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Saints Training Camp 2015 Day 6 Recap: Jairus Byrd Expected Back 'Sooner Than Later'

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Everything you need to know about the Saints' practice today at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Next practice will be tomorrow.

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A Byrd on the PUP is worth -2 in the bush

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton : Byrd progressing well. Think we will see him sooner then later <a href="http://t.co/R7rggI29ei">pic.twitter.com/R7rggI29ei</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628952887679414272">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton: We&#39;re going to see Jairus Byrd sooner, not later <a href="http://t.co/RtxnjJsYJz">http://t.co/RtxnjJsYJz</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628998753047986176">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I asked Payton if Jairus Byrd is still dealing with his knee injury. Payton: &quot;Next question.&quot;</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/628954471461187584">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Silver lining with Byrd being out is that Rafael Bush is healthy, Kenny Phillips looks good and Pierre Warren is a year along. Depth exists</p>&mdash; Saints Nation Blog (@SaintsNationBlg) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsNationBlg/status/628960046395863040">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I also asked about concern w:Byrd not being out here at this point: Progressing well. Sooner than later we can see him. Being smart about it</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/628958430083063808">August 5, 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>&#39; Keenan Lewis leaves practice early, Jairus Byrd still not back, Terron Armstead limited <a href="http://t.co/6nWVJgIARS">http://t.co/6nWVJgIARS</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628997366427820032">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kenny Philips: asked if he came here for chance to start...responds came here cause it was only team who wanted him <a href="http://t.co/r3HfRN95jO">pic.twitter.com/r3HfRN95jO</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628951810661842944">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kenny Phillips: I came here because no one else wanted me. I&#39;m putting all of my eggs in one basket.</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/628951565731237888">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Camp observations: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a>&#39; Benjamin Watson leading the charge at tight end <a href="http://t.co/w1FJEkEn0G">http://t.co/w1FJEkEn0G</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/NOLAnews">@nolanews</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/628979185395060736">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mark Ingram : Big difference between saying you can do it and proving you can do it <a href="http://t.co/8WJDZIiKBO">pic.twitter.com/8WJDZIiKBO</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628957233947217921">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sentavious Jones : WR Coach takes everything seriously. If it touches your hands you&#39;ve got to catch it <a href="http://t.co/lcgz2PlMvm">pic.twitter.com/lcgz2PlMvm</a></p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628955951169732608">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jones : me and Coleman both trying to make team but cool with each other. we are roommates so we are everywhere together</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628956128496492544">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton : Sentavious Jones has so much upside. length and good hands</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628954522308751360">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton : SJB is further along right now. like his length. a lot better and more consistent at the line</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628953495522156544">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton : one of our better classes at defensive line. lots of really good undrafted free agent talent</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628953129124515842">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Haven&#39;t seen <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> WR Brandon Coleman out here for a while. Was out here at beginning.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628946199073157121">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Play by Play

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> CJ Spiller had a step on Vaccaro out of the slot but Brees couldn&#39;t connect with him. Could&#39;ve been huge gain.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628945657785675776">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Interception by <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> rookie QB Garrett Grayson in team drill. S Vinnie Sunseri snagged overthrown ball</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628941789437800448">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">WR Seantavius Jones says someone else was at fault when he was called out at practice on Monday. Says coach apologized later.</p>&mdash; Evan Woodbery (@TheSaintsBeat) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheSaintsBeat/status/628956385645056000">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sean Payton : some up and downs at today&#39;s practice. finished well but middle was a little lackluster</p>&mdash; WWL Radio (@WWLAMFM) <a href="https://twitter.com/WWLAMFM/status/628952547093520384">August 5, 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> Cam Jordan brought pressure/possible sacks on two plays in last team drill. Hau&#39;oli Kikaha once, too.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628946694781161472">August 5, 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> WR Kyle Prater turns back to make great catch downfield. Second nice play in these drills.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628947596015464449">August 5, 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> CJ Spiller had a step on Vaccaro out of the slot but Brees couldn&#39;t connect with him. Could&#39;ve been huge gain.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628945657785675776">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Once again, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> K Dustin Hopkins 4-for-4 and Zach Hocker 3-for-4 in full-team FG drills. Hopkins has early edge, but emphasis on early.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628944962512637952">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">One pretty throw from <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> Drew Brees to Joe Morgan but missed him deep on another attempt</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628940622070743041">August 5, 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> rookie Andrus Peat getting first snaps I&#39;ve seen at LT with third string. Cross-training him as Terron Armstead is sidelined today.</p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/628939022933590017">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Lagniappe

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/stephoneanthony">@StephoneAnthony</a> talks with <a href="https://twitter.com/SeanKelleyLive">@SeanKelleyLive</a> on today&#39;s @BlackAndBlueReport podcast: <a href="http://t.co/F99iT8huo6">http://t.co/F99iT8huo6</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/GYIMa9n0i1">pic.twitter.com/GYIMa9n0i1</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/628989913472593922">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Planning to sign and actually signing are two different things. As Houston and Pierre Thomas prove. <a href="https://t.co/dlAGi98jpG">https://t.co/dlAGi98jpG</a></p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/628985498741116929">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pierre Thomas was unable to agree to contract terms with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Texans?src=hash">#Texans</a>, according to agent Lamont Smith</p>&mdash; Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) <a href="https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn/status/628984790881030144">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Translation: &quot;He&#39;s not taking minimum.&quot; <a href="https://t.co/CYdvezfX7F">https://t.co/CYdvezfX7F</a></p>&mdash; Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) <a href="https://twitter.com/adbrandt/status/628971855899164672">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sean Payton&#39;s Wednesday press conference (VIDEO) <a href="http://t.co/txAbYm4HPT">http://t.co/txAbYm4HPT</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a> <a href="http://t.co/yAgro4iY6x">pic.twitter.com/yAgro4iY6x</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/628978709131882496">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Top 50 photos of fans from the first week of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaintsCamp?src=hash">#SaintsCamp</a>: <a href="http://t.co/gYN1oqqYJn">http://t.co/gYN1oqqYJn</a> <a href="http://t.co/x2ultzCxR4">pic.twitter.com/x2ultzCxR4</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/628975185169936384">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">@drewbrees</a> for the picture and autograph at the <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints">@Saints</a> camp!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/BoilerFootball">@BoilerFootball</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WhoDat?src=hash">#WhoDat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BoilerUp?src=hash">#BoilerUp</a> <a href="http://t.co/Xr2W7TryVY">pic.twitter.com/Xr2W7TryVY</a></p>&mdash; Gerald (@_ncarr_) <a href="https://twitter.com/_ncarr_/status/628959678404407296">August 5, 2015</a></blockquote>

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