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Could Darren Sharper RAT on other NFL players to help his case?

Today in court, Darren Sharper the former New Orleans Saints safety was put on blast when FBI agents began talking about the events leading up to Sharper’s arrest. According to the Times Picayune in New Orleans, this case could get way worse. The criminal charges against former St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputy Brandon Licciardi are bad […] The post Could Darren Sharper...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sharper, NFLers called spiked drinks 'horny juice'

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is facing life in prison after he was indicted on rape charges last week. When you hear some of the details from court, you’ll understand why. Brandon Licciardi, a former St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputy who is being charged with rape and much more along with Sharper, began his hearing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the New Orleans Saints will beat the Falcons

The Saints are still alive (barely) in the NFC South, but another loss at home would put them on the outside looking in. Here are five reasons to feel confident that the Saints can beat the Falcons. 5.) History is on their side   Home field may not feel like an advantage this year, but history says the home team in the Falcons/Saints matchup is on the fast track to winning. In...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

Darren Sharper has been accused of raping multiple women in multiple states. Three of those states have indictments out against Sharper and now the feds are bringing drug charges against him via Deadspin. A federal grand jury also brought charges in district court against the former NFL safety last Friday. The federal charges aren’t for rape but instead focus on the drugs that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis: Saints preparing 'funeral' for Falcons

This Sunday, NFC South rivals New Orleans Saints (6-8) and Atlanta Falcons (5-9) will battle for a potential division title. A game that could eliminate Atlanta from playoff contention with a loss. Saints’ cornerback Keenan Lewis had a rather morbid and blunt take on the upcoming game (via We’re definitely gonna give them their funeral. Even though Lewis seems...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton: Pretty soon ESPN will be helping out with play calls

            The ESPN cameras got a close-up shot of Sean Payton’s play sheet during Monday Night Football’s New Orleans Saints-Chicago Bears game. ESPN accidentally shared 1/3 of Sean Payton’s play sheet on Monday Night Football – #Saints — Diehard Sport (@Diehardsport) December...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints pose legitimate threat to any playoff team

The New Orleans Saints are in control of their own destiny. After a blowout win against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, the Saints regained control of the lowly NFC South. With a win against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday coupled with a Carolina Panthers loss, the Saints will win the division, and former NFL-er Chris Snee believes this is a team that is getting hot at the right time...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Saints pose a legit threat to any playoff team

Does the NFC South deserve to have a team in the playoffs?  I may be in the minority (Brady Quinn agrees with me, but I believe it does.  Every team sets goals during training camp and one of those goals is to win the division. Therefore, a division title has to mean something.  It means you’ve...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign new kicker to practice squad, Shayne Graham on notice?

Hard to envision the newest practice squad member, kicker Dustin Hopkins, being much of a threat to Shayne Graham before the end of the season/playoffs. But it looks like he’ll be in 2015 training camp to give Graham some competition. And with Graham in a mini slump as of late, this kid seems like a threat. From my friend Ramon Vargas of the Advocate: Hopkins worked out for the...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL predictions: Week 16 against the spread

That time of the season has arrived for the NFL where teams decide whether they are trying wholeheartedly to play spoiler or if they are going to channel their inner-NBA and ostensibly play hard with an eye on improving draft position. As for the teams left clawing, biting, fighting and whatever other verbs their respective mascots do in a act of aggression, the NFL has spread its...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees’ 1-32 quarterback ranking could be disputed

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFC South Playoff Scenarios

A lot of people are asking me about the playoff scenarios and while you can find this information on a lot of sites out there, I figured I’d put it here too to help clarify things for you on where the Saints stand. The Saints have two games remaining and they need to win at least one with some help to win the NFC South and qualify for the playoffs. If they lose both remaining...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Fan Charged After Attacking Bears Chairman George McCaskey

This is getting out of hand. A Bears fan came to the rescue of George McCaskey. The Saints fan was charged with battery after he shoved the chairman. “According to Jordan Owen of the Chicago Sun-Times, a Saints fan is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after pushing Bears chairman George McCaskey. The report said 58-year-old Robert Kohnke of New Orleans was charged following...
Via Geeks and Cleats
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints fan arrested for allegedly shoving Bears owner

