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Saints find new method to keep players cool during practice | NOLA.com
There’s now a shipping container adjacent to the practice fields. It’s cold inside.
Ep 166: Strief/OL Gives Sheldon Rankins High Praise | Vaccaro visiting Titans | Who Dat Confessional | Spreaker
The first game in the NFL (pre)season is upon us! The Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens play tonight, but it's the Saints that have our eye. Zach Strief reports Sheldon Rankins is receiving high praise from the offensive lineman as they're saying he's "unblockable".
New Orleans Saints local Arthur Maulet playing like a hometown hero
It's tough for shorter cornerbacks to make their mark in the NFL, but Arthur Maulet has quickly formed a strong impression in his 2nd season
Floyd hopes Saints provide salvation for sagging NFL career
Michael Floyd made it clear that he's looking for a fresh start to what's left of his once-promising NFL career. Saints coach Sean Payton described the signing as relatively low risk this early in camp.
Saints expect flags to fly, but few ejections, with NFL's new helmet rule | Saints | theadvocate.com
The NFL's new rule on the use of the helmet caused an uproar before a referee ever had a chance to enforce it in a game.
2018 Hall of Fame Game, Bears vs. Ravens: 5 players to keep an eye on - SBNation.com
A lot of starters for the Bears and Ravens won’t play, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t players worth watching.
For Saints' Terron Armstead, staying healthy is a puzzle — and he thinks he's solved it | Saints | theadvocate.com
Terron Armstead was confused.
One of the top reps from #Saints practice today:— Deuce Windham (@RevDeuceWindham) August 2, 2018
Mitchell Loewen mauled an OL's face today. Just wailed on the dude then whipped him with an outside handswipe on the next play for a would-be sack. Every single front 7 starter was hollering in excitement.
Morstead just hung a punt for 4.8 seconds. He’s good to go— Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) August 2, 2018
The timing #Saints WR/QB Michael Thomas & Drew Brees have built in such a short time is something beautiful to watch.— Deuce Windham (@RevDeuceWindham) August 1, 2018
-Both read pre-snap MOF open with safety dropped down
-MT makes cut on hip of DB
-Brees releases throw before Thomas sees/finishes cut
-MT opens frame for catch pic.twitter.com/fOn9X83SFW
NFL Network finally decides to cover the Saints.— AllSaintsConsidered.com (@AllSaintsBlog) August 2, 2018
They do it by saying Tre'Quan Smith, a rookie wide receiver, is currently in the best position to take Mark Ingrams role at the RB position. They put a graphic on the screen calling him a RB. I don't even know what to say.... pic.twitter.com/2Yk7PtegHT