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Saints News, 7/27/16: Saints' Training Camp Begins

It's been hyped up all week because we're desperate for anything football related, but the Saints have finally begun training camp! Sort of. Coach Sean Payton decided to skip conditioning drills Wednesday and do community service instead, after West Virginia was struck by disaster last month.

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Saints News

Saints help restore West Virginia park
The New Orleans Saints spent their off day restoring a West Virginia park that was damaged in the flood.

The Saints skipped conditioning to help build a park for West Virginia flood victims | FOX Sports
The Saints spent their first day of camp helping flood victims in West Virginia.

Sean Payton, Saints players console family of girl who went missing in West Virginia floods | NOLA.com

This Day in New Orleans Saints History - July 27
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Saints training camp: Preseason storylines and schedule
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NFL News

Kuechly, Benjamin cleared to practice | ProFootballTalk

The Panthers announced Wednesday that All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin have been cleared to practice when the team opens training camp. Kuechly had shoulder surgery after last season.

Kevin Williams signing one-day contract to retire with Vikings | ProFootballTalk

Defensive tackle Kevin Williams is headed back to the Vikings, but he won't be part of their defensive line rotation in 2016. The Vikings announced Wednesday that Williams will sign a one-day contract with the team in order to retire as a member of the club that drafted him in the first round of ...

Godfrey Retires, Falcons Sign Two Players

Safety Charles Godfey has decided to hang his cleats up after two seasons with the Falcons. Atlanta also signed TE Arthur Lynch and WR Corey Washington.

Separating Panic From Legitimate Concern With Jordy Nelson - TPS

Jordy Nelson said during OTAs that if there was a game that upcoming Sunday, he would play in it. After Nelson missed all of last season...

Ezekiel Elliott's assault case now under investigation

Ezekiel Elliott could be in a world of trouble soon - his alleged assault of a woman is now being investigated by prosecutors.