Fleur-de-Links: May 13, 2011

TWEETS: Official_Saints New Orleans Saints In the spirit of #Friday13th, video highlights of the Saints’ Halloween win vs. the Steelers! http://bit.ly/Hallowin AdamSchefter Adam Schefter Always comes back to him. RT @realfreemancbs: RT @PackerDrunk: seriously, 8th circuit, make a decision. — Brett Favre robyslyfe Courtney Roby Who’s go’n to the @HeathEvans softball showdown next tuesday?? Come ..

Is the Saints’ O-line About to Get Shuffled?

There’s been much discussion this offseason on how the Saints O-line appeared to regress in 2010 from their solid 2009 performance. Some think it may be time for some younger faces to get the starting nod. With center Jonathon Goodwin and left tackle Jermon Bushrod scheduled to become unrestricted free agents once this annoying lockout ..

CSC Interview: One-on-One with LB Nate Bussey (Part One)

Being a rookie in the NFL is a unique experience. But being one during a lockout year is even more peculiar. That’s what I learned yesterday after spending some time on the phone with former Illinois linebacker Nate Bussey, the Saints final selection in the 2011 NFL draft. I quickly realized that Bussey is a great kid ..

Fleur-de-Links: May 12, 2011

TWEETS: camjordan97 cameron jordan Memorial weekend… Vegas or rocky point!? Mark_Ingram22 Mark Ingram “@camjordan97: Memorial weekend… Vegas or rocky point!?”<—-vegas AdamSchefter Adam Schefter Here’s one man’s opinion RT @CollinsworthNBC: If lockout is not lifted, I predict no football until at least November, and maybe season lost AdamSchefter Adam Schefter And so it goes. Again. Michael ..

NFL players ask for $707M in damages in TV dispute

The battle continues and it seems the players have just raised the stakes a little higher. As if one courtroom wasn’t enough, the lockout battle made its way back to Minnesota today and into the courtroom of U.S. District Judge David Doty. We’re already waiting for a ruling from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ..

Saints 2011 Free Agency Needs: Defense

  If you remember, I had a post up about the Saints offensive needs yesterday. Well, as the 2008 Saints can attest to, it takes more than just offense to be successful in the NFL. So today I’m going to move on to the defense and see what moves the Saints need to make this off-season ..

Saints 2011 Running Back Rotation: Furthering a Trend or Preparing for the Worst?

If you’ve been paying close attention to the NFL the past few years now, you may have noticed many teams across the league shift from the use of one single running back to a rotation of multiple runners in their backfield. It’s certainly nothing new and makes sense when you consider the physical demands of the ..

Fleur-de-Links: May 11, 2011

TWEETS: reggie_bush Reggie Bush Just finished another brutal workout with @Jay_Glazer. The Perfect Punch cord is a beast! http://lockerz.com/s/100762017 reggie_bush Reggie Bush Pic #2 http://lockerz.com/s/100762152 alexbrown96 Alex James Brown @reggie_bush you ain’t even sweating chump lol just messing with ya hope all is good. Get on the Words with Friends and stop running from me ..

Reggie Bush Can’t Find Remote, Obviously Not Dedicated to Football

It’s official: Reggie Bush most definitely does not have any interest in playing football for the New Orleans Saints any longer. Earlier today Reggie took to Twitter yet again, showing the world exactly how uncommitted he is to the game of football during these unsure times of the NFL lockout with another ludicrous public outburst:  Why ..

Saints 2011 Free Agency Needs: Offense

The 2011 NFL draft is finally over and the lockout is still in full swing. And now that the draft is over, Saints fans can start to examine what needs are more pressing and which ones just need a little depth. So I decided to take a quick look at the offense to try and ..