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  • Jairus Byrd returns to Saints practice

    Jairus Byrd returns to Saints practice

    Updated: 8:15 AM 8/20/2014

    METAIRIE - Jairus Byrd made his much-anticipated return to full contact on the practice field for the New Orleans Saints Tuesday: now the Saints prize free agent pickup is trying to get back up to speed. "It felt good to finally get that contact out the way and just... (More)
  • Saints lead Titans 21-17 at the half

    Saints lead Titans 21-17 at the half

    Updated: 9:17 PM 8/15/2014

    The New Orleans Saints lead the Tennessee Titans in a penalty ridden first half of play in the Superdome on Friday night. Many Saints starters including quarterback Drew Brees are sitting out this game, but both teams are having success moving the ball and scoring. 22 first half... (More)
  • Saints take quick 7-0 lead

    Saints take quick 7-0 lead

    Updated: 7:23 PM 8/15/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - While Drew Brees didn't get the start at quarterback for the first preseason game inside the Superdome this season, Luke McCown showed great command of the offense to get the Saints off on the right foot. The scoring drive took 16 plays, 80 yards, and 6:30... (More)
  • Ryan helped by value Saints place on smart players

    Ryan helped by value Saints place on smart players

    Updated: 10:59 PM 8/12/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan shows as much interest in simplifying his notoriously complex schemes as he does in cutting his long silver hair. Ryan says he won't coach a "brain-dead scheme" and says the Saints' emphasis on bringing in smart players provides a good... (More)
  • Minus Brees, Saints offense shines in preseason win over Rams

    Minus Brees, Saints offense shines in preseason win over Rams

    Updated: 11:06 PM 8/8/2014

    ST. LOUIS - The New Orleans Saints got offensive production from a couple of players with something to prove, and backup quarterback Ryan Griffin led the Saints to a 26-24 win in their preseason opener over St. Louis Friday night. Saints Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees sat out with... (More)
  • Saints owner Benson leaves training camp

    Saints owner Benson leaves training camp

    Updated: 2:10 PM 8/6/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - After being hospitalized for difficulty breathing and dehydration twice in the past two weeks, Saints owner Tom Benson has left training camp in West Virginia early. Team spokesman Greg Bensel says the 87-year-old Benson is doing well and on Wednesday had returned to work at... (More)
  • Cooks' progress in camp promising for Saints

    Cooks' progress in camp promising for Saints

    Updated: 4:42 PM 8/5/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - New Orleans Saints receiver Brandin Cooks has been getting some extra sprints in during practice - often with the ball in his hands as he speeds away from would-be tacklers. His performances have the Saints increasingly optimistic that their latest first-round draft pick will be... (More)
  • Benson released from hospital after breathing trouble

    Benson released from hospital after breathing trouble

    Updated: 2:59 PM 8/5/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson was released from the hospital Tuesday after being taken there for having difficulty breathing at the team's training camp, according to team spokesman Greg Bensel. Benson, who is 87, was examined by a doctor and given oxygen as... (More)
  • Promise of Saints LT Armstead grows in camp

    Promise of Saints LT Armstead grows in camp

    Updated: 4:23 PM 8/4/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - On paper, Terron Armstead is a second-year pro out of a small school with rather limited NFL experience for a starting left tackle. The Saints see him not only as their best bet to keep Drew Brees safe from jarring blind-side hits, but as a... (More)
  • Saints WR Colston expects rest to equal success

    Saints WR Colston expects rest to equal success

    Updated: 7:13 PM 7/31/2014

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Marques Colston says he made resting his ailing left foot a priority during the offseason and feels far healthier than he did a year ago. Colston heads into his ninth season as New Orleans' all-time leading receiver, but is coming off one of his least... (More)