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Family says Tom Benson not competent, challenges succession plan

Family says Tom Benson not competent, challenges succession planFamily members taken out of the succession plan are challenging Saints owner Tom Benson's mental fitness.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Tom Benson's letter to his daughter, grandkids

Tom Benson's letter to his daughter, grandkidsThe text of a letter reported to be from Tom Benson to his daughter Renee and his grandchildren Rita and Ryan.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Tom Benson removes granddaughter as Saints heir

Tom Benson removes granddaughter as Saints heirOwner Tom Benson has pulled his granddaughter from the Saints vice chairman of the board position, according to a CBS Sports report.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Saints fire director of college scouting

Saints fire director of college scoutingThe Saints let go of their director of college scouting, Rick Reiprish and replaced him with former Miami General Manager Jeff Ireland.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Dennis Allen rejoining Saints in 'senior defensive' role

Dennis Allen rejoining Saints in 'senior defensive' roleThe New Orleans Saints are getting the band back together -- well, kind of.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Saints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl invite

Saints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl inviteSaints RB Mark Ingram earns first Pro Bowl invite
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Saints offseason crystal ball: tight ends

Saints offseason crystal ball: tight endsThe New Orleans Saints tight ends, all of whom are under contract through at least the 2015 season, represent perhaps the most well-rounded unit on the team.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Saints offseason crystal ball: wide receivers

Saints offseason crystal ball: wide receiversThe New Orleans Saints finished the season with the No. 1-ranked offense and third-ranked passing attack. Still, something wasn't quite right.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Saints offseason crystal ball: running backs; will Ingram return?

Saints offseason crystal ball: running backs; will Ingram return?New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton Saints vowed to emphasize the running game in 2014, and true to his word, he did just that – that is when the Saints weren't trailing and thus forced to become one-dimensional.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Saints offseason crystal ball: quarterbacks

Saints offseason crystal ball: quarterbacksThe NFL's final four – Seattle, New England, Green Bay and Indianapolis – highlight one incontrovertible reality: the New Orleans Saints have fallen from among the league's upper echelon.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Brees named to Pro Bowl to replace Roethlisberger

Brees named to Pro Bowl to replace RoethlisbergerSaints quarterback Drew Brees has been named to the 2015 Pro Bowl squad as a replacement for Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Former Saints K Morten Andersen among HOF finalists

Former Saints K Morten Andersen among HOF finalistsThe modern-day finalists are kicker Morten Andersen, running back Jerome Bettis, wide receiver Tim Brown, coach Don Coryell, running back Terrell Davis, coach Tony Dungy, linebacker-defensive end Kevin Greene, linebacker-defensive end Charles Haley, wide receiver...
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Bears poach Saints Dir. of Player Personnel Ryan Pace

Bears poach Saints Dir. of Player Personnel Ryan PaceSaints general manager Mickey Loomis said Ryan Pace was "ready for a general manager's job," and apparently the Chicago Bears agreed.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Injured Saints G Jahri Evans withdraws from Pro Bowl

Injured Saints G Jahri Evans withdraws from Pro BowlAnd then there was 1. New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans is a scratch from the upcoming Pro Bowl in Glendale, Arizona on Jan. 25, leaving, at the moment, tight end Jimmy Graham as the Saints' sole participant.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to return, per source

Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to return, per sourceDuring his first season he was the toast of the town, and in his second he probably needed a drink.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Loomis mum on Rob Ryan's status; though staff changes likely, sources say

Loomis mum on Rob Ryan's status; though staff changes likely, sources sayGeneral manager Mickey Loomis was peppered with questions Tuesday, as he met with the media for the first time since the New Orleans Saints opened camp at The Greenbrier in late July.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Junior Galette's attorney explains incident that led to arrest

Junior Galette's attorney explains incident that led to arrestNew Orleans Saints Linebacker Junior Galette has retained attorney Ralph Whalen as counsel after being arrested Monday on an allegation of simple battery with domestic violence.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Saints GM Loomis tactfully discusses Galette arrest

Saints GM Loomis tactfully discusses Galette arrestNew Orleans Saints general manager held his cards pretty close to the vest Tuesday morning, when he addressed the local media for the first time since training camp opened at The Greenbrier in West Virginia back in July.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Replay of updates from Saints GM Mickey Loomis' presser

Replay of updates from Saints GM Mickey Loomis' presserNew Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis spoke to the media on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. to discuss this past season, offseason direction, future plans and goals, and linebacker Junior Galette's simple battery with domestic violence arrest on Monday.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Saints Junior Galette released after being booked on domestic violence charges

Saints Junior Galette released after being booked on domestic violence chargesSaints linebacker Junior Galette is in custody in Kenner following an arrest Monday morning, according to Police spokesman Lt. Brian McGregor.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Junior Galette's attorney releases statement on arrest

Junior Galette's attorney releases statement on arrestunior Galette's attorney, Lon Burns, released a statement Monday evening defending the New Orleans Saints linebacker after an arrest on a charge of simple battery with domestic violence.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Saints sign RB Tim Hightower to reserve/futures deal

Saints sign RB Tim Hightower to reserve/futures dealThe Saints signed veteran running back Tim Hightower to a reserve/futures contract on Saturday, offering the 28-year-old who hasn't played since tearing his ACL in 2011, an opportunity to resurrect his career in New Orleans.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Saints fire 3 coaches; more changes likely, per source

Saints fire 3 coaches; more changes likely, per sourceNew Orleans head coach Sean Payton promised changes at the "appropriate" time. Well, apparently that time is now.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Brees isn't the problem with the Saints

Brees isn't the problem with the SaintsThe Saints have plenty of things they need to change, but quarterback is not one of them, not even close.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Archie Manning headlines Sugar Bowl football clinic

Archie Manning headlines Sugar Bowl football clinicIt was quite a surprise when Sugar Bowl host Allstate invited 200 young football players from YMCA clubs across New Orleans for what they thought was a typical football clinic.
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  • 1 month ago
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Yellin: Saints knowing they got what they deserve bodes well

Yellin: Saints knowing they got what they deserve bodes wellYet, perhaps most important, they got a swift kick their collective midsection -- a wake-up call meant to spur the realization that past successes aren't simply absorbed through osmosis the moment players don their black and gold jersey for the first time.
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  • 1 month ago
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Saints OL Zach Strief receives 'Good Guy' Award

Saints OL Zach Strief receives 'Good Guy' AwardHe really is a good guy, and now he — again — has the award to prove it.
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  • 1 month ago
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