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

Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he remains hopeful that things will be worked out between the owners and players soon, but he also said that serious, unresolved issues, such as the owners’ claims that league costs are outpacing the amount of revenue being generated.

Saints head coach Sean Payton, quoted on neworleanssaints.com on ORG Jahri Evans: “If you had to list five traits at the guard position, he would have those traits. He has strong hands, he is powerful, his size, he is athletic and he is intelligent.”


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Mankins was the second-highest at his position behind New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans at No. 34. Mankins missed seven games last season because he was sitting out for Evans-type money.


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New Orleans fans, ESPN’s Adam Schefter says in this Insider post that there’s no reason the Saints can’t be a Super Bowl favorite.

Plaxico Burress is open to plenty of possibilities for his next NFL team, but the wide receiver appears to have closed the door on rejoining the New York Giants. He says coach Tom Coughlin is the reason.

Yesterday two more Saints players were revealed in the top forty — middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma debuted at 37 while right guard Jahri Evans came in three spots lower (better) on the list at number 34.

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