New Orleans Saints to visit with USC tight end Jordan Cameron | NOLA.com
After striking gold with basketball player-turned-tight end Jimmy Graham in last year's NFL draft, the New Orleans Saints are taking an extended look at this year's version, USC tight end Jordan Cameron. He is scheduled to make a pre-draft visit in New Orleans on Sunday and Monday.
Updated list of New Orleans Saints' pre-draft visits | NOLA.com
Teams are allowed to visit with unlimited number of local prospects, up to 30 non-local prospects before draft
NFL Draft: 10 best and worst picks of the New Orleans Saints -- No. 6 best | NOLA.com
Continuing series leading up to this year's draft
2011 NFL DRAFT:
Team needs: New Orleans Saints | ProFootballTalk
The Saints made the playoffs as defending champs, but never quite seemed the same is they were in their '09 title year. The offense fell from first to eleventh in points. The defense improved overall, but stopped forcing turnovers.
Call It: Draft needs for the Saints - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Here’s your chance to voice your opinion on what the New Orleans Saints should do with their first-round pick.
Draft Watch: NFC South - NFC South Blog - ESPN
....the Saints like to focus on the best available player and they don’t lock into needs that can be filled if and when free agency arrives. Defensive end is New Orleans’ biggest area of need, but the history of Loomis and Payton suggest they’re not going to take someone at that position unless they’re convinced he’s the best player available. With this approach, just about any position other than quarterback is in play when the Saints pick at No. 24.
NFC South needs to look at RBs in draft - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The numbers say the Saints are just fine at running back. But recent history tells another story. The Saints also had Ingram in for a visit, and he has to be a consideration if he’s available at No. 24. Even if it’s not Ingram, the Saints need to add a running back somewhere in the draft.
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Palmer, lockout put Bengals in a tough bind - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
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DeMarcus Ware will not take money from NFLPA lockout fund - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
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Finally, Aaron Rodgers overtakes Brett Favre in jersey sales - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
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Mark Ingram completes his agent switch | ProFootballTalk
We reported last week that running back Mark Ingram, winner of the 2009 Heisman Trophy, had fired agent Rocky Arceneaux. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Ingram has hired Joel Segal, whose client list includes Mike Vick and Reggie Bush, among others.
Only two of the 10 named plaintiffs attending mediation | ProFootballTalk
As percentages go, the plaintiffs in the Brady antritrust lawsuit are slightly better represented than the defendants. The lawsuit has 10 named plaintiffs, including Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Drew Brees.
"Life coach" fires JaMarcus Russell | ProFootballTalk
The latest embarrassment for the former No. 1 overall pick: Russell’s "Life coach" John Lucas told Russell he would no longer work with him and asked Russell to leave Houston, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports. Just think about that for a second. A man who is getting paid to help Russell, who makes a career out of rehabilitating athletes, gave up on the kid.
NFC South running fifth in Power Rankings - NFC South Blog - ESPN
NFC West colleague Mike Sando has a scorecard on how all the divisions have fared in the Power Rankings we’ve been doing in recent months.
Mediation resumes in NFL, players dispute | Saints | 2theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA
Goodell declined to comment as the group entered the courthouse. Pash said: "The only way we're going to get this whole set of issues resolved is by negotiating."