Byrd, Saints secondary starting to soar – ESPN

MANDEVILLE, La. — Injuries have delayed the true unveiling this summer. But the highly-touted New Orleans Saints secondary is finally starting to take shape. Safety Jairus Byrd was the star of Wednesday night’s practice in just his second day of full-contact participation following summer back surgery. He had two interceptions (one in full-team drills, one ..

Most Hated Saints Person Ever: Mike Ditka vs. Johnathan Sullivan (CSC)

<img alt=”” src=”” /> <p>We’re close to crowning a winner as we kick off the second Final Four matchup of our epic “Most Hated Person in Saints History” tournament! Today’s matchup is between Mike Ditka and Johnathan Sullivan. Who do you hate more? Polls are now open so cast your vote!</p> <p>After a brief hiatus ..

Jairus Byrd Ready For Debut With The Saints (Who Dat Dish)

“I feel good“. That’s how Jairus Byrd ended his latest interview session with the media that you can find on Yesterday the Saints practiced at Mandeville High, with over 6000 screaming fans attending the event. Jairus Byrd, who was just cleared to take part in team drills, immediately showed his skills with two interceptions. Here’s one of ..

New Orleans Saints' road show at Mandeville High a huge hit (Bayou Buzz)

For the New Orleans Saints, it was just another practice. But for north shore residents and those associated with Mandeville High School, Wednesday’s visit from the boys in black and gold was quite the treat. In front of nearly 7,000 fans, some of whom lined a fence around Sidney Theriot Stadium, the Saints went through ..

New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd shows off ball-hawking skills (Bayou Buzz)

Forget taking small steps. New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd has shown up with a vengeance. The Saints’ top free-agent acquisition this offseason took the field for a full practice for the first time Tuesday and then Wednesday night he was all over the field. Byrd, a three-time All-Pro with the Buffalo Bills, showed all ..

Rufus Johnson

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:27:18 GMTn Position: Defensive lineman
n Years in the NFL: 1
n Acquired: Draft (2013, sixth round)
n College: Tarleton State
n Career highlights: In his final 20 college games, Johnson had 15.5 sacks and 33 tackles behind the li..

CAMP REPORT: Cornerbacks getting healthier; Byrd dominates

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:27:07 GMT
By Ramon Antonio Vargas

Under the lights of Mandeville High School’s football stadium Wednesday night, signs were relatively good that the Saints could soon have a full complement of cornerbacks as they sort out how the depth chart will look at that position.
Not only did entren..

Kristian: Saints invade Mandeville, Champ practices

NOTE: Thursday's Saints practice has been moved inside and will be closed to the public. Mandeville Packed: The Saints held a night practice at Mandeville High School, and it was a standing room only crowd. The players seemed to enjoy the interaction with the fans on hand and even admitted to having some flash backs ..

Saints Camp Report: Day 19 – ESPN

MANDEVILLE, La. — A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: It didn’t take long for safety Jairus Byrd to start living up to his reputation as a ball hawk. In just his second practice doing full team drills, Byrd had two interceptions (one in full team and ..