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  • Saints learn 4-game preseason schedule

    Saints learn 4-game preseason schedule

    Updated: 8:48 PM 4/9/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints' four-game preseason schedule is slated to begin in St. Louis and end at home in the last week of August. The NFL released approximate preseason schedules for all teams on Wednesday, with the precise dates and times for some games yet to be... (More)
  • Saints match Falcons' offer to S Bush

    Saints match Falcons' offer to S Bush

    Updated: 6:28 AM 4/8/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints have retained restricted free agent safety Rafael Bush by matching an offer from the Atlanta Falcons. Bush had signed the offer last week, giving the Saints until Tuesday to either match that deal or let Bush go. If the Saints had lost Bush,... (More)
  • Saints sign Bailey to two-year contract

    Saints sign Bailey to two-year contract

    Updated: 3:29 PM 4/4/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they'd agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Champ Bailey for a two-year contract. Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis said he believed Bailey would add to their defense, calling him a "prideful and competitive" future Hall of Fame contender.... (More)
  • Saints agree to terms with S Marcus Ball

    Saints agree to terms with S Marcus Ball

    Updated: 1:34 PM 4/3/2014

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club and safety Marcus Ball have agreed to the terms of a three-year contract. The 6-foot-1, 209-pound Ball has played two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He played in collage at Florida State, Pearl... (More)
  • Saints sign LB Haralson to 1-year deal

    Saints sign LB Haralson to 1-year deal

    Updated: 10:15 PM 4/1/2014

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has an agreement to bring back outside linebacker Parys Haralson on a one-year deal. New Orleans acquired the 6-foot, 225-pound Haralson in a trade shortly before the start of the 2013 regular season. He played in every regular... (More)
  • Saints' Rob Ryan speaks to area high school coaches

    Updated: 6:12 AM 3/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles invited Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to the Pete Maravich Center to speak to high school coaches from around the state. While the well-traveled defensive mind gave a quick tutorial on the 3-4 defense, Ryan said the best part of coaching was his players.... (More)
  • NFL to try PAT kicks from 20 for 2 preseason weeks

    NFL to try PAT kicks from 20 for 2 preseason weeks

    Updated: 2:58 PM 3/26/2014

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The NFL will experiment with extra-point kicks from the 20-yard line for two weeks in the preseason this summer, but implementing longer PATs for the regular season has been tabled. Team owners preferred to see how the longer extra points work in exhibition games before making... (More)
  • Saints re-sign reserve QB McCown

    Saints re-sign reserve QB McCown

    Updated: 12:56 PM 3/26/2014

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has agreed to the terms of a one-year contract with quarterback Luke McCown, who was Drew Brees' backup last season, as well as the holder on field goals. McCown, whose re-signing was announced on Wednesday, is entering his... (More)
  • WWE teams up with Brees, Boys & Girls Clubs

    WWE teams up with Brees, Boys & Girls Clubs

    Updated: 8:12 AM 3/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - World Wrestling Entertainment's WrestleMania 30 matches will bring more than top professional wrestlers to New Orleans. Chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon says the organization will team with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees' foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs in a global online auction to raise... (More)
  • Falcons sign return specialist Devin Hester

    Falcons sign return specialist Devin Hester

    Updated: 5:45 PM 3/20/2014

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with return specialist Devin Hester. The team announced the deal Thursday. The 31-year-old Hester is a three-time Pro-Bowler who last year tied an NFL record with his 19th scoring return in eight seasons with the Chicago Bears. Coming off... (More)