Benjamin Watson

AP
Jim Hanzo
May 26, 2019 - 7:19 pm
New England Patriots TE, and former Saints, Benjamin Watson, in a Facebook post Sunday afternoon, disclosed the result of a failed drug test that was administered in March. "As a professional athlete for the last 15 years I know very well the limitations on what can be prescribed for my overall...
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Chris Miller
April 13, 2019 - 6:34 pm
Former New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is asking people to join him in helping rebuild three St. Landry Parish churches that were set on fire. As the 3 church congregations in Louisiana begin to recover join me in supporting their rebuilding efforts. Donations can be mailed to: Seventh...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
February 13, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Benjamin Watson is one of the most distinguished players in the NFL, lending his voice to off the field topics ranging from criminal justice reform to parenting. We may be hearing from him next season as an NFL analyst according to the Sporting News . They are reporting that ESPN is looking to land...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
January 24, 2019 - 5:08 pm
The Saints will miss Benjamin Watson next season. Not just on the field, but in the locker room and the community. He looks the part of a football player and is a role model that kids and adults can look up to. The 38-year-old tight end announced that he was hanging up his cleats after this season...
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Oct 21, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson (82) is congratulated by Dan Arnold (85) after catching Drew Brees 500th career touchdown pass during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.
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Steve Geller
January 18, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Not so fast on Benjamin Watson not playing on Sunday. The Saints final injury report of the week says the tight end is questionable, not out for the NFC championship. He is listed with an illness, but an earlier ESPN report says Watson is dealing with appendicitis. The 38 year old did say he was...
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USA Today
Steve Geller
January 18, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Drew Brees and the Saints offense will be without one of its reliable targets in the NFC Championship. ESPN’s Katherine Terrell was first to report that tight end Benjamin Watson will be out for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson won't play this week...
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USATODAY Sports
Steve Geller
January 17, 2019 - 6:41 pm
Benjamin is feeling under the weather as the tight end missed his 2nd day of practice due to illness. The only other player no to take part on Thursday was Keith Kirkwood (calf). The wide receiver also did not practice on Wednesday. Good news is that offensive linemen Andrus Peat (hand), Ryan...
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Steve Geller
January 16, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Wednesday's injury report revealed that 2 Saints did not practice ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship game in the Superdome. WR Keith Kirkwood is listed with a calf issue after leaving last contest against the Eagles. TE Benjamin Watson did not take part due to an illness. G Andrus Peat (hand), C...
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AP
Chris Miller
January 03, 2019 - 1:51 pm
Now that the NFL has relaxed its rules on touchdown celebrations, it's only inevitable that the league give an award for the best post-TD routine. Enter the "Touchdown Celebration of the Year" fan vote on NFL.com . One touchdown dance or celebration from each team has been nominated for a bracketed...
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USATODAY Sports
Steve Geller
December 27, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Saints tight end Benjamin Watson has announced that he will retire following this season. The 38 year old came into the league back in 2004 as a first round pick of the New England Patriots. After 15 years of football, @BenjaminSWatson is ready to hang up his jersey and fully enjoy his #1 job as a...
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