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Fleur-de-Links, July 22: NFL cancels 2020 preseason and Sean Payton speaks about new technology in football

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NFL agrees to cancel 2020 preseason, reduce team roster sizes to 80 for training camp - USA Today

The NFLPA and NFL owners agree to cancel the entire 2020 preseason.

New Orleans Saints:

Officially licensed Saints face coverings available - Canal Street Chronicles

Officially licensed Saints face coverings are available for the first time, with partial proceeds from the sales going to the CDC Foundation.

Cameron Jordan, Matt Ryan team up for historically-great NFL stat - Saints Wire/USA Today

Cam Jordan has sacked Atlanta Falcons quaterback Matt Ryan 18 times, which is “more than any other passer-defender [sack] combination in NFL history.”

Comparing Andrus Peat and Larry Warford’s pass protection in 2019 - Canal Street Chronicles

While Andrus Peat could be an elite-level player if he stays healthy, the Saints might end up regretting losing Larry Warford.

How good exactly is Saints HC Sean Payton as an offensive playcaller? - Canal Street Chronicles

While Sean Payton’s playcalling has been inconsistent when it comes to the rushing game, his ability to keep the Saints as a top-tier offense shows his dominance and ability.

Saints’ Sean Payton Talks NFL Adding LED Goalposts and More Technology to Games - Bleacher Report

Sean Payton speaks about LED goalposts and ball-tracking technologies in the NFL.

Why the Saints could win it all, Part IV: Wide receivers - Canal Street Chronicles

With a roster of wide receivers that includes Michael Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Tre’Quan Smith, Deonte Harris and other receivers like Ty Montgomery and Taysom Hill, Drew Brees has more receiver options than ever heading into the 2020 season.