NFL – New Orleans

Dre Kirkpatrick an interesting free agent option remaining for the Saints

Yes, there is still talk the Saints could be interested in former Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, but maybe that’s not the veteran the Saints target this offseason. Bleacher Report names signing former Cincinnati ...

New Orleans Saints wideout Austin Carr helps support renovation efforts for By the Hand (BTH)

New Orleans Saints wideout Austin Carr and former Saints quarterback Chase Daniel have contributed donations to renovation efforts for By the Hand (BTH), a Chicago-based organization helping children who live in under-resourced neighborhoods have abundant ...

Saints news: New Orleans defensive coordinator opens up on Tom Brady

New Orleans Saints’ defensive coordinator Dennis Allen is entering his fifth full season in his second tenure with the team. He was re-hired by Saints coach Sean Payton in 2015 and currently in his 11th ...

Fleur-de-Links, July 7: Jonathan Vilma talks on his move to broadcasting and Saints OC answers questions

NFL: A look at how previous shortened NFL seasons have worked in case the NFL 2020 season is cut significantly, if not outright cancelled altogether. A look at how Michael Thomas stacks up against Atlanta ...

Who are the Top 10 NFC Quarterbacks 2020-2021

Bridgewater led the saints to an undefeated record, but he needs to play a full season before he can enter the top 10 NFC quarterback list. Jared Goff Jared Goff had a down year after ...

The most savage moments in the Saints-Falcons rivalry

The rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons isn’t one of the most storied feuds in NFL history and there’s a reason for that. The New Orleans franchise only entered the league in ...

Fleur-de-Links, July 6: A profile on Joe Bachie and a look at Tommy Stevens as Taysom 2.0

Canal Street Chronicles recount some of the best Saints wins over the Atlanta Falcons. A Q&A with SB Nation’s The Only Colors over how well Saints UDFA linebacker Joe Bachie fits in with the Saints’ ...

Predicting NFL Stat Leaders for 2020

The 6’2 , 198-pounder also forced a missed tackle on 42 percent of his receptions, per Pro Football Focus. Prescott will have Lamb, four-time Pro Bowler Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup—who racked up 1,107 yards ...

Former Saints J.T. Barrett, Michael Mauti make Big Ten Network All-Decade Team

Former New Orleans Saints quarterback J.T. Barrett was recognized on the Big Ten Network All-Decade Team as the first-team quarterback for his efforts with the Ohio State Buckeyes, where he started 44 of the 50 ...

49ers troll the Saints, advise fans to ‘grab a face mask’ during pandemic

The novel coronavirus pandemic has continued to spread throughout the United States, with hotbeds of infections growing in Texas, Arizona, and Florida. California has also been hit hard, prompting the San Francisco 49ers to send ...

Saints UDFA Profile: Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie

Bachie was a three-down linebacker at Michigan State, whose strengths are more as a run defender (especially at the NFL level, but he was adequate in pass coverage as well). He was absolutely a key ...

Q&A with Canal Street Chronicles: How does Bachie fit with Saints?

New Orleans made a commitment to Bachie by making him one of the highest paid undrafted free agents with a $160,000 guaranteed contract. As stated above, I think he will make the team by improving ...

The History of New Orleans Saints

The original team was named Saints because the team was born on All Saints Day. It’s also to be noted that New Orleans is mostly Catholic so the name made all the more sense. The ...

Why NFL Players Should Have Legitimate Concerns About Returning to Play

Joe DeCamara and Jon Ritchie discuss Malcolm Jenkins concerns and if the NFL Season will start on time. Go to Source ...

Saints expecting more from Marcus Davenport

The Saints traded up to take defensive end Marcus Davenport in the first round of the 2018 draft and that move was starting to pay dividends last season. Davenport had three sacks and two forced ...

Letters: She’ll stand by her Saints, but not Malcolm Jenkins

When Jenkins used vulgar and derogatory language to Brees it was looked at as his First Amendment right. Now CNN has asked him to be a commentator. It is amazing that there are double standards ...

Fleur-de-Links, July 3: 49ers troll Saints and when Kiko Alonso is expected to return

NFL: A further look at how the global pandemic is affecting the NFL players, with comments from the NFLPA. Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the ...

49ers news: San Francisco trolls Saints in tweet telling people to wear masks

The San Francisco 49ers took a friendly jab at the New Orleans Saints on Twitter Thursday afternoon. The tweet features 49ers tight end George Kittle stiff-arming and dragging Saints defenders despite being tugged by the ...

49ers cleverly troll Saints while delivering helpful COVID-19 message

What better way to remind 49ers fans of the importance of wearing face masks during the pandemic? Go to Source ...

POLL: Which team in the NFC South do you dislike more, the Panthers or Buccaneers?

It’s no secret the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons are like oil and water. No love is lost between the players or the fans, and each team typically finds a sick level of joy ...

NFL draft: The best and worst team draft classes over the past decade

Looking back at the best and worst team hauls in the NFL draft from 2010 to 2019. Go to Source ...

League mulls cutting preseason in half

The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person ...

NFL players concerned; others ignore advice

Some NFL players are raising concerns about playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic while others are ignoring advice of medical experts by working out with teammates. JC Tretter, a center on the Cleveland Browns and ...

Rodney Harrison: I don’t know how we’re going to have a season

Count former NFL safety and current NBC broadcaster Rodney Harrison among those who doubts the NFL’s ability to mount the 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Harrison joined Mike Florio for a conversation about the ...

NFL players raise concerns about playing amid coronavirus, others ignore advice

Some NFL players are raising concerns about playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic while others are ignoring advice of medical experts by working out with teammates. JC Tretter, a center on the Browns and president ...

NFL to cut two games from Saints preseason schedule

NASHVILLE, Tenn. WKRN) – Multiple reports indicate the NFL is cutting the preseason in half from four games down to only two in 2020. ProFootballTalk broke the news Wednesday afternoon that the NFL is expected ...

Reliving some of our worst Saints vs Falcons memories

Great rivalries are built over time, and for six decades now the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons have been providing each of their fans with memorable losses to pain the heart and ache ...

Saints fantasy position groups: Wide Receivers

The New Orleans Saints added much needed depth at the wide receiver position in the form of free agent Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders joins the best WR in the league in Michael Thomas, as well as ...

Bobby Bonilla Day has specific relevance to the NFL this year

After Cam Newton signed a contract with the Patriots that pays him a base salary of the veteran minimum, some pointed out that veteran journeyman Chase Daniel will make more this year than Newton and ...

Fleur-de-Links, July 1: More from Latavius Murray and Cam Jordan ranks #2 in overall sacks for the Saints

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Former Saints player Jonathan Vilma talks about his move over the summer to ...

Brett Favre’s Taysom Hill idea for Jordan Love is a really bad one

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre thinks the Green Bay Packers should try and use first-round pick Jordan Love like the New Orleans Saints do with Taysom Hill, but it’s a terrible idea ...

Play Like a Girl podcast: College athletes, Lebron James, Malcolm Jenkins making a difference

On LGHL’s podcast Play Like a Girl, Tia and Meredith talk everything from Ohio State football to all the happenings in the sports world today. In this week’s episode, Tia and Meredith discuss the incredible ...

Jordan Love can be Packers’ Taysom Hill, says Brett Favre

Aaron Rodgers is the starting quarterback in Green Bay, but Brett Favre sees ways for the Packers to use Jordan Love in his rookie season. Go to Source ...

Watson is ACC’s best quarterback of the last decade, it’s not even close

And though Jackson set many ACC records and won the Heisman Trophy, he could never get his teams over the hump and win that big game that would lead him to a championship. It also ...

Saints roster battles to watch on offense, part one

Should all go as planned, the Saints expect to hit the team facilities in July to get started with their off-season programs. Up until then, relegated to computer screens from home, the Saints have not ...

What does Cam Newton’s signing mean for Colin Kaepernick’s chances?

The quarterback market has been reset, and Colin Kaepernick could lose out on plenty of possible salary. Go to Source ...

Lane Johnson: Returning to play a risk we have to take and see what happens

The start of training camp is drawing closer and the conversations about how safe it is to resume football activities amid a pandemic aren’t going away. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins addressed the risks involved with ...

Brandon’s Demario Davis is an advocate for change

Saints standout linebacker Demario Davis is out to change his home state and the world. He’s doing that by being involved in as many actionable initiatives as he can. Whether it’s the NFL’s Players Coalition ...

Malcolm Jenkins: I know bar will be high on creating safe environment

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins revisited his comments from a Thursday morning appearance on CNN with a video on social media later in the day. Jenkins said that the “trust system” the league is using to ...

NFL players raise concerns on playing, others ignore advice

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cameron Heyward has asthma so he wants to ”take every precaution” if he plays. ”We are not invincible, and as recent reports have shown, we certainly aren’t immune to this virus,” ...

Catching up with New Orleans Saints legend Deuce McAllister

And then for him to be able to say, look, my body is OK, I think I can give it another run and then truly commit to it, I think that’s probably the most amazing ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins calls on NFL owners to promote racial equality legislation

NFL safety and advocate Malcolm Jenkins appeared on “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” Monday. Jenkins has been a vocal leader on issues concerning racial inequality both in and outside of the league, and he ...

New Orleans Saints’ biggest roster need heading into 2020 season

The New Orleans Saints are undoubtedly one of the best teams in the NFC, and one of the top contenders to win the Super Bowl in the 2020 season. Despite faltering in the playoffs last ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: Football is “nonessential business” during coronavirus

Jenkins said plans to return to the field do not include a “bubble,” or isolated area for players and their families like the NBA has planned. The NBA is scheduled to resume play in July ...

No magic answer to fix Saints QB Jameis Winston’s patience, but coaches say he’s ready to work

That dedicated mindset — even though the Saints still haven’t gotten Winston on campus yet because of the coronavirus — is something his new coaches have been drawn to in the roughly two months Winston ...

Players raise concerns about playing football in 2020

In fact, several players don’t even feel safe playing football this season. At least not right now. New Orleans Saints safety and member of the NFLPA’s executive committee Malcolm Jenkins voiced his thoughts about playing ...

Column: The NFL badly wants to get back up and running. But right now there’s a whole lot if ‘We got this!’ and not a lot of ‘Here’s how.’

NFL executives are still describing a realistic path toward an on-time opening of the regular season. We’re now inside of 12 weeks. In a conference call with media Thursday afternoon, the league’s chief medical officer, ...

New Orleans Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson to change name of Dixie Brewery, products

SportsPulse: NASCAR has progressed by leaps and bounds on tackling racial injustice in the sport over the last few weeks. USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Jones believes the NFL can learn a lesson or two. NEW ...

Study: Superdome has seen the most success on offense around the NFL

The New Orleans Saints have been known to play on one of the faster tracks you’ll find in the NFL, but it’s always nice to see some real numbers on just how high they’ve soared ...

Nick Easton one of the Saints remaining trade chips

Bleacher Report posed this exact questions and named Nick Easton as the one player the Saints should trade: Last offseason, the New Orleans Saints signed center Nick Easton to a four-year, $23 million contract. They ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: NFL a ‘nonessential business’ that must minimize coronavirus risk

With the NBA, to cite one notable comparison, gearing up to resume its season by having all its eligible teams play in a protective bubble of sorts at Disney World, Jenkins pointed out that the ...

ADP Analysis: Diontae Up, Deebo Down

️ Dwayne Haskins QB31, ADP 228.9 ➡ QB28, ADP 222.6 The big difference here is less about ADP and more about the percentage of leagues in which Haskins is being drafted at all. He was ...

‘I want to play football’: Malcolm Jenkins offers clarification on CNN comments on NFL’s return during coronavirus pandemic

Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins offered a clarification on comments he made during a CNN appearance Thursday morning regarding the NFL’s return during the coronavirus pandemic. Jenkins, who was hired as a CNN contributor ...

WATCH: Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston lead our Saints camp battles series for QB2

In our newest YouTube video, Ross Jackson introduces the first of a series of camp battles to watch as the New Orleans Saints and the NFL inch closer and closer to opening up training camp. ...

Top 40 NFL quarterbacks for 2020 ranked: Chris Simms QB rankings, full list entering this season

Chris Simms reveals his Top 40 QB rankings going into the 2020 NFL season. See where your favorite player landed on his list. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 26: Drew Brees and wife sponsor Black College HOF event, Janoris Jenkins not ready to return to football

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. On a recent CNN appearance, Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said that he he ...

Drew Brees sponsoring Black College Hall of Fame event

When Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times for his “disrespecting the flag” comments, he said he wanted to be part of the solution. He’s writing a check to sponsor an event which could be ...

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins on coronavirus risk: Football ‘nonessential’

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said the risk surrounding the coronavirus “has to really be eliminated” before he would be comfortable returning to play this season. Jenkins, a 12-year veteran and member of the ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins says football is “nonessential business”

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins says he still isn’t comfortable returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview with CNN Thursday morning, Jenkins said football is a “nonessential business” during a global pandemic, raising ...

NFL’s Malcolm Jenkins concerned about coronavirus risk

We can’t do that,” Jenkins said. “So we’ll end up being kind of on this trust system, the honor system, where we just have to hope that guys are social distancing and things like that. ...

Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins Concerned About NFL Return During Pandemic – NBC10 Philadelphia

Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins is concerned that a trust-based system in the NFL this season will put players at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Jenkins was vocal about this on CNN, he’s likely not ...

Former Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins Says He’s Disappointed With Congress’ Efforts

Jenkins says the bills being proposed are weak. Go to Source ...

College athletes using platform to address social issues

Deuce McAllister grew up in Mississippi and was well aware of the racial history of Ole Miss when he decided to play football there in the late 1990s. “I’m playing with my brothers, my teammates,” ...

Which quarterback will be the next to win his first ring?

Of the top 20 quarterbacks in the Chris Simms top 40 countdown, only six have won Super Bowl rings — Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady. So which ...

How can Packers guard Elgton Jenkins improve on a stellar rookie season? He has a plan

He’s going to be a really good player. To get there, Jenkins said improvement had to come through a focus on becoming a powerful force in both the pass and run games. It’s why Jenkins ...

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis to host Encounter conference July 11

What: Demario Davis, All-Pro linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, will host the annual Encounter Conference, Saturday, July 11. Through his Devoted Dreamers Foundation, Davis began Encounter in 2017 as a way to bring a ...

Drew Brees to sponsor Black College Football HOF event after vowing to ‘be a part of the solution’

Drew Brees promised to “do better” as an ally after backlash over his player-protest stance. Go to Source ...

NFL players are rightly concerned about playing football in a pandemic

The NBA is a lot different than the NFL because they can quarantine all of their players, or whoever is going to participate,” Jenkins said. We have over 2000 players, even more coaches and staff, ...

Brees family to sponsor black college HOF event

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter Drew Brees and ...

Malcolm Jenkins isn’t on board with the NFL’s coronavirus plan

The NFL is planning to play its season even as the novel coronavirus numbers increase nationwide. Not all players appear to be on board, however. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins didn’t seem certain it is a ...

Could Janoris Jenkins be the CB2 Saints fans have been waiting for?

The former Florida Gator broke up two passes, picked off one and allowed a stingy 8.8 yards per catch in his three games as a Saint, including holding Stefon Diggs to three catches for 19 ...

LA Chargers 2020 opponent preview: New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints’ additions and subtractions: Additions: The biggest addition that the New Orleans Saints made this offseason was bringing in Emmanuel Sanders. The Saints had a massive hole in the depth chart at WR2 ...

Malcolm Jenkins Says He Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable Playing Football Until Risk Is ‘Eliminated’

An NFL team has more than double the amount of people on an entire NBA sideline on the roster of players alone. Add in coaches, trainers, doctors, equipment staff, cheerleaders, ball boys and ball girls… ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 WR Depth Chart

The New Orleans Saints have arguably the best wide receiver in the form of Michael Thomas and the addition of Emmanuel Sanders in the offseason provides them with a potent second option behind Thomas. Michael ...

Ex-Eagles DB Malcolm Jenkins on CNN: Football is ‘non-essential’ during coronavirus pandemic

As the NFL angles to figure out the best way to bring teams fully back to their facilities and start training camp next month, some players are skeptical that it’s feasible in the current state ...

Malcolm Jenkins: Returning to play on “trust system” puts us at risk

The NFL organized a video conference with team owners on Thursday to discuss, among other topics, the preparations for the 2020 season. Those preparations, particularly the ones having to do with controlling the spread of ...

How much better will a healthy Alvin Kamara be for Saints in 2020?

Running backs coach Joel Thomas said the Seattle game, in particular, was “vintage Alvin Kamara football” at a time when the Saints really needed him in the wake of Drew Brees’ Week 2 thumb injury. ...

ESPN, PFF rank 2020 Saints roster second-best in the entire NFL

The top spot belongs to the Baltimore Ravens, which makes sense considering that’s where the reigning league MVP plays football. But Lamar Jackson is joined by a supporting cast of high-level talents like Mark Ingram, ...

Saints’ Drew Brees and Emmanuel Sanders work on routes together for first time

And, on Tuesday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders were working on routes in Denver at Valor Christian High School, according to Sanders’ Instagram story. That workout session is the ...

Top 40 NFL quarterbacks for 2020: Chris Simms ranks the top QBs entering this season

Chris Simms reveals his Top 40 QB rankings going into the 2020 NFL season. See where your favorite player landed on his list. Go to Source ...

49 and Done: Is this Finally the Season that the Saints Overhaul San Francisco as the Kings of the NFC?

If you read into what the Vegas sportsbooks expect to happen during the 2020 NFL season, it seems likely that the New Orleans Saints will once again dominate the NFC South – overcoming a Buccaneers ...

Determined Drew Brees, versatile Taysom Hill two threats facing Packers against Saints

Third in a 13-part series on the opponents the Green Bay Packers are scheduled to face during the 2020 regular season. GREEN BAY – Over the last three years the New Orleans Saints have shifted ...

Drew Brees and Emmanuel Sanders seen putting in work in Denver

In the Instagram video shared by John Hendrix, Drew Brees launches what looks to be about a 35-yard pass to Emmanuel Sanders. Brees has expressed before his desire to get in rhythm with Sanders, and ...

2020 New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame induction transcript

Thank you. Mark Romig: “Thank you Mrs. Benson and now ladies and gentlemen in his 15th year as the Head Coach of the New Orleans Saints please welcome Coach Sean Payton.” Sean Payton: “I appreciate ...

Jahri Evans, Roman Harper took different paths to same destination

Harper started five games as a rookie before tearing his ACL. He came back to play all 16 games the next year and his teammates named him the Saints’ Ed Block Courage Award winner. “My ...

Saints’ Jenkins: Brees’ apology “microcosm” of what’s needed

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said his criticism of Drew Brees’ opposition about kneeling during the national anthem, and Brees’ later apology, is “a microcosm” of what the country needs. Jenkins made the comments ...

Saints Hall of Fame welcomes Roman Harper and Jahri Evans: 2 members of 2006 draft class

Two members of that draft and survivors of those camps were selected on Tuesday for induction into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame — safety Roman Harper and offensive guard Jahri Evans. They are ...

Jared Cook one of the NFL’s top tight ends

Here at Canal Street Chronicles, we’ve already covered why Jared Cook is one of the best tight ends in the NFC South, but now we’re getting confirmation he’s one of the best tight ends in ...

Roman Harper chosen for Saints Hall of Fame

Safety Roman Harper will be inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame this year, the NFL team announced on Tuesday. Harper and guard Jahri Evans form the Class of 2020 for the Saints ...

Jahri Evans, Roman Harper announced as Saints’ 2020 Hall of Fame inductees

And now the two will be heading into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame together. Evans and Harper, both selected by the Saints in the 2006 draft, were announced on Tuesday morning as the ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins issues call to action to sports world, media: ‘The time is now’

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, urged athletes, coaches and media “to do our part to make this country better” ...

Malcolm Jenkins views conversation with Drew Brees as microcosm of what country needs

We for a long time have tried to put reconciliation before truth but when you do that, you don’t really see what is really oppressing people and really what the problems are and we try ...

Rivalry Week: Why I hate the New Orleans Saints

Yes, the rivalry with Favre would cease as the Bucs were shipped out of the black-and-blue division to head to the new NFC South with the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, and Atlanta Falcons. At ...

Malcolm Jenkins: Discussions like I had with Drew Brees are what America needs

When Saints quarterback Malcolm Jenkins heard Drew Brees conflate kneeling during the national anthem with disrespecting America, he was not happy. But Jenkins believes the fallout from that was productive. Jenkins said Monday on The ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 23: Malcolm Jenkins issues a call to action and QB coach speaks on Taysom Hill

NFL: Links to pre-order Madden NFL 21 on Xbox One and PS4. A look at Alvin Kamara’s potential contract situations for 2021 and beyond. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins asks for “athletes, coaches, and media” to ...

Former Giants player’s brother was charged in an alleged killing, too … remember?

It has been nearly two years since the home of former Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins was the scene of an alleged killing and his brother was charged. Now, it’s happened again to a local NFL ...

Malcolm Jenkins asks NFL owners for help in turning players’ initiatives into actual legislation

Jenkins has been a vocal leader concerning racial inequality both in and outside of the league, and he called on NFL owners to use their political powers to implement real change. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 22: Saints have high hopes for Jared Cook, RB coach speaks on Ty Montgomery

NFL: Links to pre-order Madden NFL 21 on Xbox One and PS4. Marshon Lattimore, Janoris Jenkins, C.J. Gardner-Johnson and others are discussed as potential leaders for interceptions in the 2020 season. Jared Cook and Janoris ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins delivers message on racism to athletes, media: ‘The time is now’

The time is now. Jenkins has been among the athlete-activists who have spoken up about racism in the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Floyd is the Minneapolis man who died in police ...

The Looming Threat of Alvin Kamara’s Contract

What started out as a phrase used to warn those looking to pay top dollar to hold onto or bring star running backs to their team is now basically a catchphrase amongst the analytical leaders ...

Saints’ Jenkins issues call to action: ‘Time is now’

ESPN New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, urged athletes, coaches and media “to do our part to make this country ...

ESPYs: Black Athletes Call on Sports Stars to “Use Your Platform” to Address Racism

ESPN’s show addressed George Floyd’s and Breonna Taylor’s deaths by police as a slew of Black athletes called “on our white counterparts to use their voices and talk about real change and how they’ll make ...

Talking through the Eagles’ potential trade for Jamal Adams

It’s a fairly simple idea. Jamal Adams is very good at football, and the Eagles need a player just like him to get on the roster and be very good at football. Perhaps more than ...

Skip & Shannon praise Malcom Jenkins for his new position as a social justice contributor

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has already been a leading voice for social justice in the NFL. Yesterday, it was announced that CNN would be hiring Jenkins as a social justice contributor to “comment on social ...

Who has the best defense in the NFC South?

You probably won’t like the answer. Let’s get into it. I don’t love ranking the Saints this highly for a number of reasons. Go to Source ...

The Super Bowl window is closing on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, says Jeff Reinebold

“I think Brees still is in that window of being able to guide a team to a Super Bowl, but let’s be honest about these Saints. They’re in the Super Bowl window, but the window ...

Why the Saints are expecting even more from Jared Cook, Janoris Jenkins

The Saints have especially high hopes for tight end Jared Cook and cornerback Janoris Jenkins now that those veterans are heading into their second seasons in New Orleans. Cook flashed his potential throughout the second ...

Who will start at center for the Saints in 2020?

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Saints are in a similar position as they were a year ago, looking to name a starting center. The Black and Gold were hopeful to see both Cesar Ruiz and ...

Donald Trump: Drew Brees ‘caved under the PR pressure’ by changing stance on kneeling

United States president Donald Trump suggested Drew Brees caved “under the PR pressure” as he doubled down on his criticism of the New Orleans Saints quarterback. Earlier this month, Brees issued an apology for comments ...

President Trump suggests Saints QB Brees ‘caved under the PR pressure’ by changing kneeling stance

United States president Donald Trump suggested Drew Brees caved “under the PR pressure” as he doubled down on his criticism of the New Orleans Saints quarterback. Earlier this month, Brees issued an apology for comments ...

Saints coaches see ‘a lot of value’ in RB Ty Montgomery: ‘I see a Swiss army knife’

The New Orleans Saints coaching staff sees Montgomery’s skillset and is looking to take advantage of his offensive fluidity. “I see a Swiss army knife,” running backs coach Joel Thomas said, using the oft-used descriptor ...

CNN Hires New Orleans Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins as Contributor

CNN has enlisted New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins as a contributor, bringing aboard a current player to comment on national affairs as the United States grapples with many issues of racism and social justice. ...

6 Saints players in for a make-or-break 2020 training camp

When he’s healthy and playing at full speed, Rankins is the best defensive tackle in New Orleans. But those moments have been too few and far between lately. Players like Shy Tuttle and Margus Hunt ...

President Trump suggests Saints QB Brees ‘caved under the PR pressure’ by changing stance on kneeling

Saints quarterback Drew Brees will come to regret his change of stance on kneeling during the national anthem, says Donald Trump. Go to Source ...

Thomas Morstead on the state of the Saints locker room

Teed up by Eisen to reflect on Brees’ conversation with his teammates after a very public disagreement over the quarterback’s stance on peaceful protests during the national anthem, Morstead now thinks the Saints are a ...

Saints news: New Orleans coach reveals how Ty Montgomery fits offense

The New Orleans Saints are known for using players in a variety of ways and they intend to do the same with Ty Montgomery. Joel Thomas, the running backs coach for the Saints, revealed how ...

14 professional athletes who have already said they will kneel during the national anthem

George Floyd’s death ignited a conversation about police brutality and race relations in America, and the discussion has infiltrated the sports world. Go to Source ...

Donald Trump says Saints QB Drew Brees ‘hurt himself very badly’ by apologising for anthem comments

Donald Trump says Drew Brees ‘caved’ under PR pressure US president Donald Trump says New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees “hurt himself very badly” by apologising for criticising those who kneel during the anthem. Brees ...

How 12 personnel can keep the Saints unpredictable and on top of the NFL

So in 12 personnel, we are referring to an offensive set with one running back and two tight ends. Like so: With both tight ends Jared Cook and Josh Hill circled in gold on the ...

Trump: Drew Brees Will Regret Apologizing for Flag Comment

President Donald Trump is sounding off over the controversy sparked by New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees when he at first said he did not agree with anyone disrespecting the American flag by kneeling, then ...

CSC Roundtable: Who leads the Saints in interceptions in 2020?

Dunnells: If Marshon is having a lockdown year early, I can see opposing defenses just forcing the ball against Janoris. Or vice-versa. I’m hoping both have solid years, in which case I’ll say neither get ...

Donald Trump Says Drew Brees Will ‘Regret’ Changing Stance on Anthem Protests

President Donald Trump says New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will regret apologizing for his criticism of protests against social injustice during the national anthem. “I’ve never seen anything like it, and I think he ...

New Orleans Saints’ all-time Mount Rushmore: 4 best players in franchise history

All of which came while Brees was the quarterback of the team. It has been a tough existence for the Saints but the team still managed to produce a handful of great players who at ...

Trump “shocked” by Drew Brees comments, thinks he’ll regret them

President Trump sees NFL players kneeling during the national anthem as a winning campaign issue for him, even if it means taking on one of the league’s most popular players. For the second day in ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 19: Thomas Morstead donates copies of his book and Donald Trump calls out Drew Brees

NFL: Links to pre-order Madden NFL 21 on Xbox One and PS4. A variety of New Orleans Saints-themed Father’s Day gifts, including t-shirts, coolers, jerseys, mugs, and more. A discussion and poll about who the ...

Saints defense avoids ‘worst of the decade’ title despite multiple last-place finishes

The New Orleans Saints spent too much time lowering the bar for historically-bad defensive play in the 2010’s, but a three-year upturn near the end of the decade might have saved their reputation. That’s the ...

Donald Trump: Drew Brees will ‘regret’ apologizing after comments on national anthem protests

Drew Brees, Donald Trump said on Thursday night, caved under pressure after his initial comments about protests during the national anthem. Go to Source ...

Saints DE Marcus Davenport “busting his butt” ahead of training camp

It’s been a rough start to Marcus Davenport’s NFL career. A toe injury shortened the defensive end’s rookie season, then a foot issue cut his sophomore season short a year ago. The Saints 14th overall ...

49ers could eye these free-agent receivers after Deebo Samuel’s injury

These players could be options if the 49ers look for receivers outside the organization. Go to Source ...

2020 New Orleans Saints opponent profile: Las Vegas Raiders

The Raiders concluded their time in Oakland with a 7-9 record, finishing three games above their 2018-win total. Underneath Jon Gruden, the Silver and Black fell short of a playoff berth but conclude the 2019 ...

Saints’ Drew Brees Opening Food Bank as Part of $5M Donation Amid COVID-19

As part of a $5 million donation made in March by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, to aid coronavirus relief, a new food bank is set to open in Lafayette, ...

POLL: Who will be the Saints #3 receiver in 2020?

This coming season, the Saints have a clear #2 wide receiver behind Thomas for the first time in a while in Emmanuel Sanders. But after Thomas and Sanders, competition is wide open for the #3 ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 18: Saints offensive coordinator speaks highly of Jameis Winston and Madden 21 pre-orders now available

NFL: Links to pre-order Madden NFL 21 on Xbox One and PS4. A variety of New Orleans Saints-themed Father’s Day gifts, including t-shirts, coolers, jerseys, mugs, and more. During his conference call with New Orleans ...

Saints’ decision on center to come in training camp, but line is solid

McCoy held down the fort at center as a rookie in 2019, starting every game and leading the team with Ramczyk in number of offensive snaps. But the Saints feel Ruiz is a talented center, ...

Redskins, other NFL teams observing Juneteenth as company holiday

At least 20 NFL teams are giving employees a paid day off. Go to Source ...

Which NFC South team has the best LB corps?

Atlanta Falcons Deion Jones Foyesade Oluokun Mykal Walker Deone Bucannon Edmond Robinson LaRoy Reynolds Ahmad Thomas Jordan Williams The Falcons have their star at the top in Deion Jones, who is among the NFL’s best ...

Saints news: Jameis Winston impressing coaching staff

New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Jameis Winston has only done virtual work with the team this offseason, but he has already impressed the coaching staff. There is no doubt about Winston’s talent, but the turnovers ...

Joe Burrow named 2020 SEC Male Athlete of the Year

LSU’s Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the 2019-2020 Roy F. Kramer SEC Male Athlete of the Year by a vote of the league’s athletic directors, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Wednesday. ...

Report: Saints official gave earlier help to church

The lawsuits calling for the public release of emails between the New Orleans Saints and the local Roman Catholic Archdiocese have mostly been put on hold since the archdiocese filed for bankruptcy last month, but ...

Report: Saints’ involvement in Catholic church sex-abuse scandal started earlier than team claims

The Saints reportedly communicated with the church much earlier than the team admitted. Go to Source ...

13 professional athletes who have already said they will kneel during the national anthem

George Floyd’s death ignited a conversation about police brutality and race relations in America, and the discussion has infiltrated the sports world. Go to Source ...

Saints confident Alvin Kamara will return to ‘vintage’ form after injury-plagued 2019

Saints confident Alvin Kamara will return to ‘vintage’ form after injury-plagued 2019 Go to Source ...

Saints OC: Jameis Winston smart, sharp, asking the right questions

Jameis Winston hasn’t had a chance to work with the Saints on the field this offseason, but the quarterback has found a way to make a positive impression on offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael. Carmichael had ...

‘We’re fighting for change’: Bubba Wallace on Nascar and the Confederate flag

Nascar still has a long way to go on its journey towards inclusion, but its only black driver has helped usher in an extraordinary week of change It would be the height of understatement to ...

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as contributor

One member of the New Orleans Saints will be a prominent voice on television in the days ahead. Safety Malcolm Jenkins was hired by CNN in a contributor role, as first reported by Variety.com’s Brian ...

Saints running backs coach is a big, big fan of signing Ty Montgomery

One of the more underrated moves of the New Orleans Saints offseason might be the signing of free agent running back Ty Montgomery, if his new position coach’s thoughts are any indication. Joel Thomas works ...

Saints coach on Zack Baun: ‘I just know we got the right guy’

The New Orleans Saints coaching staff hasn’t been able to spend any time in person with the newest additions to their roster, but they’ve done all they can to welcome rookie draft picks like former ...

Renovation crew working on New Orleans’ Superdome has 32 COVID-19 cases

Superdome officials say positive COVID-19 tests have come back for 32 workers contracted to perform stadium renovations. A statement released by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District on Tuesday says affected workers have been “isolated ...

Malcolm Jenkins: CNN hires New Orleans Saints safety as commentator on racism and social justice

“I believe I can be a voice for other athlete activists and those who have dedicated their lives to changing legislation, policies and reforms for human equality” Malcolm Jenkins signed with the New Orleans Saints ...

Saints vision for Taysom Hill remains QB first

Sean Payton continues to boast that Taysom Hill is a starting quarterback in the NFL, even though we’ve seen him play more at just about every other position. To be fair, Hill has completed 7 ...

Alvin Kamara healthy and motivated heading into 2020

Alvin Kamara battled injuries for the first time in his career, nursing knee and ankle issues in 2019. The Saints running back missed two games and played through others at less than 100 percent. In ...

The 5 Greatest New Orleans Saints players of all time

During his career, he was named to the Pro Bowl 11 times thanks to his elite play in both the run and pass game. Roaf was also named to the 1990s and 2000’s All-Decade team. ...

CNN hires Malcolm Jenkins as a commentator on race and social justice

NFL players have been using their platforms to speak out on social justice issues, and one player is about to get a larger platform. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has been hired as a contributor to ...

Saints have best offensive tackle duo in the NFL

When Pro Football Focus ranked the best offensive tackle duos across the league, it should come as no surprise that it was the Saints’ pair that made the top of the list: It’s hard to ...

Were Roger Goodell, Drew Brees sincere in apologies? We’re about to find out

That was the apparently the case earlier this month when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for not supporting players who protested racial injustice, and Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized for misunderstanding the reasons why players ...

Jared Cook — Best tight end in the NFC South

However good you think Jared Cook is — square it, double it, add 28.3 to it. Because he’s one of the best tight ends in the league when healthy. The speed he possesses at his ...

Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, will join CNN as a contributor. “I want to thank CNN for their thoughtful ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 16: Malcolm Jenkins hired by CNN and more on Alvin Kamara’s NASCAR visit

A variety of New Orleans Saints-themed Father’s Day gifts, including t-shirts, coolers, jerseys, mugs, and more. An in-depth profile on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from the perspective of the Saints. A look at the “dagger ...

Ex-Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins hired by CNN as contributor

Now more than ever, the public needs to be educated on the roles of elected positions of power, such as the District Attorney, Police Chief or City Council and how to hold those individuals accountable, ...

Football | Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins, who played at Ohio State, joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, who played football at Ohio State, will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. I believe I can be a voice ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins hired as CNN’s newest contributor

Jenkins, one of the NFL’s most outspoken players, is joining CNN. Go to Source ...

The Simms top 40 QB countdown No. 15: Tom Brady

The GOAT is stuck in the middle of the pack. Tom Brady, the best quarterback to ever play in the NFL, has landed at No. 15 on the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown for ...

Saints RB coach on Kamara “his 75% might be somebody else’s 100%”

It wasn’t hard to see that Alvin Kamara was not himself last season. The running back dealt with injuries for the bulk of the year, but is working to being back in full-form. Whether it ...

CNN hires Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins as contributor on racism, social justice coverage

USA TODAY Sports spoke with Seton Hall’s Director of Sports Management Charles Grantham about Roger Goodell’s video apology to the players. CNN has hired New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins as a contributor to its ...

Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins Joins CNN as Social Justice Contributor – NBC10 Philadelphia

New Orleans Saints and former Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. I believe I can be a voice for other ...

Saints’ Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. ”I believe I can be a voice for other athlete activists and those ...

Malcolm Jenkins to Join CNN as Commentator on Race, Social Justice and Other Issues

Though several NFL stars have made their thoughts known on issues including race, equality, and social justice, few have been as active as New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins. It hasn’t only been the sports ...

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara takes in his first NASCAR experience while supporting driver Bubba Wallace

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara attended his first NASCAR race Sunday, June 14. Kamara was an invited guest of NASCAR’s at the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway after he tweeted his support ...

Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as contributor on social justice issues

METAIRIE, La. New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a co-founder of the Players Coalition and prominent activist for social justice and racial equality, will join CNN as a contributor. “I want to thank CNN for ...

Simms top 40 QB countdown, No. 16: Drew Brees

Yes, you read that correctly. Drew Brees, a first-ballot Hall of Famer and one of the best quarterbacks of all time, comes in at No. 16 in the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown. Brees, ...

[Video] Saints use “dagger concept” to make a Taysom Hill highlight

One of the plays Sean Payton drew up that helped get Hill in the end zone involved using the Dagger Concept. This route combination is typically a three man concept with a vertical route, a ...

Who has the best DL in the NFC South in 2020?

They certainly added some nastiness to their DL to complement Jarrett, but how do they rank amongst the rest of the division? I know what you’re thinking. It pains me to do this again, but ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 15: Alvin Kamara attends his first NASCAR race and Demario Davis gives an interview

A variety of New Orleans Saints-themed Father’s Day gifts, including t-shirts, coolers, jerseys, mugs, and more. Saints running back Alvin Kamara attended his first NASCAR race after Bubba Wallace, a racer for whom Kamara has ...

Can Saints’ rookies make impact despite shortened offseason?

So far, though, Saints coaches have been raving about the makeup of those rookies while embracing the challenge of coaching them from afar. I had this discussion with the defensive staff,” defensive coordinator Dennis Allen ...

Alvin Kamara is a special guest at NASCAR’s Homestead-Miami race

Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway always draws a lot of attention, and for good reason: it’s the season finale in normal years. But in 2020, with NASCAR’s schedule modified due to the ...

Saints’ Jameis Winston Participates in Black Lives Matter March

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston attended a Black Lives Matter march on Saturday. “Relentless pursuit towards making this world better for generations to come!” he wrote in an Instagram post. Go to Source ...

Saints RB Alvin Kamara lauds Bubba Wallace’s courage after NASCAR’s challenging week

He’s got the weight of the world on his shoulders, being the only African-American driver and with what’s going on with the climate of the world right now and taking a stand,” Kamara said. He’s ...

Prompted by social progress, Pro Bowler Alvin Kamara checks out NASCAR races

Midway through last week, NASCAR made national headlines by announcing Wednesday the display of the confederate flag would be prohibited from all NASCAR events and properties moving forward. People took notice, including New Orleans Saints ...

RB Kamara visits NASCAR race in Wallace gear

He learned more about the history this week and spent time talking to NASCAR president Steve Phelps. “With them being able to, I guess, step away from that, that’s a huge step. And flipping the ...

Alvin Kamara: NASCAR Making Strides to Push Social Justice ‘All You Can Ask For’

Wilson noted NASCAR extended an invitation to Kamara to attend the race that featured 1,000 fans in the stands, most of whom were military personnel. Kamara arrived at the track with a shirt and hat ...

NASCAR’s Wallace should be “proud” of his activism against racial injustice

Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano have backed Bubba Wallace’s efforts in publicising the Black Lives Matter movement, and say he should be proud to highlight racial issues via NASCAR Go to Source ...

NASCAR has new fan in Alvin Kamara, who shows support for Bubba Wallace

Alvin Kamara knew little about NASCAR before Wednesday, but as soon as NASCAR announced its decision to ban the Confederate flag, the Saints running back tweeted his approval. When the next race? Kamara tweeted. Go ...

Saints’ Alvin Kamara is NASCAR’s newest superfan thanks to Bubba Wallace

On Wednesday, NASCAR made the decision to ban the Confederate flag from its venues, at the urging of Bubba Wallace, the lone black full-time driver in the NASCAR Cup Series. When the next race? Kamara ...

NFL pledges $250M to combat racism

The NFL is taking another step in its policy shift in the wake of America’s reckoning on race relations. Go to Source ...

Kamara lauds Wallace’s courage after NASCAR’s trying week

Bubba Wallace wore a mask in the colors of the American flag, his hand over his heart as he stood for the national anthem. Fans – only 1,000 of them, mostly military members and their ...

Homestead opens grandstands to select fans for NASCAR Cup race

Homestead-Miami Speedway has become the first racetrack to open its doors to fans since the global coronavirus pandemic was declared in March. Go to Source ...

NASCAR’s Confederate flag ban has Alvin Kamara excited to attend Homestead

Alvin Kamara will be supporting Bubba Wallace in Miami on Sunday, having become a NASCAR fan following its decision to ban the Confederate flag this week. The Confederate flag — which is viewed by many ...

Enemy Reaction looks back at the Seahawks’ demolition of the Saints on Monday Night Football

I swear I’d done an Enemy Reaction for the Seattle Seahawks’ blowout win over the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football back in 2013. Upon further review, it looks like I gave it a ...

Saints’ Demario Davis Speaks on Kaepernick, Goodell and NFL’s $250M Donation

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis believes the criticism of Colin Kaepernick and NFL players protesting during the national anthem has detracted from the movement’s goal of spotlighting police brutality. In an interview with TMZ ...

Alvin Kamara to attend NASCAR race after Confederate flag ban

NASCAR banned Confederate flags from its races earlier this week, which resulted in NFL running back Alvin Kamara becoming a fan. Go to Source ...

NFL’s Demario Davis Says Black Players Should Advise Where $250 Mil Donation Goes

New Orleans Saints star linebacker Demario Davis is praising the NFL for its $250 million donation to help fight social injustice … but says black players should have a say in where the money ends ...

New Orleans Saints counting on Jackrabbit to be a play-maker at cornerback

New Orleans didn’t win its NFC Wildcard playoff game against Minnesota in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome that day, but the organization had won over Jackrabbit. “The atmosphere,” Jenkins said. “The coaches. Go to Source ...

Letters: Will the NFL bring back Colin Kaepernick?

Letters from readers to the Los Angeles Times sports department. Go to Source ...

Saints’ vision for rookie LB Zack Baun isn’t changing

But he’s also already asked linebackers coach Michael Hodges for the summer schedule of meetings. “For him to approach what he’s been doing the way he has, I mean, I just know we got the ...

ABC’s newest ‘Bachelor’ once wore a New Orleans Saints uniform

ABC’s next subject of its reality show “The Bachelor” once wore a New Orleans Saints uniform. Matt James, who the network announced would be the next “Bachelor” Friday, spent minicamp with the Saints in 2015. ...

Why All-Pro Saints LB Demario Davis could be even better in 2020

Hodges put these plans together for the Saints linebackers before New Orleans promoted Michael Wilhoite and when the new defensive assistant first examined the plans he was surprised at which one was the most comprehensive. ...

Twitter impact for outspoken Saints stars? Small losses, then big gains — with 1 exception

We looked at trends for six player accounts with the highest follower totals dating back to May 24: Drew Brees, Michael Thomas, Malcolm Jenkins, Alvin Kamara, Cameron Jordan and Marshon Lattimore, along with coach Sean ...

Ex-Wake Forest WR James first black ‘Bachelor’

Dave Wilson is an editor for ESPN.com since 2010. He previously worked at The Dallas Morning News, San Diego Union-Tribune and Las Vegas Sun. Matt James, a former Wake Forest wide receiver, was named Friday ...

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis, Eastbank Little League teams earn Jimmy Collins Awards

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis and the Eastbank Little League baseball and softball teams have been selected to receive Jimmy Collins Awards from the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee, sponsored by the Allstate ...

Drew Brees has NFC’s best supporting cast

Wide receiver Michael Thomas just won Offensive Player of the Year, the first time a wide receiver won that award since the great Jerry Rice. Running back Alvin Kamara is a former Offensive Rookie of ...

The New Orleans Saints’ 5 Worst Free Agent Signings Of All Time, Ranked

The New Orleans Saints have made a lot of solid free agent signings as of late, but there was a time where they seemed to be striking out on most of their signings. Let’s take ...

The NFL changed its stance on player protests, but the true test will come from Trump in the fall

Roger Goodell and President Trump are likely moving towards a pretty tense confrontation in September. Go to Source ...

Saints fantasy position groups: Running Backs

Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray will once again lead what is one of the best one-two punches in the NFL in terms of running backs. They will be joined this year by the versatile Ty ...

The Hottest Hot Seat for Every NFL Team in 2020

Vance Joseph could lose his job during the 2020 season. Dan Bickley of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM shed light on why Joseph deserves criticism despite the buzz around the team: “There are red flags accompanying ...

The Real Reason Why the NFL Will Never Apologize to Colin Kaepernick

Doug Gottlieb: The idea that you’re going to get the NFL to go ‘hey sorry, we were wrong about Colin’ is not likely considering he sued the league and then settled… Malcolm Jenkins wants to ...

NFL pledges $250M for social justice causes

The NFL is taking another step in its policy shift in the wake of America’s reckoning on race relations. Go to Source ...

Saints LB coach thinks Alex Anzalone is poised for a big season

New Orleans Saints LB coach Michael Hodges thinks Alex Anzalone is poised for a big season in 2020. Go to Source ...

The Saints’ vision for rookie LB Zack Baun isn’t changing. Here’s what his coaches see:

But he’s also already asked linebackers coach Michael Hodges for the summer schedule of meetings. “For him to approach what he’s been doing the way he has, I mean, I just know we got the ...

Demario Davis on his Work in Local Communities

The Saints linebacker, like a lot of other NFL players, has been on the Zoom calls the last two weeks. The idea to do it actually came from Davis’s close friend Josh Norman—he and the ...

Jared Cook’s monster 2019 second half has the Saints hopeful for what’s in store

As an organization, New Orleans is fond of talking about its “vision” for players, and Cook’s last eight games of the 2019 season offer a pretty grand vision of what he can be in the ...

Larry Warford is available but does he fit the New York Jets?

He blossomed after signing a free-agent contract with the New Orleans Saints. He made three straight Pro Bowls with the Saints but was looking for a contract in the $7 million range according to NFL ...

Bettors liking the Saints chances in 2020

The New Orleans Saints have been given a betting line of 10.5 wins for the 2020 season, meaning to bet the “over,” the Saints would have to win 11 or more games to make the ...

Ranking the NFC South quarterback rooms

As if the NFC South was not absolutely stacked already, the arrival of Tom Brady means that it is a murderers’ row now when it comes to quarterbacks. Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Matt Ryan ...

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees’ Anthem Comments: I Know ‘He Has a Good Heart’

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes believes there was no ill will behind New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ comments regarding kneeling during the national anthem last week. In an interview with TMZ Sports, Mahomes ...

Jared Cook Is a ‘Matchup Nightmare’ for Defenses, Per Saints’ Dan Campbell

New Orleans Saints tight ends coach Dan Campbell called Jared Cook a “matchup nightmare” for opposing defenses heading into the 2020 NFL season. Campbell told Luke Johnson of the New Orleans Advocate that the “sky’s ...

Malcolm Jenkins says NFL won’t be ‘on the right side of history’ until it addresses Kaepernick

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins criticized the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell for failing to address the way the NFL handled Colin Kaepernick and his kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police ...

Which NFC South team has the best TE group?

New Orleans Saints Jared Cook Josh Hill Jason Vander Laan Cole Wick Garrett Griffin The Saints have a very top-heavy TE group and depth is a legitimate concern. Veteran Jared Cook had perhaps the best ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 11: Reggie Bush back with USC and a Saints coach selected for Quarterback Coaching Summit

An in-depth analysis of a staple in the Saints offensive playbook. Reggie Bush, Pierre Thomas, Alvin Kamara, and Mark Ingram are named the four best New Orleans Saints running backs since 2009. A look at ...

Saints running back Alvin Kamara tunes into NASCAR event

On Wednesday, NASCAR announced that it would ban the confederate flag at it’s events. Shortly after the announcement, Saints running back Alvin Kamara tweeted support for the decision asking: “When’s the next race?” The Pro ...

Malcolm Jenkins: Colin Kaepernick deserves apology from NFL

Malcolm Jenkins didn’t hear one important name when he listened to Roger Goodell’s video message last weekend in which the NFL commissioner said the league was wrong for not listening to its players on matters ...

Letter to the editor: Brees’ patriotism

To the editor: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recently created a firestorm by his statement regarding kneeling for the national anthem. Brees said, “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the ...

The Rush: NASCAR takes down the Confederate flag

Two days after driver Bubba Wallace called for the Confederate flag to be removed from races, NASCAR banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties. Wallace finished the 500 miles in Martinsville in 11th ...

NFL needs to apologise to Colin Kaepernick or assign him a team, says Malcolm Jenkins

The NFL will not be on the right side of history until it apologises to Colin Kaepernick directly or assigns him a team, according to New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins. In a video released ...

Patrick Mahomes: Drew Brees has good heart, but controversy took away from movement

Drew Brees became the biggest story in the NFL last week. That became as much of a problem for most NFL players as what the Saints quarterback said before backtracking. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said ...

Gregg Popovich signs letter urging Congress to end qualified immunity for police

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was among the more than 1,400 athletes, coaches, and executives who signed a letter urging Congress to pass a bill to end qualified immunity, which shields police from lawsuits over ...

Why was Malcolm Jenkins brought back to the Saints? For his leadership in these moments

So Jenkins spoke from the box and backed up his reputation with his words. And when his address ended, he would back up his reputation with his actions, too. “You will decide your future,” Jenkins ...

Drew Brees among 1,400 sports figures supporting Players Coalition drive to end ‘qualified immunity’ for police

Not every person who signed the petition organized by the Players Coalition to endorse the Ending Qualified Immunity Act is an NFL player, and not every NFL player’s name is on it. But there are ...

‘USA TODAY’ predicts Falcons return to the postseason but …

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, a lot of people in the media are pretty excited about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ prospects now that they’ve landed Tom Brady and his partner in crime, ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins thinks the NFL needs to address Colin Kaepernick to ‘end up on the right side of history’

New Orleans Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins thinks the NFL “won’t end up on the right side of history” unless Colin Kapernick gets an apology or ends up on a roster somewhere. While appearing on “CBS This ...

Director Spike Lee Spoke at Saints Team Meeting

Drew Brees instantly walked back last week’s remarks about players “disrespecting the flag” by kneeling for the national anthem, sharing multiple apologies on social media. The longtime Saint even pushed back on President Donald Trump, ...

Saints wide receivers coach Ronald Curry selected to participate in NFL and Black College Football Hall Of Fame quarterback coaching summit

It was announced today by the National Football League in partnership with the Black College Hall of Fame that New Orleans Saints Wide Receivers Coach Ronald Curry has been selected to be one of three ...

[Video] How Saints used “4 Verts” to confuse defenses in 2019

When Drew Brees set the all time passing record mark back in 2018 with a touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith the play call was Gun King Trips Right Terrapin, 52 Sway, All Go Special, X ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘The NFL got on the right side of history’

The NFL, quick to shy away from the subject of racism, was left with no other option, said six-time NBA champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: NFL won’t get it right until apology to Colin Kaepernick – WISH-TV

New Orleans Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick. Speaking to CBS This Morning on Tuesday, the 12-year NFL veteran said the league hasn’t yet “gotten it right. Until they ...

Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

CNN) – New Orleans Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick. Speaking to CBS This Morning on Tuesday, the 12-year NFL veteran said the league hasn’t yet “gotten it right.” ...

Kaepernick deserves apology, job

In a stunning U-turn On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league had botched its handling of player protests and vowed to support peaceful protests in future, although he did not mention Kaepernick. Jenkins ...

Tom Brady, Drew Brees, More Sign Letter in Support of Ending Police Immunity

The Players Coalition sent a letter to Congress on Wednesday with over 1,400 signatures from athletes, coaches and executives supporting the end to qualified immunity for police officers. Here’s a portion of the letter signed ...

What If…The Saints come marching in and stay in SA

San Antonio welcomed the Saints temporarily to the Alamodome in 2005. What if the Saints had stayed in San Antonio? How would that affect a future UTSA football program? The What If Series: What If. ...

Drew Brees’ comments weren’t offensive to me

It’s beyond appalling that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees offended anyone by saying why he stands and puts his hand over his heart while our national anthem is being played. He said, “I will ...

Warren Moon: Tom Brady and Drew Brees have lost arm strength, just like I did

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon was 44 years old when he made his last NFL start, so he’s one of the few people who have experienced what Tom Brady and Drew Brees are doing ...

Colin Kaepernick should be assigned to an NFL team, Malcolm Jenkins suggests

The NFL will not be on the right side of history until it apologizes to Colin Kaepernick directly or assigns him a team, according to New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins. In a video released ...

How does the Saints’ defense match up with Tom Brady-led Bucs?

What exactly will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offense look like when quarterback Tom Brady and tight end Rob Gronkowski join wide receivers Mike Evans and Chris Godwin and sprinkle in some of coach Bruce Arians’ ...

Golden Nuggets: 49ers’ Richard Sherman responds to Drew Brees’ apology

With protests focused on racial inequality, and police violence happening around the country, some felt Brees’ remarks missed the point of why former San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem back ...

At George Floyd funeral, Al Sharpton demands Roger Goodell ‘give Colin Kaepernick a job’

Al Sharpton admonished NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at George Floyd’s funeral on Tuesday, stating he should allow Colin Kaepernick to return to the league. “Oh, it’s nice to see some people change their mind,” Sharpton ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 10: Spike Lee compliments Drew Brees, and Malcolm Jenkins says Commission Goodell’s comments aren’t enough

NBC Sports’s Peter King ranks the Saints among the top 5 teams in the NFL, along with Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, and more. Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn said that team players have to ...

NFL needs to apologise to Kaepernick or assign him a team – Jenkins

Malcolm Jenkins has called upon the NFL to apologise to Colin Kaepernick or assign him a team. Go to Source ...

Shannon Sharpe supportive of Drew Brees after phone conversation

After making pointed statements toward New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees last week, former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe has since spoken with Brees and detailed elements of their conversation during his show Undisputed on ...

Malcolm Jenkins shows the leadership the Saints coveted in virtual keynote address

So Jenkins spoke from the box and backed up his reputation with his words. And when his address ended, he would back up his reputation with his actions, too. You will decide your future,” Jenkins ...

NFL: Kaepernick deserves apology, job — Saints’ Jenkins

In a stunning U-turn On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league had botched its handling of player protests and vowed to support peaceful protests in future, although he did not mention Kaepernick. Jenkins ...

Al Sharpton blasts NFL’s Goodell: ‘Don’t apologize. Give Colin Kaepernick a job back.’

Rev. Al Sharpton is far from satisfied with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s “empty” apology. Sharpton on Tuesday delivered another stirring eulogy for George Floyd at his funeral in Houston, during which he referenced Goodell’s recent ...

Jenkins says NFL must specifically address Kap

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said the efforts by commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL to support players fighting for social justice have fallen short ...

NFL Podcast: Behind the NFL’s one-eighty on Black Lives Matter and what should come next

Terez Paylor & Charles Robinson discuss the stunning one-eighty performed by Roger Goodell and the NFL on the matter of Black Lives Matter and player protests. Go to Source ...

Reports: Spike Lee joins Saints’ Zoom call, compliments Brees

Lee, 63, has directed some of the most well-known and best-reviewed movies on civil rights and race relations in the past 30-plus years, including “Do the Right Thing,” “Malcolm X” and ” BlacKkKlansman” — the ...

Why ex-Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is ‘glad’ he posted video criticizing Saints’ Drew Brees

Malcolm Jenkins doesn’t regret openly criticizing Drew Brees on social media following the quarterback’s remarks on national anthem protests last week. Introducing Eagles Extra: Sign up for a free trial now. Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes ...

Spike Lee reportedly compliments Drew Brees for standing up to Donald Trump in meeting with Saints

Drew Brees addressed an Instagram message to Donald Trump after the president criticized him for apologizing for his protest stance. Go to Source ...

Kaepernick deserves apology, job – Jenkins

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins called on the NFL to apologise to Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, saying recent expressions of contrition would be meaningless while the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback remained isolated from ...

Malcolm Jenkins delivers message of hope to Philadelphia graduates

On Tuesday, Jenkins was a commencement speaker at the School District of Philadelphia’s virtual graduation where he delivered a message of hope and pride to the city’s new graduates, and he urged them to create ...

Source: Spike Lee is latest Saints guest speaker

ESPN Famed director and producer Spike Lee was the latest guest speaker for the New Orleans Saints, appearing on a video call with the team Tuesday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Lee complimented Drew ...

Saints DB coach Aaron Glenn challenging Lattimore and Williams to be more than a “talent”

Marshon Lattimore and Marcus Williams were drafted into the Saints secondary in 2017 and this year is a big one for the duo. Both are entering the final year of their rookie contracts and secondary ...

Duke Offers Four-Star Offensive Tackle P.J. Williams

ShawnKrest 2 hours ago Duke continued its search for help on the offensive line with an offer to four-star 2022 tackle Patrick “P.J.” Williams of Dickinson, Texas. The Blue Devils offered Williams’ teammate at Dickinson, ...

‘Give Colin Kaepernick his job back!’ Al Sharpton slams Roger Goodell at George Floyd memorial

If NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is truly sorry for failing to listen to NFL players protesting racism, he can prove it by opening the door for ostracized free agent Colin Kaepernick to return to the ...

Jameis Winston: ‘Historically I’m One of the Best Quarterbacks to Play the Game’

The only quarterbacks to throw for more yards in a season – Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and his new teammate, Drew Brees – all are future Hall of Famers. From that sense, it ...

Spike Lee joined Saints’ team meeting today

The Saints were joined at today’s virtual team meeting by film director Spike Lee. Lee, who has made some of the best films about civil rights in America, including Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X ...

Malcolm Jenkins calls for NFL to apologize to Colin Kaepernick, talks defunding police

The veteran NFL safety and leader of the Player’s Coalition says the that the league remains on the wrong side of history. Go to Source ...

Malcolm Jenkins to Philly Class of 2020 graduates: ‘You get to decide the life you want to have’

Philadelphia’s Class of 2020 has officially graduated! Go to Source ...

Watch: Alvin Kamara’s top-5 plays from his Tennessee Vols days

Alvin Kamara didn’t exactly light the world on fire in his time with the Tennessee Volunteers. Snubbed to a backup role by a since-canned coaching staff, the future New Orleans Saints star logged just 210 ...

Former Saints’ Captain: I Accepted Drew Brees’ Apology

For at least another season, Brees will work in a locker room full of teammates that have had entirely different life experiences than he has, and felt compelled to voice their disappointment in his comments ...

Malcolm Jenkins: NFL won’t get it right until Colin Kaepernick gets apology

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a video statement Friday that received strong reviews, but it landed one step short in the view of some NFL players. In his video supporting players’ fight for social injustice, ...

Terron Armstead pledges to build New Orleans community center

Community means a lot to New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead, who spent much of his 2020 offseason working to open the Team Armstead Community Center in his hometown of Cahokia, Ill. Inspired by ...

Kyler Murray is the 13th quarterback off the board in ESPN’s complete NFL Re-Draft

If every player in the NFL was eligible for a re-draft, where would a player like Kyler Murray get drafted. ESPN undertook this massive project and it was interesting to see which quarterbacks went in ...

Saints’ Jenkins: NFL must address Kaepernick

New Orleans Saints safety and Players Coalition co-founder Malcolm Jenkins said the NFL’s support of players fighting social injustice will not be enough if the league doesn’t address quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “I still don’t think ...

Saints’ Jameis Winston not worried about backup job in New Orleans: ‘I’m one of the best quarterbacks to play’

Jameis Winston might be starting the 2020 season off as a backup quarterback to Drew Brees, but he’s not letting the new role define his “worth. Winston said in an interview with Bleacher Report Tuesday ...

Jenkins: NFL must specifically address Kap

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said the efforts by commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL to support players fighting for social justice have fallen short ...

Saints coaching staff planning to work remotely until the start of training camp

Coaching staffs for most of the NFL’s 32 teams were allowed to return to their team facilities last week, but it appears the New Orleans Saints staff will continue to work remotely for a while ...

Jameis Winston: “I know . . . that historically I’m one of the best quarterbacks to play the game”

Jameis Winston no longer has a starting job. He still has plenty of confidence. “I know what I’m worth,” Winston recently told Tyler Dunne of BleacherReport.com. “And I know day in and day out, without ...

Saints considered cream of the NFC crop in Peter King’s latest Power Rankings

The New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, and even Tennessee Titans all have a claim to the #3 spot. Typically the 49ers and Saints are found in the three and four spots ...

Malcolm Jenkins: NFL Won’t Get It Right Until It Apologizes to Colin Kaepernick

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins doesn’t believe the NFL has gone far enough to show its full, undivided support to black players in the wake of Roger Goodell’s video statement released last week. Appearing ...

Jenkins: NFL must specifically addresses Kap

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins said the efforts by commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL to back players fighting for social justice have fallen short ...

Saints’ Jameis Winston: ‘I’m one of the best quarterbacks to play the game’

Do I feel like I’ve earned my stripes? I do. Do I feel like I’m better than a lot of starting quarterbacks in this league? Go to Source ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas makes $20,000 donation that will wipe out $2 million of medical debt

Thomas partnered with the charity RIP Medical Debt to forgive over $2 million in medical debt in New Orleans. Go to Source ...

Ron Cook: Has the NFL learned its lesson about peaceful protests?

