Losing is hard. Losing a game in the final seconds is much tougher. How the Saints respond this week to their frustrating loss to the Raiders will go a long way in dictating their success this season. After visiting with starting defensive end Paul Kruger at his locker, I have a strong suspicion they will come back strong.
September 13, 2016
After arriving back from a year of Bounty Gate exile, Saints head coach Sean Payton made no bones that he wanted to improve a 2013 defense that gave up over 7,000 yards, most in NFL history. And Payton's biggest target was free agent Paul Kruger, one of the leaders of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl Championship defense that season. Kruger ended up going to Cleveland for three years, but today the 6-4, 270 pound pass rushing specialist made big news in New Orleans today.
August 31, 2016
On Tuesday afternoon, the Kansas City Chiefs will complete their first roster purge of the week. In order to get down to the league limit of 75 players, the Chiefs who cut eight players on Sunday, must trim or trade another seven players. However, should they make that eleven, there are some value added players, including a former Chief, that could add value to the roster.
August 30, 2016