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Saints to hire Arizona Cardinals defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson

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Defensive staff continues to be revamped with ties to Dennis Allen.

As the New Orleans Saints continue to shake up their coaching staff this offseason, they will be adding yet another piece to the defensive side of the ball.

Former Arizona Cardinals defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson will be joining the Saints in 2023. Robertson coached under Saints head coach Dennis Allen’s in 2014 with the Raiders, where he stayed until...

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Year in Review: CB Alontae Taylor

He’s in the building for a long time to come.

Although the New Orleans Saints had a disappointing year last season, there were a handful of bright spots that showed reason for optimism in the future. Alontae Taylor’s rookie campaign was one of the brightest spots, which has Saints fans calling for him to start opposite of Lattimore. So, what led to the change of heart from Saints fans and what does Taylor have to improve on next year?
After missing a month due to injury, Alontae...

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3 trades the Saints can make with the Broncos involving Taysom Hill

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Should the Saints offer Hill to Sean Payton and the Broncos?

Sean Payton has long said that he would trade for Taysom Hill should he sign with another team. So now that he has been traded to Denver and agreed to be the next head coach of the Broncos, can the Saints entice him to trade for his golden boy? Let’s explore some options for a trade involving Hill and the Broncos.

“I texted Mickey yesterday, and said if you’re uncomfortable with...

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Fleur-de-Links, February 8: Saints set to meet with Derek Carr

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New Orleans Saints News: Saints receive permission to visit with QB Derek Carr, per report - Canal Street Chronicles

The Saints have reportedly received permission to meet with Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on February 8th.

NFL World Reacts To Derek Carr, Saints Update - The Spun

Fans on social media seem divided on whether or not Derek Carr would be a good fit for the...

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How Michael Thomas, Saints helped WR Chris Olave push through 'rookie wall'

Olave came close to breaking Thomas' Saints rookie receiving record, and he has Thomas to thank for keeping him motivated to push through rookie year.

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Sources: Saints given OK to meet Raiders' Carr

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has been granted permission to visit the New Orleans Saints, sources told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

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A surprising first candidate emerges for Raiders QB Derek Carr

A potential move to New Orleans fits the Saints' win-now model but not the team's budget.

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Saints to meet with Raiders QB Derek Carr

The Carr guarantee vests in eight days, and the Raiders will allow their outgoing quarterback to meet with a team ahead of that point.

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Derek Carr set for visit with interesting NFC team

It seems most likely that the 31-year-old quarterback will be cut by the Raiders and become free to sign with any team.

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Report: New Orleans Saints To Receive Visit From Pro Bowl Quarterback

The New Orleans Saints are receiving a visit The New Orleans Saints are among the many NFL teams that need a quarterback this offseason. Andy Dalton and Jameis Winston aren’t the future of the franchise.

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Saints receive permission to visit with QB Derek Carr, per report

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Raiders grant permission for the Saints to visit with Carr.

Derek Carr will be visiting with the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday, February 8th. This comes after the Saints asked for permission and received it from the Las Vegas Raiders. The New Orleans Saints are the first team to visit with Derek Carr. The Saints are looking to get Derek Carr before he can hit the open market.

Sources: The #Saints invited QB Derek Carr for a visit and the...

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3 Quarterbacks The New Orleans Saints Should Pursue In Offseason

In what feels like a never-ending cycle, the New Orleans Saints are heading into this year’s offseason with a lot of salary cap issues. They are currently projected to be more than $60 million over the salary cap, which means the front office has a lot of work to do in the coming weeks.

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Year in Review: OL Andrus Peat

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After another season in and out of the lineup, the Saints may finally look to move on from their former first round pick.

Andrus Peat’s 2022 season was another below average one to say the least as he spent a good portion of his time on the sideline due to injury (appeared in 11 games). This has continued to be a problem throughout his career and could very well be the reason why we see him in a different uniform next season. As far as Peat’s play, it...

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Fleur-de-Links, February 7: Saints parting ways with defensive back coach

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New Orleans Saints News: Saints expected to hire Joe Woods as their defensive coordinator, per reports - Canal Street Chronicles

The Saints are expected to hire former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Joe Woods for their defensive coordinator position.

Report: Saints to Part Ways With DB Coach Cory Robinson - Saints News Network

NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero has reported that...

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Broncos poach Zach Strief from the Saints

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New Orleans loses their assistant OL coach.

Not long after it was announced that the New Orleans Saints were signing Joe Woods to be their DC, news broke that the team is losing assistant OL coach Zach Strief.

The #Broncos are expected to hire Zach Strief as their new O-line coach, source said. The long-time #Saints offensive lineman standout and favorite of Sean Payton, he quickly ascended in the coaching ranks after serving as assistant OL coach....

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Broncos Expected To Hire Zach Strief As OL Coach

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Broncos are expected to hire Zach Strief as their new offensive line coach under Sean Payton.  Strief played several years for the Saints before transitioning to coaching a few years ago.

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Saints expected to hire Joe Woods as their defensive coordinator, per reports


Woods brings over 26 years of coaching experience.

It looks like the New Orleans Saints have found their new DC. Per reports, the team is moving ahead and hiring former Cleveland Browns DC Joe Woods.

The New Orleans #Saints are expected to name Joe Woods their defensive coordinator, per sources. Woods, the Cleveland Browns DC from 2020-22, reunites with Dennis Allen from their Oakland Raiders days.

— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) February 6,...

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Former Browns DC Joe Woods has new NFL home

Joe Woods has spent the last three years of his career in Cleveland as defensive coordinator. After being fired by the Browns last month, he has since found a new home.

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NFL Rumors: Dennis Allen, Saints to Name Joe Woods as DC After 3 Seasons with Browns

The New Orleans Saints will hire Joe Woods as their defensive coordinator, according to ESPN's

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Reports: Saints to hire Joe Woods as DC

The New Orleans Saints are hiring Joe Woods as their defensive coordinator, NFL Network and ESPN reported Monday. The move would reunite Woods with Saints head coach Dennis Allen.

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