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It may be now or never for Nick Toon

We’re now in year three of the “Nick Toon experiment” and this upcoming season really does feel like the fork in the road for the Saints’ receiver. After a 2012 season spent entirely on injured reserve, Toon didn’t fare much better last season. He turned in a 4 catches for 68 yards 2013, despite a decent amount of time on the field. Put simply, Drew Brees just didn’t...
Via The Saints Nation
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints vs Houston Texans: Texans will present many challenges

  When the New Orleans Saints travel to Houston to meet the Houston Texans they will be facing one of the most complete teams in the NFL. The Super Bowl contending Texans will provide challenges in most facets of the game from offense to defense to special teams. Being that it is the third preseason game, the starters will get the majority of the work, and will play at least 2 quarters...
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints top Kansas City Chiefs to open preseason

Nick Toon impresses, hauling in 4 catches for 66 yards    The New Orleans Saints started off their preseason right with a 17-13 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The offense had some new wrinkles and is still trying to find the right guys for the scheme this year. The defense is trying to improve from a forgettable year last year. Having said this, here are some takeaways from...
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Young faces look to fill receiver void

Nick Toon The New Orleans Saints wide receiver position has been one of the more stable positions on the team. This stability in tandem with the most stable position, quarterback, has allowed Sean Payton and company to boast a consistent, record breaking offense for the past 7 years. This year, however will require some new faces to step up at wide receiver and become household names...
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints place rookie Nick Toon on IR

AP The New Orleans Saints announced today that they’ve placed rookie wide receiver Nick Toon on injured reserve. The following Saints players were placed on reserve/injured: RB Joe Banyard, S Jose Gumbs, CB Marquis Johnson & WR Nick Toon. — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 1, 2012 Toon was playing well in training camp and the preseason.  
Via Pro Football Zone
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Nick Toon Signs, All Rookies Under Contract

With Nick Toon signing a 4 year contract yesterday, the Saints have now signed every outstanding player in limbo (Brees and Toon were the last two) and they will enter training camp with no contract disputes and every player under contract. The new CBA affords all teams the luxury of virtually set pricing for draft picks depending on where they were selected, so there is almost no...
Via The Saints Nation
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints’ Nick Toon has a good chance to win #4 receiver job

The New Orleans Times-Picayune says that 4th round rookie Nick Toon has a good chance to win the #4 receiver job, a competition that the New Orleans Times-Picayune predicted would be a heated one earlier in the week. Toon reportedly impressed in minicamp, catching “nearly everything” thrown his way and “seems to be better than a 4th round pick” which is a sentiment I agreed...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints like maturity of rookie WR Toon

Saints rookie receiver Nick Toon is wearing No. 88, just as his All-Pro father, Al, did for the New York Jets. Although his parents never pressured him to play football - and even forbid him to play until seventh grade - the younger Toon has thrived playing the same position his father did through high school and in college at Wisconsin. Toon says his father's advice to him...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Toon looks to follow in his fathers’ footsteps

New Orleans Saints rookie Nick Toon might not be the fastest receiver on the field but at 6’2, 215 lbs his features are just what the Saints look for. The former University of Wisconsin receiver has the NFL in his genes. His father, Al Toon, played for the New York Jets from 1985 to 1992. In
Via The Penalty Flag
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Toon Heads To The Big Easy

The New Orleans Saints selected wide receiver Nick Toon in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Fantasy Spin: Toon is smooth as silk as a route runner with sharp instincts and reliable hands. He comes from good stock as his father was Jets star Al Toon, and he projects as a good fit in the Saints aerial attack, and will cushion the loss of Robert Meachem. Strong fantasy upside...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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