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10 New Orleans Saints takeaways from NFL owners meetings

10 New Orleans Saints takeaways from NFL owners meetings

nola.com Updated 12 hours ago
Saints owner Tom Benson, C.J. Spiller, Akiem Hicks among the topics.
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  • New Orleans Saints' Mark Ingram 'extremely blessed' for persona…

    New Orleans Saints' Mark Ingram 'extremely blessed' for personal-life changes, website reports

    nola.com 8 hours ago
    Running back grateful for new contract, birth of daughter, release of father from prison, he tells ESPN.com.
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  • New Orleans Saints meeting with Paul Dawson at TCU pro day, acc…

    New Orleans Saints meeting with Paul Dawson at TCU pro day, according to report

    nola.com 9 hours ago
    Dawson was meeting with Joe Vitt, the Saints' assistant head coach, on Friday afternoon, according to Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
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  • Michael Sam: 'I am not the only gay person in the NFL,' he says…

    Michael Sam: 'I am not the only gay person in the NFL,' he says in report

    nola.com 13 hours ago
    Sam tells Fort Worth Star-Telegram he does not believe he is being discriminated against by NFL teams.
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  • NFL games in Germany, China, Mexico? It could happen, per repor…

    NFL games in Germany, China, Mexico? It could happen, per report

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    The league is also discussing the possibility of having games in Mexico and Germany, and several other countries.
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  • Saints stressing character, culture with roster additions

    Saints stressing character, culture with roster additions

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    From Sean Payton to Mickey Loomis to Drew Brees and other veteran leaders, the New Orleans Saints have consistently stressed the need to improve intangibles such as leadership and locker-room culture in the wake of last year’s 7-9 season. Payton indicat…
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  • NFL needs to throw flag on Indiana: Jeff Duncan

    NFL needs to throw flag on Indiana: Jeff Duncan

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    League should prevent state from bidding on future Super Bowls
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  • Grading Saints’ performance in free agency

    Grading Saints’ performance in free agency

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando gathered together some of ESPN’s top talent evaluators for this detailed breakdown of each team’s performance so far in free agency (which requires Insider access). Sando gave the Saints a B-minus, though he admitted the grad…
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  • Which NFL free agents will be 1-and-done? Brandon Browner has 3…

    Which NFL free agents will be 1-and-done? Brandon Browner has 32 percent chance, website says

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    Brandon Browner's expected contract value is $10.19 million, or 68 percent of the nominal $15 million value of his three-year contract.
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  • New Orleans Saints exhibition games will be aired on WVUE, othe…

    New Orleans Saints exhibition games will be aired on WVUE, other Raycom stations

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    The team announced on Thursday a multi-year agreement with Raycom Media to produce and broadcast the preseason games.
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  • New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans survives purge, but contra…

    New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans survives purge, but contract tinkering is coming

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    Saints sought out trades for Jahri Evans and Ben Grubbs, who ended up in Kansas City
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  • New Orleans Saints' Sean Payton ranked 7th among NFL head coach…

    New Orleans Saints' Sean Payton ranked 7th among NFL head coaches, website says

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    The six coaches ahead of Payton came from teams that have been to the Super Bowl since the Saints' lone appearance in 2010.
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  • Potential New Orleans Saints draft target Randy Gregory fails N…

    Potential New Orleans Saints draft target Randy Gregory fails NFL drug test, report says

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    NFL.com said the positive drug test could cause him to lose his top-10 draft status.
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  • Former Saints assistant Andre Curtis hired by Seattle Seahawks

    Former Saints assistant Andre Curtis hired by Seattle Seahawks

    nola.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    Curtis spent three years with the Saints before he was fired after the 2014 season.
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  • Saints working on extension for Cameron Jordan

    Saints working on extension for Cameron Jordan

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    Most of the Saints’ player movement this offseason has been outgoing, as they tried to get themselves into position to fix their defense. But they do want to keep one of their key defensive players. According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Pic…
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: C.J. Spiller A Saint 00:39

    Inside The Huddle: C.J. Spiller A Saint

    Mar 26
    Coach Sean Payton loves C.J. Spiller. He sees Spiller being great at screens, sweeps and inside runs, an explosive runner..
  • Video - Payton: Brees One Of The Best 01:21

    Payton: Brees One Of The Best

    Mar 25
    Saints coach Sean Payton talks about New Orleans' re-tooled offense and how it will help Drew Brees. Then Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Bill Polian break down his comments.
  • Video - Benson: State Of Saints, Pelicans 'Very Strong' 02:56

    Benson: State Of Saints, Pelicans 'Very Strong'

    Mar 24
    Saints reporter Mike Triplett discusses New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's comments on both the difficult decisions he's made in ousting his former heirs from the family business and the significant changes to the Saints' roster.
  • Video - Jimmy Graham Calls His Biggest Fan 02:27

    Jimmy Graham Calls His Biggest Fan

    Mar 17
    A 7-year-old girl, Lexia Woods, was very upset after hearing that her favorite player, TE Jimmy Graham, was traded by the Saints to the Seahawks. Graham called Lexia and her mother, Ashley-Ann, and invited the family to Seattle.

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