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Saints News September 14: WR Andy Tanner Clears Waivers

Great White Hope Andy Tanner clears waivers today. Is he destined for the Saints' practice squad again?

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Former <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Andy Tanner clears waivers, so we&#39;ll see if the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> add him to the practice squad.</p>&mdash; Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) <a href="https://twitter.com/KristianGaric1/statuses/378922386365898752">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Everybody&#39;s expecting the Saints to just add Tanner to the practice squad. The only WR on there is Hakim and he is better than Tanner, sorry</p>&mdash; Jason Bernos (@BernsTNR) <a href="https://twitter.com/BernsTNR/statuses/378922718868934657">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>PHOTOS: the <a href="https://twitter.com/lsu">@LSU</a> Marching Band performing at the Saints-Falcons game: <a href="http://t.co/JOlpS6oz5i">http://t.co/JOlpS6oz5i</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/LSUsports">@LSUsports</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/378914652022767617">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Sooners off to a good start! Nice to come out of practice and see them up 10-0</p>&mdash;  Kenny Stills (@KSTiLLS) <a href="https://twitter.com/KSTiLLS/statuses/378917835977662466">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Bwahahahaa!! Cooper Manning... The most entertaining Manning brother.  I am laughing too hard to type: <a href="http://t.co/Oy7VRx3K2W">http://t.co/Oy7VRx3K2W</a> &#10;-SG</p>&mdash; steve gleason (@team_gleason) <a href="https://twitter.com/team_gleason/statuses/378917916219293697">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jaz had an 82 yard catch!!!? That&#39;s my dog. Im HYPE</p>&mdash;  Kenny Stills (@KSTiLLS) <a href="https://twitter.com/KSTiLLS/statuses/378918136210137088">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>That&#39;s a clean hit. Come on</p>&mdash;  Kenny Stills (@KSTiLLS) <a href="https://twitter.com/KSTiLLS/statuses/378920000431484928">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>ALL SHOULDER</p>&mdash;  Kenny Stills (@KSTiLLS) <a href="https://twitter.com/KSTiLLS/statuses/378920117918121984">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The fight tonight and the big game comes when yu close your eyes tonight and open them in the am</p>&mdash; Travaris Cadet (@TravarisCadet39) <a href="https://twitter.com/TravarisCadet39/statuses/378923442533199872">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>VIDEO: This might be the best blocked punt touchdown you see all season <a href="http://t.co/d0nrAl0rAH">http://t.co/d0nrAl0rAH</a></p>&mdash; Deadspin (@Deadspin) <a href="https://twitter.com/Deadspin/statuses/378923502684078080">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WhoDat&amp;src=hash">#WhoDat</a> &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a>&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23BeatTheBucs&amp;src=hash">#BeatTheBucs</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/statuses/378926955262787584">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>White Saints fans breathe a sigh of relief as Andy Tanner clears waivers.</p>&mdash;  ▓▓▓▓▓▒▒▒▒░░░░ (@superdeformed) <a href="https://twitter.com/superdeformed/statuses/378928709497270273">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>As it wasn&#39;t for Brees in 2006. RT <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeGarafolo">@MikeGarafolo</a> From what I understand, surgery not a guaranteed fix for Sanchez.</p>&mdash; Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) <a href="https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/statuses/378929356690579456">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder">@LarryHolder</a> KATTENGELL!!!</p>&mdash; Grandmaster Wang (@moosedenied) <a href="https://twitter.com/moosedenied/statuses/378931129241190400">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>5 things to watch in the Saints-Buccaneers game tomorrow: <a href="http://t.co/SYuNBAyvUU">http://t.co/SYuNBAyvUU</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier">@JohnDeShazier</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NOvsTB&amp;src=hash">#NOvsTB</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/378931188162772992">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Saints&amp;src=hash">#Saints</a> are about to takeoff for Tampa Bay! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NOvsTB&amp;src=hash">#NOvsTB</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/378934950910631936">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Do it for the women in your life, mom, sis, aunt, grandmother, daughter, support the <a href="http://t.co/gzwH5UKX3A">http://t.co/gzwH5UKX3A</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23whodat&amp;src=hash">#whodat</a> <a href="http://t.co/NqqakrYAxv">pic.twitter.com/NqqakrYAxv</a></p>&mdash; Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16/statuses/378938315367383040">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>We are Tampa bound&#10;WHEELS UP&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WhoDat&amp;src=hash">#WhoDat</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/statuses/378943426110050305">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The Saints will be wearing black jerseys with gold pants tomorrow vs. the Bucs.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378943828549308416">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just signed up for fantasy football... who wants to play against me?? Sign up here: <a href="https://t.co/eaTkjffByO">https://t.co/eaTkjffByO</a></p>&mdash; Pierre Thomas (@Pierre_Thomas) <a href="https://twitter.com/Pierre_Thomas/statuses/378945504882597888">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"<a href="https://twitter.com/FordhamRams">@FordhamRams</a>: Marando ends the half with a 47 field goal to put the Rams up 13-7 going into halftime <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23GoRams&amp;src=hash">#GoRams</a>" lets go!!</p>&mdash; Isa Abdul-Quddus (@iamisa1) <a href="https://twitter.com/iamisa1/statuses/378946570550386688">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I see <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell">@Kat_Terrell</a> is ready to travel. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23feet&amp;src=hash">#feet</a> <a href="http://t.co/s2AR9wkYz3">pic.twitter.com/s2AR9wkYz3</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/statuses/378947269334032384">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder">@LarryHolder</a> is the worst. That&#39;s all.</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/statuses/378947518341464064">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The Saints are 25-17 overall against the Bucs.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378951611483033600">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Bucs coach Greg Schiano is 0-2 against Payton.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378951710812553216">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The Saints have won the past 3 straight games against the Bucs.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378951776516317184">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Drew Brees has 10 TDs, 2 INTs for 119 rating in his last three games vs. the Bucs.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378952055303335936">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pierre Thomas has a TD in 3 of the past 5 games vs. Tampa Bay.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378952192582897664">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RT <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC">@SaintsCSC</a>: Mark Ingram rushed for 90 yards &amp; a TD in his last meeting vs. the Bucs. The second most rushing yards in a game for Ingram.</p>&mdash; Fletcher Mackel (@FletcherMackel) <a href="https://twitter.com/FletcherMackel/statuses/378952642291965952">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lance Moore has 100+ yards or a TD in the past 3 meetings vs. Tampa Bay.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378952732641484800">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jabari Greer had 2 INTs in the Saints&#39; last meeting vs. the Bucs.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378952843815690240">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>. <a href="https://twitter.com/ashwat">@ashwat</a> Sorry. Bucs coach Greg Schiano is 0-2 against the Saints, not Payton.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/statuses/378953247425187840">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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