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Saints need defense

By Jim Gazzolo / American Press

Nine times last spring the Saints were on the clock. Nine times they sent their card in to the NFL with the name of their choice on it. Nine times they had a chance to make an impact on their franchise. While it is way too early to pass out a long-term grade on the Saints’ draft from a year ag ...

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Saints need defense

Nine times last spring the Saints were on the clock.

Nine times they sent their card in to the NFL with the name of their choice on it.

Nine times t ...

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