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Fleur-de-Links: October 21, 2011


cameron jordan
Gotta love all the

cameron jordan
Coach: u kno where your supposed to be Me:my bad coach Coach: o I kno it is... Now had me a sandwich rook

cameron jordan
Coach: idc what round we drafted u!.. Do u own a watch cuz mine says 7:33 Me: coach, had to pick up breakfast it's fri shop opens at 7

Held Over
Wait, wasn't "Kruetz" the word Johnny Steel used for those porcupine monsters in the movie "Critters"?
WWL-TV Sports
INJ: Out - Herring , Strief, D Thomas (concussion) limited and out.

Kevin Spain
Will Herring, Zach Strief and Dave Thomas are the three guys who will be out for Saints this week

Kevin Spain
Thomas practiced, but they're holidng him out one more week

WWL-TV Sports
: Questionable - Ellis, limited; mcBride, limited. Probable - Vilma, limited; Graham, limited; Gilmore, limited

Jeff Duncan
SeanPayton said David Thomas is out for Sunday's game. Jimmy Graham is probable.

WWL-TV Sports
Payton on Kreutz: I don’t have a term to give you right now. Very shortly whether officially he becomes waived.

Jeff Duncan
Payton said Olin Kreutz met with him & Mickey Loomis earlier in the week. "I don't have a term to give you right now, whether he's waived."

WWL-TV Sports
Payton said what was discussed in the meeting with himself, Kreutz and Loomis will stay between them.

Jeff Duncan
Payton: Kreutz is "a HofF center...The challenge for all us when the train begins to slow down...There's a lot of emotions involved in that"

WWL-TV Sports
Payton: ""It probably manifested itself later as the season went along. It was something we had a chance to discuss later on."

Payton said he was a little surprised by Kreutz's decision to leave team but said team was better for having worked with him.

WWL-TV Sports
Payton: ""I think more than anything else it’s hard to do what these guys do and it’s hard to do it 4 years let alone 14 years."

Jeff Duncan
Payton said "I don't think that would fair to say" that Kreutz was not playing up to expecations.

Jeff Duncan
Payton said Brian de la Puente would start at center vs. Indy on Sunday night.

Jeff Duncan
RT : If Olin Kreutz walked away from NFL for good, he'll go down as the most honest and dedicated players I've seen in 11 seasons.

Kevin Spain
sean payton on a new pair of crutches that he said someone sent him

Held Over
he'd rather be blocking for Tony Romo - a real QB. Sincerely,

Jeff Duncan
OC Pete Carmichael Jr. said Sean Payton was texted in his game-plan thoughts as early as 5 am. Monday, up to an hour before surgery.

Garland Gillen
According to , 14 point favorites two other times:2009 Week 16 hosting Bucs; 1993 Week 15 hosting Rams. 2 TD favorites Sun

New Orleans Saints
VIDEO: talks about facing the Colts


Drew Brees' passing game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Graphic - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the Tampa Bay Buccaneer's 26-20 victory over the New Orleans Saints' last Sunday.

New Orleans Saints can still get off to one of their best starts: First and 10 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
Jeff Duncan's weekly Saints observations

Wrapping up at Saints lockerroom, just talked to Brian de la Puente - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News
Get the latest New Orleans Saints football news, schedules, rumors, pictures and more. Comment on the news and join the Saints forum at

Payton to take trip to Superdome press box Friday to scope out his new spot | New Orleans
Sean Payton said changes to his game plan include not going on the field for pre-game warmups and no visit to the locker room at halftime.

Colts Writer: Team misses consistency Manning brings | New Orleans
When New Orleans hosts Indianapolis on Sunday night, you’ve likely read as much about the Saints as you possibly can.

Saints C Kreutz leaving team after losing passion for football | New Orleans
Veteran center Olin Kreutz has left the Saints after coming to the conclusion that he wasn’t feeling the passion for the game anymore, his agent said Friday.

WWL - AM870 | FM105.3 | News | Talk | Sports - NFL News Story - NFL Preview Capsule: Colts at Saints

WWL - AM870 | FM105.3 | News | Talk | Sports - Payton's (and Peyton's) Presence Makes Difference, Fans Say

Saints-Colts Injury Reports (Friday, Oct. 21) provides news on all New Orleans sports including the Saints, Hornets, LSU Tigers, Tulane Green Wave, High School Sports and everything in between.

What is the reason New Orleans Saints RB Chris Ivory hasn't been activated?
New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory hasn't been taken off the Physicaly Unable to Perform list and leaves fans to question what is happening.

New Orleans Saints injury report: Looking good for Graham, Vilma, Ellis, McBride - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
Four injured players return to practice on limited basis Friday

Experts like Bucs, Saints and Panthers - NFC South Blog - ESPN
ESPN’s panel of predictors is pretty divided on two games involving NFC South teams Sunday. The split is the closest on the game in London betw

Agent: Saints center Kreutz walks away from team - New Orleans Saints -
Center Olin Kreutz has informed the New Orleans Saints that he is leaving the team after losing his passion for football.

Metro - Saints centre Kreutz walks away from team
METAIRIE, La. - Centre Olin Kreutz has informed the New Orleans Saints that he is leaving the team after losing his passion for football.

The Sports Network - National Football League
[The] Sports Network - Real-time coverage of sports, MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA football & basketball, int'l soccer, tennis, golf, auto racing, scores, stats, odds, standings, news, previews, match-ups, injuries, weather.