2015 Fantasy Football, Week 5 Waiver Wire: Target Ronnie Hillman, Duke Johnson

Week four of the National Football League is officially in the books. And with that, fantasy football fans are looking towards the waiver wire to see if their team can be improved in any way. Some fantasy footballers will react — or, overreact — to their players performances unjustly during this period. Plenty of buzz and player recommendations will surface in preparation of...
Via The Fantasy Fix
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game recap: Cowboys vs Saints

It just seems like yesterday that the Dallas Cowboys were taunted as the team to beat after starting 2-0.   Now, after back-to-back losses, they seem like a team in disarray. On Sunday Night Football, Dallas lost their second game to the previously winless New Orlean Saints, 26-20 in overtime.  Dan Bailey got the ‘boys on the board first with a 30-yard field goal.  Brees later...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Career Completion No. 5000 For Drew Brees Goes For A Touchdown To Josh Hill

Drew Brees has been playing football for a long time. For much of that time he has led one of the most prolific passing attacks in the NFL. In the process he has completed a lot of passes to a lot of different players. Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys he hit a milestone in his career with career completion No. 5000.It was a three yard touchdown pass to Josh Hill that gave...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 desperate fantasy pick up options for week 2

If you’ve played fantasy football enough you reach that point several times a season where a player listed as “probable” has a set back in warm ups or something crazy changes at the last second. It leaves you scrambling and searching through available free agents to find anything with even remote potential. Below are five possible players worth taking a chance on that are almost...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5 desperate fantasy pick up options for week 2

If you’ve played fantasy football enough you reach that point several times a season where a player listed as “probable” has a set back in warm ups or something crazy changes at the last second. It leaves you scrambling and searching through available free agents to find anything with even remote potential. Below are five possible players worth taking a chance on that are almost...
Via This Given Sunday
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Saints 27-13 Loss to the Texans

The Saints are now 0-3 in the preseason and while that’s no reason to hit the panic button, it’s plenty reason for concern. This team looks pretty bad. I took my son to the game (his first) and I felt for him because the experience was pretty miserable in person. I had the opportunity to watch the game later this evening and feel I can now formulate better thoughts with the advantage...
Via The Saints Nation
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Training Camp’s top 10 booms and busts

Every year Saints training camp comes with surprises, reassurances, disappointment and moments of terror. This one so far as been no exception. Below are my top 10 booms and busts so far with two weeks remaining in preseason: BUSTS: 10. Josh Hill It’s not that his camp has been awful but he was hurt for a while and he just hasn’t lived up to the Jimmy Graham replacement hype...
Via The Saints Nation
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

How Good is the Saints New-Look Offense?

View image | Click to See Full Power Rankings Article This unit suffered a lot of losses this offseason, mainly all-world tight end Jimmy Graham, wide receiver Kenny Stills, and running back Pierre Thomas. But as long as Drew Brees and Sean Payton are in control of this offense, they will put up ridiculous passing numbers. The receiving unit will be led by veteran...
Via TopSportsReport
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints lose 30-27 in Baltimore to open Preseason

There were few positives to take away from this first preseason game and the strongest sentiment that prevails is disappointment all around. Three things in particular were very poor: 1. Injuries. The Saints lost Brandon Browner, Dannell Ellerbe, Delvin Breaux, Cyril Lemon, Lawrence Virgil and Ramon Humber at various stages of the game. Browner’s injury looked the most serious...
Via The Saints Nation
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Position battles to watch on opening night of 2015 NFL preseason

The Hall of Fame Game kicked off the 2015 NFL preseason, but football fans will receive their initial look at a handful of meaningful position battles throughout the league on Thursday night. From quarterback controversies on the East Coast to running back competitions in the West, there’s no shortage of position battles to observe during the first night of multiple exhibition...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints position preview: wide receivers/tight ends

This is part of our New Orleans Saints 2015 position preview series. Today’s section will focus on tight ends and wide receivers. Marques Colston What we know The New Orleans Saints’ wide receiver depth looks to be solid as the 2015 season approaches. Under the direction of head coach Sean Payton, the Saints fielded the league’s third-ranked pass offense in 2014, as quarterback...
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: New Orleans Saints

The Saints just aren’t what they used to be. There isn’t a whole lot to like in the Nola anymore. Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills have been shipped out of town, and the team is apparently trying to change their scheme to a more run-heavy approach. With the QB/WR duo that made this offense so explosive for so long aging, it appears this era of Saints football is grinding to a screeching...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Receivers Preview

