A break out star at LSU preseason camp is McNeese State transfer cornerback Colby Richardson, who added 25 pounds of weight during the offseason. Coach Brian Kelly expects Richardson to play a lot this fall and he likes the depth they’ve built at that position…
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Kelly also says the starting offensive line is not set. During camp the tackles have been freshman Will Campbell and junior Anthony Bradford. At guard it’s been transfer portal signees Tre’Mond Shorts and Miles Frazier. Garrett Dellinger has been the starting center, but he had trouble on a few snaps yesterday.
The Saints will have a walk thru today and they’ll take on the Packers on Friday in preseason game number two. Coach Dennis Allen wants to see his team compete…
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Quarterback Jameis Winston is not expected to play in tomorrow night’s game. He’s been recovering from a sprained foot sufffered during a practice on August eighth. Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas continues to look good in practices and he’s on track to play in the regular season opener. Thomas is trying to regain his All-Pro form after missing all of last season with an ankle injury.
There are reports the NFL and its players association have agreed to an eleven-game suspension for Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson will also be fined five million dollars. The Saints are set to play the Browns on Week 16 on Christmas eve. His first game back will be against his old team on Weeek 13.