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The bounty case is over, for the most part. But with the NFL soon descending on New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, plenty more will be said about the situation - especially since Saints coach Sean Payton remains suspended as the franchise is preparing
Something Special Is Brewing In New OrleansUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetThe New Orleans Hornets (they’re not the Pelicans just yet) are a team in flux. They started the year with the specious ROY, Anthony Davis, and his inexorable brow grabbing most of the headlines. But it didn’t last. Davis went down with an ankle injurSource: dimemag.com
Hornets PG Greivis Vasquez was pretty stoked to beat the Spurs (VIDEO)Updated Jan 8 Share TweetAs a rookie with the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2010-11 season, Greivis Vasquez experienced some success against the San Antonio Spurs, going 3-1 in four regular-season meetings with Gregg Popovich's team and notching a first-round upset of the top-se…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetOne thing I always like to do after the season is look back at playing time for all the players in the NFC South. We’ll get to the Buccaneers, Panthers and Saints at some point in the coming days or weeks. But we’re going to take a look at the AtlantaSource: ESPN.com
What the national media are saying about the NFL playoffsUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetTalk still focused on Robert Griffin III's knee injurySource: nola.com
DeMaurice Smith On Relationship With Roger GoodellJan 8NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith talks about his relationship with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the league's handling of the Saints' bounty scandal.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.