Jadeveon Clowney would be equally happy to join a contender on a one-year deal or a middling club on a multi-year deal, Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network hears. Specifically, he’d like to land with one of two contenders – the Cowboys or the Saints. [RELATED: Clowney’s Best Multi-Year Offer Came From Browns] It’s not clear whether the Saints or Cowboys have reciprocated that … [Read more...] about Jadeveon Clowney Eyeing Cowboys, Saints?
The Saints didn’t hold any sort of offseason program (not even a virtual session), and the club doesn’t plan to get together again until training camp. Speaking on a conference call with reporters, defensive coordinator Dennis Allen said New Orleans coaches will continue to work from home and won’t convene until training camp begins, according to Josh Alper of Pro Football … [Read more...] about Saints Rumors: Gardner-Johnson, Jenkins
An interesting what-if during an offseason featuring the highest-profile quarterback movement since free agency opened 27 years ago: Tom Brady was interested in the Saints this year. The Saints were also interested, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports (on Twitter). However, both sides’ curiosity hinged on Drew Brees heading into retirement, which he did not. The Saints … [Read more...] about Mutual Interest Existed Between Saints, Tom Brady?
Last month, seventh-round pick Tommy Stevens found himself in the headlines after a strange tug-of-war between the Saints and Panthers. The Saints, after trading away their entire Day 3 haul, hoped to sign the Mississippi State quarterback as an undrafted free agent. The Saints and Panthers reportedly wound up in a bidding war for him before the conclusion of the draft, … [Read more...] about Panthers Deny Wrongdoing In Tommy Stevens Pursuit
Here are the details on a few recently-signed contracts: Eli Apple, CB (Panthers): One year. $3MM, including $750K signing bonus. Twitter link via Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Anthony Chickillo, LB (Saints): One year. Veteran salary benefit. $1.047MM base salary ($68,750 guaranteed). Twitter link via Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football. Carlos Hyde, RB (Seahawks): One year, max … [Read more...] about Contract Details: 5/29/20
We’ll keep track of today’s minor moves here: Las Vegas Raiders Re-signed: TE Paul Butler (story) New Orleans Saints Waived: WR Tim White Seattle Seahawks Released: G Demetrius Knox … [Read more...] about Minor NFL Transactions: 5/28/20
The Saints have agreed to sign James Hurst, according agent Jack Bechta (on Twitter). The former Ravens offensive lineman will head to New Orleans on a one-year deal. [RELATED: Saints DE Noah Spence Tears ACL] The Ravens released Hurst in March, wiping his $5.25MM cap hit off of the books for 2020. In February, Hurst was hit with a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s … [Read more...] about Saints To Sign James Hurst
The Saints re-signed defensive end Noah Spence in March, but the former second-round pick is likely done for the season. New Orleans placed Spence on its reserve/non-football injury list Tuesday. This would only shelve him for the first six weeks of the season, but Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets that Spence suffered a torn ACL while working out independently. The Saints would … [Read more...] about Saints DE Noah Spence Tears ACL
Taysom Hill is expected to be “the guy” at quarterback for the Saints whenever Drew Brees decides to retire, as Jay Glazer of The Athletic writes. Brees has already signed a post-career deal with NBC Sports, and the 2020 season may or may not be his final year in the NFL, so Hill could be in line to become New Orleans’ starter as soon as next year. The drawbacks on Hill are … [Read more...] about Taysom Hill Is "The Guy" For Post-Brees Saints