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  • After Further Review: Saints schedule observations

    After Further Review: Saints schedule observations

    The first thing that pops out of the Saints schedule is the first quarter of the season. It's brutal.

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    The first thing that pops out of the Saints schedule is the first quarter of the season. It's brutal.

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  • Saints 2017 schedule announced

    Saints 2017 schedule announced

    The National Football League announced the 2017 regular season schedule tonight and the highlights for the New Orleans Saints slate includes at least two prime time nationally-televised games, a nationally broadcast contest from London’s Wembley Stadium and a home opener against the defending Super Bowl champions. 

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    The National Football League announced the 2017 regular season schedule tonight and the highlights for the New Orleans Saints slate includes at least two prime time nationally-televised games, a nationally broadcast contest from London’s Wembley Stadium and a home opener against the defending Super Bowl champions. 

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  • Source: Saints to open season in Minnesota on Monday Night Football

    Source: Saints to open season in Minnesota on Monday Night Football

    Report: Saints will open their season on the road against the Vikings on Monday Night Football(FOX 8 photo).Report: Saints will open their season on the road against the Vikings on Monday Night Football(FOX 8 photo).

    The Saints will open their season in primetime, according to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune.

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    The Saints will open their season in primetime, according to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune.

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  • Report: Malcolm Butler signs restricted free agent tender with New England

    Report: Malcolm Butler signs restricted free agent tender with New England

    Malcolm Butler (R) has signed his tender with the Patriots opening the door for a potential trade to New Orleans (FOX 8 Photo)Malcolm Butler (R) has signed his tender with the Patriots opening the door for a potential trade to New Orleans (FOX 8 Photo)

    The trade talks between the Saints and Patriots for cornerback Malcolm Butler could heat back up very soon.

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    The trade talks between the Saints and Patriots for cornerback Malcolm Butler could heat back up very soon.

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  • After Further Review: Fazende's Mock Draft 3.0

    After Further Review: Fazende's Mock Draft 3.0

    CB Tre'Davious White is the player that will break the Saints' LSU draft drought (Source: Mark Lagrange)CB Tre'Davious White is the player that will break the Saints' LSU draft drought (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    In a little over a week, the draft will be upon us. Scan through the mock draft circuit and you’ll see a wide range of players slotted to the Saints at 11.

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    In a little over a week, the draft will be upon us. Scan through the mock draft circuit and you’ll see a wide range of players slotted to the Saints at 11.

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  • Saints begin offseason conditioning program Monday

    Saints begin offseason conditioning program Monday

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    The Saints will begin offseason workouts.

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    The Saints will begin offseason workouts.

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  • Report: Snead to participate in offseason workouts, has not signed tender

    Report: Snead to participate in offseason workouts, has not signed tender

    (Photo by Mark Lagrange)  Willie Snead.(Photo by Mark Lagrange) Willie Snead.

    Wide receiver Willie Snead will be in attendance when the New Orleans Saints open voluntary offseason workouts Monday.

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    Wide receiver Willie Snead will be in attendance when the New Orleans Saints open voluntary offseason workouts Monday.

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  • Leonard Fournette attends Saints local pro day

    Leonard Fournette attends Saints local pro day

    The Saints held their local pro day for local draft prospects Friday and Leonard Fournette was there.

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    The Saints held their local pro day for local draft prospects Friday and Leonard Fournette was there.

