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Saints News, 10/24/16: NFC South Continues to Struggle

With the Panthers on a bye week, the only winner in the NFC South was... Wait for it... the Buccaneers. The Saints dropped a tough game to the Chiefs, while the Falcons lost their second straight against the Chargers. The NFC South looks to be up for grabs as the 2016 season grinds on, but the Falcons remain the team to beat.

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Saints News

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux feels good after workout - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
Delvin Breaux ramped up his rehab Monday by doing position drills for the first time since injuring his leg.

Mediocre NFC South gives New Orleans Saints hope despite shaky 2-4 start |

John DeShazier: Key takeaways from Coach Sean Payton's Monday teleconference
Saints still in division mix

Jordan, "We have to be able to bounce back"
Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan met with media Monday, Oct. 24 and talked about how the defense looks to put together a complete game moving forward after the Saints 27-21 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs (New Orleans Saints Video)

Mark Ingram on fumble: 'I carry the dreams and aspirations of the team' - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
The normally sure-handed Mark Ingram pointed the finger at himself following the Saints' loss, saying his fourth-quarter fumble "can't happen."


NFL News

Kawann Short: I can be better
The defensive line has a reputation of coming into form after slow starts, and Kawann Short is one lineman expected to lead the charge.

Matthew Stafford Is Still a Longshot to Win NFL MVP | The Big Lead
The Lions are going to have to win a lot more games.

How Does an NFL Player Manage to Go Broke? | Huffington Post
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One day later, Mike Zimmer is still salty and vowing to "change things up" | ProFootballTalk

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wasn't happy with his team's performance after Sunday's loss at Philadelphia. A day later, he's still upset. "We’re trying to figure out everything right now," Zimmer said Monday, via Chris Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "This is a gut check day. . . .

Browns claim Callahan, Ikard | ProFootballTalk

The Browns have claimed rookie quarterback Joe Callahan after he was waived by the Saints on Saturday, NFL Network reported. The Saints had claimed Callahan from the Packers eight days earlier.