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Fleur-de-Links: Saturday, May 19



Jedidiah CollinsSpecial Olympics @SOLouisiana Oath: "Let me win, But if I cannot win, Let me be brave in the attempt" #Inspired

DougTatumNew Orleans soccer fans #Jesters begin their season tonight at Pan Am Stadium

skooks Wow. Did Jeff Duncan just do a column about how great Tom Benson is?

Corey WhiteAbout to hit up Cumberland with @WhitesIsland_29 #MallFlow

Roman HarperHey everyone check out this great article on @JonVilma51 News Article | NFL | Fox Sports | MSN - @Harp41 @WhitlockJason

JUNIOR GALETTEDamn So Much Beef On my Mentions Summer Not even Here Yet #OOMF Gets Pple Sooo Mad LAWWWD (HansDat note: Galette may take over the 'epicruean tweeter' role from the departed Tracy Porter)

Mark Ingram "@AnnaDiMarco: @Mark_Ingram28 can I get a happy birthday from my favorite RB!!! #WHODATNATION #saintsbirthday" happy birthday!

cameron jordanOoo up n active, n az wit da fam happy belated ta my Lil sis

Andrew TillerWatching this cross fit competition on espn, it amazes me how old some of the ppl are that do cross fit! I salute you! Lol

team gleasonOnly in NOLA can I give speeches like this on the same day. -SG Saints HOF: Annual Bar-A-Thon:

Jonathan Vilma"@Smallhands89: wore my @JonVilma51 jersey yesterday never got so many comments on a jersey all positive...#FreeVilma"feels gd to hear that

Topps Company @Nick2oon welcome to the BIG SHOW @saints

cameron jordanwoke up to you feel amazing @WeAreRadical my boy @BewareOfLog

Jedidiah CollinsExcuse me-@TheJimmyGraham @MalcolmJenkins @LanceMoore16 @JonVilma51 @iWillSmith Can we talk about @Mark_Ingram28 vert?

Johnny PatrickWatch this

Jedidiah Collins "@SOLouisiana: Thanks @JedCollins45 for coming to cheer on the athletes!" Always puts a smile on my face! #Inspired

Jermon BushrodThese crossfit games challenge is beast mode

Jermon Bushrodno way "@super2510: @j_bushrod7475 have you done crossfit"

Jermon BushrodS/O to my lady @jessmendez_ for graduating and getting her degree... Proud of her!!



New Orleans Saints owner sounds an upbeat note on re-signing Drew Brees |
James Varney - It wasn't all basking in past accomplishments Friday for Tom Benson as the Saints owner was announced as a member of the 2012 class of the club's Hall of Fame.

Despite Brees' Public Concerns, Loomis and Benson Promise New Deal Will Get Done |
Brian Allee-Walsh - One day after estranged quarterback Drew Brees publicly declared his growing frustration over stalled contract talks, New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis kept his inner most thoughts to himself.

Loomis: Drew Brees deal will get done - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y - Although Drew Brees said this week that he was frustrated with negotiations for a new contract, New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis once again said Friday that the quarterback will get a long-term deal.


Other Saints Stuff That's Not Nearly As Important

Saints embrace same 'us vs. the world' mentality as 2007 Patriots |
Albert Breer - The New England Patriots opened the 2007 season with a blowout of the rival New York Jets. The initial Spygate story broke the day after that.

Daily Special, May 19, 2012 | Who Dat Social Club
Himself - Yesterday, I facetiously wrote that not much new was going on, Saints-wise. Today, I can write the same thing with a straight face, because it’s true. Every day can’t have bombshells.

Vilma right to take on dictator Roger | FOX Sports on MSN
Jason Whitlock - Hell, yes, Jonathan Vilma should sue Roger Goodell.

During a tumultuous offseason, the New Orleans Saints take time out to recognize four during Hall of Fame announcement |
James Varney - Tom Benson, Deuce McAllister headed for induction.

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson's actions tell the story much more accurately than his words |
Jeff Duncan - Benson has always been a fan favorite.

McAllister, Benson make Saints Hall of Fame | The Advocate
Sheldon Mickles - To hear former New Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister tell it Friday, it was only fitting that he would be elected to the Saints Hall of Fame along with team owner Tom Benson.

Benson, McAllister headed to Saints HOF - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y - Team owner Tom Benson and former running back Deuce McAllister have been selected as the 2012 inductees to the Saints Hall of Fame. They were elected by a media selection committee.

Tom Benson, Deuce McAllister and Steve Gleason Headed to Saints' Hall of Fame |
Andrew Juge - The Saints announced yesterday that Tom Benson, Deuce McAllister and Steve Gleason are all headed to the Saints Hall of Fame.

Jimmy Graham No. 2 on Clayton's TE list - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y - John Clayton has his list of the NFL’s top 10 tight ends and the NFC South has some pretty strong representation.

Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y - A quick look at the Saturday morning headlines from around the NFC South.

Film of the NFC South chat - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y - Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat.