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Saints Training Camp 2015 Day 21 Recap: First Joint Practice with the Pats

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Everything you need to know about the New Orleans Saints first joint practice with the New England Patriots at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Saints and Pats will be back at it tomorrow.

Saints center Max Unger (60) had a great day against the Pats in training camp today.
Saints center Max Unger (60) had a great day against the Pats in training camp today.
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Who's Working, Who's Not

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">delvin breaux is not dressed out</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/633993296084365312">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hau&#39;oli Kikaha is in full pads. Looks like he&#39;ll be back at practice today.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/633993502892949504">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jerry West and <a href="https://twitter.com/bubbawatson">@bubbawatson</a> checking out <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a>-<a href="https://twitter.com/Patriots">@Patriots</a> practice <a href="http://t.co/XUxVam1d0S">pic.twitter.com/XUxVam1d0S</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/633994023913525248">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Either Austin Brown has super human healing, or they&#39;ve already given 97 to someone else</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/633994751595970560">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Breaking: Jairus Byrd is nowhere to be found. Moving on.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/633995871890350080">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No sign of Brandon Browner.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/633996003595653120">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ben Watson has returned.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/633996786412220416">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Saints rookie DBs Damian Swann, P.J. Williams will get lots of work today with Browner, Lewis and Breaux out</p>&mdash; John DeShazier (@JohnDeShazier) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier/status/633998009781624833">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sanford is out here in shorts</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/633999758969937920">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Absence list: Keenan, Spiller, Vaccaro, Jamarca Sanford, Browner, Breaux, Humber, Powell, Ellerbe, Kevin Brock, Spencer and Byrd.</p>&mdash; Evan Woodbery (@TheSaintsBeat) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheSaintsBeat/status/633998124781031424">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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The Stars are Out, So are the Fans

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">So there are a lot of people here <a href="https://t.co/5b1xt0vX7k">https://t.co/5b1xt0vX7k</a></p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/633999513523458049">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tom Brady and the <a href="https://twitter.com/Patriots">@Patriots</a> take the field <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="https://t.co/ragUVUvJia">https://t.co/ragUVUvJia</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/633999588337299456">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Drew Brees getting a mean stretch on. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/VineTime?src=hash">#VineTime</a> <a href="https://t.co/sTHK8ibUTH">https://t.co/sTHK8ibUTH</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634000321468084224">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">PITBULL! <a href="https://t.co/z1A3OCyxaH">https://t.co/z1A3OCyxaH</a></p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/634000745273139200">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Former teammates. Brady talking to <a href="https://twitter.com/BenWatsonJr">@BenWatsonJr</a> &#10;Watson just returned to prax. Wife gave birth over weekend. &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/wdsu">@wdsu</a> <a href="http://t.co/HL8yt9WDHA">pic.twitter.com/HL8yt9WDHA</a></p>&mdash; Fletcher Mackel (@FletcherMackel) <a href="https://twitter.com/FletcherMackel/status/633995065703182336">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Play Ball

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> battling the pass rush <a href="http://t.co/xLrgBGEriK">pic.twitter.com/xLrgBGEriK</a></p>&mdash; Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) <a href="https://twitter.com/KristianGaric1/status/634001784416112640">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">QB, WR short passing drills. <a href="https://t.co/LvioVKvFKv">https://t.co/LvioVKvFKv</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634001785062092802">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mark Ingram, Khiry Robinson on receiving drills. <a href="https://t.co/XrQA8GQVRG">https://t.co/XrQA8GQVRG</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634002359945965569">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cooks against Bradley Fletcher, makes a diving TD catch from Brees</p>&mdash; Katherine Terrell (@Kat_Terrell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kat_Terrell/status/634005490587058176">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Is it Me or does Brandin Cooks look Ready for a Breakout Year?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/brandincooks">@brandincooks</a> vs Patriots&#39; Brady Fletcher <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/0b7DT2jYxU">pic.twitter.com/0b7DT2jYxU</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/634006362914205697">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Seeing lots of comments on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Brandin Cooks having strong performance in 7 on 7 (on other field) <a href="https://t.co/0fBO3wckrH">https://t.co/0fBO3wckrH</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/634007196506947584">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cooks made best catch in individuals. Deep ball from Brees with Bradley Fletcher draped on him.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634007900755755008">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Give Tyeler Davison points for consistency, giving Pats OL the same fits he has given Saints OL</p>&mdash; John DeShazier (@JohnDeShazier) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier/status/634007217784684545">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">1 vs 1... Saints starting o-line was 6-3 vs. Pats starting d-line. Armstead finally actually got beat pretty good by Chandler Jones</p>&mdash; Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) <a href="https://twitter.com/nick_underhill/status/634008017403531264">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Terron Armstead stones Rob Ninkovich in 1 on 1 back to back not even close</p>&mdash; Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) <a href="https://twitter.com/KristianGaric1/status/634010261846933504">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints May Have Found a Steady Kick Returner in Marcus Murphy

