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  1. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin I'm sticking with my pick of Griffin for the backup job, since I think he's been doing enough to prove he's poised and mature enough to handle the role. An...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. McCown, Griffin still too close to call

    Mike Triplett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Who's winning the battle for the New Orleans Saints' backup quarterback job? Depends on when you're watching. Both players have taken full advantage of their increased opportunities to shine while starter Drew Brees has been sidelin...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  3. Plus side of Saints injuries: More reps

    Mike Triplett

    As long as the training camp injuries are minor enough, teams can always find a silver lining to them. They mean more opportunities for the backups to develop and be evaluated. That's been the case with the New Orleans Saints this summer at a few ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  4. Payton unhappy with sloppy practice in rain

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The New Orleans Saints practiced in steady rain for the first time during training camp Monday. And they didn't handle it well. At least six center-quarterback exchanges were botched (with quarterbacks Luke McCown a...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  5. Payton: Backup QB battle still tight

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton wasn't as quick to give the edge to second-year pro Ryan Griffin in the battle to back up quarterback Drew Brees as I was after Griffin's impressive preseason performance on Friday ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  6. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin I've had Griffin as the No. 2 quarterback all along, and I certainly see no reason to change that after Griffin's excellent performance in the preseason op...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  7. Griffins poise gives him edge in QB battle

    Mike Triplett

    Ryan Griffin looked great in the New Orleans Saints' preseason opener Friday night, completing 16 of 23 passes for 179 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions. What stood out to me most of all was Griffin's poise and maturity -- the two main reaso...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  8. Observation Deck: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    No Drew Brees? No problem. The New Orleans Saints found plenty of offensive firepower Friday in their 26-24 victory over the St. Louis Rams -- most of it provided by running back Mark Ingram and receiver Brandin Cooks. It wasn't a perfect night...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  9. W2W4: New Orleans Saints

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints (0-0) and St. Louis Rams (0-0) open the preseason tonight at the Edward Jones Dome. 1. Griffin audition: This game will be lacking star power at quarterback, with New Orleans' Drew Brees and St. Louis' Sam Bradford both expe...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  10. Griffin taking advantage of Brees' absence

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- With Drew Brees sidelined by an oblique strain, the New Orleans Saints are getting even more of a chance to evaluate second-year pro Ryan Griffin as a potential backup. Right now, the battle between Griffin and vete...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin No change here. It's a tight battle for the backup job since veteran Luke McCown has more experience and has remained solid in camp. But Griffin has looked...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  12. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin As I said during my first roster projection, it's not easy to cut veteran Luke McCown, who has been a great fit in the Saints locker room. And it's still a...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  13. Saints Camp Report: Day 2

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: Robinson rising: Cornerback Patrick Robinson had two nifty pass break-ups on back-to-back plays Saturday - another sign that he's ba...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  14. No blueprint for defending Graham

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - The play of the day at New Orleans Saints camp Saturday was provided by tight end Jimmy Graham, who outleaped safety Vinnie Sunseri, reeled in a pass with one hand from quarterback Ryan Griffin and took it to the house ...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  15. Saints roster breakdown: Quarterback

    Mike Triplett

    A position-by-position look at the New Orleans Saints' 90-man roster heading into the start of training camp. Players report on Thursday and will hold their first practice Friday at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. Current depth chart: Drew...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  16. New Orleans Saints' projected roster

    Mike Triplett

    Examining the New Orleans Saints' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Drew Brees Ryan Griffin It's not easy to cut veteran Luke McCown from this roster. He has been a great fit in the Saints locker room. But if the Saints can trust the younger Griff...

    Blog | July 18, 2014