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No 'lockout hangover' for New Orleans Saints this year

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; More than a week into New Orleans Saints training camp, it's worth pointing out one thing we haven't been seeing - any signs of post-lockout sloppiness. In fact, I honestly hadn't thought about the idea of the "lockout hangover" until ...

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Old 08-08-2011, 09:20 PM   #1
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More than a week into New Orleans Saints training camp, it's worth pointing out one thing we haven't been seeing - any signs of post-lockout sloppiness.

In fact, I honestly hadn't thought about the idea of the "lockout hangover" until colleague Mike Preston from the Baltimore Sun checked in with me to ask how the Saints are looking, compared to the Baltimore Ravens, who have been off to a sloppy start. According to Preston s research the Ravens aren't the only ones

By all accounts from players, coaches and media observers, these Saints training camp practices don't look much different than any other year. They aren't as far along in their playbook installation. But we've seen no more signs of sloppiness or sluggishness than we've seen in any non-lockout year.
"Look, if all of us came out here and watched a practice, it would be hard for us to tell if it was following a lockout or wasn't following a lockout," Saints Coach Sean Payton said. "And that's a credit to what our players did during that time. You know, they spent a lot of time in training and came in in good shape.


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Old 08-08-2011, 09:53 PM   #2
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With veterans like Vilma & Brees, running "training camp" instead of just workouts during the lockout; what did they expect?

Our team is ahead of the rest of the league at this point..!
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Old 08-09-2011, 06:02 AM   #3
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Brees has always been a coach to the players around him.

He just happens to be a damn good QB as well.
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:06 AM   #4
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Even nfl.com had a good article about just this!
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