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Saints News 6/22/13: Drew Brees NOT Injured in Car Accident

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News broke yesterday (from apparently unreliable sources) that Drew Brees was injured in an automobile accident, and Brees had to take to Twitter and tell the world that the rumors of his involvement in the accident were greatly exaggerated.

Drew Brees was NOT in a scene like this on Friday.
Drew Brees was NOT in a scene like this on Friday.
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I am fine. Not sure where the car accident story came from. It is not true. I appreciate everyone’s concern but I am ALL GOOD!</p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/statuses/348203301306785792">June 21, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Football camp Joe Brown Park <a href="http://t.co/MCPipZoH5z">http://t.co/MCPipZoH5z</a></p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/statuses/348438918959607808">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pete Maravich was born on this date in 1947. He averaged 44.2 PPG in a 3-year career playing for LSU, 24.2 PPG in 10 seasons in NBA</p>&mdash; ESPN Stats &amp; Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) <a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNStatsInfo/statuses/348432989161652226">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Look at this guys coaching attire lol <a href="https://twitter.com/BGSport">@bgsport</a> smh <a href="http://t.co/V02lLkOc2E">http://t.co/V02lLkOc2E</a></p>&mdash; Malcolm Jenkins (@MalcolmJenkins) <a href="https://twitter.com/MalcolmJenkins/statuses/348449932161712128">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Birthday to <a href="https://twitter.com/Awporter19">@Awporter19</a> hope you have a good one.</p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/statuses/348450953701257216">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Day2 of <a href="https://twitter.com/MartezWilson95">@MartezWilson95</a> camp is today. Bring out the high school kids in Chicago. I heard its some ballas out here.</p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/statuses/348452903733833728">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Joe Brown Park <a href="http://t.co/NyzUH081BG">http://t.co/NyzUH081BG</a></p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/statuses/348453975835684865">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This week&#39;s edition ... Gregg Williams changes addresses but not attitude: Jeff Duncan&#39;s Weekly Reader <a href="http://t.co/0St2mXejMp">http://t.co/0St2mXejMp</a></p>&mdash; Jeff Duncan (@JeffDuncan_) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffDuncan_/statuses/348454903162736642">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This is Hard thing is I b fighting my <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Pride&amp;src=hash">#Pride</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/statuses/348458042041438210">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Had a great time at Joe Brown Park in New Orleans East. Looking forward to working with Councilman Gray rebuilding and empowering the area</p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/statuses/348463562479505409">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just finished that Saturday morning grind!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NoDaysOff&amp;src=hash">#NoDaysOff</a></p>&mdash; Mark Ingram (@MarkIngram22) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22/statuses/348470215308374016">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I think when people say &quot;you sleep&quot; is so funny. I&#39;m on it</p>&mdash; Corey White (@CoreyWhiteJr3) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoreyWhiteJr3/statuses/348470819413975042">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Great day of 7-on-7 highschool football with the <a href="https://twitter.com/LANationalGuard">@LANationalGuard</a> today! RT <a href="https://twitter.com/LARecruitin">@LARecruitin</a> <a href="http://t.co/LBabQjCHks">pic.twitter.com/LBabQjCHks</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/348473415084171264">June 22, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Links

Brees calms fans' fears, shoots down fake news post about his health | wwltv.com
Don't worry, Saints fans. Quarterback Drew Brees did not have both legs broken in a car accident.

Video: Is New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees truly not a top 10 player? | NFL.com
Daniel Jeremiah and Darren Sharper discuss New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees ranking at No. 11 on NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2013" list.

Eight in the box: Secondary status check - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Matt Williamson - How does each NFC South team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done?

Goodell watching developments with Aaron Hernandez case | The Advocate
Barry Wilner - AP - Roger Goodell is doing what any commissioner or president of a sports league would when one of his players is being investigated in a criminal case.

Marijn Wants to Know More About the Saintsations | thesaintsnation.com
Marijn Pessers

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