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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones walks off the field after an NFL football game between the Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Atlanta. A person familiar with the discussions says the Atlanta Falcons won't renegotiate Julio Jones' contract this season, casting doubts on whether the star receiver will be in training camp next week. The person, speaking on condition of anomity because the contract talks have not been made public, said Thursday, July 19, 2018, that the Falcons informed Jones a few weeks ago that they didn't have room under the salary cap to offer him a new deal. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
July 19, 2018 - 12:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Falcons won't renegotiate Julio Jones' contract this season, casting doubts on whether the star receiver will be in training camp next week. The Falcons informed Jones several weeks ago that they didn't have room under the salary...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge Wednesday, July 18, 2018 denied a request from the NFL to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
July 18, 2018 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims. The number of players who filed to be a part of the settlement is...
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July 10, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on...
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July 02, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles will have their choice of uniform jerseys when they visit the New Orleans Saints in Week 10 because of a golf bet between coaches Doug Pederson and Sean Payton. Payton said Monday that he lost a wager to Pederson on a golf course at the NFL meetings in...
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Oct 16, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (87) returns a punt against the Carolina Panthers in the second quarter of the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
June 15, 2018 - 7:34 pm
One of the most intriguing position battles for the Saints this offseason will be for the job of kick and punt returner. Head coach Sean Payton said there are multiple candidates for the job. "It's wide open. We've got five or six candidates." Payton said when asked if there was any clear front...
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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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Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Tyeler Davison (95) against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
June 13, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Defensive tackles, much like offensive lineman, do a lot of dirty work in the trenches without getting much of the glory. That's the way it's been in the NFL for generations, and that isn't likely to change soon. Yet it's the work of those gargantuan men that often separate elite teams from the...
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Kurt Coleman
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Steve Geller
June 13, 2018 - 5:44 pm
The Saints opted not to resign veteran safety Kenny Vaccaro this offseason. Instead the team grabbed a guy they saw plenty of in the NFC South. Former Panther Kurt Coleman inked a 3 year deal with New Orleans and will now get a chance to face his old team twice a year. ​ What has been his initial...
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Saints Mini Camp
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Kristian Garic
June 13, 2018 - 4:06 pm
DEEEEEFence: Incremental growth is how I would describe the progress of the Saints defense since last season. Some of the little things that might have plagued the Black & Gold last year appear to be fixed in OTA's and what we've seen in Mini Camp. The Defense won the day again today in the two...
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