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Saints News, 9/11/15: Delvin Breaux in Line to Complete 9-year Mission on Sunday

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From USA Today: Nearly nine years after breaking his neck while playing high school football, New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux is on the brink of breaking up passes in a regular season NFL game. "No pressure at all. This is what I do. I play football," a smiling Breaux offered casually. "I don't want to add pressure to myself. I know I have a lot of people pulling for me, but I just have to go out there and play one play at a time and just stay confident."

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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> CB Delvin Breaux&#39;s stitched-up jersey reminds him of how far he&#39;s come since breaking neck in high school <a href="http://t.co/zaxEd7qFyR">http://t.co/zaxEd7qFyR</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/642311936235937792">September 11, 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> Breaux refused to let them throw away that jersey when it was being cut off. He refused to let football go <a href="http://t.co/zaxEd7qFyR">http://t.co/zaxEd7qFyR</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/642312201370476545">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">New plan: No head coach conference call today. Sean Payton will speak to the media after practice today and on camera.</p>&mdash; Lyons Yellin WWL-TV (@LyonsYellin) <a href="https://twitter.com/LyonsYellin/status/642333616488361986">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just when <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patriots?src=hash">#Patriots</a> scandal fatigue was subsiding, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Steelers?src=hash">#Steelers</a> will file a complaint with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NFL?src=hash">#NFL</a> over the headset fiasco. <a href="http://t.co/RWugGfh6w4">http://t.co/RWugGfh6w4</a></p>&mdash; Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) <a href="https://twitter.com/CharlesRobinson/status/642337075719704577">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wow ... Just landed, saw this RT <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonColeBR">@JasonColeBR</a>: This is an ugly accusation from the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Steelers?src=hash">#Steelers</a> website about <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patriots?src=hash">#Patriots</a>: <a href="http://t.co/usfjvPMJlk">pic.twitter.com/usfjvPMJlk</a></p>&mdash; Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) <a href="https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/642334302009737216">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Payton&#39;s press conference will start around 12:45 pm CT. Watch Live: <a href="http://t.co/GBImkoAxPZ">http://t.co/GBImkoAxPZ</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/642332046740881408">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Before the Steelers accuse the Patriots of cheating, they should explain how this happened at Heinz Field: <a href="http://t.co/mafJrcwfwz">http://t.co/mafJrcwfwz</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/642323536812478465">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">ICYMI: How <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> QB Drew Brees made big impact on people&#39;s lives by posing with cardboard cutouts <a href="http://t.co/zlQUodr16h">http://t.co/zlQUodr16h</a></p>&mdash; Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeTriplett/status/642312659077955584">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Column: Focus on Saints&#39; Max Unger, Stephone Anthony while rest of NFL world watches Jimmy Graham <a href="http://t.co/FWJj9WlvkP">http://t.co/FWJj9WlvkP</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/642307249197551616">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Belichick: &quot;We had a lot of problems&quot; with headsets <a href="http://t.co/oikEz5Apza">http://t.co/oikEz5Apza</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/642218023399596033">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">@DrewBrees</a> participated in <a href="https://twitter.com/FallonTonight">@FallonTonight</a>&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/NFL">@NFL</a> superlatives tonight <a href="http://t.co/OUdl1lo0H7">http://t.co/OUdl1lo0H7</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/lunRzwstjg">pic.twitter.com/lunRzwstjg</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/642205785498390528">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Patriots fans taunt Goodell with &quot;Where is Roger?&quot; chant <a href="http://t.co/qwXKxJAxrG">http://t.co/qwXKxJAxrG</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/642177356883492864">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cooper Manning coming to Fox?&#10; <a href="http://t.co/8ZieMh47pZ">http://t.co/8ZieMh47pZ</a> <a href="http://t.co/cJfzi0133t">pic.twitter.com/cJfzi0133t</a></p>&mdash; FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) <a href="https://twitter.com/FootballScoop/status/642333626496061440">September 11, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Saints News

Saints' Breaux in line to complete 9-year mission Sunday

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NFL News

NFL on Headsetgate: When there are issues, we do a thorough review | ProFootballTalk
The NFL says it will review what happened with the headsets during Thursday night's game in New England, but the league is reiterating that the Patriots did not provide the communications devices that malfunctioned.

At least five teams have suspected Patriots of headset tampering | ProFootballTalk
The term "Headsetgate" has just been coined and may not last, but the allegations that the Patriots tamper with visiting teams' communications at Gillette Stadium are nothing new.

Headset issues have arisen in Pittsburgh, too | ProFootballTalk
The Steelers think the Patriots cheated by tampering with headset communications on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium. But the headsets haven't been perfect in Pittsburgh, either.

Steelers’ website makes strong claim about Headsetgate | ProFootballTalk
As he detailed problems his coaching staff had with the headset communications on Thursday night, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stopped short of coming right out and accusing the Patriots of cheating.

Tom Brady calls win "a pretty special night" | ProFootballTalk
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had one of his best games on Thursday night, putting a Deflategate-dominated offseason behind him and throwing four touchdown passes. "Yeah, it was a pretty special night," he said. "I was excited. Our whole team was excited.

Steelers "obviously" allowed Rob Gronkowski to do too much | ProFootballTalk
In the days leading up to Thursday night's opener, the Steelers defense said they had a plan for dealing with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. They were going to "jam him up" and "mess with his timing" because, according to Steelers safety Mike Mitchell, Gronkowski is successful when "people do...