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Saints Re-Sign Veteran TE Tom Crabtree

The Saints re-signed veteran TE Tom Crabtree on Monday, according to the NFL transaction release. New Orleans released on Saturday to make room for ILB Todd Davis, who was signed off of their practice squad. The Saints brought in a few tight ends for workouts last week including Crabtree and Kellen Davis as insurance in case Jimmy Graham wound up missing a few weeks. However...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: New Orleans Saints are a failure

The entire season was hanging on a thread. Could Sean Payton rally the troops as he’s done so often in his career and lead the Saints to an improbable win on the road? No. Week 7 ended as a 24-23 loss at the hands of the Lions, and the most disturbing part is the way the Saints managed to lose this time. The defense actually played relatively well, holding Matthew Stafford and...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton to reporter: “Be quiet”

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was quite testy during his press conference after Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions. Next question. Next smart question.” And: “Be quiet, I’m answering the question. Be quiet. You asked a question, I’m answering it. Can you let me finish? That’s what I’m doing — trying to.”   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sean Payton tells reporter to ‘be quiet’ after being interrupted during press conference

Do not attempt to interrupt New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton when he's in the middle of speaking. One particular reporter learned the hard way in the news conference that followed Sunday's game—which the (2-4) Saints lost to the Lions, 24-23. Things got a bit chippy in the presser after the game. Payton was first asked a question that he didn't like. So he...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Payton has tense exchange with reporter

The New Orleans Saints fell to 2-4 this afternoon after losing to the Detroit Lions. Saints head coach Sean Payton was not happy and actually lost his temper with a few members of the media. Payton called out one guy for asking a stupid question. After being interrupted a few seconds later, he told a reporter to be quiet. h/t The Big Lead
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: New Orleans Saints can start preparing for 2015

It happened again. Not only did the Saints play well enough to win their Week 7 matchup against the Lions, they had them dead to rights. If not for a late Drew Brees interception, they may have walked away from this week at .500 – instead, they’re staring at a long walk to 2015. MVP – Marques Colston Welcome back Marques Colston! The silent storm had been mostly just silent...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Thomas Injures Shoulder In Week 7

Saints running back Pierre Thomas left Sunday's game against Detroit with a shoulder injury.Fantasy Spin:With Mark Ingram back, this isn't a big loss for the Saints, but it is for his fantasy owners. Travis Cadet could be used in a receiving role with Ingram and Khiry Robinson the runners.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints suffer inexplicable loss 24-23 to Lions

The Saints are now 2-4, somehow, and all we can chalk this up to is some sort of road voodoo. The Saints were up 23-10 and in complete control of this game until a comedy of errors and referee contribution helped the Lions pull off the improbable comeback. This loss hurts worse than the Falcons game and Browns game and it will leave a mark both literally and figuratively. Multiple...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Jimmy Graham is active for today’s game

According to Albert Breer, the Saints will have their best weapon active for today’s game. Jimmy Graham will play for the Saints. Expected to see him used primarily in red zone packages. Not full go. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 19, 2014 Don’t expect Graham to get too much work, but it only takes a few plays for him to make huge impact.   You may also be interested...
Via cover32 - Saints
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jimmy Graham has chance of playing

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham has a chance of playing today against the Detroit Lions after suffering a shoulder injury a couple of weeks ago. From @AlbertBreer & me: #Saints TE Jimmy Graham is a game-time decision but has a great chance to play. Remarkable turnaround from last week — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 19, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 7 Injury Report: Will Jimmy Graham Make His Return For Saints?

7:55 a.m.: Here’s more on Jimmy Graham, per NFL Media’s Albert Breer. Assuming Jimmy Graham feels good, expect the Saints to use him in red-zone packages the way they have when he's been nicked in the past.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 19, 2014 7:45 a.m.: New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was expected to miss a few weeks with a shoulder injury, but he...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Cut TE Tom Crabtree, Promote ILB Todd Davis

The New Orleans Saints released veteran TE Tom Crabtree on Saturday and signed ILB Todd Davis off of their practice squad to take his place on their active roster, according to Brett Martel. The Saints brought in a few tight ends for workouts last week including Crabtree and Kellen Davis as insurance in case Jimmy Graham wound up missing a few weeks. However, it appears as though...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: Jimmy Graham returns to practice

The New Orleans Saints' tight end, Jimmy Graham, could have a chance to play this week. The tight end returned to full team drills as a limited participant during Thursday's practice. The Saints' head coach, Sean Payton, said "Were still optimistic on him." This was reported by Mike Triplett of ESPN.com.#181712191 / gettyimages.comGraham's status is still...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL week 7 predictions

With 11 of the 15 home teams winning in week 5 and just 4 of the 15 winning in week 6, the NFL has reached that point in the season where deciphering the good teams and the bad ones is significantly easier–the problem comes when 2 good teams and 2 bad ones play one another. Week 7 looks relatively upset free, with most of the home teams doing the winning. Thursday, October 16th...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints reporter flashes Pulitzer after Jahri Evans rips him

As a Saints fan, it’s been a bit of a tumultuous season.  A 2-3 record heading into the bye week is a disappointment heading into the bye week for a team that very clearly had Super Bowl aspirations.  The losses have been heartbreaking (two on the last play and one SNF blowout in Dallas) and the wins haven’t been all that impressive.  That includes an overtime home victory...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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