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Chat with Larry Holder at 11 a.m. as New Orleans Saints look to…

Chat with Larry Holder at 11 a.m. as New Orleans Saints look to knock off Green Bay

nola.com ESPN.com Updated 42 minutes ago
Saints host Packers on Sunday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
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  • PFT Live: Saints talk with Jeff Duncan, PFT Planet calls and tw…

    PFT Live: Saints talk with Jeff Duncan, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com 51 minutes ago
    The Saints will host the Packers on Sunday Night Football in a game that the 2-4 Saints could really use if they are going to return to the playoffs this season. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune will join Mike Florio on Friday’s edition of …
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  • Saints cornerbacks Corey White, Stanley Jean-Baptiste focus ahe…

    Saints cornerbacks Corey White, Stanley Jean-Baptiste focus ahead

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- Corey White is sporting a new look this week. The New Orleans Saints cornerback shaved off his familiar mohawk (which had gone through various shades of orange, gold, black and even pink for breast cancer awareness this year). White sai…
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  • This week's Saints banner at McMain Secondary School: "Let…

    This week's Saints banner at McMain Secondary School: "Let's Cream the Cheeseheads"

    nola.com 1 hour ago
    This week's edition of the Eleanor McMain Secondary School's New Orleans Saints banner is a very gouda work of art (sorry). The student-painted display entitled "Let's Cream the Cheeseheads" was unveiled on the school's Nashville Street fence …
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  • The Steve Gleason effect -- Doing the impossible and changing l…

    The Steve Gleason effect -- Doing the impossible and changing lives: Jeff Duncan

    nola.com 1 hour ago
    Former Saints standout inspires countless lives in his journey with ALS
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  • What's your prediction for the Saints-Packers game Sunday at th…

    What's your prediction for the Saints-Packers game Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome?

    nola.com 3 hours ago
    Saints sit as a 1.5-point favorite against the Packers on Sunday night
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  • Optimum Performance: NFL kickers are a unique breed

    Optimum Performance: NFL kickers are a unique breed

    nola.com 5 hours ago
    "In many ways, kickers are the Rodney Dangerfields of the NFL"
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  • The new Charlotte Hornets will re-retire Bobby Phills' No. 13 j…

    The new Charlotte Hornets will re-retire Bobby Phills' No. 13 jersey on November 1

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    The rebranding of the Charlotte Bobcats as the Charlotte Hornets has been a very positive experience, with a franchise in need of market traction and increased popularity grabbing hold of one of the most recognizable brands in the NBA's past 25 years. T…
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  • Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers have led teams to opposite ends of tu…

    Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers have led teams to opposite ends of turnover spectrum in 2014

    Rodgers has just one interception, leading the Packers to an NFL-best turnover margin (+10). Brees has thrown seven picks, part of the Saints' nearly last-place turnover margin of minus-8.
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  • New Orleans Saints injuries: Khiry Robinson, Pierre Thomas stil…

    New Orleans Saints injuries: Khiry Robinson, Pierre Thomas still out

    nola.com 20 hours ago
    Tight end Jimmy Graham (shoulder), linebacker Ramon Humber (ankle) and cornerback Keenan Lewis (knee/shoulder) were listed as limited.
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  • Saints receivers re-emerge in ‘pick your poison’ offense

    Saints receivers re-emerge in ‘pick your poison’ offense

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints re-discovered their downfield passing game last week, with receivers Marques Colston and Kenny Stills both gaining more than 100 receiving yards in a 24-23 loss to the Detroit Lions. If that’s a sign of things to …
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  • Eric Olsen glad to be back with Saints

    Eric Olsen glad to be back with Saints

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    METAIRIE, La. -- Eric Olsen was admittedly frustrated when the New Orleans Saints released him last season after he suffered a Lisfranc foot injury in the summer that sidelined him for about two months. But the journeyman guard/center said he understood…
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  • Lions’ LaAdrian Waddle returned to game after concussion

    Lions’ LaAdrian Waddle returned to game after concussion

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle returned to the field for Detroit’s final kneeldown on Sunday against the Saints despite suffering a concussion on his previous play, an extra point that gave the Lions their game-winning point in a 24-23 win. Dave Bir…
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  • PFT’s Week Eight picks

    PFT’s Week Eight picks

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Last week, as the Saints built a supposedly insurmountable lead over the Lions, I taunted MDS with a link of Homer Simpson singing When the Saints Go Over There. And I scoffed when he suggested I was celebrating prematurely. Which of course cemented the…
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  • Know the enemy: Saints on Aaron Rodgers

    Know the enemy: Saints on Aaron Rodgers

    ESPN.com nola.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    METAIRIE, La. -- Aaron Rodgers has been one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks for seven years now. But this season, the Green Bay Packers star has cranked it up another notch. He’s gone to ludicrous speed. Rodgers has thrown for 18 touchdowns with just on…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Packers-Saints 00:52

    NFL Live Prediction: Packers-Saints

    Oct 23
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Green Bay at New Orleans.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Packers-Saints 00:34

    Inside Edge: Packers-Saints

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Green Bay at New Orleans.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Drew Brees' Passing Penchant 00:32

    Inside The Huddle: Drew Brees' Passing Penchant

    Oct 23
    John Clayton believes defenses are catching on to Drew Brees' penchant for passing between the numbers.
  • Video - Cousin Sal's NFL Week 8 Picks 02:25

    Cousin Sal's NFL Week 8 Picks

    Oct 23
    Cousin Sal makes his picks for week 8 in the NFL.

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