Saints burn to the ground in second half in 39-17 loss at Philadelphia

The Saints came up with 2 interceptions in their own end zone (yes really!!) and two turnovers on downs to nurse a flimsy 7-0 lead, before going down 10-7 at halftime. They would then put a comprehensive drive together to make the score 10-10 in the 3rd quarter. It was a competitive game, one right there for the taking. Then, complete implosion. The offensive line in particular was...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower A Day After Re-Signing Him

The New Orleans Saints have released RB Tim Hightower with an injury waiver just a day after they re-signed him to a contract. Both Hightower and G Mike McGlynn were released a few days ago so that the Saints could promote Jones and Opurum from their practice squad. The team elected to bring both players back ... The post Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower A Day After...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints re-sign Hightower, McGlynn

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have brought back veteran running back Tim Hightower and offensive lineman Mike McGlynn, two days after cutting both players while making roster changes for the season opener at Arizona on Sunday. Receiver Seantavius Jones and fullback Toben Opurum, who had been moved from the practice squad to the active roster, have been waived as part...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign RB Tim Hightower & G Mike McGlynn

The New Orleans Saints officially re-signed veterans RB Tim Hightower and G Mike McGlynn on Monday, according to the NFL Transactions release. The Saints cut cut WR Seantavius Jones and FB Toben Opurum to make room for the two players. Both Hightower and McGlynn were released a few days ago so that the Saints could promote Jones and Opurum ... The post Saints...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints cut 3, activate 3 from practice squad

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have cut veteran running back Tim Hightower and veteran offensive lineman Mike McGlynn while placing rookie linebacker Davis Tull on injured reserve. New Orleans also has activated receiver Seantavius Jones, fullback Toben Opurum and defensive back Don Jones from its practice squad. Hightower, a former Arizona Cardinals running back, had...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Cut RB Tim Hightower & OL Mike McGlynn

Field Yates reports that the Saints made a number of roster moves on Saturday including releasing RB Tim Hightower and OL Mike McGlynn. The Saints also sent LB Davis Tull to season-ending injured reserve. S Don Jones, WR Seantavius Jones, FB Toben Opurum were all promoted to their active roster. Hightower, 29, signed a reserve/future contract with the ... ...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Positional Roster Preview: Offensive Line

Over the past few months we have went over each position on the defensive side of the ball. Covering the defensive players in this series, after the pathetic 2014 season, was a very rough and emotional part of the series. Things should start to be a little more of a euphoric feeling while moving into the offensive side. Although the Saints didn’t have an impressive season, what...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Intel on Mike McGlynn

Here’s a little tidbit I got from Arrowhead Pride on McGlynn via twitter. If Lelito or Kelemete (or both) don’t beat him out, that might not be a good thing.   @SaintsNationBlg rough year w/ the Chiefs. He was signed like a week before the season so it was a tough situation — Arrowhead Pride (@ArrowheadPride) May 22, 2015
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints sign G Mike McGlynn, release WR Andy Tanner

Tanner was never making the team and McGlynn will compete with Lelito and Kelemete for a starting spot. He’s been a starter in the NFL the last five seasons. This move is a no brainer. But read my tweet below. Yikes. Mike McGlynn, per @PFF, was rated dead last of 78 qualifying guards last year with a -32.6 grade. And the Chiefs replaced him w/ Grubbs — Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Key Matchups - Kansas City Chiefs vs. St. Louis Rams

Each week I will look at matchups the Kansas City Chiefs must win to be successful against their opponents. This week I have picked four matchups they must win against the Chargers.Mike McGlynn vs. Aaron DonaldIf you look at this just on the surface you can’t like the matchup from the Chiefs perspective. You have a rookie who is playing great against a veteran who has struggled...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Chiefs, Jaguars, Raiders

  Broncos WR Wes Welker did some pitch-and-catch with QB Peyton Manning on Wednesday. (Chris Mortensen) Chiefs Veteran OL Mike McGlynn received a one-year, $1.125 million contract from the Chiefs and will count $925,000 against the team’s salary cap. (Adam Caplan) Jaguars The Jaguars starting rookie QB Blake Bortles tonight. Raiders QB Matt Schaub was able to do some...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Chiefs sign a potential starting offensive guard

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Wednesday that the team has signed offensive lineman Mike McGlynn. McGlynn’s last starting experience was in 2012 with the Indianapolis Colts. It didn’t go particularly well for McGlynn, who was Pro Football Focus’ lowest-rated offensive guard for the 2012 season with a -21.2 rating. McGlynn finished the season allowing four sacks, nine hits...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Skins @ Bucs Preview

