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Seth Dunlap
April 28, 2019 - 11:13 am
The 2019 NFL Draft is in the books, and the New Orleans Saints added five new players to their roster. They plugged a big hole at center (Erik McCoy), found two young play-making safeties (Chauncey Gardner-Johnson & Saquan Hampton), and even got a tight end they had so desperately been looking...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Jeff Palermo | WWL.com In football, LSU doesn’t get many calls when they play Alabama, but on the baseball diamond on Saturday, a big call went the Tigers way and it helped LSU defeat the Crimson Tide 5-2 to even up their series. With the game tied in the 4th inning and two outs and two runners on...
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Sep 24, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Idaho Vandals linebacker Kaden Elliss (3) and Idaho Vandals safety Russell Siavii (11) react after scoring a touchdown against the UNLV Rebels during the first quarter at Sam Boyd Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 5:20 pm
The 2018 NFL Draft is in the books for the New Orleans Saints. With their final selection in the 7th round, the Saints selected linebacker Kaden Elliss from the University of Idaho. #Saints pick Kaden Ellis LB Idaho with their 2nd 7th round pick. — Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric) April 27, 2019...
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Mar 20, 2019; Notre Dame, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish tight end Alize Mack runs a drill during Notre Dame Pro Day at the Loftus Center.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Many people thought the New Orleans Saints would look to address the tight end position in this year's draft. It took until the final round, but they did. The Saints selected Alize' Mack from Notre Dame with pick No. 231 in the seventh round, a big 6'4" 250 pound prospect. Saints Nation I’m so...
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Dec 15, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; Tulane Green Wave cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. (1) breaks up Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns quarterback Andre Nunez (7) throw during the first half at Camping World Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Another local product has been selected in this year's NFL Draft Former Tulane cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. was taken by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round with pick No. 221. Welcome to Cleveland, Donnie Lewis! https://t.co/HrKwN5JZA3 #BrownsDraft pic.twitter.com/1Xmm56xoKK — Cleveland Browns...
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Mar 4, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Rutgers defensive back Saquan Hampton (DB49) goes through workout drills during the 2019 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 2:42 pm
In a bit of an unexpected move, the New Orleans Saints selected another safety in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. The Saints, already having selected Chauncey Gardner-Johnson earlier in the day, decided to bolster the position again. This time they picked Saquan Hampton out of Rutgers, giving...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. The team took a chance on cornerback Marcus Peters, who was traded away after getting into trouble with coaches. It drafted running back Kareem Hunt, then quickly cut him when he kicked a woman in a hotel hallway. And it picked wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who is currently dealing with a domestic violence case that centers on the 3-year-old child he shares with his fiance.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
April 27, 2019 - 2:09 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he was "deeply disturbed" by audio of Tyreek Hill discussing injuries to his 3-year-old son but declined to elaborate on the case citing an ongoing criminal investigation. The most visible face of the Chiefs' ownership family, Hunt spoke briefly...
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Don Ames
April 27, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Speculation about the future of LSU President F. King Alexander seems to have been put to rest with a comment from Governor Edwards on Friday. During a visit to the LSU Board of Supervisors, Gov. Edwards told reporters "I support the entire team that’s in place. I think it’s my job to support them...
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Mar 4, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (DB48) goes through workout drills during the 2019 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Seth Dunlap
April 27, 2019 - 11:36 am
For the 17th time in the past 13 years, the Saints traded up in the NFL Draft. They made their latest move in the 4th round on Saturday, trading with the New York Jets to move up and select safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson from Florida. Gardner-Johnson was one of the highest-rated players remaining...
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