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Saints News, 4/1/16: The Day Where Nothing Is Real

For some reason, the media never has a sense of humor until April Fools Day rolls around. Maybe they just want to get the Stephen Glass out of their system, or maybe they're more like Mr. Burns. In any case, April Fools Day gives the media a reason to be ridiculous, which they happily snatch up. Question everything. Also, not linking it here but go to Andrew Juge's Twitter to see what this day has wrought.

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Saints News

NFL Rumor Central: Tim Hightower set to visit with Saints - NFL Rumor Central- ESPN
Hightower is reportedly visiting with the Saints this week to discuss re-signing with the team that gave his career a second-life.

Jairus Byrd: Agent Eugene Parker was 'father figure and friend' |

Report: Saints still trying to get new deal done with Tim Hightower |

New Orleans Saints' failure with Brandon Browner a 'perfect storm' of - NFC South- ESPN
Coach Sean Payton said the lack of a pass rush and blown defensive assignments contributed to the struggles of Brandon Browner last season.


NFL News

Davis' status uncertain as 49ers set to open offseason program | CSN Bay Area
When asked if Anthony Davis plans on filing papers for reinstatement from the reserve/retired list, a source told

Chiefs' West, Ware surprised by each other's signings |

Pats' Gostkowski helps police recover his stolen iPad in Woonsocket - News - - Providence, RI
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots' kicker Stephen Gostkowski is a Super Bowl winner, an All Pro, and now a crime solver. The Sun Chronicle, citing court records, reports that Gostkowski helped police find his iPad after it was stolen from his truck outside his home in January. First, he forwarded to police a half-dozen selfies of a stranger he found on his iCloud account. Then he tried to locate the iPad through an application that uses GPS technology to locate stolen devices.

Redskins Deep At Wide Receiver, But Depth Yet To Be Determined
While the Redskins' starting wide receivers appear set for now, the team has yet to make any sort of decisions about how their depth will shape up in 2016.

DID YOU KNOW HE USED TO PLAY BASKETBALL???: Former basketball player Erik Swoope could be Colts' No. 3 tight end - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN

With Coby Fleener off to New Orleans, the Indianapolis Colts are looking for depth at TE, and practice-squad veteran Erik Swoope is in the mix.