Fleur-de-Links: Saturday, September 15



Jedidiah CollinsFact: Ancient Egyptians kissed with their noses not their lips Question: Why do we call it Eskimo kisses? #random

Grandmaster WangWords cannot express how much I hate "check with me" before the snap on offense.

Grandmaster WangExcept when that happens.

skooks@moosedenied Wait. Do you hate the audibles themselves or just the phrase "check with me"?

Grandmaster Wang@skooks I hate how it pretty much ALWAYS results in the offense scrambling to get the snap off before the delay of game. Needless chaos.

team gleasonArticle by @WhitlockJason begins to shift the 'culture of football' convo, in the right direction: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/Roger-Goodell-risking-players-lives-for-money-with-Thursday-night-football-091312 ... -SG

Andrew JugeHoly Louisiana Gumbo, UL Monroe can play!! @joelenoir

New Orleans SaintsWatch full or 30-minute replays of Saints Regular Season & Playoff games dating back to '09! FREE Trial this weekend-> http://bit.ly/MU6fvD

Isa Abdul-QuddusWheels up to Carolina! Fordham bring home that win for homecoming!

rafael bushOn the way to Charlotte I'm bout to sleep really good on this flight

Lance MooreSee you soon Charlotte!

Larry HolderI would say this is a first. A broken tray table has delayed my flight to Charlotte.

Reid G.ORNSTEIN BLACK OP! Illness means Panthers could be thin on the defensive line http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/09/15/illness-means-panthers-could-be-thin-on-the-defensive-line/ ...

The Angry Who DatGuy at USM libraries who came up with max-15-books rule: f*** you, asshole. #history #undergrad #themankeepinmedown #smfttt

The Angry Who DatOh, and go Eagles. D****. #smfttt

The Angry Who DatThrew in #smfttt so maybe someone important will see it. You asshole. Now i'll go read so I can come back tomorrow for more books. Asshat.

New Orleans SaintsHey Gumbo RT @jenmatherne Me and Linda with Gumbo at the @Saints @Copelandsofno kids camp in Kenner http://bit.ly/RSStAT

Johnny Patrick Everyone makes time for what they want.. #true


From the Saints Sideline

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers: Inside the game | NOLA.com
Nakia Hogan - Saints and Panthers trying to bounce back from Week 1 losses.

New Orleans Saints defense should fare better against this week's dynamic superstar quarterback Cam Newton | NOLA.com
Mike Triplett - Carolina Panthers quarterback is similar to Robert Griffin III in some ways, but much different in others.

Swaggerless New Orleans Saints must adjust without Sean Payton | NOLA.com
Jeff Duncan

Steve Spagnuolo: Defense let New Orleans Saints down | NOLA.com
Nakia Hogan - Steve Spagnuolo didn't sugarcoat anything.

Saints players say there's a world of difference between 1-1 or 0-2 start | wwltv.com
Bradley Handwerger - The mood following in the New Orleans Saints’ locker room following their season-opening loss to Washington was one of disbelief.

Saints receivers need to play better for win this weekend | wwltv.com
When Curtis Johnson left the New Orleans Saints to take the head coach position at Tulane, he was leaving a program’s receiving corps in good shape.

Saints DE Cameron Jordan does his job in loss to Redskins | The Advocate
Brian Allee-Walsh - On a unit that yielded beaucoup points and yards to the previously punchless Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints second-year defensive end Cameron Jordan stood his ground for first-year coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.

Big Chief's Saints-Panthers Preview - WWL | AM870 | FM105.3

Why Balance Is Not Necessarily Necessary | The Angry Who Dat
AWD's initial shot across the bow of SaintsWin.com.

Why a Pass/Run Balance Still Matters | The Angry Who Dat
@ReidG75 of SaintsWin

Scouting the Panthers | thesaintsnation.com
Andrew Juge

5 Things to Look for in Saints @ Panthers | thesaintsnation.com
Andrew Juge

New Orleans Saints Open NFC South Play in Charlotte | neworleanssaints.com
Saints and Panthers are tied 17-17 in the all-time series.

Coordinators Break Down Defensive, Offensive Sides of The Ball | neworleanssaints.com
Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and Offensive Coordinator Pete Carmichael met with the media following practice on Friday to preview Sunday's contest against the Carolina Panthers

Broadcast Information: Saints at Panthers | neworleanssaints.com
New Orleans and Carolina kickoff at Noon CT on Sunday on FOX


Panter Droppings

Panthers Steve Smith, Jonathan Stewart listed as questionable vs. Saints | CharlotteObserver.com
Jonathan Jones - Ron Rivera is hopeful that, barring any setbacks on the Carolina Panthers' off day Saturday, two of his star players will be ready for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.

My Panthers vs Saints prediction for Sunday (and some thoughts on Drew Brees) | charlotteobserver.com
Scott Fowler

Saints continue to work through Bountygate | CharlotteObserver.com
Ron Green, Jr. - For months now, quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have heard the charges, absorbed the penalties, appealed the verdicts, channeled the frustration, defended the names and tried to move forward in a football bubble.

What to watch: Panthers vs. Saints | panters.com
Bryan Strickland

Newton, Panthers ready for second chance | panters.com
Bryan Strickland

Notes: Defense happy that Davis is healthy | panters.com
Max Henson & Bryan Strickland

Saints face new-look Panthers defense | panters.com
Max Henson



New Orleans Saints store opens at airport | NOLA.com
Nakia Hogan - As part of the ongoing transformation at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, the Hudson Group opened their New Orleans Saints store at the airport on Friday.

How Do I Sync The WWL Saints Game Audio With My TV? - WWL | AM870 | FM105.3
Handy Dandy guide!

NFC South programming notes - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - I’m about to fly to Charlotte, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers.

Film of the NFC South chat - NFC South Blog | ESPN
Pat Y. - Let’s take a team-by-team look at some of the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat.


V-Roll Roll Call

AccuScore: Saints-Panthers video - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the New Orleans-Carolina matchup.

Video: Pete Carmichael Interview 9/14/12 | neworleanssaints.com
Page also allows you to view Will Smith's Friday interview, plus others.


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