1. How Each Draft Pick Fits into New Orleans Saints' Plan in 2012

    After my initial reaction to the New Orleans Saints ' 2012 draft class, I've come to look past that they reached on three of their five picks, and possibly a fourth...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 3,916 reads 4 comments

  2. 2012 New Orleans Saints Draft: Undrafted Player Signings and Analysis

    With the New Orleans Saints five-player draft in the books, they look to aim at finding the next gem in the current regime's successful findings of undrafted talent. They managed to add 21 players after the draft through undrafted free agency...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 7,126 reads 5 comments

  3. New Orleans Saints Draft Grade: The Marcel Jones Pick Gets a 'B'

    With their last selection in the 2012 NFL draft , the New Orleans Saints chose offensive tackle Marcel Jones out of Nebraska. Jones, best known for his large, 70's-era afro, is a behemoth at 6'6" and 325 pounds...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 1,071 reads 3 comments

  4. New Orleans Saints Draft Grade: The Andrew Tiller Pick Gets a 'D'

    This has not been a very productive draft all around for the New Orleans Saints. Coming into this draft, I said that the Saints would have to hit on every pick given their limited amount of choices...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 1,166 reads 6 comments

  5. New Orleans Saints Draft Grade: The Corey White Pick Gets a "C"

    This is shaping up to be a Mickey Loomis-type of draft. I don't see any of these picks being chosen if suspended coach Sean Payton had his voice in the War Room...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 1,757 reads 14 comments

  6. New Orleans Saints Draft Grade: Nick Toon Pick Gets a B-

    The Saints got an offensive playmaker in the fourth round, but I'm not sure anyone saw Nick Toon on their radar...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 899 reads 0 comments

  7. New Orleans Saints Draft Grade: Akiem Hicks Pick Is an F

    Well there's a shocker for you Who Dat Nation. You wait around patiently to hear your newest Saint revealed, and it is Akiem Hicks , the former LSU recruit who has made his way to the NFL by way of the University of Regina...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 7,102 reads 19 comments

  8. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: There Will Be...Trades

    Anyone who puts together a mock draft that doesn't have a little chaos in it doesn't know the NFL draft. Unless you're Mickey Loomis, no one ever could have seen (or heard) Tyson Alualu being chosen in the top 10...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 167 reads 1 comments

  9. 2012 NFL Draft: Final New Orleans Saints Mock Draft

    The NFL Draft is upon us. Can you feel the excitement? I know, I know, the New Orleans Saints haven't had much to get excited about since, oh, I don't know, Drew Brees broke Dan Marino's passing record in late December...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 1,434 reads 6 comments

  10. 5 Blockbuster Trades We Want to See on This 2012 NFL Draft Day

    In the days coming up to the NFL draft, teams are usually setting their board and zeroing in on prospects with each pick. They also try to cut the "dead weight" around their teams by unloading them for draft picks...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 2,308 reads 7 comments

  11. New Orleans Saints CB Johnny Patrick Interview: 'It's Just a Little Adversity'

    Johnny Patrick is a converted wide receiver who starred at cornerback for the University of Louisville from 2007-10. He was drafted in the third round of the 2011 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints with the 88th pick...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 1,540 reads 0 comments

  12. New Orleans Saints Draft Update: Latest News, Trade Rumors and Storylines

    The annual draft buzz in New Orleans is not what it has been in the past. I guess that's what no first- or second-round picks gets you...no excitement...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about 2 years ago 12,943 reads 4 comments

  13. 2012 New Orleans Saints: Handicapping the Interim Coach Search

    Earlier today, ESPN and others reported Bill Parcells as saying "Thanks, but no thanks" to the New Orleans Saints interim head coaching position...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 1,026 reads 1 comments

  14. 2012 Mock Draft: New Orleans Saints 7-Round Predictions

    The Saints have set themselves up pretty well after all of their moves in free agency. There is no longer a need a linebacker with the additions of Curtis Lofton, Chris Chamberlain and David Hawthorne...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 5,066 reads 9 comments

  15. 2012 New Orleans Saints: 4 Most Exciting Position Battles to Keep an Eye on

    With all of the talent New Orleans has landed this year and last, it's no wonder there will be a lot of position battles upcoming for the Saints ...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 6,225 reads 7 comments

  16. New Orleans Saints and Bountygate: The Hypocrisy of the NFL

    "In today's NFL culture there is no place for bounties." You can hear that line uttered by just about any analyst that has an opinion on this situation. And I agree, players shouldn't be paid bonuses for big hits and having the intent to injure others...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 1,228 reads 88 comments

  17. 2012 B/R Community Mock Draft: New Orleans Saints Grades

    With Roger Goodell taking away the Saints' second-round pick due to Bountygate, New Orleans has lost its draft buzz while concentrating on "Free Sean Payton" rallies...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 1,521 reads 2 comments

  18. New Orleans Saints and Bill Parcells: A Match Made in Bountygate Heaven

    Hey Bill! If you want to scratch the coaching itch one more time, but don't want to commit to a team long-term, have I got a once-in-a-lifetime deal for you! 2012 Interim Head Coach of the New Orleans Saints ...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 4,934 reads 4 comments

  19. 2012 NFL Draft: 4 Players the New Orleans Saints Could Trade Up for

    The New Orleans Saints have been known to not shy away from trading up in April's annual draft. The last three times that the Saints have traded at all in the first round has been to go upward...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 3,103 reads 7 comments

  20. 6 Best Free Agent Signings in New Orleans Saints History

    In the history of the New Orleans Saints , there has been more free agent misses than hits until recently. It used to be that players' careers came to the Big Easy to die...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 5,307 reads 4 comments

  21. Marques Colston Re-Signed: Be Careful What You Wish for Who Dat Nation

    Marques Colston agreed on a new five-year contract to stay a part of the Who Dat Nation for years to come. It also knocked out a thick air of nervousness that Saints fans would lose their beloved No...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 1,473 reads 30 comments

  22. Randy Moss to Saints: Why the Ex-Titans WR Would Look Good in New Orleans

    Randy Moss in New Orleans. That would be a win-win situation for both parties. It will also give the Saints the ability to load up on weapons for the new year. No, NFL , when I said weapons, I meant...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 2,495 reads 4 comments

  23. Gauging the Flight Risk for New Orleans Saints' 2012 Free Agents

    After Friday's BountyGate revelation and hitting quarterback Drew Brees with the franchise tag on Saturday, the Saints will look to lock up the rest of their primary free agents...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 825 reads 1 comments

  24. 2012 New Orleans Saints BountyGate: Are You Really Surprised?

    If you are surprised by an NFL team having a bounty system, you should be. Only, you should be surprised that more teams haven't been "ratted" out yet, but they should be. These "bounties" have been around as long as hazing has...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 1,325 reads 31 comments

  25. New Orleans Saints Draft History: Biggest Misses

    The New Orleans Saints ' losing past is well-documented. The Aints. Those brown bags. It was rough suffering through those bad years. In all of those years the Saints made a lot of mistakes in the drafts that caused New Orleans to stay in the cellar...

    Jason Bernos Written by Jason Bernos about over 2 years ago 354 reads 1 comments