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2016 Schedule
7-9, 3rd in NFC South
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Spring football league eyes Manziel, Ray Rice

Former NFL players Johnny Manziel, Ray Rice and Vince Young are some of the high-profile names invited to participate in Spring League football, which debuts in April.

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Dolphins will host Saints in London on Oct. 1

The Dolphins will most likely have a bye the following week. The remainder of the schedule for next season will be released in the spring.

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The Saints' game in London against the Miami Dolphins has been set for October 1 (Week 4) in Wembley Stadium. Tickets will go on sale January 31.

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Saints will upgrade opposite Jordan

The Saints still need an explosive edge rusher to pair with Cameron Jordan. The draft has plenty of options this year, but New Orleans might not wait that long, Mike Triplett writes. Predicting big changes

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints signed former Jaguars WR Rashad Lawrence to a reserve/futures contract. The 6-foot-2, 190-pounder has also spent time with the Redskins and Bears since going undrafted out of Northwestern in 2014, but he has not yet been active for a NFL game.

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Cameron Jordan still needs more help

The Saints brought in Sheldon Rankins last year, but they still lack a dynamic edge rusher opposite Jordan. Perhaps the perpetual issue will finally be addressed this April. Biggest draft need

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Revisiting the Saints' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando initially gave the Saints a C grade for their offseason moves. And after a disappointing third straight 7-9 campaign, not much has changed at season's end. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints signed their third Canadian Football League player of the week – CB Anthony Gaitor, who spent four years in the NFL before spending last year with the BC Lions. Gaitor (5-10, 182) was a seventh-round draft pick of the Buccaneers in 2011, who played in 12 games over two years before suffering a torn ACL in 2013. He also spent time with the Dolphins and Cardinals. He had three interceptions last year in the CFL, including one in the playoffs.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints GM Mickey Loomis in a statement on letting 5 Saints assistant coaches go: "We appreciate all of the hard work and dedication that each of these coaches have given to the New Orleans Saints. With Greg and Joe joining Sean's staff at the start in 2006 and Bill arriving in 2009, the three of them played an integral role in establishing a winning culture and identity within our team. We wish them well in their future endeavors."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton in statement on letting 5 Saints assistant coaches go: "I would like to thank all of these coaches for the work they have done for this club. Specifically, Bill (Johnson), Greg (McMahon) and Joe (Vitt) played a key role on teams that helped create a very special time in franchise history. They played an instrumental role in the development of countless players both on and off the field. I appreciate the contributions that these men have made to this team and wish them continued success."

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Pair of Saints makes Kiper's All-Rookie team

Michael Thomas put up good enough numbers to win Offensive Rookie of the Year if not for a pair of young Cowboys, Mel Kiper writes. Another Saint also made his squad. All-Rookie team (Insider)

Team Stats

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

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