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Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints No Longer Discussing Contract Extension?

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The New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees have been expected to reach an agreement on a long-term extension, but that doesn’t appear to be the case. Brees is still likely to stay with the Saints for the rest of his career, but for now it sounds like the talks have cooled off. Brees is still one of the best quarterbacks ...

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New Orleans Saints sign linebacker James Laurinaitis

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James Laurinaitis has been one of the leaders of the Los Angeles Rams’ defense for many years now, but the team chose to move on from him this offseason. He was released and began his search for a new home. According to Laurinaitis on his personal Twitter account, the veteran linebacker has agreed to sign with the New Orleans Saints. ...

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Saints release veteran WR Marques Colston

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The New Orleans Saints officially released their all-time-leading receiver and touchdown-scorer, Marques Colston. The move will save the Saints $3.2 million against the salary cap. Colston, 32, was released with a failed physical designation. “To everyone from the Benson family, the front office, coaches, and the training and equipment staff: It has been a pleasure to be part of a family with so many ...

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Sean Payton returning as Saints coach

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Sean Payton is returning as head coach of the New Orleans Saints. “I don’t envision myself ever coaching for another club,” said Payton, the most successful coach in franchsie history, on Wednesday.  “I plan on finishing my coaching career here.  I’ll be back here as long as they have me.” Payton, who has two years remaining on his contract,has gone ...

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Saints fire Rob Ryan, promote Dennis Allen to DC

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The New Orleans Saints have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and promoted senior defensive assistant Dennis Allen to defensive coordinator. The #Saints have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 17, 2015 The #Saints are promoting Dennis Allen to defensive coordinator, source said. He has been calling the coverages, anyway. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 17, 2015 ...

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Drew Brees ties NFL record with seventh TD pass

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees became the eighth player in NFL history to pass for a record seven touchdowns in a single game during Sunday’s 52-49 win against the New York Giants. Brees tied the record with a touchdown pass to C.J. Spiller with 36 seconds left to tie the game, 49-49. Giants quarterback Eli Manning had six touchdown passes in the game.  The two teams combined ...

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Drew Brees throws 400th TD pass in OT to beat Dallas

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Drew Brees hit C.J. Spiller with a short pass that the running back turned into an 80-yard score on the second play of overtime for his 400th career touchdown pass. The score also won New Orleans its first game of the season, a 26-20 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. “We had gone through this play several times before. We had thrown the ball ...

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Sean Payton talks Drew Brees injury, game plan for Luke McCown

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will not play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, head coach Sean Payton announced Friday. “Drew Brees, he will be out for this game. He will travel. Just where he’s at in rehab and his strength, I think we all felt like it would be too early (to have) him playing this weekend. I would ...

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Saints RB C.J. Spiller will have a big role in Week 3

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The New Orleans Saints will be without superstar quarterback Drew Brees this week and will have to figure out new ways to get the offensive going. C.J. Spiller is one weapon that Sean Payton and the Saints’ coaching staff plans to use in a big role and it will be interesting to see what kind of role he actually ends ...

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