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Posts Tagged ‘Deuce McAllister’

McAllister, Benson Latest Saints HOF Inductees

Former running back Deuce McAllister and Saints owner Tom Benson have been elected to the Saints Hall of Fame. The hall, which runs independently from the club, made the announcement on Friday. Formal inductions are scheduled Sept. 21. McAllister played eight seasons for the Saints after they made him a first-round pick out of Mississippi […]

Home of Deuce McAllister Set to Be Auctioned

A house owned by former Saints running back Deuce McAllister in Luling is scheduled to be auctioned by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on July 27th. A sheriff’s sale of the house originally had been scheduled for June. In the meantime, the two sides have been working toward a settlement according to Bob Fortus […]

The Saints vs the Chargers: A Look Ahead

The last time these two teams met was during October 2008 in London’s Wembley Stadium. The game had been billed (and rightfully so) as one of the most anticipated of the season with the two high-flying offenses squaring off in the International Series before a record crowd. It would not disappoint, as the playmakers stepped […]

Saints Remain in Search of a Power Back for Upcoming Season

The Sun Herald reports that the Saints are still in search of a power back for 2009: With Deuce McAllister no longer around, the New Orleans Saints are looking for a bruising back to lead the way in key short-yardage situations. Four players are vying for one or possibly two roster spots with Mike Bell, […]

Edgerrin James to the Saints? Forget About It

There were some rumblings once he got released that the Saints would take a long look at former Cardinals running back Edgerrin James. The veteran back remains a free agent, and even though his agent says that there are a number of teams with interest, the Saints do not appear to be one of them. […]

Deuce Dumped; McAllister Released in Cap Related Move

The running backs continue to fall, as Tuesday the Saints released their all-time leading rusher, Deuce McAllister. The move comes one day after the Jaguars released their all-time leading rusher – Fred Taylor. The popular McAllister’s release was all salary cap related, as he was due to make over $7 million in the 2009 season. […]

Should the Saints Keep McAllister?

One of the questions that I kept hearing this season was why didn’t the Saints use RB Deuce McAllister more. There were several third and short situations where McAllister represented the best option but Coach Payton didn’t use him. There were also games where the Saints ran a few plays with McAllister and then seemed […]

Decision on McAllister to Come by Free Agency

From: The Times Picayune Saints general manager Micky Loomis acknowledged that the Saints have an important decision to make with running back Deuce McAllister, one of the most popular players in franchise history who is due to earn $5.3 million in salary and bonuses this year. “It’s something we have to review, no question. It’s […]