Maybe it will be players kneeling – black players and white players. Or maybe players locked arm-in-arm in unity. Or maybe players with fists raised. Go to Source ...

Amazing words & actions: How athletes are stepping up amid protests

Another week without a majority of live sports is in the books. But that doesn’t mean the news took a break. Plenty from this week for us to tackle in Good Sports, so let’s dive ...

Rookie Roots: Story of Saints draft pick Zack Baun

“He and one other boy were the only boys in the dance academy,” Genell said. “I think that before any other sport, I had him in dance.” Then, it was soccer. Go to Source ...

What does coaching Saints football via videoconference look like? It requires creativity.

Because of our lack of ability to put them on the field and go through things, there’s been a lot more communication back and forth, many, many more questions as we’ve watched others execute it, ...

Jameis Winston still believes in himself, but will anyone else?

Jameis Winston remains as confident as ever. Go to Source ...

Malcolm Jenkins explains decision to post emotional video last week

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has remained publicly quiet, for the most part, since posting a pair of emotional videos last Wednesday, in the aftermath of the controversial Drew Brees remarks linking anthem protests to “disrespect” ...

NFC South: Fatal flaws for every team in the division

The NFC South has been an arms race this offseason. The Panthers moved off of Ron Rivera and hired Baylor rejuvenator Matt Rhule, the Buccaneers added Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski to the fold, and ...

New Orleans Saints star Malcolm Jenkins on George Floyd, racism and police reform

Live updates from George Floyd’s funeral service Go to Source ...

NFL rumors: Saints are sold on ex-Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins

Former New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins wore a Saints uniform for just three games last season. But that’s all it took for New Orleans to be sold on the 31-year-old. Certainly there’s an overall ...

Shaquille O’Neal blamed media for divide with Kobe Bryant during Saints team meeting: report

Shaquille O’Neal was reportedly in the meeting when the New Orleans Saints addressed Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during the national anthem. O’Neal urged the Saints players not to let the media divide them and ...

Eagles pass rusher Malik Jackson doesn’t accept Drew Brees’ apology, ‘excited to play him’ this season

Malik Jackson intends to deliver his message to Drew Brees when the Eagles face the Saints this season. Go to Source ...

Which NFC South team has the best RB situation?

We have finally to running back in our ongoing series. Are backs important to a great offense? The most replaceable position? Go to Source ...

June 9: More details about Drew Brees’ call with the rest of the team

Canal Street Chronicle’s newest video about coach Sean Payton’s biggest draft day steals. The transcript of a conference call between Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen and New Orleans Media. Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma leaves ...

Ex-Player Says Defensive Linemen Will Try to Injure Drew Brees This Season

TJ Houshmandzadeh: “The apology in my opinion was PR, and he HAD to do that. He might have felt in his heart that he made a mistake but I don’t know Drew Brees personally… There’s ...

Eagles DT Malik Jackson looking forward to Week 14 matchup vs. Drew Brees

It’s been almost two-years since Malik Jackson completed an NFL game, so he’s definitely chomping at the bit to return to the field. After Drew Brees’s comments last week, Jackson is even more motivated to ...

What Drew Brees meant to say

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees inadvertently walked into the middle of the racial injustice debate last week. Brees, asked what he thought about national anthem protests four years ago, said he would never agree ...

Malik Jackson won’t accept Drew Brees’ apology, looks forward to playing him

Although several NFL players have said they appreciated Drew Brees apologizing for equating kneeling during the national anthem with disrespect for the country Eagles defensive lineman Malik Jackson is not among them. Jackson told ABC ...

Patriots coaches will not return to offices until training camp

While coaching staffs across the NFL begin returning to their team headquarters as local governance allows, the New England Patriots will not be joining suit. According to Jim McBride of the Boston Globe, the Patriots ...

Shannon Sharpe reflects on phone call with Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees went through a whirlwind of attention last week after speaking out against peaceful protests during the national anthem before NFL games, with retired Super Bowl champion and Fox Sports ...

Watch: Malcolm Jenkins speaks at Philadelphia protest

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins spent the last six years playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, and the city still has an important place in his heart. Jenkins returned to Philadelphia for a peaceful protest ...

NFL plans to reopen team facilities, but Saints to wait for training camp

The NFL issued a four-part memo to all 32 teams on Monday laying out guidelines for the reopening of team facilities, closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but the New Orleans Saints aren’t in ...

Shaq advised Saints players amid Brees controversy

With the New Orleans Saints facing a potential team-defining moment last week as they reacted to controversial comments from quarterback Drew Brees, a celebrity source provided his perspective. Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal weighed ...

Shaquille O’Neal to Saints: Don’t let the media divide you

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal officially has not commented on his remarks during last Thursday’s virtual meeting of the Saints, a day after respect-the-flag remarks from quarterback Drew Brees prompted a backlash that resulted in a ...

Shaq urged Saints to stay unified, source says

ESPN Shaquille O’Neal urged the New Orleans Saints last Thursday not to let the media divide them in the wake of Drew Brees’ national anthem comments, a source confirmed to ESPN. “They’re going to try ...

President Donald Trump questions NFL, Roger Goodell after commissioner’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ statement

The response was inevitable after the commissioner admitted the league had been wrong in not listening to its players on social issues. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Thomas donates to relieve medical debt

ESPN News Services New Orleans Saints All-Pro receiver Michael Thomas has joined with a nonprofit group to help relieve $2.3 million in health care debt for Louisiana residents. Thomas contributed $20,000 to the group RIP ...

Can Steven Sims be the next Tyreek Hill?

This offseason, Redskins’ wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. has been working out with famed WR trainer David Robinson to hone his craft. Robinson is one of the foremost wide receiver coaches out there, serving players ...

Shaquille O’Neal reportedly tells Saints: Don’t let media divide you like they did me and Kobe Bryant

We need to get past this predilection toward unity. Go to Source ...

Dennis Allen sold on Janoris Jenkins opposite Marshon Lattimore

The Saints let Eli Apple leave because they had Janoris Jenkins coming back for 2020. Jenkins played only three games for New Orleans last season, seeing action on 167 defensive snaps. It was enough for ...

Trump Vs. the NFL, PART 2

First, why can’t we just have nice things? Why can’t we enjoy football without everyone getting all pissed off? It seems that the NFL has evolved to the point that kneeling during the anthem will ...

Shannon Sharpe Details Drew Brees Phone Conversation After Anthem Comments

Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe spoke with Drew Brees after the New Orleans Saints quarterback drew criticism for his comments about players protesting during the national anthem. During FS1’s Undisputed on Monday, Sharpe detailed the ...

Saints coaching staff planing to work remotely until the start of training camp

Coaching staffs for most of the NFL’s 32 teams were allowed to return to their team facilities last week, but it appears the New Orleans Saints staff will continue to work remotely for a while ...

Trump signals he’s ready to battle again over NFL players kneeling during anthem

President Donald Trump criticized Drew Brees and Roger Goodell for changing their stances regarding kneeling during the national anthem. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem. Now his wife has apologized as well, saying “we ...

Eagles’ Malik Jackson explains why he’s not accepting Drew Brees’ apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players around the league last week. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik ...

Inside the three days that sparked changed in the NFL

Peter King takes you inside three days that shook the NFL as they took charge in the fight against racism and social injustices. Go to Source ...

Malcolm Jenkins thanks Drew Brees ‘for listening’ as Saints QB responds to Trump

Having criticised Drew Brees for his earlier comments this week, New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins was glad to see him apologise. Go to Source ...

Shannon Sharpe Describes Phone Call With Drew Brees

Drew Brees had the entire football world upset last week after his controversial stance on kneeling during the National Anthem. Brees labeled the act as disrespectful to the flag and the military which a sentiment ...

Deantae Prince: When Drew Brees uses the American flag to virtue signal, he ignores black contributions to the military — and the systemic reasons many don’t know their family history

He can sing Francis Scott Key’s words without considering the third verse, which references the killing of Colonial Marines, two units of former slaves who joined British forces and fought in the War of 1812. ...

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on American flag

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem. Now his wife has apologized as well, saying “we ...

[VIDEO] Top 10 Saints draft day steals in Sean Payton Era

Sean Payton has had a bunch of draft hits of late, with the 2017 NFL Draft landing both the Offensive and Defensive Rookies of the Year in Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore. But for each ...

Ben Watson accepts Drew Brees’ apology, wants to hear what he’s learned

When Saints quarterback Drew Brees angered many of his fellow NFL players by equating kneeling during the national anthem with disrespecting America, one of the players he reached out to was former teammate Benjamin Watson. ...

Former Patriot Ben Watson spoke to Drew Brees before quarterback apologized (video)

In between Drew Brees’ initial controversial comments about protesting during the national anthem and his about-face apology that briefly put him in a Twitter fight with Donald Trump, Brees spoke to Benjamin Watson. The two ...

Adrian Peterson says he will ‘without a doubt’ kneel during National Anthem in 2020

This past week has been a crazy one in the NFL, where football players of all backgrounds have taken to social media to denounce police brutality, with many showing up to respective protests in their ...

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on flag

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem. Now his wife has apologized as well, saying “we ...

June 8: Drew Brees stands by his apology and Michael Thomas responds to Commissioner Goodell

Standing by his teammates, Drew Brees issues another statement directed at Donald Trump following Trump’s call-out on Twitter. Drew Brees’s wife, Brittany Brees, issues a statement via Instagram following the backlash her husband received. Michael ...

Adrian Peterson will kneel during the national anthem this season to protest racial injustice

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick protested racial injustice in the United States by kneeling during anthem in 2016 season By Field Level Media Adrian Peterson signed for Washington Redskins in 2018 Washington Redskins ...

New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees Stands Up to Trump Over NFL Protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has called out President Trump in an Instagram post, telling him that NFL players kneeling during the national anthem has nothing to do with the American flag itself, but ...

Donald Trump Accuses NFL Of “Disrespecting Our Country & Our Flag” Over League’s Condemnation Of Racism & Injustice – Update

UPDATE, 11:50 PM: In classic Sunday Night Football tradition, it took Donald Trump a couple of days and a weekend full of tweets to finally turn his wrath on the NFL for admitting they “were ...

Report: Shaq Cited Kobe Bryant Relationship During Drew Brees, Saints Meeting

Peter King provided details in his Football Morning in America column, noting he is “pretty sure” Brees cried during his apology. What’s more, one witness told King that O’Neal told the Saints a message along ...

President Donald Trump attacks NFL, Roger Goodell after commissioner’s ‘Black Lives Matter” statement

The response was inevitable after the commissioner admitted the league had been wrong in not listening to its players on social issues. Go to Source ...

Commentary: NFL apology to likely result in more kneeling during anthem – but has the overall perspective changed?

If you missed it, Brees was admonished by players all over the league for his comments about kneeling during the national anthem being disrespectful to the American Flag. After the backlash, Brees apologized, but was ...

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NFL 2020: Drew Brees, Black Lives Matter, Kneeling protest, Flag, Backlash

The wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said on Sunday they received death threats over his comments about athletes protesting during the American national anthem. Until we experienced the death threats, we experienced ...

These days, the intersection of sports and online shaming is a very special place

It’s easy to be cynical when it comes to public mea culpas, but Drew Brees, Vic Fangio and others seem to be listening and learning a thing or two. Thank goodness for the army of ...

Brees ‘received death threats’ over flag comments

The wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said on Sunday they received death threats over his comments about athletes protesting during the American national anthem. “Until we experienced the death threats, we experienced ...

Apologies, Protests and Rebellion: Inside the NFL’s 72-Hour Awakening

Drew Brees, a future Hall of Fame quarterback, issued a humbling apology for his comments on the subject. By Friday afternoon, Goodell was scrambling to respond. Then, two hours before the message was to be ...

Rasheed Wallace goes in on Drew Brees, isn’t accepting his apology

Rasheed Wallace wasn’t having it with the veteran quarterback and his apology… Go to Source ...

Around SB Nation: What other NFL blogs are discussing

Every week we take a look around the NFL at each team. We pull the biggest and most discussed headlines from each of our 32 NFL websites. Here’s all the biggest NFL headlines from this ...

Brittany Brees apologizes in Instagram message: ‘We are the problem’

Brittany Brees issued a statement vowing to listen and do better. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees tells Trump NFL protests have never been about the US flag

Drew Brees tells Trump NFL protests have never been about the US flag Go to Source ...

Finger: NFL sees the light, and there’s only one side to take

The real question is not, “Why did Brees and Goodell change their minds on a controversial issue? The real question is, “Why was the issue ever controversial at all? In journalism school, we’re taught to ...

The Saints just keep reminding NFL fans that they’re the league’s most unlikable franchise

Gayle Benson gained ownership of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans following the death of her husband and principle owner Tom Benson in 2018. This happened following an ugly legal battle between her ...

Adrian Peterson: Drew Brees isn’t racist, but he should see things from our view

Everyone, it seems, has an opinion on Drew Brees’ national anthem stance. Even President Donald Trump has weighed in on Twitter. The controversy surrounding the Saints quarterback has become the biggest story in the NFL. ...

Drew Brees Claps Back At Trump For Kneeling Apology Diss: The Black Community ‘Needs’ Our Help

Saints QB Drew Brees issued a powerful statement to Donald Trump about why he now supports taking a knee during NFL games, after Trump dissed him for changing his opinion. NFL players taking a knee ...

Sportsbooks Offering Bets on Whether Drew Brees Will Stand for National Anthem

Want to bet on whether Drew Brees will stand for the national anthem when the Saints travel to Tampa Bay for their season opener on September 13? Thanks to sites like MyBookie and Sports Betting ...

Floyd’s death reignites NFL debate over racial protest

As demonstrations against police brutality spread across the US following the death of George Floyd, divisions over how to address racial inequality returned to the nation’s most popular sport — American football. The game has ...

Drew Brees responds to Trump: “We need to listen and learn”

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the “American Flag should be respected.” Go to Source ...

Brittany Brees: We are the problem, we are sorry

After Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for suggesting that NFL players who kneeled during the national anthem disrespected the country, his wife apologized as well. Brittany Brees posted a lengthy message on Instagram ...

Malcolm Jenkins and Giannis Antetokounmpo deliver racial injustice messages at US protests

Linebacker Von Miller and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo attend demonstrations as protests continue across the US 0:38 American football player Malcolm Jenkins stresses the importance of keeping up the momentum of the Black Lives Matter ...

Trump’s Paeans to ‘Old Glory’ Might Not Work as Well as They Used to

Saints quarterback Drew Brees hit back at the president’s tweets about NFL protests, and stood by his apology for claiming they “disrespected the flag.” Go to Source ...

Drew Brees and Roger Goodell grabbed the headlines. But don’t forget what the story is really about

Saints linebacker Demario Davis praised Brees for recognizing his mistake. Now, he wants to talk about the issues directly at hand. Go to Source ...

Smith: Sports steers the debate forward

Drew Brees was right. And wrong. LeBron James was right. Go to Source ...

Saints quarterback Drew Brees tells Trump he stands by apology over comments about anthem protest

Drew Brees directly responded to President Trump’s criticism of the NFL star on Friday – a day after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying that players who knelt during the national anthem were disrespecting the ...

Hyde: Goodell’s admission, Brees’ apology reflect the growing social voice of players

“We, the National Football League, condemn racism and systematic oppression of black people,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a video message. “We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to ...

Drew Brees stands by apology for national anthem comments despite attack from Trump

President Trump criticized Drew Brees after the quarterback apologized for comments he made about players protesting during the national anthem, but Brees isn’t backing down. Meanwhile, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has apologized for the league’s ...

NFL ‘were wrong’ not to support players’ protests, says commissioner Roger Goodell

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who initially criticised those who protest during the US national anthem, urges US President Donald Trump to “acknowledge the problems” facing the black community NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says ...

Drew Brees Stands Against Trump: Racial Justice Protests ‘Not About The American Flag’

Trump defended Brees’s remarks on the national anthem protests, even after Brees apologized and vowed to be an ally to the Black community. Go to Source ...

Please don’t invade my island of refuge by dragging sports into it

I work hard every day at a very dirty job. I am a sportswriter, which means I deal with the world’s biggest problems. Teams steal signals, basketball guys dunk on other guys and make mean ...

Drew Brees wrote a letter to President Trump criticizing his viewpoint on the national anthem

After receiving significant criticism from teammates, opponents, and the general public for his stance, Brees apologized on Instagram to those he may have offended, saying his comments were insensitive. He wrote: “I’m sorry it has ...

Charles Barkley calls reaction to Drew Brees’ comments “overkill”

As Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken significant criticism this week for equating kneeling during the national anthem with disrespecting the country, not everyone thinks that criticism is fair. Charles Barkley has spoken out in ...

Tony Romo’s new contract looks ridiculous after CBS layoffs

In the midst of layoffs, CBS will pay him $17 million per annum for weekly, seasonal work. And he can’t ensure even one more viewer or ratings point. Romo engenders viewer love or scorn. Go ...

Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: ‘unbelievably divisive right now’

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees’ remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this week, believing that the comment was taken out of context. Villanueva, a former captain ...

Drew Brees Kicks Back Hard At Donald Trump; NFL QB Says “We Are At A Critical Juncture In Our Nation’s History” After George Floyd Death & Protests – Update

UPDATE, 8:10 PM: Having had a rude awakening himself on his own short sighted point of view, Drew Brees just effectively sacked Donald Trump tonight on the field of public debate over the ongoing George ...

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcoming football season. In an interview ostensibly about business franchising, the ...

Brees stands by apology in response to Trump

ESPN In a message addressed to President Donald Trump on Friday night, Drew Brees stood by his apology for earlier comments on “disrespecting the flag,” after Trump wrote that the New Orleans Saints quarterback should ...

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Donald Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for NFL anthem protest stance

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag – NO KNEELING!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Go to Source ...

Which NFL teams are best (and worst) suited to play well after this unusual offseason?

Saints — Sean Payton, offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, and quarterback Drew Brees are on to their 15th year together running the offense. Dennis Allen is back for his sixth straight year at defensive coordinator. And ...

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Adrian Peterson says NFL players are ‘all ready to take a knee together’ during national anthem

Adrian Peterson said players are ready to kneel again. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees responds to President Trump: Protests ‘not an issue about the American flag’

Drew Brees issued a personal apology after receiving backlash from teammates and players around the NFL. Hours after President Donald Trump said Drew Brees “should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our ...

Drew Brees tells Donald Trump ‘this is not about the flag’ after president urges ‘no kneeling’

Trump earlier told Brees he “should not have taken back his original stance” after Saints QB called those who kneel during anthem “disrespectful” Drew Brees has written to President Donald Trump on social media Drew ...

NFL, Drew Brees vs Donald Trump letter, black lives matter protests, Colin Kaepernick

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has issued an open letter to Donald Trump imploring him to listen to African-American communities. Trump criticised Brees on Friday, saying the NFL star was wrong to apologise for ...

Drew Brees to Donald Trump: ‘This is not an issue about the American flag’

Drew Brees pushed back at Donald Trump on Friday night, just hours after the president weighed in on Brees’ comments about protesting during the national anthem. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees expounds on apology for comments about NFL players kneeling during anthem

Drew Brees issued a personal apology after receiving backlash from teammates and players around the NFL. Go to Source ...

Rasheed Wallace on the Drew Brees apology I Moose and Maggie

Watch Moose & Maggie Mon-Fri: 10 A.M.-2 P.M. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to National Football League players kneeling during the national anthem. He’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, ...

Trump says Drew Brees should not have apologized for flag comment

President Donald Trump said Friday that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees should not have apologized for his comments on “disrespecting the flag” by kneeling during the national anthem. “I am a big fan of ...

President Donald Trump says Drew Brees should not have apologized for anthem kneeling comments

After Brees said he would “never agree” with someone kneeling during the national anthem on Wednesday he walked back his comments on Thursday. Go to Source ...

Trump slams Brees apology over US flag remarks

President Donald Trump criticised New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday, saying the NFL star was wrong to apologise for his comments about kneeling protests which ignited controversy. Brees triggered an outcry on Wednesday ...

Former Green Beret talks NFL players condemning racism

Former U.S. Army Green Beret and NFL player Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel as his form of protest during the national anthem, discusses NFL players asking the league to condemn racism. He ...

Drew Brees answers President Trump: This is not an issue about the flag

Drew Brees answered President Donald Trump in a Friday night post on social media. He also answered the question of whether his feelings about kneeling during the national anthem have changed. The president said the ...

“We were wrong,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says

The statement comes amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd​, but also years of controversy when the NFL refused to support Colin Kaepernick​ and other players who knelt in protest over police brutality. ...

Trump criticises Saints QB Brees for changing stance on kneeling

Drew Brees should have stuck with his stance about kneeling, according to United States president Donald Trump. Go to Source ...

Donald Trump slams Drew Brees apology over US flag remarks

US President Donald Trump criticised New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday, saying the NFL star was wrong to apologise for his comments about kneeling protests which ignited controversy. Brees triggered an outcry on ...

Roger Goodell is finally saying the right things, but will action follow?

A Twitter video can’t be the beginning and end of Goodell’s commitment. Go to Source ...

Trump says ‘no kneeling’ after latest in Drew Brees, National Anthem controversy

Trump called out New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ most recent apology for comments he made on players who take a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality just days after George Floyd ...

Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. Politicians, team owners and fellow players criticized him, fans ...

Trump backs Drew Brees’ original comments on it being ‘disrespectful’ to kneel during the anthem

President Donald Trump reiterated his stance that NFL players should not kneel in protest during the national anthem in a tweet supporting New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ recent comments about protests. Brees drew criticism ...

Trump Backs Drew Brees, Insists Americans Shouldn’t Protest The Flag

Trump defended Brees’s remarks on the national anthem protests, even after Brees apologized and vowed to be an ally to the Black community. Go to Source ...

NFL’s Gooddell issues mea culpa amid George Floyd unrest: ‘I personally protest with you’

NFL Commissioner Roger Gooddell publicly apologized Friday for not “listening” to black players when they spoke out about racism. “We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people. We, the ...

Donald Trump: Drew Brees should not be sorry for flag comments

President Trump: Drew Brees “should not have taken back his original stance” US President Donald Trump tweeted about Drew Brees on Friday Donald Trump has once again criticised protesters who kneel during the national anthem ...

CC Sabathia Thinks Saints Can Get Past Drew Brees’ ‘Insensitive’ Comments

Former MLB star CC Sabathia spent Thursday afternoon marching in protests against police brutality and social injustice in New York City. On Thursday evening, he joined The Bill Simmons Podcast to explain his take on ...

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

“NO KNEELING,” President Donald Trump asserted on Friday in response to the latest round of NFL controversy.Trump called out New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ most recent apology for comments he made on players who ...

‘NO KNEELING’: Trump rips Brees for apologizing over anthem protest stance

I think he’s truly one of the greatest quarterbacks, but he should not have taken back his original stance on honoring our magnificent American Flag. OLD GLORY is to be revered, cherished, and flown high… ...

De’Aaron Fox calls out Laura Ingraham’s ‘shut up and dribble’ hypocrisy

De’Aaron Fox pointed out Laura Ingraham’s double standard when it comes to white and black athletes. Go to Source ...

‘NO KNEELING’: Trump renews criticism of protests during U.S. anthem

President Donald Trump on Friday lobbed barbs at protesters who kneel during the national anthem, after NFL quarterback Drew Brees apologized for remarks he made about the practice. Brees said this week that he would ...

Trump says Drew Brees should not have backed off ‘NO KNEELING!’ stance

President Trump on Friday reentered the fray over NFL players protesting police brutality by kneeling during the National Anthem — knocking New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees for apologizing and demanding there be “NO KNEELING! ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas organized viral video featuring NFL players demanding to be heard

The video that surfaced Thursday evening featuring a handful of the NFL’s brightest young stars demanding the NFL to take seriously their protest against systemic racism was New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas’ idea, according ...

Malcolm Jenkins has been silent, for the most part

Since posting a pair of passionate, emotional videos on Wednesday reacting to Drew Brees’ controversial comments reiterating his belief that he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag,” Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has posted ...

Shaq was on Saints team call during Drew Brees’ apology

Saints head coach Sean Payton regularly invites guest speakers to join team meetings and a former LSU great happened to be a part of a very emotional one yesterday. On the show “NBA on TNT”, ...

Trump says Brees should NOT have apologized for calling NFL player protests ‘disrespectful’

President Donald Trump is wading back into the debate over NFL player protests by condemning Drew Brees’s recent apology for calling the peaceful demonstrations ‘disrespectful’ to the military. I am a big fan of Drew ...

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for comments on kneeling during national anthem

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday said New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees should not have apologized for comments he made regarding players kneeling in protest during the national anthem and that everyone should ...

Donald Trump: Drew Brees should not have apologized, we all should stand

President Trump weighed in today on the controversy surrounding Drew Brees, saying the Saints’ quarterback was right to criticize kneeling during the national anthem and wrong to apologize for his statement. Trump wrote on Twitter ...

Granderson: Drew Brees, Dabo Swinney and the end days of the non-racist

The person who watched Floyd’s life slip away on video, then penned a vague statement about “diversity” and “inclusion,” maybe even threw in a quotation from Martin Luther King Jr. The person so committed to ...

Drew Brees: I want you to see in my eyes how sorry I am – New Orleans Saints QB apologises again

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologised again after saying he disagreed with protests when players kneel during the national anthem. Brees, 41, faced criticism after his comments on Wednesday, although the veteran apologised the ...

More than half of NFL coaching staffs not at team facilities

More than half of the 32 NFL teams will not have their coaching staffs back at their facilities Friday even though the league has approved such returns where local governments allow them. Clubs with coaches ...

Martellus Bennett calls ‘bulls–t’ on Aaron Rodgers call for solidarity

Aaron Rodgers drew praise for his Instagram post that most observers saw as an indirect shot at Drew Brees for his take on players kneeling during the national anthem. Martellus Bennett, however, took issue with ...

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA’s China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd cases as well as ...

Youth New Era Black New Orleans Saints 2019 Salute to Service Cuffed Knit Hat

Help your young fan support their New Orleans Saints while showing respect and gratitude for our service members with our new 2019 On-Field Salute to Service Collection. This New Era Cuffed Knit Hat is made ...

ESPN’s Maria Taylor rips Drew Brees for kneeling comment, apology: ‘Did your heart actually change?’

Maria Taylor questioned whether Drew Brees would have apologized if not for the immense backlash. Go to Source ...

Ernie Johnson reacts to Drew Brees’ comments: ‘You can’t use the flag as a blindfold’

Ernie Johnson gave emotional remarks on the American flag and his own thoughts in the past week. Go to Source ...

Hey NFL, how about a ‘Kaepernick was right’ statement?

In 2016 Colin Kaepernick was an average quarterback with a powerful message, at least according to our DJ Bean. It’s time we all — including the NFL — acknowledge that his message four years ago ...

Division Links: a look at stories from NFC East SB Nation blogs

It’s really hard to fathom that the Cowboys had DeMarcus Lawrence and Robert Quinn on the defensive line and still managed to have seven fewer sacks than the Redskins last season. This isn’t to say ...

Warren Moon: Drew Brees’ Comments ‘Came From A Selfish Place’

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon discusses Drew Brees’ comments and why he believes they came from a “selfish place.” Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 5: Drew Brees issues an apology

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Drew Brees’ initial statement and some teammates’ immediate reactions. Drew Brees’ full apology ...

Antonio Cromartie calls Drew Brees ‘coward’ and ‘stupid MF’; Darrelle Revis says Roger Goodell should publicly apologize to players who kneeled

Retired Jets cornerbacks Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis — who were once two of the NFL’s biggest stars — are going after Saints quarterback Drew Brees and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Brees recently said he ...

LeBron James blasts Fox News host Laura Ingraham for double-standard on which athletes she believes can speak out on politics

Laura Ingraham said Drew Brees is “allowed to have his view” on kneeling and called outcry against him “totalitarian conduct” and “Stalinist.” Go to Source ...

NFL stars ask ‘What if I was George Floyd?’ in powerful new video

A group of some of the NFL’s brightest stars sent a message to the league and the public in a powerful video released on Thursday in which they ask, “What if I was George Floyd?” ...

Three Saints primed for breakout years

Who are some of the players on the Saints roster poised for breakout seasons in 2020? Alex Anzalone This is an easy one. If Alex Anzalone can stay healthy, he might be the missing piece ...

Russini On Saints’ Healing Process: It’s Not Going To Be Easy

You know how strong that Saints locker room is just from obviously following football and understanding that culture,” ESPN’s Dianna Russini said on The DA Show. And it starts from the top obviously with Sean ...

LeBron James, Aaron Rodgers Call Out Drew Brees After He Says Players Should Stand During Anthem

“You literally still don’t understand why Kap was kneeling on one knee?” LeBron James fired back at Drew Brees on Wednesday Go to Source ...

Drew Brees makes second apology for comments on NFL kneeling

Drew Brees has issued another apology amid backlash from fans and teammates over his disapproval of NFL players kneeling in protest during the national anthem, this time posting a self-recorded video on Instagram to convey ...

Former Green Beret Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel, reacts to Drew Brees’ protest comments

The former Green Beret who in 2016 advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the pregame national anthem to protest police brutality and social injustice spoke out on Drew Brees’ controversial comments about that practice. Nate ...

McCourty twins address Drew Brees’ controversial comments, whether they forgive Saints QB

During their latest episode of the “Double Coverage” podcast, Devin and Jason McCourty discussed Saints QB Drew Brees’ controversial comments about players disrespecting the American flag by kneeling during the national anthem. Go to Source ...

Ask Kyle: Thoughts on NFL protests, police brutality and the future of the Lions

Q: With the protests breaking out around the country this week, I’m curious your perspective on the Kaepernick protests from a few years ago, what that was like to be around and do you think ...

Coronavirus outbreak isn’t the first calamity the NFL has confronted

While the coronavirus outbreak poses an extremely difficult challenge for the NFL, the league has played games and seasons amid crisis in the past. Go to Source ...

NFL Podcast: How Drew Brees missed the mark, coaches return to facilities and ranking the league’s young QBs

Terez Paylor & Charles Robinson open the podcast this week discussing Drew Brees’ comments about the kneeling for the anthem and the harsh criticism he faced in response from his teammates, colleagues, the press and ...

Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, LeBron James

Drew Brees was criticized sharply by fellow high-profile athletes including some of his own teammates on Wednesday after the Saints’ quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the National Anthem. In an interview with Yahoo, ...

Laura Ingraham defends backing Drew Brees after telling LeBron James to ‘shut up and dribble’

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham returned to the airwaves Thursday night on “The Ingraham Angle” and justified her defense of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talking politics after previously telling Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron ...

Deion Jones: Drew Brees’ apology needs to turn to action

Saints quarterback Drew Brees has apologized (twice now), and has work to do to convince his teammates he’s sincere. Naturally, people who aren’t on his team aren’t as eager to offer him the benefit of ...

