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    Devine Ozigbo could be the next big-time Saints undrafted RB

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints made some waves in recruiting undrafted free agents, bringing in some solid rookie prospects to supplement a small crop of draft picks. One of those players added after the 2019 NFL Draft could not only make the squad, but carve out a role for...
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    Report: Saints center Max Unger retires from football

    Saintswire Photo By John Sigler | Saintswire A surprising twist hit the New Orleans Saints offseason when center Max Unger chose to retire with a year left on his contract. His decision was first reported by Field Yates of ESPN. Unger, 32, was one of the best centers in the NFL, and played at...
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    If he's available, Saints should run – not walk – to sign Landon Collins

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New York Giants appear set to let one of their premium talents walk out the door. According to a report from Josina Anderson of ESPN, defensive captain Landon Collins cleaned out his locker and bade farewell to teammates, along with his coaches and trainers...
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    Short on picks, Saints make the most of 7-round mock draft

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints have few picks to work with in the 2019 NFL Draft, but they made the most of them in a recent mock draft. Trevor Sikkema of The Draft Network charted all seven rounds, suggesting players to fit each of the Saints’ selections. Here’s who he...
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    2019 free agency: Saints options from the Cardinals

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints will be poring over the lists of unrestricted free agents from every NFL team, looking for players who can help the black and gold. So we’ll be highlighting the options each team presents, every day of the week and twice on Saturdays. We’ll...
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    How Broncos' trade for Joe Flacco impacts Teddy Bridgewater

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The Denver Broncos reached an agreement with the Baltimore Ravens to trade for quarterback Joe Flacco, as first reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN. This is bad news for New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who is set to become a free agent when...
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    Should the Saints make a run at Earl Thomas?

    By John Sigler | Saintswire New Orleans Saints fans want the team to go for broke every year during free agency. The hot names on social media in the 2019 cycle (so far) are two safeties: Houston Texans star and hometown hero Tyrann Mathieu, and Seattle Seahawks All-Pro Earl Thomas. Mathieu is...
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    Projecting market values for top Saints free agents

    Saintswire photo By John Sigler | Saintswire The NFL’s 2019 free agency period is rapidly approaching the New Orleans Saints, and they’re going to have a number of tough negotiations to work through. Several of the Saints’ in-house free agents should return on veteran’s minimum contracts, but...
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    Bengals coaching search connected to third Saints assistant

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The Cincinnati Bengals had to wait until first-year head coach Zac Taylor finished his 2018 season with the Los Angeles Rams to begin building their staff, and now they’re playing catch-up. Taylor’s search for a defensive coordinator has resulted in several reports...
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    Trading for Jakeem Grant would mean low-risk, high-reward for Saints

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The winds of change are blowing in South Florida, and the New Orleans Saints could benefit from it. The Miami Dolphins promoted longtime scouting director Chris Grier to general manager, and he hired former New England Patriots de facto defensive coordinator Brian...
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    Saints won't need a first round pick to get a great TE

    Saintswire Photo By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints traded their first round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to move up last season and bag pass rusher Marcus Davenport. Now there’s plenty of hand-wringing at the thought of New Orleans waiting until pick No. 62 to make their first...
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    Drew Brees finishes second in MVP voting for 4th time

    Photo - Sportswire By John Sigler | Saintswire Here’s a tough pill to swallow: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was not selected for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award, as decided by a 50-voter panel assembled by the Associated Press. The distinction was given to Kansas City Chiefs...
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    Report: Bengals considering Saints DC Dennis Allen for opening

    Photo - Saintswire By John Sigler | Saintswire New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen was not hired after interviewing for the vacant Miami Dolphins head coach position, but another team is taking interest in him. Per Alex Marvez of SIRIUS XM NFL Radio, the Cincinnati Bengals...
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    How the Saints can reach $28.4M in 2019 salary cap space

    Photo - Saintswire By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints will be very selective in who they target once the NFL opens its free agency period. They have to be, considering the draft capital tied up in quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s future. Not to mention what’s ahead for...
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    81 percent of experts picking Saints over Rams in NFC title game

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints are slight home favorites over the Los Angeles Rams in the 2018 NFC championship game, and a majority of NFL experts are siding with the home team. Per NFL Pick Watch, 81 percent of selected experts are picking the Saints to triumph and...
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    Saints DE Marcus Davenport selected for PFWA All-Rookie team

    Saintswire | USA today Photo By John Sigler | Saintswire The Pro Football Writers of America recognized New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport by selecting him for a spot on their 2018 All-Rookie team. Davenport was the 14th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, and the Saints traded...
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    3 reasons Saints should pull for Cowboys in divisional round

    Sportswire Photo By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints have the awkward position of sitting idle on Saturday, Jan. 12 as the first of two divisional round games are played in the NFC side of the 2018 NFL playoffs. They’ll be watching like the rest of us as the Dallas Cowboys...
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    The New Orleans Saints announced their uniform combination for the Divisional Round game vs the Eagles

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints announced their uniform combination for their upcoming game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional round of the 2018 NFL playoffs: black jerseys on black pants. The reveal came with a video of Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan...
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    3rd team requests head coach interview with Saints' Dan Campbell

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The Arizona Cardinals became the third team to request an interview with New Orleans Saints tight ends coach/assistant head coach Dan Campbell, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. The Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Browns previously submitted requests to New Orleans...
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    Saints re-sign DB Josh Robinson, waive OT Cornelius Lucas

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints shuffled a roster spot on Dec. 31, per Nick Underhill of the Advocate. The Saints re-signed defensive back Josh Robinson and waived offensive tackle Cornelius Lucas a week after releasing Robinson to make space for Lucas. The team wanted...

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