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From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: “Mickey and I said this at the start of the offseason, ‘Let’s not lose track of why we’ve been successful and what’s been good to us,’” Payton said during the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. “And part of that is putting highly-motivated players in that locker room that care about each other. It’s something that seems so simple and yet, it’s not been our secret; it’s just been our formula. Getting the right type of guys that are smart, tough football players. That certainly will be an emphasis this offseason, and going into the draft as well.”

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> stressing character, culture with roster additions <a href="http://t.co/ZJf9iUF1Yq">http://t.co/ZJf9iUF1Yq</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/581239109492076544">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Since lastweekend&#39;s veteran combine, 11 teams have contacted LB Brandon Copeland; he&#39;s planning to visit 4 before picking one next week.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/581252045153415168">March 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Aaron Hernandez&#39;s fiancee is expected to testify on Friday <a href="http://t.co/02HMiSJbcH">http://t.co/02HMiSJbcH</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/581210533719863297">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Limited spots remain 4 my Passing Academy &amp; 7on7 Tournament <a href="https://twitter.com/DisneySports">@DisneySports</a>! <a href="http://t.co/2YFjMgGHlD">http://t.co/2YFjMgGHlD</a> <a href="http://t.co/75xewm9Cpp">pic.twitter.com/75xewm9Cpp</a></p>&mdash; Drew Brees (@drewbrees) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/581189929205514240">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tom Benson likely can&#39;t recover Saints/Pelicans share he gave to now-estranged relatives, Texas judge believes | <a href="http://t.co/MU7Ged0PvW">http://t.co/MU7Ged0PvW</a></p>&mdash; Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate/status/581188086589100032">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Keep in mind Tom Benson&#39;s lawyers have not thought much of that judge&#39;s opinions. And the judge&#39;s opinion won&#39;t have any bearing on that ...</p>&mdash; Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate/status/581188317506498560">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>... front of the Benson family dispute. However, it could be an insight into how a legal mind thinks things could end up being.</p>&mdash; Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate/status/581188494799716352">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Temporary overseers of TX trust caught up in Tom Benson dispute urge feuding family to find &#39;a peaceful resolution&#39; | <a href="http://t.co/THGOYZtezd">http://t.co/THGOYZtezd</a></p>&mdash; Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate/status/581168235459919872">March 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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