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Saints 2017 Year in Review: David Onyemata - The Manitoba Monster

No one expected David Onyemata to play such a significant role on the defense in his 2nd year, but when Nick Fairley fell to a heart condition, it opened doors for the Manitoba Monster to be born. Loch Ness, Bigfoot, Sasquatch - All Folklore Legends, and New Orleans may now have its own to add to that list. The 29 tackles, two sacks, and one pass deflection that David Onyemata finished...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
20 days ago

Report: Panthers now say a knee injury contributed to Cam Newton falling to ground

The NFL is currently investigating whether the Carolina Panthers followed the league’s recently updated concussion protocol after Cam Newton fell to the ground while walking to the sideline following a big hit.The hit, which you can see here, was no joke. Newton had evaded pressure, turned around and started running only to be drilled into the turf. So, when Newton crumpled to the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Ron Riveras explanation of Cam Newton falling to ground stinks

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took a huge hit late in his team’s eventual playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday evening.Here, we can see Newton fall to the ground following the hit by Saints defensive lineman David Onyemata. It’s pretty obvious something was amiss with Newton, who would ultimately spend about 90 seconds in the medical tent on the sideline being...
Via Sportsnaut
January 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Cam Newton goes into medical tent after huge sack

Cam Newton was briefly knocked out of the Carolina Panthers-New Orleans Saints wild-card playoff game on Sunday after being crushed on a sack in the fourth quarter.Newton was scrambling to avoid a sack but ended up getting leveled by David Onyemata. The sack occurred on a second down play. Newton was replaced by Derek Anderson, who threw an incomplete pass on 3rd-and-17.Newton was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2018  |  Discuss

David Onyemata fined $12,154 for unnecessary roughness

Saints defensive lineman David Onyemata learned an expensive lesson in last week’s victory over the Packers: It’s against the rules to pull players off the pile. Officials penalized the Saints 15 yards for Onyemata’s unnecessary roughness, and the NFL followed with a $12,154 fine this week. Packers receiver Randall Cobb fumbled on a hit by [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
October 27, 2017

Saints Sophmore spotlight: David Onyemata

The New Orleans Saints quietly had a really strong draft in 2016, and with the youth movement on the team in full effect with the exception of a few remaining veterans the Saints are going to need their second year players to step up and become more than just ‘could be’s’, but bonafide contributors. In order to do that each player will need to capitalize on the attributes that can...
Via The Saints Nation
July 09, 2017

New Orleans Saints Sophomore Spotlight: David Onyemata

Is David Onyemata primed to become the next "Nigerian Nightmare"? If you listen closely enough, you might still be able to hear the echoes of shrieks and screams from some of the Saints faithful: 'They drafted WHO?!' 'FROM WHERE?!?!' 'And they TRADED to get him?!' Such was the refrain from many New Orleans fans when the team made a trade with the Washington Redskins in the 2016...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
May 24, 2017

Saints sign 4th-round pick Onyemata to 4-year contract

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints signed rookie defensive lineman David Onyemata to a four-year contract Wednesday. The Saints selected Onyemata in the fourth round of the draft with the 120th overall pick. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Nigerian played in Canada at the University of Manitoba. In 37 career games, Onyemata had 166 tackles, 9 1/2 sacks, two passes defensed, one...
Via Associated Press
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Q&A on Saints 4th round rookie David Onyemata with @mikestill94, beat writer for The Manitoban

Mike Still is a sports writer for The Manitoban in Canada (Winnipeg) and he was nice enough to take some time to fill us in on the Saints’ 4th round draft pick. Many thanks to him for the time. Make sure to check him out on twitter.  I think you’re going to enjoy this Q&A below, he gives a real ringing endorsement of Onyemata and leaves a lot of hope for this pick turning into...
Via The Saints Nation
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints Happy Hour Podcast: Mickey Loomis has a trade up party for Von Bell and David Onyemata

The boys recap the draft after Kevin leaves a voicemail. Will the Saints never trade down? Are the Saints trade up addicts? Are these players any good? Do the Saints have a Canada fetish? Who will be best Saints pick? The worst? Will Ralph ever pronounce a name correctly? Sean Payton has a sad. Donate just $1 a month and become a Saints Happy Hour Patron for special...
Via The Saints Nation
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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