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Taysom Hill: I would love to play with Drew Brees again, am in no hurry to leave

Drew Brees announced on Instagram earlier Tuesday that he will return for 2020. Some will view that as bad news for Taysom Hill. It means Hill will not start for the Saints in 2020. Hill, though, sees it as good news for Brees, the Saints and himself. After the news of Brees’ return broke, Hill [more]

With Drew Brees staying, how much will he cost the Saints?

At $244.7 million and counting, Drew Brees will surpass Peyton Manning ($248.7 million) and Eli Manning ($252.3 million) in career earnings this year. It remains to be seen, however, whether Brees will hold off Tom Brady, who at $235.2 million is only $9.5 million behind. The answer will come from how much Brees makes this [more]

Drew Brees likely to hit 80,000 career passing yards, an NFL first

In 2010, when Brett Favre surpassed 70,000 career passing yards in his final season as an NFL quarterback, it seemed like an impossibly high total. In 2020, Drew Brees is likely to top 80,000 career passing yards. Brees announced today that he will return to the Saints for the 2020 season, and if he has [more]

Drew Brees announces he’s playing in 2020

The Saints may have to put those plans for a future franchise quarterback on hold. The old one’s coming back. Quarterback Drew Brees just announced on Instagram that he’s returning for the 2020 season. Next to a photograph of a mountaintop on Instagram, he wrote: “My feelings about the 2020 season! I look forward to [more]

Coming quarterback bonanza prompts plenty of B.S.

Free agency begins a month from today. The unprecedented array of available quarterbacks means that, in many respects, the process already has begun. Agents who need to place quarterback clients and teams that need a quarterback are actively considering their options and, at least from the perspective of the folks who get paid a percentage [more]

What will Teddy Bridgewater get in free agency?

Forget TB12, at least for now. There’s another TB who will definitely be a free agent next month, and some are suggesting that Teddy Bridgewater could cash in significantly. Via multiple accounts on Twitter and elsewhere, Jeremy Fowler said on ESPN Monday that Bridgewater will have a strong market, and that he could make $30 [more]

Hearing regarding emails between Saints, Archdiocese will be open to media

The Saints joined the Archdiocese of New Orleans in asking Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Ellen Hazeur to bar the media from a hearing next week regarding whether emails between the team and the Archdiocese about sexual abuse committed by clergy should remain under seal, but their bid was unsuccessful. Ramon Antonio Vargas of [more]

Saints, Archdiocese opposing motion for media to attend hearing on emails status

The New Orleans Saints and the Archdiocese of New Orleans are opposing a court motion that would allow several local media outlets to attend a hearing next week set to resolve the status of public access to communications between the team and church surrounding a clergy sexual abuse case. According to Ramon Antonio Vargas of [more]

Vonn Bell hopes to stay with Saints this offseason

Safety Vonn Bell has noticed a trend regarding contracts for players at his position. Eddie Jackson, Kevin Byard, Tyrann Mathieu and Landon Collins have all landed big deals over the last year. Bell is in position to land a new contract of his own this offseason and said he thinks the rise in salaries makes [more]

Mike Westhoff: Taysom Hill “throws better” than Lamar Jackson

Taysom Hill has become a stellar special-teams player with plenty of promise at quarterback. Mike Westhoff, who served as special-teams coordinator with the Saints in 2017 and 2018, praised Hill’s skills in an early-January interview with Zach Gelb of CBS Sports Radio. “Take a look at Baltimore,” Westhoff said when discussing Hill’s skill set. “It’s [more]

Quarterback chaos could be coming

Chaos is very good for this specific business. And quarterback chaos could be coming, very soon. The 2020 offseason could consist of unprecedented movement when it comes quarterbacks, with a chain reaction of dominoes driven by where and how quickly the biggest rectangular double-squares land. The biggest domino continues to be Tom Brady. Even as [more]

Plaintiff lawyers dispute assertions made by Gayle Benson in statement

The lawyers representing a man suing the Archdiocese of New Orleans with claims he was sexually assaulted by a former deacon pushed back against a statement from New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson over the team’s involvement and counsel in the public relations handling of the scandal. According to Amie Just and Ramon Antonio Vargas [more]

Kiko Alonso “making great strides” in rehab from ACL surgery

Saints middle linebacker Kiko Alonso knows the drill, and unfortunately for him, he knows it well. Alonso is rehabbing from a third torn anterior cruciate ligament. Dr. Sharif Tabbah, a Miami-based physical therapist, posted an update on Alonso’s rehab Monday, writing that Alonso is “making great strides.” Tabbah also shared a video on Instagram of [more]

Gayle Benson addresses nature of emails, her relationship with Archdiocese

Saints owner Gayle Benson released a detailed statement Monday on the nature of her relationship with the Archdiocese of New Orleans. A judge recently ruled that the emails sent by the organization regarding the Catholic church’s abuse scandal are of “public concern.” A special master will determine whether to grant a request from The Associated [more]

Taysom Hill views himself as a franchise quarterback, wants to be with a team that views him that way

Despite the obvious and uncanny skill set of Saints master-of-all-trades Taysom Hill, plenty seem to be skeptical as to whether he can be a franchise quarterback. Taysom Hill is not. “I definitely view myself as a franchise quarterback,” Hill told Rob Maadi of the Associated Press during Super Bowl week. The Saints view Hill that [more]

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