Benjamin Watson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Benjamin Watson wants to return to Saints after career year

    The Advocate "Benjamin Watson wants a chance to reprise his surprising star turn in New Orleans next season. Watson, 35 years old and heading into his 13th season, will be a free agent this offseason. And he proved he’s still got plenty left in the tank after catching a career-high 74 passes for 825 yards..." February 06

  • Benjamin Watson lobbies to re-sign with Saints

    Sporting News "All seemed lost in New Orleans when the team decided to trade Jimmy Graham to the Seahawks last offseason. But the superstar's departure led to an unlikely hero becoming Drew Brees' new favorite target. Benjamin Watson, 35, has been in the NFL since 2004, when he was a first-round pick by the..." January 25

  • Manning, Boldin, Watson finalists for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

    The Score "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson are the 2015 finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player's accomplishments in the community in addition to his..." January 24

  • Saints tight end Ben Watson could become free agent after posting career-best numbers

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson picked a good time to post the best numbers of his career. Watson, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, has caught 68 passes for a career-high 766 yards and five touchdowns with one game left to go. For only the second time in..." January 02

  • Saints' Benjamin Watson enjoying his career renaissance

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "There is a selfish bone in Benjamin Watson's body. Sure it's for the greater good of the New Orleans Saints, but Watson admittedly likes this attention. He's become one of the most trusted weapons for Drew Brees in the passing game. He wants the football, and Brees is obliging. Watson..." November 05

  • Saints' Watson practices on limited basis

    ESPN "Tight end Benjamin Watson returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday for the New Orleans Saints, increasing the chances he may be able to play Sunday at the Dallas Cowboys with a groin injury. There were no other changes to the Saints' injury report. Running back Mark Ingram (hand),..." September 25

  • Benjamin Watson 'can't replace' Jimmy Graham, but may start Sunday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson spent no time dancing around the obvious when asked about the prospects of playing against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in place of injured Jimmy Graham. "We can't replace Jimmy" Watson said. "Jimmy does some things that only he can do but we will be..." October 24

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