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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; On Wednesday the Saints will trade Louisiana's scorching heat and humidity behind for temperatures in the 70s and 80s while practicing five miles away from Newport Beach in Costa Mesa, California. https://www.nola.com/sports/saints/a...87b7f467e.html...

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Old 08-13-2019, 03:34 PM   #1
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Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward



On Wednesday the Saints will trade Louisiana's scorching heat and humidity behind for temperatures in the 70s and 80s while practicing five miles away from Newport Beach in Costa Mesa, California.

https://www.nola.com/sports/saints/a...87b7f467e.html
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Re: Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward

I look forward to these joint practices ... new faces, live reps & different competition will be a good thing.

More importantly, the weather will be a lot less humid than in Metairie.
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I look forward to these joint practices ... new faces, live reps & different competition will be a good thing.

More importantly, the weather will be a lot less humid than in Metairie.
Reduces the possibility of cramps.
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Re: Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward

There are some good matchups practicing against the Chargers. Most notably, can Jared Cook get anything going against Derwin James?
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Re: Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward

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There are some good matchups practicing against the Chargers. Most notably, can Jared Cook get anything going against Derwin James?
And great for our O-line to go up against Ingram and Bosa.
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Re: Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward

Chargers have some good, big receivers too.
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Re: Saints looking at new faces: Joint practices with Chargers offer fresh way to move forward

New faces give you new challenges. I like the Chargers. Always have. Didn't they give us Lutz?
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New faces give you new challenges. I like the Chargers. Always have. Didn't they give us Lutz?
Thought it was Baltimore... could be wrong, though.
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Thought it was Baltimore... could be wrong, though.
No, you're correct. He was waived by Baltimore in August of 2016 and we picked him up in September.
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