KENNY VACCARO RUMORS

Saints S talks Andrew Luck's so-called 'deceptive' speed

Like it or not, analysts tend to use certain buzzwords when describing athletes of a certain race, and New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vacarro pointed out the problem with saying Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has deceptive speed: It’s not deceptive. According to ESPN’s Mike Triplett, Vacarro said of Luck: “Not deceptive. Just because he’s white doesn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints benching former first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro

The New Orleans Saints have underachieved all year, and now Sean Payton is making a change in the back end of his defense to send a message. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Saints will be benching former first round-pick Kenny Vaccaro in favor of former Viking Jamarca Sanford. While Vaccaro has “earned several game balls” according to Rapoport, it has not been a banner...
Via Sportsnaut
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro get into scuffle

During Monday night’s game between the Ravens and Saints, Steve Smith and Kenny Vaccaro got into a bit of a scuffle early in the third quarter. After making a catch along the sideline, Vaccaro pulled Smith to the ground. Then, the situation escalated with the two ending up amongst Ravens players. It’s no secret, Steve...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Defense all bark, no bite

With all the hype surrounding the New Orleans Saints in the offseason, the result of this past week’s game against the division rival Atlanta Falcons was truly disappointing. Though the lasting image from the game is Marques Colston fumbling late in overtime to set up Matt Bryant for a game winning field goal, the real story was the nonexistent defense. The Falcons put up a whopping...
Via isportsweb.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Why to watch Vinnie Sunseri

Last season, the New Orleans Saints’ rookie class was one of the best since 2006 producing starters Kenny Vaccaro, Terron Armstead, Kenny Stills, and John Jenkins. This is season, with the exception of Brandin Cooks and possibly Stanley Jean-Baptiste, the rookie class won’t feature as many bona fide starters. However, this doesn’t mean that an impact can’t be made by one...
Via isportsweb.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Defining Kenny Vaccaro’s role makes the New Orleans Saints a top-tier defense

Saints fans fell in love with last year’s first round draft pick Kenny Vaccaro in his very first game. Against the Atlanta Falcons in Week One, on fourth and goal with the game on the line, Vaccaro lined up on Tony Gonzalez in the slot with New Orleans in an amoeba defense. Vaccaro chipped Gonzalez at the line and broke up Matt Ryan’s pass to him in the middle of the field, deflecting...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Vaccaro makes New Orleans Saints defense extra scary

Kenny Vaccaro is a monster. He’s the football version of Pierre The Pelican, before the poor bird had beak surgery right around the NBA All-Star break. That Pierre was fierce-looking. He ate people! OK, he didn’t actually; thank heavens! But the point remains, Pierre pre-surgery was scary. Vaccaro proved to be that to opposing offensive players last season. In 14 games in 2013...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: continous cuts to clear salary cap room

New Orleans Saints: continous cuts to clear salary cap roomThis offseason has been one of the most surprising for Who Dats everywhere. Everyday New Orleans Saints fans are kept on their toes not knowing who will be on the roster by the time week one rolls around. The Saints organization has truly been hard at work trying to accomplish their main goal, securing Jimmy Graham. After...
Via isportsweb.com
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints S Kenny Vaccaro fractures ankle

Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro was carted off the field in the first quarter of Sunday's game in Carolina with an apparent ankle injury. Team training staff placed an air cast over the injury, a pretty good indicator that the injury is a severe one. NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported Vaccaro's injury was a fracture of the ankle. #Saints S Kenny Vaccaro is out of the game with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: How Does Kenny Vaccaro Stack Up Against Other 1st Round Picks?

Some of you may remember that once each week I write for the football site This Given Sunday. My task is simple, rank the first round draft picks 1 through 32, week to week, based on how they perform. You probably won't be surprised to know that through twelve weeks, the Saints made what I consider an excellent draft choice in Kenny Vaccaro. Indeed, he ranks sixth in my rankings...
Via The Saints Nation
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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