Despite off-field woes, New Orleans Saints will face a slate of prime-time games in 2012 season – nola.com

By , April 18, 2012 12:14 pm

After an offseason filled with gloom and doom, the schedule announcement was a welcomed distraction — and a reminder that, eventually, the focus will shift back to football. Sure, we’ll still be talking about the absence of Sean Payton and the presence of …

New Orleans Saints 2012 NFL Schedule Analysis – NFL

By , April 18, 2012 12:14 pm

Last year’s kickoff game was an instant classic. Well, at least if you’re not a Saints fan. Winning at Lambeau this time translates into a leg up in playoff seeding. Perhaps more importantly, the Packers offense will present a true test of how the defense …

Early thoughts on New Orleans Saints’ 2012 schedule – nola.com

By , April 18, 2012 5:07 am

The NFL’s schedule release has turned into a major, made-for-TV event, but no one appreciates it more this year than New Orleans Saints fans. After an offseason filled with gloom and doom, Tuesday’s schedule release is a welcome distraction and a reminder …

Latest NFL concussion suit cites Saints’ bounties – YAHOO!

By , April 18, 2012 5:07 am

… who sued the league on Monday in a state court in Atlanta could be leading a wave of new lawsuits that cite the New Orleans Saints’ bounty system for hard hits as evidence that pro football didn’t properly protect its players from concussions. Legal …

Jimmy Graham wants Drew Brees back with New Orleans Saints – NFL

By , April 18, 2012 5:07 am

The New Orleans Saints began voluntary offseason workouts Monday under unusual circumstances — circumstances not solely limited to the fallout from their “bounty” scandal. Unquestioned team leader Drew Brees was noticeably absent, as the …