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NOLA.com's Larry Holder talks the latest on Saints Training Camp, the latest on the backup QB Battle, Marcus Davenport & more.

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Ralph on backup QBs, the new tackle rule and preseason injuries

It's Week 2 of the New Orleans Saints preseason which is usually a traditional time in our football calendar where we either have irrational …

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Can Saints back up Alvin Kamara's claim, build on last season's success?

The Saints suffered one of the most heart-breaking playoff loses in NFL history last year, watching Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs streak down …

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Preseason Week 1 takeaways – first-round rookie performance

The first week of the NFL preseason has come and gone. Our analysts watched and graded every player on every play of every game this past weekend and …

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Podcast: Reviewing Taysom Hill’s performance, the running back battle, more

The reviews are in.<p>This week's podcast breaks down the Jaguars game, from how Taysom Hill performed to who is standing out on the interior offensive …

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Former Saints DC Gregg Williams still making life easy for opposing QB's

The NFL’s General Ripper is also its clearest example of nepotism. Bountygate scandal aside, Gregg Williams has made a career out of talking a big, expletive-filled game and fielding bad defenses. His New Orleans Saints defenses routinely were among NFL leaders in missed tackles, per Pro Football …

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Mouton: 5 players who've impressed at Saints Training Camp

In picking out a few Saints Training Camp stars, we'll try to avoid the obvious. Although, the obvious is true. Drew Brees is amazing to watch at …

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NFL Power Rankings 2018: Examining the Best Teams Before Start of Regular Season

We're one week into the 2018 NFL preseason. After watching rookies and backups handle the majority of snaps, let's take a look at the rosters from a wide-scope lens to examine the best teams with full power rankings.<p>First, we'll go through the factors that went into the hierarchy below. Instead of …

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Saints training camp Day 19: Trey Hendrickson, Arthur Maulet keep impressing

<b>Dress code:</b> Pads<p><b>Attendance:</b> CB P.J. Williams (bruised ribs), WR Cam Meredith, DE Marcus Davenport (pulled muscle) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui did not …

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Green Bay Packers: Khalil Mack trade a must if possible

The Green Bay Packers have the best odds to land Khalil Mack by the middle of the 2018 season, and a trade for the pass rusher is a must if it’s …

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Grading every 2018 first-round pick's performance in Week 1 of NFL preseason

The first week of preseason gave us our first look at the 2018 NFL draft class. All but seven of the first 32 picks saw action over the weekend. We reviewed and graded the performance of the 25 first-round picks who did see the field. Let’s see how the rookies did…<p>1. Baker Mayfield, QB — Cleveland …

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Third down defense a 'point of emphasis' for 2018 Saints after recent struggles | NOLA.com

It is not a good thing when efficiency, or lack thereof, is measured by the time allotted for concessions consumption.<p>Yet here is New Orleans Saints …

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Relax: Saints are doing right by injured Marcus Davenport

Take a deep breath. Make some tea. Shoot some fireworks. Do whatever you need to relax and not stress over Marcus Davenport’s injury, because that’s what the New Orleans Saints are doing. They did the same thing last year with Marshon Lattimore, who missed almost two weeks of the 2017 training camp …

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Saints add new defensive backs Nelson and Williams

METAIRIE — Newly signed veteran cornerback Marcus Williams and safety Robert Nelson have joined the New Orleans Saints at training camp.<p>The roster …

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Chicago Bears Rumors: Is Roquan Smith situation turning personal?

Chicago Bears rumors about the Roquan Smith situation continue to heat up.<p>Chicago Bears rumors about the Roquan Smith contract situation have been …

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Marcus Williams and Saints motivated to move past bittersweet 2017, take next steps

Last season ended in heartbreak for Williams and the Saints, but they head into 2018 filled with hope<p>No one knows how the 2017 season ended for the …

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Saints training camp Day 18: Michael Thomas is good, Andrus Peat working back in, more

<b>Dress code:</b> Pads<p><b>Attendance:</b> DE Marcus Davenport (muscle pull), WR Cameron Meredith, TE Michael Hoomanawanui, WR Tommylee Lewis and DL Mitchell Loewen …

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Saints praising Williams' response to unhappy ending

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints can only hope safety Marcus Williams' recent refusal to discuss the last play of last season isn't a sign of mental fragility.<p>New Orleans is counting on Williams, a 2017 second-round draft choice , to build on a largely promising rookie campaign that …

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After a year out of football, Jayrone Elliott impressed in his Saints debut | NOLA.com

Train hard for a few days, take a rest day, get back on the field, get on a plane and repeat.<p>The routine did not change much for Jayrone Elliott …

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Saints training camp Day 17: Taysom Hill has a good day, Jonathan Williams is climbing, more

<b>Dress code:</b> Pads<p><b>Attendance:</b> DE Marcus Davenport (pulled muscle), WR Cameron Meredith, WR Tommylee Lewis, CB P.J. Williams (bruised rib), DL Mitchell …

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Winners, losers from Thursday night's Week 1 preseason action

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports<p>There were 24 NFL teams doing work Thursday night in Week 1 of the preseason, the first time since the playoffs that …

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Forecast: The Saints next big-time receiver is here

The best thing about the New Orleans Saints 24-20 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars last night was how utterly forgettable it was. If you are …

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Saints 24, Jaguars 20

<b>1. The linebacker shuffle continues</b><p>Maybe it was just because Manti Te’o was out of action, or perhaps the New Orleans Saints are allowing him to …

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Saints come back to beat Jacksonville for first preseason-opening win since 2014

<b>JACKSONVILLE, Fla.</b> — The New Orleans Saints defense spent most of the first two weeks of training camp looking like a unit ready to build on the …

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Marcus Davenport, Cameron Meredith among 10 Saints out for preseason opener in Jacksonville | NOLA.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The New Orleans Saints had 10 players missing from their pre-game stretching lines before their first preseason game against …

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Saints vs Jaguars Preseason Live Stream: How to Watch Without Cable

The Jacksonville Jaguars will kick off their preseason schedule against the New Orleans Saints at TIAA Bank Field on Thursday night.The game is …

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Saints: Five things to watch for in preseason opener in Jacksonville

The New Orleans Saints open their preseason on the road tonight against the Jaguars in Jacksonville. Here are some five things to watch for.<p>Tonight, …

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Saints rookies to watch for in tonight’s preseason opener

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Tre'Quan Smith #4 of the UCF Knights is unable to make a reception against Javaris Davis #13 of the Auburn Tigers in the …

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2018 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Rankings: Preseason edition

There's always a lot of hype surrounding the best defensive rookies as the regular season progresses.<p>Though only three defensive players were …

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Fantasy Football 2018: Top 20 Defense/Special Teams In Your League

Fantasy football is all about balance.Sure, having a top-tier quarterback and big-play wide receiver go a long way toward a championship, but what …

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