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Posts Tagged ‘Usama Young’

Saints-Cowboys Wednesday Injury Report

New Orleans Out: RB Ladell Betts (neck, head), RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) Questionable: RB Reggie Bush (fibula), S Malcolm Jenkins (neck), S Darren Sharper (hamstring), TE Jeremy Shockey (rib) Probable: T Jermon Bushrod (knee), DT Sedrick Ellis (quadricep), DE Junior Galette (shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (back), DT Tony Hargrove (knee), RB Chris Ivory (shoulder, knee), […]

Saints Squeak By Panthers 16-14

In yet another nail-biter, the Saints barely defeated the Carolina┬áPanthers in the Superdome and improved to 3-1 on the year. Although the statistics would indicate a blowout by New Orleans, the final score says it all–the Saints offense is still trying to find itself. In the first quarter, it seemed that the team’s offensive struggles […]

Six “Bubble” Players Confirmed for Saints 53-man Roster So Far

Friday was a brutal day in the NFL and Saints camp was no less so. As player after player fell by way of the chopping block, tension mounted surrounding the fate of so-called “bubble” players who were vying for spots on the 53-man roster. This is what I have learned so far. According to, […]

Saints Mount Beaucoups Offense In 36-21 Win Against Chargers

This game turned out to be everything we thought it would be–two powerhouse offenses slugging it out until the finish. But it was the electric offense of the Saints that stole the show. Mounting up over 552 yards of total offense, New Orleans picked up right where it left off, effectively mixing up passes and […]

Safety Usama Young to ink with the Saints Thursday

James Varney of The Times-Picayune reports today that safety Usama Young will be signing with the team tomorrow according to his agent Andy Simms: New Orleans Saints safety Usama Young will sign his one-year tender offer with the team Thursday, the deadline for restricted free agents to sign with another team. His agent, Andy Simms, […]

Free Safety Young Arrested on Traffic Violations

The Times-Picayune reports that Saints defensive back Usama Young was arrested on Monday on traffic violations: New Orleans Saints defensive back Usama Young is out on bond after his arrest Monday in Harahan on traffic violations. Young, 24, was booked with reckless operation of a motor vehicle and flight from an officer using a motor […]

Report Says Young Will Make the Shift to Free Safety

It looks like Usama Young finally has a spot on the field to play, as reports were after the drafting of Ohio State CB Malcolm Jenkins 14th overall, Young was not sure on where he would fit with the team. Now though, the Times-Picayune reports that Young will move to free safety. Young will compete […]

Usama Young Ready to Move to Free Safety?

The Times-Picayune is reporting a story that the Saints might be looking to push Usama Young to free safety for the 2009 season. Here is the report: Head coach Sean Payton said Thursday the Saints have considered moving cornerback Usama Young to free safety. “In Usama’s case, it’s a significant decision because the player is […]