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Saints Ready to Fire D-Coordinator Gary Gibbs?

From: Pro Football Weekly Yet again, the Saints will head into the offseason looking to remodel a defense that failed to hold up its end of the bargain. Sources say head coach Sean Payton is likely to consider a few options — either keep the defensive coaching staff intact and make a philosophical change or […]

Will Bush Play the Last Two Weeks?

From: The Sun Herald Comparing the differences between the way the Saints played when being the home or road team has been glaringly apparent from the top of the roster (Drew Brees) to the bottom (Martin Gramatica or Taylor Mehlhaff). The lone road glory came against the hapless Kansas City Chiefs, with the Saints dropping […]

Payton and Bush Not Seeing Eye to Eye?

From: Pro Football Weekly All isn’t well between Saints head coach Sean Payton and RB Reggie Bush, we hear. Bush, who said he sprained his knee on a second-quarter run in Week 15, didn’t seem pleased with being held out for the remainder of the game, except for one carry for no gain in the […]

Saints Won’t Extend Vilma; NY Teams Ticked About It

From: NFL Network Had New Orleans resigned linebacker Jonathan Vilma to a long-term contract extension this season, or even shortly thereafter, two New York teams would have benefited. First, the conditional fourth-round pick the Saints traded to the Jets for Vilma would have become a second-round pick. And if that Vilma trade with the Jets […]

Will Lito Sheppard Be A Saint Soon?

Lito Sheppard earlier this off season expressed his disapproval when the Eagles brought in pro bowl free agent Asante Samuel. There were rumors going around Sheppard wanted a trade, but that the Eagles were asking to much, and did not want to part ways with the corner back. But, on Tuesday Sheppard made it clear […]

Colston Having an MRI Following Sitting Out Practice

After sitting out of Friday afternoon practices, officially because some sort of knee issue, Marques Colston is having an MRI tonight at MBMC (Mississippi Baptist Medical Center).  It is unconfirmed what the nature of the MRI is, as the Saints organization has not announced it to the public yet.

Saints Kicker Spot Still Up in the Air

From: Pro Football Weekly It’s too early to give either Martin Gramatica or rookie Taylor Mehlhaff an edge in the battle to become the Saints’ placekicker, but we hear there’s a real chance that both could end up on the roster. If that were to happen, it’s likely that Mehlhaff, a sixth-round pick, would handle […]

Rookie CB Porter Moving Up the Depth Charts

From: Pro Football Weekly Word out of New Orleans is that rookie CB Tracy Porter made a good first impression during OTAs and has already passed second-year CB Usama Young on the depth chart. Jason David and Mike McKenzie, if he’s recovered from a torn ACL suffered late last season, are the presumed starters at […]