SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

FIVE Reasons The Saints Could Win The Division

With all the hysteria over the Saints the last few days (Seriously Saints fans, its ONLY training camp) I thought I would try and bring a little positivity to the Who Dat Nation. The NFC South, in my opinion, is one of the hardest, if not the hardest, division in football. To win the South is going to be a fight. Sean Payton likes to say that you have to look at the season in 4 sections...
Via The Saints Nation
1 hour ago

Max Unger passes physical, activated off PUP

Saints center Max Unger will return to practice Friday. Unger passed his physical Thursday and was activated off the physically unable to perform list, according to the NFL’s transaction wire. Unger spent the start of training camp rehabbing from foot surgery he had in May. The Saints want Unger to play at least one preseason [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
3 hours ago

Adrian Peterson doesn’t know if he will play in preseason

Saints running back Adrian Peterson said last week he was “itching a little more” to play in the preseason this year. Apparently, he has scratched the itch, and it has gone away. Peterson said Thursday doesn’t know whether he will play in the preseason. “I’ll talk with coach when that time comes,” Peterson said, via [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

What type of impact can the Saints defensive linemen make without Nick Fairley?

Nick Fairley accounted for quite a bit of the Saints defensive production in 2016. Can the young trio of Sheldon Rankins, David Onyemata, and Tyeler Davison get the job done? SB Nation recently teamed up with Football Outsiders to have each respective NFL team ask several questions regarding their team. One of the biggest questions facing the New Orleans Saints in 2017 is how the...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
10 hours ago

Alex Anzalone has early looks of the linebacker the Saints have needed

Alex Anzalone has impressed so far, and he looks just like what the Saints have needed for several years. Covering running backs and tight ends have been a big problem for the Saints for several years now. Almost none of their linebackers have had the athleticism and the sideline-to-sideline speed needed, and the one that had (Dannell Ellerbe) could never stay healthy and is set...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
12 hours ago

Ding Dong, The Saints Docs Are Gone!!!

After multiple instances of incompetence, the Saints finally do right by their players and fire the team orthopedists. The Saints fired a pair of team orthopedists, Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, after they misdiagnosed Delvin Breaux’s fibula fracture as a contusion. The misdiagnosis lead to Breaux sitting out of practice the past two weeks instead of immediately getting the surgery...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
13 hours ago

Saints fan trolls Falcons over SB loss with cleverly calculated tip

A New Orleans Saints fan utilized a cleverly calculated tip to troll the Atlanta Falcons over the team’s historic and heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl LI.The Falcons of course blew a 28-3 third-quarter lead last February, ultimately losing to the New England Patriots in overtime by a score of 34-28 in stunning fashion.Well, some snarky Saints fan who happened to be dining out at...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton explains Saints’ decision to fire orthopedists

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained why the organization parted ways with a pair of orthopedists.It was widely reported that the orthopedists, Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, were fired in light of a significant misdiagnosis of cornerback Delvin Breaux. Breaux was found to have a fractured fibula after the team doctors diagnosed him with a contusion. Payton contended that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns name Brock Osweiler starter for second preseason game

The Cleveland Browns’ coaching stuff apparently didn’t put much stock in what it saw during the team’s preseason opener against the New Orleans Saints last week.In talking to the media on Wednesday, Browns head coach Hue Jackson indicated that veteran Brock Osweiler will start against the New York Giants on Monday night. Osweiler, who was acquired in a salary dump from the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marshon Lattimore returns to practice, could play Sunday

The Saints welcomed back first-round selection Marshon Lattimore, who sprained a knee July 31. Coach Sean Payton said the rookie cornerback’s chances of playing Sunday against the Chargers are “hopefully pretty good.” “We’ve got to be smart with regards to a pitch count, how many plays, but we’re optimistic that he’s going to be able [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

The 'Forget Calvin, bring back Jerry' quiz

The wide receiver has become something of a position du jour in the NFL as football further accelerates into a fast-paced, pass-happy, acrobatic spectacle and leaves the hard-nosed, smash-mouth, bruising trenches behind. The flashiest stars make incredible, one-handed catches; let me repeat that – make incredible, one-handed catches, okay, one more time; make incredible, one-handed...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints CB Delvin Breaux to miss time after misdiagnosis

It’s the last thing the New Orleans Saints needed. Still boasting among the most talent-stricken defenses in the NFL, New Orleans needs everyone on that side of the field to be healthy if the team hopes to earn a playoff spot this season.Unfortunately, starting cornerback Delvin Breaux will not be on the field when New Orleans opens its regular season against the Minnesota Vikings...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bayou Blues aren't going away for the Saints in 2017

A 7-9 record, a solid offense and a bad defense. That’s all the New Orleans Saints have offered for the past three seasons. And it isn’t getting better.The Saints ranked sixth in offensive DVOA last season, good enough to keep them competitive. During the offseason, however, New Orleans lost its second-best receiver, Brandin Cooks, while its star left tackle, Terron Armstead...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson goes airborne, shows off leaping ability in training camp video

Adrian Peterson may now be 32 years of age, but he’s still in great shape and can jump higher than many other running backs in the NFL.He showed that in training camp on Saturday, putting on a show for the fans by approaching a stack of blocking pads and leaping over them with ease. He looks great in drills — now let’s see what he can do on the field for his new team.
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints final roster prediction

Prior to Thursday’s preseason kickoff, the Saints unveiled their unofficial depth chart. Just as much as they would like to have these positions consecrated now, we all know a large portion of the starters and backups will change upon the season opener on September 10. That being said, a final roster prediction for the 2017 season is just as iffy as it sounds. However, there is...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the first New Orleans Saints preseason game

The New Orleans Saints were definitely looking forward to kick off their preseason with a bang, but instead, it started off with a fizzle. The Saints ended up losing to the Cleveland Browns, 20-14, after rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer threw a 45-yard touchdown to Jordan Payton during the final minute of the game. Both defenses looked fairly strong in the first quarter. The Saints...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will be the New Orleans Saints next Hall of Fame inductee?

Saturday, August 5, 2017 marked the 55th pro football hall of fame induction ceremony. The class of 2017 was headlined by the likes of LaDainian Tomlinson and Jerry Jones, but there was one name in particular that stood out to New Orleans Saints fans. Morten Andersen played his first 13 seasons in the league for the Saints. Andersen was a seven-time pro-bowler and six-time first...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans company wants to put up 28-3 billboard outside Falcons’ new stadium

The only thing better than the gumbo in New Orleans is the trolling.According to a report by the New Orleans Advocate on Friday, New Orleans T-shirt company Dirty Coast Press is raising money to put up a 28-3 billboard outside of the Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium, a reference to their infamous blown lead to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI last February.The company website...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints training camp Fan Fest 2017!

Take a look at Saints Fan Fest 2017 and find out what the fans think the New Orleans Saints 2017 season will look like. Hint: The Saints are going to the Super Bowl.
Via NOLA.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson Raw Footage from Training Camp

Adrian Peterson looks like he will be a great addition for the New Orleans Saints this season. Watch as he cuts and catches his way through training camp.
Via NOLA.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saintsations drop in on dizzy NOLA.com training camp

Saintsations Hayden and Tanya visited the NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune offices Tuesday (July 25) to make the public aware of the free Saints football training camp taking place in New Orleans. While there, the young women witnessed NOLA.com’s own training camp, where Dug MacCash and Slade Rand attempted a few in-office passing drills. Reserve tickets to the actual Saints camp...
Via NOLA.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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