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Defensive backs coach says Jenkins, Vaccaro have feet to face slot receivers.Share TweetMETAIRIE, La. (AP) A woman who could become the NFL's first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.Share Tweet
Candidate to become first permanent woman referee in NFL takes field with New Orleans SaintsSarah Thomas, a native of Pascagoula, Miss. is in line to become the NFL's first permanent female NFL game official.Share TweetDrew Brees says he's amazed his $3 tip on a $74 takeout order last month has become a talking point on national television and the Internet.Share TweetRob Ryan has never been shy about talking up his players, and he hasn’t stopped in his new job. Ryan, the first-year defensive coordinator of the Saints, says that when New Orleans signed cornerback Keenan Lewis away from Pittsburgh, they got the best d…Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints' Lance Moore far from 'old man' on heels of best season: notebookTight end Jimmy Graham said Kenny Vaccaro's aggression is 'good at the safety position.'Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 1, 2013Fifteen months ago, the New Orleans Hornets announced that they were considering a name change. Midway through the 2012-13 season the team revealed that it would be changing its name to the “Pelicans,” and it unveiled its logo. In July, the franchise re…Share Tweet
Nick Toon continues to impress: Mike Triplett's first take from Thursday's New Orleans Saints practiceSecond-year receiver looks like best bet for Saints' fourth receiver jobShare Tweet
Observations from Thursday's practice at New Orleans Saints training campCheck out who stood out, who could use some improvement and get a feel for the for all of the happenings and sounds at camp.Share TweetThe league is being sued by about 4,200 players who say they suffer from dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other neurological conditions, which they believe stem from on-field concussions.Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints linebacker David Hawthorne aims to rebound from disappointing 2012 seasonHawthorne said he never felt 100 percent last seasonShare Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 1, 2013With training camps firing up, it's time to get all the NFL silly season business out of the way. This will go a long way toward putting to rest one of the dumber stories consuming New Orleans and the larger football world over the last few days—confirm…Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsAug 1Merril Hoge breaks down the NFC South, the Chiefs' playoff chances, who will be the most improved second-year QB, whether Adrian Peterson break RB records, most anticipated rookies and the most irreplaceable player in the NFL.
2013 NFC South PreviewAug 1Herm Edwards and Merril Hoge preview the upcoming season in the NFC South.
Sarah Thomas Standing OutAug 1Sarah Thomas is attempting to become the NFL's first female official.
Drew Brees Tip ControversyAug 1The "Numbers Never Lie" crew discusses the controversy over Drew Brees' 4 percent tip for takeout.