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Saints Podcast Round-Up, March, 28, 2020

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All your Saints podcasts in one place.

Looking for Saints podcasts? We got you set with all the local podcasts such as Canal St. Chronicles, Locked On Saints, Saints Happy Hour, Who Dat Confessional, Bayou Blitz and more!

Canal St. Chronicles

Locked On Saints

Saints Happy Hour

Who Dat Confessional

Saints Talk- Nick Underhill

(Apple Podcasts)

Sports Overtime - Nadar Mirfiq and Bryan Bienemy

WBOK 1230 AM Tuesday/Thursday 7-9 PM

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Chris Dunnells

4 local businesses in Who Dat Nation that could use your support

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The Covid-19 outbreak across Who Dat Nation has hit local small businesses hard.

Coronavirus has affected the health and lives of thousands across the state of Louisiana, the Gulf Coast, and the country. Of course, health for friends, loved ones, and the community are the first priority, but small businesses are the backbone of America, and they are getting hit hard too during times of isolation, quarantine, and lockdown.

With that being said, here are...

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JR Ella

A look around the NFC South on SB Nation

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From Newton’s release to Suh re-upping in Tampa, the NFC South keeps dealing

“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” - Michael Corleone, The Godfather Part II.

Although the free agency frenzy has died down, the NFC South keeps dealing and we are rolling inexorably towards the 2020 NFL draft. Despite the strangely inert state that COVID-19 has put the sports world in, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has shot down any talks of...

Bleacher Report - New Orleans Saints

Saints GM 'Appreciative' of Drew Brees Signing Team-Friendly Contract

The New Orleans Saints agreed to a two-year, $50 million deal with quarterback Drew Brees , keeping the 19-year veteran in town for two more seasons. The 41-year-old, who led the league with a 74...

Bleacher Report - New Orleans Saints

Drew Brees on $5M Donation: 'We're Gonna Find a Way to Get Through This'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he's going to work with his wife, Brittany Brees, to "maximize the impact" of their $5 million donation to the state of Louisiana amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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5 games every Saints fan should watch while in lockdown

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NFL Game Pass is offering a free trial. Here are the games you should watch.

The only thing worse than being stuck at home is being stuck at home without Saints football. Thankfully, we are not subjected to such a fate. The NFL has made NFL Gamepass free until May 31st. This means that while many of us are on lockdown, we can still enjoy a good Black and Gold victory. So we thought we would set you up with a quick watchlist....

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Chris Dunnells

Fans give Saints a “B” grade for offseason moves so far

Saints’ fan confidence is on the rise.

Fans of the New Orleans Saints are feeling confident in Mickey Loomis and the New Orleans Saints front office as the Saints keep making moves this offseason. Signing veterans like Malcolm Jenkins and Emmanuel Sanders are moves that are sitting well with Saints fans, as Saints fans have given the offseason a “B” grade so far.

Mickey Loomis has been doing typical Mickey Loomis things, though, finding cap dollars were there weren’t any,...

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Pre-draft interview with FSU DB Levonta Taylor

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The NFL Draft prospect talks play on the field, favorite creole cuisine, who he models his game after, and more.

Levonta Taylor is a versatile defensive back entering the NFL Draft this season out of Florida State. He was the number one corner prospect coming out of high school and ranked as the number five player in the nation. Taylor suffered a fracture in his L5 vertebrae but focused on the “bounce back” in 2019. He has shown impressive...

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Chris Dunnells

Why the Saints should sign CB Darqueze Dennard

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It just makes so much sense at this point.

The cornerback market generally seemed to dry up fairly quickly. Yes, Logan Ryan is still available, and yes, Nickell Robey-Coleman only recently just signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. But Byron Jones, Chris Harris, and even Eli Apple found new teams relatively quickly.

One of those players was former first round pick Darqueze Dennard, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals, who reportedly signed with the...

Yardbarker: New Orleans Saints

Watch: Drew Brees hilariously details homeschooling in the age of COVID-19

New Orleans Saints star quarterback Drew Brees is like pretty much one-third of the world’s population right now. The future Hall of Famer and his family are stuck at home in quarantine as the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues. A father of four children, Brees is also stuck homeschooling his children during these most difficult times. Appearing on NBC’s “Today” Friday morning, Brees detailed how much of a struggle it has been teaching his children. It was absolutely...

