New Orleans Saints News and Rumors

  • Cardell Hayes insists Will Smith had gun, denies shooting Smith…

    Cardell Hayes insists Will Smith had gun, denies shooting Smith’s wife

    profootballtalk.com Updated 8 hours ago
    Trials arising from “stand your ground” incidents will be resolved in large part based upon the credibility of the key witnesses. On Saturday, the man who shot and killed former Saints defensive end Will Smith in April made some incredible claims. Via t…
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  • Bucs will rely significantly on backups, new additions vs. Sain…

    Bucs will rely significantly on backups, new additions vs. Saints

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Bucs will rely significantly on backups, new additions vs. Saints
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  • Kenny Vaccaro dropping appeal of four-game suspension

    Kenny Vaccaro dropping appeal of four-game suspension

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9 (yesterday)
    Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro has dropped the appeal of his four-game suspension, the New Orleans Advocate reported Friday. Vaccaro’s suspension will begin immediately, and he will miss the rest of the regular season. The suspension, for a violation of th…
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  • Saints signing linebacker Travis Feeney off Steelers practice s…

    Saints signing linebacker Travis Feeney off Steelers practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9 (yesterday)
    The Saints can use all the help they can find on defense, and they’re apparently looking for Pittsburgh for their latest import. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints are planning to sign linebacker Travis Feeney off the Steelers prac…
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  • Witness: Will Smith was the aggressor

    Witness: Will Smith was the aggressor

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9 (yesterday)
    The man who shot and killed former Saints defensive end Will Smith is relying on the “stand your ground” defense. That defense got a boost on Thursday, via the trial testimony of Kevin O’Neal. O’Neal, a friend of defender Cardell Hayes, testified that S…
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  • Jets bring back Khiry Robinson

    Jets bring back Khiry Robinson

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7 (4 days ago)
    The Jets waived veteran running back C.J. Spiller on Tuesday and they made a move to bring in another former Saints back on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed Khiry Robinson to their 53-man roster while also promoting Brandon Wilds from…
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  • Marshawn Lynch's 'Beast Mode' run mashed up with that viral igu…

    Marshawn Lynch's 'Beast Mode' run mashed up with that viral iguana escape is perfect

    yahoo.com Dec 7 (4 days ago)
    Marshawn Lynch’s playoff touchdown against the Saints is still legendary. (AP) By now you’ve seen that “Planet Earth II” clip of the iguana dodging about a hundred snakes to survive. Everyone seemed to share it a few weeks ago. And you remember Seattle …
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  • Lions’ Matt Prater wins another player of the week award

    Lions’ Matt Prater wins another player of the week award

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7 (4 days ago)
    Ho, hum, another NFL award for Lions kicker Matt Prater. Prater was named NFC special teams player of the week for his 5-for-5 effort on field goals in Sunday’s win over the Saints. Prater has now been special teams player of the week after three of the…
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  • Report: Gholston dealing with ankle sprain

    Report: Gholston dealing with ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston is dealing with an ankle sprain, and his status for Sunday’s game vs. the Saints is uncertain, ESPN.com reported Tuesday. The report said Gholston left last Sunday’s game at San Diego on crutches and with a prot…
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  • What’s next for C.J. Spiller?

    What’s next for C.J. Spiller?

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    Running back C.J. Spiller, after he was cut by the Saints in September, could have collected the balance of his $1.7 million guaranteed salary and not played. To his credit, he has tried to continue his career — essentially for free. Unfortunately, it h…
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  • Lions bring back Joique Bell

    Lions bring back Joique Bell

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    The injury-plagued Lions are bringing back a familiar face. Joique Bell, a running back who played for the Lions for the last five years, has re-signed with the team today. Bell will provide some depth at running back after Dwayne Washington got hurt ag…
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  • Saints' defense improving but still has long way to go on third…

