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NEW ORLEANS -- Let's take a run through the day's headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS With Joe Flacco in the Super Bowl, you knew this question was going to come up. Did the Falcons make the right decision in drafting Matt Ryan over Flac…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT on NBC Sports Network: Mike Smith, Hines Wardprofootballtalk.com Jan 30, 2013Falcons coach Mike Smith is in New Orleans this week, but not for the reason he’d like. He wanted to be coaching one of the teams in the Super Bowl instead of visiting the Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network crew on the Wednesday before the game. WeUpvote Share Tweet
Niners' offensive success due to line playCNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013NEW ORLEANS -- It was not difficult to find the members of the San Francisco 49ers' offensive line on the turf of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, even though thousands of people were there, including peppy guys dressed as…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 30, 2013Near the end of the 49ers’ 28-24 NFC Championship Game win against the Falcons, 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks hit Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and left Ryan with a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder. Brooks can empathize with Ryan’s plight sinceUpvote Share TweetMLB.com Jan 30, 2013The Nationals are looking to win their second consecutive National League East title, and they realize it will not be easy. They noticed that the Braves improved themselves last week by acquiring outfielder Justin Upton in a trade that sent infielder/ou…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons to L.A. a very long shotESPN.com Jan 30, 2013There’s a sudden stream of speculation that the Atlanta Falcons could be moving to Los Angeles. I’m not buying it. Maybe you never say never, but I see this one as an extreme long shot. I see it simply as another step in the negotiating process to getUpvote Share Tweet
Hawks Sneak Past Raptors, 93-92Jan 30Al Horford's late dunk lifts Hawks over Raptors.
Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super BowlJan 30Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
Sources -- Memphis Grizzlies agree in principle to trade Rudy Gay to Toron…Jan 30The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talentJan 30NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…