Saints’ Mark Ingram excited to play with C.J. Spiller

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports C.J. Spiller is a very talented running back that dealt with quite a few health injuries throughout his tenure with the Buffalo Bills, but now he is set to start a new chapter of his career with the New Orleans Saints. He is a major difference maker when he can stay healthy and on the field, and fellow running back Mark Ingram is excited to play alongside...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can a New Look Fulfill Old Expectations in New Orleans?

Change.In the National Football League, that can be one of the biggest words in your vocabulary. And as a player, it can be one of the single most grounding words. For at this level, change can signal both the beginning if a career, but also, for some, signal the end that they weren't quite ready to see come.And as painful as that can be for players, it can be worse yet for a loyal...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We’re not trading Drew Brees

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans are rumored to be interested in trading up for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.  But general manager Mickey Loomis said Monday that the team is not even considering life after quarterback Drew Brees. “Anybody who thinks we’re trading Drew Brees, that’s just not true,” Loomis told USA TODAY Sports. Brees turned 36 in...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints want to trade up for Marcus Mariota?

The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason, and they could be looking to make more big moves before the end of the offseason. According to a report from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Saints are one of the teams that could be looking to trade up for Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft. It would certainly be an intriguing move...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Free Agents Still Available the Saints Could Target

With most of the top tier guys off the market teams are slowly working towards the bargain basement shopping portion of free agency. In the Saints’ case, something will have to be done to give them the room to land a couple more players. The Jahri Evans contract still needs to be resolved and if/when that happens we may see a couple low rent free agents still join. C. J. Spiller...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Roles of Offseason Acquisitions

View image | The New Orleans Saints were in a tight bind in regard to cap space this offseason, fans shouldn’t have expected more than what was given. It’s like going to a restaurant with bad ratings, you don’t know what to expect, but you aren’t going to expect the best possible scenario. It seems that the Saints are going to a more defensive minded approach...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Peyton’s new gameplan for the New Orleans Saints is a blast from the past

It’s been a whirlwind of a couple weeks for the New Orleans Saints. In a matter of about 10 days, the Saints released long-time fan favorite Pierre Thomas, defensive leader Curtis Lofton, re-signed Mark Ingram, traded Jimmy Graham for a Pro Bowl center and additional first-round pick, traded Ben Grubbs for a fifth-round pick and Kenny Stills for a starting inside linebacker and...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the recent trading frenzy in the NFL impact fantasy football?

Well - WOW! This past week in the NFL has been amazing with players moving all over the place, and the action is seemingly made for Twitter. In a time where there are no NFL games and we are still a month away from the draft, the NFL has grabbed sports headlines over spring training baseball, the NHL, the NBA, and has even stolen headlines from the NCAA Tournament that will start...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller agrees to deal with the New Orleans Saints

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason with the trades of both Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills, but they made yet another addition today as well. According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Saints have agreed to a contract with former Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller. Saints reached agreement with former Bills...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins finalizing deal for WR Kenny Stills

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Kenny Stills is one of the best young wide receivers in the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints have reportedly been looking to trade him. According to a report from Rand Getlin, the Miami Dolphins are finalizing a deal to acquire Stills from the Saints. Source: The #Saints are in the process of trading WR Kenny Stills to the Miami #Dolphins. ...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New Orleans Saints Have the Best Offense in the NFC South?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints sign CB Brandon Browner

Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports Brandon Browner is fresh off of a Super Bowl winning season with the New England Patriots, but he chose to test the free agent market after they decided to not bring him back. The New Orleans Saints immediately expressed interest in signing him, and according to a report from Adam Schefter have effectively brought him on board. Saints signing former...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints trying to sign CB Brandon Browner

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints have offered cornerback Brandon Browner a contract, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Meanwhile, #Saints made a major push to sign CB Brandon Browner yesterday, offering him more than $5M per year. Could help that locker room — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 12, 2015 If the #Saints do sign Brandon Browner, &...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM says Jimmy Graham trade was made to help improve the defense

