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Saints add CB Kyle Wilson and extend Jahri Evans

The contract of Jahri Evans is resolved. That’s the real big news. The signing of Kyle Wilson is “meh”, but the Saints needed a vet to compete in camp with the loss of Patrick Robinson, so it’s good to have another corner in the mix. Saints extend contract of Jahri Evans one year and sign CB Kyle Wilson to a one-year contract. — Greg Bensel (@GregBensel) April 1, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
54 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Saints Sign G Jahri Evans To A One-Year Extension

The New Orleans Saints announced that they’ve signed veteran G Jahri Evans to a one-year extension on Wednesday. There had been a lot of talk in recent weeks that Evans could be available for trade, but after they sent Ben Grubbs to the Chiefs for a draft pick, it would have been tough to replace another ... The post Saints Sign G Jahri Evans To A One-Year Extension appeared first...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: New Orleans Saints

A season of high expectations fell apart quickly for New Orleans in 2014. The defense gave up 424 points and the Saints lost their last five games at home to finish a deeply disappointing 7-9. Urgency reigned at the beginning of the new league year, as well. Stud tight end Jimmy Graham was sent to Seattle for Max Unger and WR Kenny Stills was sent to Miami – both deals netted picks...
Via Zone Blitz
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS! Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade #1 overall pick to Saints for Brees, Picks, Players

In what is sure to be a controversial decision, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded their #1 pick  to their division rival the New Orleans Saints, but in return get one of the greatest QBs of the modern era to play out the rest of his career in Drew Brees. Terms of the contract were not made available, but it;s believed to be 2 years with a 3rd year being an option. Along with...
Via Buc Stop
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Best Sean Payton Draft Pick Bracket

This week the podcast is sponsored by Stephanie Bettelli, who donated $150 to get the Laptop Pledge Drive across the finish line! After thanking her and everyone else who donated the boys discuss Ralph’s Pronunciation Nightmare Saints Draft Scenario We laugh at Atlanta losing a draft pick Best Sean Payton Draft Pick Bracket(View Bracket Here) PS: Donate and the audio quality...
Via The Saints Nation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints 30-Day Forecast: Draft Coming

With offseason trades and releases now lulling, we can really begin to look at the draft. Just 30 days away now, the 2015 draft will be an interesting one. There is much debate about who will be first pick and who is to follow, but New Orleans has a few picks to play around with, and that could give them a big advantage.Looking at the inconsistency of the Saints play in 2014 it is...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the New Orleans Saints get back to the playoffs next season?

Since Sean Payton and Drew Brees hooked up the New Orleans Saints have not been accostumed to being on the outside looking in when it comes to the NFL playoffs. Last season they finished 7-9 which was only good for second place in a woeful NFC South division. Can they return to the promised land in 2015? At least one person thinks so… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The most-annoying...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram on C.J. Spiller: “He’s a Special Player”

The New Orleans Saints’ running back duo of Mark Ingram and newly signed C.J. Spiller could be quite impressive this upcoming season. One person who is already impressed is Ingram himself. He had this to say about Spiller in an interview with ESPN. He’s a special player. He’s a game-breaker, can take it to the house no matter where he is on the field, punt return, kick return...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Highlight Reel: The New Orleans Saints come marching in

The Super Bowl ended about two months ago, which in internet years is pretty much an eternity. If you’re like us, you can’t wait to get back to watching real life football again. Unfortunately that will have to wait for a few more months, but in the meantime let’s watch some tape… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: The top 10 middle linebackers on the board in 2015 Five Things: The...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ Mark Ingram excited to play with C.J. Spiller

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports C.J. Spiller is a very talented running back that dealt with quite a few health injuries throughout his tenure with the Buffalo Bills, but now he is set to start a new chapter of his career with the New Orleans Saints. He is a major difference maker when he can stay healthy and on the field, and fellow running back Mark Ingram is excited to play alongside...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Could Make Jahri Evans & Cameron Jordan Available For Trade Before The Draft?

