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Saints News, 12/14/15: Saints Couldn't Find Better Inspiration than 'Fighter' Tim Hightower

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From Mike Triplett: Afterward, he couldn't hide all of his emotion. Hightower hugged each of his teammates as they walked into the locker room, according to Cox Sports Television. "Very emotional," said Hightower, who explained that he felt a connection between the adversity he had overcome in his career and the adversity the Saints (5-8) had overcome by finally winning their first game in six weeks.

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