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Top Performances of 2019: Michael Thomas breaks record in the Music City

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports This list wouldn’t be complete without some CAN’T GUARD MIKE Welcome back to another entry in the Top Performances of 2019 series. Going into this list, I wanted to give a shoutout to players whose big performances might not appear on the traditional stat sheet....

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5 hours ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Do the Saints really need to add another defensive lineman?

Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images As the 2020 season quickly approaches many questions surround the New Orleans defensive line. But, do the Saints really need to add another to the mix? The New Orleans Saints have had an incredibly productive off-season with the acquisitions of safety Malcolm Jenkins,...

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7 hours ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Hopes not high with the Carolina Panthers in the NFC South

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Our friends from Cat Scratch Reader help preview our NFC South division rival We’ll continue a series of opponent preview posts for the New Orleans Saints opponents in 2020. Next, we’ll look at one of our divisional rivals, the Carolina Panthers. Our friends over...

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10 hours ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers

Fleur-de-Links, August 6: Sean Payton speaks on coaches opting out of the 2020 season

Here are your daily New Orleans Saints links New Orleans Saints: Officially licensed Saints face coverings available - Canal Street Chronicles Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation. No Saints coaches...

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13 hours ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Former Saints coordinator Gregg Williams will be a head coach again

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports The Super Bowl winning defensive coordinator and Buddy Ryan disciple will be a head coach shortly. When Gregg Williams interviewed to be the defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints back in 2009, Sean Payton was so struck by his preparation and intensity that...

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1 day ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Fleur-de-Links, August 5: Thoughts from Demario Davis and Thomas Morstead

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Saints renting four floors of New Orleans hotel for optional 'sequester' during training camp

Beginning Wednesday, the New Orleans Saints are renting four full floors of the Loews Hotel for players and staff to inhabit until the season opens.        

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2 days ago, USA Today, New Orleans Saints

Why the Saints are uniquely prepared for this offseason adversity

Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images While it may be the ‘antithesis of training camp,’ the New Orleans Saints are advantageously positioned to handle the challenges and uncertainty of the 2020 NFL season. Death, taxes, and New Orleans heartbreak. The Saints and their paper bag-clad fan base are painfully...

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2 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Film Study: Nigel Bradham’s coverage skills provide Saints with solid depth

Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Nigel Bradham isn’t a sexy acquisition by any means, but he fills a need and brings value to the table. It wasn’t Jadeveon Clowney. It wasn’t Everson Griffen. But the Nigel Bradham signing was a smart one, providing the New Orleans Saints with insurance for Kiko...

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2 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Fleur-de-Links, August 4: Saints release another player and a preview of Marshon Lattimore’s season

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2 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Saints renting hotel to create optional bubble for training camp

Saints renting hotel to create optional bubble for training camp

No Saints players have tested positive for the coronavirus since testing began last week. Players began strength and conditioning training on Monday. 

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3 days ago, Yard Barker, New Orleans Saints

Saints' Cameron Jordan: Tom Brady's Bucs 'Fighting for 2nd Place' in NFC South

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have added Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski this offseason, but that's not intimidating the defending NFC North champion New Orleans Saints...

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3 days ago, Bleacher Report, New Orleans Saints

Saints rent hotel to create optional team bubble

The New Orleans Saints are renting out several floors of an area hotel to create a bubblelike atmosphere for training camp.

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3 days ago, ESPN, New Orleans Saints

Saints star Michael Thomas thinks he can break his own single-season receptions record in 2020

Last season, New Orleans Saints star receiver Michael Thomas broke Marvin Harrison’s single-season receptions record, hauling in 149 catches. Looking ahead to 2020, he thinks he can break his own record with a 150-plus-catch campaign. Saints assistant Curtis Johnson recently said he expects...

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3 days ago, Sportsnaut, New Orleans Saints

Chargers bringing youthful inexperience to New Orleans in Week 5

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Our friends from Bolts from the Blue help preview our Week 5 return to the Dome We’ll continue a series of opponent preview posts for the New Orleans Saints opponents in 2020. Next, we’ll look at what amounts to a potential trap game in the eyes of many Saints fans, their...

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3 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers

NFL needs to create a bubble plan for 2020 season

Photo by APU GOMES/AFP via Getty Images The NFL has a limited amount of time to learn from MLB’s struggles along with the NBA and NHL’s successes in the era of COVID-19. The strange, ongoing experiment of professional sports in the year of COVID-19 is giving the public quite a bit of real-time data...

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3 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Despite a down year, Marshon Lattimore still a top 10 corner

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images Considering his talent, age, potential and past performance, I think it’s safe to say we can expect a big year from Marshon Lattimore in 2020. Marshon Lattimore did not have the greatest of seasons last year. Despite making the esteemed NFL Top 100 list, notching...

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3 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Fleur-de-Links, August 3: Saints release 9 players

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3 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Tracker: Saints begin cuts to meet 80-man roster limit after preseason is cancelled

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Krishawn Hogan and Deatrick Nichols were among the early cuts Finding undrafted hidden gems is going to be harder in 2020 than it ever has been before. With the preseason cancelled outright and the roster reduced to 80 players from 90 throughout training camp, the Saints...

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4 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints

Saints QB Drew Brees enters 2020 season after licking a nasty habit, addresses social injustice

Saints QB Drew Brees enters 2020 season after licking a nasty habit, addresses social injustice

Drew Brees also explained how he hopes to throw more deep balls this season and what serving the New Orleans community has meant to him.        

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4 days ago, USA Today, New Orleans Saints

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