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Feeling The Big Easy

Feeling The Big Easy

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
Super Bowl XLVII's Media Day didn't disappoint, led by Michael Oher's candid chat, a cameo by Juan Castillo and a talkative Terrell Suggs. Don Banks recaps with Snap Judgments.
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  • Chandler Jones doesn’t need ankle surgery

    Chandler Jones doesn’t need ankle surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    Ankle injuries were a constant negative during Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones‘ rookie season. Jones missed two games during the regular season after injuring his right ankle against the Colts in mid-November. He then injured his left ankle in New
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  • Tannenbaum's biggest miss wasn't Tebow

    Tannenbaum's biggest miss wasn't Tebow

    Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum took ownership for the infamous Tim Tebow trade that will define his tenure. In an interview Tuesday with ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini, Tannenbaum said he has no regrets but admits his trade bombed. …
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  • Bills strike a deal to continue playing in Toronto

    Bills strike a deal to continue playing in Toronto

    TORONTO (AP) The Buffalo Bills and Rogers Media announced a new agreement Tuesday that will keep Rogers Centre as the team's second home.
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 25-28

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 25-28

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues its second annual "Walker’s Fab 40," where we rank the top players in the division. Here are Nos. 25-28: No. 28: Reggie Bush, RB, Miami Dolphins 2012 stats: 968 yards, six touchdowns Analysis: Bush proved in Miami that he can
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  • Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum takes responsibility for decisio…

    Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum takes responsibility for decision to acquire Tim Tebow

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    Last week, former NFL general manager Ted Sundquist told Rich Cimini of ESPN New York that during his recent interview for the then-vacant New York Jets general manager post, owner Woody Johnson said that trading for quarterback Tim Tebow was something …
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  • Outside the Game: Bills LB Bryan Scott is just as good on the p…

    Outside the Game: Bills LB Bryan Scott is just as good on the piano as he is tackling running backs

    yahoo.com Jan 29, 2013
    Every NFL player faces the moment of truth. Most careers end suddenly, and all of a sudden there needs to be a Plan B. Bryan Scott had that moment when he was cut by the Tennessee Titans in 2007. "I said, ‘Wow, my career really could be over now, so wha
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  • Jets say they have no interest in JaMarcus Russell

    Jets say they have no interest in JaMarcus Russell

    There doesn’t appear to be a need for you to rush out and buy JaMarcus Russell Jets jersey just yet. Reports on Tuesday morning had the Jets holding “very exploratory, informal discussions” about the former first overall pick in the draft whose tenu
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  • Answers to Readers' Questions: Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Rex Ryan

    Answers to Readers' Questions: Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Rex Ryan

    nytimes.com Jan 29, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • An ESPN Blunder Let Viewers Eavesdrop On Hannah Storm And Mark …

    An ESPN Blunder Let Viewers Eavesdrop On Hannah Storm And Mark Schlereth Discussing What Sounds Like Tim Tebow's Doubtful NFL Fu

    deadspin.com Jan 29, 2013
    It's no secret the Worldwide Leader loves all things Tebow. We didn't expect to find the Jets "quarterback" to be a topic of off-camera discussion by ESPN talent, though, as appears to be the case when a director cut from a live Colin Kaeperni…
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 29-32

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 29-32

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues its second annual "Walker’s Fab 40," where we rank the top players in the division. On Tuesday we take a look at Nos. 29-32: No. 32: Aqib Talib, CB, New England Patriots 2012 stats: 40 tackles, two INTs Analysis: Talib was a
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  • Too Much?: For as many people as Ray Lewis has inspired, it ……

    Too Much?: For as many people as Ray Lewis has inspired, it …

    CNNSI.com Jan 29, 2013
    For as many people as Ray Lewis has inspired, it seems an equal number have tired of the Baltimore linebacker's story, writes Peter King. Do Lewis' detractors have a point?
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  • Dolphins pursued Jim Harbaugh

    Dolphins pursued Jim Harbaugh

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    With Super Bowl media day underway, it's probably a bad time to provide a tough reminder for Miami Dolphins fans. However, it is hard to ignore during Super Bowl week that Miami was once very close to landing San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.…
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  • Ravens' Lewis says he's forgiven Welker's wife

    Ravens' Lewis says he's forgiven Welker's wife

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has forgiven the wife of Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker for recent comments she made via Facebook.
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    Bills offensive line coach Pat Morris is looking forward to working with new coach Doug Marrone. DT Tony McDaniel was the Dolphins recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. Breaking down the work done by the Patriots defensive ends this year. Jets coach …
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  • Video - Tannenbaum Has No Regrets Over Tebow Trade 03:13

    Tannenbaum Has No Regrets Over Tebow Trade

    Jan 29
    ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini talks about Mike Tannenbaum's taking responsibility for the Tim Tebow trade and acknowledging it was a failure.
  • Video - NFL32OT: Who's The Best? 03:00

    NFL32OT: Who's The Best?

    Jan 29
    Episode 258: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss comments by Randy Moss that he is the greatest wide receiver. Hugh Douglas breaks down which defense is better heading into the Super Bowl. The NFL32 crew discuss how Jets should handle the QB situ

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day Snaps

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
  • Super Bowl XLVII Hot Read -- Coaches not immune to supersized chaos of big…

    Jan 29
    Nothing can prepare coaches for the chaos and pressure of the Super Bowl, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mail

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback: