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Around the NFL: Jameis Winston

Saw a story this week that Jameis Winston wants to stay in New Orleans, content to serve as a backup to Derek Carr. Evidently he's really happy with the organization and the community, or else he's decided the ship has sailed on any NFL team viewing him a starting quarterback. Maybe both.   more »



Saints QB Derek Carr out with right shoulder injury

As reported by Around the NFL just moments ago, Saints QB Derek Carr has been ruled out for the rest of today's game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a right shoulder injury. He is also being evaluated for a concussion.

Source: Fantasy Football Index

Fantasy News: Saints QB Derek Carr out with right shoulder injury

As reported by Around the NFL just moments ago, Saints QB Derek Carr has been ruled out for the rest of today's game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a right shoulder injury. He is also being evaluated for a concussion.  more »

Factoid: Bargain QB

Tampa Bay’s offseason decision to sign Baker Mayfield is looking smart. He’s playing well, and they’ve got him at a base salary of only $4 million.   more »


Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

The Saints have been unable to get things going, and they can’t blame scheduling. Their three wins are against teams that have gone a combined 3-15. Their six opponents collectively have the 2nd-worst win-loss record in the league.   more »



Saints sign QB Luton off Panthers practice squad

The New Orleans Saints signed quarterback JAKE LUTON on Tuesday off the practice squad of the division rival Carolina Panthers. Luton will join the Saints active roster behind fellow quarterbacks DEREKMore CARR, JAMEIS WINSTON, and TAYSOM HILL. The move suggests that Carr will not be available for the Saints game this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New Orleans head coach Dennis Allen has said that Carr will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis as he recovers from a shoulder injury, although he did not rule out the possibility that Carr could play against the Bucs. Less

Source: Team Blog


Saints RB Kamara set to return from suspension

New Orleans Saints running back ALVIN KAMARA’s three-game suspension is officially over and he is set to return to work. Kamara was suspended for the first three games of the seasonMore after he pleaded no contest to breach of the peace in connection with a beating that left a man hospitalized. Kamara acknowledged he was “completely wrong” and served his suspension accordingly. He returns to a Saints offense that is in a state of flux after quarterback DEREK CARR suffered an injured throwing shoulder on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. The Saints welcome Kamara back and are hoping for an immediate impact, starting on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Saints QB Carr day-to-day with sprained AC joint

New Orleans Saints coach Dennis Allen said on Monday that quarterback DEREK CARR sprained his right AC joint in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers and is considered week-to-week dueMore to the injury. Allen added that the Saints “dodged a bullet there in terms of real significance”. Carr reportedly felt better Monday morning, but he will continue to be evaluated throughout the week. If Carr were to miss time, backup quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON would take his place in the starting lineup. The Saints play this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a game for which Carr has not been ruled out. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less



Saints QB Carr likely avoids season ending injury

New Orleans Saints quarterback DEREK CARR is believed to have suffered an AC joins sprain during Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers. Carr left the game after being injured onMore a third quarter sack and was ruled out for the remainder of the contest. He was taken to a local hospital for additional tests after having X-rays done at the stadium, but he is believed to have avoided a season ending shoulder injury. If Carr misses time due to the injury, backup quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON will likely get the start until Carr is healthy. Less

Source: CBS Sports


QB Carr looks good in brief Saints debut

New Orleans Saints quarterback DEREK CARR looked solid in his preseason debut with his new team, completing 6 of 8 passes for 70 yards and a four-yard touchdown. The 12-play scoringMore drive was the only work of the day for Carr, as fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON replaced him afterward. One of Carr’s most promising completions may have been a 16-yard connection with veteran wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS. As fantasy owners are well aware, Thomas has missed almost all of the last three seasons with injuries but he has been healthy this summer and hopes are high for what he and Carr will be able to do this season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Guillotine Leagues : Guillotine Draft

A few weeks ago, I sent out an invitation to the 2023 Fantasy Index Guillotine League. First and foremost, thank you to everyone for commenting that they were interested, and a special thanks to those who participated in the draft. They made it tough on me. My team appears below, and we can now look back at what mistakes I made, what I would change, and what I did right.   more »


Saints WR Thomas ready to go “full speed”

Veteran New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS took part in the team’s offseason training activity earlier this week, finally returning to the field after an injury plagued couple of seasons.More Thomas said afterward that he would be ready for training camp, adding that he was “ready to go full speed, just like the old days and what everyone is used to”. Thomas also said that he can’t wait to play with new quarterback DEREK CARR, who joined the team in part to play with Thomas. Less

Source: Team Website


Saints sign TE Moreau to 3-year deal

Earlier this spring, free agent tight end FOSTER MOREAU learned of a Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis after receiving a routine physical from the New Orleans Saints. Moreau now appears to be onMore the mend and is signing a three-year deal with the Saints. Despite his late March diagnosis, Moreau will reportedly be ready to contribute right away. Moreau is coming off his best statistical season last season and will reunite with former Las Vegas Raiders quarterback DEREK CARR in New Orleans. He is also expected to fortify a Saints tight end room that lacked an experienced tight end. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Saints re-sign TE Johnson

The New Orleans Saints announced over the weekend that they have agreed to terms with tight end JUWAN JOHNSON on a two-year contract extension. Johnson enjoyed a breakout season in 2022,More when he played in 16 games and finished with 42 catches for 508 yards and a team-best 7 touchdowns (tied for third in the league among tight ends). Johnson, at 6 feet 4 and 231 pounds, will provide a big target for new Saints quarterback DEREK CARR. Less

Source: Team Website


Saints agree to deal with free agent QB Carr

Former Las Vegas Raiders quarterback DEREK CARR agreed to a four-year contract with the New Orleans Saints earlier this week. The deal is reportedly worth up to $150 million and includesMore up to $100 million in guarantees. With Carr now in New Orleans, fellow quarterback and former starter JAMEIS WINSTON is expected to be released. Less


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