Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reports that a league source has informed him that Saints ILB Curtis Lofton has agreed restructure his current deal in order to free up some much needed cap space for the team.
The Saints will convert his $5 million dollar roster bonus into a signing bonus that will be pro-rated over the remaining years of his contract. Lofton had a cap figure of ...
Anyone with a one-third of a brain noticed that the New Orleans Saints’ defense was not right this year.
Despite the obvious it was not suspected that anyone would step up and discuss it. There has been enough drama down by the bayou.
Yet, discuss it they have as an anonymous player discussed how the unit felt in a published report.
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When Curtis Lofton was with the Falcons he was thought of as a stand-up guy. As a team guy. Apparently, the Falcons did a great job covering up the fact that he's just a guy with his head up his ass.
It's no secret that Lofton wanted to stay with Atlanta last season but wasn't brought back as the Falcons wanted to go in a different direction with their defense...
Linebacker Curtis Lofton left Atlanta just in time to miss out on the Falcons' best start to a season in franchise history.
Now a defensive leader for the struggling Saints, Lofton insists he has no regrets, did what was right for him and is eager to experience one of the NFL's more intense and longstanding rivalries from the other side when the Saints (3-5) host unbeaten...
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November 09, 2012
New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton left the Atlanta Falcons during the 2012 offseason to sign a 5 year deal worth 33.5 million. However with the Falcons 4-0 and the Saints 0-4, did Lofton make a mistake signing with the Saints? The whole reason Lofton signed with the Saints was either because of money or finding a championship, because the Saints have had more success...
Curtis Lofton admits that as a former Atlanta Falcon, he used to hate the rival Saints.
Yet, instead of delighting in the bounty scandal that cast uncertainty upon Saints' 2012 season, Lofton's reaction was to take New Orleans seriously as a free-agent destination.
Lofton has been practicing as the starting middle linebacker, the same position held by Saints defensive captain...
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May 31, 2012
The new public enemy #1
This weekend former Atlanta Falcons player Curtis Lofton made the decision to sign with the rival New Orleans Saints. The Falcons had made up their mind that Curtis wasn't part of their future plans when they opted to sign former pro bowler Lofa Tatupu.
Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times Picayune has an article up on Lofton and there is a very...
The Saints reportedly have added a linebacker to fit in with their 4-3 scheme. This could be an indication they're worried about suspensions.
The most viable MLB in the 2012 free agency class is headed to Philadelphia.
Players View does not have an official statement yet but Gerald McCoy of the Bucaneers who targeted Lofton just tweeted “Sorry #bucnation I tried but it looks like @CurtisLofton50 is an Eagle.Business is business he did what was best for him. Understandable.”
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Per a report from The Pewter Plank’s Josh Hill, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made another splash in free agency by signing former Atlanta Falcon linebacker Curtis Lofton. Lofton, who was drafted out of theUniversityofOklahomaby the Falcons in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft, was widely considered one of the top linebackers in this year’s free agency class. Lofton became...