Saints Ink 4th Round Pick DL Al Woods

The Saints have signed fourth-round draft pick Al Woods. The team announcement on Tuesday that the defensive tackle has agreed to a four-year contract. Financial terms were not released.
Woods, a native of Elton, La., who played at LSU, was taken by the Saints with the 123rd overall selection in the draft.
The 6-foot-4, 307-pound lineman started all 13 games as a senior for the Tigers. He had 33 tackles and a sack, two pass defenses and a blocked field goal.
Woods is the first of the Saints’ ..

‘Boys, Bears pick in Supplemental Draft

As expected, BYU RB Harvey Unga was selected late in the draft. The
big back was selected in the seventh round by the Chicago Bears,
the round where a pro personnel source predicted he would go as
noted in’s Supplemental Draft Preview.


Shockey Gives Whole New Meaning To ‘Impaired’

For the first time since sometime around Week 11 of the ‘87 NFL season, I would’ve loved to have heard Chris Berman’s schtick applied to Jeremy Shockey at the ESPYs last night:


Seat Filler? More like Seat Pourer.
Not exactly a shocker, considering this sort of red carpet impairment:

Believe it or not though, somebody was dealt a better hand than Shockey last night. (more…)
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NFC South Predictions and Fantasy Projections

After a five month hibernation, the NFL is about to poke its head out of the cave. Training camps around the country break out in a couple weeks. We are less than a month from the Bengals versus Cowboys and the first pre-season game in Canton. The Sept..

Saints Nation: Al Woods Signs With Saints

Former LSU defensive tackle and Saints rookie Al Woods is the first draftee to sign with the Saints. Usually Mickey Loomis waits a little longer to start inking his draftees, but Woods was locked up today to a 4 year deal. It’s great to see him on board!

Al Woods Has Signed with the New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans have finally signed one of their draft picks.
They have signed Al Woods, their fourth round draft pick, to a  deal.  Details of the contract were not released.
The 6′4″ 307 pound DT recorded 33 tackles, 2 passes defensed, a sack..

New Orleans Saints Sign DT Al Woods

The Saints front office has finally joined the rookie signing party this year by inking Al Woods to a four-year contract, the first of the 2010 draft class. The Times-Pic has confirmation but not much more info than that. 
No surprises..

Saints DB Malcolm Jenkins Skips ESPY’s To Take On Gun Violence

While his teammates were partying in Los Angeles at the ESPYs, New Orleans Saints defensive back Malcolm Jenkins used his time to focus on a hot-button community issue, gun violence. Jenkins made an appearance at a community meeting for CeaseFire, a Chicago-based anti-gun and violence program trying to start a branch in New Orleans. Jenkins said he didn’t become a partner in CeaseFire just for public relations purposes, and he doesn’t want to just stand back and give money to the organization. “Me throwing money at something, to me, doesn’t equal change, ” Jenkins said. “You can throw money at breast cancer associations. It’s not going to stop breast cancer.”

Source: Robert Stewart, The Times-Picayune