BATON ROUGE - After six underclassmen declared themselves eligible for the NFL Draft, La'el Collins says he's staying in college for the 2014 football season.
"I think the bigger questions is why wouldn't I come back," the big offensive tackle told members of the media in a Tuesday afternoon... more »
METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints signed defensive tackle Isaako Aaitui to a two-year deal Thursday. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound Aaitui is entering his third year as a pro out of UNLV. He was on the Miami Dolphins' practice squad for part of the 2011 season, then spent the 2012 preseason... more »
DALLAS - A judge has ordered Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent to wear an electronic monitor while free on an intoxication manslaughter charge in a car crash that killed a teammate. A judge modified conditions for his continued release and lowered bond from $500,000 to $100,000 during Brent's Tuesday... more »
METAIRIE - Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says the club has placed rookie right tackle Bryce Harris on injured reserve, ending his season.
Harris made his first start against San Francisco on Sunday, but left in the first quarter with a broken bone in his right leg.
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WASHINGTON - Three environmental groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to try to force it to prevent lead poisoning of wildlife from spent ammunition and lost fishing tackle. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington by the Center for Biological Diversity and two other groups.... more »