CBSSports.com "The Browns expect to get first-round pick Johnny Manziel on the field this week to provide some different looks as the club deals with a shortage of offensive talent. With Josh Gordon still suspended, top tight end Jordan Cameron injured and starting running back Ben Tate out as well, offensive..." September 14
ESPN.com "New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram and receiver Marques Colston both maintained media silence throughout the week after neither player spoke following Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. So we've still gotten no explanation from Ingram about what had him fuming on the..." September 13
ESPN.com "New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham expressed his "love" for quarterback Drew Brees on Friday when asked about a recent ESPN The Magazine story that described some tension in their relationship this summer. When asked if that was real, Graham said, "Nah. No, Drew's my guy. I love..." September 13
ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09
New Orleans Times-Picayune "There is more than enough blame to go around from the New Orleans Saints' stunning 37-34 overtime loss to Atlanta in Sunday's season opener. Almost every facet played a part. But Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette said Monday that the brunt of the loss falls on the defense, which..." September 09
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The average New Orleans Saint is 27.17 years old, although by the time the Saints open the season against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, the team might have collectively celebrated its 27.18th birthday. How old does that make the Saints compared to the rest of the NFL? They're older than..." September 07
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson is doing "great" after undergoing a scope on his surgically repaired knee, according to Saints spokesman Greg Bensel. Benson, 87, originally had surgery on his left knee in May to repair a torn medial meniscus. He was forced to miss the NFL draft because of..." September 06
ESPN.com "New Orleans Saints receiver Kenny Stills has officially been ruled out for Sunday's opener at the Atlanta Falcons because of a lingering quad injury. Stills was originally listed as questionable after being limited in practice this week. But he was downgraded when the Saints made their trip to..." September 06
Covers.com "With the return of head coach Sean Payton the New Orleans Saints bounced back notching 11 wins last season and most bettors think the Saints are on track to have another successful season." September 04
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints brought back wide receiver Robert Meachem on Wednesday, four days after releasing him in the final cut-down to get to the league's mandated 53-man roster. As a corresponding move, the Saints placed rookie linebacker Khairi Fortt on injured reserve with a designation to..." September 03
#Saints LB Junior Galette’s extension is for 4 years and worth $41.5 million, per source. He’ll receive $23M guaranteed.
Saints signed Shayne Graham, via league source
#Saints DL Junior Galette has agreed in principle to a contract extension with the team, per league sources.
Pro Football Talk "The last of the Saints’ six 2014 draft picks has been added to the club’s practice squad. Rookie offensive tackle Tavon Rooks, a sixth-round selection from Kansas State, was among 10 players signed to the Saints’ practice roster on Monday, the club said." September 01
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints rookie receiver Brandon Coleman said that while he didn't reach his goal of making the team's roster on Saturday, he was honored to get his "foot in the door on the practice squad." Coleman was one of five players confirmed by league sources as Saints' practice squad members...." September 01
Saints released WR Robert Meachem and CB Champ Bailey.
Pro Football Talk "The Saints have had plenty of success in recent years with first-year receivers. Brandon Coleman won’t be one of them. Per a league source, Coleman has been waived." August 30
Baltimore Sun "The fourth preseason game is more about individual battles for the last few roster spots than about any kind of team performance. And with Deonte Thompson, Kamar Aiken and Michael Campanaro competing for two spots, at most, wide receiver represented ground zero Thursday night. Thompson scored..." August 29
Fox Sports "No family is complete without a daughter, right? Saints star quarterback Drew Brees missed practice Monday for a very good reason. His wife, Brittany, gave birth to a baby girl, and Brees was there to meet his family's newest arrival." August 26
Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26
ESPN.com "The New Orleans Saints still haven't decided on their kicker, according to coach Sean Payton, who said both Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke will get work in Thursday's preseason finale against the Baltimore Ravens. Payton stressed, however, that the fact the battle is still ongoing shouldn't be..." August 26
#Saints QB Drew Brees not out at practice. Haven't heard why, but one possibility -- wife Brittany due any day with 4th child.