    Saints' defense improving but still has long way to go on third-and-long

    ESPN.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    Saints' defense improving but still has long way to go on third-and-long
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  • Opinions differ on Saints' energy, but all agree they lacked ex…

    Opinions differ on Saints' energy, but all agree they lacked execution

    ESPN.com Dec 5 (6 days ago)
    Opinions differ on Saints' energy, but all agree they lacked execution
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  • Sickness, Saints didn’t slow down Matthew Stafford

    Sickness, Saints didn’t slow down Matthew Stafford

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Dec 5 (6 days ago)
    The Lions have made a habit out of playing nailbiters this season, but they went the other way against the Saints in New Orleans on Sunday. Their defense held the Saints to 13 points and Matthew Stafford threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 66-…
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  • 'Yo-yo' Saints squandering playoff potential for third straight…

    'Yo-yo' Saints squandering playoff potential for third straight year

    ESPN.com Dec 5 (6 days ago)
    'Yo-yo' Saints squandering playoff potential for third straight year
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  • Mistake Filled Saints Fall at Home 28-13 to the Lions

    Mistake Filled Saints Fall at Home 28-13 to the Lions

    saintsgab.com profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (6 days ago)
    Matthew Stafford passed for 341 yards and two touchdowns, and the Lions beat the mistake-prone Saints, 28-13 on Sunday. Golden Tate exploited a coverage breakdown on third-and-long for a 66-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter when Detroit (8-4) w…
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  • Sean Payton calls report of possible Brandin Cooks trade “garba…

    Sean Payton calls report of possible Brandin Cooks trade “garbage” and “false”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (7 days ago)
    Before Sunday’s game against the Lions, Saints coach Sean Payton expressed his displeasure with the report regarding a possible offseason trade of receiver Brandin Cooks indirectly. After the game, Payton made his views known. “That’s garbage,” Payton t…
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  • Saints' offensive flop should make everyone unhappy this week

    Saints' offensive flop should make everyone unhappy this week

    ESPN.com Dec 4 (7 days ago)
    Saints' offensive flop should make everyone unhappy this week
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  • Sean Payton quietly resumes play-calling duties

    Sean Payton quietly resumes play-calling duties

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (7 days ago)
    Last week, Saints coach Sean Payton seemed to relish hanging 49 points on former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. As it turns out, Payton had a more direct role in the output than usual. Via Ed Werder of ESPN, Payton called the offensive pla…
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  • Saints' Nick Fairley says Lions declining his option was turnin…

    Saints' Nick Fairley says Lions declining his option was turning point

    ESPN.com Dec 3
    Saints' Nick Fairley says Lions declining his option was turning point
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  • Charmin rewards Saints LB Michael Mauti for toilet paper humor

    Charmin rewards Saints LB Michael Mauti for toilet paper humor

    ESPN.com Dec 3
    Charmin rewards Saints LB Michael Mauti for toilet paper humor
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  • Video - Kellerman: Drew Brees will never play in his 40's 01:27

    Kellerman: Drew Brees will never play in his 40's

    Jul 29
    Max Kellerman reacts to Drew Brees' beliefs that he will remain an elite quarterback well into his 40's, a feat Kellerman believes is impossible for Brees.
  • Video - Gleason hopes to show truths about ALS 01:22

    Gleason hopes to show truths about ALS

    Jul 28
    Steve Gleason and his wife Michel Varisco share why they decided to make a documentary chronicling Gleason's battle with ALS.
  • Video - Drew Brees not concerned over contract 00:37

    Drew Brees not concerned over contract

    Jul 28
    Saints QB Drew Brees cracked that his contract will only be a big deal if media makes it a big deal, and that the team's only focus is training camp.
  • Video - Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recovery 01:06

    Saints dig in to help West Virginia flood recovery

    Jul 27
    The New Orleans Saints' full contingent of players, coaches and staff members spent their first full day of training camp in West Virginia helping to replenish a local park that was devastated by the recent flooding.