SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Saints are hosting CB Pierre Desir today for a pre-draft visit

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch is reporting the best small school corner in the 2014 NFL Draft Pierre Desir is at the New Orleans Saints facility on a pre-draft visit. Desir was the Cliff Harris Award winner which was for the best small school defensive player.  Desir is a big corner with great […] The post Saints are hosting CB Pierre Desir today for a pre-draft visit appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hearing postponed in Darren Sharper rape case

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona. Sharper appeared briefly Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in the case alleging he drugged and raped two women in West Hollywood last year. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in custody without bail. Superior...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints have had a top-5 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
Via cover32 - Saints
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints have until May 3rd to extend Jordan, Ingram

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan and running back Mark Ingram are entering their fourth years in the NFL, and the team must now decide on whether to extend each before the league's May 3rd deadline. The deadline for 5th-year extensions came out of the new collective bargaining agreement in 2011, the year both entered the league. Jordan's extension for 2015...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints' Center of Attention

Aside from special teams, center may be the most anonymous position in football. Think about it, how many centers can you name relative to other positions? Probably not too many, unless you are an offensive line enthusiast. Anonymity aside, centers are incredibly important to the rhythm of an offense as they touch the ball on every play and must be completely in tune with the quarterback...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Expect one of these guys on the New Orleans Saints’ roster in 2014

This year’s draft crop at cornerback is the deepest its been in years, so much so that there is a distinct possibility that five (if not six) of them could be drafted in the first round. And one of those first-rounders could land in New Orleans. Despite recently signing veteran back Champ Bailey to a two year deal, the Saints still have to seriously consider using their first pick...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Loomis: Saints' offseason going as planned

From the outside looking in, the New Orleans Saints’ offseason has probably seemed a bit hectic. The Saints have been full of surprises, from the big-name acquisitions of Jairus Byrd and Champ Bailey to the big-name departures of Darren Sproles and others. And based on reactions from fans and national analysts alike, the biggest head-scratcher of all has been the fact that the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Why the New Orleans Saints should trade down in the first round

The NFL Draft is four weeks away and there is a lot of speculation about who will be the first pick, where certain players will go, and what moves teams will make. There is always a negative connotation when talking about an NFL team trading down. Of course, the better players are available in the first and second rounds.   However, teams have found many bargains and surprises...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

$500,000 guaranteed for Champ Bailey

The Broncos were supposed to pay cornerback Champ Bailey $9 million in 2014. He’ll make 1/18th of that guaranteed in New Orleans. Per a league source, NFLPA records reveal that the future Hall of Famer received $500,000 in guaranteed money as part of his two-year deal with the Saints. Initially reported as being worth “up to” $7 million, the contract pays out a base amount...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Notes: Jimmy Graham, Jabari Greer, Robert Meacham, Nick Toon

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted some notes regarding the Saints and some potential roster moves to keep an eye on in the coming months. Jimmy Graham Breer is getting the sense that the Saints will eventually have a long-term contract in place with TE Jimmy Graham. However, Breer mentions that this could come down to the wire as they will have until July negotiate a long...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New logo for the New Orleans Saints exactly the same as the current one

Re-designing NFL logos is the new fad, and anyone with an ounce of artistic ability and a domain name seemingly now has their own set of sigil’s for the NFL world. Ospreydawn.com released their own versions, and one look at their Saints’ logo proves they had to cut corners somewhere. Seriously guys? It is legitimately the exact same as the current fleur-de-lis. Let me be clear...
Via cover32 - Saints
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the New Orleans Saints should trade up in the first round

The New Orleans Saints have had a whirlwind of an offseason. There have been big signings, emotional trades, and heart wrenching cuts. Mickey Loomis has been a wizard navigating the salary cap to put the Saints in position for another Super Bowl run. And with the draft just a month away, he has a chance to really round out this roster. Because of Loomis’ extreme zealousness in...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints: Fighting for 2nd place: Old Pro vs Young Gun

http://www.topsportsreport.com/scoresnfl/eagles-tried-trade-dion-jordan/ Deuce Windham New Orleans Saints Writer Mickey Loomis has continued to work wonders with the Saints roster this off season. In addition to bringing in Jairus Byrd in the back end of the secondary, the Saints signed Champ Bailey to a cap friendly deal. Champ will cost the Saints $1.25 million against the cap...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints optimistic about long-term deal with Jimmy Graham

(Credit: wbrz.com) It was reported last month that the Saints and general manager Mickey Loomis would seek to lock up star tight end Jimmy Graham to a long-term contract before April 22nd. Why April 22nd? That is the deadline for Graham to file a grievance arguing that he should be franchise-tagged as a receiver rather than a tight end. There is some confusion in this scenario, however...
Via Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Make a Statement Signing Bailey

The Saints are making a statement by signing Champ Bailey, their third defensive back of the free agent period. It’s time to win, and win now. Rob Ryan performed a miraculous turnaround with a defense that was the worst in league history, making them a respectable force in just one season. Now with the free agent signings of Jairus Byrd and Bailey, the New Orleans secondary has...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

This week in MLB replay reviews

Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

12 college football coaches who are on the rise

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

2013 NFL rookies who could breakout in 2014

Grading college basketball's first-year coaches

BARKER BEAUTIES
WANT MORE?
FOLLOW YARDBARKER:
Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.