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NFL Upholds Saints Suspensions

NFL Upholds Saints SuspensionsChris 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 PlayersNFL 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 SuspensionChris 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 SaintsBobby 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 OutChris 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 ProgramChris 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 SaintsChris 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...

Ex-New Orleans Saint Anthony Hargrove Addresses Bounty Program

Ex-New Orleans Saint Anthony Hargrove Addresses Bounty ProgramJupiterImages/Photos.com(NEW YORK) -- Former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove released a statement Thursday to address reports about his role in a 2009 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings in which he put a hit on th...

Saints Coach And GM Take Full Responsibility For Bounty Program

Saints Coach And GM Take Full Responsibility For Bounty ProgramAl Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis issued an apology Tuesday for the bounty program run by former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.“We acknowledge that the...

Randy Moss To Work Out With Saints

Randy Moss To Work Out With SaintsJohn Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Free agent wide receiver Randy Moss is headed to New Orleans to work out with the Saints, according to Foxsports.com on Monday. Moss was retired until he made the announcement on his 35th bir...

Williams to Meet With NFL Security Officials

Williams to Meet With NFL Security OfficialsMatthew Sharpe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who has apologized for setting up a bounty system that paid Saints defensive players for making big plays and even knocking opposing players out of...

Saints Slap the Franchise Tag On Drew Brees

Saints Slap the Franchise Tag On Drew BreesEzra Shaw/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- Quarterback Drew Brees had a record breaking season for the New Orleans Saints in 2011, and the team is making sure he stays in a Saints uniform. The Saints have placed their exclusive-rights franchise tag on Brees....

Saints Charged with Maintaining "Bounty" Program

Saints Charged with Maintaining "Bounty" ProgramScott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New Orleans Saints have been found guilty of maintaining a "bounty" program funded primarily by players in violation of NFL rules during the 2009, 2010, and 2011 seasons, according to the NFL on Friday. Between...

Saints and Brees Continue To Talk

Saints and Brees Continue To TalkRonald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New Orleans Saints and Super Bowl champion quarterback Drew Brees are still a long way from getting a new deal done, according to league sources. Both sides are trying to complete a deal before Monday's dea...

Aaron Rodgers Wins NFL MVP Award

Aaron Rodgers Wins NFL MVP AwardJonathan Daniel/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named the 2011 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Saturday night. Rodgers captured 48 of the 50 votes, with Saints quarterback Drew Brees receiving the...

Report: Spagnuolo Will Become Saints Defensive Coordinator

Report: Spagnuolo Will Become Saints Defensive CoordinatorJared Wickerham/Getty Images(NEW ORELANS) -- Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to become the new defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, according to ESPN.com.The 52-year-old Spagnuolo was fired by the Rams earlier th...

49ers Throw the Last Punch: Beat the Saints

49ers Throw the Last Punch: Beat the SaintsEzra Shaw/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Trailing by three with nine seconds left in the game, 49ers' quarterback Alex Smith threw the game winning touchdown pass, giving San Francisco a 36-32 win over the New Orleans Saints. The dramatic victory comes...

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints @ 49ers

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: Saints @ 49ersRonald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The San Francisco 49ers will play host to the New Orleans Saints Saturday afternoon in the NFC Divisional playoffs. The Saints come into the contest with the NFL's number-one ranked offense. They will be f...

Lions Breakout Season Comes To A Close

Lions Breakout Season Comes To A CloseLeon Halip/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The Motor City will have to wait another year for the opportunity to capture its first Vince Lombardi trophy, after the Detroit Lions loss to the New Orleans Saints Saturday in the NFC Wild Card round, 45-28. It ...

Saints Top Lions 45-28

Saints Top Lions 45-28Chris Graythen/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- This is starting to get routine for the New Orleans Saints. The team had 626 total yards on offense as the rolled past the Detroit Lions 45-28.Saint quarterback Drew Brees had another terrific game, passing f...

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