar year, announcing Tuesday that the 2021 Pro Bowl would be hosted at the Raiders’ new stadium.

NFL commissioner Goodell encourages team to sign Kaepernick

The NFL commissioner said during ESPN's “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign the 32-year old quarterback, who hasn't played the past three seasons.

Saints excited for running back group in 2020

Alvin Kamara leads Saints running backs in 2020

Ezekiel Elliott, other NFL players test positive for coronavirus

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott is among several NFL players who have COVID-19, according to the NFL Network.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is joining CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice.

Dennis Allen confident veteran leadership will guide Saints through turbulence

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."

NFL gives teams planner for total reopening of facilities

In a lengthy four-part memo to the clubs written by Commissioner Roger Goodell and approved by the NFL Players Association, the league described protocols focusing on screening, testing, infection prevention and treatment for COVID-19, including response for new infections.

Former Florida, NFL star Reche Caldwell fatally shot

Reche Caldwell had 152 catches for 1,851 yards and 11 touchdowns in six NFL seasons — four with the Chargers and one each with New England and Washington.

Drew Brees’ wife, Brittany, posts emotional statement on Instagram: ‘We are sorry’

“WE ARE THE PROBLEM. I write this with tears in my eyes and I hope you all hear our hearts. "

Elway joins call for change after George Floyd’s killing

The comments from the Denver Broncos' general manager came in a lengthy Twitter post at the end of a tempestuous week in which his head coach, Vic Fangio, drew widespread condemnation for suggesting he didn't see racism or discrimination in the NFL.

Brees responds to President Trump

Brees responds to the President

Support for Colin Kaepernick grows; Goodell says NFL was wrong for not listening to players

Global opinion has shifted so much that more people are vilifying those who attack Kaepernick or misrepresent his stance.