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The 2013 NFL off-season has been marked by the numerous head coaching changes that have occurred since the 2012 season ended. A total of eight head coaches were fired and the New Orleans Saints had a coaching change as Sean Payton, who was suspended for the entire 2012 NFL season, was reinstated.Despite the lockout, the 2011 off-season also saw NFL eight teams making head coaching changes. In this article I take a look back in time to determine which teams hit a home-run and which teams struck out with their 2011 coaching changes by looking back and grading each coach.
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This will be a 'what if' post. Meaning: what if the team before the sSints had picked this guy and he had not fallen to the Saints. Who should we thank for this particular guy falling to the Saints?
Same rules apply. First picks between 1985 and 2010, and of course it must be a player at the same position being drafted before the guy the Saints drafted.
Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reports that the New Orleans Saints have restructured the contract of defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley.
Bunkley, 29 was set to make a base salary of $3.7 million in 2013, but the Saints converted $3 million of that figure into a signing bonus that will be paid out over the remainder of his contract. His salary will now $750,000.
This actually frees...
Last week I wrote about the top playmakers in Saints history excluding quarterbacks. This week I figured I would write about the top 5 quarterbacks in Saints history. The Saints aren’t known, typically, for their quarterbacks. So some of these aren’t great per say, but nonetheless, here they are starting at 5.
5. Billy Kilmer: Kilmer played only 4 seasons with...
This week I'm going to be talking about the elephant in the room, the defense. What does one say to friends/co-workers when their team's defense is this bad. What do you say? It becomes kinda comical after a certain point when your defense allows that kind of yardage and point gain in a single game, let alone a single season. They played well at times, for example in the...