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Saints News, 3/30/15: Saints Could Remain Active, All The Way Through Draft Weekend

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From PFT.com: They’re talking to Cam Jordan about an extension, but apparently could be talked into letting someone else do the honors if they can’t agree on his value. And Payton admitted last week at the owners meetings that they’re still talking to Jahri Evans about what the appropriate numbers would look like (i.e. how much of a pay cut he’ll swallow, from his scheduled $7.5 million in salary and bonuses) on a restructured deal. After trading Jimmy Graham to Seattle and Kenny Stills to Miami, the Saints have five of the first 78 picks in the 2015 NFL Draft (13, 31, 44, 75 and 78), which gives them plenty of ammunition to make a move.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>More moves could be on the horizon for the already busy Saints <a href="http://t.co/Lu3cYpVLwp">http://t.co/Lu3cYpVLwp</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/582508436363034624">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Stopped by the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RBguesthouse?src=hash">#RBguesthouse</a> this weekend to hang with my <a href="https://twitter.com/redbull">@redbull</a> Familia <a href="https://twitter.com/Steellafferty">@steellafferty</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/louievito">@louievito</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ChaseGarrett23">@chasegarrett23</a> <a href="http://t.co/8JBr6m2Nrj">pic.twitter.com/8JBr6m2Nrj</a></p>&mdash; Reggie Bush (@ReggieBush) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReggieBush/status/582394740966051841">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>My asthma been tripping today pollen got me all messed up</p>&mdash; rafael bush (@rbush36) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbush36/status/582392969229111296">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Great road win to start the season! Thanks <a href="https://twitter.com/cdole13">@cdole13</a> &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/jawsespn">@jawsespn</a> for the game ball. On to <a href="https://twitter.com/SpokaneShock">@SpokaneShock</a> next week <a href="http://t.co/Kz9KAI6ShQ">pic.twitter.com/Kz9KAI6ShQ</a></p>&mdash; Marques Colston (@MarquesColston) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarquesColston/status/582376960673841152">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Great run by the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Zags?src=hash">#Zags</a>. Proud of coach Few, the team, and the program thats been built in Spokane. &#10;-SG</p>&mdash; steve gleason (@TeamGleason) <a href="https://twitter.com/TeamGleason/status/582345194374316032">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>If not a suspect Wile E. Coyote is at least a person of interest: &#10;&#10;(h/t Reddit/Tumblr) <a href="http://t.co/tSxlAw7NNF">pic.twitter.com/tSxlAw7NNF</a></p>&mdash; David Nelson (@DavidNelsonNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/DavidNelsonNews/status/580408394886078464">March 24, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/WrestleMania">@WrestleMania</a> is tonight - <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94">@camjordan94</a> is ready! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/AtKeAx2BFK">pic.twitter.com/AtKeAx2BFK</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/582171725787344896">March 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Saints CB Brian Dixon accused police officers of racial bias <a href="http://t.co/iVzIuD9tc2">http://t.co/iVzIuD9tc2</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/582272722178297857">March 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>All of you people calling for Brian Dixon&#39;s release earlier feeling different now? Seems like a very minor arrest.</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/582252816271597568">March 29, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

Saints could remain active, all the way through draft weekend | ProFootballTalk
Saints coach Sean Payton made it clear last week — during an impromptu media ethics lecture — that he had no intention of ever including quarterback Drew Brees in his team's extreme makeover. But that doesn't mean some more significant changes aren't coming.

Tackle? Guard? Question only adds to appeal of LSU's La'el Collins - ESPN
LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins insists he wouldn't have any problem moving inside if that's what his next employer prefers

Kenny Hilliard talks at LSU Pro Day
Kenny Hilliard talks about meeting the Saints and the possibility of being drafted by them. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)

Jeff Ireland's first suggestion to New Orleans Saints: 'Keep me in min - ESPN
Jeff Ireland has experience working with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.

New Orleans Saints Draft Prospects: Senquez Golson, CB, Ole Miss
We continue on our series with another position of need, the slot cornerback. Senquez Golson out of Ole Miss is a ballhawk with the desired agility.

potential Saints picks beyond 13 | The Saints Nation

Source: Saints schedule visit with Western Kentucky CB Dalton Patterson - Black and Gold

Saints cornerback Brian Dixon released from jail after early arrest in Miami Beach | NOLA.com
Dixon tweeted shortly after being released from jail that he fully cooperated with police.

Saints cornerback arrested in Miami Beach | ProFootballTalk
Saints cornerback Brian Dixon has been arrested in Miami Beach for resisting arrest without violence.  Per multiple sources, the arrest occurred early this morning. It's unclear why Dixon was being arrested in the first place.  He's charged only with resisting arrest.

History of the 13th and 31st pick overall | The Saints Nation

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NFL News

Grigson, Pagano relationship may have been strained by #DeflateGate | ProFootballTalk
The curiously selective leak from last week that Colts coach Chuck Pagano will enter a lame-duck season without a new contract, which came without a mention that Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson occupies the same posture, has raised legitimate questions about their working relationship.

NFL to begin research Monday into enhanced camera system | ProFootballTalk
Whatever Patriots coach Bill Belichick said last week in Arizona, it worked.  The NFL will soon be taking a closer look at the use of fixed cameras during games, at the goal line and elsewhere. Soon as in very soon.

Nearly every NFL team wants extra points to change, but how | ProFootballTalk
It's clear that the NFL as an institution wants to make the extra point an actual football play, instead of a pro forma kick that no one ever misses, few want to participate in (especially Rob Gronkowski) and fewer even watch.