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Fleur-de-Links: Saturday, August 11

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Held OverWarrior has bee added to Netflix Instant. That is all. Tom 'ball so' Hardy FTMFW.

DeadspinVIDEO: Holy s, it's a DeLorean HOVERCRAFT at the Giants game

Mark Ingram Happy birthday to my big bro @T_Porter22!

Mark Ingram "@T_Porter22: @Mark_Ingram28 preciate it lil bro" already!

JUNIOR GALETTE#Truu RT @BigFace300: Loll RT @Dreadmon RT @Ayo_BossDon "McChicken with cheese a make her dance"

JUNIOR GALETTE*Danni Dont Do It! *Trey songz Voice* RT @DanniGyrl1: I'm up finna put these 22-24inch tracks in my head

Lance MooreHappy Saturday!!! Enjoy the day everyone.

Curtis LoftonSooooooner!RT @NikiNoto A few more Saturdays to go! Booooooommmmeerrrr

Lance MooreLike that! RT @JeremyShockey: So true!!

Larry Holder#Saints won't hit the practice field again until Monday for those asking.

New Orleans SaintsThe Saints & @CopelandsofNO Jr. Tee Retriever Kickoff Party today has been cancelled due to inclement weather. It will be rescheduled

Nick ToonLove @smoothieking

Andy Tanner"@ddufrene88: @andytanner14 I THOUGHT YOU DID GREAT TONIGHT!" - thank you

Chase DanielWalking to breakfast and noticing its "Red Dress Run" weekend downtown! Guy & girls dressed in the craziest red dresses! Sight to see!

Kevin SpainNo they left right after game thursday RT @LynnKupfer: @kevinspainTP - are the @Saints stuck in Boston too, or just you and @JeffDuncanTP ?

Jermon Bushrod@JedCollins45 yo homie check ya DM

Johnny PatrickMuch needed rest today....

Jedidiah Collins"I've learned people will forget what U said, people will forget what U did, but people will never forget how U made them feel" Maya Angelou

Johnny Patrick"@amiemwillis: @JohnnyPatrick32 someone's bday is coming up!!!! Yay :))"yep yep

Chris Ivory@JedCollins45


Still Processing The Patriots Game

Saints Camp Q&A: Joe Vitt Recaps Patriots Game (Aug. 10) |
New Orleans Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt Media Availability Transcript

First Impressions: Saints vs. Patriots |
Steve Palazzolo - The New Orleans Saints have been in Massachusetts for a few days now as they held two joint practices with the New England Patriots before locking up in Thursday night’s preseason opener. The final score looks like a misprint as these teams represent two of the best offenses in the league, but such is the NFL in August.


Camp Stuff

New Orleans Saints news and notes from Joe Vitt's Friday press conference |
Mike Triplett - Postgame review, upcoming schedule and no plans to announce interim-interim coach.

New Orleans Saints rookie G Andrew Tiller undergoes surgery to repair torn triceps muscle |
Larry Holder - Tiller's agent expects rookie to end up on injured reserve.

Jimmy Graham, several others expected back at New Orleans Saints practice this week |
Mike Triplett - Receiver Adrian Arrington will seek yet another opinion before having surgery.

New Orleans Saints defensive end Junior Galette goes from long shot to the real deal |
Mike Triplett - Vitt impressed with third-year pro's improvement.

Junior Galette maturing as a person and a playmaker for New Orleans Saints |
Mike Triplett - Saints coach Joe Vitt says he's never seen anybody grow as much as Galette in his 34 years in NFL.

New Orleans Saints' defense raising the bar to quarterback Drew Brees' level? |
Peter Finney - In case you missed it, here's a Thursday night bulletin from Foxborough, Mass.

Saints defense makes progress this summer | The Advocate
Sheldon Mickles - It’s often difficult, and most of the time foolish, to read anything into NFL exhibition games. Especially in the first couple of outings.

Saints Receivers in Interesting Battle for Roster Spots |
Brian Allee-Walsh - One of the more intriguing position battles of training camp has developed at wide receiver where five players are vying for the final two to three spots.

2010 Should be a Lesson Not to Trade Chris Ivory |
Andrew Juge - The Saints are loaded at running back and they'll likely have to cut Travaris Cadet despite his solid camp and preseason so far because they simply won't have room for him.

New Orleans Saints: Roster deep at receiver, running back |
Keith Null - One thing the New Orleans Saints don’t lack is talent, lots of it on a roster littered with potential keepers for the final 53-man roster. This is especially evident at two positions — running back and wide receiver.



NFC South evening update - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y. - Before we get to the epic preseason tilt between Tampa Bay and Miami, let’s check in on a few other things around the division.

Saints Host Tee Cotton Bowl Founder and Ville Platte Residents |
Matt Mendelson - The group came to facility to cook a true Louisiana meal for the players, coaches, and staff members as well as pass along information about the Tee Cotton Bowl, and annual high school city championship held in Ville Platte.


V-Roll Roll Call