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Saints tender Chris Ivory at second-round level

Saints tender Chris Ivory at second-round level

profootballtalk.com nola.com Updated Mar 8, 2013
The Saints have one of the NFL’s deepest backfields, and they have moved to keep their strong depth intact. According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have tendered restricted free-agent running back Chris Ivory at the secon
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  • Sean Payton understands tough decisions remain for New Orleans …

    Sean Payton understands tough decisions remain for New Orleans Saints

    nola.com Mar 8, 2013
    Sean Payton envisions Jermon Bushrod, Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith on the Saints roster in 2013
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  • Titans, Saints could be next for Abraham

    Titans, Saints could be next for Abraham

    profootballtalk.com Mar 8, 2013
    Former Falcons defensive end John Abraham currently is touring a couple of West Coast teams, the Seahawks and the 49ers. Next, Abraham will head in the opposition direction.  The potential destinations include either the Titans or the Saints. The order …
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  • New Orleans Saints don't believe in 'boom or bust' approach in …

    New Orleans Saints don't believe in 'boom or bust' approach in free agency

    nola.com Mar 8, 2013
    Saints don't often make a splash in free agency, but their track record is more productive than most NFL teams
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  • La'Roi Glover, Peter Finney selected to New Orleans Saints Hall…

    La'Roi Glover, Peter Finney selected to New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

    nola.com Mar 8, 2013
    Glover recorded 17 sacks for Saints in 2000, helping to lead franchise to NFC West title, first playoff victory
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  • Chase Daniel keeping an eye on the market, PFT

    Chase Daniel keeping an eye on the market, PFT

    It’s good to know that Chase Daniel knows where to go for news. It’s also instructive that he’s looking. The Saints backup quarterback gave PFT an eager endorsement this morning, which may point to some more news. Daniel tweeted out a “Can’t wai
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  • How NFL free agency works with open talking period beginning Fr…

    How NFL free agency works with open talking period beginning Friday night

    nola.com Mar 8, 2013
    Teams can only talk with agents during three-day window, and not players
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  • LB Jonathan Casillas hasn't talked with New Orleans Saints on a…

    LB Jonathan Casillas hasn't talked with New Orleans Saints on a new contract

    nola.com Mar 8, 2013
    Jonathan Casillas is set to hit free agency as open talking period begins at 11 p.m. Friday night
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  • A.F.C. Free Agency Preview

    A.F.C. Free Agency Preview

    nytimes.com Mar 8, 2013
    In the A.F.C., active teams in free agency could be the Dolphins, who need receivers; the Colts, who need offensive linemen; and the Jets, who need, well, almost everything.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Top 50 free agents of 2013

    Mar 8
    The deadline has passed for teams to assign franchise tags to the impending free agents they want to keep. Those who weren't tagged and don't re-sign with their teams before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12 will officially enter the free agent market.
  • Clayton: Mike Wallace is the gem of this FA class

    Mar 8
    Mike Wallace is the gem of this free-agent period, which features a new provision for preliminary talks.
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the worst contracts in basketball

    Mar 8
    After uncovering Patient Zero for insane spending, the Sports Guy brings us up to date on basketball's truly atrocious deals.