Team Notebook: New Orleans Saints

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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 DT 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.


Saints | Joe Morgan to make minimum
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:20:35 -0700

Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan received a one-year, $585,000 deal.


Saints | Kyle Wilson financials
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:42:21 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Kyle Wilson signed a one-year, $825,000 deal, which includes an $80,000 signing bonus. His deal counts just $665,000 against the salary cap in 2015 since it qualifies as a veteran-minimum deal.


Saints | Jahri Evans contract breakdown
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:35:05 -0700

Updating a previous item, New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans will have a $1.003 million base salary in 2015 with a $500,000 roster bonus that was already paid. He can make up to $97,000 in per-game roster bonuses and has a $100,000 workout bonus. He'll have a $3.8 million base salary in 2016 with a $100,000 workout bonus, and he'll cost $8.2 million against the salary cap. Evans will have a $4.9 million base salary in 2017 with a $1 million roster bonus and $100,000 workout bonus. He'll cost $7.8 million against the 2017 cap.


Saints | Marcus Peters visits
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 10:15:19 -0700

Washington CB Marcus Peters had a pre-draft visit with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, April 2, according to a source. Peters is considered one of the most talented cornerbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft.


Saints | Joe Morgan contract update
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 08:56:09 -0700

Updating a previous item, New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan was re-signed to a one-year deal Thursday, April 2. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.


Saints | Jahri Evans terms
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:24:57 -0700

Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans' $18 million extension included a $5.4 million signing bonus and $9 million guaranteed. His base salary for 2015 is $1.003 million guaranteed. His salary cap number reduced from $11 million to $7 million in 2015 as part of his new deal.


Saints | Joe Morgan re-signs with Saints
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 05:44:20 -0700

Free-agent WR Joe Morgan re-signed with the New Orleans Saints Friday, April 3.


Saints | Bryce Petty visits New Orleans
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:45:06 -0700

Baylor QB Bryce Petty recently met with the New Orleans Saints.


Saints | Kyle Wilson signed
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:26:30 -0700

Free-agent CB Kyle Wilson (Jets) signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, April 1. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Saints | Jahri Evans receives extension
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:05:27 -0700

New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans signed a one-year contract extension Wednesday, April 1. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Saints | Kyle Wilson headed to New Orleans
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:25:25 -0700

Free-agent CB Kyle Wilson (Jets) will sign with the New Orleans Saints.


Saints | Low on salary cap space
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:20:36 -0700

The New Orleans Saints are down to $850,000 in salary cap space now that they picked up LB Dannell Ellerbe's roster bonus.


Saints | Brian Dixon arrested
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:21:35 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami Sunday, March 29, for resisting arrest without violence, according to sources.


Saints | Brandon Coleman, Seantavius Jones have impressed
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:37:31 -0700

New Orleans Saints second-year WRs Brandon Coleman and Seantavius Jones have impressed head coach Sean Payton, and they both may see bigger roles in the offense in 2015 now that WR Kenny Stills isn't in the picture anymore. Both undrafted rookies spent the 2014 season on the practice squad.


Saints | Sean Payton high on C.J. Spiller
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:11:13 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller received some praise from head coach Sean Payton after the team was surprised to be able to land him in free agency. "His cutup is unbelievable," Payton said of Spiller. "And I'm not talking about last season because I think it became challenging, but you go back a couple of years and start looking at his screen reel, a sweep reel, a return reel."


Saints | NO considered Reggie Bush
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:08:52 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Reggie Bush was considered by the New Orleans Saints before he agreed with the Niners, according to Saints head coach Sean Payton.


Saints | Anthony Spencer visited team
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:46:15 -0700

Free-agent DE Anthony Spencer (Cowboys) visited the New Orleans Saints this week, but Saints head coach Sean Payton told reporters there have been no contract talks with Spencer.


Saints | Marcus Mariota won't go to Saints
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:50:40 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota isn't an option for the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, according to head coach Sean Payton. Payton said the Saints will not move up in the first round in order to select Mariota. Payton also said there wasn't "one iota" of truth to rumors that New Orleans is looking to trade QB Drew Brees.


Saints | Cameron Jordan may receive extension
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:32:02 -0700

New Orleans Saints DE Cameron Jordan has been in negotiations with the team about a long-term contract extension, according to head coach Sean Payton. Payton said no deal is imminent at this point.


Saints | Josh Hill expected to have bigger role
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:52:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill is expected to have a bigger role in the offense in 2015. Head coach Sean Payton has mentioned him quite a bit since they traded TE Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks.


