New Orleans Saints Behind Enemy Lines: Panthers Edition

Camal Petro: Just talk about Cam Newton’s play so far this season.Josh McSwain: Cam has played well, but there is still room for him to improve. His performance against Seattle was probably his worst performance of the season, in which he made mistakes left and right, more just not doing the little things right. His accuracy can still improve but having Kelvin Benjamin has been...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints suffer inexplicable loss 24-23 to Lions

The Saints are now 2-4, somehow, and all we can chalk this up to is some sort of road voodoo. The Saints were up 23-10 and in complete control of this game until a comedy of errors and referee contribution helped the Lions pull off the improbable comeback. This loss hurts worse than the Falcons game and Browns game and it will leave a mark both literally and figuratively. Multiple...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Did the Steelers Waste $26 Million on Cortez Allen?

Cortez Allen will be an awfully expensive nickel back Monday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Houston Texans at Heinz Field. The Steelers agreed to pay Allen 520 million nickels, or $26 million, over the next five years. But because of his lackluster performance this season, Allen has lost his starting job to Brice McCain. Pro Football Focus ranks Allen dead last among...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Four Downs vs Dallas

First Down – Stop the Tony Romo/Dez Bryant connectionThis is one of the best quarterback/receiver duos in the NFL, and the Saints’ Keenan Lewis will most likely get the pleasure of defending it. Lewis played outstanding last season, some would say at a pro-bowl level, but this season hasn’t been his best performances. Although, he looked like the same Lewis we saw last year...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis limps off for Saints

The Saints opened the night without several key players and another one limped off the field before the first half came to an end. Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis headed to the back with medical personnel in the second quarter of the game shortly after leaving game. Lewis was not wearing a shoe on his left foot as he made his way to the locker room.
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis still looking for R-E-S-P-E-C-T

There's a hairline difference between cockiness and confidence. New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis often smudges the line. For example ... "I want to be the best," Lewis said. "I respect those guys -- Patrick Peterson, Richard Sherman and them. But it's time Keenan Lewis can be mentioned with those guys. I'm ready to go." Then there'...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Position battles to watch at New Orleans Saints Training Camp

We’ve spent the last two weeks outlining what to watch for during Saints Training Camp, but if you can’t be bothered to read all 10 pieces here’s a look at the top five position battles heading into camp. 5.) Cornerback opposite Keenan Lewis   Lewis is the clear number one corner, but there’s some debate to who will start out wide on the opposite side of the field. Many...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Three most intriguing positional battles

The New Orleans Saints will be headed to Greenbrier, West Virginia to start training camp on July 24th. With all the offseason issues finally being resolved, it is time for players to get down to business and get ready for the upcoming season. For the established players, this will be a period to get back into shape, but for others this will be a time to compete for depth chart...
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis is not your prototypical NFL cornerback

Keenan Lewis isn’t the prototypical 2014 NFL cornerback. While Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson have taken to Twitter this offseason to denounce the other in order to declare that they are the best corner in the NFL, Lewis has quietly spent his offseason on Twitter promoting his foundation—The Keenan Lewis Foundation. Lewis’ foundation—as the Twitter bio says—“is...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis ranked top-15 in the NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis helps kids with school supplies, medical aid

The good that NFL players do within the community is usually lost in the shuffle of the latest DUI arrest, domestic abuse case or drug scandal. But it’s important to note that a ton of these players around the league do a lot of good off the field.  New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis is the latest player to give back to the community. He held a back-to-school event at...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis gives back to the community

As a New Orleans native, Keenan Lewis is dedicated to giving back to the community he grew up in. Last week Lewis teamed up with fellow Bayou boy Dolphins’ wide receiver Mike Wallace to host a football camp for 500 local kids. Campers had the opportunity to run through football drills and even receive one-on-one instruction from the pro athletes. “The response we received for...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Improved New Orleans Saints defensive backs may be better than the Legion of Boom

New Orleans Saints cornerbacks Keenan Lewis and Corey White celebrate Lewis’ interception againt the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 17 of the 2013 regular season.(Photo credit: Crystal LoGuidice/USA TODAY Sports). When Rob Ryan arrived in New Orleans early last spring, everyone knew that he was bringing change with him.  Popular opinion was that he would return the defense to its...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Restructure CB Keenan Lewis’ Contract

  According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have restructured the contract of CB Keenan Lewis in order to create some cap space. Holder mentions that Lewis’ 2014 base salary has been reduced from $3.3 million to $1 million. The remaining $2.1 million have been converted into a bonus. Lewis’ 2015 salary of $4.1 million has also been reduced...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints re-structured Keenan Lewis contract

The New Orleans Saints have been pretty crafty with their entire cap situation lately, landing Jairus Byrd, to a monster deal earlier this month. Well now the team has saved even more money according to Larry Holder of The Saints shifted some money around for Lewis to give the team $1.2 million in cap […] The post New Orleans Saints re-structured Keenan Lewis contract...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: State of the cornerback position

New Orleans Saints: State of the cornerback position The New Orleans Saints’ defense this season experienced a remarkable turnaround going from the worst defense historically to the 4th ranked defense. The most dramatic improvement came from the pass defense which ranked second in the league. A unit that allowed such enhancement were the cornerbacks. The cornerbacks were headlined...
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints injury report: Keenan Lewis, Pierre Thomas

The Saints picked up a big road victory last week in Philadelphia and their reward is going to a much more hostile environment to play the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday.One of the biggest areas of concern for the Saints this week, after the Eagles' exploitations of the New Orleans secondary late in the game, is the health of their top cornerback Keenan Lewis. Lewis left that...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Keenan Lewis practices fully, likely to play Saturday

New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis, who suffered a concussion in the team's win over the Philadelphia Eagles this past weekend, practiced fully on Wednesday, meaning he's likely to play Saturday against the Seattle Seahawks. However, the Saints were without running back Pierre Thomas (chest), who appears to be a long shot to return this weekend. Guard Jahri Evans...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Keenan Lewis practices fully

New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis practiced fully on Wednesday, confirming that he will almost certainly play Saturday against the Seattle Seahawks. However, the Saints were without running back Pierre Thomas (chest), who appears to be a long shot to return this weekend. Guard Jahri Evans (ankle) and defensive end Akiem Hicks (ankle) were both limited on Wednesday. Lewis...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints CB Keenan Lewis: 'I'll be ready to go'

Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis is beginning to look more likely to play this weekend against the Seahawks, following a head injury last week. The Baton Rouge Advocate reports Lewis was certain he would be available Saturday."I'll definitely be out there. I'll be ready to go."Lewis was able to practice Tuesday, a very good sign for a defense that struggled to replace...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Keenan Lewis concussion conundrum

Late in the third quarter of Saturday's NFC wild-card game between the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles, Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis laid a great hit on Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant, breaking up a pass from Nick Foles. It was a positive play from New Orleans' top cover man, and yet it almost cost the Saints the game. Why? Because Lewis was forced...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis say he’ll be ready to go this week

Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis said he’s ready to go for this week’s playoff game against the Seahawks after suffering a head injury during last Saturday’s win over the Eagles. “I’ll definitely be out there,” Lewis said via “I’ll be ready to go.” Lewis admits he was frustrated to not be able to finish the game and help his team win. “If we lose...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Keenan Lewis Questionable For Divisional Round

Saints defensive back Keenan Lewis, who left Saturday's game with a possible concussion, is questionable for Saturday's NFC Divisional Playoff against Seattle.Fantasy Spin:Lewis argued vehemently to return to the game, but doctors wouldn't let him. Hopefully he'll be ready to go next weekend versus Seattle as he's the team's best cover corner.
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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