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Seth Dunlap
August 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
The Saints were still reeling a bit over the weekend after a lackluster performance in the first preseason game against the Vikings, a 34-25 loss in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The defense, which had been so good in training camp, failed to show the flashes of excellence during a game situation...
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Steve Geller
August 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Saints went through their 14th practice of training camp in Monday. Before hitting the field outside, they warmed up a little longer than usual in their indoor facility to limit their exposure to the brutal heat. There were 11 players not seen taking part in warmups or drills: RB Alvin Kamara,...
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Chris Miller
August 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards came to Saints camp today to announce the state is moving forward on an announced deal to make $450 million in upgrades to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The bond commission will meet Thursday to discuss the state's share of the funds. The money will come from the...
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Kristian Garic
August 11, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Saints coach Sean Payton said the team has hit a wall two weeks into training camp. The” Cajun Cannon” Bobby Hebert rolls his eyes at that notion. “I don’t understand how,” a perplexed Hebert explained. “They’re only practicing one time a day” Obviously, Hebert is not a fan of today’s CBA-mandated...
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Steve Geller
August 11, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Two days after their first preseason game, the Saints didn’t have the same pep in their step at the start of practice on Sunday according to head coach Sean Payton. “Thought we hit a little bit of a wall for the first time today. We’ve got to manage that and be smart about it,” explained Payton. He...
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Kristian Garic
August 11, 2019 - 12:41 am
The Butler did it. The early darling of Saints training camp, rookie receiver Emmanuel Butler, returned to the practice field today. Butler was the star of camp until an ankle injury sidelined him for about a week. The rookie out of Northern Arizona was a big factor early on but now has some ground...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2019 - 5:04 pm
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow did not participate in the first scrimmage of fall camp. Head coach Ed Orgeron said it was due to a minor injury, and Burrow shouldn't miss too much time. "Joe Burrow did not practice today," said Orgeron. "He’s held out as a precaution. He should be back with us some...
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Amos Morale III
August 10, 2019 - 10:55 am
Minnesota Vikings rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. had quite the birthday celebration. RELATED: Sean Payton, Mike Zimmer challenge pass interference calls in preseason opener The former Brother Martin standout’s parents threw him a surprise party at the Palace Cafe and he made his NFL debut against...
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Steve Geller
August 10, 2019 - 1:05 am
The man who could be the heir apparent to Drew Brees had a solid showing in the Saints preseason opener. Teddy Bridgewater got the start at quarterback vs. the Vikings and displayed confidence & command of the offense throwing for 134 yards and 1 touchdown while completing 14 of 19 passes in 2...
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton turns away as official replay a pass interference in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
August 10, 2019 - 12:50 am
The infamous “no call” in last years NFC Championship Game led to the NFL changing replay rules to allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls. PHOTO GALLERY>>> It didn’t take long for it to be introduced as both Saints coach Sean Payton and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer took advantage...
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