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Saints News, 8/25/15: Saints change this week's practice times

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From Mike Triplett: The New Orleans Saints pushed back their practice times this week from 8:50 a.m. CT to 11 a.m. CT each day at the team’s facility in Metairie. The sessions still will be open and free to the public, weather permitting.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ICYMI: update on our <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> schedule this week. Start of practices pushed to 11 am <a href="http://t.co/N001qoI7AG">pic.twitter.com/N001qoI7AG</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/636126127497474048">August 25, 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> are back on the practice field today! 11 am - 1:30 pm (gates open at 10) <a href="http://t.co/hFP1doUgh3">http://t.co/hFP1doUgh3</a> <a href="http://t.co/bVwE7BQrF0">pic.twitter.com/bVwE7BQrF0</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/636162373653516288">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you cheesecakefactory of Metairie for blessing stretch_did_dat and myself with a wonderful… <a href="https://t.co/cMj7J8rOre">https://t.co/cMj7J8rOre</a></p>&mdash; Joseph Morgan (@jmthegreat) <a href="https://twitter.com/jmthegreat/status/636003002936074244">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ICYMI: ESPNs Wright Thompson spent summer in New Orleans and bared its soul as Katrina&#39;s 10th anniversary approaches <a href="http://t.co/QnXvStbKLT">http://t.co/QnXvStbKLT</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/636149235335888896">August 25, 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> change this week&#39;s practice times; still open to public <a href="http://t.co/Zc0yOxMMQx">http://t.co/Zc0yOxMMQx</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/636147382841774080">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congrats to my dawg on the new contract extension <a href="https://twitter.com/MychalKendricks">@MychalKendricks</a> too proud of you lil bro <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/calgang?src=hash">#calgang</a>… <a href="https://t.co/gKZ6UuEYp2">https://t.co/gKZ6UuEYp2</a></p>&mdash; cameron jordan (@camjordan94) <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/636001203801853952">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/brandincooks">@BrandinCooks</a> wants &#39;to shock the world&#39; <a href="http://t.co/G01xfTLlJb">http://t.co/G01xfTLlJb</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnDeShazier">@JohnDeShazier</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/JhVbbThAAs">pic.twitter.com/JhVbbThAAs</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/635985473924546560">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"> RT <a href="https://twitter.com/stephoneanthony">@stephoneanthony</a>: Photo shoot today... thank you <a href="https://twitter.com/Lfsuits">@Lfsuits</a> for the look <a href="http://t.co/K7AKEeqlHh">pic.twitter.com/K7AKEeqlHh</a></p>&mdash; Lanae (@xoxoChanel_) <a href="https://twitter.com/xoxoChanel_/status/635965668421070848">August 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mercedes-Benz will sponsor the Falcons&#39; new stadium for 27 years (PHOTOS) --&gt; <a href="http://t.co/kkO8TtfcvI">http://t.co/kkO8TtfcvI</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NFL?src=hash">#NFL</a> <a href="http://t.co/mEqvr1wQ7L">pic.twitter.com/mEqvr1wQ7L</a></p>&mdash; Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) <a href="https://twitter.com/YahooSports/status/635964751051399168">August 24, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

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