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Saints Injury Report: Jonathan Goodwin, David Hawthorne, Benjamin Watson

The New Orleans Saints desperately need a win Sunday night on the road against the Dallas Cowboys to avoid a 1-3 start:#453873366 / gettyimages.comNew Orleans' final injury report doesn't contain many surprises, as backup cornerback Patrick Robinson is the only new name on it from the beginning of the week. The Saints will hope to have a few players who are game-time...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints vs Oakland Raiders: 5 things to watch for

It’s week 2 of the preseason and in come the Oakland Raiders, the New Orleans Saints’ second straight AFC West opponent. Last season, the Saints blew out the Raiders with the defense having one of its better performances. The Raiders will present similar challenges to the Saints defense that the Kansas City Chiefs did the week prior. Here are some things to look out for. David...
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: David Hawthorne Destined as a Bust Free Agent Signing?

The first season of David Hawthorne's tenure with the Saints was about as close to a disaster as one could imagine. Performance wise, it was in keeping with some of the medium profile veteran linebacker pick ups of the past like Bryan Cox, Derrick Rodgers, Dan Morgan, Clint Ingram, Orlando Ruff and Rufus Porter that resulted in pure trash. Injuries limited his playing time and...
Via The Saints Nation
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Seahawks Blogger's Take on David Hawthorne

Whenever I need the skinny on the Seahawks I go to Chris Sullivan. Pure and simple, he is THE guy for Seahawks knowledge. Put less simply, he's more aware of the inner workings of that organization than Gregg Williams is aware of how to get away with an illegal and morally corrupt motivation scheme. Make sure you check him out on twitter, he's a valuable resource. So naturally...
Via The Saints Nation
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

David Hawthorne Signs with the Saints

According to Pro Football Weekly, David Hawthorne has signed a five year deal with the Saints.  The Heater was a great find when he joined the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent, and for the last three year he's led the Seahawks in tackles and has just generally been a hard-hitting force in the middle of the field.  However, injuries slowed him down significantly last season...
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

LB David Hawthorne inks five-year deal with Saints

Former Seahawks LB David Hawthorne, who is coming off a career season, has signed a five-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. Though financial numbers aren’t available at this time, the Saints have snatched up one of the top free agent linebackers of this offseasonFor each of the last three seasons, Hawthorne has led the Seahawks in tackles (no less than 100 in each of the last...
Via Down and Distance
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears will likely pursue David Hawthorne

According to Michael C. Wright of, the Bears are interested in Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne, who’ll become a free agent once the new league year begins on Tuesday. The 26 year-old Hawthorne would be a nice addition for Bears alongside Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher. Hawthorne had 115 tackles, 2 sacks and 3 interceptions in 2011.
Via Pro Football Zone
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks LB Hawthorne expected to play

Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne is expected to play Monday night against the St. Louis Rams after fully participating in practice on Saturday. Hawthorne was a game-time decision against Philadelphia last Thursday and had a team-high six tackles and a 77-yard interception return for a touchdown. The extended time off helped him recover and return to practice by the end of this...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Brace yourself: David Hawthorne explains why no TD

Say this for Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne, he wasn't caught by the kicker.He was, however, dragged down from behind by a quarterback. Teammate K.J. Wright had tipped the ball Hawthorne picked off, and then blocked the running back. It looked like Hawthorne had a chance to score until Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco went all Plastic Man, reached out and grabbed Hawthorne...
Via Seahawks Blog
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Hawthorne looking forward to trip home

David Hawthorne carries fond memories of playing in the home of the Dallas Cowboys as a high school athlete growing up in Corsicana, Texas. The Corsicana High School graduate remembers trips to Texas Stadium and playing in front of crowds upward of 20,000 people. The lower divisions would play their games early and their fans were allowed to stay for the rest of the day. '...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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