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Monday, 20 August 2012 05:13
New Orleans Saints revolving door: Camarillo in, Chris Chamberlain on IR
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The Saints on Sunday signed wide receiver Greg Camarillo to a one-year contract to provide depth to an injury-depleted wide receiver corps.

saints-pack2The Saints also placed linebacker Chris Chamberlain (knee) and offensive lineman Fenuki Tupou (triceps) on injured reserve.

Camarillo, 30, caught  nine passes for 121 yards for the Vikings last season. He was with the Dolphins the previous three seasons.

Observations: DE Junior Galette continued a strong presaason and could start for Will Smith during  Smith's four-game suspension. After that, he could fit into the regular rotation because of his pass rush skills...CB Elbert Mack could win a roster spot as a backup CB and special teams player...Former LSU QB Ryan Perrilloux was 2-for-2 including a 14-yard TD pass for the Giants in their win over the Jets...If there's any justice, Bernie Madoff and Jerry Sandusky should be forced to be cellmates...I saw someone in a tavern who wasn't holding a cell phone and was shocked...

 

 

NFL scouts are encouraged by Tyrann Mathieu's mature decision  to enter rehab. Listed by LSU at 5-foot-9, 178 pounds, Mathieu lacks the size scout prefer. While he's instinctive, tenacious and has proven to be a standout against the best college players in the country over his two seasons, many scout question how well he'd handle the adjustment to the greater size and speed he'd face in the NFL. Others cite the hybrid roles he played at LSU and argue that he could play in a similar capacity in the ever evolving defensive schemes gaining popularity in the NFL. Mathieu is currently NFLDraftScout.com's No. 3 CB for 2014...

Saints CB Jabari Greer will host the third annual Voo Doo Masquerade Ball on Friday, Aug. 31 from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Eiffel Society on 2040 St. Charles Ave. The charity event for which a mask is mandatory and costume optional will feature a silent auction, catered food, drink specials and musical performances by The Essentials, Andrew Bloom and Kermit Ruffins.Tickets are $60 in advance and $80 at the door. For tickets and info visit www.voodoomasqueradeball.org...Three SMU football players filed a police report to say they were robbed by a prostitute. Is it true some crimes are better not reported?...

NBA.com on Hornets rookie Anthony Davis' possible rookie impact: "Davis will put up defensive stats immediately, but his offensive game is still a work in progress. He'll likely score more as the season goes on and finish in the in the double-digits. His long-term ceiling is insane, because he has guard-like skills and quickness in a freakish body with room for growth, but this year, his statistical impact will primarily be limited to the defensive end. He should average at least eight boards and two blocks per game, a feat only three players achieved last season."...

 

 

              

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Ed Staton

Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item.  He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director.  He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.  

 

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