Drew Brees, the NFL and the fight over the American flag

The New Orleans Saints quarterback is also free to stand during the national anthem and place his hand over his heart and think about his grandfather who served during World War II. None of that ...

LeBron James Calls Out Laura Ingraham for Defending Drew Brees After Telling James to ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

LeBron James is calling out Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham for what some see as a double standard when it comes to her response to athletes sharing political opinions. James took to Twitter on Sunday ...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees takes first step toward mending relationships

I recognize that I should do less talking and more listening,” Brees wrote in the apology posted on social media. When the black community is talking about their pain, we all need to listen. In ...

Saints LB Demario Davis Responds to Drew Brees’ Comments

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis shares how he felt about Drew Brees’ comments pertaining to disrespecting the flag and how the locker room will move forward afterward. Go to Source ...

Warren Moon Calls Drew Brees’ Apology ‘A Start,’ Wants QB To Help Black Community

Hall of Famer Warren Moon says he truly believes Drew Brees didn’t mean any harm with his stance on the national anthem protests … but now that he’s apologized, it’s time to step up and ...

Laura Ingraham changes tune following Drew Brees backlash

On Thursday night, Fox News host Laura Ingraham addressed the backlash she received for coming to the defense of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees the night before. The backlash, though, wasn’t just that she ...

Shaquille O’Neal was on Saints’ call during Drew Brees’ apology

The Saints aren’t saying much about what went on in their team meeting this morning, wanting to keep things in-house. A handful of players, including Alvin Kamara, Terron Armstead, Michael Thomas and Demario Davis, indicated ...

Drew Brees’s Unchanged Stance on Kneeling Is Suddenly Out of Step

Brees’s offensive teammate, Alvin Kamara, a Saints running back, also seemed to welcome the apology. We talked and I explained to him where he dropped the ball and he understood, Kamara wrote on Twitter. But ...

‘I Forgive Drew Brees’: Chris Broussard Details How Brees Can Redeem Himself

Chris Broussard: “I forgive Drew Brees. I’ve said things myself that are wrong, I’ve done things myself that are wrong, and I know that I can’t be forgiven for what I’ve done if I’m unwilling ...

Lufkin’s McCoy named to NFL All-Under 25 Team

Offense: Patrick Mahomes, quarterback, Kansas City; Christian McCaffrey, running back, Carolina; Saquon Barkley, running back, New York Giants; Chris Godwin, wide receiver, Tampa Bay; Courtland Sutton, wide receiver, Denver; Nick Chubb, flex, Cleveland; Mark Andrews, ...

Saints QB Drew Brees apologizes again for comments: ‘I will do better’

Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized again Thursday, a day after saying he disagreed with protests when players kneel during the national anthem. Brees, 41, faced criticism after his comments on Wednesday, although the veteran first ...

Alvin Kamara: “Until you are black in America, you won’t truly understand what it is to be black in America”

Recent events have created an unprecedented level of awareness and sensitivity by white Americans to the issues confronting black Americans. On Thursday, Saints running back Alvin Kamara posted a long thread on Twitter that provides ...

Michael Thomas accepts Drew Brees’ apology as some Saints players talk moving forward

Michael Thomas accepted Drew Brees’ apology, but other prominent Saints critics have yet to weigh in. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees speaks directly into camera to issue another apology: ‘I will be a part of the solution’

Drew Brees issued a second apology on Thursday after his first wasn’t universally well-received. Go to Source ...

Lynx star Maya Moore on Drew Brees’ national anthem comments, apologies: ‘This is a great thing’

“You don’t know what you don’t know sometimes.” Go to Source ...

Saints’ Brees takes first step toward mending relationships

And the biting backlash that followed prompted the Saints’ star quarterback to issue a public apology Thursday in which he acknowledged he totally “missed the mark. When Brees expressed his position on the anthem three ...

Shannon Sharpe says Drew Brees should retire after anthem comments

Drew Brees drew large amounts of criticism following his comments regarding kneeling for the national anthem. Shannon Sharpe believes the veteran QB should retire because of it. Go to Source ...

Credit to Drew Brees: PRs up to try to walk back comments on race, earns praise

All of our grandfathers fought in World War 2, of course, and not all of us view the actions of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who lost his job after deciding to take a knee ...

Saints QB Drew Brees expounds on protest apology: ‘I am sorry. And I will do better’

Sports Pulse: After Drew Brees made comments about players protesting, here are some reactions from the players New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees took to Instagram on Thursday night to expound on his apology from ...

Saints’ Drew Brees apologizes, but still doesn’t understand reason for kneeling

Saints quarterback Drew Brees issued an apology Thursday for his gale of words that cut a path through the NFL, the sports landscape and the New Orleans community a day earlier. In a lengthy Instagram ...

Killer Mike Criticizes Drew Brees’ Comments on Kneeling: ‘Now, You Bear the Brunt of It’

On Wednesday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was heavily criticized in an interview with Yahoo Finance where he said he was opposed to any disrespecting of the American flag. He was heavily criticized by ...

LeBron James Calls Out Laura Ingraham, ‘Tired Of This Treatment Right Here’

LeBron James is weighing in on that new viral video of Laura Ingraham … questioning why she didn’t tell Drew Brees to “shut up and dribble” the way she told LeBron back in 2018. The ...

Drew Brees apologizes again

Saints quarterback Drew Brees has issued a second apology for his widely criticized comments likening kneeling during the national anthem to disrespecting America. Brees posted a video on Instagram looking into the camera, saying again ...

Alvin Kamara explains why he can ‘kneel confidently’ in protest

Saints running back Alvin Kamara provided an impassioned case for why he’ll choose to kneel this fall. Go to Source ...

Veteran Nate Boyer: Taking a knee wasn’t disrespectful until “I saw the knee on George Floyd’s neck”

Army veteran Nate Boyer (who advised Colin Kaepernick on kneeling in silent protest of injustice and police brutality) reveals his perspective on national protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death, what Drew Brees can ...

Tom Brady, Saints Reportedly Had ‘Serious’ Mutual Interest If Drew Brees Retired

The New Orleans Saints reportedly had a good chance to sign Tom Brady if Drew Brees had retired after last season. Per CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Brady was watching the Saints’ situation with Brees ...

Drew Brees’ apology met with more criticism while some Saints’ teammates show support

In the hours following a wave of public backlash over his stance against kneeling during the national anthem, Drew Brees issued an apology that has received mixed reactions throughout the league. During an interview with ...

Alvin Kamara Details Experiences with Racism, Social Injustice in Twitter Thread

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara detailed his personal history with racism in a lengthy Twitter thread Thursday. The comments come amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice. Comments from Saints quarterback ...

LeBron James rips Fox News’ Laura Ingraham for her Drew Brees hypocrisy

When is it OK for professional athletes to speak out about political and societal issues? Well, if you’re Laura Ingraham, apparently it’s when the athletes agree with your views. If you’re keeping score at home ...

De’Aaron Fox takes exception to ‘shut up and dribble’ double standard

Kings’ De’Aaron Fox fires back at media double standard Go to Source ...

LeBron James Responds To Laura Ingraham’s Hypocrisy

When LeBron James and many of his peers spoke out politically a few years ago, he was told by Fox host Laura Ingraham to “shut up and dribble.” Recently, NFL quarterback Drew Brees spoke up ...

NFL Star Malcolm Jenkins Slams Drew Brees for Comments on Anthem Protests

‘The whole country’s on fire, and the first thing that you do is criticize one’s peaceful protest?’ — NFL star Malcolm Jenkins spoke out against his Saints teammate Drew Brees’ claim that kneeling during the anthem ...

Terron Armstead waited to talk to Drew Brees before commenting

A number of Saints teammates didn’t wait for today’s team meeting to give Drew Brees a piece of their mind. But one of the guys responsible for protecting Brees said Thursday he’s hoping that Brees’ ...

Report: Tom Brady, Saints had mutual interest this offseason

Could Tom Brady have been a member of the Saints in 2020? If Drew Brees would have retired, it may have been a very real possibility. According to RADIO.com Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora, ...

Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara and other Saints forgive Drew Brees: ‘Let’s focus back on the real issue’

Meanwhile, Brees completely ignored the issue — police brutality and racial injustice against black people — of which those protests, as well as the ongoing protests in the country, have been trying to address. New ...

Doyel: Help this country heal, or get out of the way

Those whose hearts are in the right place – and I’m thinking of Brees and Fangio here – try to apologize and make it better. And that certainly can’t hurt. But the apology by Fangio, ...

Fantasy 2020: Searching for Continuity and Carnivals

2020 is set to be a very different fantasy football year, so Scott Pianowski is on the lookout for continuity and carnivals. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees apologises for kneeling comments

VIDEO SHOWS: DREW BREES’ APOLOGY POSTED ON HIS INSTAGRAM PAGE, COMMENTS MADE BY LEBRON JAMES ON HIS TWITTER PAGE, FILE PHOTOGRAPHS OF DREW BREES AND SOUNDBITES OF BREES TALKING ABOUT PLAYERS TAKING THE KNEE IN ...

I have insider info with saints/Bucs locker room… Who will win division with a VERY STRANGE YEAR COMING….

As I’ve mentioned 10 MILLION times before I have played with Alvin Kamara at Norcross HS (I graduated a year before), and maintain a healthy level of friendliness and communication with him. As far as ...

Drew Brees Apologizes For ‘Insensitive’ Take On NFL Players Kneeling In Protest

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was slammed by fans and fellow athletes after arguing the gesture amounts to “disrespecting the flag.” Go to Source ...

Drew Brees Apologizes After Anthem Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, Others

Drew Brees attempted to scramble out of trouble Thursday, offering up an apology after teammates, fans and celebrities slammed what were perceived as tone deaf remarks reiterating his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the ...

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, who told LeBron James to ‘shut up and dribble,’ defends Saints’ Drew Brees

Ingraham defended Brees on Wednesday night, hours after the quarterback criticized those who want to take a knee during the national anthem as a form of social protest. Well, he’s allowed to have his view ...

Martellus Bennett Calls Out Aaron Rodgers In Response To QB’s Instagram

Martellus Bennett on Wednesday used a lengthy Twitter thread to address controversial remarks made this week by Drew Brees and Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. Bennett also used the platform to take aim at ...

Drew Brees: New Orleans Saints star apologises after criticising NFL kneeling protests

NFL quarterback Drew Brees has apologised for comments made about players kneeling in protest at racial inequality in the United States.New Orleans Saints star Brees suggested that he would never support actions that “disrespected the ...

Lebron James unimpressed with Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ comments on kneeling during national anthem

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees drew the ire of NBA great LeBron James when he said on Wednesday he does not feel NFL players should kneel during the national anthem and called the gesture ...

Thursday Cheese Curds: Aaron Rodgers weighs in on Drew Brees

It took longer than many hoped or expected, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finally weighed in on the unrest over racial inequality sweeping the United States. Sort of. Rodgers took to Instagram to ...

Demario Davis calls Drew Brees apology “true leadership”

Saints quarterback Drew Brees heard negative reactions from his teammates on Wednesday, but a Thursday apology has been met with a warmer reception from one member of the team. On Wednesday, Brees said that he ...

Brees sorry for ‘hurtful, insensitive’ kneeling remarks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologised on Thursday after his criticism of NFL kneeling protests drew a furious backlash. In a statement on Instagram, Brees said his suggestion that kneeling to protest racism and ...

Brees sorry after LeBron James leads backlash to QB’s criticism of anthem protests

* QB said he does not agree with peaceful protest during anthem * Comments came in wake of police killing of George Floyd * Does not say whether he has changed views in statementNew Orleans ...

Drew Brees called out by Oregon Ducks for opinion on taking a knee

They weren’t alone. Go to Source ...

Packers Morning Buzz: Martellus Bennett takes Twitter swipe at Aaron Rodgers

Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. We’ll start with former Packers tight end Martellus Bennett taking Aaron Rodgers ...

Drew Brees Apologizes After Anthem Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, Others – NBC4 Washington

Drew Brees attempted to scramble out of trouble Thursday, offering up an apology after teammates, fans and celebrities slammed what were perceived as tone death remarks reiterating his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the ...

Is Jalen Mills suited for Malcolm Jenkins’ old role?

There are a lot of safeties who can cover your average tight end or running back; there are few safeties with the instincts and play recognition of Jenkins, and his high-impact plays remained even into ...

Aaron Rodgers after Drew Brees’ comments: Protests have never been about anthem or flag

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers called for solidarity and change amid protests over George Floyd’s death, adding that on-field demonstrations by NFL players in recent years have “never been about an anthem or flag.” Floyd, a ...

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Find out more about our sponsor, University Book Store PURDUE FOOTBALL Weekly Word – GoldandBlack.comPigskin mail bag – GoldandBlack.comLeBron James leads athlete pushback on Drew Brees’ protest take: ‘What’s wrong is wrong!’ – Yahoo. Go ...

Two NYPD officers shot, one stabbed while on looting patrol in NYC

Former NYPD lieutenant and U.S. Army veteran Dr. Darrin Porcher reacts to the ‘poor leadership’ in the city and salutes NFL quarterback Drew Brees for his remarks on respecting the American flag. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees faces backlash for his stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem. In an interview with Yahoo, ...

Plenty Of Question Marks Around NFL Season As Player Safety Remains Top Priority

The NFL sits in a unique situation. The league is afforded more time than other sports and leagues to implement health and safety protocols, survey and analyze the industry landscape, and wait and see how ...

Rob Parker Says Drew Brees is ‘What’s Wrong With This Country’

Drew Brees: “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country. Let me just tell what I see or what I feel when the national anthem ...

Podcast: The NBA officially announces its return in the midst of nationwide protests

The NBA will officially announce its return Thursday, as 22 teams will head to Orlando in July to complete the 2019-20 regular season. The “I Love Basketball” crew is naturally excited about the return of ...

Saints’ DE Defends Marcus Davenport Defends Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints’ defensive end Marcus Davenport came to the defense of quarterback Drew Brees Wednesday evening, following his controversial comments about peacefully protesting during the national anthem: Wednesday, Brees was asked if recent instances ...

Shawne Merriman on Drew Brees: “I Was Shocked”

Former Chargers LB Shawne Merriman joins The Jason Smith Show with Mike Harmon! Merriman talks about his former teammate Drew Brees, who finds himself in a heap of controversy after saying he still does not ...

Anti-Drew Brees chant breaks out briefly among group of New Orleans protesters

Twenty-four hours ago, the last person anyone in New Orleans ever would have had an issue with is future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. What a difference a single day can make. After Brees ...

Drew Brees’ ‘disrespecting the flag’ comments draw intense backlash, including from Ravens great Ed Reed

I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States,” Brees began, adding that the national anthem reminds him of two grandfathers who served in the armed forces during World War II. ...

Saints teammate Marcus Davenport defends Drew Brees; Joe Horn tells LeBron James to ‘pump brakes’

At least one teammate and one former teammate are defending Drew Brees Wednesday after the New Orleans Saints quarterback came under fire for remarks about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. Saints defensive end ...

‘F— Drew Brees’: New Orleans marchers respond to Saints QB

Brees said in an interview with Yahoo Finance that kneeling for the anthem, which former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick started in 2016, is disrespectful to the American flag and those who served in the armed ...

Opinion: As protests rage over racial inequality, Drew Brees’ tone-deaf comments show Saints QB is willfully ignorant

While other white athletes are carefully reflecting on the racism that remains woven tightly into the fabric of this country and their part in it, Brees is doubling down on the lie that has given ...

Opinion: Drew Brees’ egregious fumble could fracture relationships, threaten Saints’ cohesion

At a time in America where emotions are raw, racial tensions are high and healing is needed more than ever; at a time where the NFL and its teams and countless players are attempting to ...

Fantasy Football: Expect Positive TD Regression for Alvin Kamara in a Contract Year

When the 2019 fantasy football season came to an end, New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara finished as the RB8 PPR formats. While averaging just under 18 fantasy points per game, fantasy owners who ...

49ers’ Sherman: Saints’ QB Drew Brees ‘beyond lost’ after comments on kneeling

Niners cornerback Richard Sherman was among many NFL players who responded sharply Wednesday after Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he still felt players who knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and systemic ...

Drew Brees’ Kneeling Ignorance and Performative White Allyship

On Tuesday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared a black square on his Instagram as part of #BlackoutTuesday, one of thousands to do so in a movement to acknowledge the long-standing racism and inequality ...

LeBron James, NFL players rip Drew Brees over his ‘disrespecting the flag’ comments

Sports was asked how he would feel about fellow NFL players protesting during the national anthem of NFL games in 2020 in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police — ...

Brees’ anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees was criticized sharply by fellow high-profile athletes including some of his own teammates on Wednesday after the Saints’ quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the National Anthem. In an interview with Yahoo, ...

Aaron Rodgers on protests and Drew Brees comments: ‘It has never been about an anthem or a flag’

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took to social media Wednesday to add his voice to the ongoing conversation regarding racial inequality and police brutality in the United States. Rodgers shared an image from a ...

Watch: Remembering the late Sam Mills on his birthday

The New Orleans Saints are honoring famed “Dome Patrol” linebacker Sam Mills, who rose to prominence while teaming up with Pat Swilling, Vaughan Johnson and Pro Football Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson to form one ...

Drew Brees: I Will Never Agree With Disrespecting the American Flag

Given the recent civil unrest in the United States and around the world in response to a series of unarmed African Americans being murdered – most notably George Floyd in Minneapolis – there’s been a ...

LeBron slams Saints QB Brees over comments about kneeling during anthem

Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during the national anthem angered LeBron James. Go to Source ...

Drew Brees says he will never agree with disrespecting the flag when asked about kneeling protests

Drew Brees, the popular New Orleans Saints quarterback, caught heat Wednesday after saying he will “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country.” His response came in ...

Drew Brees faces backlash for saying he will ‘never agree’ with anthem protests

* Brees said he will ‘never agree’ with protests during anthem * QB’s remarks drew criticism from teammate Michael ThomasNew Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees did not back down from comments on Wednesday that he ...

Saints QB Brees draws ire of NBA’s James over kneeling comments

Brees was asked during an appearance on Yahoo Finance’s On the Move about the possibility of players protesting against racial injustice by kneeling during the anthem when the NFL’s 2020 season kicks off in September. ...

LeBron, NFL players rip Brees after comments about kneeling

NBA superstar LeBron James and even New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas took aim at Drew Brees on Wednesday after the quarterback reiterated his objection to those who kneel during the national anthem. And ...

Raiders Lynn Bowden has been compared to Taysom Hill; is that a good thing?

His 5.8 YPC average is impressive in a vacuum, but most running backs are at 27 carries before the end of Week 2. Many start with impressive YPC averages and end the season with something ...

Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick: ‘I think the majority didn’t want to hear the message’

Four years ago Colin Kaepernick became a polarizing figure for protesting inequality and police brutality. Our Phil Perry talked to Richard Sherman about how that message looks now while also reacting to Drew Brees’ comments. ...

Saints LB Davis: Prepping amid a pandemic

“You wanna make sure that you stay ready because you don’t wanna have to get ready” That’s the mantra of New Orleans Saints standout linebacker Demario Davis, who says the COVID-19 outbreak that shut down ...

LeBron James slams Drew Brees after the Saints quarterback said he was still against players kneeling during the national anthem

LeBron James was quick to call out Saints quarterback Drew Brees after he said that he was still against players kneeling during the national anthem. Go to Source ...

McCourty twins call Drew Brees’ anthem comments ‘a disgrace’

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is facing a mountain of criticism for his comments about kneeling during the national anthem Wednesday, and Patriots defensive backs Devin and Jason McCourty are among those dishing it out. In ...

Snoop Dogg’s NSFW response at Drew Brees’ comments against kneeling during national anthem

Amidst the ongoing protests occurring nationwide following the death of George Floyd, New Orleans Saints quarterback was asked Wednesday about protesting. Brees responded that he opposes the taking of a knee during the national anthem ...

LeBron, Other Athletes Reacts to Brees’s Comments on Kneeling

NBA star LeBron James was one of many athletes from around the sports world who weighed in on Drew Brees’s comments to Yahoo Finance on Wednesday. Brees said he would “never agree with anybody disrespecting” the ...

Emmanuel Sanders: George Floyd “could have easily been me”

Saints receiver Emmanuel Sanders said he was so angry that he was brought to tears after seeing video of the senseless death of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer. “Seeing that video, what ...

LeBron, Sports World React to Drew Brees’ Anthem Comments

New Orelans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees had a strong answer Wednesday when asked about his lack of support for peaceful protests during the national anthem. Two of his teammates were quick to fire back on ...

Saints’ Drew Brees on Kneeling in NFL: ‘Never Agree’ with Disrespecting Flag

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees still believes that NFL players protesting during the national anthem are disrespecting the United States of America. Speaking to Daniel Roberts of Yahoo Finance, Brees said he “will never ...

Andrew McCutchen, Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich discuss need to transform American policing

Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen co-wrote a piece with Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Anquan Boldin and Demario Davis on the need to transform American policing immediately. Go to Source ...

Brees angers team-mate Thomas by saying kneeling is ‘disrespecting the flag’

Drew Brees believes standing to pay respect to the US flag with your hand on your heart is a sign of unity. Go to Source ...

For Drew Brees, kneeling during the national anthem still means ‘disrespecting the flag’

Caption Close When Colin Kaepernick and NFL players took a knee during the national anthem to raise awareness of police brutality and social justice, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had his reasons for choosing ...

Malcolm Jenkins writes an essay explaining why he is marching

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins wrote an essay for the Philadelphia Inquirer explaining why he is in the streets, taking part in the nationwide protests following George Floyd’s death. Jenkins explains that even though he lives ...

Las Vegas Raiders 2020 Opponent Review: New Orleans Saints

How the Raiders Will Win Michael Crabtree (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) This prime time matchup with the Saints is just the beginning of the toughest stretch of the Raiders 2020 schedule and aside is ...

Brees on kneeling during 2020 NFL season: ‘I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag’

We still have a long way to go,” Brees said. “But I think that standing there and showing respect to the flag with your hand over your heart, it shows unity. It shows that we ...

Drew Brees addresses NFL players kneeling in 2020: ‘I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag’

Drew Brees isn’t a fan of NFL players taking a knee. Go to Source ...

Popovich discusses race, America and leadership on podcast

The overriding feeling was ‘How in the hell do black people and black people with children deal with something like this? And what can we do and say to help the situation?” On white people’s ...

Drew Brees on potential return of NFL kneeling protests: ‘I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees posted a black square to his Instagram account on Tuesday for #BlackOutTuesday, but does not support of the idea of the kneeling protests returning. Go to Source ...

Rookie Roots: Story of Saints draft pick Cesar Ruiz

“It hurt,” she said. “That hurt real bad. But when the opportunity came, I had to look at all aspects. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 3: Cam Jordan speaks his mind and Gayle Benson’s official statement

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Cameron Jordan speaks out about the need for change and his worries for ...

Saints clock in at No. 3 in Peter King’s updated NFL power rankings

No team has won more games than the New Orleans Saints since the start of the 2017 season, with the black and gold bringing home 37 victories over the last three years. That’s one more ...

Saints coach Sean Payton participates in #Blackouttuesday

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton participated in the #BlackoutTuesday campaign, aimed at showing solidarity with protesters calling for justice and reform following the unlawful deaths of black Americans. Payton also, in another post to ...

Malcolm Jenkins: You can’t address violence in streets without first addressing underlying issues

Andrea Mitchell is joined by NFL star safety and co-founder of Listen Up Media, Malcolm Jenkins. He’s been out with protesters in Philadelphia this week and shares his thoughts on what needs to change, including ...

Only half of NFL team owners have spoken up. Why are so many staying silent?

Roger Goodell can’t truly use the power of the NFL without the backing of those who pay his salary — team owners. Go to Source ...

Saints fortunate to have majority of tough matchups at home

Each NFL team’s schedule for a given year is based off their record from the previous year and a rotation of interdivisional matchups. For the New Orleans Saints, there are a ton of high-profile games ...

Malcolm Jenkins and Colin Kaepernick tried to tell us and we didn’t listen

Malcolm Jenkins and Colin Kaepernick held the most non-violent protests possible. Next time, we all need to listen. By Dave Zangaro Go to Source ...

3 Potential Breakout Players For The Saints In The 2020 NFL Season

The New Orleans Saints are coming off of yet another heartbreaking playoff exit, as they fell to the Minnesota Vikings in overtime in the Wild Card Round this past January. It marked the third straight ...

New Orleans Pelicans and Saints must show unwavering level of commitment to encourage transformative social change

EA Sports delayed the release of the latest edition of its Madden football game in support of Black Americans. More companies, and sports franchises, have said and/or done something. Many have not. Go to Source ...

Most Heartbreaking Moments In New Orleans Saints History

NFC Wild Card loss to the Eagles The Saints had not yet won their first playoff game in 1992. They had lost in the previous two seasons and were trying to break through. New Orleans ...

Gayle Benson announces Social Justice Leadership Coalition with Demario Davis, Lonzo Ball, J.J. Redick

Statements are words; unified action towards a solution is what needs to come from this now. “Both the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans organizations take a tremendous amount of pride in working with our players ...

Saints/Pelicans owner Gayle Benson pledges to work with players for social justice

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson put out a statement this evening calling the death of George Floyd an “unjust murder” and said she is proud of working with players from both teams ...

Saints’ Demario Davis Says ‘We Have to Change the Way Policing Is Done’

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis has called for large-scale police reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. During an appearance on NFL Network on Monday, Davis said, “We have to change ...

New Orleans Pelicans release statement condemning police brutality and announce creation of new coalition involving JJ Redick and Lonzo Ball

Team owner Gayle Benson has issued a statement on behalf of the New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints not only condemning police brutality, which recently resulted in the death of George Floyd while in ...

Statement from New Orleans Pelicans and Saints owner Gayle Benson

Both the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans organizations take a tremendous amount of pride in working with our players and community leaders to impact meaningful change. Within the last few years we have worked closely ...

Demario Davis: “We have to change the way policing is done”

Many companies in every industry are putting out statements, which don’t really state all that much. When Saints linebacker Demario Davis was asked about the violence that has erupted from protests of the death of ...

Michael Jordan Sneakers Sell for $560,000 at Sotheby’s Auction

Michael Jordan was no stranger to smashing records during his basketball career, and a pair of his signed, game-worn Air Jordan sneakers just set a new one after selling for $560,000 at auction in New ...

Marty Hurney won’t say if NFL has been in touch about Tommy Stevens pursuit

The Saints traded into the seventh round of this year’s draft in order to select former Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens and Saints head coach Sean Payton said later that he made the move in ...

Cam Jordan makes PFF’s NFL Top 50

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan has been one of the most dominant and consistent performers on the Saints defense since he came into the league in 2011. Jordan has started every single game ...

Eli Apple joins Saints junior varsity team?

Former New Orleans Saints cornerback Eli Apple just inked a brand new, one-year, $3 million deal with the Carolina Panthers. After having his previous deal with the Las Vegas Raiders fall through earlier this offseason, ...

4 NFL Teams Whose Super Bowl Windows Are Closing in 2020

The Los Angeles Rams feel like a team on a steady downturn. Los Angeles predictably regressed in 2019, going from a 13-win team with an appearance in the Super Bowl to a 9-7 squad with ...

Fleur-de-Links, June 1: Malcolm Jenkins joins protesters and a potential edge rusher for the Saints

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Sports Illustrated names wide receiver, edge rusher, and cornerbackas the three most “concerning ...

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins Marches in Philadelphia Amid George Floyd Protests

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins returned to Philadelphia to participate in protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in Minneapolis police custody Monday: The 46-year-old ...

Walker: Rosey Taylor, ‘the dandy defensive back from New Orleans’ who left mark on field, dies at 82

But he wasn’t too young to realize that he was watching greatness that day as Taylor played a game of 2-hand touch football on the neutral ground in the Lower Ninth Ward. “I’d never seen ...

Matt Rhule: Teddy Bridgewater brings out the best in people

One of the first big decisions the Panthers made after hiring head coach Matt Rhule was the decision to sign quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as a free agent. Bridgewater got a three-year deal in Carolina after ...

Mike Detillier: The Kamara money talk

One of the most talked about offseason topics for the New Orleans Saints this year has been about the future of halfback Alvin Kamara. Kamara is in the final year of his original contract when ...

A look around the NFC South on SB Nation

Defense will win it or lose it for Tampa. Despite the flashy additions of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, Bucs Nation’s Evan Winter still believes that Devin White and is defensive gang hold the key ...

QB Burrow: ‘Black community needs our help’

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores, who is one of four minority coaches in the 32-team NFL, issued a statement Friday in the aftermath of several high-profile deaths of black people. “Many people who broadcast their ...

Analysts debate whether Hopkins is NFL’s best wide receiver

I love Michael … but he knows if I had Drew Brees my whole career what these numbers would be. Julio Jones knows if I had Matt Ryan my whole career… That’s my boy. I ...

Midd-West postpones Friday’s commencement ceremony due to expected heavy rain

Due to the forecast of potential high, damaging winds along with the potential for large amounts of rain tomorrow evening, Midd-West High School commencement activities scheduled for Friday will be postponed until Friday, June 5. ...

Even more reasons to stock up on Saints in fantasy with Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees back at full strength

Alvin Kamara and Drew Brees battled injuries in 2019, which hurt their production. But our analysts don’t want that to deter you from drafting either star this fantasy season. Go to Source ...

NFC South RB rankings: Todd Gurley joins a star-studded division

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series ranking the various position groups in the NFC South ahead of the 2020 season. OTHER NFC SOUTH RANKINGS:QBs | WRs With players like Christian McCaffrey and Alvin ...

Who dat say they going to beat them Jets?

As a Mobile native, Phil Savage knows Coastal Alabama is part of Who Dat Nation. But the senior advisor for the New York Jets hopes his team will be the rooting choice in the AFC ...

2017 NFL re-draft: It’s all about second chances

No offense to either Evan Engram or Dalvin Tomlinson. Both are good players, but had yours truly been the GM of the New York Giants in 2017 rather than Jerry Reese neither player would have ...

Superdome looking at options for fans at Saints games

With some four months to go before the New Orleans Saints regular-season home opener, officials in charge of operating the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are considering a series of changes to manage fan safety amid the coronavirus ...

New Saints OL Hurst likely to line up at tackle

The future for Hurst seems to be at tackle, he said Thursday in his first interview as a Saint. “I’ve had starts at a lot of places for sure, but most of the time’s been ...

3 Saints players whose 2020 season will be a make-or-break campaign

If he takes the form of his 2017 or even his 2018 self, New Orleans will be forced to figure out how to keep the prolific running back on the team with a long-term deal. ...

