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Fleur-de-Links, February 7: Belichick agrees with Saints HC Sean Payton; Missed calls should be challengeable

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New Orleans Saints fan was 'determined not to watch Super Bowl LII,' obit says | Fox News
A die-hard New Orleans Saints fan, also a veteran and police officer, was "determined not to watch Super Bowl LIII," his obituary said.

Saints fans, let’s fight other injustices just as fervently as the no-call |
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What if Saints played Patriots in Super Bowl 53? Watch our LIVE Madden simulation |
Kickoff is 10 a.m. Thursday.

Saints sign former Grambling RB Martez Carter to futures contract | Saints |
The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Martez Carter to a futures contract.

Stars and Saints: Looking back at back at national signing day for players on Saints' roster | Saints |
It's national signing day, a day when college coaches and fans are trying to land recruits with as many stars beside their names as possible.

Saints' Marcus Davenport reveals he played through injury, posts picture from hospital bed | Saints |
Marcus Davenport never got back up to full strength after a strong start to the season.

Saints' biggest needs: Their own versions of Gronk and Edelman - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
When listing position needs for New Orleans this offseason, the boxes for tight end and wide receiver need heavy check marks.

Sports analysts bullish on Saints in way-too-early 2019 power rankings | Saints |
New Orleans Saints fans will never forget the egregious missed pass-interference call in the NFC Championship Game against the Los Angeles Rams. The lack of a flag arguably cost the

J.T. Barrett wants to stay with Saints

New Orleans Saints rank No. 1 in NFL gameday satisfaction -
For the second consecutive year, the Saints were rated No. 1 in terms of Overall Gameday Satisfaction, according to an annual evaluation by the NFL and a third-party audit of all 32 teams.

Bill Belichick wants more reviews in wake of Saints no call

NFL News:

Aaron Donald on Super Bowl loss: 'It's motivation' -
The Los Angeles Rams crumbled against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Rams star pass rusher Aaron Donald says the devastating loss will be "motivation" for next season.

Why Colin Kaepernick could have million-dollar opportunity with AAF
If Colin Kaepernick were to join the Alliance of American Football and play well, it could help him return to the NFL or bolster his collusion claims.

'NFL 100' commercial: Breaking down everything you saw in epic ad | NFL | Sporting News

2019 NFL Draft: McShay Mock has Vikings projected to take DE - Daily Norseman
The ESPN draft expert says the top three offensive linemen will be off the board

Kyler Murray’s Timetable: When does he have to decide on the 2019 draft? |
Spring training starts next week, the first of several milestones as 2019’s most intriguing NFL draft prospect weighs football vs. baseball.

Chiefs News: selects Chiefs’ season-defining play - Arrowhead Pride
Chiefs headlines for Thursday, February 7.

Mayfield will use OROY snub as 'motivation' in 2019 -
Baker Mayfield missed out on winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year to Giants running back Saquon Barkley. In the process, the Browns quarterback found his offseason impetus.

Is Patriots’ Julian Edelman an NFL Hall of Fame candidate? |
Julian Edelman has had spectacular playoff and Super Bowl performances as part of the greatest dynasty the NFL has seen, but is that good enough to earn him a bust in the NFL Hall of Fame?

Donald Penn: Khalil Mack trade took 'a toll on guys' -
Jon Gruden's sell-off of key Raiders in 2018 didn't just stun the public -- it shocked the Raiders, too. Veteran tackle Donald Penn said as much during a Wednesday appearance on NFL Total Access.

Wade Phillips: 'Next year we're gonna kick' the door in -
Wade Phillips and the Los Angeles Rams defense held the greatest quarterback of all time, Tom Brady, to 13 points in the Super Bowl, yet it wasn't enough. It will be next year, according to Phillips.

Mark Davis 'not frustrated' by stadium situation -
The Oakland Raiders remain without a home for 2019 but owner Mark Davis said Wednesday that he's not frustrated by the current situation.

2018 in a nutshell: One season-defining play for all 32 NFL teams -
Tasked with finding one season-defining play for all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank locked himself in the film room and went to work. What is your squad's signature moment from the 2018 campaign?

Guard Matt Slauson retires after 10 seasons in NFL -
Matt Slauson is calling it a career. The longtime interior lineman announced his retirement via Instagram on Wednesday after spending 10 seasons with the Jets, Bears, Chargers and Colts.

Steelers, Redskins among teams facing offensive identity crisis -
The Rams struggled to score points in Super Bowl LIII, but Los Angeles wasn't the only one to lose its way on offense by season's end. David Carr lists five other teams suffering an offensive identity crisis.

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