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Saints | Andy Tanner placed on IR
Thu, 21 May 2015 23:24:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Andy Tanner cleared waivers and was placed on injured reserve Thursday, May 21.


Saints | Andrus Peat signs
Thu, 21 May 2015 12:23:15 -0700

New Orleans Saints rookie OT Andrus Peat agreed to terms on a four-year, $10.22 million deal Thursday, May 21. The deal includes a $5.69 signing bonus.


Saints | Andrus Peat signs rookie deal
Thu, 21 May 2015 12:15:02 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat signed his rookie contract with the team, according to sources. Peat has a four-year deal worth $11.39 million with a signing bonus of $6.546 million included.


Saints | Two roster moves
Thu, 21 May 2015 08:10:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Andy Tanner was waived to make room for the addition of free-agent OG Mike McGlynn (Chiefs) Wednesday, May 20.


Saints | Drew Brees discusses his future
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:25:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is entering his age-36 season and said playing until he is 45 years old might be "overzealous." Brees noted that "45 is a long way away." He added, "At different stages in your career, I just think you kind of reassess and reevaluate and try to set goals moving forward. It was just kind of one of those moments last year where my body felt great, felt like I had a great system in place with my training and my recovery and my diet and everything, gosh, why not?"


Saints | Josh Hill projected to start for Saints
Wed, 20 May 2015 12:21:24 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill is slated as the starting tight end this season with TE Jimmy Graham now in Seattle. TE Benjamin Watson could give Hill a run for his money, however.


Saints | Malcome Kennedy placed on IR
Tue, 19 May 2015 14:30:32 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Malcome Kennedy (undisclosed) was placed on Reserve/Injured Tuesday, May 19, after being waived/injured Monday, May 18.


Saints | Two roster moves made
Tue, 19 May 2015 12:01:53 -0700

New Orleans Saints PK Shayne Graham was released Tuesday, May 19. Subsequently, free-agent WR Lance Lewis (49ers) was signed.


Saints | Drew Brees not worried
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:29:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said he is unconcerned that the Saints drafted QB Garrett Grayson, his heir apparent, in the third round of this year's draft. "I'm worried about winning a championship," Brees said. "Trying to be the best player I can be, trying to be the leader that I can be, that applies to how can I help get the best out of everyone who is on the team."


Saints | Malcome Kennedy waived/injured
Mon, 18 May 2015 17:07:35 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Malcome Kennedy (undisclosed) was waived/injured Monday, May 18.


Saints | Two vying for backup QB role
Mon, 18 May 2015 06:16:37 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Ryan W. Griffin and QB Luke McCown are expected to battle for the backup quarterback role. QB Garrett Grayson will likely be the third quarterback.


Saints | Josh Morgan signs
Mon, 18 May 2015 04:50:54 -0700

Free-agent WR Josh Morgan (Bears) signed with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, May 17. Morgan was targeted just 19 times last year with 10 catches for 70 yards.


Saints | Antonio Johnson signed
Sun, 17 May 2015 13:33:33 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed undrafted free-agent OL Antonio Johnson (North Texas). In a corresponding move, they have released LB Stephon Sanders.


Saints | Zach Hocker signed
Sun, 17 May 2015 13:23:08 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent PK Zach Hocker (Dolphins).


Saints | Kyle Prater signed
Sun, 17 May 2015 12:51:57 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have signed undrafted free-agent WR Kyle Prater (Northwestern), following a tryout during their rookie minicamp.


Saints | Andrus Peat could move inside
Sun, 17 May 2015 06:49:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat has the versatility to play at guard if needed, according to offensive line coach Bret Ingalls. "I think his size allows him to be versatile," Ingalls said. "He's been a tackle, but I think he's big enough and quick enough to where if someone said, 'Can he play guard,' I haven't seen it yet, but I'd say sure he could. Is he one of the five best? We're going to find out." Ingalls said Peat will start if he is one of the best five offensive linemen on the roster. Head coach Sean Payton said he believes Peat is a tackle and sees him playing right tackle initially.


Saints | Garrett Grayson praised during camp
Sat, 16 May 2015 18:22:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Garrett Grayson was praised for his quick decision making and arm strength by head coach Sean Payton during rookie minicamp.


