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Mailbag: how will Kenny Stills injury impact the New Orleans Saints offense?

Nick, I hate seeing a guy as young and talented as Kenny Stills continue to deal with this quad injury. But will his loss really have an impact on an already deep receiving corps? – Confident Collin, Crowley Collin you may be on to something here. As Saints fans I think we’ve all been impressed with Stills dynamic play and his ability to take the top off of a defense, but I’m...
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Photo: Saints Drew Brees Welcomes New Baby Daughter

Photo: Saints Drew Brees Welcomes New Baby Daughter Updated from last night’s post, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just became a father for the fourth time. And, this time around his wife Brittany gave birth to a beautiful baby girl! Congratulations to Brees and his wife! Spent the early … The post Photo: Saints Drew Brees Welcomes New Baby Daughter appeared first...
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Saints aiming for 5th playoff season since '09

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Saints cornerback Champ Bailey has played for more than a handful of playoff teams during a career that has seen him selected to 12 Pro Bowls. In his first preseason with New Orleans, Bailey senses enough talent around him to compete for what would be his first Super Bowl title. They key, Bailey said, is not taking that talent for granted. ''We've got...
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New Orleans Saints Betting Odds For 2014 Season

Betting odds on the New Orleans Saints for the 2014 season.
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Saints trim preseason roster to 75 players

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints outside linebacker Victor Butler, who was seen as a key free agent acquisition and projected starter in 2013, has been included among eight cuts made by New Orleans as the club prepares to close out the preseason with a roster of 75 players. New Orleans brought in Butler from Dallas, where he had played his first four NFL seasons, including two seasons...
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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees named one of five biggest heroes from last week

If any preseason game actually “matters,” it’s the ones that transpired this past weekend. They were the dress rehearsals for each team, when they let their starters play most of the first half and sometimes into the second. So it provided the best glimpse yet at who is, and who isn’t, ready to go in 2014. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see...
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Tuesday web roundup: New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints announce roster moves ►   New Orleans Saints 2014 Season Preview ► Brees and the Saints finished 11-5 last season and made it to the Divisional Round of the postseason, where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. New Orleans Saints could ride explosive offense to Super Bowl ► Since Sean Payton's arrival in 2006, the New...
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Roster trimming begins: Who missed the cut for the New Orleans Saints?

If you listened to the Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC you probably heard Chris Collinsworth say on a number of occasions that this is the hardest time of the year for NFL coaches. He wasn’t referring to injuries or the preseason schedule; he was talking about roster cuts. By 4:00 eastern today each NFL team must cut their rosters from 90 players down to 75. A short time...
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Saints get to their 75 man limit; Release LB Reddick and 2013 draft pick Johnson

Today the New Orleans Saints waived/released LB Kevin Reddick, CB Rod Sweeting, QB Logan Kilgore, OG Manese Foketi, DE George Uku, and DL Rufus Johnson. Evan Woodbery    @TheSaintsBeat  Payton says CB Rod Sweeting, QB Logan Kilgore, DL Rufus Johnson and Kevin Reddick are being waived. Reddick was an undrafted free agent from the University of North […] The post Saints get...
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Drew Brees and family welcome fourth child, an adorable baby girl (photo)

Drew Brees was noticeably absent from New Orleans Saints practice on Monday, but he had a great reason for missing: He was at the hospital to support his wife Brittany as she delivered the couple’s fourth child. Brees took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to announce the little bundle of joy, a girl, had been […] The post Drew Brees and family welcome fourth child, an adorable baby...
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New Orleans Saints move up in Power Rankings, crack the top-5 in NFL

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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Drew Brees has a new baby girl (Photo)

Congratulations to Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife on the arrival of their new baby girl. Spent the early morning with our new baby girl! Brit and she are happy, healthy, and doing great! Gods greatest gift! pic.twitter.com/UilhTZ7wK6 — Drew Brees (@drewbrees) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints fan gets ready for Week 1

The Bayou is known for many things. Cajun cooking, jazz music, and Mardi Gras to name a few. However, there is one thing above the rest that southern Louisiana is known for: voodoo. And one Saints fan is getting in on the art to try and help out the team in Week 1. @scruffyshadow @MikeDetillier @SaintsNationBlg @SaintsReportCom @cover32_NO @SaintsGab @whodatdish @BnGreview pic.twitter...
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Saints kicker battle going down to wire

