One of the most egregious culprits of the New Orleans Saints porous defense last season, was the lack of actual NFL playing experience among the linebacking corps. But Saints backup quarterback Garrett Grayson makes it clear that is no longer the case with this year's group. And here is what Grayson had to say about it.
August 18, 2016
Make no mistake about it, when linebacker Dannell Ellerbe is healthy, the man is a winner. Unfortunately, Ellerbe was only healthy for six games in his first year in a Saints uniform. But what a six games it was for the Who Dat Nation! The Saints had a 4-2 record in games which Ellerbe played and were only 3-7 when he was sidelined with various toe and hip injuries. The former Super Bowl Champion with the Baltimore Ravens is now healthy and raring to show the Crescent City what he's all about.
August 3, 2016
With twenty days left in the month of July, we at SaintsInsider.com decided to join the media club, and put together our own Top 20 Saints players list for the 2016 season. However, we are doing it with a wrinkle. In addition to the original list, Saints Insider will also rank the Saints Top 20 players of all-time...we will reveal one entry every day for the next three weeks. After agonizing over the rankings for a full week, here is the Saints 20th best player in 2016, punter Thomas Morstead.
July 9, 2016
When he signed with the New Orleans Saints, middle linebacker James Laurinaitis made it clear, that although he had other great free agency options, it was a no-brainer for him to become an official member of the Who Dat Nation. In this bite, the Rams all-time leading tackler talks about being the "new kid in town", as well as how impressed he is with the high character of this Saints locker room. Trust me, Laurinaitis is a welcome addition in New Orleans, and you'll see why right here.
June 16, 2016
This is always a difficult time of year for both the Saints fans and front office alike. No one likes to see the players they've heartily cheered for, get thrown away like yesterday's trash. In the past week, Jahri Evans, Brandon Browner, David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber were told their services were no longer going to be needed in New Orleans. But are those cuts just the tip of the iceberg? Here are a few other Saints players who might want to wait before renewing their leases...
February 13, 2016