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Saints News, 10/9/15: Saints Anticipating Warm Welcome from Eagles Fans on Sunday

From Katherine Terrell at NOLA.com: "I'll be kind of excited. I like to sit by the bullseye we've got on the bus and see who's got the best aim out there," Lewis said. "I'm definitely excited to see it...They kinda missed last time, they hit the wrong window ... So hopefully they worked on their aim during their training camp as well." Added safety Jairus Byrd: "This is my first time actually going up there so I'm looking forward to seeing what they've got and what their aim is like."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sean Payton puts a bullseye on the <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> team bus as a motivational trick, to counter Philly fans egging.&#10;<a href="https://t.co/BzJDbGkgqG">pic.twitter.com/BzJDbGkgqG</a></p>&mdash; Katherine Fugate (@katherinefugate) <a href="https://twitter.com/katherinefugate/status/419599093338349568">January 4, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A week from tonight, the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> host the Falcons in the <a href="https://twitter.com/MBSuperdome">@MBSuperdome</a>! Tickets: <a href="http://t.co/aE1d0dBiYG">http://t.co/aE1d0dBiYG</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ATLvsNO?src=hash">#ATLvsNO</a> <a href="http://t.co/ZbzOvf0WOF">pic.twitter.com/ZbzOvf0WOF</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/652299157579808768">October 9, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Serious question: Do they encourage Michael Irvin to act like this or have they just given up on trying to control him?</p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/652255830042087424">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Three <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a>&#39; starting offensive linemen dealing with injuries <a href="http://t.co/P01zr1T5UA">http://t.co/P01zr1T5UA</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/652254408336609280">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If anyone wanna help those families affected by the storm in SC here is a link you can go to.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/FloodSCWithLove?src=hash">#FloodSCWithLove</a> <a href="http://t.co/mUJbqafgX4">pic.twitter.com/mUJbqafgX4</a></p>&mdash; Cj Spiller (@CJSPILLER) <a href="https://twitter.com/CJSPILLER/status/652244245793734657">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> starting LT Terron Armstead (knee) and starting LG Tim Lelito (back) both missed practice Thursday. ... <a href="http://t.co/wyOxrh8Gjn">http://t.co/wyOxrh8Gjn</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/652237463252025344">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Brandin Cooks, WR Marques Colston and DT Kevin Williams all returned to full participation on Thursday.</p>&mdash; Evan Woodbery (@TheSaintsBeat) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheSaintsBeat/status/652230434085060608">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">S Jairus Byrd (Knee), G Jahri Evans (Knee), CB Keenan Lewis (Hip) were limited.</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/652230258293383168">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">3 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> did not practice today. Injury Report: <a href="http://t.co/SUxORCim0O">http://t.co/SUxORCim0O</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/OchsnerHealth">@OchsnerHealth</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NOvsPHI?src=hash">#NOvsPHI</a> <a href="http://t.co/AOcHuvdx6x">pic.twitter.com/AOcHuvdx6x</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/652229930814672897">October 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pete mentions Chip Kelly in here ... Chip loves the NFL but has long been said to have eyes for the USC job. <a href="https://t.co/CWKEikwZCx">https://t.co/CWKEikwZCx</a></p>&mdash; Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) <a href="https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/652492320600924160">October 9, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

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Eagles News

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