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NFL PUP & NFI List Tracker

NFL PUP & NFI List Tracker

Here’s a running list of players that have officially been placed on the active physically unable to perform (PUP) and the non-football injury (NFI) list. We’ll have continuous updates posted throughout training camp and into the preseason, so be sure to check back for more updates. If you notice anyone missing, please let us know [...]

July 23, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Transactions, NFLTR Features, Patriots, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Texans 0

Saints Sign NT Tyrone Ezell, LB Marcus Thompson, Waive Two Others

Saints Sign NT Tyrone Ezell, LB Marcus Thompson, Waive Two Others

  The New Orleans Saints announced a series of moves Tuesday.  The team signed NT Tyrone Ezell and LB Marcus Thompson, and waived NT Moses McCray and waived/failed physical DE/OLB Cheta Ozougwu. Ezell was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Pittsburgh by the Houston Texans in May.  He was overshadowed in college by [...]

July 22, 2014 Steven Haskos NFL Transactions, Saints 0

Saints Place NT John Jenkins & DE Cheta Ozougwu On PUP List

Saints Place NT John Jenkins & DE Cheta Ozougwu On PUP List

  The New Orleans Saints placed NT John Jenkins and DE Cheta Ozougwu on the physically unable to perform list on Monday. Saints waived DT Moses McCray as well. Jenkins, 25, missed all of OTAs after he underwent surgery on his pectorals this offseason. The expectation is for the Saints to have Jenkins back at practice at some [...]

July 21, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Transactions, Saints 0

NFL Jersey Sales: Top-25 Players

NFL Jersey Sales: Top-25 Players

  The NFL announced the top-25 players in jersey sales on Monday.   Rank Player Team 1. Johnny Manziel CLE 2. Russell Wilson SEA 3. Peyton Manning DEN 4. Colin Kaepernick SF 5. Richard Sherman SEA 6. Michael Sam STL 7. Tom Brady NE 8. Drew Brees NO 9. Aaron Rodgers GB 10. 12th Fan [...]

July 21, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Broncos, Browns, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Rams, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Texans, Vikings 0

NFL Notes: Bills, Redskins, & Saints

NFL Notes: Bills, Redskins, & Saints

  Bills The Bills opened training camp with Nigel Bradham and Keith Rivers working at outside linebacker with the first-team defense. Free agent acquisition Brandon Spikes saw time at middle linebacker. Bradham and Rivers could end up being interchangeable, according to new Bills DC Jim Schwartz. “Yeah definitely I think both of us are similar players and can [...]

July 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Redskins, Saints 0

Contract Details For Saints Agreement With TE Jimmy Graham

Contract Details For Saints Agreement With TE Jimmy Graham

  Earlier in the day, the Saints reached an agreement with TE Jimmy Graham on a four-year contract worth a reported $40 million and includes $21 million. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk provides an in-depth look at the specifics of Graham’s new contract. According to Florio, Graham will receive a total of $13 million in 2014 [...]

July 15, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Saints & TE Jimmy Graham Reached Agreement On Four-Year Deal Worth $40M

Saints & TE Jimmy Graham Reached Agreement On Four-Year Deal Worth $40M

  It’s official I’m bleeding black and gold this morning! Thank you WhoDatNation for all the support. — Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) July 15, 2014 ESPN’s Adam Scehfter reports that the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham have reached an agreement on a four-year contract worth $40 million Tuesday morning. Schefter adds that Graham’s contract will include $21 [...]

July 15, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Transactions, Saints 0

Saints & Jimmy Graham “Closing In On” A Record Extension

Saints & Jimmy Graham “Closing In On” A Record Extension

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported that the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham are “closing in on” a long-term contract extension that would make him the highest paid tight end in NFL history. Schefter adds that there is “optimism” that a deal will be done before Tuesday’s deadline to negotiate with franchised players. This news comes [...]

July 14, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: Jimmy Graham Officially Appeals Franchise Tag Ruling

Report: Jimmy Graham Officially Appeals Franchise Tag Ruling

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Saints TE Jimmy Graham has officially appealed the ruling from an arbitrator who determined he should be considered a tight end. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported not too long ago that Graham was not expected to file an appeal of his franchise before 4:00 p.m. ET on Monday, [...]

July 14, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: Jimmy Graham Not Expected To Appeal Franchise Tag Ruling

Report: Jimmy Graham Not Expected To Appeal Franchise Tag Ruling

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that Saints TE Jimmy Graham is not expected to file an appeal of his franchise before 4:00 p.m. ET on Monday. Graham’s grievance hearing regarding whether or not he should be considered a receiver based on where he lined up [...]

July 14, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Colts, Jaguars, Packers, Ravens, Saints and Titans

NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Colts, Jaguars, Packers, Ravens, Saints and Titans

Bears HC Marc Trestman believes that QB Jay Cutler will “enjoy more flexibility in the line” and be on a better position to be successful. (chicagobears.com) Bills RT Erik Pears is a candidate to be cut before Week 1. (ESPN) The addition of RBs Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon will most likely reduce Fred Jackson snaps [...]

