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From the Associated Press: "One thing you can see with football players, you can see who probably did not play baseball," Payton said, smiling as he referred to a recent practice drill in which he asked linemen to catch punts. "I kind of have a feeling that when C.J. was running track and field, playing baseball, basketball, he probably did all of those things real well. That's my guess." C. J. Spiller said, "Coach Payton's track record speaks for itself. He uses guys with our type of skill set. So to me, it's very friendly because you can be running the ball and then if you're blessed enough to have great pass catching abilities they're going to find ways to try to get you the ball in space."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead">@thomasmorstead</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22">@MarkIngram22</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/brandincooks">@brandincooks</a> I appreciate the thank u videos for fans on <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Snapchat">@Snapchat</a> -Who Dat‼️ <a href="http://t.co/mtA1CFfwOk">pic.twitter.com/mtA1CFfwOk</a></p>&mdash; Karen Waldrup (@karenwaldrup) <a href="https://twitter.com/karenwaldrup/status/611691734024744960">June 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tonight - Mr and Mrs Benson enjoyed the company former President Bush and his wife Barbara at their home in Maine. <a href="http://t.co/Vzw5pDMRQO">pic.twitter.com/Vzw5pDMRQO</a></p>&mdash; Greg Bensel (@GregBensel) <a href="https://twitter.com/GregBensel/status/611688361191972864">June 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Statement from lawyer for Renee Benson, Rita LeBlanc and Ryan LeBlanc <a href="http://t.co/Reh30fxUq5">pic.twitter.com/Reh30fxUq5</a></p>&mdash; Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) <a href="https://twitter.com/RVargasAdvocate/status/611646278611660800">June 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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