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Bringing back veteran Robert Meachem makes a lot of sense for the New Orleans Saints. They were thin on veteran receivers. And Meachem is still a good fit in his specific role -- as a standout blocker and effective deep threat on play-action passes. The…Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints fill need at linebacker with Ohio State's Ryan Shazier | Jeff Duncan's 2014 NFL mock draftnola.com Apr 18 (2 days ago)Versatile Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier would fill a needed nicheUpvote Share TweetJairus Byrd joined the Saints for several reasons, including the fact they paid him a lot of money. But the former Bills safety said he was looking forward to bringing his ability to create turnovers to the creative defenses of coordinator Rob Ryan. “To…Upvote Share Tweet
Who's No. 2: Archie Manning or Reggie Bush? New Orleans Saints' best picks by draft slot | Thursday's Dunc Shotnola.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)A look at the Top 50 draft picks in Saints history by overall draft selectionUpvote Share TweetA reunion between Jonathan Goodwin and the Saints would make senseUpvote Share Tweet
Santonio Holmes, Anthony Spencer among top unsigned playersprofootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)With Chris Johnson (Jets) and Josh Freeman (Giants) reaching contract agreements Wednesday, only six unrestricted/released free agents ranked in PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 remain without a team for 2014. Two other free agents can be signed away for draft-…Upvote Share Tweet
2014 NFL draft projections for New Orleans Saints | Vanderbilt receiver Jordan Matthews a possibility in Round 2, says Katherinenola.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)Towson running back Terrance West a possibility in the third roundUpvote Share Tweet
Golden Tate thinks he’ll be a “more explosive” Lance Moore in Joe Lombardi’s offenseprofootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)Wide receiver Golden Tate hasn’t played a game as a member of the Lions yet, but a couple of weeks of offseason work has led him to think that their offense will prove to be an excellent fit for his skills. Tate said that he has been watching film of th…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Saints host five cornerbacks on Tuesdayprofootballtalk.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)A team that’s a prime candidate to add at cornerback in the 2014 NFL Draft reportedly hosted five prospects at the position on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, Oklahoma’s Aaron Colvin, Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, Oklahoma State’s Justin Gilbert,…Upvote Share Tweetnola.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)Saints looking hard at cornerbacks and safeties despite free-agent acquisitionsUpvote Share Tweet
Chat about New Orleans Saints' free agency, NFL draft, with Katherine Terrell at 1 p.m.nola.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)Send in your questions for Saints beat writer Katherine TerrellUpvote Share TweetThe New Orleans Saints have overhauled their secondary more than any other position group over the past two years, adding free agents Jairus Byrd, Keenan Lewis and Champ Bailey and first-round draft pick Kenny Vaccaro. But don't think for a second that …Upvote Share Tweet
May 3 deadline to extend Jordan, IngramESPN.com Apr 14 (6 days ago)The New Orleans Saints have to decide by May 3 whether they want to extend the contracts of their 2011 first-round draft picks -- defensive end Cameron Jordan and running back Mark Ingram -- through the 2015 season. Jordan’s extension is expected to cos…Upvote Share Tweet
Aaron Colvin visiting teams despite torn ACLprofootballtalk.com Apr 14 (6 days ago)Clemson guard Brandon Thomas‘ draft stock took a blow when he tore his ACL while working out for the Saints. South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney’s not running that risk. But for Oklahoma cornerback Aaron Colvin, the damage is already done, so he’s going a…Upvote Share Tweet
Brandon Thomas situation unprecedented for NFL, teamsprofootballtalk.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney wisely has decided not to risk injury during private workouts, due to the experiences of tackle Brandon Thomas, who tore an ACL while showing the Saints what he can do. But what about Thomas? Who pays for his surgery and r…Upvote Share Tweet
USC wide receiver Marqise Lee slated at No. 27 for New Orleans Saints | Larry Holder's 2014 NFL mock draftnola.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)After four mock drafts with a pass rusher, Larry Holder shifts to wide receiver for SaintsUpvote Share Tweet
Loomis: Saints' offseason going as plannedESPN.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)From the outside looking in, the New Orleans Saints’ offseason has probably seemed a bit hectic. The Saints have been full of surprises, from the big-name acquisitions of Jairus Byrd and Champ Bailey to the big-name departures of Darren Sproles and othe…Upvote Share Tweet
Overturning of Bush fine doesn’t mean penalty call was wrongprofootballtalk.com Apr 13The news that the appeal process resulted in the scuttling of the $21,000 fine imposed on Saints safety Rafael Bush for his postseason hit on Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin has prompted some Saints fans to assume (reasonably) no penalty should have been…Upvote Share Tweet
$500,000 guaranteed for Champ Baileyprofootballtalk.com Apr 13The Broncos were supposed to pay cornerback Champ Bailey $9 million in 2014. He’ll make 1/18th of that guaranteed in New Orleans. Per a league source, NFLPA records reveal that the future Hall of Famer received $500,000 in guaranteed money as part of hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Meachem Staying With SaintsApr 18ESPN Saints team reporter Mike Triplett discusses what the Saints gain by re-signing wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal.
Which team will win the NFC?Apr 17Dave Dameshek unveils the six NFC teams that he expects in the postseason and explains why one team will have the one seed, but another will go to the Super Bowl.
Evans' Big Game Propels PelicansApr 14Tyreke Evans scored 41 points to lead the Pelicans past the Thunder 101-89.
Evans Goes For 41Apr 14An in-depth look at Tyreke Evans' 41-point night against the Thunder.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.