SAINTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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Who Is Darren Sharper? Disturbing Details Emerge

On a cool November night last year in Tempe, Ariz., at approximately 2 in the morning, a woman awoke groggy and disoriented on a gray sectional couch in a moderate apartment, according to a Tempe, Ariz., police report. She lived in downtown Tempe, her apartment located near red-bricked sidewalks, perfectly cut grass and neatly aligned recycling bins. The Arizona State University...
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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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Police Believe There are More Alledged Darren Sharper Rape Victims

There are currently eight women and five states who are accusing Darren Sharper of drugging them and then sexually assaulting them. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report did an extensive and frankly quite frightening report on Darren Sharper . One of the things that was included was that police believe there are more women out there who may have been drugged and raped by Sharper. Two law...
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New Orleans Saints get their guy in cover32′s Mock Draft 1.0

If you’re even a casual fan of our work here at cover32 New Orleans, you know that the guy most of us want to see the Saints draft in round one is cornerback Kyle Fuller out of Virginia Tech (barring, of course, Justin Gilbert falling all the way to 27 overall). Fuller displays the size, speed, and playmaking ability to be a staple in the Saints’ secondary for many years to come...
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Saints are hosting CB Pierre Desir today for a pre-draft visit

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch is reporting the best small school corner in the 2014 NFL Draft Pierre Desir is at the New Orleans Saints facility on a pre-draft visit. Desir was the Cliff Harris Award winner which was for the best small school defensive player.  Desir is a big corner with great […] The post Saints are hosting CB Pierre Desir today for a pre-draft visit appeared...
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Hearing postponed in Darren Sharper rape case

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona. Sharper appeared briefly Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in the case alleging he drugged and raped two women in West Hollywood last year. He has pleaded not guilty and remains in custody without bail. Superior...
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Power Rankings: New Orleans Saints have had a top-5 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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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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The New Orleans Saints' Center of Attention

Aside from special teams, center may be the most anonymous position in football. Think about it, how many centers can you name relative to other positions? Probably not too many, unless you are an offensive line enthusiast. Anonymity aside, centers are incredibly important to the rhythm of an offense as they touch the ball on every play and must be completely in tune with the quarterback...
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Loomis: Saints' offseason going as planned

From the outside looking in, the New Orleans Saints’ offseason has probably seemed a bit hectic. The Saints have been full of surprises, from the big-name acquisitions of Jairus Byrd and Champ Bailey to the big-name departures of Darren Sproles and others. And based on reactions from fans and national analysts alike, the biggest head-scratcher of all has been the fact that the...
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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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Notes: Jimmy Graham, Jabari Greer, Robert Meacham, Nick Toon

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted some notes regarding the Saints and some potential roster moves to keep an eye on in the coming months. Jimmy Graham Breer is getting the sense that the Saints will eventually have a long-term contract in place with TE Jimmy Graham. However, Breer mentions that this could come down to the wire as they will have until July negotiate a long...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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