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Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each othe…

Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
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  • Saints Drew Brees' record-breaking touchdown makes NFL.com's li…

    Saints Drew Brees' record-breaking touchdown makes NFL.com's list of top 2012 moments

    nola.com Feb 7, 2013
    Brees broke Johnny Unitas' 52-year-old record against San Diego Chargers on Oct. 7.
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  • New Orleans Saints will face second-toughest schedule in 2013 b…

    New Orleans Saints will face second-toughest schedule in 2013 based on 2012 records

    nola.com Feb 7, 2013
    Carolina Panthers will play the toughest schedule next season
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  • Gregg Williams: “I take full responsibility and apologize”

    Gregg Williams: “I take full responsibility and apologize”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    On his first day back in the NFL after being suspended for orchestrating the Saints’ bounty program, new Titans assistant coach Gregg Williams said he accepts the blame for the mess he created in New Orleans, and that he vows to do things the right way
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  • Browns hire former New Orleans Saints secondary coach Ken Flajo…

    Browns hire former New Orleans Saints secondary coach Ken Flajole as ILB coach

    nola.com Feb 7, 2013
    Sean Payton fired Flajole the same day he fired Steve Spagnuolo
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  • Tyrann Mathieu one of record 13 LSU Tigers invited to NFL Scout…

    Tyrann Mathieu one of record 13 LSU Tigers invited to NFL Scouting Combine

    nola.com Feb 7, 2013
    Tyrann Mathieu is among 11 juniors in LSU's school-record total.
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  • NFC South links: Rob Ryan right for Saints?

    NFC South links: Rob Ryan right for Saints?

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons James Rael of SB Nation says the Falcons should renegotiate linebacker Stephen Nicholas' contract. Carolina Panthers The Panthers want a petition asking them to withhold money for child support payments from wide receiver Brandon LaFell’
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  • Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

    Feb 7
    To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Feb 7
    With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…
  • Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…

    Feb 7
    The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.