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Brandon Coleman ascending into prominent offensive role

When the Saints failed to sign Greg Jennings this offseason, the opportunity to not only make the roster as a receiver but contribute in a meaningful way was open to a lot of “potential” receivers. Brandon Coleman was certainly no exception. You’ll remember Coleman as the guy that was widely rated as the best undrafted player in the 2014 draft. When the Saints were able to...
Via The Saints Nation
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Even the Saints Are Roasting Meek Mill

Anyone who follows the Saints Twitter account knows that the people who tweet for them do an excellent job.  Today, the Saints shared a video from training camp, which had many people laughing. A little #BackToBack to start the day #SaintsCamphttps://t.co/dT7gduT3Nf — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 2, 2015 In essence, by using this song as part of the Saints playlist for...
Via TopSportsReport
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints Camp Confidential: Quarterbacks Primer

In recent memory, there has been no more scrutinized position for the New Orleans Saints than that of quarterback. And perhaps more to the point, Drew Brees. For the most part, the general media's perception of this team has been when they win it is because of Brees' elite skillset. But when they lose, then it must be because of Brees' diminishing arm strength and the inevitable...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Safeties

#1 New Orleans The Saints boast some unusual depth at safety. Rob Ryan likes it that way. Jairus Byrd came to New Orleans as a highly sought, ball hawking safety, who looks to regain that title as the entire defense was amiss last year. With the corner position addressed, Byrd should be free to play on instincts. Kenny Vacarro was blunt towards the end of last year, saying that...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks: I definitely feel like I can be the No. 1 receiver

Per NOLA.com, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks has the utmost confidence that he has what it takes to become quarterback Drew Brees' number one target in 2015. "No doubt about it," Cooks said. "That's why I work so hard throughout the offseason. That's what I focus on, to be able to come in and help my team and ultimately be a dominant player like that. "I definitely...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bobby Richardson the next undrafted rookie free agent to shine for Saints?

Bobby Richardson entered the NFL draft with a 3rd or 4th round grade according to some reports. Unfortunately for him, his dreaded “tweener” status that plagues so many prospects prevented his name from getting called on draft day despite a very successful college career. Richardson was labelled as “too small” for the 4-3 defensive tackle and “not tall enough” to be a...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints TE Orson Charles Suspended One Game For Personal Conduct Violation

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Saints TE Orson Charles has been suspended without pay for the first game of the season for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. Charles, 24, is a former fourth-round pick of the Bengals back in 2012. He lasted just over two years in Cincinnati before he was waived. Charles later ... The post Saints TE Orson Charles Suspended...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Position Preview: New Orleans Saints Training Camp

On August 5th, I will be traveling to West Virginia to watch the New Orleans Saints at training camp as they gear up for the regular season. Specifically, I will be watching the defensive line and special teams to see how the proven veterans are holding up, what players seem to be hitting their prime, and which rookies and undrafted free agents (UDFA) seem to stand out. Both units...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins making huge mistake by signing Galette

The Washington Redskins should have avoided Junior Galette like the plague, but instead, the organization proved once again that the NFL welcomes (alleged) violent offenders. Galette’s agent Alvin Keels announced his client signed a one-year deal with Washington, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the deal is for the league minimum. Junior Galette will sign a 1 year deal...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Jordan excited for new 'Cam-friendly' defense

The New Orleans Saints defense is going to look just a bit different heading into 2015. Aside from the obvious changes, such as Junior Galette no longer being in town, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports that the defense will be more "Cam-friendly."By "Cam-friendly" he of course is speaking about defensive end Cameron Jordan, who just earned a five-year, $55 million contract this offseason...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A quick recap of Junior Galette won’t ever be welcomed back to the city of New Orleans

To put it nicely, Junior Galette and the New Orleans Saints had one of the ugliest breakups in recent memory, and again, that’s putting it kindly. Unlike most players who’ve been cut by a team for off-the-field issues, Galette didn’t play the good soldier, apologizing for his mistakes and promising that he’ll work to amend his faults if given a new opportunity. No, instead...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis have very little to say about Deflategate

For Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis and the New Orleans Saints, it seems that Deflategate isn't a topic they have much interest in talking about. As Mike Triplett of ESPN explains, both were asked about the situation and had very, very little to say. "Nope, nope," Payton told ESPN when asked if he had thoughts on Wednesday's fallout. "Just seems like there's been a lot of time, a lot...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickey Loomis on Marques Colston, Jairus Byrd: Concern 'not that high'

