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Share TweetTrying 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.Source: nytimes.com
Without tandem of Drew Brees and Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints struggling, and NY Giants need to take advantageUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetRoger 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.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetThe 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 injurySource: profootballtalk.com
NFC South programming notesUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetTAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to make the trek to Charlotte, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. Join us Sunday morning for the lists of inactives from the Falcons-Panthers game and theSource: ESPN.com
Film of the NFC South chatUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetWe had lots of good questions in Friday’s NFC South chat. Let’s take a team-by-team look at some of the highlights: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Eric S (Saint Petersburg, FL): Pat-A local columnist basically said that the Bucs should extend Josh Freeman now.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy will not play Sunday, when the Philadelphia Eagles meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6).Source: CNNSI.com