Are draft deals doable?

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:54:32 GMTBy Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comOne of the keys about the flurry of moves that have taken place this offseason for the New Orleans Saints is gaining flexibility in the draft.
The team is now up to nine draft pi..

Cadet headed to Patriots

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:41:11 GMTBy Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comTravaris Cadet will not be back in New Orleans next season.
After declining to tender the restricted free agent, making him available to the rest of the league, the running back ..

Saints’ Browner’s biggest strength, weakness is standing tall


Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:54:30 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

When many people go on job interviews, their default answer when asked to name their biggest weakness is to say they work too hard.
The logic behind this answer is well known. It’s a bogus answer that lists your greatest strength under the guise of a weak..

‘Stoked’ for his shot


Tue, 17 Mar 2015 01:57:07 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Max Unger went from “shocked” to “stoked” in a matter of minutes after learning he had been traded from the Seattle Seahawks to the New Orleans Saints last week.
“It’s just kind of a crazy feeling, man,” Unger said Monday. “I’ve obviously never been trade..

Wrapping up a wild week for the Saints


Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:58:10 GMT
by ted lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

Good thing the NBA trading deadline has passed.
If not, the Pelicans might be trying to deal Anthony Davis.
After the way things went last week on the football side of things at 5800 Airline Hwy., it wouldn’t have been that surprising.
Amazing that just s..

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:38:20 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

This isn’t it.
The white flag isn’t waving. The Saints aren’t tapping out.
It might be hard to see what’s happening over the pile of bodies in the corner of the room, but there is a retooling taking place in New Orleans. It’s a new beginning, with new ph..

Saints release DB White

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 06:35:29 GMTBy Nick underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comCorey White is no longer a member of the New Orleans Saints.
The defensive back, a former fifth-round pick, was released by the team Friday afternoon, creating around $1.5 millio..

Spillover


Sat, 14 Mar 2015 06:35:29 GMT
By Ted Lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.com

If there’s anything C.J. Spiller said he learned in his five-year career in the NFL, it’s you’d best learn to put your ego aside, especially if you are a running back who was a top-10 draft pick.
For that reason, not only does Spiller not mind, but he i..

STILLS OUT, SPILLER IN


Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:26:27 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

By the time this week is done, Sir Saint might not be around to see how all this turns out.
No one is safe.
That point was hammered home on Friday when the re-invention of the New Orleans Saints’ roster continued with Kenny Stills being shipped to the Mi..

Graham says trade was ‘definitely out of left field’


Fri, 13 Mar 2015 02:06:42 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Jimmy Graham was as shocked as everyone else when he learned that he was being traded to the Seattle Seahawks.
“I was actually on a beach down in Florida when I got the call from Sean Payton letting me know that I had just been traded,” Graham said during..