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Larry Holder
Brees said Cam Newton throwing for consecutive 400-yard games is "mindboggling." "I haven't watched the film (on Newton), but I need to."

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Brees: "I think you can turn on the film and say I’m a pass first guy, run second."

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Brees on de la Puente: "kudos to him, he did a great job preparing himself even though he didn’t get a lot of reps."
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Brees on Brown: ""He’s an extremely talented, physical-looking specimen. I like his attitude. I like his approach. "

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Brees on Gabbert: ""You don’t get drafted that high unless you have some talent." Says Chase Daniel takes credit for mentoring him at Mizzou

Jeff Duncan
Drew Brees said the Jaguars are pretty conservative in their coverage & pressures. "They do not give up big plays -- at all."

WWL-TV Sports
Brees: "They’re going to be ready for us and it’s going to take every bit of firepower we have"

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Brees: "It’s hard to win on the road no matter where you go or who you’re playing."

Larry Holder
When I asked about Bush's Saints fake injuries comments, Payton said: "We don't fake injuries. ... I think tha… (cont)

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Brees on Jville D: "Team that’s pretty conservative as far as cover structure. They don’t give up big plays."

Mike Triplett
Payton said "We don't fake injuries." and said "I think that's really more frustration on a player's part."

WWL-TV Sports
When asked about whether fake injuries or not, Payton said, "We don't fake injuries."

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Payton on big passing yards: "I think the quarterback play in our league is as good as it's ever been."

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Payton: "The magic isn’t in the play call. The magic is in the scheme that the players have confidence in"

Grandmaster Wang
Falling ass-backwards into Greatness. REG-GIE! RT : SP on Sproles: He’s maybe a better pure runner than we gave him credit for.

WWL-TV Sports
Payton on Sproles: "We keep finding ways for him being a threat in space"


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