Fleur-de-Links: All 1's Day (11/11/11)


If you see a Soldier today say thank you! We are who we are in this country because they do what they do!

Our equipment manager attempted to eat a dozen donuts in 2 minutes this morning. How many did he get thru?

Today we give thanks to all of the men and women that have worn the uniform of this great nation. Past and present, Happy Veterans Day.
Jamie Kelly
New at BD: Falcons vs Saints – A Q&A With Saints Nation: This week I had a chance to do a Q&A with two ...

A fan gave a Flat Stanley when he was a rookie & he still has it in his locker

I liked a video NFL Punter Football Helmet Cam - Thomas Morstead

" let's play madden12 so we can drag and injure him just for fun lol"c how pathetic this is?!? Smh

New Orleans Saints
Video highlighting & Sproles TD celebrations last Sunday:

New Orleans Saints
Rita Benson LeBlanc at the Verizon Wireless Technology Innovation Awards yesterday!

Jonathan Vilma
I always kno wen it's gettin close to gameday wit the falcons...their fans tweet the STUPIDEST things ever...my Who Dats got my back

My mother n my sister sent me texts this morning that made my day! So blessed to have such a supportive family through everything!

Mark Ingram
Thank you to all the brave men and women who have served and are currently serving! Happy Veterans Day! You are all greatly appreciated...

New Orleans Saints
Thank you for your incredible service & sacrifice:

Good morning World, thank u Lord for awakening me..time to rise, grind & make my Friday my best day of the week! Progress is 1 day at a time

Thank you to all the Veterans for providing us with the freedom we are so blessed to have

cameron jordan
I had a pretty bad dream... I woke up and was late 2 meetings and I was a unathletic! Couldn't catch run hit anyone... Nightmare!

Adam Schefter
Happy 11/11/11, a day on which more than 24,000 couples are scheduled to be married today.

cameron jordan
Is it coincidence or does everyone say they make the best gumbo?... is that possible?



Henderson: Saints to face efficient Falcons red zone attack | wwltv.com New Orleans
The odds-makers rate the Saints and the Falcons a pick 'em game and for good reason. In each of last season's meetings, the winner did so by a scant three points.

Falcons beat writer: Atlanta keeping trash talk to a minimum | wwltv.com New Orleans
This week we welcome back Darryl Ledbetter, who works for the Atlanta Journal Constitution and is always willing to help the EOSB in a pinch.

Time Machine: Another Chapter Added to Bitter Rivalry | Atlanta Falcons
With the intensity of a backyard brawl on the mean streets of downtown Atlanta as a backdrop, this annual affair known as the Falcons-Saints rivalry, boldly

New Orleans Saints have a 'good' problem, too many running backs: First-and-10 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Jeff Duncan's weekly locker room observations

New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Greg Romeus says it's great to be back - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Romeus was sidelined for almost exactly one year after suffering knee injury in college

Turner chasing Riggs in Falcons record books  | ajc.com
FLOWERY BRANCH — Records? What records? Michael Turner is closing in on several Falcons franchise standards.

Atlanta Falcons team report: Re-emphasized rushing attack leads to winning streak - NFL - Sporting News

New Orleans Saints CB Tracy Porter returns to practice - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
News and notes from Thursday's practice

Ingram returns, now pass-happy Saints have a good problem: Too many quality running backs - The Washington Post
METAIRIE, La. — When rookie running back Mark Ingram went down with a heel injury, the Saints had Chris Ivory ready to step in.

Atlanta Falcons can't let Darren Sproles run free - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
The Falcons will have their hands full with Drew Brees and those receivers, but somebody better keep an eye on Darren Sproles too. Atlanta Falcons cant let Darren Sproles run free

David Thomas' return from concussion gives New Orleans Saints extra punch - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Versatile tight end missed five games

Payton Talks About the Saints Running Game, Gleason Gras

HC Sean Payton's Press Conference 11/10/11

DE Will Smith's Locker Room Interview 11/10/11

Week 10 Matchups: The Rivalry Everyone Is Talking About - NYTimes.com
The Falcons have regained their ability to win in methodical, uninteresting ways over the last three games, but their matchups with the Saints are usually more compelling: the last three games between the teams have been decided by a field goal.



Saints have plans for statue celebrating Gleason's famous block | wwltv.com New Orleans
Those who follow the Saints – and maybe even those who don’t – recognize Steve Gleason’s blocked punt as an integral part of the team’s and city’s history.

Saints to host 'Gleason Gras' - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The New Orleans Saints are planning a big event to raise awareness for Amyothrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the Gleason Family Trust.

Drew Brees' passing game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Graphic - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' 27-16 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday in the Mecedes-Benz Superdome.

Tiny Sproles making huge impact on post-Bush Saints - NFL - CBSSports.com Football
"I told him [before Bush was dealt] if Reggie's not here, you're going to be here," Brees said. Brees didn't have to do much convincing to Saints coach Sean Payton.

Saints C de la Puente answering bell when called on | wwltv.com New Orleans
When Jonathan Goodwin decided to ply his trade elsewhere, the Saints were left in a hole at center.

Dance Off: Moore vs. Sproles

'Spinal Tap' Fans Celebrating Nov. 11 As 'Nigel Tufnel Day'
Spinal Tap is being honored with its own holiday: "Nigel Tufnel Day," which takes place one day only: Nov. 11, 2011 -- or 11/11/11. Not familiar with the film or the reference to 11? Well, at one moment of the movie, the very dimwitted Tufnel shows off his amps and their dials that are numbered up to 11, a notch higher than typical 1-to-10 amps. They're superior because, after all, "11 is one louder than 10," Tufnel said.



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