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Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Updated Nov 20, 2012 Share Tweet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans have plenty to be thankful for this year: namely, they're thankful that rookie head coach Greg Schiano has instantly ignited a fire under a team that gutlessly quit on coach Raheem Morris in 2011.
Heyward's mentor thankful for chance to LEADUpdated Nov 20, 2012 Share TweetHis name is C.J. Stewart, and he is appreciative of so many things during this time of thanksgiving. For one, he ranks among the primary individuals who helped "L.E.A.D" Atlanta Braves Gold Glove outfielder Jason Heyward to the Major Leagues.Source: MLB.com
Atlanta Falcons: Guard Harland Gunn signedUpdated Nov 20, 2012 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH — To help buttress their offensive line, the Falcons signed guard Harland Gunn on Tuesday. Harland Gunn (Associated Press) Gunn will help back the interior of the line. Guard-Center Joe Hawley was suspended for four games by the leaguSource: ajc.com
Falcons gave Edwards $1 million to walkUpdated Nov 20, 2012 Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons were so eager to show defensive end Ray Edwards the door last week, they handed him a check for $1 million on his way out. According to a league source, Edwards collected $1 million in termination pay. I’m not sure if the Falcons hanShare TweetThe Falcons’ 9-1 record doesn’t mask the fact they need to improve in the basic building blocks of a team - running the ball and run defense. While they’ve generally been able to pass their way out of trouble (though Matt Ryan passed them into troSource: profootballtalk.com
Mike Smith stands by Michael TurnerUpdated Nov 20, 2012 Share TweetRunning back Michael Turner has become a very sensitive subject for the Atlanta Falcons. That’s understandable. For the previous four seasons, Turner was the backbone of Atlanta’s offense. This season, however, age appears to be catching up to Turner.Share TweetFALLING Matt Ryan, quarterback, Falcons. Yes, he came away with a win Sunday and that is the bottom line. But Ryan threw a career-high five interceptions against the Cardinals. That’s enough, at least for the moment, to take him out of the Most ValuableShare TweetFalcons lineman Joe Hawley has been suspended for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Hawley tested positive for Adderall and not any anabolic steroids, according to his agent Kevin Omell. Hawley didn’t apply for the exemptioSource: falconsgab.com
Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Daily DimeNov 20J.A. Adande breaks down the Lakers' first game with Mike D'Antoni at the helm.
Don Banks: Now it gets real: Biggest games left that could shake up playof…Nov 20With the bye weeks over and the three-game pigskin feast that is Thanksgiving just a couple of days away from kickoff, watching the pieces fall into place with the 96 games that remain in the NFL's regular season traditionally makes this the best time o…
Peter King: Harbaugh takes wrong route in fueling 49ers' QB controversy; m…Nov 20Before we get started on another very serious day of football coverage, I bring you the back page of today's New York Post.
West Side/East Side -- Andrew Bynum's future with Philadelphia 76ersNov 20The 76ers' center was supposed to be the face of the franchise, but has yet to play a game.