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Here’s what we learned from the New Orleans Saints’ first practice of 2021

As the New Orleans Saints‘ first official day of practice comes to a close, we learned a lot about this team and what the players think moving forward. The biggest news of the day was obviously at quarterback, as Taysom Hill took reps with the starters with Jameis Winston next in line. Even with Hill getting first-team reps, Winston impressed the most and had all of the hype coming out of practice.
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New Orleans Saints: Trading for Xavien Howard isn’t logical

In a perfect world, the New Orleans Saints would be contenders to land Xavien Howard in a trade. He’s one of the best cornerbacks on the market and is unhappy with his situation in Miami, making him a trade candidate as we enter training camp season. While Howard would be...
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Sean Payton on Saints WR Deonte Harris' arrest: 'There's not much to say'

Deonte Harris participated fully in the New Orleans Saints' first training camp practice Thursday morning, hours after news broke that he'd been arrested in Baltimore County weeks earlier for alleged drunk driving. Sean Payton addressed the situation in his press conference, but didn't shine much light on how it might...
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Jimmy Walker, the Pistons’ First-Ever No. 1 Overall NBA Draft Pick (and Jalen Rose’s Father), Was Also ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ in the NFL Draft

2021 marks just the third time in history (and the first time in 51 years) that the Detroit Pistons will make the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. But we’re not here today to talk about Cade Cunningham, who will undoubtedly be the Pistons’ selection. No, today we’re here to discuss Detroit’s first-ever No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, Jimmy Walker, who, as some of you may know, is the father of former Fab Five member, 13-year NBA veteran, and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose, although the two never met.
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Week in Review, July 26-30: Rush to Vaccinate

NEW ORLEANS – Here, from the staff and wire reports, are the week’s top business stories:. The New Orleans Saints and Caesars Entertainment have officially announced the formation of a 20-year naming-rights partnership that will give the NFL team’s home turf an alliterative new name: Caesars Superdome. In addition to hosting all Saints home football games, Caesars Superdome will be home to the 2022 NCAA Men’s Final Four, the annual Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoff contests and the 2025 Super Bowl. The facility will also be home to hundreds of concerts and other annual events, including Essence Festival and the Bayou Classic football game between Grambling State and Southern University. “All of us at Caesars are proud to be part of New Orleans’ vibrant culture. We understand that the Caesars Superdome is more than an iconic venue; it’s the symbol of a resilient and innovative community,” said Tom Reeg, CEO of Caesars Entertainment, in a press release. “We’ve had a strong relationship with the New Orleans Saints for nearly two decades and we are thrilled with the opportunity to strengthen it and celebrate our commitment to the city, the state, and the entire Gulf Coast region.”
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He's back: Saints host veteran WR Tommylee Lewis for tryout

The New Orleans Saints need help at wide receiver, but they’re still being complacent. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports that the team hosted free agent wide receiver Tommylee Lewis on Thursday, who has washed out with them several times before. He recently tried out for the Minnesota Vikings with Dede Westbrook, who was signed instead.

Saints Place DB P.J. Williams & K Wil Lutz On NFI List

The New Orleans Saints officially placed K Wil Lutz and DB P.J. Williams on the non-football injury list Thursday. Both players will count against the Saints’ 90-man roster and can be activated at any time. Williams, 28, is a former third-round pick of the Saints back in 2015. He played...
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Is Rodgers Back? I’ll Believe It When I See It

Lately reports are emerging that Aaron Rodgers does intend to play with the Packers in 2021 after all. This leads one to question how much of this whole “Aaron Rodgers is dissatisfied” story. However, there are a few facts that we can point to which should lend some clarity to the issue.
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Meet the New Orleans Saints' Specialists

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Get to know the Saints' specialists ahead of the 2021 Training Camp presented by SeatGeek, which will be open to the public. Deonte Harris is a return specialist/wide receiver and is entering his third season with the Saints. Last season, he recorded 20 receptions for 186 yards, including a touchdown and 6 carries for 51 yards. In his return game, Harris averaged 12.2 punts with 207 yards and fielded 16 kickoffs with a total of 436 yards.

Saints Gameday Playbook: What you need to know for Friday, July 30

The New Orleans Saints are scheduled to hold their first open practice of Saints Training Camp presented by SeatGeek, weather-permitting. Practice is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. Coach Sean Payton and a group of players are scheduled to meet with the media following...

Chicago Bears: Robert Quinn ready to move on from 2020

Chicago Bears edge rusher Robert Quinn admittedly had a horrible season in 2020. He wants to move on from that and be a big contributor to the defense in 2021. Despite making the playoffs in two of the last three seasons, the Chicago Bears aren’t happy about their body of work. They won the division in 2018 but had a heartbreaking loss in the first round of the playoffs.
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5 must-watch NFL training camp battles for 2021

NFL training camps are finally here as teams began reporting to facilities this week. That means that football games are right around the corner from being back. But, before we get to those games, teams have to figure out who will be playing in them. Several hotly contested position battles...

Badgers in the NFL: Where are they as training camps begin?

Former Badgers in the National Football League made no shortage of headlines this offseason. Some signed with new teams, while others signed or could sign new contracts with the teams that drafted them. It started in February when the Houston Texans released J.J. Watt, a five-time Pro Bowl and All-Pro...

Cadre of leaders set the tone for New Orleans Saints

For 15 years the predominant face of the New Orleans Saints was steely-eyed and laser focused, so routine oriented that it bordered on obsession and so optimistic that it warmly was labeled "annoying." Now, entering the 2021 training camp presented by SeatGeek, one of the faces of the Saints wears...