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  • Former LSU wide receiver Travin Dural reportedly breaks arm at Saints training camp

    Former LSU wide receiver Travin Dural reportedly breaks arm at Saints training camp

    Monday, July 30 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-07-30 11:21:04 GMT
    Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)
    Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)

    New Orleans Saints receiver Travin Dural and center Cameron Tom each have been injured at Saints training camp. Both went down with apparent upper body injuries during practice on Sunday.

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    New Orleans Saints receiver Travin Dural and center Cameron Tom each have been injured at Saints training camp. Both went down with apparent upper body injuries during practice on Sunday.

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  • In a crowded Saints backfield, Shane Vereen is using his versatility to separate himself

    In a crowded Saints backfield, Shane Vereen is using his versatility to separate himself

    Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Shane Vereen is fighting for the backup job with Mark Ingram out the first four games. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    He's a veteran player that been in a lot of big games. But in this training camp, running back Shane Vereen is simply a player trying to master his new offense. "I'm still learning. I've still got a lot to learn still can play a lot faster, I want to play faster. And just be the role player they ask me to be," said Shane Vereen. Vereen is in a heated competition at running back with Boston Scott, Terrance West, and Jonathan Williams. Of those three, Vereen has the best com...more>>
    He's a veteran player that been in a lot of big games. But in this training camp, running back Shane Vereen is simply a player trying to master his new offense. "I'm still learning. I've still got a lot to learn still can play a lot faster, I want to play faster. And just be the role player they ask me to be," said Shane Vereen. Vereen is in a heated competition at running back with Boston Scott, Terrance West, and Jonathan Williams. Of those three, Vereen has the best com...more>>
  • Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...more>>
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...more>>
  • Patrick Robinson says he's no longer 'weak-minded'

    Patrick Robinson says he's no longer 'weak-minded'

    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com

    Patrick Robinson returns to the Black and Gold a much different player. He's a Super Bowl champion and highly regarded slot corner. But his biggest area of growth wasn't just physically on the field. It was in his own mind. 

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    Patrick Robinson returns to the Black and Gold a much different player. He's a Super Bowl champion and highly regarded slot corner. But his biggest area of growth wasn't just physically on the field. It was in his own mind. 

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  • FFF: Taysom Hill makes the Saints preseason a must-watch

    FFF: Taysom Hill makes the Saints preseason a must-watch

    Taysom Hill scores a TD in the 4th quarter in Jaksonville. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill scores a TD in the 4th quarter in Jaksonville. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition off FFF we talk all things Taysom Hill, another young American soccer player is making noise in Europe, and my visit to Chicken and Watermelon for some wings. FOOTBALL Drew Brees is the Saints quarterback for at least the next two years under his contract. He could play for another 1-3 years after that if he wanted. Brees is that good, and still in fantastic shape. So for the foreseeable future, the only time Saints fans will see Taysom Hill line up at QB will be in...

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    In this edition off FFF we talk all things Taysom Hill, another young American soccer player is making noise in Europe, and my visit to Chicken and Watermelon for some wings. FOOTBALL Drew Brees is the Saints quarterback for at least the next two years under his contract. He could play for another 1-3 years after that if he wanted. Brees is that good, and still in fantastic shape. So for the foreseeable future, the only time Saints fans will see Taysom Hill line up at QB will be in...

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  • Tre'Quan Smith steps up in Saints first preseason game

    Tre'Quan Smith steps up in Saints first preseason game

    Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Tre'Quan Smith didn't shrink under the bright lights during his first preseason game.

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    Tre'Quan Smith didn't shrink under the bright lights during his first preseason game.

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  • Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris

    Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris

    De'Vante Harris was cut by the Saints Saturday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)De'Vante Harris was cut by the Saints Saturday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris according to FOX 8 Sports Sean Fazende. 

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    The Saints cut cornerback De'Vante Harris according to FOX 8 Sports Sean Fazende. 

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  • Saints get back to work after defeating Jaguars

    Saints get back to work after defeating Jaguars

    Alvin Kamara hauled in a big catch against Demario Davis.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara hauled in a big catch against Demario Davis. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints got back to work at their indoor facility after beating Jacksonville Thursday night. Drew Brees didn't get in the game against the Jaguars, but showed no rust Friday against the Black and Gold defense. Brees connected with Alvin Kamara with Demario Davis draped all over him. Alright #Saints fans, it's play of the day time from Friday's indoor workout. 11-11 drill, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara draped in coverage by Demario Davis, still makes the catch. What a grab. @FOX8N...

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    The Saints got back to work at their indoor facility after beating Jacksonville Thursday night. Drew Brees didn't get in the game against the Jaguars, but showed no rust Friday against the Black and Gold defense. Brees connected with Alvin Kamara with Demario Davis draped all over him. Alright #Saints fans, it's play of the day time from Friday's indoor workout. 11-11 drill, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara draped in coverage by Demario Davis, still makes the catch. What a grab. @FOX8N...

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  • Taysom Hill admits 'pregame jitters' before suiting up at QB for the Saints

    Taysom Hill admits 'pregame jitters' before suiting up at QB for the Saints

    Taysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.comTaysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.com
    Taysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.comTaysom Hill scored on a 3-yard TD run against the Jaguars. Source: Nola.com
    It's been over 11 months since Taysom Hill played quarterback in an NFL game. Yes, there was some nerves, but Hill no doubt impressed in his Saints QB debut. He led the Black and Gold in rushing and passing against the Jaguars. "It was a long time coming, so I was definitely excited. Pregame jitters. I had a lot of high hopes, expectations for myself going into the game. It just felt good to be back on the field playing quarterback under center," said Taysom Hill. Hil...more>>
    It's been over 11 months since Taysom Hill played quarterback in an NFL game. Yes, there was some nerves, but Hill no doubt impressed in his Saints QB debut. He led the Black and Gold in rushing and passing against the Jaguars. "It was a long time coming, so I was definitely excited. Pregame jitters. I had a lot of high hopes, expectations for myself going into the game. It just felt good to be back on the field playing quarterback under center," said Taysom Hill. Hil...more>>
  • A highly anticipated 2018 season gets a dress rehearsal in Jacksonville tonight

    A highly anticipated 2018 season gets a dress rehearsal in Jacksonville tonight

    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Optimism for the 2018 season has been sky-high on Airline Drive since last season ended bitterly in Minnesota. 

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    Optimism for the 2018 season has been sky-high on Airline Drive since last season ended bitterly in Minnesota. 

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  • Saints honor Tom Benson with jersey patch and helmet decal

    Saints honor Tom Benson with jersey patch and helmet decal

    Tom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: SaintsTom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: Saints
    Tom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: SaintsTom Benson will be honored in 2018 with a patch and decal. Source: Saints
    The late Tom Benson will be honored by the Saints with a jersey patch and a helmet decal for the 2018 season. Jersey patch and helmet decal honoring Tom Benson this season #SaintsGameday pic.twitter.com/OXKwyQolcX — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 9, 2018 Benson owned the Saints from 1985-2018. His wife Gayle Benson now owns the Black and Gold after his passing. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    The late Tom Benson will be honored by the Saints with a jersey patch and a helmet decal for the 2018 season. Jersey patch and helmet decal honoring Tom Benson this season #SaintsGameday pic.twitter.com/OXKwyQolcX — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 9, 2018 Benson owned the Saints from 1985-2018. His wife Gayle Benson now owns the Black and Gold after his passing. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • Alvin Kamara is becoming a big star on and off the field

    Alvin Kamara is becoming a big star on and off the field

    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Last season, Alvin Kamara burst onto the NFL scene with his blinding speed, and big-play ability. This training camp, Kamara isn't yet a veteran, but he's passing on his football knowledge to rookie Boston Scott. "Yeah it is. At the same time, I got some experience. So whatever I can do to help. Because I remember last year I had Mark to help me. Adrian (Peterson), John Kuhn. If I can make it a little bit easier, or give him a little sense of ease. Well I know I'm doing good, bu...more>>
    Last season, Alvin Kamara burst onto the NFL scene with his blinding speed, and big-play ability. This training camp, Kamara isn't yet a veteran, but he's passing on his football knowledge to rookie Boston Scott. "Yeah it is. At the same time, I got some experience. So whatever I can do to help. Because I remember last year I had Mark to help me. Adrian (Peterson), John Kuhn. If I can make it a little bit easier, or give him a little sense of ease. Well I know I'm doing good, bu...more>>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #11

    Marcus Williams continued his stellar camp Monday. Source: Nola.comMarcus Williams continued his stellar camp Monday. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: It’s time for a game Monday was the first time all camp, I felt like the familiarity of practicing against each other really showed. The defense played great once again, but I just couldn’t shake the feeling that a lot of it had to do with the fact that they easily recognized what was coming. We’ve reached that point in camp where it’s time to hit someone else and get under the lights of a game to gain a true evaluation for where this team is. Take...

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    Take One: It’s time for a game Monday was the first time all camp, I felt like the familiarity of practicing against each other really showed. The defense played great once again, but I just couldn’t shake the feeling that a lot of it had to do with the fact that they easily recognized what was coming. We’ve reached that point in camp where it’s time to hit someone else and get under the lights of a game to gain a true evaluation for where this team is. Take...

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  • Saints defense ready to show off their hard work

    Saints defense ready to show off their hard work

    Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.
    Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.Saints defensive backs warm up during practice.

    The Saints' defense continues to play lights out during training camp.

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    The Saints' defense continues to play lights out during training camp.

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  • Saints primetime practice delivered electric atmosphere at Tulane

    Saints primetime practice delivered electric atmosphere at Tulane

    Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints defense celebrates after interception. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints moved their training camp Uptown to Tulane, for a primetime workout. A big crowd showed up for the practice, and they didn't leave disappointed. The #Saints ready to go at #Tulane. Plus, a TMNT is in the house. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/pARzKUDLHY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 6, 2018 Coach Payton representing #Tulane with the #AngryWave shirt at Yulman Stadium. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/R7btxuwCfK — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) Aug...more>>
    The Saints moved their training camp Uptown to Tulane, for a primetime workout. A big crowd showed up for the practice, and they didn't leave disappointed. The #Saints ready to go at #Tulane. Plus, a TMNT is in the house. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/pARzKUDLHY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 6, 2018 Coach Payton representing #Tulane with the #AngryWave shirt at Yulman Stadium. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/R7btxuwCfK — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) Aug...more>>
  • Saints defense rules the day at Tulane workout

    Saints defense rules the day at Tulane workout

    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Marcus Williams celebrates after intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    It was a lively practice at Yulman Stadium, plenty of Saints fans in attendance. The highlight of the night had to be 2-minute drill, where the defense dominated, after intercepting Drew Brees two different times. Sean Payton: It was good. We talked the other night just about turnovers. Turning turnovers into points. There's been a handful of teams in our league history that's had a lot of scoring plays on defense. What the percentages are winning games when you score. Obviously in '...more>>
    It was a lively practice at Yulman Stadium, plenty of Saints fans in attendance. The highlight of the night had to be 2-minute drill, where the defense dominated, after intercepting Drew Brees two different times. Sean Payton: It was good. We talked the other night just about turnovers. Turning turnovers into points. There's been a handful of teams in our league history that's had a lot of scoring plays on defense. What the percentages are winning games when you score. Obviously in '...more>>
  • Family message to Drew Brees on retirement: 'You play as long as you want to play, we'll be right here'

    Family message to Drew Brees on retirement: 'You play as long as you want to play, we'll be right here'

