Posted July 31, 2012 on
AP on Fox
Jabari Greer has a pulled groin that limited him during Tuesday's practice and left the Saints without either of their first-team cornerbacks on the field.
Cornerback Patick Robinson, who hurt his shoulder Sunday afternoon, has not yet returned, and assistant head coach Joe Vitt says he could be sidelined a couple more days
The injuries, which appear minor, mean more work with the first-team defense for second-year pro Johnny Patrick, free agent acquisition Marquis Johnson and fifth-round draft choice Corey White.
Although quarterback Drew Brees had some long completions against them, Vitt says he feels good about the progress of New Orleans' young cornerbacks.
The Saints (No. 9 in the AP Pro32) open their preseason this Sunday against Arizona in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said that players don't trust Roger Goodell when he was asked about players' attitudes towards the NFL commissioner.
Ben Grubbs says that when he ventured into free agency, New Orleans seemed like the right fit personally and professionally.
Grubbs grew up in Alabama and played at Auburn, and when All-Pro left guard Carl Nicks left New Orleans during same offseason in which Grubbs became a free agent, the opportunity to return to the South and join a record-setting offense presented itself.
Drew Brees offseason contract dispute with the Saints hasn't dampened his desire to be a good teammate, or to take care of his team's fans who have been braving the heat and rain to come out to Saints training camp. On Saturday fans were treated to free Plum Street Snoballs as Brees had arranged for a truck to come to practice. "It was funny because a few days before...
Well-respected Saints quarterback Drew Brees told NFL Network on Wednesday that he was representing the league's consensus opinion earlier this week when he said nobody trusts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "I was asked a direct question: How do players in the league feel about the commissioner?'" Brees told Marshall Faulk of NFL Network. "I've talked...
Willie Roaf might have missed out on a whopping 11 Pro Bowls had he been 2 inches taller.
Fortunately for the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs, Roaf, who loves basketball and says he can still dunk at age 42, stopped growing when he was 6-foot-5.
Roaf says if he had been 6-7, he probably would have kept playing basketball in college, but instead took one of only two scholarship...
Catch me if you can Juan…
Lots of worries in fantasy circles about the state of the Saints offense in 2012. Color me not concerned. Pete Carmichael knows whats up with this offense and Drew Brees is a surgeon. Darren Sproles role will not change and he should be in line for plenty of receptions once again.
Drew Brees Hangs With Magic Mike
Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 200
When Drew Brees speaks, many people listen. And not just in New Orleans. After a training camp practice this past weekend in Metairie, the Saints quarterback fired the latest salvo at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "Nobody trusts him. Nobody trusts him," Brees said when asked about players' attitudes toward Goodell. "I'm not talking about a DUI, or using a...
Rejoice fans! The NFL season is upon us. Soon the soap opera that is the off-season will give way to the drama of a brand spanking new NFL season.
Before our weekly NFL joy returns, the pre-season monster must be fed.
Every nod of Robert Griffin III’s head must be dissected and disseminated to the Washington faithful, while every report out of Cleveland must remind fans...
Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says first-team cornerback Jabari Greer will have sports hernia surgery after pulling his groin during practice this week.
Vitt says Greer was sent to see a doctor in Philadelphia for the procedure and should return in time for the regular season.
Greer came up lame during practice on Tuesday. Rookie receiver Nick Toon left Thursday's practice...
Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to preview the Saints preseason opener against Arizona. Before they talk football Ralph and Andrew make fun of the Falcons and explain why Atlanta not letting the Saints use their logo on the Steve Gleason statue is fine because it just gives Saints fans a reason to hate the birds more. They also discuss Willie Roaf going into the Hall, why...
With most of the roster set, Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt decided to move practices to the mornings, in part to make sure the team is getting in full sessions. It's back to more of the normal training camp routine after it made more sense to have afternoon practices last year with so much turnover following the end of the lockout and quick start to camp. "This...
Call us Juan…
The Saints Cheerleaders went marching in to camp with their Drew Brees jerseys to show their goods. I’m not sure they have anything on the Cowboys’ girls. You decide.
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
Brees Signs A Jimmy John Sub
Saints CB Jabari Greer underwent a sports hernia procedure, interim head coach Joe Vitt told reporters after Thursdays practice. Greer suffered a groin injury on Tuesday. (Greer) will definitely be ready for the regular season. Some guys are quicker than others, Vitt said. Greer, a ninth-year veteran, started every game for New Orleans last season and had 71 tackles, 18 passes...
Defensive tackle Alex Daniels was signed by the Saints, who waived cornerback Cord Parks. Daniels entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie out of Cincinnati in 2010, signing with Oakland. He has spent time on the practice squads of the Cowboys and Giants, who worked him at fullback.