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Saints News 7/4/13: Happy Fourth of July!!!

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Guess what? It's 'Merica's birthday, bitches!!!

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Baby Callen in his first 4th of July parade! <a href="http://t.co/YOdK6vqauE">pic.twitter.com/YOdK6vqauE</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/statuses/352828836972470273">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy Independence Day. Football is less than two months away. Great pic of <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94">@camjordan94</a> <a href="http://t.co/iO7JgpLqjh">pic.twitter.com/iO7JgpLqjh</a></p>&mdash; Rhett Mouton (@Mouton4Mouton) <a href="https://twitter.com/Mouton4Mouton/statuses/352771427696533504">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy 4th ya&#39;ll! Have fun, and BE SAFE because remember, tomorrow&#39;s the 5th....&#10;&#10;And it&#39;s a regular &#39;ol day.</p>&mdash; Jabari Greer (@Jabari_Greer) <a href="https://twitter.com/Jabari_Greer/statuses/352809089321009153">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>My mother and god mother just got in <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23jesusgrabthewheel&amp;src=hash">#jesusgrabthewheel</a></p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/statuses/352813927706537985">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>PHOTOS: July 4th <a href="http://t.co/Xc4gdfz6Ub">http://t.co/Xc4gdfz6Ub</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/352814389633613825">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Me and <a href="https://twitter.com/sharper42">@Sharper42</a> offer kids a chance to get the coaching that NFL players receive at our <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ProExCamp&amp;src=hash">#ProExCamp</a>. Sign up here: <a href="http://t.co/ZVbdk2YFof">http://t.co/ZVbdk2YFof</a></p>&mdash; Roman Harper (@Harp41) <a href="https://twitter.com/Harp41/statuses/352819105117646848">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I&#39;m watching the hot dog eating contest. Joey Chesnut was just compared to Jordan and Gretzky. Seriously ...</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/352820327732101120">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>You can&#39;t call someone who eats massive amounts of food an athlete. Eating competitions aren&#39;t sport</p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/statuses/352821042558935041">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Sometimes Accidents Happen Its Life....This is not UtopiA....Happy Birthday 2 My DaD...</p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/statuses/352826120204333057">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Happy 4th of July! In 1776, Betsy Ross signed the Gettysburg Address and celebrated at the Boston Tea Party. It was a magical day.</p>&mdash; Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/statuses/352826551005483008">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Hope everyone Enjoys Today and Weekend just Please B Smart Drive Safe And Sober Or Don&#39;t Drive @ ALL! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Whodat&amp;src=hash">#Whodat</a></p>&mdash; NuLa C.E.O. (@JuniorG93) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuniorG93/statuses/352828354543624192">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thank u very much and happy 4th of july!! RT <a href="https://twitter.com/EbonyParis_">@EbonyParis_</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94">@camjordan94</a> Your eyes are to die for lol.</p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/statuses/352829992360611840">July 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

4th of July Hooplah

Let's Celebrate Our Independence With Awesome Captain America Cosplay | gammasquad.com
Robopanda - To kick off our Independence Day celebration, we're posting over 30 pictures from our supersized collection of Captain America cosplay. (Hans loves him some cosplay!!! There's even a Drew-Brittany-esque couple in this slideshow...)

The United States, Ranked | Kissing Suzy Kolber
8. Louisiana – A humid, corrupt, sub-sea level mess. AND YET: the food and the people make it all worthwhile. God bless you, Louisiana.

Denver Broncos new scoreboard to be unveiled at Sports Authority Field July 4th | Denver Post
Mike Klis - The Denver Broncos scoreboard will be the third-largest in the NFL. The new high-def LED video display is part of an off-season $30 million project.

Photos of the Flag with the Saints and the Military | neworleanssaints.com
USA!!! USA!!!! USA!!!!

Happy 4th of July! | thesaintsnation.com
Juge's Holiday Greeting...

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Saints Stuff

10 Impressive Wins in the Payton Era: Saints ride Deuce to playoff win over Eagles | wwltv.com
No. 7: Saints earn big playoff win (Jan. 13, 2007): Saints 27, Eagles 24.

25 Reasons to Get Excited about 2013 Saints Training Camp: No. 22 Akiem Hicks | neworleanssaints.com
Samantha McLain

What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Saints and the NFL | NOLA.com
This list includes an SBNation section with a link to Brian's #24 post on CSC!!

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Lagniappe

NFC South Top 25: No. 12 - NFC South Blog | ESPN.com
Pat Y. - No. 12: Carl Nicks, guard, Buccaneers

Division-by-division All-Pro teams - Dave Dameshek Blog | nfl.com
NFC South Analysis: Even the galaxy of stars on offense won’t put up enough points to offset the relatively mediocre defense.

Report: Panthers possibly adding Quintin Mikell | National Football Post
Brad Biggs - The Carolina Panthers have reportedly held contract talks with veteran safety Quintin Mikell and a deal could be done soon.

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