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Saints News, 7/28/15: Saints Sign TE Kevin Brock, G Cole Manhart

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From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: Brock, 29, has bounced around the NFL with 10 different teams since originally joining the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted rookie out of Rutgers in 2009 – mostly on practice squads and offseason rosters. But he finally started to see significant playing time over the past two years with the Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals. Manhart (6-4, 298) originally signed with the Philadelphia Eagles after this year’s draft but was released when they signed a veteran guard in June. Manhart played left tackle at Division II Nebraska-Kearney but projects as a guard in the NFL.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">As expected, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> have officially released Junior Galette today</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/625771048215138304">July 27, 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> also signed TE Kevin Brock and G Cole Manhart and waived-injured center Michael Brewster.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/625771315811774464">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> arrive at <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Greenbrier">@The_Greenbrier</a> this afternoon! Greenbrier camp info: <a href="http://t.co/F0lx87weAR">http://t.co/F0lx87weAR</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/nsHXZWIf9e">pic.twitter.com/nsHXZWIf9e</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/626012390224736256">July 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My look at 15 questions for the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> offense leading up to training camp <a href="http://t.co/4GYIvgTajn">http://t.co/4GYIvgTajn</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/626004972572950528">July 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;I love playing for the city. I like the direction we’re heading in.&quot; - <a href="https://twitter.com/AntDavis23">@AntDavis23</a>&#10;&#10;READ: <a href="http://t.co/3FNqc7kAHa">http://t.co/3FNqc7kAHa</a> <a href="http://t.co/rP9HqQwKRm">pic.twitter.com/rP9HqQwKRm</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/PelicansNBA/status/625767378001879040">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yep, that&#39;s me! RT <a href="https://twitter.com/brkruse">@brkruse</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16">@LanceMoore16</a> is it just me, or are you on this rerun of K&amp;P I&#39;m watching tonight? <a href="http://t.co/f4Ljr8Xw00">pic.twitter.com/f4Ljr8Xw00</a></p>&mdash; Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) <a href="https://twitter.com/LanceMoore16/status/625846707683753985">July 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Water Gun Fight! 100 degrees in New Orleans...so Daddy got Super Soakers! Felt like a kid again. <a href="https://t.co/eSlzlMoV3g">https://t.co/eSlzlMoV3g</a></p>&mdash; Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenjaminSWatson/status/625846383627644928">July 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No big deal, just a SEMI TRUCK flying 160 feet through the air! (via <a href="https://twitter.com/verge">@verge</a>) <a href="http://t.co/5LhPkrmAwY">http://t.co/5LhPkrmAwY</a> <a href="http://t.co/vH5Z2P4Fsf">pic.twitter.com/vH5Z2P4Fsf</a></p>&mdash; SB Nation (@SBNation) <a href="https://twitter.com/SBNation/status/625815961086595072">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Semi-truck jumps 166 feet, breaks world record <a href="http://t.co/GMHGWZSCzu">http://t.co/GMHGWZSCzu</a> <a href="http://t.co/NZTfYfuR2v">pic.twitter.com/NZTfYfuR2v</a></p>&mdash; Yahoo (@Yahoo) <a href="https://twitter.com/Yahoo/status/625820721197903873">July 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">CAPTION THIS!!!&#10;&#10;Just told Maxwell I&#39;m leaving tomorrow for training camp.&#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WHODAT?src=hash">#WHODAT</a> <a href="http://t.co/5bp7U66eMq">pic.twitter.com/5bp7U66eMq</a></p>&mdash; Thomas Morstead (@thomasmorstead) <a href="https://twitter.com/thomasmorstead/status/625814281964113920">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It&#39;s time to get re-twisted lookin like I copped The Weeknd hairstyle at da moment <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/camptomorrow?src=hash">#camptomorrow</a> <a href="http://t.co/52xQEo66qW">pic.twitter.com/52xQEo66qW</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/625813893302976512">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mr. n Mrs Benson could not be happier w/their association with the <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballHOF">@ProFootballHOF</a> and the Legends Landing. <a href="http://t.co/BwENzZ6N8P">pic.twitter.com/BwENzZ6N8P</a></p>&mdash; Greg Bensel (@GregBensel) <a href="https://twitter.com/GregBensel/status/625805416878968832">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cardale Jones, other Buckeyes get scared in Ohio State dummy prank. VIDEO: <a href="http://t.co/dK9nvmusxI">http://t.co/dK9nvmusxI</a> <a href="http://t.co/5MrESmAq0v">pic.twitter.com/5MrESmAq0v</a></p>&mdash; Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) <a href="https://twitter.com/YahooDrSaturday/status/625796301146472448">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">NFL releases list of fines for on-field infractions for the 2015 season <a href="http://t.co/naASCDVo02">http://t.co/naASCDVo02</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/625772782278832128">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Now two days from <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> reporting, ICYMI: My full training camp preview <a href="http://t.co/ASeMXHssRY">http://t.co/ASeMXHssRY</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/625772439365152768">July 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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