Archive for October, 2012



New Orleans Saints fan Jon Menges had no idea photo would turn him into Who Dat Nation hero

Mike Triplett, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Jon Menges might be the most famous New Orleans Saints fan in the country right now. But he said he had no idea he would earn so much national notoriety and become a hero to the Who Dat Nation when he pulled off the priceless photo with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell this week while wearing his “Free Sean Payton” T-shirt



Congrats PT !!

Can you say TOUCHDOWN !!



Vilma practices with Saints

Jay Vise / AP Reporting
Assistant Head Coach Aaron Kromer today said that linebacker Jon Vilma practiced with the team.

Vilma remains on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list, but the team got a roster exemption, allowing him to practice.

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New Orleans Saints fan files class action lawsuit against NFL, Roger Goodell

Katherine Terrell, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Parish resident David Mancina has filed a class-action lawsuit against the NFL and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seeking damages in excess of $5 million on behalf of himself and 2012-13 New Orleans Saints season-ticket holders. The lawsuit is a response to the suspensions handed out to Saints players and coaches for their alleged participation in the Saints’ bounty program.

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NFL reaffirms player suspensions in Saints’ bounty case

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the suspensions Tuesday that he originally issued on the four players involved in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty program.
Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma remains suspended for the season but will retain the game checks he received while on the physically-unable-to-perform list. Defensive end Will Smith remains suspended for four games.

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