The New Orleans Saints, preparing to lose free-agent All-Pro guard Carl Nicks, are making a strong push for Ravens guard Ben Grubbs, according to league sources.
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The Saints’ signing of Marques Colston on Tuesday provides a dangling carrot to quarterback Drew Brees.
The Saints and Marques Colston have agreed to a new five-year deal, a move that makes sense for both sides.
Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Salary cap penalties, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, NFL Management Council, NFL Players Association, Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins
The league has yet to alert NFL teams of the specific cap penalties to Dallas and Washington, according to league sources.
Ex-Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu worked out for Falcons on Friday and looked good, according to a league source.
Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Brandon Marshall, Daniel Thomas, Detroit Lions, Drew Brees, Jahvid Best, Kevin Smith, Marques Colston, Miami Dolphins, Mikel Leshoure, New Orleans Saints, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Reggie Bush, Reggie Wayne, robert meachem
After a great workout with the Saints, Randy Moss could sign in New Orleans and it’s hard to think of a better fantasy fit for the veteran receiver.
Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: New Orleans Saints, Randy Moss, 2012 Free Angency, Antonio Gates, Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham, Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints, NFL Playbook, Randy Moss, Robert Meachum
A well-rested and conditioned Randy Moss could replace the role of free agent Robert Meachum (who generated a low catch count yet a high number of big plays).
NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp had no problem with “gas money” rewards for big plays during his 13-year career, but he never encountered a “bounty.”
Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Drew Brees, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Randy Moss, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Stevie Johnson, Vincent Jackson, Washington Redskins
The Saints used their franchise tag on Drew Brees, but the QB is reportedly upset enough about the move that he might not sign the deal.
Veteran NFL WR Randy Moss is meeting with the Saints on Tuesday and also has at least one team visit set up for next week, according to league sources.
Like many, former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner believes there’s no place in the game for anyone intentionally trying to injure opposing players. Warner isn’t convinced, though, he was necessarily targeted for injury.
Frustration has built with Saints QB Drew Brees, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, and the team will use its franchise tag on him, short of a rapidly developing long-term deal.
A brief conversation with Drew Brees unfolded Thursday as an NFL Network makeup artist dabbed “blot” powder on the Saints QB’s face.
Without making a full guarantee, Drew Brees seems to be running out of ways to say that he’ll be back with the Saints.
Next year, the city of New Orleans will host the NFL’s biggest event, Super Bowl XLVII. At the FedEx awards news conference Wednesday, Saints OT Jermon Bushrod was asked about what it would be like if the team played in the game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.