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  • Saints free agent film study: A.J. Klein

    Saints free agent film study: A.J. Klein

    A.J. Klein appears ready to take on a starting role in New Orleans (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)A.J. Klein appears ready to take on a starting role in New Orleans (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    A.J Klein LB Contract: Three years/$15 million (fourth year is voidable) Strengths: Aggressive/Fast- Klein was trained to trust his eyes and when he makes a decision he goes full speed. There's very little hesitation in his game. This helps when diagnosing plays, he is able to close gaps quickly. In Oakland was a perfect example, when he ran down Derek Carr and forced a fumble. He has good sideline-to-sideline range.  Strength- Klein is not an easy player to block. His raw ...more>>
    A.J Klein LB Contract: Three years/$15 million (fourth year is voidable) Strengths: Aggressive/Fast- Klein was trained to trust his eyes and when he makes a decision he goes full speed. There's very little hesitation in his game. This helps when diagnosing plays, he is able to close gaps quickly. In Oakland was a perfect example, when he ran down Derek Carr and forced a fumble. He has good sideline-to-sideline range.  Strength- Klein is not an easy player to block. His raw ...more>>
  • Football, Fùtbol, Food: Should the Saints take Fournette if available?

    Football, Fùtbol, Food: Should the Saints take Fournette if available?

    Fournette is projected to go in the top ten of the NFL Draft. Source: Mark LaGrangeFournette is projected to go in the top ten of the NFL Draft. Source: Mark LaGrange

    FOOTBALL Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette is projected by many mock drafts to be picked in the top ten. He dropped the "water weight" from the NFL Combine, and now weighs in at 228 pounds. The Jaguars (4th pick) and the Panthers (8th pick) could be nice landing spots for the St. Augustine alum. But, he could drop, it happens, just ask Aaron Rodgers.  The Saints pick at #11 in the first round. So if Fournette was still available at the Saints spot, should they...

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    FOOTBALL Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette is projected by many mock drafts to be picked in the top ten. He dropped the "water weight" from the NFL Combine, and now weighs in at 228 pounds. The Jaguars (4th pick) and the Panthers (8th pick) could be nice landing spots for the St. Augustine alum. But, he could drop, it happens, just ask Aaron Rodgers.  The Saints pick at #11 in the first round. So if Fournette was still available at the Saints spot, should they...

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  • Former Saints LB James Laurinaitis announces retirement

    Former Saints LB James Laurinaitis announces retirement

    James Laurinaitis announced his retirement from the NFL (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).James Laurinaitis announced his retirement from the NFL (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).
    Linebacker James Laurinaitis is hanging up his cleats for good. The former Ram and Saint linebacker announced his retirement today on his twitter page.  Laurinaitis signed with the Saints last season but only played in five games before going on injured reserve then getting released. He finished with 17 tackles and one fumble recovery. Before that, he spent seven seasons in St. Louis where he did not miss a game during his time there. He was drafted in the second round...more>>
    Linebacker James Laurinaitis is hanging up his cleats for good. The former Ram and Saint linebacker announced his retirement today on his twitter page.  Laurinaitis signed with the Saints last season but only played in five games before going on injured reserve then getting released. He finished with 17 tackles and one fumble recovery. Before that, he spent seven seasons in St. Louis where he did not miss a game during his time there. He was drafted in the second round...more>>
  • Saints pre-season opponents announced

    Saints pre-season opponents announced

    The New Orleans Saints have announced their opponents for their four 2017 preseason contests. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have announced their opponents for their four 2017 preseason contests. 

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  • Saints 2017 preseason schedule announced

    Saints 2017 preseason schedule announced

    Saints will open the preseason in Cleveland (FOX 8 photo).Saints will open the preseason in Cleveland (FOX 8 photo).
    The Saints preseason schedule has officially been released. They'll open on the road at Cleveland, then travel to Los Angeles to face the Chargers. They'll return for back-to-back home games against Houston and Baltimore. The specific dates for the games have not been released. The Saints have not won a preseason game since 2014 when they went 3-1. They've lost nine consecutive exhibition games in a row.  This is the second consecutive season they've opened the preseason w...more>>
    The Saints preseason schedule has officially been released. They'll open on the road at Cleveland, then travel to Los Angeles to face the Chargers. They'll return for back-to-back home games against Houston and Baltimore. The specific dates for the games have not been released. The Saints have not won a preseason game since 2014 when they went 3-1. They've lost nine consecutive exhibition games in a row.  This is the second consecutive season they've opened the preseason w...more>>
  • Saints vs. Dolphins in London will air at 8:30 AM

    Saints game in London will air at 8:30 am (FOX 8 photo)Saints game in London will air at 8:30 am (FOX 8 photo)
    When the Saints go to London to play the Dolphins this season, the Who Dat Nation will have to wake up early to see the game. The league announced today that kickoff will be at 8:30 a.m (2:30 p.m. London time). The game will be played in week four of the regular season on, October 1, 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London. The Saints will be the road team when they play the Dolphins.  The Saints last played in London in 2008 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers, 37-32. The...more>>
    When the Saints go to London to play the Dolphins this season, the Who Dat Nation will have to wake up early to see the game. The league announced today that kickoff will be at 8:30 a.m (2:30 p.m. London time). The game will be played in week four of the regular season on, October 1, 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London. The Saints will be the road team when they play the Dolphins.  The Saints last played in London in 2008 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers, 37-32. The...more>>
  • After Further Review: The circumstances where Adrian Peterson makes sense

    After Further Review: The circumstances where Adrian Peterson makes sense

    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma (51) dives to stop Vikings running back Adrian Peterson during the game between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings at the Superdome on Thursday, September 9, 2010. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The TimesSaints linebacker Jonathan Vilma (51) dives to stop Vikings running back Adrian Peterson during the game between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings at the Superdome on Thursday, September 9, 2010. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times

    Adrian Peterson is reportedly visiting the Saints next week, and the usual reaction and overreaction has occurred.

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    Adrian Peterson is reportedly visiting the Saints next week, and the usual reaction and overreaction has occurred.

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  • New Orleans Saints have $8.5 million in salary cap space

    New Orleans Saints have $8.5 million in salary cap space

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    The Saints are in good financial shape heading into the upcoming NFL Draft

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    The Saints are in good financial shape heading into the upcoming NFL Draft

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  • Adrian Peterson to visit the Saints next week, report says

    Adrian Peterson to visit the Saints next week, report says

    Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)

    One of the NFL's all-time greats will be visiting the Saints next week. Adrian Peterson is scheduled to visit New Orleans, according to former Saint Heath Evans of the NFL Network.  Peterson only played in three games last year but in 2015 finished with 1,485 yards.Peterson has spent his entire career in Minnesota where he compiled 11,747 yards, which is 16th in NFL history. Peterson visited the Patriots but left town without a contract. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    One of the NFL's all-time greats will be visiting the Saints next week. Adrian Peterson is scheduled to visit New Orleans, according to former Saint Heath Evans of the NFL Network.  Peterson only played in three games last year but in 2015 finished with 1,485 yards.Peterson has spent his entire career in Minnesota where he compiled 11,747 yards, which is 16th in NFL history. Peterson visited the Patriots but left town without a contract. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints free agent film study: Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Saints free agent film study: Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ginn is still one of the fastest players in the NFL (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).Ginn is still one of the fastest players in the NFL (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune).
    Ted Ginn, Jr. WR Contract 3 years/ $11 million Strengths: Speed- At 31, Ginn can still fly and is showing no signs of slowing down. In their Thursday night game against the Saints, Ginn dealt the Saints a devastating blow when he ran a deep post before halftime. Craig Robertson attempted to drop in coverage but was not match for Ginn who caught the ball just falling out of bounds. Against Oakland, Ginn was  once again in the slot with a defender playing eight yards...more>>
    Ted Ginn, Jr. WR Contract 3 years/ $11 million Strengths: Speed- At 31, Ginn can still fly and is showing no signs of slowing down. In their Thursday night game against the Saints, Ginn dealt the Saints a devastating blow when he ran a deep post before halftime. Craig Robertson attempted to drop in coverage but was not match for Ginn who caught the ball just falling out of bounds. Against Oakland, Ginn was  once again in the slot with a defender playing eight yards...more>>
  • Mickey Loomis explains lack of LSU players on Saints

    Mickey Loomis explains lack of LSU players on Saints

    Despite proximity the Saints have not drafted an LSU player since 2010 (FOX 8 Photo)Despite proximity the Saints have not drafted an LSU player since 2010 (FOX 8 Photo)

    Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis has been attending LSU's pro day for 15 years and knows exactly what to expect from the players on the field.