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Kade Kistner

What can the Saints expect from Michael Thomas in 2020?

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After a record-breaking 2019 season, there are some high expectations for Michael Thomas in 2020. How will the wideout fare next season?

New Orleans Saints wideout Michael Thomas had one of the most historic seasons during the 2019 campaign. En route to earning the NFL Offensive Player of the year award, Thomas set the new record for receptions in a single season with 149. However, Thomas’ accolades did not stop there. After securing 1725 receiving yards and...

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Adam Dunnells

Fleur-de-Links, March 27: Drew Brees donates $5 million to New Orleans and Vonn Bell releases a statement about his release

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Here are your daily New Orleans Saints links

New Orleans Saints: Drew and Brittany Brees pledge $5 million to State of Louisiana amidst Coronavirus pandemic - Canal Street Chronicles

Drew Brees tweets that he and his wife are “committing $5,000,000 to the State of Louisiana in 2020,” amidst global coronavirus pandemic.

Sean Payton: ‘I’m feeling a lot better’ - New Orleans Saints

A transcript from Sean Payton’s WWL Radio interview from...

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NFL 2020 draft expected to proceed as planned April 23rd thru 25th 2020

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There are however going to be changes.

Rodger Goodell has sent out the following memo to the Saints as well as the rest of the 31 teams.

Commissioner Goodell sent out a memo to NFL teams tonight that the draft will go on April 23-25. pic.twitter.com/tYlHo3fKqC

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 26, 2020

The NFL’s CEC, (Council Executive Committee) has advised that the Draft go forward April 23-25-2020 as originally scheduled. Because of the...

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Chris Dunnells

Drew Brees t-shirts available to recognize remarkable donation contribution

Proceeds to benefit Louisiana charity.

If you’re not familiar with BreakingT, your one-stop shop for real-time, officially-licensed t-shirts, you should be. Both Canal Street Chronicles and BreakingT have recognized Drew Brees’s incredibly generous donation to the people of Louisiana in response to the Covid-19 outbreak across the state and country.

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A post shared by Drew Brees (@drewbrees) on Mar 26, 2020 at 8:31am PDT


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Chris Dunnells

Saints add another talented WR in Sports Illustrated mock draft

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Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders aren’t enough.

We are in the middle of free agency, but we are still in the middle of mock draft season as well. Sports Illustrated has just released their recent three-rock mock draft, so what were the results for the New Orleans Saints?

With the 24th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Saints selected Arizona State wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.

With no second-round pick, the Saints may look to trade back here, but...

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Saints add edge rusher Noah Spence on a veteran deal

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Four-year vet Noah Spence agreed to terms with the Saints on a friendly one-year contract

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence was reported to sign with the New Orleans Saints back on March 23.

The #Saints signed DE Noah Spence, per source.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 23, 2020

But the details of the four-year veteran edge rusher Noah Spence’s contract were leaked today by Aaron Wilson.

Noah Spence (Saints) one year, $910K,...

ESPN.com - New Orleans Saints

Brees commits $5 million to help Louisiana

Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany announce they're committing $5 million for Louisiana to help communities deal with the impact of the coronavirus.

Yardbarker: New Orleans Saints

Drew Brees, family pledge $5 million to aid Louisiana’s COVID-19 relief efforts

At a time when so many people are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are stepping up to do whatever they can to help their communities. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees took that to another level on Thursday, announcing he and his wife are committing $5 million to help Louisiana during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brees announced the incredible donation to help do everything he can to support the communities suffering the most during the ongoing crisis. The 41-year-old...

Yardbarker: New Orleans Saints

Drew Brees announces $5 million donation to Louisiana during coronavirus outbreak

Professional athletes continue to find ways to do their part to support those who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and Drew Brees announced on Thursday that his family is making a massive donation to the state of Louisiana. Brees and his wife Brittany are committing $5 million to help Louisiana, which has been hit harder by the coronavirus outbreak than many other states. Some of the money will be used to help deliver 10,000 meals per day to children, seniors and families that...

Bleacher Report - New Orleans Saints

Drew Brees, Wife Brittany Donating $5M to State of Louisiana for COVID-19 Relief

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, pledged $5,000,000 to the state of Louisiana to help the state amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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