    Drew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters his 18th season in the NFL. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees will be suiting for his 18th season in the league this fall, and it's clearly obvious he's still got the "it" factor. This offseason, No. 9 inked a new 2-year deal with the Saints, but the time to hang up the cleats is closing in.  "I've had real conversations with my wife over the last couple of years. Just talking about, hey at some point and when. She looks me dead in the eye and says we'll support you on whatever you want to do. You play as long as ...more>>
    Drew Brees will be suiting for his 18th season in the league this fall, and it's clearly obvious he's still got the "it" factor. This offseason, No. 9 inked a new 2-year deal with the Saints, but the time to hang up the cleats is closing in.  "I've had real conversations with my wife over the last couple of years. Just talking about, hey at some point and when. She looks me dead in the eye and says we'll support you on whatever you want to do. You play as long as ...more>>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #9

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #9

    TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.
    TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.TommyLee Lewis had a great practice Saturday.
    Take One: Competitive Practice I really enjoyed Saturday’s practice. At times when you get to this point of camp the grind and monotony of hitting the same players everyday can lead to lethargy. It hasn’t really happened with the Saints all that much. I can only think of one practice so far that lacked energy. Today, the team did red zone and two-minute which are two pretty intense installs. Both sides made big plays and judging by the reaction of those plays, it was eas...more>>
    Take One: Competitive Practice I really enjoyed Saturday’s practice. At times when you get to this point of camp the grind and monotony of hitting the same players everyday can lead to lethargy. It hasn’t really happened with the Saints all that much. I can only think of one practice so far that lacked energy. Today, the team did red zone and two-minute which are two pretty intense installs. Both sides made big plays and judging by the reaction of those plays, it was eas...more>>
  • FFF: Boston Scott is a Saint all fans should root for

    FFF: Boston Scott is a Saint all fans should root for

    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we dissect the rise of running back back Boston Scott, German club Bayern Munich invest in MLS talent, and a must-try sandwich spot right by the Saints facility. FOOTBALL The Saints 2018 sixth-round pick, Boston Scott, is one of us I feel like. He's my height, 5'7", and has a deep love for the Black and Gold growing up near Baton Rouge. He's the everyman back, but of course, he's much more talented than us. He's been doubted in his career (a walk-on at L...

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    In this edition of FFF we dissect the rise of running back back Boston Scott, German club Bayern Munich invest in MLS talent, and a must-try sandwich spot right by the Saints facility. FOOTBALL The Saints 2018 sixth-round pick, Boston Scott, is one of us I feel like. He's my height, 5'7", and has a deep love for the Black and Gold growing up near Baton Rouge. He's the everyman back, but of course, he's much more talented than us. He's been doubted in his career (a walk-on at L...

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  • After Further Review: Updated Saints' 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Updated Saints' 53-man roster projection

    Saints tight end Michael Hoomanawanui makes the 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints tight end Michael Hoomanawanui makes the 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    As expected the first eight practices of camp have brought some changes to my roster projection. Here’s how I see things at this point in camp. Quarterback (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Though Hill has had a few solid practices, Savage has been a bit more consistent in executing the offense. Preseason games are going to be interesting in this competition. There’s likely to come a time when Hill’s athleticism takes over and he has a ‘wow’ mome...

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    As expected the first eight practices of camp have brought some changes to my roster projection. Here’s how I see things at this point in camp. Quarterback (3) Drew Brees Tom Savage Taysom Hill Though Hill has had a few solid practices, Savage has been a bit more consistent in executing the offense. Preseason games are going to be interesting in this competition. There’s likely to come a time when Hill’s athleticism takes over and he has a ‘wow’ mome...

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  • Inclement weather chases Saints inside; red zone drills keep practice lively

    Inclement weather chases Saints inside; red zone drills keep practice lively

    Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Stormy weather chased the Saints inside. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints started Friday's workout outside, but lightning chased them into the indoor facility. The rain has arrived at #Saints camp. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/6tb5wvDgqr — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 3, 2018 Before they went inside, Drew Brees evaded a sack, and found Michael Thomas for a big gain. Drew Brees evades Tyeler Davison, finds @Cantguardmike for a huge gain. Great play all round for the #Saints O. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/W5bRzt91I2 — Garl...more>>
    The Saints started Friday's workout outside, but lightning chased them into the indoor facility. The rain has arrived at #Saints camp. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/6tb5wvDgqr — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 3, 2018 Before they went inside, Drew Brees evaded a sack, and found Michael Thomas for a big gain. Drew Brees evades Tyeler Davison, finds @Cantguardmike for a huge gain. Great play all round for the #Saints O. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/W5bRzt91I2 — Garl...more>>
  • Versatility on offense helping Louisiana native Boston Scott

    Versatility on offense helping Louisiana native Boston Scott

    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Boston Scott played his prep ball at Zachary. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Growing up in Zachary, Louisiana, Boston Scott was a big fan of the Black and Gold. Now the sixth-round pick, can take his love of the Saints to the next level. "Very exciting. It's a great opportunity to come out and play with some of the guys that I grew up watching on TV. Now I'm out there grinding with them every day. It's truly a spectacular opportunity," said Boston Scott. One of his favorite Saints, Drew Brees. is now his quarterback, and one of his mentors. &...more>>
    Growing up in Zachary, Louisiana, Boston Scott was a big fan of the Black and Gold. Now the sixth-round pick, can take his love of the Saints to the next level. "Very exciting. It's a great opportunity to come out and play with some of the guys that I grew up watching on TV. Now I'm out there grinding with them every day. It's truly a spectacular opportunity," said Boston Scott. One of his favorite Saints, Drew Brees. is now his quarterback, and one of his mentors. &...more>>
  • Offense wins the day in red zone drills at Thursday's workout

    Offense wins the day in red zone drills at Thursday's workout

    Drew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees all smiles after some solid work during red zone drills. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints moved back outside for Thursday's practice, and the fans got see the offense excel in red zone drills. Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas for one score, and hit Alvin Kamara for another TD. Red zone drills: Brees to @Cantguardmike beats Marshon Lattimore for the TD. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/0WirB3GODY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 2, 2018 Stop me if you’ve heard this before, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara, TD. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter...more>>
    The Saints moved back outside for Thursday's practice, and the fans got see the offense excel in red zone drills. Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas for one score, and hit Alvin Kamara for another TD. Red zone drills: Brees to @Cantguardmike beats Marshon Lattimore for the TD. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/0WirB3GODY — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) August 2, 2018 Stop me if you’ve heard this before, Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara, TD. #Saints @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter...more>>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #7

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #7

    Alvin Kamara had a solid practice Thursday.Alvin Kamara had a solid practice Thursday.
    Alvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara is having a solid camp. Source: Nola.com
    Take One: Modest Practice It terms of overall energy, I’d have to call practice #7 the lowest of camp. Perhaps it was the type of things they were working on, or maybe it’s because the freshness of camp has worn off and it’s starting to feel like a grind. For whatever reason, it just didn’t feel all that lively today on the field. Take two: Offense outplays defense in red zone Red zone made up the majority of the team work,  and the offense clearly outp...more>>
    Take One: Modest Practice It terms of overall energy, I’d have to call practice #7 the lowest of camp. Perhaps it was the type of things they were working on, or maybe it’s because the freshness of camp has worn off and it’s starting to feel like a grind. For whatever reason, it just didn’t feel all that lively today on the field. Take two: Offense outplays defense in red zone Red zone made up the majority of the team work,  and the offense clearly outp...more>>
  • Wide receiver Cameron Meredith quickly acclimating to Brees and the weather

    Wide receiver Cameron Meredith quickly acclimating to Brees and the weather

    Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury.  (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury.  (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Cameron Meredith missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Cameron Meredith exhibited a ton of big-play potential with the Bears, but a torn ACL derailed his 2017 season. Armed with a new deal from the Saints, and health close to a 100 percent, Meredith is acclimating nicely in NOLA. Cameron Meredith: Right now, just taking it step by step, get back into the groove of things. Coming out of breaks, finishing routes. Every day I'm putting in extra work after practice, just making sure I get that right. Extra work with a Hall of Fame quarterba...more>>
    Cameron Meredith exhibited a ton of big-play potential with the Bears, but a torn ACL derailed his 2017 season. Armed with a new deal from the Saints, and health close to a 100 percent, Meredith is acclimating nicely in NOLA. Cameron Meredith: Right now, just taking it step by step, get back into the groove of things. Coming out of breaks, finishing routes. Every day I'm putting in extra work after practice, just making sure I get that right. Extra work with a Hall of Fame quarterba...more>>
  • New wide receiver additions highlight Saints indoor practice

    New wide receiver additions highlight Saints indoor practice

    Brandon Tate joined the Saints and practiced Wednesday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Brandon Tate joined the Saints and practiced Wednesday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints added two receivers to the roster, Michael Floyd and Brandon Tate. 

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    The Saints added two receivers to the roster, Michael Floyd and Brandon Tate. 

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  • Versatility makes Demario Davis important to the Saints defense

    Versatility makes Demario Davis important to the Saints defense

    Damario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Damario Davis celebrates interception of Drew Brees. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Last season, Demario Davis racked up 96 tackles with the Jets. Those exploits caught the eyes of the Saints brass, and now Davis calls New Orleans home. 

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    Last season, Demario Davis racked up 96 tackles with the Jets. Those exploits caught the eyes of the Saints brass, and now Davis calls New Orleans home. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #6

    Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill had a solid practice Wednesday. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Practice goes indoors Wet fields forced the Saints to move practice indoors. 

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    Take One: Practice goes indoors Wet fields forced the Saints to move practice indoors. 

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  • Patrick Robinson returns to Saints as a veteran leader

    Patrick Robinson returns to Saints as a veteran leader

    Saints CB Patrick Robinson chases Alvin Kamara at training camp. (FOX 8 Photo)Saints CB Patrick Robinson chases Alvin Kamara at training camp. (FOX 8 Photo)

    It took Patrick Robinson a few different teams to find his true calling, but now he's become a highly-respected slot cornerback.

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    It took Patrick Robinson a few different teams to find his true calling, but now he's become a highly-respected slot cornerback.

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  • Mark Ingram not distracted by looming suspension

    Mark Ingram not distracted by looming suspension

    Mark Ingram fighting through tackles at Saints training camp. Source: Nola.comMark Ingram fighting through tackles at Saints training camp. Source: Nola.com

    By now, we know the scenario. Mark Ingram will miss the first four games of the season. But that's not changing his approach or work ethic one bit in training camp. 

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    By now, we know the scenario. Mark Ingram will miss the first four games of the season. But that's not changing his approach or work ethic one bit in training camp. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #5

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #5

    The Saints dealt with the rain for the bottom half of practice. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints dealt with the rain for the bottom half of practice. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Let it rain For the first time this training camp, the Saints got a taste of New Orleans summertime rain. About midway through the workout, the skies opened up and did not stop. But because there was no lightning, the Saints remained outside while it poured. It certainly added a different element to the practice and without question the defense handled it best. The Saints will play five outdoor games this season where weather could be an issue. Take Two: Defense dominates...

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    Take One: Let it rain For the first time this training camp, the Saints got a taste of New Orleans summertime rain. About midway through the workout, the skies opened up and did not stop. But because there was no lightning, the Saints remained outside while it poured. It certainly added a different element to the practice and without question the defense handled it best. The Saints will play five outdoor games this season where weather could be an issue. Take Two: Defense dominates...

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  • Saints defense dominates Monday's practice

    Saints defense dominates Monday's practice

    Demario Davis celebrates intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Demario Davis celebrates intercepting Drew Brees. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Sean Payton was very critical of his defense's consistency after yesterday's practice, and clearly, they took that to heart. 

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    Sean Payton was very critical of his defense's consistency after yesterday's practice, and clearly, they took that to heart. 

