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How many New Orleans Saints should crack the NFL Network's top-…

How many New Orleans Saints should crack the NFL Network's top-100 list?

nola.com Updated 7 hours ago
This could be another year in which Drew Brees is the only Saints player to make the cut.
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  • Jimmy Graham attending services for mentor who 'loved him like …

    Jimmy Graham attending services for mentor who 'loved him like a son'

    nola.com 10 hours ago
    Tamara Fox Meyerson is survived by her husband Joel, two sons and a daughter. The obituary also lists Graham, who she "loved and mentored as a son."
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  • Joe Horn on NFL draft picks embracing Roger Goodell: 'They're h…

    Joe Horn on NFL draft picks embracing Roger Goodell: 'They're hugging the devil'

    nola.com 12 hours ago
    Former Saints wide receiver Joe Horn hates how Roger Goodell seems untouchable
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  • New Orleans Saints Spotlight | Get to know LB Davis Tull

    New Orleans Saints Spotlight | Get to know LB Davis Tull

    nola.com 13 hours ago
    Davis is a three-time Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year
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  • Saints kick off OTAs today; Andrus Peat's start delayed by scho…

    Saints kick off OTAs today; Andrus Peat's start delayed by school schedule

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Saints kick off OTAs today; Andrus Peat's start delayed by school schedule
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  • Dannell Ellerbe glad to be in a place “that knows how to win”

    Dannell Ellerbe glad to be in a place “that knows how to win”

    Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe spent his holiday trying to jam the toothpaste back in the tube, after making some harsh remarks about his time with the Dolphins. Ellerbe told his hometown paper, the Richmond County (N.C.) Daily Journal, that he was g…
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  • New Orleans Saints 2015 roster with updated numbers

    New Orleans Saints 2015 roster with updated numbers

    nola.com May 24 (2 days ago)
    After the post-minicamp moves, the Saints have 45 players on offense (four quarterbacks, six running backs, three fullbacks, five tight ends, 12 receivers and 15 linemen).
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  • How the New Orleans Saints could get some 'Hard Knocks' screen …

    How the New Orleans Saints could get some 'Hard Knocks' screen time

    nola.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    The Saints and Texans will hold a pair of joint practices in August leading into their preseason game Aug. 30 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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  • Fan Catches Flying Bat One-Handed, Holds Onto Beer

    Fan Catches Flying Bat One-Handed, Holds Onto Beer

    deadspin.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Some baseball probably happened in this independent league game between the St. Paul Saints and the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks, but we’re more concerned with this Redhawks player who instead thought he was participating in the hammer throw. Read more...
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  • Delvin Breaux catching notice in Saints practices

    Delvin Breaux catching notice in Saints practices

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    The Saints picked two cornerbacks in this year’s draft as part of an overhaul to the group that started when they signed Brandon Browner as a free agent, but P.J. Williams and Damian Swann aren’t the only players on the coaching staff’s radar in their f…
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  • Garrett Grayson's new life with New Orleans Saints includes ear…

    Garrett Grayson's new life with New Orleans Saints includes early-morning QB meetings

    nola.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Grayson was the Saints third-round draft pick earlier in the month and is likely to spend at least the next two years in training -- or perhaps in an extended tryout -- for the job that Brees has held for the last decade.
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  • Brees dodges #DeflateGate questions

    Brees dodges #DeflateGate questions

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    This time around, Drew Brees doesn’t need an explanation. Three years after the Saints found themselves in the cross hairs of a league investigation that had the feel of a mouse being hunted with an elephant gun, the Patriots find themselves in the same…
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  • Catch Larry Holder, Jeff Duncan on 'The Sports Hangover' on 106…

    Catch Larry Holder, Jeff Duncan on 'The Sports Hangover' on 106.1 FM starting at 3 p.m.

    nola.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Saints, Pelicans, college baseball, Belmont Stakes among the topics
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  • Reggie Bush wants to return punts this year

    Reggie Bush wants to return punts this year

    profootballtalk.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Early in Reggie Bush’s NFL career, he returned punts in addition to his offensive duties and he showed a knack for it while returning four punts for touchdowns in his first three seasons with the Saints. Bush continued returning punts through the end of…
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  • Virtual reality trainer arrives

