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Finding a winning game plan for the New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints cannot deny they were a huge disappointment last season. When you look at the NFC South on paper (or on the computer in this case), was there a more disappointing division in the NFL last season? The Saints gave away the division in the most unflattering way. The Carolina Panthers proved that if a team gets hot at the right time, anything can happen. With a...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect from the Saints’ Wide Receivers

Since 2006, only once did the Saints offense find itself ranked outside the top-five in total yards. During that span, this passing attack has been the catalyst of that success. So to say that Drew Brees has led the best vertical offense for nearly a decade would be an understatement.Surprisingly, in that time, not one Saints’ receiver has been named to a Pro Bowl. This speaks...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wonderlic test scores for Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota

One thing that always gets a lot of hype heading into the NFL Draft is the Wonderlic test. In case you were wondering, here’s the scores that are being reported for the top two QBs in the draft, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston… Jameis Winston scored 27 on his Wonderlic, 1 point less than Peyton Manning, Drew Brees & Russell Wilson (all w/ 28). ...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees Opens Up About Jimmy Graham, His Own Trade Rumors

New Orleans’ Saints quarterback Drew Brees was as blindsided as the rest of the world when news broke of the Jimmy Graham trade to the Seattle Seahawks. Brees’ first reaction to the trade was to post a picture of his little son wearing a No. 80 black and gold Graham jersey. Speaking up on the trade, Brees expressed how totally surprised he was (via ESPN). I think it shocked all...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS! Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade #1 overall pick to Saints for Brees, Picks, Players

In what is sure to be a controversial decision, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded their #1 pick  to their division rival the New Orleans Saints, but in return get one of the greatest QBs of the modern era to play out the rest of his career in Drew Brees. Terms of the contract were not made available, but it;s believed to be 2 years with a 3rd year being an option. Along with...
Via Buc Stop
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The Brees Effect

Drew Brees has always been a very determined athlete, and no doubt, that motivates the players around him.Before the Brees era, you never would have thought to see the Saints ranked in the top five offensively, now though, it's rare that they're not in the top five.Since 2006, Brees has been the most efficient quarterback in the NFL. The Saints went from never dreaming of playoffs...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We're not trading Drew Brees

After sending Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham packing in a trade, there was some speculation that the New Orleans Saints might be prepared to blow things up. That increased when the team also traded Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs and young receiver Kenny Stills. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis shot down rumors that Drew Brees is on the trade block following these flurry...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Picks 11-20

The middle of the first round is filled with trades in the second installment of my 2015 NFL mock draft. Three trades in ten picks occur as teams try to fill their needs to push themselves into the playoffs. Trae Waynes heads off the middle of round 1 after being selected by the Minnesota Vikings 11th overall in my 2015 NFL mock draft. 11. Minnesota Vikings: Trae Waynes After...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

How to fix the New Orleans Saints in three easy steps

My dream of New Orleans going into a full rebuild and trading Drew Brees seems dead. Well … it was never really alive. NFL teams don’t think the way NBA teams do, for better or worse. They aren’t willing to sacrifice full seasons for the purpose of a rebuild. It’s why Jacksonville and Oakland are spending big on free agents despite being several seasons away from contention...
Via The Sports Post
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Jimmy Graham trade impacts Drew Brees' future

Now that we have had some time to take a step back from the enormous trade that sent Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks after five stellar seasons with the New Orleans Saints, it’s time to analyze the deal from all different perspectives. In five seasons with the Saints, Graham racked up 386 receptions for 4,752 yards and 51 touchdowns. Needless to say, losing someone of Graham’s...
Via Sportsnaut
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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