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Saints trade up to select CB Damian Swann in 5th round

The Saints have taken a third player in the 5th round, again a defensive player. Damian Swann in the second corner in the draft taken by the Saints. That position now feels very deep and will have a lot of competition. By the number of guys you have to sense the battle will be heated. Stanley Jean-Baptiste is really going to have to improve for any shot of making the team. Swann...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: How do the New Orleans Saints improve in the secondary?

Nick, although I’m pleased with the way the defense played against the Vikings – we’re headed to Dallas next week. That means a heavy dose of Tony Romo and Dez Bryant. We all remember how P-Rob was exploited religiously by the Falcons and Browns, so how can the Saints improve on the back end of their defense? – Prepared Paul, Palmetto That’s a great point Paul, and we...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: New Orleans Saints’ defensive backs better than the Legion of Boom

This week we continued a few of our summer-long series, and showed you why the Saints defensive backfield may be better than the Legion of Boom next year: New Orleans Saints - Eat your heart out, Legion of Boom. The Saints defensive backs are taking the cake next year: (READ) - Wondering which Saints you should draft in fantasy football this year? Check this out. (READ) - Cam...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley Jean Baptiste picking up the New Orleans Saints defense quickly

Saints second round draft pick Stanley Jean Baptiste garnered a lot of attention throughout the draft process, being compared to the face of the new NFL corner (and Madden darling) Richard Sherman. Lofty comparisons may put extra pressure on Jean Baptiste’s shoulders, but at Saints Mini Camp last week it was business as usual for the former Husker. “I still have a lot of learning...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Why Stanley Jean-Baptiste was their best pick

This past draft the New Orleans Saints tried to continue their aggressive offseason ways and draft impact players to help solidify a roster that is primed for a deep playoff and possible Super Bowl run. In the first round the Saints traded up 7 spots to snag Oregon State speedster Brandin Cooks. However, despite the first round splash, Cooks wasn’t the Saints’ best draft pick...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the New Orleans Saints’ Rookie Class: Stanley Jean-Baptiste

The cover photo is a photoshop-created mockup of Stanley Jean-Baptiste returning an interception as a New Orleans Saint complete with his chosen jersey number. (Photo-credit: discoloredcurrenc of Having traded away their third round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints had only one selection on the second day of picks on Friday, which was considered...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign Second-Round Pick CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste

  The New Orleans Saints announced that they have signed second-round pick CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste to a four-year contract on Saturday. The Saints have now signed four of their six draft picks with WR Brandin Cooks and OLB Khairi Fortt still unsigned. Leading up to the draft, there was some talk that Jean-Baptiste could sneak into the back-end of round one, but I’m sure New...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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