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Saints News 5/5/13: Jenkins Welcomes Vaccaro To Team

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In contrast to Reggie Bush's use of Twitter to "welcome" 2011 first round draft pick RB Mark Ingram, Malcolm Jenkins actually welcomed Kenny Vaccaro to the Saints following the teams' selection of the Texas safety. Also - Feliz Cinco de Mayo!!!

Welcome to the Saints, KV!!
Welcome to the Saints, KV!!
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Twitter

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>It's Cinco de Mayo and @<a href="https://twitter.com/officialadele">officialadele</a>'s birthday! I'm celebrating by playing "21" and taking a shot of tequila for every time I weep.</p>&mdash; Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/status/331092268482195458">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Plotting on all the ways I can win</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/status/331056719524405250">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>2 of the most beautiful days I have seen in Nola. 65 light breeze and not a cloud in sky. Happy cinco de mayo!</p>&mdash; Justin Drescher (@jdrescher88) <a href="https://twitter.com/jdrescher88/status/331065930715103232">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The idea of Shaq fighting Jose Canseco greatly pleases me.</p>&mdash; Held Over (@hakimdropsball) <a href="https://twitter.com/hakimdropsball/status/331075825317326848">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Winners make goals, losers make excuses. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WorkHard">#WorkHard</a></p>&mdash; Roman Harper (@Harp41) <a href="https://twitter.com/Harp41/status/331083119119695872">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>All these NBA guys Defending Rose Every <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23NFL">#NFL</a> Player Saying he's SOFT And <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23SELFISH">#SELFISH</a> Remember <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23AdrianPeterson">#AdrianPeterson</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/331087558878568448">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>“@<a href="https://twitter.com/unorthodex">unorthodex</a>: @<a href="https://twitter.com/juniorg93">juniorg93</a> Rose is the only 100% healthy player on the team now. Everyone else is beat up and or has the flu.” <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23GoodPoint">#GoodPoint</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/331088136069316609">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thing Is He Can Come Back 150% Next Year And Get Hurt The 1St Damn Game U Can Get Hurt AnyTime U Can't Stop The <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23INEVITABLE">#INEVITABLE</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/331088398989283328">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"@<a href="https://twitter.com/jbunz24">jbunz24</a>: it's the 5th of May, so I guess that means you should come have a Corona and a shot of tequila @<a href="https://twitter.com/brojimmysmia">brojimmysmia</a>" I'm down!</p>&mdash; Jonathan Vilma (@JonVilma51) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonVilma51/status/331090430995345408">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Best meal at @<a href="https://twitter.com/jazzfest">jazzfest</a>: Crawfish Bread <a href="http://t.co/6TIfGXtXVC" title="http://twitter.com/Repo/status/331091018323722240/photo/1">twitter.com/Repo/status/33…</a></p>&mdash; Alex Restrepo (@Repo) <a href="https://twitter.com/Repo/status/331091018323722240">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Treme favorites at Jazz Fest Today in New Orleans: Mark Braud, John Boutté, Al"Carnival Time"Johnson, Trombone Shorty, Doreen Ketchens.</p>&mdash; Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) <a href="https://twitter.com/WendellPierce/status/331092975264346113">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'll miss it this year but don't you!</p>&mdash; Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) <a href="https://twitter.com/WendellPierce/status/331093088175022082">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23cincodemayo">#cincodemayo</a> be safe y'all</p>&mdash; Mike Karney (@Karney44) <a href="https://twitter.com/Karney44/status/331093377351303169">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Top offensive tackle free agents available with Tyson Clabo signing with the <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Dolphins">#Dolphins</a> - <a href="http://t.co/OznR3chvBm" title="http://walterfootball.com/freeagents2013OT.php">walterfootball.com/freeagents2013…</a></p>&mdash; Walter Cherepinsky (@walterfootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/walterfootball/status/331100579176775682">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Come celebrate my birthday with me and my teammates this Saturday @ the Westin Hotel. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WhiteProject2">#WhiteProject2</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Saints">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/status/331101660552237056">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>“@<a href="https://twitter.com/collinsmomm">collinsmomm</a>: Collin and his favorite Saints player @<a href="https://twitter.com/malcolmjenkins">malcolmjenkins</a> <a href="http://t.co/7jvFtES8At" title="http://twitter.com/Collinsmomm/status/331059965450149888/photo/1">twitter.com/Collinsmomm/st…</a>” it was nice meeting you guys!!!</p>&mdash; Malcolm Jenkins (@MalcolmJenkins) <a href="https://twitter.com/MalcolmJenkins/status/331106190639636480">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>“@<a href="https://twitter.com/_one_ofa_kind">_one_ofa_kind</a>: 1. Eat Mexican food2. See Iron Man 33. Go bowling and/or skating” Tell me why I was going to do the same thing</p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/status/331109590034960384">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Before shot of new $25 boots at <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23JazzFest">#JazzFest</a>. Deliciousness will ensue I'm sure. <a href="http://t.co/za1pShBq94" title="http://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/331110326835761152/photo/1">twitter.com/LarryHolder/st…</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/331110326835761152">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Sorry for my <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23JazzFest">#JazzFest</a> cologne everyone. It's called "Hippy Petting Zoo."</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/331125104085962754">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Not the same watching okc without Westbrook same with Memphis w/o Rudy Gay its a lil boring</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/status/331127674477113344">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thought I would take the Top Off 2DAY it's The <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23NULA">#NULA</a> WAY! Happy <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23CincoDeMaYo">#CincoDeMaYo</a> <a href="http://t.co/OBinAXSKdL" title="http://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/331129547854581762/photo/1">twitter.com/JuniorG93/stat…</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/status/331129547854581762">May 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

Saints Stuff

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins welcomes first-round pick | The Advocate
Gary Estwick - Malcolm Jenkins said he embraced the Saints’ first-round selection of Kenny Vaccaro — despite the threat to his job security at free safety — after recalling Mark Ingram’s less-than-cordial welcome to the franchise by former teammate Reggie Bush.

Around the NFC South - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - Time for a look at the Sunday morning headlines from around the NFC South. (HansDat note: or, in the Saints' case, a dubious Friday afternoon headline passed off as a Sunday morning headline. Well, at least he didn't link to twitter pictures of Saints players visiting lemonade stands yesterday.)

Under-the-Radar Position Battles | Who Dat Dish
Corey Hogue

Tim Tebow to Saints Picking Up Steam in the Media - Who Dat Dish
Chris Roling - Now, before you go over to Twitter and tell Jason Cole how much you hate his life, what he is saying isn’t the most illogical notion in the world.

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Interactive Graphic: How Good Are N.F.L. Teams at Picking the Best? | NYTimes.com
Teams do have skill in picking players in the N.F.L. Draft, but chance also plays a strong role. (HansDat note: I know the draft is well behind us, but this looked like an interesting piece considering our draft history discussions leading up to it...)

Impact of taking 'power in numbers' approach at NFL draft | SI.com
Don Banks - One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. (HansDat note: LSU! LSU! LSU!)

Reviewing ESPN and NFL Network's 2013 Draft coverage | SI.com
Richard Deitsch - When ESPN executives review their 2013 NFL draft coverage, they should immediately fast forward to the first selection of the fourth round.

NFL QBs on FACEBOOK: DRAFT-VALRY | ProFootballMock.com
The QBs are back with a few thoughts on the 2013 NFL draft. (HansDat note: L-O-L, MF-ers, this was some funny s***.)

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