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Live kickoff work (although no tackling to ground). Marcus Murphy, Willie Snead IV getting reps as returners.</p>&mdash; Evan Woodbery (@TheSaintsBeat) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheSaintsBeat/status/634008404919496705">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Non tackling drills or not, Marcus Murphy just looks like he has &quot;it&quot; as a returner</p>&mdash; John DeShazier (@JohnDeShazier) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier/status/634008795392380928">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Marcus Murphy pops off a nice return in KO drills. Probably about a 40 yarder.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634008801478320128">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Marcus Murphy might be the troof as a returner</p>&mdash; Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) <a href="https://twitter.com/nick_underhill/status/634009250566664192">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Marcus Murphy really impressing in the return game <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> vs <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patriots?src=hash">#Patriots</a></p>&mdash; Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) <a href="https://twitter.com/KristianGaric1/status/634009265234120704">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Unger and Armstead Dominate, Peat a Work in Progress

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> C Max Unger continues to impress in 1 on 1 pass rush drills, this time against <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patriots?src=hash">#Patriots</a>. Standing guys up consistently.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/634010493485760512">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If Max Unger were a boxer, he&#39;d be the undefeated heavyweight champ. Just doesn&#39;t lose one-on-ones</p>&mdash; John DeShazier (@JohnDeShazier) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier/status/634011109884887040">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> RT Andrus Peat having issues in this 1 on 1 pass rush drill. Has looked much better last week, but hasn&#39;t shined in this drill.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/634010773887557638">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Saints OL vs Pat DL: Unger, Armstead shine; Gs 1-1 in battles; Strief 1-1. Peat struggles.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634010903114055680">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Heard that before.  <a href="https://t.co/Cnmf9dEtQD">https://t.co/Cnmf9dEtQD</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634011227539271681">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Liked what I saw from Saints first team OL in final round. Predictably, Unger and Armstead dominate.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634012059781480448">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Brady, Brees Doing Their Thing

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tom Brady to Gronk TD over Vinnie Sunseri.&#10;Fans loud ovation.&#10;Far more Pats fans here than Who Dats. &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/wdsu">@wdsu</a> <a href="http://t.co/HeFRdJ6ofu">pic.twitter.com/HeFRdJ6ofu</a></p>&mdash; Fletcher Mackel (@FletcherMackel) <a href="https://twitter.com/FletcherMackel/status/634011939513831425">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">@drewbrees</a> to <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkIngram22">@MarkIngram22</a> for the score! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="https://t.co/Bs0XyxOf1N">https://t.co/Bs0XyxOf1N</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/634012710708113409">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Brees to Josh Morgan TD <a href="http://t.co/AMvstaxmB1">pic.twitter.com/AMvstaxmB1</a></p>&mdash; Kristian Garic (@KristianGaric1) <a href="https://twitter.com/KristianGaric1/status/634025285709660160">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Greatness..Brady and Brees lead 2 minute drives completed with stunning accuracy in their respective TD passes..<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a></p>&mdash; Paul Boron (@pboron88) <a href="https://twitter.com/pboron88/status/634025488890118144">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Brady 10-14, sacked four times. Brees 20-27</p>&mdash; Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) <a href="https://twitter.com/nick_underhill/status/634028834287931392">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Leg Day

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hopkins only goes 2-4 in FGs. Worst I&#39;ve seen from him.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634028051299438592">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hocker hits 3-4 on FGs today.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634028623834558464">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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That's A Wrap

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">That&#39;s a wrap for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patriots?src=hash">#Patriots</a> practice; teams doing post-practice runs</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/634031371023814657">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> QBs and WRs wrap up a little extra work in the rain <a href="http://t.co/Irss5e796G">pic.twitter.com/Irss5e796G</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/634034447856336896">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Strief said today&#39;s practice with NE is about as good as a dual practice can go. I agree. Tons of work. No brawls.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/634034482513772544">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Biggest takeaway of practice for me was Saints going after CB Malcolm Butler in 11-on-11s. First time we have seen Butler struggle in camp.</p>&mdash; Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeReiss/status/634030715206791168">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Game Respect Game: <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">@drewbrees</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/jerod_mayo51">@jerod_mayo51</a> after practice <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/yeX61sLMoZ">pic.twitter.com/yeX61sLMoZ</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/634039008784465920">August 19, 2015</a></blockquote>

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