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Monty602

Why NFL Players Can’t Hold Off on the Holdouts

Exceptional players stuck in their rookie scale contracts have their predecessors to blame for their current salary landscape. Until the next collective bargaining agreement takes place after the 2020 season, there’s going to be a lot more holding out as it has become their only form of negotiating leverage.

I was watching ESPN the other day — as is common practice — and I got totally sucked in by a debate among Bill Polian, Tedy Bruschi, and Adam Schefter. Bruschi and Schefter were...

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Four Saints Make PFF’s Top 50 NFL Players

Michael Thomas, Marshon Lattimore, Drew Brees, and Cam Jordan all make Pro Football Focus’ list of top 50 NFL players. A couple omissions aside, Saints players are strongly represented on this annual list. The Saints recently landed four players in Pro Football Focus’ list of the top 50 NFL players for 2018. Wide receiver Michael Thomas ranked 39th overall. His 93.0 overall rating was second only to Antonio Brown’s 93.7 overall rating. Even though Thomas only spent 22.3% of his snaps...

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BrendenErtle

Former Saints DB Delvin Breaux Signs with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Delvin Breaux is on his way back to Canada.

Former New Orleans Saints standout cornerback has signed once again in the Canadian Football League. Breaux joins his former team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Justin Dunk CFL writer reports.

The Toronto Argonauts were also another team in the mix for Breaux. He spent two seasons with the Tiger-Cats, one in which he had an all-star year leading him to sign with the New Orleans Saints in 2015. His 2015 season with the Saints surprised the league, being...

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Source: Ex-Saints CB Breaux returns to CFL

Former New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux is returning to the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, where he was an all-star in 2014.

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John Sigler

Fleur-de-Links, June 18: dog days of summer begin for Saints

We’ve got, like, six weeks until training camp.

Word on the Street Breaking news on the New Orleans Saints and stories from around the NFC South.

Native son Arthur Maulet 'tremendously improved,' 'fighting for a spot' with Saints | theadvocate.com
The New Orleans Saints appear to have stocked the pantry full at cornerback.

Saints receivers coach Curtis Johnson impressed by depth | WWL
There's no doubt that one of the fiercest battles to watch in Saints training camp this summer will be the...

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Chris Dunnells

New Orleans Saints DT Sheldon Rankins Primed for a Breakout

The former 1st Round Pick could be in a for a big 2018 season.

For the first time in the Sean Payton Era, the New Orleans Saints could actually field a defense that strikes fear in opposing offenses. They have a young and talented secondary and have made efforts to improve their front seven with the offseason additions of Demario Davis in free agency and Marcus Davenport in the draft.

While 2017 Defense Rookie of the Year CB Marshon Lattimore and (finally-)Pro Bowl DE Cameron Jordan might be...

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Saints: Putting the Marcus Davenport pick in perspective

Much has been made about the Saints moving up to take Marcus Davenport. We need to put the pick in perspective and calm some nerves. The Saints have taken a lot of knocks for their move to take Marcus Davenport in the 2018 NFL Draft. There’s been a ton of talk bout mortgaging the future. […] Saints: Putting the Marcus Davenport pick in perspective - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Worst mistake of the last 10 years: 2014 Saints draft

There are a few free agent missteps you can point to as being the worst mistakes made by the Saints in the last decade. But the 2014 Saints draft tops them all. Bleacher Report does some great articles like a recent one listing the worst mistake made by each team in the NFL over the […] Worst mistake of the last 10 years: 2014 Saints draft - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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BobRose

Inspirational Father/Son Story Continues A Saints Family Tradition

A Saints father-son story of strength.

The New Orleans Saints have one of the more interesting family traditions than perhaps any other team in the NFL. Pro Bowl running back Mark Ingram II's story is pretty well known. Mark's father, Mark Sr., was a successful NFL receiver, most notably with the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins. Also well known is Saints All-Pro defensive end Cameron Jordan's father, Steve Jordan, who was a six time Pro Bowl tight end with the Minnesota Vikings from...

