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Saints bring back Shayne Graham Updated Sep 2, 2014
Three days after releasing both kickers in their cut to 53 players, the Saints have brought one back. The team has re-signed kicker Shayne Graham, according to the NFL’s Tuesday transactions. In a corresponding roster move, the club waived second-year q…
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  • New Orleans Saints rolling the dice by waiving quarterback Ryan Griffin Sep 2, 2014
    It's fair to worry about Ryan Griffin making it through waivers back to the Saints practice squad
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  • Was re-signing Shayne Graham the right move for the New Orleans Saints? Sep 2, 2014
    Graham, signed late last season as a replacement for Garrett Hartley, was re-signed Tuesday after the team waived him and kicker Derek Dimke during the final roster cut-down Saturday.
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  • An NFL scout's take on why the Saints ultimately decided to part ways with Champ Bailey Sep 2, 2014
    Saints made shrewd moves on practice squad as well
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  • Patriots QB Tom Brady gives the perfect answer to retirement question Sep 2, 2014
    One of the questions that will come up with Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees for the next few years will be when they plan to retire. They've answered in different ways. Brees said he wants to play until he's 45. Manning has admitted he knows he…
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  • Elite QBs Running Out of Time to Claim Another Super Bowl Sep 2, 2014
    They have already tasted the feeling of winning a Super Bowl but if quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees want to win another Vince Lombardi Trophy they better hurry up.
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  • Galette, agent deny report of extension Sep 2, 2014
    Junior Galette and his agent both strongly denied a report by Yahoo! Sports that the linebacker had agreed in principle on a new contract with the New Orleans Saints. After the report was released, Galette tweeted: Galette also told The Times-Picayune v…
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  • Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson honored with statue overlooking Champions Square Sep 2, 2014
    The statue is 13-and-a-half-feet tall and features Benson hoisting the Lombardi Trophy
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  • 10 burning issues for the New Orleans Saints as the season opens Sunday in Atlanta Sep 2, 2014
    Takeaways, protecting Drew Brees among Saints' must-haves in 2014
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  • Steven Jackson “extremely excited” to face Saints Sep 2, 2014
    Running back Steven Jackson was a spectator for most of Falcons training camp and all of their preseason games as a result of a hamstring injury, but he was able to get on the practice field as things drew to a close in August. That put Jackson on track…
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  • Scouting the Saints with Jabari Greer Sep 2, 2014
    Jabari Greer's career with the New Orleans Saints was cut short last year by a major knee injury. He's still keeping close tabs on the team, and he has agreed to join me on occasion to share his thoughts on the Saints -- unless, of course, the right opp…
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  • Our regularly scheduled New Orleans Saints gas station ongoing commentary Sep 2, 2014
    A onging gas station New Orleans Saints commentary.
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  • Season simulator says Saints will be atop NFC South, but not by as much as you might think Sep 2, 2014
    The computer gives the Saints about an 85 percent chance of finishing the season at 8-8 or better, but is much more skeptical about the chances of a 13-3 or 12-4 season.
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  • What the national and Atlanta media are saying about the New Orleans Saints Sep 2, 2014
    ESPN predicts the Saints to go 11-5 after starting the season with five consecutive wins.
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  • Rookie Jake Matthews eager to face Saints Sep 2, 2014
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The first regular-season game of Jake Matthews' career won't be an easy challenge. When the Atlanta Falcons rookie left tackle lines up against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, he'll encounter most of the same players that harassed …
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  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Saints 01:18

    NFL Nation Buzz: Saints

    Sep 2 Saints reporter Mike Triplett says Patrick Robinson and the New Orleans secondary will face a daunting challenge from the Falcons' high-flying passing game in the season opener