Throwback Thursday: The best draft class in Carolina Panthers history

We’re about to enter the final stretch before that event at Radio City Music Hall in May but first, let’s take a look back at arguably the greatest draft in Carolina Panthers history: 2001. 2001: An NFL Odyssey was a fun year in the grand scheme of football history. LaDainian Tomlinson and Reggie Wayne joined the league. So too did Drew Brees and a little guy from Virginia Tech...
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KSK Kontent Klearinghouse — Drew Brees Can Fly (He Can’t Fly)

Breesus takes flight, provided he has ankle supports while doing explosive push-ups. More or less the same thing. Hopefully this comfort with supports means Brees will warm up the idea of being in a kung-fu movie once day. Even better: a kung-fu version of Noah.– Sidney Rice visited the Jets then immediately re-signed with the Seahawks. Rex must have picked the wrong kind of stripper...
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Chiefly Prospects: Marqise Lee

If you do a Google search for Marqise Lee images, one thing you will see is this guy is either smiling or focused.In the NFL focus is huge. Have you ever watched Drew Brees' eyes at the line of scrimmage? The guy is an animal when it comes to intense visual focus.With Marqise Lee, you see that same attribute when he's on the field. The speed, the moves, the dynamic ability…...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Saints are starting to lean defense

When you think of the Saints in the Sean Payton era, you think of Drew Brees, an explosive passing offense, points and yards. In fact, while the team won a Super Bowl in 2009 behind it’s high powered offense, it was the 2011 unit that broke the NFL record for the most yards from scrimmage in a season ever. You read that correctly, more than the “greatest show on turf”. The...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Saints are starting to lean defense

When you think of the Saints in the Sean Payton era, you think of Drew Brees, an explosive passing offense, points and yards. In fact, while the team won a Super Bowl in 2009 behind it’s high powered offense, it was the 2011 unit that broke the NFL record for the most yards from scrimmage in a season ever. You read that correctly, more than the “greatest show on turf”. The...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: which unit will lead the New Orleans Saints, and do they change draft philosophy now?

In this week’s mailbag, we look at which unit will lead the Saints in 2014 and who would be best to grace the stage at WrestleMania. 1.) In light of the recent roster moves, what will be the strength of the Saints defense next year? While the Saints’ defensive line, by far the top defensive group for the team in 2013, hasn’t lost a beat so far in the offseason, the Saints’...
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Twitter Tuesday: What would Drew Brees look like at WrestleMania?

The answer is this: .@WrestleMania is 2 days away! “What’cha gonna do brother, when Breesmania runs wild on you?!” @DrewBrees pic.twitter.com/fpgpmWkEPW — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 4, 2014   Thank you internet, thank you. In honor of the raw athleticism evident in that picture, I give you ‘that one time Drew Brees dunked the goal-posts’: “@Lark_NessMonsta...
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New offensive philosophy for the New Orleans Saints could result in paradigm shift

If there was one thing that the Seattle Seahawks proved last year, it was that a quarterback doesn’t have to throw for 5,000 yards in order to lead his team to a Super Bowl. In fact, the passing yardage leader during the regular season has never won a Super Bowl. The narrative is shaped that this is a passing league, and it certainly appears that way, but it doesn’t necessarily...
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New Orleans Saints hay have made a mistake signing Champ Bailey

In case you missed our coverage Friday, over the weekend, or on Monday, the New Orleans Saints and free agent cornerback Champ Bailey agreed to a two-year/$7 million contract. The 12-time Pro Bowl DB and likely future Hall of Famer is 35-years old – the same age as one Drew Brees. Much could be said about Bailey’s past accomplishments in the NFL. Each and every one of them is...
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Stability ensures long-term success in the NFL

Too often, analysis of the NFL boils down to one or two extraordinary people lifting their team above the rest. We often think of how Tom Brady or Peyton Manning keep their teams in the playoffs year after year or of how the pairing of Sean Payton and Drew Brees made the New Orleans Saints a relevant team in the NFL. I don’t mean to discount the impact of individual contributions...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey is trying to be a part of something special in New Orleans

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; New Saints defensive back Champ Bailey is happy to have a chance to win a Super Bowl with a young team like New Orleans. “I have a little more to my game, I believe, especially mentally,” Bailey said, via NewOrleansSaints.com. “I can see things a lot easier, a lot of things come up...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey: Saints are very close to a championship

New Orleans Saints new cornerback Champ Bailey likes his chances of winning his first Super Bowl ring. “(The Saints) are very close (to a championship),” Bailey said to the team’s website. “You look at, Coach Payton took a year off, came back and they got in the playoffs, and won a game. They’re very close. I think any time you have a guy like Drew Brees calling the shots...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey not the answer for the New Orleans Saints

