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 ...

Rob Ryan buys a whole NOLA bar drinks after win

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The Saints winning a game with an honest-to-God goal-line stand is enough reason for a parade through New Orleans in itself. But it turns out new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan gave one lucky group of fans even more reason to celebrate their win over the Falcons on Sunday night. According to ...

A banner day for backup coaches in NFL

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

It wasn't such a good day for backup quarterbacks in the NFL. (See: Cousins, Kirk and Hasselbeck, Matt.) Backup coaches, on the other hand, had the best day ever. Both teams who played without their head coaches on Sunday won, an event that may be a first in league history. While it's ...

Kevin Kolb Injures Rib, Leaves Hall of Fame Game

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is trying desperately to put his incredibly disappointing 2011 season behind him and prove he belongs under center for the team. He's battling John Skelton for the job, and needs to have a good training camp and preseason if he wants to win the gig. ...

Petrino For Payton Straight Up: Let’s Do It!

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

So, the Arkansas Razorbacks suddenly need a coach next season. And so do the New Orleans Saints. Let's play Coach Swap! This fall Sean Payton and Bobby Petrino are currently scheduled to have nothing to do. So for one season only, why not solve their problems with temporary coaching gigs? It was ...