Saints, Kamara reach agreement on five-year contract extension

Just one day before the 2020 season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement on a contract extension with running back Alvin Kamara. The agreement, first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, is worth $75 million over five years. Kamara, 25, is entering his fourth year in the pros after being selected by New Orleans in the third … Continue reading Saints, Kamara reach agreement on five-year contract extension

Saints: Brees set to face Brady for 6th time

When the New Orleans Saints kick off the 2020 NFL season this Sunday, two future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks will take the field across from one another. The 41-year-old Drew Brees, entering his 15th season with the Saints and 20th overall, will be going head-to-head with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback Tom Brady. The 43-year-old Brady is also set to begin his 20th season … Continue reading Saints: Brees set to face Brady for 6th time

Current & former NFL players react to Brees’ comments on national anthem protest

Ever since the May 25 murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the hands of four police officers, celebrities, athletes, coaches and organizations have been speaking out and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. On Wednesday, Yahoo! Finance editor-at-large Daniel Roberts asked New Orleans Saints future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees a simple question: “what is your responsibility, as … Continue reading Current & former NFL players react to Brees’ comments on national anthem protest

Schedule release: Saints set to have 4 prime-time games in 2020

The National Football League isn’t letting the Coronavirus outbreak and global shutdown preventing it from moving forward with the 2020 season. Thursday evening, the league officially unveiled the regular season slate of games for all 32 teams. The New Orleans Saints, coming off a 13-3 season in which they clinched a third consecutive NFC South title, have four prime-time games on tap — three of … Continue reading Schedule release: Saints set to have 4 prime-time games in 2020

Winston signs 1-year deal with Saints

The New Orleans Saints may have found Drew Brees’ successor. At just 26 years of age, the Saints have agreed on a one-year contract worth $1.1 million. The newly-signed Winston, coming off a record-breaking season with the Bucs in which he became the first player in NFL history to join the 30-30 club (33 touchdowns, 30 interceptions), will likely serve as the third-string QB behind … Continue reading Winston signs 1-year deal with Saints

Former Saints kicker Dempsey passes away from Coronavirus

Former Pro Bowl placekicker Tom Dempsey tragically passed away on Saturday following his bout with COVID-19. The longtime kicker, who spent his first two NFL seasons with the New Orleans Saints, was 79 years old. Dempsey kicked 11 seasons for five different teams during his career, but his best season by far was his All-Pro rookie campaign in 1969. That season he kicked 22 field … Continue reading Former Saints kicker Dempsey passes away from Coronavirus

Saints’ coach Payton announces Coronavirus diagnosis

Longtime New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton reached out to ESPN to reveal that he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Payton, who’s been with the Saints since the 2006 season, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he “…came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly…” The 56-year-old Super Bowl champion has … Continue reading Saints’ coach Payton announces Coronavirus diagnosis