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Saints News, 8/13/15: Pete Carroll 'couldn't believe' the Saints would give up Jimmy Graham

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From John Hendrix at Who Dat Dish: “I couldn’t believe they’d give him up,” Carroll said. “I (said) ‘Why would they do that? Why would they give him up?’ Because we didn’t know the whole story....Later we figure out that they had somewhat of a falling out with some issues about his franchise tag number and all that kind of stuff and they had to go to court with it and it was a very difficult situation and all that. It made him available. All the way through the process, I couldn’t believe they were doing it. (General manager John Schneider) kept moving it, and it was going along, and I thought they were going to pull the plug on it, but they didn’t.”

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Lawd thank you for getting us to Baltimore safely <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/squad?src=hash">#squad</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/camplyfe?src=hash">#camplyfe</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/whodat?src=hash">#whodat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/jenkinsjohn6">@jenkinsjohn6</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Dream99">@The_Dream99</a> <a href="http://t.co/yeAhvkksAK">pic.twitter.com/yeAhvkksAK</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/631645322838675456">August 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens">@Ravens</a> fan sends Saints nice note following fun Gameday weekend experience in New Orleans <a href="http://t.co/kjNCjr0ClY">http://t.co/kjNCjr0ClY</a> <a href="http://t.co/U4dL4VlJ2B">pic.twitter.com/U4dL4VlJ2B</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/631823723176308736">August 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is a first!!! Seeing my breath in August!! Love it <a href="https://t.co/GD2orMaFiA">https://t.co/GD2orMaFiA</a></p>&mdash; Garrett Hartley (@GHartley5) <a href="https://twitter.com/GHartley5/status/631787953241632768">August 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Six games tonight: Saints at Ravens, Jets at Lions, Packers at Patriots, Redskins at Browns, Dolphins at Bears, Cowboys at Chargers.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/631773481642934272">August 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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