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I had the pleasure of speaking with linebacker Jonathan Casillas today as he gets ready to begin his first season with the Buccaneers after playing in New Orleans for the first few years of his career. Of course the highlight of Jonathan’s career was recovering the opening second half onside kick that the Saints converted during their Super Bowl XLIV win over Peyton Manning and the Colts. What’s the most important thing you’ve learned so far in your career? Not only is the NFL a business, you know very cut throat.  I’m a business as a player, as an individual.  I’m my own business  If I’m not on top of my business every day, whatever I do…my business will fail.  My body will fail physically.  If I’m not on top of it mentally in the classroom learning the plays.  Also emotionally as well.  Just trying to stay above the curve.  You know that the league is a business and it might not go your way sometimes, people will get cut.  You just got to keep pushing forward and take care of your

Revis pays Barron big money for 24

Darrelle Revis really wanted to wear number twenty-four and put his money where his mouth is paying new teammate, Mark Barron, a king's ransom. 

790 the Zone saga ends with firings, contrition, and sour grapes

As was expected, the hosts of the morning show on 790 the Zone in Atlanta, Mayhem in the AM, have been fired, and we’ve all had the chance to ponder just why in the hell we listen to sports talk radio in the first place. The AJC managed to catch up with one of the former hosts on Monday, and the resulting comments were astonishing. AJC radio and tv reporter Rodney Ho spoke with...

New Orleans Saints offseason: all eyes on Mark Ingram

Coming off a disappointing season, much of the blame was laid on the historically atrocious defense that took the field last season, and rightfully so. However, this doesn’t mean the offense is completely free of blame. Drew Brees, for one, threw a league high 19 interceptions, and the offense was close to the bottom in time of possession. Though the time of possession can also...

Saints are high on their inside linebackers in new 3-4 scheme, Curtis Lofton and Jonathan Vilma picking things up quickly

When the New Orleans Saints brought in defensive coordinator Rob Ryan it was already established that they needed ‘attitude.’ Ryan is there to fix a historically bad defense and in a 3-4 defense, the inside linebackers play big roles. Coach Sean Payton likes what he sees from Curtis Lofton and Jonathan Vilma together as a team. The two have made a seamless transition to...

Saints Nation: 790TheZone Mocks Steve Gleason Recap, Including Audio and Transcript

If you're a Saints fan, it's almost humanly impossible that you weren't clued into the story that pretty much blew up twitter yesterday. I thought I'd recap the entire story in case you missed parts or you just have a sordid personality that cares to revisit something as awful as this was. I know that's how I operate. So I was first clued into this on twitter...

Saints Nation: Who's Hot and Who's Not, Post Mini Camp Edition

The Saints closed their mini camps and voluntary offseason workouts, which featured perfect attendance, and I thought this would be a good time to revisit "who's hot" and "who's not". Here's five players from each category who, at this stage, have stood out as performing well or poorly. The Saints' full training camp starts in late July and that...

Atlanta Sports Shock Jocks Make Fun Of Steve Gleason... Allegedly...

Full disclosure on two fronts: The HQ is a member of Team Gleason and supports ALS research... So, this morning on Atlanta morning-drive sports talk radio... 790 The Zone is an ESPN Radio affiliate, but they do their own morning show from 6-10AM... They've done it for years, and at times, it can be funny... but, honestly, we're talking years ago... This morning...

Atlanta radio station makes fun of Steve Gleason

It was brought to my attention this morning that the hosts of Mayhem in the A.M. on 790 The Zone in Atlanta decided to make fun of former Saints safety Steve Gleason since he wrote this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback on for Peter King. Gleason can no longer talk since he’s dying from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease...

Miss Louisiana, Kristen Girault, Is A Former Saints Cheerleader

Former three-year New Orleans Saints cheerleader and LSU nursing student Kristen Girault made the Top 10 of the 2013 Mi…

Darrelle Revis paid Mark Barron $50K for the No. 24

Accoding to Black Sports Online, Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis paid safety Mark Barron $50,000 for him to give up the No. 24 so he can wear it. Revis couldn’t afford to wear any other number since his Nike brand is based on his jersey number. Need NFL Tickets? The post Darrelle Revis paid Mark Barron $50K for the No. 24 appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 preseason roster roundup: Overview

(Image from CrossFit BNI) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been unable to find any post-season success in the past decade, only making the playoffs twice, neither of which were in the past five years. It’s repeated history like this that forces fans to continually ask questions like, “what makes this year any different?”, “is this organization even on the rise?” and “why...

NEWSLINE: Steve Gleason's column in SI

COUGAR GREAT AND former New Orleans Saints special teams standout Steve Gleason filled in this week for Peter King at Sports Illustrated,

Atlanta Radio Host Fired for Making Fun of Former Saints Player Steve Gleason and ALS

This is one of those stories that makes you wonder how some individuals can be so demented and heartless as to make fun or a person who has been robbed of his ability to speak by a terrible disease. Apparently a trio of Atlanta radio hosts though it would be a good idea to do just that. Nick Cellini, Chris Dimino, and Steak Shapiro did a show for 790 The Zone--I say...

Some Atlanta Radio Sports Talk Hosts Have a Lot of Explaining To Do

No sooner do I post a column talking about how incredibly awful New Orleans Saints fans are, a local sports talk station here in Atlanta has to go and do something so incredibly stupid, that words cannot even begin to describe. There aren't many things that are off-limits when you do an opinionated sports talk radio show or write a column. On that list: You don't insult...

Official Video: The Saints Cheerleaders also Lip Synced to Taylor Swift's "22"

Actually, the New Orleans Saints cheerleaders had this trend that must end uploaded prior to the Miami Dolphins broads doing it. **Follow us on Twitter, View Blitz Viral Videos, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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