Pro Football Talk "The Saints got quarterback Drew Brees back for Saturday’s preseason game against the Colts and he looked to be in fine form, but the news wasn’t all good for the New Orleans offense. Wide receiver Kenny Stills aggravated the quadriceps injury that has plagued him throughout training camp and..." August 24
New Orleans Times-Picayune "If New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees grew tired of the questions about the potential of a rusty game in his two interviews with the local media this week, he didn't show it. Brees patiently answered the question with a smile creeping on his face behind the goatee he'd been growing..." August 24
ESPN.com "New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced. Graham said earlier this week that it would be "unfortunate" if he got fined for the dunks. And he obviously..." August 23
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Defensive end Junior Galette until the New Orleans Saints win a Super Bowl, a promise that might seem reckless except that Galette already wears a woolly and unkempt beard. The clean-cut Drew Brees made a more modest pledge: He would allow his goatee to grow out until he successfully returns to..." August 22
Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20
ESPN.com "Jimmy Graham stopped short of saying he regrets his goalpost dunks from Friday night, which drew two penalty flags and led to a shouting match between the New Orleans Saints tight end and coach Sean Payton on the sideline. But Graham insisted Sunday that he "would never do anything to hurt the..." August 18
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees returned to full participation in practice Sunday at the team's headquarters in Metairie and said he would play for the first time in the Saints' third preseason game Saturday at Indianapolis. Brees said there was "no question" he planned to..." August 18
#Saints QB Drew Brees, WR Marques Colston, WR Kenny Stills all participating in individual passing drills
Brees is about to do team drills. He's fully back from his oblique injury.
The Advocate "Maybe the first dunk was cute. After tight end Jimmy Graham stuffed the ball through the uprights a second time coach Sean Payton was livid. “Yes, I was (upset),” Payton said. “I’m very upset. Would you be upset? I was, particularly.” The so-called “Jimmy Graham rule” was put in place this..." August 17
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The three quarterbacks on the New Orleans Saints' roster not named Drew Brees combined for 325 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Veteran Luke McCown opened the game with methodical scoring drives,..." August 16
Pro Football Talk "The Saints opened the night without several key players and another one limped off the field before the first half came to an end. Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis headed to the back with medical personnel in the second quarter of the game shortly after leaving game. Lewis was not wearing a shoe..." August 16
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints forced five turnovers and withstood a barrage of penalty flags to beat the Tennessee Titans 31-24 in a preseason game on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints, now 2-0 in the preseason, were flagged 22 times for 183 yards. There are no records for..." August 16
New Orleans Times-Picayune "There's a hairline difference between cockiness and confidence. New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis often smudges the line. For example ... "I want to be the best," Lewis said. "I respect those guys -- Patrick Peterson, Richard Sherman and them. But it's time Keenan Lewis can be..." August 14
#Saints Payton explained that TE Richard Quinn retired earlier this week after he realized his heart's not in it anymore. Happens at times.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and cornerback Champ Bailey are slowly making their way back to full participation. But they're not there yet. During Wednesday's practice, Brees and Bailey practiced in almost the same fashion as Tuesday, coming to practice in full pads but keeping..." August 13
USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13
San Francisco Chronicle "At the moment, for the 49ers, the news is a bit bittersweet: Aldon Smith has never been better. At least that’s the word coming from those who have seen the 49ers All-Pro outside linebacker in training camp. Jim Harbaugh said Smith has “taken his game to the highest level” and 49ers left..." August 13
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tight end Richard Quinn lasted less than one week in the New Orleans Saints' training camp before being placed on the reserve/retired list on Monday, according to the NFL's transaction wire. Quinn was signed last Tuesday to shore up depth after injuries to tight end Je'Ron Hamm and fullback..." August 12
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton relied on a philosophy from his most respected mentor when describing what Payton expected from veteran cornerback Champ Bailey on the heels of training camp. "Bill Parcells used to say this and every once and a while I will reference Parcells," Payton said...." August 11
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The thought of playing a game without Drew Brees is enough to make most New Orleans Saints fans spontaneously combust. Over the years, more than a few rosary beads have worn thin in prayer for the well being of the Saints' star quarterback, the appeal for divine intervention as much an..." August 10
Pro Football Talk "The Saints decided not to pick up the fifth-year option on fourth-year first-round tailback Mark Ingram. It means that Ingram currently is playing for a new contract, in New Orleans or somewhere else. Ingram has gotten the preseason portion of his contract year off to a good start. He has..." August 09
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks seems to have made a habit of turning almost every practice snap into some kind of spectacular play. In training camp, he's looked fluid on punt returns and stole the show in the Black and Gold Scrimmage last week. Cooks made Saints..." August 09
USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08
CBSSports.com "A week after suffering dehydration while at Saints camp in West Virginia, owner Tom Benson was hospitalized Tuesday morning to receive oxygen, the team said. But the Saints later said that Benson is feeling OK." August 06
NFL.com "He is a former Pro Bowler The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday that they have signed fullback Greg Jones to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Jones, 6 feet 1, 251 pounds, is a 10-year NFL veteran who was..." August 06
The Advertiser "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was seen throwing Tuesday during the team's afternoon walk-through for the first time since injuring his oblique on Friday. Sean Payton considers Brees' injury, which kept him out of Saturday's Black and Gold Scrimmage, minor and says he's taking it..." August 06