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Don’t expect a 2nd-year leap from Saints TE Coby Fleener in 2017

He was mediocre last year but a 2nd year in the Saints offensive system and more time on task with Drew Brees should help right? Listen, I know a free agent whiff when I see one. I know the warning signs, the symptoms, and the eventual outcome. Let me paint a picture, or I could just insert one below. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Benjamin Watson was successful in the black...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
13 hours ago

Football Outsiders: Where does Saints’ Cam Jordan make his biggest impact?

Cam Jordan certainly plays at an elite level for the Saints, but doesn’t always get recognized for it. So, just how good is he when you throw in all the other metrics? SB Nation recently teamed up with Football Outsiders to have each respective NFL team ask several questions regarding their team. For the New Orleans Saints, Andrew Potter gave us his insight around Cameron Jordan...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
15 hours ago

Former Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara shining bright for Saints

Former Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara is off to the fastest start among the New Orleans Saints rookies, ESPN staff writer Mike Triplett wrote Tuesday morning. Kamara, who the Saints selected in the third round of the NFL Draft with the No. 67 overall pick, “has been turning heads on the practice field,” Triplett said. “The Saints traded up to draft the 5-foot-10, 215-pounder...

Saints fan pulse: Trading Delvin Breaux not a smart move

A recent Twitter poll has Saints fans saying the team should keep Delvin Breaux. New Orleans Saints fans had quite the shock on Monday morning when they woke up to the Nick Underhill report of the team shopping cornerback Delvin Breaux. Since then, a ton of thoughts and theories have emerged on what his future would hold. Through our Twitter handle, we ran a poll asking the masses...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
22 hours ago

Reviewing the Browns game and previewing the Saints week against the Chargers

Brian and Chris go over the highs and lows of the game against the Browns, and then take a look at the next week as the Saints hold joint practices with the Chargers before their game on Sunday. Download this episode (right click and save)
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago

Sean Payton offers non-denial denial of Delvin Breaux trade talk

Saints coach Sean Payton just denied the team was actively trying to trade cornerback Delvin Breaux. Except he didn’t, really. Asked to speak to the report from the New Orleans Advocate that they were looking to move the oft-injured cornerback, Payton talked a complete circle around it. “We would never comment if we were to [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Realistic Expectations for 2017

NFL teams are in the midst of training camp and the preseason has begun. What do we expect from the New Orleans Saints in 2017? It’s safe to say we’re not shy when it comes to getting you ready for the upcoming NFL season. Since March, we have strung together four different series in preparation for the fall. We just concluded looking at all 32 teams’ most improved area. That...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

WATCH: Adrian Peterson shows off insane hops during practice

Adrian Peterson may not be the dominant running back that he once was. But the New Orleans Saints veteran demonstrated that, when called upon, he still has crazy hops.During a practice on Saturday, Peterson approached a stack of blocking pads that came up to around his neck. He went up and over the stack. If he touched the pads at all, it was nothing more than a slight graze. At...
Via Sportsnaut
3 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Camp Randall 100: Jamar Fletcher

Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
5 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson will not play in Saints preseason opener

Adrian Peterson’s debut with the New Orleans Saints will likely have to wait a week or more. According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, Peterson will not take to the field when his new team opens up its preseason slate against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. While Peterson did miss all but three games with a knee injury last season, this doesn’t seem to be injury related. Instead...
Via Sportsnaut
6 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Jordan takes shot at Blake Bortles while discussing Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Cameron Jordan knows that facing Drew Brees in training camp is a challenge, and one that makes the team’s defense better.Just to drive that point home, he couldn’t help but contrast facing Brees in practice with facing a different, much-maligned quarterback in games — namely Blake Bortles of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bortles has 51 interceptions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton sees some Marshall Faulk in rookie Alvin Kamara

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is all-in on the Alvin Kamara hype.Speaking with reporters Sunday, Payton was asked if he sees any similarities between his rookie running back and retired backfield great Marshall Faulk, who was present at Saints’ camp for his hosting gig with NFL Network.“There’s some traits that Kamara has that remind me – in regards to his intelligence...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 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
17 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
17 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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