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis discussed the Jimmy Graham trade to the Seattle Seahawks with Zig Fracassi and Bill Polian on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s “Late Hits” Tuesday night. “First off, it’s hard to make trades in the NFL, especially bigger trades for really good players,” Loomis said. “We had...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees on Graham trade: ‘I’m as shocked as anyone’

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs and were a very disappointing 7-9 on the season. They were expected to make some moves this offseason, but trading star tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks wasn’t something that many expected. It certainly wasn’t expected by Brees, according to what he said. “I’m as shocked...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints interested in Brandon Browner

Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints are fresh off of their trade that sent star tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for Max Unger and a first-round pick. According to a report from Mike Garafolo, the Saints are interested in signing free agent cornerback Brandon Browner but will have plenty of competition to sign him. Early entrant into...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Salary Cap Fixed: Shift in Focus

Movements the Saints are currently making in the roster shows you just how serious they are about, not only fixing the salary issue, but getting a team that is championship ready for 2015. Let's look into what they've done these past few days and what they will likely do in the days ahead.While, to many, the release of Pierre Thomas is surprising--I feel that it was only a matter...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Mark Ingram Stays, Pierre Thomas and Curtis Lofton Leave

The boys break down all the latest Saints news including: Mark Ingram resigning and Ralph being completely wrong about free agent running back market Cap Issues Pierre Thomas getting released Is Pierre Thomas’ 2009 NFC Title Game Performance Top 5 in Saints History Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne get sent packing Ralph melts down over fans demanding Drew Brees take a pay cut...
Via The Saints Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading eight free agent running back options for the New Orleans Saints

It’s hard to explain just how great of a deal the New Orleans Saints got with Mark Ingram’s new contract. Few teams can say that their starting halfback accounts for only 2.8% of their total salary. That same player is now locked up for the next four years for the prime of his career (Ingram is only 25), has four years’ experience in the Saints’ offense, and doesn’t have...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints retain running back Mark Ingram with long-term deal

As it turns out, Chip Kelly doesn’t always get what he wants. Earlier this week we reported that the Philadelphia Eagles were planning to make a push to sign New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram. Today the Saints beat them to the punch and locked Ingram up long-term with a new deal. According to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s for four years: Saints and RB...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram Re-Signs with Saints for 4 years

Because we’re in the negotiating period of free agency prior to the official signing window opening, it’s likely Mark Ingram’s agent finally had a chance to get a feel for what Ingram’s market really was. That’s thanks to his ability to negotiate with other teams. My guess is the Saints offer was signed once they were able to determine the deal was fair. Adam Schefter broke...
Via The Saints Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Ingram returning to Saints on 4-year, $16 million deal

  FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo reports the New Orleans Saints and running back Mark Ingram have agreed to a four-year contract. While the deal has not yet been made official, Garafolo reports it is worh $16 million over the four years. Ingram was one of two first-round picks by New Orleans in 2011, the other being defensive end Cameron Jordan. Before last season began...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints re-sign RB Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram rushed for 964 yards and 9 touchdowns on 226 carries (4.27 YPC) is 2014, but he’s a one year wonder who rushed for 1462 yards and 11 touchdowns on 356 carries (4.11 YPC) in his first 3 seasons combined, after the Saints drafted him in the 1st round in 2011. On top of that, his injury history is concern (14 games missed in 4 seasons) and he doesn’t contribute as a...
Via The Football Fan Spot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Ingram Re-Signs with the New Orleans Saints

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, running back Mark Ingram and the New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement on a four-year deal. Ingram, who was set to become a free agent, recorded career-high marks in 2014, tallying 226 carries, 964 yards and nine touchdowns, adding 36 receptions for 145 yards as a receiver. Against the Green Bay Packers last season, he achieved a personal...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram returns to Saints on four-year deal

Mark Ingram will be back with the New Orleans Saints next season after reaching agreement on a new deal with the only team for whom he has played. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Ingram’s contract with New Orleans is for $16 million over four years. Ingram started off his career slowly after being...Read More
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23 days ago  |  Discuss
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