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Saints' Vilma, Smith at Williams' bounty hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saints defensive end Will Smith says he's glad he got a chance to hear former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testify at an appeals hearing in the bounties case.
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  • New Orleans Saints defense improving despite losses: Graphic Nov 30, 2012
    The New Orleans Saints' past two losses have come during a time of improvement from the defense. The San Francisco game was the first meeting this season that the Saints allowed less than 400 yards. Thursday's Atlanta game was...
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  • New Orleans Saints: Live updates from Joe Vitt's 2 p.m. press conference Nov 30, 2012
    Interim coach addresses the media one day after devastating loss to Falcons
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  • Can the New Orleans Saints recover from their latest loss to beat the New York Giants? Nov 30, 2012
    The New Orleans Saints, coming off their second 10-point loss in five days following Thursday night's 23-13 setback against the Atlanta Falcons, have fallen to a disappointing 5-7. Although the playoffs appear to be a long shot, do the Saints...
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  • What the Georgia media are saying about the New Orleans Saints loss to the Atlanta Falcons Nov 30, 2012
    Atlanta offense didn't need to do much with five Saints turnovers
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  • Reflecting on the Falcons' victory Nov 30, 2012
    ATLANTA -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons’ media relations department, let’s take a by-the-numbers look back at how Atlanta defeated the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night: The 23-13 victory put the Falcons only a Tampa
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  • Former Saints assistant Gregg Williams set to appear at bounties hearings Nov 30, 2012
    Gregg Williams is set to appear at bounties hearings.
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  • Sean Payton’s leverage grows Nov 30, 2012
    When word first emerged of Sean Payton’s scuttled contract extension, the Saints were in the midst of a run of five wins in six games.  So while it was viewed as important that the Saints find a way to keep Payton beyond the expiration of his full-seas
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  • NFL fines Brodrick Bunkley $20,000 for kicking Alex Boone Nov 30, 2012
    Saints defensive lineman Brodrick Bunkley will be fined less for his obviously intentional kick than Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh was fined for his possibly accidental kick. The NFL has fined Bunkley $20,000 for kicking 49ers offensive lineman …
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  • Brees takes blame for clock issues to end first half

    With New Orleans trailing the Atlanta Falcons 17-7 in the closing stages of the first half Thursday night, the Saints blew a ripe opportunity to score points after driving inside the Falcons 5-yard line. With 45 seconds left to play in the half and no t…
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  • Understanding the Newfound Rivalry Between the Saints and Falcons Nov 30, 2012
    A few days before Christmas 2006, having just arrived home in Atlanta for my break between college quarters, I was driving near the Georgia Dome when ...
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  • Video - Vilma Attends Bounty Hearing 04:34

    Vilma Attends Bounty Hearing

    Nov 30
    Jonathan Vilma was present at Friday's appeals hearing, where former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was cross-examined by the players' lawyers for about four hours.
  • Video - Key For Saints To Secure Sean Payton 01:31

    Key For Saints To Secure Sean Payton

    Nov 30
    Ed Werder says there is nothing more important for Mickey Loomis than signing Sean Payton.