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Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 hours ago

Reports: Kurt Coleman visiting with Saints, Bengals at NFL Combine

The New Orleans Saints are visiting with former Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman Thursday night in Indianapolis, according to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Coleman was released by the Panthers earlier this week after spending the last three seasons in Carolina. The report cites multiple teams interested in Coleman’s services. One of those [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
15 hours ago

Saints Notes: Fairley, Kelemete, Kuhn, Line

After missing the entire 2017 season as a result of a heart ailment, free agent defensive tackle Nick Fairley wants to play during the upcoming campaign, tweets Nick Underhill of the Advocate. The Saints, who inked Fairley to a four-year deal last offseason but released him last month, are not expected to be involved in a potential Fairley pursuit, per Underhill. Fairley was an excellent...
Via Pro Football Rumors
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Kelly shares advice Alvin Kamara gave him heading into draft process

On the surface, John Kelly and Alvin Kamara have much in common. They both played at Tennessee. They both are smaller, explosive backs that can be utilized in several ways. And they both entered the pre-draft process with some uncertainty when it comes to NFL evaluators. While Kamara has already been through the process and has proven to be one of the Saints best young players, Kelly...

Zach Strief’s future with the Saints not decided yet, report says

Nothing is final for Zach Strief, but we should find out more at some point next week. A Wednesday afternoon report by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport stated that veteran New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief was expected to retire. However, we might want to hold the phone on the retirement party. WWL’s Kristian Garic reported on Thursday afternoon that he recently talked to Strief,...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
19 hours ago

Sean Payton game-planned for Eagles even after Minneapolis Miracle KO'd the Saints

It turns out, getting over a heartbreaking playoff loss isn't exactly easy
20 hours ago

Saints meeting with DB Kurt Coleman

Kurt Coleman was released by the Panthers on Monday, but he’s already lined up a meeting with another NFC South club. Coleman met with a Saints contingent in Indianapolis today, according to Josh Katzenstein of, who adds (via Twitter) Coleman is expected to visit with multiple teams while at the combine. The Saints — who have historically played a good deal of three-safety...
Via Pro Football Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Payton on Brees contract: ‘I know it’s going to get done’

Speaking from the NFL Scouting Combine where his New Orleans Saints are looking at potential successors for Drew Brees, head coach Sean Payton touched on the future Hall of Famer’s contract situation. In doing so, he pretty much mirrored what has been the Saints’ talking point since the 2017 season ended. While both Payton and Brees seem to be confident that a new deal will get done...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints Kenny Vaccaro Not in the Saints Future

Sources say the strong safety is not in the teams future plans. A source tells the Advocate the Saints will not be resigning Kenny Vaccaro. Kenny Vaccaro a 1st round pick by the Saints in 2013, was an immediate starter haunted by inconsistent play and plagued with injuries. He ended one season with a broke ankle and his 2017 season ending when he went on IR with a groin injury...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 day ago

Sean Payton: Drew Brees deal is 'going to get done'

One of the bigger storylines so far this NFL offseason is the somewhat murky status of Drew Brees’ future with the New Orleans Saints. That said, all the principal parties involved in ensuring Brees retires as a Saint appear to have a desire to get a deal done, including Sean Payton.The Saints head coach on Thursday expressed confidence that a deal can be hammered out with Brees...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints want to keep Mike Westhoff out of retirement

The Saints dragged Mike Westhoff out of retirement to come help their special teams, and they’re trying to keep him working. According to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints hope to keep him coaching this year. “The plan is hopefully to bring him back,” coach Sean Payton. They’re waiting to see how Westhoff recovers [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Comparing 2017 New Orleans Saints draft to class of 2006

The 2017 NFL Draft will go down as one of the best in Saints history. The caveat “one of” is due to the epic draft class the Saints had in 2006. The Saints just received an award for the best draft of 2017 from Inside the League and...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Saints: Saying goodbye to Zach Strief

The last of Sean Payton’s original 2006 draft class, tackle Zach Strief is set to retire from football with a ring and 12 years under is belt. When Saints head coach Sean Payton came to New Orleans in 2006, he did so with a bang. Prior...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Report: Longtime Saints OT Zach Strief to retire

A member of the New Orleans Saints for all 12 of his NFL seasons, veteran offensive tackle Zach Strief is set to retire. The news comes from NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and will soon be made official by Strief himself. Over the course of his dozen seasons in the Bayou, Strief has been a lynchpin in protection of future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. During that span, he started...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints, Brees to discuss new short-term deal

Drew Brees is still a phenomenal quarterback. And the New Orleans Saints aren’t ready to let him go just yet.According to Ian Rapoport, new contract talks are coming. But the best news? Brees doesn’t have to wait too much longer.“Scheduled to reach free agency next month, Drew Brees has already emphasized his desire to remain in New Orleans as long as the Saints will have him. To...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees reportedly to demand less than Jimmy Garoppolo on new deal

The New Orleans Saints and future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees will have to work out a new contract before the start of free agency. Should that not happen, Brees will become an unrestricted free agent next month.There’s no expectation that Brees will move on to another team. Both the Saints’ brass and the quarterback himself have said he’ll return next season.Now, according...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson was hospitalized this week and treated for flu-like symptoms, but he is said to be resting comfortably.The Saints issued a statement on Wednesday updating the health of Benson, who is 90.“Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson was recently admitted to Ochsner Medical Center. He is currently being treated for flu symptoms...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints players throw beads in the Zulu parade during Mardi Gras 2018

Multiple players for the New Orleans Saints rode in Zulu's parade on Fat Tuesday during Mardi Gras 2018. They threw beads to parade watchers as they rolled by!
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ordered by judge to pay $600,000 loan

Adrian Peterson has been ordered by a Hennepin County judge to pay back a $600,000 loan to a bank.Back in October, we shared a report that Peterson was being sued by Crown Bank for defaulting on a $2.4 million loan.Peterson has paid back about $1.9 million on the loan, but he still owes $600,000 thanks to the high interest rate.The Star Tribune reported about the status of Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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