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Saints News, 8/26/15: Former Basketball Player Chris Manhertz Impressed Saints in Workout

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From Evan Woodbery at NOLA.com: A "pretty impressive" workout convinced the New Orleans Saints to give a longer look to tight end Chris Manhertz, a former college basketball player with only a few months of football experience. Saints coach Sean Payton praised Manhertz's size but said "obviously he has a lot of things to learn." "He's big and real athletic when you see his size and stature," Payton said.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Video recap of yesterday&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> practice: <a href="http://t.co/gNthJw1u2c">http://t.co/gNthJw1u2c</a> by <a href="https://twitter.com/AcmeOyster">@AcmeOyster</a> <a href="http://t.co/ZWXBo1GqIF">pic.twitter.com/ZWXBo1GqIF</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/636543431591002113">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I just saw the video. I never want to watch it again.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/636529946605846528">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Visited NOLA after <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Katrina?src=hash">#Katrina</a> and was broken-hearted by the devastation. 10yrs later, such a privilege to live and work in such a special city</p>&mdash; Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenjaminSWatson/status/636384193245679616">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">One last time - &#39;We just felt like everyone is behind us&#39;: Saints beat Atlanta in post-Katrina return to Superdome <a href="http://t.co/lxr3sYctlX">http://t.co/lxr3sYctlX</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/636334614286614530">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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