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After Not Drafting a WR, Saints Sign UDFA WR From TAMU

View image | gettyimages.com Malcome Kennedy has signed with the New Orleans Saints. Kennedy appears to be the 13th addition to the Saints FA class.  Many believed that with Marques Colston aging and Brandin Cooks returning from injury, the Saints would select a wide receiver in the draft.  This did not happen. Malcome Kennedy  School: Texas A&M 2014 Stats: 611 yards, 6...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints draft QB Garrett Grayson in third round

The New Orleans Saints selected Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson with the No. 75 overall pick in the NFL draft on Friday. From Grayson’s former coach: There it is! Wow-congrats, @gbg_18. You deserve it! @Saints just picked up a class act and a heck of a QB. #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/htxvP6Z3Xk — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) May 2, 2015   Grayson was a full...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints draft Stephone Anthony with No. 31 pick

Liz Condo-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans traded up to the 31st pick in the 2015 NFL Draft in order to select Clemson inside linebacker Stephone Anthony. They drafted offensive lineman Andrus Peat earlier in the draft, but this pick is a huge addition at a major need that the Saints have had. Anthony racked up 75 tackles, 2.5 sacks, an interception and two forced fumbles during...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints select Andrus Peat with No. 13 overall pick

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints selected Andrus Peat with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was the anchor of the Stanford Cardinal offensive line, and the Saints took another step to protect star quarterback Drew Brees. Jimmy Graham was traded earlier this offseason, and the Saints got Max Unger from the Seattle Seahawks. Now, the addition...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees excited about second-year WR Brandin Cooks

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason, and are going to be a new look team during the 2015 season. Jimmy Graham was traded, which was a major shock, and then the Saints backed that up by trading away wide receiver Kenny Stills as well. Drew Brees is going to be the one that takes the biggest hit due to those two trades...
Via Sports-Glory
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking into the New Orleans Saints 2015 regular season schedule

The road back to the playoffs began Tuesday night for the New Orleans Saints. When the NFL announced its 2015 schedule, the Saints, a 7-9 tea last season, knew their fate and who would officially stand in their way of making it back to a place they have come to know for the past eight seasons – the postseason. While there is still Drew Brees behind center, Marques Colston on the...
Via cover32
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2015 schedule

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints will be featured in three prime time nationally-televised games during the 2015 regular season, all of them at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints will also open on the road for the second consecutive season, when they play the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 13 (3:05 CT) at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Saints will...
Via Sports-Glory
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints expected to meet with WR Greg Jennings

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Greg Jennings is one of the best wide receivers remaining on the free agent market, and will receive quite a bit of interest from the teams in need of help at the position. One of those teams is the New Orleans Saints, and the two sides are expected to meet in the near future to discuss a potential deal. After his #Jaguars visit, the plan for...
Via Sports-Glory
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What to Expect from the Saints’ Wide Receivers

Since 2006, only once did the Saints offense find itself ranked outside the top-five in total yards. During that span, this passing attack has been the catalyst of that success. So to say that Drew Brees has led the best vertical offense for nearly a decade would be an understatement.Surprisingly, in that time, not one Saints’ receiver has been named to a Pro Bowl. This speaks...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: 5 Best 7th-Round Picks of the Past Decade

In part one of a nine-part look at the best of each round of the NFL draft over the past decade, we’ll look at the five-best picks from the final round. These are the players no one thought had a chance to make a name for themselves but who defied the odds to become key players. Three of these players are under contract with teams for the 2015 season, and the quintuplet of players...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Brees talks Jimmy Graham trade

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees spoke Thursday about the trade of tight end Jimmy Graham to Seattle. “Jimmy was like a brother to me,” Brees told WWL Radio in New Orleans on Thursday night, per ESPN.com. “He was close to so many guys on the team. That part of it is something that people lose track of. As a football player, he’s...
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2015  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston restructures contract, will remain with Saints

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that the New Orleans Saints have restructured wide receiver Marques Colston’s contract. This moves enables him to remain with the team for a 10th season. The Saints, who are approximately $15.8 million over the salary cap, needed to make some quick adjustments prior to the start of free agency on Tuesday. Before hearing the news of...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Source says Marques Colston will remain with Saints next season

