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New Orleans Saints players Drew Brees, Marques Colston and Devery Henderson are motivated to return to the Super Bowl after an offseason full of controversy and turmoil.

Darren Sproles Fully Practices Wednesday

Saints running back Darren Sproles (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.Fantasy Spin:Sproles isn't listed on the injury report for Week 1, which signifies what the Saints said all along: his knee injury wasn't that serious.

Colston misses practice with a foot injury, Sproles a full go

New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice  and didn’t appear on the injury report after dealing with a knee injury. Darn it, @larry_holder. I believed you instead of myself! … Here’s the correct info: #Saints Sproles wasn’t on the injury report. — Mike Triplett (@TripTP) September 5, 2012 Saints wide receiver Marques...

Marques Colston Nursing Sore Foot

Saints receiver Marques Colston didn't practice Wednesday due to a sore left foot, but it isn't considered serious.Fantasy Spin:Interim coach Aaron Kromer said he thinks all of his injured players will play Sunday, Colston included, according to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Drew Brees, Bountygate, and the ghost of Gregg Williams, await the Redskins in New Orleans

2009 Image Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images North America via Zimbio.comThe Washington Redskins open the NFL season against the New Orleans Saints this Sunday. The Saints are a special opponent for two reasons. First, the Redskins and Saints share a connection with Gregg Williams, and second, Roger Goodell has touched both teams. Reason No. 2 makes the Saints beatable, IMO, but...

Purdue will honor Neil Armstrong with helmet decal

They call Purdue “The Cradle of Quarterbacks,” and given that the school has produced names like Drew Brees, Kyle Orton, and yes, the immortal Gary Danielson, it seems like an appropriate nickname. However, when the current group of Boilermakers takes the field on Saturday against Notre Dame, the school will honor someone honor one of its most famous alums, but someone who...

Saints say Payton's offense is largely intact

Drew Brees is confident the Saints can replicate Sean Payton's record-breaking offense to an extent. Yet the star quarterback has also appreciates that the mastermind of the schemes that have suited him so well won't be around, and that offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. will have to make his own gut decisions and adjustments. Carmichael gained experience calling...

Fill-in refs raising concerns as NFL season looms

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The NFL is poised to begin the regular season with replacement referees. With no agreement with its locked-out referee union, the league is planning to use fill-ins for at least the first week of games. Many of them are used to small-college officiating, so the transition is tough. Mistakes...

Fantasy Football Playbook

Still searching for a fantasy football league? Are you waiting for your league draft?  Here is your comprehensive draft strategy, best player available and sleepers for fantasy football 2012! QB 1) Aaron Rodgers, GB 2) Tom Brady, NE 3) Drew Brees, NO 4) Ben Roethlisberger, PIT 5) Matt Schaub, HOU 6) Andy Dalton, CIN 7) [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
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