Three weeks after Drew Brees’ initial comments about kneeling during the national anthem in lieu of George Floyd’s death drew the ire of many teammates and fellow athletes, one of the main critics, Malcolm Jenkins, is viewing the conversation as a positive.
The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."
LSU football is less than a week away from welcoming players back to campus and if all goes well with COVID-19 testing, training will resume June 8th.“We are so excited that the NCAA decided our players can come back," Ed Orgeron said.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s drafting by the Kansas City Chiefs was quickly deemed a perfect fit by onlookers due to the versatility the diminutive running back will undoubtedly bring to a Super Bowl-winning offense that prides itself on variety.
Sean Paytons has always valued versatility in his offense. From the early days of Reggie Bush to the more recent evolution of Taysom Hill and most recently, the drafting of Tommy Stevens, Payton has looked to create mismatches in favor of the Saints offense.
Two months after the sports world shuttered due to the Coronavirus pandemic, LSU Athletic Director Scott Woodward is optimistic that student-athletes will return to campus soon and that the defending national championship football team will get to play a full season.
Several key Saints have pivotal seasons ahead as they enter the final year of their respective contracts. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende evaluate the players whose value could rise or fall heading into free agency.
The Saints scheduled release Thursday night brought a realization of just how challenging the 2020 season could be. In the final four games of the season, three of their opponents will be playoff participants from 2019.
The momentum of LSU’s national championship has not been slowed on the recruiting trail by the Coronavirus pandemic as the coaching staff has capitalized on the down time to pursue prospects. That persistency paid off Monday with the commitment of Garrett Nussmeier, a quarterback from Texas whose fa
Alvin Kamara may be one of the NFL’s most underpaid players - he’s set to earn just $2.1 million in the final year of his rookie deal - but that doesn’t diminish his affection for the franchise that he has called home since entering the league in 2017.
The NFL is set to release the 2020 schedule Thursday night. Get a preview of the storylines to watch for and an explanation of the league’s overarching goals and built-in provisions amid the Coronavirus pandermic.
The Saints’ search for versatility and specialized talent has been on display all offseason with a contract extension for Taysom Hill, the drafting of Tommy Stevens and most recently, the signing of Margus Hunt.
The Saints followed up the draft with a contract extension for Taysom Hill and are reportedly nearing a deal for Jameis Winston. Meanwhile, LSU put together a historic class of draftees. Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende react to the busy weekend in Louisiana football.
The Saints follow up their first round selection of Cesar Ruiz by making trades to acquire LB Zack Baun, TE Adam Trautman and QB Tommy Stevens. Get up to speed on the newest members of the black and gold, the players passed up by the front office and the impact each decision will have on the future
The Saints started their second straight NFL Draft by picking an offensive lineman, specifically a center, when they took Cesar Ruiz out of Michigan with the 24th overall selection. In 2019, Erick McCoy got the call after the Saints traded up to the 48th selection.
How will the travel and virtual restrictions of Coronavirus affect the 2020 NFL Draft? Chris Hagan and Sean Fazende discuss the Saints’ strategy and which teams could be more likely landing spots for LSU players.