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Fleur-de-Links, February 20: Marcus Davenport named most improved player, Sean Payton talks contracts, and big changes in 2020 NFL season on the way

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Here are your daily New Orleans Saints and NFL links

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New Orleans Saints:

Sean Payton talks contracts of both Drew Brees, Taysom Hill and Brees’ ‘big decision’ - NOLA

Sean Payton speaks on contract situations for Drew Brees and Taysom Hill, but does not expect any major complications in re-signing them.

‘I would love to play with Drew again’: Former BYU star Taysom Hill reacts to Saints QB’s decision to return - KSL

Just before Drew Brees’ big announcement, Taysom Hill said that he hoped Drew Brees re-signed.

Marcus Davenport named Saints’ most improved player of 2019 - Saints Wire/USA Today

Pro Football Focus named defensive end Marcus Davenport the Saints’ most improved player in 2019.

Saints Offseason Preview: Linebackers - Sports Illustrated

A look at the current linebackers that are under contract with the New Orleans Saints and the ones that are entering free agnecy.

NFL:

Report: Huge changes to NFL playoff format expected for 2020 season - Total Pro Sports

The NFL is reportedly looking the expand the playoffs from 6 teams per conference to 7 teams, meaning only the number #1 seed would receive a first round bye, and wild card weekend would host 6 games instead of 4.

Greg Robinson arrested for allegedly possessing 157 pounds of marijuana, could face up to 20 years in prison - CBS Sports

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson reportedly arrested for possessing 157 pound of marijuana near the US/Mexico border.

NFL appears headed to 17-game season, playoff expansion as CBA talks continue to advance

The NFL also looks to expand the regular season from 16 games to 17.