July 11, 2014 Joe Garcia Bears, Bills, Colts, Jaguars, NFL Rumors, Packers, Ravens, Saints, Titans 0

Patriots, Falcons, Colts & Packers Could Have Interest In Signing Jimmy Graham To Offer Sheet?

Patriots, Falcons, Colts & Packers Could Have Interest In Signing Jimmy Graham To Offer Sheet?

  ESPN’s Ed Werder reported earlier in the day that sources expect negotiations between the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham to pick up this week and extend up to the July 15 deadline. Interestingly enough, Werder mentions that the recent grievance ruling in favor of the Saints has made Graham “more attractive to other teams around the [...]

July 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Colts, Falcons, Packers, Patriots, Saints 0

Contract Talks Between Saints & Jimmy Graham To Resume This Week

Contract Talks Between Saints & Jimmy Graham To Resume This Week

  Ed Werder of ESPN reports that the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham will resume negotiations regarding long-term contract this week. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported late last week that the Saints have not reduced or pulled their previous offer Graham, even after they won the grievance hearing earlier this week. According to Florio, the Saints [...]

July 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Lions, Packers & Saints

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Lions, Packers & Saints

  Cowboys According to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas, Justin Durant will “likely be the first-team middle linebacker” at the start of Cowboys’ training camp. “When the Cowboys open camp, Justin Durant will likely be the first-team middle linebacker,” Archer writes. “He took the first-team snaps in the minicamp and during most of the organized team activities [...]

July 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys, Lions, Packers, Saints 0

Saints Previous Offer To Jimmy Graham Reportedly Stands

Saints Previous Offer To Jimmy Graham Reportedly Stands

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the discussions, reports that the Saints have not reduced or pulled their previous offer to TE Jimmy Graham, even after they won the grievance hearing earlier this week. According to Florio, the Saints offer would pay him $9.5 million per year and still [...]

July 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 5

“Half Dozen Teams” Preparing To Make A Run At Signing Jimmy Graham?

“Half Dozen Teams” Preparing To Make A Run At Signing Jimmy Graham?

  According to Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, there are “a good half dozen teams” preparing to make a run at Saints TE Jimmy Graham in the event that contract talks between the two sides falter. New Orleans placed the non-exclusive franchise tender on Graham, which means the Saints would receive two first-round picks if the Saints decide not to [...]

July 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Falcons, Packers, Saints 0

Jimmy Graham Considered A Tight End, Saints Win Grievance Hearing

Jimmy Graham Considered A Tight End, Saints Win Grievance Hearing

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the arbitrator in the Jimmy Graham hearing, Stephen Burbank, has ruled that he should be considered a tight end and not a wide receiver. Rapoport adds that the Saints will be able to keep Graham for the tight end franchise tag figure of $7.035 million. According to Rapoport, [...]

July 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Jimmy Graham Grievance Ruling To Come July 3

Jimmy Graham Grievance Ruling To Come July 3

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the arbitrator in the Jimmy Graham grievance hearing, Stephen Burbank, expects to have a ruling on July 3. Burbank specifically mentioned “no sooner, no later” in regards to the July 3 date. Albert Breer mentioned that this amount of time will give Graham’s agent, Jimmy Sexton, 12 days to [...]

June 30, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

NFL Notes: Bears, Bengals, Cowboys, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Saints & Redskins

NFL Notes: Bears, Bengals, Cowboys, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Saints & Redskins

Bears Is very unlikely that UDFA RB Jordan Lynch will receive a chance to see the field in 2014. (ESPN Chicago) Rookie RB Ka’Deem Carey and Michael Ford will compete for the team’s No.2 RB spot. (ESPN Chicago) Bengals Bengals coaches and players are “raving” about SAM linebacker Emmanuel Lamur. (bengals.com) Cowboys RBs coach Gary Brown mentioned [...]

June 24, 2014 Joe Garcia Bears, Bengals, Cowboys, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Panthers, Redskins, Saints 0

NFL Transactions: Monday 6/23

NFL Transactions: Monday 6/23

  Bears Bears signed SS Adrian Wilson and TE Jeron Mastrud. (NFLTR) Patriots Patriots signed first-round pick DL Dominique Easley. (NFLTR) Patriots signed OL Chris Martin. (NFLTR) Ravens Ravens place LB Xavius Boyd on injured reserve after he went unclaimed off of waivers. Saints Saints signed LB Todd Davis. (NFLTR) Saints waived-injured CB A.J. Davis. [...]

June 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Patriots, Ravens, Saints 0

Saints To Sign LB Todd Davis

Saints To Sign LB Todd Davis

  Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports reports that the Saints are expected to signed LB Todd Davis to a contract. Davis, 22, went undrafted out of Sacramento State last year, but hasn’t received much interest in the past year.  During his three-year college career, he recorded 330 tackles, 9.5 sacks, three interceptions, four forced fumbles and a recovery. [...]

June 23, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Transactions, Saints 0

Devery Henderson Expected To Retire As A Saint

Devery Henderson Expected To Retire As A Saint

  Free agent WR Devery Henderson tells Jacques Doucet that he will likely sign a one-day contract with the Saints and retire from the NFL. Henderson, 32, played nine seasons for the Saints before signing on with the Redskins last June. However, he lasted just a few months with Washington before he was cut loose right before [...]

June 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0