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The 2015 Saints Hype Tracker

The 2015 Saints Hype Tracker

Look, there’s nothing like preseason hype articles. You know the ones, the character stories in July and August that exist only to fill arbitrary inches at newspapers or post requirements for ESPN. There’s an art to hype articles, a beauty. These 800 word gems sometimes capture the rising stars of a team, but mostly, they exist only to build the narrative of hope around a player or team. Maybe Dannelle Ellerbe is healthy for the first time in a year. Maybe Akiem Hicks is hungry for a bounce back year. Maybe Terron Armstead is preparing to be the best offensive
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