Saints Training Camp Fleur-De-Links: Sunday, August 14

Twitter - GAAA!! I sure wish I could figure out a way to block the Twittertubes permanently. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

The Saints will have practice indoors this afternoon, and following daily practices from Monday through Thursday, the team will travel to Houston on Friday in preparation for Saturday's game against the Texans.

Today's Fleur-de-Links brings you more wrap-up from the 49ers game, along with some player feature articles, a Saints 2011 fantasy football video, and some tweets to wet your whistle. 

Be sure to check back tonight for the post-practice recap, ok?


AlbertBreer Haha RT @SportsWookiee: Going by Twitter, every player in the NFL will be a badass and a Pro Bowler this year. (Except for Tebow, somehow)

JonVilma51 a grown man with curfew...smh sumthin about that just doesn't make sense

Mark_Ingram28 im trending??!! thats weird to see lol....

Mark_Ingram28 in nola tho!! #WHODAT

Mark_Ingram28 Goodnight everyone, back to work tomorrow!!

ivory_29 Chris Ivory Goodmorning!

JohnnyPatrick32 Johnny Patrick Good morning...

thomasmorstead Thomas Morstead Drug tests this morning, welcome to training camp :P

hakimdropsball Held Over "@thomasmorstead: Drug tests this morning." #puntmasterflex only tests positive 4 wheaties, Gatorade and pantene hair products.

T_Porter22 Tracy Porter Rise & Grind... Give Him thanks and make the BEST of this gift He's given us: seeing another day! Have a good one guys.

greggrosenthal gregg rosenthal listening to the Sports Reporters talk about football is like listening to Woody Paige talk about soccer.


Saints-49ers: After Further Review

49ers notebook: San Francisco's starting defense stops New Orleans' Drew Brees-led offense cold | San Jose Mercury News
Cam Inman - Saints QB fails to register first down in three series.

A Taste of Football: What to take from Saints' preseason win over 49ers |
Brian Allee-Walsh - Please, let's keep things in proper perspective. After all, it's the first exhibition game against a bottom-feeder team that is neck deep into rebuilding under a first-year coach without a bona fide starting quarterback.

Joseph Morgan among the bright spots for the New Orleans Saints after preseason opener |
Pete Finney - Canton, Ohio native hadn't returned punts since his high school days.

Notes On A Saints Game: Hit it and Quit It! |
nolachick - Football season for me never truly feels like football season until I see my Saints play.

Saints - 49ers Photo Gallery |
Times Picayune Staff Photographers



Cameron Jordan achieves dream of NFL glory |
Kent Somers - Cameron Jordan was assembling a dining-room table when he got the phone call.

Patience Pays Off For Greer |
Alex Restrepo - Undrafted defensive back's perseverance key to his success.

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Casillas is hoping this will be a breakout season |
Nakia Hogan - He is hoping to live up to his potential before being hurt.

NFL Training Camp Injuries May Be On the Rise This Year |
Mackie Shilstone - The New York Times published an interesting article on August 9 discussing NFL training camp injuries and whether the shortened camp due to the lockout has had anything to do with the injuries.


V-Roll Roll Call

NFL Videos: Saints 2011 Fantasy preview |
Michael Fabiano breaks down the best the Saints have to offer for your fantasy team.




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