Saints News 7/18/13: Saints to Open 16 Training Camp Practices to the Public


The team announced today that two practices previously announced as open are now closed due to a change in the football operations schedule. See below for links to a complete current schedule of both closed and open practices.



Saints training camp schedule

Saints close two more training camp practices to public
The New Orleans Saints have announced that two training camp practices that were to be open to the public (Aug. 2 and Aug. 5) are now closed. The team attributed the schedule adjustments to a change in the football operations schedule.

Saints to open 16 training camp practices to public | Black and Gold
The Saints announced Thursday that two training camp practices that were to be open to the public — Aug. 2 and Aug. 5 — will now be closed because of a change in the football operations schedule. Team officials announced that 16 practices between July 26 and Aug. 15 are scheduled to be open to the public at the Saints practice facility located at 5800 Airline Drive in Metairie. Open practices are scheduled for July 26-Aug. 1, Aug. 3 (scrimmage), Aug. 6-8 and Aug. 11-15.

Saints Training Camp Update | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
The Saints have announced that two training camp practices that were to be open to the public — Aug. 2 and Aug. 5 — will now be closed beca…


Other Saints stuff

Weighing Who Dat optimism against the tough NFC
Trouble is, the Saints play in the NFC. The SEC might be the only other conference as competitive this season. Four divisions, 16 teams and every one of them are harboring a realistic playoff dream.

Saints Questions: Who steps up at WR behind Colston, Moore, Morgan? | New Orleans
When training camp opens up next week, nine players will be vying for the spots on the roster at wide receiver behind veterans Marques Colston, Lance Moore and Joseph Morgan.

NFL Preview 2013: NFC South: Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints look to battle for title | Audibles -
Breakout player: Junior Galette, OLB. The native of Haiti has 9.5 sacks over the past two seasons, but just two starts. He should see the field a lot more in 2013, with the Saints transitioning to a 3-4 defense. His sack total ought to skyrocket given the natural pass-rushing ability he’s shown.

Ranking the New Orleans Saints' players: No. 2, Jimmy Graham |
Graham ready to bounce back from "down" 2012 season

New Orleans Saints question of the day: Where does Jimmy Graham rank among Payton-era draft picks? |
Where does Graham rank among eight years worth of draft picks for New Orleans?

Most compelling games on the New Orleans Saints' schedule: No. 2, at Seattle Seahawks |
Winning at Seattle in December daunting task

25 Reasons to Get Excited about 2013 Saints Training Camp Presented by Verizon: No. 8 Cameron Jordan will showcase one reason a day to get excited about the start of the 2013 New Orleans Saints Training Camp presented by Verizon. Reason No. 8 – Cameron Jordan

NFC South Roundup: Camp Battles
In New Orleans, the Saints must anoint a new left tackle after losing Jermon Bushrod to the Bears in free agency

Saints Nation: Training Camp Position Battle Preview - Centers | July | 2013 Articles
This concludes the individual positions on the offensive side of the ball, though I wouldn't really consider this one a "battle".

New Orleans Saints Highlights: Cameron Jordan
Highlights of New Orleans Saints DE Cameron Jordan from the 2012 season.


NFL News

Jason Witten: Bill Parcells admonished me for halftime hot dog
"It was raining, and I had played most of the first half, catching a touchdown pass, and we were beating the Saints pretty good," Witten said. "I figured I was finished at halftime, because starters usually didn't play that much in preseason games. I walked under the stadium and saw the most beautiful hotdog you've ever seen. I dressed it all up with mustard, and ketchup and relish — then I was in mid-bite when coach (Bill) Parcells walked in.

"Retirement" becoming the new strategy for avoiding suspensions | ProFootballTalk
Retirement has become the latest trend for troubled NFL players who face the wrath of Commissioner Roger Goodell. The latest player to exercise the NFL equivalent of quitting in lieu of being fired is Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent.

Police search roadways for Hernandez evidence | ProFootballTalk
Authorities in Massachusetts continue to look for clues in the Aaron Hernandez case, apparently including roads near where the murder of Odin Lloyd occurred.

HBO, NFL Films extend deal for Hard Knocks | ProFootballTalk
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said this offseason that he viewed the HBO reality series Hard Knocks as a "shared obligation," and that teams should view it as an opportunity. Now, there will be more opportunities for teams to take him up on it.

NFC South Top 25: No. 2 - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Matt Ryan, quarterback, Falcons

Can New England Patriots' Tom Brady remain an elite fantasy quarterback after rough offseason? - Fantasy Football - ESPN
Christopher Harris looks at whether fantasy owners should reconsider Tom Brady's fantasy value after a tumultuous offseason for the Patriots offense.

Tiki Barber: Eli Manning better than Peyton Manning -
Tiki Barber has been publicly critical of Eli Manning, but he came out in a big way recently for the New York Giants quarterback. Does Barber's logic in saying Eli is better than Peyton Manning hold up?

Brian Urlacher doesn't want Bears to win Super Bowl -
Happily retired former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher says he still will be rooting for his former teammates in 2013 -- up to a point, that is.

Rob Gronkowski will not discuss Aaron Hernandez -
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski does not want you to ask him any Aaron Hernandez questions. Ask too many, and you might lose an interview subject.

ESPY Red Carpet Review- Who Scored? Who Choked?
It’s the Oscar night of the athlete world and that means everyone from bad-boy football players to tomboy WNBA stars will go all out to put their best fashion foot forward. Check out some of these red carpet looks from the ESPY night and tells us who is your best and worst dressed!

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Canal Street Chronicles

You must be a member of Canal Street Chronicles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Canal Street Chronicles. You should read them.

Join Canal Street Chronicles

You must be a member of Canal Street Chronicles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Canal Street Chronicles. You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.