Depending on how much the Saints choose to pony up on in-house free agents, their defense could look significantly different in 2020.
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How can the Cowboys retain Dak, Amari and their other free agents? Well, it's not that easy. Let's make moves for the NFC.
Judge Ellen Hazeur ruled that a hearing on the confidentiality of emails between Roman Catholic officials and the NFL's Saints will be open and that "all the public has a right" to attend.
A foundation for the Saints ownership has given at least $62 million to the Archdiocese of New Orleans and other Catholic causes over the past dozen years, according to an Associated Press review.
Sometimes you just need to go somewhere new. For high-priced QBs such as Derek Carr, Cam Newton and Nick Foles, playing for a new team in 2020 could make a lot of sense.
Bomani Jones wonders what kind of following does the XFL need to break even despite fielding a league of "sorry" players (1:55). Why do we feel the need to speak Taysom Hill into existence as a franchise QB when you already have Teddy Bridgewater on your roster (15:53)? Dwyane Wade sets an example for all parents and Bo tells you why (29:42). Plus, an IYHH including a hydrogen-powered superyacht (39:28) and your "wrastlin" destruction voicemails (50:59).
Philip Rivers is officially ending his run with the Chargers and entering free agency. Fellow veteran QBs Tom Brady and Drew Brees are considering their options. The NFL quarterback market is filled with possibility, as the golden era of pocket passers may be ending - and the era of mobile quarterbacks just beginning. ESPN's Dan Graziano runs down the different destinies the elder statesmen of the NFL might be headed for this offseason.
Saints owner reiterates the team's stance that they only offered input on how to work with the media when releasing the names of clergy members who have been credibly accused of abuse.
Saints restricted free agent Taysom Hill recently told The AP on a podcast that he views himself as a franchise quarterback, and though he hopes his future is in New Orleans, Hill suggested he'd be willing to go elsewhere for the "right opportunity."
Adding a No. 2 wide receiver is an offseason must for the Saints, so it's fortuitous that this year's draft is loaded with high-end receiver talent.
Tom Brady to L.A. Jadeveon Clowney to the Ravens. Here's how one signing or trade could send aftershocks pulsating through the NFL.
A new home for Todd Gurley? How badly do you want Tua Tagovailoa? Who will be the QB when the Raiders open in Las Vegas? NFL Nation reporters make their bold predictions for the 2020 offseason.
All three will hit free agency in March, and all three could shake up the offseason. Here's what we know six weeks before they need to decide.
Replacing a future Hall of Famer is daunting, but the Saints have intriguing options with different skill sets in Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill.
The Chiefs have Patrick Mahomes. The 49ers have continuity. The Patriots have Bill Belichick. Let's get optimistic about all 32 teams.
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Sean Payton making Super Bowl media rounds. Told CBS Sports Radio “of course” Saints want Drew Brees back. Told ESPN's First Take it's hard for him to see change in Brees' performance level, even if he's not doing it with as many downfield throws anymore. “The job is for him to win, and he's done that,” Payton said. Most interesting note is Payton thinks it will be “unrealistic” to keep Brees, Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill. Brees, Bridgewater are unrestricted free agents. Hill is restricted.
Attorneys suing the Roman Catholic Church in Louisiana allege hundreds of confidential Saints emails show the team actively helped to shape a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse that appears to be an undercount.