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Without tandem of Drew Brees and Sean Payton, New Orleans Saint…

Without tandem of Drew Brees and Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints struggling, and NY Giants need to take advantage

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Roger Goodell handed Saints ”‰the ”‰NFL version of the death penalty when he suspended Sean Payton for the entire season in the BountyGate scandal, leaving Drew Brees to get through the season without his friend, mentor and play caller.
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  • Saints vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    Saints vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    giantsgab.com Dec 8, 2012
     The New York Football Giants will return home to face the New Orleans Saints in what appears to be a must win game. Here are the matchups to watch: DE Jason Pierre-Paul vs LT Jermon Bushrod If the Giants want any chance at stopping Saints QB Drew Brees…
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  • Matchup: Saints (5-7) at Giants (7-5)

    Matchup: Saints (5-7) at Giants (7-5)

    Trying to reach Drew Brees, a traditional drop-back passer, will be a welcome change for the Giants after dealing with the speedy Robert Griffin III, but the pressure must increase.
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  • Jacquian Returning In Time to Speed Things Up

    Jacquian Returning In Time to Speed Things Up

    If the Giants’ defense and special teams seem a little bit slower these days, don’t fret. There’s nothing wrong with your eyesight. That’s probably because LB Jacquain Williams has been out since Week Seven with a hamstring injury. He is the Giant
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  • 'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    'Boys Brent charged in teammate Brown's death

    CNNSI.com Dec 8, 2012
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed linebacker Jerry Brown, a member of the team's practice squad.
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  • Chris Ivory injures hamstring, expected to miss game vs. Giants

    Chris Ivory injures hamstring, expected to miss game vs. Giants

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    The Giants have caught a break and the Saints have been dealt a blow with an unexpected addition to the injury report for Sunday’s game. The Saints announced on Saturday that running back Chris Ivory, who hadn’t been mentioned on this week’s injury
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  • New York Giants Saturday Links

    New York Giants Saturday Links

    Slow and wet weekend is upon us. Not exactly football weather, but what choice do we have….here’s the news:       
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  • SNYGiants Video Corner for Saturday

    SNYGiants Video Corner for Saturday

    Loud Mouths discuss the Giants’ big upcoming game against the Saints. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… Kevin Youkilis talks about free agency, Rex Ryan on the Jets’ quarterback play and his own future, and Chase Blackburn on facing the Saints.
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  • A Case for Forgiving Tiki Barber

    A Case for Forgiving Tiki Barber

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    Tiki Barber, one of the Giants' great players, inhabits a kind of purgatory among the team's fans. Is it time to welcome him back into the fold?
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Sports Columnists

  • NFL: Onus on league to deal with guns, drunken driving, domestic issues

    Dec 8
    After another tragic Saturday, the NFL must rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand, Jeffri Chadiha writes.