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Adrian Peterson posting his workout videos, hoping teams notice

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is in shape, and he wants NFL teams to know it. Peterson has been posting videos of himself doing grueling cardio workouts on the treadmill, jumping onto boxes with a barbell on his back, and so on. Peterson said this week on ESPN that he’s hoping teams will notice [more]

Saints still hoping special teams coach Mike Westhoff returns

Special teams coach Mike Westhoff has yet to rejoin the Saints, while still recovering from surgery, Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune reports. Sean Payton said in March he hoped Westhoff would return after surgery, which the head coach described as an issue from Westhoff’s hip down his leg. Payton said this week that Westhoff still [more]

Saints heaping praise on Taysom Hill at OTAs

Saints backup quarterback Taysom Hill was something of an NFL curiosity last season: An undrafted rookie, he obviously wasn’t going to get any playing time ahead of Drew Brees, but he did get playing time on special teams and even made some tackles covering kicks, which is almost unheard of for a quarterback. Last year [more]

Cameron Meredith is “way ahead of schedule” in his rehab

Cameron Meredith did not participate in team drills Thursday, but Sean Payton said the Saints receiver is “way ahead of schedule” in his return from a knee injury that kept him out all of last season. “I made a comment to [Saints’ director of sports medicine] Beau [Lowery] two days ago during the walk-through,” Payton [more]

Mark Ingram will show up for mandatory minicamp

Mark Ingram wants a new contract, and he’s willing to let his bosses know that. But he’s not going to get fined in the process. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints coach Sean Payton said that Ingram would be at the team’s mandatory minicamp June 12-14. Ingram has skipped the rest of the offseason [more]

Arizona, New Orleans officially awarded 2023, 2024 Super Bowls

Two popular Super Bowl destinations are back in the rotation. The NFL officially voted today to give Arizona the Super Bowl in 2023, and New Orleans the Super Bowl in 2024. Super Bowl LVII will be played at the Cardinals’ stadium in Glendale, Arizona, with much of the Super Bowl week festivities taking place in [more]

Vegas, L.A. to become cornerstones of new Super Bowl rotation

What happens in Vegas really will stay in Vegas. Although the NFL’s newest city somewhat surprisingly won’t receive either of the two Super Bowls that owners are expected to award this week (LVII and LVIII will go to Arizona and New Orleans, respectively), Las Vegas is expected to get one of the next Super Bowls [more]

Alvin Kamara fine with whatever role Saints give him during Mark Ingram’s absence

Sean Payton said last week the Saints won’t ask Alvin Kamara to carry more of a load while Mark Ingram is out. Kamara, speaking publicly for the first time since news of Ingram’s four-game suspension broke, said he won’t ask for a bigger role. “Whatever happens” is Kamara’s philosophy. “From the beginning, I’ve said, ‘Whatever [more]

Saints sign Tre’Quan Smith, wrap up draft class

Add the Saints to the list of teams with all their draft picks under contract. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have signed third-rounder Tre'Quan Smith, wrapping up their entire draft class. Smith, a wide receiver from Central Florida, impressed in early workouts. He’s a speed receiver in an offense that is [more]

Arizona, New Orleans will host the next two Super Bowls

The next four Super Bowls will be played in Atlanta, Miami, Tampa Bay, and Los Angeles, respectively. The next two hosts will be announced this week. Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal reports that Arizona and New Orleans will be awarded Super Bowls LVII and LVIII during this week’s ownership meetings. It’s the culmination of a [more]

Saints sign Josh LeRibeus

The Saints added some depth to their offensive line. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Saints have signed veteran interior lineman Josh LeRibeus. Originally a third-round pick by Washington in 2012, he signed with the Saints last May and played in all 16 games. The Saints lost Senio Kelemete this offseason in free agency, [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Saints waive Jeromy Irwin

The Saints waived offensive tackle Jeromy Irwin on Thursday. Irwin, 24, signed with the Saints after going undrafted out of Colorado. New Orleans gave him an $8,500 signing bonus and guaranteed $15,000 of his base salary, via Nick Underhill of the Advocate. Irwin played 46 games in his college career, with 36 starts. He earned [more]

Titans claim John Theus off waivers from Saints

The Titans claimed offensive tackle John Theus off waivers from the Saints, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Theus spent most of last season with the Panthers after they claimed him off waivers from the 49ers. He did not play in a game last season before going on injured reserve in December. The Panthers waived him [more]

Drew Brees gives amputee quarterback a new leg

Drew Brees did more than give a quarterback a hand this week. He gave him a leg, one which could eventually allow him to participate in sports again. Via Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, the Saints quarterback gave California high schooler Alex Ruiz his first walking prosthetic, and promised to pay for a new athletic training [more]

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