Posts Tagged ‘Scott Shanle’

Free Agent LB Shanle Talking to the Rams; Lions and Eagles Interested reports that LB Scott Shanle is already talking to other teams, among them the St.Louis Rams. The Lions and Eagles have already expressed interest. Saints free agent linebacker Scott Shanle said he has already been on the phone with the St. Louis Rams’ general manager and linebackers coach, and he is working on lining […]

Saints Hoping To Re-Sign LB Scott Shanle To A Short-Term Deal?

The Saints’ decisions on draft weekend could have a major impact on OLB Scott Shanle’s status. Shanle, who has been a starter for the Saints since 2006, is due to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. With Danny Clark and Jo-Lonn Dunbar, two other Saints players with starting experience at outside ‘backer, due to […]

LB Jonathan Casillas Slowly Moving Up the Charts

LB Jonathan Casillas lined up as the WLB with the first-team defense during team drills. LB Scott Shanle was slotted as the SLB. Casillas performed well vs. New England with 10 tackles. Will he stick in the starting lineup? “He hasn’t done anything in a regular game right now,” defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said. “And […]

Saints Hopeful that LB Shanle Will be Ready for Preseason Opener

CBS Sports reports that the Saints are hopeful that LB Scott Shanle will be ready for the preseason opener this weekend: Saints head coach Sean Payton said LB Scott Shanle, who did not participate in Saturday’s scrimmage due to a strained left knee, should be ready to play in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Patriots. […]

2009 The Dawn of a New “D” Part 3

In part 3 we will take a look at the linebackers. Next will be the secondary. Last year we found our defensive leader when the Saints traded for Jonathan Vilma, and the Saints were very smart to sign him to a 4 year deal to keep him around. Middle Linebacker: Vilma is our unquestioned starter […]

Training Camp 2008: Breakdown of the Saints Weakside Linebackers

2007 Summary: Scott Shanle did such a great job in 2006 that he got a nice contract before the 2007 season. Unfortunately, his tackle totals went down and had no sacks (3 in 2006) in 2007. Shanle had a tendency to disappear in games. Some could attribute it to bad D-line play, but then why […]

Training Camp Battles to Watch

As Saints training camp approaches, starting on July 24th, there are going to be several very interesting battles for starting positions as well as roster spots. In the next few days we will provide you with some details of what positions to watch and some details about whom you will be watching. First let’s define […]