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  • Payton says Saints understand "finality" of postseason

    Payton says Saints understand "finality" of postseason
    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...
  • San Francisco prepares for another onslaught of Saints blitzes

    San Francisco prepares for another onslaught of Saints blitzes
    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...
  • Payton says Bush's place in Saints history secure

    Payton says Bush's place in Saints history secure
    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...
  • Saints cut 6 including Hamilton

    Saints cut 6 including Hamilton
    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...
  • The fallout from the Saints "bounty program" could be substantial

    The fallout from the Saints "bounty program" could be substantial
    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....
  • I guess our Saints aren't so saintly

    I guess our Saints aren't so saintly
    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...
  • Strong penalties could be in the works after Saints "bounty" program

    Strong penalties could be in the works after Saints "bounty" program
    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,...
  • Saints Offensive Coordinator Pete Carmichael

    Saints Offensive Coordinator Pete Carmichael
    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...
  • The Grass Is Always Greener Over The NFL's Septic Tanks

    The Grass Is Always Greener Over The NFL's Septic Tanks
    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...
  • Sean Payton & Mickey Loomis admit responsibility in Saints "bounty" investigation

    Sean Payton & Mickey Loomis admit responsibility in Saints "bounty" investigation
    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...
  • It's time for Drew Brees to break his silence about the Saints "bounty" controversy

    It's time for Drew Brees to break his silence about the Saints "bounty" controversy
    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....
  • "Bounty-gate" fines & suspensions announced for Saints, Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis, Gregg Williams

    "Bounty-gate" fines & suspensions announced for Saints, Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis, Gregg Williams
    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...