Saints S Jairus Byrd is undergoing a surgical procedure on a disc in his back today. Team said it believes he will return next week.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 29, 2014
Rob Ryans talks about Saints OTAs http://t.co/iPgIxgnpZG— WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) May 29, 2014
Victor Butler on not being able to return in 2013 with his knee injury: "You just know you’re not ready. Now I feel more ready than ever."— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
DeMaurice Smith: Roger Goodell's delay in disciplining Jim Irsay creates a "credibility gap" http://t.co/HLSgS2M50U— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 29, 2014
BREAKING: Roger Goodell has confirmed that Jairus Byrd's back injury is no big deal.— Grandmaester Warg (@moosedenied) May 29, 2014
There's a whole pile of boxes in front of Jimmy Graham's locker. Seems he hasn't been here in a while.— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
Brees on Jimmy Graham "there's no doubt in my mind a deal will get done" said he's not worried about it right now— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) May 29, 2014
Rob Ryan said his wife Kristin was the best dancer at Greek Fest last week "she dominated" #Saints— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) May 29, 2014
DNP: Byrd (back) J Graham (wallet) Cooks (useless degree) Morgan (daiquiris) Jenkins (biscuits)— Grandmaester Warg (@moosedenied) May 29, 2014
Remember, it's not an injury with #Saints Cooks. He can't participate til his school semester is over.— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 29, 2014
Payton adds they will be careful with Byrd...he should be good to go for training camp— Steve Geller (@SteveGellerWWL) May 29, 2014
John Jenkins didn't practice today. Also didn't take part in Grubbs' charity softball game the other week FWIW— Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) May 29, 2014
Worth noting that #Saints CB Patrick Robinson worked with 1s ahead of Bailey, White. Don't count Robinson out. Payton spoke highly of him.— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 29, 2014
That's no knock on Bailey. It's typical for new guys to start with second team while learning/installing. Had nifty PBU that led to Int— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 29, 2014
Some Saints who didn't practice today: Byrd, Jimmy Graham, Cooks, Joe Morgan, John Jenkins, Tyrunn Walker, Steve Hull.— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
Kenny Vaccaro, Victor Butler, Patrick Robinson looked full speed today.— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
"@Kat_Terrell: Patrick Robinson, who practiced, has some rust but he's moving well, Payton said."— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
"@Kat_Terrell: If this was the regular season Byrd would not have had the surgery"— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 29, 2014
Payton: The attendance (by the players) in the offseason has been outstanding.— WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) May 29, 2014
Payton on Patrick Robinson: theres rust but rehab went well. Moving fluidly. There's a sense of urgency for him.— Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) May 29, 2014
Jairus Byrd vital to New Orleans Saints' turnover crusade - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. -- It’s hard to picture any back surgery being “minor.” Especially when the guy going under the knife is such a major
New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd has back surgery
Sean Payton said Byrd will return next week
Saints free safety Jarius Byrd has back surgery | New Orleans Saints | The Sun Herald
METAIRIE -- Saints free safety Jarius Byrd has undergone a surgery to relieve a disk issue in his back, coach Sean Payton said Thursday afternoon during Organized Team Activities.
Saints say Byrd has minor back surgery | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
Saints coach Sean Payton said safety Jairus Byrd was undergoing a surgical procedure on his back to address a problematic disc on Thursday …
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says safety Jairus Byrd's back surgery won't keep him out of training camp - ESPN
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says safety Jairus Byrd's back surgery will not keep him out of training camp.
Quick takes from New Orleans Saints practice - ESPN
METAIRIE, La. -- The media got its first glimpse of the New Orleans Saints' full squad on the practice field during Thursday's OTA session. The bigges
Familiar faces and new ones at Saints OTA's : photo gallery | NOLA.com
The veteran players you know and love were joined by many new faces as the New Orleans Saints hit the outdoor field for OTA's at the Saints training facility in Metairie on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham absent at OTAs on Thursday | NOLA.com
John Jenkins, Joe Morgan, Tyrunn Walker did not practice.
New Orleans Saints' Kenny Vaccaro, Victor Butler, Patrick Robinson practice at full speed | Larry Holder's OTA observations | NOLA.com
The secondary shines in Saints' OTA session Thursday.
New Orleans Saints WRs Kenny Stills, Charles Hawkins field punts during special-teams drills | NOLA.com
Rookie Brandin Cooks, a possible punt return candidate, was not at OTAs because of school obligations
Saints' Grady Jackson makes list of "NFL's biggest" (video) | NOLA.com
A former Saints makes a list of "Biggest NFL players ever" (video)
Photos from Day 2 of Saintsation calendar shoot
Dance team is shooting calendar in Destin
John Jenkins, Joseph Morgan and Tyrunn Walker sit out Saints OTA drills | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
Aside from safety Jairus Byrd, who had a minor back surgery Thursday, other Saints who didn’t participate in drills at Thursday’s organized…
Bucs expect a "great" and "scary" defense this season | ProFootballTalk
Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith has a good track record for improving the defenses he coaches, and he expects to do it again this year. "We're going to be a good football team and in order to be a good football team we have to play great, not good, but great defense and I think we will," Smith said,...
Agent: Jermichael Finley has received clearance from his doctor | ProFootballTalk
Packers tight end Jermichael Finley finally has gotten some good news. But it doesn't mean he'll soon be joining a new team. Or rejoining his former team, the Packers. Finley's agent, Blake Baratz, said on Thursday's PFT Live that Finley has received clearance from Dr. Joseph Maroon.
Saints OTA's: Video - Video | NOLA.com
New Orleans Saints take the field for OTA's on Thursday, May 29, 2014: Video
VIDEO: Sean Payton's first 2014 OTA press conference
New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton speaks with the media on May 29, 2014. (New Orleans Saints video)
VIDEO: Rob Ryan: "We have a lot of depth"
New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan speaks with the media on May 29, 2014 (New Orleans Saints video)