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7-9, 3rd in NFC South

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Source says Saints LT Terron Armstead's injury is soft tissue, should return within a couple weeks.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints will start training camp with four players on the physically-unable-to-perform list: LT Terron Armstead, CB Keenan Lewis, DE Hau'oli Kikaha, WR Vincent Brown. Armstead's injury is unknown, but a source indicated it's not significant. Lewis said the other day that he is recovered from last year's hip injury but may be limited early in camp as a precaution. Kikaha is expected to miss all or most of the year with an ACL injury. Brown's injury is unknown. First practice is Thursday.

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Keenan Lewis' recovery will be crucial

The Saints' defense was a lost cause in 2015, but having more of Lewis sure would have helped. New Orleans will hope he's healthy after he played in just six games (zero starts) due to a hip injury. Injury questions

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Mike Triplett, Saints Reporter

Mike Triplett joins Dickerson and Hood to give us the latest on Drew Brees and his contract as well as the Saint defense.

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No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three months (1:20)

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints CB Keenan Lewis said his hip is healthy, but he expects cautious, limited start to training camp. Had his last surgery in January.

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Saints, Brees miss opportunity

The Saints and Drew Brees had plenty of incentive to get a contract done this week. Will it happen before the season starts? Triplett: Woulda, shoulda

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints CB Keenan Lewis coaching up the kids -- and doing a little dancing -- at his youth camp in hometown New Orleans. Lewis has been heavily involved in community since joining Saints, was very outspoken about need to do so after Will Smith shooting.

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Will the Saints lock up Drew Brees?

It would be rare for a potential Hall of Fame QB to hit free agency, notes John Clayton. The franchise tag on Brees will be too expensive, so the Saints will likely get a contract extension done. Clayton: Best 2017 free agents (Insider)

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Carson Palmer still has game

The Cardinals QB, who turned 36 in December, led the NFL in total QBR last season. He was five points better than Ben Roethlisberger.

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Brees has a shot at completions record

Drew Brees needs 935 completions to tie Brett Favre's record of 6,300 completions. He's averaged 444 completions per season since 2011. At that rate, he'd break the record at age 39. Who could break Favre's records?

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Notable roster moves in NFC South

Notable offseason moves in the NFC South include the Falcons release of Roddy White and the Saints release of Marques Colston.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Two undrafted Saints rookies opened on injury lists when rookies reported for camp on Wednesday: Alabama DE D.J. Pettway (physically unable to perform list) and Auburn OT Avery Young (non-football injury list). The full team reports to camp next week, with the first practice scheduled for Thursday, July 28 at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.

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A bright light in a pit of darkness

Saints CB Delvin Breaux was one bright spot on an otherwise bad New Orleans defense last season. He ranked 16th out of 75 CBs with a 57 percent adjusted success rate, per Football Outsiders. Sneaky strengths (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards310.61st
Rushing Yards93.224th
Points For25.58th
Points Against29.832nd

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