The New Orleans Saints still haven't decided on their kicker, according to coach Sean Payton, who said both Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke will get work in Thursday's preseason finale against the Baltimore Ravens. Payton stressed, however, that the fact the battle is still ongoing shouldn't be taken as a sign of any lack of confidence in the candidates. When asked if...
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Saints TE Graham says “You can’t really have fun anymore” in the NFL

Jimmy Graham might never dunk a football over the goal posts anymore, but he was sure to let the NFL know how he felt about his fine and the dunking.  On Saturday night, the Pro Bowl tight end finally responded to a $30,000 fine imposed by league officials. He called it “steep” and said “you […] The post Saints TE Graham says “You can’t really have fun anymore” in...
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Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses Practice With Baby No. 4 Coming

Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses Practice With Baby No. 4 Coming With his fourth baby on the way, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees missed practice today. #WhoDatNation We're waiting to greet our new baby princess! @drewbrees pic.twitter.com/htw8nhkFAJ — Rob Ryan's Stomach (@RobsStomach1) August 26, 2014 Brees and his wife … The post Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses...
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NFL banned red zone ads from “Slap Ya Mama”

According to the New Orleans Advocate,  the cajun food company “Slap Ya Mama” had it’s red zone ads removed by the NFL due to domestic violence concerns. Cox Sports Television has told the Cajun food products company Slap Ya Mama that its in-game red zone promotion seen recently during broadcasts of Saints preseason contests at St. Louis on Aug. 8 and against Tennessee on...
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Saints have cut a few more players including Victor Butler

Today the New Orleans Saints waived/injured WR Andy Tanner, TE Travis Beckum, LB Victor Butler, OT Ty Nsekhe, and S Ty Zimmerman. Butler was an under-the-radar signing by the Saints prior to last season, but ended up tearing his ACL in last year’s minicamp and missed the entire 2013 campaign. Butler was a standout for […] The post Saints have cut a few more players including...
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Report: Saints Releasing OLB Victor Butler

  Kristian Garic of WWL 870am reports that the Saints are releasing veteran OLB Victor Butler as they work to get down to 75 players before tomorrow’s deadline.  Garic mentions that the Saints will free up $1.5 million in cap space following this move. Butler, 27, signed two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed. He would have made $1.4 million...
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Saints Release Veteran TE Travis Beckum

  Veteran TE Travis Beckum  announced via his Twitter account that he has been released by the Saints. Short stay with the Saints. Still a blessing to have that opportunity, now even more excited about my next one. God is great! — Travis Beckum (@TravisBeckum47) August 26, 2014 Beckum, 27, is former third-round pick of the New York Giants, but hasn’t seen any game action...
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Before drafting you need to see New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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Buy or Sell: Pierre Thomas

When New Orleans traded Darren Sproles to Philadelphia this offseason it opened up the pass catching RB role, most likely for Pierre Thomas. It’s unclear as of now how the entire RB situation will play out, as it has looked during the preseason like Mark Ingram will get a shot to be an early-down guy and New Orleans also obviously likes Khiry Robinson. But the Saints also love...
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Brandin Cooks Bound for Superstardom with Saints

From 2006 until 2013, the Saints’ wide receiver corps underwent very little change. Led annually by Marques Colston, the Saints also featured—in no determinable pecking order—Lance Moore, Devery Henderson, and Robert Meachem. Only a quarterback of Drew Brees’ caliber could enjoy the immense success he has with such a lackluster rabble of wideouts. Of course, […] The post...
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National confidence level in New Orleans Saints rises after preseason Week 3

The dress rehearsals are in the books; at least that’s how the NFL likes to position the third week of the preseason. And to some extent, it’s accurate; more than at any time during the exhibition season, starters around the league play, some even into the second half. Thus, there are things to be learned from what transpired this week. The results on the field were the best...
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5 things we learned from the New Orleans Saints dress rehearsal game

The Saints marched to 3-0 in the preseason by systematically dismantling the Indianapolis Colts 23-17. Preseason Week 3 saw the return of Drew Brees to game action, as well as other story lines that make us here at cover 32 New Orleans very excited for the regular season to start. Here’s what we learned: 5.) Drew Brees is freakin’ good Ok, so we didn’t necessarily learn that...
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