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Fleur-de-Links, March 8: Antonio Brown in the headlines, but were Saints even interested?

This free agency period is already at maximum hype!

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Saints News:

Can the New Orleans Saints re-sign Mark Ingram? -
Time is dwindling for the New Orleans Saints to retain Mark Ingram with a contract extension.

Report: Saints back out of Steelers’ Antonio Brown sweepstakes
The New Orleans Saints reportedly backed out of trade discussions involving Pittsburgh Steelers superstar wide receiver Antonio Brown.

2019 free agency: Philadelphia Eagles options for New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints could do well to sign former Philadelphia Eagles like Golden Tate, Jay Ajayi, or Timmy Jernigan in free agency.

Edge rusher still a Saints priority despite bold trade last year - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
The Saints have invested heavily at defensive end, but they could still use more help. Here's who the team could target in a loaded free-agent class.

NFL experts project Teddy Bridgewater leaves Saints

Breaking down the Saints salary cap, possible adds and cuts with free agency approaching – The Athletic
Here's a deep dive into the cap situation, position-by-position, including how much potential targets might cost.

NFL News:

NFL rumors: Antonio Brown proposed trade to Bills won't happen |
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as NFL teams prepare for the draft and free agency.

NFL rumors: Antonio Brown's demands could be 'huge factor' for Raiders | NBCS Bay Area
Antonio Brown could be on the move soon, but is there a big hurdle in getting him on the Raiders?

Dallas Cowboys: David Irving smokes weed and quits the NFL | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
DE David Irving, who played the last four years with the Dallas Cowboys and currently suspended indefinitely by the NFL, smoked marijuana during a rant on Instagram Thursday night and said he is done with the NFL.

Kyler Murray to run 40, throw at March 13 pro day -
As expected, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will run the 40 at his pro day on March 13th, along with a regular passing workout, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

NFL Network analyst crushes Kyler Murray - Chicago Tribune
Charley Casserly reported that Kyler Murray fared poorly in interviews with team officials, prompting a defense from Lincoln Riley, Murray's coach at Oklahoma.

Steelers lock up Maurkice Pouncey, Ramon Foster -
Pittsburgh signed Maurkice Pouncey to an extension through 2021 making him the highest-paid center in the NFL while also signing guard Ramon Foster to a two-year, $8.25 million deal.

2019 NFL Scouting Combine winners/losers: Justice Hill excites -
The first prospects hit the field Thursday at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, with the offensive linemen and running backs going through workouts. Who stood out? Bucky Brooks spotlights winners and losers.

2019 NFL free-agency guide - Players to know, team needs and value signings
Here comes free agency. We have everything you need to know about the top players on the open market and the teams that will be signing them.

2019 NFL Free Agency: Here are the five most likely landing spots for Ndamukong Suh -
The Rams defensive tackle is set to hit the open market after one season in Los Angeles

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