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Saints News, 3/23/16: LA Rams To Appear on Hard Knocks

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Despite speculation that the Saints may be the team with the dubious honor of appearing on the HBO series "Hard Knocks," the Los Angeles Rams have been selected instead. The move makes sense, what with the tumultuous offseason that the Rams have had, but some thought as recently as yesterday that the Saints were the clear frontrunners.

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Saints News

Drew Brees working on reported four-year extension with Saints - Black and Gold

Saints coach Sean Payton agrees to 5-year extension through 2020, plans to sign it soon | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA /Sports/Saints/: BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Sean Payton reached down to touch his briefcase each time the document was mentioned. It was there, of course, and tucked inside was the five-year extension he agreed upon to remain the head coach of the Saints. Once he puts pen to pa

Saints avoid 'Hard Knocks' appearance; show will feature Rams in 2016 | NOLA.com

New Orleans Saints, LB Craig Robertson reach 3-year deal
Inside linebacker Craig Robertson has reached a three-year deal with the Saints, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

Sean Payton just signed the $45 million contract extension he's been carrying around in his briefcase - SBNation.com
Payton has the winningest record of any head coach in New Orleans history.

Saints, Drew Brees still at work on deal 'that is fair for everyone,' Sean Payton tells WWL | NOLA.com

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NFL News

Colts Hosting CB Patrick Robinson For Visit After Not Reaching Deal With Cowboys | NFL Rumors - NFL Trade Rumors
NFL Trade Rumors covers NFL Rumors, the NFL Draft, NFL Free Agents, and Trade Rumors from around the league.

New Touchback Rule Designed To Reduce Number Of Kickoff Returns May Actually Increase Them
Among the two new rules passed today by the fiat of NFL owners—over the overwhelming objections of coaches—is one that will move touchbacks up five yards, with teams now starting from their own 25. This move is specifically designed with player safety in mind. It may well have the opposite effect.

NFL approves ejection proposal for 1-year trial (Mar 23, 2016) | FOX Sports
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) NFL owners have approved as a one-year trial ejecting a player who draws two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties from specific categories.

Los Angeles Rams will be subject of HBO's 'Hard Knocks' (Mar 23, 2016) | FOX Sports
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) The Los Angeles Rams will be the subject of HBO's ''Hard Knocks'' this summer.

NFLN: Thoughts On Rule Changes
NFL Media's Dan Hellie and Steve Wyche talk about the new rule changes that passed on Wednesday.

Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III and Hue Jackson a 'good fit' and RG3 can still start in the NFL | cleveland.com