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New Orleans Saints defense ranked 14th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with...
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Drew Brees threw passes to some kids after practice (Photo)

This just shows what kind of guy Saints quarterback Drew Brees is. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Drew Brees threw passes to some kids after practice (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton pranks Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees got a surprise when he arrived at his locker this morning for training camp. His red jersey had undergone a slight transformation: What's wrong with this picture?! Sean Payton got me this morning. #Payback pic.twitter.com/vvcnqLnj1I — Drew Brees (@drewbrees) July 31, 2014 I’m just guessing here, but I think that one is a little too...
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New Orleans Saints: Safety trio can be special

Recently, New Orleans Saints’ prized free agent Jairus Byrd said that he and Kenny Vaccaro as a safety duo “stand right at the top.” Saying they are number one is difficult to claim with the Seattle Seahawks still around, but as far as tandems east of Seattle he may have a strong case. Regardless, Vaccaro and Byrd, along with Rafael Bush are a nice set to have. With the addition...
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Saints 2014 preview: Winning on road key to season success

2013: The Saints went 11-5 in the regular season, defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in the Wild Card round, then lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round.  Head Coach: Sean Payton (2006-Present) Key Departures: Running back Darren Sproles, receiver Lance Moore, linebacker Jonathan Vilma, safety Roman Harper, safety Malcolm Jenkins, defensive end Will Smith  Key Arrivals...
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New Orleans Saints undrafted free agent standouts

It’s a great time of the year for those of us that follow the NFL offseason.  Teams are finally having padded, full-contact practices that can make some players stand out and others fall by the wayside.  Every team has to carry a roster of 53 active players and at most 8 practice squad players before opening day in September.  Competition is fierce to earn one of those roster...
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Saints’ Robert Meachem being accused of sending nude photos to a 17 year-old girl

According to Baller Alert, via Larry Brown Sports,  Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem is being accused of sending nude photos to a 17 year-old girl. An email was sent to Baller Alert informing them that the girl’s mother found nude photos of Meachem on her daughter’s cell phone. “I am good friends with a woman who has a 17 year old daughter. You know how with iPhones you...
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Robert Meachem accused of sending nude pics to 17-year-old

New Orleans Saints veteran wide receiver Robert Meachem is being accused of some inappropriate behavior. Baller Alert received an email from someone who says the mother of a 17-year-old girl recently found nude selfies of Meachem in her daughter’s iPhone. Here’s the email published by Baller Alert: “I am good friends with a woman who […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure on Mark Ingram builds as Saints emphasize run game

This season the New Orleans Saints are looking to strike a better offensive balance between their aerial assault and their rushing attack.  Head coach Sean Payton and offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, Jr would like to return to statistics like the Saints posted during their 2009 Super Bowl season when the established run game amassed 2,106 rushing yards. Last season the ground...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brees skeet-shoots with footballs and frisbees

Just a video of Drew Brees skeet shooting with footballs and frisbees at Saints training camp.
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Camp Watch: Drew Brees in skeet shooting QB competition (video)

To say Drew Brees is surgical on the field is an understatement. Watching him do what he does best on the field is usually a treat. Apparently, so is watching him do practice drills as part of a quarterback competition. Here is the video that the Saints vine account posted on Tuesday that I’ve watched about 40 times since then. Luke McCown actually ended up being the winner...
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New Orleans Saints: Players looking to bounce back from injury

The early stretches of New Orleans Saints training camp has seen young players steal the show. However, in addition to the young guns, some older veterans are coming along nicely, especially on defense. Three players who are showing some resiliency are Champ Bailey, Patrick Robinson, and Victor Butler. All three are coming off injuries in 2013 and are looking to bounce back and contribute...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Champ Bailey get cut by the Saints?

Champ Bailey was talked up as a big free agent acquisition in New Orleans out of respect for his 12 Pro Bowl appearances. There hasn't been much talk about whether this version of Bailey can truly be an asset on the field. Greg Bedard of TheMMQB.com writes that Bailey won't help the Saints as much as the team hopes. Bailey has "lost a step" and is much "stiffer...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Saints Cut CB Champ Bailey?

  Greg Bedard of Sports Illustrated writes that he would not be shocked if the Saints cut free agent acquisition CB Champ Bailey. Bedard provided this statement under the heading “strong opinion that I may regret by November“,  but he does appear to believe it is plausible. Bedard notes that Bailey has looked stiff and has certainly lost a step. Bailey is only guaranteed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Early impressions from training camp

Four days of training camp are in the books, and the New Orleans Saints have finally started to lose the “pajamas” and put on the pads. The biggest takeaway from the opening of this year’s camp is that the players love the West Virginia weather. The players are accustomed to the oppressive heat of Louisiana and Mississippi, so the cool 60 degree temperatures are a welcomed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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