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Saints will interview Grantham then Ryan

Saints will interview Grantham then Ryan

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
Earlier tonight, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that the Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan to be the team’s next defensive coordinator.  Thereafter, Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that Ryan will be interviewed on Friday, a day after
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  • Report:  Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan

    Report: Saints plan to hire Rob Ryan

    profootballtalk.com 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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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Time for a run through of some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Jay Adams writes that most of the early mock drafts have the Falcons taking a tight end at No. 30. That could happen. But, as I wrote last week, the Falcons are lobby…
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  • Patriots not sure they can trust Aqib Talib on a multi-year con…

    Patriots not sure they can trust Aqib Talib on a multi-year contract

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    Aqib Talib played well for the Patriots after they acquired him from the Buccaneers just before the trade deadline, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be in New England for long. Comcast SportsNet’s Mike Giardi reports that the Patriots have enough concern
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  • The backup QB carousel about to turn

    The backup QB carousel about to turn

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    It is possible the NFC South could have four new backup quarterbacks in 2013. Three of the division’s No. 2 quarterbacks from 2013 are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents and the fourth team has said it would like to increase the competition at
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  • Superdome was warned about power months ago

    Superdome was warned about power months ago

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Superdome officials warned just months before the Super Bowl that the venue's electrical system could suffer a power outage and rushed to replace some of the equipment ahead of the big game.
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  • The $75.8 million offense

    The $75.8 million offense

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    No team spent more on offense in 2012 than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to this chart that breaks down how much teams spent on each side of the ball. Tampa Bay spent a whopping $75.8 million on offense, and the result wasn’t exactly the “Greate
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  • Panthers hire veteran assistant Bruce DeHaven

    Panthers hire veteran assistant Bruce DeHaven

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Panthers didn’t hire an experienced special teams coach, but they may now have the league’s most experienced assistant to the assistant. After promoting assistant special teams coach-turned interim Richard Rodgers to the full gig (after he replace
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  • First look ahead to next season

    First look ahead to next season

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    The season is over, so you know what that means. The first wave of predictions for the 2013 season have hit the streets. Check out this Insider post that predicts next season’s playoff field and records for all teams. Not surprisingly, the Atlanta Falco
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  • Video - Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel to Saints? 00:45

    Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel to Saints?

    Feb 5
    Will Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel fill the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator vacancy? Ian Rapoport has the latest on the team's current search.
  • Video - Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel to Saints? 00:45

    Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel to Saints?

    Feb 5
    Will Rob Ryan or Romeo Crennel fill the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator vacancy? Ian Rapoport has the latest on the team's current search.
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    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.
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    Hoge's QB Reality Board

    Feb 5
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