Found August 22, 2012 on Athlon Sports:
What can the New Orleans Saints do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players...

Goodell banned from Miami eatery

Signs posted throughout Brother Jimmy's BBQ, a Miami restaurant co-owned by suspended Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, indicate Roger Goodell is not welcome there.

Fantasy Football Pre-Season Top 10: Tight Ends

's the time of year where we gamble and bet that we are smarter than the men who are paid fortunes to choose players. That time of year where our obsession for gladiatorial combat is embossed by an unholy obsession with the numbers that surround that sport because frankly,  that's the closest they'll let us to the field. It's time for Fantasy Football, and here...

Junior Galette to start in absence of Will Smith for Saints

Will Smith, the Saints’ leading pass rusher on the defensive line last season, has been suspended for the first 4 games of the season for his role in the Saints’ bounty scandal. On paper, this seems like a huge blow to an already bad Saints’ pass rush. Smith wasn’t great last season, with 7 sacks, 7 quarterback hits, and 34 quarterback pressures on 630 pass rush snaps, including...

Report: Jonathan Vilma Was 'Definitely' Offered Eight-Game Reduction in Suspension by NFL

Jonathan Vilma's yearlong suspension still stands, but talks of a reduction won't go away. According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, a source indicates that the NFL "definitely" offered an eight-game reduction to Vilma's suspension. This comes in the wake of reports earlier this month that indicated the league had offered Vilma a reduction. Those reports...

Saints acquire Seahawks LB Ruud for draft pick

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has traded an undisclosed draft choice to Seattle for veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud. The acquisition of Ruud, who is heading into his eighth NFL season, comes on the heels of injuries to three of the Saints' top linebackers. Saints starting middle linebacker Curtis Lofton has a high ankle sprain and starting weak...

New Orleans Saints Acquire Ex-Buccaneer Barrett Ruud from the Seattle Seahawks

After a year in Tennessee, linebacker Barrett Ruud is back in the NFC South – just not with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On Monday, the New Orleans Saints traded an undisclosed draft pick to the Seattle Seahawks for Ruud. The Saints have a huge hole at the linebacker position with recent injuries to Chris Chamberlain, Curtis Lofton, and David Hawthorne. Given the fact that Ruud...

2012 New Orleans Saints Helmet Schedule

Restaurant co-owned by Jonathan Vilma hangs signs to not serve Roger Goodell

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t a well-liked man around New Orleans these days for the punishments he handed out to the Saints franchise for their bounty program. Among those to feel the wrath of the commish was three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who has been suspended for the entire 2012 season for his role. Vilma, along [...]

Roger Goodell banned from dining at Jonathan Vilma’s Miami BBQ joint (pic)

If NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ever has a hankering for some good BBQ grub while visiting Miami, he might as well cross Brother Jimmy’s BBQ off is list of potential eateries. Why? Because the restaurant has signs posted on the front door and throughout the dining room bearing the visage of Goodell with the all-caps [...]

Seattle Seahawks trade MLB Barrett Ruud to New Orleans Saints

Trade for Saints: The Saints obviously felt they needed added depth at linebacker. David Hawthorne and Curtis Lofton have suffered knee and ankle injuries respectively and their statuses for week 1 are up in the air, while Chris Chamberlain tore his ACL and will be put on IR. However, Ruud, once one of the better linebackers in the league, has had his career decimated by injuries...

My PPR Expert Draft: Picking From The 12 Spot

You won’t be sorry Juan… Round By Round Picks 12 Man PPR League 1.  Jimmy Graham I took Graham this early for a couple of reasons.  First, he is my top ranked TE and we start a TE weekly, which gives me an advantage at the position.  He may not repeat his record 2011 season, but in a PPR league the guy will be a beast. 2.  Marshawn Lynch Speaking of beasts, I took Beast...
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