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Saints signing Kenny Stills to their practice squad

The Saints worked out receivers Kenny Stills and Marqise Lee on Monday. They are signing Stills to their practice squad, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. The Saints drafted Stills in the fifth round of the 2013 draft. He caught 95 passes for 1,572 yards and eight touchdowns in two seasons before New Orleans traded [more]

Former 49ers linebacker Parys Haralson dies at 37

Former 49ers linebacker Parys Haralson has died, the team announced Monday. Haralson was 37. “The 49ers are heartbroken and shocked by the news of Parys’ tragic passing,” the team announced in a statement. “Parys was a beloved member of our organization that lived life with an extraordinary amount of passion and joy, while leaving an [more]

Matt LaFleur says Aaron Rodgers drama didn’t influence blowout loss to Saints

Earlier today, we raised the question of whether the Aaron Rodgers drama was a factor in the egg that Packers laid in Jacksonville on Sunday. Coincidentally, Packers coach Matt LaFleur met with the media after our story was posted. And one of the reporters used our item as cover for raising the question with LaFleur. [more]

Saints bring back Montravius Adams, activate Bradley Roby

Montravius Adams is back with the Saints. Adams’ agent Drew Rosenhaus announced that Adams has signed to the active roster in New Orleans. Adams signed with the Saints earlier this month, but was released ahead of Sunday’s game against the Packers as one of a series of Saints moves. Adams would have been a familiar [more]

The tenuous status and candid concerns of Aaron Rodgers could be hurting the Packers

The Packers have won plenty of games during Matt LaFleur’s two years as head coach. Many more than they’ve lost. For that reason, some of the losses really stand out. The farther the trip, the more likely the Packers will turn in a clunker. In 2019, despite a 14-4 record (including postseason), the Packers were [more]

Report: Marcus Davenport to miss time with pectoral strain

Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport went for an MRI after suffering a pectoral injury in Sunday’s win over the Packers and a report on the results looks like fairly good news for New Orleans. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the MRI showed a pectoral strain rather than a tear. He will likely miss [more]

Phantom roughing-the-passer call on Za’Darius Smith could have been fixed by booth umpire

As you know, we’re big proponents of the concept of a booth umpire. Specifically, a member of the officiating crew who would be watching what the rest of us watch, and who would be helping the on-field officials get the calls right. Given that the Ravens proposed this approach in the offseason and that the [more]

Marcus Davenport had MRI on pectoral injury

The Saints had a very good day on the field against the Packers in Week One, but a couple of their defensive starters were unable to make it through the game unscathed. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that defensive end Marcus Davenport had an MRI after suffering a pectoral injury. He is waiting for [more]

Jameis Winston: I’ll reflect on journey back to starting later, we have to get better now

After the Saints finished their 38-3 rout of the Packers in Jacksonville on Sunday, quarterback Jameis Winston said that the resiliency of the people of New Orleans after Hurricane Ida “inspired us to go out there and ball” and said that the victory was for them. Winston would have been forgiven if all of his [more]

Matt LaFleur: Saints “absolutely embarrassed us”

Packers coach Matt LaFleur didn’t mince words about his team’s 38-3 loss to the Saints on Sunday. “Give the Saints all the credit in the world. They came ready to play, absolutely embarrassed us,” LaFleur said. “You can’t do that against a well-coached and quality football team. Our guys are going to have to take [more]

Aaron Rodgers: I think we were probably a little too high on ourselves

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers experienced the worst beating of his NFL career on Sunday. The Saints routed the Packers 38-3 in the most lopsided loss of Rodgers’ career and the quarterback ended the day on the bench as Jordan Love got some playing time in garbage time. Rodgers was 15-of-28 for 133 yards and two [more]

Marshon Lattimore will undergo surgery on injured thumb

Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore has a new contract, agreeing to a five-year extension Sunday. But he also has a thumb injury. Lattimore will need surgery to repair the injury, a source tells PFT. He is considered week to week. The three-time Pro Bowler missed one series in the second half before returning with a cast [more]

Inside the Marshon Lattimore extension

Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore celebrated the team’s huge Week One win with news of his five-year extension to remain with the team. The $97.603 million deal has an annual average of $19.521 million in new money. Of that amount, $68.347 million is guaranteed for injury at signing, and $44.347 million is fully guaranteed at signing [more]

Marshon Lattimore agrees to five-year extension with Saints

Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore has more to celebrate on Sunday than the team’s 38-3 win over the Packers. According to multiple reports that PFT has confirmed, Lattimore has agreed to a five-year contract extension. Full details of the size of the contract and the guaranteed money that Lattimore has in store Lattimore was the 11th [more]

Saints dominate the Packers

In a stunningly one-sided game, a Saints team that had to vacate New Orleans because of Hurricane Ida rallied to turn in perhaps the most impressive performance of Week One, dominating the Packers with a 38-3 beatdown. Although it’s always inadvisable to overreact to the first game of the season, this game will re-shape how [more]

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