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  • A healthy Terron Armstead is a good thing for the Saints O-Line

    A healthy Terron Armstead is a good thing for the Saints O-Line

    Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8
    Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Terron Armstead starts at left tackle for the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8
    Four days into camp, and a familiar face is on the Saints offensive line, Terron Armstead. For the first time, in a long time, he's healthy in July. "I'm a whole lot better. This is my first (healthy) start in camp since '15. That's a great feeling, alone and to get those reps. I've been playing games without practice and practicing during games, so to be able to get that rust off, I have a lot of work to do. I am super rusty technique-wise, eyes, and hands, It's a ton of work. ...more>>
    Four days into camp, and a familiar face is on the Saints offensive line, Terron Armstead. For the first time, in a long time, he's healthy in July. "I'm a whole lot better. This is my first (healthy) start in camp since '15. That's a great feeling, alone and to get those reps. I've been playing games without practice and practicing during games, so to be able to get that rust off, I have a lot of work to do. I am super rusty technique-wise, eyes, and hands, It's a ton of work. ...more>>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #4

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #4

    Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. Cornerback Arthur Maulet had two big pass breakups. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints completed their fourth practice of training camp. Cornerback Arthur Maulet had two big pass breakups. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Tre’Quan takes over Rookie Tre’Quan Smith has become the early training camp leader in ‘wow’ moments. The youngster was at it again today. First, during individual drills he put a double move on Justin Hardee to catch a touchdown from Tom Savage. Later, he beat Vonn Bell on a deep cross and shook being held to make the catch. On the final play of practice, J.T. Barrett lofted a deep ball to Smith who elevated high to make the catch. He likely would h...

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    Take One: Tre’Quan takes over Rookie Tre’Quan Smith has become the early training camp leader in ‘wow’ moments. The youngster was at it again today. First, during individual drills he put a double move on Justin Hardee to catch a touchdown from Tom Savage. Later, he beat Vonn Bell on a deep cross and shook being held to make the catch. On the final play of practice, J.T. Barrett lofted a deep ball to Smith who elevated high to make the catch. He likely would h...

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  • FFF: Rookie Tre'Quan Smith showing big-play potential a few days into camp

    FFF: Rookie Tre'Quan Smith showing big-play potential a few days into camp

    Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Tre"Quan Smith made a fantastic catch in traffic Saturday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In this edition of FFF we put our focus on possible breakout rookie wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith, a European soccer team that has the Saints fans in mind, and a visit to a legendary St. Bernard eatery. 

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    In this edition of FFF we put our focus on possible breakout rookie wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith, a European soccer team that has the Saints fans in mind, and a visit to a legendary St. Bernard eatery. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    Coach Payton applauded his team' s first practice in pads. Source: Nola.comCoach Payton applauded his team' s first practice in pads. Source: Nola.com

    Take One: Best practice of camp With the pads on and fans in attendance, the Saints put forth their best effort of this young training camp Saturday. 

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    Take One: Best practice of camp With the pads on and fans in attendance, the Saints put forth their best effort of this young training camp Saturday. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #2

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #2

    The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)The Saints have completed two practices in training camp. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Sean Fazende share five takeaways from day two of Saints training camp. 

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    Sean Fazende share five takeaways from day two of Saints training camp. 

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  • Safety Marcus Williams moving on from Minnesota game

    Safety Marcus Williams moving on from Minnesota game

    Marcus Williams enters year two with the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Marcus Williams enters year two with the Saints. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    Year two for Marcus Williams looks a lot like his rookie year. Making a ton of plays, and only getting better in the secondary. 

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    Year two for Marcus Williams looks a lot like his rookie year. Making a ton of plays, and only getting better in the secondary. 

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  • Saints Taysom Hill developing at quarterback, excelling on special teams

    Saints Taysom Hill developing at quarterback, excelling on special teams

    Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    He's become the Saints most interesting man. He's Taysom Hill: the quarterback that Sean Payton reportedly once called the future at the position. 

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    He's become the Saints most interesting man. He's Taysom Hill: the quarterback that Sean Payton reportedly once called the future at the position. 

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  • Alex Okafor's quick return inspires Saints teammates

    Alex Okafor's quick return inspires Saints teammates

    Alex Okafor strips the ball from Lions quarterback Matt StaffordAlex Okafor strips the ball from Lions quarterback Matt Stafford

    Alex Okafor's speedy return from his Achilles injury is a testament to his dedication and hard work.

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    Alex Okafor's speedy return from his Achilles injury is a testament to his dedication and hard work.

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  • Heading into his 18th NFL season, Drew Brees is set to lead Saints on another journey

    Heading into his 18th NFL season, Drew Brees is set to lead Saints on another journey

    Drew Brees is ready for another season. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees is ready for another season. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For Drew Brees, 2018 is training camp number 18. And yes he still enjoys every minute of it. 

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    For Drew Brees, 2018 is training camp number 18. And yes he still enjoys every minute of it. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    Coach Payton enters season 13 with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Coach Payton enters season 13 with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Take One: Okafor & Meredith return What a pleasant surprise it was to see numbers 57 and 81 on the practice field. I was not expecting to see Okafor in particular. But there he was getting a lot of the first team reps at defensive end. He did split a few with Marcus Davenport but overall he got the majority of them. In Meredith’s case, we saw him do some individual work during OTA’s but today he also received team reps. Okafor ruptured his Achilles in late Novem...

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    Take One: Okafor & Meredith return What a pleasant surprise it was to see numbers 57 and 81 on the practice field. I was not expecting to see Okafor in particular. But there he was getting a lot of the first team reps at defensive end. He did split a few with Marcus Davenport but overall he got the majority of them. In Meredith’s case, we saw him do some individual work during OTA’s but today he also received team reps. Okafor ruptured his Achilles in late Novem...

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  • Brees 'still having fun' entering 18th NFL season

    Brees 'still having fun' entering 18th NFL season

    Drew Brees enters year 13 with the Saints this fall. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees enters year 13 with the Saints this fall. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints returned to the practice field to kick off their 2018 season as training camp got underway in Metairie.

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    The Saints returned to the practice field to kick off their 2018 season as training camp got underway in Metairie.

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  • Drew Brees debuts new gear at training camp

    Drew Brees debuts new gear at training camp

    Drew Brees debuted his new helmet today.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees debuted his new helmet today. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    In another step to increase player safety, the NFL banned 10 helmets that tested poorly. 

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    In another step to increase player safety, the NFL banned 10 helmets that tested poorly. 

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  • Saints ready to live up to high expectations

    Saints ready to live up to high expectations

    Marshon Lattimore at Saints training camp.Marshon Lattimore at Saints training camp.

    Some of the Saints veterans have seen the ups and downs of the NFL, but the younger players need to adjust to the high expectations.

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    Some of the Saints veterans have seen the ups and downs of the NFL, but the younger players need to adjust to the high expectations.

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  • Gayle Benson has been 'fantastic' as owner of the Saints

    Gayle Benson has been 'fantastic' as owner of the Saints

    Gayle Benson at Saints training camp practice Thursday. Source: Nola.comGayle Benson at Saints training camp practice Thursday. Source: Nola.com

    In his 33 years of owning the Saints, Tom Benson's team won a Super Bowl and made 11 playoff appearances. After his passing, his widow, Gayle Benson, is now the sole owner of the Black and Gold. Gayle was by Mr. B's side every day at the Saints facility, and knows how to keep the winning tradition alive. Gayle Benson: My husband talked to me all the time about these teams, and how much he loved them. I've been with  him for 14 years, and I knew his love for them, we talked about...

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    In his 33 years of owning the Saints, Tom Benson's team won a Super Bowl and made 11 playoff appearances. After his passing, his widow, Gayle Benson, is now the sole owner of the Black and Gold. Gayle was by Mr. B's side every day at the Saints facility, and knows how to keep the winning tradition alive. Gayle Benson: My husband talked to me all the time about these teams, and how much he loved them. I've been with  him for 14 years, and I knew his love for them, we talked about...

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  • After Further Review: Saints pre-camp 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Saints pre-camp 53-man roster projection

    Coach Payton will have some tough cuts to make this training camp. (FOX 8 photo)Coach Payton will have some tough cuts to make this training camp. (FOX 8 photo)

    Away we go with another Saints training camp. But for the first time since 2014 the Saints are coming off a playoff run. That adds to the expectations but so too does the depth on this roster. That depth became pretty clear after constructing my first way-too-early 53-man roster projection.

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    Away we go with another Saints training camp. But for the first time since 2014 the Saints are coming off a playoff run. That adds to the expectations but so too does the depth on this roster. That depth became pretty clear after constructing my first way-too-early 53-man roster projection.

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  • Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Ranking the Saints: #9 Larry Warford

    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. (Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Larry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneLarry Warford checks in at No. 9 on our countdown. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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    We stay on the offensive line for the No. 9 player on the countdown, guard Larry Warford. 

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  • Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara on the 2018 season: 'We ready'

    Alvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark LagrangeAlvin Kamara was the 2017 offensive NFL Rookie of the Year. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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    Football camps are usually laid-back, relaxing experiences for the kids, but not when Alvin Kamara is running the show. 

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  • New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    New Orleans Saints release training camp schedule for fans

    10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)10 training camp practices will be open to Saints fans in July and August. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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    The New Orleans Saints will open up 10 practices to the public during the 2018 training camp at the team’s facility in Metairie. 

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  • Saints Training Camp dates announced

    Saints Training Camp dates announced

    Saints Training Camp starts July 26th. July. (FOX 8 graphic).Saints Training Camp starts July 26th. July. (FOX 8 graphic).
    Saints Training Camp (FOX 8)Saints Training Camp (FOX 8)
    The Saints will open their training camp on Thursday, July 26th. The first workout open to the public is Saturday, July 28th. Ten practices will be open to the public. #Saints 2018 training camp schedule. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/4LgVKPhg39 — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) July 9, 2018 In total, the Saints will conduct 20 practices in total. Two will be walk-throughs. The Saints will break training camp on Sunday, August 19th. more>>
    The Saints will open their training camp on Thursday, July 26th. The first workout open to the public is Saturday, July 28th. Ten practices will be open to the public. #Saints 2018 training camp schedule. @FOX8NOLA pic.twitter.com/4LgVKPhg39 — Garland Gillen (@garlandgillen) July 9, 2018 In total, the Saints will conduct 20 practices in total. Two will be walk-throughs. The Saints will break training camp on Sunday, August 19th. more>>
  • Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints report to training camp 7/25

    Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).Saints Training Camp starts in late July. (FOX 8 graphic).

    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Saints players now know when they'll return from their summer break. Veterans will report on July 25th. Rookies will report July 18th. Training camp will once again be at the team facility in Metairie. In years past, practices began one day after veterans report though no official schedule has been released. The Saints will open their preseason August 9th against Jacksonville. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    Saints and Chargers to conduct dual practices before preseason matchup

    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year.  Source: Nola.comThe Saints and Chargers conducted dual practices last year. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
    The Saints and Chargers will conduct dual practices before their preseason matchup on Saturday, August 25th. The workouts will take place on Thursday and Friday. The practices will take place at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California. The Saints held joint preseason practices against the Chargers last training camp also. Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.more>>
  • Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Saints RB Alvin Kamara ranks No. 20 on NFL Network's Top 100

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:22:45 GMT

    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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    The NFL Network is revealing the top 100 players in the league. Saints running back Alvin Kamara made the list at No. 20.

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  • Report: Marcus Davenport to undergo thumb surgery

    First-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.comFirst-round pick Marcus Davenport getting work on the field at rookie minicamp. Source: Nola.com
    Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)Ranking the Saints : #20 Marcus Davenport (Source: Nola.com)

    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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    The New Orleans Saints first-round pick will undergo thumb surgery after minicamp this week, according to NFL analyst Ian Rapoport.  

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  • LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    LSU's Dural fights to make Saints roster

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:06:28 GMT
    Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)Travin Dural (Source: WAFB)

    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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    As the New Orleans Saints get ready for next week's minicamp, head coach Sean Payton complimented a former LSU wide receiver Thursday.

