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Saints' Graham dunks on crossbar after TD

Saints' Graham dunks on crossbar after TD

ESPN.com Updated 4 hours ago
If it were a regular-season game New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham would be digging into his wallet in coming days for his touchdown celebration Sunday night at the Pro Bowl.
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  • Saints come up big in Pro Bowl, with assist from Falcons

    Saints come up big in Pro Bowl, with assist from Falcons

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons aren’t exactly “besties.” But when Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan needed a touchdown late in Sunday night’s Pro Bowl, he didn’t let the NFC South’s oldest rivalry get in his way. On fourth-and-goal from the 1-ya…
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  • Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's TD, even though they're…

    Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's TD, even though they're on different teams

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    GLENDALE, Ariz — Several plays could sum up the Pro Bowl experience, from the poor tackling and blocking, to the missed field-goal attempts on tiny goalposts. It's riveting stuff. But we'll nominate Jordy Nelson's touchdown catch from Drew Brees as the …
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  • Report: Raheem Morris expected to be Falcons defensive coordina…

    Report: Raheem Morris expected to be Falcons defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    The Falcons are believed to be waiting for the Seahawks to finish the Super Bowl so that they can go ahead and hire Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their next head coach, but that hasn’t stopped them from moving forward with other coaching mo…
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  • Sources: Wade Harman to be Falcons' tight ends coach

    Sources: Wade Harman to be Falcons' tight ends coach

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    The Atlanta Falcons will name former assistant offensive line coach Wade Harman the team's next tight ends coach, according to multiple league sources. Harman, who worked alongside offensive line coach Mike Tice last season, came to the Falcons in 2014 …
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  • Saints reach deal with CFL CB Delvin Breaux

    Saints reach deal with CFL CB Delvin Breaux

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 24 (yesterday)
    The Saints are signing a CFL star with Louisiana ties. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans has reached a deal with ex-Hamilton Tiger-Cats cornerback Delvin Breaux. In his second season with Hamilton, the 25-year-old Breaux (6-1, 196) was vote…
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  • Fifteen years ago Friday, the Buccaneers gave the Rams the ulti…

    Fifteen years ago Friday, the Buccaneers gave the Rams the ultimate scare

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (2 days ago)
    Fifteen years ago Friday, one of the biggest upsets in postseason history came oh-so-close to being sprung. The Buccaneers, 14.5-point underdogs, gave the Rams all they could handle in the 1999 NFC Championship, but they fell just short in an 11-6 loss …
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  • Controversial ownership decision intended to bring stability to…

    Controversial ownership decision intended to bring stability to Saints, Pelicans

    METAIRIE, La. -- Though it might be hard to believe with all the family drama that has erupted over the past two days, team owner Tom Benson's intent was to ensure stability and continuity for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans franchises. Those might …
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  • Former Panthers G.M. questions Patriots’ “culture of cheating”

    Former Panthers G.M. questions Patriots’ “culture of cheating”

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Suffice it to say, former Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney isn’t buying a lot of what’s coming out of New England regarding #DeflateGate. Primarily, because he’s been wary of the Patriots for years. A decade of frustration over the Panthers loss to…
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  • Jimmy Graham: Pro Bowl will help dictate if he needs surgery

    Jimmy Graham: Pro Bowl will help dictate if he needs surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham clearly wasn’t himself last season, and his shoulder injury seemed to be the obvious cause. But Graham’s playing in this week’s Pro Bowl, and he said he’s hoping that playing against other all-stars will help him know if he…
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  • Mickey Loomis: Saints letting Junior Galette case run its cours…

    Mickey Loomis: Saints letting Junior Galette case run its course before taking any action

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Saints linebacker Junior Galette faces a charge of simple battery involving domestic violence after an incident at his house earlier this month, but the Saints won’t be making any move to place him on the Comissioner-Exempt list. Doing so would remove G…
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  • Bucs dip into college ranks for new quarterbacks coach

    Bucs dip into college ranks for new quarterbacks coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)
    The Buccaneers are expected to use the first pick in the draft on a quarterback. Now, they know who’s going to be working with him. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs have agreed to a deal with University of Tennessee offensive coordinator …
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  • The Family Dispute Over Ownership Of The Saints Is Getting Ugly

    The Family Dispute Over Ownership Of The Saints Is Getting Ugly

    deadspin.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)
    This morning, an official press release was sent out announcing that New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson had drastically restructured his plans for the inevitable ownership transfer of each team. Under the new plan, the 87-year-old Benson's…
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  • Panthers G.M. on Cam Newton: “We want him here. I want him here…

    Panthers G.M. on Cam Newton: “We want him here. I want him here”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Though it was before Dave Gettelman’s time as General Manager, the Panthers have seen life without a franchise quarterback. And while a deal for Cam Newton isn’t imminent, Gettleman said he has no intention of building a team with anyone else at quarter…
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  • Lovie Smith: Dirk Koetter can bring balance to our offense

    Lovie Smith: Dirk Koetter can bring balance to our offense

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    The Buccaneers Offense got off on the wrong foot in 2014 when offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford had to take a leave from the team for medical reasons, leaving quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo with a lot on his plate in his first season on an NFL coachi…
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  • Pro Bowler Devin Hester happy to have coach Keith Armstrong bac…

    Pro Bowler Devin Hester happy to have coach Keith Armstrong back in fold

    ESPN.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl return specialist Devin Hester has the utmost respect for Keith Armstrong, so the last thing Hester wanted to see was his special-teams coordinator end up with another team. That won't be the case, as Armstrong is set to return …
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  • Saints split up on Pro Bowl rosters

    Saints split up on Pro Bowl rosters

    ESPN.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    For the first time, members of the New Orleans Saints will compete on separate Pro Bowl rosters Sunday. Quarterback Drew Brees landed on Team Carter, while tight end Jimmy Graham and running back Mark Ingram were selected by Team Irvin during Wednesday …
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  • Jerramy Stevens arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Jerramy Stevens arrested on suspicion of DUI

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    The family photo albums from the marriage of Hope Solo and Jerramy Stevens may consist solely of mugshots at this point. The former Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end was arrested on Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence in…
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  • Video - Brees Finds Nelson For TD 00:14

    Brees Finds Nelson For TD

    Jan 25
    Pro Bowl QB Drew Brees connects with Jordy Nelson for a touchdown.
  • Video - Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team Carter 01:40

    Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team Carter

    Jan 25
    Matt Ryan connected with Jimmy Graham on a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to give Team Irvin a 32-28 Pro Bowl victory over Team Carter.
  • Video - Graham Scores Second TD 00:25

    Graham Scores Second TD

    Jan 25
    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham catches his second touchdown pass in the Pro Bowl.
  • Video - Saints, Jaguars Hires Take Spotlight From Senior Bowl 02:25

    Saints, Jaguars Hires Take Spotlight From Senior Bowl

    Jan 21
    Saints reporter Mike Triplett and Jaguars reporter Michael DiRocco talk about the major hires each team made on Wednesday as well as which positions the teams are scouting at the Senior Bowl.

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