Film Study: How the Saints can work with their linebacker room

With Nolan’s departure to the Cowboys to be a defensive coordinator and the addition of rookie Zack Baun, Allen will have to be more creative than ever to make the linebacker situation work. For starters, ...

Saints Exploring Creative Ways to Allow More Fans into Superdome amid COVID-19

According to Sean Fazende of Fox 8 New Orleans, ASM Global Vice President Doug Thornton revealed a plan for getting more people into the stadium while still adhering to social distancing policies keeping people six ...

The Simms QB top 40 countdown, No. 33: Jameis Winston

Five years after becoming the first overall pick in the draft, quarterback Jameis Winston no longer is a starter. And with 32 teams in the league, it’s no surprise he’s not among Chris Simms’ top ...

James Hurst looking forward to joining Saints “fun” o-line

Just seeing what they’ve been able to do and seeing how I could fit into that; it’s exciting to have an opportunity to play on such a successful team. Hurst first joined the NFL with ...

13,000 fans in Superdome for Saints games? That’s just one of many scenarios considered

With some four months to go before the New Orleans Saints regular-season home opener, officials in charge of operating the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are considering a series of changes to manage fan safety amid the coronavirus ...

Malcolm Jenkins Will Be Keynote Speaker at Philly School District Graduation – NBC10 Philadelphia

Former Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl-winning safety Malcolm Jenkins will be the keynote speaker at the School District of Philadelphia’s virtual graduation ceremony. Jenkins was chosen not for his undoubted ability on the gridiron but for ...

Saints 2020 preseason schedule presented by SeatGeek announced

The New Orleans Saints have announced their 2020 preseason schedule presented by SeatGeek, starting with two road games, followed by two home contests at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on the docket. New Orleans and the Rams ...

Saints to open preseason in Los Angeles with late game

The New Orleans Saints’ full schedule is official, as the NFL put the finishing touches on preseason games and announced those dates and times Wednesday afternoon. The Saints are scheduled to open the preseason against ...

New Orleans Saints announce roster moves

Hurst was originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of the University of North Carolina in 2014. After joining Baltimore, Hurst immediately became a valuable lineman as a rookie, appearing ...

Malcolm Jenkins to deliver commencement speech for Philly schools

Malcolm Jenkins is no longer an Eagle but this gesture shows you how he’ll always be a part of Philadelphia. By Dave Zangaro Go to Source ...

The Latest: Texas to allow limited spectators for pro sports

Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but their numbers will be strictly limited. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has revised a decision to let pro sports leagues host events without fans ...

Jenkins to give virtual speech to Philly HS grads

Associated Press Former Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, who signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent this offseason, will be the keynote speaker at a virtual graduation for Philadelphia high schools on June ...

Jenkins keynote speaker for Philly graduations

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but their numbers will be strictly limited. Republican Gov. Greg ...

Saints rookie bold predictions

It’s a pretty common occurrence for fans and analysts to make bold predictions about a game or season. If the prediction doesn’t come true, then that’s OK – you said it was bold! If it ...

Saints announce dates, times for 2020 preseason schedule

The New Orleans Saints revealed the specific times and dates for their 2020 preseason schedule, which will see them fly out for away games at the brand-new LoFi Stadium (visiting the Los Angeles Rams) and ...

Alvin Kamara could destroy Saints franchise records

Kamara went on to win Offensive Rookie of the Year that season by putting up 1,554 total scrimmage yards and 13 combined rushing and receiving yards. With a pair of impressive seasons under his belt ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 28: Saints preseason games announced and Thomas Morstead stars in a new book

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. The Saints four preseason games have been announced, which includes games against the ...

Anthony Chickillo expects a smooth transition to Saints’ scheme

The New Orleans Saints got deeper at linebacker by signing Anthony Chickillo, a backup and special teams ace for the Pittsburgh Steelers. And Chickillo immediately faced questions about how he’d adapt to live in the ...

Rams to face Saints in first preseason game at new stadium

The Rams will also play a third preseason game at the Inglewood stadium, Aug. 22 against the Los Angeles Chargers in what will be a Chargers home game. The Rams final preseason game will be ...

LA Rams to Face Saints in First Preseason Game at New Stadium

The Rams will also play a third preseason game at the Inglewood stadium, Aug. 22 against the Los Angeles Chargers in what will be a Chargers home game. The Rams final preseason game will be ...

Saints put Noah Spence on non-football injury list

The talented pass rusher Noah Spence has experienced another setback. The Saints put Spence on the non-football injury list today, according to multiple reports. That means he will not count toward the Saints’ 90-player roster ...

James Hurst may be the Terron Armstead backup the Saints have needed

Terron Armstead has all the talent in the world, and he’s so close to putting it all together. Armstead earned recognition as a Pro Bowler in each of the last two years, along with second-team ...

NFC South QB rankings: Matt Ryan, Drew Brees, Tom Brady make division elite

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series ranking the various position groups in the NFC South ahead of the 2020 season. The NFC South was home to some of the NFL’s best quarterbacks and ...

Rams have three preseason games at SoFi, including stadium debut against Saints

Three of four preseason games for the Rams are scheduled to be held at SoFi Stadium, including the opener on Friday, Aug. 14, against the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Rams set to open SoFi Stadium on August 14 against New Orleans Saints

Just as they will in the regular season, the L.A. Rams will open the preseason at home. The first-ever NFL game to be played at the new SoFi Stadium will feature the Rams hosting the ...

Saints to open preseason in Los Angeles with late game; NFL announces preseason schedule

The New Orleans Saints full schedule is officially released, as the NFL put the finishing touches on the preseason slate and announced those dates and times Wednesday afternoon. The Saints are scheduled to open the ...

49ers have fourth-best odds to win Super Bowl according to ESPN’s FPI

Although they lost three starters this offseason, ESPN’s FPI gives San Francisco a 12% chance to win it all next year, behind only the Kansas City Chiefs (21%), Baltimore Ravens (17%) and New Orleans Saints ...

Saints punter’s story told through children’s book

A demoralized Saints team went back to the locker room, but NFL rules required an extra point on all scoring plays in regulation. Morstead was the first player out of the Saints locker room to ...

Taysom Hill comes in at No. 36 on the Simms top 40 QB list

He’s third on his team’s depth chart, but he’s got much greater standing in the league at large. Saints quarterback Taysom Hill comes in at No. 36 on Chris Simms’ annual top 40 quarterback countdown. ...

Analysis: NFL blew it with pass interference reviews rule

Remember back to the NFC championship game in the 2018 season. Not only did it likely prevent the New Orleans Saints from winning the conference title, and perhaps beating New England in the Super Bowl, ...

Saints given NFC’s best chance to reach the playoffs

ESPN has just ranked all 32 NFL teams’ chances of winning the Super Bowl using metrics like strength of schedule, number of returning players, and quality of starting and backup quarterback. For the New Orleans ...

Former Baltimore Ravens lineman to sign with New Orleans Saints

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman James Hurst agreed to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, his agent wrote Wednesday on Twitter. Hurst spent the past six seasons as a dependable and versatile player ...

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen sharpening details

“What we really said during the offseason was, ‘How are we going to do these things better? And how are we going to teach these things better? And that’s really where our focus has been. ...

Saints offense even scarier with Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees back at full strength

Alvin Kamara and Drew Brees battled injuries in 2019, which hurt their production. But our analysts don’t want that to deter you from drafting either star this fantasy season. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Noah Spence suffers torn ACL working out away from team: reports

New Orleans Saints defensive end Noah Spence’s season is reportedly over before it even got started. Spence suffered a torn ACL while working out away from the team, the NFL Network reported Tuesday. The team ...

Saints fantasy position groups: Quarterbacks

The Saints QB room in 2020 will be the first in NFL history to be occupied by two 5,000 yard passers. Drew Brees and Taysom Hill will be joined by free agent Jameis Winston and ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 27: Saints defensive end tears ACL and Anthony Chickillo holds a press conference

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. A transcript from a Zoom conference call with new Saints linebacker Anthony Chickillo. ...

How Saints’ Thomas Morstead became the unlikely star of a children’s book

Morstead is always looking to help in any way he can. That’s what he’s always done; he’s so unselfish with his time,” Saints kicker Wil Lutz said. So while him coming out with a children’s ...

Saints defense ranked a top-10 unit by Touchdown Wire

It’s tough to recall the last time the New Orleans Saints defense was filled with so many playmakers at every level. Cameron Jordan is the star up front, anchoring a defensive line featuring former first-round ...

Guest TML: Larry Warford is NFL free agent guard Cincinnati Bengals should covet

Joe Mixon one of the best backs in the league? Insufficient – per most analysts – if you’re going to contend in the AFC North. So is there anything the Bengals could still do to ...

Anthony Chickillo excited for new opportunity with Saints

It took over two months of free agency after his release from the Pittsburgh Steelers for Anthony Chickillo to find a new home with the New Orleans Saints. But even after playing the waiting game, ...

Source: Saints’ Spence tears ACL while training

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter New Orleans Saints ...

Source: Saints DE Spence tears ACL while training

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter New Orleans Saints ...

Rabalais: Derek Stingley on offense? And it’d be nice to see Brees vs. Tiger Woods in Louisiana…

In an interview on WWL Radio, the LSU coach talked about the recruiting promise he made to allow All-American cornerback Derek Stingley to play some on offense in his junior (and presumably last) season with ...

Saints sign linebacker Anthony Chickillo

Saints sign linebacker Anthony Chickillo Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints’ Noah Spence, a former Bishop McDevitt star, tears ACL: report

New Orleans Saints defensive end Noah Spence landed on the non-football injury list Tuesday after tearing his ACL, according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, which delivers a blow to the Bishop McDevitt ...

Ever wonder how Seattle Seahawks fans got their nickname, then lost it?

Here’s how the tenacious and devoted fanbase garnered its well-known nickname. Go to Source ...

NFL odds: Raiders’ Josh Jacobs a favorite to score first Las Vegas TD

Two Saints players have the best odds to score the first touchdown at Allegiant Stadium. Go to Source ...

Why New Orleans ‘feels right’ to new Saints linebacker Anthony Chickillo

Linebacker Anthony Chickillo believes he had given a clear visual of what he could bring to the New Orleans Saints nearly 18 months prior to agreeing to a deal with the organization this past weekend. ...

Saints place Noah Spence on reserve/non football injury list

Spence joined the team last season in week 14. The Saints signed him to a one-year deal this offseason. Prior to joining the Saints, Spence was with Tampa Bay. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead featured in “Middle School Rules” book series

Thomas Morstead never dreamed about playing in the NFL when he was a child growing up in Pearland, Texas. “It would have been a silly dream to have,” the veteran New Orleans Saints punter said ...

Some big names remain unsigned late in NFL’s odd offseason

Offseason shopping is still in full swing in the NFL. During the last few weeks, Joe Flacco (Jets), Carlos Hyde (Seahawks), Frank Gore (Jets), Ty Montgomery (Saints), D.J. Fluker (Ravens) and Prince Amukamara (Raiders) have ...

Saints and Falcons on opposite ends of coaching spectrum

If Sean Payton is not inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, it will be absolutely clear that Roger Goodell and the NFL has a vendetta against Payton and the New Orleans Saints. Payton helped ...

Alvin Kamara Posts Cryptic Message From ‘Undisclosed Location’

Was New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara partying at an undisclosed location? Or maybe he was just off doing a photoshoot? Or, maybe the image was from forever ago. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 26: Malcolm Jenkins surprises high school graduates and Erik McCoy gives an interview

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins surprised a group of high school graduates by popping ...

LA Chargers: Best trade in team history with the New Orleans Saints

The LA Chargers’ best trade with the New Orleans Saints landed them a Pro Bowler. In an ongoing series here at Bolt Beat, we are breaking down the best trade that the LA Chargers have ...

Former Steeler Anthony Chickillo Signs With Saints

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) After being released by the Pittsburgh Steelers in March, Anthony Chickillo has signed a deal with the New Orleans Saints. Chickillo played in 11 games with the Steelers during the 2019 ...

Former Vol Alvin Kamara named to NFL top 100 players by CBS

Anybody that saw Alvin Kamara play at Tennessee knew what was coming at the next level. The former Tennessee running back was electric during his short stay in Knoxville, impressing NFL scouts enough to go ...

ESPN’s Bill Barnwell ranks Saints with a top-10 2020 NFL offseason

But he took issue with one big move the Saints made: a weighty contract extension with Taysom Hill. Barnwell wrote: It’s easy to see where Barnwell is coming from — that’s a lot of money ...

3 Saints make NFL’s Top 25 under 25 list

The 2017 NFL Draft really was something for the New Orleans Saints, wasn’t it? When CBS ranked their “Top 25 NFL players under 25” the Saints were well-represented, with three members of the 2017 draft ...

The 5 Greatest Saints Teams In Franchise History

New Orleans finished the regular season with a 12-4 record, and all four losses were against playoff teams. The strength of this particular team was the defense that gave up only 202 points the entire ...

Sean Payton didn’t want to overwork his veteran roster this offseason

The Saints have built a talented roster, and it skews older. That’s not just at quarterback, where 41-year-old Drew Brees is back for another push, but across the board. And all that experience, coupled with ...

New Orleans Saints 2020-2021 predictions

Sanders has played in 11 playoff games and is no stranger to postseason success. What’s more, with Sanders joining the Saints WR room, Brees may not have to throw 5 yard slants to Michael Thomas ...

49ers directly impacted by biggest position upgrades of NFL offseason

San Francisco is certain to be directly affected by some of the biggest developments of the NFL offseason. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Sean Payton trolls Tom Brady after charity golf loss

New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton is taking the trash talk beyond the field and on to the green. After Tom Brady lost to Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning in a charity golf matchup ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Hilariously Trolls Bucs’ Tom Brady During ‘The Match’

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and New England Patriots fans likely were in a similar position Sunday — laughing at Tom Brady’s expense. Brady was off to a rough start while playing with ...

Best of ‘The Match’: Sean Payton jabs ‘Florida Tom,’ Drew Brees calls next and Peyton’s wardrobe

Tom Brady may be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, but the six-time Super Bowl champion doesn’t golf like he plays on the grid iron. Twitter erupted Sunday at Brady’s expense when his ...

Drew Brees wants to play the winner of Tom Brady-Peyton Manning golf matchup

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning played against each other often in their long NFL careers, so it’s only natural that they will cross paths again during a high-profile charity golf matchup for charity. While Brady ...

Drew Brees’ Challenge To Winner Of Peyton Manning-Tom Brady Golf Match

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees passed along his best wishes to Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the two compete in Capital One’s “The Match: Champions for Charity” on Sunday. Drew Brees also issued ...

Saints sign LB Anthony Chickillo

The New Orleans Saints confirmed they have agreed to terms with linebacker Anthony Chickillo, the team announced Saturday morning. Chickillo’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told reporters Thursday that the Saints had agreed to a 1-year deal ...

New Orleans Saints Sign Former Steelers Linebacker Anthony Chickillo

METAIRIE, La. AP/KDKA) — Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The deal was announced Saturday by Saints general ...

Saints adding ex-Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Go to Source ...

Q&A with Saints great Willie Roaf

In at least one respect, Pro Football Hall of Famer and New Orleans Saints legend Willie Roaf is just like everyone else right now. As the world around him creeps back toward something that feels ...

Saints officially sign LB Anthony Chickillo

The Saints will need to make a corresponding move to sign Chickillo, as the Saints are already at the 90-man offseason roster limit. It is not yet known who the corresponding move will be. The ...

Sean Payton Texts Tom Brady About Week 1

The NFL season is still a few months away, but Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Saints coach Sean Payton are already engaging in some friendly banter about Week 1. In a recent Instagram Live conversation ...

Driveways, canyons, pools: NFL players create clever workouts

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington designed a training regimen on his Texas farm. New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis has his personal trainers living with him. Giants linebacker Blake Martinez became the beneficiary of ...

Saints add Anthony Chickillo for depth at LB

The Saints have signed linebacker Anthony Chickillio to a one-year-deal, as first reported by ESPN. Chickillo was limited by injuries a year ago, playing in 11 games and recording nineteen combined tackles with half a ...

Sean Payton Recalls First Time Meeting Michael Jordan

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is known for strutting the sidelines in his favorite pair of Jordans. It seems his choice of footwear did not go unnoticed by the man himself in Michael ...

New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis staying the course amid uncertainty

“I think that’s pretty fluid,” Loomis said. “Until we get a little more direction from the league, we’re all in a wait-and-see mode. Fortunately, we have some time to do that. Go to Source ...

Saints’ coach Sean Payton just got a brand new toy named Ty Montgomery

He was the offensive rookie of the year in 2017 after rushing for 728 yards and eight touchdowns while catching 81 passes for 826 yards and five touchdowns. Kamara has rushed for 883 and 797 ...

Sean Payton says he’s already getting on ‘underdog’ Tom Brady with some fun trash talk

Sean Payton isn’t afraid to get Tom Brady’s attention. Go to Source ...

How Michael Jordan made Saints’ Sean Payton the ‘first Jordan coach’

But Payton also revealed to the NFL Network’s Kay Adams during an Instagram Live conversation on Thursday that Michael Jordan himself anointed Payton as his “first Jordan coach” the first time they met. Apparently Jordan ...

Bucs GM had two-year plan to land Brady

Landing Tom Brady was a monumental success borne of an even more substantial mission executed by general manager Jason Licht and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Licht said Thursday night in an ESPN interview that landing ...

Saints grab the next Lamar Jackson in 2nd round of 2017 re-draft

You thought we were stopping after the first round? This is a two-round re-draft of the 2017 NFL Draft, and the New Orleans Saints were back on the clock again with the 11th pick in ...

Tom Brady’s Response To Saints’ Sean Payton’s Trash Talk

The Buccaneers will face the Saints in their season opener in September, and apparently, New Orleans head coach Sean Payton has already been sending Brady some trash-talking texts. Brady’s response to the trash talk has ...

Three ways Deonte Harris can be utilized in the Saints’ 2020 passing attack

The #2 seam route when running Four Verticals Ginn was targeted eight times, with five catches for 166 yards and two touchdowns, on seam routes from 2017-2019. Some of those targets came when running this ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Details Impact Of NFL Games With No Fans

Could the NFL really play games with no fans this coming season? It seems like a possibility. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been speculation that the 2020 NFL campaign could begin ...

The 15 Most Unbreakable Records in NFL History

We found out part of that answer last season, when Drew Brees eclipsed both his career passing yards and touchdowns records. And while Manning’s single-season records still stand, Patrick Mahomes came awfully close on both ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Jokes That Tom Brady Texted ‘You’re the Favorites’ in Week 1

All eyes will be on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL regular season, but Tom Brady is keeping it light heading into the matchup with the New Orleans Saints. In ...

Saints could lose more than $440 million playing in stadiums without fans

Forbes’ Darren Heitner estimates that the New Orleans Saints could lose as much as $161 million in direct stadium revenue, and an even larger total of $441 million should the entire 2020 season be played ...

Saints’ Chauncey Gardner-Johnson on Playing Bucs: I Don’t Fear Rob Gronkowski

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson earned All-Rookie honors with the New Orleans Saints in 2019 and is ready to take his game to the next level in 2020—regardless of who he’s guarding. The defensive back told ESPN’s Jordan ...

Saints’ Cameron Jordan Doesn’t Think LeBron Could Go over the Middle as NFL TE

First, it was former Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware pouring cold water on LeBron James’ NFL dreams, and now, New Orleans Saints star Cameron Jordan has offered his own view on the NBA superstar’s football ...

Adult Website Stripchat Makes $15M Bid for Saints’ Superdome Naming Rights

As the New Orleans Saints’ agreement with Mercedes-Benz ends next year, one adult website placed a lucrative bid to become the team’s new naming-rights partner for the Superdome. Per Stefan Bondy of the New York ...

Saints sign former Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo to one-year deal

Per Adam Schefter, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo has signed with the New Orleans Saints on a one-year deal. Drafted in 2015, Chickillo is designated as a linebacker but spent most of his time ...

2017 NFL Re-Draft: Arizona Cardinals have plethora of options on day two

Carolina Panthers – Marshon Lattimore, CB – Ohio State 9. Cincinnati Bengals – Ryan Ramczyk, OL – Wisconsin 10. Buffalo Bills – T.J. Watt, LB – Wisconsin 11. Go to Source ...

Cincinnati Bengals should sign former Saints guard Larry Warford, per ESPN’s Bill Barnwell

ESPN NFL analyst Bill Barnwell gave the Cincinnati Bengals’ offseason a ranking of No. among the 32 NFL teams’ offseasons, and suggested that signing former New Orleans Saints guard Larry Warford is “what’s left to ...

Porn site makes an offer on naming rights to Saints’ stadium: ‘Stripchat Superdome’

With the New Orleans Saints parting ways with Mercedes-Benz next year, the adult website Stripchat made a bid on Superdome naming rights. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Cameron Jordan on Tom Brady, Gronkowski to Bucs: ‘We’ll Still Be Here’

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan isn’t sweating the arrivals of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “They’re officially ‘Tompa Bradys,'” Jordan said Thursday on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. ...

Adult website announces $15M bid for naming rights to Saints’ Superdome

The company said it embodies “some of New Orleans’ character and flair.” Go to Source ...

Saints ranked with 9th best offseason in the NFL

With the majority of teams all but finished with making offseason moves, ESPN.com has begun the process of ranking the offseasons for every team in the NFL. In the most recent piece, covering teams ranked ...

Sean Payton: We think Taysom Hill is going to be an outstanding NFL quarterback

The New Orleans Saints have situated themselves in such a way that Taysom Hill appears to be the quarterback-in-waiting for when Drew Brees elects to retire from the game. But with Hill essentially being a ...

Re-Drafting the 2001 NFL Draft

Original Pick: Michael Vick, QB, Virginia Tech New Pick: Drew Brees, QB, Purdue What could have been for the Falcons. For the first several years of Michael Vick’s career, the Falcons had no qualms about ...

Jay Glazer has the audacity to call Taysom Hill a “bigger Lamar Jackson”

I think Sean was always hoping to unleash on the league without anyone seeing him before but now we’ve seen it with Lamar Jackson,” Glazer said. He’s a bigger Lamar Jackson. No, ...

This dynamic player is the Saints’ ‘guy’ after Drew Brees, NFL insider says

Sean Payton loves him but it’s not just him, the whole team loves him, not just Sean Payton,” he wrote. Watch a Saints game. When he’s in the game, watch the other players on the ...

The North & South Podcast S02 EP8: Previewing Week 1 Bucs/Saints w/Brenden Ertle of Canal St. Chronicles

I told y’all last week on EP7 that I would begin my way-too-early game preview series this week. Guess what? Here we are. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill pegged again as Saints quarterback of the future

On the flip side, when someone like Chris Simms rattles off about how the Seattle Seahawks considered trading Russell Wilson to the Cleveland Browns, most NFL fans rightfully scoff at Simms’s actual insight into NFL ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 21: Further analysis for Ty Montgomery and the rest of the Saints roster

An analysis of running back/wide receiver Ty Montgomery and how he could be a useful weapon for Drew Brees in the 2020 season. CBS Sports’s Pete Prisco created a list of the top 100 players, ...

How Saints’ Michael Thomas is wired like ‘ultimate competitor’ Michael Jordan

I feel like there’s not many things not to like about Jordan if you’re the ultimate competitor, if you want to win, if you want to be the best,” said Thomas, who said his dad ...

Taysom Hill is Saints’ future at quarterback: ‘Bigger Lamar Jackson’

In the Saints’ quest to find a worthy successor for 41-year-old Drew Brees, one NFL insider thinks their future quarterback is already on the roster — and could be “a bigger Lamar Jackson. No smokescreen, ...

Michael Thomas calls Emmanuel Sanders ‘another great piece to the puzzle’

Thomas spoke about what Sanders brings to New Orleans during a recent conference call with local media. I know he comes from championships,” Thomas said. He’s played in championships. Go to Source ...

Saints Michael Thomas working out, helping out

“I’m going to always figure it out, I guess,” Thomas said Tuesday, during a teleconference announcing his partnering with Raising Cane’s to provide 3,000 meals to front-line workers at Ochsner Health facilities and other hospitals ...

NFL Insider Calls Taysom Hill a “Bigger Lamar Jackson”

“No smokescreen, he’s the guy,” Glazer said. “I think Sean was always hoping to unleash him on the league without anyone seeing him before but now we’ve seen it with Lamar Jackson. He’s a ...

Saints exploring Superdome naming rights options

The New Orleans Saints are preparing to look for a new naming rights holder for the Superdome. Mercedez-Benz has held naming rights under a 10-year agreement that expires in July 2021 and Saints have said ...

Glazer: Taysom Hill Will Be ‘The Guy’ at QB for Saints After Drew Brees Retires

When the New Orleans Saints signed Taysom Hill to a two-year extension last month, it was an indication the team believes he can be an option at quarterback if Drew Brees retires after 2020. Per ...

Separated from Bill Belichick, how good will new-Tampa Bay Buccaneer Tom Brady be in 2020?

Tom Brady has amazing options to throw to on the Bucs, but can we still trust the 43-year-old as a fantasy QB1? Our analysts tackle that and other pressing questions in Tampa Bay. Go to ...

Cal places more on All-Decade NFL Team than any other school

No school was represented more than Cal on PFF’s top list of 101 best players of the past decade, and no school came even close. Cal placed six former athletes on the list while no ...

Saints, Patriots top Simms’ best position groups

Chris Simms assembles his perfect NFL teams, picking his best best units in the league, from the Saints’ depth at quarterback to the Patriots’ defensive backs. (Video via NBC Sports) Go to Source ...

How the Saints have faired as underdogs since 2006

Being an underdog in less than a third of the games your team plays is pretty impressive. How the team handles those games, however, is what is most important. A General Overview To start, looking ...

New Orleans Saints’ Superdome Eying New Name After Mercedes-Benz Expires in 2021

There are few more iconic names than the Superdome when it comes to the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints’ home will reportedly have a new moniker in 2021. Christopher Dodson of Forbes reported the ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 20: Superdome looking for new partner and Michael Thomas teams with restaurant to deliver meals to health care workers

New Orleans Saints will be looking for a new naming partner for the Superdome now that they have announced that the contract with Mercedes-Benz will not be renewed when it expires next year. The Denver ...

Saints’ Michael Thomas Opens Up About Teaming Up With Emmanuel Sanders

Earlier this offseason, the New Orleans Saints were able to sign Emmanuel Sanders in free agency, giving them another weapon in their passing attack. Nearly two months after the move took place, Michael Thomas opened ...

New Orleans’ Superdome to get new name in 2021

The Superdome will officially have a new name in 2021. The New Orleans Saints confirmed that their naming rights agreement with Mercedes-Benz will not be renewed after it expires next year. Senior vice president of ...

Michael Thomas Makes Promise Which Should Scare Opposing Teams

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas had a career year in the 2019 campaign; however, he’s confident he’ll have an even better season in 2020. Despite not being able to workout with quarterback Drew Brees ...

Michael Thomas Reveals Unique Trust Level With Drew Brees

Michael Thomas is entering his fifth season with the New Orleans Saints and he’s been able to build a phenomenal rapport with Drew Brees. As he prepares for another year with the Saints, Thomas revealed ...

One Player Each NFC South Team Could Trade Before The 2020 NFL Season

Even though each team in the NFC South has been active this offseason, some of them could still have moves to make before next season. With that in mind, here is one player each NFC ...

Ty Montgomery chose Saints due to their success with versatile playmakers

The New Orleans Saints made an interesting free agent pickup last week by signing Ty Montgomery, the wide receiver-turned-running back who rose to prominence with the Green Bay Packers. Montgomery struggled to find his footing ...

Fantasy football players aren’t the only ones who take draft criticism personally — analysts do, too

Dalton Del Don went heavy on young players in a recent expert draft, which didn’t win him much fanfare. He defends why he’s riding the youth movement in 2020. Go to Source ...

Dolphins Receiver DeVante Parker Beefs With Saints Receiver Michael Thomas On Instagram

CBSMiami)- Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker got into a bit of a war of words with New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas Monday after answering a question on the NFL on Fox Instagram account. ...

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas working out, helping out

“I’m going to always figure it out, I guess,” Thomas said Tuesday, during a teleconference announcing his partnering with Raising Cane’s to provide 3,000 meals to front-line workers at Ochsner Health facilities and other hospitals ...

DeVante Parker’s praise for Stephon Gilmore causes beef with Michael Thomas

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas and Dolphins wideout DeVante Parker traded barbs on Instagram after Parker answered a question involving Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints to salute Louisiana’s essential workers in Facebook video

The New Orleans Saints have partnered with nonprofit 19 Thanks to salute essential workers across Louisiana in a new online video starring three members of the Saints football team – offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk, defensive ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 19: Michael Thomas fires back on Instagram and analysis of James Harrison’s claims

Michael Thomas fired back at Miami Dolphins’s player DeVante Parker after Parker answered a Twitter question from FOX Sports: NFL. Larry Warford’s release from the Saints show that the Saints have big plans for Cesar ...

Anticipating Superdome’s New Look And New Name, New Orleans Saints Expecting Same Successful Experiences

If there were a Mount Rushmore of professional sporting cathedrals, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the heart of downtown New Orleans would be on it. The historical venue is synonymous with iconic sports moments spanning generations ...

Did The Buccaneers Tank For Jameis Winston

In a story that went under the radar last week, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton discussed in an interview that he believes the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tanked to get the #1 draft pick ...

DeVante Parker’s Stephon Gilmore Praise Triggers Instagram War With Michael Thomas

Two of the NFL’s top receivers traded haymakers on social media Monday night. It began with an innocent debate question posed by the “NFL on FOX” Instagram account: Is it tougher to catch a pass ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Accusing Buccaneers Of Tanking For No. 1 Pick

The New Orleans Saints are expected to see a heated rivalry with NFC South division foe Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the latter’s crazy past offseason. Which included getting rid of quarterback Jameis Winston for star ...

New Saints RB Ty Montgomery ready to find his niche in New Orleans’ offense

Ty Montgomery knows he doesn’t perfectly fit into a box. The freshly signed New Orleans Saints offensive weapon is technically a running back based on the roster, but Montgomery is much more versatile than that. ...

Saints find a different rookie corner in 2017 re-draft

It’s far too early to think about “what could have been” with the 2020 NFL Draft, and maybe even the 2019 NFL Draft, but it’s pretty clear when looking back at drafts of recent past, ...

Ty Montgomery is latest versatile addition to New Orleans Saints

“Obviously, guys like (running back) Alvin Kamara, they’ve shown what they can do with guys like him. Quarterback) Taysom Hill, they’ve shown what they can do with guys like him. And) other guys as well, ...

