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The 2012 season is over for the New Orleans Saints, and now we look onto the potential 2013 New Orleans Saints roster changes. The Saints will potentially have 21 players leaving this offseason. The most important re-signing the Saints must make in 2013 is Jermon Bushrod. Most Saints fans already know the extent of damage that happened to this team when they did not re-sign Carl Nicks in 2012. If you keep letting offensive linemen go without viable replacements, then Drew Brees doesn’t have a chance to survive in the pocket. A deal must be done with Bushrod, and in the event it doesn’t happen, the Saints may continue their downward trajectory even with Sean Payton coming back.… Read more
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Former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason went in front of the United Nations over the spring and said that technology could help in the integration of ALS and Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Today in New Orleans Team Gleason, Steve's foundation, announced the construction of a special residence for people with neuromuscular disorders in the St...
A federal judge has dismissed New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in connection with the bounty case.
U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan in New Orleans said Thursday the bounty matter ''feels as protracted and painful as the Saints season itself, and calls for closure.''
Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael is expected turn down interviews with Jaguars and Eagles to remain in New Orleans next season.
Carmichael is actually coaching free agent, which is why he drawing interest from other NFL teams. Carmichael has been a big reason why the Saints offense has been so prolific...
Lance Moore had numerous circus catches this season, and this was arguably the best one of them all. You can watch it by skipping ahead to the 2:20 mark on this video:
#8 Patrick Robinson pushes Mike Williams Out of Bounds for the win
#9 Blocked punt by Martez Wilson and recovery/TD by Courtney Roby
#10 Devery Henderson's one handed grab
U.S. District Court Judge Helen Berrigan dismissed Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed.
Vilma's lawyer, Peter Ginsberg, told NFL.com's Albert Breer in December, that the player wanted to continue the lawsuit since his reputation was damaged by being issued a suspension by Goodell...
Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael is expected to turn down requests to interview for both Jaguars and Eagles offensive coordinator jobs, Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. This per a league source.
His intention is to work out deal to stay in New Orleans, where Carmichael has an excellent working relationship with Sean Payton. Both teams requested...
Southampton have sacked manager Nigel Adkins and replaced him with former Espanyol boss Mauricio Pochettino.
The Saints are 15th in the Barclays Premier League after coming back from 2-0 down to claim a draw with European champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
But that was not enough to save Adkins from the axe.
Pochettino, the former Argentina international, will...
New Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman began putting together his staff Wednesday by hiring former New Orleans Saints interim head coach Aaron Kromer as his offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, according to multiple reports. Trestman was chosen as the Bears' head coach on Tuesday night after a second interview with club officials. He coached the Montreal Alouettes...
Veteran fantasy football drafters know about risk and reward. They know that waiting on a quarterback is a risk, as you let premier talents like Tom Brady and Drew Brees slip off the board. They know that drafting Peyton Manning, two years, one team change and at least four neck surgeries removed from his last NFL action, represented a huge risk, albeit one with potentially great...
The 2012 season proved to be an exciting one for the history books. The season was filled with many ups and downs from the replacement referees blowing calls and slowing games down to start the season; to Saints quarterback Drew Brees breaking Johnny Unitas' consecutive games with a touchdown record.The rookies in 2012 even left their marks on the NFL season with Andrew Luck...