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    Sean Payton doesn’t think Saints “must” draft a quarterback

    Getty Images Sean Payton has said throughout the offseason that Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill will compete to become the successor to Drew Brees as the Saints’ starting quarterback. Winston recently said he feels he’s outworking everyone at his position. Hill recently said he’s shifted his...
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    Drew Brees: I only felt really good in one game during the 2020 season

    Getty Images It’s no secret that the now-retired Drew Brees had to deal with injuries in what turned out to be his final season, notably missing four games with multiple broken ribs and a collapsed lung. But addressing the media at a charity golf tournament on Wednesday, Brees admitted that he...
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    Sean Payton: Cornerback is a position Saints have to address before the season

    Getty Images The Saints headed into this offseason way over the salary cap, meaning they had to get rid of more players than they added. Coach Sean Payton acknowledged that at cornerback, one player who left still needs to be replaced. Janoris Jenkins, a cornerback who played 77 percent of the...
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    Jameis Winston: I’m outworking everyone at my position

    Getty Images Taysom Hill has shifted the focus of his offseason workouts to playing quarterback full-time ahead of his competition with Jameis Winston for the starting job in New Orleans. During a speech to kids at a football camp held by one of his Florida State teammatess, Winston spent some...
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    Sean Payton: Approach is still the same without Drew Brees

    Getty Images The Saints will head into the 2021 with a new starting quarterback for the first time since the 2006 season and no one knows exactly what the offense is going to look like without Drew Brees at the helm. It will be some time before we know whether Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston...
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    Lavonte David discusses Jameis Winston’s “eat a W” speech

    Getty Images Many shook their heads when witnessing former Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston‘s notorious “eat a W” pregame speech. Among those who shook their heads were Winston’s teammates. “I was right in the heart of it,” linebacker Lavonte David told TheUndefeated.com, via...
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    Taysom Hill’s focus, training has shifted to being a full-time quarterback

    Getty Images Taysom Hill was listed as a quarterback on the roster for the Saints the past four seasons. But, while playing behind Drew Brees, Hill was as much halfback, fullback, slot receiver, outside receiver, tight end and core special teams player. Brees retired earlier this offseason...
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    Saints signing Christian Montano

    Getty Images The Saints are bringing in more offensive line depth. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans is signing Christian Montano to a one-year deal. Montano went undrafted out of Tulane last year and signed with the Steelers. But Pittsburgh cut him early on in training camp. According...
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    Saints re-sign Will Clapp

    Getty Images After signing Christian Montano earlier on Tuesday, the Saints have made another move to solidify depth along the offensive line. Per the transaction wire, New Orleans has re-signed backup center Will Clapp. Clapp was slated to become a restricted free agent last month, but did...
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    Which franchises would be in an eight-team NFL Super League?

    Getty Images The talk of a Super League of soccer teams provided the impetus for Monday’s PFT Live draft: Which NFL teams would receive charter membership in an eight-team Super League? We’ve given the Chiefs and the Buccaneers charter membership, given the current state of both teams. Simms...
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    Saints players will not attend in-person voluntary workouts

    Getty Images On Saturday, the Saints players became the 17th team to release a statement through the NFLPA addressing in-person workouts during the voluntary offseason program. While several teams have said “many” players will skip in-person workouts, the Saints have made a full-team decision...
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    Malcolm Jenkins speaks about the “journey” of learning how to save and grow NFL money

    Getty Images Plenty of players who make plenty of money in the NFL don’t spend it. They invest it. But that too can end up in the money decreasing in value if not disappearing. “You hear invest, invest, invest, but you really don’t know what that means,” Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins recently...
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    Saints sign Jalen McCleskey

    Getty Images Receiver Jalen McCleskey has agreed to terms with the Saints, his representation, National Sports Agency, announced. McCleskey’s father, J.J., played 32 games for the Saints from 1994-96 as a defensive back and now coaches the defensive backs at Tulane. Jalen McCleskey played his...
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    Sheldon Rankins: I’m 100 percent healthy

    Getty Images Defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins has dealt with several injuries over the course of his five-year career. But after signing a two-year, $17 million deal with the Jets in free agency, he’s expecting to put all those concerns behind him. “I’m 100 percent healthy,” Rankins said...
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    Kevin James to play Sean Payton in movie based on 2012 Bountygate suspension

    Getty Images Nine years ago, a gross miscarriage of NFL justice carried Saints coach Sean Payton out of the NFL for a year. During that year, he helped coach his son’s youth football team. And there’s a show, that’s a show. Or at least a movie. From Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions...
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    Alvin Kamara says he hasn’t spent any of his football money

    Getty Images Like long-time NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski, four-year veteran running back Alvin Kamara has found a way to pay his bills without touching his football money. Appearing on Uninterrupted’s Kneading Dough series, Kamara said that he has not yet spent any of the money he has earned...
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    Superdome renovations expected to take another year to complete

    Getty Images The makeover efforts for the Superdome in New Orleans are expected to take an extra year to complete due to budgetary shortfalls sustained over the last year, according to Amie Just of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District lost $75 million...
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    Saints have a surprisingly low projected 2021 win total

    Getty Images Every year, one of the most compelling preseason prop bets comes from the basic question of how many games will a given team win? The folks at PointsBet have unveiled projected win totals, for all teams, based on three weeks of free agency and as we sit roughly three weeks from...
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    Sean Payton: Drew Brees retirement won’t fully hit until we do football work

    Getty Images Saints head coach Sean Payton knew that the day would come when Drew Brees was no longer the team’s starting quarterback and moves for Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston in recent years were made with an eye on life after Brees. Brees announced his retirement last month, which set the...
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    Saints supposedly “like” Kyle Trask (or they want other teams to think that)

    Getty Images There’s a “B” side to the mess into which Dan Orlovsky recently wandered by passing along anonymous negative opinions from teams about quarterback Justin Fields. Teams spread bad things about players they really like in the hopes those players will slide. Teams also spread good...
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