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Potential Baltimore Ravens Trade Targets

View image | gettyimages.com The compensatory picks have been finalized and we now know that the Baltimore Ravens will have a total of 10 picks in the 2015 draft. This includes three picks in the fourth and fifth rounds. Compensatory picks are not allowed to be traded, but it opens up the idea of trading our original draft picks to look for plug and play veterans this off season...
Via TopSportsReport
8 hours 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...
Via Sports-Glory
6 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...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Even after all those cuts the New Orleans Saints still have the salary cap blues

The New Orleans Saints have been cutting and trading players left and right in order to get out of salary cap trouble, but they still have a long way to go… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best edge pass rushers on the board Five Things: The biggest offseason winners thus far in the NFL According to a report by Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk the Saints have...
Via cover32
12 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...
Via Sports-Glory
16 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. ...
Via Sports-Glory
16 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...
Via Sports-Glory
17 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...
Via Sports-Glory
18 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...
Via Sports-Glory
18 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...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints cut LB Curtis Lofton

After failing to trade Curtis Lofton, the New Orleans Saints have released the linebacker. Saints officially released LB Curtis Lofton today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2015   Lofton was due a $4.5 million roster bonus would count $9.25 million against the salary cap in 2015. The 28-year-old Lofton had 145 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram agrees to 4-year deal with Saints

Running back Mark Ingram and the New Orleans Saints have reached agreement on a new four-year contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Saints and RB Mark Ingram have reached agreement on a four-year deal, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 8, 2015   Ingram, a former first-round draft choice, ran for a career-high 964 yards and nine touchdowns...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Restructure WR Marques Colston’s Contract

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Saints have restructured the contract of veteran WR Marques Colston. As of now, Garafolo doesn’t have any details regarding the move, but this will allow him to return to New Orleans for the 2015 season. There was talk that Colston would likely have to agree to a pay cut that would ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints cut RB Pierre Thomas

The New Orleans Saints are currently about $20 million over the cap, and they are in a nightmare area to say the very least. Pierre Thomas is the latest move for them as they try to cut some money off the books. More #Saints news: They’ve informed veteran RB Pierre Thomas that they are releasing him, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 4, 2015 It was a smart...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints shopping LB Curtis Lofton

The New Orleans Saints are shopping linebacker Curtis Lofton, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.   The 28-year-old Lofton had 145 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 16 games played last season. The eight-year pro hasn’t missed a single game as a member of the Saints and Atlanta Falcons. Lofton is signed through the 2017 seasons with a club option for...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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

Saints Biggest Cut Candidates

The Saints are currently projected at roughly $23 million over the salary cap. Many of us know that’s just a technicality, though, and bonus, restructures and contract shifts will kick it to bring that number close to even. The Saints still need to re-sign their own players, sign free agents and draft picks, too. In order to do that they will need to create space. Brees restructuring...
Via The Saints Nation
February 11, 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
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