Fleur-de-Links: August 15, 2012

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TWEETS:

The Times-Picayune >> Here it is, the 'Free Jonathan Vilma' song

This is what happens when rookies don't know there role...you get your equipment put in the cold tub..!

": whose your favorite running back 2 block for" Trick question:Like asking what's your favorite flavor of ice-cream

The movie Titanic never gets old!

Enjoy it bruh. You will never get it back!!! RT : First day of school not feelin it

Saints News: 2012 NFL Week 2 Preseason TV Schedule (Yahoo! Contributor Network) -

": I don't usually like to disturb him during his reading time but here u go "

Brees: "we know we are a contender but we have to go out and prove it every day"

Gregg Williams' journey of self discovery taking him to remote parts of the world. From .com:

Last day of 3 tough days of hard work. We got better this week. Now it's game planning for Jax. Go !!!!

Closer to playing out first preseason in the dome... We had a great practice today..

"A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes-Hugh Downs"

Be careful Dallas people! RT: : mayor declares emergency as West Nile virus spreads.

Another great day of work... Just getting out of the ice tub making sure the legs stay fresh. Can't wait to see our fans in the dome Friday!

Pics from today’s practice

Tomorrow's practice has been moved indoors and closed to the public. Today was the final camp practice that's open to the public

Camp Is Basically Over but No Light At The End Of The Tunnel Starving For Progress + Success

Rookies S Johnny Thomas, LB Kadarron Anderson taped up to a goal post after practice. Doused with buckets of water. Cadet untaped them.

Brees & Colston

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SAINTS CAMP:

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees hopes regular referees are back for start of season - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
The league and refs are locked in a labor battle

Saints LB Jonathan Casillas healthy, ready to contribute on defense | wwltv.com New Orleans
Jonathan Casillas spotted the ball nearly too late Tuesday, the pass from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sailing high above tight end Dave Thomas. But for Casillas, it was nearly too late, not absolutely too late.

New Orleans Saints S Malcolm Jenkins praying interceptions come easier this season | wwltv.com New Orleans
Time and again during the New Orleans Saints’ 2011 season safety Malcolm Jenkins had his hands on the football for an interception. And time and again, he let the opportunity slip away.

New Orleans Saints add another player, CB Marquis Johnson, to the injury list | wwltv.com New Orleans
The injury list grew to nine New Orleans Saints players Wednesday, cornerback Marquis Johnson becoming the latest addition.

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins confident he'll grab more interceptions with the grace of God
New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins confident with God's help

New Orleans Saints defense gains upperhand again in Wednesday practice
New Orleans Saints defense gains upperhand again in Wednesday practice.

New Orleans Saints quote of the day: Jimmy Graham a better Olympian than Drew Brees? - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Brees passes torch to Graham

For New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Casillas health is the key - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Casillas starting to work his way up depth chart

New Orleans Saints position breakdown: specialists - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Garrett Hartley, John Kasay in full-blown battle for kicking job

Saints get defensive | New Orleans Saints | The Sun Herald
METAIRIE-- There's a new defensive look to the New Orleans Saints.

Saints Nation: Saints' Front Four Pass Rush Showing Massive Signs of Improvement | August

New Orleans Saints training camp updates, 08.15.12 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
From the team facility on Airline Drive

New Orleans Saints practice Wednesday gets buzzed by plane pulling 'Free Sean Payton' banner - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Quarterback Drew Brees mimicked zipping his mouth closed when asked if he had chipped in to hire the plane.

New Orleans Saints practice Wednesday: another 'W' for the defense - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com

CB Marquis Johnson becomes newest New Orleans Saints player to miss practice - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Joe Vitt says Johnson's knee injury won't prevent him from playing vs. Jacksonville

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BENSON vs. GOODELL:

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson appeals to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson appeals to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Here it is, the 'Free Jonathan Vilma' song - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
First, you had the Free Sean Payton song, now next in the free Saints guys genre, is the "Free J Vilma" song. Dance on Saints fans.

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LAGNIAPPE:

New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham teams up with Smoothie King - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
He'll be the spokesman for the New Orleans region

John Fourcade To Appear At Saints Hall Of Fame
Former Saints QB John Fourcade will be at the Saints Hall of Fame on Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Daily Special, August 15, 2012 - Who Dat Social Club
We’re creeping ever closer to the day when something truly significant happens on the road to February. And it’s a race between two contenders, one on the field and one off.

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VIDEO:

Drew Brees' Interview 8/15/12

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