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Oct 16, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (87) returns a punt against the Carolina Panthers in the second quarter of the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
June 15, 2018 - 7:34 pm
One of the most intriguing position battles for the Saints this offseason will be for the job of kick and punt returner. Head coach Sean Payton said there are multiple candidates for the job. "It's wide open. We've got five or six candidates." Payton said when asked if there was any clear front...
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Kristian Garic
June 14, 2018 - 1:33 pm
I am pretty sure fans were a little upset at the decision by the Saints to cancel day 3 of Mini Camp today, but once you understand a few things I think it will help take away the sting. First, the team says it was a football operations decision. What does that mean? It means Sean Payton made the...
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Jan 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Tyeler Davison (95) against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
June 13, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Defensive tackles, much like offensive lineman, do a lot of dirty work in the trenches without getting much of the glory. That's the way it's been in the NFL for generations, and that isn't likely to change soon. Yet it's the work of those gargantuan men that often separate elite teams from the...
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Kurt Coleman
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Steve Geller
June 13, 2018 - 5:44 pm
The Saints opted not to resign veteran safety Kenny Vaccaro this offseason. Instead the team grabbed a guy they saw plenty of in the NFC South. Former Panther Kurt Coleman inked a 3 year deal with New Orleans and will now get a chance to face his old team twice a year. ​ What has been his initial...
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Saints Mini Camp
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Kristian Garic
June 13, 2018 - 4:06 pm
DEEEEEFence: Incremental growth is how I would describe the progress of the Saints defense since last season. Some of the little things that might have plagued the Black & Gold last year appear to be fixed in OTA's and what we've seen in Mini Camp. The Defense won the day again today in the two...
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Mark Ingram
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Seth Dunlap
June 12, 2018 - 6:12 pm
Saints running back Mark Ingram was back at the team's training facility today for mandatory mini camp, despite being absent throughout OTAs. Many had speculated that Ingram was unhappy about not receiving a contract extension heading into the final year of his current deal with the organization,...
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Mike Nolan
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Steve Geller
June 12, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Mike Nolan joined the Saints last year as the team's linebackers coach. He replaced Joe Vitt and sure made a notable difference in year one. The unit was able to overcome some early losses to AJ Klein, Alex Anzalone and Nate Stupar. Nolan seemed to get the very best out of whomever was healthy. The...
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Kristian Garic
June 12, 2018 - 4:24 pm
Can't find Mike: His Twitter handle is @cantguardmike, but it could be @canfindmike today at Saints mini camp as he was the most notable player not practicing. It can't be contract related. Based on language in the CBA that won't allow players drafted after 2011 to re-negotiate their rookie deals...
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