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 served as the defensive coordinator in New England. The offer was significantly higher than the level the Saints were willing to reach.
There aren’t many carefree days for cornerbacks in the NFC South. Guys in other divisions will catch a gimmie or two every season. But if you’re the No. 1 guy on an NFC South team that has its cornerbacks travel with top receivers, you’ll have to face elite competition at least six times per season. […]
Believe Cam Jordan when he tweets about wanting to finish his career with the Saints. The New Orleans defensive end is showing you that with his actions. Jordan could seek to max out his value. He could earn $20 million or more per season on the open market, but instead signed an extension last year […]