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Saints TE Josh Hill recovering from finger surgery

Josh Hill played the most snaps at tight end for the Saints during the 2017 season and he did it with what sounds like quite a bothersome injury to one of his fingers. According to multiple reports, Hill had surgery recently to repair a finger injury that he played through during both the regular season [more]

Take two: Saints sign Josh Huff, Jayrone Elliott

After having contracts for wide receiver Josh Huff and linebacker Jayrone Elliott nixed by the NFL, the New Orleans Saints finally have the players under contract for 2018. The Saints officially signed Huff and Elliott on Tuesday after their original deals were scuttled by the league as they would have put New Orleans over the [more]

Saints release Tony McDaniel

Nick Fairley wasn’t the only defensive lineman cut loose by the Saints on Monday. Reports of Fairley’s departure from the New Orleans roster were confirmed with the release of the NFL’s first post-Super Bowl transaction report. That release also announced that the team has parted ways with defensive tackle Tony McDaniel. McDaniel was placed on [more]

Saints cut Nick Fairley with non-football illness designation

The Saints have cut defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football illness designation, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Fairley signed a four-year, $28 million deal with the Saints in the offseason, but he never played in 2017 after a team doctor discovered a heart condition. The Saints placed him on the non-football illness list [more]

Eagles promise Jon Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring

The Eagles traded long snapper Jon Dorenbos to the Saints in late August. A physical in New Orleans revealed an aortic aneurysm that ended Dorenbos’ career. But Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie invited Dorenbos to attend the Super Bowl as an honorary part of the team. “Had I played, I’d die. If you can’t play in [more]

Drew Brees’ pregame text to Nick Foles reminded him that “it’s just football”

As good as Texas high school football is, Nick Foles became only the second quarterback from the state to start and win a Super Bowl. He and Drew Brees went to the same high school, too, with both grooming at Austin Westlake a decade apart. The two established a relationship because of their high school [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Marshon Lattimore is the defensive rookie of the year

The Saints had the NFL’s top rookie on both sides of the ball in 2017. Cornerback Marshon Lattimore was named the NFL’s defensive rookie of the year shortly after running back Alvin Kamara was named the offensive rookie of the year at the NFL Honors event in Minneapolis on Saturday. The two players helped the [more]

Alvin Kamara named offensive rookie of the year

Alvin Kamara‘s great rookie season has been recognized at the NFL Honors event tonight. Kamara, the Saints’ running back who had 728 receiving yards and 826 rushing yards, was chosen as the Associated Press offensive rookie of the year. Although four running backs were drafted ahead of him and Kamara was initially expected to have [more]

Baker Mayfield: It would be great to sit behind Eli, Brees

When Baker Mayfield‘s draft prospects get broken down, one of the first things that comes up is his height. Mayfield measures in at just over six feet, which is shorter than most scouts find ideal for a quarterback. That hasn’t hurt Saints quarterback Drew Brees over the course of his career, which may be part [more]

Fans vote Alvin Kamara as the Pepsi rookie of the year

Alvin Kamara is the favorite to win the official offensive rookie of the year award Saturday night. The official postseason awards are announced at NFL Honors. But the Saints running back warmed up his acceptance speech by winning the 2017 Pepsi Rookie of the Year award. Fans determined the winner in voting on NFL.com. The [more]

Saints play-by-play voice Jim Henderson retiring after 31 years

New Orleans Saints play-by-play broadcaster Jim Henderson is calling it a career after 31 years behind the microphone. Henderson made his announcement on flagship station WWL in New Orleans on Thursday. “It’s time.  This is a good year to go out,” Henderson said.  “I will miss our Saints Radio broadcast team; I will miss calling [more]

Alvin Kamara: Heartbreaking loss will motivate Saints through the offseason

The Saints’ season ended in the most heartbreaking fashion imaginable, giving up a last-play touchdown to the Vikings in the playoffs. Now the question is how the Saints will respond in the offseason. Alvin Kamara said on PFT Live that he and his teammates are going to take that loss as motivation. “The way that [more]

Drew Brees: Of course I’m not leaving New Orleans, I’m a Saint for life

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is not trying to drive a hard bargain as he heads toward free agency. Although Brees is set to become a free agent and could shop himself to any team, he said on Ellen that he will not leave New Orleans. “Of course I’m coming back,” Brees said. “I’m a Saint [more]

Wednesday’s PFT PM is bursting at the seams

After Wednesday’s PFT Live ended, the fun began. Four interviews of NFL players filled the balance of the day, including visits with Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, Broncos linebacker (and Super Bowl 50 MVP) Von Miller, Saints running back Alvin Kamara, and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. All four interviews, in full, have made their way into [more]

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