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  1. Watson on Graham standoff: The 'business'

    Mike Triplett

    Tight end Benjamin Watson is confident there won't be any lingering animosity between teammate Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints once they finally get their contract negotiations resolved. Watson, who visited ESPN's campus in Bristol, Connec...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Saints' top play winner: 'Ambush'

    Mike Triplett

    Score: Saints 31, Colts 17 Date: Feb. 7, 2010. Site: Sun Life Stadium Voting for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history was, as I expected, a tight race. The three nominees finished within percentage points of one another: The "Amb...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Saints' top plays: 'Ambush' onside kick

    Mike Triplett

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in New Orleans Saints history. The others are Steve Gleason's blocked punt on the night the Superdome reopened following Hurricane Katrina and cornerback Tracy Porter's game-clinching inter...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  4. Lorig adds more versatility to offense

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Erik Lorig's most defining trait? His versatility. The New Orleans Saints' new fullback actually began his career as a defensive end with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after playing both defensive end and tight end at Stanford. The 6-f...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  5. Minicamp observations: Offense rallies late

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints' first-string defense had the edge over the offense for most of Thursday's final minicamp practice, led by a Kenny Vaccaro interception during full-team drills. But the offense finished strong in the most co...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Minicamp observations: Griffin, Stills shine

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. - Second-year quarterback Ryan Griffin earned some attention for how well he performed during the New Orleans Saints' minicamp practice on Tuesday. He was even better on Wednesday. Griffin stood out more than anyone else to me dur...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  7. CB Robinson getting chance to start fresh

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- The only thing that stood out as much as Jairus Byrd's absence from New Orleans Saints practice on Thursday was the presence of cornerback Patrick Robinson on the starting defense. Robinson, who missed most of last season with a t...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Byrd vital to Saints' turnover crusade

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- It's hard to picture any back surgery being "minor." Especially when the guy going under the knife is such a major part of the New Orleans Saints' plans. But Saints coach Sean Payton sounded confident that safety Jairus Byrd will ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  9. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says safety Jairus Byrd's ba...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says safety Jairus Byrd's back surgery will not keep him out of training camp.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  10. Armstrong, other Saints rookie camp notes

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Some leftover news and notes from the New Orleans Saints' rookie minicamp this past weekend: Grand competition: Among the group of 18 undrafted free agents that originally signed with the Saints last week, Matt Armstrong stood out...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  11. Undrafted Coleman embraces opportunity

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Brandon Coleman was surprised he didn't get drafted and said he doesn't know exactly why it happened. But as for the idea of using that as motivation to drive him to NFL success? The New Orleans Saints rookie receiver said he didn...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  12. Jean-Baptiste signs deal, starts strong

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. - The first thing that stood out about cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste on the practice field during the New Orleans Saints' rookie minicamp? His size. Duh. Jean-Baptiste's size was well-dissected before and after the draft. At...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  13. Payton-Cooks pairing beyond exciting

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks said he is "beyond excited" to join the New Orleans Saints' versatile, creative offense. And Saints coach Sean Payton is obviously fired up about having such a dynamic and versatile new athlete to work w...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  14. New Orleans Saints sign paralyzed former Tulane player Devon Walk...

    Mike Triplett

    Tulane safety Devon Walker was paralyzed from the neck down after a collision with a teammate during a 2012 football game against Tulsa. But it didn't stop Walker from realizing his dream of signing a NFL contract.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  15. Leftover nuggets from Saints draft

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- Some leftover news and notes from the New Orleans Saints' draft weekend: QBs considered: General manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton both said the quarterback position didn't rank among the Saints' top priorities in the dr...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  16. Saints filled most of their needs

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints didn't make much of a splash on the final day of the draft Saturday. No big-name players. No quarterbacks. Probably no one that will come in and compete for a starting job right away. But by my count, the Sa...

    Blog | May 10, 2014