Saints News 4/9/13: Center Brian de la Puente Re-Signs With Saints

Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE

The two-year starter has been a solid piece to the offensive line after taking the job about a month into the 2011 season when veteran Olin Kreutz left the team.

Tweets

____________________________________________________________

Who dat talkin' 'bout dem Saints?

Saints Re-Sign Restricted Free Agent C Brian de la Puente
Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced the move on Tuesday

Center Brian de la Puente signs RFA tender with New Orleans Saints | NOLA.com
New Orleans Saints center Brian de la Puente signed his one-year restricted free agent tender, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. De la Puente was issued a second-round tender, which is a one-year, $2.023 million contract.

Safe or Surprise Draft: NFC South | Audibles - SI.com

The Saints have the pieces in place to unleash a fairly potent 3-4 rush, starting with Junior Galette and free-agent addition Victor Butler. Mingo could join that mix (which also includes Jonathan Vilma) as a pass-rushing hammer.

Which players should the New Orleans Saints start in their secondary? | NOLA.com

Saints question of the day

Oklahoma tackle Lane Johnson visiting New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, source says | NOLA.com

Former Oklahoma tackle Lane Johnson will visit with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, according to a source. Johnson is widely known as one of the top-three tackle prospects heading into April's NFL draft, but it would be a surprise if Johnson fell to the Saints at No. 15 overall.

Podcast: What direction are the Saints going in the draft, free agency? | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

Roman Harper Still Representin' the Saints

New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss how new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan will impact the Saints defense. He doesn't sound like a guy who is about to be released.

____________________________________________________________

Other NFL News

NFL, ex-players prep for battle over concussions - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
''The NFL failed to live up to its responsibility: it negligently heightened players' exposure to repeated head trauma and fraudulently concealed the chronic brain injuries that resulted,'' the players' lawyers wrote in their latest brief, filed in January.

Bills say Kolb doesn’t make them less likely to draft a quarterback | ProFootballTalk
We noted last week, shortly after the Bills agreed to terms with quarterback Kevin Kolb, that Buffalo still appeared to be interested in drafting a quarterback.

The Revis situation, from all angles | ProFootballTalk
Ross Tucker joined me for Tuesday's PFT Live, with both of us in the Connecticut studio of NBCSports.com. Which means I didn't have a 500-mile buffer between his fists and my face. But he didn't punch me, in large part because I didn't give him a reason to.

Report: Bengals considered trade for Rolando McClain before he was cut | ProFootballTalk
Linebacker Rolando McClain passed through waivers unclaimed after getting released by the Raiders as teams passed on the chance to pick up the former first-round pick on the terms of his pre-rookie wage scale contract.

SB Nation Featured Video
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Canal Street Chronicles

You must be a member of Canal Street Chronicles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Canal Street Chronicles. You should read them.

Join Canal Street Chronicles

You must be a member of Canal Street Chronicles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Canal Street Chronicles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker