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Kristian Garic
June 14, 2018 - 1:33 pm
I am pretty sure fans were a little upset at the decision by the Saints to cancel day 3 of Mini Camp today, but once you understand a few things I think it will help take away the sting. First, the team says it was a football operations decision. What does that mean? It means Sean Payton made the...
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June 14, 2018 - 6:46 am
(WWL.com) Two big new rule changes from the NCAA. Starting October 15, college athletes will have the freedom to transfer to any university they want without fear of being blocked from their current school or any others. Tiger Rag Associate Editor James Moran says the transfer rule will give...
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USA TODAY
Mark Menard
April 28, 2018 - 3:53 pm
The Saints made Louisiana Tech running back Boston Scott their pick with the 27th pick of the sixth round. A native of Baton Rouge, Scott played four years for the Bulldogs, earning honorable mention on the All-Conference USA team after his senior season. At 5’6” and 203 pounds, Scott is a compact...
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April 27, 2018 - 9:33 pm
With the 91st pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Tre'Quan Smith. Smith, a wide receiver out of The University of Central Florida, will join Michael Thomas, Tedd Ginn Jr., Brandon Coleman and Cameron Meredith as targets for Drew Brees. A junior, the 6'1" Smith started in all...
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USA TODAY
Chris Miller
April 26, 2018 - 7:15 am
With the last-second playoff loss in Minnesota still on the minds of the Who Dat Nation, a lot of fans tell WWL First News that the Saints still need good players on defense. "We didn't lose that game because of the offense, we lost because of defense," said one fan. "We could use some help on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick stands on the sidelines before an NFL football game between the Falcons and the New Orleans Saints in Atlanta. Vick’s second try for a football championship in Atlanta will come as a coach. Atlanta was announced on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the choice to join Orlando as franchises in the new Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February.The Atlanta Alliance has hired former NFL coach Brad Childress as its head coach. Vick, the former Falcons quarterback, will serve as Childress’ offensive coordinator.(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 25, 2018 - 11:14 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Vick's second try for a football championship in Atlanta will come as a coach. Atlanta was announced on Wednesday as the choice to join Orlando as franchises in the new Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February. The Atlanta Alliance has hired former NFL...
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USA TODAY Sports
April 19, 2018 - 1:55 pm
The NFL schedule doesn't officially come out until tonight, but The New Orleans Advocate reports the Saints will host their biggest rival in a prime-time, Thanksgiving game. The Atlanta Falcons reportedly pay a visit to the Superdome on November 22 for a 7:20 p.m. kickoff. The report says the...
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New England Patriots head football coach Bill Belichick, right, answers a question from a reporter at the coaches breakfast during the NFL owners meetings, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for NFL)
March 27, 2018 - 4:15 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL Meetings (all times local): 5 p.m. NFL owners rewrote the rule on using the crown of the helmet, making it a 15-yard penalty to initiate any hit with it. Rich McKay, chairman of the competition committee, called it "a significant change," noting that it...
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Kristian Garic
March 26, 2018 - 3:05 pm
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson always thought she could eventually become the owner of the two teams, and less than two weeks into her ownership, we are starting to learn more about her. 03-26-18 Gayle Benson.MP3 Benson says she doesn't have any hobbies -- work is her hobby. "I...
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Chris Miller
March 23, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Following the funeral for Tom Benson, mourners gathered outside St. Louis Cathedral for a traditional jazz funeral procession. As the horse-drawn hearse brought the casket along Charters Street, the band played the traditional dirge, before breaking into a joyous second-line in celebration of...
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