Fleur-de-Links - Nov. 16th: Fleur-de-Tweets

Not much other than player tweets today, so it'll be short and sweet but with lots of funny articles from The Onion. Judging by their tweets, Saints players were just as much in awe of Michael Vick's incredible game last night as the rest of us were. The team resumes practice tomorrow in preparation for the Seahawks.

TWEETS:

iWillSmith I Guess its safe to say MVick is Back!!

iWillSmith Skins, gotta make this game interesting, or its Black Ops the rest of the nigh!!!!

dmpressley WOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!! Vick is on fire!!!!!!

usama_young28 Lol RT @ChaseDaniel: One of my friends just texted me "Vicks makin this look like old school tecmo super bowl."Isnt that the truth about now

 scottshanle Just gonna say it. If mcnabb is worth 78 mill then vick should get double that! .....and drew brees should be the leagues first 200 mil man!

usama_young28 29 RT @sedd19382: @usama_young28 45-14 looks like basketball vs football~will hate to see the ending score.How many td u think Vick will hav

JonVilma51 How about my canes kicking off the bball season vs memphis tonite....lets go canes!!!

HeathEvans "@KBrettAustin: @HeathEvans Great job on SportsCenter last week. Thanks for visiting us at ESPN. Good luck the (cont) http://tl.gd/70bp9g

jeffduncantp #Saints lead NFL in pass defense, completing a spectacular 2-year overhaul to the secondary. Remember David, Bullocks, Kaesviharn, Gibbs?

T_Porter22 Just waking up. I think I took a step back..I feel like crap

jeffduncantp The '09 offseason was spectacular for the #Saints secondary. In 4 months, they added DC G.Williams; FS D.Sharper; CB J.Greer; & DB M.Jenkins

jeffduncantp My new #Saints book, "From Bags to Riches," will be released a week from today, Nov. 23. You can check it out here: http://bit.ly/aC1LG4

jeffduncantp "Bags to Riches" is as much a #NOLA book as it is a #Saints book. The lead characters aren't Brees/Payton, but New Orleanians & #WhoDats.

stujo4 @Official_Saints Chris Ivory's nickname is TUSK!!! http://www.canalstreetchronicles.com/2010/11/16/1817188/ivorys-nickname

usama_young28 Good moooooornin. Had a dream Vick had 6 td's and I played call of duty all night. Crazy right? Time to get up and get on this film

 jeffduncantp After 10 weeks, the #Saints are ranked No. 3 in total D & No. 7 in total O. Along with NYG & SD, 1 of 3 NFL teams ranked in top 10 in both.

thomasmorstead Will be at Winn Dixie in river ridge tonight from 5:30-6:30

T_Porter22 About to get this film work in with my DBs!

BillyMiller83 Needed time to take in what I saw last night, @MikeVick is not only the MVP of the NFL but the best comeback story ever! Congrats big man.

T_Porter22 About to hit the sauna..

Official_Saints Today from 5–7 pm CT, RB Lynell Hamilton will be at Academy Sports in Harahan, LA to conduct a kids football clinic & autograph signing!

JonVilma51 Did my canes win last night?? Fell asleep in the second half

usama_young28 Thas wasup.Lil man rockin the helmet in class RT @DWheelz12 At Edison Elementary for @DWheelz12 foundation visit http://plixi.com/p/57311605

T_Porter22 Dentist app....

KillaCamWorrell NFLPA counter proposal on the 18 game season including shorter off season workouts and better post career benefits http://es.pn/aOcpn6

GHartley5 Turn it to 104.5

 

SEAHAWKS @ SAINTS:

New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks scouting report | NOLA.com
Breaking down Sunday's game

 

TUESDAY FUNNIES WITH THE ONION:

Terrified Matt Moore Audibles After Allegedly Seeing Monster In Defense | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
CHARLOTTE, NC—Early in the third quarter of last Sunday's game against the Saints, Carolina Panthers quarterback Matt Moore saw something terrifying and inhuman in the defense and called an audible, the visibly shaken quarterback later confirmed. "I didn't like what I saw out there, because, I swear to God, this thing had huge claws and fangs," said Moore, who frantically ran up and down the line of scrimmage pointing and screaming, warning his teammates about the ghoulish beast, and yelling "blue 32 falcon."

