1. Breakout Candidate, Defense: Akiem Hicks

    METAIRIE, La. -- Akiem Hicks did nothing to diminish his reputation as a player on the verge of a breakout season last Thursday during the New Orleans Saints ' organized team activity...

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  2. Robert Meachem 'Mentally Free' in First Offseason Back with Saints

    Whatever guarantees Robert Meachem thought he had two years ago when he signed a big-money deal with the San Diego Chargers are gone.....

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  3. With Mike Neu and Derrick Strozier, Saints' Tulane Ties Are Running Deeper

    Two years ago, Saints quarterbacks coach Mike Neu and undrafted free agent running back Derrick Strozier were toiling away for a Tulane team that finished 2-10...

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  4. How New Orleans Saints Are Building One of the NFL's Most Potent Defenses

    If you need proof that defense wins championships, look no further than Super Bowl XLVIII (48) almost four months ago when the Seattle Seahawks dismantled the Denver Broncos , and one of this generation's top quarterbacks in Peyton Manning ...

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  5. Champ Bailey Making Good Early Impression with Saints

    Roland "Champ" Bailey, who turns 36 next month, figures there's no use trying to fool anyone — least of all himself — about his age...

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  6. Saints Expect Byrd Back for Training Camp, Back Surgery Still Long-Term Concern

    According to NOLA.com's Katherine Terrell, New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd underwent back surgery on Thursday...

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  7. Butlers Back -- and Even More Fired Up

    METAIRIE, La. -- It was one year ago at this time that we were first introduced to the New Orleans Saints ' animated new outside linebacker, Victor Butler, a pass-rush specialist who ...

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  8. Drew Brees Is Busier and Better Than Ever

    Drew Brees came to New Orleans as a football player. He enters his ninth season here as a full-blown phenomenon.....

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  9. Linebacker Victor Butler Has Tough Road to Starting Position

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  10. Kenny Vaccaro, Victor Butler, Patrick Robinson Practice at Full Speed

    There's a rightful focus on the absence of New Orleans Saints prized free-agent signee safety Jairus Byrd from all of the offseason programs leading up to training camp with surgery to repair a disc in his back...

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  11. Tim Lelito Fully Embracing New Orleans Saints Starting Center Position in OTAs

    For now, it appears as if the chase for the starting center position is a three-man race and, not surprisingly, Tim Lelito is firmly entrenched as the frontrunner.....

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  12. CB Robinson Getting Chance to Start Fresh

    METAIRIE, La. -- The only thing that stood out as much as Jairus Byrd's absence from New Orleans Saints practice on Thursday was the presence of cornerback Patrick Robinson on the starting defense...

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  13. Byrd Vital to Saints' Turnover Crusade

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  14. New Orleans Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham Absent at OTAs on Thursday

    One of the most notable absence during New Orleans Saints practice on Thursday wasn't much of a surprise. Tight end Jimmy Graham is currently in the middle of a simmering contract battle expected to last into the summer...

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  15. Saints Safety Jairus Byrd Has Back Surgery, Misses Practice

    New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd was a notable absence from the third day of organized team activities...

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  16. Saints' Jairus Byrd Has Back Surgery to Fix Disc Issue

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  17. Byrd Has Minor Back Surgery, Expected to Be Full-Go by Camp

    #Saints S Jairus Byrd having surgery to relieve disc issue in back. Expected to be full go by training camp, per Sean Payton...

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  18. Keenan Lewis Sees Jairus Byrd as Ballhawk

    Tongue firmly jutting into his cheek, cornerback Keenan Lewis was the first Saints player to say something negative on the record about the free-agent acquisition of safety Jairus Byrd...

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  19. Who Will Win the New Orleans Saints' No. 2 Cornerback Battle?

    The New Orleans Saints kicked off OTAs this week, and speculation continues as to who will emerge in the battle for the team’s No. 2 starting cornerback spot...

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  20. NOLA Not the Only Traditional SB City Awaiting Another Chance, Reports Say

    There was a time when the Super Bowl seldom went more than a few seasons without being held in New Orleans , Miami or Tampa.....

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  21. Aaron Brooks Talks About Saints Hall of Fame Honor

    Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Aaron Brooks will be one of two players going into the Saints Hall of Fame this fall, the other being former teammate John Carney. Brooks was interviewed last week by Sean Kelley for the Black and Blue Report...

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  22. Top Saints Camp Battles: Offense

    The New Orleans Saints have entered the next stage of offseason workouts with the start of organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday...

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  23. New Orleans Saints Announce Two Roster Moves

    Team signs tackle Jason Weaver, releases WR Chris Givens New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Tuesday that the club has signed tackle Jason Weaver and waived wide receiver Chris Givens...

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  24. Debate: Which WR Will Have a Bigger Impact in 2014, Cooks or Stills?

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  25. Saints Line: Reasons for Hope, Concern

    The optimist and pessimist could have a pretty good debate over the state of the New Orleans Saints ' offensive line...

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