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  • After Further Review: Fazende's Saints Mock Draft 3.0

    After Further Review: Fazende's Saints Mock Draft 3.0

    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is set for another draft /FILE (FOX 8 Photo)
    The time has come for my third and final mock draft. Free agency is mostly complete and while the Saints still have some needs they will remain committed to their ‘best player’ approach. Here’s my best guess on how things shake out. Round One (27th) Mike Gesicki, Tight End Penn St. First things first, I really wanted cornerback Josh Jackson with this selection. I just don’t think he is going to be around at 27. If he is available, then the Saints sh...more>>
    The time has come for my third and final mock draft. Free agency is mostly complete and while the Saints still have some needs they will remain committed to their ‘best player’ approach. Here’s my best guess on how things shake out. Round One (27th) Mike Gesicki, Tight End Penn St. First things first, I really wanted cornerback Josh Jackson with this selection. I just don’t think he is going to be around at 27. If he is available, then the Saints sh...more>>
  • Report: Saints sign safety Kurt Coleman

    Report: Saints sign safety Kurt Coleman

    Kurt Coleman is a former Buckeye and Panther. Source: Nola.comKurt Coleman is a former Buckeye and Panther. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints have reportedly signed former Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly for three years. Coleman joins the Saints as it appears safety Kenny Vaccaro is leaving. Reports surfaced earlier in the week that the Saints were not going to offer Vaccaro a contract. Coleman joins A.J. Klein and Ted Ginn, Jr. as former Panthers that signed with the Saints. In his three years in Carolina, Coleman had 11 interceptions. ...

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    The Saints have reportedly signed former Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly for three years. Coleman joins the Saints as it appears safety Kenny Vaccaro is leaving. Reports surfaced earlier in the week that the Saints were not going to offer Vaccaro a contract. Coleman joins A.J. Klein and Ted Ginn, Jr. as f

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  • Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • New Orleans Saints will kneel before, then stand during the national anthem

    New Orleans Saints will kneel before, then stand during the national anthem

    Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8

    Quarterback Drew Brees tweeted Friday morning that the team would kneel together before the anthem begins, but then stand together when the anthem begins.

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    Quarterback Drew Brees tweeted Friday morning that the team would kneel together before the anthem begins, but then stand together when the anthem begins.

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  • Drew Brees lays out anthem plan, Twitterstorm ensues

    Drew Brees lays out anthem plan, Twitterstorm ensues

    Saints take the practice field in London.Saints take the practice field in London.

    Fans on both sides of the issue chimed in when the news broke.

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    Fans on both sides of the issue chimed in when the news broke.

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  • Saints fans ditch NFL after protests

    Saints fans ditch NFL after protests

    A sign outside of Tic Toc Cafe reads: "Freedom of Speech leaves me speechless."A sign outside of Tic Toc Cafe reads: "Freedom of Speech leaves me speechless."

    Around the breakfast table, the Monday morning quarterback talk steered clear of interceptions or touchdowns

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    Around the breakfast table, the Monday morning quarterback talk steered clear of interceptions or touchdowns

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  • Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Brees vs. Brady, Round 3

    Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.comDrew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field for the third time Sunday. Nola.com

    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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    For the third time in their NFL careers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady will meet on the field when the Saints host the Patriots Sunday.  In 2013, the Patriots won a close contest 30-27 at New England. In 2009, the Black and Gold blew out the Pats, 38-17, on their way to a Super Bowl title. Both Brees (38 years old) and Brady (40 years old) have spoken openly about playing into their mid-40's. So this might not be the final time they face-off on the football field. "Well it doe...

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  • After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    After Further Review: Why getting to 1-0 is so important for Saints

    Adrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrangeAdrian Peterson played 10 years for the Vikings. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years. 

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    The Saints have not had a winning record in nearly four years.

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  • Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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  • Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Jim Henderson: 'Mark Ingram is still your number one running back'

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints find themselves on a national spotlight as they start the season in prime time with new signing Adrian Peterson.

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  • Concerns about Saints offense: Final Word responses on Game Plan, Week 1

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    Source: Raycom Saints BroadcastSource: Raycom Saints Broadcast

    You've got questions? We've got answers.

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    You've got questions? We've got answers.

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  • Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

    The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Head Coach Sean Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

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  • After Further Review: Saints final roster projection post Ravens

    After Further Review: Saints final roster projection post Ravens

    Willie Snead's suspension will force the Saints to readjust their roster. Source: Mark LaGrangeWillie Snead's suspension will force the Saints to readjust their roster. Source: Mark LaGrange
    Some cuts have already begun to trickle in for the Saints. Thus, it’s time to post my final roster projection. After a full preseason, this group has become pretty clear.  However, the health and playing status of a few players has forced me to adjust the bottom end of the roster. QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel I know some have been unimpressed with Daniel. It doesn’t matter. While he hasn’t had the best preseason, if he is healthy, he is the best option as ...more>>
    Some cuts have already begun to trickle in for the Saints. Thus, it’s time to post my final roster projection. After a full preseason, this group has become pretty clear.  However, the health and playing status of a few players has forced me to adjust the bottom end of the roster. QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel I know some have been unimpressed with Daniel. It doesn’t matter. While he hasn’t had the best preseason, if he is healthy, he is the best option as ...more>>
  • Juan's World: Preseason's Over, What Did We Learn?

    The Saints backup situation at QB is sub-optimal. Brees can't get hurt. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints backup situation at QB is sub-optimal. Brees can't get hurt. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Welcome in to Juan's World. The preseasons over for the Saints, so what did we learn?

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  • Final Word: Adam Bighill 'may be making the team'

    Final Word: Adam Bighill 'may be making the team'

    Source: Raycom Saints BroadcastSource: Raycom Saints Broadcast

    Viewers flooded the Final Word feature with questions about the ultra-competitive linebacker position, specifically underdog Adam Bighill.

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    Viewers flooded the Final Word feature with questions about the ultra-competitive linebacker position, specifically underdog Adam Bighill. 

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  • Arthur Maulet 'feeling good' heading into roster cuts

    Arthur Maulet 'feeling good' heading into roster cuts

    Source Raycom Saints BroadcastSource Raycom Saints Broadcast

    Arthur Maulet's second game under the Superdome lights proved to be fruitful as he provided his hometown crowd with a forced fumble and recovery while covering a third quarter punt.

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    Arthur Maulet's second game under the Superdome lights proved to be fruitful as he provided his hometown crowd with a forced fumble and recovery while covering a third quarter punt.

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  • Final Word: C-Lo not worried about defense revealing strategy

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    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Saints rookie defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad continued his impressive preseason Thursday with a sixth sack in the preseason, the team's 17th in four games.

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  • AFR: Five players to watch Saints vs Ravens

    AFR: Five players to watch Saints vs Ravens

    Fan favorite Michael Mauti needs a strong performance tonight against the Ravens. Source: Nola.comFan favorite Michael Mauti needs a strong performance tonight against the Ravens. Source: Nola.com

    Adam Bighill The linebacker has been steady and productive. Through this preseason he has eight tackles, one sack, and an interception. Another solid performance just might get him on the 53. Arthur Maulet An injury stalled the cornerback's progress early in camp, but he'll get a a lot of playing time tonight with the injury to Delvin Breaux. The Bonnabel product has a real shot at making the team with a good performance. Chris Banjo Banjo is likely already on the 53. He's shown ...

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    Adam Bighill The linebacker has been steady and productive. Through this preseason he has eight tackles, one sack, and an interception. Another solid performance just might get him on the 53. Arthur Maulet An injury stalled the cornerback's progress early in camp, but he'll get a a lot of playing time tonight with the injury to Delvin Breaux. The Bonnabel product has a real shot at making the team with a good performance. Chris Banjo Banjo is likely already on the 53. He's shown ...

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  • Saints reportedly interested in Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden

    Saints reportedly interested in Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden

    Source: Raycom/WOIOSource: Raycom/WOIO

    The Saints' offseason-long pursuit of a Pro Bowl cornerback appears to have been reignited by the Cleveland Browns releasing Joe Haden.

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  • Saints local product Arthur Maulet needs big preseason finale

    Arthur Maulet needs a big game Thursday against Baltimore.  Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneArthur Maulet needs a big game Thursday against Baltimore. Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    It's the time of year Sean Payton doesn't necessarily like. He knows that by week's end he'll have to make tough decisions and cut several players. 

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  • Adrian Peterson's debut comes in Saints shutout win

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    Adrian Peterson played in the preseason for the first time since 2011. Source: Mark LaGrangeAdrian Peterson played in the preseason for the first time since 2011. Source: Mark LaGrange

    Saints fans hoped Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, and Adrian Peterson would make their preseason debuts Saturday night, and they got their wish. 

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  • FFF: The case for only two preseason NFL games, where to watch McGregor-Mayweather in NOLA

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    Drew Brees will only play in one game of the preseason, and that's Saturday against the Texans. Source: Garland GillenDrew Brees will only play in one game of the preseason, and that's Saturday against the Texans. Source: Garland Gillen

    In this edition of FFF, I try to rid ourselves of four preseason games, an outlandish Twitter post by a soccer play, and where to watch "the big one" between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Conor "Notorious" McGregor. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes Saints vs Texans joint practice

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    J.J. Watt is part of one of the best defensive fronts in football (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)J.J. Watt is part of one of the best defensive fronts in football (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    Sean Fazende with five takeaways from the Saints Thursday joint practice with the Houston Texans.

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    Sean Fazende with five takeaways from the Saints Thursday joint practice with the Houston Texans.

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  • Who Dat: Saints fan fest marks final day of training camp

    Who Dat: Saints fan fest marks final day of training camp

    (Source: Rob Krieger / FOX 8 Photo)(Source: Rob Krieger / FOX 8 Photo)

    Who Dats have one last chance to see the New Orleans Saints at training camp Thursday.

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  • AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...more>>
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...more>>
  • Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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  • After Further Review: Five players to watch for Saints vs Chargers

    After Further Review: Five players to watch for Saints vs Chargers

    Marshon Lattimore should see his first work of the preseason tonight. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Marshon Lattimore should see his first work of the preseason tonight. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints visit Los Angeles Sunday night to face the Chargers. The Black and Gold currently sport a ten-game losing streak in the preseason. Here's five players to watch in the Saints second preseason game of 2017.

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  • Payton calls Saints performance against the Chargers on Friday 'crisp'

    Payton calls Saints performance against the Chargers on Friday 'crisp'

    Michael Thomas shined in Friday's workout with the Chargers. Nola.comMichael Thomas shined in Friday's workout with the Chargers. Nola.com
    Today's work was much lighter between the Saints and Chargers was much lighter. They wore no pads only shells and helmets, and they only practiced two hours instead of two and a half like Thursday. While they certainly weren't perfect, overall the Saints had much better execution today than Thursday.  "I thought overall it was a little bit crisper today than yesterday. I just thought from an assignment standpoint we had a few too many yesterday on tape watching team p...more>>
    Today's work was much lighter between the Saints and Chargers was much lighter. They wore no pads only shells and helmets, and they only practiced two hours instead of two and a half like Thursday. While they certainly weren't perfect, overall the Saints had much better execution today than Thursday.  "I thought overall it was a little bit crisper today than yesterday. I just thought from an assignment standpoint we had a few too many yesterday on tape watching team p...more>>
  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints/Chargers joint practice

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints/Chargers joint practice

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    The Saints get ready to take on the Chargers

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  • Sean Payton reacts to Delvin Breaux misdiagnosis

    Sean Payton reacts to Delvin Breaux misdiagnosis

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints took to the field Wednesday for their final practice before heading to California for joint practices with the Chargers but the 16th session of training camp was vastly overshadowed by the news of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula. 

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    The Saints took to the field Wednesday for their final practice before heading to California for joint practices with the Chargers but the 16th session of training camp was vastly overshadowed by the news of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula. 

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  • Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.

    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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  • Grayson enters pivotal third season with Saints

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    It's year three for Garrett Grayson and it's clear he's at a crossroads in his Saints' career. 

