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Kristian Garic
January 22, 2019 - 3:38 pm
As we continue to digest the “no-call” pass interference that cost the Saints a trip to the Super Bowl, here are a couple of interesting connections worth thinking about. Take a little trip down conspiracy lane if you will. Where is Super Bowl 53? Atlanta Who is the owner of the Atlanta Falcons?...
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Newell Normand
July 12, 2018 - 8:05 pm
Do you think the NFL's national anthem policy '”infringes on the players rights?” Well, that's what the NFL Players Association is contending, so they've filed a grievance challenging the policy. The NFLPA says the league issued the policy without consulting them, which is “inconsistent with the...
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Steve Geller
May 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
The NFL offseason is still a busy time. Players are on the field for organized team activities, and team owners are meeting in Atlanta. The Saints' Gayle Benson is there to talk about rule changes, the Panthers team sale, legalized sports gambling, and even Nashville being the site for the 2019...
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Steve Geller
April 02, 2018 - 9:51 am
The sport of football has taken some hits off the field. The effects from head trauma is a growing concern of parents; even Hall of Famers like Troy Aikman and Terry Bradshaw have made it known that they wouldn’t want their boys playing the very game that they made a career out of. Saints head...
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Steve Geller
March 28, 2018 - 8:00 am
Saints head coach Sean Payton and GM Mickey Loomis made it pretty clear at the NFL owners meetings that this team is not finished in free agency. Tight end remains a need after opting not to shell out the big bucks to bring back Jimmy Graham, but there is another former Saint still available on the...
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Steve Geller
March 27, 2018 - 11:21 am
The Saints tried to make a mega-splash in free agency this year, but the big fish weren't biting for New Orleans. Jimmy Graham was almost hooked, but it was Green Bay who netted the tight end. "I couldn't give you exactly how close we were, but he was someone we were interested in. And I think that...
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Kristian Garic
March 27, 2018 - 8:49 am
For the first time since Tom Benson passed away, Saints head coach Sean Payton talked about the loss of the franchise's owner and what he believes will a seamless transition to Tom Benson's widow Gayle Benson as she assumes ownership of the team. "Mr. B was very organized. The leadership starting...
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Scoot
October 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
As the quarterly meetings of the NFL, owners and players opened in New York City, the league and the owners did not change the rule that allows players to kneel during the National Anthem. The NFL and the NFLPA (NFL Players Association) issued a statement about a “productive meeting” and the...
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Steve Geller
March 29, 2017 - 10:24 am
Last year’s nightmare ending in the Superdome against the Broncos won’t be happening anymore to the Saints or any other NFL team for that matter. The NFL owners have voted to make leaping over a defender to attempt a block of a field goal or extra point an unsportsmanlike penalty, one year too late...
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