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Three Niners played for BCS title in Superdome

Three Niners played for BCS title in Superdome

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 31, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) San Francisco defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois made one of his greatest football memories to date in the Superdome, where he won a national championship with LSU against Ohio State in January 2008.
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  • Driver Announces His Retirement

    Driver Announces His Retirement

    The Packers announced that wide receiver Donald Driver will retire with an official retirement ceremony slated for next Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Lambeau Field Atrium. “I would never have expected it, being a seventh-round pick, and a lot of people tell
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  • BBAO: DuJuan Harris in 2013?

    BBAO: DuJuan Harris in 2013?

    ESPN.com Jan 31, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Over the past few weeks, I've received as many questions about DuJuan Harris as any other NFC North player. Specifically, many of you want to know if the Green Bay Packers will enter the 2013 season with Harris as their to…
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  • Video - Donald Driver's new job 01:29

    Donald Driver's new job

    Jan 31
    Adam Rank gets an exclusive interview with former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver on NFL.com Live: Super Bowl XLVII about his new job making lemonade after announcing his retirement.
  • Video - Donald Driver's new job 01:29

    Donald Driver's new job

    Jan 31
    Adam Rank gets an exclusive interview with former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver on NFL.com Live: Super Bowl XLVII about his new job making lemonade after announcing his retirement.
  • Video - Donald Driver To Retire 04:26

    Donald Driver To Retire

    Jan 31
    Donald Driver tells Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic that he will officially retire on Feb. 6.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Smith chastises NFL for lack of player safety

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- The NFL Players Association challenged the league's commitment to player safety on Monday, going so far as to call some teams' behavior "reckless" when diagnosing and treating players.
  • Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ers

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
  • Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie Newsome

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…
  • Jim Trotter: In Trent Baalke, the 49ers have a GM whose foundation is buil…

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- After receiving his first NFL scouting job with the Cleveland Browns in 1991, Lionel Vital was told he should take college coaches to lunch when visiting their schools. Scouts want as much background as possible on draft-eligible prospect…