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Saints News 4/17/13: Former LSU OT Chris Faulk Visits Saints

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Faulk, who prepped at Northshore High School, was lost for the season when he injured a knee during practice in September. He was an AP All-SEC second-team member as a sophomore and played in 26 games, starting 16 in his first two seasons in Baton Rouge.

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Who dat talkin' 'bout dem Saints?

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Thank you, Pat Summerall. You will be missed.

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