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From renegotiating his contract to losing weight and trying out a new role, Will Smith has made it clear to the New Orleans Saints that he's willing to be flexible in order to spend his 10th NFL season with his only pro club.
Still, Smith has to prove this preseason that he can be effective in his switch from a traditional defensive end to an outside linebacker in the Saints' new 3-4 defensive alignment under new coordinator Rob Ryan.
''It really hasn't been that hard of a transition,'' Smith said, adding that one of the biggest adjustments was simply a switch in position coaches from Bill Johnson, who handles linemen, to assistant head coach Joe Vitt, who oversees linebackers. ''Overall, I would look at the position as just an extension from defensive end. ... Most of the time, I'm doing the same thing I've always done.''
Indeed, his primary role is expected to entail pressuring the quarterback, something he's done well thr...
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Saints quarterback Drew Brees took to Twitter in an attempt to set the record straight over the accusation that he left a waitress a horrible tip.
Ben Watson- The former New England Patriot and Cleveland Brown signed with the New Orleans Saints this past offseason. Though his signing didn’t get much hype or attention, Watson may prove to be very important. Watson brings more skill and athleticism to the tight end position which already features the best tight end in the game. The pairing of Watson and Jimmy Graham gives the...
Drew Brees is fighting back, and disputing the claim that he’s an awful tipper.
Brees, who is one the richest athletes in professional sports, caught some flak on Tuesday after reportedly leaving a $3 tip on a $74 bill.
Brees was having none of that, and took to Twitter to defend himself. Brees made it known that his order was take-out, and had he dined in, the tip would...
According to a league source, New Orleans Saints linebacker Martez Wilson has an elbow injury that will keep him sidelined for 2-4 weeks, reports The Times-Picayune.
Wilson walked off the field with trainers, holding his left arm after attempting a tackle during Monday's practice. In his absence, the team will see a lot more of LBs Chase Thomas and Eric Martin in his place...
Drew Brees says he's amazed his $3 tip on a $74 takeout order last month has become a talking point on national television and the Internet.
The quarterback was in the locker room at Saints headquarters Thursday morning when he noticed a discussion on a network morning show about tipping on takeout orders, referencing a photograph of his takeout receipt that was circulated online...
Saints receiver Lance Moore would prefer not to be called the old man on the team. But at 29 he's already earning that distinction.
"I don't really like it" he joked. "I don't want Sean (Payton) to come up to me and call me one of the old guys.
"He has done it a couple times already during camp and I don't want to get that label."
The New Orleans Saints signed wide receiver Tim Toone to be a camp body, replacing wide receiver Brent Leonard. With the amount of quality wideouts in camp for the Saints, the odds of Toone breaking camp and making the 53-man roster is minimal at best.
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Nik Richie, of TheDirty.com fame, does not discriminate when it comes to outing the lowlifes of America. This includes beloved Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who Richie confirmed left a $3.00 tip on a $74.41 tab at Del Mar Rendezvous in Del Mar, California, earlier this month. Based on reports of the waitress being fired for publicly outing Brees’ stinginess, Richie released a...
Drew Brees may donate millions to charity and host fundraisers for cancer patients, but apparently stiffing one California waitress is enough to overshadow all those pesky good deeds and earn him the label of “cheap bastard”, according to one absurd website. The Dirty posted a receipt leaked by someone from Del Mar Rendezvous restaurant, which claims to show Brees left a $3...
A woman who could become the NFL's first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.
Sarah Thomas, who lives near Jackson, Miss., is a former college basketball player who started officiating high school games at age 23 and says she never dreamed then that she could become a candidate to officiate NFL games.
Now 40-years old and with three children...
We can all breath a sigh of relief. Drew Brees is a good tipper. The infamous bill indicating otherwise was for a take-out order.
I can’t believe this is still a thing, or was even a thing in the first place, but Drew Brees caught some flack yesterday for leaving a $3 tip on a $74 bill about a month ago. Some ass-hat who works at a the Del Mar Rendezvous Chinese fusion restaurant in California snapped a picture of the receipt and posted it on Reddit, but failed to mention the receipt...
Rest-assured, Saints fans. Everything we always thought we knew about Drew Brees turns out to be totally true. There was a mini-uproar this week when a waitress claimed Brees stiffed her on a tip for a $75 bill. A copy of the receipt was posted on the website, “The Dirty.” Turns out, it was only part of the story. The bill was actually for a takeout order, which means even...
The Saints first round draft pick Kenny Vaccaro is certainly distinguishing himself on the field this training camp with his aggressive style. The former Texas Longhorn says it's all about defining himself and playing with an edge.
"I'm just real physical. That's the way the game should be played. I think I have an old school style," says Vaccaro.