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The 5 Best Contract Values on the New Orleans Saints

Despite annual criticism that the Saints poorly manage their salary cap, there are still several examples of quality free agent moves. Here are the five best contract values on the Saints as we begin looking towards the 2017 season. Under Mickey Looms, the New Orleans Saints have often been criticized for doling out bad contracts in free agency, whether it be record-breaking numbers...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
6 hours ago

New Orleans Saints Restricted Free Agent Kasim Edebali Auditions for Professional Wrestling

Three-year Saints LB Kasim Edebali tries his luck for WWE. New Orleans Saints Linebacker Kasim Edebali is one of twenty New Orleans Saints players entering free agency this year. After logging a career-high five sacks and sixteen tackles in 2015, Edebali had only one sack and five total tackles in all of 2016, starting just one game for the second year in a row. A potential Special...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
11 hours ago

New Orleans Saints 2016 Year in Review: Willie Snead

Did the New Orleans Saints’ third wide receiver live up to expectations in 2016? A popular topic of discussion in the spheres of social media dominated by New Orleans Saints fans last spring was what to do about Willie Snead. The second-year receiver broke out in a big way in 2015, playing in 15 games and coming up just shy of a thousand receiving yards. But was he someone the...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
12 hours ago

Despite Graham And Thomas Rumors, Saints Shouldn’t Sign TE

The New Orleans Saints have been linked to a few possibly soon-to-be free agents at tight end. But they’d be better off without pursuing a change. The New Orleans Saints have three starter-caliber players on their roster at tight end. And assuming Michael Hoomanawanui and Josh Hill fully recover from their injuries, they’d do best to […] Despite Graham And Thomas Rumors, Saints...
Via Who Dat Dish
13 hours ago

New Orleans Saints Free Agency: Running Backs

The New Orleans Saints are compiling their shopping list and preparing for the new year. No, I am not a month late in preparing a holiday article. Actually there’s something much more important to football executives. The NFL New Year is now here. As most of the world prepares to watch the AFC and NFC […] New Orleans Saints Free Agency: Running Backs - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

New Orleans Saints: Dirty Birds Are One Game Away

The one thing that irks the city of New Orleans is the sight of an Atlanta Falcon fan. The “Dirty Birds” are now only one game away from the unthinkable. Winning a Super Bowl for Atlanta. After watching Atlanta destroy the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend, Who Dat Nation is getting queasy. If Atlanta beats […] New Orleans Saints: Dirty Birds Are One Game Away - Who Dat Dish...
Via Who Dat Dish
2 days ago

Saints expected to interview 49ers special teams coach

The Saints are beginning the process of filling some coaching vacancies. According to Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate, the Saints are expected to interview former 49ers special teams coach Derius Swinton. Swinton’s also interviewed with the Broncos. The Broncos also interviewed Greg McMahon, who was fired by the Saints this year to create…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Saints DB Kenny Vaccaro didn’t realize Adderall was banned

Every NFL player is given an updated list of banned substances prior to the start of offseason. This makes sure each player knows just what is banned from consumption. The list is extensive, detailed, and can be tedious to read. That being said, it is every player’s responsibility to know what’s on the list and what he can or can not take. At the very least, a player can use...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints have a long offseason ahead

The New Orleans Saints had a very disappointing regular season. They finished the season as third in the NFC south division with a 7-9 overall record. Seven of their nine losses were by less than seven points. Statistically, their season was up and down. They finished as the number one overall offense, but 27th overall in defense. They recently fired five coaches, all either defensive...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints clean house could indicate Payton will remain as head coach

After weeks of reports suggesting Sean Payton could leave the New Orleans Saints, the word has now changed and the speculation is the 53-year-old coach will remain with New Orleans. Sporting News NFL reporter Alex Marvez reported Thursday that the Saints fired multiple members of the coaching staff and nearly cleaned house. Source tells @sn_nfl that @Saints have fired assts Joe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Brees taking short-term view as career hits twilight

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Drew Brees, who turns 38 in less than two weeks, doesn't want to contemplate the future of his prolific NFL career beyond next season with the New Orleans Saints. ''That's not a lack of commitment or anything like that,'' said Brees, who has played in New Orleans since 2006, and passed for 5,000-plus yards an NFL-record five times since 2008. ''I just want to focus...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Brees 'not going there' amid reports about Sean Payton

Drew Brees says he's 'not going there' amid reports about Sean Payton considering another coaching position, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.
Via NOLA.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Brees says he will play out final year of contract

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks after the end of a 7-9 season, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.
Via NOLA.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rams expected to ask for permission to talk with Sean Payton

The Los Angeles Rams are expected to ask for permission to talk with Sean Payton, according to a report. NOLA.com’s Larry Holder says Payton met with Saints GM Mickey Loomis after the Saints lost to the Falcons Sunday to end their season. The two talked about the head coach’s future. Holder reports that the Rams are expected to ask for permission this week to talk with Payton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton, Rams share mutual interest

This may be the offseason in which Sean Payton finally leaves the New Orleans Saints. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Payton and the Los Angeles Rams share mutual interest, and he could succeed Jeff Fisher as coach in the City of Angels. The decision ultimately lies with Saints general manager Mickey Loomis. If he is willing to part with Payton for a modest compensation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The most underrated starting XI in 2016

With so many great players in the world, picking a best XI can be exceedingly difficult. Of course, players like Ronaldo and Messi will feature in just about everyone’s team. The problem is with so many great players, there are bound to be a few that get overlooked. Those players who might be underrated, but who are in actuality stars who just don’t get their fair share of the...
Via 32 Flags
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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