Peter King of MMQB.com reports that the want to be even more active before this year’s draft, which could lead to them fielding trade offers for G Jahri Evans and/or DE Cameron Jordan. King mentions that the Saints could possibly come away with a third- or fourth-round pick for Evans. King adds that there’s still a chance ... The post Saints Could Make Jahri Evans & Cameron...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Cornerback, Brian Dixon Arrested For Riding A Moped

NFL players have been arrested for many different things over the years. New Orleans Saints cornerback, Brian Dixon, may have found a new one that can be put down and placed into the ‘odd’ file. Dixon was arrested on Sunday morning for resisting an officer after he was pulled over riding a moped, according to the Times-Picayune. Mopeds aren’t permitted on the streets, and...
Via COED
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Vaccaro says the Saints defense has implemented "Operation: Feed Drew"

The New Orleans Saints defense knows that they have to get teams off the field to give the ball back to QB Drew Brees. The team knows that the more opportunities that Brees has, their chance at winning goes up tremendously. So the Saints defense has made it a priority to getting more turnovers and create better field position for their offense. According to DB Kenny Vaccaro, the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints CB Brian Dixon arrested at Miami Beach

  The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reported that he posted bond and was released from jail Sunday morning after being booked for resisting arrested without violence in Miami Beach. Greg Bensel, a team spokesman, said the club is aware of the arrest...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints CB Brian Dixon arrested in Miami

Young New Orleans Saints cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami for resisting arrest. Dixon, an undrafted free agent out of Northwest Missouri State, was pulled over driving a moped, at which point is apparently resisted arrest. He was booked into custody at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center at 5:50 a.m. and had bond set at $1,000. Presumably...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints love TE Josh Hill following Jimmy Graham trade

The New Orleans Saints dealt one of the best tight ends in the NFL when they traded Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks just a couple of weeks ago. However, since the trade took place, head coach Sean Payton has been talking up tight end Josh Hill, who was an undrafted free agent back in 2013 (via ESPN). This Josh Hill is another player that I love. I love. When you look at...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Restudying the Saints needs

If you’ve listened to Mickey Loomis and Sean Payton‘s interviews this past week, you’ve gotten brand new insight into where the roster goes from here. I have to say, that’s more candid and useful sound bites than usual from those two. I think Sean Payton is genuine when he says he’s excited about Josh Hill, Seantavius Jones and Brandon Coleman. I think he hopes at least...
Via The Saints Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton: Brees immune from Saints' extreme makeover

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton assured fans and observers that star quarterback Drew Brees isn't going anywhere for a long time if he can help it. Payton said at the NFL Owners Meeting in Phoenix that there is "not one iota" of truth to rumors that Brees could be considered for the trade block, not will the team be attempting to move up in the draftg to select Oregon...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New Orleans Saints discussing a free agent Pro Bowl wide receiver

The New Orleans Saints have seen a lot of turnover in free agency so far, but there’s still lots of time left on the clock before we’re playing football again. Word on the street is the Saints aren’t done making moves in free agency and might even look to sign a former Pro Bowl wide receiver… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why ex-NFL player Darren Sharper may only serve 10 years in jail for raping 9 women

From the makers of "Oh, This Is Bad"10) In Sharper's defense, he's not gay and hasn't come out in favor of paying college football players, so it's not like he's 100% monster9) He hit people really hard back in the day, and the justice system loves them some big hits8) Didn't rape anyone while wearing official NFL licensed apparel, so there's less damage to the "Shield" than expected...
Via Five Tool Tool
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Seeking Formula for Success

In recent years, the Saints have produced some of the best seasons in the history of the franchise. This era of New Orleans football has shown just how talented of a team they are, and that they don't plan on leaving. After a shaky year in 2014, the Saints seem to be searching for a new formula for success.The inconsistency of 2014 worried me quite a bit going into this offseason...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Darren Sharper to serve up to nine years

Darren Sharper appears to be facing up to nine years in prison. Sharper appeared in a Los Angeles court on Monday and plead no contest to charges stemming from numerous cases in the LA area. As the LA Times notes, Sharper’s plea agreement includes a 20-year prison sentence, of which he will serve half of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett implies Darren Sharper deserves death penalty

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper entered his first guilty plea on Monday when he pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona. Sharper admitted to sexually assaulting one woman and trying to attack another in the Phoenix area in 2013. He was sentenced to nine years in federal prison. Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett does...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How to fix the New Orleans Saints in three easy steps

My dream of New Orleans going into a full rebuild and trading Drew Brees seems dead. Well … it was never really alive. NFL teams don’t think the way NBA teams do, for better or worse. They aren’t willing to sacrifice full seasons for the purpose of a rebuild. It’s why Jacksonville and Oakland are spending big on free agents despite being several seasons away from contention...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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