Posted April 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
A tentative agreement has been reached to settle a federal lawsuit between former New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. over his failed car dealership in Mississippi, court records said. U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda Anderson said Tuesday in a filing in U.S. District Court in Jackson that the parties have seven days to finalize the deal. The dealership in Jackson closed in 2009 and filed for Chapter 7 liquidation under federal bankruptcy law. NMAC sued McAllister and Deuce McAllister Motors LLC in October 2009 for more than $1.5 million, alleging the dealership defaulted on payments and exceeded credit limits. McAllister filed a counter claim in which he said Nissan knew he ''was a young professional athlete inexperienced in the motor vehicle sales business'' and did little to help his dealership succeed. McAllister's attorney, Joe Roberts, said in an email Wednesday that he was out of town and would comment later. ...

Dynasty Dilemma: Mark Ingram

This is what I got with the first overall pick in my rookie draft!?! You can still hear dynasty owners screaming from the rooftops as Mark Ingram was drafted first overall in many rookie drafts, then followed it up by averaging just 12 carries per game and having his season cut short by a turf toe injury for the Saints in 2011. For the year, Ingram was only able to post 474 yards...

Saints Nation: Saints' 2012 Schedule

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Bring on the 2012 NFL Draft….PLEASE!

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Report: Williams in contact with NFL, wants path for reinstatement

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