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  • Report: Delvin Breaux on trading block

    Report: Delvin Breaux on trading block

    Delvin Breaux among seven inactives for Saints game against the Cardinals. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Delvin Breaux among seven inactives for Saints game against the Cardinals. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Breaux has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

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    Breaux has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #14

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #14

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    Five takeaways from the Saints 14th practice of training camp. 

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  • Saints Camp Day 14: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 14: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints' first preseason game is firmly in the rear-view mirror and their second test against the Chargers is just one week away. 

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    The Saints' first preseason game is firmly in the rear-view mirror and their second test against the Chargers is just one week away. 

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  • After Further Review: Updated Saints roster projection

    After Further Review: Updated Saints roster projection

    Sean Payton is getting a clearer picture of his roster. (FOX 8 photo)Sean Payton is getting a clearer picture of his roster. (FOX 8 photo)

    With one preseason game in the books, it’s the prefect to update my 53-man Saints roster projections. A few players forced a few changes.

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  • FFF: Sign Brees now!

    FFF: Sign Brees now!

    Brees is entering the final year of his contract. Source: Garland GillenBrees is entering the final year of his contract. Source: Garland Gillen

    In the latest edition of FFF we focus on getting Brees signed before the regular season starts. 

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  • Brees loves Adrian Peterson's intensity on the field

    Brees loves Adrian Peterson's intensity on the field

    Peterson last played a preseason snap in 2011. Source: Garland GillenPeterson last played a preseason snap in 2011. Source: Garland Gillen

    Drew Brees is a ball of energy for the Black and Gold. He's the emotional and vocal leader of the offense. This training camp, #9 might've met his equal when it comes to passion for the game. "I have played in some Pro Bowls with him. I knew his level on intensity, because even in the Pro-Bowl it can be kind of chill there in the beginning," said Drew Brees. "His level of intensity when he was running the ball is far beyond what was the typical tempo. You could tell th...

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    Drew Brees is a ball of energy for the Black and Gold. He's the emotional and vocal leader of the offense. This training camp, #9 might've met his equal when it comes to passion for the game. "I have played in some Pro Bowls with him. I knew his level on intensity, because even in the Pro-Bowl it can be kind of chill there in the beginning," said Drew Brees. "His level of intensity when he was running the ball is far beyond what was the typical tempo. You could tell th...

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #11

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    Five takeaways from the Saints' 11th practice. 

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  • Around the NFL: Need to See

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    Source: FOX 8 FileSource: FOX 8 File

    Some lighthearted NFL moments caught on camera.

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  • Big crowd watches Saints take training camp to Tulane

    Big crowd watches Saints take training camp to Tulane

    Saints fans packed Tulane to see the Sunday workout. Source: Chris HaganSaints fans packed Tulane to see the Sunday workout. Source: Chris Hagan

    Sunday night under the lights at Yulman Stadium was a much welcomed change for the Black and Gold. Cooler temperatures and a break in the monotony sparked a more up-tempo practice. 

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    Sunday night under the lights at Yulman Stadium was a much welcomed change for the Black and Gold. Cooler temperatures and a break in the monotony sparked a more up-tempo practice. 

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  • Heat and humidity hit Saints hard at Saturday's workout

    Heat and humidity hit Saints hard at Saturday's workout

    The Saints Saturday workout was highlighted by the heat and humidity. Source: Nola.comThe Saints Saturday workout was highlighted by the heat and humidity. Source: Nola.com

    The days of West Virginia are long gone. No seventy degree practices with little humidity. Today was hot and muggy, and the players could feel it. A handful of Saints left practice early due to the brutal conditions. 

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    The days of West Virginia are long gone. No seventy degree practices with little humidity. Today was hot and muggy, and the players could feel it. A handful of Saints left practice early due to the brutal conditions. 

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  • Four takes from Saints training camp day seven

    Four takes from Saints training camp day seven

    The Saints practice indoors on day seven of training camp.The Saints practice indoors on day seven of training camp.

    Day seven saw the Saints practice indoors, but the theme of an intense training camp continued.

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    Day seven saw the Saints practice indoors, but the theme of an intense training camp continued.

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  • New Orleans Saints move Sunday camp session to Tulane's Yulman Stadium

    New Orleans Saints move Sunday camp session to Tulane's Yulman Stadium

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    The gates to Yulman Stadium will open at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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    The gates to Yulman Stadium will open at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  • Pro Football Hall of Fame stadium dedicated to Saints owner Tom Benson

    Pro Football Hall of Fame stadium dedicated to Saints owner Tom Benson

    (Source: Twitter / @ProFootballHOF)(Source: Twitter / @ProFootballHOF)

    The dedication will take place Thursday morning before the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals.

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    The dedication will take place Thursday morning before the Hall of Fame game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals.

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  • Saints Camp Day 6: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 6: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints returned to the practice field on Airline Drive Wednesday morning after taking Tuesday off. 

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    The Saints returned to the practice field on Airline Drive Wednesday morning after taking Tuesday off.

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  • Deuce McAllister not concerned by scuffles in training camp

    Deuce McAllister not concerned by scuffles in training camp

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints have a break from the heat Tuesday as Sean Payton is giving the team their first day off after five straight practices to start training camp.

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    The Saints have a break from the heat Tuesday as Sean Payton is giving the team their first day off after five straight practices to start training camp.

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  • After Further Review: Updated Saints 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Updated Saints 53-man roster projection

    Brandon Coleman has made several big plays early in camp (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Brandon Coleman has made several big plays early in camp (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).

    With the Saints set to take their first off day, it was the perfect time to reset my roster projection. It's still way too early, there's so much more to evaluate. Nonetheless, here's where things stand. Most have stayed the same but there have been some new moves. 

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    With the Saints set to take their first off day, it was the perfect time to reset my roster projection. It's still way too early, there's so much more to evaluate. Nonetheless, here's where things stand. Most have stayed the same but there have been some new moves. 

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  • Saints Camp Day 5: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 5: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    Adrian Peterson, Zach Strief and Manti Te'o all returned to the field after taking Sunday off.

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    Adrian Peterson, Zach Strief and Manti Te'o all returned to the field after taking Sunday off.

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice No. 4

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice No. 4

    Ted Ginn is capable of big catches and big drops as we saw Sunday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Ted Ginn is capable of big catches and big drops as we saw Sunday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).

    Sean Fazende's five takeaways from Day 4 of Saints training camp.

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    Sean Fazende's five takeaways from Day 4 of Saints training camp.

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  • Saints Camp Day 4: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 4: Instant Analysis

    Drew Brees was very complimentary of Ryan Ramczyk after today's practice. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Drew Brees was very complimentary of Ryan Ramczyk after today's practice. Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints' fourth day of training camp was their second in front of the watching eyes of the Who Dat Nation and their second in full pads. Adrian Peterson took the day off to rest his 32-year-old body. Below are a series of instant analysis posts from the FOX 8 sports staff: Brees to Snead pic.twitter.com/pkLRDqTFOC — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@SeanFazendeFOX8) July 30, 2017 Most interesting plays in one on ones: -Lattimore locking up Michael Thomas. -Ted Ginn Jr beating PJ W...

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    The Saints' fourth day of training camp was their second in front of the watching eyes of the Who Dat Nation and their second in full pads. Adrian Peterson took the day off to rest his 32-year-old body. Below are a series of instant analysis posts from the FOX 8 sports staff: Brees to Snead pic.twitter.com/pkLRDqTFOC — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@SeanFazendeFOX8) July 30, 2017 Most interesting plays in one on ones: -Lattimore locking up Michael Thomas. -Ted Ginn Jr beating PJ W...

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  • Coby Fleener looking for a big improvement in year 2 with the Saints

    Coby Fleener looking for a big improvement in year 2 with the Saints

    Coby Fleener expects his numbers to improve with Drew Brees running the offense. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Coby Fleener expects his numbers to improve with Drew Brees running the offense. (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    If you look at Fleener's numbers from 2016, this camp will be essential for the embattled tight end. 

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    If you look at Fleener's numbers from 2016, this camp will be essential for the embattled tight end. 

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #3

    Corey Fuller is pushing hard for a roster spot with an impressive camp so far. Source: FOX 8Corey Fuller is pushing hard for a roster spot with an impressive camp so far. Source: FOX 8

    Take One: Corey Fuller shines Corey Fuller has taken advantage of early opportunities. Saturday was his day to shine. During 1-on-1’s he beat Delvin Breaux on a go route. The coverage was good but Fuller was able to reel in the Drew Brees pass with one hand. Fuller also caught one earlier in the drill over DeVante Harris. Later, he got open on a shallow crossing route. There was a clear coverage bust as Fuller was all alone when he caught and raced for a big gain. Take Two: P...

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    Take One: Corey Fuller shines Corey Fuller has taken advantage of early opportunities. Saturday was his day to shine. During 1-on-1’s he beat Delvin Breaux on a go route. The coverage was good but Fuller was able to reel in the Drew Brees pass with one hand. Fuller also caught one earlier in the drill over DeVante Harris. Later, he got open on a shallow crossing route. There was a clear coverage bust as Fuller was all alone when he caught and raced for a big gain. Take Two: P...

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #2

    Take One: Ramczyk stays with the 1’s Another day with the first team at left tackle for Ryan Ramczyk. Ramczyk split reps with Khalif Barnes but received the majority of them at the position. #71 will be one of the first players I observe Saturday when the pads officially come on. Take Two: Nickel looks The linebacker group remained the same Friday but the Saints did unveil a few wrinkles to their nickel package. When the Saints went five defensive backs, Klein shifted over t...

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    Take One: Ramczyk stays with the 1’s Another day with the first team at left tackle for Ryan Ramczyk. Ramczyk split reps with Khalif Barnes but received the majority of them at the position. #71 will be one of the first players I observe Saturday when the pads officially come on. Take Two: Nickel looks The linebacker group remained the same Friday but the Saints did unveil a few wrinkles to their nickel package. When the Saints went five defensive backs, Klein shifted over t...

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  • Delvin Breaux, cornerbacks ready to step up

    Delvin Breaux, cornerbacks ready to step up

    Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.

    The Saints' cornerbacks have their work cut out for them during training camp.

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    The Saints' cornerbacks have their work cut out for them during training camp.

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  • Michael Thomas embracing criticism in second year

    Michael Thomas embracing criticism in second year

    (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Michael Thomas has gained the trust of Drew Brees.(Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Michael Thomas has gained the trust of Drew Brees.

    Michael Thomas was the sixth receiver taken in the 2016 NFL Draft, yet he won the rookie receiving triple crown of catches, yards and touchdowns, fueled in large part by the fact that he was overlooked until the 47th overall selection. 

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    Michael Thomas was the sixth receiver taken in the 2016 NFL Draft, yet he won the rookie receiving triple crown of catches, yards and touchdowns, fueled in large part by the fact that he was overlooked until the 47th overall selection. 

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  • Saints Camp Day 2: Instant Analysis

    Saints Camp Day 2: Instant Analysis

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints have yet to don full pads but the big change in wardrobe for day two was rookie Marshon Lattimore sporting jersey number 23. Marcus Murphy's release Wednesday freed up the jersey for Lattimore and allowed fellow rookie corner DeJuan Butler to go from #33 to #34. Here are some other observations from day two: Play of Day: Coleman beat Delvin Breaux on a deep route from Brees — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@SeanFazendeFOX8) July 28, 2017 Garrett Grayson had a nice connec...

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    The Saints have yet to don full pads but the big change in wardrobe for day two was rookie Marshon Lattimore sporting jersey number 23. Marcus Murphy's release Wednesday freed up the jersey for Lattimore and allowed fellow rookie corner DeJuan Butler to go from #33 to #34. Here are some other observations from day two: Play of Day: Coleman beat Delvin Breaux on a deep route from Brees — Sean FazendeFOX8 (@SeanFazendeFOX8) July 28, 2017 Garrett Grayson had a nice connec...

