With things being slow, at least for now, I reached out to you and you were kind enough to set us up for some really good topics and discussion. Let’s dive right in:
@SaintsNationBlg What would make you more comfortable at OG week 1: Grubbs+Evans, two rookies, or Evans/Grubbs + rookie.
— Ryan Berger (@BoatRich) February 27, 2015
@SaintsNationBlg Keep in mind that there...
I don’t know about you but I’m not ready to say goodbye to big Jahri. Hope this works out.
Cap-strapped Saints were prepared to release Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans, now negotiating to keep him, sources say http://t.co/pV1bhrFMCI
— Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) February 23, 2015
Katherine Terrell of the Times-Picayune, citing a league source, reports that the Saints were prepared to make veteran G Jahri Evans a cap casualty, but they have instead been in contact with his representatives about a solution that would keep him in New Orleans.
As things stand right now, the Saints are projected to be over the NFL salary cap by something close to $20 million...
Every year, there are cap casualties in the NFL. Each team must make its financial assessments and then decide which players are worth keeping, and which need to be shown the door.
In 2015, the salary cap is expected to fall between $140 and $143 million when the league and the NFLPA finally agree sometime in mid-February. So which players are the most likely to hit the market...
Talk to the Pulitzer.
After New Orleans Times-Picayune beat writer Larry Holder criticized Saints All-Pro guard Jahri Evans' Week 5 perfomance against the Bucs, Evans fired back at Holder.
So Holder took this out of his holster:
One of those moments that are so classic, you want to do a lil' Shmoney Dance to celebrate.
But wait! It didn't take Twitter long to flag Holder for a personal...
As a Saints fan, it’s been a bit of a tumultuous season. A 2-3 record heading into the bye week is a disappointment heading into the bye week for a team that very clearly had Super Bowl aspirations. The losses have been heartbreaking (two on the last play and one SNF blowout in Dallas) and the wins haven’t been all that impressive. That includes an overtime home victory...
New Orleans Saints beat reporter Larry Holder, who has written for The Times-Picayune since 2012, wrote a piece earlier this week that included some criticism of All-Pro offensive guard Jahri Evans. While Holder noted that it was Evans’ blocking that sprung two crucial touchdowns in a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he also concluded...Read More
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...