Any concerns of tension between Alvin Kamara and the Saints heading into their season opener against the Buccaneers have been alleviated with a report Saturday morning of a 5-year contract extension worth $75 million.
The NFL continues to beging the 2020 season on time, starting with training camp. While there is no timetable for players to return to their team facilities, coaches are allowed to do so as of Friday, June 5th but the Saints are holding off.
Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media via videoconference Monday and provided insight on how the team is handling the initially-divisive comments “I think the fact that we have got a veteran team allows us to handle these types of situations a lot better."
Saints left guard Andrus Peat left Sunday’s loss to the Falcons in the second quarter with an arm injury and did not return. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Peat will miss six weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken arm.
A blocked punt, two forced fumbles, two touchdown passes by Teddy Bridgewater, and two touchdown runs by Latavius Murray was more than enough to extend the Saints winning streak to five games after beating Chicago, 36-25.
Former Saints defensive end Will Smith will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor, a league source confirms to FOX 8 sports.The ceremony will take place during Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccanneers. Smith played 12 years for the Saints.