Mark Menard Blogs

Pelicans owner Benson juggles hoops, horses this weekend

You could make the case that Gayle Benson will be the weekend’s busiest New Orleanian. With apologies to Quint Davis, Jazz Fest is a stationary event, while Benson will be racking up more than her fair share of frequent flyer miles over the next few days. A pair of Pelicans playoff games against... Read More

Pelicans owner Benson juggles hoops, horses this weekend

You could make the case that Gayle Benson will be the weekend’s busiest New Orleanian. With apologies to Quint Davis, Jazz Fest is a stationary event, while Benson will be racking up more than her fair share of frequent flyer miles over the next few days. A pair of Pelicans playoff games against... Read More
Nov 8, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) fights off Tennessee Titans defensive back B.W. Webb (38) in the second half of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Colston weighs in on Saints' revamped receiving corps

"I think it's gonna be a really competitive group heading into training camp. If there's one thing history has taught you, it's that you can't have enough playmakers." That's the opinion of all-time leading receiver in Saints history Marques Colston when evaluating how the team has remade is... Read More
Nov 8, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) fights off Tennessee Titans defensive back B.W. Webb (38) in the second half of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Colston weighs in on Saints' revamped receiving corps

"I think it's gonna be a really competitive group heading into training camp. If there's one thing history has taught you, it's that you can't have enough playmakers." That's the opinion of all-time leading receiver in Saints history Marques Colston when evaluating how the team has remade is... Read More
Will Clapp LSU

7th round pick Clapp: Call from Saints was worth the wait

It’s been a while since the Saints plucked an LSU Tiger in the NFL Draft, but they did just that on Saturday, making Tigers center Will Clapp their seventh-round selection. Talking with Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier on WWL Radio Monday night, Clapp said he was excited to get the call from his... Read More
Will Clapp LSU

7th round pick Clapp: Call from Saints was worth the wait

It’s been a while since the Saints plucked an LSU Tiger in the NFL Draft, but they did just that on Saturday, making Tigers center Will Clapp their seventh-round selection. Talking with Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier on WWL Radio Monday night, Clapp said he was excited to get the call from his... Read More
. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Sean Payton: Saints are young at many important positions

Saints Coach Sean Payton addressed the media at the conclusion of the NFL Draft, where he discussed all five of the team’s Day 3 picks. Some bullet points: On Florida State offensive tackle Rick Leonard: "He came into Florida State playing defensive end. There’s a physicalness about him. We think... Read More
. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Sean Payton: Saints are young at many important positions

Saints Coach Sean Payton addressed the media at the conclusion of the NFL Draft, where he discussed all five of the team’s Day 3 picks. Some bullet points: On Florida State offensive tackle Rick Leonard: "He came into Florida State playing defensive end. There’s a physicalness about him. We think... Read More