Drew Brees is entering the final year of his deal with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)In this edition of FFF I focus on the wait-and-see attitude of Saints fans going into the 2017 season. Plus, a look at Emeril Lagasse's restaurant Meril. With five weeks to go until Saints training camp starts, usually in the summer months Who-Dat Nation is chatting up "This could be the year talk." That's usually, but in 2017 that's not the case.
LSU won a dramatic 5-4 contest against Florida State Saturday night in Omaha. But it's time to move on, and very quickly with 55-4 Oregon State next up on the docket. The Beavers sport a 22-game winning streak, and hold the #1 national seed in the NCAA tournament. "You win the first two games you're in a great position.
So much is always made of of the dimensions here at TD Ameritrade Park.335 to left field, 406 to center, and 335 down right. It plays big, no doubt. But not that much bigger than what the Tigers are used to. "It's a big ball park, but it's comparable to Alex Box. We have one of the bigger ball parks in the SEC that plays really big, especially to center field, like this place. I think it suits us well, like Alex Box, Hoover and TD Ameritrade," said shortstop Kramer Robertson.
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