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What do you do when the NFL commissioner makes you take a year off from football for a scandal? If you are Sean Payton, you go to the New Orleans House of Blues and walk on stage to perform for the crowd. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals lead off the concert according to Deadspin and then Payton played keyboard. Payton said he would coach his son’s football team this year but it looks like we’ll be seeing him having some fun. JUMP!
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We haven’t weighed on on the whole “Bountygate” scandal since first grumblings. We may not. In the meantime, some aspiring Bayou rappers are trying to rally the troops to “Free Sean Payton.” Haven’t seen this powerful a rallying cry since the students of Eastside High protested the imprisonment of Mr. Joe Clark.
According to a report issued by ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the next six weeks, forcing him to miss the team’s minicamp. The injury only adds to growing concerns about his durability, which will go a long way in determining if he can be a productive player this season for fantasy...
Do you remember the “Aints?”
Some of you probably don’t, so here’s a little backstory. In 1980, the New Orleans Saints were so bad that fans re-named them the “Aints” and began wearing brown paper bags over their head to home games. The franchise became the 1980 version of the 2008 Detroit Lions.
It’s been a while since New Orleans was anywhere near that bad. Over the...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram under went arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday, which will keep him off the field for the next six weeks.
What’s really alarming about Ingram’s knee condition is that this is his second knee scope in three seasons. He had one before his junior year at Alabama.
The year Ingram was drafted, a lot...
Very unexpected news hit the Saints team yesterday when Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that running back Mark Ingram underwent knee surgery that will keep him out 6 weeks and out of mini camps. While Ingram is supposed to be back healthy in time for training camp, his health issues are starting to become a little worrisome. You'll remember he spent an extensive portion of the...
Executive Director of the NFLPA, DeMaurice Smith, traveled to New Orleans Thursday along with NFLPA President Dominique Foxworth to huddle with members of the New Orleans Saints and to weigh legal options for those affected by Roger Goodell’s decision to suspend four players involved in the Bountygate scandal. Yesterday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter predicted that there would be a...
Although the 2012 NFL Draft is over, the analyzing is only beginning. Over the rest of this offseason, the next regular season and beyond, each team will be graded, evaluated and analyzed about their selections in the draft and how those selections have fared in the NFL. This article is the first of many of those evaluations, as I grade each of the New Orleans 2012 draft picks.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was among 200 surfers who paid tribute to Junior Seau on Sunday with a "paddle out" on the beachfront outside the Oceanside, Calif., home of the former NFL star.
The longtime San Diego Chargers player died Wednesday at the age of 43 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.
Brees, who played with Seau for two seasons at...
If you look at this year's draft by the Saints, but also their undrafted free agent signees, you'll notice a multitude of schools you've probably never heard of. Regina in Canada, Samford, Furman, Middle Tennessee State, Appalachian State, Jacksonville State, Washburn, Monmouth, Citadel, and Georgia Southern. Those are just a few colleges that have given the Saints rookie...
Before he was leading the New Orleans Saints to glory, Drew Brees played for the San Diego Chargers. During his two campaigns there he got to know LB Junior Seau.
Please click the below to read the rest of this story and watch a recap of the recent events regarding Junior Seau.
The NFLPA filed a grievance challenging commissioner Roger Goodell's authority to suspend four Saints' players for alleged roles in the bounty scandal. Before it is immediately dismissed as legal conjecture, consider the months-old CBA included a provision that dismissed off-field actions typically subject to fine or suspension if they took place before Aug. 4, 2011. The...
Sit back and relax. Get comfortable. We’re gonna be here awhile. It appears that the NFLPA’s outside attorney is not impressed with the evidence he heard presented by the league to support their suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players for their roles in the ongoing bounty scandal. Attorney Richard Smith has responded to a [...]