Saints release of Larry Warford shows emphasis on versatility

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the New Orleans Saints did not have Larry Warford in their long-term plans when they drafted Michigan offensive lineman Cesar Ruiz in the first round of the 2020 ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 18: Saints sign a new player and fans are optimistic for the 2020 season

A look at former Saints coach Bum Phillips and his legacy with the New Orleans Saints. Sean Payton speaks on being impressed with Jameis Winston, James Harrison’s claims regarding the Steelers, and other issues. Saints ...

Former Cardinal looks to revive career with New Orleans Saints

Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft, Montgomery’s rookie season ended quickly with an ankle injury in Week 6 after he was used primarily as a kick ...

New Orleans Saints salute true saints in Louisiana — essential workers

The New Orleans Saints are the latest in a growing list of 19 Thanks advocates from around the state. More than 25 musicians — including Branford Marsalis, Kix Brooks and Amanda Shaw — have submitted ...

Jameis Winston vs. No. 1 Picks of the Decade

Luke Easterling 10 minutes ago The Tampa Bay Buccaneers used the No. overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, a Heisman Trophy winner and national champion who was ...

The latest play for Saints DB Justin Hardee? Opening a Papa John’s in Mid-City

“I really just came to my senses,” Hardee said. “Really, like, how can I be sitting here with three degrees and really not have nothing else, not really be getting money from another stream. I ...

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees’ Net Worth In 2020

Brees Net Worth Knowing Brees’ actual net worth is impossible but celebritynetworth.net, Brees is worth $120 million. That number might seem a bit low for what he has done in the league, but a big ...

Watch: Ty Montgomery shares practice field highlight reel

Ty Montgomery might be listed as a running back, but his biggest contributions to the New Orleans Saints figure to come through the air. He’s an accomplished pass-catcher whose NFL career began as a wide ...

Saints sign versatile ex-Jets RB/WR Montgomery

Saints sign versatile ex-Jets RB/WR Montgomery Go to Source ...

Spencer Dinwiddie Custom Kicks, Nets Courtside Tickets Sell for $16K at Auction

One fan has won a package that includes two courtside seats to a Brooklyn Nets game, a meet-and-greet with Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie and the chance to design (and receive) a colorway of Dinwiddie’s Mark ...

Drew Brees’ Signed Jersey, Saints vs. Raiders Tickets Sell for $55K at Auction

The All In Challenge has brought in $55,000 more for charities devoted to COVID-19 relief after one person won an auction for a package that includes a signed jersey from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew ...

New Orleans Saints’ Top 5 Rivals Of All Time, Ranked

Dallas Cowboys The Saints and Dallas Cowboys aren’t in the same division but geographically they close, which adds a little extra heat to the equation every time the two teams face off. Cowboys fans are ...

The Saints have signed versatile RB/WR Ty Montgomery

He started off with the Green Bay Packers as a slot receiver, getting some play in the run game here and there before fully transitioning to running back after some injuries to the Packer backfield. ...

Saints sign veteran running back/wide receiver Ty Montgomery; waive Mitchell Loewen

Saints sign veteran running back/wide receiver Ty Montgomery; waive Mitchell Loewen Go to Source ...

Saints’ Sean Payton calls ‘Bountygate’ punishment ‘a sham’ as he reacts to former linebacker’s claim

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton ripped the NFL over the “Bountygate” scandal as he was asked Thursday to comment on James Harrison’s suggestion that he received payment from Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin for ...

Ex-Jets, Packers RB Ty Montgomery, Saints Reportedly Agree to Contract

The New Orleans Saints and free-agent running back Ty Montgomery agreed to a contract Friday, according to Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football. Montgomery spent parts of his first four NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers ...

Drew Brees breaks Peyton Manning’s career touchdown mark

In this week’s edition of Tuesday Morning Quarterback, James Brown, a CBS News special correspondent and the host of “The NFL Today,” joined CBSN to discuss quarterbacks Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints and ...

Drew Brees on the Saints’ Super Bowl onside kick

Bravery And Hope: 7 Days On The Front Line Go to Source ...

Saints add versatile running back, returner Montgomery

The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran running back Ty Montgomery, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday. The 6-foot, 216-pound Montgomery comes to New Orleans after spending last season in largely a reserve and special ...

Three Saints named to Pro Football Focus’ All-Decade Top 101 players list

Pro Football Focus released its NFL All-Decade Top 101 players for the 2010s this week. Quarterback Drew Brees, defensive end Cameron Jordan, and left tackle Terron Armstead represent the New Orleans Saints on the list. ...

Patrick Omameh is happy to find some continuity by re-signing with the Saints

After re-signing with the New Orleans Saints earlier this week, journeyman offensive lineman Patrick Omameh has a chance to grasp something that has eluded him for much of his career: continuity. Since entering the league ...

Saints sign RB/KR Montgomery

The New Orleans Saints signed converted running back/kick returner Ty Montgomery to a contract, the team announced Friday. Terms of Montgomery’s deal were not disclosed by the Saints, who also waived defensive end Mitchell Loewen. ...

Saints announce roster moves

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Thursday that the club has signed running back Ty Montgomery and waived tight end Mitchell Loewen. Montgomery, 6-0, 216, was originally a third round pick ...

Could Blake Gillikin be more than a camp leg for the Saints?

One name instantly stood apart from the rest when the New Orleans Saints announced their list of undrafted free agent signings: Blake Gillikin, a rookie punter out of Penn State. With spots on the 90-man ...

Payton revisits Bountygate in radio appearance

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton could have danced around a touchy topic, but instead he did not hold back. In an appearance with Jason La Canfora on WJZ-FM in Baltimore, Payton was asked for ...

Emmanuel Sanders reflects on Jimmy Garoppolo’s Super Bowl overthrow

Emmanuel Sanders knows he and Jimmy Garoppolo could have been legends. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Vows Taysom Hill Will Be An ‘Outstanding Quarterback’

The New Orleans Saints have been insisting that they believe Taysom Hill will be Drew Brees’ replacement when Brees ultimately decides to call it quits. But most are not convinced. After all, Hill has thrown ...

Courtland Sutton: The wide receiver room is going to be exciting this year

Broncos General Manager John Elway said that the team needed to pick up offensive weapons in this year’s draft and he did that by doubling down on wide receivers in the first two rounds. Jerry ...

Mike Evans on Tom Brady’s arrival: “Obviously, I’m excited”

It’s natural that Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans would have strong feelings about Jameis Winston. But as much as he loves his friend who helped him put up big numbers, he knows he has a ...

Saints fans predict at least 11 wins in 2020

The times, they are a changin’. Gone is SB Nation FanPulse, and in is SB Nation Reacts – same fan surveys with a new name. This week, fans of the New Orleans Saints were polled ...

New Orleans Saints salute True Saints in Louisiana

The New Orleans Saints have partnered with nonprofit 19 Thanks to salute essential workers across Louisiana in a new online video starring three members of the Saints football team – offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk, defensive ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Harshly Reacts To How He Believes The NFL Will Handle James Harrison’s Claims

Former NFL star James Harrison made headlines after his admission of receiving payment from Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin for laying devastating hits. It seems the story has brought up some past tensions for ...

Saints’ Sean Payton believes Buccaneers threw game to get Jameis Winston

When the Buccaneers signed future Hall of Famer Tom Brady, the Jameis Winston era in Tampa Bay officially ended. But Saints coach Sean Payton – his new HC – believes there only was a Winston ...

Deep Dive: Looking back at all 14 of the Saints 40+ yard passing plays allowed in 2019

Culprit: Vonn Bell (Deep Safety) 3rd and 2 at LA 33 – Nickel (Man Blitz) vs 11 Personnel Impressive play design by the Rams that puts stress on key players in the defense. They come ...

Matt Light Wants To Send You And A Friend To Watch Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski And The Tampa Bay Buccaners Take On Drew Brees And The New Orleans Saints At Raymond James Stadium!

Matt Light Wants To Send You And A Friend To Watch Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski And The Tampa Bay Buccaners Take On Drew Brees And The New Orleans Saints At Raymond James Stadium., May 15, ...

New Orleans Saints defensive back Justin Hardee sets sights on entrepreneurship

“I really just came to my senses,” Hardee said Thursday night, during an interview with local media. “Really, like, how can I be sitting here with three degrees and really not have nothing else, not ...

Walks with Graff: LaSalle Park

Tim made the move to Wichita, Kan. when the team left after last season, but he’s witnessed as many games in that ballpark as anyone. Some big names have also either called that ballpark home, ...

2019 Expected Passing YPA

Hayden Winks builds a yards per pass attempt model to spot 2020 fantasy sleepers and busts. (AP) Go to Source ...

Sean Payton: Saints may limit Drew Brees’ throws during practice week

The Saints were eager to bring back 41-year-old quarterback Drew Brees. But they’re not blind to the reality of having a 41-year-old quarterback. During an appearance on CBS Sports Network, Saints coach Sean Payton was ...

Saints’ Sean Payton says NFL wasn’t ready for pass interference replay reviews

Sean Payton is not surprised that the NFL plans to end its one-year experiment of allowing pass interference calls to be reviewed by replay. Appearing on Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan on Thursday, Payton said it ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 15: Sean Payton speaks on James Harrison’s claims

According to Ticket IQ, the Saints have the 7th most-expensive ticket prices on the secondary ticket-selling markets. Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said on Speak For Yourself on FOX Sports that he believes Antonio Brown ...

Sean Payton: Jameis Winston would have graded “extremely well” in 2020 draft class

There is no tanking in the NFL. Unless there is. Saints coach Sean Payton hasn’t forgotten the 2014 regular-season finale when the Buccaneers blew a 20-7 fourth-quarter lead after pulling many starters at halftime and ...

Saints’ Payton: NFL wasn’t ready for PI reviews

Appearing on Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan on Thursday, Payton said it became clear last season that “we weren’t prepared to enforce that and monitor that the correct way.” “I think the theory behind what the ...

Would you go to a Saints game during coronavirus? 64% say ‘yes’ in social media polls

After taking the temperature on social media, it appears a large number of Saints fans would gladly fill the stands despite coronavirus concerns, even if a game was scheduled as early as this week. A ...

NFL Podcast: The truth behind the Russell Wilson trade rumors & load management for Brees

Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson discuss the Rams’ new look, the Russell Wilson trade rumors and breaking news regarding the Giants and Seahawks. Go to Source ...

Saints Coach Sean Payton Chimes In On Mike Tomlin Paying James Harrison’s Fine For Illegal Hit

I ain’t going to lie to you. When that happened, right? The G-est thing Mike Tomlin ever did, he handed me an envelope after that. Go to Source ...

Saints Sean Payton not surprised to see NFL do away with pass interference challenges

The rule change the New Orleans Saints championed to allow teams to challenge pass interference penalties is gone after one ineffective season, and coach Sean Payton is not surprised. In an appearance with Jason La ...

Sean Payton not holding his breath on NFL investigation into James Harrison’s claims

Many years have passed by since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell brought the hammer down on the New Orleans Saints during the “Bountygate” scandal, but Saints coach Sean Payton is just as angry now as he ...

PFF names Drew Brees a top-3 NFL player of the 2010’s

The New Orleans Saints were represented well on the All-Decade Top 101 list from Pro Football Focus, with quarterback Drew Brees joining several teammates on their ranking of the best NFL players over the last ...

Sean Payton Jokes Bucs Purposely Lost Week 17 in 2014 to Draft Jameis Winston

New Orleans Saints Sean Payton joined Jason La Canfora and Ken Weinman on Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan on Thursday, and he came prepared with a joke about his new backup quarterback: “We’re excited to work ...

Saints bring back reserve lineman Omameh

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed offensive lineman Patrick Omameh. Go to Source ...

Saints’ Sean Payton Speaks Out On Potential Fan-Less 2020 NFL Season

The NFL could be forced to conduct games without fans in the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. While the league continues to manufacture contingency plans for the regular season, Sean Payton of the ...

The 12 Highest-Paid QBs in the NFL in 2020

From a salary cap perspective, Seattle Seahawks’ superstar quarterback Russell Wilson will be quite expensive in 2020, as he’ll carry a $31 million cap hit in his ninth NFL season. However, there is often a ...

Saints’ Emmanuel Sanders: Antonio Brown Deserves Chance in NFL with ‘Right Team’

Antonio Brown’s future in the NFL remains uncertain. But former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Emmanuel Sanders believes Brown deserves another shot. The New Orleans Saints wideout appeared on Speak For Yourself on Thursday, emphasizing several times ...

Post-Draft NFL Rankings

Patrick Daugherty breaks down the 2020 rankings landscape following the NFL draft. (AP) Go to Source ...

What If The “NOLA No-Call” Had Never Happened?

Brees kneels for the final time and New Orleans lets the clock go down to 17 seconds before calling its second timeout of the half. Wil Lutz struts towards the field, the Superdome is roaring ...

Saints ticket prices among the most expensive in the league

The New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule has been released, but there’s still a question about whether fans will be able to attend NFL games this year. If there will be fans, it will be expensive ...

Sean Payton Reacts To Tampa Bay Signing Gronk, Tom Brady

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knows that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to be a different challenge this season with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski now in the fold. Peyton was on CBS ...

Should NFL Teams Pay Up for Mixon, Kamara and Rest of Loaded 2017 RB Class?

McCaffrey is the headliner after amassing a league-high 2,392 scrimmage yards and 19 touchdowns in 2019, but beyond that, there’s this: New Orleans Saints third-round pick Alvin Kamara has made three Pro Bowls in three ...

What if the Saints never recovered the onside kick in Super Bowl 44?

We all know what happened that evening when the New Orleans Saints raised the Lombardi Trophy high after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 in Super Bowl 44. Much of the Saints’ success was attributed to ...

2020 Schedule Roundtable: Biggest Challenge for Bucs’ Offense

Carmen Vitali: Facing Cam Jordan and the Saints’ defense twice. There’s been a big to-do made about the Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees matchup this year and to be clear – that’s going to be ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 14: Cesar Ruiz almost went to a different team and Sean Payton makes an ominous 2020 prediction

Jeff Ireland from the New Orleans Saints says that both the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins were interested in drafting Cesar Ruiz, with the Chiefs set to pick him up if he fell to ...

Winning a Super Bowl doesn’t require a quarterback on a cheap deal

Good quarterbacks, not inexpensive quarterbacks, win Super Bowls. Go to Source ...

NFL star wants to close legal ‘loopholes’ after Ahmaud Arbery’s death. He’s calling on AG Barr to help.

More than 60 current and former NFL players and coaches signed their names to a letter last week asking Attorney General William Barr to use the full force of federal law to investigate the fatal ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints ‘Madden 20’ simulation | Week 1 preview

Watch the highlights from a ‘Madden 20’ simulation of the Week 1 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport: Pro Bowl guard Larry Warford’s release from the New Orleans Saints ‘should not have been a surprise’

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport explains why Pro Bowl guard Larry Warford’s release “should not have been a surprise.” Go to Source ...

2019 Expected Passing TDs

Hayden Winks creates a passing touchdown model to spot 2020 fantasy football sleepers and busts. (AP) Go to Source ...

2020 NFL record projections: Will Tom Brady or Drew Brees lead Super Bowl push?

NFL post-draft power rankings:Which teams are in top class of contenders? things we learned:From the 2020 NFL draft NFL draft grades 2020:Ravens, Vikings nab top team hauls while Packers, Eagles confound NFC EAST Dallas Cowboys ...

A look at the Saints’ 2020 roster: Running backs

New Orleans’ roster will look very similar to last season’s, but features several new faces at key positions. WWL Radio will take a look at each Saints position group over the next several days. Monday ...

Bucs Coach: TB Scouted Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Dalton Before Tom Brady’s Deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers shockingly signed longtime New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady this offseason, but he isn’t the only signal-caller the Bucs considered. In an interview with The Athletic’s Bob Kravitz, Buccaneers quarterbacks coach ...

Saints assistant GM: Chiefs were probably taking Cesar Ruiz at No. 32 overall

Rather than trading back in the draft, the Saints took Ruiz at No. Here is our Chiefs Draftmas writeup on Ruiz from Craig Stout: STOUT: As an interior offensive lineman, Ruiz is as steady as ...

Video: Watch Drew Brees’ ‘Underwater Blind Basketball Trick Shot’ from His Pool

Brees pulled off what he called the “underwater blind basketball trick shot” by going under water, quickly popping up with his eyes closed and throwing a football approximately 40 yards right into a basketball hoop, ...

Report: Saints assistant GM says Chiefs were interested in drafting OL Cesar Ruiz

A new detail regarding the Kansas City Chiefs’ interests in the 2020 NFL Draft has emerged. New Orleans Football beat writer Nick Underhill reports that during a conference call with donors for the Louisiana-Lafayette Athletic ...

NFL teams eyeing West Virginia resort as training facility

Several NFL teams are eyeing a resort owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as a potential training facility during the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesman for the retreat said Wednesday. The Greenbrier, a lavish resort ...

Jameis Winston, the NFL’s best backup quarterback

The New Orleans Saints have the potential to have four quarterbacks on their 2020 roster: Drew Brees, Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill, and Tommy Stevens. Without question, this is the best quarterback room, top to bottom, ...

Former Eagles players fire back at Saints blog that’s still claiming New Orleans would’ve beaten Philly in the 2018 NFC Championship Game

We’re having a “What if? theme week here at SB Nation that involves looking back at some of the biggest hypothetical situations in sports. BGN is going to have some entries of our own in ...

4 game stretch late in 2020 the toughest part of the Saints schedule

The New Orleans Saints have a tough road ahead of them for the 2020 season. While the Saints schedule is ranked the ninth hardest, meaning there will be quite a few pitfalls throughout the course ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule: 3 intriguing matchups

The New Orleans Saints are out for vengeance following a heartbreaking end to a 13-3 season that ended in the first round of the playoffs. Veterean quarterback Drew Brees will have his work cut out ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 13: A deeper look at the 2020 season and the first prediction for 2021

While the Saints have the ninth-toughest schedule heading into the 2020 season, CSC writer Andrew Bell predicts that the Saints will finish 12-4 in the 2020 season. Sean Payton is excited about having Drew Brees ...

Saints coach Sean Payton not expecting fans to start season

Four months from now the Saints are scheduled to kick-off the 2020 season in the Mercedes Benz Superdome against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. But, how much of an issue will the coronavirus still be? ...

Taysom Hill Capable Of Replacing Drew Brees, Claims Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints are confident that Taysom Hill is capable of being the team’s next starting quarterback once veteran Drew Brees hangs up his cleats. More specifically, Saints head coach Sean Payton — who ...

A look at the Saints’ 2020 roster: Receivers

Notable moves: The Saints signed veteran receiver Emmanuel Butler to a two-year deal, re-signed Austin Carr and Tommylee Lewis and added undrafted free agents Juwan Johnson from Oregon and Marquez Callaway out of Tennessee Outlook: ...

A Saints game is currently the NFL’s hottest ticket, and it’s not a Brees-Brady matchup

When the digital gates opened and NFL fans rushed in to get their hands on shiny new 2020 tickets, the biggest seller had nothing to do with a great deal. The Week 2, Monday Night ...

I was wrong about Alvin Kamara and Davante Adams last year — but I’m not changing my mind for 2020

Davante Adams and Alvin Kamara largely disappointed in 2019 when you consider their ADPs. Matt Harmon explains why you should still trust them again in 2020. Go to Source ...

What if the Minneapolis Miracle never happened?

The Minneapolis Miracle is a play that will never be forgotten in Minnesota, or New Orleans for that matter. Despite the fact that the Vikings got waxed 38-7 in the ensuing NFC Title Game by ...

Ranking the 10 best quarterback duels on the 2020 NFL schedule

Tua Tagovailoa, Week 13 Unless something goes horribly wrong, the first two quarterbacks taken in the 2020 NFL draft should be in the starting lineup by the time we hit Week 13 in what could ...

NFL star wants to close legal ‘loopholes’ after black runner’s death. He’s calling on Barr to help.

More than 60 current and former NFL players and coaches signed their names to a letter to Attorney General William Barr last week asking he use the full force of federal law to investigate the ...

Which state would make the best NFL team?

We took a look at which state would produce the best NFL team based on where players were born. Go to Source ...

3 Saints due for regression in 2020

Players usually progress or regress every single season, no matter what their reputation is. In this article, I try to identify which Saints players are due for some regression in 2020. Because, even though you ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 11: Demario Davis talks about New Orleans 2020 schedule and which Saints game is the hottest ticket in the NFL

The Saints games against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, and Minnesota Vikings are determined to be the 5 most important upcoming games for the 2020 season. Linebacker Demario ...

Demario Davis excited by Saints’ 2020 schedule

will start with a bang as future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Tom Brady and Drew Brees square off for the first time as division foes. One thing I know about Tom is he’s the ultimate ...

VIDEO: Bucs Evans Calls Brady A “Franchise Changer”, Talks Jameis Departure

Mike Evans opens up about the Bucs going from Jameis Winston to Tom Brady, and how even though he supports the guy throwing him the ball the past 5 years, TB12 is a Franchise Changer! ...

Sideline View by Dale McKee

So is another banner football season on the horizon for the Saints faithful? The National Football League announced the 2020 regular season schedule this past week, and every NFL team will have two home and ...

Ranking The Difficulty Of 2020 NFL Schedules In The NFC South

Carolina Panthers With the worst record in the division last season, the Panthers get the benefit of a slightly easier schedule in 2020, as the NFC South splits up one opponent per division in the ...

Minnesota Vikings 2020 schedule: 3 intriguing matchups

The Minnesota Vikings will try to build upon a successful 2019 season after upsetting the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the NFL Playoffs. The Vikings, despite losing wide receiver Stefon Diggs in ...

A look at the Saints’ 2020 roster: Quarterbacks

The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down most major sports including the NFL. Because of the closures, offseason training activities that normally would have been in May have switched to a digital format. The pandemic, however, ...

Epic QB Battle: Ward vs. Winston in Elite Eight of FSU Bracket Challenge

FSU Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks Charlie Ward and Jameis Winston will battle for a spot in the Final Four. Go to Source ...

Mike Evans feels Jameis Winston would be back if not for ‘franchise changer’ Tom Brady

Tom Brady is already changing the Bucs franchise, according to Mike Evans, who has not forgotten Jameis Winston. Go to Source ...

Transcript: Austin Carr video conference call

What was the not knowing process like when you’re waiting and you don’t exactly know which way to turn and knowing what the test results are going to be in and all that kind of ...

2020 NFL division winner predictions

Now that NFL schedules have officially been released, we can start making predictions across the league. We polled the majority of the staff here at Canal Street Chronicles to pick division winners, along with comedian ...

Predicting Every NFL Team’s Breakout Player for 2020

There’s one thing that every team in the NFL wants in 2020. OK, so there are two things. One is a trip to Tampa and Super Bowl LV. Go to Source ...

4 Ways the Saints can use Warford’s cap space

By cutting Warford, New Orleans has saved $7.75 million in cap space, and there are a few things the Saints could use that saved money on to improve the team. Here are a few ideas: ...

A week-by-week look at the NFL’s best quarterback duels of 2020

Dak Prescott and Matt Ryan have become two of the more underappreciated quarterbacks in the game, but both of their offenses are talented and they have the skill level to execute them at a high ...

NFL rosters stocked with former Alabama players

Only one NFL team has a roster that does not include at least one player who played for Alabama. The New Orleans Saints have one player who was part of the Crimson Tide football program, ...

Saints players record Mother’s Day messages

METAIRIE, La. The New Orleans Saints released a video of players like Cameron Jordan and Jared Cook delivering Mother’s Day messages to their moms and other mothers Sunday. Go to Source ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 11: More Saints schedule reactions and Larry Warford is cut from the team

A brief breakdown of the Saints 2020 schedule following the schedule release on May 7th. Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers, week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and week 10 against the San ...

Gold and Black @ 30: Year 11–2000-2001

Gold and Black Illustrated is celebrating 30 years of publishing. We will take a year-by-year look at its history. Go to Source ...

Can Jameis Winston be a productive QB despite the multitude of INTs?

Production vs. volatility: Can a quarterback outproduce a bad turnover-worthy throw rate? Go to Source ...

Why Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley doesn’t like Eagles’ Jalen Hurts being compared to Saints’ Taysom Hill

Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Hurts has been compared to Hill, the New Orleans Saints’ do-everything gadget player, due to their similar skill sets. However, Riley, like ...

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not ...

Bryce Perkins scouting report

One reason Perkins had so many passing yards was because he’s a poor passer. I know that this is counterintuitive. Imagine a basketball player (I’ll just give him a random fictitious name not intended to ...

Surprise release of Saints G Larry Warford puts 3-time Pro Bowler on open market

Opportunity knocks for teams in need of interior line help. Go to Source ...

Players Coalition Seeks Federal Probe of Georgia Shooting – NBC10 Philadelphia

What to Know The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery ...

Players Coalition Seeks Federal Probe of Georgia Shooting – NBC4 Washington

What to Know The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery ...

Players Coalition Seeks Federal Probe of Georgia Shooting – NBC 6 South Florida

What to Know The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery ...

Players Coalition Seeks Federal Probe of Georgia Shooting – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

What to Know The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery ...

Report: Larry Warford Drawing Interest from Bears, Texans After Saints Release

One day after getting released by the New Orleans Saints, offensive guard Larry Warford has teams lining up for his services. The Chicago Bears and Houston Texans are both exploring deals for the 28-year-old, according ...

Jarran Reed stuck on 91, Jameis Winston to 2

The Seattle roster still lists Reed as No. Quarterback Jameis Winston got a new number last week after signing with the New Orleans Saints and said it’s one he’d always wanted. Winston wore No. Go ...

Delvin Breaux reflects on Saints fallout, misdiagnosed NFL career-ending injury

In the ideal world, every player who suits up for the New Orleans Saints would get to go out on top and move on with a sense of closure. That wasn’t the case for Delvin ...

Updated Saints salary cap figure after Larry Warford release

The New Orleans Saints freed up $7.75 million in spending-room beneath the 2020 salary cap, but what do they plan to do with it? And how much cap space will they have to work with ...

OU football: Lincoln Riley discusses Jalen Hurts comparisons to Taysom Hill, CeeDee Lamb wearing No. 88

NFL Draft pick CeeDee Lamb wearing No. for the Dallas Cowboys, here’s what Riley had to say. Jalen Hurts and Taysom Hill as more than just quarterbacks With Hurts’ running ability showcased at Alabama and ...

Mike Detillier: The inside plan for the Saints offense

The release of New Orleans Saints offensive guard Larry Warford should not have come as a surprise to anyone after the team selected Michigan offensive center/guard Cesar Ruiz in Round 1 of the NFL draft ...

Saints WR Carr returning to team

Back with the Saints, Austin Carr is confident he’ll bounce back from 2019 ‘roadblock’ In another universe where the coronavirus pandemic did not exist and people were free to move about and do things they ...

Saints release Pro Bowl G Warford

The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they released three-time Pro Bowl right guard Larry Warford. The move comes after the club drafted Cesar Ruiz in the first round of the NFL draft last month. ...

New Orelans Saints cut three-time Pro Bowl guard Larry Warford

Larry Warford made three straight Pro Bowls with the Saints The New Orleans Saints have cut three-time Pro Bowl right guard Larry Warford, whose three-year run as a starter was cast into doubt by the ...

NFL schedule hints at determination to conduct Week One, then reassess

The NFL’s regular-season schedule surprisingly opens with a bang. In a year during which the NFL could have loaded up the first weekend with so-so games and fans would have lapped it up like malnourished ...

Grading all 32 NFL teams’ schedule release videos from best to worst

NFL franchises had a chance to get creative with their schedule release videos, and while some were inventive or inspiring, others missed the mark. Here’s how the Patriots and the other 31 teams graded out. ...

Tom Brady headlines sports figures seeking justice from William Barr for Ahmaud Arbery

The killing of Ahmaud Arbery by Travis and Greg McMichael has gradually, but forcefully, caught the attention of the the nation. It also has caught the attention of The Players Coalition. The group has sent ...

Demario Davis reacts to the New Orleans Saints’ 2020 schedule

New Orleans Saints LB Demario Davis joins “Good Morning Football” to discuss the Saints’ 2020 schedule and sets expectations for the Saints’ in 2020. Go to Source ...

Chicago Bears are interested in former Saints offensive lineman Larry Warford, who was cut Friday

The Bears added veteran Ted Ginn Jr. to the mix last week, a speed receiver who figures to contribute this season. And now the team is believed to have at least some interest in another ...

Three-time Pro Bowl guard Larry Warford cut by Saints

SportsPulse: The 2020 NFL regular season schedule is out, and USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Jones tells us which dates to circle on our calendars. The New Orleans Saints released right guard Larry Warford Friday, parting ...

Breaking down Saints’ 2020 schedule

In Week 3, the Saints host the Green Bay Packers — playing for the first time since 2017 and for quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ first game in New Orleans since 2014. The Saints are back on ...

Saints cut 3-year starter, 3-time Pro Bowl guard Warford

The New Orleans Saints have cut three-time Pro Bowl right guard Larry Warford, whose three-year run as a starter was cast into doubt by the club’s selection of interior lineman Cesar Ruiz in the first ...

Browns should inquire about Larry Warford

Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry put in some hard work this offseason fixing the problems along the offensive line. Jack Conklin arrived in free agency to take over at right tackle, while the 2020 ...

Saints release veteran guard Warford

Veteran guard Larry Warford is now a free agent after being cut by the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

‘His Only Crime: Running While Black’ — Anquan Boldin, Players Coalition Call On AG Barr To Take Up Arbery Murder Case

Players Coalition founder Anquan Boldin, along with 62 current and former professional athletes — including Tom Brady — sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, asking for the Justice Department to investigate Ahmaud ...

Players Coalition seeks federal probe of Georgia shooting

The Players Coalition and dozens of professional athletes sent a letter Friday to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an immediate federal investigation into the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery in ...

Saints cut RG Warford after 3 Pro Bowl seasons

ESPN The New Orleans Saints have cut guard Larry Warford, the team announced Friday. Warford, 28, had spent the past three seasons with the Saints, making 44 starts at right guard and earning Pro Bowl ...

The Thunder assemble to create dynamic ‘Avengers’ lineup

Point guard: Russell Westbrook Marvel character: Thor There should be no debate about the starting point guard for the Thunder’s all-time starting lineup. Russell Westbrook was the Thunder for so many years before he was ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 Schedule presented by SeatGeek announced

The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2020 schedule presented by SeatGeek, for which the regular season kicks off on Sunday, Sept. against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and features four prime time games and the ...

Marquee matchups line New Orleans Saints schedule in 2020

The dates when the New Orleans Saints play Tampa Bay, in the regular-season opener at Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. respectively. The dates when the two of the ...

Take a detailed look at the New Orleans Saints’ 2020 opponents

The Nov. 8 “Sunday Night Football” tilt at Raymond James Stadium will be the first time, the Saints have played the Buccaneers in prime time since a 23-20 victory in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. ...

