Latest Malcolm Jenkins News

Saints' Tyrann Mathieu happy to be back home

May. 04, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu longed for another chance to play for the Louisiana football fans that he thrilled as a college star at LSU. So, when the 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist learned that his hometown New Orleans Saints wanted to sign him, “it was a situation that I...

Saints draft Tennessee DB Alontae Taylor in 2nd round

Apr. 29, 2022 22:45 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints turned their attention to defense in the second round of the NFL draft, selecting defensive back Alontae Taylor out of Tennessee on Friday night. Taylor, 6-foot, 195 pounds, had four interceptions during his time with the Vols, including...

After major trade, Saints to be key players in NFL draft

Apr. 22, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have been relatively small players in free agency this offseason. They figure to be more active in next week’s draft. “As an overall philosophy,” first-year head coach Dennis Allen said, “I’d rather augment our team through free...

After trade, Saints look to draft offensive playmakers

Apr. 22, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

16, 19. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-8) LAST SEASON: New Orleans opened 5-2 in the first season that Jameis Winston took over for franchise all-time leading passer Drew Brees. But Winston’s season ended with a knee injury in his seventh game. New Orleans lost four straight with Trevor...

Eagles, Saints swap several draft picks, including 2023 1st

Apr. 04, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

The New Orleans Saints added an extra first-round pick in case they want to target a quarterback in this month’s draft. The Saints acquired two first-round picks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday in a major swap of assets. The Eagles sent picks Nos. 16 and 19...

3-time Pro Bowl safety, activist Malcolm Jenkins retires

Mar. 30, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

Malcolm Jenkins is retiring after a 13-year NFL career in which he established himself as one of the league’s best all-around safeties, most durable players and leading voices for social justice. Jenkins helped both the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles win their only...