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Drew Brees discusses backlash, upcoming Saints season

Former McNeese player, coach Kerry Joseph joins Seattle Seahawks coaching staff

Former LSU QB Joe Burrow signs contract with Bengals

Report: Saints sign linebacker Nigel Bradham

Sean Payton calls preseason format “antithesis of training camp”

Drew Brees says he’s trying to avoid pre-snap ritual as coronavirus looms over NFL season

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Saints general manager Mickey Loomis discusses unprecedented training camp

Saints tight end Cole Wick & Jason Vander Laan opt out of 2020 season due to Covid 19 concerns

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Former LSU WR Justin Jefferson among NFL players placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

Drew Brees announces $5M donation to build healthcare centers in La.

Mike Ditka to kneeling athletes: Get out of the country

Saints finalize signings of 2020 draft class

As the Saints report to training camp, they will be doing so with their full rookie draft class after the club announced Monday morning that all four selections have been signed to four-year contracts.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

REPORT: Former LSU safety Jamal Adams traded to Seahawks

According to multiple reports, the New York Jets are trading All-Pro safety Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks.

Saints rookies and veterans report for COVID-19 testing early this upcoming week

Players need to test negative twice before being allowed in Saints facility

NFL to open training camp on time, play full schedule

Saints announce cancellation of their four preseason games

Raiders announce no fans will be in attendance for 2020 season

REPORT: NFLPA tells players there’ll be no preseason

NFL players will receive daily COVID-19 tests the first two weeks of training camp

Report: NFL now proposing a one game preseason

Drew Brees tweets his concerns about the upcoming season

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees took to social media Sunday, July 19, to voice his concerns about the upcoming season.

Washington owner Snyder vows culture change amid allegations

The Washington Post reported that 15 female former employees of the city’s NFL franchise said they were sexually harassed during their time with the team.

Saints DE Cam Jordan remains excited about upcoming season

Saints defensive end Cam Jordan says even amidst the uncertainty of NFL safety protocols, he's excited to rejoin his team at the facility, eventually.

Saints preparing season ticket holders for few fans in Superdome

In a major sign that there will be few fans in attendance at Saints games in 2020.

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

Several Native American leaders and organizations have sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

Patrick Mahomes inks ‘richest deal in sports’ history', ESPN reports

Whitehouse High alum and NFL star Patrick Mahomes has signed a 10-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, meaning he is signed with the team through 2031, according to ESPN. ESPN reports the deal is the richest in sports history.

Redskins to have ‘thorough review’ of name amid race debate

The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject.

Report: NFL to scrap two preseason games

The NFL is reportedly canceling two preseason games due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Pro Football Talk.

WATCH: Cam Jordan surprises Saints super fan living in isolation in assisted living facility

The surprise phone call brought her to tears

First eight rows of Superdome will be covered to protect from coronavirus

The NFL announced Thursday that all stadiums, including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be mandated to cover its first eight rows to protect coaches, players and other staff from coronavirus.

PFF ranks Saints roster at No. 2 for upcoming season

Pro Football Focus (PFF), a website that focuses on a thorough analysis of the NFL, released its roster rankings list. The New Orleans Saints came in at second, right behind the Baltimore Ravens.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: Football is “nonessential business” during coronavirus

New Orleans Saints player Malcolm Jenkins said football is a “nonessential business” during an interview with CNN on Thursday morning. He stressed he is not comfortable returning to the field with so many uncertainties.

AP sources: NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions

The Aug. 6 exhibition game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the pandemic

Fantasy sports betting edges closer to reality in Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to the taxing rate for fantasy sports betting.

Malcolm Jenkins views conversation with Drew Brees as microcosm of what country needs

Three weeks after Drew Brees’ initial comments about kneeling during the national anthem in lieu of George Floyd’s death drew the ire of many teammates and fellow athletes, one of the main critics, Malcolm Jenkins, is viewing the conversation as a positive.

Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael excited for QB room

Saints offensive coordinator goes in depth on quarterbacks.

NFL Pro Bowl heading to Las Vegas in 2021

The NFL didn’t wasted any time making Las Vegas a host site for a major part of the league’s calendar year, announcing Tuesday that the 2021 Pro Bowl would be hosted at the Raiders’ new stadium.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins joins CNN as social justice contributor

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is joining CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice.

Saints wide receivers offer a mix of experience and youth

Saints wide receiver group

Saints plan to wait until training camp for coaches to return

The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.

Dennis Allen confident veteran leadership will guide Saints through turbulence

Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."

Drew Brees’ wife, Brittany, posts emotional statement on Instagram: ‘We are sorry’

“WE ARE THE PROBLEM. I write this with tears in my eyes and I hope you all hear our hearts. "

Brees responds to President Trump

Brees responds to the President

Support for Colin Kaepernick grows; Goodell says NFL was wrong for not listening to players

Global opinion has shifted so much that more people are vilifying those who attack Kaepernick or misrepresent his stance.

Saints offensive line coach Dan Roushar talks offseason development

Saints offensive line coach Dan Roushar talks about his position group.

