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Saints Podcast: Falcons are in the Super Bowl

Want to join the fun or ask the guys a question, tweet them @PodcastSaints, like their Facebook page,  or email them at cscpodcast@hotmail.com. My God, it's happening...Atlanta is in the Super Bowl and the world is dark. So very, very dark. The Saints had actual news as they denied Sean Payton reached out to the Colts and potential defensive line coach and part time hobo, Jim Tomsula...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
55 minutes ago

Saints 2016 Year in Review: Kenny Vaccaro

Vaccaro was without a doubt the MVP of the Saints defense through the first 13 weeks. Nick Fairley was a pleasant surprise. Sheldon Rankins impressed as a rookie. Delvin Breaux was fine, but injured. Nathan Stupar and Craig Robertson filled in admirably when starters were benched. You can make the case for Cam Jordan who was a beast as usual, but I’d argue that Kenny Vaccaro was...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 hour ago

New Orleans Saints: Top 5 Senior Bowl Targets

So this weekend the annual Reese’s Senior Bowl kicks off. The Saints will surely be looking for some talent to add in 2017. WhoDatdish.com has compiled a list of the top five intriguing prospects in Mobile this Saturday. In general, Just to get an invite to the Senior Bowl is an accomplishment in itself. Not […] New Orleans Saints: Top 5 Senior Bowl Targets - Who Dat Dish - Who...
Via Who Dat Dish
15 hours ago

Saints News, 1/23/17: The Falcons are in the Super Bowl and Saints’ Nation is falling apart

It’s going to be a long two weeks. A second source says no one from the Saints ever directly or indirectly talked to the Colts about a Sean Payton trade— Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) January 23, 2017 Two weeks of suffering through Falcons talk starts now. Matt Ryan will win MVP. This is going to be as rough as it gets for us.— Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
16 hours ago

Drew Brees’ Pro Bowl snub is rectified

Saints quarterback Drew Brees should have made it to the Pro Bowl as part of the original roster. He didn’t. He now has. The team has announced that Brees will replace Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in the Pro Bowl. Ryan has a date with a slightly bigger game in Houston one week later. It will…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Report: Colts tried to trade for Sean Payton

The Indianapolis Colts announced this weekend that they are bringing Chuck Pagano back as their head coach next season, but he clearly wasn’t their top choice.Not only did Indianapolis make a run at Jon Gruden, but they also had talks with the New Orleans Saints about Sean Payton for the second straight season.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two teams talked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Draft: Social Media Repercussions

The players that will be preparing for the upcoming draft will need to be careful. In 2017, the awareness of social media has to be known. Hopefully, the agent has done his job of warning potential draftees. While most of the rhetoric will never be read. One insensitive tweet or post could harm your draft status. The […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Social Media Repercussions -...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

New Orleans Saints Free Agency Profile: Tight Ends

The New Orleans Saints are one of 32 NFL teams that are looking hard over their position groups this weekend. Generally speaking, this is an attempt to improve their teams to get to the position that the Steelers, Patriots, Packers and Falcons are today; an opportunity to play in the Super Bowl. There was a time, […] New Orleans Saints Free Agency Profile: Tight Ends - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Saints DB Kenny Vaccaro didn’t realize Adderall was banned

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

The New Orleans Saints have a long offseason ahead

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

Saints clean house could indicate Payton will remain as head coach

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

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

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

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

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