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  • After Further Review: Saints updated roster projection

    After Further Review: Saints updated roster projection

    Jonathan Williams looked strong against the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrangeJonathan Williams looked strong against the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrange

    We’ve reached the midway point of preseason. Training camp is officially over though the evaluation is still on going. As we inch closer to the all important third preseason game, it looks like this roster is really starting to take shape. Here is how I see things as they head to LA. QB (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Four turnovers blinded any positive from Hill’s performance Friday. It was a tough night for him and showed why Savage is the safer pick at backup quart...

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    We’ve reached the midway point of preseason. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints vs Cardinals

    After Further Review: Five takes Saints vs Cardinals

    The Saints return to action next Saturday against the Chargers. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints return to action next Saturday against the Chargers. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Ball security. Ball security. Ball security. Taysom Hill will have to say it in his sleep because it cost him Friday night. Hill accounted for four turnovers against Arizona. 

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    Ball security. Ball security. Ball security. Taysom Hill will have to say it in his sleep because it cost him Friday night. Hill accounted for four turnovers against Arizona. 

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  • After Further Review: Five Saints who need a big game

    After Further Review: Five Saints who need a big game

    Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)
    Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)
    Hau’Oli Kikaha Kikaha has been on the outside looking in all camp and hasn’t done much to change that perception. He’s played strong side linebacker and defensive end. And that partly illustrates his biggest problem. He’s a bit of a tweener and can’t seem to find a natural fit. He may be best suited as a standup outside linebacker in a 3-4 system which Dennis Allen obviously doesn’t run. Austin Carr Carr was a player I was high on before camp due...More >>
    Hau’Oli Kikaha Kikaha has been on the outside looking in all camp and hasn’t done much to change that perception. He’s played strong side linebacker and defensive end. And that partly illustrates his biggest problem. He’s a bit of a tweener and can’t seem to find a natural fit. He may be best suited as a standup outside linebacker in a 3-4 system which Dennis Allen obviously doesn’t run. Austin Carr Carr was a player I was high on before camp due...More >>
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  • Saints and Chargers hit the field for joint workouts, here's the highlights

    Saints and Chargers hit the field for joint workouts, here's the highlights

    Marcus Williams made a big interception against the Chargers.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams made a big interception against the Chargers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It was a perfect day for football for Saints and Chargers joint practice number one. Both teams seemed to get what they wanted out of the workout "I thought it was real good work: a lot of film for us to study. Anytime you switch opponents like this you get a whole new set of looks defensively, offensive formations. I thought overall it went pretty well," said Sean Payton. Early on in seven on seven Patrick Robinson undercut a Phillip rivers pass in the end zone for a...

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    It was a perfect day for football for Saints and Chargers joint practice number one. Both teams seemed to get what they wanted out of the workout "I thought it was real good work: a lot of film for us to study. Anytime you switch opponents like this you get a whole new set of looks defensively, offensive formations. I thought overall it went pretty well," said Sean Payton. Early on in seven on seven Patrick Robinson undercut a Phillip rivers pass in the end zone for a...

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  • Coach Payton 'anticipates' Marcus Davenport playing against the Chargers

    Coach Payton 'anticipates' Marcus Davenport playing against the Chargers

    Marcus Davenport has been nursing a groin injury. Source: Nola.comMarcus Davenport has been nursing a groin injury. Source: Nola.com

    First-round draft pick Marcus Davenport missed almost three weeks of action during Saints training camp. This weekend, Davenport was back at practice, and all signs point to the rookie playing against the Chargers this Saturday. "The assignment, he'll know. He's been practicing in the meetings. It's just making sure he's 100 percent. But I anticipate that happening this week. I anticipate him being able to work this week and get some playing time," said Sean Payton. The Un...

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    First-round draft pick Marcus Davenport missed almost three weeks of action during Saints training camp. This weekend, Davenport was back at practice, and all signs point to the rookie playing against the Chargers this Saturday. "The assignment, he'll know. He's been practicing in the meetings. It's just making sure he's 100 percent. But I anticipate that happening this week. I anticipate him being able to work this week and get some playing time," said Sean Payton. The Un...

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  • Demario Davis adapting to a linebacking corps mixed with 'goons and savages'

    Demario Davis adapting to a linebacking corps mixed with 'goons and savages'

    Damario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. Source: Nola.comDamario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. Source: Nola.com

    Demario Davis was one of the big off-season signings used to fortify the defense. The linebacker has only been in the Black and Gold a short period of time, but he's ready to go for the regular season. 

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    Demario Davis was one of the big off-season signings used to fortify the defense. The linebacker has only been in the Black and Gold a short period of time, but he's ready to go for the regular season. 

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  • Saints TE Ben Watson stays steady

    Saints TE Ben Watson stays steady

    Ben Watson remains steady for Saints (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ben Watson remains steady for Saints (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    For tight end Ben Watson it's season #15. But he admitted he didn't know if he was going to get there. " I would say that at the end of last year I was very unsure if I was going to continue playing," Watson said." I knew that if I did play there only a very small number of places that I'd consider going.  One of those teams were the saints..because it was here where Watson had the best statistical season of his career in 2015... " There's a combinatio...

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    For tight end Ben Watson it's season #15. But he admitted he didn't know if he was going to get there. " I would say that at the end of last year I was very unsure if I was going to continue playing," Watson said." I knew that if I did play there only a very small number of places that I'd consider going.  One of those teams were the saints..because it was here where Watson had the best statistical season of his career in 2015... " There's a combinatio...

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  • The case for and against Saquon Barkley as a top fantasy pick

    The case for and against Saquon Barkley as a top fantasy pick

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    To draft or not to draft Giants RB Saquon Barkley in the top six?

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    To draft or not to draft Giants RB Saquon Barkley in the top six?

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  • After Further Review: Saints updated roster projection

    After Further Review: Saints updated roster projection

    Jonathan Williams looked strong against the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrangeJonathan Williams looked strong against the Cardinals. Source: Mark LaGrange

    We’ve reached the midway point of preseason. Training camp is officially over though the evaluation is still on going. As we inch closer to the all important third preseason game, it looks like this roster is really starting to take shape. Here is how I see things as they head to LA. QB (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Four turnovers blinded any positive from Hill’s performance Friday. It was a tough night for him and showed why Savage is the safer pick at backup quart...

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    We’ve reached the midway point of preseason. 

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  • Report: Saints release running back Terrance West

    Report: Saints release running back Terrance West

    Terrance West was released by the Saints according to a report. Source: Nola.comTerrance West was released by the Saints according to a report. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints released running back Terrance West according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Source: The #Saints released Terrance West, who had hoped to stick after a few years in Baltimore. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 21, 2018 Jonathan Williams has emerged as the backup to Alvin Kamara, which made West expendable. The Saints also have Mark Ingram (suspended the first four games of the regular season, Shane Vereen, Boston Scott, and Trey Edmunds in the backfie...

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    The Saints released running back Terrance West according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Source: The #Saints released Terrance West, who had hoped to stick after a few years in Baltimore. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 21, 2018 Jonathan Williams has emerged as the backup to Alvin Kamara, which made West expendable. The Saints also have Mark Ingram (suspended the first four games of the regular season, Shane Vereen, Boston Scott, and Trey Edmunds in the backfie...

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  • Saints remain steady at linebacker

    Saints remain steady at linebacker

    Saints head coach Sean Payton likes his group at linebacker.Saints head coach Sean Payton likes his group at linebacker.
    Saints head coach Sean Payton likes his group at linebacker.Saints head coach Sean Payton likes his group at linebacker.
    It's a group that on the surface looks pretty set for the Saints. And after their second preseason game, Sean Payton has liked what he's seen from his linebacker corps.   "We've had a number of different guys in there," Payton said. " I think we played better as a unit last night than we played last week. " Manti Te'o agreed. Though he believes at this stage of the preseason, that's how it supposed to be.  "That should happen every ...More >>
    It's a group that on the surface looks pretty set for the Saints. And after their second preseason game, Sean Payton has liked what he's seen from his linebacker corps.   "We've had a number of different guys in there," Payton said. " I think we played better as a unit last night than we played last week. " Manti Te'o agreed. Though he believes at this stage of the preseason, that's how it supposed to be.  "That should happen every ...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints vs Cardinals

    After Further Review: Five takes Saints vs Cardinals

    The Saints return to action next Saturday against the Chargers. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints return to action next Saturday against the Chargers. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Ball security. Ball security. Ball security. Taysom Hill will have to say it in his sleep because it cost him Friday night. Hill accounted for four turnovers against Arizona. 

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    Ball security. Ball security. Ball security. Taysom Hill will have to say it in his sleep because it cost him Friday night. Hill accounted for four turnovers against Arizona. 

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  • Payton on Taysom Hill: 'I think it was a tough night for him'

    Payton on Taysom Hill: 'I think it was a tough night for him'

    The Saints turned the ball over four times against the Cardinals. Source: Nola.comThe Saints turned the ball over four times against the Cardinals. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints turned the ball over four times against the Cardinals. Source: Nola.comThe Saints turned the ball over four times against the Cardinals. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints turned the ball over four times against the Arizona Cardinals. Taysom Hill threw two interceptions, and lost two fumbles. Well that turnover was all on Taysom Hill. Two turnovers for the #Saints offense in two drives. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/w2sbR9p4Ne — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 18, 2018 Taysom Hill throws his second interception of the contest. #Saints offense with four drives, three result in turnovers. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/d8AnVXWryr &m...More >>
    The Saints turned the ball over four times against the Arizona Cardinals. Taysom Hill threw two interceptions, and lost two fumbles. Well that turnover was all on Taysom Hill. Two turnovers for the #Saints offense in two drives. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/w2sbR9p4Ne — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 18, 2018 Taysom Hill throws his second interception of the contest. #Saints offense with four drives, three result in turnovers. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/d8AnVXWryr &m...More >>
  • Saints can't overcome turnover problems, lose to the Cardinals 20-15

    Saints can't overcome turnover problems, lose to the Cardinals 20-15

    Taysom Hill tackles Haason Reddick after an interception. Source: Mark LaGrangeTaysom Hill tackles Haason Reddick after an interception. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Two games into the preseason, and Drew Brees still hasn't got on the field. Instead, the most airtime Brees got was with the family before kickoff. Without No. 9 in the lineup, the Saints offense turned the ball over four times in the first half. The Cardinals capitalized on the mistakes, and beat the Saints, 20-15. The entire Brees family taking a picture pregame. Brittany, Drew, Baylen, Bowen, Callen, Rylen. @FOX8NOLA @Saints #Saints pic.twitter.com/eZZ5p0SoxC — Garland Gi...

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    Two games into the preseason, and Drew Brees still hasn't got on the field. Instead, the most airtime Brees got was with the family before kickoff. Without No. 9 in the lineup, the Saints offense turned the ball over four times in the first half. The Cardinals capitalized on the mistakes, and beat the Saints, 20-15. The entire Brees family taking a picture pregame. Brittany, Drew, Baylen, Bowen, Callen, Rylen. @FOX8NOLA @Saints #Saints pic.twitter.com/eZZ5p0SoxC — Garland Gi...

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  • After Further Review: Five Saints who need a big game

    After Further Review: Five Saints who need a big game

    Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)
    Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)Hau’oli Kikaha needs a quality effort tonight. (Source: Nola.com)
    Hau’Oli Kikaha Kikaha has been on the outside looking in all camp and hasn’t done much to change that perception. He’s played strong side linebacker and defensive end. And that partly illustrates his biggest problem. He’s a bit of a tweener and can’t seem to find a natural fit. He may be best suited as a standup outside linebacker in a 3-4 system which Dennis Allen obviously doesn’t run. Austin Carr Carr was a player I was high on before camp due...More >>
    Hau’Oli Kikaha Kikaha has been on the outside looking in all camp and hasn’t done much to change that perception. He’s played strong side linebacker and defensive end. And that partly illustrates his biggest problem. He’s a bit of a tweener and can’t seem to find a natural fit. He may be best suited as a standup outside linebacker in a 3-4 system which Dennis Allen obviously doesn’t run. Austin Carr Carr was a player I was high on before camp due...More >>
  • Will Brees play against the Cardinals

    Will Brees play against the Cardinals

    Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Drew Brees has been on-point all training camp, but didn't see action in week one of the preseason. This is year 13 for Brees in the Black and Gold offense, so how much work does he really need.  "Obviously, it is important for me to get some reps in the preseason. It's really just a matter of how many. I feel like getting some work in the second preseason game and the third preseason game prepares me plenty for the regular season. We have a lot other guys that we're trying...More >>
    Drew Brees has been on-point all training camp, but didn't see action in week one of the preseason. This is year 13 for Brees in the Black and Gold offense, so how much work does he really need.  "Obviously, it is important for me to get some reps in the preseason. It's really just a matter of how many. I feel like getting some work in the second preseason game and the third preseason game prepares me plenty for the regular season. We have a lot other guys that we're trying...More >>
  • Report: Okafor suffers bone bruise and ankle sprain

    Report: Okafor suffers bone bruise and ankle sprain

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange
    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The saints dodged major bullet on the injury front, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. 

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    The saints dodged major bullet on the injury front, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. 

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  • Saints see growth from Hendrickson in year two

    Saints see growth from Hendrickson in year two

    Trey Hendrickson enters year two with the Saints. Source: Nola.comTrey Hendrickson enters year two with the Saints. Source: Nola.com

    Talk to Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson and he comes across as a man of few words. 

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    Talk to Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson and he comes across as a man of few words. 

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  • Saints running back Boston Scott ready for more opportunities

    Saints running back Boston Scott ready for more opportunities

    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Boston Scott's ready to show that he can be an every down running back.

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    Boston Scott's ready to show that he can be an every down running back.

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  • The Extra Point: Best fantasy football seasons in the last decade

    The Extra Point: Best fantasy football seasons in the last decade

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    The 2018 fantasy football season is upon us, and to celebrate, we take a look back at some of the best performances of the last decade.

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    The 2018 fantasy football season is upon us, and to celebrate, we take a look back at some of the best performances of the last decade.

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  • In a crowded Saints backfield, Shane Vereen is using his versatility to separate himself

    In a crowded Saints backfield, Shane Vereen is using his versatility to separate himself

    Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    He's a veteran player that been in a lot of big games. But in this training camp, running back Shane Vereen is simply a player trying to master his new offense. "I'm still learning. I've still got a lot to learn still can play a lot faster, I want to play faster. And just be the role player they ask me to be," said Shane Vereen. Vereen is in a heated competition at running back with Boston Scott, Terrance West, and Jonathan Williams. Of those three, Vereen has the best com...More >>
    He's a veteran player that been in a lot of big games. But in this training camp, running back Shane Vereen is simply a player trying to master his new offense. "I'm still learning. I've still got a lot to learn still can play a lot faster, I want to play faster. And just be the role player they ask me to be," said Shane Vereen. Vereen is in a heated competition at running back with Boston Scott, Terrance West, and Jonathan Williams. Of those three, Vereen has the best com...More >>
  • Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...More >>
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...More >>
  • Patrick Robinson says he's no longer 'weak-minded'

    Patrick Robinson says he's no longer 'weak-minded'

    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com

    Patrick Robinson returns to the Black and Gold a much different player. He's a Super Bowl champion and highly regarded slot corner. But his biggest area of growth wasn't just physically on the field. It was in his own mind. 

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    Patrick Robinson returns to the Black and Gold a much different player. He's a Super Bowl champion and highly regarded slot corner. But his biggest area of growth wasn't just physically on the field. It was in his own mind. 

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  • FFF: Taysom Hill makes the Saints preseason a must-watch

    FFF: Taysom Hill makes the Saints preseason a must-watch

    Taysom Hill scores a TD in the 4th quarter in Jaksonville. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill scores a TD in the 4th quarter in Jaksonville. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition off FFF we talk all things Taysom Hill, another young American soccer player is making noise in Europe, and my visit to Chicken and Watermelon for some wings. FOOTBALL Drew Brees is the Saints quarterback for at least the next two years under his contract. He could play for another 1-3 years after that if he wanted. Brees is that good, and still in fantastic shape. So for the foreseeable future, the only time Saints fans will see Taysom Hill line up at QB will be in...

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    In this edition off FFF we talk all things Taysom Hill, another young American soccer player is making noise in Europe, and my visit to Chicken and Watermelon for some wings. FOOTBALL Drew Brees is the Saints quarterback for at least the next two years under his contract. He could play for another 1-3 years after that if he wanted. Brees is that good, and still in fantastic shape. So for the foreseeable future, the only time Saints fans will see Taysom Hill line up at QB will be in...

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  • Saints take on another QB challenge, this time it's 'Duck Hunt'

    Saints take on another QB challenge, this time it's 'Duck Hunt'

    Source: New Orleans Saints Facebook PageSource: New Orleans Saints Facebook Page

    After training camp, the Saints quarterbacks compete in fun quarterback challenges against each other.  So far, the quarterbacks have competed in the Bottle Bash, Basketball Battle and the Dunk Tank Challenge. But this time, the players decided on a challenge with retro gaming twist. 

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    After training camp, the Saints quarterbacks compete in fun quarterback challenges against each other.  So far, the quarterbacks have competed in the Bottle Bash, Basketball Battle and the Dunk Tank Challenge. But this time, the players decided on a challenge with retro gaming twist. 

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  • After Further Review: Updated Saints roster projection

    After Further Review: Updated Saints roster projection

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    With 13 practices and one preseason game officially in the books some player are starting to emerge, while others have begun to slide back. Here’s where I see the Saints roster at this point. 

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    With 13 practices and one preseason game officially in the books some player are starting to emerge, while others have begun to slide back. Here’s where I see the Saints roster at this point. 

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  • Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris

    Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris

    De'Vante Harris was cut by the Saints Saturday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)De'Vante Harris was cut by the Saints Saturday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris according to FOX 8 Sports Sean Fazende. 

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    The Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris according to FOX 8 Sports Sean Fazende. 

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  • Saints get back to work after defeating Jaguars

    Saints get back to work after defeating Jaguars

    Alvin Kamara hauled in a big catch against Demario Davis.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara hauled in a big catch against Demario Davis. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints got back to work at their indoor facility after beating Jacksonville Thursday night. Drew Brees didn't get in the game against the Jaguars, but showed no rust Friday against the Black and Gold defense. Brees connected with Alvin Kamara with Demario Davis draped all over him. Alright #Saints fans, it's play of the day time from Friday's indoor workout. 11-11 drill, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara draped in coverage by Demario Davis, still makes the catch. What a grab. @FOX8N...

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    The Saints got back to work at their indoor facility after beating Jacksonville Thursday night. Drew Brees didn't get in the game against the Jaguars, but showed no rust Friday against the Black and Gold defense. Brees connected with Alvin Kamara with Demario Davis draped all over him. Alright #Saints fans, it's play of the day time from Friday's indoor workout. 11-11 drill, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara draped in coverage by Demario Davis, still makes the catch. What a grab. @FOX8N...

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  • Taysom Hill admits 'pregame jitters' before suiting up at QB for the Saints

    Taysom Hill admits 'pregame jitters' before suiting up at QB for the Saints

    Taysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.comTaysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.com
    Taysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.comTaysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.com
    It's been over 11 months since Taysom Hill played quarterback in an NFL game. Yes, there was some nerves, but Hill no doubt impressed in his Saints QB debut. He led the Black and Gold in rushing and passing against the Jaguars. "It was a long time coming, so I was definitely excited. Pregame jitters. I had a lot of high hopes, expectations for myself going into the game. It just felt good to be back on the field playing quarterback under center," said Taysom Hill. Hil...More >>
    It's been over 11 months since Taysom Hill played quarterback in an NFL game. Yes, there was some nerves, but Hill no doubt impressed in his Saints QB debut. He led the Black and Gold in rushing and passing against the Jaguars. "It was a long time coming, so I was definitely excited. Pregame jitters. I had a lot of high hopes, expectations for myself going into the game. It just felt good to be back on the field playing quarterback under center," said Taysom Hill. Hil...More >>
  • Payton after Saints first preseason game: I thought it was rough in a lot of areas

    Payton after Saints first preseason game: I thought it was rough in a lot of areas

    Alvin Kamara saw action against the Jaguars, but Brees stayed on the sidelines. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara saw action against the Jaguars, but Brees stayed on the sidelines. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints won their first game of the preseason, 24-20, but head coach Sean Payton saw a lot of holes on both sides of the ball. 

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    The Saints won their first game of the preseason, 24-20, but head coach Sean Payton saw a lot of holes on both sides of the ball. 

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  • Saints win their preseason opener 24-20 over the Jaguars

    Saints win their preseason opener 24-20 over the Jaguars

    Mark Ingram scored on a 2-yard TD for the Saints. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram scored on a 2-yard TD for the Saints. Source: Nola.com

    Drew Brees didn't play a down against the Jaguars, but his offense rose to the occasion in the second half, and the Saints left Jacksonville with a 24-20 victory. 

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    Drew Brees didn't play a down against the Jaguars, but his offense rose to the occasion in the second half, and the Saints left Jacksonville with a 24-20 victory. 

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  • A highly anticipated 2018 season gets a dress rehearsal in Jacksonville tonight

    A highly anticipated 2018 season gets a dress rehearsal in Jacksonville tonight

    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Optimism for the 2018 season has been sky-high on Airline Drive since last season ended bitterly in Minnesota. 

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    Optimism for the 2018 season has been sky-high on Airline Drive since last season ended bitterly in Minnesota. 

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  • Saints honor Tom Benson with jersey patch and helmet decal

    Saints honor Tom Benson with jersey patch and helmet decal

    Tom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: SaintsTom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: Saints
    Tom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: SaintsTom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: Saints
    The late Tom Benson will be honored by the Saints with a jersey patch and a helmet decal for the 2018 season. Jersey patch and helmet decal honoring Tom Benson this season #SaintsGameday pic.twitter.com/OXKwyQolcX — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 9, 2018 Benson owned the Saints from 1985-2018. His wife Gayle Benson now owns the Black and Gold after his passing. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The late Tom Benson will be honored by the Saints with a jersey patch and a helmet decal for the 2018 season. Jersey patch and helmet decal honoring Tom Benson this season #SaintsGameday pic.twitter.com/OXKwyQolcX — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 9, 2018 Benson owned the Saints from 1985-2018. His wife Gayle Benson now owns the Black and Gold after his passing. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • FFF: Defense shining at Saints camp doesn't mean offense is struggling

    FFF: Defense shining at Saints camp doesn't mean offense is struggling

    Marcus Williams picked off Drew Brees in three straight practices. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams picked off Drew Brees in three straight practices. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we dissect the Saints success on defense against Drew Brees, the Americans are taking over English soccer, and a Friday lunch at Galatoire's FOOTBALL Three straight practices Marcus Williams has intercepted Drew Brees. Yes, Williams is having a strong camp on Airline Drive, but this also doesn't mean Brees is struggling. It's time for plays of the day at #Saints camp on Monday. For the third straight practice Marcus Williams intercepted Drew Brees. @FO...

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    In this edition of FFF we dissect the Saints success on defense against Drew Brees, the Americans are taking over English soccer, and a Friday lunch at Galatoire's FOOTBALL Three straight practices Marcus Williams has intercepted Drew Brees. Yes, Williams is having a strong camp on Airline Drive, but this also doesn't mean Brees is struggling. It's time for plays of the day at #Saints camp on Monday. For the third straight practice Marcus Williams intercepted Drew Brees. @FO...