Saints’ Thomas and Lattimore among players calling for NFL to admit silencing players in peaceful protests

The minute long video called “A message on behalf of the NFL” that was posted to Thomas’ Instagram Thursday night features Odell Beckham Jr., Tyrann Mathieu, Ezekiel Elliot, Patrick Mahomes and many others.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

Current and former Saints speak out against Drew Brees’ comments

Drew Brees' comments against kneeling during the national anthem have a divisive effect on the Saints.

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson releases statement on death of George Floyd

“One week ago today, George Floyd was tragically and senselessly murdered. Anger, sadness and protest followed throughout our nation in response to this unjust murder," said Benson.

Burrow: ‘This isn’t politics. This is human rights.’

Former LSU and newly drafted Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow took to social media on Friday to weigh in on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Saints season ticket holder deadline to pay final invoice Friday

Saints season ticket holders payment deadline Friday

Superdome provides glimpse of what football season could look like during COVID-19

New Orleans Saints games may have a different feel this season. Social distancing guidelines put a big cap on the number of fans in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome if they are let in at all. The Superdome's management just wrapped up a meeting.

Saints announce 2020 preseason schedule

The New Orleans Saints have announced their 2020 preseason schedule, with three of the four games airing on WAFB.

Saints sign OL James Hurst

Saints sign versatile offensive lineman

Saints place Noah Spence on reserve/non football injury list

Saints place Spence on non football/reserve list.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire an “ideal fit” according to fellow Louisiana native Eric Bienemy of Chiefs

Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s drafting by the Kansas City Chiefs was quickly deemed a perfect fit by onlookers due to the versatility the diminutive running back will undoubtedly bring to a Super Bowl-winning offense that prides itself on variety.

Despite any certainty about fans in stadiums, more than a hundred people sign up for Vegas trip to see Saints play

Juliet Pappalardo, though, hasn’t traveled in months, and even with so much uncertainty about the future of travel, she signed up for a trip to see the Saints play in Las Vegas.

Date and time announced for Saints preseason home opener

Saints will host the Texans in Week 3 of the preseason

Naming rights for Mercedes-Benz Superdome up for grabs; stadium to be re-named in 2021

Mercedes-Benz has chosen to focus its sponsorship on the stadium built for the Atlanta Falcons

Michael Thomas joins initiative to provide 3,000 meals to frontline workers

The majority of the meals will be distributed to employees at Ochsner Health system facilities across the region

Ty Montgomery eager to showcase versatile skillset in New Orleans

Sean Paytons has always valued versatility in his offense. From the early days of Reggie Bush to the more recent evolution of Taysom Hill and most recently, the drafting of Tommy Stevens, Payton has looked to create mismatches in favor of the Saints offense.

Rodgers says Packers’ decision to draft Love surprised him

The Saints host the Packers in Week 3

NFL teams eyeing West Virginia resort as training facility

The Saints trained at The Greenbrier from 2014-16

Saints sign running back Ty Montgomery

Saints sign Ty Montgomery

Saints sign reserve tackle Patrick Omameh

Saints sign reserve tackle Patrick Omameh

Several key Saints players heading into contract years

Sean Fazende breaks down some significant contract years for Saints players in 2020.

Joe Burrow jersey in top 5 of most sold, according to NFLshop.com

Once a Tiger, always a Tiger.

Demario Davis excited by Saints’ 2020 schedule

The Saints’ 2020 schedule full of showcase games in New Orleans has the attention of a team eager to exact some revenge en route to a fourth-straight playoff appearance.

Erik McCoy began helping Cesar Ruiz transition to the NFL before the draft

Larry Warford’s departure leaves a clear opening for first-year, second-year tandem of Cesar Ruiz and Erik McCoy to become anchors in the middle of the Saints offensive line for years to come.

Saints cut right guard Larry Warford

The Black and Gold will save $7 million against the cap with the move

Deuce McAllister says Saints schedule will make another 13-3 season challenging

The Saints scheduled release Thursday night brought a realization of just how challenging the 2020 season could be. In the final four games of the season, three of their opponents will be playoff participants from 2019.

WATCH: Saints put rivalry aside with new heartfelt video

In a heartfelt video, food delivery workers attribute the Saints for deliveries sent to healthcare and first responders from Detroit to Atlanta.

Four primetime games and a rare Christmas Day contest highlight Saints 2020 schedule

Saints open the season hosting Tom Brady and the Bucs

Saints open season at home against the Brady’s Bucs; host Vikings on Christmas; KC on Dec. 20

Saints will host the Niners on Nov. 15

NFL getting rid of pass interference video review

The NFL announced on Thursday, May 7 that penalties for pass interference will not be video reviewable for the 2020 NFL season.

Saints’ 2020 schedule will be released on Thursday night

Teddy Bridgewater and Tom Brady will make appearances in New Orleans this season

Alvin Kamara touts Saints’ great chemistry

Alvin Kamara may be one of the NFL’s most underpaid players - he’s set to earn just $2.1 million in the final year of his rookie deal - but that doesn’t diminish his affection for the franchise that he has called home since entering the league in 2017.

Don Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

The Miami Dolphins said Monday that Don Shula, the winningest coach in pro football history, has died at the age of 90.