Stinchcomb: Saints players expect to come together again in May
"We have a plan that would go into place in May,’’ Stinchcomb said. "We’re not going to wait on April 6th to come up with a plan. We’re trying to get out in front of this, so if we’re still out for any significant time, we’ll have a few opportunities for everybody to get together and try to stay as a team as much as possible.
Saints deals: Pierre Thomas, Garrett Hartley and Shaun Rogers contract details
Hartley led the way with a five-year deal worth $12.8 million, followed closely by Thomas with a four-year, $11 million pact. Rogers, who had played 10 previous seasons with the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns, signed a one-year, $4 million year contract.
Giants, Bills, Panthers, Jets alter season ticket plans - NFL - SI.com
Aside from San Francisco and Kansas City, nine others are raising prices in some locations. One team, the New Orleans Saints, did not respond to requests from The Associated Press for ticket information. But a Saints season ticket-holder told the AP the price on his seats has gone up to $298 per ticket. Not that he thought twice about keeping his seats. "I renewed, like any good sheep would," said Hank Graham, a New Orleans trial attorney, "because there are, supposedly, another 50,000 or so lunatic sheep like me waiting" on a season ticket list.
Morris: Brees + Payton = poetry - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris knows he has a good young quarterback in Josh Freeman. But the coach said during the NFL owners meeting earlier this wee
For rookies, lockout doesn’t start until the press conference ends | ProFootballTalk
Though it widely has been assumed that the rookies enter the pool of locked-out players the moment after they are drafted, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello tells us that the players may be brought to their (eventual) cities of employment for a press conference.
Drayton Florence offers to join UFL during lockout, as a coach | ProFootballTalk
On Thursday, Hartford Colonials coach Jerry Glanville told PFT Live that he doesn't expect many veteran NFL players to take the pay cut that would result from jumping to the UFL as a player. At least one NFL player is willing to help coach.
Cleveland Browns fan sues over NFL lockout - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
A Cleveland Browns fan sued the National Football league and its teams over the player lockout, claiming it violated his contract to buy tickets through his personal seat license. Ken Lanci, a self-made millionaire who ran unsuccessfully last year for the top county government job in Cleveland, filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
Report: NFL May End Lockout By Hiring Scab Owners | The Onion Sports Network
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones criticized the possible move, claiming the scab owners wouldn't know anything about the nuances of price-gouging and f***ing over fans.
Peyton Manning Impersonator Captured After Years Of Endorsing Products | Sportsdome
Police apprehended Jerry Borgman this week, a 49-year-old contractor who allegedly appeared in dozens of commercials pretending to be Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. Though Borgman is shorter than Manning and would always refuse to take off his reflec...
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