Saints Fantasy News

Saints WR Brandon Marshall INACTIVE vs. Eagles

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 3:03pm

Saints Inactives
Brandon Marshall
Manti Te'o
Terron Armstead
Marcus Davenport
Will Clapp
Mitchell Loewen
Chaz Green

Fantasy Impact:

After signing with the Saints this past week, Marshall will sit out in Week 11.

Friday, November 16, 2018, 6:54pm

Saints WR Austin Carr (knee) took full practice reps again Friday.

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:42pm

Saints WR Austin Carr (knee) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:59pm

Saints WR Austin Carr (knee) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Saints sign WR Brandon Marshall

Monday, November 12, 2018, 11:42am

Adam Schefter on Twitter - [Full Article]

Veteran WR Brandon Marshall is signing a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, per source.

Related players: TreQuan Smith, Cameron Meredith

Fantasy Impact:

The move comes after the Saints signed, and then lost, WR Dez Bryant last week. As we said when the team signed Bryant, Cameron Meredith may take a bit of a hit in fantasy value, but other roles, like that of TreQuan Smith as a deep threat, should remain.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 6:44pm

Bengals WR John Ross (groin) took full practice reps all week. The full practices are a good sign that his groin is feeling better. He’ll probably see a lot of snaps with A.J. Green sidelined for a few weeks. He’s worthy of a dart throw in a great matchup against the Saints.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 6:44pm

Saints WR Cameron Meredith (knee) was removed from the injury report Friday. He has been placed on injured reserve.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 6:44pm

Saints WR Dez Bryant (ankle, questionable) was limited Friday after taking full reps earlier in the week and is questionable for Week 10. He tore his Achilles and is out for the year.

Saints WR Dez Bryant may have torn Achilles

Friday, November 9, 2018, 4:59pm

Tom Pelissero on Twitter - [Full Article]

Dez Bryant was helped off the field at Saints practice today after suffering what the team fears may be a torn Achilles. He’s getting an MRI now.

Fantasy Impact:

Well, that was fast. Obviously, this is a big blow for Dez personally, the Saints as a team and to hopeful owners. With Cam Meredith added to IR just yesterday and no updates on if Ted Ginn Jr. will be able to return this year, the Saints suddenly find themselves thin at receiver. Ben Watson and TreQuan Smith figure to pick up much of the slack but don't be surprised if Alvin Kamara runs more routes, if that is even possible, with Mark Ingram picking up extra snaps. The biggest direct beneficiary is likely Smith, who could see additional work outside of the deep-threat role he's filled in recent weeks. Austin Carr, who has five career receptions will be the slot guy, but isn't likely to come into value. Look for the Saints, who also brought in Brandon Marshall and Kamar Aiken before signing Bryant, to add to the position in the next few days or early next week.

Saints WR Dez Bryant will not play Week 10

Friday, November 9, 2018, 2:49pm

Tom Pelissero on Twitter - [Full Article]

New Saints wide receiver Dez Bryant is expected to sit out Sunday‘s game versus the Bengals. They want him to drop weight and he needs more than two practices to learn the offense, build chemistry, etc. His debut could come the following week against the Eagles.

Fantasy Impact:

When Dez is ready, we aren't even sure he will be productive. Our Director of Forecasting John Paulsen had this to say about his signing: "The signing of Bryant provides a slight boost to Drew Brees, who has another target to utilize. Bryant likely eats into Cameron Meredith’s workload. Sean Payton likes to have a speed receiver on the field, so TreQuan Smith’s role should be relatively safe. Bryant could become fantasy-viable if he’s able to carve out a big role, but there are so many mouths to feed in this offense that it will be tough for him to have any week-to-week consistency."

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:16pm

Saints WR Cameron Meredith (knee) was removed from the injury report Thursday. He has been placed on injured reserve. The Saints have signed Dez Bryant as a replacement.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 8:05pm

Saints WR Cameron Meredith (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

Saints sign WR Dez Bryant

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1:31pm

ESPN.com - [Full Article]

Dez Bryant is back in the NFL, and he is joining one of the league's top Super Bowl contenders. The former Dallas Cowboys receiver has agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Bryant's salary was not immediately known.

Fantasy Impact:

The signing of Bryant provides a slight boost to Drew Brees, who has another target to utilize. Bryant likely eats into Cameron Meredith’s workload. Sean Payton likes to have a speed receiver on the field, so TreQuan Smith’s role should be relatively safe. Bryant could become fantasy-viable if he’s able to carve out a big role, but there are so many mouths to feed in this offense that it will be tough for him to have any week-to-week consistency.

NFL moves around some Week 11 games

Monday, November 5, 2018, 2:52pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The NFL has moved the Minnesota Vikings' game at the Chicago Bears from Sunday afternoon to prime time on NBC on Nov. 18.

That bumps the Steelers at Jaguars game to 1 p.m. ET on CBS. Also moving that day is the matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, now a 4:25 p.m. game on Fox rather than at 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 3:01pm

Saints Inactives
Will Clapp C
Marcus Davenport DE
J.T. Gray DB
Chaz Green OG
Mitchell Loewen DE
Michael Ola OT
Manti Te'o MLB