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Saints interview Rob Ryan for coordinator role

Saints interview Rob Ryan for coordinator role

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
Former Dallas Cowboys assistant Rob Ryan has interviewed with the New Orleans Saints for their vacant defensive coordinator job.
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  • Todd Grantham withdraws name from consideration for Saints defe…

    Todd Grantham withdraws name from consideration for Saints defensive coordinator job

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8, 2013
    On Thursday, the Saints interviewed Todd Grantham for the position of defensive coordinator.  On Friday, the current Georgia defensive coordinator opted to withdraw his name from the process. Or in other words (perhaps) Grantham was told he wouldn’t ge
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  • Charlotte supports $144M for Panthers' stadium

    Charlotte supports $144M for Panthers' stadium

    Charlotte's city council has agreed to a plan that would give the Carolina Panthers nearly $144 million from a food-and-beverage tax hike to pay for upgrades to its downtown stadium, Mayor Anthony Foxx said Friday.
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  • The College Football Video Game Supposedly Backed By Jamal Ande…

    The College Football Video Game Supposedly Backed By Jamal Anderson Is The World's Saddest Scam

    deadspin.com Feb 8, 2013
    Four days ago, this Kickstarter campaign from "Dirty Bird Sports" popped up on the project-funding platform. The name is a reference to former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson, the project's apparent patron, whose "Dirty Bird&q…
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  • Gregg Williams says he had no communication with the Rams

    Gregg Williams says he had no communication with the Rams

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8, 2013
    Defensive specialist Gregg Williams is back with the Titans, sporting a goatee that would make Walt Frazier and Keith Hernandez proud.  It’s Williams’ first actual job since being fired by the Saints. In between, Williams was employed by - but neve
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  • Panthers owner: “I never would want our team to move”

    Panthers owner: “I never would want our team to move”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8, 2013
    Panthers owner Jerry Richardson met with members of Charlotte City Council Friday, emerging briefly to tell reporters moving his team isn’t anything he’s interested in. The Los Angeles scare-tactic reared its head predictably when the team began look
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  • NFC South links: Toughest 2013 schedules

    NFC South links: Toughest 2013 schedules

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan, Mike Smith, Thomas Dimitroff -- all were new to the Falcons in 2008. Daniel Cox of atlantafalcons.com takes a look back at the team's new brass and their defining '08 draft class. Falcons owner Arthur Blank has been served wit…
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  • Colin Cole signs with the Carolina Panthers

    Colin Cole signs with the Carolina Panthers

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8, 2013
    After nearly two full seasons on the sidelines, defensive tackle Colin Cole is getting another opportunity in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. Cole was released by the Seattle Seahawks during final cuts prior to the 2011 season and has not played sin…
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Oakland Raiders 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 8
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.