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Saints | Bush on kick returns?
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:26:43 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said he has an idea how much he'd like to use rookie RB Reggie Bush in the team's kick return game, but he's not ready to share that with anyone yet

Saints | B. Johnson misses Thursday afternoon workouts
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:46:52 -0700

Chris Pika, of NewOrleansSaints.com, reports New Orleans Saints WR Bethel Johnson (dehydration) was dealing with a little dehydration Thursday, Aug. 3, so he was held out of afternoon workouts.

Saints | Lewis still not ready to return
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:28:09 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints WR/KR Michael Lewis (knee) still is not close to returning to the practice field. He's still recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery and a torn ACL. He's currently trying to regain strength in his quadriceps. He expects to play before the preseason is over. He's currently on the bubble to make the team.

Saints | McAfee on the bubble
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:27:27 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Fred McAfee is currently on the bubble to make the team.

Saints | Gleason on the bubble
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:27:10 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints S Steve Gleason is currently on the bubble to make the team.


Okay special team looks to be the first off bike wins. Unless Bush is the man teamed with Amac. then both will be gone. As far as fast freddy goes I would be surprised to see him cut with bennett gone. Same for glesason. replace both of our best gunners?



Saints | Simmons retirement won't cost team
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:40:37 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the retirement of New Orleans Saints LB Anthony Simmons won't hurt the team financially because he did not receive a signing bonus when he signed with the team.


Saints | Polley at weakside linebacker
Fri, 4 Aug 2006 01:30:16 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Tommy Polley has replaced LB Anthony Simmons as the team's starter at weakside linebacker.


Saints | Grant misses Thursday afternoon workouts
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:46:31 -0700

Chris Pika, of NewOrleansSaints.com, reports New Orleans Saints LB Cie Grant (inflammation) was dealing with a little inflammation Thursday, Aug. 3, so he did not take part in the afternoon workouts.


LB good news it is a wash with Simmons and polley is going back to natural position after a year in the middle. Grant side lined what a surprise. so much for that wash.


Saints | Mayberry misses Thursday afternoon workouts
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:45:48 -0700

Chris Pika, of NewOrleansSaints.com, reports New Orleans Saints OG Jermane Mayberry (shoulder) did not take part in afternoon workouts Thursday, Aug. 3, and is not going to be available for the team's scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 5.

Saints | Brees looking sharp
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:45:28 -0700

Chris Pika, of NewOrleansSaints.com, reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (shoulder) threw some sharp passes during afternoon workouts Thursday, Aug. 3. Head coach Sean Payton said Brees' progress has been good and throws the football very well in the red zone.

Saints | Karney likely to retain starting job
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:45:09 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints FB Mike Karney is likely to hold onto the starting fullback position.

Saints | Joseph may not stick
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:44:11 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports it is unlikely New Orleans Saints FB Keith Joseph will be able to win the No. 1 fullback position. He may have trouble holding onto a roster spot because the team is able to use tight ends in the fullback role, too.

Saints | Martin unlikely to earn starting role
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:36:17 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports it is unlikely New Orleans Saints FB Jamar Martin will be able to win the No. 1 fullback position.


No surprise here drew is good and merryberries is sidelined. Do we need a back up FB on active roster? are our TE really good enough to line up as FB? one is bound for the PS


Saints | Phillips struggling
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:35:59 -0700

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports New Orleans Saints CB Anwar Phillips has struggled during training camp. He was duped on a punt-team drill and allowed the football to go into the end zone for a touchback.

Not good. we need the rookie CB to step for the future. At least make the PS.



time for some snickers at the raiders fans. i am watching the hall of fame to lol.


Saints | Shell considers quarterback job still open, Brooks thinks otherwise
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 21:36:53 -0700

The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders head coach Art Shell says the starting quarterback position is still open on his team, "This guy going out with the first group doesn't mean that's where he is going to end up." Shell was referring to QB Aaron Brooks, who had other thoughts, "This will be my eigth season. I did some wonderful things down in New Orleans, (but) I'm here to get back in the groove and make this team be a better football team."

Raiders | Brooks' light bulb going off
Thu, 3 Aug 2006 23:04:17 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders QB Aaron Brooks struggled a bit at first during training camp but he is now at the point where things are starting to sink in and he's able to begin letting his athletic ability take over. Head coach Art Shell said he has made "big strides" recently and the "light bulb" is going off.

lights out in the wrong way. he must be grinning again
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