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Saints | Malcolm Butler trade 'deadline' looming?
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler is either going to get traded to the New Orleans Saints this week or probably not at all, according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss, who believes a deal will essentially come down to whether the Saints are willing to trade their late first-round pick (No. 32) or a different package of a high second-rounder (No. 42) combined with another pick.
Saints | Malcolm Butler trade discussion continues
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler continues to be at the center of trade talks with the New Orleans Saints, but the teams have yet to agree on trade compensation, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.
Saints | Garett Bolles visits Saints
Saints | Several Saints healthy for OTAs
New Orleans Saints CB P.J. Williams (concussion) is good to go after being on the Reserve/Injured list last season with a concussion. TE Josh Hill (fibula) is a limited participant in OTAs as he continues to recover from a broken fibula. TE Michael Hoomanawanui (ankle) is fully recovered from a high-ankle ailment last season, while S Erik Harris (knee) is expected to be a full participant in training camp after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last year.
Saints | Willie Snead present for OTAs
New Orleans Saints WR Willie Snead participated in organized team activities Monday, April 17, despite not yet signing his exclusive rights tender. Snead is not permitted to sign with any other team as the Saints did offer him the required one-year tender worth $615,000.
Saints | Hau'oli Kikaha participates
Saints | Two linebackers visit New Orleans
Saints | Leonard Fournette visits New Orleans
Saints | Sean Payton talks Christian McCaffrey
Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey has "the ability to make people miss, but also to make tough yards in the pile," according to New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. "I've got a crystal-clear vision of the player. He'd be like Darren Sproles, Reggie Bush for us, kind of the Joker role (versatile back). But I think you have to have a pitch count on him," Payton told The MMQB.
Saints | 'Door open' for Adrian Peterson in Big Easy
Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings) reportedly had a good visit with the New Orleans Saints earlier this week. Although he left without a deal, the door isn't closed on something happening down the line, according to the New Orleans Advocate's Nick Underhill.
Saints | Charles Walker working out for Saints
Saints | Chris Godwin visits with New Orleans
Saints | Adrian Peterson meets with NO
Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Vikings) met with the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, April 11. Although he did not sign a deal the visit went well, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, and the two sides will keep in touch.
Saints | Takkarist McKinley visiting Saints
Saints | Kenny Vaccaro wants to get deal done
New Orleans Saints FS Kenny Vaccaro, who will be entering the final year of his rookie contract, is hoping to talk with the front office "later this summer" about his future with the organization. "I think they're going to wait until after all the offseason stuff," he said. Vaccaro added that he wants to play for the Saints and loves the team.
Saints | Obi Melifonwu meeting with Saints
Saints | Adrian Peterson will visit Saints
Saints | Luke McCown released
Saints | Three prospects invited by Saints
Saints | Joe Mixon visits Saints
Saints | New Orleans scouting Adam Shaheen
Saints | Drew Brees wants to wait on contract talks
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees said he wants to wait until after the 2017 season before talking about a new contract with the Saints because he wants to focus on the season. "I'm just so focused on this year, just being in the moment, not thinking about anything beyond this and taking every other year as it comes. But, also, we're building something here. We are building something. I feel like we have a window of opportunity," Brees said.
Saints | Rafael Bush financial details
Saints | Alvin Kamara works out for Saints
Saints | Drew Brees hoping to play until he's 45
Saints | Chase Daniel contract details
New Orleans Saints QB Chase Daniel's one-year contract contains a guaranteed base salary of $900,000, according to a source. He will receive $4.1 million from the Philadelphia Eagles, his former team, as he was fully guaranteed $5 million with the Eagles in 2017. Additionally, Daniel can earn up to $3 million in incentives.
Saints | Rafael Bush's deal is one year
Saints | Rafael Bush returns to Saints
Saints | Ted Ginn to be used in clear way
New Orleans Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr. will be used in what head coach Sean Payton considers a "crystal clear" vision of how he should be used. "I see him playing at flanker," Payton said. "I see him being a guy that can take the top off the coverage. I like what this guy does."
Saints | Drew Brees not retiring anytime soon
Saints | John Phillips re-signed
Saints | New Orleans adding Chase Daniel
Saints | New Orleans to meet with Joe Mixon
Saints | Malcolm Butler an option for Saints
New England Patriots restricted free-agent CB Malcolm Butler has interest from the New Orleans Saints, who are willing to trade for him. Saints head coach Sean Payton said the team wouldn't sign him to an offer sheet and risk the 11th pick in the NFL draft.
Saints | Saints have no interest in Johnny Manziel
Saints | New Orleans done with Malcolm Bulter
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler is no longer being considered in a possible trade by the New Orleans Saints, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. Loomis said the Saints are "kicking the tires" on Butler.
Saints | Bucky Hodges to meet with New Orleans
Saints | Josh Hill to start running in near future
Saints | DeShone Kizer talks with New Orleans
Saints | Darryl Tapp re-signs with Saints
Saints | Johnny Manziel of Saints' interest?
Saints | Terron Armstead restructures
Saints | Manti Te'o contract update
Saints | Tim Hightower could return to Saints
Saints | Patrick Mahomes worked out for Saints
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