| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Kiper 4.0 - blueslover on 4/17/14 at 2:55 pm|
ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. made another switch for the New Orleans Saints in his latest mock draft, version 4.0.And this time, Kiper went with a player he dubbed as the fastest-rising player on his board for the Saints at No. 27 overall.Kiper went with Indiana receiver Cody Latimer, who has be...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Jay Glazer, Friend of Saints, with serious health scare - blueslover on 4/17/14 at 8:39 am|
Ya can tell Payton really likes him. He gets a lotta inside skinny on the Saints. He's one of the best of the scoop reporters IMO.
He had a near death experience and is still recovering. Ya can read the details [link=(http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/16/glazer-returns-to-duty-after...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| 6 Key Value/Need Targets - blueslover on 4/17/14 at 8:20 am|
The more I look, the more these guys look like they could be THE fit for value and need. They all could be gone at #27. One left might be an easy choice. Who's your choice if more than one is left? Answer by ranking these 6.
Nice concise reports from Greg Gabriel. Check his [link=(http://www....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Rotoworld Saints Draft Need Analysis - blueslover on 4/16/14 at 8:22 am|
[u][b]No. 1 Team Need: Cornerback[/b][/u]
Keenan Lewis emerged as a borderline shutdown corner in his first season with the Saints, but 32-year-old bookend Jabari Greer was a cap casualty, and 2010 first-rounder Patrick Robinson is a bust. Despite the addition of short-term fix Ch...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Mark Ingram: Golfer! - blueslover on 4/15/14 at 7:30 pm|
wouldn't have guessed
Nick Saban and Mark Ingram once again pair up for @chickfilabowl Challenge
then I found [link=(http://youtu.be/D85TQ1B...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Workout Log: Jean-Baptiste, Roby, & Desir- CORNERBACK TUESDAY - blueslover on 4/15/14 at 3:49 pm|
Along with the previously mentioned CBs Gilbert, Colvin, & Goodson.
It's Cornerback Tuesday in Metairie. Looks like they are building a CB board from 1st Rd to UDFA....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Workout Log: CB Demetri Goodson Baylor - blueslover on 4/15/14 at 9:02 am|
Twenty-four years after Goodson's remarkable athletic journey began, a feisty point guard who shot the Bulldogs to the 2009 Sweet 16 and an intriguing defensive back who collected an interception in the 2014 Fiesta ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Definitely Interested in WR Kevin Norwood - blueslover on 4/14/14 at 8:22 pm|
[link=(https://twitter.com/LarryHolder)]per Larry Holder[/link]
He mocked him 5th Rd with-
I've seen him play since high school in D'Iberville (Miss.). Tall and lanky (6-2, 198), but his 4.48-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine was better than I expected. Plus, the Saints have exp...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| WR Cody Latimer Report - blueslover on 4/14/14 at 7:53 pm|
Not all great WRs are taken in the first rounds. Unfortunately the word is out on this cat and he might even go before the Saints #91. Seven teams have li...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Mock Compilation + Larry Holder Mock 5.0 (All picks) - blueslover on 4/12/14 at 12:08 pm|
WALTER FOOTBALL [b]DEE FORD[/b], DE/OLB (AUBURN) 4/9
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST [b]KYLE FULLER[/b], CB (VA TECH) 4/10
CBS - PETE PRISCO [b]DEE FORD[/b], DE/OLB (AUBURN) 4/10
CBS - ROB RANG [b]C.J. MOSLEY[/b], ILB (ALABAMA) 4/8
CBS - DANE BRUGLER [b]DEMARCUS LAWRENCE[/b], DE (BOISE STATE) 4/10
CBS - P...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Celebrity WhoDat: Kevin Costner - blueslover on 4/12/14 at 10:55 am|
Costner likes the New Orleans Saints and grew up rooting for the Los Angeles Rams but also considers himself something of a Browns fan, even if he does not totally understand the depth of the city’s pain and suffering.
Q: Do you sympathize with Browns fans?
A: A little bit, but a lot of cities...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Loomi$ 2 + 2 = 4 - blueslover on 4/12/14 at 9:26 am|
Nice [link=(http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2014/04/living_in_the_now_working_for.html)]STORY[/link] from Larry Holder reviewing the cap and all the moves made.
I like that he acknowledged folks have started using a term we've helped propogate- Loomis as a verb. Loomising: the art of findin...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| More Saints Private Workouts - blueslover on 4/11/14 at 2:16 pm|
Chase Dixon TE Central Arkansas 6'5 240
uh oh, Saints Radar Alert- this guy's dad was an NFL...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Notable Players Drafted at the Same Position in the Same Year by the Saints - blueslover on 4/11/14 at 11:52 am|
skipping some of the older ones when there 10-17 rounds
Mike Buck 6th
Gerry Gdowski 8th
Archie Manning 1st
Bobby Scott 14th
Moran Norris 4th
Terrelle Smith 4th
Chad Morton 5th
Lorenzo Neal 4th
Derek Brown 4th
Mike Haas ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Pass/Run Ratio - blueslover on 4/11/14 at 11:23 am|
It is some pretty amazing numbers on how the run/pass ratio reflects the success of the Saints since 2006. I do not think ya can say that just running more will equal success but ya cannot deny that it reflects it.
