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Week-by-Week Predictions For The Saints In 2015

With the Saints’ 2015 schedule released and the NFL Draft finally upon us, excitement for the coming year is at a high. 2014 was a disappointing season for New Orleans, and with many seemingly ready to hand unofficial favorite status to the Falcons or Panthers in the NFC South, Saints fans are hoping for a quick bounce back. Nevertheless, the lead-in to 2015 feels a good deal different...
Via The Saints Nation
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Final New Orleans Saints mock drafts; LSU baseball to play on: Tuesday's sports hot list

Quick hits in sports for Tuesday
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 hour ago

New Orleans Saints spending the bulk of pre-draft visits on defense

Every NFL team is allowed 30 pre-draft visits, but there are only 18 known players who have made the trip to the Big Easy. Of those 18, a whopping 13 are apparently defensive players, according to Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Saints could go many different directions with their two round one picks, it's likely that they'll use at least one of those picks on defense...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015 Podcast: New Orleans Saints, LSU preview with Rachel Whittaker and Chris Landry

NFL consultant weighs in on Saints, LSU prospects
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
19 hours ago

IMG producing documentary on former NFL player Steve Gleason

The story of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason just got a significant boost in its ability to reach the masses. According to The Hollywood Reporter, sports and media agency IMG is getting into the original content business, an effort led by former ESPN executive Mark Shapiro. Its first project will be a documentary about Gleason, who was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees remains focused, ignores trade rumors

Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after a touchdown against the New England Patriots at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Before teeing off for the Zurich Pro-Am at TPC Louisiana on Wednesday April 22, Drew Brees answered various questions the media had to ask about possible trade...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL Tight End Asa Watson Making New Career On NASCAR Pit Crew

Former North Carolina State tight end Asa Watson had hoped to follow in his big brother's footsteps and become the next great NFL tight end. he had a pretty good mentor to help him on the journey in his brother, New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson (who made his name with the New England Patriots and also played for the Cleveland Browns).Things didn't quite work out for Asa in...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson Has a Challenge for the Fans

NFL players across the nation are busy working out with the team for the coming season. Fans are busy doing what they can to get their fix until next season starts. For many that means taking to their gaming system of choice and beating their opponents senseless at the latest version of Madden.Fans are not the only one that miss the game and fill the void with Madden. Players like New...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints running back challenges internet to a game of Madden

It takes a lot of confidence to make it in the NFL. How else can you raise yourself to the highest level of competition and make a living playing football? New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson apparently has confidence to spare, and it doesn’t end on the field… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft First...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees weighs in on changes with the New Orleans Saints this offseason

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a man that has no problems multitasking. Such is the case this week. It must be nice to compete in a golf tournament and still be able to talk about the NFL with the media. Brees accomplished both on Wednesday. As he competed in the 2015 Zurich Classic at the TPC Louisiana, he spoke about his team and the upcoming season. The Saints have...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees Never Took Trade Rumors Seriously

The New Orleans Saints rocked the NFL world when they suddenly traded tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks. Shortly after the trade occurred, there were rumors surfacing that the Saints might actually place veteran quarterback Drew Brees on trading block. Brees, who is apparently comfortable in his relationship with the team, had this to comment regarding the trade rumors...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who was the New Orleans Saints worst draft pick of all time?

Even with the team’s most recent success, the New Orleans Saints have been known for some pretty sorry draft picks. One stands out for how it crippled the franchise and lives in infamy as one of the best players to ever play for the team and one of the worst decisions by team management. The New Orleans Saints have not always been a winning franchise. The team was founded by John...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees excited about second-year WR Brandin Cooks

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The New Orleans Saints have been extremely busy this offseason, and are going to be a new look team during the 2015 season. Jimmy Graham was traded, which was a major shock, and then the Saints backed that up by trading away wide receiver Kenny Stills as well. Drew Brees is going to be the one that takes the biggest hit due to those two trades...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints look to replace production after trades

