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Saints Releasing OLB Anthony Spencer & FB Erik Lorig

The New Orleans Saints are releasing veteran OLB Anthony Spencer on Tuesday, according to Nick Underhill, as they cut their roster down to 75 players. According to Underhill, the Saints are also parting ways with FB Erik Lorig, LB Chris Young, and Antonio Johnson. Spencer, 31, sustained a torn ACL in 2013 during the first game of the season. ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Saints’ fullback not be Erik Lorig in 2014?

Sean Payton dropped a nugget of information at his press conference today stating: Our preparation has to be with the idea that, as Erik is rehabbing, we’ve got to be ready to have a fullback Week 1, with the chance it’s not going to be Erik. That to means suggests pretty strongly that Erik Lorig will not be ready for the Falcons game, and maybe beyond. The big question becomes...
Via The Saints Nation
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking Saints Current 2014 "Need" Positions

With the additions of Jairus Byrd and Erik Lorig as well as the re-signing of some key players, the team needs are starting to shift. Not that their respective positions are necessarily set, but you have to feel better about where they stand. Below is the current "needs" the team has in order of importance, and the Saints will be well served to address them prior to the draft so...
Via The Saints Nation
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Intel on Erik Loring from Bucs Blog @BucsStopCom

I reached out to Nick Houllis of Buc Stop, my go to guy whenever I need information on the Bucs. When the Saints landed fullback Erik Lorig I wanted his opinion on the guy. While everything I've read makes this move feel like a lateral one at best (when comparing him to Jed Collins), Nick seemed to think he's a pretty solid player and I trust him. Here's what he had to say:  ...
Via The Saints Nation
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Agree To Terms FB Erik Lorig

  The New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement with FB Erik Lorig on a four-year contract, per Greg Bensel. Lorig, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2010. Tampa Bay was reportedly hoping to retain him, but he recently visited with the Saints who were ultimately able to get him under contract. Last year, he appeared in 15 games for the Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers “Making A Push” to Retain Free Agent FB Erik Lorig

Jason La Confora tweets that the Buccaneers are “making a push” to re-sign versatile FB Erik Lorig. who will be an unrestricted free agent in the next few weeks. La Canfora adds that retaining Lorig is a “priority” for the Buccaneers as he can also function as a tight end. According to La Canfora, Lorig “several” teams could have interest in him on the open market....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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