Can't say I'm surprised Sed Ellis retired. Effort has been piss poor for years.
Can't say I'm surprised Sed Ellis retired. Effort has been piss poor for years.— Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) July 25, 2013
Sedrick Ellis rookie contract: $19.5 million guaranteed. Could have maxed out at $49 million. Probably didn't get all of it, but he got paid
Sedrick Ellis rookie contract: $19.5 million guaranteed. Could have maxed out at $49 million. Probably didn't get all of it, but he got paid— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) July 25, 2013
Sedrick Ellis went from very friendly & inviting to talk w/ early in his career to very closed off later. Wonder if he knew he didn't have..
Sedrick Ellis went from very friendly & inviting to talk w/ early in his career to very closed off later. Wonder if he knew he didn't have..— WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) July 25, 2013
..the drive to play the game anymore. Very interesting that he's now retiring.
..the drive to play the game anymore. Very interesting that he's now retiring.— WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) July 25, 2013
Drew Brees had the highest guarantee of $61.5M. Ryan is second at $59M. Rodgers tops in $22M per year new. Ryan second at $20.75M.
Drew Brees had the highest guarantee of $61.5M. Ryan is second at $59M. Rodgers tops in $22M per year new. Ryan second at $20.75M.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 25, 2013
Just bumped into Matt Ryan smiling ear to ear and said "I'm pumped!" about new 6 year deal. He was hoping it would get done b4 practice
Just bumped into Matt Ryan smiling ear to ear and said "I'm pumped!" about new 6 year deal. He was hoping it would get done b4 practice— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) July 25, 2013
BBQ trivia, who's credited with developing the charcoal briquette?
BBQ trivia, who's credited with developing the charcoal briquette?— Joe Horn (@JoeHorn87) July 25, 2013
Who dat talkin' 'bout dem Saints?
Saints' Vilma Says He's In His Best Shape In Years
"Physically, I'm very good, a lot better than last year," Vilma asserted. "I'd be stupid to say I feel as great as when I was a rookie. Of course not. I do feel able to run and do all the things that I was able to do back in 2010. ... I just needed a little time (to rehabilitate) that I didn't get last year because of everything that was going on."
WWL - AM870 | FM105.3 | News | Talk | Sports - Deke: Bobby Hebert's Concerns Heading Into Training Camp
He is the father of the Who Dat Nation and the first QB to lead the New Orleans Saints to the playoffs. Yes, the 'Cajun Cannon' Bobby Hebert always has a lot to say, and he is strong in his opinions across the board. But like it or not, the fans, the players, coaches and yes the media too, all treat the CC like E.F. Hutton: When Bobby speaks, they listen!
Saints Questions: What impact will Sean Payton's return have? | wwltv.com New Orleans
If you remember New Orleans’ loss in Atlanta, then you’ll know what impact the return of Sean Payton will likely have on the Saints.
This Week in Saints History: July 24-30
1988—Saints re-signed LB Sam Mills to a four-year contract.
Fantasy Football: Can you afford to pass on Brees in Round 2?
Current fantasyfootballcalculator.com mock drafts have Brees going at an ADP of 25.3, which is the first pick of the third round. That means the owner who snagged Peterson with the No. 1 pick overall also ends up with a top-two QB.
NEW ORLEANS: Estwick: Payton, Saints to open training camp | New Orleans Saints | The Sun Herald
We're about to find out just how important Sean Payton is.
