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Fleur-de-Links: August 9, 2012



My avi is everywhere!!! Just 5mos ago I was supposedly guilty as charged. Now every1 sees this b.s for what it really is. Cnt ask 4much more

Watching Olympics again. Anybody seeing this open water event? 6 miles straight of swimming! Brutal! They all deserve a metal for that

We just had the absolute craziest police escort from our hotel to Foxboro Stadium! These bus drivers know how to drive!

What? A female ref??? How is she going to miss obvious holding calls and spot touchbacks on the 1 if she doesn't have a penis?

": don't tackle anyone tonight! Remember what happened the last time you faced the " Haha Noted...

fans! FOX 8 pregame coverage starts at 4, FOX 8 Live Tailgate follows at 6, kickoff against at 6:30.

So, to whom do I have to make sweet sweet love to get this whole "Saints game every 4th day" thing made permanent. (Please don't say Roger.)

Getting my mind right for this game. Time to do work. Who Dat!!!

Be sure to check out 's site. Cool shirts available that help raise funds for Boys Town Louisiana!

Thank you for all the orders that have come in....looking forward to seeing everybody rocking them in the Dome!

No one in the World Believed I Would B Here Except 4 Myself...And

no drama, nothing else to worry about but being great today.. Surround your self around positive people always. we ready.

": This rain makes me want to turn all the lights off, get in bed & watch the game tonight with beer "bad there?

Getting my mind right for the game.... They keep score so matter what I want to win at all cost....

Does Payton's suspension prevent him from talking to other suspended people like Vilma?

Because wouldn't it be HILARIOUS if Payton "advised" Vilma to not take Goodell's deal and continue with the suit?

Chillin watching these Olympics...when does Bolt run the 200?

Hey fans CHECK IT OUT tonight on CST 5:30pm ;) My team is full of beauty and talent!!!!

Big ups to for becoming first US woman to win Olympic Gold in boxing!! Congrats, proud of you!! Holdin it down for flint!!

Group of watching Olympic Track & Field supporting

avi's everywhere

"Ninety percent of the game is half mental" Yogi Berra

If not, he'll have only himself to blame RT : My column: Steve Spagnuolo hopes his new scheme translates to a title for

Truth! RT : The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, I assure you that it will start to feel like one

Another week of what everyone's been waiting on.. Are you ready for some football??!!!



Brady, Brees pass the compliments - The Boston Globe
Drew Brees is one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks, but in his opinion, Tom Brady is one of the best of all time at the position. The two have spent some time together this week with the Saints in town for joint practices with the Patriots.

Saints TE Michael Higgins looking to make his mark | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
The list of players the New Orleans Saints have mined from obscure schools in the past six years is a lengthy one. Sure, contributors like …

Broadcast Information: Saints at Patriots
Thursday's contest can be heard throughout the Gulf Coast on the Saints Radio Network (870 AM or 105.3 FM serve as the flagship stations in the New Orleans area) with Jim Henderson handling play-by-play duties, Hokie Gajan as color analyst and Kristian Garic reporting from the Saints sideline.

New Orleans Saints players who will benefit from extra playing time in second preseason game
New Orleans Saints players who will benefit from extra playing time in second preseason game.

New Orleans Saints can look to New England Patriots’ 2007 in how to handle this season | New Orleans
Forget about tonight’s preseason game and forget about this week’s practices. Where the New Orleans Saints might get the most out of their time with the New England Patriots rests not in what’s going on in the present, but what went on in the past.

Photo Gallery | Comcast SportsNet -
Patriots-Saints preview

Saints Nation: Five Things to Look For Today in Saints @ Patriots | August



What to know about Vilma hearing - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Vilma, however, may have found a judge unwilling to rubber-stamp Goodell's decision. At the July hearing, Judge Berrigan firmly stated: "The issue here is whether the commissioner complied with the requirements of the collective bargaining agreement in imposing the sanctions, and obviously I have a serious question as to whether he did." Berrigan stridently questioned NFL attorney Gregg Levy about Goodell’s jurisdiction to discipline here.

Eavesdropping case still not dead | ProFootballTalk
The possibility of a lawsuit from Loomis and/or the Saints against ESPN also could prompt the Saints to keep Freeh’s findings close to the vest.

No settlement coming between Vilma, NFL | ProFootballTalk
To no surprise, the NFL and Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma won't be resolving their differences before returning to court on Friday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that there will be no deal.

Saints' Jonathan Vilma, NFL headed back to courtroom?
It seems linebacker, league will be in court Friday (sans any settlement) as he seeks to secure temporary restraining order to lift his suspension.