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Eli Apple joins Saints junior varsity team?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Former New Orleans Saints cornerback Eli Apple just inked a brand new, one-year, $3 million deal with the Carolina Panthers. After having his previous deal with the Las Vegas Raiders fall through earlier this offseason, this seems like a pretty good deal. Now for the question that remains: is Apple heading to the Saints junior varsity team?

4 NFL Teams Whose Super Bowl Windows Are Closing in 2020

Monday, June 1st, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams feel like a team on a steady downturn. Los Angeles predictably regressed in 2019, going from a 13-win team with an appearance in the Super Bowl to a 9-7 squad with a . mark in the NFC West.

Fleur-de-Links, June 1: Malcolm Jenkins joins protesters and a potential edge rusher for the Saints

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. Sports Illustrated names wide receiver, edge rusher, and cornerbackas the three most “concerning area” regarding the Saints’ roster. A film study showing how players like C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins, Anthony Chickillo and more can be used in the 2020 season.

Most Heartbreaking Moments In New Orleans Saints History

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

NFC Wild Card loss to the Eagles The Saints had not yet won their first playoff game in 1992. They had lost in the previous two seasons and were trying to break through. New Orleans had lost in all three of its previous playoff appearances, twice at home.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins Marches in Philadelphia Amid George Floyd Protests

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins returned to Philadelphia to participate in protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in Minneapolis police custody Monday: The 46-year-old Floyd was restrained by four former Minneapolis police officers, including Derek Chauvin, who pressed his knee into the back of Floyd's neck. Floyd was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter Friday.

Walker: Rosey Taylor, ‘the dandy defensive back from New Orleans’ who left mark on field, dies at 82

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

But he wasn't too young to realize that he was watching greatness that day as Taylor played a game of 2-hand touch football on the neutral ground in the Lower Ninth Ward. "I'd never seen anybody run like that," Brown recalls. "He just looked like a deer.

Matt Rhule: Teddy Bridgewater brings out the best in people

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

One of the first big decisions the Panthers made after hiring head coach Matt Rhule was the decision to sign quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as a free agent. Bridgewater got a three-year deal in Carolina after spending the last two years as a backup in New Orleans. He got five starts last season while Drew Brees [more]

A look around the NFC South on SB Nation

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Defense will win it or lose it for Tampa. Despite the flashy additions of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, Bucs Nation’s Evan Winter still believes that Devin White and is defensive gang hold the key to Tampa Bay’s 2020-21 season. Devonta Freeman could be headed to Tampa.

Who dat say they going to beat them Jets?

Friday, May 29th, 2020

As a Mobile native, Phil Savage knows Coastal Alabama is part of Who Dat Nation. But the senior advisor for the New York Jets hopes his team will be the rooting choice in the AFC for New Orleans Saints fans in the Port City during the 2020 NFL season. The Jets have two players from Theodore – inside linebacker and defensive signal-caller C.J. Mosley and rookie running back La’Mical Perine – and defensive end Bryce Huff, who prepped at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Mobile.

NFC South RB rankings: Todd Gurley joins a star-studded division

Friday, May 29th, 2020

Editor's Note: This is part of a series ranking the various position groups in the NFC South ahead of the 2020 season. OTHER NFC SOUTH RANKINGS:QBs | WRs With players like Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara, the NFC South is home to some of the best pass-catching running backs in the league. McCaffrey gained over 1,000 receiving yards last season despite rocky quarterback play in Carolina, while Kamara caught 81 passes in what should be considered a down year for the Saints' star running back.