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2016 Schedule
7-9, 3rd in NFC South
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2dPro Football Focus

Saints should sign Brandon Williams

The four-year veteran could supply just the kind of run defense in the middle that New Orleans sorely lacked last season.

Saints superfan Jarrius sinks a showstopping shot (1:18)
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3dMike Triplett

Ex-WR Meachem released after 3 days in jail

Former NFL wide receiver Robert Meachem was released from jail on Thursday after spending three days in jail for failing to make alimony and child support payments.

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4dReporting by Mike Triplett & Justin Verrier

How to live like a local at All-Star Weekend

Headed to the Big Easy for the NBA All-Star Game this weekend? Plan your doughnut stops, museum trips and gator hunts with help from the city's top pros. (The biggest key: Living like a local means never visiting Bourbon Street.)

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5dMike Triplett

Ex-WR jailed for $400K alimony, child support bill

Ex-NFL wideout Robert Meachem can be released once $100,000 of the nearly $400,000 he owes in alimony and child support has been paid to his ex-wife, Andrea Rhodes.

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5dMike Sando

Continuity Rankings: Saints among least changed

They're one of nine teams in the league with the same GM and head coach since 2012, but the Saints still haven't recovered defensively from the fallout of 2012's bounty scandal.

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6dMike Triplett

Stephone Anthony could use a change of scenery

The former first-round pick suffered a stunning drop-off in 2016, after a great rookie season. If Anthony doesn't make big strides this summer, his future in New Orleans will be in doubt.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints officially announced the hirings of receivers coach Curtis Johnson and defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen. Johnson, who previously served as the Saints' WR coach from 2006-2011 before becoming a head coach at Tulane and spending one year with the Chicago Bears, has also been given the title of "senior offensive assistant." Nielsen spent the past 14 years in college, most recently as the defensive line/recruiting coordinator/run game coordinator at North Carolina State from 2013-2016. The Saints have now filled all of their major assistant coach vacancies after previously hiring linebackers coach Mike Nolan and special teams coordinator Bradford Banta.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints will return home for training camp in 2017 at their team practice facility in Metairie after spending the past three years at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia, the team announced. New Orleans has alternated between home and away camps during the Sean Payton era. They trained at home primarily from 2009-2013 after training in Jackson, Miss., from 2006-2008. Practices will be open to the public. The full camp schedule will be released later this spring.

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11dMike Triplett

NFL Nation: Offseason predictions for Saints

New Orleans' primary need this offseason is glaring. Expect the Saints to give Cameron Jordan some pass-rush help, through both free agency and the draft.

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12dKevin Seifert

These NFL players never missed a snap in 2016

A total of 34 players, including four QBs, accomplished perfect attendance in the 2016 season. Who are they, and what has contributed to their success?

Team Stats

Passing Yards317.11st
Rushing Yards108.916th
Points For29.32nd
Points Against28.431st