CSC wishes a belated Happy Birthday to Jon Vilma, futbol-style. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
JonVilma51 Thanku guys for the bday s/o!! Much appreciated, been a chill day for a chill dude
alexbrown96 A week ago it was 80 degrees outside today it's snowing... Only in the Chi..
robyslyfe This weather is crazy, so unpredictable!!! Mannnnnn im missin NOLA..!
More to come...after the jump.
ChaseDaniel Great day on the lake today! Thanks for all the follows, guys! Last night in Nola for a bit..going to be back soon tho!
miketripletttp At our first New Orleans Zephyrs game of many this year! Minor-league baseball games are an underrated entertainment experience.
miketripletttp Asked my 2-year-old son what position he'll play when he grows up and plays baseball. ... And he said "hot dog."
miketripletttp ... I hope Randall Simon isn't around if that happens.
ChaseDaniel Just saw a dude in New Orleans driving a bike by way of weedeater! Wow..only in Nola!
HeathEvans South Beach is crazy! As in crazy lookin people!
dmcallister26 On That Br flow Dumb Dumb Dumb
MalcolmJenkins Headed to Mississippi to do some fishing lol should be fun!!
Saints/NFC South/NFL Draft
Deuce McAllister, New Orleans Saints proved a perfect fit | NOLA.com
Mike Triplett - He wasn't a team need in 2001, but he became one of the most loved.
NFL draft may see run from history regarding selection of backs | NOLA.com
Mike Triplett - First in a series previewing the 2011 NFL draft.
Bilal Powell, Third-Ranked Rusher | NYTimes.com
Matt Waldman - Louisville running back Bilal Powell loves to initiate contact. He still plays with a former defender's mentality. (this one's for you, we're gonna need a bigger boat)
NFL teams preferring to focus on the inside regarding personnel | NOLA.com
Jeff Duncan - The NFL is a game of constant evolution. The latest trend is happening inside.
Hitting the NFC South hot spots - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - Time for a plunge into the NFC South mailbag to see what readers around the division are wondering about.
Monday deadline to Call It on draft needs - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
No huge surprises. In fact, the vote on the Saints’ top need is very close between defensive end and outside linebacker and the winner could go either way. Includes links to the polls so you can vote.
NFL Mediation Blues
N.F.L. and Players See Same Forest, Different Trees | NYTimes.com
Judy Battista - As court-ordered mediation began Thursday, N.F.L. team owners and players saw the lockout, and other issues, in distinctly different ways.
Courtroom Football: Mediation Phase | huffingtonpost.com
Andrew Brandt - Mediation part two begins in earnest today as the key player in the NFL in 2011, Judge Susan Nelson, has ordered such talks to occur.
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