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Share TweetGiants coach says playing against Brees is a 'difficult task'
New Orleans Saints will catch a break from the weather in New YorkUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetTemperature expected to be about 50 degrees at kickoffShare TweetGalette fully participated in practice for second straight day
Falcons secondary battling injuries this weekUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetFalcons 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 thisSource: profootballtalk.comShare 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…Share TweetThe 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…Source: yahoo.comShare 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.Share TweetRoger Goodell is at the center of the punishments in the Saints bounty scandalShare TweetIn 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 MSource: profootballtalk.com
New Orleans Saints need to develop young talent to remain contenders, says NFL Network's Mike Mayock: First-and-10Updated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetMayock likes Saints' foundation but sees many positions where talent level has declined
Lakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetLakers squelch two-game skid by rolling over HornetsSource: CNNSI.com
NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular seasonUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetNobody 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…Source: nydailynews.com
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.