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    Sean Payton unhappy with sloppy Saints

    By James Parks | 247 Sports View: https://twitter.com/garlandgillen/status/1041422637069688833 The reigning NFC South champions are finally in the win column after two weeks of play as the New Orleans Saints improved to a 1-1 record with a close victory over the visiting Cleveland Browns at...
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    Browns at Saints: What you need to know

    By James Parks | 247 Sports This Sunday finds the reigning NFC South champion New Orleans Saints looking to avoid an 0-2 start to the year and the Cleveland Browns in search of their first victory since 2016 when both teams meet in the Superdome in Week 2 action. Here’s what you need to know...
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    Win probability for the Saints’ 2018 games

    By James Parks | 247 Sports Last season, the New Orleans Saints entered competition almost universally expected to remain among the mediocrities of pro football after suffering through three straight 7-9 seasons. Those opinions were only confirmed further after the team stumbled out to an 0-2...
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    WATCH: Highlights of new Saints RB Mike Gillislee in action

    By James Parks | 247 Sports Mike Gillislee became the newest member of the New Orleans Saints roster right before the start of the 2018 season, adding another credible running back to the rotation to help things along with Mark Ingram out the first month of the year. With his arrival comes a...
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    Cameron Meredith dominates Saints highlights in preseason finale

    By James Parks | 247 Sports One thing we know: Cameron Meredith can get open. The new slot receiver who came to the New Orleans Saints from the Chicago Bears this offseason arrived with a reputation for being able to get and keeps his hands on the ball and do some damage with it, and in the...
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    ESPN FPI disrepsects Saints’ defense, again

    By James Parks | 247 Sports In 2017, the New Orleans Saints were among the class acts in football. After sludging through three straight 7-9 seasons, the team raced out to eight straight victories, won the NFC South, and got into the playoffs, a reign of success that now finds them ranked...
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    WATCH: Marcus Davenport shows power, agility in Saints debut

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILznsO7rrX4&feature=youtu.be By James Parks | 247 Sports Marcus Davenport was behind in getting a hang of the New Orleans Saints’ defensive system this summer, according to head coach Sean Payton, who said that the rookie first round draft pick needs to...
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    Saints depth chart vs. Chargers

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints have been embarking on a preseason slate that has seen them win once and lose once, and now they look ahead to their third exhibition, when traditionally teams elect to play their starters for the longest amount of time before the regular season begins...
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    Saints preseason highlights vs. Cardinals

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints continued their preseason slate on Friday night when they returned to the Superdome to square off against the Arizona Cardinals. Preseason games inspire conflicting responses in fans. Many are happy that football is back in any capacity after a long...
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    Saints roster bubble: Five in, five out

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints looked like a confident football team in their preseason opener last Thursday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, and this week they will line up against the Arizona Cardinals in their second summer contest looking to see how they have progressed in that...
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    Players of interest to watch in Saints’ preseason opener

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints will open their preseason slate on Thursday night when they travel on the road to Florida to square off against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Preseason games inspire conflicting responses in fans. Many are happy that football is back in any capacity after a...
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    Michael Thomas beats Marshon Lattimore, other camp highlights

    By James Parks Thursday found the New Orleans Saints back on the practice field. Albeit, without a few notable players on the field. Wide receiver Cameron Meredith, rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport, and tight end Benjamin Watson were among those who were not on the field with the rest of...
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    Michael Floyd gets reps with Saints, other camp updates

    By James Parks After taking a day off, the New Orleans Saints reconvened for training camp practice on Wednesday, this time taking their reps indoors after making what they called a “football operations decision,” a move that rendered their practice closed to the public. Still, the middle of...
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    Predicting the Saints’ Week 1 starters

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints marched out to an eight game winning streak in the 2017 season, eventually propelling themselves into an NFC South championship and their first playoff berth in four years behind the most efficient passing game, the league’s highest scoring backfield, and...
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    Five ways J.T. Barrett helps the Saints

    By James Parks Coming into the offseason, the New Orleans Saints gave hints that they were perhaps interested in getting another option in to groom as Drew Brees’ potential successor, meeting with Baker Mayfield, Lamar Jackson, Mason Rudolph. The team brought in veteran backup Tom Savage to...
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    What to watch for as Saints open minicamp

    By James Parks This offseason finds the New Orleans Saints looking to take an important step forward on offense, maintain the success they enjoyed on defense, and find a way to inch closer back to the Super Bowl in a very important moment of their history. With their annual rookie minicamp...
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    Mark Ingram headlines Saints entering final year of contract

    By James Parks The defending NFC South champion New Orleans Saints are entering a crucial season in 2018, looking not only to defend their division crown, but to take full advantage of one of the most talented rosters in football and bring the city a second Super Bowl championship in the short...
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    Most impressive Saints at OTAs this year

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints continue to embark on their latest offseason workouts to prepare for the coming year by taking part in their latest phase of organized team activities, most recently taking the team indoors to get away from the unforgiving heat and log their practice reps...
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    10 most important Saints players in 2018

    By James Parks The New Orleans Saints surprised the world in the 2017 NFL season, after starting a meager 0-2 and seemingly destined for yet another mediocre 7-9 campaign, the team instead won their next eight straight football games, using that success as a catapult to propel themselves to an...

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