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New Orleans Saints
Veteran John Kasay has his contract terminated by the Saints, who will go with Garrett Hartley as their kicker to begin the season. Wide receiver Greg Camarillo and tight end Derek Schouman also had their contracts terminated, while running back Joe Banyard, safety Jose Gumbs, cornerback Marquise Johnson and wide receiver nick Toon were placed on injured reserve. Defensive end Will Smith and linebacker Ramon Hunter were placed on the reserve/suspended list. Quarterback Sean Canfield, who has spent the past two seasons being shuttled between the active roster and the practice squad, was waived. Others waived were linebackers, Kadarron Anderson, Lawrence Wilson and Ezra Butler, defensive ends Braylon Broughton and Alex Daniels, tight end Michael Higgings, cornerback Nick Hixson, safety Jerico Nelson, guard DeOnt'ae Pannell, offensive tackle Aderious Simmons, wide receiver Andy Tanner and offensive lineman Matt Tennant.
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OFFENSEQuarterback: (1) Drew Brees, (2) Chase Daniel, (3) Sean CanfieldDrew Brees, the record-breaking, highest-paid player in the league, is poised to be luminous again this year.Chase Daniel, constantly at the side and under the wing of Brees, has significantly improved since this time last year, as evidenced by his preseason performance.This year fans can breathe a sigh of relief...
Tonight we will find out what final cuts the Saints make to get down to the league mandated 53 man roster. There's a good chance the news of some will trickle in as the day progresses. Below is my final attempt at guessing the 53 man roster. Keep in mind, the roster below assumes Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma, Lawrence Wilson and Ramon Humber start week 1 on the suspended list....
Well, we have covered the Tight Ends.
We have covered the Wide Receivers.
We have covered the Running Backs.
Now it's time for the most important position of them all. Many would say the most important position in sports. It's time to talk about the Quarterbacks.
We are in a period where the Quarterback position is changing as radically as it has ever done. We...
I swore I was going to start writing about my beloved Cowboys.But I can't let this pass.Yesterday, Kenny Britt's suspension was announced - a measly one game for an offender who was driving drunk, even after repeated run-ins with the law.Meanwhile, Jonathan Vilma serves a year for a bounty program that is still unproven in the minds of most people outside of the league office...
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees used a Twitter post to express support for the city after Isaac lashed the area with high wind and flooding rain.
In a post Thursday afternoon, Brees said: ''We are about to take the field in Tennessee, but our hearts are with New Orleans and its residents. May God watch over us all.''
The Saints were scheduled to play the...
The New Orleans Saints announced today that they’ve placed rookie wide receiver Nick Toon on injured reserve.
The following Saints players were placed on reserve/injured: RB Joe Banyard, S Jose Gumbs, CB Marquis Johnson & WR Nick Toon.
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 1, 2012
Toon was playing well in training camp and the preseason.
Veteran kicker John Kasay was one of 16 players waived or released by the New Orleans Saints on Friday as the team announced its preliminary 53-man roster for the 2012 season.
2012 fourth-round pick Nick Toon has been sidelined all season with a sprained foot and will be joined on the IR list by running back Joe Banyard, safety Jose Gumbs and cornerback Marquis Johnson.
A league source tells Alex Marvex of FoxSports.com that the New Orleans Saints asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to allow general manager Mickey Loomis to stay with the organization for Week 1 to help the franchise get through the effects of Hurricane Isaac.
The source said that Goodell was willing to push the start date of Loomis eight-game suspension back a week, but owner...
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The New Orleans Saints took no chances in their final preseason game, resting all starters in a 10-6 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night.
The Saints now prepare to return home to storm-ravaged Louisiana and put a scandal-ridden offseason behind them.
Saints interim coach Joe Vitt scratched 26 players, including starting quarterback Drew Brees and their top three running...
According to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Superdome in New Orleans will be ready for Tulane's Saturday night game against Rutgers, and by extension, it will be ready for the regular season following hurricane Isaac.
Isaac wasn't expected to complicate the beginning of the Saints' home schedule on September 9th, it's never safe to...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints took no chances in their final preseason game, resting all the starters in a 10-6 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night as they prepared to return home to storm-ravaged Louisiana and put a scandal-ridden offseason behind them.
Interim coach Joe Vitt scratched 26 players, including starting quarterback Drew Brees and their...
A three-member panel has finished hearing an NFL Players Association appeal challenging Commissioner Roger Goodell's authority over four players punished in the league's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints.
The panel consists of retired federal Judge Fern Smith of San Francisco, retired federal Judge Richard Howell of New York, and Georgetown professor James Oldham...
The New Orleans Saints had hoped general manager Mickey Loomis could remain a stabilizing front-office force following the heavy damage caused to the area by Hurricane Isaac.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell allegedly displayed sympathy - to a point.
A league source told FOXSports.com that Goodell was willing to toll Loomis' pending eight-game suspension heading into Week 1 of...