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En esta foto de archivo del 27 de octubre de 2019, el quarterback Jameis Winston de los Buccaneers de Tampa Bay se prepara para lanzar un pase durante un juego contra los Titans de Tennessee. El 28 de abril del 2020 firmó un año con los Saints de Nueva Orleans y será suplente de Drew Brees, después de que los Buccaneers permitieron que el quarterback entrara a la agencia libre restringida. (AP Foto/James Kenney, archivo)

Winston: Pursuit of Saints back-up role a sign of maturity

Apr. 29, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The reeducation of Jameis Winston is beginning with the New Orleans Saints. For now, the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner, 2015 top NFL draft choice and mercurial five-year starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers resembles an eager, enthusiastic and even humble student....

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks to the sideline after throwing an interception late in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says the NFC South “is turning into Quarterback South.” Tom Brady's arrival has raised the stakes. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)

Brees, Brady give 'Quarterback South' top 2 all-time passers

Apr. 29, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Quinn says the NFC South has earned a new moniker. The Atlanta Falcons coach notes the division “is turning into Quarterback South.” Tom Brady's arrival has raised the stakes. “I think in this division, you had better be ready to bring it,” Quinn said. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) passes against the Tennessee Titans before an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. A person familiar with the situation says the Saints and Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans. The person said Sunday, April 26, 2020, that the Saints and Winston are in “advanced” talks to get a deal done. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because negotiations were ongoing. (AP Photo/James Kenney, File)

AP source: Saints, Winston in 'advanced' negotiations

Apr. 26, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints and quarterback Jameis Winston are working on a contract proposal to make the former Buccaneers starter a backup to Drew Brees in New Orleans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Winston and the Saints are in “advanced” talks, the...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watches from the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. The 2020 NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

For Saints, fewer was better in the 2020 draft

Apr. 25, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis didn't want to invest draft choices in players who'd struggle to make a roster loaded with regulars from three straight division-winning seasons. After trading all of their picks in rounds four through seven, not to mention a...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, LSU linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (18) sacks Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game in Atlanta. Chaisson was chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, April 23, 2020.  (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Eagles pull off a stunner, draft Jalen Hurts in second round

Apr. 25, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

After giving Carson Wentz a playmaker, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted his backup. The Eagles selected Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night, a stunning move for a team with more pressing needs. Then they took Davion Taylor, a hybrid safety-linebacker from Colorado,...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs against Georgia during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Atlanta. The Southeastern Conference broke the NFL record for first-round draft picks by a conference. Fifteen players from the powerhouse league were selected in the opening round Thursday night, April 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

The Latest: SEC has 40 players selected through 3 rounds

Apr. 25, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

The Latest on the second and third rounds of the NFL draft. ___ The Southeastern Conference is on pace to smash another NFL draft record. A year after having a record 64 players selected during the three-day, seven-round event, the powerhouse league had a whopping 40 guys go in the first three rounds. The...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) catches a pass while Virginia cornerback Nick Grant (1) defends during the second half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C. The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. Higgins’ 6-foot-4 frame and superb hands stand out in a deep pool of receivers. Speed is the question, and a private workout might have helped. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

For Saints, draft could help end recent run of playoff pain

Apr. 16, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton could transform legacies by finding a big-play talent or two in the NFL draft. Chances are running out for star quarterback Drew Brees to play in a second Super Bowl. The Saints also brought back another member of their 2009...