While it was previously reported that both Marques Colston and Jairus Byrd would start off training camp on the PUP list, Saints fans got some good news on Wednesday. According to Mike Triplett of ESPN, Mickey Loomis doesn't seem too concerned about the injuries. "We feel good about where those guys are at. We knew some of them would linger into the first part of training camp,"...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The top-10 New Orleans Saints skill players of the Sean Payton era (Part 1)

So this has been an interesting weekend into the start of the week for the New Orleans Saints. Not because anything particularly important has happened. But because Junior Galette was released (if you’ve read my stuff this offseason, especially related to ranking the NFC South positions—and even more specifically the pass rushers—you’d know I didn’t expect a thing from...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints to test revamped roster in training camp

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is about to find out if his decision to jettison half a dozen prominent players has put his squad back on a playoff trajectory. As Saints training camp opens this week at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, one of few certainties is that the 2015 squad will look a lot different than the previous edition that went 7-9...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Training Camp: Saints Cornerback Delvin Breaux is a Story, and a Talent, Worth Learning About

Almost every current NFL player has followed a very similar path: standout high school career, some success in college, and get either drafted or signed after their final college season. Delvin “Chip” Breaux’s journey from CFL to NFL isn’t unprecedented, lead by past successes like Doug Flutie, Warren Moon and Cameron Wake. But Breaux’s severe spine injury in high school...
Via Optimum Scouting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith fires back at former teammate Junior Galette

Junior Galette appeared to use his girlfriend’s Twitter account over the weekend to blast his former New Orleans Saints teammates and coaches after he was released. Free agent defensive end Will Smith found his way into the crosshairs, and he wasn’t pleased about it. Here’s what Galette allegedly said about Smith, courtesy of the collection...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Galette allegedly unloads on Sean Payton on Twitter

The New Orleans Saints released Junior Galette on Friday, and the 27-year-old linebacker does not appear to be handling the divorce very well. Over the weekend, Galette supposedly took over his girlfriend’s Twitter account (he deleted his own after he was cut) and unloaded on his former team and coach. Some of the tweets may...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermaine Gresham signs with the Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals signed tight end Jermaine Gresham to a one-year deal on Friday. Gresham was a first-round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010. The inking of Gresham comes four days after he made a visit to Arizona. The two-time Pro Bowler totaled 280 receptions, 2,722 yards and 24 touchdowns over his five-year career with the Bengals. In 2014, Gresham posted 480...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kraft sends Browner Super Bowl ring with nice personal note

With his physicality, airtight coverage, and big-playmaking ability, cornerback Brandon Browner was a huge difference-maker on the Patriots defense during their Super Bowl run last season. Browner, who signed with the Saints on a three-year deal this offseason, finally received his championship ring in the mail on Thursday and shared it on social media. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Loading up Defensively for 2015

Rookie linebacker Stephone Anthony positions himself accordingly during an on-field drill during Saints OTA’s (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) The fall is usually an exciting time in the Big Easy. People are partying out their last ounces of summer, the days are turning cooler and less humid, and the Saints are gearing up for another title run. This is how the fall usually...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Five players on the bubble

Training camp is one of the most important parts of the NFL season. Every team has to make decisions on who to cut each season. The New Orleans Saints have a handful of players who are on the bubble entering camp. Josh Morgan is one of the first players that should be weary of his spot on the Saints. He is 30 and has not produced much in his entire career in the NFL. The Saints already...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Lineman Tim Lelito Doing Incline Press With a Pair of Wagon Wheels

When a player really wants to he will find a way to get his workout in. If he doesn't have weights available to lift he will find another way to get his work in. Some will stick to push ups  or incline push ups. Others will create their own weights like Saints offensive lineman Tim Lelito did in his back yard.I have no idea how heavy a pair of wagon wheels are, but that doesn't...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What can the Saints expect from CJ Spiller in 2015?

C.J. Spiller signed with the New Orleans Saints this past offseason, and is hoping that a change of scenery can help him get his career back on track during the upcoming 2015 season. He was one of the big additions for the Saints this offseason, although they lost more from the offensive side of the football than they were able to gain. New Orleans ended up trading away star tight...
Via This Given Sunday
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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