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  • Alvin Kamara is becoming a big star on and off the field

    Alvin Kamara is becoming a big star on and off the field

    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Last season, Alvin Kamara burst onto the NFL scene with his blinding speed, and big-play ability. This training camp, Kamara isn't yet a veteran, but he's passing on his football knowledge to rookie Boston Scott. "Yeah it is. At the same time, I got some experience. So whatever I can do to help. Because I remember last year I had Mark to help me. Adrian (Peterson), John Kuhn. If I can make it a little bit easier, or give him a little sense of ease. Well I know I'm doing good, bu...More >>
    Last season, Alvin Kamara burst onto the NFL scene with his blinding speed, and big-play ability. This training camp, Kamara isn't yet a veteran, but he's passing on his football knowledge to rookie Boston Scott. "Yeah it is. At the same time, I got some experience. So whatever I can do to help. Because I remember last year I had Mark to help me. Adrian (Peterson), John Kuhn. If I can make it a little bit easier, or give him a little sense of ease. Well I know I'm doing good, bu...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #11

    Marcus Williams continued his stellar camp Monday. Source: Nola.comMarcus Williams continued his stellar camp Monday. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: It’s time for a game Monday was the first time all camp, I felt like the familiarity of practicing against each other really showed. The defense played great once again, but I just couldn’t shake the feeling that a lot of it had to do with the fact that they easily recognized what was coming. We’ve reached that point in camp where it’s time to hit someone else and get under the lights of a game to gain a true evaluation for where this team is. Take...

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    Take One: It’s time for a game Monday was the first time all camp, I felt like the familiarity of practicing against each other really showed. The defense played great once again, but I just couldn’t shake the feeling that a lot of it had to do with the fact that they easily recognized what was coming. We’ve reached that point in camp where it’s time to hit someone else and get under the lights of a game to gain a true evaluation for where this team is. Take...

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  • Saints defense ready to show off their hard work

    Saints defense ready to show off their hard work

    Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.
    Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.

    The Saints' defense continues to play lights out during training camp.

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    The Saints' defense continues to play lights out during training camp.

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  • Saints primetime practice delivered electric atmosphere at Tulane

    Saints primetime practice delivered electric atmosphere at Tulane

    Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints moved their training camp Uptown to Tulane, for a primetime workout. A big crowd showed up for the practice, and they didn't leave disappointed. The #Saints ready to go at #Tulane. Plus, a TMNT is in the house. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/pARzKUDLHY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 6, 2018 Coach Payton representing #Tulane with the #AngryWave shirt at Yulman Stadium. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/R7btxuwCfK — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) Aug...More >>
    The Saints moved their training camp Uptown to Tulane, for a primetime workout. A big crowd showed up for the practice, and they didn't leave disappointed. The #Saints ready to go at #Tulane. Plus, a TMNT is in the house. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/pARzKUDLHY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 6, 2018 Coach Payton representing #Tulane with the #AngryWave shirt at Yulman Stadium. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/R7btxuwCfK — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) Aug...More >>
  • Saints defense rules the day at Tulane workout

    Saints defense rules the day at Tulane workout

    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    It was a lively practice at Yulman Stadium, plenty of Saints fans in attendance. The highlight of the night had to be 2-minute drill, where the defense dominated, after intercepting Drew Brees two different times. Sean Payton: It was good. We talked the other night just about turnovers. Turning turnovers into points. There's been a handful of teams in our league history that's had a lot of scoring plays on defense. What the percentages are winning games when you score. Obviously in '...More >>
    It was a lively practice at Yulman Stadium, plenty of Saints fans in attendance. The highlight of the night had to be 2-minute drill, where the defense dominated, after intercepting Drew Brees two different times. Sean Payton: It was good. We talked the other night just about turnovers. Turning turnovers into points. There's been a handful of teams in our league history that's had a lot of scoring plays on defense. What the percentages are winning games when you score. Obviously in '...More >>
  • Saints release wide receiver Brandon Coleman

    Saints release wide receiver Brandon Coleman

    The Saints released WR Brandon Coleman with a failed physical designation. Source: Nola.comThe Saints released WR Brandon Coleman with a failed physical designation. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints released veteran wide receiver Brandon Coleman with a failed physical designation, according to a tweet by ESPN's Field Yates. Coleman opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list (PUP). Coleman suffered a neck injury in the playoffs last season. Coleman was an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers in 2014. Before his release, he was the seventh-most tenured Saint on the roster. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints released veteran wide receiver Brandon Coleman with a failed physical designation, according to a tweet by ESPN's Field Yates. Coleman opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list (PUP). Coleman suffered a neck injury in the playoffs last season. Coleman was an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers in 2014. Before his release, he was the seventh-most tenured Saint on the roster. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Family message to Drew Brees on retirement: 'You play as long as you want to play, we'll be right here'

    Family message to Drew Brees on retirement: 'You play as long as you want to play, we'll be right here'

    Drew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees will be suiting for his 18th season in the league this fall, and it's clearly obvious he's still got the "it" factor. This offseason, No. 9 inked a new 2-year deal with the Saints, but the time to hang up the cleats is closing in.  "I've had real conversations with my wife over the last couple of years. Just talking about, hey at some point and when. She looks me dead in the eye and says we'll support you on whatever you want to do. You play as long as ...More >>
    Drew Brees will be suiting for his 18th season in the league this fall, and it's clearly obvious he's still got the "it" factor. This offseason, No. 9 inked a new 2-year deal with the Saints, but the time to hang up the cleats is closing in.  "I've had real conversations with my wife over the last couple of years. Just talking about, hey at some point and when. She looks me dead in the eye and says we'll support you on whatever you want to do. You play as long as ...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #9

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #9

    TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.
    TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.
    Take One: Competitive Practice I really enjoyed Saturday’s practice. At times when you get to this point of camp the grind and monotony of hitting the same players everyday can lead to lethargy. It hasn’t really happened with the Saints all that much. I can only think of one practice so far that lacked energy. Today, the team did red zone and two-minute which are two pretty intense installs. Both sides made big plays and judging by the reaction of those plays, it was eas...More >>
    Take One: Competitive Practice I really enjoyed Saturday’s practice. At times when you get to this point of camp the grind and monotony of hitting the same players everyday can lead to lethargy. It hasn’t really happened with the Saints all that much. I can only think of one practice so far that lacked energy. Today, the team did red zone and two-minute which are two pretty intense installs. Both sides made big plays and judging by the reaction of those plays, it was eas...More >>
  • FFF: Boston Scott is a Saint all fans should root for

    FFF: Boston Scott is a Saint all fans should root for

    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we dissect the rise of running back back Boston Scott, German club Bayern Munich invest in MLS talent, and a must-try sandwich spot right by the Saints facility. FOOTBALL The Saints 2018 sixth-round pick, Boston Scott, is one of us I feel like. He's my height, 5'7", and has a deep love for the Black and Gold growing up near Baton Rouge. He's the everyman back, but of course, he's much more talented than us. He's been doubted in his career (a walk-on at L...

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    In this edition of FFF we dissect the rise of running back back Boston Scott, German club Bayern Munich invest in MLS talent, and a must-try sandwich spot right by the Saints facility. FOOTBALL The Saints 2018 sixth-round pick, Boston Scott, is one of us I feel like. He's my height, 5'7", and has a deep love for the Black and Gold growing up near Baton Rouge. He's the everyman back, but of course, he's much more talented than us. He's been doubted in his career (a walk-on at L...

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  • After Further Review: Updated Saints' 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Updated Saints' 53-man roster projection

    Saints tight end Michael Hoomanawanui makes the 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints tight end Michael Hoomanawanui makes the 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    As expected the first eight practices of camp have brought some changes to my roster projection. Here’s how I see things at this point in camp. Quarterback (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Though Hill has had a few solid practices, Savage has been a bit more consistent in executing the offense. Preseason games are going to be interesting in this competition. There’s likely to come a time when Hill’s athleticism takes over and he has a ‘wow’ mome...

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    As expected the first eight practices of camp have brought some changes to my roster projection. Here’s how I see things at this point in camp. Quarterback (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Though Hill has had a few solid practices, Savage has been a bit more consistent in executing the offense. Preseason games are going to be interesting in this competition. There’s likely to come a time when Hill’s athleticism takes over and he has a ‘wow’ mome...

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  • Inclement weather chases Saints inside; red zone drills keep practice lively

    Inclement weather chases Saints inside; red zone drills keep practice lively

    Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints started Friday's workout outside, but lightning chased them into the indoor facility. The rain has arrived at #Saints camp. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/6tb5wvDgqr — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 3, 2018 Before they went inside, Drew Brees evaded a sack, and found Michael Thomas for a big gain. Drew Brees evades Tyeler Davison, finds @Cantguardmike for a huge gain. Great play all round for the #Saints O. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/W5bRzt91I2 — Garl...More >>
    The Saints started Friday's workout outside, but lightning chased them into the indoor facility. The rain has arrived at #Saints camp. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/6tb5wvDgqr — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 3, 2018 Before they went inside, Drew Brees evaded a sack, and found Michael Thomas for a big gain. Drew Brees evades Tyeler Davison, finds @Cantguardmike for a huge gain. Great play all round for the #Saints O. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/W5bRzt91I2 — Garl...More >>
  • Versatility on offense helping Louisiana native Boston Scott

    Versatility on offense helping Louisiana native Boston Scott

    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Growing up in Zachary, Louisiana, Boston Scott was a big fan of the Black and Gold. Now the sixth-round pick, can take his love of the Saints to the next level. "Very exciting. It's a great opportunity to come out and play with some of the guys that I grew up watching on TV. Now I'm out there grinding with them every day. It's truly a spectacular opportunity," said Boston Scott. One of his favorite Saints, Drew Brees. is now his quarterback, and one of his mentors. &...More >>
    Growing up in Zachary, Louisiana, Boston Scott was a big fan of the Black and Gold. Now the sixth-round pick, can take his love of the Saints to the next level. "Very exciting. It's a great opportunity to come out and play with some of the guys that I grew up watching on TV. Now I'm out there grinding with them every day. It's truly a spectacular opportunity," said Boston Scott. One of his favorite Saints, Drew Brees. is now his quarterback, and one of his mentors. &...More >>
  • Offense wins the day in red zone drills at Thursday's workout

    Offense wins the day in red zone drills at Thursday's workout

    Drew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints moved back outside for Thursday's practice, and the fans got see the offense excel in red zone drills. Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas for one score, and hit Alvin Kamara for another TD. Red zone drills: Brees to @Cantguardmike beats Marshon Lattimore for the TD. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/0WirB3GODY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 2, 2018 Stop me if you’ve heard this before, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara, TD. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter...More >>
    The Saints moved back outside for Thursday's practice, and the fans got see the offense excel in red zone drills. Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas for one score, and hit Alvin Kamara for another TD. Red zone drills: Brees to @Cantguardmike beats Marshon Lattimore for the TD. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/0WirB3GODY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 2, 2018 Stop me if you’ve heard this before, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara, TD. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #7

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #7

    Alvin Kamara had a solid practice Thursday.Alvin Kamara had a solid practice Thursday.
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Take One: Modest Practice It terms of overall energy, I’d have to call practice #7 the lowest of camp. Perhaps it was the type of things they were working on, or maybe it’s because the freshness of camp has worn off and it’s starting to feel like a grind. For whatever reason, it just didn’t feel all that lively today on the field. Take two: Offense outplays defense in red zone Red zone made up the majority of the team work,  and the offense clearly outp...More >>
    Take One: Modest Practice It terms of overall energy, I’d have to call practice #7 the lowest of camp. Perhaps it was the type of things they were working on, or maybe it’s because the freshness of camp has worn off and it’s starting to feel like a grind. For whatever reason, it just didn’t feel all that lively today on the field. Take two: Offense outplays defense in red zone Red zone made up the majority of the team work,  and the offense clearly outp...More >>
  • Wide receiver Cameron Meredith quickly acclimating to Brees and the weather

    Wide receiver Cameron Meredith quickly acclimating to Brees and the weather

    Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury.  (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury.  (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Cameron Meredith exhibited a ton of big-play potential with the Bears, but a torn ACL derailed his 2017 season. Armed with a new deal from the Saints, and health close to a 100 percent, Meredith is acclimating nicely in NOLA. Cameron Meredith: Right now, just taking it step by step, get back into the groove of things. Coming out of breaks, finishing routes. Every day I'm putting in extra work after practice, just making sure I get that right. Extra work with a Hall of Fame quarterba...More >>
    Cameron Meredith exhibited a ton of big-play potential with the Bears, but a torn ACL derailed his 2017 season. Armed with a new deal from the Saints, and health close to a 100 percent, Meredith is acclimating nicely in NOLA. Cameron Meredith: Right now, just taking it step by step, get back into the groove of things. Coming out of breaks, finishing routes. Every day I'm putting in extra work after practice, just making sure I get that right. Extra work with a Hall of Fame quarterba...More >>
  • New wide receiver additions highlight Saints indoor practice

    New wide receiver additions highlight Saints indoor practice

    Brandon Tate joined the Saints and practiced Wednesday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Brandon Tate joined the Saints and practiced Wednesday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints added two receivers to the roster, Michael Floyd and Brandon Tate. 

