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Saints give Junior Gallette a three year extension

New Orleans Saints have just agreed in principle to a contract extension with Junior Gallette the teams defensive lineman.  Galette inked a three-year, $6.3 million contract before last season. He had a huge year in 2013 breaking out for 12 sacks under DC Rob Ryan. The 26-year-old former UDFA out of tiny Stillman has 21.5 sacks […] The post Saints give Junior Gallette a three...
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Saints name ten to their practice squad

Today the New Orleans Saints completed their practice squad. The team was completed today, showcasing two former Valdosta State players. WR Brandon Coleman ILB Todd Davis CB Terrence Frederick TE Nic Jacobs WR Seantavius Jones G Antoine McClain T Tavon Rooks NT Lawrence Virgil CB Trevin Wade S Pierre Warren The post Saints name ten to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Saints add 10 players to practice squad

According to Mike Wilkening of Profootballtalk.com, the Saints have signed ten players to their practice squad: Offensive tackle Tavon Rooks Wide receiver Brandon Coleman Inside linebacker Todd Davis Cornerback Terrence Frederick Tight end Nic Jacobs Wide receiver Seantavius Jones Offensive guard Antoine McClain Nose tackle Lawrence Virgil Cornerback Trevin...
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New Orlean Saints 2014 Preseason: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The New Orleans Saints and their fans have reason for optimism.  Preseason has been very, very good to them.  And as they come out of preseason the first half of their schedule looks even better. The Good: Quarterback Drew BreesAt first it looked bad.  Even before the first preseason game quarterback Drew Brees injured himself with a strained oblique.  Brees missed the first...
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Five things we learned from the New Orleans Saints only preseason loss

There isn’t always much to be gained from preseason games, especially the last one of the campaign. However, we gave it the old college try and attempted to glean some information from the Saints sole preseason loss against Baltimore. 5.) They really didn’t like Shayne Graham or Derek Dimke I mean, how do you lead two guys along throughout the whole offseason only to cut both...
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Seven practice squad members reported for Saints

We still don’t know who the Saints’ kicker will be, though it doesn’t appear like it will be Ryan Succop. What we do know is the Saints have added seven players to their practice squad. They are allowed to add up to ten, and the fact that free safety Pierre Warren isn’t already on this list of names is a big surprise to me. Almost everyone expected him on the 53 man roster...
Via The Saints Nation
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: New Orleans Saints

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: CB Champ Bailey OLB Keyunta Dawson K Shayne Graham FB Greg Jones WR Robert Meachem T Thomas Welch C Matt Armstrong CB Derrius Brooks WR Brandon Coleman ILB Todd Davis K Derek Dimke CB Terrence Frederick WR Charles Hawkins...
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A look at the New Orleans Saints final 53 man roster

Yesterday the New Orleans Saints made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in gold and black next Sunday. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterbacks: Drew Brees, Ryan Griffin, Luke McCown Running backs: Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram, Khiry...
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Champ Bailey wants to continue playing in NFL following release

Champ Bailey was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday but the 36-year-old future hall of famer is not ready to hang up the cleats just yet. Bailey still wants to play with his agent saying that his client was healthy and ready. “He had a plantar (foot) problem which is resolved. He just missed too much time for the coach’s evaluation to be complete.” said agent Jack...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Different Stars Align in Saints Training Camp

Well, training camp is done. All four of the preseason games are in the books. By the time you read this, Mickey Loomis and Sean Payton will have put the finishing touches on the final 53-man roster. In essence, the only thing left is to face off against those "Dirty Birds" and tee it up, right? Here in the South, we practically consider Opening Day as an unofficial holiday...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey, Robert Meachum among Saints' roster casualties

The New Orleans Saints trimmed their roster down to the 53-man limit Saturday, releasing some notable players in the process. In addition to letting both of the kickers they had in camp go, Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke, they also parted ways with former Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and wide receiver Robert Meachum. Bailey was thought to have a role in the team'...
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Champ Bailey, Robert Meachem among 22 players waived/cut by New Orleans Saints

Interesting news coming out of Saints camp on Saturday, as the team announced a bevy of cuts and waived numerous players. According to NewOrleansSaints.com, cornerback Champ Bailey, wide receiver Robert Meachem and kicker Shayne Graham were among six players who had their contracts terminated outright. 17 players were waived by the team as well, including kicker Derek Dimke, wide...
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Saints release Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey’s tenure with the New Orleans Saints didn’t last too long. After signing a two-year, $3.8 million contract this past offseason, the veteran defensive back was a part of the Saints final cuts on Saturday.  Saints are cutting CB Champ Bailey. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 30, 2014 This is somewhat of a surprising move considering that the Saints owe Bailey...
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Saints have began to make roster moves; Follow the moves here

Today the New Orleans Saints began roster cuts. You can follow all the cuts here on NFL Draft Diamonds. Saints cuts: OL Jason Weaver RB Derek Strozier The post Saints have began to make roster moves; Follow the moves here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Drew Brees received some great advice about vasectomies

Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans’ Saints, and his wife added another kid to their family Monday night. It also appears that Brees and his wife are content with four kids and won’t be adding a fifth anytime soon. How do we know this? Because we have quotes — via Nola.com — of Brees talking about vasectomies: “I might have to follow Jim Henderson’s recommendation...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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