Saints Linkage: Jackson goes into the Hall, young linebackers catching eyes

Saints Linkage: Jackson goes into the Hall, young linebackers catching eyes

Credit: (AP Photo/Scott Heckel)

Rickey Jackson, left, and his presenter, New Orleans Saints owner and president Tom Benson, are introduced to the crowd at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival Enshrinees Dinner at the Canton Civic Center after Jackson received his gold blazer Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 in Canton, Ohio. Jackson will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with six other former NFL greats Saturday.

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by Bradley Handwerger / Eyewitness Sports

wwltv.com

Posted on August 7, 2010 at 10:10 AM

Updated Saturday, Aug 7 at 6:29 PM

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Saints Linkage has returned for Scrimmage Saturday. I'm sure lots of your will be at/are out at/came to the Saints facility for Black & gold Scrimmage 2K10.

The news leading everyone's thoughts today, obviously, revolve around Rickey Jackson and his induction into the Hall of Fame.

But the Saints did practice Saturday and we'll have some links for that, too.

Rickey Jackson Links
Rickey Jackson spoke with WWL-TV ad spoke about his long-time-coming induction into the Hall.

Pausing for Greatness: Jackson goes into the Hall

Jackson's induction is a milestone for the Saints.

'City Champ' set to enter PFHoF

Scott Ferrell of Gannett says Jackson's long wait is almost over

Brent St. Germain of the Houma Courier wonders why Sam Mills isn't in the Hall.

Saints Links
Chase Daniel is fighting for a spot on the Saints rosters. Days like Friday will help him.

It was crossover day in Metairie Friday morning as Hornets head coach Monty Williams and President Hugh Weber took in the session.

The Saints signed WR Mark Bradley, beefing up an already deep position group.

Bradley Handwerger was at both practices Friday. He filed a morning report as well as an afternoon one.

Video: Jabari Greer says the defense has learned from adversity last season

Video: Handwerger - Daniel has big afternoon

Elsewhere around the interwebs
2009 Draft picks Stanley Arnoux and Chip  Vaughn are fighting for roster sports, Les East says in the Baton Rouge Advocate

Brian Allee-Walsh says the Saints have added depth to the roster.

Allee-Walsh also chroncles Daniel's day.

James Varney of the T-P/NOLA.com talks about center Jonathan Goodwin's quest for another Pro Bowl.

Mike Triplett of the T-P/NOLA.com believes the young linebackers are turning coaches' heads.

Rachel Whittaker, also of the T-P/NOLA.com mafia, talks with Patrick Ramsey, who is trying to shake off the rust.

Brett Martel of the Associated Press thinks Bobby McCray is taking advantage of his second chance.

And finally, try to figure this one out: Jeremy Shockey was captured in a photo catching a football in a port-o-let.

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