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Besides the intangibles, Sammy Knight’s stats are also Hall of Fame worthy. Knight ranks third in New Orleans history with 28 interceptions. He also ranks second with 494 interception return yards and he is the all-time New Orleans Saints leader with four interceptions returned for TDs.

Now that it’s mid-May, though, it’s no longer business as usual. Normally, the Saints would have just wrapped up their rookie minicamp, with the start of organized team activities just around the corner.

The New Orleans Saints wide receiver is one of the veterans most affected by the work stoppage. Not only is he unsigned, Moore is among the players who won’t know their free-agent status until personnel rules are put in place for the 2011 season — provided there even is one.

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams talks about the team’s 2011 draft picks.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said after meeting Tuesday with Gov. Mark Dayton and supporters of a Minnesota Vikings stadium that the league will contribute financially to its construction, and that he believes efforts to get the facility built are ensuring the team’s future in the state.

Not only does the most recent court decision upholding the validity of the owners’ lockout of the players mean a likely game of wait-and-see for the next several weeks — more than ever, it puts the opening of training camps in jeopardy. And, beyond that, pre-season games.

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