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    The Saints added two receivers to the roster, Michael Floyd and Brandon Tate. 

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  • Versatility makes Demario Davis important to the Saints defense

    Versatility makes Demario Davis important to the Saints defense

    Damario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Damario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Last season, Demario Davis racked up 96 tackles with the Jets. Those exploits caught the eyes of the Saints brass, and now Davis calls New Orleans home. 

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    Last season, Demario Davis racked up 96 tackles with the Jets. Those exploits caught the eyes of the Saints brass, and now Davis calls New Orleans home. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #6

    Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Practice goes indoors Wet fields forced the Saints to move practice indoors. 

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    Take One: Practice goes indoors Wet fields forced the Saints to move practice indoors. 

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  • Patrick Robinson returns to Saints as a veteran leader

    Patrick Robinson returns to Saints as a veteran leader

    Saints CB Patrick Robinson chases Alvin Kamara at training camp. (FOX 8 Photo)Saints CB Patrick Robinson chases Alvin Kamara at training camp. (FOX 8 Photo)

    It took Patrick Robinson a few different teams to find his true calling, but now he's become a highly-respected slot cornerback.

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    It took Patrick Robinson a few different teams to find his true calling, but now he's become a highly-respected slot cornerback.

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  • Training camp practice moved indoors, closed to public

    Training camp practice moved indoors, closed to public

    The New Orleans Saints have moved training camp practice indoors Wednesday, closing the practice to the public. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)The New Orleans Saints have moved training camp practice indoors Wednesday, closing the practice to the public. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)
    The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    The New Orleans Saints have moved training camp practice indoors Wednesday, closing the practice to the public. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have moved training camp practice indoors Wednesday, closing the practice to the public. 

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  • Saints sign WR Michael Floyd

    The Saints are adding to their offensive arsenal. (Source: Mark Lagrange)The Saints are adding to their offensive arsenal. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Michael Floyds' NFL career is set to continue in New Orleans with the Saints. The Saints are bringing the former Viking, Patriot and Cardinals wide receiver in to camp. 

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    Michael Floyds' NFL career is set to continue in New Orleans with the Saints. The Saints are bringing the former Viking, Patriot and Cardinals wide receiver in to camp. 

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  • Mark Ingram not distracted by looming suspension

    Mark Ingram not distracted by looming suspension

    Mark Ingram fighting through tackles at Saints training camp. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram fighting through tackles at Saints training camp. Source: Nola.com

    By now, we know the scenario. Mark Ingram will miss the first four games of the season. But that's not changing his approach or work ethic one bit in training camp. 

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    By now, we know the scenario. Mark Ingram will miss the first four games of the season. But that's not changing his approach or work ethic one bit in training camp. 

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  • FFF: Tight end Dan Arnold one of the big surprises of Saints camp

    FFF: Tight end Dan Arnold one of the big surprises of Saints camp

    Dan Arnold is in his second year with the Saints. Source: Nola.comDan Arnold is in his second year with the Saints. Source: Nola.com

    In this edition of FFF we focus on a tight end turning heads at Saints camp, an expansion soccer team in Los Angeles is fighting for the playoffs, and dinner at Antoine's never disappoints.  FOOTBALL Each training camp there's always one or two surprises that really no one could predict. The emergence of tight end Dan Arnold is a prime example. He's made a ton of big-time catches so far in camp, and has many fans going who's No. 85?  Arnold originally suited up for the Bl...

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    In this edition of FFF we focus on a tight end turning heads at Saints camp, an expansion soccer team in Los Angeles is fighting for the playoffs, and dinner at Antoine's never disappoints.  FOOTBALL Each training camp there's always one or two surprises that really no one could predict. The emergence of tight end Dan Arnold is a prime example. He's made a ton of big-time catches so far in camp, and has many fans going who's No. 85?  Arnold originally suited up for the Bl...

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #5

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #5

    The Saints dealt with the rain for the bottom half of practice. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints dealt with the rain for the bottom half of practice. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Let it rain For the first time this training camp, the Saints got a taste of New Orleans summertime rain. About midway through the workout, the skies opened up and did not stop. But because there was no lightning, the Saints remained outside while it poured. It certainly added a different element to the practice and without question the defense handled it best. The Saints will play five outdoor games this season where weather could be an issue. Take Two: Defense dominates...

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    Take One: Let it rain For the first time this training camp, the Saints got a taste of New Orleans summertime rain. About midway through the workout, the skies opened up and did not stop. But because there was no lightning, the Saints remained outside while it poured. It certainly added a different element to the practice and without question the defense handled it best. The Saints will play five outdoor games this season where weather could be an issue. Take Two: Defense dominates...

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  • Saints defense dominates Monday's practice

    Saints defense dominates Monday's practice

    Demario Davis celebrates intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Demario Davis celebrates intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Sean Payton was very critical of his defense's consistency after yesterday's practice, and clearly, they took that to heart. 

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    Sean Payton was very critical of his defense's consistency after yesterday's practice, and clearly, they took that to heart. 

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  • Juan's World: Too Much Hype Too Soon?

    10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Welcome in to Juan's World and I have a confession to make. In the past, I have been one of those media members that has 'Drank the Kool-Aid" or "Eaten the Cheese." Which means, I've bought in on a particular player early in camp, gotten overly excited about him, only to wonder what happened to him by the time camp came to a close. It's really something that happens every year at Saints camp and probably at every other NFL camp. One guy takes over the early part of cam...

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    Welcome in to Juan's World and I have a confession to make. In the past, I have been one of those media members that has 'Drank the Kool-Aid" or "Eaten the Cheese." Which means, I've bought in on a particular player early in camp, gotten overly excited about him, only to wonder what happened to him by the time camp came to a close. It's really something that happens every year at Saints camp and probably at every other NFL camp. One guy takes over the early part of cam...

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  • A healthy Terron Armstead is a good thing for the Saints O-Line

    A healthy Terron Armstead is a good thing for the Saints O-Line

    Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8
    Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8
    Four days into camp, and a familiar face is on the Saints offensive line, Terron Armstead. For the first time, in a long time, he's healthy in July. "I'm a whole lot better. This is my first (healthy) start in camp since '15. That's a great feeling, alone and to get those reps. I've been playing games without practice and practicing during games, so to be able to get that rust off, I have a lot of work to do. I am super rusty technique-wise, eyes, and hands, It's a ton of work. ...More >>
    Four days into camp, and a familiar face is on the Saints offensive line, Terron Armstead. For the first time, in a long time, he's healthy in July. "I'm a whole lot better. This is my first (healthy) start in camp since '15. That's a great feeling, alone and to get those reps. I've been playing games without practice and practicing during games, so to be able to get that rust off, I have a lot of work to do. I am super rusty technique-wise, eyes, and hands, It's a ton of work. ...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #4

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #4

    Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. Cornerback Arthur Maulet had two big pass breakups. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. Cornerback Arthur Maulet had two big pass breakups. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Tre’Quan takes over Rookie Tre’Quan Smith has become the early training camp leader in ‘wow’ moments. The youngster was at it again today. First, during individual drills he put a double move on Justin Hardee to catch a touchdown from Tom Savage. Later, he beat Vonn Bell on a deep cross and shook being held to make the catch. On the final play of practice, J.T. Barrett lofted a deep ball to Smith who elevated high to make the catch. He likely would h...

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    Take One: Tre’Quan takes over Rookie Tre’Quan Smith has become the early training camp leader in ‘wow’ moments. The youngster was at it again today. First, during individual drills he put a double move on Justin Hardee to catch a touchdown from Tom Savage. Later, he beat Vonn Bell on a deep cross and shook being held to make the catch. On the final play of practice, J.T. Barrett lofted a deep ball to Smith who elevated high to make the catch. He likely would h...

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  • FFF: Rookie Tre'Quan Smith showing big-play potential a few days into camp

    FFF: Rookie Tre'Quan Smith showing big-play potential a few days into camp

    Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we put our focus on possible breakout rookie wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith, a European soccer team that has the Saints fans in mind, and a visit to a legendary St. Bernard eatery. 

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    In this edition of FFF we put our focus on possible breakout rookie wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith, a European soccer team that has the Saints fans in mind, and a visit to a legendary St. Bernard eatery. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    Coach Payton applauded his team' s first practice in pads. Source: Nola.comCoach Payton applauded his team' s first practice in pads. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: Best practice of camp With the pads on and fans in attendance, the Saints put forth their best effort of this young training camp Saturday. 

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    Take One: Best practice of camp With the pads on and fans in attendance, the Saints put forth their best effort of this young training camp Saturday. 

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  • VIDEO: Kids hit Drew Brees with water balloons at Saints camp

    VIDEO: Kids hit Drew Brees with water balloons at Saints camp

    Drew Brees tries to avoid being hit by several water balloons thrown by kids. (Source: New Orleans Saints Twitter page)Drew Brees tries to avoid being hit by several water balloons thrown by kids. (Source: New Orleans Saints Twitter page)

    Call it a scrambling drill, call it a way to cool off in the Louisiana heat, but regardless of what you call it, Saturday Saints quarterback challenge looked to be a fun one for quarterback Drew Brees and dozens of kids. 

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    Call it a scrambling drill, call it a way to cool off in the Louisiana heat, but regardless of what you call it, Saturday Saints quarterback challenge looked to be a fun one for quarterback Drew Brees and dozens of kids. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #2

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #2

    The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Sean Fazende share five takeaways from day two of Saints training camp. 

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    Sean Fazende share five takeaways from day two of Saints training camp. 

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  • Safety Marcus Williams moving on from Minnesota game

    Safety Marcus Williams moving on from Minnesota game

    Marcus Williams enters year two with the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Marcus Williams enters year two with the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    Year two for Marcus Williams looks a lot like his rookie year. Making a ton of plays, and only getting better in the secondary. 

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    Year two for Marcus Williams looks a lot like his rookie year. Making a ton of plays, and only getting better in the secondary. 

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  • Saints Taysom Hill developing at quarterback, excelling on special teams

    Saints Taysom Hill developing at quarterback, excelling on special teams

    Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    He's become the Saints most interesting man. He's Taysom Hill: the quarterback that Sean Payton reportedly once called the future at the position. 

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    He's become the Saints most interesting man. He's Taysom Hill: the quarterback that Sean Payton reportedly once called the future at the position. 

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  • Alex Okafor's quick return inspires Saints teammates

    Alex Okafor's quick return inspires Saints teammates

    Alex Okafor strips the ball from Lions quarterback Matt StaffordAlex Okafor strips the ball from Lions quarterback Matt Stafford

    Alex Okafor's speedy return from his Achilles injury is a testament to his dedication and hard work.

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    Alex Okafor's speedy return from his Achilles injury is a testament to his dedication and hard work.

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  • Payton misses training camp to attend colleague's funeral

    Payton misses training camp to attend colleague's funeral

    Payton said Sparano's death was surreal. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Payton said Sparano's death was surreal. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Several members of The Saints coaching staff missed training camp Friday to attend funeral services for a close friend.  

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    Several members of The Saints coaching staff missed training camp Friday to attend funeral services for a close friend.  

