Heath Evans’ New Orleans Saints charity softball game scheduled for May 16 – nola.com

By , March 15, 2012 5:44 pm

Although former New Orleans Saints fullback Heath Evans’ playing days are over, his popular annual charity softball game will continue. The third annual Heath Evans Softball Showdown will pit members of the Saints offense vs. the defense on Wednesday, May …

Saints add OG Ben Grubbs – ESPN

By , March 15, 2012 5:43 pm

METAIRIE, La. — Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs agreed to terms on a five-year, $36 million free agent contract with New Orleans on Thursday as the Saints moved to fill the void left when All-Pro left guard Carl Nicks left in free agency for NFC …

New Orleans Saints offense won’t get worse because Carl Nicks and Robert Meachem left – nola.com

By , March 15, 2012 10:38 am

The high-flying offense you’ve come to know and love will continue to score points and gain yards at an outlandish rate next season, despite the loss of All-Pro guard Carl Nicks and receiver Robert Meachem. Nicks and Meachem are good players. But both are …

New Orleans Saints trying to land guard Ben Grubbs to replace departed Carl Nicks – nola.com

By , March 15, 2012 10:38 am

The New Orleans Saints took the first steps toward replacing one Pro Bowl guard with another Wednesday when the team hosted Baltimore Ravens free-agent guard Ben Grubbs. Grubbs’ visit came within hours of the loss of Carl Nicks, who signed a blockbuster …

New Orleans Saints’ Bountygate scandal will destroy their 2012 season – Washington Times

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

CHICAGO, March 14, 2012 – In recent times in the NFL, more emphasis has been placed on player safety than anything else. Extensive concussion tests are done on the sidelines after almost any injury, and new league rules leave every skill …

Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem discusses decision to sign with San Diego Chargers – nola.com

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem said there was no better opportunity for him than the chance to play a “premier” role for the San Diego Chargers. That’s why the Saints’ former No. 1 draft pick left to sign a reported four-year, $25.9 …

Calvin Johnson’s monster deal put Saints in tough negotiating spot with Drew Brees – YAHOO!

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees should send Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and agent Bus Cook a case of champagne. Johnson and Cook just combined to give Brees and his agent, noted leverage-meister Tom Condon, all sorts of ammunition …

Nicks’ new deal means Saints could focus on signing Grubbs – Baltimore Sun

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs, an unrestricted free agent, is in New Orleans today to meet with Saints officials — and he just got good news. Carl Nicks, who had manned the left guard position for the Saints, has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Brees underwhelmed by franchise tag from Saints – NFL

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

The relationship between Drew Brees and the city of New Orleans has been nothing short of magical, but the star quarterback has yet to warm up to the idea of signing the exclusive franchise tag placed on him by the Saints. “I’ve played under the …

What New Orleans Saints Bounty Scandal Means for Future of NFL – Bleacherreport.com

By , March 15, 2012 3:30 am

According to the LA Times, the league office is set to hand down a decision on how the New Orleans Saints, Coach Sean Payton, General Manager Mickey Loomis and former Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams will be punished. We’ll finally be able to put this …