Archive for the ‘New Orleans Saints’ Category

Saints Give Shout-Out to Sean Payton in Team Photo

The New Orleans Saints just agreed to a deal to bring back suspended head coach Sean Payton to the tune of about $8 million a year. In a recently-released team photo (CLICK ON IT FOR A LARGER VERSION), the Saints players and coaches have Sean Payton-style visors on. That salary makes Sean Payton the highest-paid […]

QB Brees and G Evans Two Key Players to Solving the Saints Salary Cap Issues

Brian McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports writes that the Saints could look to restructuring the contracts of QB Drew Brees and G Jahri Evans in order to free up some much needed cap space. Earlier in the week it was reported that the Saints could be forced to part ways with LB Jonathan Vilma and DE […]

NFL Chatting with Saints Suspended Coach Sean Payton About a Return

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says his office has communicated with suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton about his eventual reinstatement, and Goodell did not eliminate the possibility of Payton rejoining the franchise before the Super Bowl. Payton would like an adjustment on the suspension so it would end at the conclusion of the regular season […]

Paul Tagliabue Overturns Suspensions of Saints Players

It took some time, but Saints players are off the hook today – thanks in part to former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. Tags today overturned the suspensions of four current and former Saints players in the league’s bounty investigation of the club. Tagliabue did state that he found that the players’ conduct was detrimental to […]

Gridiron Gab Week Thirteen Preview – New Orleans at Atlanta

The Falcons have lost just one game in the 2012 season to date, and Thursday night they get a shot to get revenge on that team, as they play host to the rival New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. The 10-1 Falcons are 5-0 at home, and while there’s been some close games, they […]

Kaepernick Leads the Niners to a 31-21 Win Over Saints in New Orleans

49ers starting QB Alex Smith was not inactive for Sunday’s game vs the Saints. Despite that, he still watched from the sideline, as backup Colin Kaepernick led the team to a huge 31-21 win over the Saints. Kaepernick threw for a touchdown and ran for another, while Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner each returned an […]

Gridiron Gab Week Twelve Preview – San Francisco at New Orleans

Last season it was maybe the game of the year when the Saints and 49ers dueled it out in the Divisional round of the playoffs. Sunday, the two teams hope they can re-create that kind of excitement when the two teams meet in a huge NFC showdown in the SuperDome in New Orleans. Right now […]

Can the Saints Keep Rising?

By Lucas McMillan Many people predicted the New Orleans Saints would be dead in the water after this summer’s Bountygate scandal, and for a while, they were. They started out 0-4, and their four losses couldn’t have been any worse. They dropped one to the lowly Carolina Panthers (who have only won one other game […]