Saints Top 20 All-Time Players: Number 19

The ground rules were set yesterday. When compiling the "New Orleans Saints Top 20 Players of All-Time" list, it was determined that if you played 6 seasons or less, the best you could do is share a spot with someone with similar years of service. Yesterday, it was early 80's running back George Rogers, and turn-of-the-millennium safety Sammy Knight, coming in at number 20. Today, it's a couple of Miami Hurricane alum who gave the Saints ten years of great service. Here's your combined #19...
July 11, 2016

Payton Admits Leadership Void

Following the first back-to-back losing seasons in Sean Payton's career, the Super Bowl winning coach has recently been more transparent with the media than at any other time during his decade in New Orleans. And a good example of that occurred yesterday when Payton admitted the severe lack of leadership on the field, and in the locker room, following the exodus of veterans Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Malcolm Jenkins and Roman Harper among others. Here's Payton's take on the situation.
June 10, 2016

Good Move, Bad Move: Johnathan Vilma

The New York Giants are in dire need of help at the linebacker position. With glaring holes along the second level of its defense, will Big Blue roll the dice on signing recently released and former New Orleans linebacker Johnathan Vilma?
March 9, 2014

NFL Turns Over Bounty Evidence

The league has shown some of the material discovered in its Bounty investigation
June 16, 2012

Everybody was hurt by bounty scandal

Four of the New Orleans Saints who were among the players exhorted by former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams to go after certain 49ers players during January's NFC playoff semifinal have been suspended by the NFL, a cautionary tale that terrible consequences can ensue when good people do questionable things.
May 2, 2012

Vilma and Bounty Gate

The New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal has taken on a life of its own. Len Pasquarelli explains how a violent football culture can blur an NFL players judgment.
May 2, 2012

NFL Suspends Hargrove

New Packers defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove was sidelined for eight games as the league dropped the hammer on the New Orleans' Saints "bounty" scandal on Wednesday. According to the NFL, "actively obstructed" the investigation.
May 2, 2012