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Benson Case

Benson legal drama likely to take a year or more


New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson says he feels fine. He made remarks during last night's Pelicans game, to the entire arena. The legal process of determining whether he's fine, however, could take months to a year. Read more...
Firing Back

Bensons' attorneys fire back regarding lawsuit from family members


New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson on Tuesday responded, through his attorneys, to the attempt by his daughter and grandchildren to get him declared mentally incapacitated. Read more...


 
Investigation

Steve: Patriots locker room attendant under investigation


Can’t get enough of Deflategate? Well, Fox Sports is reporting that the NFL is focusing on a New England Patriots employee in connection with the underinflated football controversy. Read More
Graham Slam

Steve: Jimmy Graham wants to dunk again


Two touchdowns in the Pro Bowl, two dunks over the goal post. Saints tight end Jimmy Graham looked overjoyed celebrating with his old post TD routine. Read More
Benson Drama

Benson relatives says Saints, Pelicans owner being 'unduly influenced'


Even though family members of Tom Benson -- who are seeking to have the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner declared mentally incapacitated -- say they don't want the case tried in the media, they also say they feel compelled to clear up what they see as "confusion and misinformation" in the public. Read more...
New Player

Saints sign local Delvin Breaux from CFL


The Saints have signed defensive back Delvin Breaux, a former McDonogh 35 player who spent the past two seasons in the Canadian Football League, ESPN reported Saturday. Read more...
Next QB?

Kristian: Should the Saints draft 'The QB of the Future?"


With Drew Brees celebrating his 36th birthday last week, the Saints might be in the market for a quarterback this off-season, via the draft. One player to keep an eye on at this week’s Senior Bowl is Baylor signal caller Bryce Petty. Read More
Benson's Plan

Benson shakes up ownership plan to ensure Saints' & Pels success


This morning Saints owner Tom Benson issued the following press release, following up on yesterday's news that the ownership of the Saints and Pelicans franchises will fall to his wife Gayle, not granddaughter Rita Benson-LeBlanc as had been the plan previously. Read More
Kristian Blog

Kristian: Ireland will bring new ideas to the Saints


The Saints continue to re-tool their front office, making it official today at the Senior Bowl that they’ve added a senior member to their football operations/front office. “Jeff Ireland has agreed to come on board.  I’m excited about his experience, and his pedigree,” explained General Manager Mickey Loomis. Ireland is the former Dolphins GM. Read More
More Changes

Kristian: Saints fire Rick Reiprish in the middle of Senior Bowl


The Saints have fired Director of College Scouting Rick Reiprish. The team informed him of that move earlier today at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.  Reiprish has been a member of the Saints organization since 2004, and said he was "surprised" by the move.  Read More

Kristian: Ingram headed to Pro Bowl


Saints RB Mark Ingram is the third Saint on the 2015 Pro Bowl Squad, joining QB Drew Brees and TE Jimmy Graham. Ingram will replace Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch in the All-Star contest. Read More
Pro Bowler!

Kristian: Brees replacing Roethlisberger in Pro Bowl


Saints Quarterback Drew Brees will replace Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger at the Pro Bowl in Phoenix.  This will be Brees’ ninth trip to the annual all-star game, and his eighth as a member of the Saints. Read More
Pace Out

Kristian: Saints' lose key front office member to Bears


The Chicago Bears announced today on their website that they will hire Saints Director of Player Personnel Ryan Pace as their new general manager. Pace is replacing Phil Emery, who was fired by the Bears a few weeks ago after the team posted a dismal 5-11 record, their worst under Marc Trestman, who was also fired. Read More
Jahri Evans

Kristian: Jahri Evans to miss Pro Bowl for surgery


Saints offensive lineman Jahri Evans will not play in the upcoming Pro Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona due to surgery on an unspecified injury.  The recovery for Evans is not expected to hold him out of spring workouts and organized team activities. Read More
More On Ryan

Steve: Rob Ryan to remain a Saint


Well, you can scratch 'defensive coordinator' off the Saints' need list. Rob Ryan will be back, with Lyons Yelling of WWLTV reporting the Black and Gold will indeed retain Ryan for the 2015 season. Read More

Loomis Tuesday press conference transcript


Have you been in contact with the league about Junior Galette and are you concerned about the possible ramifications?   “We are going to take this matter very seriously." 
Lawyer Says...

Galette's attorney confident the Saint will be cleared


Junior Galette's attorney released the following statement today: "We are confident an investigation and a full hearing of the facts will reveal that Junior Galette behaved appropriately given the circumstances and in no way committed domestic violence or battery." Read More
Loomis Speaks

Deke: Saints GM Loomis addresses Galette, Greenbrier and more


Loomis hit on a variety of topics during his 31 minute press conference. Loomis did not have an opening statement and went right into fielding questions from the packed Saints media room. Read More
2015 Saints

Kristian: The Saints' most important off-season


After finishing 7 and 9 in 2014, the Saints face a very important off-season in 2015.  A number of questions await answers this spring that will help to avoid a repeat in 2015. Listed below are a few areas the Saints have to address. Read More
Not Good

Kristian: Galette's legal troubles are troubling


Sure Galette has the right to due process, and he’ll have his day in court, but it calls into question his judgment in so many ways…first as a professional. Is this what pros do? Read More
Deke Blog

Deke: So what's next for Junior Galette?


