New Orleans Saints' search for second starting cornerback failed from the start

The New Orleans Saints were on easy street at cornerback, for once, during the 2013 season. They weren't going to find much better than Keenan Lewis and Jabari Greer. The tandem stood as one of the primary factors in such an over-achieving turnaround on defense last season. New Orleans was 8-2 when Lewis and Greer started together. Greer then sustained what turned out to be...
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Podcast: Saints Meltdown in Detroit

Kevin, Andrew and Ralph recap the carnage in Detroit including Drew Brees performance Kevin thinks the Saints defense played as well as possible vs. the Lions Andrew explains why the Saints miss Jabari Greer so much Is Marques Colston back? Andrew wonders if they will ever get a road win again Ralph explains why he had no faith in Drew Brees late in the game Packers Preview NFC...
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Tweet of the Game: New Orleans Saints fired up after dirty hit on Drew Brees

Tensions were high in the Superdome on Sunday as the Saints battled for their first win of the 2014 season. The turning point in the game seemingly came after Captain Munnerlyn body-slammed Drew Brees to the turf – specifically in how the team and the Who Dat Nation reacted. Crowd is fired up after that penalty hit on Brees #MINvsNO — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 21...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bills, Saints cornerback Jabari Greer announces retirement

AP Image Jabari Greer has decided to call it a career after a decade in the NFL.  The cornerback who played for the Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints announced his retirement on ESPN. Greer had suffered a torn ACL in November last year while playing for the Saints and he has decided not to make a come back and return to the NFL. Greer played his college football at the University...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Greer Announces Retirement From The NFL

Free-agent cornerback Jabari Greer announced Thursday on ESPN’s “First Take” that he is retiring from the NFL. He had fun with the announcement. Asked at the end of the show what his plans for the future were, Greer sipped out of a white cup that had “retired” written in black ink. Greer played for the Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints. He tore his left ACL in late 2013...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Greer retires after 10 seasons

After 10 seasons in the NFL as a cornerback for the Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints, Jabari Greer is retiring from the league. Greer announced his retirement via his Twitter page. 10 years was a blast! Thank You Lord! #retirement — Jabari Greer (@Jabari_Greer) September 11, 2014 Greer was never selected to any Pro […]
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Saints cornerback Jabari Greer announces his retirement

Today, New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer announced his retirement from the NFL. Greer, 32, tore his ACL last November while playing for the Saints and decided not to attempt a comeback.  Greer played the first five seasons of his career with the Bills after going undrafted in 2004 out of Tennessee. He played the […] The post Former Saints cornerback Jabari Greer announces...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Greer Announces His Retirement from NFL

NFL veteran CB Jabari Greer has announced his retirement from the league today via Twitter. Greer was last with the Saints before tearing his ACL last season. The team released him in February. 10 years was a blast! Thank You Lord! #retirement — Jabari Greer (@Jabari_Greer) September 11, 2014 Greer also played with the Bills but is most notable for his role in helping the Saints...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Saints CB Jabari Greer Retiring From The NFL

Former Saints & Bills CB Jabari Greer announced that he’s retiring from the NFL while appearing on  ESPN’s First Take Thursday, per Mike Triplett. 10 years was a blast! Thank You Lord! #retirement — Jabari Greer (@Jabari_Greer) September 11, 2014 Greer had said a few months ago that he wasn’t pursuing NFL opportunities and wouldn’t do so until he was 100 percent...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Injury Update: Jabari Greer might never play again

Former New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer saw his 2013 NFL season come to an end in November of last year when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament and his total posterior lateral compartment in his left knee.  Although he says his rehab is “going really well", NFL.com's Mike Coppinger reports that Greer is unsure if he will ever...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Greer unsure if he’ll continue his NFL career

Free agent cornerback Jabari Greer claims his rehab from a major knee injury is “going really well.” It’s unlikely he’ll be healthy enough to work out for any NFL teams prior to training camp. “I think my pride and my body have two different things to say about that,” joked Greer, who was released by the Saints in February. “But we’ll see. I mean, God can do anything...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Greer not ready to attempt comeback from knee injury

Cornerback Jabari Greer saw his 2013 season with the Saints come to an end in November when he tore his ACL, PCL and total posterior lateral compartment in a game against the 49ers. Seven months isn’t a lot of time to recover from that combination of injuries, which makes it no surprise that Greer isn’t ready to start shopping himself to teams. Greer said he didn’t think he’d...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent CB Jabari Greer Not Pursuing Opportunities With NFL Teams

  Free agent CB Jabari Greer recently mentioned that he is not actively pursuing opportunities with NFL teams and would prefer to wait until he’s 100 percent recovered from his season-ending knee injury. “I think right now today, I’m very content with where I am,” Greer said, via ESPN.com. “But in the future, I’m sure that itch is gonna come, because it does for everybody...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Also Considering CBs Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence & Jabari Greer

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun has reported that the Ravens are among the teams with interest in free agent CB Brandon Flowers. However, it appears as though the Ravens are casting a wide net when it comes to finding some extra depth at the position. Wilson reports that the Ravens also have interest in free agent cornerbacks: Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency Reminder: Who Remains Unemployed?

