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Fleur-de-Links, October 9: Michael Thomas, Jared Cook, and more limited at Thursday’s practice

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Red Zone Defense must Improve for the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football - Canal Street Chronicles

The Saints have allowed more touchdowns than any other team in the NFL, giving up 104 points in the red zone.

Saints waive Will Clapp again days after signing him to the active roster - Saints Wire

The Saints waive center and New Orleans native Will Clapp after moving him to the active roster.

Saints Rushing Attack 2020: Why Running the Football Helps the Saints Win - Sports Illustrated

While Saints running back Alvin Kamara has been a consistent producer for the Saints offense, questions remain if Sean Payton will be focusing the team’s offense on running.

Saints sign Tommylee Lewis to practice squad - Saints Wire

The Saints have re-signed wide receiver Tommylee Lewis to the practice squad after waiving him from the team two months ago.

Saints aim to prolong Chargers’ Monday night misery - WGNO

The Los Angeles Chargers have lost the last 5 games that they played on Mondays, and the Saints look to extend that streak.

Saints vs Chargers Thursday injury report: Deonte Harris does not practice - Canal Street Chronicles

Wide receiver Deonte Harris and cornerbacks Justin Hardee and Janoris Jenkins did not practice on Thursday due to injury, Michael Thomas, Jared Cook, Marshon Lattimore, Malcolm Jenkins, Andrus Peat, Ryan Ramczyk, Trey Hendrickson, and Marcus Davenport were all limited.

Did not having Michael Thomas force the Saints to see what else they had at wide receiver? - NOLA

While Alvin Kamara has caught a majority of the Saints’ passes since Michael Thomas’ injury, the Saints targeted nine different different receivers in last week’s win over the Detroit Lions, showing how Michael Thomas’ absence has allowed other players to step up as receivers.