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Could Champ Bailey get cut by the Saints?

Champ Bailey was talked up as a big free agent acquisition in New Orleans out of respect for his 12 Pro Bowl appearances. There hasn't been much talk about whether this version of Bailey can truly be an asset on the field. Greg Bedard of TheMMQB.com writes that Bailey won't help the Saints as much as the team hopes. Bailey has "lost a step" and is much "stiffer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Cameron Jordan lists the quarterbacks he likes to sack (Video)

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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton ranked 4th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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Could Saints Cut CB Champ Bailey?

  Greg Bedard of Sports Illustrated writes that he would not be shocked if the Saints cut free agent acquisition CB Champ Bailey. Bedard provided this statement under the heading “strong opinion that I may regret by November“,  but he does appear to believe it is plausible. Bedard notes that Bailey has looked stiff and has certainly lost a step. Bailey is only guaranteed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sophomores Aaron Dobson and Khiry Robinson vie for FSLR's ultimate sleeper title

Locker Room NFL Sleepers Bracket Round Two: Aaron Dobson vs. Khiry Robinson This post appears as part of our 2014 Ultimate NFL Sleepers Bracket. View the other entries below, or check progress at the overall bracket. [Round Two: Ingram vs. White | Tannehill vs. Jones |  Dobson vs. Robinson | Wilson vs. Hunter] Jon Collins reps Aaron Dobson: Rookie wide receivers and tight...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham breaks NFL rule during camp

From all accounts it seems like the drama between tight end Jimmy Graham and the Saints organization is over (thank god!). However, Graham isn’t one to shy away from a little controversy every now and then. Now I’m not saying this is a controversy at all, but Graham broke one of the NFL’s new rules at Training Camp last week. I don’t think the NFL was gonna tell @TheJimmyGraham...
Via cover32 - Saints
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Early impressions from training camp

Four days of training camp are in the books, and the New Orleans Saints have finally started to lose the “pajamas” and put on the pads. The biggest takeaway from the opening of this year’s camp is that the players love the West Virginia weather. The players are accustomed to the oppressive heat of Louisiana and Mississippi, so the cool 60 degree temperatures are a welcomed...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees ranked 4th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees randomly drug tested after saying he can play until 45

After telling reporters on Friday that he planned to play until he was 45, Drew Brees was “randomly” selected for drug testing (Photo: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com) On Friday, the 35-year-old, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told reporters that he plans on playing until he is 45-years-old. Brees cited the late career success of Brett Favre, Payton Manning and Tom Brady...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks quickly getting up to speed in 1st New Orleans Saints training camp

The New Orleans Saints already knew that first-round draft pick Brandin Cooks was fast. Now coaches are finding out that the rookie receiver is a fast learner, too. Cooks set single-season conference records during his final year at Oregon State, catching 128 passes for 1,730 yards. Those numbers -- and his blazing speed during workouts -- impressed the Saints, who traded up to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints Rumors: Brandin Cooks impresses Drew Brees

The New Orleans Saints' new rookie receiver, Brandin Cooks, may be in for a workload as he has already received reps in practice with the first-team players. The receiver tore up the NFL combine to earn his place on the Saints team and ultimately receive passes by one of the league's greatest: Drew Brees. However, Cooks has done some dazzling of his own; Gridiron Experts...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas entering pivotal, possibly final, year with New Orleans Saints

Mark Ingram is in a contract year. Pierre Thomas might as well be. The two most experienced running backs on the New Orleans Saints' roster are entering a career crossroads in 2014. Their performance this season could determine their future -- where they play and how much they make. On the brink of a season with Super Bowl expectations, the contracts are a reminder that very...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees randomly drug tested for two days straight after saying he wants to play until he’s 45

Saints quarterback Drew Brees told reporters last week that he wants to play in the NFL for another 10 years,  which means he wouldn’t retire until he’s 45. Brees tweeted that he was drug tested for two days straight after making those comments. On Friday I said I thought I could play til age 45. I have been “randomly” selected for drug tests the last 2 days. What’s up...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Champ Bailey making up for lost time

Sunday, the New Orleans Saints suited up in pads for the first time this training camp, and cornerback Champ Bailey wasted no time proving why Saints fans should be excited he's wearing black and gold this year instead of a Broncos uniform. In a dazzling play, Bailey stripped the ball from fullback Erik Lorig and then caught it after Rafael Bush swatted it back Bailey's way...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints camp watch: Mickey Loomis, Sean Payton speak

Football is officially kind of back for Saints fans again. The Saints have kicked off 2014 training camp on Friday morning in Greenbrier, West Virginia. The team will be there until August 14 and then will travel back home to finish practices at their facilities in Metairie, LA. Preseason gets rolling on August 8 in St. Louis against the Rams. General Manager Mickey Loomis and Head...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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