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Report: Eagles won't cut Vick before deadline Updated Feb 5, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles will not release quarterback Michael Vick before a Wednesday deadline that guarantees him $3 million, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report.
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  • Report: Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan Feb 5, 2013
    The Sons of Anarchy are coming to Bourbon Street. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan to be the team’s next defensive coordinator. Ryan, who notoriously boasted he’d have a new job in “like five minutes” after being
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  • Report: Eagles talking contract with Dennis Dixon Feb 5, 2013
    After successfully pretending to be Robert Griffin III and Colin Kaepernick, Dennis Dixon could now be getting to reprise the role for which he’s most famous:  Dennis Dixon. According to Geoff Mosher of, the Eagles are in contract talks w
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  • Cap-conscious Giants release veteran LB Boley

    The New York Giants released veteran linebacker Michael Boley on Tuesday.
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  • Cowboys promote Wes Phillips to tight ends coach Feb 5, 2013
    Having a member of the family as the current or former head coach of the Cowboys appears to be a prerequisite for coaching the team’s tight ends. The team announced Tuesday that Wes Phillips has been promoted to the tight ends coaching job after spendin
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  • Outside the Game: Prince Amukamara has a royal lineage that explains his name Feb 5, 2013
    New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara is a first-generation American -- his parents came to the U.S. from Nigeria, and his African heritage is something that he takes with him wherever he goes. More than that, the one-time Super Bowl champion has …
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  • One position where Eagles need no help Feb 5, 2013
    The Philadelphia Eagles have much work to do on their roster for 2013. Heck, you might not recognize the defense at all. But one spot at which they appear to be completely set for the short term and the long term is at running back, as Zach Berman write…
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  • Yay or nay? Ravens travel through Super Bowl parade in military style via Humvee Feb 5, 2013
    Teams celebrating championships have used all sorts of transportation for their victory parades. The New England Patriots traveled via duck boat after winning Super Bowls. The San Francisco Giants used trolleys after winning the World Series in 2010, th…
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  • Turnover ratio: Can Redskins do it again? Feb 5, 2013
    Whatever Robert Griffin III's timetable for recovery from knee surgery turns out to be, the Washington Redskins will enter the 2013 season as a defending division champion with high hopes. No team has repeated as NFC East champion since the Philadelphia…
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  • Retired NFL Players Are Depressed And Don't Even Know It: Study Feb 5, 2013
    The most striking aspects of the new head-trauma study of former NFL players published in JAMA Neurology are not the formal findings per se. In many ways, those merely quantify and validate suspicions that even casual fans likely hold. The rub is that 4…
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  • Can Jason Garrett cut loose? Feb 5, 2013
    Many of the stories heading into the Super Bowl were about the two "bold moves" the Harbaugh coaching brothers made this season -- Jim's to bench Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in Week 11, and John's to change offensive coordinators i…
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  • NFC East chat alert: The NFC East chat returns to its regularly schedu… Feb 5, 2013
    The NFC East chat returns to its regularly scheduled Tuesday noon ET time slot. After being pushed back later in the week last week due to Super Bowl madness, we are back to normal this week and for the foreseeable future. Just click on these little blu…
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  • Breakfast links: Back to normal Feb 5, 2013
    Yep, back home and settling into a regular Tuesday groove. We'll do our chat at noon, get that thing back on its regular schedule, and just basically try to get caught up on what, if anything, is going on with our four teams. It should be an interesting…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Lewis' Legacy Lives On 02:27

    NFL32OT: Lewis' Legacy Lives On

    Feb 5
    Tim Hasselbeck breaks down the impact of losing Ray Lewis on the Ravens. The NFL32 crew discuss their top ten quarterbacks.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles thank their fans 01:05

    Philadelphia Eagles thank their fans

    Feb 5
    DeSean Jackson appreciates all Philadelphia Eagles fans. Check out the wide receiver's surprise thank you for his team's fans.
  • Video - Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII 08:35

    Top 5 Teams To Reach Super Bowl XLVIII

    Feb 5
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss their top five teams to reach Super Bowl XLVIII.