This is the January 4, 2013 news archive. View today's NFC South rumors and news.
NFC South News and Rumors
CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013The Philadelphia Eagles will interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for their coaching vacancy.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 4, 2013Asante Samuel joined the Falcons, in part, so he could be nearer to his ailing mother. (Here's a good piece on the bond between the two.) Christine Samuel died on Tuesday, and with the Falcons on a bye, Asante has been away from the team all week. MoreShare Tweet
NFC South afternoon updateTime for an afternoon run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS There’s some good news on the injury front. Cornerback Dunta Robinson, who suffered a concussion in the regular-season finale, was medically cleared and practShare TweetThe passion of NFC South fans never ceases to amaze me. Although the Falcons don’t play until next week (and we don’t know yet who they’ll play) and the other three teams are done for the season, Friday’s NFC South chat was even more active than aShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013The Falcons don’t even play this weekend, but they’ve already recorded a win. Cornerback Dunta Robinson has been cleared through the league’s concussion protocol, and was back on the practice field Friday, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AtShare Tweet
Around the NFC SouthTime for a look at the Friday morning headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Quarterbacks coach Ron Turner is leaving to become head coach at Florida International. The Bucs also have a vacancy at receivers coach, and offensive coordin…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 4, 2013The Buccaneers player grumbling about his bosses who said “Can we send these coaches back to college?” is getting his wish, a little at a time. According to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune, Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Ron Turner is leaving to takeShare Tweet
2012: Best of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew BreesJan 4Despite playing without suspended head coach Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees proved himself to be elite by passing for 5,177 yards, including 43 touchdowns passes. Relive his biggest moments from his 12th season in the league.