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Fantasy Football: New Orleans Saints Ruin Top Of Running Back Chart

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1 hour ago

New Orleans Saints, Ryan Ramczyk get acquainted

Highlights from Ramczyk’s draft-night press conference with his new team. The New Orleans Saints weren’t the landing spot many mock drafts predicted for offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk. Nonetheless, the consensus All-American and All-Big Ten standout was selected by the Saints with the 32nd overall pick on Thursday, becoming the 31st Wisconsin Badgers player to be drafted in the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
2 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: First Round Quick Takes

Going into the draft, NO ONE  would have predicted that 3 wide receivers and 2 quarterbacks would be selected before the Saints’ 11th pick.  This caused a number highly rated players to fall.  In my opinion, the best players on the board when the Saints went on the clock were Malik Hooker, Marshon Lattimore, Haason Reddick, Reuben Foster and Derek Barnett.  So where did the...
Via The Saints Nation
2 hours ago

Saints Draft Day 1 Grade: A- for a Strong Start

The Lattimore pick is huge. Hey, everybody. Dunz here, and I’m going to grade each day of the New Orleans Saints’ draft picks in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here’s a recap of what happened Day 1: Round 1 (11 overall) CB Marshon Lattimore Round 1 (32 overall) OT Ryan Ramczyk Make sure you check back for grades of each upcoming day in the NFL Draft, as well as a final draft “report...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
3 hours ago

New Orleans Saints Draft: Projected Big Board For The Second Round

The first round is in the books. The Saints don’t have time to rest as the second round will come around quickly tomorrow night. Who Dat Nation is probably feeling very happy and extremely puzzled right about now. The Black and Gold pulled a fabulous grab at #11 with CB Marshon Lattimore. In my opinion, […] New Orleans Saints Draft: Projected Big Board For The Second Round -...
Via Who Dat Dish
6 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft Grades: New Orleans Saints Select Ryan Ramczyk

Via FOX Sports
7 hours ago

Saints considered trading up for Marshon Lattimore, which may end other trade talks

The Saints have been contemplating making big moves at cornerback all offseason. They almost did again Thursday night, but didn’t even have to, as the defensive upgrade they needed came passively. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints coach Sean Payton said they discussed trading up, but sat tight through a run of skill-position talent…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

New Orleans Saints 2017 NFL Draft: Day 1 – Tyler’s Thoughts

New Orleans Saints fans certainly didn’t expect these players to be drafted, that’s for sure! The 2017 NFL Draft certainly featured an interesting selection of names called for the New Orleans Saints. Some of these names may be athletes you love, despise, or simply don’t know! Well, fear not Saints fans, because my name is Tyler Raymond. […] New Orleans Saints 2017 NFL...
Via Who Dat Dish
9 hours ago

The Saints take Ryan Ramczyk 32nd overall

The New Orleans Saints took Ryan Ramczyk with the 32nd overall pick, closing off the first round by addressing their offensive line. A lot went into choosing Ryan Ramczyk. But not a lot that will give Saints fans pause from their frustration. The Saints badly needed two things entering the NFL draft: cornerbacks and defensive ends. […] The Saints take Ryan Ramczyk 32nd overall...
Via Who Dat Dish
9 hours ago

WATCH: Sean Payton says Saints didn't expect Marshon Lattimore to be available at No. 11

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said the team didn't expect Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore to be available at the No. 11 spot in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
Via NOLA.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints Round 1 draft special

The guys discuss the two Saints draft picks Marshon Lattimore and Ryan Ramczyk. Download this episode (right click and save)
Via The Saints Nation
15 hours ago

New Orleans Saints Draft Picks 2017: OT Ryan Ramczyk Goes No. 32

The Saints pick up a offensive tackle that could be the Zach Strief successor, but more for a reserve role for the time being. After the New Orleans Saints used their 11th overall pick on Ohio State’s Marshon Lattimore, they used the last pick of Day 1 to get Wisconsin offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk. SB Nation’s Dan Kadar had Ramczyk rated 18th overall, and was his top offensive...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
16 hours ago

New Orleans Saints select CB Marshon Lattimore with No. 11 pick

Marshon Lattimore was considered by many to be the best cornerback prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft class. If there was one team that needed cornerback help in the draft, it was the New Orleans Saints. Needless to say, when they saw Lattimore available, the Saints jumped at the opportunity to select him at No. 11. Last season with the Ohio State Buckeyes, Lattimore recorded 41 tackles...
Via This Given Sunday
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Draft Picks 2017: CB Marshon Lattimore Goes No. 11

The Saints have a new face in the secondary. After countless speculation, rumors, hot takes, and anything else under the sun, the New Orleans Saints 11th overall pick is in, and it’s CB Marshon Lattimore from Ohio State. SB Nation’s Dan Kadar had Lattimore rated 5th overall, the top Cornerback prospect on his 100 player draft board. The Saints, assuming nothing crazy happens...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
18 hours ago

Drew Brees expects big things out of Peterson-Ingram duo

Count Drew Brees among those within the New Orleans Saints organization excited over the addition of Adrian Peterson to an already-formidable offensive arsenal.Peterson, who signed a two-year deal with the Saints earlier this week, is expected to share backfield duties with Mark Ingram, who enjoyed his first-ever 1,000-yard season last year.Brees feels both running backs could thrive...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drew Brees discusses Adrian Peterson joining the New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees discusses the team's acquisition of RB Adrian Peterson in free agency and how he sees the workload being shared with Mark Ingram.
Via NOLA.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mickey Loomis: No Malcolm Butler discussions ‘for quite some time’

The New Orleans Saints continue to downplay their chances of getting New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler.General manager Mickey Loomis on Wednesday didn’t rule out bringing Butler in, but he also made it clear it’s not a top priority.“We haven’t really had any discussion for quite some time,” Loomis said, via Nick Underwood of the New Orleans Advocate. “Look...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Packers sign four-time All-Pro guard Jahri Evans

The Green Bay Packers made a move to shore up their offensive line by reportedly signing four-time First-Team All-Pro guard Jahri Evans. This move was first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.Evans, originally a fourth-round pick out of Bloomsburg in 2006, had spent his entire career with the New Orleans Saints.He has made it to six Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl with the Saints...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson releases statement about joining Saints

Adrian Peterson has issued a statement about signing a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth $7 million with added incentives. The statement marks his first public comments since finalizing the deal on Tuesday.The 32-year-old running back, in the statement issued through ESPN’s Josina Anderson, indicates his decision to join the Saints was inspired by how “it just felt...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/GM Mickey Loomis talks about football playe

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis talks about football player character during a NFL 2017 pre draft press conference at Saints headquarters on Airline Drive in Metairie, Wednesday April 26, 2017. The draft is from April 27-29. Video by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
Via NOLA.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram on Saints signing Adrian Peterson: ‘I’m all for it’

Mark Ingram, noting he’s a “big fan” of Adrian Peterson, insists he’s fine with the New Orleans Saints’ acquisition of the veteran running back.The Saints on Tuesday signed Peterson to a two-year deal with a base salary of $7 million. Ingram of course is the Saints player most likely to be impacted by Peterson’s arrival. But Ingram, coming off his first career 1,000 yard...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton opens up about Adrian Peterson’s role

In a surprising turn of events, Adrian Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft.For the Saints, inking a running back to a contract before a huge wave of talented rookie runners enters the NFL is odd, but speaks to the confidence they have in Peterson. For AP, it’s a smart business decision to settle for what he can get before the rookies arrive.The...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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