New Orleans Saints reader comment: Quality free-agent tackles scarce, expensive | NOLA.com
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New Orleans Saints' outlook at linebacker | NOLA.com
It's high area of need for team
NFL Draft: 10 best and worst picks of the New Orleans Saints -- No. 3 worst | NOLA.com
Continuing series leading up to this year's NFL draft
Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Tulsa running back Charles Gray has visited with the Saints. He’s a guy you could see in the later rounds. He’s a jack of all trades, who played running back, fullback and H-back in college and probably could help on special teams in the NFL.
Blogger mock draft coming Monday - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The ESPN.com blog network is deep into our mock draft, which will run on Monday.
Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller may be first defender picked in 2011 NFL draft | NOLA.com
Part 6 of 9-part series: Linebackers
NFL draft 2011: A closer look at the linebackers | NOLA.com
Outside LB Akeem Ayers has impressive size and speed
2011 NFL Mock Draft with Cam Newton, Marcell Dareus, more - Peter King - SI.com
24. New Orleans Saints Will Pick: Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa Should Pick: Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa A very strong proviso here: Watch out for Alabama RB Mark Ingram. I think he's the player Sean Payton loves the most at 24. But he looks at his running back crop, including undrafted free agents Chris Ivory and Pierre Thomas, and knows he can get a good back later. He also realizes it's now or never to get a defensive end who's got a chance to be a pass-rush force. New Orleans likes Anthony Castonzo too -- but he'll likely be off the board by this point.
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Rams not looking to trade, like their options at 14 | ProFootballTalk
Last year the Rams knew well in advance that they'd use their first-round draft pick, the first pick overall, on quarterback Sam Bradford. This year the Rams can only guess about who will still be on the board when their first-round draft pick, the 14th pick overall, comes up.
Larry Fitzgerald is ready to help his teammates financially | ProFootballTalk
With the lockout nearly six weeks old, there have been tales of players taking out high-interest loans in order to stay afloat. If any of those players play for the Cardinals, they don't need to go to those extremes. Receiver Larry Fitzgerald is ready to help.
Clearing the air on rookie contact rules | ProFootballTalk
Some of you have asked us to clarify the rules regarding contact with draft picks after they become draft picks. Initially, it was widely believed that, after the rookie's name is called from the podium at Radio City Music Hall, the rookie joins the category of locked-out players.
Bucs may take different route to London - NFC South Blog - ESPN
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may take a different approach with their trip to London this season than they did in 2009. They play a home
Report: Ruling from Judge Nelson expected on Monday | ProFootballTalk
With mediation over for nearly a month, the next labor domino to fall should be a ruling from Judge Susan Nelson on the pending motion to lift the lockout. Gary Myers of the New York Daily News reports we won't have to wait much longer.
Retired players will announce second-round draft picks | ProFootballTalk
As usual, Commissioner Roger Goodell will announce the first-round picks in next week's NFL draft. But the league announced today that it's doing something different on the second day of the draft: Bringing in retired players to announce the picks.