Why keeping Andrus Peat makes sense for the Saints

Not many people were expecting a repeat. When Andrus Peat hit the open market, the expectation was that he was going to find work elsewhere, and New Orleans would move on to other options. But as the top guards got scooped off of the market, Peat sat without a job. The possibility of a reunion […]

Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Sean Payton is the first known person in the NFL to test positive for the coronavirus. The Saints coach told ESPN that he started feeling sick last week, took a test on Monday and was informed Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19. He said that he has no cough of fever. The team has […]

Breaking down the Brees, Thomas, Armstead, Onyemata contracts

Drew Brees and the Saints will continue to take a year-to-year approach with his contract. The New Orleans quarterback agreed to a two-year deal worth $50 million, but with most of the guarantees existing in the first season, the team can essentially walk away after the 2020 season. Here is the breakdown of how his […]

Podcast: Recapping the first wave of free agency

We discuss all the moves the Saints made, the ones they didn’t make, and where they can go from here. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider subscribing to NewOrleans.Football so that we can keep doing it. Listen online. Listen on iTunes.  Listen on Spotify. 

Here’s everything we learned during the first day of the tampering period

The Saints wanted Jamie Collins on their football team. New Orleans made an offer to the linebacker on Monday, according to a source, but it wasn’t quite rich enough to get Collins to bite. Instead, Collins accepted a three-year, $30 million deal with the Lions that will reunite him with coach Matt Patricia, who previously […]

The rundown: An inside look at how teams scout character

The Saints have worked hard to get the right players in their locker room. They’ve eaten massive amounts of dead money and suffered through some lean years to get back on track and in a position to compete for the Super Bowl each year. But what does it mean to have the right guys? How […]

Podcast: Exploring free agents who could fit with the Saints

Free agency is here. Almost. With the market set to open in less than a week, we discuss some of the guys who could be fits for the Saints and where it would make the most sense to spend money. And since we seem to be obligated to include him in every podcast, we also […]

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