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Childress, Vilma testify at bounty hearings

Childress, Vilma testify at bounty hearings

ESPN.com nola.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
The latest round of appeal hearings in the NFL's bounty investigation have concluded with appearances by former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress, Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt and linebacker Jonathan Vilma.
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  • New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo: facin…

    New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo: facing New York Giants like playing 'a brother'

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    Spagnuolo said he had fond memories of coaching in Giants Stadium
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  • New Orleans Saints defense has chance to escape unwanted NFL re…

    New Orleans Saints defense has chance to escape unwanted NFL record

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    Defensive players are pleased with their progress, but say it's still not enough
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  • New Orleans Saints cornerbacks saw good returns on their aggres…

    New Orleans Saints cornerbacks saw good returns on their aggressive play

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    They face another big challenge Sunday against New York Giants
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  • Atlanta airport employee quits over egg throwing incident with …

    Atlanta airport employee quits over egg throwing incident with Saints bus

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    Employee's badge has been deactivated, his access to the airport has been revoked and the company he works for will be fined.
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  • Bobby Hebert Is Convinced It Was "African-American" F…

    Bobby Hebert Is Convinced It Was "African-American" Falcons Fans Who Egged The Saints' Bus

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    When the Saints arrived in Atlanta for their Thursday night game, they were greeted by having their team bus egged by airport workers. Finally, Bobby Hebert had the guts to say what I'm sure everyone was thinking: it was black people, right? More »
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  • New Orleans Saints chat with Mike Triplett at 12:45 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints chat with Mike Triplett at 12:45 p.m.

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    Head over to the Saints Reporters page and fire away with questions and comments
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  • NFC South QB Watch: Week 13 wasn’t a great one for NFC South qu…

    NFC South QB Watch: Week 13 wasn’t a great one for NFC South quarte…

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Week 13 wasn’t a great one for NFC South quarterbacks. It featured New Orleans’ Drew Brees throwing five interceptions and Carolina’s Cam Newton had the division’s best statistical day in a game his team lost. Let’s take a look at what all four
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  • Where they rank on offense, defense

    Where they rank on offense, defense

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The latest NFL stats are out, so let’s take a look at where the NFC South teams rank on offense and defense. The New Orleans Saints continue to have the league’s worst defense. They’re No. 32 overall (No. 32 against the run and No. 30 against the pa
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  • New Orleans Saints: Update from Monday's bounty appeals hearing

    New Orleans Saints: Update from Monday's bounty appeals hearing

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    The appeals hearing in the New Orleans Saints bounty case resume Monday morning in New Orleans. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune staff writer Larry Holder will be providing updates all day. New Orleans Saints: bounty updates...
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  • New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons play-by-play observation…

    New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons play-by-play observations: Film Study Part 2

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    A detailed look at the Saints' 23-13 loss to the Falcons in Week 13
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  • Highlights from Sunday's NFL action

    Highlights from Sunday's NFL action

    nola.com Dec 3, 2012
    Four teams clinched playoffs berths; Falcons win NFC South
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