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It needed to be done and the Saints have finally added some veteran depth to their defensive backfield to compete with Johnny Patrick for the nickel back spot. Joining the Saints on a one year deal is veteran cornerback Elbert Mack
, formerly of the Tampa Bay Buccanneers. While Mack adds some much needed depth, I don't think this is a fair trade for the Bucs jacking Carl Nicks from us. Ok, it's not even close. But it's always nice to poach from divisional rivals.
Mack has been with the Bucs for 4 seasons prior to this year, has 3 career starts, but has mostly been a special teamer and reserve. Mack did surprise many by...
making the team as an undrafted rookie free agent and staying on the active roster for the entirety of four seasons. He is known for having decent ball skills and he's notched 5 career interceptions in four seasons, including two last year. He's only 25 so he should have some good football left in his legs, presumably.
Welcome to the Saints Elbert!
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Yes, to anybody else who has that deja vu feeling, we’ve been here before — only the stakes have since raised.
On the same day Drew Brees skipped the start of mandatory minicamp, it’s being reported by ProFootballTalk.com that the Saints and their frustrated franchise player are closer in contract talks than previously thought.
Per PFT, which cites an anonymous source, the...
Over the past few months there have been reports that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been looking for a new deal that will pay him over $21 million per year.
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, Brees has never demanded $21 million. There have even been some people who’ve stated that he’s been looking for up to $23 million per season...
Drew Brees is still waiting for a long term deal so what’s a millionaire athlete to do in the meantime? Apparently, that was the subject of a trending topic on twitter (one, I unfortunately missed). The people over at 2CentTV decided to bring the trending topic to life and help us understand how Brees might be handling his wait. In the video, Brees does everything from practice...
Over the next few days, the New Orleans Saints will conduct their June mandatory minicamp and of course franchise quarterback Drew Brees won’t be in attendance as he continues to wait for the Saints to get their act together and pay him.
Until Brees gets the offer he’s looking for from the Saints, I wouldn’t even expect him to show up for training camp.
This isn't a surprise, but it's a tough break none the less for the suspended players and the NFLPA. System Arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled in favor of Roger Goodell and the NFL, saying Goodell was indeed acting within his rights of power when he suspended Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove. Specifically, the pay for performance program is a salary...
The four players suspended in the New Orleans Saints "bounty" scandal will have their appeals heard by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on June 18, NFL.com reported Wednesday, citing sources.
Saints linebacker Jon Vilma was suspended for the entire 2012 season because the league determined he helped ex-defensive coordinator Gregg Williams operate the bounty program -- which...
The New Orleans Saints players who were suspended by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the team’s Bounty Incentive Program will have their penalties upheld, after Stephen Burbank rejected the grievance filed by the NFLPA. Burbank reaffirmed Goodell’s decision to suspend the four players involved in the bounty program orchestrated by former Saints defensive coordinator...
This offseason hasn’t been going too well for the New Orleans Saints, as they’ve been in a negative spotlight due to their pay-for-performance Bounty Scandal. While the issue was still young and fresh in the news, Filmaker Sean Pamphilon released some audio tape of Gregg Williams that was recorded in the NFC Playoff game between the Saints and 49ers.
Pamphilon is back in the...
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An arbitrator has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has
the authority to discipline New Orleans Saints players for their
role in a bounty system.