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7-9, 3rd in NFC South

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

No compensatory draft picks for the Saints -- but no surprise. Compensatory picks go to teams that lose more qualifying free agents than they sign. The Saints are almost always too active in free agency to qualify. Their 10 compensatory picks since 1994 are the fewest in the NFL. ... And spoiler alert: With the Saints poised to spend some money in free agency this year without losing many key free agents, they won't get any compensatory picks next year either.

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3dBill Barnwell

Barnwell's 5 AFC South moves: Houston gets Garoppolo

Could Jimmy Garoppolo make the Texans the clear leader of the AFC South? They should find out. But the Jags, Colts and Titans all have major moves to make. Bill Barnwell has ideas.


Sean Payton on future of Romo

Saints head coach Sean Payton joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to talk about the future of Tony Romo and explain whether or not Houston would be a good fit for Brock Osweiler.

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8dPro 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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9dMike 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 behind bars for failing to make alimony and child support payments.

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9dReporting 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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11dMike 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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11dMike 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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12dMike 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.

Team Stats

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