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Payton sees Vilma, Harper, Smith staying, but . . . .

Payton sees Vilma, Harper, Smith staying, but . . . .

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 5, 2013
With the Saints trying to clean up a cap mess, they may have to part ways with some players who have been a big part of the team’s recent success. For now, coach Sean Payton doesn’t think he’ll be without linebacker Jonathan Vilma, defensive end Wil
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  • Seahawks sign Darren Fells, former international basketball pla…

    Seahawks sign Darren Fells, former international basketball player, to three-year tight end deal

    yahoo.com Mar 5, 2013
    From Tony Gonzalez to Jimmy Graham and with many names in between, the names of former high-ticket basketball players who have successfully converted to the tight end position at the NFL level is pretty long. Graham, the current standout tight end for t…
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  • Top pass rushers still jockeying for position in this year's NF…

    Top pass rushers still jockeying for position in this year's NFL draft class

    nola.com Mar 5, 2013
    New Orleans Saints should have a chance to fill top need with No. 15 pick
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  • ESPN profiles NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'His Game, His Ru…

    ESPN profiles NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'His Game, His Rules'

    nola.com Mar 5, 2013
    ESPN The Magazine's Don Van Natta Jr. is the latest to write a profile on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The story spends a lot of time on Bountygate and Goodell's relationship with NFL players. Read it here.Here are two other...
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  • Peter King: Kuechly goes back to school; Chiefs break from Pioli's way; ma…

    Mar 5
    We interrupt the never-ending hype for NFL free agency (when, by the way, is the last time a great free agent class led a team deep into that season's playoffs?) to talk about 15 weeks that no one ever talks about. But people should.
  • NBA Coast to Coast - Western Conference playoff matchups we're wishing for

    Mar 5
    J.A. Adande runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Western Conference.
  • NBA Coast to Coast -- East playoff matchups we'd like to see

    Mar 5
    Israel Gutierrez runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Eastern Conference.