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Fleur-de-Links, September 13: Saints confident they can rebound from Week 1

While the players are confident they can correct the issues with technique and fundamentals going into Week 2, will it be enough?

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New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints pass defense eager to correct mistakes from season opener
'It's...stuff we can correct and it's small things, too'

Taysom Hill's mission accomplished: Get on the field at QB, score and 'don't throw it to Drew' | NOLA.com
The Saints dialed up a goal line read option play with Hill and Brees sharing the field that resulted in an Alvin Kamara touchdown

Cameron Meredith, healthy scratch for the opener, getting up to speed with New Orleans Saints
'I think from a health standpoint, he's doing good'

Marshon Lattimore says 'nothing to panic about' as Saints defensive backs take stock of shocking start | Saints | theadvocate.com
A secondary that was the strength of the New Orleans Saints defense last season took a pounding in Sunday's season opener against Tampa Bay.

Film room: Review of the Saints secondary in Week 1—Who blew dat? – The Athletic
The Saints' defense was expected to somewhat catch up to the offense this season, but the Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay left fans asking questions. Let's take a look at the tape.

Saints off the field

New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals latest to help effect social change
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell joined Saints owner Gayle Benson and a trio of players on Tuesday for an in-depth look at New Orleans' criminal justice system. In Arizona, Cardinals president Michael Bidwill and three players met with the state's governor.

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LSU

New QB, same problems: LSU passing game remains elusive heading to Auburn – The Athletic
LSU has always been able to run the ball, including through two games this season. But can Joe Burrow and Co. get the passing game going on the road at Auburn?

Taking charge: LSU guard Garrett Brumfield alerts teammates of what lies ahead this week | Sports | theadvocate.com
When the LSU football team reached its locker room beneath the north end-zone stands in Tiger Stadium last Saturday night, the 24-hour rule was already in effect.

NFL & Twitter

10 NFL quarterback stats that actually mattered this week - SBNation.com
Here are 11 random observations about QB play during week one of the NFL season.

NFL Week 2 Picks: Schedule, Odds For Every Game And Expert Predictions Against The Spread
The 2018 NFL season is roaring into an exciting second week shortly. Get ready for Week 2 with this in-depth preview that includes the complete schedule, start times, TV info and latest odds for all the games. You can also check out expert picks against the spread from a pro handicapper and more.

NFL - Biggest injury questions for all 32 teams in Week 2 2018
All eyes are on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers after his Week 1 knee injury. Who else bears watching? NFL Nation offers insight on all the key injuries.