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Source: Saints' Spence tears ACL while training

Saints defensive end Noah Spence suffered a torn ACL while training away from the team, a source confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. Spence was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list and can't play for the Saints this season.

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The Saints agreed to a 1-year deal with former Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Chickillo, 27, has primarily been a special teams standout while also starting nine games in his five-year career. The 6-foot-3, 255-pounder has 97 tackles and 7.5 sacks. He was briefly placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List last year after an alleged domestic incident with his girlfriend but was cleared because of insufficient evidence and charges were dropped.


ESPN Daily: 2020 NFL Offseason Winners And Losers

Pretty much all of the big moves are in the books for the NFL offseason. Brady and Gronk now call Tampa Bay home. DeAndre Hopkins' trade to the Arizona Cardinals continues to baffle fans and experts. Teams like Carolina and Jacksonville seem to be starting their rebuilds. ESPN's NFL guru Bill Barnwell ranks all NFL teams by which ones made the most of this offseason, and which ones' moves left fans scratching their heads.

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The Saints have made a change on their athletic training staff, hiring Shone Gipson to replace longtime trainer Scottie Patton – as first noted by NOLA.com. Gipson, who will serve under the Saints' director of sports medicine Beau Lowery, was with the Bills from 2004-2018 before spending the past two years as an assistant with the Browns. Patton had been with the Saints since 2000, and his staff won the Ed Block award for the NFL's Athletic Training Staff of the Year in 2005.

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New Orleans' Superdome to get new name in '21

The New Orleans Saints confirmed to Forbes that their naming rights agreement with Mercedes-Benz will not be renewed after it expires next year, meaning the iconic Superdome will have a new name in 2021.

Matt Ryan is confident the Falcons can compete in the NFC South (1:40)

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Saints WR Michael Thomas is teaming up with Raising Cane's to donate 3,000 meals to healthcare workers in the New Orleans area. “Basically, it was just something from my heart. I wanted to do my part toward the frontline healthcare workers who are caring for our community,” Thomas said. “The role they play is huge in the community with the virus and helping people every day with issues and putting themselves at risk. I feel like they've been grinding, and I just wanted to give back in some way.”

The time Mark Ingram tried to juke a dog (0:16)
NFL will allow teams to reopen facilities on Tuesday (0:59)

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The Saints signed versatile veteran Ty Montgomery, who can add depth as a runner, receiver and special teamer. The 6-foot, 216-pounder began his career as WR with the Packers before converting to RB. Montgomery, 27, has 1,035 rushing yards, 982 receiving yards and 10 TDs in five career seasons with the Packers, Ravens and Jets. To make room, the Saints released tight end/former defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen.

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Saints' Payton: NFL wasn't ready for PI reviews

Saints coach Sean Payton told Baltimore's 105.7 The Fan on Thursday that it became clear last season the NFL wasn't prepared to enforce the pass interference replay review "the correct way."

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The Saints re-signed veteran offensive lineman Patrick Omameh for depth at both tackle and guard. The 6-4, 327-pounder started one game after joining the Saints last year and played a total of 151 snaps on offense. He has started 60 career games, including the playoffs, in his six-year career with the Buccaneers, Bears, Jaguars, Giants and Saints.


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Larry Warford made the Pro Bowl in each of his three seasons as the Saints' starting right guard. But their decision to release him Friday isn't as surprising as you might think.

Why Saints decided to release Pro Bowler Warford (0:49)
Stephen A. says Brady is under more pressure in Week 1 vs. Brees (1:40)

Team Stats

Passing Yards265.37th
Rushing Yards108.616th
Points For28.54th
Points Against21.320th

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