Rise And New Orleans Saints: Top News, Videos And More

The Saints’ running back corps experienced a drop-off in production last season compared to the team’s Super Bowl-winning 2009 campaign. To remedy that issue, the Saints traded their 2012 first-round pick to get back into the first round to grab the best back in this past draft, Alabama’s Mark Ingram.

Fullback Heath Evans, who will be a free agent whenever the lockout ends (and it could be ending within the next month), has two preferences for continuing his career.

This is mainly a conversation involving the teams with the top five passing attacks from last season — the Colts, Chargers, Saints and Packers. All of these teams should continue to have explosive offenses, and it’s difficult to separate them

The NFL and its locked-out players are making a negotiating push that appears to be aimed at trying to complete a deal on a new labor agreement by early July.

Electronic Arts Inc. said it may see gross revenue decline by $70 million to $80 million if a National Football League lockout leads to a canceled season.

The NFL and NFLPA announced today a second series of meetings between the two sides, under the supervision of Judge Arthur Boylan. This weeks meeting seems to be a continuation of last weeks as they attempt to reach an agreement before the start of pre-season games (60 days) or worse yet the opening game of the regular season on September 8th.

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