| Jan 2, 2012
Saints head coach Sean Payton said his team understands the NFL playoffs are a whole different game. The Saints host the Detroit Lions Saturday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
In his Monday press conference, Payton said the NFL playoffs aren't a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:42 PM
As the Saints prepare for the playoff match against San Francisco, some 49ers are complaining about the way they were treated when they came to the Superdome for a pre-season game last August. They say the Saints blitzed too much and didn't give them a...
| Jul 28, 2011
Saints head coach Sean Payton said Reggie Bush is a "dynamic player."
But, Bush will make his next big play for the Miami Dolphins. Early Thursday, the Saints traded Bush to the Miami Dolphins for reserve safety Jonathan Amaya, and a swap of...
| Aug 4, 2011
Sean Payton said it was a most difficult cut.
The Saints coach cut veteran running back Lynell Hamilton. Hamilton was making a comeback after knee surgery. He tore his ACL in practice last August at New England.
Payton said of Hamilton, " "He's what...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Between 22 and 27 Saints defensive players were paid as part of a "bounty program" by former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
The NFL said the money, paid mostly in a pool by Saints players, was as much as $50,000 during the 2009 playoffs....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:43 AM
According to the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, for the last 3 seasons, the Saints had an illegal "bounty system" set up to encourage their players to knock the opposition's players out of the game.
The NFL says the Saints and head coach Sean...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The news is stunning. As many as 27 Saints defensive players and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams maintained a "bounty program," paying players for knocking opponents out of games, says the NFL.
On Friday, Williams apologized to the Saints,...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:18 PM
When you talk about what you expected from the two drafted rookie offensive lineman in Andrew Tiller and Marcel Jones as well as Nick Toon and what you have seen from them so far?
“First of all regarding the offensive lineman, I would think, during...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:27 AM
That NFL Commish Roger Goodell has got some nerve. Nerve enough to have subjected hundreds of millions worldwide to the lewd sexcapades of Madonna, M-I-A, Fergie, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson but now his league has grown a conscience over the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:19 PM
New Orleans Saints Vice President of Communications Greg Bensel released the following statement Tuesday afternoon:
JOINT STATEMENT FROM SAINTS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT /GENERAL MANAGER MICKEY LOOMIS & HEAD COACH SEAN PAYTON
For Immediate Release: March...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Yesterday, Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis came clean. At least somewhat.
The braintrust of the Saints admitted they ran a "pay to injure" program that was against NFL rules and that they knew it was, yet did it anyway....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
UPDATE: Statement From the New Orleans Saints:
Today, Commissioner Goodell apprised us of the severe penalties facing our club, as proposed by the NFL.
We recognize our fans’ concerns and we regret the uncertainty this episode has created for...