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Veteran Guard Patrick Omameh Resigns with the Saints

The Saints re-signed veteran offensive guard Patrick Omameh on Thursday, Amie Just of the New Orleans Times Picayune/Advocate reports. The terms of his contract are not yet known. Omameh played in 14 games last season, playing in several spots on the offensive line. He flexed out to tackle to start one game to fill in […]

Jameis Winston Joins the Saints; Excited to Learn Under Drew Brees

Drew Brees has a new backup quarterback, as the team has officially inked former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and first overall pick in the draft Jameis Winston to a one-year deal. Jameis Winston’s one-year contract with the Saints carries a base value of $1.1M, per source. He got a $148,000 signing bonus, a base salary of […]

Saints Ink Running Backs Matt Dayes and Javorius “Buck” Allen

The Saints announced the signing of running backs Matt Dayes and Javorius “Buck” Allen, Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. To make room for the additions, the Saints waived two undrafted rookies, running back A.J. Ouellette and cornerback Jordan Wyatt. The team hosted a handful of running backs for workouts last Thursday, and […]

Saints Release WR Brandon Marshall to Ink Tight End Erik Swoope

The Saints are claiming tight end Erik Swoope off waivers from the Colts on Wednesday and releasing wide receiver Brandon Marshall, Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Pro Football Talk first reported the addition of Swoope, and ESPN reported Marshall’s release. Both moves were listed later on the NFL’s transaction wire. Swoope, 26, […]

Saints Bring Back TE John Phillips to Add Depth to the Tight End Spot

Veteran tight end John Phillips signed with the Saints on Sunday after working out on Saturday, a source told Joel Erickson of the Advocate. Phillips, who spent parts of the past two seasons in New Orleans, offers help at a position that has been light in practice the past couple of days. If you are […]

Saints Cut DT Nick Fairley with Non-Football Illness Designation

The Saints made a roster move on Monday, cutting defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football illness designation. Fairley signed a four-year, $28 million deal with the Saints in the offseason, but he never played in 2017 after a team doctor discovered a heart condition. The Saints placed him on the non-football illness list after […]

Saints Claim Former Patriots LB Jonathan Freeny Off Waivers

The Saints Thursday claimed former New England Patriots linebacker Jonathan Freeny off of waivers a source confirmed to Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The move was first reported by ESPN’s Field Yates. The Saints made room for Freeny by cutting cornerback Sterling Moore. Freeny’s addition come on the heels of A.J. Klein’s injury. […]

Saints Claim Offensive Tackle Jerry Ugokwe Off Waivers From the Colts

The Saints have claimed offensive tackle Jerry Ugokwe off of waivers from the Indianapolis Colts, Joel Erickson of the Advocate reports. New Orleans waived veteran lineman Martin Wallace with an injury designation to make room for the move. If he’s not claimed after 24 hours, Wallace will be placed on injured reserve.