Good Monday to you all. I know you've been waiting for a mouth-watering edition of Saints Linkage.

It's that time of year when we start to legitimately discuss the 53-man roster. But while we're discussing it, Sean Payton is living it. He'll have some tough decisions to make.

Les East writes for the Baton Rouge Advocate that Chris Ivory made a lasting impression with his game against San Diego.

Sheldon Mickles puts together his version of the 53-man roster for the Advocate.

Writers for Gannett think that the Saints' offense is still searching for better play.

Meanwhile, Kyle Carrier of the Houma Courier thinks the offense is in rhythm.

Dave Walker in the T-P/ says that Brad Pitt will narrate one final look-back at the 2009 Super Bowl-winning season.

Mike Triplett of the T-P/ news syndicate has a wonderful Q&A with the three players left from the Katrina team.

James Varney has the T-P/ 53-man roster prediction.

Brian Allee-Walsh of uses his 'sources' to tell him that Darren Sharper and Clint Ingram will not be playing against Tennessee in the final preseason tune-up on Thursday.

Allee-Walsh also puts out his 53-man prediction.

Pat Yasinskas of says Will Smith is the best defensive end in the NFCSouth. The list is interesting.

And finally, Pete Prisco of writes about what he learned from training camps across the country. Some interesting things about the Saints make their way into the list.

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