Found August 08, 2012 on
The Saints Nation:
Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to discuss Jonathan Vilma getting a deal and why Jeff Duncan can get fly a @#$^& kite and needs to at least be consistent. Andrew hates Duncan with the passion of 1000 suns. Ralph explains why having to compliment Mike Florio during bounty fest made him feel really dirty. Ralph wonders who the hell is going to play corner back against New England? Is Mike McKenzie available? Is Martez Wilson for real and how much fun is it going to be to make fun of Atlanta because the Saints stole their middle linebacker? Plus, NBC can suck it over their tape delayed Olympics and Lolo Jones is smoking hot.
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For Patriots fans it is finally here, players get to hit something for real and the races for roster spots will begin. The New England Patriots will take to the field for the first time Thursday at home, while their opponents the New Orleans Saints will play for the second time this preseason (after defeating the Arizona Cardinals 17-10 in the Hall of Fame game).
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis speaks during a media availability at the team’s training facilities in April. (Matthew Hinton/Associated Press)
(PhatzRadio / CBC Sports) — Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he still has an investigator working with the FBI on wiretapping allegations involving the New Orleans Saints, but adds that no evidence has...
Conflicting reports regarding Jonathan Vilma surfaced today, as multiple news outlets released information claiming that the NFL had offered Vilma a reduced suspension for the upcoming season. The Saints’ starting middle linebacker was suspended for the entire season for his alleged involvement in the New Orleans bounty scandal, which also led to the suspension of head coach...
This morning, ESPN reported that New Orleans Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma had been offered a deal that would cut his year-long suspension from the NFL in half. Sources suggest that the league proposed the deal with hopes of Vilma dropping his defamation lawsuit against commissioner Roger Goodell.
The NFL denies the claim and calls it "completely inaccurate", according...
Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he still has an investigator working with the FBI on wiretapping allegations involving the New Orleans Saints, but adds that no evidence has been turned over to federal prosecutors at this time.
Authorities have been working on the case since April, when ESPN, citing anonymous sources, said Superdome wiring was rigged so Saints general...
The New Orleans Saints are hoping to have an outstanding season after being punished for a bounty program, just as the New England Patriots went to the Super Bowl after being penalized for spying on an opponent.
Saints safety Roman Harper said that in 2007, the Patriots took the approach that the penalty could only be a distraction if they let it be. And he said the Saints are adopting...
The New Orleans Saints pay the Patriots respect as one of the best teams in the NFL, and a model of consistency of excellence.
While, just like every year, the Patriots came into training camp with most of the focus on star quarterback Tom Brady, there are a number of position battles within the club that probably have a little bit less drama than the starting QB role. One of those battles is at the running back position, where Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen (no relation to Ben Vereen, as far as we know...
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
By Eric Judd
The Hall of Fame Game
Arizona 10 – Saints 17
Yeah, I’m totally worth it.
Drew Brees: There is a reason, (okay quite a few reasons) he just got a big fat check. Just watch the first drive of this game. After just a handful of padded practices, you’d expect a slow, vanilla offense during the first preseason game...
History unfolds Thursday night when the New Orleans Saints visit the New England Patriots in pre-season football. It will mark the first time that two 5,000-yard QBs take the field together. It will probably the only time they do until at least 2013.
TIX UNDER $50!!!! New England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints @ Gillette Stadium on Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 - 7:30 PM