Archive for the ‘New Orleans Saints’ Category

Report: Actor Kevin James to play Saints coach Sean Payton in Netflix movie about year after Bountygate

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Actor Kevin James is set to play Saints coach Sean Payton in a movie that takes place the year after the NFL suspended Payton for Bountygate.

Saints Draft Anthem: Stop, Drop, Shut ‘Em Down, Open-Up Draft

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Paying homage to the late legendary rapper Earl Simmons, aka DMX, the Ruff Ryders Anthem should parallel the New Orleans Saints draft philosophy for 2021. There has been little indication from the New Orleans Saints front office on who they will select in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Nonetheless, but from Pro Day visits and interviews, there's a slight hat-tip to certain positions of interest.

The Saints have 8 picks in the NFL draft. Who are the best ever selected in those spots?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Notable picks at No. LB Derrick Brooks*, DB Darrell Green*, WR Paul Warfield*, OT Joe Staley Saints history at No. RB Mark Ingram (2011) Last five selected at No.

Mac Jones Rumors: Patriots, Saints ‘Very High’ on QB Ahead of 2021 NFL Draft

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints are "very high" on Alabama quarterback Mac Jones, according to CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora. "If he did become the fifth quarterback off the board—which is where most had him spotted when the actual college football stopped being played—things could get interesting," La Canfora wrote.

Sean Payton to be played by Kevin James in film

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The "King of New Orleans"? Saints coach Sean Payton will be portrayed by comic actor Kevin James in an upcoming Netflix movie titled, "Home Team." The movie is being produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions.

Saints draft profiles: Northwestern CB Greg Newsome II

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Saints may consider Northwestern CB Greg Newsome in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft as a potential partner for Marshon Lattimore.

Fleur-de-Links, April 12: Saints as potential home for Stanford quarterback

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Officially licensed face coverings are now available, with a new, more protective design. Kwon Alexander has been training with Dr. Sharif Tabbah, a man who has also worked as a strength and conditioning coach with Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram. Mike Tannebaum’s “GM picks” mock draft has the Saints drafting Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, a linebacker from Notre Dame.

Saints 2021 Draft Prospects: Pat Freiermuth

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The New Orleans Saints traded all four of their Day 3 draft picks in 2020 to move back into the 3rd round of last year's draft. With the 105th overall choice, the Saints selected University of Dayton tight end Adam Trautman. New Orleans made the move with an eye towards the 2021 season.

Saints 2021 Draft Prospects: Zaven Collins

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The free-agent addition of linebacker Demario Davis in 2018 transformed the defense of the New Orleans Saints into one of the league's best units. Adding LB Kwon Alexander in a mid-season trade further bolstered the team's athleticism at the position. The play of their two star linebackers helped the Saints finish in the top-five of the league in most major defensive categories in 2020.

Jim Mora, Jr. talks New Orleans Saints Draft Strategy

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Obviously, there's a culture there that players want to be a part of; they're willing to take maybe a little bit of a home team discounted to stay with Mickey to stay with Sean to be in that environment to live in that city. And I think that they've done a good job, it's obvious that they have a plan. It's obvious that they work well together.