[u]Year[/u] [u]P/R Ratio[/u] [u]Finish[/u]
2006 [b]55[/b]/45 1st [b]NFCCG[/b]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Ingram Recruiting Haters - blueslover on 4/11/14 at 10:42 am|
just thought this was pretty funny considering the grief he has gotten here...
Mark Ingram ?@MarkIngram22 23h
I need NEW haters, I think the old ones starting to like me
So then he retweets...
Mark Ingram ?@MarkIngram22 23h
“@VanNelsing: @MarkIngram22 I'm still hatin.. Just keepin it real...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Scott Wright Mock - blueslover on 4/11/14 at 8:11 am|
One of the most reputable draftniks out there. Updated to 2 rounds. You'll find better mockers have more discussion of the pick like he does. I think his analysis is right on...
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS:
[b]Bradley Roby | Ohio St. Buckeyes[/b]
The Saints defense successfully made the transition...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Daniel Jeremiah Mock 5.0 - blueslover on 4/10/14 at 5:05 pm|
You've prolly noticed this former scout is getting a lot more screen time on nfln. He usually has a good take IMO.
JADEVEON CLOWNEY DESOUTH CAROLINA
GREG ROBINSON OTAUBURN
JOHNNY MANZIEL QBTEXAS A&M
SAMMY WATKINS WRCLEMSON
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Who Would You Trade Up For? - blueslover on 4/9/14 at 10:47 am|
The #91 pick + the #27 would only move ya up about 5 picks- not worth figuring. So the question is this...
You add pick #58 + #27 and you could move up to pick #16. The players taken are Clowney, Robinson, Bortles, Bridgewater, Manziel, Carr, Mack, Watkins, Jake Matthews, Ebron, Gilbert, Lewan,...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Uncle Neaky to Byrd - blueslover on 4/8/14 at 1:50 pm|
His dad is in the Chargers HOF and holds their record for lifetime INTs. Good bloodline. How about this uncle for mentoring?!?!
The visitor, “Uncle Neaky?” Aeneas Williams, NFL Hall of Famer, Class of 2014.
So, the chain link goes this way: Gill Byrd, a four-time All-Pro, two-time Pro Bowler...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Teddy Bridgewater available at #27 - blueslover on 4/2/14 at 9:23 am|
Here's the scenario...
-your QB is 35 years old, he's an 8 time Pro Bowler and 2 time NFL MVP
-your team just won it's third consecutive division title and 4th straight playoff year but has not gotten past the Division round of playoffs
-your team finished the season 3rd in total offense & 8th in...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Talk Official Draft Big Board - blueslover on 4/1/14 at 9:58 am|
First we have 15 guys that ST consensus says won't be around at #27, the Top 15- Clowney, Bortles, Watkins, Mack, Matthews (OT), Robinson, Gilbert, Evans, Manziel, Clinton-Dix, Barr, Dennard, Bridgewater, Lewan, and Pryor. If any of these would happen to fall they would likely be must-pick on valu...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Byrd Signing Bigger Than Revis - blueslover on 4/1/14 at 9:17 am|
some espn insider wanna post the relevant inside part?
NFL history affords many instances of a cornerback joining a team and vaulting it to a c...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints players drafted much more on value than need - blueslover on 3/31/14 at 10:20 am|
The thread discussing the thought of a QB being drafted made me think back... Who have been some of the most pronounced value over need players drafted by the Saints?
First two that come to mind for me-
The team had just expended an entire draft to get a RB two years e...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| ST #27 Wish List - blueslover on 3/30/14 at 5:02 pm|
First we rated and came up with 15 names that fall into the no way they should be available at all by #27 category [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48857769/ST-Draft-Project.aspx)]HERE[/link]. Those are a waste of time to talk about for the Saints pick. If any did fall they would be str...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Training Camp Moved to Greenbriar Resort WV - blueslover on 3/26/14 at 10:35 am|
Looks like paddy moves up to chief TC correspondent...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| ST Headline Posts after 2014 Season - blueslover on 3/26/14 at 10:00 am|
Paddy had an idea in another thread to highlight the main topics of the past few seasons. Good idea, get on it.
Here's another that everyone can take a stab at...
What will be the hot topics for discussion after the coming season? A few here-
Time to Cut Colston
Evans/Grubbs? Our $20m...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| #27 Stretch Pick Possibilities - blueslover on 3/24/14 at 1:17 pm|
We all talk value and BPA, which the Saints are strong on. But they have never hesitated to pick a player above his perceived draft stock value if they thought he was a fit.
Payton era examples- Meachem, Usams Young, PRob, Hicks. etc
Who do you see as possible stretch picks at #2...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints Talk Draft Project: The Dirty Dozen for #27 - blueslover on 3/23/14 at 1:20 pm|
Okay, we have the ST Top 15 Consensus. [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48857769/ST-Draft-Project.aspx)]LINK[/link]
Now [b]List Your 12 Top Picks for #...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| WR draft pick at #27 versus #58 - blueslover on 3/20/14 at 9:58 am|
Good discussion in the thread about smaller/quicker WRs vs. more big bodied types. What about the outlook of who is likely available at each spot. That is, let's weigh value into which spot might bear the greater reward.
First I did a little research... In the past ten years and average of 6....