When: Thursday August 28, 2014 @ 730 pm Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa FL Weather: Mid-80′s with 70% chance of T-storms Radio: SportsTalk980 TV: NBC4/ComcastSportnet Line: Tampa Bay -2.5/39 NFL.com GameCenter The Redskins conclude the 2014 preseason on Thursday night, with a game against the Bucaneers in Tampa. Kickoff at Raymond James Stadium is set for 730 pm. It will be...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Signing Former Redskins G Mike McGlynn

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Chiefs are signing former Redskins OL Mike McGlynn to a contract on Wednesday. Chiefs cut offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk to make room for McGlynn. The Chiefs really need some more depth at interior offensive line, so it’s by no means surprising to see them searching for options in the free agent market. Washington signed McGlynn...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Finish Roster Cut-Down to 75

Redskins Finish Roster Cut-Down to 75 The Washington Redskins completed their first stage of shaping the roster down to 53 on Tuesday. The team officially released tight end Matt Veldman, offensive lineman Mike McGlynn and receiver Rashad Ross. Every team in the league will have to have their rosters down to 75 by 4pm this afternoon. The [...]
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Release OL Mike McGlynn

  John Keim of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that the Redskins have released OL Mike McGlynn ahead of today’s deadline to cut rosters to 75 players. Washington signed McGlynn to a two-year contract worth $2.7 million back in late March. He was set to make a base salary of $925,000 for the 2014 season to go along with a $100,000 roster bonus. McGlynn, 29, started...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins make more roster reductions

The Washington Redskins made three more roster cuts to get down to the NFL mandated 75 players on the roster.  For roster cuts prior to today, you can read our article here or simply track roster transactions on our right side bar. Today, the Redskins released WR Rashad Ross, TE Matt Veldman and OL Mike McGlynn.  Neither Ross or Veldman had a realistic chance to crack the 53 man...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Washington Redskins are going big on the offensive line

With each passing day, the Redskins offseason moves sink in a little more. In all, the team did well to address their special-teams unit, make a couple splashes at receiver, tend to gaps at linebacker and in the secondary and fortify a suspect pass rush. More than anything, though, they bolstered their offensive line. After a changing of the guard from Mike Shanahan to Jay Gruden...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints waiting on a move from Brian de la Puente ☆

I’m surprised that Brian de la Puente has made it this far into free agency. Evidently the center has yet to receive the offer he was hoping for. The New York Giants expressed interest in de la Puente a good 20 days ago but nothing has come to fruition as of yet. Ten days ago de la Puente had a visit with the Redskins, but again no contract was finalized. Since then, the Redskins...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins: Sign McGlynn, But Is Bigger(s) Better?

The Redskins continued their slow move through free agency on Friday, signing interior offensive lineman Mike McGlynn. Capable at either center or guard, the 6’4″ 325 was a fourth round selection by Philadelphia in the 2008 NFL Draft. McGlynn has started 47 of 56 games with the Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals and most recently the Indianapolis Colts over the past six seasons. This...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign OL Mike McGlynn

  Michael Perrett, the agent for veteran OL Mike McGlynn, announced via his Twitter account that his client has signed with the Redskins. Congrats to client Mike McGlynn @Greezy_75 for signing with the #Redskins! Proud of you Mike. #redskinspride pic.twitter.com/XgUF8QZRa6 — Michael Perrett (@PerrettM) March 28, 2014 McGlynn visited with the Rams and Redskins, and was set to meet...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Roundup

A quiet day around the NFL as focus begins to shift from free agency to the upcoming NFL draft. Much attention surrounds ongoing Pro days at campuses across the nation, today the University of Missouri in the spotlight. Reportedly 31 of the 32 NFL franchises were in Columbia today, the only one not represented, the Redskins. According to the NFL Players Association, the Redskins...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent OL Mike McGlynn Visited Redskins Wednesday

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, citing a league source, reports that former Colts OL Mike McGlynn visited the Redskins on Wednesday. McGlynn, 29, started games last season at right guard and center.  This would explain the Redskins interest as they have been actively seeking interior line help. McGlynn spent three seasons with the Eagles, and one with the Bengals before going...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Best guard in Indianapolis Colts draft history

Offensive guards are significant to the Colts as of late. Why are they significant? Well, because the Colts have had a bevy of issues with the position during the Andrew Luck era. Mike McGlynn is an abysmal right guard and rookie Hugh Thornton struggled mightily in Donald Thomas’s place due to injury. Coupled with the terrible play of center Samson Satele, the innards of the Colts...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Diving into the interior hog mollies of the NFL draft

It is no secret that the Indianapolis Colts need help all across the offensive line. Keeping Andrew Luck healthy and upright is vital to the Colts success for years to come. So investing in some big boys come May is crucial. The Colts need to hit a home run somewhere in the draft with an interior lineman, even though it will not be a glamorous pick. Last May the Chicago Bears selected...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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