Fleur-de-Links: February 20, 2012

TWEETS:

I need grocery stores to stop selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, they're hard & taste nothing like the real thing..jus cut my gum biting into 1

Darren Sproles float in the Bacchus Parade last night

Had to take my bro to the airport. But im headed to miami/lauderdale later this afternoon RT : where ya headed?

Happy presidents day all! On this holiday I figured I'd take my talents down to south beach lol. Wheels up ✈☀🌊😁

RT : wheels down<--- Right! Really been an hr and they haven't let us know what's up. Come on AirTran!

There was just too many problem free flights in a row for me I guess lol. Made us de-plane and now we have no clue when we will leave.

Lundi Gras!

Orpheus parade today with

Former Oakland CB Stanford Routt reached agreement with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Just had a crucial breakfast 🍴🍞🍳. S/o to . She FINALLY cooked. My first meal in 2 weeks. Lmao

Just kiddin y'all...

Former Jaguars and Titans running backs coach Earnest Byner is the Buccaneers new running backs coach.

High comedy. I LOLd. RT : The Legend of the ' creepy King Cake Baby mascot |

Thanking that guy upstairs for blessing me with great friends and family! 🙏

Teams with most cap room today: Tampa Bay ($67 million under cap); KC ($62 mil): Cincy ($60 mil); Denver ($49 mil); Washington ($49 mil).

Teams with least cap room today: Pitt ($11 million over cap); Oak ($11 mil over); Carolina ($9 mil over); Giants ($9 mil over); Jets (even).

Customer Appreciation Day, Thurs 2/23, $1 subs, 11-3 pm, inshop only, 1 per customer, at our only 4301 Veterans Blvd in Metairie

Just ran into Patrick Sharpe, cool guy

Found out the sex of the baby by Brittany baking cupcakes today. Bit into the center, all BLUE. Boy #3 is on the way!

congrats man! Living right has done u well my friend lol

LINKS:

Who should get tagged? | ProFootballTalk
In Segment 1 of PFT Live, Mike Florio discusses whether Drew Brees and Ray Rice will be given the franchise tag and suggests a modification in that regard for offensive linemen.

Saints Nation: NFL Combine Week! | February

New Orleans Saints show interest Portland State defensive tackle - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The New Orleans Saints are showing an interest in defensive tackle Myles Wade of Portland State.

Drew Brees Tweets baby will be third son | wwltv.com New Orleans
Two years ago Drew Brees reigned as Bacchus, tonight, on the night of Bacchus, he Tweeted that his wife Brittany found a unique way to tell him he'd be having another son.

NFL franchise tag period opens, Saints could have to use it on Brees | wwltv.com New Orleans
Each day that goes by without Drew Brees signing a long-term contract with the Saints draws the franchise one day closer to having to use the franchise tag on the quarterback.

New Orleans Saints say franchise tag a last minute option
New Orleans Saints say franchise tag a last minute option

Mocking with Mel Kiper - NFC South Blog - ESPN
We’re a little more than two months away from the NFL draft, but we’re about to enter a key time. The scouting combine starts later this

Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Time for a look at the top Monday morning headlines from around the division. The Falcons reportedly have begun preliminary negotiations with some of

"Exclusive" franchise tag could finally have real meaning | ProFootballTalk
The final number won’t be known until those deals are done; thus, the Saints and Brees will be operating in the dark until those numbers are set. Which could make it difficult to have any meaningful negotiations until the end of April. Which could make it more likely that Brees won’t be available to the Saints when the offseason program launches, unless he signs the one-year franchise tender and reports for duty.

NFL.com news: Plenty of players preparing for franchise tag
Monday marks the first day teams can place the franchise tag on their impending free agents like Matt Forte. Jason La Canfora evaluates the options for all 32 teams.

An early look at the New Orleans Saints 2012 linebacker core
But with fundamental scheme changes comes personnel changes, and the unit likely to see the most shake-up under Spagnuolo is the linebacker core.

Saints Nation: Pressure Mounting on Mickey Loomis, Brees' Deal Still Not Done | February

2013 Super Bowl preparations are already under way in New Orleans | NOLA.com
Event has grown since it was last in New Orleans 10 years ago

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