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New Orleans’ safety Rafael Bush suffers torn pectoral muscle

It’s no secret that the New Orleans Saints have one of the worst secondaries in the NFL. Last season they finished 25th in pass defense, giving up over 250 passing yards per game. Their performance against the Arizona Cardinals gave little hope when they will improve this year, as they allowed Carson Palmer to throw for 307 yards and three touchdowns. To make a bad thing even worse...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: S Rafael Bush suffered torn pectoral in Week 1

The New Orleans Saints were dealt another blow after their Week 1 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. While injuries have become a major issue for the Saints this offseason, the news on safety Rafael Bush wasn't good. Bush, who started for injured Jairus Byrd, suffered a torn pectoral muscle, according to Ian Rapoport of It's unknown how much time Bush will miss this season...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: New Orleans Saints sign two defensive backs, secondary not full yet

This week we explain why a new offensive philosophy may benefit the Saints, and we discuss the impact of two recently signed defensive backs: New Orelans Saints - The Saints may benefit from a new offensive philosophy. (READ) - Rafael Bush returns to the Bayou, and may be poised for a big year. (READ) - Think they’re all set at safety in New Orleans? Neer Shah begs to differ...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Bush may play a big role for the New Orleans Saints

Yesterday I wrote about why the Saints may have made a mistake in signing free agent defensive back Champ Bailey. Today, I am going to praise Mickey Loomis and Co. for a signing that was announced Monday night. Rafael Bush was the Saints’ “third safety” in 2013, much like he was in 2012 – his first season in the black and gold. His first season, though, Bush was mostly just...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Match Falcons Offer Sheet For S Rafael Bush

  Mike Garafolo reports that the agent for Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush has confirmed that New Orleans has matched the Falcons offer sheet for his client.  Bush posted on his Twitter account that he was still a Saint a few minutes ago. Ramon Vargas of the New Orleans Advocate previously reported that the Falcons offer sheet out to Bush is a two-year contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons sign rival to an offer sheet

In a surprise move, The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rafael Bush of the New Orleans Saints to a $1.4 million tender yesterday. The defensive back has always shown that he has the flexibility to play in multiple roles, and that is why Mike Nolan is attempting to bring him aboard. The New Orleans Saints will have until April 8 to match the offer or Bush will become an Atlanta Falcon...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Made Big Mistake with Rafael Bush ☆

Rafael Bush is not yet lost, but he has signed an offer sheet with the Atlanta Falcons. Because the Saints gave Bush the lowest restricted free agent tender, they now have 7 days to match that offer sheet or they will lose him with no compensation. There’s no word yet on how much the offer sheet is. When you tender a player at the lowest level, the compensation you get in return...
Via The Saints Nation
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Saints RFA S Rafael Bush To An Offer Sheet

  The Falcons have signed Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush. to an offer sheet, according the NFL transaction release. New Orleans will have until April 8 to decide whether or not to match Atlanta’s offer for Bush. The Saints extended Bush an original-pick tender back in early March. Bush would have made $1.431 million by playing out the 2014 season under the tender...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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