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BLOOMINGTON, MN:  NFL running back Alvin Kamara of the New  Orleans Saints, winner of the 2017 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year trophy,  interviews at Radio Row inside the Mall of America before Super Bowl 51.
BLOOMINGTON, MN: NFL running back Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints, winner of the 2017 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year trophy, interviews at Radio Row inside the Mall of America before Super Bowl 51.
Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Pepsi

Here’s your latest New Orleans Saints Fleur-de-Links, very sorry for the delay. I haven’t had a lot of free time at the computer but I’ll continue to get these out as often as I can manage.

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Word on the Street

Why Saints will reach, win 2019 Super Bowl in Atlanta | NFL | Sporting News
It has a lot to do with their 2017 draft.

New Orleans Saints | Saints on Signing Day - 2018
Wednesday was national signing day for high school seniors, the day they sign letters-of-intent to play football for a particular school. Here's where some Saints ranked on their signing days.

Saints linebackers come together in 2017 to overcome numerous injuries | NOLA.com
A.J. Klein becomes catalyst for improved unit

Colts request to interview Saints' Dan Campbell for vacant head coach job: reports | NOLA.com
Campbell joined Saints coaching staff in 2016

Saints position outlook: While New Orleans' secondary is strong, it could get even better | Saints | theadvocate.com
The Saints rode their secondary into the playoffs last season.

Drew Brees pregame text to Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles: 'It's just football' | Saints | theadvocate.com
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The text message Saints legend Drew Brees sent to Eagles quarterback Nick Foles before Super Bowl LII boiled down to a simple truth.

Emotion erupts for trio of former Saints who played varying roles in Eagles' Super Bowl run | Saints | theadvocate.com
MINNEAPOLIS — Somewhere in the middle of the Eagles' celebration hysteria on the field of U.S. Bank Stadium, Malcolm Jenkins and Patrick Robinson finally found each other.

Position outlook: Drew Brees shows Saints have no reason to worry about quarterback (if he sticks around) | Saints | theadvocate.com
It only took three quarters for Drew Brees to silence his critics.

Lagniappe

Benching Malcolm Butler Was Bill Belichick's Biggest Super Bowl Mistake | Bleacher Report
Bill Belichick is rightly considered one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. Winning five Super Bowls in the free-agency era is a feat that may never be equaled, and the New ...

Darren Sproles helped Corey Clement prepare for key role in Super Bowl 52 | NOLA.com
Sproles was a mentor to key playmaker Corey Clement

Baker Mayfield: Manziel Comparisons Off the Field | SI.com
NFL scouts are wary of the star quarterback’s past, but those who knew him in high school paint a different picture of Mayfield: a homebody and video game nerd

Cover 3: Is Brate Worth Bucs Extending? Plus Howard's Rookie Year In Review | Pewter Report
In this week's Cover 3, Trevor Sikkema of Pewter Report goes up and down the Bucs tight end position to see what worked in 2017 and what's coming in 2018.