Tom Brady earns the primetime spotlight – but can the Bucs catch the Saints?

Yahoo Sports senior NFL writers Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson discuss the NFL’s schedule release for 2020 and the outlook for the NFC South rivals. Subscribe to the Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast on Apple Podcasts, ...

WR Carr’s wife OK after giving birth with virus

New Orleans Saints receiver Austin Carr’s wife Erica tested positive for COVID-19 before giving birth to their first child, Clive, last month. Carr and his newborn son both tested negative. But Carr said he believes ...

Back with the Saints, Austin Carr is confident he’ll bounce back from 2019 ‘roadblock’

In another universe where the coronavirus pandemic did not exist and people were free to move about and do things they normally do, maybe Austin Carr would not have found his way back to the ...

Who are the four most important Saints in 2020?

Wide receiver Michael Thomas is an obvious candidate to make the top four. Even more so than Drew Brees, the case could be made that Michael Thomas is the most important Saints player on the ...

NFL schedule: Brady vs Brees highlights Week 1 filled with must-see matchups

The NFL schedule release gave us some fascinating matchups to look forward to in Week 1 of the new season. Go to Source ...

Malcolm Jenkins Honors Ahmaud Arbery With 2.23 Mile Run, Tom Brady Shows Support

NFL star Malcolm Jenkins wants justice for murdered Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery — who would have turned 26 today — and he’s doing his part by going on a jog to show support for Maud’s ...

NFL 2020 Schedule: Primetime Games, Rams & Raiders Open New Stadiums & More

The schedule for what promises to be one of the stranger National Football League seasons was unveiled tonight, as the league highlighted the big games planned for its 2020 regular-season schedule. As other sports leagues ...

NFL schedule 2020: 5 nuggets from BetMGM’s Week 1 odds, including a surprising Cowboys line

Point spreads for Week 1 games were out not long after the schedule release. Go to Source ...

Saints send food to essential workers in 4 cities of 2020 opponents

Those four cities were Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia, and are all cities with teams that the Saints will (hopefully) be playing in 2020 once the threat of coronavirus subsides. The Saints purchased pizza in ...

NFL schedule: Tom Brady’s toughest tests in Tampa Bay

After the 2020 NFL schedule was released, we look at Tom Brady’s toughest games with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Go to Source ...

WATCH: CSC reacts to the 2020 Saints schedule release

CSC reacts to the Saints 2020 Saints schedule, giving a brief breakdown and immediate reaction of each matchup. There is a ton of intrigue in just about every game this year. The most challenging matchups ...

Five exciting NFL matchups in the 2020 season

Below are five games that should be worth watching during the 2020 NFL season: Week 1: New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers It will be fun enough to see Tom Brady in a new ...

Brees vs Brady…Antetokounmpo hacked…Mike Storen remembered

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) says he feels terrible that a hacker used his Twitter account to say “extremely inappropriate and disgusting” things. Los Angeles Lakers forward Kostas Antetokounmpo says his brother’s social ...

A rivalry rekindled: Bucs’ Tom Brady vs. Saints’ Drew Brees

Ladies and gentlemen, NFL fans from the Gulf Coast to the fruited plain, we’ve got ourselves a rivalry. It’s the Bucs and Tom Brady vs. the Saints and Drew Brees. They will kick it off ...

NFL schedule winners and losers

The 2020 NFL schedule is out! With all 17 weeks scheduled and accounted for, it’s time to look at who won and who lost with this year’s slate, including Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, Baltimore ...

Tom Brady on Pace to Have 74-Game Streak as Betting Favorite Snapped vs. Saints

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady’s teams have been favored for 74 straight games, but that streak may be nearing its end based on the latest odds for the Bucs’ 2020 season opener versus the ...

NFL schedule: Champion Chiefs will open vs. Texans

The Kansas City Chiefs will open their title defense at home against the Houston Texans on Thursday, Sept. 10, the NFL announced Thursday evening while revealing the entire 2020 schedule. Tom Brady’s first game as ...

New Orleans Saints release 2020 schedule

The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2020 schedule by SeatGeek, for which the regular season kicks off on Sunday, September 13 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and features four prime time games and the ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule: Opponents, dates, times & more

The New Orleans Saints had one of the best teams in the NFL last season but came up short when it mattered the most – the first round of the playoffs. Drew Brees and his ...

Breakdown: Saints’ matchups in 2020

Sept. at Nov. 8): New Orleans holds a 35-21 edge in the all-time series against the Buccaneers, the club’s best winning percentage (. versus an NFL opponent that it has played more than 11 times…New ...

Tom Brady to make Buccaneers debut against Drew Brees and Saints

NFL notebook Tom Brady to make Buccaneers debut against Drew Brees and Saints The Kansas City Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. in the NFL’s annual kickoff ...

The Saints 2020 NFL schedule is set

Kind of nice that this game is on a Sunday night as it helps to compensate for the short week having a MNF matchup the week before. The Saints then travel to Detroit in Week ...

New Orleans Saints announce 2020 Schedule

The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2020 schedule by SeatGeek, for which the regular season kicks off on Sunday, September 13 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and features four prime time games and the ...

Tom Brady’s streak as favorite in danger as Bucs open as Week 1 underdogs

The GOAT is a ‘dog for the first time in a long time. After the NFL schedule was released Thursday, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened as 6.5-point underdogs in their Week 1 ...

Tom Brady to make Bucs debut against Drew Brees at New Orleans; see Tampa Bay’s full 2020 schedule

Here’s how the season will play out: Week 1 (Sept. at New Orleans | 4:25 p.m. on Fox Week 2 (Sept. Go to Source ...

Raiders to host Saints in Las Vegas regular-season debut on Monday Night Football schedule

The Las Vegas Raiders will make their regular-season home debut Sept. on Monday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints, a game that will be simulcast on ESPN and ABC, according to the full 2020 ...

2020 NFL schedule released: Tom Brady to face Drew Brees’ Saints in Buccaneers debut

Tom Brady’s new football life will begin with a bang. His Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the regular season against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, one of the early highlights of the 2020 ...

NFL schedule: Brady visits New Orleans in week one

Tom Brady’s first game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be September 13 in New Orleans as the NFL released its much-anticipated schedule, indicating it plans to start the season on time despite the coronavirus ...

Brady to battle Brees in Week One blockbuster

Quarterback Tom Brady (NYSE:BRC)’s bid to bring the glory days back to Tampa Bay will be given a stiff test in Week One of the new NFL season when the Buccaneers travel to New Orleans ...

What’s Next: New Orleans Saints, Weeks One & Nine

Winston isn’t the only difference between these Saints and the NFC South winners of 2019, either. Tampa Bay will have to contend with a reinforced secondary with the (re)addition of safety Malcolm Jenkins and a ...

NFL schedule: Brady’s Bucs at Saints in Week 1

Kevin Seifert ESPN Staff Writer Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Follow on Twitter Tom Brady’s new football life will begin with a bang. ...

NFL schedule 2020: Tom Brady’s first game for Bucs will reportedly be vs. Drew Brees

The highlight of Week 1 is reportedly happening in New Orleans. Go to Source ...

N.F.L. Releases 2020 Schedule Even as Start Remains in Doubt

Jackson and Roethlisberger also factor into some of the season’s other compelling games: Chiefs at Ravens, Monday, Sept. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Jackson have played against each other twice as professionals, and considering ...

Detroit Lions 2020 schedule snapshot

Detroit Lions 2020 schedule Sept. vs. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. ET Sept. Go to Source ...

NFL Monday Night Football 2020 schedule

Here are the Monday primetime NFL matchups for the 2020 season. The NFL has released its 2020 schedule. Here is a look at its slate of Monday night games. Go to Source ...

Los Angeles Chargers 2020 schedule snapshot

ET (ESPN) Oct. 18 New York Jets, 4:05 p.m. ET Oct. 25 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. ET Nov. 1 Jacksonville Jaguars, 4:05 p.m. Go to Source ...

NFL schedule 2020: Quirks include a rare Friday game on Christmas, and Monday night on ABC again

There are some quirky details in the NFL’s schedule. Go to Source ...

NFL releases schedule for 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. in the NFL’s annual kickoff game — pending developments in the coronavirus pandemic, of course. The Texans won ...

Saints’ schedule 2020: Tom Brady in Week 1, Vikings on Christmas

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter The New Orleans ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule snapshot

New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule Sept. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 4:25 p.m. ET Sept. Go to Source ...

Saints GM Mickey Loomis on Jameis Winston Contract: ‘We’ll See Where It Goes’

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is keeping his plans for Jameis Winston relatively quiet after signing the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers star to a one-year deal. Speaking to SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday, ...

Ex-Saints player Delvin Breaux sounds off on relationship with Sean Payton: ‘He didn’t give me any respect’

Ex-NFL cornerback Delvin Breaux said Thursday there’s “no bad blood” with the New Orleans Saints organization after a tumultuous two-year stint riddled with injuries but as far as his relationship with head coach Sean Payton ...

NFL Prime-Time Schedule 2020: List of Monday, Thursday and Sunday Night Games

NFL Prime-Time Schedule Week 1 Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, Sept. Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Sept. Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants on Monday, Sept. Go to Source ...

Take 5: Can’t-miss games of 2020

It’s too early to declare Patrick Mahomes vs. Lamar Jackson the new-age version of Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady, but it sure feels like it’s headed that way. Mahomes and the Chiefs have won the ...

Raiders’ Las Vegas debut vs. Saints on MNF

Kevin Seifert ESPN Staff Writer Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Follow on Twitter The Las Vegas Raiders will make their regular-season home debut ...

Saints’ schedule release video has touching gesture to coronavirus frontline workers … and a 28-3 Falcons joke

The Saints had a different message with their schedule release. Go to Source ...

Saints have food delivered to front-line workers in four cities they will play

Now that’s the way to promote a schedule release, New Orleans Saints. The Saints are known for trolling their opponents on Twitter, particularly the Falcons, whom the Saints enjoy reminding of their blown 28-3 lead ...

Mickey Loomis on Jameis Winston: We’ve added a talented player

Jameis Winston will wear No. 2 with the Saints. The Saints will list him as either No. 2 or No. 3 on their depth chart. Winston started 70 of a possible 77 games — he ...

Saints to host Vikings for Christmas

The NFL has a Christmas present this year, and some competition for a sports day that’s generally been left to the NBA. According to Jeff Duncan of TheAthletic.com, the Saints will host the Vikings on ...

Instead of trolling, Saints send food to essential workers in 4 cities of 2020 opponents

The New Orleans Saints could have trolled their 2020 opponents on schedule release day like teams usually do. But that didn’t happen — save one 28-3 joke at the Atlanta Falcons’ expense — as the ...

NFL Schedule: Raiders To Open Allegiant Stadium On “Monday Night Football” Against The Saints

The 2020 NFL schedule will officially be released later on Thursday. However, we’re already starting to hear reports about some of the biggest games on the slate. According to Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas ...

Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees in Week 1?

Luke Easterling an hour ago The NFL is set to release the full 17-week schedule for the 2020 season Thursday night, but leaks are already being confirmed throughout the league. One such report that’s been ...

Report: Saints signing Margus Hunt

The New Orleans Saints are signing former Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Margus Hunt, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. It’s a one-year deal, per Mike Triplett of ESPN.com. Margus was released by the ...

CSC Mailbag: Will the Saints have four quarterbacks in 2020?

But considering Michael Thomas is under contract for a few more years and Emmanuel Sanders signed a two-year deal to come to New Orleans this offseason, we should be fine. If there was ever a ...

The Saints’ 2020 schedule is beginning to take shape

A few of the Saints’ 2020 matchups have already begun to leak and it is shaping up to be an interesting season for the black and gold. To start, Nick Underhill broke that the Saints ...

Like this Bucs’ opener? Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees at New Orleans

Tom Brady and the Bucs won’t have to wait long to see how they measure up against Drew Brees and the Saints this season. In what is considered one of the marquee matchups of the ...

Ex-Duck Throckmorton hopes versatility earns roster spot with Saints

Throckmorton started at right tackle during his redshirt freshman year. By the end of his junior year, he had started at both tackle positions, along with starts at center and right guard, becoming the only ...

3 winners and 3 losers from the Saints’ Zack Baun selection

The New Orleans Saints landed a steal at #74 overall in this year’s NFL Draft by selecting Wisconsin LB Zack Baun. After passing on LSU’s Patrick Queen in day one, the Saints were able to ...

Matt Light Raffling Chance To See Brady Vs. Brees In Tampa Bay

The former Patriots left tackle is raffling off a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Tampa Bay to see Brady square off against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. If that isn’t enough, he’ll also introduce you ...

Post-Draft Fantasy Football Top 50 PPR Rankings

Josh Jacobs (RB12) Even splitting a backfield with Melvin Gordon in 2019, Austin Ekeler still finished as the PPR RB6 on a per game basis while netting career-highs in both touchdowns (11) and yards from ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 7: Michael Thomas adds another accolade and a look at the Saints running back depth

A scouting report of linebacker Zack Baun and how he stacks up historically with other Saints linebackers, plus a “pro” and “con” list. New Orleans Saints bring in linebacker Joe Bachie as a undrafted free ...

Drew Brees-owned Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar continues work on Midland location

Work continues for Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar, at the northwest corner of the Loop 250 frontage road and Whitman Drive. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is co-owner of the sports-themed restaurant and was in ...

Donovan Smith: Tom Brady’s presence doesn’t change my job

Donovan Smith has started 79 of a possible 80 games in his career with the Buccaneers. In that time, the left tackle has protected Ryan Fitzpatrick in 10 games and Jameis Winston in the other ...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston reveals why he chose to join the Saints

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston reveals why he chose to join the Saints. Go to Source ...

The best quarterback rivalry in the NFL isn’t a rivalry at all … but it will be soon

Tom Brady and Drew Brees are not only two of the best in today’s game; they’re two of the best ever. They’re 1-2 in almost every career passing category. They play in the same division ...

Drew Brees surprises double-amputee HS QB with call as part of foundation’s series

Hodge spoke to ESPN about the call from Brees and said it was “pretty crazy” to hear from such one of the greats. It’s awesome, because not only are these great experiences for me, it’s ...

NFL to release 2020 schedule

After being delayed by a few weeks due to coronavirus, the NFL schedule for 2020 will be released on Thursday at 7 p.m. We don’t know exactly what’s in store for the NFL and the ...

Brees surprises double amputee HS QB with call

Texas high schooler Calder Hodge, who plays football despite having both legs amputated above the knee when he was young, received a surprise Skype call from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees last week. “Welcome ...

Two Saints defensive backs make PFF’s top 25 players under 25

The analysts at Pro Football Focus published their latest look at the 25 best NFL players under the age of 25, and two members of the New Orleans Saints made the cut. While cornerback Marshon ...

Why trainers are concerned about the transition from virtual to reality

One video McLeod posted showed him wearing that vest and holding those bells as he squatted onto a beer cooler. “It’s difficult,” McLeod said, “because you don’t have your gyms that you’ve had access to ...

Stafford Looks To Be Middle-Of-The-Road Fantasy Pick For 2020

CBSSports.com – (CBS Detroit Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings: Top 24 expert rankings show disputes around Drew Brees, Baker Mayfield. When looking into the rankings for the 2020 season, there’s a lot that is still left ...

Broncos schedule 2020: Predicting all 16 matchups

Drew Lock vs. Drew Brees to kick off the 2020 season for the Broncos is sure to produce some fireworks. When looking up the series history between these two teams, I was surprised at how ...

Alvin Kamara touts Saints’ great chemistry

People always ask me this and I say it and they don’t really accept it,” Kamara told his Saints teammate Terron Armstead while the two chatted on Instagram Live Monday night. “You can back me ...

Homecoming with Mark Ingram: The Drive for Heisman | The Players’ Tribune

Current New Orleans Saints running back, Mark Ingram, returns to The University of Alabama to revisit his journey from 7th string to Heisman Trophy winning National Champion. Go to Source ...

Sports media mailbag: Non-star solution for ‘Monday Night Football’

Orlovsky, Louis Riddick and Brian Griese — three known candidates for the job — don’t have the playing credentials or the names that have long been associated with the glamor of MNF, but they have ...

Fleur-de-Links, May 6: Saints have the best uniforms in the NFC South, but not the best odds to win it

Saints behind the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in newest DraftKings Sportsbook odds to win the NFC South. Matt Barrows and Daniel Brown of The Athletic rank the Saints #7 in best uniforms in the NFL, higher ...

Why NFL trainers are concerned about the transition from virtual to reality

One video McLeod posted showed him wearing that vest and holding those bells as he squatted onto a beer cooler. “It’s difficult,” McLeod said, “because you don’t have your gyms that you’ve had access to ...

Grambling or Southern? Saints DL Malcolm Roach discusses connection to both schools

Grambling or Southern? Saints DL Malcolm Roach discusses connection to both schools Go to Source ...

Retired Saints fullback, old SMU teammate Zach Line helped recruit Margus Hunt

While Morstead only played with Sanders in college, during the 2008 season, Hunt joined the squad during Sanders’ senior year in 2009. So did former Saints fullback Zach Line, who retired earlier this year. Line ...

2020 Fantasy Football Running Back Landscaping: Is Joe Mixon ready to make the leap?

Continuing his position landscaping series, Scott Pianowski takes stock of the running backs, post-NFL Draft. Go to Source ...

Saints no longer with best odds to win NFC South

NFL betting odds are fluid in nature, in that they’re constantly changing and moving with the ebbs and flows of the NFL offseason. When DraftKings Sportsbook released their initial odds to win the division back ...

Saints emails, lawsuits could be buried in church bankruptcy

A bankruptcy filing by New Orleans’ Roman Catholic archdiocese freezes sexual abuse lawsuits and could help bury the details of alleged coverups of predator priests and thousands of internal emails documenting a behind-the-scenes alliance with ...

5 potential trade partners for Saints guard Larry Warford

The New Orleans Saints had their reservations about right guard Larry Warford before they ever used their first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on center/guard Cesar Ruiz. But with Ruiz’ addition, Warford and his ...

Updated Best-Ball RB Tiers

John Daigle updates his Best-Ball Running Back Tiers to reflect all post-NFL Draft activity ahead of the 2020 season. (AP) Go to Source ...

Declined fifth-year options could find themselves on the Patriots’ trade radar

As part of a new collective bargaining agreement, the NFL introduced the rookie wage scale back in 2011. Not only did it create a clear outline for how rookie contracts are to be structured — ...

4 Bargain bin free agents Saints should consider

However, New Orleans is always looking to improve, or solidify question marks for depth at a position. That’s why defensive lineman Margus Hunt was signed by the team earlier this weekend. With that being said, ...

How the Saints can get Jameis Winston back on track

So that’s why Winston’s decision to take a step back and learn behind two of the all-time greats in Payton and quarterback Drew Brees was met with praise. Winston’s longtime throwing coach George Whitfield Jr. ...

NFL to release schedule Thursday; What could the NFL, Saints’ schedule look like?

After being delayed by a few weeks due to coronavirus, the NFL schedule for 2020 will be released on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT. We don’t know exactly what’s in store for the NFL and ...

New Orleans Saints 2020 schedule will be released at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7

The New Orleans Saints’ 2020 schedule will be announced at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 on NewOrleansSaints.com, the Saints app presented by Verizon and on all of the team’s social media platforms. The Saints’ 2020 ...

Ex-Bucs QB Jameis Winston Donates $30K to Tampa Bay Restaurants Amid COVID-19

Jameis Winston is no longer a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he is still doing what he can to help his former community. According to the New Orleans Saints’ official website, Winston donated ...

Saints’ Sean Payton, Gayle Benson on death of Don Shula: ‘We lost a football legend’

Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound ...

New Orleans Saints mourn loss of Don Shula

New Orleans Saints Owner Gayle Benson Statement: “Don Shula embodied everything that so many of us love about the National Football League. First, he valued his faith and family as two of the most important ...

Gus Cumberlander looking to rebound with New Orleans Saints

Cumberlander, a 6-foot-7 defensive lineman from Ellenwood, Ga. was on Nielsen’s radar, but Nielsen couldn’t entice Cumberlander in 2015 to enroll at the school in Raleigh, N.C. Cumberlander wound up at Oregon; Nielsen, in New ...

Saints fans give favorable grade to 2020 draft class

The results are in from fans of the New Orleans Saints in SB Nation’s newest FanPulse survey. Saints fans were asked to grade the New Orleans Saints 2020 NFL Draft class. As a reminder, that ...

Margus Hunt ready to contribute unique skillset to Saints

Hunt is 6′8″, 295 pounds, so he has the size to clog the middle of the line of scrimmage but as exhibited by the 4.60-second forty-yard dash he ran at the NFL Combine in 2013, ...

Bears sign veteran receiver Ginn Jr. to 1-year contract

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Go to Source ...

The one question Saints fans don’t want to face

Much like how the New Orleans Saints’ return to the Superdome in 2006 was more than just football, instead being symbolic of a community that has taken a major step forward in the recovery after ...

Drew Brees represents NFL as 14 professional sports leagues unite to honor healthcare workers

Fourteen professional sports leagues today announced “The Real Heroes Project,” a collaborative initiative to recognize and celebrate healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletes representing the ATP, MLB, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, ...

Leagues unite to recognize health care workers

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky and U.S. women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd are ...

What is the best possible 2020 schedule for the Falcons?

We’re expecting the 2020 NFL schedule release later this week, so we’ll soon find out when the Falcons will be playing their games, assuming the regular season schedule sticks to the number of weeks and ...

15 leagues join forces to recognize health care workers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky and U.S. women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd are among the athletes participating in a project to recognize and celebrate ...

Fleur-de-links, May 4: More interviews from Jameis Winston and Sean Payton speaks on Tommy Stevens

In an interview with NFL.com, Jameis Winston says that he is excited to see Tom Brady lead his former team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. An in-depth profile of new quarterback Jameis Winston and why he ...

Saints QB Jameis Winston donates $30,000 to help struggling restaurants in Tampa Bay area during COVID-19

Jameis Winston’s new NFL team is the New Orleans Saints. But the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback isn’t forgetting about the place he has called home for the past five seasons. Winston donated $30,000 on ...

Report: Sean Payton Believes Taysom Hill Could Be ‘Steve Young-Type’ QB

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill has only 13 pass attempts in his NFL career and is better known as a special teams contributor and even a receiver. But head coach Sean Payton apparently still ...

Why Saints fans should be excited about Cesar Ruiz

The New Orleans Saints quietly made one of the better picks of the first round when they selected former Michigan center Cesar Ruiz with the 24th overall selection in the 2020 NFL draft. It wasn’t ...

Andy Dalton, Jameis Winston & the best backup QBs in the NFL

Andy Dalton and Jameis Winston are among the top backup quarterbacks in the league after signing with new teams for 2020. Go to Source ...

Cracking the case on Saints quarterback Jameis Winston

For every one of these plays: There’s one of these: One of Winston’s main problems is he attempts the high-level quarterbacking things like looking off linebackers and safeties, but he’s just not quite advanced enough ...

Jameis Winston Remains Committed To Tampa Bay Charity Work

Jameis Winston is going to be suiting up for the New Orleans Saints in 2020, but he still calls Tampa Bay home. Even though he was replaced by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Winston remains committed ...

What if Drew Brees went to Dolphins in 2006 as a free agent instead of re-signing with Saints?

The “Good Morning Football” crew discusses how things would be different if Drew Brees signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2006 instead of resigning with the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

With Brees, Brady, NFC South now ‘Quarterback South’

With Brees, Brady, NFC South now ‘Quarterback South’ Go to Source ...

Panthers deny having deal with QB Stevens

Despite the New Orleans Saints’ claims to the contrary, the Carolina Panthers say they didn’t have a contract agreement in place with Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens before he was drafted by New Orleans. Rules ...

What does Jeff Ireland have to say about this year’s Saints draft class?

We know how important it is to keep the depth of the pocket clean for our quarterbacks and so we felt like he was a can’t-miss, we thought the margin for failure was very low ...

New Saints QB Jameis Winston lost his Brees autograph from 2006, but now he’s his teammate

One thing I do take pride in is being competitive, and I’m going to do my best to be the best football player I can be. This sport, even though I’m coming to New Orleans ...

Saints’ Winston excited to compete against Buccaneers

Jameis Winston knows a thing or two about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, having played for them for five years after being selected with the top overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. The quarterback now ...

Saints Sign Veteran DL Margus Hunt

The New Orleans Saints have signed defensive lineman Margus Hunt, according to the team. Hunt spent the last three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and is coming off of a 2019 campaign in which he ...

Gold and Black @ 30: Year 10–1999-2000

Gold and Black Illustrated is celebrating 30 years of publishing. We will take a year-by-year look at its history. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston’s next act: Where else but New Orleans?

In the video, posted three weeks ago on Twitter, Jameis Winston has his right arm cocked, feet shuffling as if he’s moving around the pocket, as his trainer launches an oversize speed bag at him, ...

49ers are ‘objectively’ worse after offseason moves, Jim Trotter says

Whether or not the 49ers are improved, they’re still the class of the NFC. Go to Source ...

Is Taysom Hill now worth starting in fantasy football?

New Orleans Saints Quarterrunningtightendback offensive weapon Taysom Hill has recently been reclassified from a QB to a TE for the 2020 fantasy football season in ESPN leagues. As a quarterback, Hill provides little value in ...

Saints’ Jameis Winston ‘Can’t Wait’ to Square off Against Tom Brady, Buccaneers

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston decided to stay in the NFC South after leaving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency following five seasons. The Bucs decided to go in a different direction after ...

Malcolm Roach stayed home with the Saints because they were the best fit for him

Malcolm Roach grew up in a family that supported the New Orleans Saints, but don’t get it twisted, he did not choose to come here to fulfill some childhood fantasy of wearing the black and ...

Thomas Morstead pessimistic about playing games in front of fans in 2020

Saints punter Thomas Morstead, an NFLPA executive committee member, is surprised only two active NFL players are known to have tested positive for COVID-19. Rams center Brian Allen and Broncos edge rusher Von Miller have ...

New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys: Which team’s passing offense is more dominant?

The “Good Morning Football” crew discusses which team has a more dominant passing offense, the New Orleans Saints or the Dallas Cowboys. Go to Source ...

These are the three NFL players that Antonio Gibson models his game after

During a conference call with local reporters on Wednesday, Antonio Gibson had the chance to describe the players he hopes to emulate in the NFL. It’s a pretty stacked list. Go to Source ...

Saints add veteran defensive lineman Hunt

The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent defensive end Margus Hunt on Friday. The 6-foot-8, 295-pound Hunt is a seven-year NFL veteran out of SMU who was drafted 53rd overall by Cincinnati in 2013. He ...

Jameis Winston not looking at future beyond this season

Jameis Winston signed a one-year deal with the Saints, who appear to have committed to Taysom Hill as the heir apparent whenever Drew Brees is ready to enter the TV booth. Signing with the Saints ...

New Orleans Saints agree deal with defensive tackle Margus Hunt

Free agent Margus Hunt is set to join the New Orleans Saints The New Orleans Saints have agreed a deal to sign defensive tackle Margus Hunt, who is a free agent. Hunt and the Saints ...

Source: Saints agree to terms with defensive lineman Margus Hunt

NEW ORLEANS, La. WVUE) – The Saints have agreed to terms with defensive lineman Margus Hunt, a league source confirmed to FOX 8 sports. Go to Source ...

Versatility of Calvin Throckmorton could lead to role with New Orleans Saints

Calvin Throckmorton will step on the field as an undrafted rookie for the New Orleans Saints with at least a couple of factors working in his favor. First, the Saints held him in high enough ...

5 Questions for New Orleans Saints after 2020 NFL Draft

If the New Orleans offense is going to reach its potential, it needs to get more out of Smith moving forward. Question 2: How committed are the Saints to still having balance on offense? This ...

Saints agree to terms with ex-Colts, Bengals defensive lineman Margus Hunt

The New Orleans Saints defensive line got a little deeper Thursday night after the team agreed to terms with former Cincinnati Bengals second-round pick Margus Hunt, as first reported by Aaron Wilson of the Houston ...

New Orleans Saints make ‘spite trade’ to draft Tommy Stevens; get to know Lions’ new kicker recruit, and more

Only $7.99 a month. Learn more. Today’s Penn State football news headlines feature the story behind the New Orleans Saints moving up to draft Tommy Stevens and a profile of the Lions’ new kicker recruit. ...

Fleur-de-links, May 1: Saints expected to sign new defensive lineman and former Saints player finds a new team

Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. signs a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears. Jameis Winston reveals his admiration of and relationship with Drew Brees extends before his signing with the Saints. ...

Saints expected to sign DL Margus Hunt to one-year deal

The New Orleans Saints are closing in on a one-year deal for defensive lineman Margus Hunt per Mike Triplett of ESPN. The move would represent additional depth at the position, something that has been noted ...

Walker: Ted Ginn may have been No. 2 WR on Saints roster, but he was No. 1 “O.G.” in locker room

Ted Ginn always calls himself the O.G. And in the Saints locker room, that’ s what he was. He was that uncle that everybody loved to have around. But this isn’t that uncle who has ...

Sean Payton: ‘No Way’ I Would Let Saints Lose Tommy Stevens to Panthers in Draft

The Carolina Panthers were set to sign Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens as an undrafted free agent on Saturday, but head coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints had other ideas when they picked ...

Saints QB Jameis Winston no longer needs Google for answers. Now he has Drew Brees.

Fourteen years ago, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees signed a picture for a 12-year-old boy in Birmingham, Alabama. Brees had an appointment with his shoulder surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, and a sixth-grader named Jameis ...

Sean Payton trolled Panthers’ Joe Brady after draft-day Tommy Stevens trade

Brady worked with Stevens as a graduate assistant at Penn State, before making the jump to the NFL as an assistant coach with the Saints some years ago. He’d used that inside track to recruit ...

Jameis Winston can read license plates and street signs after undergoing LASIK surgery

Jameis Winston had unbelievably poor eyesight before undergoing LASIK surgery. Go to Source ...

The Surprising Draft Move By The Saints To Take A Qb Away From The Panthers

Head coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints traded up during the 2020 NFL Draft in the seventh and final round in order to curiously select Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens. The 23-year-old Penn ...

Saints new tight end Adam Trautman may be from a small school, but he has large skills

When the New Orleans Saints drafted tight end Adam Trautman in the third round on Friday night with the 105th pick, he became the first Dayton Flyer selected in the draft since 1977, when Seattle ...

Reports: Saints add DT Hunt

The New Orleans Saints added free agent defensive tackle Margus Hunt, multiple outlets reported Thursday. The Houston Chronicle reported that Hunt signed with the team, while ESPN reported the sides have a one-year agreement that ...

