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NFL Characters Unite returns to USA Network

NFL Characters Unite returns to USA Network

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
Last year, a group of NFL players and former coach Tony Dungy used personal challenges involving bigotry, abuse, and racism to help improve the lives of four teenagers facing similar situations. This year, NFL Characters Unite returns, with a new group …
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  • The Giants and the art of cutting the cord

    The Giants and the art of cutting the cord

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Thoughtful piece here from Paul Schwartz, with the help of former New York Giants tackle Luke Petitgout, on the Giants' preference for parting ways with players before those players lose their effectiveness. At the end of the week in which the Giants cu…
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  • Free Agency: Osi Could Have Many Suitors

    Free Agency: Osi Could Have Many Suitors

    Several teams will be looking into signing Osi Umenyiora this spring. In fact, there could be more than a few. The goal for most teams is to average a minimum of two sacks per game on defense (32 sacks). Last season, the Giants were just above that with…
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  • Re-signing Bennett Should Be High on Giants’ List of Priorities

    Re-signing Bennett Should Be High on Giants’ List of Priorities

    The Giants took a flier on TE Martellus Bennett last year, inking the former Cowboys’ second-round pick to a one-year, “show-me” deal at $2.5 million deal in hopes that he would show them something. uire He did. Now the ball is in the Giants’ cour
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  • Breakfast links: Giants to bring back Bennett?

    Breakfast links: Giants to bring back Bennett?

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Washington Redskins CSN Washington is taking a look at unsung heroes from the Redskins' division championship season, and this latest installment looks at right guard Chris Chester. Indeed, Chester had a strong season at right guard and was one of the p…
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  • Discussion: Giants Banking on Wilson to Take Next Step

    Discussion: Giants Banking on Wilson to Take Next Step

    With Ahmad Bradshaw no longer in Blue, the Giants are handing over the reins to second-year RB David Wilson. But can Wilson take the wear and tear required of a featured NFL back? Keep in mind, he is also the Giants’ top kick returner. They will need at
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  • Vacchiano: Eli is Giants indispensable Mann

    Vacchiano: Eli is Giants indispensable Mann

    nydailynews.com Feb 8, 2013
    Four years ago the Giants were an NFL power, one year removed from a Super Bowl championship and possibly one gunshot wound away from winning two in a row. They had won 16 of their last 21 games, including playoffs. And they had money to spend.
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  • Giants re-sign Rogers, Bear with Pascoe

    Giants re-sign Rogers, Bear with Pascoe

    nydailynews.com Feb 8, 2013
    After two days of subtracting salaries, the Giants added a couple on Thursday when they re-signed defensive tackle Shaun Rogers and tight end Bear Pascoe.The 6-4, 350-pound Rogers, who will turn 34 next month, signed with the Giants last April, but miss…
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  • Jim Trotter: Oakland Raiders 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 8
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.