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Chicago Bears' Jermon Bushrod appreciates time with New Orleans…

Chicago Bears' Jermon Bushrod appreciates time with New Orleans Saints, but looks forward to new experiences

nola.com Updated Oct 2, 2013
Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod says there are no hard feelings toward the New Orleans Saints for letting him go in free agency.
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  • Chicago Bears' Soldier Field hasn't been kind to New Orleans Sa…

    Chicago Bears' Soldier Field hasn't been kind to New Orleans Saints: notebook

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    Saints lost to Bears at Soldier Field in three consecutive years
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  • Brees embraces 'championship feelings'

    Brees embraces 'championship feelings'

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints are 4-0 for the first time since 2009, when they started 13-0 and wound up winning the Super Bowl. So naturally, the comparisons have already started coming up a few times in interviews. Quarterback Drew Brees sai…
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  • Cameron Wake wants to play this week if he can

    Cameron Wake wants to play this week if he can

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    Cameron Wake knows what the schedule says, but he wants to get back on the field. The Dolphins pass-rusher, who missed Monday’s game against the Saints with a sprained knee, understands the Dolphins have a bye coming next week. But he said Wednesday he’…
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  • Saints' run game stuck in reverse

    Saints' run game stuck in reverse

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    METAIRIE, La. -- As good as the New Orleans Saints’ offense looked on Monday night, the run game continued to struggle. It’s like the Saints’ rushing attack keeps taking two steps forward, then falling 3 yards back. The Saints had a total of five negati…
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  • NFL Week 5 social media smack down

    NFL Week 5 social media smack down

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    It's hump day, so why not trash your upcoming opponent
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  • New Orleans Saints' Darren Sproles a nightmare for Miami Dolphi…

    New Orleans Saints' Darren Sproles a nightmare for Miami Dolphins: Film Study

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    Sean Payton, Drew Brees use Darren Sproles' unique talent and skillset to carve up Miami
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  • New Orleans Saints chat with Larry Holder at Noon

    New Orleans Saints chat with Larry Holder at Noon

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    Saints head up to Chicago to face the Bears on Sunday afternoon
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  • Drew Brees keeps NFC offensive player of the week in the Saints…

    Drew Brees keeps NFC offensive player of the week in the Saints’ hands

    Last week, the NFC offensive player of the week was Saints tight end Jimmy Graham. This week, the NFC offensive player of the week is the guy whose passes to Graham put the tight end in position for such honors. Quarterback Drew Brees has been selected …
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  • What the media are saying about the NFC South

    What the media are saying about the NFC South

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    NFLPA to investigate leaks to media in saga with Bucs' Josh Freeman
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  • Drew Brees' passing game vs. the Miami Dolphins: Infographic

    Drew Brees' passing game vs. the Miami Dolphins: Infographic

    nola.com Oct 2, 2013
    A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' 38-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Monday night.
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  • Rashad Johnson at risk of losing more finger

    Rashad Johnson at risk of losing more finger

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    Cardinals safety-turned-cult hero Rashad Johnson didn’t play last week after losing the tip of his left middle finger the week before against the Saints. And there were apparently fears he could have lost enough more of the digit had he given it a shot.…
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    The Bills have a short work week, so WR Stevie Johnson may skip his massage. Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is taking some criticism — including from himself — over Monday night’s loss to the Saints. With CB Aqib Talib in a contract year, th…
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  • Saints morning report: Jenkins playing big

    Saints morning report: Jenkins playing big

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    New Orleans Saints rookie nose tackle John Jenkins hasn’t received as much attention as his fellow draft classmates, safety Kenny Vaccaro and receiver Kenny Stills. But the third-round pick out of Georgia actually has the highest grade of the bunch acco…
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Sean Payton 03:44

    'Sound FX': Sean Payton

    Oct 2
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is wired for sound as the Saints defeat the Miami Dolphins on "Monday Night Football."
  • Video - Double Coverage: Saints at Bears 04:43

    Double Coverage: Saints at Bears

    Oct 2
    ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett and Bears reporter Michael C. Wright break down the week 5 matchup between New Orleans and Chicago.

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