Volonte Bell, an assistant men's basketball coach at Chattanooga State and the older brother of New Orleans Saints safety Vonn Bell, was killed in a traffic accident Sunday night, the school confirmed.
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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer
The Saints have promoted assistant LB coach Michael Hodges to LB coach to replace new Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Nolan. Hodges joined the Saints as a defensive assistant in 2017. Before that he coached at Sean Payton's alma mater, Eastern Illinois. He also played at Dennis Allen's alma mater, Texas A&M.
Dak Prescott, Jameis Winston, A.J. Green and Chris Jones are among the players who could be tagged. Our reporters make their predictions.
The free-agent market is flooded with interesting options at the game's most important position. These are the top 15 ranked by upside and value.
Can JuJu regain his 2018 form? Is Dwayne Haskins a franchise QB? Will Hollywood Brown take the next step? NFL Nation reporters weigh in.
No decision was made immediately Thursday after a civil court hearing to determine whether emails between officials from the New Orleans Saints and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans will be made public.
Did you know Jack Del Rio is Washington's defensive coordinator? If not, don't fret. NFL Nation has you covered on the league's coaching moves.
Mike Clay ESPN Writer
2019 was another super-efficient season from Drew Brees, who has now scored 69 TDs while tossing 12 INTs in 29 games (including the playoffs) over the past two seasons. Brees has completed at least 72% of his passes each of the past three seasons, which is notable considering no QB in league history has achieved that mark even once. Yes, the Saints were 5-0 in Teddy Bridgewater's five 2019 starts, but the offense simply was not as good (2.4 TDs/G vs. 3.6/G in Brees' 10 full regular season games)
Brees' coming back ensures that the Saints will remain Super Bowl contenders, but what does it mean for the team's future?
Saints quarterback Drew Brees, the NFL's career passing leader, will return for a 20th season after posting to Instagram on Tuesday that he will "make another run at it."
Depending on how much the Saints choose to pony up on in-house free agents, their defense could look significantly different in 2020.
How can the Cowboys retain Dak, Amari and their other free agents? Well, it's not that easy. Let's make moves for the NFC.
Judge Ellen Hazeur ruled that a hearing on the confidentiality of emails between Roman Catholic officials and the NFL's Saints will be open and that "all the public has a right" to attend.
A foundation for the Saints ownership has given at least $62 million to the Archdiocese of New Orleans and other Catholic causes over the past dozen years, according to an Associated Press review.
Sometimes you just need to go somewhere new. For high-priced QBs such as Derek Carr, Cam Newton and Nick Foles, playing for a new team in 2020 could make a lot of sense.
Bomani Jones wonders what kind of following does the XFL need to break even despite fielding a league of "sorry" players (1:55). Why do we feel the need to speak Taysom Hill into existence as a franchise QB when you already have Teddy Bridgewater on your roster (15:53)? Dwyane Wade sets an example for all parents and Bo tells you why (29:42). Plus, an IYHH including a hydrogen-powered superyacht (39:28) and your "wrastlin" destruction voicemails (50:59).
Philip Rivers is officially ending his run with the Chargers and entering free agency. Fellow veteran QBs Tom Brady and Drew Brees are considering their options. The NFL quarterback market is filled with possibility, as the golden era of pocket passers may be ending - and the era of mobile quarterbacks just beginning. ESPN's Dan Graziano runs down the different destinies the elder statesmen of the NFL might be headed for this offseason.
Saints owner reiterates the team's stance that they only offered input on how to work with the media when releasing the names of clergy members who have been credibly accused of abuse.
Saints restricted free agent Taysom Hill recently told The AP on a podcast that he views himself as a franchise quarterback, and though he hopes his future is in New Orleans, Hill suggested he'd be willing to go elsewhere for the "right opportunity."
Adding a No. 2 wide receiver is an offseason must for the Saints, so it's fortuitous that this year's draft is loaded with high-end receiver talent.