Saints sign Hightower

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 03:44:00 GMTBy Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comThe New Orleans Saints are giving running back Tim Hightower a chance to resurrect his career.
Out of the league since suffering a torn ACL in 2011, Hightower signed a reserve/fu..

KEY NFL OFFSEASON DATES


Sun, 04 Jan 2015 06:20:01 GMT

As the first week of the Saints’ offseason nears completion, below is a list of key dates looming in the short-term future:
Tuesday — Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis will brief the media for the first time since his team went 7-9 during the 2014 sea..

Five critical questions for Saints’ offseason

Sun, 04 Jan 2015 03:22:39 GMTBy Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comThe first thing the New Orleans Saints need to do this offseason is create cap space needed to upgrade the roster.
Entering the offseason, before the final numbers are set for th..

Colston: It would be hard to leave Saints


Sat, 03 Jan 2015 06:29:10 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

When he spoke to reporters a couple of days before the Saints played the last game of their season at Tampa Bay on Dec. 28, veteran receiver Marques Colston refused to dwell too much on his short-term future.
His sole focus was Tampa Bay — even though the..

Saints reportedly fire three coaches

Sat, 03 Jan 2015 00:26:30 GMTby ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.comSaints coach Sean Payton has begun following through on the changes he promised after his team went 7-9 in 2014 and missed the playoffs.
New Orleans is parting ways with wide ..

Safety Phillips gets shot with Saints

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 03:04:24 GMTby ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.comIn one sense, Kenny Phillips can understand why NFL teams were reluctant to try him out for two seasons.
Knee problems had sidelined the safety for nine games in 2012, and thr..

After five seasons, Haslett out as DC for Redskins


Thu, 01 Jan 2015 00:58:01 GMT
By HOWARD FENDRICH
AP pro football writer

ASHBURN, Va. — Jim Haslett is done as the Washington Redskins’ defensive coordinator after five seasons.
The Redskins never finished better than 20th in the 32-team NFL in points allowed during his tenure. They were 29th in that category this season, and ..

Saints add Phillips to offseason roster


Thu, 01 Jan 2015 00:56:53 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

Kenny Phillips will try to overcome bad knees and the fact that he hasn’t played in the NFL for two straight seasons to land a roster spot on the Saints in 2015.
The Saints have signed Phillips to their expanded 2015 offseason roster, the league announced..

Saints sign safety veteran phillips to offseason roster


Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:28:02 GMT

Kenny Phillips will try to overcome a bad knee and the fact that he hasn’t played in the NFL for two straight seasons to land a roster spot on the Saints in 2015.
The Saints on Wednesday signed Phillips to their expanded 2015 offseason roster, the NFL ann..

Saints: What to do about Ingram, other possible free agents?

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:00:53 GMTBy Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.comOne of the biggest decisions the Saints will have to make this offseason will center on what to do with Mark Ingram.
The New Orleans running back pieced together a breakout seaso..