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Saints News, 4/25/2017: Peterson contract with Saints confirmed

The deal will be worth $7 million over two years.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
3 hours ago

NFL GM: Peterson could push Saints ‘into the playoffs and beyond’

The New Orleans Saints may list Adrian Peterson as the No. 2 running back on their depth chart behind Mark Ingram, but there are at least a few NFL front office executives who expect A.P. to make a major impact with his new team.Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with multiple front office executives and assistant coaches who feel the Saints and New England Patriots were the only...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints declare Adrian Peterson “an excellent fit” on field, locker room

The Saints made it official Tuesday, announcing their two-year contract with running back Adrian Peterson. And while he’s coming in as the backup to Mark Ingram and on a reasonably modest contract, the Saints set the bar pretty high for him on his way in the door. “We are excited to welcome Adrian to the…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

The Big Easy Mafia Saints Group Helps Familes Cope With Children That Have Life Threatening Illnesses

There are plenty of kids like this fighting life threatening illnesses everyday around the country. The families also endure plenty of suffering too. This is where the Big Easy Mafia steps in. When you hear the word “Mafia” the first thing that runs through your head might not be warm and fuzzy thoughts. However, this […] The Big Easy Mafia Saints Group Helps Familes Cope With...
Via Who Dat Dish
9 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: New Orleans Saints Best Options at 11

There could be a plethora of potent players when the New Orleans Saints are on the clock. But only a few are worth the pick. We here at Who Dat Dish have thoroughly enjoyed discussing the upcoming draft. The main reason for that joy is the unknown excitement that comes with every draft. Who will […] 2017 NFL Draft: New Orleans Saints Best Options at 11 - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat...
Via Who Dat Dish
11 hours ago

AP to NOLA: Thoughts on Adrian Peterson’s deal with Saints

It looks like the New Orleans Saints will have two future Hall of Famers on their roster come the 2017 season. It was announced earlier today that the New Orleans Saints are in fact signing former Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson. Although the deal isn’t finished yet, the two sides are close to reaching a deal. The […] AP to NOLA: Thoughts on Adrian Peterson’s deal with Saints...
Via Who Dat Dish
13 hours ago

Adrian Peterson signs with the New Orleans Saints

Peterson inks 2 year, $7 million deal with New Orleans. After hearing rumors for several days, the New Orleans Saints have finally inked Adrian Peterson to a free agent contract. The deal appears to be for 2 years and $7 million, but according to Josina Anderson of ESPN, its much more complicated than that. @NFL Anderson tweeted that the deal is essentially a 1 year deal with...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
14 hours ago

Saints officially sign Adrian Peterson to a 2 year, $7 million deal

The deal is now official, confirmed by ESPN reporter Josina Anderson below. Peterson will likely come in to fulfill Tim Hightower’s role and Mark Ingram’s backup. The second year is a team option, so the Saints could elect to only keep Peterson for a year. Interesting that the Saints finalized this before going to the draft. They could still draft a running back, of course, but...
Via The Saints Nation
14 hours ago

Saints, Adrian Peterson agree to 2-year deal

After much speculation on a landing spot, former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has decided on the New Orleans Saints. The two-year deal is worth  a total of $7 million, Peterson told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Peterson, who had some visits with a few teams in recent weeks, spilled the details as well, per PFT: ‘Peterson also gave the full details of the contract as well...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson, Saints Reportedly Agree To Two-Year, $7 Million Deal

It looks like Adrian Peterson has finally found a new home. After rumors began swirling on Monday that Peterson and the New Orleans Saints had mutual interest and were working on a deal, Josina Anderson of ESPN.com reports Peterson and the Saints have agreed to a two-year contract. The deal is reportedly worth $7 million. “I am excited to be joining the New Orleans Saints. I...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago

Report: Saints, running back Peterson agree on contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a deal, but Peterson tells ESPN in a statement that he’s agreed to play in New Orleans. Peterson has spent his entire 10-year NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings, surpassing 1,000 yards rushing in a season seven times...
Via MyNorthwest.com
23 hours ago

Adrian Peterson reportedly nearing deal with Saints, where he’d back up Mark Ingram

The past three years have been quite the roller coaster ride for Adrian Peterson. It looks as though a change of scenery is coming, as reports suggest the former All-Pro running back is negotiating a contract with the New Orleans Saints. Peterson was left to float in the free agent waters after the Minnesota Vikings cut ties with their longtime star. The Vikings passed on keeping...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Adrian Peterson Complicates Overall Picture

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Complete New Orleans Saints mock draft

The New Orleans Saints finished 7-9 last year, falling to third place in the NFC South division behind the Falcons and Buccaneers. Other than commencing a blockbuster trade that sent speedster Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots, the Saints had a relatively quiet free agency. New Orleans will be counting on this year’s draft class to address the team’s weaknesses and give...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the New Orleans Saints

Former college football player and NFL coach, Jon Gruden recently said he “wouldn’t be shocked at all” if the New Orleans Saints were to draft a quarterback in the first round of this year’s NFL draft but it would “take a real stud to come in there and take the keys away from Drew Brees.” To be fair, Drew Brees is entering his 17th NFL season and while the Saints will...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Should you believe in Michael Thomas?

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is one of the hottest names heading into the Fantasy Football season. With the team parting ways with wide receiver Brandin Cooks, everyone is wondering if Thomas can step up into that WR1 role.In 2016, Thomas’ rookie season, he finished as WR7 in PPR leagues and WR9 in standard leagues, which classified him as a WR1 last year. That...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

10 NFL draft busts who salvaged their careers

The word “bust” flies around in NFL circles this time of year. With the NFL draft right around the corner, pundits tend to look back at the biggest draft busts in NFL history.But is the word “bust” used too freely? Some players labeled as busts carry that with them after their careers and can’t be mentioned in a sentence without that word.Some players who are termed ...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees helps build a Habitat for Humanity home

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees recently teamed up with Marriott International and Habitat for Humanity to build a house for a New Orleans family. See what he said about helping out Shanell Williams and her two sons, Cardaz, 11, and Dontrell, 6. Get more New Orleans Saints news at http://www.nola.com/saints/ ____________________ Want more from NOLA.com | The...
Via NOLA.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Daniel has his eyes set on becoming a ‘Pro Bowl starter’

Chase Daniel would like to be the guy who replaces Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints.Most quarterbacks looking for a chance would, of course, which is why Daniel chose to return to the Saints this offseason. He spent three years with the team starting in 2010 before seeking opportunities elsewhere, though never received notable playing time.In an interview with ESPN.com’s...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: How does Drew Brees feel about the New Orleans Saints possibly drafting a quarterback?

"If I'm going to start and that quarterback sits, well that's not helping our team right now. So, I want somebody who's going to help our team right now." Hear what New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said about the team possibly drafting a quarterback. Get more New Orleans Saints news at http://www.nola.com/saints/ _________________ Want more from NOLA.com | The...
Via NOLA.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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