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November 14 looms large on Saints calendar

November 14 looks to be an epic matchup for the Saints as the Los Angeles Rams come to town with a crazy hype train predicting a Super Bowl for them. Every year there’s a new Dream Team that has everybody talking. For 2018 it’s the Los Angeles Rams. They’ll be coming to New Orleans for […] November 14 looms large on Saints calendar - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Predicting the Saints roster 2018: Offensive line

With training camp still weeks away, the battles to see who the backup offensive linemen will be is going to be one of the most intense of 2018. Who Dat Dish is getting an early start on predicting the Saints 53-man roster for 2018. We’ve already started with the quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and […] Predicting the Saints roster 2018: Offensive line - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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'QB' controversy? Saints' D loaded after adding Demario Davis

New Orleans now has four guys with a history of playing middle linebacker and serving as the signal-calling "quarterback of the defense."

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Predicting the Saints roster 2018: Tight ends

The Saints are still almost two months away from the start of training camp. But Who Dat Dish will look to predict the 2018 roster, today we talk tight ends. The Saints won’t start training camp until two weeks prior to the first preseason game of 2018 on August 9. And cuts to the 53-man […] Predicting the Saints roster 2018: Tight ends - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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BobRose

Pierre Thomas Cruises Into New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Hall of Famer Pierre Thomas!

Running back Pierre Thomas culminated a wonderful career as a member of the New Orleans Saints with the announcement on Thursday that he will be inducted into the franchise's Hall of Fame. Thomas joins wide receiver Lance Moore and Michael C. Hebert in the Class of 2018 inductees into the Saints Hall of Fame, which was founded in 1987. He is just the 5th New Orleans running back to be inducted.

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Saints sign Josh Smith, Trevor Darling

The Saints signed receiver Josh Smith and offensive lineman Trevor Darling. Smith and Darling both tried out for the Saints at their minicamp this week. New Orleans waived fullback Ryan Yurachek and offensive lineman Cory Helms in corresponding moves. Darling spent most of his time at the University of Miami playing left guard and left [more]

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Fleur-de-Links, June 15: Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas named Saints Hall of Fame inductees

Two foundational members of Sean Payton’s Super Bowl-winning offense will enter the team’s Hall of Fame this year. Word on the Street Breaking news on the New Orleans Saints and stories from around the NFC South. Fan favorites Lance Moore, Pierre Thomas named latest inductees into Saints Hall of Fame | theadvocate.comLance Moore and Pierre Thomas sat side by side Thursday, just as they did at their lockers when they played with the New Orleans Saints. Saints’ Kurt Coleman likes his...

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Paul Turner, once with LSU, hopes to stick with Saints

This is his third NFL offseason, his first in New Orleans.

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Chris Dunnells

Hau’oli Kikaha Needs to Impress in Minicamp

Or else.

The New Orleans Saints have not hid the fact that they still want to improve the defensive side of the ball in 2018. The Saints traded a 2019 first round pick to trade up in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft and select Marcus Davenport to rush the passer opposite Cam Jordan. The first free agents the Saints brought in this offseason were all on defense: Patrick Robison, Kurt Coleman, Demario Davis, and re-signing Alex Okafor.

If you break up the defense into four categories -...

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Saints: How do you make Michael Thomas better?

Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson is seriously worried about how to make Michael Thomas a better receiver. Lolz. You’d think the Saints would be pretty happy with the play of Michael Thomas in his first two years in the league. He’s already set the record for most yards by a receiver in their first […] Saints: How do you make Michael Thomas better? - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Pierre Thomas and Lance Moore in Saints Hall of Fame

Undrafted rookie free agent legends Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas are to be inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in September. It’s rare for undrafted rookies to have successful NFL careers. It’s rare for them to ever see action in a regular season game. But former Saints Pierre Thomas and Lance Moore became stars. […] Pierre Thomas and Lance Moore in Saints Hall of Fame - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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