| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:54 PM
We’re 48 hours into free agency, and the Ravens have got just one player -- linebacker Chavis Williams, who played five games for them in 2011 -- to sign on the dotted line. But around the NFL, many of the top unrestricted free agents have come...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Fighting for reputation
What a quagmire.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did, in fact, base his ruling on overwhelming evidence, both in the form of testimony and records found on the Saints' computer systems.
About the only...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
The Saints, razor thin at linebacker, have found help in Seattle.
Monday ngiht, the Saints acquire veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud from the Seahawks for an undisclosed draft pick.
The Saints are quite familiar with Ruud. He entered the league with Tampa...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Saints philosophy is next man up and in the case of their linebackers, it's next men up from the west coast.
Monday, the Saints acquired veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud from Seattle for an undisclosed draft pick.
All three starting linebackers are...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Opening Statement: “Marques Colston did not practice. Jabari Greer, David Hawthorne, Curtis Lofton were limited and Adrian Arrington was full. Today, we practiced our normal Wednesday practice where we go first and second down. Everything went well....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:22 PM
What’s your frame of mind this week based on what’s happened the last two weeks?
“Optimistic that we’re going to get this thing back on track very quickly. Obviously (we’re) disappointed by the 0-2 start, but there’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Jonathan Vilma wasn’t out there today. Is his absence a knee issue?
“We have this six-hour rule that we have to adhere to. We had to make the decision. We sat down and talked with him about it too. We have opted to have him at all of our...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:24 PM
What are your first thoughts here?
“I am excited. They expect a lot of me and I expect a lot of myself too. The reason why I came here is to win a championship and that is what everyone’s expectations are. You just have to keep taking it...
| May 24, 2012
Football life at the Saints camp these days has a very different feel.
As organized team activities kicked off this week, head coach Sean Payton was in New Orleans. But, Payton suspended for a year and barred from any contact with the team, introduced...