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Junior Galette's Twitter Rant Savages Sean Payton And The Saints

Linebacker Junior Galette was shockingly told by the Saints on Friday that he will be released before training camp. Galette signed a new contract last fall, and since New Orleans will have to swallow nearly $18 million of his salary, they must have been truly sick of him. The feeling’s mutual; on Saturday Galette… » 7/27/15 8:59am 7/27/15 8:59am

NFL's Benjamin Watson: Remove The Confederate Flag For The Right Reasons

Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is particularly engaged with current events—his thoughts after the decision not to bring charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown still stand up, and managed to find support from all sides. Today, he wrote about the swelling movement to take down the Confederate battle flag from… » 6/22/15 3:35pm 6/22/15 3:35pm

Darren Sharper May Be Subject To Penis Monitoring Until He Dies

Convicted rapist Darren Sharper will serve nine years in prison for his crimes, but he won’t return to a regular life after he finishes his sentence. If two New Orleans judges approve the deal instead of issuing a 20-year sentence in Louisiana, Sharper will be treated as a sex offender, and closely monitored for the… » 4/10/15 11:10am 4/10/15 11:10am

How Did Darren Sharper Avoid Arrest For So Long?

ProPublica, Sports Illustrated, and The New Orleans Advocate teamed up to produce a thoroughly reported story seeking to explain how exactly former NFL player Darren Sharper was able to avoid getting arrested for months years despite being accused of rape multiple times. The whole story is worth a read, but the short… » 4/08/15 12:41pm 4/08/15 12:41pm

Saints Owner Tom Benson Addresses Accusations Of Mental Incompetence

87-year-old Saints owner Tom Benson has been at the NFL meetings in Phoenix this week, moving around with a walker and attending meetings with his wife and soon-to-be-owner Gayle. For the first time since having a lawsuit filed against him by his jilted heirs—one that accused Gayle of manipulating a mentally feeble… » 3/25/15 10:12am 3/25/15 10:12am

Suit: Saints Owner Tom Benson Is Being Manipulated By His Scheming Wife

Yesterday, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's daughter and grandchildren filed a lawsuit seeking to block his recent and curious decision to cut his family members out of his life and name his third wife, Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird, heir to his ownership of both teams. We now have a copy of the full… » 1/23/15 10:42am 1/23/15 10:42am

The Family Dispute Over Ownership Of The Saints Is Getting Ugly

This morning, an official press release was sent out announcing that New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson had drastically restructured his plans for the inevitable ownership transfer of each team. Under the new plan, the 87-year-old Benson's daughter, Renee Benson, and her two children will be cut out… » 1/22/15 4:12pm 1/22/15 4:12pm

MNF Praises Owner Who Tried To Abandon New Orleans

Monday Night Football spent part of tonight's broadcast practically blowing Saints owner Tom Benson, after it was announced earlier that he had donated $11 million to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ten million dollars will go towards renovating Canton's Fawcett Stadium (including renaming it "Tom Benson Hall of Fame… » 11/24/14 11:18pm 11/24/14 11:18pm