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Saints News, 7/7/15: Welcome to the Heart of the Offseason

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The New Orleans Saints start training camp on July 29, incredibly that is just a little over three weeks from now. As the players are getting ready for the grueling Greenbrier resort, we still have some Saints and NFL news for you right here.

NFL official Sarah Thomas during minicamp in New Orleans
NFL official Sarah Thomas during minicamp in New Orleans
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Russell Wilson says God spoke to him immediately after Super Bowl interception <a href="http://t.co/qlLybfEU0m">http://t.co/qlLybfEU0m</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/618175047895789568">July 6, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wishing former <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Bears?src=hash">#Bears</a> FB Matt Suhey a happy 57th birthday! <a href="http://t.co/sWpDb2uWuV">pic.twitter.com/sWpDb2uWuV</a></p>&mdash; Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChicagoBears/status/618425205413691392">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask is hoping Sarah Thomas gets booed <a href="http://t.co/PNCaKDZqf1">http://t.co/PNCaKDZqf1</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/618428334821777408">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Today&#39;s NFC South Q&amp;A question: What have other teams done on defense to try and close gap with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Panthers?src=hash">#Panthers</a> <a href="http://t.co/RGR3ohZpmk">http://t.co/RGR3ohZpmk</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/618420015000367104">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ESPN celebrates 25 years of OTL tonight. My supposed feud w: Sean Payton from their 2012 report has to make the special, right? Um no.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/618386014856454144">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ranking the New Orleans Saints&#39; 2015 roster: No. 14 Brandon Browner <a href="http://t.co/nSXLngCIYT">http://t.co/nSXLngCIYT</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/618398780707205120">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We settle the debate: Who are the 10 best QBs in the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NFL?src=hash">#NFL</a>? " <a href="http://t.co/tsdDyK3HYA">http://t.co/tsdDyK3HYA</a> <a href="http://t.co/pcfJRBwVU8">pic.twitter.com/pcfJRBwVU8</a></p>&mdash; FOX Sports (@FOXSports) <a href="https://twitter.com/FOXSports/status/618426715782578176">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/FOXSports">@FOXSports</a> (looks through slideshow, sees one name missing) <a href="http://t.co/DQmDYG7n3A">pic.twitter.com/DQmDYG7n3A</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/618432396799643648">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees is the only QB to finish in the top 5 for accuracy percentage each of the last 6 seasons <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WHODAT?src=hash">#WHODAT</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HOF?src=hash">#HOF</a> <a href="http://t.co/DzlezYu4Bw">pic.twitter.com/DzlezYu4Bw</a></p>&mdash; Pro Football Focus (@PFF) <a href="https://twitter.com/PFF/status/617087415153500160">July 3, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

Most Intriguing Games on the Saints' 2015 Schedule: No. 16 - Jacksonville Jaguars - NOLA.com Katherine Terrell ranks every Saints game for the upcoming season.

Ranking the New Orleans Saints 2015 Roster: No. 14: Brandon Browner - NOLA.com Larry Holder ranks 2015 Saints players.

Saints Brandin Cooks might have gone to UCLA instead of Oregon State - NOLA.com Amos Morales III recounts this interesting story about the Saints second-year wide receiver's college choice.

Fantasy Football Outlook for the 2015 New Orleans Saints. - thefakefootball.com Rich Hribar takes an early look at the 2015 Saints fantasy football potential.

Another Reason Why C.J. Spiller Will Be a Thriller - bigeasybeliever.com Barry Hirstius believes running back CJ Spiller is primed for a great season in 2015.

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NFL News

I hope Sarah Thomas Gets Booed - SI.com Amy Trask, the first female CEO in NFL history, hopes that Sarah Thomas, the first female official in NFL history gets booed.

Players to Watch During Training Camp - SI.com Chris Burke and Doug Farrar take a look at a few players that may blow up in training camp this year.

Rob Gronkowski and David Ortiz are making music videos - cbssports.com It's summertime and if Gronk wasn't having a lot of unadulterated fun we'd be worried.

Jason Pierre-Paul May Miss Part of the Regular Season - cbssports.com The New York Giants DE may have injured his hands more seriously than initially though.

FSU dismisses Freshman QB De'andre Johnson After Altercation with a Woman - NFL.com (Video) The Freshman quarterback who was only suspended at first, was dismissed after a disturbing video surfaced of him hitting a female in a bar.