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Saints News, 5/21/15: Drew Brees Says Younger Saints Receivers Are Ready for Larger Roles

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From USA Today: "I think the message that was sent to our young skill position players is that we feel like we have the right tools in the building," Brees said Wednesday, referring to New Orleans' draft selections. "Our young receivers have some great opportunities. It's been a fun offseason for me in that regard, starting to envision how it could all come together for some of those guys. Some of them are ready. It's just a matter of the opportunity that we're able to give them."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The best kind of sleep tho!! Lol one my legs off the bed n woke up droolin. Slept so hard woke up too refreshed ya dig</p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/601353953888980993">May 21, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees&#39; positive spin on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> drafting QB, no offensive weapons <a href="http://t.co/UfPAKYuy3e">http://t.co/UfPAKYuy3e</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/601181892583522304">May 21, 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> rookies ending their tour of NOLA with a crawfish boil <a href="http://t.co/8h74ZoznSw">pic.twitter.com/8h74ZoznSw</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/601174411878600704">May 20, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees: Young players have opportunity to contribute right away <a href="http://t.co/MEGdyX0DVn">http://t.co/MEGdyX0DVn</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/601174035444142081">May 20, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Brees on WR competition: Good to bring in veteran presence to set good examples, create competition. It sends message that you gotta earn it</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/601166609126989825">May 20, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Brees on attacking defenses: So many teams play nontraditional packages to get best players on field. Have to determine how defenses view us</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/601164550227021825">May 20, 2015</a></blockquote>

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