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Fleur-de-Links, October 14: Saints top the NFC South, despite problems

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Saints are exploring possibility of playing home games at LSU’s Tiger Stadium - Canal Street Chronicles

With the New Orleans mayor rejecting the Saints’ request for fans at the Superdome, the Saints are reportedly exploring the possibility of playing home games at LSU’s Tiger Stadium.

Report: Michael Thomas’ Suspension Result of Clashes with Payton, Saints Coaches - Bleacher Report

Michael Thomas’ suspension came after what was described as “insubordination” towards Sean Payton and “a pattern of troubling behavior,” but Drew Brees says, “We’re going to be all good.”

Saints Fans Are Freaking Out Over Michael Thomas’ Latest Tweets - The Spun

Michael Thomas has been tweeting about his suspension situation, saying things like, “You ain’t a snake but they will make you,” (Tweet below) and worrying fans.

Overreactions from the Saints Week 5 game against the Chargers - Canal Street Chronicles

The Saints’ secondary is still a big concern, and Taysom Hill no longer seems to be a viable strategy for the team, despite scoring the game tying touchdown.

Brees gratified by Sanders’ rising role in Saints offense - Associated Press

Drew Brees spoke highly of Emmanuel Sanders following the team’s week 5 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, saying, “He’s a weapon. He can do a lot of things. He’s a savvy football player.”

Jameis Winston was trending on Twitter again. That doesn’t mean he’ll play for the Saints anytime soon - Yahoo! Sports

Despite Jameis Winston’s name trending on Twitter during the MNF game, it is still unlikely that he will see any significant playing time.

Saints back atop NFC South, but that could change quickly; see where things stand after Week 5 - NOLA

After winning the Week 5 game against the Chargers, the Saints now lead the NFC South.