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Fleur-de-Links, September 18: Wide receivers miss practice, but 1st round draft pick returns

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Film Study: How Saints rushing offense lines up vs. Raiders rushing defense - Canal Street Chronicles

A look at the Saints running game in week 1 and how they want to improve going into week 2.

A look at the details of Alvin Kamara’s 5-year, $75 million contract - NOLA

Details regarding Alvin Kamara’s 5-year contract have come to light, such as the notion that, “Though the average annual salary is $15 million, Kamara’s annual base salary does not rise above $10 million until the 2024 season.”

Saints At Raiders Thursday injury report: Michael Thomas misses practice - Canal Street Chronicles

As expected, Michael Thomas missed practice on Thursday due to his ankle injury, but Cesar Ruiz, who previously missed due to an ankle injury of his own, returned to practice as limited.

Saints starting receivers Thomas, Sanders miss practice - Yahoo! Sports

While Michael Thomas missed practice due to injury, Emmanuel Sanders was also not at practice, though his absence did not appear to be injury-related; also, the running back Dwayne Washington has been activated off of the COVID-19/Reserve list, leaving the team with no players on the list anymore.

Interview with the Enemy: Las Vegas Raiders expect to upset Drew Brees and the Saints - Canal Street Chronicles

Cam Mellor of Silver and Black Pride answers some questions about how the Raiders look to beat the Saints in their home opener.

New Orleans Saints legend Marques Colston announced as 2021 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductee - New Orleans Saints

Former Saints wide receiver Marques Colston will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2021 class.

New Orleans Saints rookie roundup: Week 1, Roach shines, Trautman plays - Canal Street Chronicles

Malcolm Roach and Adam Trautman were the only rookies who saw play against the Tampa Bay Buaccaneers, while rookies Zack Baun and Marquez Callaway were cut from the starting lineup.