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    Amid Cam Jordan's objection, Saints' Marcus Davenport records first NFL sack

    By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ATLANTA -- Maybe this is all still part of the rookie orientation, but New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport recorded his first real, full NFL sack, no matter what Cam Jordan has to say about it. Oh, Jordan made his case after...
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    Saints' Marcus Davenport feeling good physically, still working on mental approach

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints rookie Marcus Davenport had a simple breakdown of what he learned from playing in the final two preseason games this year. "I learned that the game is still the game," the defensive end said. "There's some technical things I...
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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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    Forecast: Marcus Davenport to Canton, Saints Roster Looks Amazing

    The 2017 Saints draft is a superhero, riding a unicorn, handing out money to the needy. Is there nothing it can't do? By Ralph Malbrough | WWL The New Orleans Saints third preseason felt weird because while watching it I thought to myself, “The Saints starting defense is getting run on, they...
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    Tre'Quan Smith has flashed the most so far among Saints' rookies

    By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer A breakdown of the New Orleans Saints' 2018 draft class and its progress after three weeks of training camp: Marcus Davenport, DE, Round 1: Davenport should make his preseason debut Saturday after he missed more than two weeks with an unspecified injury...
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    Rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport eager to play in first preseason game with New Orleans Saints

    John DeShazier | Senior Writer - NewOrleansSaints.com Costa Mesa, Calif. – The much-anticipated debut of Marcus Davenport is at hand. The rookie defensive end, the New Orleans Saints’ first-round draft pick (No. 14 overall) this year, isn’t expected to be on the field for the entirety of...
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    Saints need No. 1 pick Marcus Davenport to get out of the tub and help the club

    By Brian Allee-Walsh | Special to the Sun Herald NEW ORLEANS After seeing reserve quarterbacks Tom Savage, Taysom Hill and J.T. Barrett in pre-season games against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals, dearly departed veteran Chase Daniel never looked so good. In fact, I’m not so...
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    Saints defensive line excited to see what Marcus Davenport can do

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate The New Orleans Saints have only seen glimpses of their first-round pick in action so far. A pulled groin sidelined Marcus Davenport for weeks, limiting the rookie's full-speed, full-pads exposure to just a few days at the beginning of training camp...
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    Saints training camp Day 24: Michael Thomas, J.T. Barrett have standout moments during Saturday's session

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Dress code: Shorts and shells Attendance: CB Arthur Maulet, S Rickey Jefferson, DE Alex Okafor, G Andrus Peat and TE Michael Hoomanawanui missed practice. Overview: The Saints practiced in the late afternoon inside of the indoor facility. The practice mostly...
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    First-round pick Marcus Davenport expected to return for Saints this week against Chargers

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate The New Orleans Saints are about to get their first-round pick back on the field. Marcus Davenport, whom the Saints traded up to the No. 14 pick to select in April's draft, participated in practice for the first time during Saturday's walk-through...
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    Saints training camp Day 21: Situational work, more good from Taysom Hill, more

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Dress code: Shorts and shells Attendance: CB P.J. Williams (ribs) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui were not spotted. Returned: WR Cam Meredith participated in practice. DE Marcus Davenport (groin) was present but did not appear to participate in drills. Injury: DE...
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    Saints rookie Marcus Davenport 'going to be kind of ramping up' in return from injury, per Sean Payton

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate First-round pick Marcus Davenport has been out of action for most of training camp after suffering a pulled groin. But Davenport was back at practice on Wednesday, and although he didn't participate, the Saints believe the rookie defensive end is ready to...
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    Saints rookie Marcus Davenport's activity 'ramping up' after two weeks on sidelines

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints first-round pick Marcus Davenport hasn't practiced for two weeks, but coach Sean Payton said the rookie defensive has shown some encouraging signs as he works to return from a groin injury. Although Davenport didn't...
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    Saints 24, Jaguars 20: Nick Underhill's top 3 thoughts on preseason opener

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate 1. The linebacker shuffle continues Maybe it was just because Manti Te’o was out of action, or perhaps the New Orleans Saints are allowing him to compete at the position, but it was interesting to see Alex Anzalone competing with the first-team defense at...
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    Marcus Davenport, Cameron Meredith among 10 Saints out for preseason opener in Jacksonville

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The New Orleans Saints had 10 players missing from their pre-game stretching lines before their first preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on Thursday night. All 10 players have missed...
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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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    Saints believe Marcus Davenport will take next step in development when he returns from muscle pull

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Marcus Davenport has been sidelined for more practices than he has participated in this training camp. Monday’s session marked the sixth session he has missed due to what a source called a minor muscle pull. Any missed time could be viewed as cause for concern...
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    Alex Okafor's quick return from injury a big blessing at Saints camp

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints drafted Marcus Davenport to give the pass rush a shot in the arm, but don’t be surprised when Alex Okafor contributes more in 2018. Okafor won the starting job opposite Cameron Jordan last season and played out of his mind, only to see his...
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    Alex Okafor looking the part: What happened at Saints training camp Day 9

    By Larry Holder - NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Saints training camp Day 9 New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor would likely take snaps over 2018 first-round pick Marcus Davenport even if Okafor and Davenport were both completely healthy. Davenport has missed the last couple of...
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    Benjamin Watson, Marcus Davenport, Shane Vereen miss practice for Saints

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate For the first time, injuries are starting to pile up in Saints camp. In addition to rookie safety Kamrin Moore (hamstring) and center Cameron Tom (shoulder), first-round pick Marcus Davenport, veteran tight end Benjamin Watson and running back Shane Vereen...

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