SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Drew Brees trying to 'save the game' with flag football

Drew Brees might have an alternative for all those parents who are reluctant to allow their children to play tackle football.The Saints quarterback is trying to make flag football the standard gateway to the game.If Brees’ vision becomes reality, “Football ‘N’ America” will become a household name and youth participation won’t be a long-term concern for the game.Brees...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints defense needs to step up

There is still lots of uncertainty facing the New Orleans Saints defense after defensive tackle Nick Fairley was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list Monday. Fairley will miss all of the 2017 season because of his existing heart condition. He played football with an enlarged heart since joining the NFL in 2011, but new research led to a doctor that he met in Boston...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Countdown to New Orleans Saints Kickoff: A History of No. 75

Our countdown to Saints kickoff continues. Only 75 days to go! In 75 days, on Sept. 11, Minnesota Vikings will host the New Orleans Saints, in the 2017 season opener for both teams. Canal Street Chronicles continues our own series of countdown to kickoff, today we take a look at the Saints players that have worn the No. 75. Elex Price (DT, 1973-1980) Price joined the Saints...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
9 hours ago

Happy Hour Quick Shot: How the hell do the Saints overcome losing Nick Fairley?

Happy Hour Quick Shot is mini podcast where we talk 1 Saints topic for 10 minutes. Today Andrew and Ralph debate how the hell the Saints overcome losing Nick Fairley. Don’t forget to download our Podbean, Stitcher, or Andriod app! And remember Drunk Saints History is up and going with monthly episodes.
Via The Saints Nation
10 hours ago

New Orleans Saints graded 20th for 2017 roster by Pro Football Focus

Saints fans won’t like this roster grade from Pro Football Focus when other teams across the NFC South are in the Top 15. On Tuesday morning, Pro Football Focus released their rankings of all 32 NFL team rosters through ESPN Insider. The list places the New Orleans Saints at 20th, which may or may not shock some. 20. New Orleans Saints Biggest strength: Quarterback Drew Brees...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 day ago

New Orleans Saints: When will team catch a break?

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Answering My Own Questions on Ramczyk, Anzalone and Sean Payton

Two things. I almost never write. And Trying to socialite questions for a mailbag article is like pulling teeth. So to ease myself back into writing, and skipping all unnecessary steps, I’m answering my own questions. 1. Can Ryan Ramczyk realistically start this year?  He might not be able to, but it would be a lot cooler if he did. Two big things are working against him. For...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago

Report: Saints looking at ways to recoup guaranteed money owed to Nick Fairley

On Monday, Nick Fairley got some very tough news when the New Orleans Saints placed him on the NFI list due to a heart condition that could force him to retire. It’s particularly frustrating considering Fairley worked his butt off last year and had one of his best seasons as a professional. He racked up 43 tackles, nine for loss, 6.5 sacks and 22 quarterback hits.He was expected...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI, likely signaling end of his career

The Saints have placed Nick Fairley on the reserve/non-football illness list. He’s done for the year, and likely for the rest of his career. Nick Fairley was diagnosed with a heart condition coming out of college. Doctors determined the condition was minor enough to play. But a recent re-examination raised some red flags, and after consulting at least […] Saints place Nick...
Via Who Dat Dish
2 days ago

Fairley expected to miss 2017 season due to heart condition

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been dealing with a heart condition that doctors have known about for years, and it is likely going to jeopardize his entire upcoming season.The Saints announced on Monday that they have placed Fairley on the reserve/non-football injury list. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the roster move means Fairley will not play...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Cam Jordan: We believe we can win Super Bowl ‘now’

The New Orleans Saints have been a disappointment over the past three seasons, finishing 7-9 each year despite a lot of optimism surrounding the team. A reasonable goal for 2017 would be finishing above .500 and making the playoffs, but one Saints player is aiming much, much higher.While speaking with Greg Bishop of The MMQB, Saints defensive end Cam Jordan said the team is thinking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Jordan: Saints can win Super Bowl in 2017

What will Cameron Jordan say next? Days after saying that teammate Drew Brees is one of the three best all-time quarterbacks, the defensive end told Greg Bishop of the MMQB that the Saints are ready to win the Super Bowl now. “We’re building a team to win a Super Bowl. We’re not building for the future. It’s hard not to believe in our team. We’re ready to win it now,...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Jordan: Drew Brees is a top-three all-time quarterback

Does Drew Brees deserve a place among the all-time Mount Rushmore of quarterbacks? Saints teammate Cameron Jordan apparently thinks that would be an insult. He says Brees is among the top three. “Drew has got to be No. 2 or No. 3. Quarterbacks have 5,000-yard seasons once in a career,” Jordan told NFL.com. “You talk about Drew, and he’s had five of those seasons. (Other QBs...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite His Shellfish Allergy, Adrian Peterson Has Been Tearing Up Oysters Since He Arrived In New Orleans

Adrian Peterson absolutely adores shellfish. He's also allergic to it, which creates quite the conundrum for the 32-year-old New Orleans Saints running back. AP made news five years ago when a bowl of shrimp gumbo caused his throat to close and his face to swell up. After rushing to a trainer, he ended up OK, but the scary reaction—known as anaphylaxis—helped him realize...
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick issues high praise (for him) about Brandin Cooks

Bill Belichick isn’t a rah-rah coach. In fact, words of praise from the lips of the New England Patriots head coach are about as rare as the mineral fingerite. So, when Belichick chooses to offer praise about a player, we should take note. On that note, the coach said some positive things about new receiver Brandin Cooks, acquired in a trade with the New Orleans Saints this offseason...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints tackle Terron Armstead suffered labrum tear in bag drill

The old adage of “bags don’t hit back” may no longer be true.In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Saturday, New Orleans Saints tackle Zach Strief revealed that fellow tackle Terron Armstead tore his labrum while hitting a bag during individual drills. Armstead, who was projected to start at left tackle for the Saints this season, was given this lengthy recovery timetable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints cancel OTAs to go on New Orleans scavenger hunt

The New Orleans Saints canceled Wednesday’s OTA session and instead opted to go on a team-wide scavenger hunt through its home city.While a team spokesperson declined to comment on the switch-up on plans, the social media activity of Saints players Chase Daniel and Cameron Jordan, per the New Orleans Times Picayune, appeared to confirm some kind of scavenger hunt skullduggery was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Saints News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 'You get a steal! You get a steal! Everybody gets a steal!' quiz

Rewriting the Hall of Fame rubric for today's pitchers

2017 is not another disappointing sequel for the Dodgers

BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: Ricky Davis takes unnecessary shots at Al Harrington

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Feeding your roundball addiction through the summer months

The 'Power hitters are coming for that number one spot' quiz

Big3 brings summer festival feel to basketball with barnstorming tour

The 'Tonight, we settle the Beard vs. Brodie debate' quiz

2016-17 NBA Awards: The 8th Man Award for most overlooked player this year

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker