On the morning of Friday, July 29, 2011, the New Orleans Saints opened their training camp for the upcoming season. Fans were lined up outside waiting for the first view of their favorite players and just thankful that there would be football this year after all the lockout mess. Members of the Who Dat Nation were ecstatic to see some old faces, some new faces, and expressed a bit of sadness for some now missing.
Highlights and news from Saints first 2011 press conference
With that, the early part of this week has been overly hectic so far for the NFL as a whole, but the Saints have kept extremely busy. Let’s catch up on all of the news that has transpired for the black and gold since the NFL allowed teams to get back to business.
Full schedule for New Orleans Saints 2011 Training Camp
- Saints come to terms with RB Darren Sproles
- Lance Moore agrees to terms on 5-year deal
- Jermon Bushrod returning to Saints
- Chris Reis, Scott Shanle, Danny Clark, and Jo-Lonn Dunbar staying with Saints
- CB Leigh Torrence agrees to terms
- Jonathan Amaya traded to Saints from Miami
- Seahawks LB Will Herring signs with New Orleans
Departures and Players in Talks:
- Reggie Bush traded to Miami
- Jimmy Wilkerson to visit Seahawks
- DT Remi Ayodele agrees to terms with Vikings
- CB Randall Gay released, could be re-signed by team
- CB Johnny Patrick agrees to terms
- 7th round pick Greg Romeus agrees to terms
- 7th round pick Nate Bussey agrees to terms
- Saints sign 20 undrafted free agents
- Rookie draft picks tweet their jersey numbers
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