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  • Sean Payton noticing differences of training camp in New Orleans heat

    Sean Payton noticing differences of training camp in New Orleans heat

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    The Saints have yet to hold a fully padded practice in New Orleans but the high heat and humidity is already proving to be a physical challenge. 

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    The Saints have yet to hold a fully padded practice in New Orleans but the high heat and humidity is already proving to be a physical challenge. 

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  • Local First Traffic: Important message for those headed to Saints Fan Fest

    Local First Traffic: Important message for those headed to Saints Fan Fest

    This map explains where Saints fans should park near the training facility. (FOX 8)This map explains where Saints fans should park near the training facility. (FOX 8)

    The New Orleans Saints want to give fans a heads-up on new parking issues for this training camp.

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    The New Orleans Saints want to give fans a heads-up on new parking issues for this training camp.

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  • After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    After Further Review: Five takes from Saints practice #1

    Marshon Lattimore made a nice play at practice Thursday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).Marshon Lattimore made a nice play at practice Thursday (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8).

    It was an overall pretty vanilla practice to start training camp 2017. There were no pads, of course, and the team stayed in base personnel the entire practice. Take One: Ramczyk runs with the 1’s Just as Sean Payton said, Ryan Ramczyk was at left tackle Thursday. He split time with the first team at the position with Khalif Barnes. With no pads, it was hard to get a gauge on exactly how well he did. But the fact that the Saints were comfortable enough to put him there this qu...

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    It was an overall pretty vanilla practice to start training camp 2017. There were no pads, of course, and the team stayed in base personnel the entire practice. Take One: Ramczyk runs with the 1’s Just as Sean Payton said, Ryan Ramczyk was at left tackle Thursday. He split time with the first team at the position with Khalif Barnes. With no pads, it was hard to get a gauge on exactly how well he did. But the fact that the Saints were comfortable enough to put him there this qu...

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  • Sean Payton addresses injuries as Saints training camp opens

    Sean Payton addresses injuries as Saints training camp opens

    Sean Payton is confident Terron Armstead will play in 2017(NOLA.com).Sean Payton is confident Terron Armstead will play in 2017(NOLA.com).
    Wednesday was reporting day for saints training camp 2017 and as practice is set to begin. Injuries remain a dominant storyline. The Saints have dealt with many. None bigger than Nick Fairley. His season is over and very likely his career is too, though Sean Payton wouldn't confirm it. "I would never sit at this table and use the word 'never.'"Payton said. "I think as we sit here today, though, we've prepared ourselves for him not playing this seaso...more>>
    Wednesday was reporting day for saints training camp 2017 and as practice is set to begin. Injuries remain a dominant storyline. The Saints have dealt with many. None bigger than Nick Fairley. His season is over and very likely his career is too, though Sean Payton wouldn't confirm it. "I would never sit at this table and use the word 'never.'"Payton said. "I think as we sit here today, though, we've prepared ourselves for him not playing this seaso...more>>
  • After Further Review: Four intriguing Saints players to watch as training camp opens

    After Further Review: Four intriguing Saints players to watch as training camp opens

    Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    Four Saints players to keep an eye on during training camp. 

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    Four Saints players to keep an eye on during training camp. 

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  • After Further Review: Four intriguing Saints players as camp opens

    After Further Review: Four intriguing Saints players as camp opens

    Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)
    David Onyemata In 2016, the Saints drafted two defensive tackles: Sheldon Rankins and David Onyemata. The injury to Nick Fairley has put that haul into complete focus this season. The expectations for Rankins are high but the development of Onyemata could be almost as important.  He has the athleticism and versatility to be an effective defensive lineman. The question is has he developed enough to step into a more prominent role? The Saints sure hope so.  Hau’Oli Ki...more>>
    David Onyemata In 2016, the Saints drafted two defensive tackles: Sheldon Rankins and David Onyemata. The injury to Nick Fairley has put that haul into complete focus this season. The expectations for Rankins are high but the development of Onyemata could be almost as important.  He has the athleticism and versatility to be an effective defensive lineman. The question is has he developed enough to step into a more prominent role? The Saints sure hope so.  Hau’Oli Ki...more>>
  • Saints sign guard/tackle Martin Wallace, defensive back Dejaun Butler

    Saints sign guard/tackle Martin Wallace, defensive back Dejaun Butler

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    The Saints have added players to their offensive line and secondary. 

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    The Saints have added players to their offensive line and secondary. 

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  • AFR: Saints pre-training camp 53-man roster projection

    AFR: Saints pre-training camp 53-man roster projection

    The Saints will conduct their first practice of training camp Thursday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints will conduct their first practice of training camp Thursday. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The time has just about come for football to jump back to the forefront of the sports landscape. 

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    The time has just about come for football to jump back to the forefront of the sports landscape. 

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  • Saints sign offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli

    Saints sign offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli

    The Saints have signed offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli. (FOX 8 graphic)The Saints have signed offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli. (FOX 8 graphic)

    The Saints are signing offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli, according to his agent, Brett Tessler. 

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    The Saints are signing offensive lineman Kristjan Sokoli, according to his agent, Brett Tessler. 

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  • New Orleans Saints preseason game times

    New Orleans Saints preseason game times

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    The New Orleans Saints preseason schedule including pre-game coverage from FOX 8.

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    The New Orleans Saints preseason schedule including pre-game coverage from FOX 8.

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  • Where to park for Saints Training Camp practices

    Where to park for Saints Training Camp practices

    The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.

     Parking at practices is free based on availability.

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     Parking at practices is free based on availability.

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  • Do's and don'ts for attending Saints Training Camp in Metairie

    Do's and don'ts for attending Saints Training Camp in Metairie

    The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.

    How to make the most of Saints Training Camp this season. 

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    How to make the most of Saints Training Camp this season. 

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  • How Saints fans get Training Camp tickets

    How Saints fans get Training Camp tickets

    The Saints wrapped up their offseason program Wednesday (Source" Sean Fazende / FOX 8 photo).The Saints wrapped up their offseason program Wednesday (Source" Sean Fazende / FOX 8 photo).

    Saints fans interested in attending any of the open practices can find free tickets here.

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    Saints fans interested in attending any of the open practices can find free tickets here.

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  • Source: Terron Armstead suffers torn labrum, out 4-6 months

    Source: Terron Armstead suffers torn labrum, out 4-6 months

    Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints will be without left tackle Terron Armstead for 4-6 months after tearing his labrum, a source confirmed to FOX 8 sports. Armstead, who was steadily returning from various injuries in 2016,

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    The Saints will be without left tackle Terron Armstead for 4-6 months after tearing his labrum.

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  • Heat, threat of rain doesn't keep Saints fans from minicamp

    Heat, threat of rain doesn't keep Saints fans from minicamp

    (Source" Sean Fazende / FOX 8 photo)(Source" Sean Fazende / FOX 8 photo)

    Fans packed into the team's Metairie training facility in Metairie Tuesday for the first day.

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    Fans packed into the team's Metairie training facility in Metairie Tuesday for the first day.

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  • NFL stadiums ranked: See how the Superdome stacks up

    NFL stadiums ranked: See how the Superdome stacks up

    New Orleans was considered as a potential backup option to host the 2021 Super Bowl. (Source: FOX 8 photo)New Orleans was considered as a potential backup option to host the 2021 Super Bowl. (Source: FOX 8 photo)

    Where’s the best place to watch an NFL football game if you don’t choose the comfort of your own couch?

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    Where’s the best place to watch an NFL football game if you don’t choose the comfort of your own couch?

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  • Saints expect Unger back in August

    Saints expect Unger back in August

    Saints expect Max Unger back in August. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Saints expect Max Unger back in August. (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    After initial reports had Saints center Max Unger out for five months, Sean Payton had a much more optimistic timetable Saturday. Payton said the team expects Unger back in August and is hopeful he can play in the third preseason game.   "We anticipate early August. I see him being able to possibly get into preseason. Our goal would be week three (of the preseason)," Payton said. "That is where he is at and it wasn’t anything new and yet we were hoping ...more>>
    After initial reports had Saints center Max Unger out for five months, Sean Payton had a much more optimistic timetable Saturday. Payton said the team expects Unger back in August and is hopeful he can play in the third preseason game.   "We anticipate early August. I see him being able to possibly get into preseason. Our goal would be week three (of the preseason)," Payton said. "That is where he is at and it wasn’t anything new and yet we were hoping ...more>>
  • Report: Unger likely to start season on the PUP

    Report: Unger likely to start season on the PUP

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Saints center Max Unger may not be available to start the season, according to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network. Rapaport said Unger suffered a foot injury and will likely start the season on PUP. Unger

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    Saints center Max Unger may not be available to start the season, according to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network. Rapaport said Unger suffered a foot injury and will likely start the season on PUP. Unger was the one of the assets the Saints received in the Jimmy Graham trade and has been rock solid in the middle of the Saints offensive line. He has started 31 games in two seasons w

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  • Saints sign 12 undrafted free agents

    Saints sign 12 undrafted free agents

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    The New Orleans Saints wasted no time after the 2017 NFL Draft adding to their crop of free agents.

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    The New Orleans Saints wasted no time after the 2017 NFL Draft adding to their crop of free agents.

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  • Saints draft Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad in the 6th round

    Saints draft Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad in the 6th round

    The New Orleans Saints have selected Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad with their last pick of the draft. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have selected Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad with their last pick of the draft. 

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  • VIDEO: Sean Payton breaks down the first night of the 2017 NFL Draft

    VIDEO: Sean Payton breaks down the first night of the 2017 NFL Draft

    Payton said the Saints nabbed one of the four best prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft

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    Payton said the Saints nabbed one of the four best prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft

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  • Saints finalize contract with Adrian Peterson

    Saints finalize contract with Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)Adrian Peterson is visiting the Saints next week (Michael DeMocker, nola.com/Times Picayune)

    The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Adrian Peterson to a two-year contract worth $7 million.

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    The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Adrian Peterson to a two-year contract worth $7 million.

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  • After Further Review: Role for Peterson makes risk worth it for Saints

    After Further Review: Role for Peterson makes risk worth it for Saints

    Adrian Peterson has signed a contract with the Saints. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com/Times Picayune)Adrian Peterson has signed a contract with the Saints. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com/Times Picayune)

    This isn't Champ Bailey from 2014 where the Saints were hoping he can still be a shutdown cornerback.

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    This isn't Champ Bailey from 2014 where the Saints were hoping he can still be a shutdown cornerback.

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  • Saints begin offseason conditioning program Monday

    Saints begin offseason conditioning program Monday

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    The Saints will begin offseason workouts.

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    The Saints will begin offseason workouts.

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  • Report: Snead to participate in offseason workouts, has not signed tender

    Report: Snead to participate in offseason workouts, has not signed tender

    (Photo by Mark Lagrange)  Willie Snead.(Photo by Mark Lagrange) Willie Snead.

    Wide receiver Willie Snead will be in attendance when the New Orleans Saints open voluntary offseason workouts Monday.

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    Wide receiver Willie Snead will be in attendance when the New Orleans Saints open voluntary offseason workouts Monday.

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  • New Orleans Saints have $8.5 million in salary cap space

    New Orleans Saints have $8.5 million in salary cap space

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    The Saints are in good financial shape heading into the upcoming NFL Draft

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    The Saints are in good financial shape heading into the upcoming NFL Draft

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  • Report: Saints plan to release Luke McCown

    Report: Saints plan to release Luke McCown

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown (7) throws to New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown (7) throws to New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    McCown, 35, has backed up Brees since 2013

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    McCown, 35, has backed up Brees since 2013

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  • Source: Saints restructure Terron Armstead's contract

    Source: Saints restructure Terron Armstead's contract

    Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Terron Armstead. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints have made a move to create more salary cap space.

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    The Saints have made a move to create more salary cap space.

