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New Orleans Sports News and Rumors

Roger Goodell needs to let Sean Payton return to New Orleans Sa…

Roger Goodell needs to let Sean Payton return to New Orleans Saints now

nola.com Updated Dec 31, 2012
Saints have to make decisions now that will affect 2013 season -- including possible defensive changes
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  • Report: The Hornets Won’t Trade Eric Gordon Anytime Soon

    Report: The Hornets Won’t Trade Eric Gordon Anytime Soon

    dimemag.com Dec 31, 2012
    Anthony Davis is back and healthy. Greivis Vasquez finally got some love, winning Western Conference Player of the Week today (check out his numbers from the past three games: 21 points, 10 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 steals a night). Ryan Anderson is…
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  • Falcons' opponents for 2013

    Falcons' opponents for 2013

    ESPN.com Dec 31, 2012
    The Atlanta Falcons are the only NFC South team in the postseason and that’s where their focus is. But, since we’ve started looking ahead for the other three division teams, let’s go ahead and take a look at the Falcons’ 2013 regular-season oppone
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  • Bucks' Ellis, Hornets' Vasquez named Players of Week

    Bucks' Ellis, Hornets' Vasquez named Players of Week

    nba.com Dec 31, 2012
    The Milwaukee Bucks' Monta Ellis and the New Orleans Hornets' Greivis Vasquez on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 24, through Sunday, Dec. 30.
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  • What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Saints

    What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Saints

    nola.com Dec 31, 2012
    Saints set record for most yards given up in a single season
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  • Where they ranked on offense, defense

    Where they ranked on offense, defense

    ESPN.com Dec 31, 2012
    The NFL just sent out the final rankings for offenses and defenses and it should come as no surprise the New Orleans Saints had the league’s worst defense. A unit that set a new NFL record for yards allowed in a season finished the season at No. 32, the
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Sn…

    Dec 31
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
  • Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17

    Dec 31
    What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
  • John Clayton's mailbag: Chuck the tuck rule

    Dec 31
    The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.