LRN Sportscast August 13

The defense outplayed the offense at LSU’s first scrimmage of fall camp. Head Coach Ed Orgeron says several players stood out on Saturday…
Cut 16 (23) “the defense”
Orgeron says the offense made way too many mistakes, especially the offensive line. He says nothing has changed with the quarterback battle.

42-year-old Tiger Woods nearly won his first major championship since 2008, but finished two shots back of Brooks Koepka, who won his third major championship and his first PGA Tour championship. Woods fired a six-under 64, while Koepka held off the charging Woods with a 66.

It appears second-year Saints safety Marcus Williams is ready to bounce back from a disastrous end to his rookie season. Williams’ missed tackle allowed the Vikings to score a touchdown on the final play to end New Orleans’ season. Quarterback Drew Brees recently compared Williams to former All-Pro Safety Ed Reed. Williams says facing Brees in practice makes him a better player…
Cut 18 (15) “…make me better”
The Saints have signed another Marcus Williams. This Marcus Williams plays cornerback and he’s entering his fifth season in the NFL and played in 10 games with Houston last year, interception one pass. The Black and Gold also signed veteran safety Robert Nelson, who appeared in two games with the Jets last season. Cornerback De’Vante Harris was released and claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay.