Kreutz signs for less with Saints

Last weekend, Olin Kreutz told the Sun-Times he was “leaning ­toward retirement” after his ­tenure with the Bears officially ended. But Kreutz will play a 14th NFL season, after all. On Friday, Kreutz signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints and spurned more lucrative offers from other clubs

Saints RB Ivory undergoes hernia surgery

New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory is expected to be sidelined for three weeks after undergoing surgery for a sports hernia. Ivory led the Saints in rushing last season with 716 yards in 12 games after injuries sidelined Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush. An undrafted free agent out of Tiffin, he averaged 5.2 yards ..

Saints defensive end Alex Brown

Saints defensive end Alex Smith talks about competition at his position and his hopes for the upcoming season. Friday, August 11, 2011