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Packer and Grambling legend Willie Davis is No. 26 on Louisiana's list of all-time top 51 athletes
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Davis was elected to five straight Pro Bowls, was named All-Pro five times, and in 1981 he was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, becoming the first former Grambling player to earn that distinction.Upvote Share Tweet
All offseason, the concern for the Saints was whether they could make the numbers work with *tight end Jimmy Graham. But when he showed up for work, he posted another number that reminded them of his value. Saints coach Sean Payton said Graham had the “…Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints question of the day: Would you ever plan your vacation around training camp?nola.com 1 hour agoWhite Sulphur Spring, W. Va. -- There were some understandable grumbles when the New Orleans Saints announced last March that they would be holding most of their training camp here at the Greenbrier resort.Upvote Share Tweet
Today's weather forecast for New Orleans Saints training camp in West Virginianola.com 1 hour agoCooler temperatures and lower humidity should help keep New Orleans Saints players fresh as the 2014 season nears.Upvote Share Tweetnola.com 2 hours agoPanthers disappointed in defensive end Greg Hardy with domestic violence chargesUpvote Share Tweet
Optimum Performance: NFL trainers to be held accountable when distributing pain medication to playersnola.com 3 hours agoAccording Debbie Webber of the New Orleans Field Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, athletic trainers -- such as those in the NFL or with the New Orleans Saints -- are "required to keep records of what they ordered and dispensed and con…Upvote Share Tweet
Greenbrier owner Jim Justice a hall-of-fame coach lookalike, and the New Orleans Saints' offseason MVP, USA Today saysnola.com 11 hours agoJustice spent $30 million to build facilities New Orleans Saints will use for training campUpvote Share Tweet
Saints host is a Parcells impersonatorprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoTwo years ago, Hall of Famer Bill Parcells nearly served as the interim head coach for the Saints. In 2014, Parcells will be at Saints training camp. Sort of. West Virginia coal baron Jim Justice, the billionaire who owns The Greenbrier, is a Parcells d…Upvote Share TweetWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- It's still unclear whether or not safety Jairus Byrd will be back on the field for the New Orleans Saints' first training camp practice on Friday. But coach Sean Payton said he expects the three-time Pro Bowler back "…Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints relish 'routine,' 'normal' offseason as training camp opens | Larry Holdernola.com 13 hours agoFootball issues for Saints a welcome start to 2014 training campUpvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Graham's dorm room may not be so bad, at least it's in a luxury resortnola.com 15 hours agoA 15-second video clip posted to Instagram Wednesday by New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas showed Saints tight end Jimmy Graham in a bit of shock to see the pink flowered wallpaper covering the walls of his so-called "dorm...Upvote Share Tweet
Former Ehret star Indy WR Reggie Wayne returns from his injurynola.com 18 hours agoWayne torn the ACL in his right knee nine months ago.Upvote Share Tweet
The Real World, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. | Larry Holder's training camp postcardnola.com 18 hours agoWhat happens when reporters and photographers are picked to live in a house in West Virginia?Upvote Share Tweet
Drew Brees, Saints teammates try out skeet shooting on free day at training campnola.com 19 hours agoWhite Sulphur Springs, W. Va. -- The New Orleans Saints have checked into the Greenbrier hotel and resort, but practice doesn't begin until Friday morning. How to spend the free day?Upvote Share Tweetnola.com 20 hours agoSaints start up training camp practices Friday morning at The GreenbrierUpvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints spirit fills West Virginia as team reports for training camp | Black and Gold Todaynola.com 21 hours agoYour daily snapshot of all things New Orleans SaintsUpvote Share Tweetnola.com 23 hours agoWhat do you want to learn over the next three weeks? What are the biggest questions? What storylines are you going to monitor most closely? Drop a note in the comments below.Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints' Junior Galette considered an upper-level pass rusher | Saints linksnola.com Jul 24 (yesterday)Cornerback could be the top positional battle in Saints training campUpvote Share Tweetnola.com Jul 24 (yesterday)Bucs guard Carl Nicks continues to be a question mark health-wiseUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsJul 24ESPN's Antonio Pierce breaks down the Broncos' defensive additions, whether the Rams and Cardinals can make the playoffs, and whether the Panthers can repeat as NFC South champions.
Brees On Graham's Versatility, Addition of ByrdJul 23Saints QB Drew Brees discusses TE Jimmy Graham's importance to New Orleans' offense, the loss of Darren Sproles and how Jairus Byrd fits in on the Saints' defense.
NFL Nation Buzz: SaintsJul 22ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett is eager to see Jimmy Graham, Brandin Cooks and Jairus Byrd in action when New Orleans kicks off training camp this week in West Virginia.
New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan: 'This is the year I get a Super Bowl'Jul 18New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss the tough NFC South division, his comrades on the defensive line and what he expects out of his team this season.
The Ray Rice FalloutJul 25OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season — important division gam…
Cavs still out front in Love talks, sources sayJul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas MavericksJul 24Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
Sources: Wall added to U.S. World Cup campJul 24Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.