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NFL Notes: Broncos, Giants, Patriots, Raiders & Saints

Broncos According to Mike Klis of 9News NBC, Broncos are expected to open up extension negotiations with QB Brock Osweiler and DE Malik Jackson during the NFL combine. Jeff Legwold of ESPN writes the Broncos will “almost certainly” place the franchise tag on OLB Von Miller while they try to finalize a long-term contract extension with him. Giants Dan Graziano of ESPN...
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Report: Saints cut three veteran players

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The New Orleans Saints are in a situation where they need to decide if they’re...
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Saints release guard Evans, 3 others; add 1 player

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Saints have released four-time All-Pro right guard Jahri Evans, who has started for all 10 seasons since New Orleans drafted him out of Division II Bloomsburg in 2006. In moves posted on the NFL's transactions list Monday, New Orleans also has released linebackers David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber and receiver Seantavius Jones, while signing veteran free...
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Saints Sign CB Tony Carter, Waive WR Seantavius Jones

The New Orleans Saints waived WR Seantavius Jones on Monday, according to Evan Woodbery. The Saints also signed CB Tony Carter to a contract. Carter, 29, signed on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out Florida State of back in 2009. He briefly played for the Patriots and Vikings before rejoining the Broncos in 2011 when he signed to their practice squad. The Colts signed...
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Nick Underhill joins the SaintsNation crew to discuss the WR and LB positions as well as general shenanigans

What does Brandon Browner have to do with a woman with a peg leg? let Patrick tell you! Also various football insights from the guys and Brian and Nick even talk about their favorite Rappers, all in all a very good show and a hell of a lot more entertaining than watching the kittens in the Super Bowl. Download this episode (right click and save)
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Is Brandon Browner the worst free agent signing in New Orleans Saints history?

Now that Browner’s career as a New Orleans Saint has come to a both horrific and abrupt end, we have to ask the depressing question. Is he the worst free agent ever in the history of the New Orleans Saints? I actually worked on this topic back in 2013 and came up with a list of the 10 worst free agent signings in Saints history at the time. Since then there’s been Browner, Jairus...
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What car would the New Orleans Saints be?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Every NFL team is unique in its history, values and characteristics, and the New...
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2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the New Orleans Saints

For the New Orleans Saints, it could be said that they had an up-and-down season in 2015. The team started off 0-4 and looked dead in the water before they went out and defeated the Atlanta Falcons; a game which they were not expected to win. The team fell just short in a number of games this season and they are looking to rebuild for 2016. Not only is their defense looking to get...
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Saints on verge of releasing big named player

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The New Orleans Saints had the NFL’s worst defense in 2015. They were second in...
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Brandon Browner reveals Saints will release him

Brandon Browner gave a strong indication on Friday that the New Orleans Saints plan to release him when the offseason begins. League rules prevent teams from officially releasing players until after the Super Bowl, but it sounds like the Saints have already sat down for a discussion with Browner, who posted a farewell to New Orleans on social media.
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Brees: Window of opportunity ‘very close’ for Saints

The New Orleans Saints stumbled through a mistake-filled 2015 campaign, but quarterback Drew Brees thinks the team is trending in the right direction. According to Joel A. Erickson of the New Orleans Advocate, Brees said he feels like the team’s window of opportunity is very close. “We’ve been young and inexperienced in areas over the last couple of years. No excuse...
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New Orleans Saints announce changes for 2016 coaching staff

Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his five additions to his 2016 coaching staff Tuesday. Payton has hired Dan Campbell as assistant head coach/tight ends, Ronald Curry as an offensive assistant, Peter Giunta as senior defensive assistant, Aaron Glenn as secondary coach, and Joe Lombardi as quarterbacks coach. In addition to the new hires, Payton made four other moves to his...
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Video: Drew Brees shared the story of the time he killed an alligator

A few months ago, the news that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees killed an alligator when he joined “Running Wild with Bear Grylls.” Nobody really knew the details of the story until last night when he joined “Conan” on TBS. He gave Conan O’Brien the horrifying details of his encounter and he talked about it being more of a challenge than he intended. Basically...
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Drew Brees’ son Baylen roots against him

Drew Brees’ children aren’t quite old enough yet to appreciate all the sacrifices their dad makes to give them a great life, and you’d know what we mean by that if you watched a Saints-Giants game with them. In an appearance on “Conan” this week, Brees told Conan O’Brien that his oldest son Baylen, who is 7, roots against him — especially when the Saints play the Giants...
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Amazon closing deal for Steve Gleason documentary

The story of former New Orleans Saints safety and special teams standout Steve Gleason continues to inspire.  His years-long journey and fight against ALS has been a remarkable and heroic story that is now about ready to make its way to even wider audiences. A self-titled documentary, covering over four years worth of footage of Gleason living with ALS, premeired at this year...
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Former assistant alleges racist comments by Saints owner Tom Benson’s wife

Saints owner Tom Benson’s former personal assistant endured racist comments from the billionaire’s wife, according to a lawsuit he filed Tuesday. Rodney Henry’s suit, posted in full by The Times-Picayune reports, describes Tom Benson as defending him against racist attacks from Gayle Benson. From the suit: After Mr. Benson was settled at the hospital, Mrs. Benson called...
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Saints GM: Team never considered trading Sean Payton

    New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said that the team never even considered trading coach Sean Payton. “Here’s what I can tell you: I never had a discussion with another team. No one called me and I never called anyone else,” Loomis said Thursday, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Evan Woodbery, adding that he had “not really” considered what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints expected to let Sean Payton explore options

Continuing a narrative that has been ongoing for quite some time now, the New Orleans Saints are expected to let head coach Sean Payton test the waters for other potential job offers. Payton and owner Mickey Loomis are expected to meet up on Monday following the team’s final game of the season on Sunday to discuss the future, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via Mike Triplett...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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