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CURTIS LOFTON RUMORS

Tale of the Tape: new #Raiders LB Curtis Lofton

Curtis Lofton signing his Raiders contract Photo courtesy of Raiders.com Over the last day I’ve watched a few Saints games to get a sense of new Raiders LB Curtis Lofton – what are his strengths and weaknesses and how does he project onto the Raiders unit? I came away with a mostly favorable impression of the 8 year veteran but with some definite concerns as well. First, Lofton...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign MLB Curtis Lofton

Curtis Lofton finished 4th in the NFL in tackles with 145 last season. Given the size of this deal, 18 million over 3 years with 10 million guaranteed, I assume the Raiders didn’t actually watch Lofton play last season and just looked at the tackle stats. His 22 missed tackles led the NFL regardless of position and a lot of his tackles were him cleaning up broken plays after big...
Via The Football Fan Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints release Curtis Lofton

Curtis Lofton’s time as a Saint is over. The release doesn’t come as a complete shock given the rumored news he was being shopped for a trade, but prior to that I would have never guessed the Saints would let him go this offseason. To me he was the one guy you would keep on that defense. I’ll wait to see how they build the roster before making full judgment on this, but at...
Via The Saints Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Releasing LB Curtis Lofton, Free Up $4.25M In Cap Space

Rand Getlin reports that the New Orleans Saints are releasing veteran LB Curtis Lofton on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media previously reported that the Saints were in the process of fielding trade offers for Lofton, but was unlikely that they were going to find any interest. Lofton, 28, had three years remaining on his five-year, $27.5 million contract that included $7.8 million ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints possibly shopping Curtis Lofton in a trade

This seems crazy to me. This is the one guy I would think you want to keep. We’ll see what happens, though.   The #Saints are shopping LB Curtis Lofton, who had 144 tackles in 2014 and has played in 16 games every year of his career. Unexpected. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 4, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New Orleans Saints linebacker Curtis Lofton on the trade block

This one comes as a bit of a surprise. According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the New Orleans Saints are shopping linebacker Curtis Lofton: The #Saints are shopping LB Curtis Lofton, who had 144 tackles in 2014 and has played in 16 games every year of his career. Unexpected. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 4, 2015 As productive as Lofton has been it makes sense...
Via cover32 - Saints
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Reportedly Fielding Trade Offers For LB Curtis Lofton

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Saints are in the process of fielding trade offers for LB Curtis Lofton. New Orleans obviously is in a very difficult financial situation right now, which has forced them to consider parting ways with some notable players. Lofton, 28, still has three years remaining on his five-year, $27.5 ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Saints
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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