NFL Draft: 10 best and worst picks of the New Orleans Saints -- No. 6 worst | NOLA.com
Continuing series that runs until this year's NFL draft
New Orleans Saints Top 10 best-worst draft picks of all time | NOLA.com
Series of stories on Saints draft
2011 NFL DRAFT:
NFC South mocking with McShay - NFC South Blog - ESPN
McShay has New Orleans taking Temple defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson at No. 24. Some people view him as a defensive end and some see him as a defensive tackle in the NFL. The Saints could use help at either spot and they don’t have to make an immediate decision on what position he’ll play for the long term. This is sort of like 2009, when the Saints used their first-round pick on Malcolm Jenkins. They used him as a cornerback as a rookie and moved him to free safety, where he blossomed last year.
AROUND THE LEAGUE:
Fitzgerald sends Cardinals a message: Don’t draft a quarterback | ProFootballTalk
The Arizona Cardinals have been heavily connected to quarterbacks in the draft, particularly Blaine Gabbert of Missouri. They held a private workout for Gabbert on March 23, sending a large contingent of high-ranking club officials to Columbia.
More red flags for Nick Fairley: He’s irresponsible, too | ProFootballTalk
Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley's draft stock has allegedly dropped since the end of the college season, when he was considered in most circles to be the Panthers' likely choice at No. 1 overall. The "one-year wonder" label is understandable.
Madden release date moves back three weeks | ProFootballTalk
With the lockout lingering, the folks at EA are feeling the effects of the labor impasse. And so will the rest of us. Eric Fisher of SportsBusiness Journal reports that the release date for the latest version of the Madden franchise has been pushed back three weeks, from August 9 to August 30.
NFL’s rookie wage proposal includes eliminating holdouts | ProFootballTalk
The Associated Press got a hold of the NFL's proposed rookie wage scale on Wednesday. Some of the financial stuff is interesting -- the league wants to divert $300 million-per-year from first-round picks to veterans -- but the fine print is fascinating.
Peyton Manning, wife Ashley, welcome twin boys | NOLA.com
Eli Manning's daughter born March 21
Terry Bradshaw says he's feeling effects of concussions | NOLA.com
Hall of Fame QB undergoing rehabilitation for short-term memory loss and more