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Saints News 5/12/13: Happy Mother's Day!

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Do you think the "mother" of Mother's Po-boys closes up shop today? Or does she do serious business today and celebrate on another day? Also, be sure to comment on the most heartfelt Mother's Day tweet, and say which social media platform you believe to be the most @personal and special way@ to deliver a Mother's Day sentiment: tweet, Facebook message, Tumblr or Reddit whatever, or text message?

Don't forget the flowers!
Don't forget the flowers!
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother’s Day everybody. We’ll see if the boys can help me cook egg whites w spinach and bacon this am without eating all the bacon!</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/333555836246958081">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

And you thought he'd order in JJ's Mother's Day subs...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day to all the true heroes out there, moms. You deserve a special day today, much love!</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/333560470965456896">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Nothing But Men At The Grocery Store Day.</p>&mdash; Drew Magary (@drewmagary) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewmagary/status/333565157357801472">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms out there. Love you mom! <a href="http://t.co/xL267vx6FX" title="http://twitter.com/BriandelaPuente/status/333565460882788352/photo/1">twitter.com/BriandelaPuent…</a></p>&mdash; Brian de la Puente (@BriandelaPuente) <a href="https://twitter.com/BriandelaPuente/status/333565460882788352">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Feeling extremely blessed to have such a great mom. Don't know where I'd be without her. Love you Mom! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23HappyMothersDay">#HappyMothersDay</a></p>&mdash; Chris Chamberlain (@Chambo57) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chambo57/status/333567914034741249">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23HappyMothersDay">#HappyMothersDay</a> to my wife @<a href="https://twitter.com/amydchamb">amydchamb</a>! Blessed to have her by my side and raising our family!</p>&mdash; Chris Chamberlain (@Chambo57) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chambo57/status/333573778707726337">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>After months of studying all this, I am about to sit down &amp; take my 4th CFP test. Wish me luck!&amp;<a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23HappyMothersDay">#HappyMothersDay</a> <a href="http://t.co/0wMhlJ6PJD" title="http://twitter.com/JedCollins45/status/333586932623876098/photo/1">twitter.com/JedCollins45/s…</a></p>&mdash; Jedidiah Collins (@JedCollins45) <a href="https://twitter.com/JedCollins45/status/333586932623876098">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

Guess it's open book, open notes - GOOD LUCK, Jed! But whatever you do, don't bring a movie investment plan to the locker room...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Very very happy Mother's Day to all of the beautiful moms out there!</p>&mdash; Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16/status/333588794278281216">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Every day is MILF Day. RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/vargvargas">vargvargas</a>: If it's Mother's Day then it's also M.I.L.F.'s day right?</p>&mdash; Will Kill 4 Biscuit (@moosedenied) <a href="https://twitter.com/moosedenied/status/333594743290347525">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thanks to everybody that came out and showed love at <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WhiteProject2">#WhiteProject2</a>. I had too much fun</p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/status/333596680123453441">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day! Sheesh ya better thank the woman that raised u took care of ya n wiped ya boogies away I was blessed to have my supermom</p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/333600641828134912">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Brent and Johnson - Equality Street [Official Music Video] 3,230,678 views so far <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23equalitystreet">#equalitystreet</a> <a href="http://t.co/UbgqcKcuFW" title="http://youtu.be/XmTV62mE1PA">youtu.be/XmTV62mE1PA</a></p>&mdash; Gervaisaholics (@Gervaisaholics) <a href="https://twitter.com/Gervaisaholics/status/333600023906500608">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good morning everyone! Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there.</p>&mdash; Darren Sproles (@DarrenSproles) <a href="https://twitter.com/DarrenSproles/status/333603027455991808">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day to all the moms and thank everyone for all the bday wishes</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/status/333606234525687810">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day to all! Have a blessed day everyone and do something special for ur Momma or Gmomma or Auntie or whoever it might be</p>&mdash; Curtis Lofton (@CurtisLofton50) <a href="https://twitter.com/CurtisLofton50/status/333610743930949632">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Duron Carter might be good, <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> fans, but he won't be on the Black &amp; Gold. He'll probably "get it" on his 3rd or 4th team.</p>&mdash; Jason Bernos (@Berns247) <a href="https://twitter.com/Berns247/status/333617270133776384">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Gotta give @<a href="https://twitter.com/andrewjuge">andrewjuge</a> and @<a href="https://twitter.com/milnemalbrough">milnemalbrough</a> credit for pushing me to watch The League.</p>&mdash; Held Over (@hakimdropsball) <a href="https://twitter.com/hakimdropsball/status/333617859014049792">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mother's Day can only mean one thing: Kramer and Newman know what I'm talking about: <a href="http://t.co/4WTRb1dVWt" title="http://bit.ly/matRWh">bit.ly/matRWh</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23FifthTruck">#FifthTruck</a></p>&mdash; Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) <a href="https://twitter.com/MMehtaNYDN/status/333618685874929665">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Atlanta it's been real! Time too get back too the money</p>&mdash; Andrew Tiller (@BigTill66) <a href="https://twitter.com/BigTill66/status/333629728143585280">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy MILF Day to all my sexy Who Dats! SeanP loves you!</p>&mdash; Divorced Sean Payton (@DivorcedSeanP) <a href="https://twitter.com/DivorcedSeanP/status/333633074019565571">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Mother's Day to all those fantastic mothers that make this world a great place! Every day is Mother's Day!! Love you @<a href="https://twitter.com/shondaingram_">shondaingram_</a></p>&mdash; Mark Ingram(@MarkIngram22) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22/status/333642727495454720">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just finished camp.. Great 3 days</p>&mdash; Kenny Dwayne Vaccaro (@KennyVaccaro4) <a href="https://twitter.com/KennyVaccaro4/status/333639732087095297">May 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

Wahoo!! Rookie camp coverage, AT LAST!!!!

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Saints Stuff

Gleason family leans on strength of matriarch Michel | The Advocate
Ted Lewis - Michel Gleason’s shoulders may appear small. In reality, they’re very, very broad.

Thomas preparing for long run with Saints | The Sun Herald
Gary Estwick - Saints running back Pierre Thomas is preparing for a season of ground and pound.

Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Hans is saving you a click by just quoting Pat Y's Saints section here: "I’d love to share a note or two with you on New Orleans’ rookie camp, but I can’t. The Saints closed their camp to the media. That’s the team’s prerogative. But it seems to me the only people impacted by this are the members of a die-hard fan base who love to see anything that’s written about their favorite team."

Oklahoma Blogger's Thoughts on Kenny Stills | thesaintsnation.com
Juge is workin' the blog networks...

New Orleans Saints Offseason Opposition Analysis: Tampa Bay | Who Dat Dish
Corey Hogue

10 Reasons Charles Woodson should be a Saint | blackandgold.com
'Saintaintso' penned this list...discuss?

Saints Could Have a Sleeper Hit in Duron Carter, Son of Cris Carter | Who Dat Dish
Chris Roling

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Lagniappe

Chuck Klosterman on draft day in Cleveland | Grantland.com
A visit inside — OK, near — the Cleveland war room on the occasion of the NFL draft.

The Panic Room - 05.06.13 - SI Vault
Peter King, from inside the Ram's draft room during the 2013 NFL Player Selection Meeting.

A tribute to Ray Harryhausen, the godfather of visual effects, in 24 frames | Grantland
Alex Pappademas - A tribute to the godfather of visual effects in 24 frames. (HansDat note: This is way OT, but it is in the lagniappe, and we do have monster movie fans here, so let's raise a glass for our dead homie...)