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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees holds steady in QB 1-32 rankings; stays top-5

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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New Orleans Saints: The running game

Since the inception of the Drew Brees-Sean Payton era, the identity of the New Orleans Saints has been a potent, high flying aerial attack. Every passing record, at one point in time, has been broken or threatened by Brees and Payton. However, despite the success in the passing game, team success has always been determined by the ground game. In the Saints’ two most successful...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: how will Kenny Stills injury impact the New Orleans Saints offense?

Nick, I hate seeing a guy as young and talented as Kenny Stills continue to deal with this quad injury. But will his loss really have an impact on an already deep receiving corps? – Confident Collin, Crowley Collin you may be on to something here. As Saints fans I think we’ve all been impressed with Stills dynamic play and his ability to take the top off of a defense, but I’m...
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Drew Brees received some great advice about vasectomies

Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans’ Saints, and his wife added another kid to their family Monday night. It also appears that Brees and his wife are content with four kids and won’t be adding a fifth anytime soon. How do we know this? Because we have quotes — via Nola.com — of Brees talking about vasectomies: “I might have to follow Jim Henderson’s recommendation...
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Tuesday web roundup: New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints announce roster moves ►   New Orleans Saints 2014 Season Preview ► Brees and the Saints finished 11-5 last season and made it to the Divisional Round of the postseason, where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. New Orleans Saints could ride explosive offense to Super Bowl ► Since Sean Payton's arrival in 2006, the New...
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Saints get to their 75 man limit; Release LB Reddick and 2013 draft pick Johnson

Today the New Orleans Saints waived/released LB Kevin Reddick, CB Rod Sweeting, QB Logan Kilgore, OG Manese Foketi, DE George Uku, and DL Rufus Johnson. Evan Woodbery    @TheSaintsBeat  Payton says CB Rod Sweeting, QB Logan Kilgore, DL Rufus Johnson and Kevin Reddick are being waived. Reddick was an undrafted free agent from the University of North […] The post Saints get...
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Drew Brees and family welcome fourth child, an adorable baby girl (photo)

Drew Brees was noticeably absent from New Orleans Saints practice on Monday, but he had a great reason for missing: He was at the hospital to support his wife Brittany as she delivered the couple’s fourth child. Brees took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to announce the little bundle of joy, a girl, had been […] The post Drew Brees and family welcome fourth child, an adorable baby...
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Drew Brees has a new baby girl (Photo)

Congratulations to Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife on the arrival of their new baby girl. Spent the early morning with our new baby girl! Brit and she are happy, healthy, and doing great! Gods greatest gift! pic.twitter.com/UilhTZ7wK6 — Drew Brees (@drewbrees) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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NFL banned red zone ads from “Slap Ya Mama”

According to the New Orleans Advocate,  the cajun food company “Slap Ya Mama” had it’s red zone ads removed by the NFL due to domestic violence concerns. Cox Sports Television has told the Cajun food products company Slap Ya Mama that its in-game red zone promotion seen recently during broadcasts of Saints preseason contests at St. Louis on Aug. 8 and against Tennessee on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints have cut a few more players including Victor Butler

Today the New Orleans Saints waived/injured WR Andy Tanner, TE Travis Beckum, LB Victor Butler, OT Ty Nsekhe, and S Ty Zimmerman. Butler was an under-the-radar signing by the Saints prior to last season, but ended up tearing his ACL in last year’s minicamp and missed the entire 2013 campaign. Butler was a standout for […] The post Saints have cut a few more players including...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Releasing OLB Victor Butler

  Kristian Garic of WWL 870am reports that the Saints are releasing veteran OLB Victor Butler as they work to get down to 75 players before tomorrow’s deadline.  Garic mentions that the Saints will free up $1.5 million in cap space following this move. Butler, 27, signed two-year, $3 million contract that included $1.5 million guaranteed. He would have made $1.4 million...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks Bound for Superstardom with Saints

From 2006 until 2013, the Saints’ wide receiver corps underwent very little change. Led annually by Marques Colston, the Saints also featured—in no determinable pecking order—Lance Moore, Devery Henderson, and Robert Meachem. Only a quarterback of Drew Brees’ caliber could enjoy the immense success he has with such a lackluster rabble of wideouts. Of course, […] The post...
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National confidence level in New Orleans Saints rises after preseason Week 3

The dress rehearsals are in the books; at least that’s how the NFL likes to position the third week of the preseason. And to some extent, it’s accurate; more than at any time during the exhibition season, starters around the league play, some even into the second half. Thus, there are things to be learned from what transpired this week. The results on the field were the best...
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2014 NFL Preview: Best players in the NFC South

The NFC South has been one of the most competitive division over the past decade. No team has won it in back to back years. This division is diverse. If one wants high flying offense, just look to the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. If one wants dominant defense, just look to the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There is plenty of star power on both sides of the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: Brandin Cooks, Kenny Stills

New Orleans Saints wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Kenny Stills are a little banged up right now. Cooks missed two days of practice last week with a stomach virus, which also held him out of the preseason game last night vs. the Indianapolis Colts. Stills aggravated his quad in the first half of last night's game vs. the Colts, which took him out of the game. #187626237...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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