METAIRIE, La. -- The Saints return to practice this afternoon after having Monday off, which we're positive the players enjoyed.

There are some things to throw into Saints Linkage today, so away we go...

Cornerback Patrick Robinson is working with the first-team defense while Tracy Porter recovers from offseason knee surgery. For now, Robinson is drawing rave reviews.

Mike Triplett of the Times-Picayune got a hole of Lance Moore's contract, reporting that it's up to a possible $21.5 million.

Triplett also reports that the Saints will practice for a week in Oxnard, Calif.

Brian Allee-Walsh, writing for the Baton Rouge Advocate, says Shaun Rogers and Aubrayo Frankling are helping shore up the defensive line with their size.

Dan Ames of WWL Radio reports that fans are having issues getting some Saints gear that they're in search of.

Albert Breer of writes that Drew Brees gives the Saints plenty of advantages.

The New York Times, on their Fifth Down blog, preview the Saints' 2011 season.

The Washington Post also previews the Saints, telling everyong not to sleep on the team this season.

--Bradley Handwerger, Sports Writer

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