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New Orleans Saints Free Agency Predictions

The craziest week in the NFL is less than three weeks away. The beginning of the league's free agent signing period starts on March 9th. Players changing homes, money flying around furiously, and teams being anointed "paper champions" will be the predominant headlines throughout that weekend. What headlines will New Orleans make? For the last couple of weeks, we have looked over...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 hour ago

Film Study: Saints Should Avoid Signing GB’s Nick Perry

The New Orleans Saints are in the market for a pass rusher. And on paper, Nick Perry looks the part. But Perry’s numbers are inflated, and paint a prettier picture than does his tape. The New Orleans Saints would do well to look elsewhere for help along the edge. Perry is a former first round […] Film Study: Saints Should Avoid Signing GB’s Nick Perry - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
2 hours ago

Reporting on the Saints: What Constitutes News?

Who Dat Dish recently published an interview with Mitchell Hoffman, the attorney for Andrea Rhodes who is the ex-wife of former Saints and Chargers wide receiver Robert Meachem. Was a sports journalism line crossed? In online media, it’s sometimes all about the clicks. Everyone has heard the expression “click bait” which refers to an article […] Reporting on the Saints: What...
Via Who Dat Dish
4 hours ago

Saints News, 2/20/2017: New Orleans is talking about basketball in February and it’s weird

The Pelicans turned a lot of heads after a strange All-Star Weekend by trading away Buddy Hield (among other pieces) for DeMarcus Cousins. The Pelicans suddenly look like a threat in the West, and New Orleans residents are frantically reading about how to play basketball.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
19 hours ago

New Orleans Saints: Wonderlic Scores Provide More Confusion Than Clarity

The NFL Combine is coming up soon. That lovely word that fans will start hearing is ‘The Wonderlic.’ What a name for a test that is supposed to measure intelligence. Regardless, players attending the NFL Combine in a couple of weeks will be asked to take this test. The Wonderlic Test is designed to measure […] New Orleans Saints: Wonderlic Scores Provide More Confusion Than...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Top prospects the New Orleans Saints could draft to replace Drew Brees

Drew Brees shows no signs of aging at 38 years old, and the gunslinger has been remarkably consistent over his career. Brees turned in an NFL record fifth season of over 5,000 passing yards, and with young weapons Brandin Cooks and Michael Thomas on the outside, the Saints quarterback could cement himself as one of the all-time greats this next year. However, his one year deal...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL CB Shawn Springs is now a CEO at a startup aiming to make football safer

Former NFL cornerback Shawn Springs went from being a first-round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 1997 to the CEO of a startup company that is creating new helmet technology.Springs, who spent three years analyzing the helmet industry, has utilized parts of baby car seats as a means for a protective foam. The Crash Cloud system consists of airbags that are lightweight and...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints fan trolls Falcons with float, pokes fun at Super Bowl loss

It didn’t take long for New Orleans Saints fans to have some fun at the Falcons’ expense for their epic choke in Super Bowl LI. The Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in the game, and went on to lose in overtime, 34-28. Saints fans were probably pretty elated when they saw their division rival blow a 25-point lead, especially since they had a 99.6-percent win percentage to emerge as Super...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mardi Gras parade float trolls Matt Ryan, Falcons

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is one of the biggest parties in the United States. It takes place this month and will include a lot of drinking. It will also include a history of the New Orleans area, including the Saints themselves.It’s a special year for the community, as the Saints are celebrating their 50th season in existence. It’s also somewhat special considering it comes just...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints name new coaches for receivers, defensive line

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has named Curtis Johnson a senior offensive assistant and wide receivers coach. Payton has also hired Ryan Nielsen as defensive line coach. Johnson, whose new titles were announced Thursday, previously coached Saints receivers from 2006 to 2011 and left on good terms to become head coach at Tulane from 2012 to 2015. The New...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints staying home in Metairie for 2017 training camp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Saints have decided to hold 2017 training camp at their New Orleans-area headquarters. The club last held training camp in Metairie, Louisiana, in 2013, which is also the last time the Saints made the playoffs. For the past three seasons, the Saints spent the first few weeks of training camp at the luxury Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: When the Falcons lose the Super Bowl: Saints Fans' Reaction

The New Orleans Saints fans know what we mean...
Via NOLA.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has plan to keep players off social media before games

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knows it can be a challenge to keep players focused and away from social media before games, so he devised a plan to give them no choice but to put their phones away. Payton told CBS Radio’s Tiki and Tierney that he’s having a device installed in the Saints locker room that will block players from getting on social media before games. “It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton wants to add a scrambler to Saints locker room to block phone usage

Sean Payton doesn’t want his New Orleans Saints on their cell phones or social media before and after games.In fact, Payton feels so strong on this matter he aims to install some sort of scrambler to interrupt cellular signals in the locker room.He spoke with Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate on the topic:“It’s just a simpler scrambler that just avoids the social media...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees indicates he has a few more years in the NFL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just turned 38, but his age doesn’t appear to be creeping up on him just yet.The 10-time Pro Bowler had this to say about how much longer he plans on playing.“I got a few more (years) at least,” Brees said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Thursday. “When you first get into the league you think you’re invincible, right...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees opens up about potential retirement, Super Bowl aspirations (VIDEO)

At 38 years of age, Saints quarterback Drew Brees knows his window of opportunity is beginning to close. The Saints provided some exciting moments last season, but missed the playoffs and are still a work in progress, especially on defense. New Orleans fields a team, that, on paper, looks to still be in “win-now” mode, due to the young playmakers they have on offense that are...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the New Orleans Saints

Dating back to their founding as an expansion team in 1967, the New Orleans Saints have had 16 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes three Hall of Fame players, one Hall of Fame coach and one coach who lead the team to a Super Bowl victory. How many of the leaders of the Saints can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: The current coach had his tenure interrupted for a...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Super Bowl LI: What's a New Orleans Saints fan to do?

Worst matchup ever for Saints fans? A bit of fun for the WhoDat Nation... Share if you agree
Via NOLA.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mickey Loomis explains why Saints have seldom drafted LSU players

Via NOLA.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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