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New Orleans Saints waive long snapper Chris Highland

New Orleans Saints waive long snapper Chris Highland

nola.com Updated 9 hours ago
Signings of Connor Barth and Vincent Brown official on Monday
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  • Ex-Saints practice squad TE Chris Manhertz studies film on Jimm…

    Ex-Saints practice squad TE Chris Manhertz studies film on Jimmy Graham, Gronk, others

    nola.com 10 hours ago
    With a year of practice squad experience, Manhertz is hoping to crack the 53-man roster this season
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  • Drew Brees will participate in Saints' OTAs despite linger…

    Drew Brees will participate in Saints' OTAs despite lingering contract talks

    Drew Brees will participate in Saints' OTAs despite lingering contract talks
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  • 8 Saints story lines to follow during organized team activities

    8 Saints story lines to follow during organized team activities

    nola.com 12 hours ago
    Dennis Allen's defensive reconstruction, Drew Brees' new weapons among storylines
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  • Chat with Larry Holder at 2 p.m. with Saints starting up OTAs t…

    Chat with Larry Holder at 2 p.m. with Saints starting up OTAs this week

    nola.com 12 hours ago
    New Orleans Saints have three weeks of OTAs ahead of them, followed by minicamp
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  • Miami poised to usurp New Orleans as NFL's most popular Super B…

    Miami poised to usurp New Orleans as NFL's most popular Super Bowl host city

    nola.com 13 hours ago
    NFL owners to award 2019-2021 Super Bowls on Tuesday
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  • Saints signing Vincent Brown after last week’s wideout cattle c…

    Saints signing Vincent Brown after last week’s wideout cattle call

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Saints cast a wide net last week, looking at a bunch of veteran wide receivers of varying pedigrees. They picked one. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Saints are signing Vincent Brown. The former Chargers third-rounder finished last season in S…
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  • Long-ago slight rankles New Orleans Saints' Tim Lelito: 'It kin…

    Long-ago slight rankles New Orleans Saints' Tim Lelito: 'It kind of stuck with me'

    nola.com 18 hours ago
    Three-year veteran seeks secure placement on offensive line.
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  • New Orleans Saints to play softball, hit home runs Wednesday at…

    New Orleans Saints to play softball, hit home runs Wednesday at Tulane

    nola.com 18 hours ago
    Drew Brees, Delvin Breaux among expected participants.
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  • Saints' versatile Vonn Bell might have been an Olympic swi…

    Saints' versatile Vonn Bell might have been an Olympic swimmer

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Saints' versatile Vonn Bell might have been an Olympic swimmer
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  • Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    dimemag.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Jeremy Lin is undoubtedly one of the most down-to-earth players in the NBA. We’ve seen the Hornets point guard interact with his fans online before, like when he went undercover as a bearded trainer, and he’s so unassuming that sometimes he even has tro…
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  • Unfortunately for New Orleans, no one owes us a favor in fight …

    Unfortunately for New Orleans, no one owes us a favor in fight for another Super Bowl

    nola.com May 21 (2 days ago)
    NFL owners have consistently scratched the backs of cities with new stadiums during Super Bowl bid votes
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  • New Orleans Saints likely to open OTAs with 2 veteran kickers o…

    New Orleans Saints likely to open OTAs with 2 veteran kickers once Connor Barth signs

    nola.com profootballtalk.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    They went through the 2015 offseason with two young kickers with no regular season experience.
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  • NFL to refund more than $700K for 'paid patriotism' events, lea…

    NFL to refund more than $700K for 'paid patriotism' events, league says

    nola.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Saints denied receipt of payments for honoring troops.
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  • Patriots take a look at former Saints safety Vinnie Sunseri

    Patriots take a look at former Saints safety Vinnie Sunseri

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Usually, being cut by one of the worst defenses in the NFL wouldn’t bode well for future employment. But it appears at least one team is interested in former Saints safety Vinnie Sunseri. According to Adam Caplam of ESPN, Sunseri recently worked out for…
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  • Tom Benson testifies that his estranged heirs “tried to kill me…

    Tom Benson testifies that his estranged heirs “tried to kill me”

