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Rodney Harrison on what happened to the Patriots, Falcons

Rodney Harrison on what happened to the Patriots, Falcons

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
NBC’s Rodney Harrison played for the Patriots and lives in Atlanta.  So he’s uniquely qualified to offer up informed opinions about the two teams that lost in Sunday’s conference championship games. Rodney appeared on Tuesday’s PFT Live to discus
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  • Patriots sign Armond Armstead out of USC, CFL

    Patriots sign Armond Armstead out of USC, CFL

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    He might not necessarily be Cameron Wake, but the 49ers are taking a chance on a Canadian defensive lineman who could turn out to be worth the gamble. According to ESPNBoston.com, the Patriots signed former Southern Cal defensive lineman Armond Armstead…
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  • Patriots are short on draft picks

    Patriots are short on draft picks

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    It's no secret that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick loves stockpiling draft picks. But 2013 is one of those rare years where the reigning AFC East champions will be short on currency. The Patriots made several recent trades involving draft pic…
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  • NFL looking into Brady's slide into Ravens' Reed

    NFL looking into Brady's slide into Ravens' Reed

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) The NFL is looking into Tom Brady's leg-up slide that hit Ravens safety Ed Reed in the AFC championship game.
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  • AFC East Senior Bowl preview

    AFC East Senior Bowl preview

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    The 2012 football season is officially over for every team in the division. The New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Now it’s time to officially turn the page to the 2013 season. AFC East teams will look
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  • Patriots Player's House Robbed During AFC Championship

    Patriots Player's House Robbed During AFC Championship

    Patriots journeyman safety Derrick Martin nearly enshrined himself as a good luck charm-he was on the Packers two years ago when they won the Super Bowl (though he finished the season on IR) and was a Giant when they took the Lombardi Trophy last year.
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  • Ninkovich says the Patriots dynasty is over

    Ninkovich says the Patriots dynasty is over

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    On last night’s Pro Football Talk, we took up a Twitter question from the great Kige Ramsey regarding the media’s habit of still treating the Patriots like they are still a dynasty. The Pats still get that treatment because, unlike other NFL dynasties
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  • Are Brady and Belichick no longer clutch?

    Are Brady and Belichick no longer clutch?

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    There was a time when quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick were untouchable in big games. The New England Patriots' power pair was undefeated in their first 10 playoff games together, which included a run of three Super Bowls in four years fro…
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  • Billick says the media should leave Belichick alone

    Billick says the media should leave Belichick alone

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    Patriots coach Bill Belichick has come under heavy criticism in recent days for his failure to speak and/or his failure to say anything when speaking. Curiously, the loudest voices come from analysts employed by CBS, which is widely perceived in media c…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22, 2013
    Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson didn’t mind being compared to former Bills QB Jim Kelly. A look at possibilities for the Dolphins should they want a receiver in the draft. Patriots DE Chandler Jones reflected on a rookie year interrupted by injuries. The Jets
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  • Video - Was Tom Brady's Slide Dirty? 06:14

    Was Tom Brady's Slide Dirty?

    Jan 22
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Tom Bray's "foot-up" slide at Ed Reed in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Free Agency 01:19

    Blogger Blitz: Free Agency

    Jan 22
    AFC East blogger James Walker lets you know which players free agents in the division to keep an eye one
  • Video - The NFL Season: Championship Sunday 03:36

    The NFL Season: Championship Sunday

    Jan 22
    The conference championship games in Atlanta and Foxborough represent the best of the season -- elite teams, grand stakes and above all, desperation.
  • Video - Wes Welker's Wife Critical Of Ray Lewis 11:13

    Wes Welker's Wife Critical Of Ray Lewis

    Jan 22
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the negative comments made by Wes Welker's wife about Ray Lewis.

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    Jan 22
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today:
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    Jan 22
    Stuff you might not know about the San Francisco-Baltimore matchup in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, on Feb. 3...