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Saints Show that They are Better than Their Record with Dominating Win over 49ers 31-17.

Sure, they’re battered and they’ve lost two in a row. The number one receiver, the number one tight end, and the starting fullback were all out. One of the mainstays on the offensive line was suspended this week and another had been hurt last week. No team had been able to throw for more than […]

Defensive Tackle Thomas Out for Up to 2 Months

Defensive Tackle Hollis Thomas tore his right triceps on Wednesday during pass rushing drills and will miss up to two months. Thomas had an MRI that afternoon and underwent surgery Thursday morning. The Saints may end up putting Thomas on injured reserve but the Times-Picayune speculated that the injury could possibly be career-ending after 13 […]

Grant Moves from End to Tackle

Charles Grant, who normally lines up as a defensive end, lined up as a defensive tackle in Saints practice yesterday. A formation with Bobby McCray taking his spot at defensive end, rookie first round pick Sedrick Ellis lined up next to Grant at defensive tackle and Will Smith lined up as the other defensive end […]

He’s In! First-Round Pick Ellis Agrees to Five-Year Deal

The Saints and their first round draft pick, defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis, have come to terms on a five-year deal that reports say will include $19.5 million guaranteed.  Ellis will be in camp Wednesday and will right away go to work for a Saints team that moved up in the draft to get him. Out […]

Saints and Ellis Inching Closer to a Deal?

Word is the Saints and first-round draft pick Sedrick Ellis may be on the verge of getting a deal done.  The Biloxi Sun Herald reported today that a deal could be struck within the next few days. “I think it’s getting closer,” coach Sean Payton said Saturday at camp.  One holdup could be the number […]

Training Camp 2008: Breakdown of the Saints Defensive Tackles

Success in the NFL often starts up front, “in the trenches” as the old saying goes. The defensive end position for the Saints is in pretty good shape with two highly paid stars. But DT is going to be a battle. 2007 Summary: Last year didn’t start off well. Hollis Thomas came into camp badly […]

Saints Defense Will Be The Difference Maker in ‘08

I will not bore you with all the moves the Saints made this off season, what I will tell you is that they were the right moves, and the defense will be the difference maker the Saints need to finally play(and win) this years Super Bowl. In 2006 Coach Peyton shocked everyone with his play […]

Talks About a Deal for First-Round Pick Ellis Have Yet to Start

Getting first-round draft pick Sedrick Ellis in by training camp may not be as easy as some think. Word from the Sun-Herald is that the Saints and Ellis’ people have not even started talking about a deal. “I don’t even think there’s been any discussions,” said Ellis. The big part about the deal for Ellis […]