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Saints News, 8/15/14: Brees Among Saints Vets Expected To Sit Tonight

From Mike Triplett: "Drew Brees is expected to watch from the sideline tonight when the New Orleans Saints host the Tennessee Titans inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...Among other prominent Saints not expected to play tonight are guard Jahri Evans, safety Jairus Byrd, cornerback Champ Bailey, linebacker David Hawthorne, receiver Kenny Stills, defensive tackle John Jenkins, linebacker Victor Butler and fullback Erik Lorig -- all of whom are in various stages of injury rehabs."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>TV Truck getting ready for tonight&#39;s game <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsonCST?src=hash">#SaintsonCST</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WhoDat?src=hash">#WhoDat</a> <a href="http://t.co/8BX6LqFhcC">pic.twitter.com/8BX6LqFhcC</a></p>&mdash; CST (@CoxSportsTV) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoxSportsTV/statuses/500388706562605056">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>3 hours till kickoff! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TENvsNO?src=hash">#TENvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/4Mx4BDxFyf">pic.twitter.com/4Mx4BDxFyf</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/500385243057385473">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Game Day!! Excited to be back in the Dome with the Who Dat Nation!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; Pierre Thomas (@Pierre_Thomas) <a href="https://twitter.com/Pierre_Thomas/statuses/500382538863751168">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>White jerseys &amp; gold pants for tonight&#39;s game <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TENvsNO?src=hash">#TENvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/uFUKiOj6OL">pic.twitter.com/uFUKiOj6OL</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/500369274637393920">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Big appetite for lunch. Went with the <a href="https://twitter.com/jimmyjohns">@JimmyJohns</a> Gargantuan for pregame today! <a href="http://t.co/Hlqc8N3xnn">pic.twitter.com/Hlqc8N3xnn</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/statuses/500348247177969664">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Well it&#39;s not like he can just go shirtless until then. RT <a href="https://twitter.com/VargVargas">@VargVargas</a>: Just saw a Brandin Cooks shirt and he hasn&#39;t even played an NFL game</p>&mdash; Ashy, Need Lotion (@moosedenied) <a href="https://twitter.com/moosedenied/statuses/500336138343567360">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Finally back in the Superdome.&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WHODAT?src=hash">#WHODAT</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/statuses/500318398363226112">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>My top 3 things to watch tonight: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> D eager to get sacks, turnovers; Backup QB battle; Cooks and backup WRs <a href="http://t.co/E7VElg5vK2">http://t.co/E7VElg5vK2</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/500314422112313344">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>He&#39;s also done a ton in practice, so seems likely RT <a href="https://twitter.com/bshall525">@bshall525</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett">@MikeTriplett</a> do you think Byrd will be 100% for week 1?</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/500314084303446016">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Dont know exact severity of injury, but have to think so RT <a href="https://twitter.com/wmconstant">@wmconstant</a>: is victor butler in jeopardy of losing his place on the 53?</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/statuses/500312465071411200">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>How to watch the Saints-Titans preseason game tonight <a href="http://t.co/P57rAx82jV">http://t.co/P57rAx82jV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NOvsTEN?src=hash">#NOvsTEN</a> <a href="http://t.co/2rmrLUdshB">pic.twitter.com/2rmrLUdshB</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/statuses/500302854179938304">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Incredibly excited the <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> are back in the DOME tonight! Will be watching from Nashville! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TGISaintsGameday?src=hash">#TGISaintsGameday</a> <a href="http://t.co/ppZn2zR0uP">pic.twitter.com/ppZn2zR0uP</a></p>&mdash; Karen Waldrup (@karenwaldrup) <a href="https://twitter.com/karenwaldrup/statuses/500296783327948800">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Good Game Day Morning! <a href="http://t.co/VcYY8dKevF">pic.twitter.com/VcYY8dKevF</a></p>&mdash; Keenan Lewis (@KGLewis28) <a href="https://twitter.com/KGLewis28/statuses/500293023117639680">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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