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The Saints signed six players and waived three following the team's rookie minicamp. Among the players newly signed is veteran DE Baraka Atkins. With all their rookies under contract, the Saints now are only $397,339.18 under the salary cap.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> roster moves: sign DE Baraka Atkins, WR Brent Leonard, DB Korey Lindsey, K Jose Maltos, RB Khiry Robinson, G Jeremiah Warren.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/333980567815213056">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> waive RB Shawne Alston, CB Ryan Lacy and C Ryan Lee.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/333980630461337601">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>More info on the <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> roster moves following Rookie Minicamp: <a href="http://t.co/3Zjy942UbV" title="http://bit.ly/YR1EXi">bit.ly/YR1EXi</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/333978692239908866">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I keep hearing @<a href="https://twitter.com/coachdcraig">coachdcraig</a> is tearing it up down in Mobile. Keep them coming! Gotta get our instate guys! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23recruiting">#recruiting</a></p>&mdash; Will Herring (@wherring54) <a href="https://twitter.com/wherring54/status/334038350153535488">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Yea the shit u saying hurts but it won't break me...Jesus Walks With Me</p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/334028999678369792">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Proud of my little brother! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23rolemodel">#rolemodel</a> "@<a href="https://twitter.com/rhherald_preps">rhherald_preps</a>: Asa Watson has heart to help others (from @<a href="https://twitter.com/espn">espn</a>): <a href="http://t.co/I8QZkzutv8" title="http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/55496/nc-state-te-watson-has-heart-to-help-others">espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/…</a></p>&mdash; Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenjaminSWatson/status/334026465123368961">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Success doesn't come to you... you have to go get it <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23GetUp">#GetUp</a></p>&mdash; Roman Harper (@Harp41) <a href="https://twitter.com/Harp41/status/334025343205777410">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>VIDEO: Joe Morgan (@<a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat">jmthegreat</a>) talks about <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> offseason workouts <a href="http://t.co/SZDwVpEmPs" title="http://bit.ly/17XSSal">bit.ly/17XSSal</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/334017663821041664">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Had a great day shooting with Wrangler last week!Check out a few photos on the Wrangler Jeans Facebook page. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23spon">#spon</a> <a href="http://t.co/o1JPv5wXnJ" title="http://on.fb.me/12p7NIG">on.fb.me/12p7NIG</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/334010171430944769">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Ron Jaworski offers Tebow a job with the Philadelphia Soul <a href="http://t.co/A8Gn83Xe9Y" title="http://wp.me/p14QSB-8Viz">wp.me/p14QSB-8Viz</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/334009022980161536">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>My wife says I can no longer go to Costco alone, because "we don't need a lifetime supply of everything"</p>&mdash; Scott Fujita (@sfujita55) <a href="https://twitter.com/sfujita55/status/333974611840606209">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Love getting one on one time with my sweet little Karis. Beautiful, smart, and independent just like her mommy. <a href="http://t.co/ZNVaZcMzMB" title="http://twitter.com/DavidThomas_85/status/333971292594249728/photo/1">twitter.com/DavidThomas_85…</a></p>&mdash; David Thomas (@DavidThomas_85) <a href="https://twitter.com/DavidThomas_85/status/333971292594249728">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a> players will play in a softball game this Wednesday to support @<a href="https://twitter.com/bengrubbs66">bengrubbs66</a>’s foundation! <a href="http://t.co/BP8kQdwmJQ" title="http://bit.ly/13J7YOH">bit.ly/13J7YOH</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/333969469804265473">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="http://t.co/GDE80watmX" title="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EvNxWhskf8">youtube.com/watch?v=4EvNxW…</a>......would u wear these?</p>&mdash; Scott Shanle (@scottshanle) <a href="https://twitter.com/scottshanle/status/333967218121510913">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>What does it mean to be a boss? It means 2nd place is the 1st one who lost</p>&mdash; Isa Abdul-Quddus (@iamisa1) <a href="https://twitter.com/iamisa1/status/333948637795201024">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good morning New Orleans ..... We gotta do better as city and stop all these since less killings !!!!!</p>&mdash; MikeMcKenzie34ways (@MikeMcKenzie34w) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeMcKenzie34w/status/333947191628558336">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>19 people shot at a New Orleans Mother's Day event ,Why isn't this the top story in the news? #34</p>&mdash; MikeMcKenzie34ways (@MikeMcKenzie34w) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeMcKenzie34w/status/333947361493651457">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Police vow to solve shootings of 19 in New Orleans <a href="http://t.co/xxnaqp8mLq" title="http://bit.ly/13dYN6H">bit.ly/13dYN6H</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/333938724213768192">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Police release footage of Mother's Day second-line shooting suspect <a href="http://t.co/3DrfxuhqyI" title="http://bit.ly/10DLknS">bit.ly/10DLknS</a></p>&mdash; NOLA.com (@NOLAnews) <a href="https://twitter.com/NOLAnews/status/333910745832099840">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Back to work. Hope everyone has a great wk!</p>&mdash; Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16/status/333919488036708353">May 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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