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Saints News 4/18/13: Sean Payton Talks Draft, QB and LT Positions in Radio Interview

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Payton: “Right now we are strictly in a weightlifting and conditioning phase. It’s good to have our players back. Monday was our first chance to have a team meeting and my first chance to see a lot of these guys that I hadn’t met during this past year. In the meantime, the coaches are working on the playbooks and the installation schedules and really getting ready for OTAs (Organized Team Activities) and draft preparations."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Sean Payton Talks About the NFL Draft, Quarterback &amp; Left Tackle Positions with @<a href="https://twitter.com/wwlamfm">wwlamfm</a> (Audio/Quotes) <a href="http://t.co/dcLaBwKhcE" title="http://bit.ly/17IZbj0">bit.ly/17IZbj0</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/324915455649280000">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>TRADE UP, LOOMIS!!! RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports">wwltvsports</a>: Mayock thinks Mingo goes around 9 or 10.</p>&mdash; Dulymus J Huangstein (@moosedenied) <a href="https://twitter.com/moosedenied/status/324950781033840640">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike Mayock says the Saints could come down to Jarvis Jones (UGA) &amp; Demontre Moore (Tex A&amp;M) at No. 15</p>&mdash; WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports/status/324941552541659136">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mayock says the Saints need an OT, but isn't sure one they're looking for, i.e. a starter, will be available at that point.</p>&mdash; WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports/status/324941680165924867">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Maybe im mistaken but I heard sleep is for the weak, the young, and the senile... What am I Hercules? I can't sleep for anything these days</p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/324934353962557440">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike Mayock says he thinks there's going to be "a run on tackles" this year in the first round.</p>&mdash; WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports/status/324933565802496001">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>My favorite Steve Gleason quote! Get this shirt at <a href="http://t.co/n8yUm4nRha" title="http://teamgleason.org">teamgleason.org</a> and read about their Machu Picchu trek! <a href="http://t.co/puIZEMzI5Y" title="http://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324927105370562560/photo/1">twitter.com/drewbrees/stat…</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324927105370562560">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Why is Panda Express so good?! Every airport I travel thru I am looking for it!</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324927408719413250">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/hayesdrumwright">hayesdrumwright</a>: @<a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">drewbrees</a> sitting in coach like everyone else after waiting in line. <a href="http://t.co/IcWmx7tl7T" title="http://twitter.com/hayesdrumwright/status/324893169823121409/photo/1">twitter.com/hayesdrumwrigh…</a> I slept the whole way. Lol</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324928378790617090">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I won't share all of my top 5 restaurants in Nola right now, but maybe I will divulge them one by one...my sleeper pick...Ye Old College Inn</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324929781122609152">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Send me recommendations for all your "sleeper picks" for restaurants in Nola. Maybe I could be a restaurant critic for the next few weeks</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/324931219789869056">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/pelicansnba">pelicansnba</a> Now begins the era of the New Orleans Pelicans <a href="http://t.co/VKvK5gZkne" title="http://on.nba.com/115hJ7S">on.nba.com/115hJ7S</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23NOLA">#NOLA</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/324890453164044288">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Michael Lee on New Orleans team name: "I love pelicans. Pelicans are gangster, man. They eat meat."</p>&mdash; Sarah Kogod (@SarahKogod) <a href="https://twitter.com/SarahKogod/status/324904436113760257">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The full <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> schedule will be announced at 7 pm CT! Who do you want the Saints to open the regular season against?</p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/324875565024833537">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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