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Saints News, 12/8/15: Saints Players Feel like They're Close to Breaking Through

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Delusional much?

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John DeShazier: Saints players feel like they're close to breaking through
Davison: 'We know we’re a good team'

Deuce McAllister fills in on New Orleans Saints radio broadcasts - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
Former New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister will fill in on radio broadcasts for former Saints RB Hokie Gajan has Gajan steps away to fight cancer.

Breaking down Brandon Browner's season by receivers' 40 times - Black and Gold

Brandon Browner contract details - Black and Gold

LOOK: Brandon Browner, Shannon Sharpe trade jabs on Twitter - CBSSports.com
Brandon Browner didn't like it when Shannon Sharpe criticized him on Twitter.

Want to get rid of Brandon Browner? Here's what it would cost | NOLA.com
The Saints fully guaranteed Browner's 2016 base salary, so the savings realized by letting him go -- whether in cash or in cap space -- would be limited.

Brandon Browner: More sinner than saint for the Saints
New Orleans Saints cornerback Brandon Browner butted heads with defensive coordinator Dennis Allen Sunday, only to follow with a Monday night Twitter rant.

Brandon Browner, Who Is Bad, Makes Fun Of Shannon Sharpe's Teeth
Brandon Browner has had a horrendous season just in terms of defensive coverage. Add in the absurd amount of penalties, and the Saints cornerback is on the verge of making history.

Sean Payton's Monday Press Conference
Head Coach Sean Payton addresses the media on Monday, Dec. 7.

Andrus Peat, "I definitely felt more comfortable"
New Orleans Saints Offensive Lineman Andrus Peat met with media Monday, Dec. 7 and talked about how the transition from tackle to guard has gone the past couple games. Video by Brendan Hassett

Monday's Saints Locker Room interviews
Andrus Peat, Tyler Davison and Kenny Vaccaro spoke with the media on Monday

Saints' Stephone Anthony on pace to set franchise record
As dysfunctional as the Saints defense has been this season, rookie linebacker Stephone Anthony has been steadily improving and is a lone bright spot.

Delvin Breaux said his hamstring feels better, was 'miserable' sitting out vs. Panthers | NOLA.com
"My hamstring just got tight on me. That was it," Breaux said.

Dannell Ellerbe 'close' to return, frustrated injury has lingered - Black and Gold

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PFT’s Week 14 Power Rankings | ProFootballTalk
29. Saints (4-8; No. 27): There was a reason the Seahawks and then the Patriots let Brandon Browner leave. The Saints are now realizing that, every week.

Player spending could surpass $200 million per team for the first time | ProFootballTalk
With the salary cap poised to crack $150 million in 2016 (one source told PFT it could meet or exceed $155 million), the NFL may cross a new per-team spending threshold for the first time.

NFC playoff picture: The East is a mess | ProFootballTalk
The NFC East is a mess. If that wasn't clear before, Monday night's Dallas-Washington game sealed it: There are now three 5-7 teams and one 4-8 team in the worst division in football. Someone has to win the NFC East, and that someone will get to host a playoff game.

Ron Rivera might park some starters, but doesn’t want to | ProFootballTalk
Faced with a hypothetical, Panthers coach Ron Rivera admitted he might rest some starters if the Panthers got to 15-0. But it's also clear he's not wild about the idea. Rivera seemed open to the possibility, with many conditions.