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Saints News, 10/1/14: Saints OT Terron Armstead Clears Concussion Protocols

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The Saints' starting left tackle seems likely to return this week. At least that's some good Saints news this week as the team tries to rebound from the beat-down they received Sunday night.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>4 Saints &amp; 6 Buccaneers did not practice Wednesday. Injury Report: <a href="http://t.co/QzPB3l9uXV">http://t.co/QzPB3l9uXV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TBvsNO?src=hash">#TBvsNO</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/517414048397144064">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> LT Terron Armstead cleared to return from concussion he sustained vs. Dallas. <a href="http://t.co/BhWxYqjdG0">http://t.co/BhWxYqjdG0</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLTV">@WWLTV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports">@wwltvsports</a></p>&mdash; Lyons Yellin (@LyonsYellin) <a href="https://twitter.com/LyonsYellin/status/517412067423174656">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees says he won&#39;t change anything in preparation, he&#39;ll still work as hard...he&#39;s CONFIDENT good things will happen <a href="http://t.co/LwUBHOjWeA">pic.twitter.com/LwUBHOjWeA</a></p>&mdash; Bryan Salmond (@BSalmond4) <a href="https://twitter.com/BSalmond4/status/517409501830340608">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsForecast">@SaintsForecast</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/angrywhodat">@angrywhodat</a> Saints have done 1-3 to playoffs twice with a division title.</p>&mdash; Black &amp; Gold Review (@BnGreview) <a href="https://twitter.com/BnGreview/status/517404963136622592">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> Terron Armstead has passed his concussion tests and been cleared by doctors to return. <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLTV">@WWLTV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports">@wwltvsports</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a></p>&mdash; Lyons Yellin (@LyonsYellin) <a href="https://twitter.com/LyonsYellin/status/517404640824946688">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>On Greenbrier, Zach Strief said &#39; in 07 we were 7-9. Was that Milsaps fault? Greenbrier is irrelevant to our record&#39;</p>&mdash; Sean Fazende (@SeanFazende) <a href="https://twitter.com/SeanFazende/status/517400823002042368">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Great news on Terron Armstead back, per <a href="https://twitter.com/UnderhillAdv">@UnderhillAdv</a>. The o-line should be in good shape Sunday with him back and Goody on the mend.</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/517400794715652096">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> OT Terron Armstead said he&#39;s cleared concussion protocol. Good news for this week</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517400276421328896">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning likely to hit milestones Sunday. Manning is one away from 500 TD passes, Brady 60 yards away from 50,000.</p>&mdash; Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) <a href="https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/517398338287964162">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Steve Smith went nuclear on Panthers today: &#39;I was stabbed in the back&#39; <a href="http://t.co/ss4iBCbTaG">http://t.co/ss4iBCbTaG</a> <a href="http://t.co/2jnUzVj8tP">pic.twitter.com/2jnUzVj8tP</a></p>&mdash; Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) <a href="https://twitter.com/WillBrinson/status/517397719443578880">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>&quot;You don&#39;t throw that many touchdowns without a lot of help.&quot; - Manning on potential of 500 career TD passes <a href="http://t.co/z3urnYIbzK">pic.twitter.com/z3urnYIbzK</a></p>&mdash; Denver Broncos (@Broncos) <a href="https://twitter.com/Broncos/status/517397656784470016">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees&#39; press conference was entertaining today if that&#39;s the right word. Answered &quot;angry mob&quot; questions with a smile. Dismissed notions ...</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517394598722039808">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>... that he&#39;s losing arm strength or that Greenbrier training camp wasn&#39;t tough enough. Said the key is keeping faith in working hard, etc.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517394793077669888">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees laughed when asked about his presumed lack of arm strength -- &quot;I don&#39;t even know how to respond to that.&quot;</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/517391992851283969">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees: we assembled a team that could handle adversity not a team that just expected to be 4-0 or 3-1</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517393082384273408">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Panthers DE Frank Alexander suspended 10 games for substance abuse violation.</p>&mdash; Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) <a href="https://twitter.com/WillBrinson/status/517414743544696834">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Four <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> DNP - RB Mark Ingram (hand), C Jonathan Goodwin (now a neck), CB Corey White (foot), FB Erik Lorig (ankle). ...</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517414909110681601">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> LT Terron Armstead (concussion) returned on limited basis. S Marcus Ball (hamstring) also returned on limited basis for 1st time.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517415139759624192">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> LB David Hawthorne (ankle) and CB Patrick Robinson (thigh) also limited.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517415248568270849">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees on if Greenbrier made them soft: everyone wants something to blame. If we continue to do things the right we good thing will happen</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517392411320786945">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brees: trust me there is a lot of pride involved...we are all prideful people</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517391609973837824">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Drew Brees :in many ways we&#39;re statistically better this yr at this point then last yr. Difference is 4-0 vs 1-3. Bottom line gotta do more</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517391254703714304">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Payton: Asked if he could share how Armstead is doing dealing with concussion ... &quot;no&quot;</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517388455148400641">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Payton: starting field position hasn&#39;t been as much of an issue as lack of possessions has</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/517388117171388416">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Payton: turnovers and big plays are 2 things offensively they have to do better</p>&mdash; Sean Fazende (@SeanFazende) <a href="https://twitter.com/SeanFazende/status/517387344660664320">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>When asked if there&#39;s a line between sense of urgency and panic, Payton said: It&#39;s easy Bc there&#39;s never panic. That doesn&#39;t exist.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517387108885860352">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> Sean Payton said team made some changes to normal practice structure, did some more offense vs defense, for example. ...</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/517386724595744768">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Arredondo: Low humidity and nice weather for Who Dat Tailgating Sunday. <a href="http://t.co/2mpBlSAB1X">pic.twitter.com/2mpBlSAB1X</a></p>&mdash; WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/wwltvsports/status/517381868929298432">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>&quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/brandincooks">@BrandinCooks</a> is an <a href="https://twitter.com/nfl">@NFL</a> offensive rookie of the year candidate&quot; (VIDEO) <a href="http://t.co/Xjr8Zt4vZ3">http://t.co/Xjr8Zt4vZ3</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/BuckyBrooks">@BuckyBrooks</a> <a href="http://t.co/xAVsgMAwFb">pic.twitter.com/xAVsgMAwFb</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/517364406242402304">October 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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