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  1. Saints rankings: No. 10 LB Curtis Lofton

    Mike Triplett

    I'm ranking the top 20 New Orleans Saints players leading up to training camp. It's based on their current value -- meaning both past accomplishments and potential are taken into account. Think, who would you want on the field most in Week 1 this sea...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  2. Ranking Saints draft needs: No. 5 ILB

    Mike Triplett

    A position-by-position look at the New Orleans Saints' draft needs, ranked in order of importance from 1-12: Current depth chart: Curtis Lofton, signed through 2016 David Hawthorne, signed through 2016 Ramon Humber, signed through 2014 ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. Saints salary-cap breakdown: Defense

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints are sitting somewhat comfortably under the salary cap after their flurry of offseason moves. They have approximately $3.6 million in space, though they'll still need to save about $2 million to sign their draft picks. Remember,...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Analyzing Saints depth chart: Defense

    Mike Triplett

    A look at the New Orleans Saints' projected defensive depth chart as it stands today: DE1 -- Cameron Jordan, Tyrunn Walker DE2 -- Akiem Hicks, Glenn Foster NT -- Brodrick Bunkley, John Jenkins OLB1 -- Junior Galette, Keyunta Dawson, Kyle ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  5. Analyzing Saints' salary-cap future

    Mike Triplett

    Much has been made of how the New Orleans Saints are pushing millions of dollars in salary-cap costs into future years. And it's true -- the Saints will again be feeling the pressure of a tight cap squeeze in 2015. But a closer look at the numbers...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  6. Saints haven't become a cap casualty

    Mike Triplett

    No, this isn't a fire sale you're witnessing in New Orleans. The New Orleans Saints aren't succumbing to the salary cap. It wouldn't even be accurate to say they're in a rebuilding mode this offseason. Because much of the new foundation is alre...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  7. Ranking Saints needs: No. 2 Linebacker

    Mike Triplett

    A position-by-position look at where the New Orleans Saints stand heading into the 2014 offseason -- ranked from 1-12 in order of the team's need for upgrades or replacements. Current depth chart: Curtis Lofton. Age 27, signed through 2016. 201...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  8. Saints 2013 snap counts: Defense

    Mike Triplett

    A look at the New Orleans Saints' total snap counts on defense from the 2013 regular season (out of 975 possible snaps): Defensive end: Cameron Jordan 898 (92.1%) Akiem Hicks 646 (66.3%) Tom Johnson 224 (23%) Glenn Foster 207 (21.2%) Defens...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  9. Defense's one big regret: Lack of turnovers

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- By almost every possible measure, the New Orleans Saints defense was outstanding in 2013. It wasn't just a complement to the offense but a driving force behind the team's success, from Week 1 all the way through the playoffs. Howe...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  10. Saints arent ceding control of NFC

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- The balance of power in the NFC has moved out West for the time being. Just about everyone agrees that the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are the two rightful representatives in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. And both of t...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  11. All-NFC South: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    Just like it played out in the NFC South standings this season, it was a neck-and-neck battle for supremacy between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers when it came to's All-NFC South team. Ultimately, the Panthers edged the Saints...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  12. Jordan, Lewis should be Pro Bowlers

    Mike Triplett

    The 2014 Pro Bowl rosters will be announced tonight. Remember, this is the first year under the new format in which the top players are selected, regardless of which conference they play in. Here's a look at which New Orleans Saints I think will b...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  13. Film study: Reviewing Saints' defense

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints' defense was as good as it has been all season for most of Sunday's 17-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers. But colossal breakdowns at the end of each half did them in. Here are some observations after reviewing the tape: The f...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  14. How much will Saints, Panthers tweak?

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- From game planning to execution, just about everything the New Orleans Saints did against the Carolina Panthers two weeks ago worked brilliantly in a 31-13 rout in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. So now the question is, how much do t...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  15. Win Sunday would clean the Saints' slate

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- This has been an awfully turbulent week for the New Orleans Saints. An ugly loss at St. Louis. A roster shakeup. More questions -- both externally and internally -- about their inability to perform on the road. And now they've got th...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  16. Saints need to bring back takeaways

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Through the first seven games of the season, the New Orleans Saints forced 15 turnovers -- a big reason for their 6-1 start. But over the past seven games, the Saints have forced a total of two turnovers while going 4-3. They've n...

    Blog | December 19, 2013