Sean Payton moved to buy 100 Still jerseys – ESPN

METAIRIE, La. — The feel-good story of the day from New Orleans Saints camp comes courtesy of an awesome gesture by coach Sean Payton. Payton purchased 100 jerseys of Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still on Wednesday after the team announced that proceeds of his jersey sales would go toward pediatric cancer research. Still’s 4-year-old ..

Saints | Jairus Byrd injury update (KFFL)

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) had surgery in the … Click to read the original Saints article by TOP 50 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS NEWS

Saints News, 9/10/14: Jonathan Vilma Criticizes Goodell Over Rice (CSC)

<img alt=”” src=”http://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/38337126/JonathanVilma_m_USATSI_5652806.0_standard_400.0.jpg” /> <p>Jonathan Vilma is very familiar with Roger Goodell and his zeal for dealing out punishment. The former Saint and only player to ever have the balls to actually sue Goodell for defamation tweeted, “He should be held accountable for his lack of action just like Ray Rice has finally been held ..

Saints won’t ignore Manziel, Gordon in planning


Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:14:55 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

The Saints will spend time preparing, or at least thinking about, a pair of players who might not even see the field this weekend when they travel to Cleveland to play the Browns.
It’s not out of the ordinary for a team to take a look at the backup quarte..

Brees: Offense can’t be ‘exonerated’ – ESPN

METAIRIE, La. — Drew Brees trotted out one of coach Sean Payton’s favorite phrases Wednesday, saying it’s either a “crisis or a carnival” in the media after wins or losses. He insisted, however, that the New Orleans Saints won’t overreact to their 37-34 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Week 1. For better or ..

Goodell fumbles the ball when faced with crises in NFL


Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:47:14 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

If the Saints’ Bountygate situation were converted to football terms, Roger Goodell would have fumbled the snap.
In the mushrooming Ray Rice fiasco, the NFL commissioner has thrown a pick six that may ultimately scuttle his ability to govern sports’ most ..