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Saints Free Agency 2016

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Drunk Hooker Returns: 2014-15 Saints Acquisitions

Analysis of the 2014 & 2015 non-draft acquisitions of the New Orleans Saints.

PRob-lem Solved

The New Orleans Saints could use some veteran depth and help at cornerback. Now is a good time to bring back Patrick Robinson! One season on the farm revealed his true value in a nickel CB role.

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Jamarca Sanford Agrees to Terms with Saints

I'm told safety Jamarca Sanford has agreed to terms on a one-year deal to return to the #Saints. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 17, 2016

Saints Sign Former Rams LB James Laurinaitis

In what is a bit of a puzzling signing, the New Orleans Saints just agreed to terms with free agent linebacker James Laurinaitis. The former Rams middle linebacker comes to the Saints off a subpar season, hoping to revive his career. Good or foolish move?

Saints Sign Linebacker Nate Stupar

The Saints add Linebacker and Special Teamer Nate Stupar, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons.

DE Jason Hatcher to Visit Saints

The 10-year pass-rushing vet is schedule to visit New Orleans.

Saints Offseason Declared Failure [podcast]

The Saints signed Coby Fleener. They've done nothing else. Our most depressing podcast to date.

Saints Only Have $5M in Cap Space

The Saints are the second-most cash strapped team in the NFL at this point in free agency.

Best Remaining Free Agents the Saints Can Sign

Now that we're a few days into the 2016 free agency period, here's a list of players still available that might be able to help the Saints. Spoiler alert: they all play defense!

Thinking Ouside the Box: Should the Saints Shop Garrett Grayson

The 3rd ranked QB in the 2015 draft fell to the 3rd round and the Saints pulled the trigger. With several QB needy teams and the sparse options in the 2016 draft pool, should the Saints consider shopping Garret Grayson?

Backup QB McCown Returning to New Orleans

Luke McCown stays in New Orleans on a two-year deal.

Free Agency Tracker: Saints Resign RB Travaris Cadet

No contract details are available yet but the Saints have resigned Cadet to a 1 year deal.

Saints Release Brandon Browner

The former Legion of Boom star was supposed to come in and make an immediate impact on the New Orleans defense, something he failed to do.

Approval Poll: Saints to Sign TE Coby Fleener

In breaking NFL news, the Saints have announced that they have worked out a deal with a new young TE, and we need to rate this move!

Saints Agree To Terms With FA TE Coby Fleener

After the departure of Benjamin Watson to the Ravens yesterday, the Saints appeared to be heading towards 2016 without a dynamic pass-catcher at the tight end position. All that changed today when the free agency period started.

Saints Free Agent Watch: WR Lance Moore

One of the favorite targets of Drew Brees is available for the Saints.

Cornerback UFAs

Have an in depth look at some of the top cornerback free agents hitting the market on March 9th. Should the Saints give any of these guys a closer look?

Saints Free Agency Tracker

A list of Saints 2016 free agents with their new landing spots, as well as new Saints free agent signings.

Drunk Hooker Returns: Big Splash in FA For Saints?

Is it likely that the Saints make a big move early in free agency 2016? History says YES!

Report: Saints Re-sign G Senio Kelemete

It's being reported that the New Orleans Saints have re-signed RFA G Senio Kelemete.

Linebacker UFAs

Have an in depth look at some of the top linebacker free agents hitting the market on March 9th. Should the Saints give any of these guys a closer look?

Saints 2016 Free Agent Profile: Guard J.R. Sweezy

The Seattle Seahawks have not franchised tagged guard J.R. Sweezy. Should the Saints take a look at the FA guard?

Saints and Khiry Robinson Parting Ways

The Saints are not expected to tender a contract to three-year Saint Khiry Robinson.

Saints 2016 Free Agent Profile: Derrick Johnson

The Saints have struggled in LB coverage mightily over the past several years. Derrick Johnson is an unrestricted free agent that has played on great front sevens before, and may be able to give the Saints the attitude they need at the right price.

Placekicker Josh Scobee Says He's a Saint!

Looks like the New Orleans Saints' kicking carousel continues to spin 'round and 'round...

Saints Free Agent Watch: LaFell & Chandler

Should the Saints sign either of the two former New England Patriots who were just released - Brandon LaFell or Scott Chandler?

Defensive Line UFAs

Have an in depth look at some of the top defensive line free agents hitting the market on March 9th. Should the Saints give any of these guys a closer look?

Saints 2016 Salaries and The Franchise Tag

it's time to see how the Saints players' top base salaries stack up next to the 2016 Franchise and Transition Tag figures.

The Drunk Hooker Returns: The Mind of Jeff Ireland

This week, come inside the mind of Jeff Ireland with us!

Report: Laurinaitis To Visit Saints

Ian Rapoport thinks the Saints hope to get free agent linebacker James Laurinaitis in for a visit next week.

Marques Colston Likely Released

It's a sad day here in Who Dat Nation...

Draftmageddon 2016: Return of the Drunk Hooker III

In this third installment of Draftmageddon 2016: The Return of the Drunk Hooker, we'll take a look at the 2008 roster acquisitions.

Biggest Free Agent Bust in Saints History

Who was the bigger Saints free agent signing bust in history - Brandon Browner or Jairus Byrd?

Saints' Free Agent Watch: James Laurinaitis

Linebacker being a position of need for the Saints, they may need to look to free agency to address the problem. They drafted an influx of talent in 2015, but someone needs to teach them how to play. The recently cut James Laurinaitis could be him.

4 Ways the Saints Could Free Up Cap Space

The Saints have already begun the process of creating salary cap space for the free agency signing period but here are a few more moves they can make to give themselves more wiggle room, some more pleasant than others.

Cameron Jordan Converts Roster Bonus to Signing Bonus

Cameron Jordan has converted his $6 million roster bonus for 2016 into a signing bonus, which prorates the cap hit over the remainder of his contract (until 2020). The move saves the Saints $4.8 million in cap space this year, & $1.2 mil on futures