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Moss Workout with Saints Goes Great

Randy Moss turned back the clock of time in his workout with the Saints today. The 35-year-old wide receiver ran 45 to 50 routes. Moss got in and out of his routes quickly and showed great football intelligence. It’s unclear if Moss ran a 40 yard dash, if he refused to run the 40 or […]

Brees Reportedly “Livid” About Getting the Franchise Tag – Says He Won’t Sign Tender

Uh Oh. Don’t look now, but the best player the Saints have isn’t too happy these days. WIST-AM in New Orleans reports that QB Drew Brees is “livid” about getting the dreaded tag on Monday – a tag mind you that will pay him about $17 mil in 2012. The report says that Brees is […]

Video: Could Brees Force the Saints to Lose Colston and Nicks?

In all likelihood, the New Orleans Saints will have to give Drew Brees the franchise tag, which means they could lose Marques Colston and Carl Nicks. The chances they’ll retain all three? Not good.

Brees Just “Very Good” said Saints GM

Sometimes contract talks get ugly. Drew Brees is not new to this. Going into the 2001 NFL draft talk was that Brees could be the top overall pick. But the San Diego Chargers traded that pick to the Atlanta Falcons. Who took Michael Vick. Brees became the top pick of the 2nd round. After some […]

Carl Nicks Not a Fan of the Possible Franchise Tag

Carl Nicks is set to hit the open market on March 13th unless he is franchised, and that’s not sitting well with the Saints guard. This afternoon, Nicks let the world know via Twitter what his feelings are if he were to get the Saints franchise tag: “I don’t want to be franchised!!!!” Nicks tweeted. […]

Saints and Brees Not Close in Trying to Reach a New Deal

The Saints and QB Drew Brees have been working hard on trying to get a deal done before free agency starts, but there’s a reported big issue between the two sides – they are not seeing eye to eye on money. New Orleans and the QB are still very far apart in contracts talks according […]

Drew Brees Still Hopeful a Deal with the Saints is Coming

Drew Brees said he is “still very optimistic” that he can work out a new long-term contract with the team in the coming weeks. He said “this is definitely when things heat up,” with the NFL’s franchise-tag deadline looming on March 5th and the start of free agency set for March 13. Brees said he’s […]

A View on How the Saints Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire NFC South – click HERE Here’s the Saints breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]