A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver Marques Colston has agreed to contract changes and will remain with the club next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the Saints have not publicly discussed Colston's contract. The person says the changes, first reported by FOX Sports, will...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints wideout Colston agrees to restructure contract

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver Marques Colston has agreed to contract changes and will remain with the club next season, as first reported by FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. The Associated Press reported the changes will lower how much Colston's salary counts against the 2015 salary cap. Without restructuring, Colston would have cost New Orleans...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Colston, Saints agree on contract changes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver Marques Colston has agreed to contract changes and will remain with the club next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the Saints have not publicly discussed Colston's contract. The person says the changes, first reported by...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston re-structures contract and will remain a Saint!

After the brutal Pierre Thomas news this is a big relief. Colston will stay and I assume he’s given the Saints some much needed cap relief. Great news, he’s still a contributor. Saints WR Marques Colston has restructured his contract, source says. No details available but he sticks with the team. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 6, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston re-structuring contract to stay with Saints?

An encouraging couple of tweets regarding Colston’s chances of staying below:   Schefter says the Saints are expected to restructure Colston’s deal on NFL Insiders — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) March 3, 2015 Schefter said releasing Colston is unlikely. — Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) March 3, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

What Should the Saints Do About Marques Colston?

In his eight seasons prior to this season with the Saints, Marques Colston has become a fan favorite and a reliable target for Drew Brees. He’s racked up 9,239 yards and 68 touchdowns in his career with the black and gold.But this season, he was one of the more frustrating players to watch. Colston played in all 16 games, starting 13 of them, and for the sake of the statistics...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston May Have To Accept Pay Cut To Be Back With The Saints

Mike Triplett of ESPN writes that in order for Saints WR Marques Colston to return to the team next year, he’ll likely have to agree to a pay cut that would come with a “significantly reduced rate.” Triplett adds that he’s “not sure if that magic number is $2 million or $4 million.“ This news fits with a previous report from Jason Cole, who mentioned that sources...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #6 Colston’s fumble at Falcons

The season started off with such promise as the Saints raced to an early lead in Atlanta while Jairus Byrd quickly created his first takeaway. But Matt Ryan would end up throwing for a career high in yards, the Falcons would march down in the final seconds to send the game to overtime with a 50+ yard field goal, and then Marques Colston would cough up the game with this fumble which...
Via The Saints Nation
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston Open to Pay Cut to Remain with Saints

I don’t know how reliable this is but I’d personally love to see Colston stay, even in a reduced role at a lower cost.   Insider Buzz: Marques Colston Open to Taking Pay Cut to Remain with Saints http://t.co/AfkHMzCW3Q via @bleacherreport — Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) January 20, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston Open To Taking A Pay Cut To Be Back With Saints

Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report spoke to a source who said that Saints WR Marques Colston expects the team to approach him about taking a “significant” pay cut this offseason. Cole adds that Colston would like to remain in New Orleans and understands that there could be a number of veteran receivers available this offseason such as Larry Fitzgerald and Vincent Jackson who...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Review: The Wide Receiver Position

The Saints didn’t have a 1,000-yard receiver this season; with the closest player to the benchmark was Kenny Stills with 931 yards. Stills caught 63 passes, from 83 targets, for an average of 14.8 yards per reception.Marques Colston was second on the team with 902 yards, off 59 receptions, and Brandin Cooks was third with 550 yards (I’m not including tight end or running backs’...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Nation’s Top 10 Plays of the 2014 Season: #7 – Marques Colston’s game winning touchdown at Tampa

I really hope this isn’t Colston’s last catch as a Saint but if it is it’s a terrific way to go out. The 36 yard score came with just 1:57 left and it would provide the winning points to help the Saints sweep their division rival. Click here to watch the play. The top 10: #7 – Marques Colston’s game winner at Tampa #8 – Cameron Jordan’s interception at Pittsburgh #9...
Via The Saints Nation
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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