If you're not familiar with the "Bounty Rule," it's a stipulation similar to how it sounds- outlawing bounty hunters. The idea of paying players on your NFL team to go out of their way to hurt people. As if football isn't a violent game enough already, it's an incentive system to knock opponents out of the contest. This was best illustrated in the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary … [Read more...] about NFL concludes New Orleans Saints violated league’s “Bounty Rule”
The Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints will kick off the preseason Sunday August 5, in the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The game will be televised nationally on NFL Network with kickoff set for 8 p.m. ET. No lockout this year, meaning this game won't be lost like last year- the first of it's kind ever to be cancelled. This summer’s game marks … [Read more...] about Saints vs. Cardinals to open NFL Preseason in Canton
The New Orleans Saints’ record setting quarterback Drew Brees, the man who threw for more passing yards this season than any qb in NFL history tops the Bloomberg Businessweek/Horrow Sports Ventures ranking of the most powerful professional athletes in the U.S. Brees is bigger than life "Breesus" to NOLA, the pride of its recent college football history to Purdue Boilermakers … [Read more...] about Saints Drew Brees Rated Most Powerful Pro Athlete in the U.S.
I guess the free agent signing of Center Olin Kreutz is now officially a bust for the New Orleans Saints. To echo the sentiment of that famous blues song "the thrill is gone, baby." The longtime Chicago Bears OL was known for his clout with the organization (which became even more evident after the shooting range incident in 2005) and leadership ability. Today in New … [Read more...] about Saints Olin Kreutz Leaves Team, Citing Lost Passion for Football
In Sunday's game between the New Orleans Saints and the Chicago Bears there will be lots of bigger issues surrounding the game outside of NFL football. Bears linebacker and face of the franchise Brian Urlacher left the team Tuesday afternoon to be with his family after his mother, Lavoyda Lenard, died at her home in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She was 51 years old. After a couple … [Read more...] about New Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears Features Non-Football Storylines