Lions agree to terms with ex-Saints FB Jed Collins (Bayou Buzz)

Jed Collins (#45) established himself as the lone fullback preference in New Orleans from 2011-13 (Photo: Jonathan Mailhes). After the New Orleans Saints signed his replacement, Jed Collins did not have to wait long for a new NFL job. The veteran fullback has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions, the ..

Kristian: Jed Collins headed to Detroit Lions

As expected, Jed Collins is leaving the Black and Gold and has signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions. After the Saints signed Erik Lorig yesterday, this move was already kind of spelled out. READ MORE: Kristian: A new fullback in the mix for the Saints Collins will return to the Motor City where ..

Lions sign fullback Jed Collins to one-year deal (Bayou Buzz)

Allen Park Familiarity and opportunity made the Lions an easy choice for fullback Jed Collins. During his four years with the New Orleans Saints, Collins worked with Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, special teams coordinator John Bonamego and assistant secondary coach Tony Oden. He also spent a few weeks with running backs coach Curtis Modkins ..

Panthers QB Newton to undergo ankle surgery (Bayou Buzz)

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that quarterback Cam Newton will undergo an ankle procedure Wednesday for soreness that has existed since the end of last season. The surgery will be done by Panthers team physician Robert Anderson and will require a recovery of approximately four months, which coincides with the start ..

All Things Saints: Your Daily News 3/19 (Who Dat Dish)

Yesterday ended up being another busy day for the black and gold. The New Orleans Saints had two major transactions from yesterday, and we’ll get you caught up on those moves! Mike Triplett | ESPN.com | Saints re-sign WR Joe Morgan Although the Saints didn’t make a qualifying offer to Morgan last week when he was ..

Money too good for NFL to say no to more playoff teams (Bayou Buzz)

The wear and tear of playoff football is hard enough without winners having to prepare for the next postseason game on short rest. There’s football decisions and there’s business decisions. The National Football League is poised to make yet another that falls in the category of the latter. Already expanding its Thursday night games to ..

Saints Paradigm Shift: Passing it down to the run game (Yardbarker)

Photo: NFL Rush Deuce Windham New Orleans Saints Writer You keep hearing it being said. The past month of off-season football has been one of the most exciting in recent memory. The biggest splash for the Saints has been Jairus Byrd, but, it might not be the most important. The New Orleans Saints finished 4th ..

Joe Morgan, Kenny Stills: Serious Speed for New Orleans Saints (Who Dat Dish)

Now that Joe Morgan has reached a deal with the New Orleans Saints , some serious speed will be on the field next year.  Morgan, who missed the entire 2013 regular season with a knee injury, will have the opportunity to catch passes with the other speedster, Kenny Stills for the first time.  Oh, the possibilities. The ..

Kristian: Saints gain flexibility with Morgan back in the fold

The Black and Gold remains active in free agency, with new additions and familiar faces. The Saints and WR Joe Morgan agreed to terms on a one-year deal today. Morgan missed all of 2013 after suffering a torn ACL in training camp and so the team didn't have a deep threat down the field. Today's ..