RAFAEL BUSH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Overturning of Bush fine doesn’t mean penalty call was wrong

The news that the appeal process resulted in the scuttling of the $21,000 fine imposed on Saints safety Rafael Bush for his postseason hit on Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin has prompted some Saints fans to assume (reasonably) no penalty should have been called on the play. Which, if accurate, means the Seahawks on the opening drive of the game would have been facing fourth and 11...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rescinds Rafael Bush’s $21,000 Fine For Hit On Percy Harvin (Video)

Rafael Bush is finally in the clear. After a three-month appeal process, the NFL has rescinded a $21,000 fine on the New Orleans Saints safety for his hit on Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin in last season’s NFC divisional playoff game, according to Bush’s agent. Bush caught the league’s eye in the first quarter of the Saints’ 23-15 playoff loss to the Seahawks...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Saints
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints retain S Rafael Bush after matching the Falcons’ offer sheet

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Safety Rafael Bush announced on Twitter that he’ll be sticking with the Saints after they matched the Falcons’ offer sheet. I'm still a saint yep — rafael bush (@rbush36) April 7, 2014 Bush had 42 tackles last season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints match offer sheet signed by Rafael Bush in Atlanta

The Saints had until Tuesday to match the offer sheet signed last week by safety Rafael Bush with the Falcons. The Saints opted not to prolong the suspense. Per a league source, the Saints have indeed matched the offer. Bush hinted strongly that the offer had been matched by tweeting, “I’m still a saint yep.” Last year, Bush appeared in 13 games with six starts. He’ll...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush signs offer sheet with Atlanta

In a bit of a surprise twist, New Orleans Saints restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush signed an offer sheet with the Atlanta Falcons, according to the NFL transactions wire. The Saints will have until April 8 to match the offer or lose Bush to Atlanta. The Saints issued Bush a one-year, $1.4 million tender earlier this offseason. Bush was the only restricted free agent the Saints...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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