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Saints News 6/21/13: Drew Brees Ranks No. 11 in NFL Network's Top 100 Players

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After a disappointing 2012 season mostly plagued by Goodell-imposed disarray, Drew dropped nine spots from last year's ranking of no. 2.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Hahaha!! Nice pic RT"<a href="https://twitter.com/ellisoptical">@ellisoptical</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/DarrenSproles">@DarrenSproles</a> Sprolesy, he woke up and said he wanted the big 43 for school! <a href="http://t.co/59jMvhtXjC">pic.twitter.com/59jMvhtXjC</a>"</p>&mdash; Darren Sproles (@DarrenSproles) <a href="https://twitter.com/DarrenSproles/statuses/348168595404099584">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This drive to Toledo always has and always will suck.</p>&mdash; Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16/statuses/348133296158433281">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I&#39;m at Sam&#39;s Club in Metairie this afternoon and tomorrow morning, come on out!</p>&mdash; Joe Horn (@JoeHorn87) <a href="https://twitter.com/JoeHorn87/statuses/348128307348381699">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Still funny <a href="http://t.co/f3yRZRwXPN">pic.twitter.com/f3yRZRwXPN</a></p>&mdash; akiem hicks (@The_Dream99) <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Dream99/statuses/348111681420947457">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Update: Police have prepared arrest warrant for Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez for obstruction of justice, per ABC News.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/statuses/348098424308109312">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>People will try to tell you what can&#39;t be done because they can&#39;t do it. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23IgnoreThem&amp;src=hash">#IgnoreThem</a></p>&mdash; Roman Harper (@Harp41) <a href="https://twitter.com/Harp41/statuses/348087926434959360">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>last night, Drew Brees came in at No. 11 on <a href="https://twitter.com/nflnetwork">@NFLNetwork</a>’s "Top 100 Players of 2013" <a href="http://t.co/CgfEAq1m8O">http://t.co/CgfEAq1m8O</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NFLTop100&amp;src=hash">#NFLTop100</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/348061555256082432">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Who dat talkin' 'bout dem Saints?

Saints Nation: Drew Brees Ranked #11 on NFL's Top 100 | June | 2013 Articles
Drew Brees was listed as #11 on the NFL Network's top 100 players yesterday, down from #2 in 2012 after a 7-9 season

New Orleans Saints Position Battle to Watch is at Quarterback - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 23, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback Ryan Griffin (4) during organized team activities at the Saints training facilit

Keenan Lewis the Key to New Orleans Saints Defense in '13 - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jun 11, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) goes through drills during organized team activities at the Saints pra

Aaron Hernandez and Jimmy Graham - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 23, 2012; Jacksonville, FL, USA; New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) warms up before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Ja

Cowboys release ex-Saint Anthony Hargrove | Saints | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA
IRVING, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Anthony Hargrove, a little more than a month after signing the nine-year NFL vete…

Ranking the New Orleans Saints' players: No. 21, Mark Ingram | NOLA.com
Will Ingram finally live up to his potential?

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Aaron Hernandez in hot water

Hernandez loses a sponsor | ProFootballTalk
Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has not yet been arrested, but one of his sponsors isn't willing to wait around for the outcome.Per multiple reports, CytoSport, Inc. has dropped Hernandez as a paid endorser.

Within days of draft, Hernandez threatened Welker | ProFootballTalk
Stories continue to accumulate about the signs in Aaron Hernandez’s background, stories that paint a more complete if complicated picture about his character.

Police have prepared arrest warrant for Aaron Hernandez | ProFootballTalk
The conflicting reports about whether or not there's an arrest warrant out for Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez may be more a matter of semantics than anything else. A Boston radio report early Friday morning said that there was an arrest warrant for Hernandez.

Timing of Hernandez incident creates dilemma for NFL, Patriots | ProFootballTalk
When former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in 2000, the situation was resolved well in advance of the opening of training camp. With Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the timeline creates a major problem for the league, the team, and ultimately Hernandez.

Hanging around with the wrong crowd can doom NFL players and Aaron Hernandez may be finding out the hard way - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
Hanging around with the wrong crowd can doom NFL players and Aaron Hernandez may be finding out the hard way. Hanging around with the wrong crowd can doom NFL players and Aaron Hernandez may be finding out the hard way

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Other NFL News

Putin offers to buy Kraft a new ring | ProFootballTalk
At an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked about the Super Bowl ring that Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that Putin took from him, before saying he was joking, and that the Kremlin says Kraft gave him as a gift in 2005.

Goodell tells PTA the NFL is leading the way on sports safety | ProFootballTalk
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Video

'Top 100 Players of 2013': Drew Brees - NFL Videos
Saints QB Drew Brees is voted the 11th best player in the NFL according to his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2013."

NFLAM: Inside the Saints' defense with Malcolm Jenkins - NFL Videos
What have the New Orleans Saints done this offseason to correct their defensive woes from a year ago? Safety Malcolm Jenkins opens up the defensive playbook on NFLAM.

32 in 32: New Orleans Saints - NFL Videos
Will the return of head coach Sean Payton to the New Orleans Saints make them Super Bowl contenders in 2013? Who was the team's best offseason addition? LaDainian Tomlinson and Darren Sharper debate.

Fantasy Focus: New Orleans Saints - NFL Videos
NFL.com fantasy guru Michael Fabiano breaks down the New Orleans Saints roster, including a potential sleeper ready to take advantage of a big opportunity in 2013.