The boys discuss the Saints receivers and answer important questions like ‘Why Does HBO’s True Detective Suck?’ Kevin goes on a Josh Hill rant well worth your time. Will the Morgan brothers save the Saints receiving corps? Thank God Training Camp starts next week! PS: Donate and the audio quality stays awesome and we have a podcast. Don’t forget to download...
Via The Saints Nation
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Players in training camp we most want to see

Training camp is less than two weeks away and that means that we are FINALLY going to get to start talking about actual football things. You should all be ecstatic about that because you will hear/read far less inane ramblings from myself and other bloggers who are desperately trying to maintain your attention. I am like most if not all of you in that I am cautiously optimistic about...
Via The Saints Nation
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: five keys to a successful 2015 season

The New Orleans Saints will enter 2015 with many fresh faces on both sides of the ball. They do not have as explosive of an offense as most are used to, but an improved defense and the steady presence of Drew Brees may still be enough to lead the Saints to the playoffs in the weak NFC South. The five keys below will make or break this Saints’ team in transition this season. 1...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Tight Ends

A good tight end can be a match up nightmare, especially is you have one who runs in the 4.6’s or 4.5’s, a speed most linebackers can’t match. Secondary players usually match for speed, but often have trouble matching the size and physicality. Once a bright spot in the division, the pickings are slim. #1 Carolina: With the departure of Jimmy Graham, Greg Olson is now the top...
Via The Saints Nation
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

These Josh Hill highlights will have you forgetting Jimmy Graham in no time

Why didn’t the New Orleans Saints actively look for a new tight end after trading away Jimmy Graham? Well, because they already have his replacement. If you haven’t already become acquainted with Josh Hill, it’s about time you take a good hard look at the third-year tight end: AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Football 2015: The top-75 wide receivers for 2015 Power Rankings: Rating NFL...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Saints Most Important Training Camp Battles

With training camp starting at the end of this month, the team at TopSportsReport has begun to analyze it.  As part of that analysis, we compiled opinions from many of our team based writers into one post that takes an in depth look at the most important camp battle for every NFL team. As part of that article, our team evaluated New Orleans Saints’ tight ends Josh Hill and Benjamin...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Spotlight Turns to TE Josh Hill as New Orleans Saints Replace All-Pro Jimmy Graham

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints offense will enter 2015 without one of their biggest weapons in tight end Jimmy Graham, who the team traded to the Seattle Seahawks back in March. While the Saints aren’t admitting a rebuilding year may be under way, the transition away from one of the game’s best tight ends certainly signals a shift...
Via The Sports Journal
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hill on life without Jimmy Graham: “I haven’t seen anything stand out to being really different”

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill knows that he has a big opportunity to prove himself during training camp later this month. Hill has been the backup Pro Bowler Jimmy Graham for the past two years, but now he has a chance to shine. Graham was traded to the Seattle Seahawks during the off-season which and now the Saints are looking for a TE to emerge. Hill was asked how is the team...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Hill Primed for Breakout Season with Saints

People are often times scared of change, because they fear what they don’t know. We derive comfort from consistency because we know exactly what we have, and what to expect.The trading of All-Pro tight end, Jimmy Graham, presents New Orleans with just the opposite, the unknown. But perhaps this unknown isn’t worth dreading.In order for a new flower to bloom, another must first...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2015 Preview: Post Draft Offseason Wrap

At the close of the 2014 NFL Season, we provided a review of each team with an eye toward the 2015 campaign. While still relevant it has become clear through free agency, and the 2015 NFL Draft that rosters are taking a different shape heading into the season. Much more will change through the summer, into training camp, and finally Week 1 but with the draft now in the rearview we...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten players with the biggest question marks surrounding them going into 2015 camp

We’re still over a month away from training camp start and we still have OTAs in the interim, but now that the 90 man roster has taken shape there are a lot of questions surrounding a number of players. As always, there’s a list of players that are circled as big question marks and the Saints will need at least some of them to work out for their roster to feel competitive and...
Via The Saints Nation
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Payton on Jermaine Gresham: 'I think there's a fit for us'

After trading away Jimmy Graham this offseason to the Seattle Seahawks, the New Orleans Saints seemed set on going with Josh Hill and Benjamin Watson at tight end. Apparently, that may not be the case though. Not only did the Saints meet with former Cincinnati Bengal Jermaine Gresham, but Sean Payton believes that the two could make for a good fit, according to Andrew Schuster of...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints bring in Jermaine Gresham for visit

After trading away Jimmy Graham this offseason, it seems that the New Orleans Saints may be looking to add some talent at the tight end position, according to our own Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1. As Garafolo points out, there's no deal in place yet, but pairing Gresham up with Drew Brees would definitely be interesting. Sean Payton has publicly backed Josh Hill, but who knows how...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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