Found February 29, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
The full 2012 schedule won’t be released for another few months, but we already who will meet in the annual preseason opener. On Wednesday, the league announced that the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals will play in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, which takes place on August 5 in Canton, Ohio. The contest will be televised on NFL Network, with a scheduled 8 p.m. ET kickoff time.

Saints GM: Brees is very good, not great

Likely a negotiating tactic, New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis referred to franchise-saving quarterback Drew Brees as "very good," not great.

Report: Saints, Drew Brees still far apart in negotiations

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees still aren’t close with getting a long-term extension completed.  If a deal isn’t done by Monday, the Saints will slap Brees with the franchise tag so he won’t be able to hit the open market. Once Brees is tagged, the Saints will have until July 15th to get a deal done and remove the franchise...

Report: Saints, Brees still apart on long-term deal

The New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees are far apart on a long-term contract extension, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.The team and Brees are reportedly struggling to strike a deal that many around the league expected to be done by now.The Saints may have to use their franchise tag on the quarterback if the two sides can't reach an agreement by the Monday...

Carl Nicks’ anxiety level: “a hundred thousand trillion”

Saints guard Carl Nicks is about to get guaranteed a lot of money. He could get the franchise tag, in the event the Saints can work out a contract with Drew Brees before March 5.  Or Nicks will become one of the highest paid guards in football when he hits free agency, if not the…

Sources: Brees, Saints still well apart on deal

Saints and quarterback Drew Brees still remain a ways apart in their efforts to produce a long-term contract, according to league sources.

Saints, Cardinals will play in Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The NFL says the Arizona Cardinals will play the New Orleans Saints on Aug. 5 to kick off the preseason in the Hall of Fame game.

Report: Saints likely to use franchise tag on Drew Brees if long-term deal can't be reached by Monday

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