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Saints News, 11/7/14: Robert Meachem Added To Saints' Practice Report With Ankle Injury

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RB Pierre Thomas, RB Khiry Robinson, LB David Hawthorne, OT and Zach Strief also 'did not practice' and for the second straight day. C Jonathan Goodwin, RB Mark Ingram, and WR Kenny Stills were 'limited.' TE Jimmy Graham was listed as 'full' again. For the 49ers, LB Patrick Willis and LB Dan Skuta 'did not practice.'

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>What sum define as hard work I call tomorrow,what sum call a nightmare I call a challenge,wat sum call impossible I call my goal <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/camistotle?src=hash">#camistotle</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/530615938715226113">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>5-foot-2 jockey <a href="https://twitter.com/James_D_Graham">@James_D_Graham</a> meets 6-7 tight end <a href="https://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham">@TheJimmyGraham</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/YEWNfvjsQL">pic.twitter.com/YEWNfvjsQL</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/530500102188957696">November 6, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/James_D_Graham">@James_D_Graham</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham">@TheJimmyGraham</a> he looks like a animorph</p>&mdash; akiem hicks (@The_Dream99) <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Dream99/status/530588802344312833">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Thank u <a href="https://twitter.com/ufc">@ufc</a> for 2 straight nights of entertainment before we play. Gunna be a good weekend. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UFCSydney?src=hash">#UFCSydney</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UFCUberlandia?src=hash">#UFCUberlandia</a></p>&mdash; Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham/status/530570785518538753">November 7, 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> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/49ers?src=hash">#49ers</a> among the topics in Cold Hard Facts <a href="http://t.co/i4Q7jliQXY">http://t.co/i4Q7jliQXY</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/530533857406115840">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Five <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> held out of team drills Thursday: RB Robinson, RB Thomas, WR Meachem, OT Strief, LB Hawthorne</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/530515906875891712">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Khiry Robinson, Pierre Thomas &amp; Robert Meachem did not practice Thursday. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> Injury Report <a href="http://t.co/CVbVTZtba4">http://t.co/CVbVTZtba4</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SFvsNO?src=hash">#SFvsNO</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/530514974431776768">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>We spoke to <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a>&#39; <a href="https://twitter.com/TheJimmyGraham">@TheJimmyGraham</a> on his next career, racing planes. Obviously. <a href="http://t.co/sYWN3bAF9W">http://t.co/sYWN3bAF9W</a> <a href="http://t.co/98k5NokCDA">pic.twitter.com/98k5NokCDA</a></p>&mdash; Maxim (@MaximMag) <a href="https://twitter.com/MaximMag/status/530514222586032128">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sean Payton&#39;s Thursday press conference (VIDEO) <a href="http://t.co/7XQ5OCafUk">http://t.co/7XQ5OCafUk</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SFvsNO?src=hash">#SFvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/qctvgfF1dC">pic.twitter.com/qctvgfF1dC</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/530506345175609344">November 6, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

New Orleans Saints vs San Francisco 49ers Thursday Injury Report
49ers LB Patrick Willis is on Thursday's injury report

New Orleans Saints injuries: Robert Meachem joins Khiry Robinson, Pierre Thomas on list | NOLA.com
Meachem, who has an ankle injury, is the only new addition to the list.

Saints' Mark Ingram says he's fine; Khiry Robinson, Pierre Thomas miss practice again - New Orleans Saints Blog - ESPN
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram said he'll be ready to go Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers

Saints shoot for 12th straight home win, face reeling 49ers - SportsNOLA

Saints Insider Report: Goodwin reveals injury
"I sprained by MCL," he said of the knee injury that typically requires at least a 3- to 4-week recovery time.

Not one for complacency, Junior Galette living up to hefty contract: Larry Holder | NOLA.com
Junior Galette one of the league leaders since start of 2013 season with 18 sacks

Can Saints RB Mark Ingram Challenge the 49ers Defense?
With the 49ers next up, Saints RB Mark Ingram will be faced with one of the toughest challenges of the season, finding success against a top defense.

Know the enemy: New Orleans Saints on 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick - ESPN
A week after facing Cam Newton, the Saints are preparing to face another running quarterback in Colin Kaepernick.

New Orleans Saints WR Joe Morgan's suspension not season ending - ESPN
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed Thursday that receiver Joe Morgan's suspension was team issued and is not season ending.

New Orleans Saints' Jonathan Goodwin, former team both on mend - ESPN
New Orleans Saints' Jonathan Goodwin, former San Francisco 49ers teammates both on mend

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Niners News

Vic Fangio on covering Jimmy Graham: "He’s hard. Do you have any ideas?" - Inside the 49ers
SANTA CLARA -- This is the transcript of Vic Fangio's Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers' P.R. department. You think LB Patrick Willis can pl

Injury Report: Patrick Willis Sits Out Again, Game Status in Question
Here is the second injury report of the week for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints, presented by Dignity Health.

5 Notable Comments from Saints QB Drew Brees
The New Orleans Saints starting quarterback had high praise for the two safeties he'll face this Sunday at home.

49ers: Breaking down the New Orleans Saints - San Jose Mercury News
San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Michael Crabtree says 49ers need to play better - Inside Bay Area
San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree states the obvious when he says the offense needs to play better.

San Francisco 49ers won't be in desperation mode at New Orleans Saints | Black and Gold Today | NOLA.com
Your daily snapshot of all things New Orleans Saints

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NFL News

NFLPA statement on Ray Rice case highlights neutral arbitration | ProFootballTalk
The NFL Players Association has released a statement at the conclusion of Ray Rice's appeals hearing, and that statement focuses on the fact that this time, Roger Goodell is not the judge, jury and executioner.

Report: Newsome testifies Rice told Goodell that Rice struck fiancée | ProFootballTalk
So much for that gag order. Now that the two-day Ray Rice appeal hearing has ended, Don Van Natta of ESPN reports that Ravens G.M. Ozzie Newsome testified that Rice told Commissioner Roger Goodell in a June 16 disciplinary hearing that Rice had struck his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer.

NFL to review Peterson for discipline under personal conduct policy | ProFootballTalk
Despite a stated desire to get it right, the NFL is getting it wrong, again. On Thursday, the league advised Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that he won't be permitted to return to the team in the wake of his no contest plea on misdemeanor assault charges.

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Video

Ben Grubbs: "Sunday will be a physical game"
Ben Grubbs speaks with reporters on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)

Keenan Lewis on the Saints' secondary
New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis met with the media Thursday, Nov. 6 following practice.

Cam Jordan on the Saints' defense
New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan met with the media on Thursday, Nov. 6 following practice.

Corey White talks about facing Colin Kaepernick
Corey White talks abut facing Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)

Mark Ingram: "O-line is playing great"
Mark Ingram speaks with reporters on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)