He's still the top back in a good offense and I'm cool with taking the plunge at the Round 2-to-3 turn. RB Tier 4 - RB1 potential with some questions marks 13) Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars 14) Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions 15) Damien Williams, Kansas City Chiefs 16) Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers 17) Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers It can take some time to come around to but Leonard Fournette is a strong bounce-back candidate. His top “competition” on the depth chart is (probably) Alfred Blue.

Free agent guard Patrick Omameh agreed to terms with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday evening, after trying out with the team earlier in the day. Omameh's agency, Schwartz & Feinsod, announced the agreement on Twitter. Omameh signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the New York Giants in March 2018 and started the first six games last season.

Free agent guard Patrick Omameh had a tryout on Sunday with the New Orleans Saints, multiple outlets reported. The 29-year-old has started 56 of his 67 games with four teams since going undrafted out of Michigan in 2013. Omameh signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the New York Giants in March 2018 and started the first six games last season.

Eli Apple will be a free agent at the end of the 2019 season after the New Orleans Saints declined the cornerback's fifth-year option. Apple was drafted 10th overall in 2016 by the New York Giants and acquired by the Saints at the trade deadline in 2018. All draft picks sign four-year deals, and first-round draft picks have a fifth-year team option.

The New Orleans Saints were still waiting to make their first pick of the NFL draft when Thursday night's first round ended. The Saints are slated to pick late in the second round at 62nd overall on Friday night and will try to acquire a player capable of contributing next season to a team widely expected to be a playoff contender. That's the only pick New Orleans currently has in the first four rounds because of a series of 2018 trades designed to help the club contend for another title while record-setting quarterback Drew Brees, who turned 40 last January, is still playing.

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Saints rather than join the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple reports on Thursday. The Saints also restructured Drew Brees' contract to free up $10.8 million in cap space and signed former New England Patriots defensive tackle Malcom Brown. --The New York Giants agreed to a four-year, $37.5 million deal, $23 million of which is fully guaranteed, with wideout Golden Tate, according to multiple reports.

Amid a growing group of young star players around the league, 39-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees finished the fan ballot portion of Pro Bowl voting with more votes than anyone. The NFL announced the results on Friday from fan voting, which ended a day earlier. The 11-time Pro Bowl passer Brees got 1,270,631 votes to top all players, ahead of second-place Patrick Mahomes (1,197,370 votes), the second-year Kansas City Chiefs QB who has thrown 45 touchdown passes in 14 games in his first season as a starter.

Amid a growing group of young star players around the league, 39-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees finished the fan ballot portion of Pro Bowl voting with more votes than anyone. The NFL announced the results on Friday from fan voting, which ended a day earlier. The 11-time Pro Bowl passer Brees got 1,270,631 votes to top all players, ahead of second-place Patrick Mahomes (1,197,370 votes), the second-year Kansas City Chiefs QB who has thrown 45 touchdown passes in 14 games in his first season as a starter.

Brandon Marshall takes nothing for granted when discussing his opportunity to join the Saints' seemingly inevitable march to the postseason. New Orleans went instead with Dez Bryant, but lost the former Dallas Cowboys star to a season-ending Achilles injury in his second practice. ''When you're on the other side of 30 and you don't produce, this is the situation you'll find yourself in,'' Marshall said.

Brandon Marshall, a 13-year NFL receiver, signed Monday with the New Orleans Saints after their record-setting romp over Cincinnati that cost Bengals' defensive coordinator Teryl Austin his job. Marshall has compiled 970 receptions for 12,351 yards and 83 touchdowns with Denver, Miami, Chicago, the New York Jets, the New York Giants and Seattle, where he has 11 catches for 136 yards and a touchdown before being released last month.

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