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Courtney Roby Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

At long last, Saints multi-talented WR Courtney Roby is finally getting the recognition he deserves. On Thursday, he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month. The dynamic kickoff return man is currently averaging an impressive 25.8 yards on nine returns, earning him a tenth ranking in the league. He also leads the team […]

Could Hartley Be On His Way Out?

After yesterday’s heart-wrenching loss in overtime to division rival, the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints and their fans are left scratching their heads wondering what has happened to the hero of the NFC Championship Game and later Superbowl XLIV. Having missed two chip-shots against Minnesota in the season opener and the all-critical one which cost the […]

Player Spotlight Week 1: #51 Jonathan Vilma

When talking about the Saints defensive player of week 1, nobody can deny that MLB Jonathan Vilma’s name should definitely be in the conversation. Not surprisingly, Vilma is already off to a great start for the 2010 regular season, having recorded four tackles and an interception of Brett Favre in the season opener against the […]

Bush and Brees Rated Two of NFL’s Top Players To Follow In Social Media

Reggie Bush and Drew Brees can add yet another accolade to their growing list of accomplishments. The pair made Sports Illustrated’s top 10 NFL players to follow in social media with Bush being ranked at No. 2 and Brees at No. 4. The players’ rankings were based on a combination of the number of platforms […]

At Least One Saint Looking Ahead to Regular Season

Via Twitter Sunday, Saints RB Reggie Bush said, “(I’m) about to watch Vikings and 49ers game and do a little homework for our first 2 opponents of the regular season.” That sounds like a good idea to me. The better prepared the Saints are for the powerful running attacks of both the Vikings and the […]

Saints RFA Mike Bell Signs Offer Sheet With Eagles

Mike Bell has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to his agent Josh Luchs. The contract, worth $1.7 million, of which $500,000 is guaranteed, is for one year. Because Bell is a restricted free agent, the Saints have seven days to match or beat the offer from Philadelphia. The Saints made […]

Untapped Potential

Every year there are some players for whatever reason come in with untapped potential, whetether it be rookie or a cast off another team gave up on the Saints seem to have found some more of these guys again this year.  Starting with the offense I will follow up with defense soon. Veterans 1. Robert […]

Will the Saints Find Gold in the 2009 Undrafted Free Agents Class?

In Sean Payton’s first 3 years, He and GM Mickey Loomis have struck gold with UDFA’s. In 2006 it was Steve Weatherford and in 2007 it was with Pierre Thomas and 2008 JoLonn Dunbar. Have the Saints possibly struck gold in 2009? The answer could very well turn out yes and more than once. The […]