New Orleans Saints training camp opens Friday | NOLA.com
The NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune coverage team will be all over bringing you the latest on the Black & gold
New Orleans Saints positional analysis: cornerbacks | NOLA.com
Saints upgraded the position with the addition of Keenan Lewis
25 Reasons to Get Excited about 2013 Training Camp presented by Verizon: No. 1 Sean Payton
NewOrleansSaints.com will showcase one reason a day to get excited about the start of the 2013 New Orleans Saints Training Camp presented by Verizon. Reason No. 1 – Sean Payton
Five position battles worth watching in Saints camp | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
After reporting for training camp and having conditioning tests and a team meeting Thursday, the New Orleans Saints will take the field at …
New Orleans Saints positional analysis: tight ends | NOLA.com
Jimmy Graham is looking for redemption in his contract year
New Orleans Saints positional analysis: offensive tackles | NOLA.com
Three-way battle for left tackle spot is most important, intriguing battle of Saints training camp
New Orleans Saints salary cap outlook: Jimmy Graham is in line for an extension | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: The "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the series with … Continue reading →
Who dat talkin' 'bout dat waste of a Saints 1st round draft choice?
Sedrick Ellis informs Bears that he's retiring
The 28-year-old was selected seventh overall by the Saints in 2008. In five NFL seasons with New Orleans, Ellis had 173 tackles, 12 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles in 70 career games.
Sedrick Ellis tells the Bears he’s retiring | ProFootballTalk
Sedrick Ellis, the defensive tackle who signed with the Bears last month, won't go to Chicago after all. Ellis did not report to training camp and instead told the Bears he intents to retire from the NFL, the team announced on Thursday.
Who dat talkin' 'bout Matt Ryan's new contract and other NFL news?
Falcons, Matt Ryan work out five-year extension | ProFootballTalk
The next domino has fallen in the ongoing game of quarterback jackpot. Per a league source with knowledge of the situation, the Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan have completed a long-term deal that puts Ryan under contract for six years. The five-year extension pays $20.
Feds could get involved in Hernandez case, and death penalty could be in play | ProFootballTalk
Every time it looks like it has gotten as bad as it can ever get for Aaron Hernandez, it finds a way to get a little worse. With a grand jury in Bristol County, Massachusetts considering whether to indict Hernandez for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd and a grand jury in Suffolk County, Massach...
Eric LeGrand: Football is a violent game and I love it | ProFootballTalk
Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed while playing for Rutgers in 2010, knows as well as anyone about the serious consequences of injuries suffered on the football field. But LeGrand doesn't want the game to go too far in changing the rules to make the game safer.
Darnell Dockett has a pet tiger, tried to spend $30,000 on a monkey | ProFootballTalk
Colin Kaepernick's tortoise may not be the most unusual pet in the NFC West. Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett said on Fox Sports 910 Phoenix that he has acquired a pet tiger named Little Buddy, and that he's hoping to get Little Buddy invited to practice to meet the team and the fans.
Goodell’s deposition in Super Bowl seating case will happen next Friday | ProFootballTalk
The NFL's lawyers have tried and tried and tried again to shield Commissioner Roger Goodell from having to give sworn testimony in the lawsuits filed after fans showed up to Super Bowl XLV with tickets but learned they actually wouldn't have access to the corresponding seats.
Bucs' Doug Martin out to break from shadows of Adrian Peterson, Darrelle Revis - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: Even after a sensational rookie season, Martin is taking a back seat from a publicity standpoint.
Greg Schiano says Darrelle Revis set to go - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Tampa Bay cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on the field when the Buccaneers hold their first training camp practice Thursday, coach Greg Schiano said
Jonathan Stewart status hinges on pre-camp physical | CharlotteObserver.com
Will RB Jonathan Stewart practice in Spartanburg? That depends on how he fares in a physical.
Deputy constables inventory ex-NFL QB Vince Young’s possessions | khou.com Houston
Ex-NFL quarterback Vince Young got quite a wake-up call Monday morning—from Harris County deputy constables armed with court papers to enforce a $1.7 million judgment against him.
Jerry Jones: Two NFL teams could move to Los Angeles - NFL.com
The NFL (still) doesn't have a team in Los Angeles. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones concedes this is a "black eye" for the league but says up to two teams soon could call the City of Angels home.
Belichick: Patriots will learn from Hernandez case | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke his silence Wednesday on the arrest of Aaron Hernandez, saying the club…