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NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Jets, Bills, Titans & Draft Visits

NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Jets, Bills, Titans & Draft Visits

  Texans John McClain of the Houston Chronicle still believes the Texans will ultimately select either UCF QB Blake Bortles or Texas A & M QB Johnny Manziel with the No. 1 overall pick. McClain doesn’t see the Texans reaching for a quarterback and expects them to have one of these two quarterback prospects rated high enough to [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Raiders, Rams, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans 0

Report: Veteran CB Champ Bailey Is Signing With A Team Today, Could Be The Saints

Report: Veteran CB Champ Bailey Is Signing With A Team Today, Could Be The Saints

  Update: Jason La Canfora reports that veteran CB Champ Bailey will be signing with a new team on Friday. La Canfora doesn’t say who the team will be, but mentions that Bailey recently visited with the Saints, so they appear to be the team to watch as of now. ———- ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that free agent CB [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Broncos, Saints 0

2014 Offseason Workout Dates For Each NFL Team

2014 Offseason Workout Dates For Each NFL Team

  The NFL announced the 2014 NFL Offseason Workout dates for each NFL team on Thursday. Here’s a look at dates for each team. Arizona Cardinals First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 20-22, May 27-29, June 2-5. Mandatory Minicamp: June 10-12. Atlanta Falcons First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 27-29, June 2-4, [...]

April 3, 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

Saints Sign S Marcus Ball

Saints Sign S Marcus Ball

  The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday that have agreed to terms with former Toronto Argonauts S Marcus Ball on a three-year contract. Ball, 26, signed as a free agent with the Argonauts back in February of 2012. He spent two years with the Argonauts and totaled  142 tackles, seven sacks, four interceptions, two returned for touchdowns and three fumble recoveries over this time. [...]

April 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: DeSean Jackson Staying In Washington Tuesday Night

Report: DeSean Jackson Staying In Washington Tuesday Night

  Update: Chris Russell of ESPN 980 is “hearing” that free agent WR DeSean Jackson will remain in Washington through Tuesday evening. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that there is a “very real opportunity” for the Redskins close the deal with WR DeSean Jackson. Rapoport adds that there is mutual interest between the two parties in an agreement. [...]

April 1, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Chiefs, Jets, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Redskins, Saints 0

Saints Re-Sign OLB Parys Haralson

Saints Re-Sign OLB Parys Haralson

  The New Orleans Saints announced that they have re-signed OLB Parys Haralson to a one-year contract on Tuesday.   #Saints, Parys Haralson agree to terms on a one-year deal: http://t.co/khmSs1AIdZ pic.twitter.com/AQgYAMWj3D — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 1, 2014 Haralson, 30, came over in a trade with the 49ers back in late August. Last season, [...]

April 1, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Giants Sign OT Charles Brown

Giants Sign OT Charles Brown

  The New York Giants announced the signing of veteran OT Charles Brown on Tuesday. The Giants brought Brown in for a visit a few weeks ago, but there hasn’t been a lot of buzz surrounding him since then. Brown, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Saints. Last year, appeared in all 16 games [...]

April 1, 2014 Nate Bouda Giants, Saints 0

NFL Draft Rumors: Vikings, Browns, Jets, Draft Visits

NFL Draft Rumors: Vikings, Browns, Jets, Draft Visits

  Vikings Vikings new HC Mike Zimmer reportedly grilled Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel regarding his “flags” during a meeting that was held a day after Manziel’s Pro Day. “We asked him all kinds of questions. We went to dinner with him the night after (his pro day). We talked to him at the combine. [...]

April 1, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Eagles, Falcons, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Ravens, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

Report: Free Agent DE Will Smith Visiting With Patriots

Report: Free Agent DE Will Smith Visiting With Patriots

  ESPN’s John Clayton reports that free agent DE Will Smith is visiting with the Patriots on Tuesday. The Saints parted ways with Smith back in February in attempt to free up some much needed cap space to address players like TE Jimmy Graham. Following his release, teams like the Seahawks and Patriots were mentioned as [...]

April 1, 2014 Nate Bouda Patriots, Saints 0

Still A Chance The Saints Re-Sign C Brian De La Puente

Still A Chance The Saints Re-Sign C Brian De La Puente

  Update: Saints HC Sean Payton mentioned earlier in the week that could still “very well” re-sign free agent C Brian De La Puente, or possibly a different veteran in free agency. “It’s still unfolding, so it’d be premature to say, ‘Hey, here’s our plan today,’” Payton said, via ESPN.com. “We feel we’ve got some good [...]

