Video shows Panthers player jawing at Beckham with bat

While Odell Beckham Jr’s actions on Sunday were inexcusable, there is no question a baseball bat the Carolina Panthers were carrying around on the field before the game had something to do with the Giants receiver losing his temper. A video that the Giants shared on Instagram Monday showed Panthers practice squad player Marcus Ball carrying the bat around and gesturing toward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign S Marcus Ball To Practice Squad

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they’ve signed S Marcus Ball to their practice squad. The #Panthers have signed S Marcus Ball to fill the final spot on the practice squad. Ball was with the team through the 2015 preseason. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) September 29, 2015 The Panthers practice squad now consists of: S … The post Panthers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints cut Marcus Ball, Ty Zimmerman and Kyle Knox

Not inviting Ball and Knox to camp, even, is a surprising move. Ball was kind of a disaster in the secondary last year, though. This move was likely made to make space for the incoming UDFA’s. Updated >> Sources: Saints release Marcus Ball, Kyle Knox, Ty Zimmerman — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) May 4, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Waive S Marcus Ball & LB Kyle Knox

Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, citing a league source, reports that the Saints have waived LB Kyle Knox and S Marcus Ball on Monday. According to, releasing these two players will free up $1.093 million in available cap space while creating just $4,000 in dead money. Ball, 27, signed as a free agent with the Argonauts back in February of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints sign CFL cornerback Delvin Breaux

I guess it’s a good sign that Breaux was so high in demand for a workout, but we’ll need him to turn out better than Marcus Ball if it’s going to help the Saints’ cover abilities at all.   Delvin Breaux, a standout CFL CB who worked out for 13 NFL teams, has reached agreement with the New Orleans Saints. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 24, 2015 You can also...
Via The Saints Nation
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Defensive and Special Teams Player Grades at Panthers

Yes, Cam Newton was awful throwing the football and yes, the Panthers were missing three of their five starting offensive linemen. Still, the Saints held the Panthers scoreless in the first half and allowed only 10 points by game’s end. That kind of performance will win games for the offense every time, so the grades rightfully reflect that. The Panthers finished with just 231...
Via The Saints Nation
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints’ Defensive and Special Teams Player Grades at Lions

Without a doubt this was the best half of football the defense has played all year. In the second half, well, they did their part to help the team go down in flames as the blew a gimme of a win. The Saints were very effective against the run and look no further than 24 carries for 59 yards (2.5 per) as evidence. They also only gave up 285 yards passing, but the 73 to Golden Tate...
Via The Saints Nation
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2 minute warning: What you need to know about New Orleans Saints vs. Falcons

In just a couple hours the New Orleans Saints will kick off their 2014 season on the road against the Atlanta Falcons. This is your two-minute warning. Here is everything you need to know about today’s game: Key matchup: Matt Ryan vs. Saints secondary There’s never been any doubt that this New Orleans team can put points on the board. But after getting beaten twice by the defense...
Via cover32 - Saints
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp watch list: New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Ball

Marcus Ball snags (36) an interception from sophomore quarterback Ryan Griffin in summer organized team activities.  Photo credit:  Michael DeMocker, Times-Picayune. Much has been said on what the New Orleans Saints’ 2014 rookies and expensive free agent signings will bring to the table, but this series of articles will be focusing on the players making less buzz...
Via cover32 - Saints
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 4: New Orleans Saints may draft safety despite recent moves

In the last week or two, one position has been particularly in the spotlight for the Saints – safety. Firstly, they signed an ex-CFL linebacker Marcus Ball to play at safety. They followed that up with the signing of potential future Hall-of-Fame cornerback Champ Bailey, amid whispers he could be shifting to safety. Finally, they matched Atlanta’s offer sheet to sign safety Rafael...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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