Latest New Orleans Saints News

Saints name Klint Kubiak offensive coordinator in a break from Sean Payton's legacy

Feb. 14, 2024 19:38 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints named Klint Kubiak as their offensive coordinator on Wednesday, marking a new direction for a unit that has been overseen by either former coach Sean Payton or his protege, Pete Carmichael Jr., since 2006. The 36-year-old Kubiak was the...

Bills hire ex-Saints assistant Ronald Curry to coach QBs as part of offseason staff shuffle

Feb. 07, 2024 19:19 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ronald Curry is going from working with Derek Carr in New Orleans to Josh Allen in Buffalo after being hired as the Bills quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Curry fills the role left open by Joe Brady, who took over as Buffalo’s interim offensive...

Who is the Super Bowl referee for the Chiefs vs. the 49ers? How do NFL officials prepare?

Feb. 06, 2024 14:14 PM EST

Some folks who could get plenty of TV time during Super Bowl 58 between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are household names, of course, from Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Christian McCaffrey on the field to a certain pop star — Taylor Swift — expected to cheer from a suite. ...

Everyone hopes the Chiefs-49ers Super Bowl won't come down to an officiating call

Feb. 06, 2024 14:12 PM EST

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York was asked the other day what comes to mind when he thinks back to his team’s Super Bowl loss to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs four years ago, and he quipped: “I mean, I remember Nick Bosa getting held on third-and-long — and that not getting...

Harbaugh returning to NFL to coach Chargers after leading Michigan to national title

Jan. 24, 2024 21:17 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was hired as head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers on Wednesday, leaving Michigan after capping his ninth season as coach of college football’s winningest program with the school’s first national championship since 1997. Harbaugh signed a...

NFL selects veteran referee Bill Vinovich to lead officiating crew for Super Bowl

Jan. 23, 2024 14:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran referee Bill Vinovich will lead the officiating crew for the Super Bowl next month in Las Vegas. The NFL announced Tuesday that Vinovich will work his third Super Bowl and be joined by a crew that includes umpire Terry Killens, down judge Patrick Holt, line...

Saints GM Loomis defends retaining Allen, blames self for club getting 'too comfortable'

Jan. 17, 2024 19:06 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis on Wednesday shot back at a groundswell of fans who've called recently for coach Dennis Allen's firing and urged critics to consider the records that several of the most successful coaches in NFL history posted in their first...

Giants hire Joel Thomas as running backs coach and Aaron Wellman as head of player performance

Jan. 16, 2024 18:42 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired Joel Thomas as their new running backs coach and Aaron Wellman as their executive director of player performance. The team announced the additions Tuesday, the second and third since Brian Daboll shook up his staff after...

Saints fire offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr., who spent 18 years with the club

Jan. 16, 2024 16:46 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have fired offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. along with senior offensive assistant Bob Bicknell and receivers coach Kodi Burns. “These types of decisions are never easy to come to, but are necessary as we move forward,” Saints...

Analysis: Victory formation was never meant for the kind of trickery the Saints used against Atlanta

Jan. 09, 2024 06:03 AM EST

Victory formation hits different now — just like the Atlanta Falcons defenders undoubtedly will next time they face the New Orleans Saints. That's the fallout of backup quarterback Jameis Winston going rogue during mop-up duty and leading New Orleans to a rub-it-in touchdown Sunday...