Saints commentator Hokie Gajan dies at 56

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

It has been an absolutely brutal and sad week for fans of the New Orleans Saints. Two days after former defensive end and team captain Will Smith was shot and killed in New Orleans, the team's longtime radio color commentator, Hokie Gajan, died at age 56 following a bout with cancer. ...

Saints coach Sean Payton: “Our city is broken.”

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Sean Payton, head coach of the New Orleans Saints, continues to be unsettled after the death of former defensive end Will Smith who was senselessly shot Saturday night. On Monday, in his first interview since Smith's death, Payton plead for more gun control. Although it might be an unpopular belief within ...

Report: Saints likely to release Marques Colston

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Just a couple of weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints cut offensive lineman Jahri Evans, linebackers David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber, and receiver Seantavius Jones. It appears that soon you can add Marques Colston to the list. According to Mike Triplett, the Saints are "likely" to release the 10-year pro.

The bell is tolling for Payton and Brees in New Orleans

Monday, September 21st, 2015

They can put the headstone at the Superdome's 35-yard line. That's where the Sean Payton/Drew Brees era of Saints football effectively came to its end early in Sunday's slop-riddled 26-19 loss to the woeful Buccaneers -- a team that allowed a perfect passer rating to Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota in his ...

Bensons play Game of Thrones, New Orleans-style

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The following story is to be filed in the remarkably thin manila folder marked "Be Glad You Weren't Raised By Rich People." The palace intrigue is thick in New Orleans this week as accusations and lawsuits are flying between factions of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's family -- i.e. his ...

Jimmy Graham draws flag in scrimmage for goal-post dunk

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Jimmy Graham refuses to play by the rules, and we love him for it. On Saturday the New Orleans Saints tight end scored a touchdown in an intra-squad scrimmage and promptly "dunked" the ball over the goal-post in what has become his signature celebration. He was immediately flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, and ...

Report: Saints and Jimmy Graham on verge of record deal

Monday, July 14th, 2014

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was upset that an arbitrator recently ruled him a tight end and not a wide receiver for franchise designation purposes. While that was a serious blow, it looks like Graham will wind up being pretty happy in the end, as he and the ...

Darren Sproles: Philadelphia Eagles extend RB’s contract

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a bit of a coup on Thursday, landing running back Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The team has worked quickly to lock Sproles up for the foreseeable future, signing him to a two-year contract extension on Friday. The ...