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Jameis Winston: Incredible feeling to be able to go out and execute

The quarterback competition is underway at Saints training camp and Jameis Winston is enjoying his role in it. Winston told reporters at a Saturday press conference that the 2020 season was “an amazing year for me in terms of just growth of learning football overall” because of the chance to watch Saints head coach Sean [more]

Devonta Freeman agrees to terms with Saints

The Saints hosted a number of players, including cornerback Prince Amukamara, running back Devonta Freeman and running T.J. Yeldon. They didn’t take long to agree to terms with Freeman on a one-year deal, according to Freeman’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Freeman played at Florida State with Saints quarterback Jameis Winston. Freeman appeared in five games for [more]

Lions hope to use D’Andre Swift, Jamaal Williams like Saints used Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram

First-year Lions coach Dan Campbell has spent the last five seasons as an assistant on the Saints’ staff, and that gave him plenty of ideas for how to use his running backs. Campbell said he envisions D'Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams being similar to Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram when they were teammates on the [more]

Saints bring back Tommylee Lewis

A familiar face is back with the Saints. Saints head coach Sean Payton announced at his Friday press conference that the team has signed wide receiver Tommylee Lewis. Lewis was in for a visit earlier this week that was likely about checking his health because Lewis is well known in the organization. Lewis signed with [more]

Jameis Winston, Taysom Hill both working to build chemistry with Alvin Kamara

With receiver Michael Thomas slated to be out for a significant portion of the regular season while he recovers from ankle surgery, Saints running back Alvin Kamara will be an even more critical piece to the club’s offense. The running back led the league with 21 total touchdowns last season, recording 16 rushing and five [more]

Saints’ Deonte Harris was arrested for DUI on July 16

Saints wide receiver Deonte Harris had a previously unreported arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol on July 16. Harris was arrested in Maryland at 1:27 a.m. on July 16, according to Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football. Players who get a DUI are usually suspended for two games. That could be particularly costly for Harris, [more]

Sean Payton: Michael Thomas surgery should have happened sooner

Saints coach Sean Payton seems to be unhappy with how long he’s going to have to wait to get wide receiver Michael Thomas on the field this season. Thomas had surgery last month on the ankle he injured during the 2020 season, and Payton said today that the surgery should have been done earlier in [more]

Mickey Loomis: We treated Michael Thomas conservatively, wish we’d done surgery earlier

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is expected to miss the early part of the regular season after having ankle surgery in June to repair an issue that caused Thomas problems during the regular season. When word of Thomas’ surgery came to light, some wondered why he waited until so late in the offseason to address [more]

Christian McCaffrey leads the way in Madden 22 running backs

No running back starts Madden 22 with a 99 rating. Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey comes the closest. Despite not playing much in 2020, McCaffrey has a 97 rating, best of any NFL running back in the game. Next comes Titans running back Derrick Henry, whose 2,000-yard season got him only a 96. Browns running [more]

Saints put Michael Thomas on PUP list

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is set to be out of action into the regular season after having ankle surgery and word is that he could miss at least the first six weeks of the year while on the physically unable to perform list. Thomas is now officially set for that time on the shelf. [more]

Madden has no 99 edge rushers

The folks at Madden are publishing on a daily basis the initial ratings at the various positions for the upcoming edition of the game. (For those of us who play Ultimate Team, all that matters is our collection current and historical 99s will soon give way to 59s. Again.) At edge rusher, the folks at [more]

Saints to sign Chris Hogan

It’s time for Chris Hogan to put away his lacrosse stick. After working out with New Orleans on Monday, Hogan will sign with the Saints, per Mike Garafolo of NFL Media. Hogan was playing in the Premier Lacrosse League, which Garafolo reported earlier on Monday was supportive of Hogan trying to get back to the [more]

Report: Michael Thomas is expected to start season on PUP, return Week 7

The Saints should be livid and likely are that star receiver Michael Thomas waited so long to have ankle surgery. Now, they are bracing to be without Thomas for about half the season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Thomas is expected to start the season on the physically unable to perform list, which will [more]

Stefon Diggs snubbed by Madden as top receiver in NFL

Last year, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs made an immediate impact with his new team, leading the league in receptions and receiving yards. That wasn’t enough, however, to vault him to the top of the Madden ratings for the new version of the game. Diggs actually lands at No. 4 in the initial ratings, with a [more]

Chris Hogan working out for Saints

Chris Hogan made the move from football to lacrosse earlier this year, but it appears he isn’t ready to give up the gridiron altogether. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Hogan is working out for the Saints on Monday. Garafolo adds that the Premier Lacrosse League is supportive of Hogan’s bid to get back [more]

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