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Saints News, 2/27/17: Saints celebrate Bacchus with their city over the weekend

Saints such as Thomas Morestead, John Kuhn and Senio Kelemete were front and center as the Bacchus Day Parade honored 50 years of New Orleans football.
Via Canal Street Chronicles
7 hours ago

Ranking the New Orleans Saints biggest offseason needs

Everyone can and should likely agree on the biggest area of need for the Saints heading into free agency and the draft, but once you get past that? It’s a toss-up. It’s not a secret any longer, but the New Orleans Saints are in a make-or-break season in 2017. Three straight 7-9 finishes absolutely has head coach Sean Payton on the hot seat, and the same could be said for general...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
11 hours ago

TGS Offseason Preview: New Orleans Saints

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the New Orleans Saints. 2016 record: 7-9 — 3rd place, NFC South What’s new? So long as Sean Payton and Drew Brees are calling the shots, there won’t be a lot new in New Orleans. Projected...
Via This Given Sunday
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints free agent targets at needy positions

Four big areas need to be addressed in the Saints offseason, and the great news is there are a lot of options open in free agency. Free Agency is creeping up and the New Orleans Saints have to fill some holes. Luckily, this year the Saints actually have some money to spend. They can have anywhere between $26-38 million depending on cuts and restructuring. That is by far the most...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
15 hours ago

WATCH: The 610 Stompers at the Buddy D Parade in January 2010

Watch the very first parade appearance by New Orleans’ own 610 Stompers men’s dance group, at the Buddy D Parade, a celebration of the New Orleans Saints’ incredible Super Bowl win.
Via NOLA.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Draft: Analyzing The Complexities Of Drafting RB Joe Mixon

Running back Joe Mixon may or may not hear his name come draft day upcoming. Mixon went to Oklahoma and is ranked near the top for talent on the field. However, an incident on video resurfaced in December that will likely affect his draft status dramatically. When Mixon was a freshman in 2014, he punched a […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Analyzing The Complexities Of Drafting RB...
Via Who Dat Dish
1 day ago

Meet New Orleans living legend: Rebirth Brass Band co-founder and longtime Saints fan Phil Frazier.

He led his band out from under and during Katrina, bringing love and moral support to thousands of displaced New Orleanians by bringing New Orleans to them across the U.S. He is like the wind… You may not see him, but you can hear him… And you know you are going to feel him. He’s Phil Frazier, […] Meet New Orleans living legend: Rebirth Brass Band co-founder and longtime...
Via Who Dat Dish
2 days ago

Sean Payton has high praise for Cowboys QB Dak Prescott

If you needed more affirmation that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is the real deal, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is here for you.“I’m not even talking or discussing sophomore slumps. I’m looking at cutups and looking at improving and inserting some new thoughts and ideas.You shake his hand and you feel like he’s a guy who’s hard to get off his spot...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints International Edition: OT Andreas Knappe Is A Great Dane

Every week Who Dat Dish has been going around the globe to feature different areas or players. This week, brings the dish to an offensive tackle Andreas Knappe who is from Silkeborg, Denmark. Knappe is a giant no joke. There has been some success with the draft and international born players. Last year alone, there were five […] New Orleans Saints International Edition: OT Andreas...
Via Who Dat Dish
3 days ago

Saints fan trolls Falcons with float, pokes fun at Super Bowl loss

It didn’t take long for New Orleans Saints fans to have some fun at the Falcons’ expense for their epic choke in Super Bowl LI. The Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in the game, and went on to lose in overtime, 34-28. Saints fans were probably pretty elated when they saw their division rival blow a 25-point lead, especially since they had a 99.6-percent win percentage to emerge as Super...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: When the Falcons lose the Super Bowl: Saints Fans' Reaction

The New Orleans Saints fans know what we mean...
Via NOLA.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has plan to keep players off social media before games

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knows it can be a challenge to keep players focused and away from social media before games, so he devised a plan to give them no choice but to put their phones away. Payton told CBS Radio’s Tiki and Tierney that he’s having a device installed in the Saints locker room that will block players from getting on social media before games. “It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton wants to add a scrambler to Saints locker room to block phone usage

Sean Payton doesn’t want his New Orleans Saints on their cell phones or social media before and after games.In fact, Payton feels so strong on this matter he aims to install some sort of scrambler to interrupt cellular signals in the locker room.He spoke with Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate on the topic:“It’s just a simpler scrambler that just avoids the social media...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees indicates he has a few more years in the NFL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just turned 38, but his age doesn’t appear to be creeping up on him just yet.The 10-time Pro Bowler had this to say about how much longer he plans on playing.“I got a few more (years) at least,” Brees said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Thursday. “When you first get into the league you think you’re invincible, right...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Congressman offers to chair Drew Brees’ potential political campaign

If Drew Brees ever does follow through with his stated desire to potentially get into politics after his NFL career is finished, he has a prominent supporter ready to spring into action on his behalf.U.S. House of Representatives member Dr. Ralph Abraham has been serving the 5th District of Louisiana since 2015, and he expressed an intense desire to support Brees. In an interview...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan looking to join rare Super Bowl company

Matt Ryan is one game away from joining a rare group of playoff quarterbacks.According to ESPN Stats and Information, only six quarterbacks have ever thrown at least seven touchdowns and zero interceptions during a single postseason. Ryan brings those exact numbers—seven touchdowns and zero interceptions—into Super Bowl LI.The previous six—Joe Flacco (2012), Drew Brees (2009...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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