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  • Heading into his 18th NFL season, Drew Brees is set to lead Saints on another journey

    Heading into his 18th NFL season, Drew Brees is set to lead Saints on another journey

    Drew Brees is ready for another season. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees is ready for another season. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For Drew Brees, 2018 is training camp number 18. And yes he still enjoys every minute of it. 

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    For Drew Brees, 2018 is training camp number 18. And yes he still enjoys every minute of it. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    Coach Payton enters season 13 with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Coach Payton enters season 13 with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Okafor & Meredith return What a pleasant surprise it was to see numbers 57 and 81 on the practice field. I was not expecting to see Okafor in particular. But there he was getting a lot of the first team reps at defensive end. He did split a few with Marcus Davenport but overall he got the majority of them. In Meredith’s case, we saw him do some individual work during OTA’s but today he also received team reps. Okafor ruptured his Achilles in late Novem...

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    Take One: Okafor & Meredith return What a pleasant surprise it was to see numbers 57 and 81 on the practice field. I was not expecting to see Okafor in particular. But there he was getting a lot of the first team reps at defensive end. He did split a few with Marcus Davenport but overall he got the majority of them. In Meredith’s case, we saw him do some individual work during OTA’s but today he also received team reps. Okafor ruptured his Achilles in late Novem...

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  • Brees 'still having fun' entering 18th NFL season

    Brees 'still having fun' entering 18th NFL season

    Drew Brees enters year 13 with the Saints this fall. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees enters year 13 with the Saints this fall. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints returned to the practice field to kick off their 2018 season as training camp got underway in Metairie.

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    The Saints returned to the practice field to kick off their 2018 season as training camp got underway in Metairie.

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  • Drew Brees debuts new gear at training camp

    Drew Brees debuts new gear at training camp

    Drew Brees debuted his new helmet today.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees debuted his new helmet today. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In another step to increase player safety, the NFL banned 10 helmets that tested poorly. 

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    In another step to increase player safety, the NFL banned 10 helmets that tested poorly. 

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  • Saints ready to live up to high expectations

    Saints ready to live up to high expectations

    Marshon Lattimore at Saints training camp.Marshon Lattimore at Saints training camp.

    Some of the Saints veterans have seen the ups and downs of the NFL, but the younger players need to adjust to the high expectations.

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    Some of the Saints veterans have seen the ups and downs of the NFL, but the younger players need to adjust to the high expectations.

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  • Gayle Benson has been 'fantastic' as owner of the Saints

    Gayle Benson has been 'fantastic' as owner of the Saints

    Gayle Benson at Saints training camp practice Thursday. Source: Nola.comGayle Benson at Saints training camp practice Thursday. Source: Nola.com

    In his 33 years of owning the Saints, Tom Benson's team won a Super Bowl and made 11 playoff appearances. After his passing, his widow, Gayle Benson, is now the sole owner of the Black and Gold. Gayle was by Mr. B's side every day at the Saints facility, and knows how to keep the winning tradition alive. Gayle Benson: My husband talked to me all the time about these teams, and how much he loved them. I've been with  him for 14 years, and I knew his love for them, we talked about...

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    In his 33 years of owning the Saints, Tom Benson's team won a Super Bowl and made 11 playoff appearances. After his passing, his widow, Gayle Benson, is now the sole owner of the Black and Gold. Gayle was by Mr. B's side every day at the Saints facility, and knows how to keep the winning tradition alive. Gayle Benson: My husband talked to me all the time about these teams, and how much he loved them. I've been with  him for 14 years, and I knew his love for them, we talked about...

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  • Zach Strief tabbed as new 'Voice of the Saints'

    Zach Strief tabbed as new 'Voice of the Saints'

    Zach Strief has been named the new 'Voice of the Saints'. (Source: WLOX)Zach Strief has been named the new 'Voice of the Saints'. (Source: WLOX)

    When the Saints kick off the 2018 season, there will be a new voice guiding the Who Dat Nation on the radio. 

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    When the Saints kick off the 2018 season, there will be a new voice guiding the Who Dat Nation on the radio. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints pre-camp 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Saints pre-camp 53-man roster projection

    Coach Payton will have some tough cuts to make this training camp. (FOX 8 photo)Coach Payton will have some tough cuts to make this training camp. (FOX 8 photo)

    Away we go with another Saints training camp. But for the first time since 2014 the Saints are coming off a playoff run. That adds to the expectations but so too does the depth on this roster. That depth became pretty clear after constructing my first way-too-early 53-man roster projection.

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    Away we go with another Saints training camp. But for the first time since 2014 the Saints are coming off a playoff run. That adds to the expectations but so too does the depth on this roster. That depth became pretty clear after constructing my first way-too-early 53-man roster projection.

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  • Saints WR Brandon Coleman to begin camp on PUP list

    Saints WR Brandon Coleman to begin camp on PUP list

    Brandon Coleman reportedly has been placed on the PUP list. (Source: Mark LaGrange)Brandon Coleman reportedly has been placed on the PUP list. (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Brandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrangeBrandon Coleman reportedly re-signed with the Saints. Source: Mark LaGrange

    On the eve of the start of Saints Training Camp, it was reported wide receiver Brandon Coleman would begin camp on the physically unable to perform list. The NFL Network first reported the news, which was later confirmed by Nola.com. It's not clear as to why Coleman will be placed on the PUP list. But, by doing it now, it gives the Saints the flexibility to put him there again to start the regular season if the injury lingers. Coleman has played a key role for the Saints the past th...

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    On the eve of the start of Saints Training Camp, it was reported wide receiver Brandon Coleman would begin camp on the physically unable to perform list. The NFL Network first reported the news, which was later confirmed by Nola.com. It's not clear as to why Coleman will be placed on the PUP list. But, by doing it now, it gives the Saints the flexibility to put him there again to start the regular season if the injury lingers. Coleman has played a key role for the Saints the past th...

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  • Former Saint Malcolm Jenkins 'looking forward' to Domecoming

    Former Saint Malcolm Jenkins 'looking forward' to Domecoming

    Malcolm Jenkins was originally drafted by the Saints.Malcolm Jenkins was originally drafted by the Saints.

    Some NFL training camps are already underway. While others are just days away from beginning. Meaning this is the last weekend for those off-season events, and activities before NFL players are back to the grind. Like the Saints, Malcolm Jenkins and the Eagles get going on Thursday.      He chose to spend his last football free Saturday here in New Orleans hosting "Get Ready Fest* alongside Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen A. Smith, and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternit

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    Some NFL training camps are already underway. While others are just days away from beginning. Meaning this is the last weekend for those off-season events, and activities before NFL players are back to the grind. Like the Saints, Malcolm Jenkins and the Eagles get going on Thursday.      He chose to spend his last football free Saturday here in New Orleans hosting "Get Ready Fest* alongside Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen A. Smith, and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternit

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  • Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...

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    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...

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  • Ranking the Saints: #1 Drew Brees

    Ranking the Saints: #1 Drew Brees

    Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to make a run at another Super Bowl with the Saints. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees is ready to play tonight, but will he. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    As if there was any doubt who our No. 1 player on the countdown would be. Drew Brees may be 39, but he's still the straw that stirs the drink for the New Orleans Saints. The best to ever don the Black and Gold, signed a two-year contract this offseason with the club. Extending his career just a couple of more seasons. 2018 could be historic year for Brees. He sits just 1,495 yards away from passing Peyton Manning on the NFL all-time leading passer list. The team he leads, is also a...More >>
    As if there was any doubt who our No. 1 player on the countdown would be. Drew Brees may be 39, but he's still the straw that stirs the drink for the New Orleans Saints. The best to ever don the Black and Gold, signed a two-year contract this offseason with the club. Extending his career just a couple of more seasons. 2018 could be historic year for Brees. He sits just 1,495 yards away from passing Peyton Manning on the NFL all-time leading passer list. The team he leads, is also a...More >>
  • Some Saints training camp practices sold out

    Some Saints training camp practices sold out

    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)
    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The New Orleans Saints announced that the following practices are sold out for the Saints 2018 Training Camp

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    The New Orleans Saints announced that the following practices are sold out for the Saints 2018 Training Camp

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  • NOLA-based flag football team wins $1M game

    NOLA-based flag football team wins $1M game

    Team Fighting Cancer won a $1M payday in Houston. Source: AFFLTeam Fighting Cancer won a $1M payday in Houston. Source: AFFL
    Team Fighting Cancer won a $1M payday in Houston. Source: AFFLTeam Fighting Cancer won a $1M payday in Houston. Source: AFFL
    A New Orleans-based flag football team won a $1M game against a team made up of former NFL players. Team Fighting Cancer won the American Flag Football League (AFFL) championship over Godspeed, 26-6. The Cajun Kings are #AFFL Champs ?????? #flagfootball pic.twitter.com/yAmfetoNXu — American Flag Football League (@FlagFootball) July 20, 2018 Fighting Cancer's Darrell "Housh" Doucette threw two touchdowns in the contest. Godspeed's roster was littered with former...More >>
    A New Orleans-based flag football team won a $1M game against a team made up of former NFL players. Team Fighting Cancer won the American Flag Football League (AFFL) championship over Godspeed, 26-6. The Cajun Kings are #AFFL Champs ?????? #flagfootball pic.twitter.com/yAmfetoNXu — American Flag Football League (@FlagFootball) July 20, 2018 Fighting Cancer's Darrell "Housh" Doucette threw two touchdowns in the contest. Godspeed's roster was littered with former...More >>
  • FOX 8 signs fan favorite Deuce McAllister

    FOX 8 signs fan favorite Deuce McAllister

    Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)

    WVUE-TV FOX 8 is proud to announce former New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl running back and Saints Hall of Famer Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as the station’s New Orleans Saints analyst.

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    WVUE-TV FOX 8 is proud to announce former New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl running back and Saints Hall of Famer Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as the station’s New Orleans Saints analyst.

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  • Deuce McAllister: A look at his career in football

    Deuce McAllister: A look at his career in football

    Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)
    Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)Deuce McAllister will join FOX 8 as its Saints analyst in the 2018 season. (FOX 8)

    Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister will join the FOX 8 Sports team as the Saints Analyst replacing legendary Jim Henderson.

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    Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister will join the FOX 8 Sports team as the Saints Analyst replacing legendary Jim Henderson.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Ranking the Saints: #3 Cam Jordan

    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.Cam Jordan pressures Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the backfield.
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
    At No. 3 is a player long respected in New Orleans, but finally starting to get his due around the NFL last year. Cam Jordan is one the best edge defenders in all of football, and last year was his absolute best. Long deserving, Jordan was finally named a first team All-Pro.  He finished the season with a career-high 13 sacks. Well in the prime of his career. Jordan is showing no signs of slowing down, and more dominance is expected in 2018. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All right...More >>
  • Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    Saints sign running back Shane Vereen, waive Daniel Lasco

    The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)The Saints signed Shane Vereen to bolster the backfield spot. (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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    With Mark Ingram out the first four games of the 2018 regular season, the Saints bolstered their backfield with the signing of Shane Vereen. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Ranking the Saints: #4 Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauls in a touchdown pass from Drew Brees but it isn't enough as the Saints fall to the Vikings on the final play of the game. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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    At No. 4 is wide receiver Michael Thomas. T Thomas followed up his stellar rookie season with an even better year in 2017. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Ranking the Saints: #5 Marshon Lattimore

    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.Marshon Lattimore seals the win against Chicago with a 4th quarter interception.

    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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    We've now hit the difficult part of the countdown, determining two through five. A case could be made that Marshon Lattimore could be the second-highest player on this list, but Monday he comes in at No. 5. 

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  • Sean Payton's daughter asks Dad tough question about playoff loss to Vikings

    Sean Payton's daughter asks Dad tough question about playoff loss to Vikings

    Coach Payton was asked a tough question by his daughter during an interview, Sunday. (FOX 8 photo)Coach Payton was asked a tough question by his daughter during an interview, Sunday. (FOX 8 photo)

    While being interviewed Sunday by the NFL Network, Saints Coach Sean Payton answered multiple questions about the upcoming season, but it was a question about last year that stood out, mostly because of who was asking it. 

