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    Saints, Michael Thomas are believed to be closing in on a deal

    Getty Images By Mike Florio | PFT On Friday, we were told that the Saints and receiver Michael Thomas were close. Soon, they may be getting the cigar. Per a league source, the current chatter on the NFL grapevine is that the Saints and Thomas will be reaching an agreement soon. Thomas became...
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    Alvin Kamara refused to remove nose ring before pre-draft meeting with a G.M.

    Getty Images By Mike Florio | PFT Saints running back Alvin Kamara possibly could have ended up being drafted earlier than pick No. 67, but he refused to compromise who he is. And that’s a great thing. Kamara recently explained to Andrew Hawkins of Uninterrupted.com that Kamara received a...
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    Saints could be home for awhile

    By Mike Florio | PFT There’s no place like home for the holidays. And beyond. The Saints have concluded a run of three straight road games, and they now head back to the Superdome for the last two regular season games of the year. With their magic number for clinching home-field advantage...
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    Worst rule in football won’t change until it affects a championship game

    Getty Images By Mike Florio Remember when a game could be won in overtime by winning the toss, gaining a few first downs, and kicking a field goal? When the Saints did just that nine years ago to secure a Super Bowl berth, the league...
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    Are New Orleans Saints clear favorite in NFC?

    Mike Florio and Chris Simms dive into the NFC playoff picture and discuss whether the Saints are now the clear favorite over the Rams. Link to Video - Pro Football Talk
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    Rams vs. Saints could decide top seed in NFC

    ProFootballTalk Peter King joins PFT to discuss Week 9's crucial battle between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints, which is likely to decide who wins home field advantage in the NFC.
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    Drew Brees closes in on “mind-boggling” record

    By Mike Florio | PFT Saints quarterback Drew Brees hopes to focus exclusively on registering a win on Monday night against Washington. Try as he might, however, part of his attention will be devoted to a record he’ll break during that game, with only 201 more passing yards: The mark for career...
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    Teddy Bridgewater happy to be a Saint

    By Mike Florio | PFT There was a theory in league circles before the trade that sent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the Jets to the Saints that Bridgewater wasn’t interested in trading his status as potential backup with one team for a role of definite backup with another. Given that he’s...
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    HOF ponders a T.O. rule

    By Mike Florio | PFT More than a decade ago, an injury to receiver Terrell Owens forced a change to the rules of the NFL. Now, an insult to T.O. could force a change to the rules of the HOF. Per multiple sources, the Hall of Fame currently is considering a requirement that candidates for...

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