As we enter the painfully long 3-plus month wait until the NFL bestows its magical graces upon us, draft picks are signing by the dozens and the last patch of unattractive free agents begin to negotiate low-risk incentive-laden contracts. There remain countless free agents with NFL experience floating in limbo as OTAs are conducted, most of which are relying on an unexpected season...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A few ex Saints are still looking for NFL jobs

When you look at the Saints roster you get the feeling it is close to complete but they could still round out some of their needs with some post draft pick ups. When the Saints start seeing some of these guys practice, too, they’ll get a better feel for whether or not they need to bring in certain veterans at a given position. And of course there’s still guys that were with the...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Notes: Jimmy Graham, Jabari Greer, Robert Meacham, Nick Toon

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted some notes regarding the Saints and some potential roster moves to keep an eye on in the coming months. Jimmy Graham Breer is getting the sense that the Saints will eventually have a long-term contract in place with TE Jimmy Graham. However, Breer mentions that this could come down to the wire as they will have until July negotiate a long...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014 Season

The New Orleans Saints have made some serious moves so far.  GM Mickey Loomis and Coach Sean Payton have been quite busy.  Veterans like LB Jonathan Vilma, SS Roman Harper, DE Will Smith, CB Jabari Greer, WR Lance Moore, FS Malcolm Jenkins and even RB Darren Sproles have all parted ways with the Black and Gold.  These transactions have left many Saints fans wondering what exactly...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Offseason: Saying goodbye to familiar faces

All good things must come to an end, and 2013 is the end of an era for the Saints. Cutting/not resigning players like Malcolm Jenkins, Jabari Greer, Roman Harper, Lance Moore, Jonathon Vilma, and Will Smith signifies that. All of them were big contributors in the 2009 season, when Hell froze over and the Saints won their first Super Bowl in history. In the five years since then,...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints may be active in free agency

It’s been an interesting offseason so far in the bayou, in sort of a sneaky way. Although other teams are garnering the majority of the national attention, the Saints have made many moves that could set them up to be key players in the looming free agent market. After releasing Roman Harper, Will Smith, Jabari Greer, and Jon Vilma they freed up space on the defensive side of the...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints need to upgrade secondary through free agency

By releasing veteran leaders Roman Harper and Jabari Greer the Saints created a hole to fill in their secondary, and the situation with Malcolm Jenkins looming free agency only exacerbates the issue. As we discussed yesterday it’s quite clear that the Saints will need to be active in free agency to fill said holes, because striking gold in the draft again this year (as they did...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans expected to be active in secondary search

After releasing veteran’s Roman Harper and Jabari Greer the Saints were left with two massive holes at the back end of their defense. What’s more, Malcolm Jenkins is set to become a free agent (and a pricey one at that). On the bright side, second year phenom Kenny Vaccaro should be healthy come training camp, Keenan Lewis looks to be a solid option at cornerback, and Cory White...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Legacy of Harper, Greer, Smith, Vilma + Offensive Line Breakdown

Ralph, Andrew and Dave break down the Saints latest salary cap moves. Will the Saints focus on getting corners or safeties this off season? They also try to evaluate the legacy of Roman Harper, Jabari Greer, Will Smith, and Jonathan Vilma. Andrew says Vilma should be celebrated for fighting Goodell over Bounty Gate. Ralph believes Greer one of the most under appreciated...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Say Goodbye to Four Defensive Heroes

You've likely heard the news by now, the Saints have parted ways with Jabari Greer, Will Smith and Roman Harper to get under the salary cap while also announcing they will not re-sign Jonathan Vilma. Those are four veteran players past their prime, three of which spent at least part of the 2013 season on injured reserve. The writing was on the wall for these guys and it was expected...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Saints part ways with Harper, Smith, Greer, and Vilma out

The New Orleans Saints have released veterans Roman Harper, Will Smith, and Jabari Greer. Additionally, they have announced they will not re-sign linebacker Jon Vilma. You may also be interested in:BREAKING: Saints part ways with Harper, Smith, Greer, and Vilma outPeyton Manning has moving trucks outside of his Cherry Hills homeWould an expanded NFL playoff format be a big deal?
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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