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    Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis has been attending LSU's pro day for 15 years and knows exactly what to expect from the players on the field.

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  • Tigers and Saints connections on full display at LSU Pro Day

    Tigers and Saints connections on full display at LSU Pro Day

    LSU Pro Day at the indoor football facility on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge Wednesday April 5, 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)LSU Pro Day at the indoor football facility on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge Wednesday April 5, 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It has become a premier destination for the NFL pre-draft circuit, LSU held its pro day today. Of course, the Saints were in full attendance, but this year there was a different connection. 

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    It has become a premier destination for the NFL pre-draft circuit, LSU held its pro day today. Of course, the Saints were in full attendance, but this year there was a different connection. 

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  • Fournette drops weight for LSU Pro Day

    Fournette drops weight for LSU Pro Day

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    New Orleans native Leonard Fournette chose not to participate in any of the timed drills today, rather sticking with his numbers from the NFL Combine. 

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    New Orleans native Leonard Fournette chose not to participate in any of the timed drills today, rather sticking with his numbers from the NFL Combine. 

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  • Report: Saints plan to release Luke McCown

    Report: Saints plan to release Luke McCown

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown (7) throws to New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown (7) throws to New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    McCown, 35, has backed up Brees since 2013

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    McCown, 35, has backed up Brees since 2013

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  • Saints free agent film study: Alex Okafor

    Saints free agent film study: Alex Okafor

    Drew Brees won;t have to worry about Okafor doing this in 2017 (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees won;t have to worry about Okafor doing this in 2017 (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have signed a seven-player free agent class thus far this offseason. Our film study on each begins with a breakdown of Alex Okafor.   Alex Okafor  DE/OLB Contract: One year, $2 million ($3 million with incentives)  Strengths: Speed: Okafor's burst off the edge jumps off the tape. His first step gives opposing lineman trouble and allows him to run by stiff tackles. This happened against the New York Jets when he blew right past tackle Ben Ijalana. Hi...more>>
    The Saints have signed a seven-player free agent class thus far this offseason. Our film study on each begins with a breakdown of Alex Okafor.   Alex Okafor  DE/OLB Contract: One year, $2 million ($3 million with incentives)  Strengths: Speed: Okafor's burst off the edge jumps off the tape. His first step gives opposing lineman trouble and allows him to run by stiff tackles. This happened against the New York Jets when he blew right past tackle Ben Ijalana. Hi...more>>
  • Saints offseason program begins 4/17

    The Saints offseason program will begin, 4/17 (nola.com).The Saints offseason program will begin, 4/17 (nola.com).
    The Saints offseason schedule has been set. They'll open workouts and conditioning on, April 17th. On-field work will begin seven weeks later. OTA schedule: Week One- May 23-25 Week Two- May 30- June 1 Week Three- June 5-8 Mandatory minicamp: June 15-17. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
    The Saints offseason schedule has been set. They'll open workouts and conditioning on, April 17th. On-field work will begin seven weeks later. OTA schedule: Week One- May 23-25 Week Two- May 30- June 1 Week Three- June 5-8 Mandatory minicamp: June 15-17. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
  • Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.