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    While being interviewed Sunday by the NFL Network, Saints Coach Sean Payton answered multiple questions about the upcoming season, but it was a question about last year that stood out, mostly because of who was asking it. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Ranking the Saints: #6 Mark Ingram

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)

    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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    Mark Ingram is coming off back-to-back thousand yard seasons. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Ranking the Saints: #7 Max Unger

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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    Coming in at number seven is our final offensive lineman on the countdown, center Max Unger. 

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  • FFF: Is Alvin Kamara the second-most popular Saint

    FFF: Is Alvin Kamara the second most-popular Saint

    Alvin Kamara won NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2017, Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara won NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2017, Source: Mark Lagrange

    On this edition of FFF: I focus on the popularity of Saints running back Alvin Kamara, the World Cup final, and a treasure in Texas. FOOTBALL At Alvin Kamara's camp on Monday, teammate Marshon Lattimore made a guest appearance. The assembled media asked the reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year for an interview. He laughed, said he plays on defense, all the flash is on offense. He still did the interview, but he makes a good point. Drew Brees is easily the most popular Saint on...

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    On this edition of FFF: I focus on the popularity of Saints running back Alvin Kamara, the World Cup final, and a treasure in Texas. FOOTBALL At Alvin Kamara's camp on Monday, teammate Marshon Lattimore made a guest appearance. The assembled media asked the reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year for an interview. He laughed, said he plays on defense, all the flash is on offense. He still did the interview, but he makes a good point. Drew Brees is easily the most popular Saint on...

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  • Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Ranking the Saints: #8 Terron Armstead

    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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    Saints left tackle Terron Armstead is arguably the most talented and athletic player along the Saints offensive line and that's why he comes in at number eight on our countdown. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneLarry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Ranking the Saints: #10 Andrus Peat

    Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Andrus Peat checks in at No. 11 on our countdown. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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    Andrus Peat came to the Saints via first-round draft pick in 2015. His rookie year he seemed soft and even lost at times. 

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  • Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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  • WLOX Exclusive: Zach Strief hopeful to take the reins as Saints' play-by-play announcer

    WLOX Exclusive: Zach Strief hopeful to take the reins as Saints' play-by-play announcer

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:59:34 GMT
    Zach Strief is a finalist for the Saints' vacant radio play-by-play announcer position (WLOX Sports)Zach Strief is a finalist for the Saints' vacant radio play-by-play announcer position (WLOX Sports)

    On a recent visit to the Coast, recently-retired Saints offensive lineman Zach Strief discussed being a finalist for the vacant team radio play-by-play position. 

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    On a recent visit to the Coast, recently-retired Saints offensive lineman Zach Strief discussed being a finalist for the vacant team radio play-by-play position. 

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  • New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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  • Saints Training Camp dates announced

    Saints Training Camp dates announced

    Saints Training Camp starts July 26th. July. (FOX 8 graphic).Saints Training Camp starts July 26th. July. (FOX 8 graphic).
    Saints Training Camp (FOX 8)Saints Training Camp (FOX 8)
    The Saints will open their training camp on Thursday, July 26th. The first workout open to the public is Saturday, July 28th. Ten practices will be open to the public. #Saints 2018 training camp schedule. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/4LgVKPhg39 — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) July 9, 2018 In total, the Saints will conduct 20 practices in total. Two will be walk-throughs. The Saints will break training camp on Sunday, August 19th. More >>
    The Saints will open their training camp on Thursday, July 26th. The first workout open to the public is Saturday, July 28th. Ten practices will be open to the public. #Saints 2018 training camp schedule. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/4LgVKPhg39 — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) July 9, 2018 In total, the Saints will conduct 20 practices in total. Two will be walk-throughs. The Saints will break training camp on Sunday, August 19th. More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk

    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #11 Ryan Ramczyk (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
    Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk is the perfect example of why the best player available approach to the works best for the Saints. When the Saints took ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick of the 2017 pick, tackle was not an immediate need. But it became one really quick. First, Terron Armstead went down so Ramczyk stepped in to play left tackle. Then Zach Strief was injured, so he flipped over to play right tackle where he remained the rest of the season and did not miss a single...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins

    Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #12 Sheldon Rankins (photo: nola.com)

    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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    2017 was a solid season for Sheldon Rankins. He started all 16 games and played 76% of the defensive snaps, which was was fifth on the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams

    Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Ranking the Saints: #13 Marcus Williams (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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    His season may have ended in disappointment, but the truth is second year safety Marcus Williams is a rising star for both the Saints and the NFL. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 LB Demario Davis

    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)Ranking the Saints: #14 Demario Davis (photo: New Orleans Saints)
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
    The Saints thought enough of linebacker Demario Davis to sign him to a three-year, $24 million dollar contract this offseason. He was their big money free agent acquisition and with good reason. He's coming off his best season as pro with 135 tackles and five sacks with Jets in 2017.  The Saints will now depend on Davis to produce like his contract suggests he should. He spent most of the offseason as the first team middle linebacker. If that's where he ends up, he'll become the...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 WR Ted Ginn, Jr.

    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ranking the Saints: #15 Ted Ginn, Jr (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
    He's the player that gave new meaning tot eh term 'TGIF.' In New Orleans, that now stands for Ted-Ginn-is-fast. Last season he was every bit as fast as his nickname suggests. Ginn played in 15 games and accumulated 53 receptions, 787 yards and four touchdowns. With the youth at the wide receiver position, he also became a trusted mentor in the  locker room. Even at 33 years old, Ginn is showing no signs of slowing down. He returns to the Saints in 2018 with the same expecta...More >>
  • Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints: #16 tight end Ben Watson

    Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ranking the Saints : #16 Ben Watson (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    Ben Watson remains steady for Saints (Source: Mark LaGrange)Ben Watson remains steady for Saints (Source: Mark LaGrange)
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
    At 37 years old, tight end Ben Watson is the second oldest player on the team. But his play last season in Baltimore, coming off an injury, proved his age hasn't slowed him down yet. He finished 2017 with 61 receptions and four touchdowns for the Ravens. Watson's last season in New Orleans in 2015 was the best of his career statistically. He finished with 74 receptions, 825 yards and six touchdowns. The tight end position hasn't had much production since Watson left three years...More >>
  • Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Saints fan famous for catching Ingram in Lambeau Leap has died

    Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)Todd Fruge, who caught Mark Ingram during a "Lambeau Leap" has died. (Source: New Orleans Saints)

    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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    A longtime New Orleans Saints fan, whose claim to fame was catching running back Mark Ingram following a touchdown at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, has died, according to the team.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 cornerback Ken Crawley

    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)
    Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints: #17 Ken Crawley (Source: Nola.com)

    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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    From undrafted free agent to steady and dependable starter, that's the road our #17 player has traveled in his short career. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 defensive end Alex Okafor

    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #18 Alex Okafor (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was cruising in 2017, his first season in New Orleans. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #19 punter Thomas Morstead

    Ranking the Saints: #19 punter Thomas Morstead

    Ranking the Saints: #19 Thomas Morstead (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Ranking the Saints: #19 Thomas Morstead (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Thomas Morstead has been a mainstay on the Saints roster since 2009. 

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    Thomas Morstead has been a mainstay on the Saints roster since 2009. 

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  • Ranking the Saints: #20 Defensive end Marcus Davenport

    Ranking the Saints: #20 Defensive end Marcus Davenport

    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)
    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)
    The first player on our countdown is the only rookie of the group. True, first round pick Marcus Davenport has yet to play a single down in the NFL. But when the Saints their 2019 first round pick to Green Bay to move up and get him, they were essentially saying how valuable they expected him to be. Davenport has elite size and athleticism and plays a position, at edge pass rusher, that the Saints have coveted for years opposite of Cam Jordan. During OTA's and minicamp with Alex...More >>
    The first player on our countdown is the only rookie of the group. True, first round pick Marcus Davenport has yet to play a single down in the NFL. But when the Saints their 2019 first round pick to Green Bay to move up and get him, they were essentially saying how valuable they expected him to be. Davenport has elite size and athleticism and plays a position, at edge pass rusher, that the Saints have coveted for years opposite of Cam Jordan. During OTA's and minicamp with Alex...More >>
  • Manning Passing Academy is a family affair

    Manning Passing Academy is a family affair

    It's the 23rd year of the Manning Passing Academy, and for Archie, Peyton, Eli and Cooper, no one has missed a single minute of the action.

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    It's the 23rd year of the Manning Passing Academy, and for Archie, Peyton, Eli and Cooper, no one has missed a single minute of the action.

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  • Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).

    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Pierre Thomas celebrates Saints Hall of Fame induction on the Coast

    Pierre Thomas celebrates Saints Hall of Fame induction on the Coast

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:31:24 GMT
    Current kicker Wil Lutz and Saints Hall of Fame inductees Pierre Thomas, Willie Roaf and Rickey Jackson pose after throwing first pitches at a recent Shuckers game (WLOX Sports)Current kicker Wil Lutz and Saints Hall of Fame inductees Pierre Thomas, Willie Roaf and Rickey Jackson pose after throwing first pitches at a recent Shuckers game (WLOX Sports)
    Current kicker Wil Lutz and Saints Hall of Fame inductees Pierre Thomas, Willie Roaf and Rickey Jackson pose after throwing first pitches at a recent Shuckers game (WLOX Sports)Current kicker Wil Lutz and Saints Hall of Fame inductees Pierre Thomas, Willie Roaf and Rickey Jackson pose after throwing first pitches at a recent Shuckers game (WLOX Sports)

    From undrafted free agent to Super Bowl XLIV Champion, Pierre Thomas reflects on a career that landed him a spot in the Saints Hall of Fame.

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    From undrafted free agent to Super Bowl XLIV Champion, Pierre Thomas reflects on a career that landed him a spot in the Saints Hall of Fame.

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  • Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:22:45 GMT

    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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  • Source: Delvin Breaux headed back to CFL, signs with Hamilton Ticats

    Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.
    Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.Source: Delvin Breaux signs with Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL.
    Former Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux will continue his professional football career north of the border, according to a source. Breaux has signed with the Hamilton TigerCats, the team he played with before joining the Saints. Breaux joined his hometown Saints in 2015 and played in all 16 games. He rose to the top of the depth chart and finished the season with three interceptions. He broke his fibula in week one of the 2016 season and only played in six games that year. In training...More >>
    Former Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux will continue his professional football career north of the border, according to a source. Breaux has signed with the Hamilton TigerCats, the team he played with before joining the Saints. Breaux joined his hometown Saints in 2015 and played in all 16 games. He rose to the top of the depth chart and finished the season with three interceptions. He broke his fibula in week one of the 2016 season and only played in six games that year. In training...More >>
  • After Further Review: What we learned about the Saints this offseason

    Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    The Saints called their offseason program a day early and headed off to summer vacation. Now they get a six-week break before training camp begins in late July. Football in June can be the biggest mirage in sports, thus it’s important to temper everything we see. Still, after having a front row seat to five practice sessions, here’s what I learned about this team. Saints have real depth On every television or radio show I’ve done, I’ve been asked my overall ...More >>
    The Saints called their offseason program a day early and headed off to summer vacation. Now they get a six-week break before training camp begins in late July. Football in June can be the biggest mirage in sports, thus it’s important to temper everything we see. Still, after having a front row seat to five practice sessions, here’s what I learned about this team. Saints have real depth On every television or radio show I’ve done, I’ve been asked my overall ...More >>
  • FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    FFF: Perfect timing for Moore and Thomas to enter Saints HOF

    Pierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.comPierre Thomas was a big contributor in the Saints 2009 Super Bowl run. Source: Nola.com

    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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    On this edition of FFF, we weigh in on the announcement of Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas going into the Saints Hall of Fame, dissect the World Cup coming to America, and stop at one of the best Italian restaurants in the New Orleans area. FOOTBALL The Saints Hall Of Fame announced today, Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas will be the latest inductees. I feel the timing of their elections is perfect timing. In Super Bowl 44, Moore and Thomas were both key contributors to a Saints victory...