Did Sean Payton burn a draft pick just to spite the Panthers?

NFC South beef is real. And it’s spectacular. Go to Source ...

Payton revels in Saints’ QB swipe from Panthers

“There’s no way I was going to lose this kid,” Payton said of the former Mississippi State and Penn State quarterback who was often compared to the Saints’ versatile Taysom Hill leading up to the ...

Colin Cowherd: Aaron Rodgers Fits 49ers, Saints, Chargers If He Leaves Packers

Fox Sports’ Colin Cowherd said Thursday there are three “perfect fits” for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers if he leaves the organization in two years: the Los Angeles Chargers, New Orleans Saints and San ...

Saints’ Payton details maneuvers to snag QB Stevens from Panthers

Tommy Stevens created quite the queue for a seventh-round quarterback who might change positions in the NFL. It started with the Carolina Panthers setting up the framework of an undrafted free agent contract with Stevens, ...

Sean Payton: Saints beat Panthers to punch for unsung QB late in draft

“There’s no way I was going to lose this kid,” Payton said of the former Mississippi State and Penn State quarterback who was often compared to the Saints’ versatile Taysom Hill leading up to the ...

Position U: Ranking the Top DB Schools of All Time

Alabama Crimson Tide It’s little surprise that Alabama has been a factory for defensive backs over the past decade since Nick Saban puts together one of the best recruiting classes every year. Landon Collins, Eddie ...

Jameis Winston would have had an easy decision had Steelers been a real option

Jameis Winston started 16 games for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season, led the NFL in passing yards and yet found himself out of a job. At that point, we are being asked to believe, ...

Winston: Pursuit of Saints back-up role a sign of maturity

The reeducation of Jameis Winston is beginning with the New Orleans Saints. For now, the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner, 2015 top NFL draft choice and mercurial five-year starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers resembles ...

What does McCaffrey’s record-breaking deal mean for Kamara’s future with the Saints?

There were question marks already regarding whether the New Orleans Saints should extend Alvin Kamara considering how much it is expected to cost them. And the record-breaking 4-year, $64 million deal that the Carolina Panthers ...

Jameis Winston: Playing with Saints & Drew Brees a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

“There’s a proverb: Humility comes before honor, so I have to humble myself” By Cameron Hogwood 1:22 Watch Jameis Winston’s top passing touchdowns from the 2019 season Jameis Winston’s career as a starting quarterback may ...

‘Humbled’ Jameis Winston eager to work, learn with Saints

The former No. overall pick on Wednesday spoke about signing a one-year contract with the Saints, a team Winston believes to be the perfect fit as he attempts to get a career that once brimmed ...

Best And Worst Quarterback Depth Charts In NFL

Amazingly, he led the NFL in passing yards in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and completion percentage in 2017, 2018 and 2019. He’s backed up by Swiss Army knife Taysom Hill, who does everything but sell ...

Humbled Jameis Winston says he put ego aside to join Saints

“I wasn’t waiting. I was preparing,” he said. And I love how you define patience. Go to Source ...

Getting to know Easop Winston

The Rams’ draft class ended up being a pretty good group after they turned five picks into nine and appeared to fill some holes even though they didn’t have a first-round pick. There is a ...

Gold and Black @ 30: Year 9–1998-99

Gold and Black Illustrated is celebrating 30 years of publishing. We will take a year-by-year look at its history. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston hypes up improved eyesight after Lasik surgery, looks to jump-start career with the Saints

New Orleans seems like the perfect landing spot for Winston to ignite the second phase of his career as he moves on from Tampa Bay, which signed a new quarterback named Tom Brady. Plus, if ...

Fleur-de-Links, April 30: Jameis Winston contract details and Saints rookie jersey numbers revealed

Recent Saints signee quarterback Jameis Winston underwent LASIK eye surgery in February and reports that his vision is now more “precise. Details of Jameis Winston’s one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints have been revealed, ...

NFC South loaded with quality QBs

Atlanta’s Matt Ryan is No. “I think it makes the whole division even more competitive than it already is,” Quinn said. I think it just adds to a strength of what I already thought was ...

Saints QB Winston sees big change after LASIK surgery

Whether or not Jameis Winston had a perfect view of the defenders who intercepted 30 of his passes last season remains unclear, but the quarterback says his vision is greatly improved after offseason LASIK eye ...

Jameis Winston ready to “serve” with the New Orleans Saints

Jameis Winston ready to “serve” with the New Orleans Saints Go to Source ...

Howie Roseman: Not my place to decide whether Jalen Hurts will be used like Taysom Hill

The Eagles have said plenty about their plans for second-round rookie quarterback Jalen Hurts as a backup to Carson Wentz. Not much has been said about whether Hurts will actually be on the field at ...

How Taysom Hill’s Fantasy Football position change affects his value

Is Taysom Hill a quarterback? Is he a wide receiver? Some in the New Orleans Saints community have used the label “offensive weapon” to describe Hill. While that may be apt, there is no “offensive ...

NFL Network’s Kurt Warner breaks down facets of quarterback Jameis Winston signing with New Orleans Saints

NFL Network’s Kurt Warner breaks down facets of quarterback Jameis Winston signing with New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Fifth-year option tracker

NFL teams have until May 4 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to exercise fifth-year options on 2017 first-round draft choices. The window to sign those players to contract extensions opened Dec. 30, with Panthers running back ...

Nate Burleson: What New Orleans Saints QB Jameis Winston can learn from Drew Brees

The “Good Morning Football” crew discusses Jameis Winston’s 1-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

Saints 2020 draft class jersey numbers

The New Orleans Saints 2020 rookie draft class from the 2020 NFL Draft have their new jerseys lined up for the upcoming season. The Saints’ first round pick, Michigan’s Cesar Ruiz, will continue to wear ...

Taysom Hill is finally a flex option in fantasy football

Taysom Hill has finally broken fantasy football. We’ve long argued here that Taysom Hill should be fantasy football’s first slash player. He should be eligible at quarterback, running back, receiver and tight end. Go to ...

Brees, Brady give ‘Quarterback South’ top 2 all-time passers

Drew Brees of three-time defending division champion New Orleans is No. Brady has the second-most yards. Atlanta’s Matt Ryan is No. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston won’t be making much as Drew Bees’ Saints backup

Jameis Winston is taking a significant pay cut in the latest NFC South quarterback shakeup. According to ESPN, he is signing a one-year, $1.1 million deal with the Saints that includes up to $3.4 million ...

ESPN grants Saints’ Taysom Hill TE/Flex eligibility for fantasy football

ESPN grants Saints’ Taysom Hill TE/Flex eligibility for fantasy football Go to Source ...

Oregon OL Calvin Throckmorton one of PFF’s top UDFA signings

He may have been one of three Ducks left on the Big Board, but Throckmorton will get his chance to make an impact in the NFL. Go to Source ...

Taysom Hill vs. Jameis Winston: Projecting who will start for Saints after Drew Brees retires

In an interview with fellow former Florida State Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward on Instagram Live, Winston compared joining Brees, Hill, Payton and the rest of the Saints offensive coaching staff to getting a “Harvard ...

NFL Power Rankings: Where do the Saints rank after the draft?

For a team that won the NFC South three years in a row, and a group that is largely bringing back its core of players on both sides of the ball, it’s no surprise Dan ...

Assistant GM Jeff Ireland and scouting staff have proven adept at finding players that fit New Orleans Saints

But knowing there would be no offseason program due to COVID-19 precaution, Ireland and his scouts knew that mentally, draft picks would have to be acute in order to get up to speed quickly and ...

Snap Judgement: Grading the Saints 2020 NFL Draft

The Saints were the first team in the draft to trade a 2021 selection away when they sent next years third-rounder and their 88th pick in 2020 to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for the ...

New Orleans Saints sign quarterback Jameis Winston on one-year contract

Jameis Winston made way for Tom Brady at Tampa Bay Buccaneers New Orleans Saints have agreed terms to sign quarterback Jameis Winston. The free agent, who had knee surgery in February, joins the reigning NFC ...

4 key takeaways for the New Orleans Saints after 2020 NFL Draft

After months of speculation, the 2020 NFL Draft came to a conclusion on Saturday evening. While the New Orleans Saints held five picks heading into the draft, they ended up only making four selections due ...

Which veteran QB is in the best situation in 2020?

The “Good Morning Football” crew discusses which veteran QB is in the best situation going into the 2020 season. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston going back to ‘quarterback school’

Jameis Winston said he’s going back to quarterback school after officially joining the New Orleans Saints. The Saints announced they’d agreed to terms for a one-year contract with the former Hueytown High School star on ...

Jameis Winston ‘Put My Ego Aside’ to Be Saints Backup, Will Miss Being Starter

Some real honesty from Jameis Winston — who says he had to check his ego to become the backup QB for the New Orleans Saints … but thinks it’s worth the investment. Winston — the ...

Fleur-de-Links, April 29: Jameis Winston officially comes to New Orleans

Quarterback Jameis Winston has officially signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. Jameis Winston compared coming to the Saints as “a Harvard education in quarterback school. Current Saints players Cameron Jordan, Wil Lutz, ...

Saints’ Cesar Ruiz honors late father through zeal for life, football

Some people say he looks like me, but he’s the spitting image of his dad. And his dad was kind of like that, too — the way he is now. His dad always liked to ...

Quarterback Winston signs Saints deal after being replaced by Brady

Quarterback Jameis Winston – who was replaced by Tom Brady at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – has signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The 26-year-old will be competing with Taysom Hill, who ...

Erstwhile FSU, Bucs QB Jameis Winston agrees to one-year deal with New Orleans Saints

Winston is coming off a season in which he led the NFL with 5,109 yards passing and ranked second with 33 touchdown passes but also led the NFL in interceptions with 30. That made Winston ...

QB Winston officially reaches one-year deal with Saints

The New Orleans Saints officially signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the Saints for Winston, who is expected to back up ...

“It’s unbelievable”: Bucs super fan ‘Big Nasty’ ready for anticipated 2020 season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added two future hall of famers with quarterback Tom Brady and tight end Rob Gronkowski. Those two join forces with another Buccaneers hall of famer, super fan “Big Nasty. Primetime ...

Undrafted free agent and Two Rivers alum Jordan Steckler on the Saints: ‘They seem pretty invested in me’

At the end of the day, it’s cool to hear your name but situation-wise, this was a better fit for me. A first-team Mid-American Conference all-league selection at offensive tackle at Northern Illinois, Steckler has ...

Saints confirm one-year deal for Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston has agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. Go to Source ...

The Greatest NFL Draft Steals In New Orleans Saints History

The New Orleans Saints have had a roller-coaster history. Founded in 1967, it took the team two decades to make a postseason appearance. However, since then, and especially so in recent years, the Saints have ...

NFL 2020: Quarterback news, Tom Brady, Cam Newton, Jameis Winston, Philip Rivers

Here’s a look at the current state of the quarterback shuffle: QBS IN NEW PLACES Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers The 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl champion, who spent the past 20 seasons with the Patriots, ...

Saints agree to terms with QB Winston on one-year contract

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with unrestricted free agent quarterback Jameis Winston. Winston, the first overall pick in the 2015 draft, will serve as the backup to Drew ...

Saints’ Updated Depth Chart After Jameis Winston Contract, 2020 NFL Draft

The New Orleans Saints have a new backup quarterback. Jameis Winston signed to a one-year contract Tuesday, hoping a one-year stint learning under Drew Brees and Sean Payton will allow him the respite needed to ...

Jameis Winston will learn more under Saints’ Drew Brees ‘than he has in his lifetime,’ assistant GM says

The New Orleans Saints are stacking their roster with talented quarterbacks this offseason and assistant general manager Jeff Ireland has high hopes for their latest addition. News broke over the weekend that the Saints and ...

Saints 2020 Draft Grades from NFL Draft Experts

Kyle T. Mosley 10 hours ago NFL Draft experts grade the New Orleans Saints and their 2020 NFL Draft Class of C/G Cesar Ruiz, LB Zack Baun, TE Adam Trautman, and QB Tommy Stevens. New ...

Marcase: NFC South offseason moves make it worth watching this fall

Admittedly, the Falcons have played in twice as many Super Bowls as their bitter rivals in New Orleans, but Saints fans will tell you the Falcons have also lost in spectacular fashion each time, notably ...

What is the worst Saints jersey color combination in history?

It’s no secret the New Orleans Saints have some of the best uniforms of the NFL. That is even despite the Los Angeles Chargers announcing some pretty clean new digs this offseason. It’s also no ...

Sources: Jameis Winston, Saints finalizing deal

A signing won’t guarantee him the backup job behind Drew Brees. Winston’s best case scenario may ultimately be competing for the No. 2 spot with Taysom Hill Go to Source ...

New Orleans Saints’ Jameis Winston Gamble Presents Big Potential Payoff

Something witty like “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” seems appropriate since former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is negotiating with the New Orleans Saints, but that’s too cliche considering the Saints are ...

3 needs the Saints still need to address after the 2020 NFL Draft

Questions were answered for the New Orleans Saints after the 2020 NFL Draft. Ahead of the draft, Canal Street Chronicles took a look at five needs that needed to be addressed before the start of ...

Saints assistant GM Jeff Ireland says team a great fit for Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston and the New Orleans Saints had not finalized their pending deal as of Monday night, but assistant general manager Jeff Ireland made the case for why it’s a good fit for both sides. ...

Fleur-de-Links, April 28: Saints add more free agents and explain their draft strategy

On April 27th, Mickey Loomis announced 13 new free agents to join the New Orleans Saints. An in-depth look at new Saints center Cesar Ruiz. Assistant general manager Jeff Ireland says that Jameis Winston will ...

Jameis Winston Is 250-1 To Win MVP With New Orleans Saints

FanDuelSportsbook currently has the No. overall pick of the 2015 draft listed at 250-1 after he led the NFL in passing yards last season with 5,109 for the Tampa Bay Bucs. His 33 TD passes ...

Jameis Winston Gets Lucky While Cam Newton’s Misfortunes Continue

Jason Smith and Mike Harmon react to the Saints signing Jameis Winston while Cam Newton remains a free agent. Jason believes Winston is in New Orleans to legitimately compete for the Saints’ starting job next ...

Saints exec: Jameis Winston will ‘learn more football in a year than he has in his lifetime’ under Drew Brees

After a 30-touchdown, 30-interception season last year, Jameis Winston has a lot of growing to do. Can playing with Brees help? Go to Source ...

Saints draft Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens in the seventh round

Saints draft Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens in the seventh round Topics Go to Source ...

Saints’ Taysom Hill: Week ‘has just been a humbling experience’

The New Orleans Saints gave quarterback Taysom Hill a two-year contract Sunday keeping the do-it-all star with the franchise through the 2021 season. Hill joined WWL Radio’s Second Guess show Monday night and told Bobby ...

Jameis Winston Can Learn from Saints’ Drew Brees, Sean Payton, Says Jeff Ireland

New Orleans Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland believes Jameis Winston made the right choice by opting to learn behind Drew Brees. “It’s a compliment to Jameis Winston to understand where he’s at in this ...

Sean Payton Reveals Tom Brady’s Impact On Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has yet to play a game in his new threads. Regardless, it seems New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is already taking notice. The Bucs have generated plenty ...

Assistant GM says Saints a great fit for Jameis

Jameis Winston and the New Orleans Saints had not yet finalized their pending deal as of Monday night, but assistant general manager Jeff Ireland made the case for why it’s such a good fit for ...

Are the Saints still on top in the NFC South over the Bucs?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have definitely made up some ground on the New Orleans Saints this off-season. They have added the best quarterback of all-time, a Hall of Fame tight end, and just gave Tom ...

Jameis Winston to the Saints is a win-win – but will it work?

Yahoo Sports’ Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson dive into New Orleans’ decision to sign the former number one overall pick – and what it means for Taysom Hill, who just signed a big two-year deal ...

Saints assistant GM Jeff Ireland discussed Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill in radio appearance

The New Orleans Saints expected signing of former No. overall pick Jameis Winston has not yet hit the NFL’s official transaction wire, but that may just be a formality at this point. Saints assistant general ...

Fleur-de-Links, April 27: Final results of the 2020 NFL Draft and the Saints reportedly pick up Jameis Winston

Losers of the Jameis Winston deal include Taysom Hill, despite his new contract. After signing a $21 million deal with New Orleans, Taysom Hill becomes the second-highest paid backup quarterback, with only Colts’ QB Jacoby ...

Where Cam Newton fits in slowing NFL quarterback shuffle

Here’s a look at the current state of the quarterback shuffle: QBs In New Places Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers The 42-year-old six-time Super Bowl champion, who spent the past 20 seasons with the Patriots, ...

‘Quality over quantity.’ Saints assistant GM Jeff Ireland explains 2020 draft strategy

And then with the pandemic going on, no offseason program, no OTAs, no rookie minicamps, we just felt like we needed to really hone in on exactly who we needed to be, who we needed ...

NFC South Draft Tracker: How did New Orleans Saints’ rivals fare?

The 2020 NFL Draft wrapped up Saturday and the New Orleans Saints weren’t the only team to add prospects that could make an impact next season. The Saints’ NFC South Rivals all added players who ...

Saints go back to Ohio State in Dane Brugler’s 2021 NFL mock draft

It’s far too early to predict which prospects the New Orleans Saints will pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. This year’s rookies haven’t even signed their contracts yet. But that’s not going to stop us ...

Hill signs 2-year deal with Saints

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill is officially back in the fold for 2020. On Sunday morning, New Orleans’ Swiss army knife took to Instagram to confirm previous reports that he had indeed signed a ...

Report: LSU lineman signs with Saints

LSU offensive lineman Adrian Magee agreed to an undrafted free agent deal with the New Orleans Saints, a source confirmed with The Advocate on Sunday. The news was first reported by ESPN reporter Mike Triplett. ...

Despite Previous Reports, Steelers Did Not Try To Sign Jameis Winston

The New Orleans Saints are in the process of finalizing a one-year deal with Jameis Winston, but before the quarterback agreed to join the Saints, some wondered if he could link up with the Pittsburgh ...

Taysom Hill Reacts To His New Contract With The Saints

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill believes his new contract gives him a chance to be the starting quarterback in the 2021 season if Drew Brees decides to hang it up. Hill and the Saints ...

Jameis Winston expected to sign with New Orleans Saints

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is expected to sign with the New Orleans Saints, sources say. The news was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Saints QB Drew Brees is possibly in the last ...

Mel Kiper gives Saints C+ grade for 2020 draft class

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. has released his draft grades for all 32 teams (Insider required). For the New Orleans Saints, Kiper gives the Saints a solid C+: New Orleans Saints: C+ Top needs: CB, LB, ...

Report: Saints, QB Winston close to a contract

The New Orleans Saints and free agent quarterback Jameis Winston are closing in on a deal, according to a report Sunday. Veteran Drew Brees is locked in as the starter, and the Saints retained backup ...

Taysom Hill: Contract creates opportunity to be the guy if Drew Brees retires

Sunday was a busy day in regard to the quarterback position in New Orleans. The day began with news that the Saints were working to finalize an agreement with former Buccaneers starter Jameis Winston to ...

First Call: Did Steelers really offer Jameis Winston a contract?; Leonard Fournette still a Jaguar

So much for that For those who wanted to see the Steelers sign Jameis Winston as Ben Roethlisberger’s backup — and maybe his successor — their hopes may be dashed. It appears that the former ...

The Saints Are a Perfect Fit for Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston has finally found a new home and it is with the Saints as a backup to Drew Brees. Ben Maller points out that this is actually the perfect situation for Winston as it ...

NFL Saints add ex-Bucs passer Winston as Brees backup

Jameis Winston, the former Tampa Bay quarterback who lost his starting job to six-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady, is the newest recruit for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. The deal, confirmed in a league ...

Why Jameis Winston is a Great Signing for New Orleans

Roethlisberger 04-06: 3,324 yards, 20:17 TD/INT, 62.4% completion, 8.3 YPA, 87.9 rating Roethlisberger 2007: 3,135 yards, 32:11 TD/INT,. completion, 7.8 YPA, 75.5 rating Roethlisberger 08-11: 4,112 yards, 22:13 TD/INT, 63% completion, 7.9 YPA, 91.8 rating ...

NFL Draft 2020: QB carousel update | Saints’ Jameis Winston, Bengals’ Joe Burrow, Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa find homes; What about Cam Newton, Joe Flacco?

Jameis Winston — The former Buccaneers starter, replaced by Tom Brady, is joining the Saints on a one-year deal, to be Drew Brees’ backup … after Brees’ former backup, Teddy Bridgewater, replaced Cam Newton with ...

Source says Saints, Winstonzeroing in on an agreement

Winston is coming off a season in which he led the NFL with 5,109 yards passing and ranked second with 33 touchdown passes, but he also led the NFL in interceptions with 30. That made ...

QB Jameis Winston, Saints nearing contract agreement

Quarterback Jameis Winston was effectively replaced by one future Hall of Famer, and now he’s working on a deal to learn from another one. Winston and the New Orleans Saints are negotiating a one-year deal, ...

Saints, Winston in ‘advanced’ negotiations

The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated ...

Saints in negotiations with former Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston

New Orleans – The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, according to a person familiar with ...

Report: Saints sign QB Hill, close in on deal with Winston

The New Orleans Saints re-signed quarterback Tayson Hill on Sunday and are closing in on a deal with free agent Jameis Winston, according to reports on Sunday. Veteran Drew Brees is locked in as the ...

Saints’ Taysom Hill: New deal creates ‘clear trajectory’ to eventually become starter

Placing a first-round tender on Hill, meant that any team that signed the backup quarterback, who’s also played special teams, tight end and receiver in his three seasons with the Saints, would have to give ...

The Rush: Michael Jordan reveals Rodman’s shocking request during the Bulls “last dance”

In last night’s episodes of “The Last Dance,” Michael Jordan reveals a shocking request Dennis Rodman made during the ‘97-’98 season, the New Orleans Saints used free agency to add quarterback depth, extending Taysom Hill ...

Taysom Hill, Saints agree to 2-year, $21 million deal, report says

New Orleans Saints do-it-all player Taysom Hill seems to be committing to two more years. Hill, who originally was tendered as a restricted free agent for this year, agreed to a two-year deal worth $21 ...

Saints, Jameis Winston in contract talks

NFL Notebook Saints, Jameis Winston in contract talks The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, a ...

Hold That Tiger! Saints signing LSU offensive lineman

Undrafted rookie free agent Adrian Magee has reportedly agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Saints. Magee started every game of the Bayou Bengals 15-0 national championship campaign, spending 13 at left guard with ...

Taysom Hill has zero TD passes. Now he’s the NFL’s second-highest paid backup quarterback.

New Orleans is making an extremely ambitious investment in backup quarterback and gadget player Taysom Hill. Go to Source ...

Jameis Winston, Saints finalizing one-year deal, report says

Quarterback Jameis Winston may have found a home for the 2020 NFL season. Winston is finalizing a one-year deal to play for the New Orleans Saints, and have an opportunity to backup future Hall of ...

Saints draft picks 2020: All of New Orleans’ selections, full NFL Draft results, team order

With veteran QB Drew Brees signing on for another season with the New Orleans Saints, the team knew they needed to add to his protection. So, with the No. 24 overall pick in the 2020 ...

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shares his experience with COVID-19, shows optimism for 2020 season

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shares his experience dealing with COVID-19, and expresses optimism in the occurrence of the 2020 season. Go to Source ...

Saints take Tommy Stevens, a Taysom Hill clone

Drew Brees will be back for another year as the Saints’ starting quarterback, and Taysom Hill will back Brees up. But the Saints needed a third quarterback on the roster, and now they have one. ...

NFL trade news: Jameis Winston joins New Orleans Saints, will fight to be backup to Drew Brees

Winston, the top pick in the 2015 NFL draft, led the league with 5,109 passing yards and 33 touchdown passes last season, but also threw 33 interceptions, becoming the first NFL passer with 30 TDs ...

Taysom Hill Says 2-Year Saints Contract ‘Made a Lot of Sense for Everybody’

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill discussed his brand-new extension with the team, calling it the best move for both parties. Hill already had a one-year tender on the table for the 2020 season. Now ...

NFL Podcast: Saint Jameis and why Jalen Hurts to the Eagles will be ‘Taysom Hill on steroids’

Terez Paylor & Charles Robinson break down Jameis Winston signing with the Saints, Jalen Hurts being drafted by the Eagles and more from draft weekend. Go to Source ...

AP source: Saints, Winston in ‘advanced’ negotiations

The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated ...

Saints reportedly nearing deal with Jameis Winston, sign Taysom Hill through 2021

Taysom Hill has agreed to prolong his stay in New Orleans – and he could be joined on the Saints’ roster by Jameis Winston. Go to Source ...

Saints 2020 draft class recap

Instead of waiting for the 88th overall pick, the Saints then traded up in the third round, the Saints traded up to get Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun with the 10th pick in round three. From ...

Saints trade up three times to grab players

Ruiz, a 6-4, 316 lineman, appeared in 36 games during his career, making 31 consecutive starting assignments to finish his career. He started five games at right guard in 2017 and 26 straight at center ...

Jameis Winston joining Saints, reports indicate

After five seasons as an NFL starting quarterback, Jameis Winston will settle into a backup role in the 2020 season with the New Orleans Saints. The former Hueytown High School star and the 2013 Heisman ...

Saints draft Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens in 7th round

The New Orleans Saints selected Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Stevens is the Saints fourth selection in this year’s draft joining Michigan offensive lineman Cesar Ruiz, ...

Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens picked by New Orleans Saints in 2020 NFL Draft

The New Orleans Saints made a splash in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. As the draft approached its conclusion, the Saints selected former Penn State and Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens ...

New Orleans Saints envision Taysom Hill-like role for draft pick Tommy Stevens

Tommy Stevens isn’t Taysom Hill. But just in case Hill has to play quarterback for an extended period of time for the New Orleans Saints, the team on Saturday drafted Mississippi State’s Stevens, a quarterback ...

Tommy Stevens Selected by Saints

Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens was selected by the New Orleans Saints with the 240th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Stevens, an Indianapolis native, joined the Bulldogs as a graduate transfer from Penn State. ...

Michigan Football’s Ed Warinner On Ruiz – ‘It’s Important To Him’

Michigan Wolverines football offensive line coach Ed Warinner saw plenty of Cesar Ruiz, helping mold him into pro. Go to Source ...

Saints make one more trade for a 7th round pick and take QB Tommy Stevens of Miss. State

When his phone rang with the 504 area code Saturday evening, Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens was not expecting to be drafted by the New Orleans Saints. He thought they were fresh out of picks. ...

Who in the world is Tommy Stevens, and what did the Saints trade to get him?

The New Orleans Saints turned plenty of heads in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft by trading their 2021 sixth rounder to the Houston Texans, acquiring pick No. which they used on Mississippi ...

New Orleans Saints: Each NFL Draft 2020 selection

The New Orleans Saints made four selections during the 2020 NFL Draft. The Saints made a few trades to get back into the draft. They addressed their offensive line with their lone first-round pick. Go ...

Cowboys select four, Saints pick one on Day Three of NFL Draft

The Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints added to their 2020 draft classes on Day Three of one of the league’s premier events. Dallas Cowboys 4th Round Reggie Robinson II – CB – Tulsa (123rd ...

Which undrafted free agents are the Saints signing? Follow along here:

The undrafted free agent frenzy is officially upon us. Who are the New Orleans Saints bringing into the fold in addition to the four picks they had this year? Saints GM Mickey Loomis and coach ...

WVU in the NFL | Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Former West Virginia Mountaineers cornerback Keith Washington will be signing with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent. Two former West Virginia football players heard their names called during this year’s NFL Draft ...

2020 New Orleans Saints undrafted free agent tracker

The New Orleans Saints and the rest of the NFL continue their pursuit of young talent as the undrafted free agent market has now officially opened. This is the time where depth can be acquired, ...

Saints hater Brandon Marshall buries the hatchet with Sean Payton

Alright, so I made some headlines recently,” Marshall said, referencing his heated comments about the imminent collapse of the Saints as a Super Bowl contender. I love you,” Payton interjected, grinning. I love you. Go ...

Michigan football in 2020 NFL draft: Where the Wolverines are going as pros

Michigan football opens the 2020 season Sept. on the road against Washington, and finishes Nov. 28 on the road against Ohio State. A quick look at where the Michigan football players have been picked in ...

For Saints, fewer was better in the 2020 draft

Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis didn’t want to invest draft choices in players who’d struggle to make a roster loaded with regulars from three straight division-winning seasons. After trading all of ...

Maryland defensive back Tino Ellis signs with New Orleans Saints after going undrafted

After being passed on by various NFL organizations, Maryland defensive back Tino Ellis has signed with the New Orleans Saints. Ellis, who arrived to College Park as a wide receiver and transitioned to the other ...

Saints Select TE Adam Trautman With No. 105 Pick in NFL Draft

The New Orleans Saints selected TE Adam Trautman with the 105th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Trautman posted record-setting numbers as a quarterback at Elk Rapids High School in Traverse City, Michigan. Trautman was ...

Oregon Ducks offensive lineman Calvin Throckmorton signs as undrafted free agent with New Orleans Saints

Calvin Throckmorton is headed to the Big Easy. The former Oregon offensive lineman has agreed to sign as an undrafted free agent with the New Orleans Saints following the NFL draft Saturday afternoon, according to ...

UW’s Baun drafted by Saints

A breakout senior season as an outside linebacker at the University of Wisconsin, coupled with speed and explosiveness he proved at the NFL scouting combine and UW’s pro day, shot Baun up draft boards and ...

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens drafted by New Orleans Saints

The former Penn State quarterback and transfer to Mississippi State is headed to the NFL. Tommy Stevens, who began his collegiate career with the Nittany Lions before transferring to Starkville, was drafted in the seventh ...

NFC South rivals continue chasing Saints in draft

But the NFL draft provides hope that the Falcons and the Bucs can pull a little closer to the Saints. There’s little hope for the Panthers, who are rebuilding). Hitting on a couple prospects, especially ...

49ers reportedly trade Matt Breida, Marquise Goodwin for Day 3 draft picks

Short on draft capital in the 2020 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers reportedly traded running back Matt Breida to the Miami Dolphins for a fifth-round pick, and wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to the Philadelphia ...

Saints say all three of their draft picks had top-40 grades

The New Orleans Saints were even more aggressive than usual in the second day of the 2020 NFL Draft, working the phones all day long to find trade partners. And their efforts paid off. The ...

New York Jets select former Ashwaubenon HS QB James Morgan in NFL Draft

The second former Wisconsin high school football player is off the board. Zack Baun, a former Wisconsin Badger, went to the New Orleans Saints at #74 overall. Picking at #125 overall, in the fourth round ...