Patriots Sign Defensive End Will Smith (Yardbarker)

The New England Patriots have added a veteran pass rusher to the mix.  The Patriots have signed former Saints defensive end Will Smith to a deal. Filed to ESPN with @FieldYates: Patriots are signing veteran DE Will Smith, formerly of the Saints, per source. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) May 5, 2014 The one-time Pro Bowl selection missed ..

Kristian: Is it time to start grooming a new Saints QB?

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is 35 years old, probably feels like he can play at least another three years, possibly five. Is it time to draft Drew Brees’ eventual replacement? Is that time this year? The Packers did it with Brett Favre to Aaron Rodgers; the 49ers had Steve Young sitting behind Joe Montana as ..

New Orleans Saints Draft Board: 15 Mid to Late Round Names to Watch (Yardbarker)

  Deuce Windham New Orleans Saints Writer   AP Images Hello again my friends. Today I’d like to take a look and give you some names of players the Saints could focus on during the middle to late rounds of the NFL draft which is quickly approaching. Almost everyone is focusing on 1st and 2nd round talents, ..

Kristian: Saints opt out of Ingram option

Ahead of Monday's deadline to execute a 5th-year option on running back Mark Ingram's contract, the Saints have decided not to pick up the option allowing Ingram to become a free agent after the 2014 season. It doesn't mean the team doesn't believe in Ingram as a running back, they simply don't want to pay ..

All Things Saints: Your Daily News 5/3 (Who Dat Dish)

The mood around the football world is best described as ’the calm before the storm’. We’re about to enter a very fun and exciting portion of the league’s schedule with the three-day NFL draft that starts this Thursday. To get started today, I’d like to resurface my Biggest Draft Busts In The Sean Payton Era article that I ..

New Orleans Saints 2014 Fantasy Football Projections (Who Dat Dish)

This post comes from Justin Becker of You can follow him on Twitter @NFLRankings or the Fantasy Football Overdose Google+ Page, and for more Fantasy Football Projections visit Fantasy Football Overdose, a fantasy football blog. I’d like to personally thank Kevin for his willingness to help us out! Networking is always outstanding! Thanks!   New Orleans Saints 2014 Fantasy Football Projections With ..

Kristian: Saints should trade up in next week’s Draft

The Saints have clearly and decisively rebuilt their defense in two off-seasons, and might be just one player away from being a truly dominant defense that can smother elite quarterbacks. Who is that player? Khalil Mack, OLB out of University of Buffalo. Herein lies the problem. Mack’s going to be long gone before the Saints ..

Scout: Johnny Manziel is more talented than Drew Brees (Yardbarker)

One NFL scout believes Johnny Manziel is more talented than Drew Brees,  according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “He’s more talented than the guy at New Orleans (Drew Brees),” one scout said, per McGinn. “His arm’s not as strong as (Michael) Vick’s but he’s farther along in the passing game. He’s not very ..