After signing Champ Bailey to a two-year, max $7 million deal on Friday the Saints are a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Admittedly that statement is a bit misleading, because prior to signing Bailey the Saints were still one of the seven or eight teams popularly believed to have a shot at winning it all. Bailey is the second pro bowler the Saints have added to the defensive backfield...
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Saints sign CB Champ Bailey to two-year deal

The New Orleans Saints will reportedly sign cornerback Champ Bailey to a two-year contract. Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey is signing with the New Orleans Saints, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 4, 2014 #Saints have agreed to 2-year deal with CB Champ Bailey, per source. — Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) April 4, 2014 Bailey visited the Saints on Tuesday...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

If the Jets draft a QB, here’s a good choice…

Aaron Murray — QB —University of Georgia A quarterback with one of the larger opportunities to be a steal, Murray is one of the many college players that enter the NFL with the term “winner” linked to them. However, this former Bulldog may actually deserve the title, starting since his freshman season, and racking up a 36-18 total win-loss record. USA TODAY Sports Murray...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5+: New Orleans Saints wide receiver prospects

It’s no secret that the New Orleans Saints have had one of history’s most prolific offenses with Drew Brees at the helm and Sean Payton calling plays. However, last year it was their defense that was the strength of the franchise. In both games against Seattle (which were – in my opinion – the two worst games to watch as a Saints fan), one of the major reasons the Saints...
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Champ Bailey visits New Orleans Saints

Former Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey visited with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday. Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey is visiting New Orleans, per source, and plans to take at least another trip depending ontalks with Saints. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 1, 2014 The 12-time Pro Bowler was released by the Broncos earlier this offseason.  Bailey played in just five...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WrestleMania Takes Over New Orleans

Press release from the WWE: STAMFORD, Conn., April 1, 2014 – Fans from all 50 states and more than 30 countries will descend upon New Orleans for a week-long lineup of festivities in celebration of WrestleMania 30, taking place this Sunday, April 6 live on WWE Network and pay-per-view at 7 pm ET from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. WWE® will also host...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer on Johnny Manziel: There are some flags

A week removed from calling his pro day a "sideshow," Mike Zimmer once again questioned the prospect of drafting Johnny Manziel.The head coach of the Minnesota Vikings went on the air with 104.9 The Horn in Austin, Texas on Monday and proceeded to make the following statement about Manziel's dinner and workout with the Vikings on Friday.“We asked him all kinds of...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to soon embrace allowing tablets on sidelines?

I laugh nowadays when I see quarterbacks and position coaches analyzing plays on the sideline by staring at frozen print-outs from a nearby computer than I can only assume looks like this: It’s 2014, man. Paper playbooks have become a thing of the past, moving almost entirely to tablets. So why shouldn’t teams be allowed to use technology on the sidelines? “NFL players and...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Numbers don’t lie: Drew Brees is one of the all-time greats

Don’t look now, but Drew Brees is fifth all-time in career passing yardage. His 51,081 yards leave him 294 yards shy of fourth place behind Denver Broncos legend John Elway. Brees figures to eclipse the current Broncos General Manager in the third quarter of Opening Weekend 2014 (or at least by the end of the first quarter in Week 2). Number three Dan Marino is a little further...
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Know Your Enemy: Scouting the Saints with Saints Nation

On one hand, the St Louis Rams have to be relieved to be playing anyone not in their own division, after the disappointing beatdowns of the past two weeks against the Cardinals and 49ers. On the other hand, they will be facing a New Orleans Saints team that is charging toward the season's finish line with faint hopes of earning home field advantage still alive.  The Saints...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 46: What If Drew Brees Signed With the Dolphins?

Only two teams seriously pursued San Diego Chargers quarterback Drew Brees as a free agent in the 2005 offseason: Miami and New Orleans. The Dolphins were unwilling to pass Brees on a physical, sending him to the Saints and Daunte Culpepper to Miami. Ironically, it was Culpepper who was unable to stay healthy and Brees who would go on to win a Super Bowl. Miami still hasn’t found...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Graham’s goalpost dunk in Atlanta inspired rule change

St. Louis Rams coach and NFL competition committee co-chairman Jeff Fisher told reporters Wednesday morning that the game delay caused by one of New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham’s dunks was the reason the goalpost celebration will now draw a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct. “The background is when the committee basically defined unsportsmanlike conduct and celebrations...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees Is Bringing Movie Cosplay To A Biblical Level

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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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