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Robert Griffin III Sharp as Redskins Shock Saints

Robert Griffin III Sharp as Redskins Shock SaintsRonald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Robert Griffin III became the first player in NFL history to throw for over 300 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions in his NFL debut as the Washington Redskins upset the New Orleans Saints 40-32 on ...

Suspensions of NFL Players Overturned

Suspensions of NFL Players OverturnedStacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Four NFL players had their suspensions lifted by a three-member appeals panel on Friday. Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith of the New Orleans Saints, Scott Fujita of the Cleveland Browns, and free agent Anthony Har...

Saints’ Interim Coach Aaron Kromer Sees Smooth Transition

Saints’ Interim Coach Aaron Kromer Sees Smooth TransitionNFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With all the suspensions facing the New Orleans Saints this season, the team needed an interim for the interim head coach for the first six games of the season. Offensive line coach Aaron Kromer, who will lead the team...

Sean Payton: Excited to Watch Saints This Season

Sean Payton: Excited to Watch Saints This SeasonChris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New Orleans Saints will kick off their 2012 season on Sunday hosting the Washington Redskins.  Head coach Sean Payton won't be on the sidelines due to his season-long suspension for his role in the Sain...

Kromer To Coach Saints For First Six Games

Kromer To Coach Saints For First Six GamesStacy Revere/Getty Images(METAIRIE, La) -- The New Orleans Saints chose offensive line coach Aaron Kromer to take over the head coaching duties for the first six games of the upcoming season. He will be the interim head coach while assistant Joe Vitt s...

No Evidence of Saints Wiretapping

No Evidence of Saints WiretappingLeon Halip/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Louisiana State Police investigators have found no evidence that the Saints or general manager Mickey Loomis set up Superdome wiring so opposing coaches' radio communications could be heard. "This has been an int...

Sources: New Deal Could Trim Suspensions of Saints’ Vilma, Others.

Sources: New Deal Could Trim Suspensions of Saints’ Vilma, Others.Stacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The NFL has offered to reduce the year-long suspension of New Orleans Saints lineback Jonathan Vilma to eight games for the 2012 season, according to sources familiar with the discussions. Ongoing settlement ta...

Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins Sign Robert Griffin IIIPatrick 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 AgainNFL 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 ExtensionEzra 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 AppealNFL 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 ContractRonald 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 CampRonald 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 TalksEzra 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 SuspensionStacy 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 SystemStacy 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 EavesdropNFL 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 PaytonChris 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 HornetsNFL 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 CoachNFL 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 ...

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