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  • Alvin Kamara says he can be even better in 2018

    Alvin Kamara says he can be even better in 2018

    Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)
    Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)Alvin Kamara wants bigger and better things in 2018 (Source: Nola.com)
    His rookie year was one for the ages. But now Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on a mission to make his encore in year two is even better than year one. "Last year I was learning on the fly," Kamara, who is noticeably more muscular but still playing at 213 pounds,  told reporters. "There was still a lot of thinking to my game last year. It may not have looked like it, but there was a lot of things I had to think about. I mean a lot...More >>
    His rookie year was one for the ages. But now Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on a mission to make his encore in year two is even better than year one. "Last year I was learning on the fly," Kamara, who is noticeably more muscular but still playing at 213 pounds,  told reporters. "There was still a lot of thinking to my game last year. It may not have looked like it, but there was a lot of things I had to think about. I mean a lot...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints minicamp day one

    Alvin Kamara turned some heads on the first day of minicamp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara turned some heads on the first day of minicamp. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: Kamara stands out for all the right reasons Alvin Kamara wins the 'best player on the field' award for Tuesday. Let’s start with his appearance. He looks like he packed on some significant muscle since the season ended. I don’t know if that was something he targeted to withstand the rigors of an NFL season but it’s definitely noticeable. Some players don’t play as fast or as agile with the added muscle. That’s not the case with Kamara; h...

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    Take One: Kamara stands out for all the right reasons Alvin Kamara wins the 'best player on the field' award for Tuesday. Let’s start with his appearance. He looks like he packed on some significant muscle since the season ended. I don’t know if that was something he targeted to withstand the rigors of an NFL season but it’s definitely noticeable. Some players don’t play as fast or as agile with the added muscle. That’s not the case with Kamara; h...

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  • Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram on 4-game suspension: 'I don't agree with it'

    Mark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram was back at practice on Tuesday. Source: Nola.com

    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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    Better late than never. That's what the Saints are saying about Mark Ingram's long awaited arrival back at the facility. He was on the field with the Black and Gold for the first time today for the start of the mandatory mini-camp. Ingram skipped the off-season workouts, and all three weeks of organized team activities. He returns to a more crowded backfield with the addition of Boston Scott, and a few other names that will have to pick up the slack for Ingram while he serves his su...

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  • Fan information for Saints Minicamp

    Fan information for Saints Minicamp

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8
    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    The New Orleans Saints are finishing their 2018 offseason program with a three-day minicamp. It is mandatory for players and open to the public. The practices are set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 AM but gates open to spectators at 10:15 each morning. 

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    The New Orleans Saints are finishing their 2018 offseason program with a three-day minicamp. It is mandatory for players and open to the public. The practices are set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 AM but gates open to spectators at 10:15 each morning. 

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  • Report: Marcus Davenport to undergo thumb surgery

    First-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.comFirst-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.com
    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)

    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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  • Marshon Lattimore looks to continue proving doubters wrong

    Marshon Lattimore looks to continue proving doubters wrong

    Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cam Jordan and Marshon Lattimore celebrate Saints win over Carolina. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Motivation comes in many forms. But for NFL athletes, especially those that are so successful from the start, sometimes it takes a little something extra. For Saints second year corner Marshon Lattimore, it's the chance to continue proving those who didn't believe in him wrong. 

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    Motivation comes in many forms. But for NFL athletes, especially those that are so successful from the start, sometimes it takes a little something extra. For Saints second year corner Marshon Lattimore, it's the chance to continue proving those who didn't believe in him wrong. 

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  • LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:06:28 GMT
    Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)

    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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  • Michael Thomas motivated to show more improvement in 2018

    Michael Thomas motivated to show more improvement in 2018

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Michael Thomas always plays like he has a chip on his shoulder. 

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    Michael Thomas always plays like he has a chip on his shoulder. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints final OTA

    Saints wrapped up OTA's Thursday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up OTA's Thursday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Saints wrapped up their offseason program a day early. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    Take One: Defense closes out practice strong The most intense part of Thursday’s final OTA was the two-minute drill in the final period. The defense dominated this day. During the first sequence Marshon Lattimore picked off Brees. It appeared Brees was going to Travin Dural but Dural and Craig Robertson collided when Dural ran his slant route. Lattimore was there to make the easy pick. On the next drive, Tom Savage badly overshot his receiver and was intercepted by Chris Banjo...More >>
    Take One: Defense closes out practice strong The most intense part of Thursday’s final OTA was the two-minute drill in the final period. The defense dominated this day. During the first sequence Marshon Lattimore picked off Brees. It appeared Brees was going to Travin Dural but Dural and Craig Robertson collided when Dural ran his slant route. Lattimore was there to make the easy pick. On the next drive, Tom Savage badly overshot his receiver and was intercepted by Chris Banjo...More >>
  • Saints go from the gridiron to the diamond for charity softball event

    Saints go from the gridiron to the diamond for charity softball event

    Saints hit the softball diamond for charity. Source: FOX 8Saints hit the softball diamond for charity. Source: FOX 8

    It began with homerun derby in which long snapper Zach Wood outlasted Drew Brees for the trophy.  "So much pressure, that was worse than a game, worse than the Minnesota game, I was like 'wow' I really had to focus but everything worked out and I'm not complaining at all," said Saints long snapper Zach Wood. Then came the game and both the offense and defense started red hot and scored four runs a piece In he first inning. But then the offense got their bats roll...

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    It began with homerun derby in which long snapper Zach Wood outlasted Drew Brees for the trophy.  "So much pressure, that was worse than a game, worse than the Minnesota game, I was like 'wow' I really had to focus but everything worked out and I'm not complaining at all," said Saints long snapper Zach Wood. Then came the game and both the offense and defense started red hot and scored four runs a piece In he first inning. But then the offense got their bats roll...

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  • Saints go bowfishing in Plaquemines Parish

    Saints go bowfishing in Plaquemines Parish

    Source: Bowfishing Unlimited Facebook pageSource: Bowfishing Unlimited Facebook page
    Source: Bowfishing Unlimited Facebook pageSource: Bowfishing Unlimited Facebook page

    The Saints, who are in the middle of Organized Team Activities at their team facility in Metairie, took a break from the football field to enjoy some fishing in Plaquemines Parish. 

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    The Saints, who are in the middle of Organized Team Activities at their team facility in Metairie, took a break from the football field to enjoy some fishing in Plaquemines Parish. 

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  • Brees ready for season 18 in the NFL

    Brees ready for season 18 in the NFL

    Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8
    Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8Drew Brees enters year 18 in the NFL. Source: FOX 8
    Even as he prepares for his 18th season in the NFL, it's never the same old story for Drew Brees. Yes, he still believes in structure and planning and probably takes a similar approach to his training, but number nine also keeps a look out for any way to improve. "Anything and everything that I do, if it doesn't make me a better quarterback or a better leader in this locker room, then it's a waste of time, right. So those are the things I have to focus on and be very efficient w...More >>
    Even as he prepares for his 18th season in the NFL, it's never the same old story for Drew Brees. Yes, he still believes in structure and planning and probably takes a similar approach to his training, but number nine also keeps a look out for any way to improve. "Anything and everything that I do, if it doesn't make me a better quarterback or a better leader in this locker room, then it's a waste of time, right. So those are the things I have to focus on and be very efficient w...More >>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints OTA’s week two

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints OTA’s week two

    (FOX 8)(FOX 8)

    Take One Michael Thomas steals the show. Michael Thomas is good. 

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    Take One Michael Thomas steals the show. Michael Thomas is good. 

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  • Saints LB Alex Anzalone healthy and wants to stay that way

    Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone is fully healthy after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in week of 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    For Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone, things came quick his rookie season. He quickly got on the field, quickly became a starter but then quickly saw his promising season come to an end in week four against Carolina with a shoulder injury.. "Getting hurt sucks but you know it just is what it is and just grind through it," Anzalone told reporters. Shoulder issues plagued Anzalone throughout his collegiate career at Florida. But he's confident that those problems ar...More >>
    For Saints linebacker Alex Anzalone, things came quick his rookie season. He quickly got on the field, quickly became a starter but then quickly saw his promising season come to an end in week four against Carolina with a shoulder injury.. "Getting hurt sucks but you know it just is what it is and just grind through it," Anzalone told reporters. Shoulder issues plagued Anzalone throughout his collegiate career at Florida. But he's confident that those problems ar...More >>
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    Saints running backs ready to step up in Ingram's absence

    Saints running back Trey Edmunds. (FOX 8 Photo)Saints running back Trey Edmunds. (FOX 8 Photo)
    Saints running back Trey Edmunds.Saints running back Trey Edmunds.

    Mark Ingram will be missed while he's serving his suspension this fall, but the Saints' current running backs say they're ready to step up to the challenge.

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    Mark Ingram will be missed while he's serving his suspension this fall, but the Saints' current running backs say they're ready to step up to the challenge.

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    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints OTA’s

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8
    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    Take One: Taysom Hill progressing In our first chance to see Taysom Hill operating as a quarterback, I thought Hill looked good. I see why Sean Payton likes him. He seems to have a good grasp of where to go with the football. When he throws it, he has nice zip and accuracy. His athleticism is obvious too when he moves around. His best pass came on a nine route to Eldridge Massington. He also connected to an open receiver on a post route. Let’s not get too...

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    Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    His name has been brought up a lot since he joined the Saints after preseason last year. But the truth is quarterback Taysom Hill is a bit of a mystery. Head coach Sean Payton raved about him. Payton even reportedly told Fox Sports analyst Troy Aikman that he could be the guy that eventually replaces Drew Brees. But the only time anyone saw him on the field was when he was running down punts and kickoffs on special teams... This week things were back to normal,at least for a quarte...More >>
    His name has been brought up a lot since he joined the Saints after preseason last year. But the truth is quarterback Taysom Hill is a bit of a mystery. Head coach Sean Payton raved about him. Payton even reportedly told Fox Sports analyst Troy Aikman that he could be the guy that eventually replaces Drew Brees. But the only time anyone saw him on the field was when he was running down punts and kickoffs on special teams... This week things were back to normal,at least for a quarte...More >>
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    New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton said he believes Mark Ingram is staying in shape. (FOX 8)New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton said he believes Mark Ingram is staying in shape. (FOX 8)
    (FOX 8)(FOX 8)

    The Saints ended the first round of Organized Team Activities on Thursday. The other sessions OTAs will continue until next month’s mandatory mini-camp, which begins on June 12.

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    The Saints ended the first round of Organized Team Activities on Thursday. The other sessions OTAs will continue until next month’s mandatory mini-camp, which begins on June 12.

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    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024, the NFL announced on Wednesday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024, the NFL announced on Wednesday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    It is a done deal. The City of New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024. 

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    It is a done deal. The City of New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024. 

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    New Orleans contingent eager to secure Super Bowl bid

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    Saints President Dennis Lauscha has been in the scenario of presenting a Super Bowl bid before. "It’s our third presentation in the last three presentation periods," he said Tuesday from the NFL Owners' Meetings in Atlanta.

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    Saints President Dennis Lauscha has been in the scenario of presenting a Super Bowl bid before. "It’s our third presentation in the last three presentation periods," he said Tuesday from the NFL Owners' Meetings in Atlanta.

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    Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)

    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

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    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

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    Saints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.comSaints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus

    Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus

    Saints sign center Josh LeRibeus. Source: Nola.comSaints sign center Josh LeRibeus. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints are bringing back a quality 2017 reserve to their offensive line. The team has resigned center Josh LeRibeus. LeRibeus joined the Saints last year and was active for all 16 games. LeRibeus has good versatility and can play both guard and center. He adds depth to an offensive line that , while talented, battled numerous injuries last season. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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    The Saints are bringing back a quality 2017 reserve to their offensive line. The team has resigned center Josh LeRibeus. LeRibeus joined the Saints last year and was active for all 16 games. LeRibeus has good versatility and can play both guard and center. He adds depth to an offensive line that , while talented, battled numerous injuries last season. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved. 

