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Fleur-de-Links, October 12: Saints film room shows Marcus Davenport starting to wreak havoc

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Saints Film Room: Marcus Davenport starting to wreak havoc – The Athletic
The Saints first-round draft pick is getting more snaps and is on pace for 6.5 sacks as a rookie.

Saints film room: How New Orleans’ front 7 made it happen against Washington | Saints |
Imagine someone telling you two or three years ago the front seven was going to be the strength of the Noew Orleans Saints’ defense soon, and that the front seven

Estranged relatives of late Saints owner Tom Benson selling off his Texas car dealerships | Courts |
The estranged daughter and grandchildren of Tom Benson are selling the last three of the late Saints owner's San Antonio car dealerships, marking an end to the Benson family's interest

Mark Ingram is close to owning New Orleans Saints rushing records
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram looked fresh off of his suspension. He's gaining ground on Deuce McAllister's franchise records.

Saints: Looking deeper at the numbers from Week 5 and the Redskins
Heading into the Week 6 bye, the Saints and their fans have to be feeling pretty optimistic after their Week 5 blowout win over the Redskins on Monday Night.

As health progresses, so do Saints WR Cameron Meredith's reps |
Meredith had five catches for 71 yards against the Redskins, both highs for him in a Saints uniform.

Saints' Cameron Jordan 'irritated' by missed sack chances |
He also talks about Drew Brees while on the Jim Rome Show.

Deion Sanders lobbies Saints to trade for Patrick Peterson

Saints' Marcus Davenport shows improvement in win over Washington |
Davenport had a key sack and strip as well as a tackle for loss.

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas explains pre-game ski mask |
Thomas: "We're going in there to take something. They're not going to just hand it to us."

NFL News:

NFL Power Rankings, Week 6: Saints enter top three, Eagles dip -
Elliot Harrison updates his Power Rankings after another unpredictable week in the NFL, with a number of high-profile franchises moving in both directions.

Eagles, Carson Wentz unstoppable in win over Giants -
The Philadelphia Eagles showed up big and the New York Giants just couldn't get going Thursday night. Here's what we learned.

Adam Thielen, Vikings WR, is still overlooked after NFL record start
Adam Thielen is the first receiver to start off a season with five consecutive 100-yard games, but he's still not getting his proper due.

Don’t believe the big Lions trade rumors
Don't believe the big Lions trade rumors on Golden Tate, Ziggy Ansah and other big-name players

Odell Beckham left early for locker room to get IV -
Odell Beckham's early departure to the locker room before halftime drew plenty of attention, but the wide receiver only left to be administered an IV.

Injury report: Receivers feeling better but Rodgers is not
Geronimo Allison and Randall Cobb returned to practice, potentially bolstering an unproductive offense.

NFL Week 6 game picks: Patriots over Chiefs; Cowboys top Jags -
Will the Patriots deal the red-hot Chiefs their first loss of the season? Can the Cowboys bounce back from an overtime defeat to beat the Jaguars? Elliot Harrison picks every Week 6 game.

Steelers, Lions among last-place teams with best playoff hopes -
Can Matthew Stafford's Detroit Lions climb out of last place in the NFC North and win the division? Gil Brandt ranks all eight last-place teams according to their chances of saving their seasons.


College football odds, picks, lines for Week 7: Proven computer model loving Penn State and Alabama -
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated every Week 7 game 10,000 times with surprising results

College football rankings: Notre Dame, Texas make huge resume gains with wins in Week 6 -
Sometimes simple is better, and that's our aim with these college football resume rankings

Golden Eagle secondary prepping for its biggest challenge to date
Once considered a question mark, the defensive secondary has been USM's most consistent unit. This weekend, they face their biggest test to date.

No. 24 Mississippi State leans on its elite defense |
Mississippi State has welcomed its current off week as a chance to rest, regroup and tinker with an offense that’s had its ups and downs.

How Mississippi State's offensive line got its 'stinger' back
Mississippi State's offensive line had a few down games against Kentucky and Florida. Then it got its 'stinger' back against Auburn.

Mississippi State should just always run and never pass -
Despite a changing scheme, MSU’s clear strength and clear weakness remain the same.

Dee Anderson and Tyler Shelvin unavailable for LSU against Georgia |
Shelvin also didn't make the trip to Florida last week.

LSU says no chance of hearing 'Neck' at Saturday's game
BATON ROUGE - LSU's rival Alabama is bringing back a fan favorite, the game song titled Dixieland Delight. Now, LSU fans are wondering about a Tiger Stadium favorite: Neck.

Rabalais: LSU and Georgia should play more often; they would under this format | LSU |
LSU. Georgia. A sellout crowd in Tiger Stadium.

LSU beating Georgia may put three SEC teams in College Football Playoff
While unlikely the Southeastern Conference could get three team in the College Football Playoff, it's not impossible. Here's how it could happen.

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