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Ben Roethlisberger, DeMarco Murray headline Week 13”²s initial …

Ben Roethlisberger, DeMarco Murray headline Week 13”²s initial practice participation reports

yahoo.com Updated Nov 28, 2012
We begin our look at the NFL injury situation with the final injury reports before Thursday night's New Orleans Saints-Atlanta Falcons game. Five Saints were ruled out, including wide receiver Courtney Roby (ankle), offensive tackle Charles Brown (knee)…
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  • Airport Workers In Atlanta Apparently Egged The New Orleans Sai…

    Airport Workers In Atlanta Apparently Egged The New Orleans Saints After They Landed

    deadspin.com Nov 28, 2012
    We can all agree that Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the worst in the United States? Like, way worse than O'Hare or Newark, right? Nevertheless, this story that originated with New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Chase Daniel cl…
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  • Saints (5-6) at Falcons (10-1): 3 key matchups

    Saints (5-6) at Falcons (10-1): 3 key matchups

    ajc.com Nov 28, 2012
    Tony Gonzalez can still rise up and dunk the ball. Saints TE Jimmy Graham vs. Falcons SS William Moore and LB Sean Weatherspoon: Graham has 55 catches for 595 yards and eight touchdowns. In the team’s earlier meeting this season, on Nov. 11, with Sean W
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Tony Gonzalez plans to enjoy the moment; still…

    Atlanta Falcons: Tony Gonzalez plans to enjoy the moment; still 95 percent on retirement

    ajc.com Nov 28, 2012
    Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) warms up before the start of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco) FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, who is on pac
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Official NFL playoff scenarios for Week 13

    Atlanta Falcons: Official NFL playoff scenarios for Week 13

    ajc.com Nov 28, 2012
    FLOWERY BRANCH - The NFL has released their first 2012 NFL playoff scenarios for this season: Here’s at look: NFC CLINCHED: None ATLANTA FALCONS Atlanta clinches NFC South division with: 1) ATL win + TB loss or tie OR 2) ATL tie + TB loss Atlanta clin
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  • Asante Samuel questionable for Thursday’s game

    Asante Samuel questionable for Thursday’s game

    Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson (illness) returned to practice Wednesday, but his partner Asante Samuel is questionable for Thursday’s game with a shoulder injury. Samuel hasn’t practiced this week, making him, by definition, a 50-50 call for tomorr
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  • Thursday Matchup: Saints at Falcons

    Thursday Matchup: Saints at Falcons

    The Saints' defense, the N.F.L.'s worst against the run, gets a chance to stop the eminently stoppable Michael Turner.
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  • NFC South programming notes

    NFC South programming notes

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I am about to take off for Atlanta, where I’ll be covering Thursday night’s grudge match between the Saints and Falcons. While I’m in the air, keep an eye on Roddy White’s Twitter account, keep your ears open for any
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  • Countdown Live: Saints-Falcons

    Countdown Live: Saints-Falcons

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the NFC South match up between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Saints-Falcons
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com ajc.com Nov 28, 2012
    Time for a tour of some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Michael Cunningham writes about how the Falcons are using a committee approach at running back with Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling splitting time with Michael Turner. T…
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Not Just A Rivalry Game 00:33

    Blogger Blitz: Not Just A Rivalry Game

    Nov 28
    NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas talks about what is at stake when the Saints visit the Falcons
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-ATL 00:56

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: NO-ATL

    Nov 28
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Saints-Falcons
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Offense, Offense, Offense 01:57

    Inside the Huddle: Offense, Offense, Offense

    Nov 28
    John Clayton goes deep in his analysis of four teams' efforts to improve their offenses. John breaks down the brighter offenses of the Bengals, Falcons, Titans and 49ers.

Sports Columnists

  • Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to source

    Nov 28
    Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
  • Jim Trotter: 49ers players continue to marvel at Kaepernick's star turn

    Nov 28
    NEW ORLEANS -- This was the tipping point Who Dat Nation had been waiting on. Its beloved Saints, after surrendering 21 consecutive points, had scored to make it a one-touchdown game, and now they had 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick facing 3rd-and-11…
  • Clayton mailbag: Eagles spent money for nothing

    Nov 28
    The Eagles tried to build their dream team with older free agents. It would be wise for teams to heed the lesson learned in Philly, writes John Clayton.