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Past articles by Lyons:

Yellin: OTA's will likely tell us little about key Saints questions

NEW ORLEANS – Let’s be completely honest, offseason training activities, or OTAs, as they’ve become affectionately known, won’t come close to answering the burning questions so many have regarding this year’s Saints. → Read More

Help yourself and help KMUZ by seeing ‘Leading Ladies’

The show to help the station will be on May 31. → Read More

Tough Mudder: ten miles of mud, obstacles, fun

AVONDALE -- Over the last month, NOLA Motor Sports Park has undergone a unique transformation in order to host the debut of Tough Mudder New Orleans. → Read More

Lelito turns down Cowboys offer, likely to stay with Saints

Saints restricted free agent guard Tim Lelito says he expects to return next season for what would be his fourth year with the Black and Gold. → Read More

Saints announce offseason programs

NEW ORLEANS – The NFL announced the offseason programs for all 32 teams Friday afternoon. → Read More

Saints add cap space for 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Saints just got a little more spending money. The NFLPA announced Thursday morning the Saints have elected to carry over $1.4 million of cap space from 2015. New Orleans, however, was one of three teams, joining the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams that elected not to carry over their full amount. The NFL’s 32 teams carried over $203,963,112 from 2015 for an… → Read More

Browner set to be released from Saints in early March

Cornerback Brandon Browner took to Instagram last month to announce he and the Saints would be parting ways. → Read More

Saints draft needs: 3 inside linebackers to watch

As suspected, when the waiver period began on Monday, the Saints quickly got to work. → Read More

Saints asked Evans to take a pay cut, agent tells CBS Philly Radio

NEW ORLEANS -- Prior to releasing offensive guard Jahri Evans earlier this week, the New Orleans Saints proposed the 10-year veteran take a pay cut, Evans’ agent told a Philadelphia radio station today. → Read More

LB Dannell Ellerbe restructures deal with Saints

Linebacker Dannell Ellerbe has agreed to restructure his contract with the New Orleans Saints. → Read More

Yellin: Saints should keep an eye on these 3 defensive gems in draft

Now that the weeklong job interview for some of college football’s best seniors -- otherwise known as the Senior Bowl -- is complete. → Read More

Doubling down: Division of select and non-select adds more sports

The LHSAAs select, non-select split is back on. Now, however, it won’t be limited to football only. → Read More

Yellin: Loomis needs to think long and hard before any move with Payton

It’s Black Monday in the NFL, which means for many of the league’s 16 teams that missed the playoffs it’s now time for their head coaches and general managers to be held → Read More

Local area teams represent in state football playoffs

It was a stellar year for south Louisiana football. However, only a select few ultimately completed the trek to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to complete for the non-select championships in the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Prep Classic. → Read More

Payton: I wanted Rob Ryan to succeed

When the Saints hired Dennis Allen as a defensive assistant, his eventual promotion to defensive coordinator may have seemed inevitable. → Read More

Rookie Andrus Peat sprains knee; out a few weeks

Saints rookie tackle Andrus Peat has an MCL sprain and will miss a few weeks, a league source told WWL-TV Sports Director Doug Mouton. → Read More

Brees out for Carolina game, Payton says

Saints quarterback Drew Brees will not play during Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers, coach Sean Payton said Friday → Read More

Saints trade receiver/returner Jalen Saunders to Patriots

The Saints have traded receiver / return man Jalen Saunders to the Pats for a conditional draft pick. → Read More

Spiller has surgery; Jahri Evans struggles

New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller underwent arthroscopic surgery on Friday, according to a league source. → Read More

Practice squad player could be Saints' breakout star of 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. – The Saints wrapped up their first week of practices Monday morning with a sharp workout, one that pleased head coach → Read More