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Chargers’ Melvin Ingram fined $15,750 for hit on Drew Brees

Chargers’ Melvin Ingram fined $15,750 for hit on Drew Brees

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
One of the biggest plays of Sunday night’s Chargers-Saints game came when Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw an interception that Chargers linebacker Demorrio Williams returned for a touchdown - only to have the touchdown called back on a roughing th
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  • Saints players appeal new bounty-gate penalties

    Saints players appeal new bounty-gate penalties

    CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- All four players punished in the NFL's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation say the players have asked Commissioner Roger Goodell to remove himself as arbitrator because they do …
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  • Checking the injuries that matter most

    Checking the injuries that matter most

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    With the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers in a bye week, the list of key injuries for Sunday’s NFC South games is pretty short. The Falcons are listing linebacker Stephen Nicholas (ankle) and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (groin) as questi
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  • New Orleans Saints interim coach Aaron Kromer finally has somet…

    New Orleans Saints interim coach Aaron Kromer finally has something to smile about

    nola.com Oct 12, 2012
    Kromer has his first win as Saints settle into bye week
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  • Drew Brees on 'Saturday Night Live?' It was supposed to happen

    Drew Brees on 'Saturday Night Live?' It was supposed to happen

    nola.com Oct 12, 2012
    Drew Brees says in a PARADE magazine interview he was set to host SNL in 2010
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  • Final Word: NFC South

    Final Word: NFC South

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 6 (remember, the Panthers and Saints are on their bye week): Odds-on favorite: With a 5-0 start, the Falcons are well on their way to the playoffs. Thirty-eight teams have started 5-0 since the NFL went to its curren…
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  • Sources: Appeals aim for Goodell's recusal

    Sources: Appeals aim for Goodell's recusal

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed his appeal of the season-long suspension with an intriguing strategy.
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  • 4 suspended players connected to New Orleans Saints bounty scan…

    4 suspended players connected to New Orleans Saints bounty scandal file appeals, source says

    nola.com Oct 12, 2012
    Linebacker Jonathan Vilma reportedly asks Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from appeals process
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are on their bye weeks. But the regular NFC South chat still will go on. We’ll be chatting Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Here’s the link to get you in. The Buccaneers and Falcons each have games Sunday, so they may
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  • New Orleans Saints need Malcolm Jenkins to start delivering on …

    New Orleans Saints need Malcolm Jenkins to start delivering on star potential

    nola.com Oct 12, 2012
    Jenkins has been missing on more big plays than he's made so far this year
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  • Video - PTI Big Finish October 12th 00:48

    PTI Big Finish October 12th

    Oct 12
    PTI runs down Friday's top stories.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The Playoffs 02:46

    NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The Playoffs

    Oct 12
    Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss which teams with losing records they think can make the playoffs.
  • Video - Jonathan Vilma Files Appeal 02:31

    Jonathan Vilma Files Appeal

    Oct 12
    Ed Werder talks about Jonathan Vilma filing his appeal of season-long suspension in which he requests Roger Goodell recuse himself of process.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Bills defense has team struggling for answers

    Oct 12
    The most stunning thing about the NFL, heading into Week 6? How bad the Bills have looked, especially on defense.
  • Peter King: Bills defense has team struggling for answers

    Oct 12
    The most stunning thing about the NFL, heading into Week 6? How bad the Bills have looked, especially on defense.
  • Going through the inbox and the Week 6 picks

    Oct 12
    The Sports Guy shares his faith in football before going through his inbox and making his Week 6 picks.