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NFC South News and Rumors
The Browns took a shot at some of the biggest names in their search for a head coach, but they didn’t wind up hiring any of them. The Browns have confirmed that they will officially introduce Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski as their head cShare Tweet
By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Thursday, January 10, 2013 The Falcons are well-aware of your suspicions.They know you're underwhelmed by their 0-3 postseason record under fifth-year coach Mike Smith. They know you're rather unimpressed by a .7…Share Tweet
NFC South afternoon updateTime for an afternoon trip through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS We touched on this a few times during the season. But, for reasons that I can’t figure out, quarterback Matt Ryan had way better statistics on the road than he dShare Tweet
Where They Aren't Now: Ray EdwardsThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution has been running a fun series on past Atlanta Falcons' playoff heroes this week. Here’s the installment on kicker Morten Andersen. The series also includes a little on what each former player is doing now, sort of a “wShare TweetFOX gave Brian Billick a bump into the booth for one of this weekend’s playoff games, which means he’ll be in Atlanta to call the Falcons against the Seahawks on Sunday. On Thursday, though, he’ll be visiting with Mike Florio on PFT Live to discussShare Tweet
Catch Me If You Can: Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aa…Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aaron Rodgers trait could make the difference in the game of the weekend, Peter King writes as he picks divisional round winners.Share TweetJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars say they have fired coach Mike Mularkey.Share Tweet
Panthers were bitten by injury bugAt least to some degree, you can blame injuries for Carolina’s 7-9 season. According to The Dallas Morning News, the Panthers had 65 missed starts due to injury. Only six teams had more missed starts. The Panthers lost key players like Chris Gamble, JonShare Tweet
Around the NFC SouthTime for a morning run through the headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Coach Greg Schiano said he still is evaluating his coaching staff, according to Roy Cummings. That means there still is a chance there could be changes to a defe…Share TweetWhether he’s out on the field or in the meeting room, Robert McClain sees Asante Samuel on one side and Dunta Robinson on the other. In both settings, McClain tries to stay directly at the midpoint of both of the veteran Atlanta cornerbacks. “I’ve lShare TweetAs intimidating a foe as the Seahawks might be, the Falcons’ biggest challenge this week will be playing against their own history. They’ve rolled up big win totals in the regular season (56 the last five seasons, only the Patriots with 60 have more),Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Junior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Back to basics for AtlantaNFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas talks about how the Falcons getting back to the fundamentals will be a big help when they face the Seahawks.Share Tweet
Divisional Round Probabilities: Atlanta-Seattle Coin Toss Gamenytimes.com Jan 10, 2013The most evenly matched game of the divisional round of the playoffs will probably come down to a few plays, with Seattle holding a slight edge.Share TweetSeattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman thinks the Atlanta Falcons receiving corps provides the biggest challenge his team has faced all season. The Falcons’ duo of Julio Jones and Roddy White, along with tight end Tony Gonzalez, are among the mostShare Tweet
NFL32OT: The Pressure Is OnJan 10Episode 246: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss whether Colin Kaepernick can lead the 49ers past Green Bay. Steve Young breaks down the expectations for Matt Ryan in the playoffs. The NFL32 crew discuss the Seahawks-Falcons matchup.
Birds of Prey: Seahawks vs. FalconsJan 10Russell Wilson and "the Legion of Boom" travel down to Hotlanta to take on Matt Ryan and the Falcons in the divisional round. Get amped for this playoff matchup with this epic movie trailer.
Defending the Top QuarterbacksJan 10The four top quarterbacks on Ron Jaworski's big board are playing this weekend, and he has some advice for the defenses trying to stop them.
Pressure on Atlanta FalconsJan 10The Atlanta Falcons have failed to win a playoff game in their last three appearances. How much pressure is there on the team to finally advance in the postseason?
Jim Trotter: Former Junior Seau teammate not surprised by linebacker's CTE…Jan 10"Budddyyyy, my head was KILLING me!" -- Linebacker Junior Seau, several hours after a violent collision in a 2001 practice.
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Divisional roundJan 10Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksJan 10Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks