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Report: Saints CB Brian Dixon arrested at Miami Beach

  The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reported that he posted bond and was released from jail Sunday morning after being booked for resisting arrested without violence in Miami Beach. Greg Bensel, a team spokesman, said the club is aware of the arrest...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints say cornerback Brian Dixon arrested in Miami

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1CzO8ce ) that he posted bond and was released from jail Sunday morning after being booked for resisting arrested without violence in Miami Beach. Greg Bensel, a team spokesman...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints CB Brian Dixon arrested in Miami

Young New Orleans Saints cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami for resisting arrest. Dixon, an undrafted free agent out of Northwest Missouri State, was pulled over driving a moped, at which point is apparently resisted arrest. He was booked into custody at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center at 5:50 a.m. and had bond set at $1,000. Presumably...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Will the Saints Select in Round One?

Before the hectic draft month of April begins, the crew at TopSportsReport decided it would be a smart time to write a 1st round mock draft.  John Miceli decided to write the article.  He carefully made selections for each team and explained each selection in this article. Check out who John Miceli selected for the New Orleans Saints on behalf of Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis...
Via TopSportsReport
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints love TE Josh Hill following Jimmy Graham trade

The New Orleans Saints dealt one of the best tight ends in the NFL when they traded Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks just a couple of weeks ago. However, since the trade took place, head coach Sean Payton has been talking up tight end Josh Hill, who was an undrafted free agent back in 2013 (via ESPN). This Josh Hill is another player that I love. I love. When you look at...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints Offseason Grades – very serious stuff

You know me, I can’t stand going too long without grading something… so here are some grades for the offseason so far: Jimmy Graham: A Give the dude some credit, he gets traded to the Seahawks… after all the “I’m Jimmy” shenanigans. No parting shots at the Saints, no immature public statements. The guy deserves credit for taking the high road. And the anxiety that his...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The Brees Effect

Drew Brees has always been a very determined athlete, and no doubt, that motivates the players around him.Before the Brees era, you never would have thought to see the Saints ranked in the top five offensively, now though, it's rare that they're not in the top five.Since 2006, Brees has been the most efficient quarterback in the NFL. The Saints went from never dreaming of playoffs...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Restudying the Saints needs

If you’ve listened to Mickey Loomis and Sean Payton‘s interviews this past week, you’ve gotten brand new insight into where the roster goes from here. I have to say, that’s more candid and useful sound bites than usual from those two. I think Sean Payton is genuine when he says he’s excited about Josh Hill, Seantavius Jones and Brandon Coleman. I think he hopes at least...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton: Brees immune from Saints' extreme makeover

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton assured fans and observers that star quarterback Drew Brees isn't going anywhere for a long time if he can help it. Payton said at the NFL Owners Meeting in Phoenix that there is "not one iota" of truth to rumors that Brees could be considered for the trade block, not will the team be attempting to move up in the draftg to select Oregon...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New Orleans Saints discussing a free agent Pro Bowl wide receiver

The New Orleans Saints have seen a lot of turnover in free agency so far, but there’s still lots of time left on the clock before we’re playing football again. Word on the street is the Saints aren’t done making moves in free agency and might even look to sign a former Pro Bowl wide receiver… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Sean Payton Have A Boner In His Pants, Or Is He Just Happy To Be Here?

Sean Payton came out guns blazing for the NFL coaches class photo shoot this year. Payton was packing heat of some sort. Is that a boner? Possibly some proud ass pleats? Payton looks chipper as all hell, chest puffed out, rocking a solid teal on blue look. Andy Reid, if you can read this, don’t […]
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Saints’ 2015 Opponents

The past is history. The future is a mystery.Surely Bill Keane wasn’t speaking about the New Orleans Saints when he spoke these words. But nonetheless, it’s highly applicable to the team’s current situation.The 2014 season is gone, and while what’s past is prologue, Saints’ general manager Mickey Loomis is doing all he can to ensure change in 2015. As for the present, what...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why ex-NFL player Darren Sharper may only serve 10 years in jail for raping 9 women

From the makers of "Oh, This Is Bad"10) In Sharper's defense, he's not gay and hasn't come out in favor of paying college football players, so it's not like he's 100% monster9) He hit people really hard back in the day, and the justice system loves them some big hits8) Didn't rape anyone while wearing official NFL licensed apparel, so there's less damage to the "Shield" than expected...
Via Five Tool Tool
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Seeking Formula for Success

In recent years, the Saints have produced some of the best seasons in the history of the franchise. This era of New Orleans football has shown just how talented of a team they are, and that they don't plan on leaving. After a shaky year in 2014, the Saints seem to be searching for a new formula for success.The inconsistency of 2014 worried me quite a bit going into this offseason...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This photo of a sad Rob Ryan explains what it’s like to be a Saints fan right now

It has not been an easy offseason for the New Orleans Saints or their fans, to say the least. After falling deep into a salary cap hole they have been shedding players left and right in order to clear room. Most importantly, they traded their top offensive weapon, tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks for a first rounder and center Max Unger… AROUND COVER32 Five Things...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Darren Sharper to serve up to nine years

Darren Sharper appears to be facing up to nine years in prison. Sharper appeared in a Los Angeles court on Monday and plead no contest to charges stemming from numerous cases in the LA area. As the LA Times notes, Sharper’s plea agreement includes a 20-year prison sentence, of which he will serve half of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett implies Darren Sharper deserves death penalty

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper entered his first guilty plea on Monday when he pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona. Sharper admitted to sexually assaulting one woman and trying to attack another in the Phoenix area in 2013. He was sentenced to nine years in federal prison. Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett does...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We're not trading Drew Brees

After sending Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham packing in a trade, there was some speculation that the New Orleans Saints might be prepared to blow things up. That increased when the team also traded Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs and young receiver Kenny Stills. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis shot down rumors that Drew Brees is on the trade block following these flurry...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints want to trade up for Marcus Mariota?

The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason, and they could be looking to make more big moves before the end of the offseason. According to a report from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Saints are one of the teams that could be looking to trade up for Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft. It would certainly be an intriguing move...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper has more rape charges filed against him

Former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper was indicted back in December on rape charges stemming from three different alleged incidents. On Friday, a fourth set of rape charges was formally filed against Sharper. The Associated Press reports that two more women have accused Sharper of sexually assaulting them in Las Vegas in January 2014....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis re-works contract to give Saints cap space

Good for Keenan that he gets more guaranteed money. I get the social media whining paid off. I hate to see that kind of behavior rewarded but the point that some are making that only Keenan could pull this off is fair. The Saints were already desperate to add a corner WITH Keenan Lewis in the mix, so losing him would create an even larger problem to an already gaping hole.  Looks...
Via The Saints Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Peyton’s new gameplan for the New Orleans Saints is a blast from the past

It’s been a whirlwind of a couple weeks for the New Orleans Saints. In a matter of about 10 days, the Saints released long-time fan favorite Pierre Thomas, defensive leader Curtis Lofton, re-signed Mark Ingram, traded Jimmy Graham for a Pro Bowl center and additional first-round pick, traded Ben Grubbs for a fifth-round pick and Kenny Stills for a starting inside linebacker and...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How to fix the New Orleans Saints in three easy steps

My dream of New Orleans going into a full rebuild and trading Drew Brees seems dead. Well … it was never really alive. NFL teams don’t think the way NBA teams do, for better or worse. They aren’t willing to sacrifice full seasons for the purpose of a rebuild. It’s why Jacksonville and Oakland are spending big on free agents despite being several seasons away from contention...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Looking To Trade CB Keenan Lewis

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the New Orleans Saints are shopping disgruntled cornerback Keenan Lewis following his social media tirade earlier in the week. Saints aren't done making deals. Actively shopping disgruntled CB Keenan Lewis, asking teams not to divulge their inquiries … — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 13, 2015 Lewis […] Report: Saints...
Via Steelers Depot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis: Chiefs release Dwayne Bowe, acquire Ben Grubbs

The Kansas City Chiefs see an opportunity in the AFC West, and are not waiting around. General manager John Dorsey released Dwayne Bowe on Thursday afternoon while simultaneously trading for New Orleans Saints guard Ben Grubbs in exchange for a fifth-round pick, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bowe was expected to be a cap casualty. The former LSU star and 2007 first-round pick was...
Via This Given Sunday
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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