Nation Taking No Joy In Cowboys' Pathetic Collapse | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"It's really been tough to watch, especially for a team that had so much potential heading into the season," Appleton, WI shopkeeper and longtime Packers fan Erik Hoyer said. "Ha! I was almost able to say that with a straight face. Honestly, this Cowboys team has made watching football more fun than it's been in years. They can't run the ball, they can't defend anything, and they're imploding so bad that their owner doesn't even know how many games they've played."

Report: Michael Vick Getting Confident Enough To Do Something Terrible Again | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"Clearly he's playing like the electrifying Michael Vick of five years ago, the quarterback who was selected to three Pro Bowls, handed the Packers their first-ever home playoff loss, and had the bald arrogance to kill underperforming fighting dogs with his bare hands and think he would get away with it,"

Great Moments In Randy Moss' Career | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
2010: After the Vikings cut Moss, the 0-7 Bills decide not to claim Moss off waivers in an effort to prevent their season from getting any worse

Group Of Kids With Diabetes All Die One Day After Visit From Jay Cutler | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"Their spirits were really high just before Mr. Cutler arrived, but literally the second he entered the room the kids just sort of closed off, and once he started talking about how poorly he was treated in Denver, they became sullen and quiet," said Erin Matthews, who until Tuesday ran a diabetes support group for children ages 8 to 14 at the downtown YMCA. "After I recovered from my shock, I was surprised that all the children died, seeing as diabetes isn't terminal and can be controlled with medication.

NFL 2010 Midseason Highlights | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
Week 6: Ben Roethlisberger emerges from his soul-searching period with a breakthrough: He remembers where he left the Jet Ski keys

NFL Sends Thousands Of Volunteers To Help Clean Up NFC West | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
NEW YORK—The NFL deployed thousands of volunteers Wednesday along with $4.6 million in football supplies to assist in the dilapidated NFC West's rebuilding effort. "This division is a total disaster," said Fred Hudson, co-leader of the NFC West Response Team, who vowed to work every day until the division was restored to tolerable condition following its battering by massive waves of defense and deadly special teams play.

Guy Who Normally Holds Up Letter 'D' Sick This Week | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

NFL Fines 'Monday Night Football' For Helmet-To-Helmet Hit | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

 

LAGNIAPPE:

Saints announce kick-off of 2010 Community Quarterback Award

Top 5 most popular NFL Super Bowl venues - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
The Superdome in New Orelans is called that for a reason—it's a massively huge building. Completed in 1975 and host to the New Orleans Saints, the Superdome has been home to the Super Bowl a record six times beginning in 1978.

The Bottom 100: The Worst Players In NFL History (Part 1)
55. Jason David; cornerback; Colts, Saints; 2004-2008: Easily the lousiest cornerback of the 2000s, and a man whose 16 career interceptions can be chalked up to the old adage, "If they throw your way 30 times a game, you might catch one or two."

NFL Power Rankings - big shakeup | New Orleans News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | wwltv.com | Eye on Black and Gold
All of a sudden, the NFC's top teams are looking every bit as good as the AFC's best.

New York Jets take over top spot in Power Rankings; New Orleans Saints fifth | NOLA.com
The New York Jets don't seem to mind going into overtime. After all, they managed to go there twice in the last two games, and -- each time -- came away with victories. Such a feat had never been accomplished before in consecutive games. And along the way, the Jets proved that they are capable of winning in tight situations,...

NFL's top offensive performers so far
Everyone is talking about the three top quarterbacks in the NFL, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, but two of the hottest quarterbacks in the first half of the season have been other performers.

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