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KENNY VACCARO RUMORS

Report: Saints benching former first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro

  The New Orleans Saints have underachieved all year and now, for head coach Sean Payton, the time has came for him to make a change in the back end of his defense to send a message. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Saints will be benching former first round-pick Kenny Vaccaro, relegating him to the bench and elevating former Viking Jamarca Sanford to a more prominent role...
Via Sportsnaut
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Vaccaro: 2014′s enigma

I can’t count how many times I have seen fans this year (myself included at times) wonder aloud (or on twitter) what exactly is wrong with our star rookie from last year. How has Kenny Vaccaro gone from the hard hitting dynamo we drafted last year whose instinctive play-making and tenacity made him an instant fan favorite, to Roman Harper with slightly better coverage skills and...
Via The Saints Nation
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Smith gets into it with Kenny Vaccaro, delivers money quote after win (vids)

In a development that should surprise no one, Steve Smith mixed it up with an opponent during a game and then delivered a fantastic quote about the dust-up following it. The fiery Baltimore Ravens wide receiver, no stranger to confrontations, shoving matches and epically brilliant trash talk, delivered a trifecta of quintessential Smithian antics during...Read More The post Steve...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro get into scuffle

During Monday night’s game between the Ravens and Saints, Steve Smith and Kenny Vaccaro got into a bit of a scuffle early in the third quarter. After making a catch along the sideline, Vaccaro pulled Smith to the ground. Then, the situation escalated with the two ending up amongst Ravens players. It’s no secret, Steve...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Defense all bark, no bite

With all the hype surrounding the New Orleans Saints in the offseason, the result of this past week’s game against the division rival Atlanta Falcons was truly disappointing. Though the lasting image from the game is Marques Colston fumbling late in overtime to set up Matt Bryant for a game winning field goal, the real story was the nonexistent defense. The Falcons put up a whopping...
Via isportsweb.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Why to watch Vinnie Sunseri

Last season, the New Orleans Saints’ rookie class was one of the best since 2006 producing starters Kenny Vaccaro, Terron Armstead, Kenny Stills, and John Jenkins. This is season, with the exception of Brandin Cooks and possibly Stanley Jean-Baptiste, the rookie class won’t feature as many bona fide starters. However, this doesn’t mean that an impact can’t be made by one...
Via isportsweb.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Defining Kenny Vaccaro’s role makes the New Orleans Saints a top-tier defense

Saints fans fell in love with last year’s first round draft pick Kenny Vaccaro in his very first game. Against the Atlanta Falcons in Week One, on fourth and goal with the game on the line, Vaccaro lined up on Tony Gonzalez in the slot with New Orleans in an amoeba defense. Vaccaro chipped Gonzalez at the line and broke up Matt Ryan’s pass to him in the middle of the field, deflecting...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Vaccaro makes New Orleans Saints defense extra scary

Kenny Vaccaro is a monster. He’s the football version of Pierre The Pelican, before the poor bird had beak surgery right around the NBA All-Star break. That Pierre was fierce-looking. He ate people! OK, he didn’t actually; thank heavens! But the point remains, Pierre pre-surgery was scary. Vaccaro proved to be that to opposing offensive players last season. In 14 games in 2013...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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