    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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  • Report: Saints sign QB Chase Daniel

    Report: Saints sign QB Chase Daniel

    Report: Chase Daniel signs with Saints (David Grunfeld, Nola.com/ Times Picayune).Report: Chase Daniel signs with Saints (David Grunfeld, Nola.com/ Times Picayune).
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face at quarterback. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Saints have signed Chase Daniel. Daniel visited the Saints a few weeks ago after getting released by Philadelphia. Daniel spent 2009-2012 in New Orleans and backed up Drew Brees from 2010-2012. He left to join the Kansas City Chiefs, where he spent three years and started two games.  Daniel joins Brees, Luke McCown and Garrett Grayson in the Saints quarterback room.  Copyrig...more>>
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face at quarterback. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Saints have signed Chase Daniel. Daniel visited the Saints a few weeks ago after getting released by Philadelphia. Daniel spent 2009-2012 in New Orleans and backed up Drew Brees from 2010-2012. He left to join the Kansas City Chiefs, where he spent three years and started two games.  Daniel joins Brees, Luke McCown and Garrett Grayson in the Saints quarterback room.  Copyrig...more>>
  • Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...more>>
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...more>>
  • After Further Review: Saints Mock Draft 2.0

    After Further Review: Saints Mock Draft 2.0

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    We’ve reached the sweet spot in the NFL offseason where free agency has cooled off and the draft is still a few weeks away. 

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    We’ve reached the sweet spot in the NFL offseason where free agency has cooled off and the draft is still a few weeks away. 

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  • Saints re-sign Darryl Tapp

    Saints re-sign Darryl Tapp

    Saints have signed defensive end Darryl Tapp (FOX 8 photo)Saints have signed defensive end Darryl Tapp (FOX 8 photo)
    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own. The team has signed defensive end Darryl Tapp to a new contract. Length and financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Tapp is an 11-year veteran who joined the Saints last season and played in all 16 games. He finished the year with 17 tackles and 0.5 sacks. Tapp is the ninth in-house free agent the team has brought back for 2017. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own. The team has signed defensive end Darryl Tapp to a new contract. Length and financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Tapp is an 11-year veteran who joined the Saints last season and played in all 16 games. He finished the year with 17 tackles and 0.5 sacks. Tapp is the ninth in-house free agent the team has brought back for 2017. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved. more>>
  • Report: Saints show interest in Johnny Manziel

    Report: Saints show interest in Johnny Manziel

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The Saints off-season took another wild turn Thursday when a report came out that Sean Payton was interested in former Cleveland Brown and Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel. 

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    The Saints off-season took another wild turn Thursday when a report came out that Sean Payton was interested in former Cleveland Brown and Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel.

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  • Source: Saints restructure Terron Armstead's contract

    Source: Saints restructure Terron Armstead's contract

    Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints have made a move to create more salary cap space.

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    The Saints have made a move to create more salary cap space.

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  • Lelito signs with Tennessee Titans

    Lelito signs with Tennessee Titans

    Tim Lelito signs contract with Tennessee (@Titans)Tim Lelito signs contract with Tennessee (@Titans)
    Former Saints guard/center Tim Lelito has found a new home. Lelito signed with the Tennessee Titans, the team announced Wednesday. Used as both a guard and center, Lelito joined the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2013 out of Grand Valley State. He's started 24 games throughout his four-year career. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.  more>>
    Former Saints guard/center Tim Lelito has found a new home. Lelito signed with the Tennessee Titans, the team announced Wednesday. Used as both a guard and center, Lelito joined the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2013 out of Grand Valley State. He's started 24 games throughout his four-year career. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.  more>>
  • Saints sign Sterling Moore

    Saints sign Sterling Moore

    Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints are bringing back cornerback Sterling Moore. Moore confirmed the news on his twitter page Tuesday.

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    The Saints are bringing back cornerback Sterling Moore. Moore confirmed the news on his twitter page Tuesday.

