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Former NFL Tight End Asa Watson Making New Career On NASCAR Pit Crew

Former North Carolina State tight end Asa Watson had hoped to follow in his big brother's footsteps and become the next great NFL tight end. he had a pretty good mentor to help him on the journey in his brother, New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson (who made his name with the New England Patriots and also played for the Cleveland Browns).Things didn't quite work out for Asa in...
Via FatManWriting
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson Has a Challenge for the Fans

NFL players across the nation are busy working out with the team for the coming season. Fans are busy doing what they can to get their fix until next season starts. For many that means taking to their gaming system of choice and beating their opponents senseless at the latest version of Madden.Fans are not the only one that miss the game and fill the void with Madden. Players like New...
Via FatManWriting
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints running back challenges internet to a game of Madden

It takes a lot of confidence to make it in the NFL. How else can you raise yourself to the highest level of competition and make a living playing football? New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson apparently has confidence to spare, and it doesn’t end on the field… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft First...
Via cover32
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees weighs in on changes with the New Orleans Saints this offseason

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a man that has no problems multitasking. Such is the case this week. It must be nice to compete in a golf tournament and still be able to talk about the NFL with the media. Brees accomplished both on Wednesday. As he competed in the 2015 Zurich Classic at the TPC Louisiana, he spoke about his team and the upcoming season. The Saints have...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees Never Took Trade Rumors Seriously

The New Orleans Saints rocked the NFL world when they suddenly traded tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks. Shortly after the trade occurred, there were rumors surfacing that the Saints might actually place veteran quarterback Drew Brees on trading block. Brees, who is apparently comfortable in his relationship with the team, had this to comment regarding the trade rumors...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who was the New Orleans Saints worst draft pick of all time?

Even with the team’s most recent success, the New Orleans Saints have been known for some pretty sorry draft picks. One stands out for how it crippled the franchise and lives in infamy as one of the best players to ever play for the team and one of the worst decisions by team management. The New Orleans Saints have not always been a winning franchise. The team was founded by John...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees excited about second-year WR Brandin Cooks

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason, and are going to be a new look team during the 2015 season. Jimmy Graham was traded, which was a major shock, and then the Saints backed that up by trading away wide receiver Kenny Stills as well. Drew Brees is going to be the one that takes the biggest hit due to those two trades...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints look to replace production after trades

Drew Brees might still be in shock after the New Orleans Saints management traded away his top two targets from a year ago, tight end Jimmy Graham and wide receiver Kenny Stills. How are the Saints going to fill the void from these two significant players on the offensive side of the ball? New Orleans receivers right now are seasoned veteran Marques Colston and second-year man...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Saints schedule

At the bottom you’ll find the Saints schedule, not that you haven’t already seen and digested it many times now. I’m late in giving my opinion on it but I wanted to at least give it its just due and acknowledgement. The first word that came to mind when I saw this schedule was “manageable”. I still have no idea what to expect from this Saints team and I don’t know how...
Via The Saints Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlighting the Saints’ 2015 NFL Schedule

As discussed when New Orleans’ opponents were released, games against the NFC East, AFC South, Detroit and Arizona present the Saints with the league’s fifth easiest schedule based on their opponents’ 2014 win percentage. Two games against the 2-14 Buccaneers, however, are greatly bringing down that percentage.With how their schedule is laid out, it’s imperative that the...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints 2015 schedule

Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints will be featured in three prime time nationally-televised games during the 2015 regular season, all of them at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints will also open on the road for the second consecutive season, when they play the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 13 (3:05 CT) at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Saints will...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: NFC South Outlook

As the 2015 season continues to get closer and closer, the Saints need to be ensuring their ability to conquer the NFC South. The moves they have made this offseason should pay off, but let's look at what New Orleans will need to overcome to win their division.In 2014, the Saints finished 3-3 in division play; sweeping Tampa Bay, splitting the Carolina games, and being swept by Atlanta...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton Took His Girlfriend Skylene Montgomery To The ACM Awards

It’s now clear that Sunday night’s ACM Awards show was a good time for Troy Aikman and Sean Payton to take their girlfriends out for a night of fun. We already discussed how Aikman officially revealed his girlfriend to the media. Now comes Payton and Skylene Montgomery, who is also known for being Miss West Virginia USA 2008. That’s her with the big hair. Sean Payton’s...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Saints Draft in Round One?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could New Orleans Be a Good Fit for Malcom Brown?

