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Saints’ P.J. Williams suspended 2 games for violating substance abuse policy

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams -- who has started five of six games this season -- has been suspended for the next two weeks of the season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.Williams was arrested on a drunken-driving charge in January but pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of reckless operation of a motor vehicle in August.Williams has two passes defensed, a sack and 18 tackles this season.
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Week 7 NFL Power Rankings

[ad_1] 6:50 AM ETNFL NationESPN As we conduct another version of the NFL Power Rankings, we got to thinking -- what's the one thing that could hold each team back?2 RelatedSome teams have a lot of flaws to choose from (sorry, Dolphins and Redskins fans). Pinpointing a weakness on other teams might seem a bit nitpicky -- it's kind of hard to take Patriots and 49ers complaints seriously at the
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Pope’s tweet about saints accidentally shouts out New Orleans Saints

[ad_1] Pope Francis inadvertently showed some love to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday when he sent out a tweet that automatically added their fleur-de-lis logo.The pope, who has more than 18 million followers on Twitter, was actually tweeting a message about five new saints who were canonized Sunday morning. But since he used a hashtag before the word Saints, Twitter automatically added the logo as part of the NFL's
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Saints’ Alvin Kamara misses practice with ankle injury

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara missed Friday's practice with an ankle injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.Kamara popped up on the injury report Thursday, when he was listed as limited, and then missed all of Friday's practice. It's unclear if that means he was injured during practice, as coach Sean Payton declined to elaborate.It is likely, however,
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Saints LB Demario Davis turns overturned headband fine into charity

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis turned his $7,017 fine for wearing a "Man of God" headband into a win-win.First, Davis channeled the outspoken reaction to his fine into a charitable cause. He announced Tuesday that he has raised more than $30,000 in sales of "Man of God," "Woman of God" and "Child of God" headbands for St. Dominic Hospital in his home state of Mississippi.
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Week 6 NFL Power Rankings

[ad_1] 6:50 AM ETNFL NationESPN Week 6 of the NFL Power Rankings is a good time to assess the fantasy football landscape. Odds are that your squad hasn't performed the way you expected it to, as some players have exceeded their preseason rankings while others, to be frank, haven't.2 RelatedWe're going to name names, as our NFL Nation reporters each picked a player from their team who has had a
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Let’s overreact to Week 5 in the NFL

[ad_1] It is said that the most popular guy on the team is the backup quarterback because every time fans get disgruntled about the starter, they imagine life with his backup running the show instead.But it's a be-careful-what-you-wish-for season in the NFL, with 42 quarterbacks having started games in the first five weeks. Some are doing fine. Some are not. Some are getting hurt and leaving things in the hands