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Quitting While They're Ahead - Abandoning the Saints and the NFL

Posted 10-17-2017 at 05:03 PM by neugey
Updated 10-17-2017 at 06:22 PM by neugey

As you might have already read, the episode with the failed moment of silence to Officer McNeil was the final straw for me. I'm now done with the NFL in it's entirety, including the Saints. And the more I think about it, what occurred in the Dome on October 15, 2017 was the perfect signal to me that the league has gone beyond the point of no return.

There are so many factors over the past several years that have moved me closer and closer to this tipping point. One of the big ones...
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Saint 2018 Draft Mock #4

Posted 10-11-2017 at 11:53 AM by hagan714

Ok this mock draft has more to do with players I really like to fill a need for the saints and for the first time I want to bring up FA. Disclaimer is the elephants left in the room. Drew Brees and Kenny Vaccaro are both FA and what the saints do here governs everything.

EST. Cap Space $28,736,402
Drew Brees $20M
Kenny Vaccaro $5M


2018 FA: Lets Redraft 2014 draft

Brandin Cooks, Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Khairi Fortt, Vinnie Sunseri, Ronald
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Saints Prepping for Another Post-Bye Week Battle against Detroit

Posted 10-04-2017 at 11:08 PM by pinch

Historically, the Saints have performed decently well when coming off of a bye week. As the infographic linked below illustrates, the Saints have a winning record (3-2) when coming off a bye week over the last five years.

New Orleans Saints Bye Week Breakdown

One of the teams that dealt us a loss during that period was none other than our upcoming post-bye-week foe: the Detroit Lions. In that 2014 loss, the Lions came roaring back under the arm of Matthew Stafford...
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Are we still on our way to a 7-9 season?

Posted 10-03-2017 at 09:22 PM by SaintSproles

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Yes, being over .500 for the first time since like forever would be good.


Not so fast. That Bills - Skins - Rams stretch is looking to be murderous. Those teams are playing well, and 2 of those are on the road.

I did post that initially and then after further research (see my post on our strength of schedule for our remaining opponents), that this stretch of games might be somewhat easier, but certainly not easy anymore. Washington is tough, they...
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Saints 2018 NFL Mock #3

Posted 09-30-2017 at 10:34 PM by hagan714
Updated 10-10-2017 at 10:33 PM by hagan714

Going into week 4 Draft standings

11. New Orleans Saints (1-2)

Round 1

Calvin Ridley WR Alabama 6005 190 4.48

Ridley has polished routes, deceptive speed, strong hands good size, strength, elite quickness, and the ability to take nearly any play for a home run, makes Ridley the best pass catcher and play maker in the draft. Like many Alabama receivers before him, Ridley is exceptional in the open field. Given space,...
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