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Saints Training Camp: Day 20 Recap

It seems as Saints training camp goes on, less news gets out. Though the Saints being inside for practice today may have something to do with it. Let's hope the week they spend in California isn't like today, otherwise there won't be much news to report.

Of the news and links out there today, people are worried about the offensive line, specifically the tackles. Tracy Porter and Joique Bell have been ruled out for this week's game against the Houston Texans. The starters are likely to play 20-25 snaps compared to three drives last week.

However, I'm keeping the players who returned from injury today a secret. You'll have to find that one out for yourself by making the jump! Aren't I clever?

UPDATED [8/18/11 8:30 CDT PM] Added Sean Payton's transcript!

Larry Holder


New Orleans Saints shuffling the deck, with new starters set to step forward |
Officials have pruned roster with eye toward youth, athleticism

New Orleans Saints' extensive injury list perplexes Sean Payton |
Offensive line continuing to mesh

New Orleans Saints sign cornerback Quincy Butler |
Saints placed offensive tackle Alex Barron on injured reserve to make room

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