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Fleur-de-Links, February 3: How Saints, and their fans, are spending Super Bowl Sunday

Many Saints fans are boycotting the Super Bowl

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Saints News:

Saints fan Anthony Mackie on watching that NFC no-call
Anthony Mackie talks with Hoda and Jenna about his new movie, “Miss Bala,” and what happened when he watched that controversial no-call in the NFC championship game between the Los Angeles Rams and his beloved New Orleans Saints.

Saints fans, still feeling sting of loss, boycott Super Bowl with New Orleans flair
Fresh off one of the most controversial plays in U.S. sports history, the city of New Orleans is preparing a near-total boycott of the Super Bowl.

Saints News: Dennis Allen a candidate for Bengals DC, per report - Cincy Jungle
Perhaps the Bengals don’t have their DC wrapped up just yet.

Politics and the suite life for Saints playoffs? Insiders got wish granted by Gov. Edwards | State Politics |
It was the hottest Superdome ticket in 10 years: Saints vs. Rams, with the winner advancing to the Super Bowl.

New Orleans Saints fans get special treat while boycotting Super Bowl | Fox News

Rickey Jackson, Willie Roaf agree with everyone else: Saints 'got robbed!’ |
Saints Hall of Famers say they understand why fans are upset with the NOLA No-Call.

Former Miami Dolphins Darren Rizzi lands with the Saints
The Miami Dolphins and Darren Rizzi opted to part ways earlier this week and now the long time special teams coach is joining the Saints.

Nickell Robey-Coleman’s request for Saints fans: forgive him

Saints' missed penalty: Drew Brees takes issue with Roger Goodell
Saints quarterback Drew Brees said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should have given an immediate response to the missed penalty in the NFC title game.

NFL News:

Tom Hanks To Narrate Super Bowl Ad For The Washington Post And Journalism’s Importance | Deadline
Tom Hanks To Narrate Super Bowl Ad For The Washington Post And Journalism's Importance

Chiefs' Mahomes wins NFL MVP honors - Kansas City Business Journal
The player considered the Kansas City Chiefs' future was named the NFL's MVP, while two former players made the Hall of Fame.

Take A Knee: Aspiring NFL players on Colin Kaepernick’s protests - BBC News
Georgia State Panthers players tell Newsbeat why they love football and what Colin Kaepernick means to them.

Chris Long named Walter Payton Man of the Year -
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long was named the 2018 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide at NFL Honors on Saturday evening.

Saquon Barkley Named 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year over Baker Mayfield | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The New York Giants decided against selecting a quarterback of the future when they drafted Saquon Barkley with the No...

Olympic champion Usain Bolt casually runs 4.22 40-yard dash at Super Bowl
Olympic track champion Usain Bolt competed in a 40-yard dash race at the Super Bowl and tied the NFL scouting combine's record.

Tony Romo, at ease in broadcast booth, tells us how hard being an NFL quarterback is - The Washington Post
CBS commentator is the talk of Super Bowl week for his ability to distill the complex into terms fans understand.

Patriots Unleash Perfect Tweet Summarizing Climb To 2019 Super Bowl | New England Patriots |
Every team goes through its fair share of ups and downs throughout the course of a season. Every team deals with some doubt from the outsiders on its way to a championship. But the New England Patriots brought that to a whole new level this season.

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel will win Super Bowl MVP
Save the serious betting for sides and/or totals in the Super Bowl. Have a bit of fun with a prop or two — never mind the props around even money. Of the...

Super Bowl LIII: Tom Brady releases his (almost) annual family photo
At 41, the Super Bowl experience is as much about family as it is football for Tom Brady.

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