BUILDING TRUST


Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:16:25 GMT
BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS
rvargas@theadvocate.com

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Saints receiver Nick Toon said he realizes there’s more than one way to earn the quarterback’s trust, his primary goal this preseason.
Wideouts can position themselves in the right places. They can make crafty adjustments on..

Running game advances will be critical to offensive health


Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:16:25 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

“It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle — when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.”
— Christopher McDougall
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Up and down a flinty hillside path at his team’s training camp facility Monday, New Orlean..

Ronald Powell


Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:05:03 GMT

The Saints’ rookie outside linebacker and fifth-round draft choice reflects on his NFL transition, his football idol and his beard:
The Advocate: What is the transition from college football to the NFL like? Does it compare to moving from middle school t..

Butler working his way back


Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:45:27 GMT
By Gary Estwick
Special to The Advocate

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Once the offseason leader of a new-look Saints defense, outside linebacker Victor Butler is now competing against himself.
Can I play a wreckless style of football — the style which got me to the NFL — without reinjuring my..

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:07:54 GMT

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — It would be easy for Jonathan Goodwin to treat Tim Lelito as a threat to his job, because, well, that’s exactly what he is.
The competition at center between these two men is as fierce as any battle unfolding in the New Orle..

COOKS’ COUNTRY


Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:26:12 GMT
By Nick Underhill
nunderhill@theadvocate.com

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Going in blind, it would be difficult not to notice him. Something about the way he moves about the fields, even on this day, with the grass soaked from a heavy downpour, catches your eye and forces you to pay attention.
Bra..

Veteran cornerback Bailey glad to join ’em, hopes to beat ’em


Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:50:30 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The pads came on and the intensity level came up Sunday on day three of New Orleans Saints training camp.
With them came a predictable level of chippiness, pushing, shoving and banging if not outright tackling, which is stil..

Senio Kelemete


Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:47:50 GMT

n Position: Left guard
n Years in the NFL: 2
n Acquired: 2013 (practice squad)
n College: Washington
n Career highlights: In college, he was a two-time team captain and All-Pac 12 performer. He’s appeared in one game in the NFL — for Arizona, who draf..

Robinson’s time to shine?


Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:45:48 GMT
BY GARY ESTWICk
Special to The Advocate

Who does Khiry Robinson think he is?
You give the guy a Saints roster spot in 2013 and one season later, he thinks he can contribute even more. Maybe start.
Leave the rushing to Mark Ingram and Pierre Thomas. After all, he’d be forced to change your Twi..

CAMP REPORT: Evans aiming to get back to All-Pro form


Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:16:44 GMT

Saints right guard Jahri Evans won’t deny it. After missing out on a fifth straight appearance on the Associated Press first-team All Pro list last year, he “most definitely” is aiming to forge his way back on it in 2014, he said Sunday at the end of a ra..