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Podcast: September 14 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

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Winston shines with 5 touchdowns in Saints opener vs. Packers

The Drew Brees era may be over in New Orleans, but new Saints starting quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON made the most of his debut with 5 touchdown passes in a season openingMore win over the Green Bay Packers. Winston finished with the third-best quarterback rating of his career with a 130.8. He threw his five touchdown passes to four different receivers, while throwing no interceptions. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Around the NFL: Jameis Winston

Adam Schefter is reporting that Jameis Winston has won the Saints starting quarterback job. This is not a surprise, but now it's fairly close to official. Running Sean Payton's offense, there's certainly Top-12 to 15 potential. But there's also potential for him to ultimately play his way out of the lineup.   more »


Around the NFL: Saints-Jaguars

So, the Saints and Jaguars played last night. Anything happen in that one that might have relevance to people's fantasy drafts coming up? Maybe one or two developments.   more »



Winston makes strong case in bid for Saints starting QB gig

New Orleans quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON couldn’t have made a stronger case to become the Saints starting quarterback on Monday Night Football. In the first quarter alone, the 27-year-old Winston completed 9More of 10 passes for 123 yards and two deep touchdown throws against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Saints coach Sean Payton said that he hopes to name the team’s starting quarterback before Saturday’s preseason finale against the Arizona Cardinals. Fellow quarterback TAYSOM HILL played with the backups Monday night after starting last week’s preseason opener. Less



Quarterback competition underway in New Orleans

New Orleans quarterback TAYSOM HILL started Saturday’s preseason game for the Saints against the Baltimore Ravens, with JAMEIS WINSTON taking over and finishing the first half. Hill got off to aMore hot start before struggling, while Winston had a shaky start before catching fire. Afterward, Saints coach Sean Payton was so upset about the team’s six turnovers that he did not want to discuss the quarterback competition. Less



Saints adding veteran RB Freeman

The New Orleans Saints agreed to sign former Atlanta Falcons running back DEVONTA FREEMAN over the weekend. Freeman played his college ball at Florida State with New Orleans quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON and spent his first six seasons in the league with Atlanta. Freeman will reportedly play on a one-year deal.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Brees thinks Hill and Winston will both play in 2021

Former New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees said recently that he thinks both TAYSOM HILL and JAMEIS WINSTON will play for the Saints in 2021, regardless of which quarterback wins the startingMore job. Brees added that if Winston is the starter, he thinks Hill will see even more action at the quarterback position than he did with Brees himself under center. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Saints take QB in first post-Brees draft

The New Orleans Saints drafted the first quarterback of the post-Drew Brees era when they selected Notre Dame’s IAN BOOK in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Saturday.More Book is the winningest quarterback in Notre Dame history. While his college career was impressive, Book will start his NFL career on the Saints’ bench behind JAMEIS WINSTON and TAYSOM HILL. Less


Factoid: Saints quarterbacks

I think it’s around the goal line where the Saints will miss Drew Brees the most. It’s in that part of the field where accuracy, timing and decision making become the most important. Brees in that regard is one of the best ever, while what they’re going to now is unproven at best.  more »



Saints agree to one-year deal with QB Winston

A day after quarterback DREW BREES announced his retirement, the New Orleans Saints signed fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON to a one-year contract. While Winston likely would have had interest on theMore free agent market, he decided to return to New Orleans to potentially take over for Brees. A quarterback competition is expected to take place between Winston and TAYSOM HILL. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Saints restructure QB Hill’s contract, negotiating with QB Winston

The New Orleans Saints signed quarterback TAYSOM HILL to a contract “extension” on Sunday night, but the move was mostly designed to save money against the salary cap. The Saints areMore reportedly negotiating with fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON, who appears likely to become the heir apparent to DREW BREES – who officially announced his retirement on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog


Saints have “big interest” in keeping QB Winston

New Orleans head coach Sean Payton said on Wednesday that quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON was a great leader for the team during the 2020 season, adding that the Saints have “big interest”More in Winston remaining with the team in 2021. The Saints have a wealth of talent in their quarterback room, with DREW BREES and TAYSOM HILL also on the roster. Payton did add that he expected to hear more from the veteran Brees about his future in the next week to week and a half. Brees is widely expected to retire, although he has made no formal announcement. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Free agent market heating up for QB Winston

With the MATTHEW STAFFORD for JARED GOFF trade in place between the Rams and the Lions, the free agent market for quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON is reportedly heating up. While he couldMore certainly remain in New Orleans, several teams are said to be interested in his services. With the Saints, Winston is not guaranteed a starting role due to the presence of DREW BREES (for now) and TAYSOM HILL. Several teams see Winston as a potential starter, with both the Colts and Bears being linked to him thus far. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: November 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 10 of the NFL regular season -- and introduce a brand new play-at-home contest, SUPPLY BY DEMAND. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »


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