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Saints News, 8/17/15: Saints Change Practice Schedule: Off Monday, Practice Tuesday

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From Mike Triplett at ESPN.com: They will now take Monday off, with players returning for a practice and walk-through on Tuesday instead. Nothing has changed with the joint practices with the New England Patriots, which are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> fan photos from yesterday : <a href="http://t.co/NQfukpwS9y">http://t.co/NQfukpwS9y</a> <a href="http://t.co/DvKv1UjGvO">pic.twitter.com/DvKv1UjGvO</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/633262760793636864">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">New Orleans may be the country&#39;s most creative city <a href="http://t.co/ukFwODzhA9">http://t.co/ukFwODzhA9</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/633239942995550208">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Many think Tom Brady should sue Ted Wells for defamation; here&#39;s why Brady shouldn&#39;t <a href="http://t.co/vllI8XVKZ7">http://t.co/vllI8XVKZ7</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/633130405957398528">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/Tim_Hightower">@tim_hightower</a> Interview with Saints Running Back Tim Hightower: Determination, Heart, Football <a href="http://t.co/RwjrPDeFQq">http://t.co/RwjrPDeFQq</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC">@SaintsCSC</a></p>&mdash; Alexis Walsko (@LolaRedGal) <a href="https://twitter.com/LolaRedGal/status/633107536095215616">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder">@LarryHolder</a> calm down</p>&mdash; akiem hicks (@The_Dream99) <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Dream99/status/633111784724021250">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Today&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsQB?src=hash">#SaintsQB</a> Challenge: Pinball! WATCH: <a href="http://t.co/E9hCLnWBeA">http://t.co/E9hCLnWBeA</a> <a href="http://t.co/dtdgoyogq5">pic.twitter.com/dtdgoyogq5</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/633103284056756224">August 17, 2015</a></blockquote>

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