Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans Saints’

Saints, Cameron Jordan agree to three-year, $52.5 million extension

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Cameron Jordan and the New Orleans Saints have reportedly agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the pass-rusher and team captain with the franchise through 2023. Via ESPN's Adam Schefter, the extension is for $52.5 million, with a maximum value of $55.5 million. The New Orleans Saints and DE Cameron Jordan have agreed to a three-year extension through 2023.

Report: Saints, DE Jordan agree to $52.5M extension

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday. The extension will take the four-time Pro Bowl pass rusher through the 2023 season and be worth $52.5 million -- with a max value of $55 million, including performance-based bonuses -- and $42 million in guaranteed salary, according to Schefter. Jordan, who turns 30 next month, is now under contract for five years with a max of $74.5 million on the deal.

Tarik Cohen won’t participate in 40-yard dash contest

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Tarik Cohen wont participate in 40-yard dash contest originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The race to determine pro football's fastest player won't include Tarik Cohen, but a different Bears player still plans to participate in the tournament-style 40-yard-dash contest. The 5-foot-6 running back was originally slated to participate in "40 yards of gold," an independent competition that attracted the likes of New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara and wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr., but Cohen's name no longer appears in the list of 16 participants.

Cam Jordan calls Drew Brees best QB, would like to see Tom Brady ‘without Bill Belichick’

Monday, June 10th, 2019

It's no surprise that when asked, the New Orleans Saints defensive end would choose Drew Brees as the best quarterback in the NFL. “Isn't that obvious?” Jordan responded when asked if Brees is the best quarterback in the NFL. When faced with the counterargument from commentator Nate Burleson that Mahomes is coming off a 50-TD season and Brady a Super Bowl victory, Jordan shot back.

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan ranks his top quarterbacks in the NFL

Monday, June 10th, 2019

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss the best quarterbacks in the NFL,

2019 Saints fantasy football team preview: How high will their studs be drafted?

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The Yahoo Fantasy analysts will preview all 32 NFL teams between now and the end of July as training camps open. The New Orleans Saints were one of the clear best teams in the NFL in 2018. Drew Brees had another excellent season, Alvin Kamara was a revelation, Michael Thomas lived up to his moniker of “CantGuardMike,” and the defense showed out at times as well.

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran’s enduring speed

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Even as Ted Ginn Jr. enters his 13th NFL season, the 34-year-old Saints receiver still considers his foot speed his most distinguishing asset. New Orleans hopes the former Ohio State football and track star can live up to the hype he himself has promulgated this offseason - namely by publicly inviting anyone to race him for $10,000 and by entering the ''40 Yards of Gold'' competition that purportedly will determine the NFL's fastest player. ''When you think about speed, and you come to the New Orleans Saints, you think about one guy,'' Ginn said.

Ted Ginn Jr. confident he’s the fastest man in the league

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Ted Ginn Jr.'s 34 years old, but he remains confident in his ability to back up his boasts. After saying earlier this offseason that he'd race anyone in a 40-yard dash for $10,000, the Saints wide receiver wasn't backing down during OTAs. We're in a league where everyone wants to be the best,” Ginn said, via Nathan Brown of the New Orleans Advocate.

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job. Kelly has been the Bears' assistant director of player personnel for the last two years after joining the organization as its pro scouting director in 2015. Kelly was in Denver for eight years in various roles from 2007-14, including assistant director of pro personnel his last three seasons with the Broncos.

Jets interview Saints exec Terry Fontenot for GM opening

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

The New York Jets have completed their interview with New Orleans Saints executive Terry Fontenot for their general manager job. The 38-year-old Fontenot is the Saints' director of pro scouting. Fontenot is the second candidate the team has met with since Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson fired Mike Maccagnan on May 15.