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Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin III

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The RG3 era can officially begin in Washington.  The Redskins signed rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III on Wednesday to a four-year contract, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
“Well people…

Former Saints Coordinator Gregg Williams Vows He’ll Coach Again

Former Saints Coordinator Gregg Williams Vows He’ll Coach Again

NFL via Getty Images(EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo.) — The New Orleans Saints bounty scandal has been one of the bigger storylines during the NFL’s offseason. The man who ran the operation, former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, vows he will coach in th…

Saints Reward Drew Brees With Five-Year Contract Extension

Saints Reward Drew Brees With Five-Year Contract Extension

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a long negotiation process, the New Orleans Saints have locked up their franchise player. The team has signed quarterback Drew Brees to a five-year, $100 million contract extension.It gets even better for Brees…

NFL Denies Bounty Appeal

NFL Denies Bounty Appeal

NFL Shield (NFL)(NEW ORLEANS) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell denied the appeals of four suspended players in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal Tuesday.In a letter sent to Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita, Goodell wro…

Drew Brees Discusses Contract

Drew Brees Discusses Contract

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has still not worked out a new deal with the organization and general manager Mickey Loomis.
Brees appeared on the Mike and Mike Morning Show on ESPN Radio on Tuesday t…

Joe Vitt: Brees Will Be In Camp

Joe Vitt: Brees Will Be In Camp

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(METAIRIE, La.) — New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt is confident that his quarterback will be in camp sooner than later.
While the team and Drew Brees have yet to work out a new contract, Vitt said on Thursday …

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees ‘Frustrated’ By Contract Talks

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees ‘Frustrated’ By Contract Talks

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Despite a record-breaking season, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees finds himself without a new contract, and Brees isn’t too happy about the lack of progress on a new deal.The team placed the exclusive right…

Vilma Appeals Season-Long Suspension

Vilma Appeals Season-Long Suspension

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma is appealing his season-long suspension handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell last week for his role in the Saints bounty scandal.The eight-year NFL veteran is argu…

NFL Suspends Four Players For Roles In Bounty System

NFL Suspends Four Players For Roles In Bounty System

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The NFL has suspended four players for their roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty program.
Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who is suspended for the entire 2012 season, received the harshest penalty. Former sai…

Report: Saints’ GM Loomis Able to Eavesdrop

Report: Saints’ GM Loomis Able to Eavesdrop

NFL via Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Some more bad news for the New Orleans Saints. 
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana notified the Saints that their general manager Mickey Loomis had an electronic device in his Super…

Report: No NFL Contact For Saints Coach Payton

Report: No NFL Contact For Saints Coach Payton

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In a report published by ESPN, suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is not allowed to have contact with the Saints organization or anyone in the NFL during his suspension. His suspension began on …

New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson to Buy the Hornets

New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson to Buy the Hornets

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Orleans have fallen on hard times lately, but there is hope on the horizon. New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson is purchasing the team for $338 million.The NBA has been trying to sell the team since the league …

New Orleans Saints Name Vitt Interim Head Coach

New Orleans Saints Name Vitt Interim Head Coach

NFL via Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — The New Orleans Saints named assistant coach Joe Vitt the interim head coach Thursday, while Sean Payton serves a one-year ban for his role in the team’s bounty system.The Saints are expected to tap offensive …

NFL Upholds Saints Suspensions

NFL Upholds Saints Suspensions

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The NFL upheld the suspensions of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant coach Joe Vitt for their roles in the team’s bounty system Monday. The trio filed th…

Gregg Williams Told Players to Injure 49ers Players

Gregg Williams Told Players to Injure 49ers Players

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On the same day that New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Micky Loomis will have their appeals heard regarding the team’s bounty system under former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, a new …

Saints’ Sean Payton Will Appeal One-Year Suspension

Saints’ Sean Payton Will Appeal One-Year Suspension

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton will file an appeal of his season-long suspension on Friday.  He will also ask NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for guidance on the suspension’s parameters, a league …

Bill Parcells: I’d Be A Hypocrite To Not Consider Saints

Bill Parcells: I’d Be A Hypocrite To Not Consider Saints

Bobby Bank/WireImage(NEW YORK) — During a phone interview with ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen on Wednesday, former head coach Bill Parcells said he would be a “hypocrite” for not considering the New Orleans Saints’ interim coaching position i…

Payton Speaks Out For First Time Since Suspensions Handed Out

Payton Speaks Out For First Time Since Suspensions Handed Out

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — For the first time since the NFL handed down a year long suspension towards him, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton spoke to media about a variety of issues surrounding the team.Since Payton’s sus…

Saints’ Sean Payton Apologizes For Bounty Program

Saints’ Sean Payton Apologizes For Bounty Program

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(METAIRIE, La) — New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton apologized on Friday for his unwillingness to stop a bounty system he was a part of for three years under his watch, saying he takes “full responsibility” for the pr…

Marques Colston Inks New Five-Year Deal with Saints

Marques Colston Inks New Five-Year Deal with Saints

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — The New Orleans Saints and wide receiver Marques Colston agreed on a five-year contract on Tuesday.
Headed into free agency, the Saints had hoped to ink Colston when they placed a franchise tag on quarterback…

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