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New Orleans Saints' Andy Tanner built himself into receiver, br…

New Orleans Saints' Andy Tanner built himself into receiver, brick by brick: notebook

nola.com Updated Jul 28, 2013
He used to catch bricks in high school to make his hands softer
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  • Be A Part Of The Action – Join The Staff At SaintsGab Today!

    Be A Part Of The Action – Join The Staff At SaintsGab Today!

    saintsgab.com Jul 28, 2013
    Are you a die-hard Saints fan with a strong opinion? Have you ever dreamed of being a writer, or like posting about the Saints and their trials? Then your shot to do it is here, as SaintsGab.com is looking for new writers for the 2013 season and beyond.…
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  • New Orleans Saints' Nick Toon trying to forge way in logjam at …

    New Orleans Saints' Nick Toon trying to forge way in logjam at receiver

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Toon has been impressive in camp after missing rookie season with foot injury.
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  • Observations from Sunday's practice at New Orleans Saints train…

    Observations from Sunday's practice at New Orleans Saints training camp

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Position spotlight on outside linebackers: quietly strong performance by Will Smith
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  • New Orleans Saints rookie nose tackle John Jenkins rounding int…

    New Orleans Saints rookie nose tackle John Jenkins rounding into shape to contribute

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Saints coaches see strong improvement out of Jenkins at the start of training camp
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  • Sunday at Saints Camp - photo gallery

    Sunday at Saints Camp - photo gallery

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Fans and players brave the heat as the team takes the field in pads for the first time during the 2013 training camp at Saints headquarters in Metairie on Sunday, July 28, 2013....
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  • New Orleans Saints' Ray Shipman tweaks hamstring, Roman Harper …

    New Orleans Saints' Ray Shipman tweaks hamstring, Roman Harper limited Sunday

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Injury list otherwise stays the same during third day of training camp
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  • New Orleans Saints question of the day: Are you concerned about…

    New Orleans Saints question of the day: Are you concerned about injuries on the Saints first padded day of practice?

    nola.com Jul 28, 2013
    Eagles receiver Justin Maclin and Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta are likely out for the year
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  • Video - Jimmy Graham and New Orleans Saints intact 02:04

    Jimmy Graham and New Orleans Saints intact

    Jul 28
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham talks about his offseason preparation and the team's quest to play at an elite level.
  • Video - Expectations for New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees 02:43

    Expectations for New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees

    Jul 28
    The "Inside the Training camp" crew breaks down the expectations for the upcoming season for New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
  • Video - Where do the New Orleans Saints stand in NFC South? 04:05

    Where do the New Orleans Saints stand in NFC South?

    Jul 28
    After a disappointing season in 2012, can Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints bounce back and re-establish their dominance in the NFC South?

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Newsome, Ravens not panicking after loss of Pitta

    Jul 28
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The news of Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta's likely season-ending hip injury on Saturday was the kind of solar plexus blow that can knock a football team back on its heels, especially one that's riding high as it opens the defense…
  • NFL mailbag - Injuries could slow offensive plans

    Jul 28
    Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.