Preseason Primer : Cowboys at San Diego

Dallas, TX – The Cowboys have arrived in San Diego in preparations for their preseason tilt with the San Diego Chargers tonight. Let’s dive into everything to take note of and possible players under the radar to watch. Tony No-Go Tony Romo will not suit up in this first game against the Chargers, however will make his debut against the Baltimore Ravens on August 16. With that...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the 2011 Draft: New Orleans Saints

When it comes to grading team’s in the NFL Draft, it takes 3 years to properly asses a team’s success. I previously graded the Carolina Panthers draft. That article can be found here: Next up is the New Orleans Saints. The Saints were coming off a season in which they had made the playoffs again, but...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the ‘Boys: Defensive ends leave more to be desired

Dallas, TX- The Cowboys will surely be headed off to Oxnard in the next few weeks with a lot of openings in key positions. For this week’s progress report, we take a look at the defensive ends and try and figure out where folks are going to play. The Cowboys haven’t had this kind of uncertainty in quite some time but the good news is they haven’t had this kind of depth either...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Depth Chart Analysis: Defensive Ends

Depth ChartGeorge Selvie - 5th Season(2nd with Cowboys)Jeremy Mincey - 8th Season(FA signing)DeMarcus Lawrence - Rookie(2nd round pick)Anthony Spencer - 8th Season(All with Cowboys)Caesar Rayford - 2nd Season(All with Cowboys)Martez Wilson - 4th Season(2nd with Cowboys)Ben Gardner - Rookie(7th round pick)Ben Bass - 3rd Season(All with Cowboys) AnalysisThe Cowboys are counting on...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Jerry Jones, Cowboys draft Michael Sam?

Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * UnapologeticIf you cannot wait until you have actually reached the pinnacle of your profession to get your 15 minutes in the sun, there is one sure-fire way to get everyone in the media chattering...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign Martez Wilson

The Cowboys have signed linebacker Martez Wilson in the hopes that he can play some defensive end for the team. Wilson is a former third round pick who played for the Saints and Raiders. Injuries have derailed the start to his pro career, per The former third-round pick of the Saints out of Illinois was cut after four games this year. An elbow injury...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign DE Martez Wilson

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have signed former Saints and Raiders OLB Martez Wilson. The Cowboys released DT Everett Dawkins in order to make room for Wilson. Wilson, 25, has appeared in seven games this season with the Saints, but was recently with the Raiders befor being cut loose. He has accumulated just four tackles and a single sack while with the...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders activate LB Burris after long, strange rehab

The Raiders activated linebacker Miles Burris off the physically unable to perform list on Wednesday afternoon. The move was expected after the team created roster space by waiving linebacker Martez Wilson on Tuesday. The transaction concludes a long, strange rehab that’s lasted all season. Burris had offseason knee surgery despite playing the entire 2012 season. Burris declined...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders cut DE/OLB Martez Wilson after claiming him a few weeks ago from the Saints

A few weeks ago, Martez Wilson was waived by the New Orleans Saints.  The defensive end/outside linebacker that was the 72nd pick in the 2011 draft, should be able to find a home.  A team like the Jets or Bills could use him, because of their scheme. Wilson has been active three times in Oakland, […]
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Raiders Week 8 Inactives

Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 8 Sunday game against the Oakland Raiders. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Steelers QB Landry Jones WR Markus Wheaton TE Richard Gordon NT Hebron Fangupo CB Curtis Brown LB Chris Carter LB Kion Wilson Raiders S Tyvon Branch T Menelik Watson C/G Andre Gurode T Tony Pashos LB Martez Wilson...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Can the Oakland Raiders beat the Pittsburgh Steelers?

This Sunday, the Oakland Raiders (2-4) take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4) at Coliseum. With both teams having the same record, the loser of this weekend’s game is likely to lose their hopes for the playoffs. But after a week off for their bye, will the Oakland Raiders be ready to attack the Steelers’ strong offense? Martez Wilson (Photo credit: Dave Cariello) Oakland’s...
October 24, 2013  |  1 Comment

Don't Underestimate Impact of Martez Wilson on Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie has done it again!He's come up with another hungry, talented, no-name defensive player that's going to help this Raiders defense immensely. He's done it by picking up 2011 third-round draft pick Martez Wilson off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.Before you say, "So, who's that?" you have to just trust McKenzie on this...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Martez Wilson: Claimed by Raiders; Thanks Saints For Memories

The Oakland Raiders got a big addition for their defense and special teams units, when they claimed linebacker Martez Wilson who was recently waived by the New Orleans Saints. The following statement is a written press release as Wilson thanks the city of New Orleans, their fans, and the Saints organization for the opportunities and […]
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilson's exit came down to 'production'