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    If it wasn’t already clear that the family feud engulfing Saints owner Tom Benson had become personal, it now should be crystal clear. Via Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal, Benson explained under oath earlier this year his reasons for a decision …
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  • Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    ESPN.com May 19 (5 days ago)
    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again
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  • WR Jake Lampman, signed after Saints tryout, savoring 'dream' o…

    WR Jake Lampman, signed after Saints tryout, savoring 'dream' opportunity

    nola.com May 19 (5 days ago)
    "I'm sure coach Payton just loves making dreams come true for guys like me; I'm sure it was a great feeling for him as well as it was for me," Lampman said.
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  • Saints' 2nd round WR Michael Thomas wants to help Drew Brees re…

    Saints' 2nd round WR Michael Thomas wants to help Drew Brees reach another Super Bowl

    nola.com May 19 (5 days ago)
    Thomas led the Buckeyes with 56 catches for 781 yards and nine touchdowns in 2015.
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  • Saints wrap up draft class by signing David Onyemata

    Saints wrap up draft class by signing David Onyemata

    profootballtalk.com nola.com May 18 (5 days ago)
    Maybe the exchange rate was the thing that held it up. The Saints announced that they had signed defensive lineman David Onyemata, the last of their draft picks to reach a deal. The fourth-round pick from the University of Manitoba is also the first pla…
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  • Saints "Get Fit" event at McDonogh #32 Literacy Chart…

    Saints "Get Fit" event at McDonogh #32 Literacy Charter School: photo gallery

    nola.com May 18 (5 days ago)
    New Orleans Saints players Cam Jordan, Willie Snead, Reggie Bell and Kyle Prater joined students at McDonogh #32 Literacy Charter School in Algiers for an afternoon of fitness and football as United Healthcare and the New Orleans Saints held a...
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  • Denarius Moore, Vincent Brown also among receivers working out …

    Denarius Moore, Vincent Brown also among receivers working out for Saints

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (5 days ago)
    We mentioned earlier on Wednesday that veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was part of a group of free agent wideouts who were working out for the Saints. The names of the others have been reported and Nicks isn’t the only experienced receiver who spent …
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  • Hakeem Nicks working out for Saints

    Hakeem Nicks working out for Saints

    profootballtalk.com nola.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    Veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks had a visit with the Bengals last month, but it didn’t lead to a contract with the team. Nicks will be hoping for better luck in New Orleans. According to multiple reports, Nicks is working out for the Saints on Wednes…
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  • Saints 'in denial about their problems,' ESPN analyst says

    Saints 'in denial about their problems,' ESPN analyst says

    nola.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    "They repeat, or at least attempt to repeat, the same mistakes over and over," Bill Barnwell wrote. "The result has been a team that is wasting the final years of one of the great quarterbacks in football."
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  • Ole Miss DB Trae Elston trusted coaches, took chance on New Orl…

    Ole Miss DB Trae Elston trusted coaches, took chance on New Orleans Saints

    nola.com May 18 (6 days ago)
    In his last season with the Rebels, Elston had 70 tackles, four interceptions and 14 passes defended.
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  • Video - Drew Brees surprises young fan 01:10

    Drew Brees surprises young fan

    May 17
    Saints QB Drew Brees stops by Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, a restaurant he co-owns, to surprise 10-year-old Hunter Glass. Hunter, who has cerebral palsy, is overcome with emotion as he meets his idol.
  • Video - Saints' David Onyemata begins adjustment to American football 01:24

    Saints' David Onyemata begins adjustment to American football

    May 16
    David Onyemata struggles with the heat on Day 1 of New Orleans Saints rookie camp, but the transition is going well otherwise for the Nigerian native and Canadian college player.
  • Video - Fleener: I would be happy to contribute like Jimmy Graham 00:52

    Fleener: I would be happy to contribute like Jimmy Graham

    May 16
    New Orleans Saints tight end Coby Fleener talks about comparisons to Jimmy Graham and working with Drew Brees.
  • Video - Can kickers caddie? Scobee loops for Wheatcroft at Players 02:59

    Can kickers caddie? Scobee loops for Wheatcroft at Players

    May 15
    PGA Tour pro Steve Wheatcroft gave his regular caddie the day off and decided to have friend (and New Orleans Saints kicker Josh Scobee) on the bag during the final round of the Players Championship.