    Virtual reality trainer arrives

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    In February, Saints coach Sean Payton said that virtual reality training for quarterbacks could be coming. It’s now here, and not just for quarterbacks. As explained by Stephanie Loh of U-T San Diego, former Stanford kicker Derek Belch has developed a g…
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  • Pro Football Hall of Famer, 74, returns to college to finish de…

    Pro Football Hall of Famer, 74, returns to college to finish degree, report says

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    More than 50 years later, following a Pro Football Hall of Fame career, Bobby Bell finishes college degree requirement.
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  • New Orleans Saints place WR Andy Tanner on injured reserve

    New Orleans Saints place WR Andy Tanner on injured reserve

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Tanner, who signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2010, spent last season on the injured reserve after suffering an injury in training camp.
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  • Darren Sharper due back in court May 29. Is plea deal in rape c…

    Darren Sharper due back in court May 29. Is plea deal in rape case back on track?

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Ex-Saints star Darren Sharper will return to a New Orleans courtroom next week, court records indicate. Sharper is set for a re-arraignment hearing in federal court on May 29, a sign that the series of interlocking plea deals that was...
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  • Tell us about your most unexpected NFL memorabilia find

    Tell us about your most unexpected NFL memorabilia find

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    There has never been a better time to find sports apparel and memorabilia. Titans fan in Alaska? Saints fan in Spain? There are numerous websites to find what you seek. (Including, we will add helpfully, this one.) However, the knick-knacks we find unex…
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  • Saints sign Andrus Peat

    Saints sign Andrus Peat

    profootballtalk.com nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    The Saints aren’t sure where Andrus Peat will fit on their offensive line, but they do have him under contract. The team announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with the first of their two first-round picks. Peat, like all first-rounders, sign…
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  • Public has right to hear Tom Benson case: Jeff Duncan's Dis and…

    Public has right to hear Tom Benson case: Jeff Duncan's Dis and Dat

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Judge did right thing in dismissing request to seal records, close court room
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  • New Orleans Saints rank 147th in ESPN salary survey

    New Orleans Saints rank 147th in ESPN salary survey

    ESPN.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    New Orleans Saints rank 147th in ESPN salary survey
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  • New Orleans Saints Spotlight | Get to know RB Marcus Murphy

    New Orleans Saints Spotlight | Get to know RB Marcus Murphy

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Murphy was an All-SEC first team selection last season
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  • Ray Rice's domestic violence charge dropped, TV station reports

    Ray Rice's domestic violence charge dropped, TV station reports

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    The charge came after TMZ posted video of Rice punching his now-wife while they rode the elevator together.
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  • Saints to hold OTAs next week. Chat with Katherine Terrell at 1…

    Saints to hold OTAs next week. Chat with Katherine Terrell at 10:30 a.m.

    nola.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Send in your Saints questions for beat writer Katherine Terrell
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  • Letterman's top sports moments: Jordan, Magic, an uncomfortable…

    Letterman's top sports moments: Jordan, Magic, an uncomfortable Belichick and more

    nola.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Letterman enjoyed his moments with sports figures over the years.
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  • Brees: Draft sent message that we believe in our skill position…

    Brees: Draft sent message that we believe in our skill position players

    profootballtalk.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Over the course of the offseason, the Saints said farewell to tight end Jimmy Graham, wide receiver Kenny Stills and running back Pierre Thomas. They signed running back C.J. Spiller, but otherwise left the team’s skill positions untouched as they spent…
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  • Video - Joe Horn blasts Roger Goodell 02:06

    Joe Horn blasts Roger Goodell

    May 26
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett discusses former WR Joe Horn's comments about Roger Goodell.
  • Video - Most likely Super Bowl matchups 05:47

    Most likely Super Bowl matchups

    May 26
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate which teams have the best odds for a Super Bowl matchup.
  • Video - Brees talks foray into restaurant biz 01:49

    Brees talks foray into restaurant biz

    May 20
    Saints QB Drew Brees talks about why he and his wife Brittany have become co-owners of Walk-On's Enterprises, with the goal of expanding the restaurant into a chain of popular Louisiana sports bars.
  • Video - Brees not threatened by Saints' draft pick 03:26

    Brees not threatened by Saints' draft pick

    May 19
    Brian Dawkins discusses quarterback Drew Brees' statement indicating he's not concerned that the Saints drafted quarterback Garrett Grayson in the third round of this years' NFL draft.

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