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Saints Eyeing the Chance at Grabbing Chargers RB Tomlinson?

Rumors continue to float around the league about the movement of some big name players, and one big name that could easily be on the move soon is Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson. Reports today from the National Football Post state that one team has a close eye on the situation with L.T., and they […]

Saints to Talk to Free Agent OT Khalif Barnes

New Orleans isn’t waiting to lose right tackle Jon Stinchcomb in free agency before courting a potential replacement. A source said Jacksonville’s Khalif Barnes will visit Sunday with the Saints. Barnes started 57 of a possible 64 games during four seasons in Jacksonville, including all 16 at left tackle in 2008. Barnes, 26, is versatile […]

Safety Gibril Wilson an Option for the Saints?

Today’s Times Picayune talks about the Saints possibly landing a safety without having to go out and overpaying for him in free agency – that being the now released Gibril Wilson, who was let go by the Raiders Friday. Here is the report: The Oakland Raiders released free safety Gibril Wilson on Friday, immediately vaulting […]

Saints Interested in Drafting Illinois’ CB Vontae Davis?

The Biloxi Sun-Herald is starting to talk draft already, and one player they think the Saints will take a long look at is Illinois’ Vontae Davis.  Here is the report from the paper: Despite what some might believe, the Saints aren’t set at cornerback. Tracy Porter and Randall Gay are the only two the Saints […]

Saints to Eye Veteran Safety Sharper in Free Agency?

Free agency isn’t going to take place for about another month, but already one player that might have the interest of the Saints is Vikings Veteran safety Darren Sharper. The 12-year veteran looks as if he won’t be back in the Twin Cities, and ProFootballTalk.com is reporting that the Saints may have their eyes on […]

Saints With Their Sights Set on CB Nnamdi Asomugha This Offseason?

From: New Orleans Times-Picayune Sean Payton said he and Mickey Loomis have always shared a philosophy of being “judicious” when it comes to “so-called high-priced free agents, ” which suggests that the Saints aren’t looking to break the bank for one defensive star. Undoubtedly, they would show interest in Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha if […]

Pete Carmichael To Become Saints Offensive Coordinator?

From: ProFootballWeekly We hear Saints QB coach Pete Carmichael Jr. is likely to be named offensive coordinator after the season, replacing Doug Marrone, who left the club after Week 15 to take over as Syracuse’s head coach. Carmichael will be rewarded after passing up opportunities to become the Dolphins’ O-coordinator on two separate occasions. Head […]

Saints Ready to Fire D-Coordinator Gary Gibbs?

From: Pro Football Weekly Yet again, the Saints will head into the offseason looking to remodel a defense that failed to hold up its end of the bargain. Sources say head coach Sean Payton is likely to consider a few options — either keep the defensive coaching staff intact and make a philosophical change or […]