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Saints News:

'We are home': Saints punter Thomas Morstead loves New Orleans, and the city loves him back | Saints | nola.com
Most casual football fans know of punter Thomas Morstead’s on-field accomplishments since the New Orleans Saints selected him in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL draft out of Southern

Nick Easton helped New Orleans, now hopes to help New Orleans Saints
'Being here now, and seeing the scope of the city, it's truly amazing'

Running Saints and Pelicans, Gayle Benson takes a family-like approach – and it 'starts with our fans' | Saints | nola.com
Gayle Benson could have easily just stayed on the golf cart and waved at the fans screaming her name and taking pictures of her as she rode by.

Drew Brees' latest gift to New Orleans? Saints QB donates $250K to help build school in Gentilly | Saints | nola.com
Drew Brees needed New Orleans and New Orleans needed him.

David Onyemata’s elite stretch to end the Saints’ 2018 season makes him a player to watch in 2019 | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | Pro Football Focus
PFF's Ben Cooper takes a look at the play of David Onyemata, who is still one of the NFL's best-kept secrets.

Saints player to have 1 trial in a few weeks for 2 alleged sexual assaults while in college | Saints | nola.com
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A judge has ruled against holding two sexual assault trials for a former University of Wyoming football star and current New Orleans Saints player.

NFL News:

Ezekiel Elliott meeting with Roger Goodell on Tuesday - NFL.com
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday regarding a May incident in Las Vegas, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports.

Bears excited by David Montgomery's tackle-breaking - NFL.com
Chicago Bears rookie running back David Montgomery has elicited resounding praise from coaches throughout offseason workouts, especially his ability to break tackles with his "rare contact balance."

NFL's most indispensable offensive players for the 2019 season - NFL.com
Who are the most indispensable offensive players in the NFL today? Adam Schein reveals his annual list. Who's No. 1? Which offensive lineman made the list?

John Johnson: Rams teammate Eric Weddle 'a genius' - NFL.com
The 2018 season proved to be wildly successful for the Los Angeles Rams, and John Johnson III is already looking ahead to how the team can build on that success in 2019.

Steelers' James Conner: 'I'll have a similar role' in '19 - NFL.com
James Conner is healthy and ready to reclaim a feature role for the Steelers. But Pittsburgh has more depth at the running back position this season and could employ more of a committee.

Amari Cooper: Raiders weren't a 'good fit for me' - NFL.com
Veteran wide receiver Amari Cooper reiterated his belief that Oakland was not a "good fit" for him. Cooper said he wasn't able to showcase his ability with the Raiders.

5 NFL players who have had dramatic weight loss after retirement | Fox News
The NFL features players at the extreme peak of physical ability.

David Baker: HOF to consider 20 enshrinees for 2020 - NFL.com
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is considering expanding its Centennial Class for 2020 as part of the NFL's 100th-anniversary celebration, HOF president and CEO David Baker said Monday.

Jarvis Landry back running routes for Baker Mayfield - NFL.com
Jarvis Landry is running routes with QB Baker Mayfield under their own accord in Los Angeles; making up for lost time in OTAs because of an undisclosed injury to the Browns wideout.

Answering the biggest 2019 questions for all 32 NFL teams by division
Will Carson Wentz avoid the injury bug in 2019? How long before rookie QB Dwayne Haskins starts for the Redskins? Let's take a look at what's cooking in the NFC East.

NFL TV, radio host Rich Eisen explains new pass interference replay
Peter King is on vacation until July 15, and he lined up some guest writers to fill his Monday spot on Football Morning in America. Today, it’s Rich Eisen, the popular NFL television and radio host. Previous guest columns: Fred Gaudelli (June 3) | Nick Hardwick (June 10) | Pro Football Focus (June 17