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    Saints fans, your number just came up - no it didn't

    Saints fans received a confusing message about tickets Monday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Saints fans received a confusing message about tickets Monday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)
    Saints fans received a confusing message about tickets Monday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Saints fans received a confusing message about tickets Monday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    New Orleans Saints season ticket holders and those on the waiting list received a confusing message on Monday about available seats in the Superdome this upcoming season.

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    New Orleans Saints season ticket holders and those on the waiting list received a confusing message on Monday about available seats in the Superdome this upcoming season.

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    Marcus Williams' secondary support

    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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    Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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    Linebacker Adam Bighill, defensive back Rickey Jefferson among four waived by Saints

    FOX 8 Photo/FILEFOX 8 Photo/FILE

    The Saints made some roster moves after this weekend's rookie minicamp. 

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    The Saints made some roster moves after this weekend's rookie minicamp. 

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    Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Sean Payton spoke highly of J.T. Barrett's performance this weekend. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    For quarterback J.T. Barrett, not hearing his name called on draft day was tough, but he quickly got over it. "I guess I was down but it was kind of like I didn't get picked," Barrett told reporters." So, it was outside of my control is the best way to put it. So, I guess I didn't dwell on it too long. I did have calls, fortunately go to play places." One being New Orleans. And the Big Ten's all-time leader touchdown passes jumped at the ...More >>
    For quarterback J.T. Barrett, not hearing his name called on draft day was tough, but he quickly got over it. "I guess I was down but it was kind of like I didn't get picked," Barrett told reporters." So, it was outside of my control is the best way to put it. So, I guess I didn't dwell on it too long. I did have calls, fortunately go to play places." One being New Orleans. And the Big Ten's all-time leader touchdown passes jumped at the ...More >>
  • Former Saint Kenny Vaccaro visiting with the Colts

    Former Saint Kenny Vaccaro visiting with the Colts

    Kenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark LagrangeKenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark Lagrange
    Kenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark LagrangeKenny Vaccaro is a free agent. Source: Mark Lagrange
    Former Saint safety Kenny Vaccaro is visiting with the Colts today. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. This is Vaccaro's second reported visit during free agency. He also met with the Miami Dolphins last month according to Rapaport. The #Colts are taking a look at more than one free agent safety today. Source says they are also visiting with #Saints FA S Kenny Vaccaro. He had previously visited with the #Dolphins this offseason. — Ian Rapoport (@RapShe...More >>
    Former Saint safety Kenny Vaccaro is visiting with the Colts today. That's according to a tweet by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. This is Vaccaro's second reported visit during free agency. He also met with the Miami Dolphins last month according to Rapaport. The #Colts are taking a look at more than one free agent safety today. Source says they are also visiting with #Saints FA S Kenny Vaccaro. He had previously visited with the #Dolphins this offseason. — Ian Rapoport (@RapShe...More >>
  • Saints rookie Will Clapp talks adjusting to speed of NFL

    Saints rookie Will Clapp talks adjusting to speed of NFL

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo
    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    Just like when he made the leap from playing at Brother Martin to the college game at LSU, Will Clapp finds himself once again adjusting his game, this time to the speed of the NFL. 

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    Just like when he made the leap from playing at Brother Martin to the college game at LSU, Will Clapp finds himself once again adjusting his game, this time to the speed of the NFL. 

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  • Saints rookies adjust to life as a professional at rookie minicamp

    Saints rookies adjust to life as a professional at rookie minicamp

    First-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneFirst-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    It's the NFL's version of freshman orientation. For Saints rookies, its Rookie Minicamp, their first exposure to life as a pro.

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    It's the NFL's version of freshman orientation. For Saints rookies, its Rookie Minicamp, their first exposure to life as a pro.

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  • VIDEO: Saints' Marcus Davenport talks eagerness to learn at Rookie Minicamp

    VIDEO: Saints' Marcus Davenport talks eagerness to learn at Rookie Minicamp

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo
    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    During Saturday's Day 2 of Saints Rookie Minicamp, many eyes were on first-round pick Marcus Davenport as the defensive end continues to adjust to the speed of the NFL game. 

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    During Saturday's Day 2 of Saints Rookie Minicamp, many eyes were on first-round pick Marcus Davenport as the defensive end continues to adjust to the speed of the NFL game. 

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  • Payton discuses Ingram suspension and offseason

    Payton discuses Ingram suspension and offseason

    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)
    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)
    Saints head coach Sean Payton and the offense will be without Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season. Payton said it;s tough but the team will manage.  "It happens in our league. We receive the same notice when him and his agent are receiving the notice and you deal with it. It goes under PED’s but I know Mark well enough to know it wasn’t a performing enhancing drug. He’ll better be able to explain the other parts of it, but it happened with W...More >>
    Saints head coach Sean Payton and the offense will be without Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season. Payton said it;s tough but the team will manage.  "It happens in our league. We receive the same notice when him and his agent are receiving the notice and you deal with it. It goes under PED’s but I know Mark well enough to know it wasn’t a performing enhancing drug. He’ll better be able to explain the other parts of it, but it happened with W...More >>
  • Saints sign 6 draft picks

    Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)Report: Saints land WR Cameron Meredith (FOX 8 graphic)

    Just two weeks after opening the NFL draft by moving up to grab pass rusher Marcus Davenport, the Saints have signed their first round pick to a four-year contract.

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    Just two weeks after opening the NFL draft by moving up to grab pass rusher Marcus Davenport, the Saints have signed their first round pick to a four-year contract.

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  • Alex Okafor ready to help rookie Marcus Davenport

    Alex Okafor ready to help rookie Marcus Davenport

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange
    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Alex Okafor ruptured his Achilles tendon in mid-November of 2017 but that didn't stop the Saints from re-signing him in March of 2018 to a 2-year deal.

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    Alex Okafor ruptured his Achilles tendon in mid-November of 2017 but that didn't stop the Saints from re-signing him in March of 2018 to a 2-year deal.

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  • Saints RB Trey Edmunds eager to step up in Ingram's absence

    Saints RB Trey Edmunds eager to step up in Ingram's absence

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The four-game suspension of Saints running back Mark Ingram has exposed a lack of experienced depth at the position.

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    The four-game suspension of Saints running back Mark Ingram has exposed a lack of experienced depth at the position.

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  • Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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  • FFF: Say it isn't so Mark

    FFF: Say it isn't so Mark

    Mark Ingram is a fan favorite after seven years with the Saints. Source: Michael DeMockerMark Ingram is a fan favorite after seven years with the Saints. Source: Michael DeMocker

    In this edition of FFF, we break down the Ingram suspension, a soccer club in Scotland is racking up titles at an insane pace, and I hit the Bywater for some Chinese food. 

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    In this edition of FFF, we break down the Ingram suspension, a soccer club in Scotland is racking up titles at an insane pace, and I hit the Bywater for some Chinese food. 

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  • After Further Review: Ingram suspension a blow to both the Saints and Ingram

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)
    Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)Sean Payton said team will deal with Mark Ingram's suspension. (FOX 8)

    A Saints offseason that almost seemed too perfect hit a major snag Tuesday. The NFL handed them their first dose of adversity when they suspended Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season for a PED violation. In a world where timing is everything, Ingram’s couldn’t have been worse for both himself and his team. For the Saints, they lose their leading rusher and one of the most respected leaders in the locker room for the first quarter of the season. On the field...

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    A Saints offseason that almost seemed too perfect hit a major snag Tuesday. The NFL handed them their first dose of adversity when they suspended Mark Ingram for the first four games of the season for a PED violation. In a world where timing is everything, Ingram’s couldn’t have been worse for both himself and his team. For the Saints, they lose their leading rusher and one of the most respected leaders in the locker room for the first quarter of the season. On the field...

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  • Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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  • Report: Saints release Coby Fleener

    Report: Saints release Coby Fleener

    Report: Saints will release tight end Coby Fleener (Source: Mark Lagrange)Report: Saints will release tight end Coby Fleener (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The Saints are moving on from tight end Coby Fleener, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. His release is not a big surprise. The Saints signed fleener to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2016. His play never matched up with that lofty price tag. Fleener finished with just 22 receptions and three touchdowns in 2017. He finished the season on injured reserve after suffering a vicious concussion in week 12 in Los Angeles. The Saints signed Ben Watson in the offseason and al...

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    The Saints are moving on from tight end Coby Fleener, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. His release is not a big surprise. The Saints signed fleener to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2016. His play never matched up with that lofty price tag. Fleener finished with just 22 receptions and three touchdowns in 2017. He finished the season on injured reserve after suffering a vicious concussion in week 12 in Los Angeles. The Saints signed Ben Watson in the offseason and al...

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  • Marques Colston tackles new business venture in New Orleans

    Marques Colston tackles new business venture in New Orleans

    Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.
    Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.Marques Colston partners with New Orleans business venture.
    Marques Colston, the football player, excelled for the Saints for a decade. But now that his playing days are done, it's Marques Colston, the entrepreneur, that's excelling now. "I was fortunate enough to have some really good advisers to urge me to get started while i was still playing and while i was at the height of my career," Colston explained. "It really helped make the transition seamless." His latest venture: Main Squeeze Juice Co., a smoot...More >>
    Marques Colston, the football player, excelled for the Saints for a decade. But now that his playing days are done, it's Marques Colston, the entrepreneur, that's excelling now. "I was fortunate enough to have some really good advisers to urge me to get started while i was still playing and while i was at the height of my career," Colston explained. "It really helped make the transition seamless." His latest venture: Main Squeeze Juice Co., a smoot...More >>
  • Saints sign former Ohio St. QB J.T. Barrett

    Saints sign former Ohio St. QB J.T. Barrett

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-05-02 11:34:37 GMT
    Source: WVUESource: WVUE

    Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett never got a phone call from a team during the NFL draft. However, Barrett has signed with the New Orleans Saints in the fight to be the backup for Drew Brees.

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    Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett never got a phone call from a team during the NFL draft. However, Barrett has signed with the New Orleans Saints in the fight to be the backup for Drew Brees.

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  • New Saints center Will Clapp has Brother Martin community excited

    New Saints center Will Clapp has Brother Martin community excited

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

    4401 Elysian Fields Avenue. It’s home to Brother Martin high school and the alma mater of the final member of the 2018 Saints draft class Will Clapp. 

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    4401 Elysian Fields Avenue. It’s home to Brother Martin high school and the alma mater of the final member of the 2018 Saints draft class Will Clapp. 

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  • NFL welcomes Louisiana's best

    NFL welcomes Louisiana's best

    Source: NFL MediaSource: NFL Media
    Source: NFL MediaSource: NFL Media

    From the top pics down to mister irrelevant, the feeling of 'I finally made it' was all the same. 

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    From the top pics down to mister irrelevant, the feeling of 'I finally made it' was all the same. 

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  • After Further Review: Saints draft grades

    After Further Review: Saints draft grades

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8
    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    In this edition of After Further Review, Sean Fazende grades this year's Saints draft class. 

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    In this edition of After Further Review, Sean Fazende grades this year's Saints draft class. 

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  • Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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  • Saints take CB Kamrin Moore and RB Boston Scott in 6th round

    Saints take CB Kamrin Moore and RB Boston Scott in 6th round

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8
    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    In the sixth round of the NFL Draft the Saints took cornerback Kamrin Moore and running back Boston Scott.

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    In the sixth round of the NFL Draft the Saints took cornerback Kamrin Moore and running back Boston Scott.

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  • Saints draft S Natrell Jamerson with 164th overall pick in fifth round

    Saints draft S Natrell Jamerson with 164th overall pick in fifth round

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange
    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The New Orleans Saints have drafted safety Natrell Jamerson in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have drafted safety Natrell Jamerson in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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  • Saints draft OT Rick Leonard 127th overall in the fourth round of the NFL Draft

    Saints draft OT Rick Leonard 127th overall in the fourth round of the NFL Draft

    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8
    Source: FOX 8Source: FOX 8

    The New Orleans Saints have selected offensive tackle Rick Leonard as the 127th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have selected offensive tackle Rick Leonard as the 127th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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