What To Do At Defensive End?

The last three seasons, excluding blitzes, our edge pressure on passing downs has been completely at the mercy of Will Smith‘s health. Going into the draft, I think defensive end has to be the position the Saints target to bolster their depth. If they don’t go with defensive end very early in the draft (1st ..

Saints And Sinners Offseason Edition Week 4: Don’t You Forget About Me

Whoops! Where does the time go? Sorry that this week’s S&S has been late, but hey… It IS carnival time, and screws fall out all the time. The world is an imperfect place. Everyone deserves a break during the most wonderful time of the year, except for this week’s Sinners who can eat my shorts ..

Fleur-de-Links: March 4, 2011

TWEETS: T_Porter22 Tracy Porter Another 7 days….hopefully something good will come from this soon ltorrence24 Leigh Torrence Jr Another extension, 7 days this time, guess I can just leave my gear in the trunk.. Official_Saints New Orleans Saints Transcripts of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell & Executive VP Jeff Pash speaking on the CBA extension (via ..

Roger Goodell and NFL Executive Vice President Jeff Pash Transcripts

Roger Goodell “As you know we’ve extended our agreement for mediation for another seven days. We are continuing to work hard, trying to identify solutions.  We believe that, as I’ve said many times before, that this will be solved through negotiations. And that’s what we’re focused on.  So we’ll continue to work hard. We’ll be ..

CBA UPDATE: Sides Agree to 7-Day Extension

Still more good news coming out of Washington D.C. regarding the current NFL labor negotiations. The sides have agreed to a 7-day extension of the talks, as per numerous sources on Twitter: Adam Schefter:  7 day extension confirmed. Talks through next Friday at 5 pm. Mediation likely to continue Monday. But it’s still not official, ..

NFC South Second Lines – Shockey Me Once Edition

Each week, I put on latex gloves and check out the blogs and websites of our NFC South brethren so that you don’t have to. After the jump you’ll find the most important news from the rest of the NFC South. Carolina Panthers As I totally predicted on the NFC South Report in December, it ..

Rogers Signing Means Ayodele Ain’t Cuttin’ It?

You have to give Remi Ayodele credit: when the Saints first brought the guy in he was cast off in almost every fan’s mind as a camp body at best. He spent 2006 and 2007 going to the Cowboys, then Ravens, then back to the Cowboys, never really seeing the field. In 2008 he got ..

Reggie Bush Hasn’t Been Following the CBA Negotiations

That’s the only explanation I could come up with when I saw Reggie Bush say this on his Facebook account not too long ago… Man it’s crazy to think that at midnight tonight every NFL Player will be jobless! Lol! Whoa!     Because anyone who has been paying attention to the today drama would have ..

Fleur-de-Links – March 3rd: John Carney May Return to the Saints…As a Coach

Lot’s of good news out there today. Most has already been discussed. Make the jump for more on the Pierre Thomas signing (YIPPEE!), the CBA 24-hour extension, and news that John Carney is in talks with the Saints to be hired as a coach. He says his playing days are most likely over. We’d love ..

CBA UPDATE: Sides Agree to 24-Hour Extension

The NFLPA and NFL owners have agreed to a 24-hour extension on negotiations, pending approval from Judge Doty, says Sports Illustrated Jim Trotter and others: the sides have agreed on the 24-hour extension. they’re awaiting approval from judge doty. should be a formality.  This is great news. It means they could be close to agreeing on a ..