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Patriots signing Lil’Jordan Humphrey

The Patriots are adding to their receivers room.According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, New England is signing Lil’Jordan Humphrey to a one-year contract.Humphrey entered the league in 2019 as an undrafted free agent with the Saints. He played sparingly while going between the practice squad and the active roster in 2019 and 2020. But in [more]

Marcus Davenport had top of pinky finger amputated, and shoulder surgery

Saints pass rusher Marcus Davenport had a rough offseason.Davenport revealed today that he had to have the top of his left pinky finger amputated. He said he first injured the finger in college, had a plate inserted in 2021, and the plate broke and caused an infection. Ultimately, it was decided that the best way [more]

Jameis Winston: Jarvis Landry is a baller who knows how to get open

The Saints signed receiver Jarvis Landry just over a month ago, giving quarterback Jameis Winston another veteran target.Though it’s still the offseason program, Winston and Landry have already started to establish a strong connection. Winston told reporters on Wednesday that Landry does a good job of making himself available on the field.“I think that’s one [more]

Why wasn’t the Sean Payton/Tom Brady to Miami story a bigger deal?

The biggest story of a story-packed offseason arguably came from the Dolphins, who were poised to acquire Sean Payton from the Saints and, eventually, Tom Brady from the Buccaneers. It was, as we’ve said many times, was a done deal — until former Dolphins coach Brian Flores filed his lawsuit against the team, the league, [more]

Joe Schobert, David Johnson among players trying out at Saints’ minicamp

Word came a few days ago that running back David Johnson and linebacker Joe Schobert were visiting the Saints. It turns out the veteran players aren’t merely visiting. They are participating in the Saints’ minicamp.Luke Johnson of The Times-Picayune reports that Johnson, Schobert, offensive lineman Senio Kelemete and kicker Alex Quevedo are with the Saints [more]

Ryan Ramczyk “feeling pretty confident” he’s past knee injury

The Saints signed right tackle Ryan Ramczyk to a five-year extension before last season and part of the reason for that was the consistency that he’d shown over his first four seasons.Ramczyk never missed a game due to injury before last season, but things went haywire on that front on the Saints started playing. Ramczyk [more]

Dolphins reportedly were ready to sign Sean Payton to a $100 million contract

For those of you who frequent this specific digital destination and/or who watch or listen to PFT Live, you already know that the Dolphins wanted to hire Sean Payton to be the team’s next head coach, with the idea of also securing the services of quarterback Tom Brady. You also know that the lawsuit filed by [more]

Report: Deonte Harty will report for Saints’ mandatory minicamp

Saints receiver Deonte Harty signed his restricted free agent tender April 29. The tender is for $3.986 million in 2022.But Harty wants a long-term deal and has stayed away from organized team activities as he seeks one.Harty will report for the mandatory minicamp this week, Nick Underhill of reports. The sides, though, remain “apart [more]

David Johnson visiting Saints

The Saints are spending some time with a possible addition to their backfield on Monday.Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports the team is hosting David Johnson on a visit. The veteran free agent spent the last two seasons with the Texans after being sent to Houston by the Cardinals as part of the DeAndre Hopkins trade.Johnson [more]

Wil Lutz announces he’s been medically cleared

The Saints had a hard time replacing Wil Lutz in 2021, going through several kickers as Lutz missed the entire season following core muscle surgery.But now they will definitely have him back for 2022.Lutz announced on Instagram on Monday that he’s been medically cleared to return.“After 11 months and multiple surgeries and setbacks….I’ve officially been [more]

Michael Thomas “doubtful” to practice at minicamp

Michael Thomas, who hasn’t played a game since the 2020 season, remains out of practice. The Saints wrapped up their organized team activities Thursday, and coach Dennis Allen said the receiver is “doubtful” to participate in next week’s mandatory minicamp.“I’m good with where Mike Thomas is,” Allen said, via Katherine Terrell of “I would [more]

Fred McAfee, Devery Henderson selected for Saints Hall of Fame

The Saints have named a pair of former players as the next inductees into the franchise’s Hall of Fame.The team announced that running back Fred McAfee and wide receiver Devery Henderson will both be inducted during the 2022 season. They also announced that longtime assistant athletic trainer Kevin Mangum has been chosen to receive the [more]

Gregg Williams returns, in the XFL

When we last saw Gregg Williams, he was calling an ill-advised all-out blitz as defensive coordinator of the Jets. He was fired not long thereafter.That happened in early December of 2020. He’s been out of football since then. He’s now back, as a defensive coordinator in the XFL.The XFL announced the offensive and defensive coordinators for [more]

Drew Brees won’t return to NBC this season, “likely” will spend 2022 at home

When it was reported last month that future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees won’t return to NBC for the 2022 season, Brees pushed back with a tweet that among other things opened the door to playing again. While he could still, in theory, play again, Brees definitely won’t be back at NBC.NBC Sports chairman Pete [more]

Chris Olave: It doesn’t get any better than working with Jarvis Landry

Chris Olave got drafted into a pretty decent situation as a rookie receiver.He’s playing alongside one of the best dual-threat running backs in the league in Alvin Kamara. He has one of the best receivers in the league returning from injury this season in Michael Thomas. And now the Saints have signed receiver Jarvis Landry [more]

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