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Fleur-De-Links: Sunday, November 20

I bring you a small smattering of Saints and NFL-related links and tweets on this No Saints Game Sunday.

The Saints didn't get any early help from their NFC South mates to bring down the teams ahead of/even with them in the NFC playoff race, but the games were lively (see Lagniappe links below). In the late slate of games, we have Atlanta taking on Tennessee, and the Cardinals are currently only down six to the 49ers, so we may still have some good news this weekend while the Saints sit idle.



drewbrees Bowen and I are eating pizza and peas and watching football. Doesn't get much better than that!

moosedenied Seriously Titans, f*** you forever if you don't pull this off today.

MikePereira  In Cin/Bal - that's not a horse collar, it doesn't apply to the QB in the pocket.

JohnnyPatrick32 #np shot for me.... Drake

NFLfootballinfo  @MiamiDolphins 1st team in NFL history to start 0-7 & then win next 3 games.

NFLfootballinfo  Since 1990, 15 clubs have qualified for the playoffs with a losing record through 9 games

JohnnyPatrick32 Need a place o go for thanks giving....

JohnnyPatrick32 Everyone just send me a pic of there plate lol....

hakimdropsball  "@TheSportsHernia: Joe Montana couldn't throw to all parts of the field? Cris Carter's slapstick comedy is divine." CC don't know d*** then.    


From the Saints Sideline

Brees again taking aim on Marino's season passing yards mark |
Mike Triplett - Drew Brees looks poised to eclipse the NFL's single-season passing yards record this time.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has better chance than Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady to set mark |
Jeff Duncan - Brees, Sean Payton embrace chance to pass Marino. (HansDat note: Of course they do - they'd be happy with no Saints rushes the rest of the season...)

Offensive coordinator Carmichael proving capable as Saints’ play-caller | The Advocate
Sheldon Mickles - Now that New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is back on the sideline, where he was for last week’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, it’s only a matter of time before he regains his play-calling duties.

Saints well positioned for postseason run |
Brett Martel (AP) -- Now that Drew Brees is a father of two young boys, he looks forward to the bye week more than ever.



Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions |
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Carolina vs. Detroit game played on November 20, 2011.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers |
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Tampa Bay vs. Green Bay game played on November 20, 2011.

Steve Gleason and producer Steve Rehage team up for a festival of music and ALS awareness |
Keith Spera - Day-long music fest in Champions Square will feature Kyle Turley, MyNameIsJohn Michael and more.