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Giants coach says playing against Brees is a 'difficult task'Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints will catch a break from the weather in New YorkTemperature expected to be about 50 degrees at kickoffUpvote Share TweetGalette fully participated in practice for second straight dayUpvote Share Tweet
Falcons secondary battling injuries this weekprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Falcons safety William Moore was the NFC defensive player of the week for the job he did against the Saints in Week 13, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be at full speed if he’s on the field to attempt making it two straight against the Panthers thisUpvote Share TweetSo it looks like the New Orleans Hornets are going to change their name to become the Hornets. You look around, and there are a bunch of smartasses making fun of this new name. Oh, a pelican, that's intimidating, they sneer. Well, here's what's up. Thes…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Dec 6, 2012The Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night, coasting to a 103-87 win over the Don't-Call-Me-Pelicans behind a record-setting performance from Kobe Bryant, strong second-half pressure defense and a combined 11-of-21 mark from be…Upvote Share TweetKobe Bryant scored 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetRoger Goodell is at the center of the punishments in the Saints bounty scandalUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012In their last two games against the Giants, which came in 2009 and 2011, the Saints have put up 97 points on their way to two blowout victories. Despite that, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul thinks this week’s date with New Orleans will go better than MUpvote Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints need to develop young talent to remain contenders, says NFL Network's Mike Mayock: First-and-10Mayock likes Saints' foundation but sees many positions where talent level has declinedUpvote Share Tweet
Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsCNNSI.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsUpvote Share Tweet
NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular seasonnydailynews.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 6Cold Hard Facts looks at the Robert Griffin III, Redskins vs. Ravens and Giants vs. Saints.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-GiantsDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New Orleans at the New York Giants
Preview: New Orleans Saints vs. New York GiantsDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants.
TrueHoop TV: Gasol LatestDec 6Henry Abbott with Marc Stein on potential trade suitors for Pau Gasol, and if the Lakers are willing to part with Gasol before Steve Nash returns.
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.