One if the biggest needs for the New Orleans Saints heading into this year's draft is going to be that of a tough interior lineman on defense. Enter Malcom Brown.Brown is a 6'2", 319-pound defensive tackle from the University of Texas. He had a very good showing at the Combine, posting the following results:40-Yard Dash: 5.05 secBench Press: 26 repsVertical Jump: 29.5 inchBroad Jump...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Everything you need to know for the Saints 2015 draft

Andrew Juge and Brian Pavek of The Saints Nation join Ralph to break down 2015 NFL Draft in hard core Mel Kiper Jr type style. Including: deepest and weakest positions in 2015 Draft best fits for Saints most overrated and underrated guys Draft Scenarios to root for Plus Hardcore Twitter Draft Questions PS: Donate and the audio quality stays awesome and we have a podcast. Don...
Via The Saints Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Spencer missing piece to Saints free agency

I know what some of you are thinking. So let’s get this out of the way. Anthony Spencer is older now, he had microfracture surgery on his knee which devastates the vast majority of NFL careers. If you don’t believe that, just ask Jonathan Vilma. Spencer played the majority of 2014 but he wasn’t the same guy as 2012 before the surgery. Expecting much on the field is probably...
Via The Saints Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL players poised to succeed with their new teams

Last week, I wrote an article discussing five players who are bound to disappoint with their new teams. While there certainly are disappointments every year, sometimes change brings out the best in players. Without further ado, let’s analyze five players who will succeed with their new teams. C.J. Spiller, New Orleans Saints Last month, Spiller signed a four-year deal with the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharper subject to arousal testing during probation

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was able to reach a plea deal in all of his rape cases that will likely result in him spending less than a decade in prison. While some have argued — and with good reason — that Sharper got off easy, he will hardly be a free man when he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper faces penile plethysmograph testing upon prison release

Upon his release from prison, former NFL safety Darren Sharper will be subjected to incredibly stringent probational regimen, including being subjected to regular penile plethysmograph testing. Sharper reportedly will be routinely subjected to lie detector tests. He will not be able to consume alcohol or enter liquor stores. And for the first three to five...Read More The post Darren...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper’s Plea Deal is an Injustice for Every American

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper essentially pleaded guilty to drugging and raping nine women across four states during a multi-year span. The details surrounding Sharper’s crimes are chilling. He admitted responsibility for drugging female victims before taking them to a private location—in most circumstances a hotel room—and sexually assaulting them. By either pleading guilty...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Super Bowl ring for sale on Craigslist

A New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ring from the team’s 2009 season is listed for sale on Craigslist in Atlanta. According to the posting on Craigslist, the ring is being sold by a former Saints player. The same player is also selling an autographed Saints helmet that was signed by Drew Brees, Reggie Bush, Darren...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Super Bowl ring for sale on Craigslist for $45K

They say money can’t buy championships. This is rarely proven untrue, however in this case, all you have to do is have $45,000 and you have yourself a Super Bowl ring. According to CBS Sports, there is a Super Bowl ring being sold on the Internet. A New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ring to be specific. There’s a research team at the Times-Picayune trying to figure out who the culprit...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Darren Sharper to serve up to nine years

Darren Sharper appears to be facing up to nine years in prison. Sharper appeared in a Los Angeles court on Monday and plead no contest to charges stemming from numerous cases in the LA area. As the LA Times notes, Sharper’s plea agreement includes a 20-year prison sentence, of which he will serve half of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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