Fleur-de-Links: August 20, 2012

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TWEETS:

Rained all day in Nola today on our day off. That’s OK. It can’t be sunny and 117 degrees everyday :) Boys went stir crazy in the house

Thank you all for the birthday love!!! I really do appreciate it.. Laying low wit the Fam before bed...

Me and Bane chillin watching

Been dealing with envy every since I was young, hated by many loved by the same so I guess I broke even but checked by none.. Goodnight

Watch'n this Colts vs. Steelers game now..the way that hit looked on Collie & the way he got up..I wonder if he got another concussion..

About to see what this new Bourne legacy movie is about!!

It is going to be hard for all my New Orleans followers hear me talk about how good USC is this year! Well Fight on! ✌and Who Dat!

Not gon lie brunch was awesome today then saw the campaign awesome-er now to look over some notes about this past game

It's been a good Sunday!!!! Back to practice tomorrow.. We need to have a great week of practice.... Game this saturday!!!!

I saw that. It's what happens when you ask the right questions.

Get your tickets for The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation "Taste of New Orleans" fundraiser. Sept 24th.

Come enjoy great food paired with great wine, live music, live & silent auctions and Saints players @ TMJF "Taste of New Orleans" fundraiser

If John Barr wants to talk to a longtime former Saints employee who will put his name behind a report have him call me.

ESPN profile proves Sean Payton control freak, arrogant, brilliant, fights w media, and regularly an asshole. So like every great coach ever

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SAINTS:

Saints Roster Battles: Cadet Continues to Prove His Worth
For a team that already is deep at running back, I'm going to make an argument to keep undrafted rookie Travaris Cadet on the New Orleans Saints' final 53-man roster.

From The Coach’s Office: Saints-Jaguars Analysis
In what could be described as an uninspired effort, the New Orleans Saints lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-24, in the third preseason game for the Black and Gold.

Saints LB Chamberlain Out for the Year
New Orleans Saints linebacker Chris Chamberlain will miss the entire 2012 season after injuring his knee in the second quarter of Friday night's preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

New Orleans Saints Junior Galette rising - NFL Spin Zone - A General NFL Blog providing you all the NFL News, Rumors, Updates, and National Football League News.
Undrafted free agent Junior Galette has been a revelation in training camp and in the preseason for the New Orleans Saints. So much so, that Galette looks

Handicapping the field for the New Orleans Saints interim head coaching job - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Offensive line coach Aaron Kromer is the favorite

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BOUNTYFARCE & THE SAD "JOURNALISM" THAT IS ESPN:

ESPN's OTL: Sean Payton - Beyond the Bounty
ESPN's latest biased hatchet job tabloid piece on the Saints

ESPN "Outside the Lines" sets questionable example for journalists and reporters
ESPN "Outside the Lines" sets questionable example for journalists and reporters.

OTL profile on Payton omitted two key interviews | ProFootballTalk
Earlier today, we put together a quick take on the stuff contained in the Outside The Lines profile of Saints coach Sean Payton. Now, it's time to mention a couple of things that were omitted. During a two-way with host Bob Ley, ESPN's John Barr shared the following anecdote.

Ex-Saint Gleason says Williams' remarks went 'over the line'
"The real problem was no one seemed shocked," adds team's former special teams ace. "There was no discussion of ‘Wow, did we just hear that?' "

Fujita’s affidavit echoes June interview | ProFootballTalk
As Judge Helen G. Berrigan tries to sift through conflicting submissions regarding a specific factual question she raised last week with the parties in the bounty cases, there's one important point to keep in mind regarding the affidavit from Browns linebacker Scott Fujita.

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LAGNIAPPE:

The NFL’s Steaming Pile - Who Dat Social Club
Holy. Crap. Someone needs to tell the NFL there’s no need to apply manure to artificial turf.

Jabari Greer to Host Third Annual VooDoo Masquerade Ball
Event will take place on Friday, August 31, in New Orleans. Proceeds benefit the Greer Campaign.

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