Latest Dennis Allen News

Saints right tackle Ryan Ramczyk to miss at least first 4 regular-season games

Jul. 18, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have placed right tackle Ryan Ramczyk on the reserve/physically unable to perform list that will cause him to miss at least the first four games of the upcoming regular season. Ramczyk remained away from Saints headquarters throughout the...

Alvin Kamara's departure, Juwan Johnson's injury prognosis, mark the end of Saints minicamp

Jun. 13, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Whether New Orleans Saints star running back Alvin Kamara or top receiving tight end Juwan Johnson will take part in the opening of training camp late next month was cast into doubt as minicamp wrapped up on Thursday. Kamara, who practiced on Tuesday and...

Saints saw their secondary as a strength even before Marshon Lattimore returned to practice

Jun. 12, 2024 19:44 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore broke toward the line of scrimmage and launched himself upward to get his hands on Spencer Rattler's pass as receiver Bub Means was starting to bring in a leaping catch. As the rookie receiver and four-time Pro Bowl defender...

Saints' Kamara explains choice to skip voluntary team work, praises new offense at minicamp

Jun. 11, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara rejects the premise that his absence from voluntary practices this offseason indicates a lack of enthusiasm for — or commitment to — learning New Orleans' new offense. “I’ve been in this eight years," said Kamara, who...

At 33, versatile Taysom Hill gratified by opportunities in Saints' new offense

Jun. 06, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' experimental usage of Taysom Hill at virtually every offensive skill position — and even on special teams — has been so unconventional that he wondered whether his ubiquity might be reined in under a new offensive coordinator. Klint...

Saints defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon sidelined by an Achilles tendon tear

May. 28, 2024 15:05 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon tore his Achilles tendon and is expected to miss at least the early part of the upcoming season, coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday. Allen was explaining why Kpassagnon had been absent for voluntary offseason...

Saints open voluntary practice without Marshon Lattimore or Alvin Kamara

May. 21, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The absences of cornerback Marshon Lattimore and running back Alvin Kamara from the New Orleans Saints' opening set of voluntary offseason practices had coach Dennis Allen toeing a fine line as he spoke about the two star players. “Look, I'd always love 100%...

Saints sign their top draft choice, offensive tackle Taliese Fuaga

May. 09, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed their first-round draft choice, tackle Taliese Fuaga, to a four-year contract. The club announced the agreement on Thursday, a day before the opening of the Saints' three-day rookie camp. The 6-foot-6, 324-pound...

Saints fill need at offensive tackle, add depth at cornerback and QB during NFL draft

Apr. 27, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints filled a pressing need with their first-round pick in the NFL draft. Then they traded up in the second round to get a player they targeted at a position of relative strength. In selecting Oregon State offensive tackle...

Saints take Oregon State offensive tackle Taliese Fuaga 14th overall in the NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Oregon State offensive tackle Taliese Fuaga is a fan of comedic actor Adam Sandler and his 1998 film, “The Waterboy,” which he's watched numerous times. Perhaps the 6-foot-6, 324-pound blocker was destined to wind up in Louisiana at the dawn of his NFL...