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  • Reports: Saints sign Ted Ginn and A.J. Klein

    (FOX 8 graphic)Reports:  The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn(FOX 8 graphic)Reports: The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn

    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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  • Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015

    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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  • Saints sign special teams ace Chris Banjo

    Saints sign special teams ace Chris Banjo

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    The Saints have signed special teams ace Chris Banjo to a two-year deal, a source confirmed to FOX8 Sports. Banjo joined the Saints in November and made five special teams tackles. Mike Garafolo of the

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    Banjo joined the Saints in November and made five special teams tackles.

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  • After Further Review: Brandin Cooks is Saints most tradeable asset

    After Further Review: Brandin Cooks is Saints most tradeable asset

    Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015

    Brandin Cooks is the Saints' most tradeable asset

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    Brandin Cooks is the Saints' most tradeable asset

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  • Report: Brandin Cooks at center of trade discussions

    Report: Brandin Cooks at center of trade discussions

    Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015

    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks could be on the trading block.

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    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks could be on the trading block.

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  • After Further Review: Breaking down the market for Nick Fairley

    After Further Review: Breaking down the market for Nick Fairley

    Nick Fairley had a succesful 2016 season. But will he be back in  New Orleans in 2017opes to have a huge season in 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Nick Fairley had a succesful 2016 season. But will he be back in New Orleans in 2017opes to have a huge season in 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints find themselves in an interesting situation with their biggest free agent, Nick Fairley.

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    The Saints find themselves in an interesting situation with their biggest free agent, Nick Fairley.

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  • After Further Review: Time for the Saints to come home

    After Further Review: Time for the Saints to come home

    There's no way to definitively say the Greenbrier played any role in the Saints’ three straight 7-9 seasons.

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    There's no way to definitively say the Greenbrier played any role in the Saints’ three straight 7-9 seasons.

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  • Saints will hold 2017 training camp in Metairie

    The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.The Saints are returning to Metairie for training camp in 2017.

    The New Orleans Saints are returning home for training camp in 2017.

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    The New Orleans Saints are returning home for training camp in 2017.

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  • Source: Saints meet with Pitt QB Nate Peterman at Senior Bowl

    Source: Saints meet with Pitt QB Nate Peterman at Senior Bowl

    The Saints have met with several prospects including Peterman while doing their due diligence.

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    The Saints have met with several prospects including Peterman while doing their due diligence.

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  • Report: Sean Payton will remain as Saints head coach

    Report: Sean Payton will remain as Saints head coach

    (FOX 8 File)(FOX 8 File)

    Payton said he 'definitely' plans to coach the Saints next season.

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    Payton said he 'definitely' plans to coach the Saints next season.

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  • After Further Review: Payton speculation blurs true season narrative

    After Further Review: Payton speculation blurs true season narrative

    (Michael DeMocker Times Picayune/nola.com) Coach Payton looks on as his team lost their eighth consecutive preseason game.(Michael DeMocker Times Picayune/nola.com) Coach Payton looks on as his team lost their eighth consecutive preseason game.

    So here we go again. Another Saints season has ended in Atlanta and once again everyone is left wondering if it was Sean Payton's last game as Saints head coach.

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    So here we go again. Another Saints season has ended in Atlanta and once again everyone is left wondering if it was Sean Payton's last game as Saints head coach.

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  • Report: Saints place Stephone Anthony on IR

    Report: Saints place Stephone Anthony on IR

    (FOX 8 Photo) #17 Stephone Anthony.(FOX 8 Photo) #17 Stephone Anthony.

    New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton made the announcement after Anthony was sidelined Sunday

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    New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton made the announcement after Anthony was sidelined Sunday

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  • After Further Review: Good side of inconsistent Saints shows up in Arizona

    After Further Review: Good side of inconsistent Saints shows up in Arizona

    Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayunePhoto by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Be honest. You knew the Saints had this in them.

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    Be honest. You knew the Saints had this in them.

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  • New Orleans Saints give away turkeys today

    New Orleans Saints give away turkeys today

    (FOX 8 graphic)(FOX 8 graphic)

    Two giveaways today should help fill oven on Thursday.

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    Two giveaways today should help fill oven on Thursday.

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  • Black & Gold Rewind: Saints lose a tough one to the Broncos

    Black & Gold Rewind: Saints lose a tough one to the Broncos

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    The New Orleans Saints will scrutinize the play that would've put in them in the lead. Denver Broncos rookie Will Parks toed the line while returning a blocked extra point attempt with just 1:22 left on the clock in the fourth quarter. Saints fans left the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sunday, feeling befuddled. It was the deciding play of the game that bucked the Black and Gold right out of the saddle. “When you lose a game like this and I hate excuses, excuses are for losers, but...

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    The New Orleans Saints will scrutinize the play that would've put in them in the lead. Denver Broncos rookie Will Parks toed the line while returning a blocked extra point attempt with just 1:22 left on the clock in the fourth quarter. Saints fans left the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sunday, feeling befuddled. It was the deciding play of the game that bucked the Black and Gold right out of the saddle. “When you lose a game like this and I hate excuses, excuses are for losers, but...

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  • The Extra Point: Start or Sit Week 10

    The Extra Point: Start or Sit Week 10

    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    We just survived one of the worst bye weeks of the season, and if you were good enough to win last week, congratulations.

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    We just survived one of the worst bye weeks of the season, and if you were good enough to win last week, congratulations.

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  • New Orleans Saints super fan Jarrius Robertson wows the Morning Show

    New Orleans Saints super fan Jarrius Robertson wows the Morning Show

    (Source: Fox 8 Photo)(Source: Fox 8 Photo)

    New Orleans Saints fan sensation Jarrius Robertson stopped by the Fox 8 Morning show studios for a visit before jetting off the Kansas City to watch the Saints take on the Chiefs

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    New Orleans Saints fan sensation Jarrius Robertson stopped by the Fox 8 Morning show studios for a visit before jetting off the Kansas City to watch the Saints take on the Chiefs

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  • The Extra Point: Sit or Start Week 6

    The Extra Point: Sit or Start Week 6

    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    As we enter week six, one thing has become pretty clear. It’s not the year of the fantasy football running back. 

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    As we enter week six, one thing has become pretty clear. It’s not the year of the fantasy football running back. 

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  • The Extra Point: Sit or start Week 5

    The Extra Point: Sit or start Week 5

    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    We dive deeper in the bye weeks, which means you’ll have to dive deeper into your bench. 

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    We dive deeper in the bye weeks, which means you’ll have to dive deeper into your bench. 

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  • Saints' psyche good despite 0-3 start

    Saints' psyche good despite 0-3 start

    Drew Brees (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Three games. Three losses by a grand total of 17 points. Yes, the Saints are close

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    Three games. Three losses by a grand total of 17 points. Yes, the Saints are close

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  • After Further Review: Mounting losses in September is the new normal for the Saints

    After Further Review: Mounting losses in September is the new normal for the Saints

    Drew Brees (Source: Mark Lagrange)Drew Brees (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Monday night was supposed to be the Saints' bounce back game. The circumstances were too perfect.

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    Monday night was supposed to be the Saints' bounce back game. The circumstances were too perfect.

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  • A song to remember a night became a rallying cry for a city

    A song to remember a night became a rallying cry for a city

    Thank The Edge of U2 for 'The Saints Are Coming'

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    Thank The Edge of U2 for 'The Saints Are Coming'

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  • Happening Today: The Saints take on the Falcons in a big battle at the Dome

    Happening Today: The Saints take on the Falcons in a big battle at the Dome

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    The New Orleans Saints are hoping for a little prime time magic tonight as they look for their first win of the season

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    The New Orleans Saints are hoping for a little prime time magic tonight as they look for their first win of the season

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  • After Further Review: What I'll always remember about September 25, 2006

    After Further Review: What I'll always remember about September 25, 2006

    Source: Nola.comSource: Nola.com

    I don't recall exactly how I got the job. Such was life for me in the six years between graduating from college and actually getting a full-time job covering sports

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    I don't recall exactly how I got the job. Such was life for me in the six years between graduating from college and actually getting a full-time job covering sports

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  • Black & Gold Rewind: Saints fall to the Giants 16-13

    Black & Gold Rewind: Saints fall to the Giants 16-13

    (Source: WVUE)(Source: WVUE)

    The Giants got their only touchdown after Will Lutz's field goal was blocked and returned to the end zone.

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    The Giants got their only touchdown after Will Lutz's field goal was blocked and returned to the end zone.

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  • After Further Review: Saints face sobering 0-2 reality

    After Further Review: Saints face sobering 0-2 reality

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    Four points. That's the difference between an 0-2 Saints team and one that could be 2-0

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    Four points. That's the difference between an 0-2 Saints team and one that could be 2-0

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  • Darren Sharper nominated for NFL Hall of Fame induction

    Darren Sharper nominated for NFL Hall of Fame induction

    Sharper is one of 94 players and coaches nominated for the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction class

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    Sharper is one of 94 players and coaches nominated for the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction class

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  • The Extra Point: The Wide Receiver Dilemma

    The Extra Point: The Wide Receiver Dilemma

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    The best part about the start of the new fantasy football season is seeing new stars emerge and sometimes replace the top fantasy earners of the past. The worst part about the start of the new fantasy football season is seeing the new stars emerge and sometimes replace the top fantasy earners of the past.

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  • After Further Review: Saints get close but still far away

    After Further Review: Saints get close but still far away

    2nd quarter touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks (Source: Mark Lagrange)2nd quarter touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    A loss is still a loss. 0-1 is still 0-1. When a head coach and quarterback are among the highest paid in the league at their respective positions, moral victories don't exist

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    When a head coach and quarterback are among the highest paid in the league at their respective positions, moral victories don't exist

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  • Football, Fútbol, Food

    Football, Fútbol, Food

    Source: Nola.com I Times-Picayune, Adam Biderman, and Leicester City FC.Source: Nola.com I Times-Picayune, Adam Biderman, and Leicester City FC.

    Some interesting Saints information in 'All or Nothing' documentary covering the Arizona Cardinals

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    Some interesting Saints information in 'All or Nothing' documentary covering the Arizona Cardinals

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  • Football, Futbol, Food: Saints first four are vital, agents making bank, a new sandwich spot

    Football, Futbol, Food: Saints first four are vital, agents making bank, a new sandwich spot

    (Source: WVUE)(Source: WVUE)

    Expectations for the Saints are low if you listen to national pundits

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    Expectations for the Saints are low if you listen to national pundits

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  • Sean Payton conference call, media transcript

    Sean Payton conference call, media transcript

    (nola.com)(nola.com)

    Questions ranged far and wide ahead of the start of the season

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    Questions ranged far and wide ahead of the start of the season

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  • New Orleans Saints re-sign Jahri Evans

    New Orleans Saints re-sign Jahri Evans

    Jahri Evans spent his entire career with the Saints. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune)Jahri Evans spent his entire career with the Saints. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune)

    Evans will fill the roster spot vacated by quarterback Garrett Grayson after he was cut earlier Wednesday

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    Evans will fill the roster spot vacated by quarterback Garrett Grayson after he was cut earlier Wednesday

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  • Reports say Saints, Drew Brees may be near a deal

    Reports say Saints, Drew Brees may be near a deal

    Drew Brees (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Drew Brees (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)

    As the team gets ready for Sunday's season opener ProfootballTalk.com reports the two sides are close to a contract deal

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    As the team gets ready for Sunday's season opener ProfootballTalk.com reports the two sides are close to a contract deal

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  • Saints will play starters in fourth preseason game

    Saints will play starters in fourth preseason game

    Drew Brees has one year left on his current contract. (Mark LaGrange)Drew Brees has one year left on his current contract. (Mark LaGrange)

    The plan is to play starters and then make a transition

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    The plan is to play starters and then make a transition

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  • After Further Review: Three takes from Saints vs. Steelers

    © (Michael DeMocker Times Picayune/nola.com) Coach Payton looks on as his team lost their eighth consecutive preseason game.© (Michael DeMocker Times Picayune/nola.com) Coach Payton looks on as his team lost their eighth consecutive preseason game.