Drew Brees might still be in shock after the New Orleans Saints management traded away his top two targets from a year ago, tight end Jimmy Graham and wide receiver Kenny Stills. How are the Saints going to fill the void from these two significant players on the offensive side of the ball? New Orleans receivers right now are seasoned veteran Marques Colston and second-year man...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Saints schedule

At the bottom you’ll find the Saints schedule, not that you haven’t already seen and digested it many times now. I’m late in giving my opinion on it but I wanted to at least give it its just due and acknowledgement. The first word that came to mind when I saw this schedule was “manageable”. I still have no idea what to expect from this Saints team and I don’t know how...
Via The Saints Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlighting the Saints’ 2015 NFL Schedule

As discussed when New Orleans’ opponents were released, games against the NFC East, AFC South, Detroit and Arizona present the Saints with the league’s fifth easiest schedule based on their opponents’ 2014 win percentage. Two games against the 2-14 Buccaneers, however, are greatly bringing down that percentage.With how their schedule is laid out, it’s imperative that the...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: NFC South Outlook

As the 2015 season continues to get closer and closer, the Saints need to be ensuring their ability to conquer the NFC South. The moves they have made this offseason should pay off, but let's look at what New Orleans will need to overcome to win their division.In 2014, the Saints finished 3-3 in division play; sweeping Tampa Bay, splitting the Carolina games, and being swept by Atlanta...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Saints Draft in Round One?

View image | The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could New Orleans Be a Good Fit for Malcom Brown?

One if the biggest needs for the New Orleans Saints heading into this year's draft is going to be that of a tough interior lineman on defense. Enter Malcom Brown.Brown is a 6'2", 319-pound defensive tackle from the University of Texas. He had a very good showing at the Combine, posting the following results:40-Yard Dash: 5.05 secBench Press: 26 repsVertical Jump: 29.5 inchBroad Jump...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Spencer missing piece to Saints free agency

I know what some of you are thinking. So let’s get this out of the way. Anthony Spencer is older now, he had microfracture surgery on his knee which devastates the vast majority of NFL careers. If you don’t believe that, just ask Jonathan Vilma. Spencer played the majority of 2014 but he wasn’t the same guy as 2012 before the surgery. Expecting much on the field is probably...
Via The Saints Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharper subject to arousal testing during probation

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was able to reach a plea deal in all of his rape cases that will likely result in him spending less than a decade in prison. While some have argued — and with good reason — that Sharper got off easy, he will hardly be a free man when he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper faces penile plethysmograph testing upon prison release

Upon his release from prison, former NFL safety Darren Sharper will be subjected to incredibly stringent probational regimen, including being subjected to regular penile plethysmograph testing. Sharper reportedly will be routinely subjected to lie detector tests. He will not be able to consume alcohol or enter liquor stores. And for the first three to five...Read More The post Darren...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper’s Plea Deal is an Injustice for Every American

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper essentially pleaded guilty to drugging and raping nine women across four states during a multi-year span. The details surrounding Sharper’s crimes are chilling. He admitted responsibility for drugging female victims before taking them to a private location—in most circumstances a hotel room—and sexually assaulting them. By either pleading guilty...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Super Bowl ring for sale on Craigslist for $45K

They say money can’t buy championships. This is rarely proven untrue, however in this case, all you have to do is have $45,000 and you have yourself a Super Bowl ring. According to CBS Sports, there is a Super Bowl ring being sold on the Internet. A New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ring to be specific. There’s a research team at the Times-Picayune trying to figure out who the culprit...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Darren Sharper to serve up to nine years

Darren Sharper appears to be facing up to nine years in prison. Sharper appeared in a Los Angeles court on Monday and plead no contest to charges stemming from numerous cases in the LA area. As the LA Times notes, Sharper’s plea agreement includes a 20-year prison sentence, of which he will serve half of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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