He said he loved Sunday's game, when the Saints had 42 carries as a team -- their most since 2018. You see defenders take angles on him that look like they're gonna be able to make the play, and all of a sudden he gets to the edge or he breaks the tackle or whatever it might be. Kamara is still selfish on behalf of his position group, however. "And yet at the same time, it's like there's this extra gear. Since the Saints were also facing a potential 1-3 start to the season -- and missing six starters due to injuries -- coach Sean Payton said they spent the whole week talking about how they planned to be "very aggressive" in such situations. If he scores or if someone else scores, you're gonna see that big smile. Down the line, the Saints will be faced with choosing a star player they can't afford to keep. AP Photo/Brett Duke "It's been really fun to see. "I kind of dealt with it a little bit last camp too. Kamara's signature play this year was a sensational 52-yard touchdown catch against the Green Bay Packers in Week 3, which he caught behind the line of scrimmage and eventually turned into a score by making at least five defenders miss. The Saints (2-2) have been without the NFL's reigning Offensive Player of the Year, Michael Thomas, for the past three weeks after he suffered an ankle injury, and he's been ruled out by the team for Monday night against the Los Angeles Chargers (8:15 p.m. -- The New Orleans Saints and running back Alvin Kamara have agreed to a five-year extension, the team announced Saturday. And I think he would have the same effect no matter what team he was on. "I mean, if you know, you know," Kamara said. He just makes it look effortless -- the way it seems like he's just gliding out there. Bucks, Brewers react to police shooting in Wis. Packers leaders meet after Jacob Blake shooting. Latest on New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN "It's been really fun to see. So there's a size or a strength element that's maybe undervalued with him," said Payton, who loves to create mismatches with such a potent runner/receiver. Kamara a big part of 'Super Bowl or bust season' for Saints (0:58), RB Kamara, Saints agree to 5-year extension, Barnwell's NFL hot seat ratings: Who could get fired (or benched), plus fixes for each, Source: Saints still playing at Superdome for now, Cam after loss: 'No need to press panic button', Stifled Rodgers says loss may be good for Pack, Gase on DC Williams' veiled dig: 'I wasn't happy', QB Cousins: Won't finish season if INTs continue, Dolphins' Tagovailoa debuts to rousing reception, Steelers (5-0) play 'varsity ball,' wallop Browns. And then in the passing game, I mean, he can run routes like a wide receiver, he can catch 'em out of the backfield, he can split out like a wide receiver, he's got soft hands, he's got a great feel for zone coverage.
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Having two boys of my own, and me being an African American in America, and to see what continues to happen with the policy brutality towards my kind, continue to see what goes on with the injustice -- it's very troubling.