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Saints News, 5/6/15: Saints 'Stacking' CB Position by Drafting P.J. Williams, Damian Swann

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From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: “There was a little less pressure going into the draft with the addition of a few of those veteran players, and yet we’re seeing a lot more sub-offenses now. And we just feel like we need to stack that position,” Payton said after the draft. “I know the immediate question is you start penciling names and, ‘Where do they all fit?’ And really the true honest answer to that is we’re going to see. We’re going to have them out there and create the competition and look at guys.”

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just drove past the Saints facility. There was a small group of players doing informal drills.</p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/status/595947796567498752">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Very interesting <a href="https://t.co/vkDLXtK4fq">https://t.co/vkDLXtK4fq</a></p>&mdash; Jonathan Vilma (@JonVilma51) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonVilma51/status/595954752854298624">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tues. podcast (Def. coming Wed.) Which Saints offensive players will feel effects of &#39;15 draft <a href="http://t.co/ZBspCEXYHl">http://t.co/ZBspCEXYHl</a> <a href="http://t.co/H0U943i0xa">pic.twitter.com/H0U943i0xa</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/595939614143152128">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ICYMI: Former <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> LB Scott Shanle &#39;blown away&#39; after working with Hau&#39;oli Kikaha in months leading up to draft <a href="http://t.co/JFilkKOEby">http://t.co/JFilkKOEby</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/595938116390690816">May 6, 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> announce training camp dates; full offseason calendar <a href="http://t.co/V0ArdFMxcc">http://t.co/V0ArdFMxcc</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/595937866624020481">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DeflateGate?src=hash">#DeflateGate</a> investigation still lingers, only 16 days from the ultimate annual bad-news dump site <a href="http://t.co/biFeyf29DA">http://t.co/biFeyf29DA</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/595933726539907072">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Buccaneers to have more up-tempo offense under Dirk Koetter <a href="http://t.co/P47KWbLBuk">http://t.co/P47KWbLBuk</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/595919302664036352">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Chase the vision, not the money</p>&mdash; Khiry Robinson (@_numberthreeRB) <a href="https://twitter.com/_numberthreeRB/status/595806736537284609">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Would vent to Twitter but what does that accomplish? Nothing</p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/status/595801287205224448">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The semifinalists have been announced!&#10;&#10;How to cast your vote for the next <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MaddenCover?src=hash">#MaddenCover</a>: <a href="http://t.co/F13J4dFZ9I">http://t.co/F13J4dFZ9I</a> <a href="http://t.co/BpPgJ8jx7F">pic.twitter.com/BpPgJ8jx7F</a></p>&mdash; #MaddenCover (@EAMaddenNFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/EAMaddenNFL/status/595375123365957633">May 4, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just took a selfie with myself. Wrong on so many levels... <a href="http://t.co/yCPDtTQhSn">pic.twitter.com/yCPDtTQhSn</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/status/595762497707220993">May 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/neershah9">@neershah9</a> Saints fans always seem convinced Saints will take cancers with freak skills. Never going to learn</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/595734633515491328">May 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">NFL analyst Greg Cosell very high on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> draft: <a href="http://t.co/ewoxR72ksV">http://t.co/ewoxR72ksV</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/YahooSports">@YahooSports</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/595722416539709440">May 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">And here go the Bears: Bears have agreed to terms with 6th-rd pick Tayo Fabuluje on 4-year contract. Will have whole draft class signed soon</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/595718830330146819">May 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Saints rookie film review: Hau’oli Kikaha should bring some violent intentions to the New Orleans defense <a href="http://t.co/cAuGjFtzr7">http://t.co/cAuGjFtzr7</a></p>&mdash; Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) <a href="https://twitter.com/nick_underhill/status/595703961744728065">May 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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