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CURTIS LOFTON RUMORS

Curtis Lofton is the jack-of-all-trades that makes the New Orleans Saints defense tick

Last year, the Saints defense became notorious for their rotational nature and their ability to confuse quarterbacks based on personnel. However, there was one constant amongst these rotations. Middle/inside linebacker Curtis Lofton (aka the only Falcon we’ve ever loved) is an unsung hero in the Saints defense. Everyone talks about Rob Ryan and the Saints secondary, but the things...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: State of the inside linebacker position

New Orleans Saints: State of the inside linebacker positionWith the improvement of the New Orleans Saints’ defense, most of the attention has gone to the younger talent in the secondary and defensive line. However, one position that gets somewhat lost in the shuffle is the play of the inside linebacker position, led by veterans Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne. Lofton, one of...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Offseason adventures

In my previous articles, I have discussed what the New Orleans Saints have been up to football-wise during the offseason. It’s been pretty stressful for the Saints Organization as far as finding room in the budget for all of their best players. But while the offseason can be stressful for the brass (and some players), this is a time when players have no restriction to how they...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lofton aims to end former team's unbeaten run

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  |  Discuss

Saints’ Curtis Lofton made a huge mistake

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...
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October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Lofton says a gut feeling brought him to Saints

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Curtis Lofton Gives Middle Finger to Atlanta Fans

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...
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March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
NEW BLOOD

Report: Saints add linebacker

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.

Via thepigskinreport.com
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Former Falcons MLB Curtis Lofton Is Joining The Eagles per Bucs DT Gerald McCoy.

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.” Please click the link to read the rest of this story.
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March 14, 2012  |  5 Comments

Report: Linebacker Curtis Lofton Signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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...
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March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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