Saints | Andrus Peat to work mostly at right tackle
Sat, 16 May 2015 10:54:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat will play at left tackle and right tackle this offseason, but his primary position will be at right tackle, according to head coach Sean Payton.


Saints | Hosted Kevin Williams
Wed, 13 May 2015 14:45:12 -0700

Free-agent DT Kevin Williams (Vikings) visited the New Orleans Saints this week, according to a source.


Saints | Stephone Anthony signs deal
Wed, 13 May 2015 09:33:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Stephone Anthony signed a four-year deal with the team Tuesday, May 12, worth $7.731 million. The deal includes a $3.883 million signing bonus and $6.242 million in guaranteed money.


Saints | Garrett Grayson signed
Mon, 11 May 2015 16:24:12 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Garrett Grayson signed a four-year deal with the team Monday, May 11. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Saints | Move up in fifth round
Sat, 02 May 2015 12:13:57 -0700

The New Orleans Saints acquired the 167th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft from the Washington Redskins in exchange for the 187th overall pick and a 2016 sixth-round pick.


Saints | May consider La'el Collins
Sat, 02 May 2015 01:53:39 -0700

LSU OT La'el Collins may be drafted by the New Orleans during the fourth round or lower on Saturday, May 2. Saints coach Sean Payton said the team would not take Collins off its draft board even though Collins said he would not sign if drafted on Saturday.


Saints | Garrett Grayson picked in Round 3
Fri, 01 May 2015 19:16:18 -0700

The New Orleans Saints selected Colorado State QB Garrett Grayson in Round 3 of the NFL Draft (No. 75 overall) Friday, May 1.


Saints | Stephone Anthony selected 31st overall
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:25:32 -0700

Clemson LB Stephone Anthony was selected 31st overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2015 NFL Draft Thursday, April 30.


Saints | Andrus Peat's role unclear
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:12:22 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Andrus Peat's role as a rookie is unclear because there is not an obvious need at either guard or tackle spot, according to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.


Saints | Andrus Peat selected 13th overall
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:35:08 -0700

Stanford OT Andrus Peat was selected 13th overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2015 NFL Draft Thursday, April 30.


Saints | New Orleans high on Bryce Petty
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:10:34 -0700

Baylor QB Bryce Petty is regarded as the best pure passer in the 2015 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints.


Saints | Garrett Grayson works out
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:05:50 -0700

Colorado State QB Garrett Grayson worked out with the New Orleans Saints Monday, April 27, according to a source.


Saints | Drew Brees expected to play for a while
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:03:35 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees isn't expected to be retiring anytime soon, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. "I don't see the end for Drew Brees on the short-term horizon," Loomis said. "At least I certainly hope not. But it does take time for these quarterbacks to develop. And we're conscious of that." Loomis could be hinting at the possibility of the Saints drafting a quarterback, perhaps as an heir apparent to Brees. The team has already worked out Baylor QB Bryce Petty.


Saints | Matt Jones visits
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:07:39 -0700

Florida RB Matt Jones visited the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday, April 22.


Saints | Bryce Petty privately works out
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:29:44 -0700

Baylor QB Bryce Petty recently participated in a private workout with the New Orleans Saints, according to sources.


Saints | John Miller visits
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:05:29 -0700

Louisville G John Miller visited the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday, April 22.


Saints | Brandin Cooks spent time with QB
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:32:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (knee) spent time training together with QB Drew Brees during the offseason in San Diego. "Man, I love everything about him, his makeup, and then just his physical ability. I mean he's got all kinds of talent," Brees said.


Saints | Cameron Jordan to attend workouts
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:32:13 -0700

New Orleans Saints DE Cameron Jordan intends to participate in offseason workouts even though he is entering the final year of his contract, according to a source.


Saints | Mike Golic financials
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:04:00 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Mike Golic will make the league minimum of $435,000 in his one-year contract. No cap space is affected by his signing.


Saints | Brandin Cooks set for big role
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:24:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks will be atop the depth chart with WR Marques Colston to enter the 2015 season.


Saints | Greg Jennings leaves NO
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:41:43 -0700

Free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Vikings) left his visit with the New Orleans Saints without a contract. Jennings is also considering the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars.


Saints | Hosted Eric Kendricks
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:24:51 -0700

UCLA LB Eric Kendricks visited the New Orleans Saints earlier this week.


Saints | Corey Wootton leaves without deal
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:52:09 -0700

Free-agent DE Corey Wootton (Vikings) met with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, April 15, but he left without receiving a contract offer, according to a source.


Saints | Mike Golic signs with New Orleans
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:33:52 -0700

Free-agent OT Mike Golic (CFL) signed an undisclosed deal with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, April 15.


Saints | Anthony Spencer financials
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:34:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints DE Anthony Spencer has a minimum salary benefit contract with the team, which carries a salary cap hit of $665,000. Spencer's deal calls for an $80,000 signing bonus and an $855,000 base salary.


Saint | Greg Jennings will visit Saints
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:00:19 -0700

Free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Vikings) will visit the New Orleans Saints, according to a source.


Saints | Marcus Peters interviewed
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11:20:24 -0700

Washington CB Marcus Peters interviewed with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, April 9.


Saints | Anthony Spencer signs
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:09:35 -0700

Free-agent DE Anthony Spencer (Cowboys) signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints Friday, April 10. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


New Orleans Saints

Allen Dennis TO
Alston Shawne RB
Anthony Stephone LB
Armstead Terron OT
Baker Edwin RB
Barnes Tavaris DE
Becton Nick OT
Beyah Malcolm WR
Breaux Delvin DB
Brees Drew QB
Brewster Mike C
Browner Brandon CB
Bunkley Brodrick DL
Bush Rafael SS
Butler Ezra LB
Byrd Jairus FS
Carmichael Pete OC
Charles Orson TE
Coleman Brandon WR
Coley Henry LB
Colston Marques WR
Cooks Brandin WR
Davison Tyeler DT
Dixon Brian CB
Drescher Justin OL
Edebali Kasim DE
Ellerbe Dannell LB
Eulls Kaleb DT
Evans Jahri OG
Fokou Moise LB
Foster Glenn DL
Franklin Jerry LB
Frederick Terrence CB
Galette Junior LB
Golic Mike OT
Grayson Garrett QB
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grumbs Jose FS
Haralson Parys LB
Harris Bryce OT
Harris R.J. WR
Hawthorne David LB
Hayes Tom AC
Hickey Sean OT
Hicks Akiem DL
Hightower Tim RB
Hill Josh TE
Hobby Marion AC
Hocker Zach PK
Hopkins Dustin PK
Humber Ramon LB
Ingalls Bret AC
Ingram Mark RB
Ireland Jeff TO
Jean-Baptiste Stanley CB
Jenkins John DL
Johnson Antonio OL
Johnson Austin RB
Johnson Bill AC
Jones Seantavius WR
Jordan Cameron DL
Kelemete Senio OT
Kennedy Malcome WR
Ketchum Mike AC
Kikaha Hau'oli LB
Kwan Stan AC
Lacy Ryan CB
Lelito Tim OG
Lemon Cyril OG
Leonard Brent WR
Lewis Keenan CB
Lewis Lance WR
Loomis Mickey GM
Lorig Erik FB
Mabry Ashaad DT
McCown Luke QB
McGlynn Mike OG
McGriff Wesley AC
McMahon Greg AC
Morgan Joe WR
Morgan Josh WR
Morstead Thomas P
Morton John AC
Murphy Marcus RB
Neu Mike AC
Opurum Toben FB
Orgeron Ed AC
Payton Sean HC
Pease John AC
Peat Andrus OT
Phillips Kenny SS
Powell Ronald DL
Prater Kyle WR
Pyne Jim AC
Richardson Bobby DE
Robinson Khiry RB
Robinson William OT
Romeus Greg DL
Roushar Dan AC
Ryan Rob DC
Sanford Jamarca SS
Saunders Jalen WR
Shanle Scott LB
Snead Willie WR
Spears Harold TE
Spencer Anthony DL
Spiller C.J. RB
Strief Zach OT
Sunseri Vinnie S
Swann Damian CB
Tabb Jack TE
Thomas Joel AC
Toon Nick WR
Tull Davis DE
Tupou Fenuki OT
Unger Max C
Vaccaro Kenny FS
Virgil Lawrence DL
Vitt Joe AC
Walker Devon S
Warren Pierre FS
Watson Benjamin TE
Williams P.J. CB
Wilson Kyle CB