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Saints News 2/16/13: Dueling Columnists Compare Saints, LSU Coaching Hires

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Your daily collection of Saints/NFL-related news, analysis, opinion, and whatnot. Today's Headline - Dueling columnists compare Saints, LSU recent coaching hires.

Cam Cameron - will he or Rob Ryan do better in their new, high-profile jobs?
Cam Cameron - will he or Rob Ryan do better in their new, high-profile jobs?
Andy Lyons

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I can listen to Barkley and Malone commentate all day</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/status/302634594073726978">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Ate at Lonesome Dove tonight in the Ft Worth Stockyards. Place was phenomenal. Get the Elk Sliders, Rattlesnake Sausage and Beef Tenderloin.</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/302661479730139136">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Weather we like it or not. There is a space, there is an atmosphere. They r 2 different bodies of the globe. We as people can not control</p>&mdash; JAHRI EVANS (@J_7TRE_E) <a href="https://twitter.com/J_7TRE_E/status/302719669213741056">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>GOD plan. Live it love and do ur best.</p>&mdash; JAHRI EVANS (@J_7TRE_E) <a href="https://twitter.com/J_7TRE_E/status/302719833454309377">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The NBA slam dunk contest is tonight. A look back at the most memorable dunk in Saints history: <a href="http://t.co/GZR65J2D" title="http://bit.ly/15kEubM">bit.ly/15kEubM</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/302818986251390977">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Some notable active players not invited to <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23combine">#combine</a>: @<a href="https://twitter.com/teamvic">teamvic</a>, Jay Ratliff, @<a href="https://twitter.com/weswelker">weswelker</a>, @<a href="https://twitter.com/osiumenyiora">osiumenyiora</a> &amp; @<a href="https://twitter.com/jharrison9292">jharrison9292</a> per @<a href="https://twitter.com/nfl">nfl</a> research</p>&mdash; Marc Sessler (@MarcSesslerNFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarcSesslerNFL/status/302828334537117696">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The 16 QBs invited to this year's <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23NFLCombine">#NFLCombine</a> are the lowest in 11 years; the 39 WRs are the 2nd lowest over same span, per @<a href="https://twitter.com/nfl">nfl</a> research</p>&mdash; Marc Sessler (@MarcSesslerNFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarcSesslerNFL/status/302829421344206848">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Empire State Of Mind. Haha Doing the tourist thing <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23LikeaBoss">#LikeaBoss</a> <a href="http://t.co/XD1uMTjH" title="http://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham/status/302859845785223168/photo/1">twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham…</a></p>&mdash; Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham/status/302859845785223168">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Heading out to do the public signing now in New Jersey <a href="http://t.co/ICby47RE" title="http://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/302869431565041664/photo/1">twitter.com/drewbrees/stat…</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/302869431565041664">February 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Saints Stuff

New Orleans Saints, LSU Tigers hope they've solved their coordinator conundrums | NOLA.com
Jeff Duncan - Les Miles and Sean Payton need to be right about Cam Cameron and Rob Ryan.

Slight edge to LSU choice of Cameron over Saints pick of Ryan for key coordinator jobs | sportsnola.com
Brian Allee-Walsh - Better hire? Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan for the New Orleans Saints or Offensive Coordinator/quarterbacks coach Cam Cameron for LSU?

Evaluating the Team's Receivers | thesaintsnation.com
Andrew Doyle

Curtis Deloatch Reminisces on Memorable Dunk | neworleanssaints.com
Former Saints defensive back calls the dunk the biggest moment of his career.

Film of the NFC South chat - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Let's take a team-by-team look at the highlights from Friday's NFC South chat.

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Lagniappe

Video: Barkevious Mingo in studio | NFL.com
What makes Barkevious Mingo a potential Top 10 pick in the NFL Draft? Bucky Brooks welcomes the LSU standout to the NFL.com podcast studio for an in-depth look at one of the top players in the Draft.

Super Bowl Monday? NFL has contingency plans for snow next year | washingtonpost.com
Cindy Boren

Vikings Enhance Norseman Logo | vikingsdotcom
OMG - I wish the Saints would do as major a logo revamp as the Vikes!

Will Eating Decades-Old Athlete Candy Bars Kill You? A Taste Test | deadspin.com
Tom Ley and Barry Petchesky

KSK Mock Draft: Pizza Toppings | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Unsilent Majority