Saints | Jairus Byrd fully healthy
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:22:30 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (knee) is fully recovered from a torn meniscus in his knee that caused him to sit out most of 2014, according to general manager Mickey Loomis.


Saints | Under salary cap
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:20:50 -0700

The New Orleans Saints are currently $1.7 million under the 2015 salary cap. General manager Mickey Loomis spent the early part of the offseason getting rid of much of their payroll that had them around $23 million over the $143.2 million cap before the new league year began.


Saints | Drew Brees not on trade block
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:12:29 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will not be traded, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. Recent speculation said that Brees may be on the trade block after his favorite target, TE Jimmy Graham, was dealt to the Seattle Seahawks. "Anybody who thinks we're trading Drew Brees, that's just not true," Loomis told USA TODAY Sports. Brees threw for 33 touchdowns and 17 interceptions in 2014 while completing 69.2% of his passes for a league-high 4,952 yards.


Saints | Stephone Anthony works out
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 04:36:49 -0700

Clemson LB Stephone Anthony worked out with the New Orleans Saints on Friday, March 20. He also met with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, linebackers coach Joe Vitt, and assistant general manager Jeff Ireland.


Saints | Bryce Harris re-signs for a year
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:44:51 -0700

The New Orleans Saints re-signed OT Bryce Harris to a one-year contract Friday, March 20, according to a league source.


Saints | Jeff Ireland receives new title
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:02:28 -0700

New Orleans Saints front office member Jeff Ireland has been named the team's assistant general manager.


Saints | C.J. Spiller could cash out early
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:17:15 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller could cash out of his current four-year deal after three years if he makes the Pro Bowl twice during the first three years of the deal or is named first-team All-Pro in 2017, according to a source.


Saints | Keenan Lewis restructures
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:42:19 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis restructured his deal to put the team $1.7 million under the salary cap. An additional $10.4 million of his contract has been guaranteed, according to a source. The Saints converted portions of his 2015 and 2016 base salaries into signing bonuses, dropping his 2015 base salary from $1.8 million to $850,000 and his 2016 base salary from $4.25 million to $2.7 million. His 2015 cap hit is $4,500,000.


49ers | Reggie Bush to 49ers official
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:40:10 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Reggie Bush finalized his one-year deal with the team Wednesday, March 18. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.


Saints | Dannell Ellerbe restructures
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:32:12 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe restructured his contract to reduce his 2015 salary from $8.45 million to $1.1 million. Ellerbe's 2016 and 2017 salaries also reduced from $6.45 million and $6.0 million to $4.1 million each year.


New Orleans Saints

Allen Dennis TO
Alston Shawne RB
Armstead Terron OT
Baker Edwin RB
Ball Marcus SS
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
Colston Marques WR
Cooks Brandin WR
Dixon Brian CB
Drescher Justin OL
Edebali Kasim DE
Ellerbe Dannell LB
Evans Jahri OG
Fokou Moise LB
Foster Glenn DL
Franklin Jerry LB
Frederick Terrence CB
Galette Junior LB
Golic Mike OT
Graham Shayne PK
Griffin Ryan W. QB
Grumbs Jose FS
Haralson Parys LB
Harris Bryce OT
Hawthorne David LB
Hayes Tom AC
Hicks Akiem DL
Hightower Tim RB
Hill Josh TE
Hobby Marion AC
Hopkins Dustin PK
Humber Ramon LB
Ingalls Bret AC
Ingram Mark RB
Ireland Jeff TO
Jean-Baptiste Stanley CB
Jenkins John DL
Johnson Austin RB
Johnson Bill AC
Jones Seantavius WR
Jordan Cameron DL
Kelemete Senio OT
Ketchum Mike AC
Knox Kyle LB
Kwan Stan AC
Lacy Ryan CB
Lelito Tim OG
Leonard Brent WR
Lewis Keenan CB
Loomis Mickey GM
Lorig Erik FB
McCown Luke QB
McGriff Wesley AC
McMahon Greg AC
Miller Andrew OG
Morgan Joe WR
Morstead Thomas P
Morton John AC
Neu Mike AC
Opurum Toben FB
Orgeron Ed AC
Payton Sean HC
Pease John AC
Phillips Kenny SS
Powell Ronald DL
Pyne Jim AC
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
Spencer Anthony DL
Spiller C.J. RB
Strief Zach OT
Sunseri Vinnie S
Tanner Andy WR
Thomas Joel AC
Toon Nick WR
Tupou Fenuki OT
Unger Max C
Vaccaro Kenny FS
Virgil Lawrence DL
Vitt Joe AC
Walker Devon S
Warren Pierre FS
Watson Benjamin TE
Wilson Kyle CB
Zimmerman Ty S