March 29, 2014 Nate Bouda Redskins, Saints 0

Saints Re-Sign QB Luke McCown

Saints Re-Sign QB Luke McCown

  Mike McCartney, the agent for veteran QB Luke McCown, announced via his Twitter account that his client has re-signed with the Saints. Saints HC Sean Payton mentioned earlier in the day that they would like re-sign McCown, per Mike Triplett, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. McCown, 32, signed a one-year contract with [...]

March 26, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: Saints Expected To Have Agreement In Place With Jimmy Graham Before April 22

Report: Saints Expected To Have Agreement In Place With Jimmy Graham Before April 22

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the “current expectation” is that the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham will a long-term contract in place before the April 22 deadline to file a grievance. The Saints used their franchise tag on Graham back in February, but unless the two sides are able to [...]

March 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Saints Restructure CB Keenan Lewis’ Contract

Saints Restructure CB Keenan Lewis’ Contract

  According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have restructured the contract of CB Keenan Lewis in order to create some cap space. Holder mentions that Lewis’ 2014 base salary has been reduced from $3.3 million to $1 million. The remaining $2.1 million have been converted into a bonus. Lewis’ 2015 salary of $4.1 million has also [...]

March 20, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: Vikings Sign DT Tom Johnson

Report: Vikings Sign DT Tom Johnson

  According to Tom Pelissero, the Minnesota Vikings have signed former Saints DT Tom Johnson to a one-year contract. Pelissero adds that Johnson will receive a one-year contract worth $845,000. This move comes a day after the Vikings lost out on DT Henry Melton who wound up signing with the Cowboys. Johnson, 29, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints, Vikings 0

Report: Free Agent OT Charles Brown Visiting Giants

Report: Free Agent OT Charles Brown Visiting Giants

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that free agent OT Charles Brown has a visit scheduled with the Giants. Brown, 26, was a second-round pick of the Saints back in 2012. He played sparingly in his first two years in the league, but the Saints used him quite a bit at left tackle last season. Pro [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Giants, Saints 0

Lions Agree To Terms With FB Jed Collins

Lions Agree To Terms With FB Jed Collins

  Update: Tim Twentyman reports that the Lions have agreed to terms with FB Jed Collins on a one-year contract. ——— According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are expected to sign free agent FB Jed Collins, barring any complications regarding his visit with the team. Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reported Tuesday that Collins was visiting with the Lions [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions, Saints 0

Saints Re-sign WR Joe Morgan

Saints Re-sign WR Joe Morgan

  The New Orleans Saints announced that they have signed WR Joe Morgan to a one-year deal, per Greg Bensel. Morgan reportedly met with the Chiefs about a week ago before returning to New Orleans. Morgan, 25, signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Walsh University. He totaled 10 receptions for 379 yards receiving and three [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Saints Agree To Terms FB Erik Lorig

Saints Agree To Terms FB Erik Lorig

  The New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement with FB Erik Lorig on a four-year contract, per Greg Bensel. Lorig, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2010. Tampa Bay was reportedly hoping to retain him, but he recently visited with the Saints who were ultimately able to get him under contract. Last [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Buccaneers, Saints 0

Report: Patriots Have Considered Free Agent WR Lance Moore In The Past Week

Report: Patriots Have Considered Free Agent WR Lance Moore In The Past Week

  Update: According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the Patriots have “checked out” free agent WR Lance Moore in the past week. Volin adds that the Patriots have also considered veteran receivers Kenny Britt and Jason Avant as well. Jason La Canfora reported a few days ago that Moore is visiting with the Steelers on [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Patriots, Saints, Steelers 0

Report: Jets, Saints & Seahawks Have Interest In WR Sidney Rice

Report: Jets, Saints & Seahawks Have Interest In WR Sidney Rice

  Update: Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets are reportedly looking to add another receiver and have interest in free agent WR Sidney Rice. Rapoport adds that the Saints and Seahawks are also among the teams with interest in Rice. Rice, 27, hasn’t found much interest since free agency got underway on Tuesday, so this could be [...]

March 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Jets, Saints, Seahawks 0

Saints Re-Sign RT Zach Strief

Saints Re-Sign RT Zach Strief

The New Orleans Saints officially announced that they have re-signed veteran RT Zach Strief to a five-year deal. The #Saints and @ZachStrief have agreed to terms on a 5-year deal! pic.twitter.com/33piT9x4az — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 17, 2014 Aaron Wilson reports that Strief’s five-year deal includes $8.5 million guaranteed and will pay him an average [...]

March 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 2