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said releasing third-year linebacker Martez Wilson was a tough decision. But he said “I think overall it was just trying to pay attention to production.” “We had a chance to visit yesterday. I know that he’ll have another opportunity and you want to see him do well” said Payton whose prediction proved correct when Wilson was claimed...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders Claim LB Martez Wilson Off Waivers From The Saints

The Oakland Raiders claimed LB Martez Wilson off of waivers from the Saints on Wednesday. Oakland subsequently released DE Christo Bilukidi to make room for Wilson on their active roster. The Saints used the No. 72 pick of the 2011 draft on Wilson, but he wasn’t able to carve out a role on a defensive unit that was among the worst in the league up until this season. Wilson...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation Podcast: Bills Preview, Martez Wilson Gets Cut and Kevin Loses It

Kevin, Dave and Andrew join Ralph to discuss the Saints releasing Martez Wilson to keep Ryan Griffin from going to St. Louis. The boys also argue over if the Saints are too Jimmy Graham and Darren Sproles dependent on offense. Kevin implores Kenny Stills to play better. Dave has a meltdown over Mark Ingram and Kevin sings Poison. Helium Kevin makes an appearance. Does Sean Payton...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Sign Keyunta Dawson, Release Jay Richardson

Jay Richardson's release for make room for the 53 man roster came as a bit of a shock considering Junior Galette and Martez Wilson were so banged up going into the season's opener. The Saints did eventually bring Richardson back, but now that OLB is becoming a healthier position and the Saints continue to battle with injuries along the defensive line, they've decided...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Illini first in NFL starters to wins ratio, WSJ study shows

When the Chicago Bears host the New Orleans Saints Sunday, you’ll see former Fighting Illini Pierre Thomas starting at tailback. On the other side, the Saints have another former Illini, Martez Wilson who is a part time starter at right outside linebacker (he’s two on the depth chart now) Thomas, a T.F. South product from the Chicago suburbs, were on Illini teams that went 8...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Samuel inactive for Falcons, OLB Wilson for Saints

The Falcons have scratched starting cornerback Asante Samuel for Sunday's season opener against the New Orleans Saints. Samuel had been listed as questionable with a right thigh injury. He's been replaced in the starting lineup by Robert McClain. Meanwhile, the Saints deactivate newly re-acquired receiver Robert Meachem and outside linebacker Martez Wilson. Wilson did not...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints are focused on one stat for season opener

The Saints' coaching staff has been emphasizing one particular stat this week, ahead of the Saints home opener against the Atlanta Falcons. Historically, these two rivals punish each other until literally the final seconds. "Seven of our last ten games with the Falcons, since Mike Smith has been the head coach, have been decided by the last possession," quarterback...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints working to bolster thin OLB group

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints will likely open the regular season with outside linebackers who are unfamiliar with coordinator Rob Ryan's new defense. Following Will Smith's season-ending knee injury in Sunday's preseason game at Houston, the Saints acquired Parys Haralson through a trade with San Francisco. He was due to have a physical Tuesday night...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints working to bolster thin OLB group

The New Orleans Saints will likely open the regular season with outside linebackers who are unfamiliar with coordinator Rob Ryan's new defense. Following Will Smith's season-ending knee injury in Sunday's preseason game at Houston, the Saints acquired Parys Haralson through a trade with San Francisco. He was due to have a physical Tuesday night, but coach Sean Payton...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury-riddled Saints look for players to step up vs. Raiders

The Saints wrapped up Training Camp Thursday night with a series of meetings, while some fans no doubt reflected on what a costly off season and preseason this has already been, especially for the Black and Gold's fledgling defense. Linebacker Jonathan Vilma is still in Philadelphia, recovering from a minor knee surgery. The scope means he's done for the rest of preseason...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Both sides of the ball for the Saints have goals to reach

As the New Orleans Saints gear up for the final push of training camp, both sides of the ball have definitive goals to reach. Offensively, much of the veteran core is in place, yet flow and execution are two areas of concern, given the young group of receivers competing to replace Devery Henderson. Quarterback Drew Brees and sidelined veteran receiver Marques Colston are teaching...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilson's dislocated elbow opens door for young hopefuls

Doctors now confirm Saints linebacker Martez Wilson dislocated his left elbow when he banged it off of Rafael Bush's helmet Monday during a training camp practice. Wilson was trying to get to Travaris Cadet in the backfield when the injury occurred, and Wilson initially thought he had bruised his bicep. "The timetable is going to be somewhere in between two and four weeks...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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