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The Saints gambled in March when they traded running back Darren Sproles to the Eagles for a draft pick. But they might have ultimately won, as they found a guy with the same kind of ability to turn small plays into big ones. According to Larry Holder o…Upvote Share TweetWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. -- Safety Jairus Byrd made his practice debut with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday after his summer was wiped out by back surgery. Byrd, a three-time Pro Bowler with the Buffalo Bills, was a marquee free-agent signing for…Upvote Share Tweet
Chat about New Orleans Saints training camp with Katherine Terrell at 2 p.m.nola.com 6 hours agoNew Orleans Saints begin Day 5 of training camp on TuesdayUpvote Share Tweet
Saints gaining faith in their run gameESPN.com 7 hours agoWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. -- New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief made a bold proclamation Monday, saying, "I think we can be as good as a running team as we have ever been." And running back Pierre Thomas talked in a similar ex…Upvote Share Tweetnola.com 18 hours agoBucs hoping for improved pass rush, Falcons get physicalUpvote Share TweetESPN.com 21 hours agoWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: Cornerback Keenan Lewis created his own no-fly zone during one set of team drills Monday, rejecting passes intended for Marques Colston, Andy…Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Toon hopes to sustain 'good start,' reach unfulfilled potential with New Orleans SaintsNick Toon caught 99 passes in his final two years at Wisconsin. In two seasons since being drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2012 draft, Toon has only four.Upvote Share TweetLast week, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he felt he wanted to play another 10 years. Fans and media were surprised. The NFL clearly was listening, too. On Friday I said I thought I could play til age 45. I have been “randomly” selected …Upvote Share Tweet
'Are you Mark Duplass?' | Larry Holder's New Orleans Saints training camp postcardMistaken identity, or just a cover for a new movie?Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoProbably because franchise quarterbacks without serious injury questions (Peyton Manning, Drew Brees) rarely if ever change teams, few have taken notice of the situation in Pittsburgh, where Ben Roethlisberger is grossly underpaid and the team won’t do …Upvote Share Tweet
Saints RB Khiry Robinson catches eyes with pass protection, plus offensive line talk | Black and Gold TodayYour daily snapshot of all things New Orleans SaintsUpvote Share Tweet
Undrafted rookie Warren making playsESPN.com 23 hours agoWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Undrafted rookie safety Pierre Warren continued to “flash” on the New Orleans Saints' practice field Monday morning -- this time diving to intercept a pass that was dropped by receiver Brandon Coleman in full-team drills.…Upvote Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones looks explosive at training camp | NFC South linksnola.com 23 hours agoCatch up with the latest news from around the NFC SouthUpvote Share Tweet
Monday at Saints Camp: photo gallerynola.com 23 hours agoPhotos from the morning practice during Saints training camp at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia on Monday, July 28, 2014....Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints receiver Joe Morgan showing progress in return from knee injuryMorgan tore his meniscus and partially tore his ACL last August, forcing him to undergo season-ending knee surgery before camp was even finished.Upvote Share Tweet
Ben Grubbs misses New Orleans Saints' 4th practice; Payton says he'll be back soonPayton also said that he expected receiver Robert Meachem (back) to be back soon.Upvote Share Tweet
Stay away from Keenan Lewis | 5 things that stood out from New Orleans Saints' practice MondayCornerback continues to pester quarterbacks with his shut-down skills in the secondaryUpvote Share Tweet
Which player are you most happy is not a Saint right now? | Sound OffThe Saints are enjoying a training camp free of drama, which is something other teams around the NFL can't claim.Upvote Share TweetWhen last season ended, Jackson's old team in St. Louis had a better record (7-9) than the Falcons (4-12).Upvote Share Tweet
'NFL AM' Division by Subtraction: NFC SouthJul 28In this "Division by Subtraction" segment, the "NFL AM" crew takes a look at the NFC South and picks the division champ by first removing the teams believed to win.
Brees: I'm Not In DeclineJul 25Mike Triplett discusses how Drew Brees' style of play could lend itself to allowing him to remain in the NFL for another 10 years.
Graham Happy Contract Issues SettledJul 25Tim Hasselbeck discusses whether the offseason contract disputes, like the one between TE Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints, can linger and carry over to the field.
Why not us?: New Orleans SaintsJul 25Last season the Saints finished in the top five on offense and defense. Can they be as dangerous and take the NFC South in 2014?
Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be SupermanJul 29Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …
Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis GrizzliesJul 29The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.
The Tuesday MailbagJul 29SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Strange scene at Panthers’ training camp Monday morning: A man who looked like Michael Phelps, maybe 6-4 and 235, watching Carolina’s fourth camp practice, wearing cargo shorts and a denim shirt, sunglasses and a goatee, not botherin…
National Basketball Players Association elects Michele Roberts as executiv…Jul 29Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.