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Johnny Manziel: Pros and Cons of Possibly Joining New Orleans Saints

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Don’t sleep on second-year Saints linebacker Travis Feeney

All the focus on second-year Saints players has been on guys who made immediate impacts like Michael Thomas and Sheldon Rankins. I’m beginning a series on lowkey names to know ahead of the 2017 NFL draft. It’s pretty widely accepted that the New Orleans Saints are enjoying big returns on their 2016 NFL Draft class. First round draft pick Sheldon Rankins combined for 10.5-sacks...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
3 hours ago

Saints’ Search for Brees’ Replacement is in High Gear

There may never be another player in Black and Gold who will rival the level of popularity enjoyed by Drew Brees in New Orleans. But all things do pass. After a lengthy and fruitful career in the Crescent City, Brees will eventually retire from the NFL. Since coming to the Saints from the Chargers in 2006 […] Saints’ Search for Brees’ Replacement is in High Gear - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
5 hours ago

‘Johnny B. Goode’ Or Bad For The New Orleans Saints

Who Dat Nation is surely in agreement that this offseason has been anything but boring. Not to mention it’s only March. In all honesty, it is somewhat refreshing to see the Saints go a little wild after three 7-9 seasons. Perhaps, none of us expected that much to change. Sure, there has been drama around the […] ‘Johnny B. Goode’ Or Bad For The New Orleans Saints - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
12 hours ago

The New Orleans Saints should stay away from Johnny Football

The end of an era dawns upon the New Orleans Saints with the impending retirement of Drew Brees. The surefire Hall of Famer will not only leave behind a long list of franchise records, but some very big shoes to fill. The organization needs to look to the future and secure a successor to Brees- someone with the ability to orchestrate the high-octane offense New Orleans has become...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints News, 3/23/17: Report: Johnny Manziel met with Saints before the Super Bowl; Sean Payton has interest

The beleaguered Johnny Manziel hasn’t had the best year, but prior to Super Bowl LI he met with Saints’ head coach Sean Payton about a return to football. Manziel has been in and out of rehab for the past year and a half, and he would mark a rare departure from the Saints’ normal signing habits.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
19 hours ago

Four reasons why Johnny Manziel to the Saints makes no sense

Reports surfaced on Thursday that the New Orleans Saints and head coach Sean Payton have “taken an interest” in free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel. This shouldn’t come as a huge surprise considering Manziel is still only 24 years old and is seen as a talented quarterback. Though, there’s surely a whole lot more that comes into play here.First off, Manziel is facing a suspension...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The Quest for Finding a Top Cornerback

With the NFL Combine over, teams now have a much clearer idea of where players’ athleticism levels lie. If the New Orleans Saints fail to acquire cornerback Malcolm Butler, what rounds of the draft hold the most value at the position, and how high should the Saints consider drafting a corner? Cornerback is one of the top needs for the New Orleans Saints this offseason. Whether...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
1 day ago

Report: Sean Payton has ‘taken an interest’ in Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel remains in NFL limbo as he continues to stage his football comeback. But it appears his dedication to getting his life and career back on track has reportedly impressed one NFL head coach: The New Orleans Saints' Sean Payton.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport in a series of tweets Thursday morning reports Payton has taken a shine on Manziel. Rapoport reports that Payton and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Bracketology: Can The New Orleans Saints Make The Sweet 16?

Who Dat Dish decided it would be fun, just to see how teams would do in March and April if a bracket was implemented. This bracket was compiled from last year’s final standings. Furthermore, the projected winners and losers will be generated from: Free agency moves, draft projections, and overall potential going forward. So with 32 […] NFL Bracketology: Can The New Orleans Saints...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Manti Te’o will try to resurrect career with Saints

Linebacker Manti Te’o agreed to a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday. The 26-year-old will try to resurrect his career after a failed stint with the then-San Diego Chargers. Te’o entered the 2013 draft as one of the most decorated defensive players in college football history. He won several awards after his senior season at Notre Dame and finished second in...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints sign LB Manti Te’o to two-year deal

As expected, the New Orleans Saints have reportedly signed former San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o to a free agency contract.ESPN’s Mike Triplett reports it is a two-year deal, though the terms were not disclosed at this time. Though health problems have somewhat plagued his early career (Te’o missed 13 games with an Achilles tear last year), when healthy Te’o has...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Cameron Jordan cracks joke about Brady's stolen jersey

Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan wants in on the fun of Jerseygate.The two-time Pro Bowler took to Twitter on Monday to crack a joke about stealing teammate Drew Brees’ jersey (while also offering something of a subtle hot take for the Saints’ future). Of course, Jordan was referencing the stolen Super Bowl jerseys of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, which were reported earlier...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason sends message of support to Dwight Clark

On Sunday, San Francisco 49ers legend Dwight Clark announced he has ALS, shocking the NFL community at large. On Monday, he received the support of fellow ALS warrior Steve Gleason. Clark and Gleason aren’t strangers. Recently, Clark was one of many current and former players who donated signed memorabilia to the Answer ALS foundation to help fund a cure for the disease, which...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will the New Orleans Saints draft with the 32nd pick?

The New Orleans Saints netted another first round pick in their blockbuster trade that sent speedy wideout Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots. The Saints now possess the 32nd pick in this year’s draft, and there are a wide range of prospects they could take here. Let’s take a look at some of the most intriguing players the Saints could add to their roster. Tre’Davious...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Malcolm Butler, Saints have begun negotiating contract

The New Orleans Saints have legitimate interest in Malcolm Butler, and the two sides have reportedly already been discussing the terms of a potential contract.Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed on Tuesday that the team was hosting Butler for a visit, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media later reported that New Orleans is hoping to agree to the framework of a deal with Butler this week....
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley kicked off stage during Jagged Edge performance (VIDEO)

Saints defensive lineman Nick Fairley just got paid, and signed a four-year, $30 million deal to remain with the team. But he still manages to find himself in some off-the-field incidents from time to time.One recently happened at the Grand Marshal’s Ball in Mobile, Alabama, back on February 24. Fairley was the grand marshal, so essentially, he was the host. Jagged Edge was there...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley, Saints reportedly close to big money deal

The New Orleans Saints and defensive lineman Nick Fairley are reportedly closing in on a big money deal, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.Fairley played every game for the Saints last season on a one-year deal and is now a free agent, but it sounds like New Orleans is trying to bring him back. Fairley played a full 16 games for the first time since being drafted in the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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