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Charlie Campbell of WalterFootball.com reports that sources have informed him that impending free agent OT Jermon Bushrod “isn’t a priority for New Orleans.“
Campbell’s source adds that the Saints believe in investing in their interior offensive line versus paying tackles market value contracts. The idea here is to keep the pocket as clean as possible for QB Drew Brees so that he can look to make plays down the field.
This is evident by the fact that they’ve locked up Ben Grubbs and Jahri Evans to sizable contracts in the last few years.
Campbell adds that the Saints could extend “a lower offer” to Bushrod in the hopes that he’s willing to take a discount to remain with the team.
There are a number of offensive tackles that should be available in this year’s free agent market, which could have an impact on total dollars being offered to players like Bushrod. The Saints have some cap issues to address, but changing to a 3-4 defensive could allow them to part with some aging veterans ...
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New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith looks forward to a sense or normalcy as the team rebounds from all of the 2012 season bountygate mess and dismal performance on the field. Head coach Sean Payton, back with the team and announcing a defensive switch to the 3-4 alignment, has a few wondering what exactly Smith's role will be in 2013.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints plan on hiring Rob Ryan to become their new defensive coordinator.
New Orleans plans to hire former Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan as its new defensive coordinator, per league sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 6, 2013
I really don’t think Ryan is an upgrade from Spagnuolo, but he is more player...
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According to Gil Brandt of NFL.com, the New Orleans Saints’ top choices for their vacant defensive coordinator job are Rob Ryan and Romeo Crennel.
Ryan was about to take the Rams’ defensive coordinator job, but back out at the last minute because he didn’t feel like the job was a good fit.
I think Crennel would be the best choice for the Saints to go with. He seems to get...
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Gil Brandt is ”hearing” that former-Cowboys DC Rob Ryan and former-Chiefs HC Romeo Crennel are the Saints’ “top choices” for their defensive coordinator vacancy.
Rob Ryan to the Rams seemed all but done before the two sides decided to back out of an agreement. Crennel has been a very success defensive coordinator, so I’m sure he’s a strong a candidate for the job...
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan proclaimed after being fired by his former club, he’d be unemployed for just about five minutes. I don’t know if he’s measuring time in light years, but Ryan has been generating little interest on the open market, but it appears that a team might be interested in hiring him for the 2013 season.
Gil Brandt of the NFL Network...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the New Orleans Saints will hire Rob Ryan to try and fix the worst ranked defense in the league (Credit: AP Photo)
Early in January, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told media that changes were coming in Dallas. Some hoped that this meant head coach Jason Garrett was going to be fired. Instead, Jones chose to fire defensive coordinator Rob...