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Saints Re-Sign WR Robert Meachem

Saints Re-Sign WR Robert Meachem

  The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have re-signed veteran WR Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. The #Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem to a 1-year deal! #NFLFreeAgency pic.twitter.com/GP3i3vkzLr — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 18, 2014 Previous reports mentioned that Meachem could be back next season given that he was likely to [...]

April 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

NFL Draft Notes: Friday

NFL Draft Notes: Friday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Bloomsburg G Brian Clarke is visiting the Chargers and has a private workout with the Giants. (Tony Pauline) ————- The Jaguars will meet with and workout Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater for a second time on Saturday. (NFLTR) Virginia OT Morgan Moses could come off the board in the latter part of round [...]

April 18, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Browns, Chargers, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

Free Agent QB Rusty Smith Works Out For The Saints

Free Agent QB Rusty Smith Works Out For The Saints

  Howard Balzer of the LockerDome.com reports that free agent QB Rusty Smith worked out for the Saints on Thursday. Smith previously worked out for the Giants in recent weeks. The Saints currently have a few quarterbacks on their roster, so this is somewhat interesting. New Orleans re-signed Luke McCown to a contract this offseason and they [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints, Titans 0

Report: Saints Bring In C Jonathan Goodwin For A Visit

Report: Saints Bring In C Jonathan Goodwin For A Visit

Mike Triplett of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that the Saints brought in their former C Jonathan Goodwin for a visit Wednesday. Triplett adds that a reunion is “possible” and “makes a lot of sense.” Goodwin, 35, has spent the past three seasons as the starting center for the 49ers before being released.  Goodwin began [...]

April 16, 2014 Steven Haskos 49ers, Saints 0

NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Colorado State C Weston Richburg visited with the Cardinals on Monday. (Mike Klis) Stanford OT Cameron Fleming visited the Redskins Tuesday. (Mike Jones) Boise State DE/OLB Demarcus Lawrence is expected to visit the Redskins next week. (John Keim) The Falcons worked out Tennessee RB Rajion Neal and Georgia Tech S Jemea Thomas. (D. Orlando Ledbetter) [...]

April 15, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Giants & Panthers Both Considered “Long Shots” To Sign WR Sidney Rice

Giants & Panthers Both Considered “Long Shots” To Sign WR Sidney Rice

  Update: David Newton of ESPN.com reports that free agent WR Sidney Rice does not have a visit scheduled with the Panthers at this point in time. Newton refers to the idea of Rice signing the Panthers as a “long shot,” which coincides with multiple reports that mentioned the Giants are unlikely to be an option for the [...]

April 15, 2014 Nate Bouda Giants, Panthers, Saints, Seahawks 0

NFL Draft Visits: Monday

NFL Draft Visits: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert announced Monday night that he’s visiting with the Saints. (Justin Gilbert) The Steelers hosted CB Bradley Roby (Ohio State), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (Boston College) and LB Carl Bradford (Arizona State ) for pre-draft visits last week. (Bob [...]

April 14, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bengals, Bills, Cardinals, Chargers, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

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

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 [...]

April 11, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

NFL Draft Visits: Friday

NFL Draft Visits: Friday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Fresno State QB Derek Carr will visit the Buccaneers next Wednesday and the Browns the week after. (Ian Rapoport) Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo is working out for the Vikings Friday. (Adam Schefter) Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews will visit with the Falcons the week of April [...]

April 11, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Saints, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL Draft Visits: Ravens, Jets, Steelers, 49ers, Falcons, Giants, Eagles, Saints, Bills

NFL Draft Visits: Ravens, Jets, Steelers, 49ers, Falcons, Giants, Eagles, Saints, Bills

  Here’s a collection of reports from Thursday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage will visit with the Raiders on Friday. (Paul Gutierrez) Oklahoma CB Aaron Colvin will visit with the Eagles, as well as the Saints and 49ers. (SiriusXM NFL Radio) ——— Colorado State C Weston Richburg worked out for the Patriots. (Tony Pauline) Indiana WR Cody Latimer has visit [...]

April 10, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Chargers, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Patriots, Raiders, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers 2

Draft Visits: Vikings, Titans, Packers, Cards, Pats, Jaguars, Falcons, Texans

Draft Visits: Vikings, Titans, Packers, Cards, Pats, Jaguars, Falcons, Texans

  Here’s a look at some of the reported draft visits reported from Wednesday. Update: Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage visited with the Rams on Wednesday. (Adam Caplan) LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. will visit with the Bills on Thursday after meeting with the 49ers and Saints in recent days. (Sirius NFL XM Radio) Alabama QB A.J. McCarron is visiting with the [...]

