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Seahawks Work Out FBs Including Veteran Greg Jones

According to Pro Football Talk, the Seahawks hosted free-agent FB Greg Jones for a workout on Tuesday. The Seahawks also worked out veteran fullbacks Tony Fiammetta and Will Tukuafu, but are not expected to sign any of the trio “as of now“, per Mike Garafolo. Now that starting FB Derrick Coleman is expected to miss an extended period of time with a foot injury, Seattle is...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Make Moves, Get to 53-Man Limit

It's the NFL's version of "Black Saturday". For the New Orleans Saints, there were still a few surprises even for those of us that make following this team a part of their daily exercise.As is usually the case with the final cuts of camp, there were some talented players that have been told that their services were no longer going to be required at the facilities in Metairie. Some...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Projected 53 Man Roster – Preseason Week 4

Deuce Windham New Orleans Saints Writer Projected Offensive Roster #453665624 / gettyimages.com Today is cut day. By this afternoon, the Saints will bring their roster from (currently) 86 players down to 75. They have until 3:00 PM Central Standard Time to do this. So, here is my 53 man roster as it sits after the 3rd preseason game. These players are who I think, as of right...
Via TopSportsReport
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Saints’ fullback not be Erik Lorig in 2014?

Sean Payton dropped a nugget of information at his press conference today stating: Our preparation has to be with the idea that, as Erik is rehabbing, we’ve got to be ready to have a fullback Week 1, with the chance it’s not going to be Erik. That to means suggests pretty strongly that Erik Lorig will not be ready for the Falcons game, and maybe beyond. The big question becomes...
Via The Saints Nation
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Predicting the New Orleans Saints’ final roster after preseason Week 2

The New Orleans Saints possess one of the most talented rosters in the National Football League. We knew that coming into preseason. Through two “ugly” football games—as head coach Sean Payton described them in Friday’s night postgame press conference—the Saints have proven, at the very least, that their talent level is commensurate with the expectations. Guessing the final...
Via cover32 - Saints
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign FB Greg Jones as power game is hurting

The Saints’ roster stood at 89 yesterday until the latest addition, which was that of veteran Greg Jones. Jones is a fullback that recently turned 33 and played almost his entire career from 2004 to 2012 with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Last season he was on the Houston Texans and he played in 16 games as the starting fullback. Jones is widely known as a one time elite blocking specialist...
Via The Saints Nation
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign FB Greg Jones

  The New Orleans Saints announced the signing of veteran FB Greg Jones on Wednesday. Jones, 32, spent the 2013 season with the Texans, but didn’t find much interest as a free agent outside of a workout for the Falcons. The fullback market as a whole has really struggled to find work this year, but he could prove to be a quality signing for the Saints. Last season, Jones totaled...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent FB Greg Jones Visited Falcons Tuesday

  Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that free agent FB Greg Jones visited with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday. The Falcons parted ways with former 2012 fifth-round pick Bradie Ewing a few weeks ago, so they could use some help at fullback. Atlanta could also consider veteran options like Vonta Leach and Le’Ron McClain, depending on how things go with Jones...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans FB Jones active against former team

Houston Texans fullback Greg Jones is active in his return to Jacksonville. Jones, who spent the previous nine years playing for the Jaguars, had been questionable with a knee injury. Jacksonville defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick is inactive for the first time this season. Fellow defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey is active after sitting out the last two games. Mincey was benched...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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