How much the NFL charges for late hits, unsportsmanlike conduct (WWL TV)

In case you think the NFL comes down too hard – or not hard enough – on some of its players with fines, NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent tweeted Wednesday, this image of the ‘fine schedule’ that he says every player is given. Click to read the original Saints article by WWL ..

Saints’ Brees, Byrd ready for game action – ESPN New Orleans Saints reporter Mike Triplett says the preseason debuts of Drew Brees and Jairus Byrd will generate a buzz when New Orleans visits Indianapolis on Saturday. Click to read the original Saints article by – New Orleans Saints

Saints Podcast: Tension Between Jimmy Graham and Sean Payton? (CSC)

<img alt=”” src=”” /> <p>Want to join the fun or ask the guys a question, tweet them <a target=”_blank” href=””>@PodcastSaints</a> or email them at <a target=”_blank” href=”” target=”_blank”></a></p> <p>Since some of the national media was in full freakout mode over Jimmy Graham’s penalties for dunking after two touchdowns, we were fortunate enough to have Jason ..

Payton tried to recruit Colts’ Wayne in H.S. – ESPN

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne go way back. Well, sort of. Wayne, a New Orleans-area native, was among the ones who got away when Payton was recruiting the area for the University of Illinois in his final year as a college coach in 1996. Payton ..

Saints Morning Briefing, Aug. 20

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:23 GMTBy Ted lewis
tlewis@theadvocate.comThings are supposed to be cooler on the North Shore.
That, plus a rare evening practice, should be welcome news for the Saints as they take a break from the routine that their Metairie fa..

Flag frenzy: Penalties on rise, here to stay (The SportsXchange) (Yahoo Sports)

According to Peter King of, the average regular-season game in 2013 featured 12.2 penalties per game compared with 17.7 per game during the first week of preseason this year and 20.2 in Week 2. “The way the game’s being officiated now is the way it’s going to be officiated when the season begins,” the ..

New Orleans Saints preparing for Erik Lorig's absence in Week 1 (Bayou Buzz)

New Orleans Saints fullback Erik Lorig, sidelined since Aug. 2 with an undisclosed injury, might not be ready for the start of the regular season, coach Sean Payton acknowledged for the first time on Tuesday. “Our preparation’s got to be with the idea that, as Erik’s rehabbing, we’ve got to be ready to have a ..

Sean Payton recaps Tuesday’s practice

Coach Payton met with the media after practice on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Click to read the original Saints article by New Orleans Saints : News