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Saints News, 7/5/16: Players Pay Tribute to America & Will Smith on the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July had a bit of a bittersweet tone to it for Saints' players, as Independence Day was also the birthday of late Saint Will Smith. Players took to social media to pay tribute to America and their lost friend.

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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Saints News

Top 10 Saints Plays in 50 Seasons: Robert Meachem
Check out the Top 10 greatest Saints plays of the last 50 seasons.

Meachem Stole the Ball!
December 6, 2009, at Washington Redskins at FedEx Field - In a Week 13 win at Washington to improve New Orleans to 12-0, in the second quarter, WR Robert Meachem stripped the ball on an interception from Redskins S Kareem Moore and returned the ball 41 yards for a touchdown.

New Orleans Saints' Roman Harper 'can't wait' to play Carolina Panthers, he tells TV station | NOLA.com

Avery Young received the largest signing bonus among Saints' UDFAs - Black and Gold

Deuce Carries Defenders Helmetless Into Endzone
January 13, 2007, vs. Philadelphia Eagles at Louisiana Superdome - In the NFC Divisional Playoff vs. Philadelphia, RB Deuce McAllister carried several defenders into the end zone in the third quarter on a five-yard burst, crossing the goal line without his helmet.

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NFL News

John Elway, Von Miller talked on the phone for 10-15 minutes | ProFootballTalk
Broncos General Manager John Elway is trying to smooth things over with outside linebacker Von Miller, and doing so with a personal phone call. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Elway and Miller talked on the phone for 10-15 minutes over the weekend, in an attempt to move things in the right dir...

At last, the Detroit Lions have released Stephen Tulloch
'Stephen Tulloch has been a consummate professional on and off the field,' Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said in a statement.

Report: Tarvaris Jackson pleads not guilty in domestic violence case | theScore.com

Threats to Wilson disclosed in Ciara’s lawsuit | Sportspress Northwest

Dustin Hopkins Shares His Favorite Moments From 2015
While everyone remembers Kirk Cousins' performance in the team's historic comeback against the Buccaneers last year, Dustin Hopkins had a leg in the win.