    Take one: Offensive line issues are very real Sean Payton didn't even have to be asked, he voluntarily opened his press conference with how concerned he was with his offensive line.

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    Take one: Offensive line issues are very real Sean Payton didn't even have to be asked, he voluntarily opened his press conference with how concerned he was with his offensive line.

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  • The Saints much-travelled training camp comes to an end

    The Saints much-travelled training camp comes to an end

    (Source: David Grunfeld / NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: David Grunfeld / NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The end of training camp is finally upon us

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    The end of training camp is finally upon us

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  • Saints camp open to fans on last day

    Saints camp open to fans on last day

    Training camp starts on July 27. (FOX 8)Training camp starts on July 27. (FOX 8)

    Who Dats can come watch the Black & Gold Wednesday morning starting at 9:55 a.m.

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    Who Dats can come watch the Black & Gold Wednesday morning starting at 9:55 a.m.

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  • Nick Fairley a free-agent steal for the Saints

    Nick Fairley a free-agent steal for the Saints

    New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley celebrates sacking Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicNew Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley celebrates sacking Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Pic

    Nick Fairley demonstrated again last night that the Saints got a steal in free-agency with his signing. The Black and Gold locked in the former Auburn star for a 1-year, 3-million dollar deal this offseason. The Mobile native has been wreaking havoc on the line since the ink dried on his contract. "Oh yeah. That's something we're going to harp on as a d-line this year. Just going out, knocking the line of scrimmage back. Get after the o-line, getting after the quarterback when t...

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    Nick Fairley demonstrated again last night that the Saints got a steal in free-agency with his signing. The Black and Gold locked in the former Auburn star for a 1-year, 3-million dollar deal this offseason. The Mobile native has been wreaking havoc on the line since the ink dried on his contract. "Oh yeah. That's something we're going to harp on as a d-line this year. Just going out, knocking the line of scrimmage back. Get after the o-line, getting after the quarterback when t...

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  • After Further Review: Latest Saints roster projection

    After Further Review: Latest Saints roster projection

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    The Saints are now one preseason game in and are dealing with some significant injuries that should force them to adapt their roster to their current status.

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    The Saints are now one preseason game in and are dealing with some significant injuries that should force them to adapt their roster to their current status.

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  • Report: Sheldon Rankins carted off Saints practice field with broken fibula

    Report: Sheldon Rankins carted off Saints practice field with broken fibula

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The apparent injury occurred during a goal line drill

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    The apparent injury occurred during a goal line drill

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  • Brees and Brady relationship goes back to college days

    Brees and Brady relationship goes back to college days

    Sean Payton and Drew Brees at training camp. (Source: Michael DeMocker / NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Sean Payton and Drew Brees at training camp. (Source: Michael DeMocker / NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It might only just be practice, but Drew Brees dominated in two days of work against the Patriots

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    It might only just be practice, but Drew Brees dominated in two days of work against the Patriots

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  • New Orleans Saints kickoff the preseason tonight on Fox 8

    New Orleans Saints kickoff the preseason tonight on Fox 8

    (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Fox 8 is your home for the New Orleans Saints' preseason games -- including tonight’s game against the New England Patriots

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    Fox 8 is your home for the New Orleans Saints' preseason games -- including tonight’s game against the New England Patriots

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  • After Further Review: Rankins dazzles in Saints-Patriots practice

    After Further Review: Rankins dazzles in Saints-Patriots practice

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Sheldon Rankins has had a very good camp thus far, but on Tuesday, Rankins was magnificent.

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    Sheldon Rankins has had a very good camp thus far, but on Tuesday, Rankins was magnificent.

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  • Saints defense thrives against great quarterbacks

    Saints defense thrives against great quarterbacks

    Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneMichael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints defense intercepted Drew Brees four times this past Saturday. Tuesday, they faced another challenge in facing Tom Brady, one of the all-time greats.

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    The Saints defense intercepted Drew Brees four times this past Saturday. Tuesday, they faced another challenge in facing Tom Brady, one of the all-time greats.

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  • FOOTBALL, FÚTBOL, FOOD

    FOOTBALL, FÚTBOL, FOOD

    (Sources: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Fox 8 , Manchester United FC)(Sources: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Fox 8 , Manchester United FC)

    It's August in the NFL, which means all 32 teams think they have a legitimate shot to make the playoffs. Unfortunately, it also brings out "so-called" NFL analyst that deliver "hot takes" with no regular season games in sight.

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    It's August in the NFL, which means all 32 teams think they have a legitimate shot to make the playoffs. Unfortunately, it also brings out "so-called" NFL analyst that deliver "hot takes" with no regular season games in sight.

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  • After Further Review: Latest Saints 53-man roster projection

    After Further Review: Latest Saints 53-man roster projection

    (FOX 8 Photo) Ranking the Saints: #19 C.J. Spiller.(FOX 8 Photo) Ranking the Saints: #19 C.J. Spiller.

    An unexpected break in a very physical training camp provided the perfect opportunity for a Saints’ roster projection. Preseason games could shake this up drastically

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    An unexpected break in a very physical training camp provided the perfect opportunity for a Saints’ roster projection. Preseason games could shake this up drastically, but as of now here’s my view of the 53

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  • Nick Fairley fired up playing for his favorite team

    Nick Fairley fired up playing for his favorite team

    The Saints defense fell to last in many categories in 2015 with teams racking up yards, and points with ease. The Saints try to fix those problems in free agency by locking up former Auburn star Nick Fairley. The defensive lineman bled black and gold since childhood, which swayed his choice of teams.

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    The Saints defense fell to last in many categories in 2015 with teams racking up yards, and points with ease. The Saints try to fix those problems in free agency by locking up former Auburn star Nick Fairley. The defensive lineman bled black and gold since childhood, which swayed his choice of teams.

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  • Another CFL player in-line to make Saints roster

    Another CFL player in-line to make Saints roster

    The Saints struck free agent gold in 2015 with the pickup of Canadian Football League star Delvin Breaux. In 2016 the Saints went back north of the border again to grab Erick Harris, a former teammate of Breaux with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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    The Saints struck free agent gold in 2015 with the pickup of Canadian Football League star Delvin Breaux. In 2016 the Saints went back north of the border again to grab Erick Harris, a former teammate of Breaux with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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  • After Further Review: Brees struggles, defense dominates Saints Saturday practice

    After Further Review: Brees struggles, defense dominates Saints Saturday practice

    (Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    When we look back at of some of the best performances of the illustrious career of Drew Brees, practice nine of Saints training camp 2016 will not be a part of the highlight reel. In what may been his worst performance at a camp practice ever, Brees was stifled by the Saints’ defense and threw four interceptions. The biggest question post-

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    When we look back at of some of the best performances of the illustrious career of Drew Brees, practice nine of Saints training camp 2016 will not be a part of the highlight reel. In what may been his worst performance at a camp practice ever, Brees was stifled by the Saints’ defense and threw four interceptions. The biggest question post-

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  • Graham-Unger trade favors Saints so far

    Graham-Unger trade favors Saints so far

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    A year into the Jimmy Graham trade, and it looks like the Saints have the upper hand so far. Graham missed five games due to a knee injury, and only accounted for 600 yards receiving. On the other hand Max Unger didn't miss a start, and is already considered a leader on the offense. 

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    A year into the Jimmy Graham trade, and it looks like the Saints have the upper hand so far. Graham missed five games due to a knee injury, and only accounted for 600 yards receiving. On the other hand Max Unger didn't miss a start, and is already considered a leader on the offense. 

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  • New linebacker Robertson looks to contribute right away

    New linebacker Robertson looks to contribute right away

    Craig Robertson is proving to be a talented free agent pick up. (Source: David Grunfeld, Nola.com I Times-Picayune)Craig Robertson is proving to be a talented free agent pick up. (Source: David Grunfeld, Nola.com I Times-Picayune)

    On the very first day of camp Craig Robertson showed why the Saints scooped him up in free agency.

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    On the very first day of camp Craig Robertson showed why the Saints scooped him up in free agency.

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  • Rookie Vonn Bell not fazed by draft position

    Rookie Vonn Bell not fazed by draft position

    Vonn Bell racked up nine interceptions in three years with the Buckeyes. His play strangely only garnered a second-round pick in the NFL draft. For a ball-hawking safety like Bell that was a disappointment,

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    Vonn Bell racked up nine interceptions in three years with the Buckeyes. 

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  • SAINTS VIDEO: In the red zone

    SAINTS VIDEO: In the red zone

    Saints defenders swarm the ball carrier during red zone drills. (FOX 8)Saints defenders swarm the ball carrier during red zone drills. (FOX 8)

    The New Orleans Saints spent some time running their red zone offense and defense on Thursday morning at The Greenbrier.

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    The New Orleans Saints spent some time running their red zone offense and defense on Thursday morning at The Greenbrier.

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  • Juan's World - Sizing up Saints Training Camp

    Welcome in to Juan's World where we are now officially six practices old here at Saints training camp and some things have stood out. 

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    Welcome in to Juan's World where we are now officially six practices old here at Saints training camp and some things have stood out. 

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  • Brees-Fleener connection producing big plays at camp

    Brees-Fleener connection producing big plays at camp

    In five years with the Saints, Jimmy Graham hauled in 51 touchdowns with over 4,500 yards receiving. The big-play ability was missed in 2015, so the Saints signed Coby Fleener to a monster deal to seal the void.

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    In five years with the Saints, Jimmy Graham hauled in 51 touchdowns with over 4,500 yards receiving. The big-play ability was missed in 2015, so the Saints signed Coby Fleener to a monster deal to seal the void.

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  • After Further Review: Sacks & PBUs highlight Saints practice #5 and other observations

    After Further Review: Sacks & PBUs highlight Saints practice #5 and other observations

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    Five practices in, we’ve officially transitioned into a new phase of training camp. The newness has worn off while the end is nowhere near in site.

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    Five practices in, we’ve officially transitioned into a new phase of training camp. The newness has worn off while the end is nowhere near in site.

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  • Quarterback Lowell Narcisse to transfer from LSU

    Quarterback Lowell Narcisse to transfer from LSU

    LSU quarterbacks Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse did not participate in Tuesday's practice. Fox 8 Sports learned that they sat out while they consider their futures in Baton Rouge. 

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    LSU quarterbacks Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse did not participate in Tuesday's practice. Fox 8 Sports learned that they sat out while they consider their futures in Baton Rouge. 

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  • Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Brees breaks down how to manage the physical toll of the NFL

    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.comDrew Brees enters 18th season in the NFL this fall. Source: Nola.com
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...more>>
    Drew Brees is entering his 18th year in the NFL. Which, would usually mean a players career is on the tail end, but for Brees that is not the case. He works out year around, and still has a lot of tread left on those tires. "I think early on you feel like you're pretty invincible you're young, you can wake up every day and go Mach 3 with your hair on fire and you don't really think twice. I think as you get older, as you have more experience and you begin to become a bit more in...more>>
  • LHSAA launches probe into Brother Martin football program, report says

    LHSAA launches probe into Brother Martin football program, report says

    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has launched an investigation into Brother Martin athletics regarding potential recruiting violations by Crusaders football coach Mark Bonis Source: Nola.comThe Louisiana High School Athletic Association has launched an investigation into Brother Martin athletics regarding potential recruiting violations by Crusaders football coach Mark Bonis Source: Nola.com

    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has launched an investigation into Brother Martin athletics regarding potential recruiting violations by Crusaders football coach Mark Bonis, according to a report by our partners NOLA.com | The Times Picayune.

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    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has launched an investigation into Brother Martin athletics regarding potential recruiting violations by Crusaders football coach Mark Bonis, according to a report by our partners NOLA.com | The Times Picayune.

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