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Report: The New Orleans Saints could get a second helping of Pat Swilling

Hey kids, remember Pat Swilling? He played defensive end for the New Orleans Saints from 1986 to 1992. No? That’s fine, because a new prospect may help jog your memory. According to a report by Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate, Pat Swilling’s kid, Pat Swilling Jr. is going to workout for the Saints… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen during...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Believes the New Orleans Saints are Super Bowl-Bound

New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller has a better chance of making the playoffs than he had with his former team, the Buffalo Bills. But Spiller took it a step further: He believes the Saints are Super Bowl-bound. While with the Bills—who finished a better-than-average 9-7 in 2014—Spiller had to deal with the AFC East-dominating New England Patriots. After signing...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding a winning game plan for the New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints cannot deny they were a huge disappointment last season. When you look at the NFC South on paper (or on the computer in this case), was there a more disappointing division in the NFL last season? The Saints gave away the division in the most unflattering way. The Carolina Panthers proved that if a team gets hot at the right time, anything can happen. With a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor Mill: Will the New Orleans Saints trade up in the first round?

At this point guessing what any particular team outside of the top five will do in the NFL Draft is a bit like throwing spaghetti at the wall and hoping it will stick… In fact I think that sounds like a pretty excellent diversion for my evening. I think I’ll boil up a big batch of it for the occasion. Anyway. Today we may have gotten a sneak peek at the New Orleans Saints’...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints expected to meet with WR Greg Jennings

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Greg Jennings is one of the best wide receivers remaining on the free agent market, and will receive quite a bit of interest from the teams in need of help at the position. One of those teams is the New Orleans Saints, and the two sides are expected to meet in the near future to discuss a potential deal. After his #Jaguars visit, the plan for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign C Mike Golic, Jr.

Yes, the son of that Mike Golic. Mike Golic, Jr. spent time with the Saints as a camp body before getting cut early in training camp. The Saints are bringing him back to compete for the job at backup center.   C Mike Golic, Jr. has agreed to terms on a contract with the #Saints. Was with them last off season. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 15, 2015
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect from the Saints’ Wide Receivers

Since 2006, only once did the Saints offense find itself ranked outside the top-five in total yards. During that span, this passing attack has been the catalyst of that success. So to say that Drew Brees has led the best vertical offense for nearly a decade would be an understatement.Surprisingly, in that time, not one Saints’ receiver has been named to a Pro Bowl. This speaks...
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2015 Overrated: C.J. Spiller

One thing's for sure, the hype train has always been strong with this one. And deservedly so. A perpetual description of "incredible athlete on the brink of breaking out" was a yearly norm for C.J. Spiller. So much so, he's been heralded as such for the past 581 years. Alright, so maybe it's just four years, but still, in the NFL, that's an average career span right there. And after...
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Greg Jennings to visit Saints

According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, former Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings will meet with the New Orleans Saints. The free agent recently paid a visit to the Miami Dolphins, but obviously left without a deal. Jennings also visited with the Jaguars. The current version of Jennings, 31,  is a far departure from his glory days with the Green Bay Packers, so...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2015 Offensive Predictions

Waiting for the next football season can seem like a lifetime when you've got a lot of expectations. The Saints are making a lot of huge changes and the wait for August is getting longer and longer.Following the 2014 season, New Orleans had a solid offense despite a few performances that weren't up to par. With the signings and releases made on this side of the ball, let's take a...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Bolster Front Seven, Depth On Defense

The New Orleans Saints bolstered their front seven and depth on defense with the addition of veteran edge rusher Anthony Spencer, who signed a one-year contract with the team on Friday. A former 2007 first round pick (No. 26 overall) out of Purdue, Spencer has spent his entire eight-year NFL career in Dallas, recording a total of 385 tackles with 33.0 sacks, 14 pass deflections...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Spencer missing piece to Saints free agency

I know what some of you are thinking. So let’s get this out of the way. Anthony Spencer is older now, he had microfracture surgery on his knee which devastates the vast majority of NFL careers. If you don’t believe that, just ask Jonathan Vilma. Spencer played the majority of 2014 but he wasn’t the same guy as 2012 before the surgery. Expecting much on the field is probably...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Top Five All-Time Free Agent Acquisitions

