There are so few people who can understand what Drew Brees is going through. The Saints franchise quarterback is without a contract for 2012, and he doesn’t want to sign his franchise tag that provides no long-term security. A contract drama that has played out in public may result in Brees missing mandatory mini-camp, some of training camp, and then who knows? The possibilities are chilling and endless. To gain some perspective, I spoke to the one person who can understand what Brees is going through and what his options are — Former Pro Bowl DT Sean Gilbert. Still the last player to sit out the entire season in protest of the franchise tag, Gilbert took the one stand so […]
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When news broke Monday that Sean Payton intended to relocate to Dallas and commute to New Orleans for his job as coach of the Saints, it seemed an awful lot like a non-story. Quite frankly, it still does.
The New Orleans Saints visited President Obama at the White House on Monday, and some of the video has landed in the NFL newsroom.
Rickey Jackson brought a little “ring-a-ding-ding” to the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies by rocking a fedora. With plenty of style.
Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Dick LeBeau, Ed Debartolo, Emmitt Smith, Floyd Little, Hall of Fame class of 2010, Jerry Jones, Jerry Rice, Joe Bugel, John Randle, John Teerlinck, JR., Pro Football Hall of Fame, Rickey Jackson, Russ Grimm, Tom Benson
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the presenters for the Class of 2010 this week, a group that includes two family members, two coaches, two NFL club owners and a former owner for the seven-member class.
Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Brian Urlacher, Carolina Panthers, Chester Taylor, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, David Garrard, DeAngelo Williams, Devin Hester, Ed Reed, Jack Del Rio, Jacksonville Jaguars, James Davis, Jason Witten, John Fox, John Harbaugh, Jonathan Stewart, Lovie Smith, Lynell Hamilton, Mark Dominik, Matt Forte, Mike Tomlin, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, Sean Payton, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Benson
Buccaneers fans may be growing a little anxious over some perceived inaction by the team’s front office. But general manager Mark Dominik is preaching patience.
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A look back at commissioner Roger Goodell’s presentation of the Vince Lombardi Trophy to Saints owner Tom Benson.
The annual commissioner’s news conference on Friday of Super Bowl week serves as a state of the union address for the NFL.
Take a look at how much each NFL team has spent over the past five years in raw dollars.
The significance for Nola landing the Super Bowl in 2013 cannot be understated. Saints owner Tom Benson was very confident — as if trying to will the other NFL owners to award Super Bowl XLVII to his home town.
New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson held a breakfast gathering with the media Tuesday morning at the annual NFL Spring Meeting to push his region’s bid for the 2013 Super Bowl.