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Saints News 4/6/13: Saints to "ponder" FA John Abraham

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Pondering. That's what it's come to this Saturday. That's one vowel change away from pandering, which it already is, actually. Hey! Only 19 days until the draft...

Is this what pondering John Abraham looks like?
Is this what pondering John Abraham looks like?
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Saints Stuff

John Abraham - Unsigned Free Agent - 2013 Player Profile - Rotoworld.com
Picking apart Larry Holder's Friday "FA leftovers" piece, Rotoworld reports that the New Orleans Times-Picayune expects the Saints to "ponder" free agent John Abraham. (Wow, it IS a slow time for news.)

The Hippest Fluidity | The Angry Who Dat
March 31, 2013 - I haven’t written enough this offseason, so here’s a largely link-free stream-of-thought post on the offseason so far.

Sizing Up the Saints' 2013 Opponents | thesaintsnation.com
Andrew Doyle - Today I will be assessing the 2013 Saints non-divisional opponents and how the Saints stack up with them.

New Orleans Saints, USA Football Host Annual Forum for Youth Football Commissioners | neworleanssaints.com
The Saints hosted youth football commissioners from across the region at the team facility in Metairie, La.

Friday's Chat with Pat Yasinskas - SportsNation | ESPN.com
Check out ESPN SportsNation's Chat with Pat Yasinskas from Friday, April 5, 2013.

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

Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - Time for a look at the top headlines from around the division.

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Lagniappe

Falcons’ Dimitroff: Brian Banks is not a charity case, he can compete | ProFootballTalk
MDS - Did the Falcons sign Brian Banks because they legitimately believe he has a chance to make the team?

Restricted free agency market still nonexistent | ProFootballTalk
MF - Last year, none of the 42 restricted free agents signed offers sheets with new teams. This year, none of nearly 40 restricted free agents have signed offer sheets with new teams.

Darrelle Revis 'not optimistic' about Tampa Bay trade | NFL.com
Kareem Copeland - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers seemed to be the leading candidate to trade for Darrelle Revis, but that might have changed.

Ware says time is now for Romo to 'put up or shut up' | National Football Post
Brad Biggs - The outside linebacker turned defensive end in the new scheme Monte Kiffin is running is all for Romo’s big pay day.

One Family's Year Of NFL Tirades - Video | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Christmas Ape - Altogether, it’s a scattered melange of rage, desperation and mostly profanity. At times, it’s downright beautiful. (HansDat Note: I can only imagine how XXX-rated this film would be if it featured me watching the 2012 Saints.)

KSK Mock Draft: Dream Interviewer | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Unsilent Majority - In honor of Drew’s appearance on Howard Stern’s show, we are going to draft our dream interviewer. You can go on anyone’s show, or be the subject of anyone’s profile piece. You choose the interviewer as you see fit.

NFL Players as Superheroes, round 2 | Kissing Suzy Kolber
David Rappocio - Last week I promised more Superhero players with bad puns for names, and here I am to fulfill that promise.

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