April 9, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Cardinals, Falcons, Jaguars, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Patriots, Saints, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley Takes Pay Cut

Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley Takes Pay Cut

  Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley accepted a pay cut from the New Orleans Saints, creating $2.85 million in cap savings for the team in 2014, according to Joel Corry. Corry adds that Bunkley’s 2014 salary will drop from $4.5 million to $1.65 million. In 2012, Bunkley signed with New Orleans for five years, $25 million, including [...]

April 9, 2014 Steven Haskos Saints 0

Contract Details For Saints CB Champ Bailey

Contract Details For Saints CB Champ Bailey

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun breaks down the two-year deal CB Champ Bailey signed with the New Orleans Saints. The deal carries a $3.75 million base value — $1 million, and $1.5 million in base salary — and a $500,000 bonus. If Bailey is active for six games in 2014, he will receive [...]

April 9, 2014 Steven Haskos Broncos, Saints 0

2014 NFL Preseason Schedule

2014 NFL Preseason Schedule

  The NFL announced the 2014 preseason schedule on Wednesday. AFC Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame game: vs. N.Y. Giants (NBC, 8 p.m.) Week 1: at Carolina Panthers Week 2: at Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 4: Detroit Lions Miami Dolphins Week 1: at Atlanta Falcons Week 2: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers [...]

April 9, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Patriots “The Favorites” Sign Free Agent DE Will Smith

Patriots “The Favorites” Sign Free Agent DE Will Smith

  Update: According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Patriots are “the favorites” to sign free agent DE Will Smith at some point. Florio adds that the Patriots level of interest could eventually change, but they are currently “viewed as the leaders” for Smith. Smith appears to be willing to sign a one-year deal that would allow [...]

April 8, 2014 Nate Bouda Patriots, Saints 0

Falcons Sign S Dwight Lowery

Falcons Sign S Dwight Lowery

The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of former Jaguars S Dwight Lowery on Tuesday. Lowery, 28, began his career in 2008 with the New York Jets before joining the Jaguars in 2011.  He has ten career interceptions, but failed to record any in an injury-shortened 2013. Atlanta has been looking for safety help, particularly after [...]

April 8, 2014 Steven Haskos Falcons, Saints 0

NFL Draft Visits: Watkins, Bortles, Dennard, Kouandijo, Lee, Verrett & Van Noy

NFL Draft Visits: Watkins, Bortles, Dennard, Kouandijo, Lee, Verrett & Van Noy

  Here are some more NFL Draft visits lined up in the coming days. Clemson WR Sammy Watkins visited with the Lions Tuesday. (Dave Birkett) UCF QB Blake Bortles is visiting with the Jaguars on Thursday. (Ed Werder) Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard is scheduled to meet with the Jets, Bengals and Rams. (Mark Huguenin) USC WR Marquise Lee visited with the Saints on Tuesday. (Kenny Vaccaro) Alabama OT Cyrus [...]

April 8, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Bengals, Bills, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, NFL Rumors, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Saints, Vikings 0

Report: Saints Match Falcons Offer Sheet For S Rafael Bush

Report: Saints Match Falcons Offer Sheet For S Rafael Bush

  Mike Garafolo reports that the agent for Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush has confirmed that New Orleans has matched the Falcons offer sheet for his client.  Bush posted on his Twitter account that he was still a Saint a few minutes ago. Ramon Vargas of the New Orleans Advocate previously reported that the Falcons offer [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Falcons, Saints 0

Bears Sign C Brian de la Puente

Bears Sign C Brian de la Puente

  The Chicago Bears announced that they have signed former Saints C Brian de la Puente to a one-year contract on Sunday. LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with free agent center Brian de la Puente on 1-year deal. Puente spent last 3 years with Saints. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) April 6, 2014 There was talk [...]

April 6, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Saints 0

Report: Rafael Bush Hoping Saints Don’t Match Falcons Offer Sheet

Report: Rafael Bush Hoping Saints Don’t Match Falcons Offer Sheet

  Update: Ramon Vargas of the New Orleans Advocate reports that the Falcons offer sheet out to Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush is a two-year contract worth a maximum value of $4.5 million. According to Vargas’ source, Bush would prefer the Saints not much Atlanta’s offer sheet as the Falcons are reportedly offering a chance to be their starting [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Falcons, Saints 0

Saints Sign CB Champ Bailey

Saints Sign CB Champ Bailey

  Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports that the Saints have agreed to terms with veteran CB Champ Bailey. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Bailey’s two-year contract is worth a maximum value of $7 million. Jason La Canfora reported that Bailey was signing with a new team on Friday, but couldn’t confirm the team. Bailey, 35, was cut [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0