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Pass Rusher Will Smith Not Ready To Retire Despite Release

Pass rusher Will Smith missed the 2013 season after tearing his ACL in a preseason game. Smith was released by the Saints last week along with defensive veterans Roman Harper, Jabari Greer and Jonathan Vilma. But Smith isn’t ready to retire at 32, Ramon Antonio Vargas of the Baton Rouge Advocate reports. “I’m ahead of […]

2012 NFL Week Seven Preivew – New Orleans vs Tampa Bay

Coming off the bye week, the Saints look to keep the momentum of their first win two weeks ago up as they travel to Tampa to play their NFC South rivals the Bucs Sunday. The Saints finally showed signs of life after an 0-4 start, topping the Chargers 31-24 at home on Oct. 7. “We’re […]

Roman Harper Fined $22,500 For Two Incidents

Saints safety Roman Harper was fined $22,500 for two penalties from last Sunday’s 22-17 win over the Tennessee Titans, Mike Triplett of The Times-Picayune reports. Harper was fined $7,500 for a face mask penalty while tackling Titans wide receiver Damian Williams and $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in the second quarter. […]

Roman Harper named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Saints safety Roman Harper has been honored with the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week award, the team announced on Tuesday. Harper had 13 tackles and an interception in Sunday’s 26-23 overtime win over the Falcons. For the season, the 28-year-old Harper has 69 tackles and leads all NFL defensive backs with 6.5 quarterback sacks. For Harper, this […]

Roman Harper fined $15K for hit on Panthers WR Steve Smith Saints safety Roman Harper has been fined $15,000 for the late hit he delivered on Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith in Week five. Harper hit the Cats top target in the end zone following his first quarter touchdown in the Saints’ 30-27 victory last Sunday. Plenty of pushing and shoving ensued between the NFC […]

Saints at Jaguars Friday Injury Report

New Orleans Out: LB Will Herring (hamstring), C Olin Kreutz (knee), T Zach Strief (knee), TE David Thomas (concussion), LB Martez Wilson (neck, shoulder) Questionable: WR Marques Colston (shoulder), LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) Probable: S Jonathon Amaya (shoulder), WR Adrian Arrington (knee), LB Jonathan Casillas (foot, knee), S Roman Harper (neck, shoulder), DT Tom Johnson […]

Harper: NFL Says Flag For Hitting Cutler Was Wrong

Saints strong safety Roman Harper says the NFL has notified the team that game officials were wrong to throw a flag for Harper’s hard hit on Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler. The flag flew moments after the quarterback threw an incomplete pass in the first half of New Orleans’ 30-13 victory over the Bears last Sunday. […]

Saints safety Roman Harper named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Saints safety Roman Harper was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for an impressive performance against the Bears last Sunday. The former member of the Crimson Tide registered seven stops, two sacks and a forced fumble in the Superdome, aiding the Saints to a 30-13 win over Chicago in Week two.