Found July 24, 2012 on
Kissing Suzy Kolber:
And I couldn’t be more excited. The Saints training camp starts today. The Cardinals’ camp is already underway. The Falcons, Ravens, Bears, Broncos, Packers and Patriots begin tomorrow. Ooooooooh yes, this is really happening.
To mark the occasion, NFL Network is running a nine-hour block of coverage on Wednesday, which presumably will be almost entirely live shots of players lugging their stuff into stuffy college dorms. Portable fans! Canvas bags! Team-issued iPads that they don’t remember to recharge! Nine hours might be a little excessive, but I don’t care. Also, what else is NFLN supposed to do? Continue to run “The Top 10 Most Controversial Extra Points” on loop? This is the kind of oversaturation that they were meant for. Bring it on, I say.
I’ll have it on most of the day as a bright, shining reminder that NFL football creeps ever closer. What was once an imperceptible dot on the horizon is gradually becoming something charging hard in the offing that makes me wet my pants...
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The New Orleans Saints have been in the spotlight for the whole offseason. They made a ton of moves in free agency, were the focal point in the bounty scandal and will be playing in the Hall of Fame game. With a handful of moves made and a couple of suspensions handed out, this year’s team will look a little different than in years past. A few players are almost guaranteed to be...
Unlike other quarterbacks in his division Drew Brees, quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, is a man of the people. Why charge people for an autograph? Fresh off his new record setting contract he’s putting his pen to use by signing anything and everything fans are bringing him. This time he signed a sub sandwich [...]
The Saints had two roster moves yesterday thanks to the spots opened up by the placement of Jonathan Vilma on the reserve/suspended list and the waiving of receiver Kevin Hardy who will no longer accompany the team to training camp. The two pick ups made yesterday to fill those spots were TE Derek Schouman and WR Marques Clark. Those two players will join the team immediately for...
Drew Brees says he's ''excited about the unknown'' as the New Orleans Saints look to bounce back from the bounty scandal.
Brees, who joined teammates reporting for training camp on Tuesday, says the Saints have the foundation in place ''to weather any storm,'' and that he's ''all about doing things that have never been done before...
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and lawyers for the NFL arrived at federal court Monday for a settlement conference in Vilma's lawsuit seeking to overturn his season-long suspension in the Saints bounty investigation.
Flanked by his attorneys as he headed into federal court, Vilma said he was'' hoping we can get something accomplished.''
According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the New Orleans Saints have placed linebacker Jonathan Vilma on the reserve/suspended list.
It’s a procedural thing, but the #Saints placed @JonVilma51 on the reserve/suspended list, I’m told. Doesn’t sound like it means much
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 23, 2012
The Saints likely made the move to free up his roster spot...
Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is back in federal court on Thursday, seeking a temporary restraining order that would allow him to return to work while his lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pending.
Goodell suspended Vilma for the entire season for what the NFL has said was his leading role in a player-funded bounty program that paid cash bonuses to Saints...
According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt said that the training staff will monitor running back Mark Ingram as they approach the start of training camp on Thursday.
Ingram’s health should be a big concern for the Saints after getting his knee scoped again this offseason. It would be a big victory if he lasts the entire season.
Drew Brees says he's ''excited about the unknown'' as the New
Orleans Saints look to bounce back from the bounty scandal.
FoxSports.com NFL Contributor Pete Schrager joins Fox Sports Tonight to discuss the opening of NFL Training Camps and how the Saints plan to move on without Sean Payton.