Rise And New Orleans Saints: Top News, Videos And More

Payton also took issue with a suggestion the two players may be held out of the rest of the 2011 preaseason, saying both will be scratched for Saturday’s game at Houston but that he would make no predictions on the timetable of their return beyond that.

After an uncertain off-season that included a 136-day lockout, a shortened, frenzied free-agency period and a late start to training camp, the New Orleans Saints were glad to be back on the field Friday night.


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Who Dat? Just want to say Who Dat. If it weren’t for Butterfingers, Brees would have been 2 for 4 with a 50-yard bomb of a touchdown. I think we need to cut Devery Henderson. But, overall, good game. Let’s go back and get that championship.

New Orleans Saints starting cornerback Tracy Porter has returned to practice for the first time since training camp opened and says his surgically repaired left knee isn’t bothering him.

The Bears lined up Robbie Gould‘s first and second kickoffs at the 30 instead of the 35, as called for in the new rule. When told of the kickoffs, Carl Johnson, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, called Soldier Field and ordered officials to “put a stop to it,” according to Fox Sports.

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