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Drew Brees predicts Andrew Luck or Darren Sproles will win comeback player

Saints quarterback Drew Brees predicts either Andrew Luck or Darren Sproles will win comeback player of the year. Luck’s shoulder injury has kept him out of game action since January 1, 2017, and Sproles tore an ACL and broke an arm in Week 3 last season. “I’m calling it right now: It’s either [Luck] or [more]

Saints release running back Daniel Lasco

The Saints added veteran running back Shane Vereen earlier today, so they had to make a spot for him. According to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints are waiving running back Daniel Lasco with a failed physical designation. Lasco, a former seventh-rounder in the 2016 NFL Draft, suffered a spinal injury last [more]

Saints signing Shane Vereen

The Saints will be without Mark Ingram for the first four weeks of the regular season and they are adding a veteran to the backfield to help carry the load. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Saints are signing Shane Vereen ahead of the start of their training camp. Vereen spent the last [more]

Sean Payton: Drew Brees’ work ethic, talent make him special at 39

In 2014, at the tender age of 35, Drew Brees first broached the idea of playing until he’s 45. Now 39, the Saints quarterback said earlier this year that he’s “taking it one year at a time, honestly.” Father Time has not caught Brees or Tom Brady yet. “It’s different now. I mean, it’s different [more]

Cameron Meredith hopes to be able to participate in training camp

The Saints signed restricted free agent wide receiver Cameron Meredith this spring, but they haven’t had much of a chance to see him work. He’s hoping that changes when veterans report to training camp next week. The former Bears wideout missed last season after tearing his left ACL in the preseason, and he’s been limited [more]

Saints DL Mitchell Loewen helps save man whose car fell four stories from garage

Saints defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen was just expecting to have lunch with his wife and son in New Orleans on Sunday, but the day took a turn. Loewen heard what sounded like “a bomb or an earthquake” and discovered it was actually an SUV that fell four stories from a parking garage before landing upside [more]

Sean Payton’s daughter grills him about playoff loss

Even when he’s trying to relax with some pre-training camp golf in Lake Tahoe, Sean Payton can’t get away from what happened in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The Saints coach was doing an interview with the NFL Network, when they brought in network intern Meghan Payton (his daughter), who asked about the playoff loss [more]

Drew Brees, Tom Brady in a race toward Peyton Manning’s touchdown record

Heading into the 2018 season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are tied on the career passing touchdowns list: Both have thrown exactly 488 touchdowns in their career. That puts them 51 behind Peyton Manning’s all-time career record of 539, and over the next couple years they’ll race to see which one [more]

Brandon Browner charged with attempted murder after July 8 arrest

The La Verne Police Department announced on Tuesday that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has filed four charges, including attempted murder, against former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner after he was arrested on July 8. Browner is accused of breaking into entering the home of a woman that he previously had a relationship with, [more]

Alvin Kamara, Marshon Lattimore trying to build on rookie success

The Saints struck gold in last year’s draft with running back Alvin Kamara and cornerback Marshon Lattimore. They became the first teammates to be named the offensive and defensive rookies of the year since 1967 and played a major role in getting the Saints within a Minnesota Miracle of the NFC title game. Heading into [more]

Zach Strief is a finalist for Saints’ radio play-by-play job

Former Saints offensive lineman Zach Strief is among the finalists for the teams’ radio play-by-play job, Jeff Duncan of the Times-Picayune reports. Pelicans play-by-play announcers Sean Kelly and Joel Meyers and former WWL-TV anchor Mike Hoss are the other candidates to replace Jim Henderson, who retired in February. Strief retired in March after a 12-year [more]

Brees likely to break passing yards record around the Saints’ sixth game

Peyton Manning knows he’s not going to own the career passing yards record for long. Manning said last month that he expects Brees to break his career records, and it’s a matter of when and not if. So how soon will that happen? It should be around the sixth game of the season that Brees [more]

Eagles will wear home jerseys in New Orleans after golf bet between coaches

When the Eagles take the field in New Orleans in Week 11, they’ll look like they are right at home. The Eagles will wear the green jerseys they typically wear for games in Philadelphia while the Saints will wear white. The reason for the swap in colors is a bet that Eagles coach Doug Pederson [more]

Coby Fleener wants to keep playing but only if brain injury heals

Coby Fleener is running. He’s lifting weights. But doctors still haven’t cleared the tight end for football activities. Fleener expects his brain injury to heal, but “we just don’t know when,” he said Thursday, via Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune. The Saints released Fleener in May with a failed physical designation as he continues to [more]

NFL announces Jameis Winston suspension

The NFL has announced that Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston will indeed miss the first three games of the 2018 regular season, as a result of a suspension arising under the Personal Conduct Policy. “In November 2017, the NFL learned of an incident involving Winston and a shared-ride service driver that had taken place in March [more]

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