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Saints Draft Analysis: Tight Ends

During the Sean Payton era in New Orleans, there has been perhaps no position on the field as crucial to the success of Drew Brees and this offense than that of the tight end position. And Jimmy Graham has matured into one of the best in the league. But last season, with Graham's production down significantly early on, the Saints discovered that they not only had depth at the position...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints Draft Analysis: Wide Receivers

Looking from a purely personnel standpoint, the Saints receiving corps was somewhat underwhelming in 2014. It was never an issue of having the talent, more so of actually showing it. That being said, it is sort of difficult to get a read on exactly how this position could be handled by the team in this year's draft.But you can bet that if there is a talented player that could bolster...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Sean Payton remain the Saints playcaller?

In some circles of the Saints fanbase I don’t think there was a more controversial figure this year than the man at the top: Sean Payton. Many members of the Saints Blogo-sphere, some ‘legit’ and some not, questioned whether coach Payton still had ‘it’ and whether or not he should still be in charge of play calling duties. Billed as an offensive genius and play calling...
Via The Saints Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Fans Should Know Adam Gase and Sean Payton Have A Lot In Common

New Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace said one of the most important relationships is between the GM and the head coach.  He also said an obvious goal would be to find somebody similar to head coach Sean Payton, whom he watched work so much magic for years in New Orleans.  If that holds true in the days to come, here are some interesting facts to note about one of the candidates in Broncos...
Via Sports Mockery
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: offseason off to a rocky start

Junior Galette This week New Orleans Saints defensive linemen Junior Galette was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Junior Galette was mostly worried about his image in the public being damaged and wanted everyone to know what happened before the arrest was not him and is not what it looks like. People can see a man on the field like Galette and how dominant he is on the field...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints retool, fire 3 assistant coaches

Head Coach Sean Payton didn’t waste any time in starting some dramatic changes to the New Orleans Saints. His decision to release the coaches came at what he considered to be “the appropriate time.” Payton said, “We’re not just gonna patch a few holes here and throw the ball out there next year” and he’s followed through on his promise of change. The Saints fired tight...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Entering Most Trying Offseason Of The Sean Payton Era

This wasn't even remotely the way that Saints fans, coaches, players, etc. anticipated the season going. And it certainly wasn't when it was supposed to end.But after the tumultuous roller coaster ride that was the 2014 season concluded in a rather exciting fashion in Tampa on Sunday, there's a somewhat uneasy feeling surrounding this team in The Big Easy.Since taking over as Head...
Via Pro Football Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton calls more than 10 players in for ‘review’

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is not happy with his team in the wake of its blowout loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Peyton called more than 10 players into his office for individual performance reviews on Tuesday. Wow. Sounds very tense in New...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

How did the Superdome become a house of horrors for the New Orleans Saints?

Intimidating. Loud. Powerful. Intense. Energetic. These are the words that you would use when describing not only the Saints play at home but the atmosphere and environment of the Superdome itself. Seeing good complementary football had become the norm for the residents of New Orleans. For eight sundays a year it became what was expected. Unfortunately this year the Superdome magic...
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton has tense exchange with reporter

The New Orleans Saints fell to 2-4 this afternoon after losing to the Detroit Lions. Saints head coach Sean Payton was not happy and actually lost his temper with a few members of the media. Payton called out one guy for asking a stupid question. After being interrupted a few seconds later, he told a reporter to be quiet. h/t The Big Lead
Via Thacover2
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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