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New Orleans Saints sign CB Champ Bailey

The common narrative is that Champ Bailey is done, after he struggled through just 333 snaps (193 regular season, 140 post-season) last season thanks to injury and with him going into his age 36 season. However, he had a great 2012 season, at least in the regular season, when he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 10th ranked cornerback and he has such an impressive history that...
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WR Meachem re-signs with Saints

On Friday, the New Orleans Saints announced the re-signing the receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal, reports Marc Sessler of NFL.com. Meachem contributed in spurts during the 2012 season after being released from the Chargers, with 16 catches for 324 yards. He'll be 30 in September, but the Saints thought they could apparently use him in 2014, as he'll now compete...
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Saints re-sign Robert Meachem

The New Orleans Saints announced on Friday that they re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a  one-year contract. The #Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem to a 1-year deal! http://t.co/yOdHGdSGWl #NFLFreeAgency pic.twitter.com/GP3i3vkzLr — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 18, 2014 Meachem is a seven-year NFL veteran who was originally the club’s first round draft pick...
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Saints re-sign WR Robert Meachem to one-year deal

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, the New Orleans Saints and WR Robert Meachem have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. He had a terrible season in San Diego in 2012 and Meachem returned to the Saints in 2013 to catch 16 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns as the club's primary deep threat.
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Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem

The New Orleans Saints on Friday announced that they have re-signed the seventh-year receiver to a one-year deal. He was a spot contributor for the Saints last season, hauling in 16 receptions for 324 yards. His 20.3 yards per catch average tied Aldrick Robinson of the Redskins for tops in the league. This adds good […] The post Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem appeared...
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Top 5: New Orleans Saints ‘barometer games’ in 2014

The dates may not be set, but we already know which teams the Saints will be playing in 2014. Let’s determine which five regular season games will be the most important for their Super Bowl aspirations: 5.) Saints at Pittsburgh Steelers The above picture is the main reason why this game makes the list (granted, we don’t know if this game is going to be played in September or...
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Meet Sean Payton’s Girlfriend Skylene Montgomery

  Sean Payton, 50, was at it again last night at the New Orleans Pelicans home finale. There he was in the front…
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Jairus Byrd thrilled for Rob Ryan's 'exotic' defense

Jairus Byrd signing with the New Orleans Saints easily was one of the best schematic linkups during this offseason. The three-time Pro Bowl safety said a big reason he chose New Orleans -- presumably aside from the six-year, $54 million contract the Saints provided -- was the prospect of working with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. "To have that ability with an offense that...
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The New Orleans Saints are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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A proposed new uniform for the New Orleans Saints is pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
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New Orleans Saints could turn back to Jonathan Goodwin; In town for a visit

Brian De La Puente left in free agency this year to sign with the Chicago Bears, but today the Saints brought back a familiar face. According to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, the Saints brought veteran center Jonathan Goodwin in for a visit today, making a reunion possible. Goodwin played with the Saints from 2006-2010. Goodwin […] The post New Orleans Saints could turn back to Jonathan...
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Police believe there could be more alleged victims that Darren Sharper assaulted

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report conducted an in-depth report on former NFL safety Darren Sharper and the rape and sexual assault allegations that he’s currently facing that span eight women over five states. One thing that really struck me is that police believe there are more women out...
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Saints have until May 3rd to extend Jordan, Ingram

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan and running back Mark Ingram are entering their fourth years in the NFL, and the team must now decide on whether to extend each before the league's May 3rd deadline. The deadline for 5th-year extensions came out of the new collective bargaining agreement in 2011, the year both entered the league. Jordan's extension for 2015...
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New Orleans Saints: Why the New Orleans Saints should trade down in the first round

The NFL Draft is four weeks away and there is a lot of speculation about who will be the first pick, where certain players will go, and what moves teams will make. There is always a negative connotation when talking about an NFL team trading down. Of course, the better players are available in the first and second rounds.   However, teams have found many bargains and surprises...
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Why the New Orleans Saints should trade up in the first round

The New Orleans Saints have had a whirlwind of an offseason. There have been big signings, emotional trades, and heart wrenching cuts. Mickey Loomis has been a wizard navigating the salary cap to put the Saints in position for another Super Bowl run. And with the draft just a month away, he has a chance to really round out this roster. Because of Loomis’ extreme zealousness in...
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