The New Orleans Saints trimmed their roster to the league mandated 53 players on Saturday. The most notable cut was to longtime wide receiver Courtney Roby. Other veterans released were: Defensive end Jay Richardson, cornerback Chris Carr and safety Jim Leonhard. Center Eric
Hot News for WR Courtney Roby
There had been rumors that a couple teams had a keen interest in free agent special teams ace and gunner Courtney Roby this offseason, so the news today that the Saints re-signed him is very welcome information. Per Kristian Garic:
#Saints agree to terms with WR Courtney Roby. Per league source #specialteamstud
— Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) March 17, 2013...
Lance Moore had numerous circus catches this season, and this was arguably the best one of them all. You can watch it by skipping ahead to the 2:20 mark on this video:
#8 Patrick Robinson pushes Mike Williams Out of Bounds for the win
#9 Blocked punt by Martez Wilson and recovery/TD by Courtney Roby
#10 Devery Henderson's one handed grab
New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was back at
practice yesterday after being sidelined for the past several weeks due to a
hand injury. The speedy back was full-go and it looks like he’ll be ready to
play this weekend when the Saints take on the Oakland Raiders.
Sproles underwent surgery on his broken left hand in the
beginning of Nov. While the recovery time was...
The New Orleans Saints will enter tonight’s contest against
the Philadelphia Eagles without running back Darren Sproles and wide receiver
Courtney Roby, but tight end Jimmy Graham has been removed from the team’s
injury report and will be full-go.
The Saints announced Sproles’ injury early last week, and it
was later revealed that his broken hand would require surgery...
Courtney Roby may not have the role on the Saints that most guys dream of coming into the NFL, but it's a place that continues to be secure. He's been extremely valuable to the Saints as a gunner for four seasons and a decent kick returner too prior to Darren Sproles coming to the team a year ago and supplanting him. But Roby turns 30 in January and while the departure of...
Amid all the hubbub surrounding the bountygate scandal, it’s easy to forget that the New Orleans Saints have done a heck of a job retaining most of their top talent during the free agency period. Add Courtney Roby to that list as James Varney of the Times-Picayune reports that the Saints reached an agreement with the special teams ace on a one-year contract.
An excellent tackler...
The Saints' top special teams gunner Courtney Roby, who has been on the roster as a very important part of the team's special teams for the last 4 years, has re-signed with the Saints. The deal is reported to be for one year. While Roby lost his kick returning duties to Darren Sproles last year, he still led the team in special teams tackles and enjoyed a productive year...