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  • Saints sign Manti Te'o to two-year deal, report says

    Saints sign Manti Te'o to two-year deal, report says

    Report: Te'o signs two-year deal with Saints (nfl.com)Report: Te'o signs two-year deal with Saints (nfl.com)
    The Saints have signed linebacker Manti Te'o to a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Mike Triplett. Te'o confirmed the deal to KHON.  Te'o will join a crowded linebacker room; the Saints now have eight on their current roster. Te'o played four seasons for the Chargers after being drafted in the second round out of Notre Dame. He has yet to play a complete season and his 2016 campaign was cut short by a torn Achilles in week three. Prior to that, his best season statisticall...more>>
    The Saints have signed linebacker Manti Te'o to a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Mike Triplett. Te'o confirmed the deal to KHON.  Te'o will join a crowded linebacker room; the Saints now have eight on their current roster. Te'o played four seasons for the Chargers after being drafted in the second round out of Notre Dame. He has yet to play a complete season and his 2016 campaign was cut short by a torn Achilles in week three. Prior to that, his best season statisticall...more>>
  • Saints at $5.9 million under salary cap

    Saints at $5.9 million under salary cap

    The Saints have $5.9 million in cap space as of Tuesday. (FOX 8 Photo)The Saints have $5.9 million in cap space as of Tuesday. (FOX 8 Photo)
    After a flurry of moves in free agency, the Saints now have $5.9 million in cap space with 69 total contracts on the books, according to NFLPA records. That number does not reflect the reported two-year deal for linebacker Manti Te'o. The Saints still have to sign their draft class and are in talks with New England about potentially trading for cornerback Malcolm Butler. This will cut into the Saints' space even more. However, the team will gain space in June when Jairus Byrd's contr...more>>
    After a flurry of moves in free agency, the Saints now have $5.9 million in cap space with 69 total contracts on the books, according to NFLPA records. That number does not reflect the reported two-year deal for linebacker Manti Te'o. The Saints still have to sign their draft class and are in talks with New England about potentially trading for cornerback Malcolm Butler. This will cut into the Saints' space even more. However, the team will gain space in June when Jairus Byrd's contr...more>>
  • Manti Te'o will reportedly sign with Saints on Tuesday

    Manti Te'o will reportedly sign with Saints on Tuesday

    Source: NFL.comSource: NFL.com

    The Saints are set to add their second linebacker of free agency on Tuesday when Manti Te'o will sign a contract from his home in San Diego, according to KHON in his hometown of Honolulu.

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    The Saints are set to add their second linebacker of free agency on Tuesday when Manti Te'o will sign a contract from his home in San Diego, according to KHON in his hometown of Honolulu.

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  • Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)

    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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  • Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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  • Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints comes to a close

    Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints comes to a close

    Malcolm Butler's  visit with Saints has ended. (AP Photo)Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints has ended. (AP Photo)
    Cornerback Malcolm Butler is still a member of the New England Patriots, for how long is still unknown. Sources confirm to FOX 8 sports that Butler's visit has come to an end, and he has left town. According to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network, no deal has been made though both sides seem motivated to get one done. As a restricted free agent, the Saints and Butler would have to agree to an offer sheet. If the Patriots do not match, they would receive the 11th pick in the first round u...more>>
    Cornerback Malcolm Butler is still a member of the New England Patriots, for how long is still unknown. Sources confirm to FOX 8 sports that Butler's visit has come to an end, and he has left town. According to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network, no deal has been made though both sides seem motivated to get one done. As a restricted free agent, the Saints and Butler would have to agree to an offer sheet. If the Patriots do not match, they would receive the 11th pick in the first round u...more>>
  • Source: Saints planning to meet with Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara

    Source: Saints planning to meet with Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara

    Source: Saints to meet with Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara (FOX 8 photo)Source: Saints to meet with Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara (FOX 8 photo)

    The Saints are expected to meet with Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara next week, a source told FOX 8 Sports.

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    The Saints are expected to meet with Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara next week, a source told FOX 8 Sports.

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  • Report: Cadet returning to Saints

    Report: Cadet returning to Saints

    Travaris Cadet is returning to the Saints, according to our partners at the Times-Picayune.

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