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Saints sign Josh Black

The Saints made official the signing of offensive guard Josh Andrews on Wednesday. They also signed defensive lineman Josh Black.Black, a Syracuse product, went undrafted earlier this month. He had rookie minicamp tryouts with the Bears and the Saints.The Saints need depth in the interior of their defensive line, and Black has seen action at [more]

Recent shoulder surgery would complicate a potential Drew Brees return

While it’s still unclear from a Sunday night tweet whether future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees is truly thinking about coming back to football (one more tweet could clear it up quickly), there’s one specific complication to any desire to play football.As noted by Peter King in his latest Football Morning in America column, [more]

Saints sign Devine Ozigbo

The Saints did some post-rookie minicamp roster shuffling on Monday.The team announced the signing of running back Devine Ozigbo and confirmed the reported signing of linebacker Eric Wilson. They waived center Cohl Cabral, linebacker Joel Dublanko, and wide receiver Jalen McCleskey in corresponding moves.Ozigbo was released by the Patriots after New England selected a pair [more]

Mickey Loomis sees extra emotion bringing Tyrann Mathieu and Jarvis Landry home

The Saints have recently signed two Louisiana natives and LSU stars in defensive back Tyrann Mathieu and wide receiver Jarvis Landry, and Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis says those two players were particularly excited to become Saints.“Both these guys, Tyrann and Jarvis, it’s a little bit unique when you bring somebody back to their home] [more]

Jameis Winston’s knee injury last season has him “hungrier” going into this season

Jameis Winston became a starting quarterback again last season, but it lasted only seven games. He injured his knee in an Oct. 31 game against the Buccaneers, requiring season-ending surgery.With Winston rehabbing and a free agent, the offseason began with uncertainty about the Saints’ starting quarterback for 2022. The Saints, though, didn’t acquire Deshaun Watson [more]

Saints signing Josh Andrews

The Saints have made some moves for depth on Monday, notably signing veteran offensive lineman Josh Andrews.The deal is for one year, according to Andrews’ agent Brett Tessler.Andrews, who entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2014, spent last season with the Falcons. He appeared in two games and all of his snaps [more]

Was Drew Brees joking about playing again?

After the New York Post reported on Sunday that Drew Brees will be leaving NBC after only one season with the network, Brees took matters into his own fingers.“Despite speculation from media about my future this fall,” he tweeted, “I’m currently undecided. I may work for NBC, I may play football again, I may focus [more]

Sean Payton joins Fox for 2022

Sean Payton won’t be coaching in 2022, but he will be working in football.Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Payton has accepted a job with Fox.The Super Bowl XLIV-winning coach will work in studio with Fox throughout 2022. It’s believed that he’ll join the Fox NFL Sunday crew on off days for Jimmy [more]

Dennis Allen won’t answer “hypotheticals,” thinks Drew Brees’ tweet about playing was in jest

Drew Brees raised plenty of eyebrows when he tweeted on Sunday that he’s considering all his options, including playing football again. Saints head coach Dennis Allen says he’s not aware of any such possibility.“My wife’s the one that told me about it because I don’t follow social media. So I thought, That’s interesting, that’ll bring [more]

Drew Brees opens the door to a return to football

It started with a report that he’s leaving NBC. It escalated into something much more significant.Following a report from Andrew Marchand of the New York Post that future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees will be leaving NBC, Brees said this on Twitter: “Despite speculation from media about my future this fall, I’m currently undecided. [more]

Michael Thomas already mentoring Chris Olave

Chris Olave may one day take over as the Saints’ No. 1 receiver. For now, that role belongs to Michael Thomas, and Thomas doesn’t feel threatened by the first-round draft choice.Instead, Thomas has become a mentor for Olave.The veteran receiver was one of the first players to welcome the 11th overall choice to New Orleans, [more]

Saints sign D’Marco Jackson, Jordan Jackson

The Saints officially announced the signings of first-round picks Chris Olave and Trevor Penning on Friday afternoon and they also announced that two other draft picks have agreed to contracts.Fifth-round linebacker D’Marco Jackson and sixth-round defensive tackle Jordan Jackson have signed their deals with the team. Both players have four-year pacts.D’Marco Jackson played 53 games [more]

Jarvis Landry lands back in New Orleans, with the Saints

If good things happen in threes, it’s just a matter of time before the Saints sign Odell Beckham Jr.Free-agent receiver Jarvis Landry, a Louisiana native who played college football at LSU, has signed with the Saints. Following multiple reports regarding the move, Landry tweeted “WHO DAT.” (Not to be confused with Who Dey.)Cut by the [more]

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