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Saints News, 9/21/16: Saints' 2015 Draft Takes Another Blow

They say to wait at least five years before evaluating a draft, but 2015 has taken hit after hit. With PJ Williams now placed on IR again, he joins fellow corner Damian Swann, who has also been plagued with concussions.

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Saints News

Saints place CB P.J. Williams on injured reserve, sign OT Tony Hills, reports say |

Nine Saints players visit community events on off day
New Orleans players remained active in the community Tuesday

Matt Ryan respects that Drew Brees 'never loses his aggressiveness' - Atlanta Falcons Blog- ESPN
Falcons QB Matt Ryan admires counterpart Drew Brees of the Saints, whom he meets again on Sunday, because of his competitive spirit.

Saints don’t need extra motivation from Superdome anniversary - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
In an 0-2 hole and facing division rival Atlanta are motivation enough for New Orleans, though 10-year reminders of post-Katrina return are prevalent.

Hobbled Falcons WR Julio Jones still big threat to New Orleans Saints - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
Despite suffering a calf injury Sunday, Julio Jones still had a TD catch and showed the explosiveness that should be a chief concern for the Saints.


NFL News

Chiefs Practice with the Garmin Virb
Several Chiefs Players strapped on the new Garmin Virb Ultra 30 at a recent practice. Here's an exclusive look.

After First Career Victory, Dak Prescott Has Greater Expectations For Himself | Dallas Cowboys
FRISCO, Texas – Fairly quickly, Dak Prescott stopped enjoying Victory No. 1 as an NFL starter.

It’s time for Charlotte athletes to speak up after police shooting | NFL | Sporting News

Norman on covering Beckham all game: I didn’t get the memo | ProFootballTalk
A report on Wednesday from Britt McHenry of ESPN said that the Redskins plan to change up the way they use cornerback Josh Norman against the Giants this weekend. The plan, per the report, is for Norman to follow Odell Beckham around the field unless Beckham is lined up in the slot.

Patriots say Garoppolo doubtful, Gronkowski questionable | ProFootballTalk
The Patriots listed quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo as doubtful on their final injury report ahead of Thursday's game vs. the Texans. That means rookie Jacoby Brissett is likely the team's starter -- and only healthy quarterback -- against the Texans.