Emmanuel Butler

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Butler (17) catches a touchdown past Miami Dolphins cornerback Torry McTyer (24) during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Amos Morale III
August 30, 2019 - 10:00 am
One day, this preseason, Emmanuel Butler found himself in the training room with Teddy Bridgewater. The Saints quarterback greeted the rookie receiver, but with a name he wasn’t familiar with. “He was like ‘What’s good ebay?’” Butler recalled. “And I was like ‘ebay?’ And he said ‘We had to find you...
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Aug 29, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Butler (17) runs past Miami Dolphins cornerback Torry McTyer (24) on a touchdown play during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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Seth Dunlap
August 29, 2019 - 11:55 pm
The preseason is officially, mercifully, over for the New Orleans Saints after their 16-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Five weeks of practice, four games, and endless meetings and film study will now culminate in the team chopping down the roster to 53 players, the...
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Aug 9, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) and quarterback Drew Brees (9) and running back Alvin Kamara (41) stand on the sidelines in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdom
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Seth Dunlap
August 27, 2019 - 7:25 pm
In a now-tradition — yes, two years is enough to describe it as such — I polled New Orleans Saints fans on Twitter to get their thoughts on some of the biggest questions facing the team heading into the regular season. From position battles as roster cut-downs loom, to thoughts on a possible...
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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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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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Mark Menard
August 07, 2019 - 4:47 pm
It’s no secret, at least to those following Saints training camp, that the Black and Gold may have found a true diamond in the rough in undrafted rookie receiver Emmanuel Butler. The Northern Arizona product slipped below the radar thanks in part to a truncated senior season. Butler played just two...
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Jul 28, 2019; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) throws to running back Alvin Kamara (41) during training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Kristian Garic
July 30, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Early in training camp it’s never a good idea to formulate concrete opinions on any one player or coach… except for the stars. However, there have been some interesting observations that could lead to a finite conclusion at the end of training camp. Here are the five things I am thinking about. I...
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Steve Geller
July 29, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Michael Thomas watch entered day 4 at Saints training camp, and still no sign of the wide receiver as he hold outs for a contract extension. There were a few other players not on the field. Running backs Latavious Murray and Buck Allen, along with safety Marcus Williams and defensive back Chris...
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Jul 28, 2019; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Butler (17) catches a pass over defensive back Kayvon Webster (39) during training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Seth Dunlap
July 28, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Today was the unofficial, official start of Saints training camp as the pads came on and the players were able to hit each other a bit at practice. For all of the talk about lessening the brutal physicality of football, let’s be honest; it’s not the same sport without guys running into each other...
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