If you read into what the league has in place and what Junior Galette now faces, the New Orleans Saints could be without their top pass rusher for the first six games of the 2015 NFL season. Read More
Deke Blog

Deke: Best thing about Saints season is that it's over


My people, all the members of the Who Dat Nation, I think there are several phases to an offseason.  And right now this is the venting part. And to me the best part about this season is that the damn thing is over! Read More
Who Dat!

A Who Dat 'Night Before Christmas'


Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through the station, were Who Dats and hosts all lost in desperation... Read More
QB to QB

QB to QB: Drew Brees excited about Saints and Falcons


"It's an exciting position to be in," Saints QB Drew Brees had his weekly chat with Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia.  Drew talked about the Saints 31-15 win over the Bears, and set up this weekend's big home game against the Atlanta Falcons.  Read more and listen to Brees...

Brees leads Saints past sluggish Steelers 35-32


Drew Brees threw five touchdowns for the ninth time in his career as the New Orleans Saints dominated the sloppy Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 on Sunday. Read More

Steve: Joe Morgan suspended by the Saints


Sean Payton announced after today’s practice that wide receiver Joe Morgan was placed on the reserve / suspended list.  Coach gave no further details. Morgan’s response on twitter to the news pretty much sums it up all for Saints fans as well... Read More

Sean Payton's final presser before the Lions game


Coach Payton met with the media after practice on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Read More
Dome Opener

Deke Bellavia - Saints vs Vikings game preview


After just 2 regular season games, both the Saints and Vikings are facing a lot of heat.  The entire world is watching Minnesota's every move ever since their star player RB Adrian Peterson became of the eye of the NFL's domestic violence (child abuse) storm.  Read more...

Sean Payton reviews Cleveland Browns game


Opening Statement: “Just a couple of things in regard to yesterday’s loss, I think that the one thing that is most disappointing is that situationally we have to do a better job of playing football.  That could be an end of game situation.  Read More
Oh No 0-2!

Saints fans sound off on 0-2


Can the Saints right the ship? Citizens of the Who Dat Nation hope the team can figure out its problems soon, after falling to 0-2 in a loss at Cleveland. Read more...
Deke's Preview

Deke: Saints at Browns is bigger game than most people think


Just by what history has shown us since 2006, the first four games of the season have been key.  In years in which the Saints have gone to the post season, New Orleans has been either 4-0 or 3-1 after four games. Read More
Injury Report

Saints and Browns issue injury reports


Two Saints players are out for Sunday's game in Cleveland, while three others who have been dealing with injuries are probable.  The Browns have five players as questionable and two out. Here is the full injury report:...

What to watch when the Saints open season in ATL


Say this about a rivalry: It's not much of one if both teams aren't winning on a regular basis.
The Atlanta Falcons really need to step it up against the New Orleans Saints. Read More

 
Roster Moves

Kristian: Galette signs extension, Meachem is back


Linebacker Junior Galette has gone from undrafted long shot to team captain, and is signing another contract extension with the Saints.  Galatte’s deal is 4 years reportedly worth $41 million with $23 million in guaranteed cash. Read More
Drew Dat

Kristian: Brees to have baby girl soon, roster shaping up


Saints quarterback Drew Brees was absent from practice today for “family reasons.”  Brees and his wife are expecting their fourth child this week, so quarterback Luke McCown filled in for Brees with the first team offense. Read More
Who Dats #3?

Steve: Who Dat say they got the best fans in the NFL?


We hear from Saints players and coaches all the time the Who Dat Nation is the best fan base in the NFL.  But do those outside Louisiana agree? Read More
Resident Pros

Deke: Bobby & Hokie agree defense won the day at Saints camp


The New Orleans hit the practice field at 11AM this morning for their third practice of the week and today, the Cannon liked the physical style of safety Jairus Byrd.  “He came up on one run play and had a nice thump on RB Mark Ingram!" Read More
Saints Photos

PHOTOS: Saints back in Metairie for camp


Linemen Shine

T-Bob: Linemen come up big in Saints win over Rams


The Saints beat the St. Louis Rams 26-24 in a hard fought, back-and-forth game that saw the Rams miss a 59 yard field goal as time expired.  There was plenty to be pleased with for members of the Who Dat Nation. Read More
T-Bob Blog

T-Bob: Jobs are on the line Friday in Saints-Rams game


I know it is camp time because everything is starting to feel the same. That is why I am so happy/excited/relieved that the Saints will finally get to strap it up against another team come Friday. Read More
Payton Speaks

Payton: "Tomorrow we focus on St. Louis"