A New Orleans Saints fan was arrested at Solider Field on Monday night after he allegedly shoved Chicago Bears owner George McCaskey. According to Deanese Williams-Harris of The Chicago Tribune, police and Bears officials say the fan, 58-year-old Richard Kohnke, pushed McCoskey over an argument involving seats. McCaskey supposedly arrived at his seats to find...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints safety Terrence Frederick accidentally clocks referee in head with shoulder (GIF)

New Orleans Saints safety Terrence Frederick accidentally clocked a referee in the head with his shoulder during the fourth quarter of Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears.The referee was placing the ball down on the line of scrimmage as both teams were lining up for the next play. Frederick apparently found himself on the wrong side of the field and ran through the middle...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints DT Akiem Hicks Sacks Jay Cutler With One Arm and Celebrates

Playing with a sizable lead is every defensive lineman's dream. That means you can count on the opposition passing the ball on almost every play so you can forget about defending the run and go all out for the quarterback. Saints defensive tackle Akiem Hicks did on this place and in the end notched the teams sixth sack of the game.So he did what every good big man should do and celebrated...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints Jimmy Graham With the Hurdle Fail

This season we have seen tons of guys hurdling players and it has made for some pretty incredible highlights this year. New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is no stranger to the hurdle and has accomplished some memorable ones in the recent past. This one, however, will not be one of them.Well--at least not for a reason Jimmy would like.via RedditRead more »
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Young Drew Brees Going Through a Pre-Draft Workout Set to the Techno Version of the Cotton-Eyed Joe

You know a game is not going well when Jon Gruden breaks out the blender and they start showing clips of old guys like New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees going through pre-draft workouts back in college.Since there isn't much going on in the game the internet has the time to set it to an appropriate soundtrack. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Player Nails Unsuspecting Referee With Shoulder To The Head

New Orleans Saints safety Terrence Frederick delivered an unintentional headshot on a referee during the fourth quarter of Monday’s game against the Bears, knocking the ref to the ground in pretty amusing (and dramatic) fashion. It’s okay to laugh – the official was a little shaken up as a result, but would end up being okay. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: too many distractions to win

Jimmy Graham The Saints get ready to play the Chicago Bears tomorrow in another away game, this time at Soldier Field in Chicago. Last year the Saints had a hard time winning away games and this year they wanted to get that corrected. The Saints have corrected that problem by winning away from home but are now having a hard time winning at home. Perhaps it doesn’t matter if the...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Self-Scouting: Where the New Orleans Saints Secondary Ranks in the NFL

My evaluation of the New Orleans Saints’ starters and how they rank in the NFL continues with the secondary.  I’m looking at how the Saints’ four defensive backs who have seen the most action in the 2014 season (Rafael Bush, Kenny Vaccaro, Keenan Lewis, and Corey White) place amongst their peers in a few position-specific statistical categories.  Let’s start with the safety...
Via cover32 - Saints
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Behind Enemy Lines: New Orleans Saints Edition

In this week’s edition of "Behind Enemy Lines", we will be talking with New Orleans Saints team journalist Sean Williams about his team. Welcome to the forum, Sean. Let’s get rolling!SEAN WILLIAMS: Thanks for having me! Glad to be here!MS: To get things started, the Saints were projected to be one of the top teams in the league this season but have done nothing but under performed...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blown Up on the Bayou: How the Saints Ended Up in Salary-Cap Hell

Article from Grantland that is definitely worth a read: This is, truthfully, a team built to self-destruct upon the expiration of Drew Brees. Brees’s deal, whose cap hit increases from $18.4 million to $26.4 million next year, runs through the 2016 season. At that point, he’ll either retire, negotiate what is likely to be a smaller deal, or move on. Whatever he does, the Saints...
Via The Saints Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges

Former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper has been indicted on rape charges, according to Ken Daley of The Times-Picayune. Sharper, who last played for the New Orleans Saints in 2010, was essentially accused of being a serial rapist earlier this year after he was suspected of at least seven rapes and 11 druggings. Despite claiming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints benching former first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro

  The New Orleans Saints have underachieved all year and now, for head coach Sean Payton, the time has came for him to make a change in the back end of his defense to send a message. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Saints will be benching former first round-pick Kenny Vaccaro, relegating him to the bench and elevating former Viking Jamarca Sanford to a more prominent role...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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