Coach Sean Payton talked after New Orleans Saints practice on Thursday and discussed free agents, injuries, Lynell Hamilton, Jonathan Goodwin, Aubrayo Franklin and Shaun Rogers, Darren Sproles and other matters:
The crisis of default is over. The debt ceiling has been raised. The expenses of government have again been shifted to future generations. The American people are the losers in all of this and unfortunately are no better off today than they were a week ago. Washington is so used to smoke and mirrors and sleight of hand that passing this legislation and calling it spending reform seems okay. But it isn’t.
As ESPN said the Saints chased after running back Darren Sproles, credit Drew Brees.
"Our workouts really went back to March in San Diego," said the quarterback. "Back then, I kept telling him he was going to be a Saint.
The Saints are tied with the Falcons and Jets at 12-1 to win Super Bowl, according to the latest Las Vegas Hilton Race and Sports Book odds, updated to reflect recent free agent trades. The Pats are favorites at 6-1 with the Steelers next at 10-1
The New Orleans Saints have signed former Dallas Cowboy, and St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Alex Barron.
Barron is a seven-year veteran who has started 75 of 87 games in his career.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and CAP Technologies founder and President Daigle announced an $8.1 million capital investment for a metal coatings facility in Denham Springs, which the Governor claims will lead to 43 new direct jobs with an average salary of $52,000 a year, plus benefits – and an estimated 60 new indirect jobs, creating a total of more than 100 new jobs in the Capital Region.
Dagong Global Credit Rating Co. has cut United States' credit score of A+ to an A after Obama and U.S. Congress agreed to a debt ceiling compromise
That's VP Biden's reaction to the tea baggers. And he's right.
The horrible, no-good, terrible, waste of time that was the debt ceiling fight produced a horrible, no-good, terrible bill cutting spending at a time when the economy is still struggling.
But this is all about destroying Obama's presidency, so we digress. What else can you expect?
How did Louisiana's Congressional Delegation vote?
New Orleans Saints News:
The WhoDats beefed up their defensive line by signing first-round draft choice Cameron Jordan and free agent defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin. They lost defensive end-tackle Anthony Hargrove, who signed with the Bears.
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with first round draft choice DE Cameron Jordan today. Also, the Saints came to terms with T Zach Strief, TE Tory Humphrey, LB Clint Ingram and DB Terrail Lambert according to an announcement by Loomis.