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Fleur-de-Links, October 14: Pope blesses Saints, Defense secures victory

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Pope blesses Saints, Defense secures victory

NFL: OCT 13 Saints at Jaguars Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Saints News:

Saints RB Latavius Murray's inspiration for season-best game vs. Jaguars? His newborn son | Saints | nola.com
Marley, Murray's third child, was born on Friday.

Cam Jordan, Marshon Lattimore give New Orleans Saints winning 1-2 punch defensively against Jacksonville
Jordan had two sacks, Lattimore an interception and three PBUs

Walker: No need to apologize, Teddy; it's all good as long as Saints keep finding ways to win | Saints | nola.com
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Teddy Bridgewater apologized to Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen following Sunday's game.

Saints' Cam Jordan may seem like he's all over the map, but he knows right where he is | Saints | nola.com
Jordan's two sacks Sunday moved him into a tie with Pat Swilling for third place in franchise history, behind Wayne Martin (82.5) and Rickey Jackson (115), putting him officially in

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild
Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

Transcript: New Orleans head coach Sean Payton Postgame Quotes | Saints-Jaguars 2019 Week 6
Get postgame reactions from New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton

NFL power rankings: 49ers jump Saints; Vikings, Texans rise; Cowboys, Eagles fade into Week 7 | Sporting News
Our NFL power rankings are updated to reflect the latest developments around the league as Week 7 of the 2019 season arrives.

Pope Francis accidentally tweeted in support of the New Orleans Saints thanks to a hashtag snafu - AOL News
Pope Francis accidentally made himself the most popular New Orleans Saints fan on Twitter on Sunday morning.

Saints' D ripped the mustache off Minshew Mania - NFL.com
For the first time all season, Jaguars signal-caller Gardner Minshew looked like a rookie against a Saints defense that battered, confused, and discombobulated the QB.

NFL News:

NFL has killed the onside kick – ProFootballTalk
There was a time when, if your team was down two scores at the two-minute warning, you still figured you had a chance: Get a score, recover the onside kick, score again. That time is over.

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson returns from suspension - NFL.com
The Cardinals are getting their best cornerback back. Patrick Peterson, who was suspended six games in May for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, is eligible to return.

NFL rumors: ESPN’s Rex Ryan resumes trashing Baker Mayfield, Browns’ offense - nj.com
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield continued to struggle in a Week 6 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, so ESPN analyst Rex Ryan continued trashing him.

Live from Dolphins-Redskins, the NFL’s two worst teams - Sports Illustrated
The Week 6 matchup between 0–4 Miami and 0–5 Washington was touted as one of the worst NFL matchups in memory. Who would actually watch these two teams duke it out? Well, one of our writers paid for a ticket in order to get the full experience.

Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'are not' one of NFL's top teams - NFL.com
For Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Dallas' quick fall from conference darlings to the middle of the pack is upsetting, but not necessarily a sign of things to come.

Lamar Jackson sets records in dual-threat performance - NFL.com
In Sunday's win over Cincinnati, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson became the first signal-caller to pass for 200 yards and run for 150 yards in regular season game.

Roundup: Gurley has a chance to return this week - NFL.com
Rams RB Todd Gurley missed Sunday's loss due to a quad injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Gurley has a chance to return this week. Plus other injuries we're monitoring around the league.

Bell on Darnold: It's different having your guy back - NFL.com
Sam Darnold returned from mononucleosis Sunday and led the Jets to their first win of the season. Le'Veon Bell said it was a lot different having the "leader of the offense" back on the field.

Cowboys' Amari Cooper suffered thigh bruise vs. Jets - NFL.com
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper suffered a thigh bruise Sunday vs. the Jets, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Per Rapoport the diagnosis indicates there's no long-term damage.

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