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Saints News, 6/17/15: Delvin Breaux, Brandin Cooks Continue to Stand Out in Saints Practice

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From Mike Triplett: Breaux, 25, signed with the Saints this year after two standout seasons in the Canadian Football League. The New Orleans native never played college football because of a broken neck he suffered in a high school game. But he earned his way to the NFL through semi-pro football, the Arena League and the CFL.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">NBA season is over. 89 days till <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> football returns‼️ <a href="http://t.co/YNsPF9A71y">pic.twitter.com/YNsPF9A71y</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/611020479416045569">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Delvin Breaux, Brandin Cooks continue to stand out in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> practice <a href="http://t.co/fuuKLytCo1">http://t.co/fuuKLytCo1</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/611176027591577601">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Saints fans already lined up! <a href="http://t.co/ABtK3rjBrF">pic.twitter.com/ABtK3rjBrF</a></p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/status/611166715523665920">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Looking forward to another great day at <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> the highlight of my summer every year! <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/ZUN1km6v6z">pic.twitter.com/ZUN1km6v6z</a></p>&mdash; Jubo (@JudyBoggan) <a href="https://twitter.com/JudyBoggan/status/611162879765536768">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Gates for minicamp open at 10:15 am <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="https://t.co/0YbcDrLmOR">https://t.co/0YbcDrLmOR</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/611158415197499392">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Player video interviews from yesterday: Brees, Colston, Browner, Peat and more <a href="http://t.co/vvA8rwqTlJ">http://t.co/vvA8rwqTlJ</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/dZzumaRON6">pic.twitter.com/dZzumaRON6</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/611149557775400960">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Photos from yesterday at <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/QF0a725zMv">http://t.co/QF0a725zMv</a> <a href="http://t.co/Detr2NdVKL">pic.twitter.com/Detr2NdVKL</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/611128675883458560">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Them <a href="https://twitter.com/warriors">@warriors</a> deserved it man! Happy for those boys!!</p>&mdash; Mark Ingram (@MarkIngram22) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22/status/611020409488674816">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">They gon hate me in the locker room tomorrow </p>&mdash; Terron Armstead (@T_Armstead72) <a href="https://twitter.com/T_Armstead72/status/611021022045863936">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Gotta respect <a href="https://twitter.com/KingJames">@KingJames</a> and Cleveland. Love the fight in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Believeland?src=hash">#Believeland</a></p>&mdash; Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenjaminSWatson/status/611020174938865664">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congrats to Steph Curry and the Warriors <a href="https://t.co/dx5My1saZe">https://t.co/dx5My1saZe</a></p>&mdash; Brandon Browner (@bbrowner27) <a href="https://twitter.com/bbrowner27/status/611017607525875712">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">94-83 my number my dads number? Coincidence? I think not? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/nbafinals?src=hash">#nbafinals</a> <a href="http://t.co/J6fKtRb3E3">pic.twitter.com/J6fKtRb3E3</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/611015975534596099">June 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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