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    Cam Jordan's T-shirt makes big statement on Saints-Rams no-call ahead of NFL Pro Bowl

    By Advocate Staff Report New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan sent a loud and clear message to the NFL and Roger Goodell ahead of Sunday's Pro Bowl game without speaking a word. Jordan arrived to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida wearing a black shirt with the words "blow...
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    Ben Watson to Roger Goodell on Saints-Rams no-call silence: 'Lead by example. We are waiting.'

    New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson (82) scores against Los Angeles Rams inside linebacker Cory Littleton (58) during the first half Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Advocate Staff Report Like most of New Orleans, Benjamin Watson is still waiting...
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    Official blasted for missed call in Saints loss; the problem? He was never there

    Advocate Photo Advocate Staff Report The officials who didn't call a blatant pass interference penalty late in the Saints' loss to the Rams were met with outrage -- as was one official who was nowhere near the field. Phil McKinnely, a regular on referee Bill Vinovich's crew, was wrongly...
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    Saints fans: Sean Payton needs Superdome raucous vs. Rams -- but with some new requests

    Advocate Staff Photo by Chris Granger Advocate Staff New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has never shied away from saying it -- the home-field advantage at Mercedes-Benz Superdome is real. "For us, our focus is taking advantage of another game at home and taking advantage of crowd noise," he...
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    Atlanta mayor says 'it was a joke' after Saints Super Bowl comment sparks outrage

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. AP photo by David Goldman Advocate Staff Report Atlanta's mayor is pumping the brakes after a recent comment regarding the Super Bowl in her city sparked a firestorm among the Saints faithful. Keisha Lance Bottoms walked back her...
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    On Sheldon Rankins' feared Achilles injury, teammate says he knew immediately, 'was devastated'

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK Advocate Staff Report While an MRI is scheduled to confirm the injury to Saints DT Sheldon Rankins, a teammate familiar with the situation said he knew immdiately what happened. Rankins went down with a leg injury in the first half of the Saints'...
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    Saints playoff picture: New Orleans in line for NFC's No. 1 seed after Rams loss

    Advocate Photo by STEPHEN LEW Advocate Staff Report Week 14 couldn't have gone much better for the New Orleans Saints. By defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- coupled with the Los Angeles Rams (11-2) losing to the Chicago Bears (9-4) -- the Saints (11-2) won their second-straight NFC South...
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    Former Saints star Rickey Jackson undergoes brain surgery, reports say

    The Advocate Former Saints defensive standout Rickey Jackson underwent brain surgery Wednesday, reports said. It was unclear what led to the procedure. Former NFL running back Eric Dickerson posted the news about the NFL Hall of Famer Tuesday morning, asking for prayers. ... Full Story...
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    Brandon Marshall and the New Orleans Saints: 6 things to know about receiver's career

    AP Photo/Northwest Herald, H. Rick Bamman Advocate Staff Brandon Marshall signed with the New Orleans Saints on Monday, a few days after veteran Dez Bryant inked a deal with the team but tore an Achilles in his first practice. The Seattle Seahawks, at the end of the October, released...
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    The latest accolade for Drew Brees? Saints QB joins Madden 19's 99 Club in latest roster update

    Advocate Staff Report | The Advocate Saints quarterback Drew Brees can add another accolade to his resume -- member of the Madden 19 99 Club. The EA Sports-developed video game released its latest weekly roster update following Brees becoming the NFL's all-time passing yards leader in the...
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    In Saints at Falcons, see 9 of the biggest momentum-changing plays

    Advocate Staff Report To say the New Orleans Saints' 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons was a back-and-forth affair is an understatement. The game featured nine lead changes, ending in overtime with Drew Brees capping off a memorable day with a 1-yard touchdown leap, his second rushing...
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    Bleacher Report: Back home with Saints' Alvin Kamara, bold predictions and hate for 'squishy' food

    Advocate Staff As the New Orleans Saints prep for a season with high expectations, much of that will be heaped upon their enigmatic star, Alvin Kamara. Well known for his work on the field and lifestyle off it, the running back was recently shadowed around his native Atlanta from multiple...

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