Opening Statement: “We waived wide receiver Steve Hull, nose tackle Tyrone Ezell and linebacker Marcus Thompson. We signed wide receiver Tobias Palmer and tight end Richard Quinn.  It puts us at 89 right now. We will see where we are at with the last spot." Read More
Brees Status

Kristian: Brees day to day


The Saints returned to the practice field today, without quarterback Drew Brees.  Saints Coach Sean Payton says Brees is day to day with an abdominal injury.  "We will make sure it can't get aggravated again. Read more...
Scrimmage Preview

Deke: What to watch at Saints "Black & Gold Scrimmage"


Our resident pros and I have come up with some things to keep an eye on in the Saints annual "Black and Gold Scrimmage." Read More
Rookie Profile

Steve: Saints rookie profiles - Khairi Fortt


When talking about the Saints 2014 draft class, it seems to me as if Fortt’s name is often absent from the conversation. Folks are obviously excited about 1st-round pick Brandin Cooks and 2nd-rounder Stanley Jean-Baptiste. Read More
Welcome Wagon

PHOTOS: Saints arrive in West Virginia


Fans line up in Lewisberg, West Virginia as the Saints team arrives in town to begin training camp at the Greenbrier resort. Click here to see the photos
Deal Terms

Kristian: Hebert says Graham very deserving of pay day


“Really, after the Saints had the leverage, I don’t know what else he was going to do,” said the Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert after Jimmy Graham announced the deal via Twitter. Read More
Saints Camp

Deke: Defense shines at Saints mini camp, Jenkins out


Second year Saints defensive linemen John Jenkins had surgery on a torn pectoral muscle, and will be out until training camp, according to various NFL reports.  Saints Coach Sean Payton would not talk about Jenkins' reported surgery. Read More
Camp Schedule

Saints practice Thursday closed to public


The Saints Wednesday announced slight changes to the training camp schedule. Read More
Super Bowls?

New Orleans to be ''smarter'' competing for Super Bowls


New Orleans may be more selective in bidding on future Super Bowls. "We have to be smarter in how we compete for future Super Bowls," Chairman of the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District Ron Foreman told WWL First News.  Read more...
Saints Pick

Saints trade up to get receiver


The New Orleans Saints traded up to the #20 spot in the NFL draft.  The Black and Gold swapped picks with Arizona and game the Cardinals their 3rd round pick to make the jump.  Read more...
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Deke's Blog
Deke: Seahawks, Patriots find their way back to the Super Bowl
It was the game that Las Vegas predicted, as NFC favorite Seattle and AFC favorite New England advanced to the Super Bowl. Both teams got to the big game in very different ways, but they got there and now the two week breakdown and guessing game...
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Deke: See the Cajun Cannon's NFL Championship picks
The NFL season is slowly winding down and this weekend right here on WWL Radio you can listen to the NFC title game followed by the AFC title game. Each Thursday night we have a weekly segment titled "The View from Vegas," and this season our guest...
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Deke: An early look at the NFC South in 2015
When the winner of your division is 7-8-1 then it's safe to say that there is no clear-cut favorite going into the following season. The Carolina Panthers made history this season becoming the first team in NFC South history (2002 was the first year...
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Deke: New coaches make a splash at LSU presser
Les Miles has made moves that seemingly come from someone that feels like he has to make something happen. Les Miles added two proven coaches to his staff today when he introduced defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and new defensive line coach Ed...
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Deke: Once again, Les Miles making the right moves
Say what you want about his coaching style, call him what you like, but when it comes to making the right moves for his football program, LSU Coach Les Miles has rolled seven far more than crapping out! Later today, Coach Miles will officially...
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Kristian's Blog
Kristian: Should the Saints draft 'The QB of the Future?"
With Drew Brees celebrating his 36th birthday last week, the Saints might be in the market for a quarterback this off-season, via the draft. Backup QB Luke McCown is scheduled to become a free agent in March, and Ryan Griffin is entering his third...
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Kristian: Ireland will bring new ideas to the Saints
The Saints continue to re-tool their front office, making it official today at the Senior Bowl that they've added a senior member to their football operations/front office. "Jeff Ireland has agreed to come on board. I'm excited about his experience, and...
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Kristian: Saints fire Rick Reiprish in the middle of Senior Bowl
The Saints have fired Director of College Scouting Rick Reiprish. The team informed him of that move earlier today at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Reiprish has been a member of the Saints organization since 2004, and said he was "surprised" by...
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Kristian: Ingram headed to Pro Bowl
Saints RB Mark Ingram is the third Saint on the 2015 Pro Bowl Squad, joining QB Drew Brees and TE Jimmy Graham. Ingram will replace Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch in the All-Star contest. Ingram is entering the final year of his contract with the...
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Kristian: NFL invades Mobile for Senior Bowl
The who's who of the NFL are in Mobile, Alabama this week for the 2015 Senior Bowl, and among them are Saints scouts coaches on the prowl for the senior crop of talent. While many experts feel this might be a heavy underclassmen draft class there is...
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