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NFL suspends Saints receiver Kawaan Baker for 6 games

Aug. 02, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints second-year receiver Kawaan Baker is facing a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced on Tuesday. The statement from the NFL said Baker is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and...

Saints' Thomas returns from injury absence with 'no regrets'

Jul. 27, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — After New Orleans Saints top receiver Michael Thomas practiced for the first time in more than a year, he sounded determined to grow from his prolonged struggle to return from a left ankle injury — and was in no mood to consider how he might have handled it differently. ...

Saints coach Allen 'more comfortable' in head role this time

Jul. 26, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen cites his own evolution as one of the biggest differences between the last training camp he oversaw in 2014 with the Raiders and his first in charge with New Orleans this summer. “I’m much further along. I’m much more comfortable...

NFL teams open camp with biggest question still unanswered

Jul. 26, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

Training camps opened across the NFL and the biggest offseason question remains unanswered. The Cleveland Browns still don’t know how many games they’ll be without Deshaun Watson, who is still waiting for retired judge Sue L. Robinson to issue a ruling following his disciplinary...

Saints first camp under Allen features fortified roster

Jul. 15, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-8) CAMP SITE: Metairie, Louisiana LAST YEAR: New Orleans won five of seven games Jameis Winston started before his first season as Drew Brees' successor ended with a knee injury. The Saints lost their next four games before rallying back into...

Raiders agree to 2-year extension with Hunter Renfrow

Jun. 10, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders have locked up another key player with a new contract, agreeing to a two-year, $32 million extension with Pro Bowl slot receiver Hunter Renfrow. Renfrow was entering the final season of his rookie contract after being a fifth-round pick in 2019 and he got a big...

Saints' Landry: It's 'a breath of fresh air to be back home'

Jun. 02, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

METAIRE, La. (AP) — Jarvis Landry grew up less than 60 miles from New Orleans and was a huge Saints fan. Now he’s a Saints wide receiver after leaving Cleveland to sign with New Orleans as a free agent last month. Landry, who grew up in Convent, Louisiana, played...

Saints' Winston, Thomas show up at workout; Kamara absent

May. 26, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints expect their offense to be more productive next season. The optimism is largely based on the expectation that they will have quarterback Jameis Winston and former All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas back from serious injuries. ...

Olave eager to team with Thomas in Saints' rebuilt pass game

May. 14, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Chris Olave just arrived in New Orleans. Michael Thomas will be returning soon. The two former Ohio State stars are central figures in a rebuilt Saints receiving corps designed to improve the NFL’s least productive passing game in 2021 with 187.4 yards per...

Free agent wide receiver Jarvis Landry joining Saints

May. 13, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free agent wide receiver Jarvis Landry, a five-time Pro Bowler, is joining the New Orleans Saints. The eight-year veteran confirmed the move on Twitter on Friday. Landry spent his first four pro seasons with Miami before joining the Browns. He led...