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PHOTOS: Determined Saints fans watch practice in the sweltering heat

nola.com Updated 4 hours ago
New Orleans Saints fans catch practice in the sweltering heat
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  • Some new faces shine in New Orleans Saints' Tuesday practice: B…

    Some new faces shine in New Orleans Saints' Tuesday practice: By the numbers

    nola.com 5 hours ago
    83: Number of days between the date of Jairus Byrd's reported back surgery and his return to full participation on Tuesday.
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  • Saints’ Camp Report Day 18

    Saints’ Camp Report Day 18

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: The Saints got some good news on the injury front Tuesday when safety Jairus Byrd was cleared to do full-contact work. But there were still a handful of ke…
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  • New Orleans Saints linebacker Ronald Powell focused on becoming…

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Ronald Powell focused on becoming part of 53-man roster

    nola.com 8 hours ago
    Powell is a fifth-round draft pick for the Saints this season
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  • Saints' Marcel Jones aiming for spot on 53-man roster, but lett…

    Saints' Marcel Jones aiming for spot on 53-man roster, but letting coaches worry about 'tough decisions'

    nola.com 8 hours ago
    Jones was the Saints' seventh-round draft pick out of Nebraska in 2012. He spent that year on the injured reserve, failed to make the cut last August and was signed to the practice squad.
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  • Saints prepared if Erik Lorig injury lingers

    Saints prepared if Erik Lorig injury lingers

    ESPN.com nola.com 9 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints have never specified the nature of fullback Erik Lorig’s leg injury. But clearly it’s not a minor issue, since Lorig hasn’t even watched a practice in street clothes since first suffering the injury during a scrim…
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  • Saints' Byrd expected to play against Colts

    Saints' Byrd expected to play against Colts

    ESPN.com nola.com 9 hours ago
    Safety Jairus Byrd went through full-contact team drills for the first time as a member of the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, and he's expected to make his preseason debut Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
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  • Luke McCown won't bow down in New Orleans Saints' backup QB com…

    Luke McCown won't bow down in New Orleans Saints' backup QB competition

    nola.com 9 hours ago
    Veteran is battling neck-and-neck with Ryan Griffin for backup QB job
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  • Corey White strips ball among video highlights from New Orleans…

    Corey White strips ball among video highlights from New Orleans Saints practice Tuesday

    nola.com 10 hours ago
    Watch a view video highlights from Saints practice Tuesday.
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  • Sean Payton welcomes NFL's expansion of practice squad to 10 pl…

    Sean Payton welcomes NFL's expansion of practice squad to 10 players

    nola.com 10 hours ago
    "It's the No. 1 way for teams to develop players," Payton said of the practice squad.
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  • Having Jahri Evans back on practice field provides lift for New…

    Having Jahri Evans back on practice field provides lift for New Orleans Saints offensive line

    nola.com 10 hours ago
    Jahri Evans returned to the practice field on Sunday after missing time with a lower back injury.
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  • Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Saints running back Mark Ingram’s father was an NFL wide receiver and the younger Ingram would like a chance to show that he inherited some of his father’s pass-catching skills. Ingram turned a pass into a 23-yard touchdown in last week’s game against t…
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  • Blocking gives Morgan, Meachem edge

    Blocking gives Morgan, Meachem edge

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- Joe Morgan has obviously helped his case to make the New Orleans Saints' roster by once again displaying his dynamic deep-threat ability (three catches for 108 yards last Friday night). But it’s Morgan’s more underrated strong suit that…
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  • Fans agree with Jimmy Graham: Banned dunk celebration is harmle…

    Fans agree with Jimmy Graham: Banned dunk celebration is harmless fun

    nola.com 16 hours ago
    Here's a sampling of comments from fans, pro and con:
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  • Live updates from New Orleans Saints practice in Metairie at 11…

    Live updates from New Orleans Saints practice in Metairie at 11 a.m.

    nola.com 16 hours ago
    Follow along as Saints columnist Larry Holder, beat reporters Katherine Terrell and Evan Woodbery, reporters Andrew Lopez and Terrance Harris and the rest of the NOLA.com crew provide live updates from the practice fields.
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  • Video - Byrd Expected To Make Saints Debut 03:35

    Byrd Expected To Make Saints Debut

    Aug 19
    Eric Allen discusses how the Saints should approach getting Jairus Byrd on the field for game action during the preseason.
  • Video - Saints' Lack Of Discipline Leads To 22 Penalties 01:14

    Saints' Lack Of Discipline Leads To 22 Penalties

    Aug 16
    Jeff Saturday discusses Saints TE Jimmy Graham's two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for dunking over the goalposts and how the NFL's new rules magnified the Saints' lack of discipline.
  • Video - Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints preseason highlights 02:48

    Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints preseason highlights

    Aug 16
    Check out the highlights from the Titans vs. Saints matchup in New Orleans.
  • Video - Pre-Wk 2 Can't-Miss Play: Dunk master Graham

    Pre-Wk 2 Can't-Miss Play: Dunk master Graham

    Aug 15
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown pass deep middle to tight end Jimmy Graham for a 19-yd touchdown.

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