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Fleur-de-Links: Friday, March 2

NEW YORK, NY - Nike Vapor receiving specialist gloves depicting the logs of the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions are unveiled  as they begin their partnership with the NFL at Steiner Studios on April 3, 2012.
NEW YORK, NY - Nike Vapor receiving specialist gloves depicting the logs of the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions are unveiled as they begin their partnership with the NFL at Steiner Studios on April 3, 2012.
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Around the NFC South

Sources say Senio Kelemete is expected to have a strong market, and Saints are preparing as if he could leave | Saints | theadvocate.com
INDIANAPOLIS — The Saints currently have some holes on their roster.

Saints plan to have Mike Westhoff back to coach special teams in 2018 | NOLA.com
Westhoff joined the coaching staff last November

Sean Payton's confident Saints will get a deal done with Drew Brees smoothly | Saints | theadvocate.com
INDIANAPOLIS — The New Orleans Saints, led by general manager Mickey Loomis, will meet with Drew Brees' agent, Tom Condon, this week at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis to

Saints, fullback John Kuhn have mutual interest in his return: source | NOLA.com
Kuhn scheduled to become unrestricted free agent

Saints loaded up at LB in 2017 but still need athletic playmaker - NFL Nation- ESPN
Rookie Alex Anzalone flashed some dynamic skills as part of the Saints' solid 2017 LB group, but free agency or the draft could bring some upgrades.

Safety Kenny Vaccaro has no plans to re-sign with Saints, source says | Saints | theadvocate.com
INDIANAPOLIS — Kenny Vaccaro will not be re-signing with the New Orleans Saints, a source told the Advocate.

Jeff Ireland would like to be a general manager again, but first he wants to help the Saints get to a Super Bowl | Saints | theadvocate.com
INDIANAPOLIS — Jeff Ireland didn't hesitate when asked if he again wants to be the general manager of a team one day.

2018 NFL Free Agency: New Orleans Saints Could Emerge As Dark Horse To Land Kirk Cousins [Opinion]
Despite having Drew Brees, the Saints could make a move on Kirk Cousins. The 2018 NFL free agency period will officially begin March 14, however, names and teams are already being linked together.

Atlanta Falcons near mega-deal for QB Matt Ryan that could pay him $30M per year | WSB-TV
The Atlanta Falcons have opened negotiations with quarterback Matt Ryan’s agent, Tom Condon, which could lead to the NFL’s first $30-million a year contract.

Lagniappe

Eagles, Patrick Robinson reportedly discussing contract extension - Bleeding Green Nation
P-Rob staying?

Kyle Shanahan: I want to help Reuben Foster, but it’s a two-way street – ProFootballTalk
When 49ers General Manager John Lynch addressed linebacker Reuben Foster's two offseason arrests on Wednesday, he said that the team wants to build a "great structure" around the 2017 first-round pick while adding that it's harder to do at the professional level than it might be in college.

OL prospect Billy Price suffers apparent injury during combine bench press – ProFootballTalk
One of the top-ranked offensive linemen in this year's draft class appears to have suffered an injury at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Thursday. According to multiple reports, Ohio State interior lineman Billy Price stopped his bench press after a few reps.

Chargers' Tom Telesco has plans for the NFL scouting combine, but he's not willing to share them
What happened at the NFL combine Wednesday related to the Chargers?

2018 Scouting Combine Q&A: Chris Ballard
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard this week sat down with Colts.com’s Caroline Cann at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine for an exclusive Q&A. What’s on the GM’s mind heading into this critical offseason?

What Ravens Rookies Said at 2017 Scouting Combine
Marlon Humphrey talked about being the best cornerback in the draft class and Chris Wormley discussed his impressions of John Harbaugh.

Mike Zimmer: If Vikings make wrong QB pick, I'll probably 'get fired'
Minnesota could go in a number of different directions at quarterback in free agency.