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Earlier tonight, we pointed out that the decision of former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue to allow former Saints assistant Mike Cerullo to testify at the bounty appeal hearing at a time when Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and Saints defensive end Will S…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell named a candidate for Time Magazine's 2012 'Person of the Year'Updated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetGoodell is one of 40 candidates listed on the magazine's websiteShare TweetSaints assistant head coach Joe Vitt says the club has placed rookie right tackle Bryce Harris on injured reserve, ending his season. Harris made his first start against San Francisco on Sunday, but left in the first quarter with a broken bone in his ri…Share TweetAnother loss would put them farther back in playoff raceShare TweetESPN's Adam Schefter reported Boston College may be interested in Carmichael
Falcons short-handed in secondary in short weekUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetRegardless last week’s loss, their 5-6 record or the short week, this is not the time to be short-handed against the Saints. But that’s the situation the Falcons could be in, based on Tuesday’s practice. Starting cornerbacks Asante Samuel (shoulder)Source: profootballtalk.com
NFC South afternoon updateUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetTime for a quick cruise through the top headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Starting cornerbacks Asante Samuel (shoulder) and Dunta Robinson (illness) did not participate in Tuesday’s practice. That creates some reason to worry with theSource: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Falcons have lost just one game in the 2012 season to date, and Thursday night they get a shot to get revenge on that team, as they play host to the rival New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. The 10-1 Falcons are 5-0 at home, and while there’s beSource: saintsgab.com
Blake Griffin And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad DayUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetThe Clippers' Blake Griffin had what appears to be his worst night as a pro basketball player last evening, going 1-9 with four turnovers and fouling out in L.A.'s 105-98 loss to the Hornets. It had the normally-gregarious product pitchman casting a ver…Source: deadspin.comShare Tweet49ers dominated the battle against Saints' offensive line throughout their 31-21 victory
Changes coming to the Who Dat Nation pageUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetReal-time commenting, streamlined login and slight reorganization of the Saints page is coming soon
Hornets end slump as Griffin, Clippers struggleUpdated Nov 27, 2012 Share TweetGreivis Vasquez had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets' defense took Blake Griffin out of the game en route to a 105-98 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night, ending the Hornets' seven-game losing streak.Source: ESPN.com
Will New Orleans Saints miss the playoffs?Nov 27Will Sean Payton's absence cost the New Orleans Saints a playoff spot? Heath Evans explains why the Saints must get to a certain record to reach the postseason.
DB Malcolm Jenkins, New Orleans Saints set for Thursday Night FootballNov 27New Orleans Saints defensive back Malcolm Jenkins joins "Around the League" to discuss a big Thursday night matchup against the Atlanta Falcons and recaps a tough loss to quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers.
Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…Nov 27Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…Nov 27Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.