The New Orleans Saints have perhaps been the busiest team in the league during this offseason in the free agent market. Although this team has never exactly been known for that sort of thing, recent years have seen them make some really substantial deals to make this team competitive.Now for me, a great free agent acquisition must meet a certain criteria. Obviously, it must be timely...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL players poised to succeed with their new teams

Last week, I wrote an article discussing five players who are bound to disappoint with their new teams. While there certainly are disappointments every year, sometimes change brings out the best in players. Without further ado, let’s analyze five players who will succeed with their new teams. C.J. Spiller, New Orleans Saints Last month, Spiller signed a four-year deal with the...
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Darren Sharper to wear penis monitor after prison

Sounds like Darren Sharper’s 9-year prison sentence might be the easy part of the rest of his life. As part of his sentence, the accused rapist will do his time in prison, followed by living life as a paroled sex and narcotics offender in the State of California. He’ll be tracked by GPS as he’s moved to Arizona and on probation there for the rest of his life, reports the New...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign DE Anthony Spencer, reunite him with Rob Ryan

METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has signed former Dallas defender Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract. Spencer, a first-round draft choice by the Cowboys in 2007, has played linebacker and defensive end during eight NFL seasons. Last season, Spencer played defensive end as he returned from a knee injury that sidelined him for most...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharper subject to arousal testing during probation

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was able to reach a plea deal in all of his rape cases that will likely result in him spending less than a decade in prison. While some have argued — and with good reason — that Sharper got off easy, he will hardly be a free man when he...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper faces penile plethysmograph testing upon prison release

Upon his release from prison, former NFL safety Darren Sharper will be subjected to incredibly stringent probational regimen, including being subjected to regular penile plethysmograph testing. Sharper reportedly will be routinely subjected to lie detector tests. He will not be able to consume alcohol or enter liquor stores. And for the first three to five...Read More The post Darren...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper’s Plea Deal is an Injustice for Every American

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper essentially pleaded guilty to drugging and raping nine women across four states during a multi-year span. The details surrounding Sharper’s crimes are chilling. He admitted responsibility for drugging female victims before taking them to a private location—in most circumstances a hotel room—and sexually assaulting them. By either pleading guilty...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

One Saints Super Bowl Ring For Sale, One Million Stories To Tell

FistyThere's an article in the Internets today over how a 2009 Super Bowl ring from the New Orleans Saints is now up for sale on Craig's List, with a listing price of $45K. You can see it at right. There was also some back and forth as to which player is likely selling it (there's also an autographed helmet with a number on it, which means it's probably one of three guys). That's...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Super Bowl ring for sale on Craigslist

A New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ring from the team’s 2009 season is listed for sale on Craigslist in Atlanta. According to the posting on Craigslist, the ring is being sold by a former Saints player. The same player is also selling an autographed Saints helmet that was signed by Drew Brees, Reggie Bush, Darren...Read More
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Super Bowl ring for sale on Craigslist for $45K

They say money can’t buy championships. This is rarely proven untrue, however in this case, all you have to do is have $45,000 and you have yourself a Super Bowl ring. According to CBS Sports, there is a Super Bowl ring being sold on the Internet. A New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ring to be specific. There’s a research team at the Times-Picayune trying to figure out who the culprit...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Current Unofficial Depth Chart

Below is the Saints’ current depth chart (unofficially) as I see it. In keeping with the team’s roster needs post I just made yesterday, visualizing this will help give you clues into the possible areas of focus come the draft. QB: Drew Brees, Luke McCown, Ryan Griffin RB: Mark Ingram, C. J. Spiller, Khiry Robinson, Tim Hightower, Edwin Baker FB: Erik Lorig, Austin Johnson,...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Big Board

With the draft right around the corner it’s time to talk about so players that the Saints will be looking at in this years draft, keep in mind this is all speculation, no facts. This is what I find the best and or correct draftees that the Saints should be targeting. 1.) Trae Waynes CB Michigan State View image | Trae Waynes had a strong combine, many...
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14 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
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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