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Saints to move part of training camp to West Virginia

Saints to move part of training camp to West Virginia

The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday the team will split their 2014 training camp between the team's practice facility in New Orleans and The Greenbrier.

Extra Points: Free agent frenzy

NFL fans who stopped at the grocery store on Tuesday afternoon or swung by school to pick up the kids after their extracurricular activities missed quite a bit.

Saints sign Jairus Byrd to six-year deal

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a six-year contract with safety Jairus Byrd.
Saints confirm they'll use franchise tag on impending free agent Jimmy Graham if needed

Saints confirm they'll use franchise tag on impending free agent Jimmy Graham if needed

Jan. 21 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis confirms that team will tag Graham as tight end, not receiver.
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Saints Coach Payton signs 5-year extension

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints head Coach Sean Payton -- who missed the 2012 under a suspension -- has signed a five-year contract extension, the team said Wednesday.

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Report: Payton agrees to deal with Saints

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Sean Payton has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the New Orleans Saints, a team spokesman said Friday night.
Player bounty suspensions vacated

Player bounty suspensions vacated

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Suspensions slapped on four New Orleans Saints players in the team's bounty scandal have been vacated, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Tuesday.

Hornets extend GM Dell Demps' contract

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Hornets announced General Manager Dell Demps has been given a multiyear contract extension, but the terms were not disclosed.
Saints bounty punishment confirmed

Saints bounty punishment confirmed

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday tweaked his punishment of three of the four players caught in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.

NFL players 'bounty' suspension overturned

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- An appeals panel has overturned suspensions of four players but the NFL says it will make an "expedited" decision on its own discipline in the "bounty" scandal.

Kromer tabbed to lead Saints

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Aaron Kromer will serve as the New Orleans Saints' head coach for the first six games of the season, the team said Wednesday.
Brees signs long-term contract

Brees signs long-term contract

METARIE, La., July 13 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints announced Friday they have signed quarterback Drew Brees to a five-year contract.
Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Another arbitrator has ruled in favor of the NFL over players' union complaints regarding the bounty system once used by the New Orleans Saints.
Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- NFL officials had the legal right to suspend players involved in what the league called a bounty program, an arbitrator ruled Monday.
NFL suspends 4 players in Saints' bounty scandal

NFL suspends 4 players in Saints' bounty scandal

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma was suspended for one year and three players were banned for parts of next season for roles in the Saints' bounty scheme.

Saints hit by eavesdropping allegations

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Louisiana authorities said Tuesday they're probing allegations the New Orleans Saints had the capability to eavesdrop on opposing coaches for years.

Saints deny Loomis eavesdropping report

NEW ORLEANS, April 23 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints Monday vehemently denied an ESPN report claiming General Manager Mickey Loomis eavesdropped on opposing coaches at the Superdome.

Vitt to replace Payton as Saints coach

NEW ORLEANS, April 12 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints announced Thursday Joe Vitt would assume head coaching duties for the team while Sean Payton serves his one-year suspension.
Bounty suspensions upheld by NFL

Bounty suspensions upheld by NFL

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Monday upheld suspensions, including a yearlong ban for New Orleans Coach Sean Payton, related to a bounty system.
Payton apologizes for bounties

Payton apologizes for bounties

NEW ORLEANS, March 23 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton apologized Friday and said he took responsibility for the team's bounty program that brought heavy punishment from the NFL.
Saints hit with suspensions for bounties

Saints hit with suspensions for bounties

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- The NFL suspended New Orleans Coach Sean Payton and former assistant Gregg Williams Wednesday for their role in a plot to intentionally hurt opposing players.

Saints ink receiver Colston to 5-year deal

NEW ORLEANS, March 13 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints have inked wide receiver Marques Colston to a five-year contract as the NFL free agency season loomed, team officials said Tuesday.
Coach, GM apologize for Saints scandal

Coach, GM apologize for Saints scandal

NEW ORLEANS, March 6 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints head Coach Sean Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis apologized Tuesday for the scandal that could bring about suspensions for both.
NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly is furious about reports the New Orleans Saints paid bounties to players for knocking opponents out of games.
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