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Saints re-sign Galette

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Saints announced a three-year contract for restricted free-agent LB Junior Galette on Saturday.

New Orleans Saints: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:16 p.m. ET

Chargers claim CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 20, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET

Saints release TE Thomas, CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 4:07 p.m. ET

Saints hire Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 09, 2013 @ 10:50 a.m. ET

Grantham withdraws from consideration for Saints' DC job

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 7:33 p.m. ET

Ranking the NFL divisions for 2013

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET

Williams gets reinstated, joins Titans' staff

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET

In New Orleans, an unwelcome mat for Goodell

Posted Jan. 26, 2013 @ 2:36 p.m. ET

Saints fire Spagnuolo, Flajole

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET


Smith, Jason (T)

Posted April 11, 2013 @ 3:56 p.m.
New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis says the Saints and Smith have agreed to a one-year contract.
Smith, whose acquisition was announced by the Saints on Thursday, has spent four seasons in the NFL, playing in 45 games with 26 starts at both left and right tackle. The 6-foot-5, 308-pound lineman was the second overall pick out of Baylor in the 2009 draft by the St. Louis Rams and spent last season with the New York Jets.

Leonhard, Jim (S)

Posted April 08, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m.
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Leonhard, a free agent.
Leonhard played in all 16 regular season games and had one start for Denver last year, finishing with two interceptions. He also returned 15 punts for 89 yards.

McCown, Luke (QB)

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 3:52 p.m.
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says New Orleans and unrestricted free agents, defensive end Kenyon Coleman and McCown, have agreed to terms on one-year contracts.
McCown, 6-4, 217-pounds, is a former fourth-round selection of the Cleveland Browns who went to training camp with the Saints last season. McCown, a former Louisiana Tech standout, has played in 22 NFL games with nine starts in stints with Cleveland, Tampa Bay, Jacksonville and Atlanta. He has completed 184 of 316 passes for 2,035 yards with nine touchdowns and 14 interceptions.

Coleman, Kenyon (DE)

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 3:51 p.m.
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says New Orleans and unrestricted free agents, Coleman and quarterback Luke McCown, have agreed to terms on one-year contracts.
The 6-foot-5, 293-pound Coleman has spent the last two seasons as a starting defensive end in Dallas' 3-4 alignment. He will rejoin new Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who held the same position with the Cowboys during Coleman's time in Dallas.

Herring, Will (LB)

Posted March 21, 2013 @ 7:55 p.m.
The New Orleans Saints re-signed Herring to a one-year contract Thursday.
Herring was released earlier this month. Acquired as a free agent in 2011, he played in all 16 games last season, starting one, and was credited with 13 tackles and one forced fumble. In two seasons with New Orleans, the former Auburn standout has played on special teams, while also providing depth at linebacker.


Team W L T PCT
Atlanta 13 3 0 0.813
Carolina 7 9 0 0.438
New Orleans 7 9 0 0.438
Tampa Bay 7 9 0 0.438


Wk Opp Date Result
13 @ Atlanta 11/29/12 @ 8:20 p.m. L 13-23
14 @ N.Y. Giants 12/09/12 @ 4:25 p.m. L 27-52
15 Tampa Bay 12/16/12 @ 1 p.m. W 41-0
16 @ Dallas 12/23/12 @ 1 p.m. W 34-31 (OT)
17 Carolina 12/30/12 @ 1 p.m. L 38-44


Passing Brees, Drew
Rushing Ingram, Mark
Receiving Colston, Marques
Defense Lofton, Curtis


Day Player Pos Info Status
Fri Thomas, Pierre RB knee Did Not Participate in Practice
Fri Ivory, Chris RB hamstring Full Participation in Practice
Fri Hicks, Akiem DT knee Did Not Participate in Practice
Fri Greer, Jabari CB concussion Did Not Participate in Practice
Fri Graham, Jimmy TE wrist, finger Full Participation in Practice


Player Date Info Status
Collins, Jed 12/30/12 knee Probable
Thomas, Pierre 12/30/12 knee Out
Ivory, Chris 12/30/12 hamstring Probable
Hicks, Akiem 12/30/12 knee Out
Greer, Jabari 12/30/12 concussion Out
Graham, Jimmy 12/30/12 wrist, finger Probable
Thomas, Pierre 12/28/12 knee IR
Graham, Jimmy 12/23/12 wrist Probable
Ivory, Chris 12/23/12 hamstring Questionable
Robinson, Patrick 12/23/12 groin Questionable


Player Date Details
de la Puente, Brian 3/12/13 Restricted Free Agent
McBride, Turk 3/12/13 declared free agent
Bushrod, Jermon 3/12/13 declared free agent
Bushrod, Jermon 3/12/13 From Saints to Bears signed/unrestricted free agent - Five-year contract (through 2017)
Ellis, Sedrick 3/12/13 declared free agent
Henderson, Devery 3/12/13 declared free agent
Roby, Courtney 3/12/13 declared free agent
Shanle, Scott 3/12/13 declared free agent
Mack, Elbert 3/12/13 declared free agent
Humber, Ramon 3/12/13 declared free agent