How underdog Sam Mills became a Hall of Famer

12:45 PM ET David Newton Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006 Mike Triplett Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and … Read more

New Orleans Saints unveil new black helmets to be worn for at least one game in 2022

METAIRIE, La. — The NFL’s new helmet rule will allow several teams to bring back some classic throwback looks this season. And in the New Orleans Saints’ case, it will also introduce something new. 1 Related The Saints revealed a new black helmet Thursday that will be worn for at least one game in 2022. … Read more

New Orleans Saints’ Marcus Davenport had half of pinkie amputated this offseason

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport had the top portion of his left pinkie finger amputated this offseason after breaking a plate from a previous surgery and experiencing an infection. Davenport, who also had surgery on his right shoulder in January, is hoping to be healthy by training camp. But the … Read more

NFL minicamp storylines include how QBs Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson, Carson Wentz look with new teams

6:00 AM ET NFL NationESPN Mandatory three-day minicamp kicks off for 17 teams this week after 12 others held theirs last week. The Miami Dolphins had their session two weeks ago, and the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals aren’t holding one this year. Many players have taken part in voluntary organized team activities, but the … Read more