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Saints News, 2/20/2017: New Orleans is talking about basketball in February and it’s weird

The Pelicans turned a lot of heads after a strange All-Star Weekend by trading away Buddy Hield (among other pieces) for DeMarcus Cousins. The Pelicans suddenly look like a threat in the West, and New Orleans residents are frantically reading about how to play basketball.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
5 hours ago

CSC Roundtable: What Should the Saints Do with WR Brandin Cooks?

CSC contributors get together to speak on the future of Brandin Cooks. We thought we would let the readers see the inner conversations of contributors here at Canal Street Chronicles, where we each can weigh in on a topic and share our thoughts. We don’t always agree with each other, so view our thoughts below and comment with your thoughts. Contributors in the conversation: Super...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
9 hours ago

New Orleans Saints: Wonderlic Scores Provide More Confusion Than Clarity

The NFL Combine is coming up soon. That lovely word that fans will start hearing is ‘The Wonderlic.’ What a name for a test that is supposed to measure intelligence. Regardless, players attending the NFL Combine in a couple of weeks will be asked to take this test. The Wonderlic Test is designed to measure […] New Orleans Saints: Wonderlic Scores Provide More Confusion Than...
Via Who Dat Dish
12 hours ago

Film Study: Saints Could Do Better Than Melvin Ingram

The New Orleans Saints are in the market for a pass rusher. Many expect them to address the need both in free agency and the draft. If the New Orleans Saints do go after a free agent pass rusher, there’s a chance they’ll go after Chargers DE/OLB Melvin Ingram. After looking over his tape, I have […] Film Study: Saints Could Do Better Than Melvin Ingram - Who Dat Dish - Who...
Via Who Dat Dish
12 hours ago

New Orleans Saints CB Sterling Moore one of the Top Free Agents Available at His Position

In a deep free agency group, Sterling Moore is still a standout among those available. It is well known that Cornerback is one of the Saints needs during the 2017 offseason. Whether via free agency or in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Saints are presumably looking to add one, maybe two, cornerbacks to the team. Earlier last week, Canal Street Chronicles ranked Cornerback as the fourth-most...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
14 hours ago

New Orleans Saints International Edition: Playing London One Day

The New Orleans Saints will once again play in London later this year against the Miami Dolphins. October 1st, the Black and Gold will travel overseas once again to visit the Brits. The last time was in 2008 when the Saints beat the San Diego Chargers 37-32. In addition, the next time could be a team […] New Orleans Saints International Edition: Playing London One Day - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Top prospects the New Orleans Saints could draft to replace Drew Brees

Drew Brees shows no signs of aging at 38 years old, and the gunslinger has been remarkably consistent over his career. Brees turned in an NFL record fifth season of over 5,000 passing yards, and with young weapons Brandin Cooks and Michael Thomas on the outside, the Saints quarterback could cement himself as one of the all-time greats this next year. However, his one year deal...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL CB Shawn Springs is now a CEO at a startup aiming to make football safer

Former NFL cornerback Shawn Springs went from being a first-round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 1997 to the CEO of a startup company that is creating new helmet technology.Springs, who spent three years analyzing the helmet industry, has utilized parts of baby car seats as a means for a protective foam. The Crash Cloud system consists of airbags that are lightweight and...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints fan trolls Falcons with float, pokes fun at Super Bowl loss

It didn’t take long for New Orleans Saints fans to have some fun at the Falcons’ expense for their epic choke in Super Bowl LI. The Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in the game, and went on to lose in overtime, 34-28. Saints fans were probably pretty elated when they saw their division rival blow a 25-point lead, especially since they had a 99.6-percent win percentage to emerge as Super...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mardi Gras parade float trolls Matt Ryan, Falcons

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is one of the biggest parties in the United States. It takes place this month and will include a lot of drinking. It will also include a history of the New Orleans area, including the Saints themselves.It’s a special year for the community, as the Saints are celebrating their 50th season in existence. It’s also somewhat special considering it comes just...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints name new coaches for receivers, defensive line

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has named Curtis Johnson a senior offensive assistant and wide receivers coach. Payton has also hired Ryan Nielsen as defensive line coach. Johnson, whose new titles were announced Thursday, previously coached Saints receivers from 2006 to 2011 and left on good terms to become head coach at Tulane from 2012 to 2015. The New...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints staying home in Metairie for 2017 training camp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Saints have decided to hold 2017 training camp at their New Orleans-area headquarters. The club last held training camp in Metairie, Louisiana, in 2013, which is also the last time the Saints made the playoffs. For the past three seasons, the Saints spent the first few weeks of training camp at the luxury Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: When the Falcons lose the Super Bowl: Saints Fans' Reaction

The New Orleans Saints fans know what we mean...
Via NOLA.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has plan to keep players off social media before games

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knows it can be a challenge to keep players focused and away from social media before games, so he devised a plan to give them no choice but to put their phones away. Payton told CBS Radio’s Tiki and Tierney that he’s having a device installed in the Saints locker room that will block players from getting on social media before games. “It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton wants to add a scrambler to Saints locker room to block phone usage

Sean Payton doesn’t want his New Orleans Saints on their cell phones or social media before and after games.In fact, Payton feels so strong on this matter he aims to install some sort of scrambler to interrupt cellular signals in the locker room.He spoke with Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate on the topic:“It’s just a simpler scrambler that just avoids the social media...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees indicates he has a few more years in the NFL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just turned 38, but his age doesn’t appear to be creeping up on him just yet.The 10-time Pro Bowler had this to say about how much longer he plans on playing.“I got a few more (years) at least,” Brees said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Thursday. “When you first get into the league you think you’re invincible, right...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan looking to join rare Super Bowl company

Matt Ryan is one game away from joining a rare group of playoff quarterbacks.According to ESPN Stats and Information, only six quarterbacks have ever thrown at least seven touchdowns and zero interceptions during a single postseason. Ryan brings those exact numbers—seven touchdowns and zero interceptions—into Super Bowl LI.The previous six—Joe Flacco (2012), Drew Brees (2009...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Super Bowl LI: What's a New Orleans Saints fan to do?

Worst matchup ever for Saints fans? A bit of fun for the WhoDat Nation... Share if you agree
Via NOLA.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mickey Loomis explains why Saints have seldom drafted LSU players

Via NOLA.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts tried to trade for Sean Payton

The Indianapolis Colts announced this weekend that they are bringing Chuck Pagano back as their head coach next season, but he clearly wasn’t their top choice.Not only did Indianapolis make a run at Jon Gruden, but they also had talks with the New Orleans Saints about Sean Payton for the second straight season.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two teams talked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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