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In a season where the New Orleans Saints (7-9) were not much of a factor and, got more negative publicity than positive, quarterback Drew Brees had a pretty darn good year. Some might say he had a record-breaking season. Entering week 5 of the 2012 NFL season, the Saints were 0-4 on the season and
BEST OF MAXIM
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton told reporters,
including Larry Holder of NOLA.com, that he envisions veteran defensive end
Will Smith, linebacker Jonathan Vilma and safety Roman Harper on the team’s
roster next season.
However, Payton did offer a disclaimer:
"It's different now. There's an economic factor to it.
It's as simple as a household...
This will be a 'what if' post. Meaning: what if the team before the sSints had picked this guy and he had not fallen to the Saints. Who should we thank for this particular guy falling to the Saints?
Same rules apply. First picks between 1985 and 2010, and of course it must be a player at the same position being drafted before the guy the Saints drafted.
WHO SHOULD GO?
Hello Who Dat Nation, it has been almost a year since I have wrote for Saints Nation, but the time off gave me a chance to really think about the Saints future and what they need to do in this offseason. I don’t know if the Saints defense got a memo saying that NFL defenses are playing by Sarcastiball rules, but many changes need to happen to get this defense...
Darren Sproles, RB, New Orleans Saints
School: Kansas State
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Am I the only one who completely forgets the fact that Sproles is about to turn 30 this year? Holy cow! Sproles still looks like he could out maneuver a bunny rabbit getting chased by a wolf. In fact I would like to challenge Mr. Darren...
Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reports that the New Orleans Saints have restructured the contract of defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley.
Bunkley, 29 was set to make a base salary of $3.7 million in 2013, but the Saints converted $3 million of that figure into a signing bonus that will be paid out over the remainder of his contract. His salary will now $750,000.
This actually frees...
Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints
School: Miami (Fla.)
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
In 2012 Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints quieted any non-believers and critics that he may have had entering the year by following up his stellar sophomore campaign with another very productive season. How productive was he? In 2013...
Editor’s note: As part of NFL’s Greatest Quarterback, fans will decide the best QB in each team’s history.
Archie Manning: Manning is best known as Peyton and Eli‘s father, but Archie had quite a career with the Saints. He played 11 years in New Orleans and led the team to a 35-91-3 record.
Manning made two Pro Bowls in 1978 and 1979. The Saints never made the playoffs...
Now that Joe Flacco is set to be the highest paid NFL player of all time, let’s see if he cracks the list of the top five QBs in the NFL right now…
5. Eli Manning (NYG) - The younger Manning said he was a top five QB two years ago when he only had one Super Bowl victory under his belt. The following season, he won another Super Bowl. Even though he failed to get back to the...