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Saints taking it slowly so far

Saints taking it slowly so far Updated Mar 13, 2013
With the 49ers and Seahawks loading the cannon with new players and the Falcons getting back Tony Gonzalez and the Bucs trying to spend their way into playoff contention, Saints fans are getting nervous. We know that because we’re hearing from plenty of
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  • Atlanta's Robert McClain cleans up

    Atlanta's Robert McClain cleans up Mar 13, 2013
    Cornerback Robert McClain was one of the most pleasant surprises for the Atlanta Falcons last season, and he’s being rewarded for it. McClain will receive an extra $269,000 as part of the NFL’s performance-based pool, which is designed to reward playe
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  • Could Dimitroff find depth from his past?

    Could Dimitroff find depth from his past? Mar 13, 2013
    Atlanta general manager Thomas Dimitroff may be reaching into his past to find some defensive line depth. The Falcons are showing interest in free agent defensive tackle Richard Seymour, according to Jason LaCanfora. Seymour, 33, began his career with t…
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South Mar 13, 2013
    Time for a run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Jeff Schultz writes that instead of sitting back and celebrating the return of tight end Tony Gonzalez the Falcons should be prompted to be more aggressive. He’s right.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to Brady

    Mar 13
    It is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.
  • Don Banks: Not just leverage: Welker spurns Patriots, signs with Broncos

    Mar 13
    He wears, at times, the unflattering tag of "system'' receiver, but I guess we're about to find out if Wes Welker can live with being known as a multiple-system receiver. Because the newest Broncos play-maker just left his comfort zone in New Engla…
  • Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers save money under cap

    Mar 13
    The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
  • NFL - Day 1 winners and losers in free agency

    Mar 13
    Jeffri Chadiha says the Dolphins and Chiefs are the clear winners after the first day of free agency but the Ravens and Steelers are left hurting.