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NFC division playoff: Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.…

NFC division playoff: Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. Sunday

tampabay.com Updated Jan 12, 2013
By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Saturday, January 12, 2013 NFC: Seahawks (12-5) at Falcons (13-3)The Falcons hope to erase memories of three one-and-done playoff appearances over the past five seasons, this time against a Seahawks team that has…
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  • Pure Genius: Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says……

    Pure Genius: Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says…

    CNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013
    Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says Jim Trotter. His move of Colin Kaepernick to quarterback at midseason paid off well in the Niners' 45-31 rout of the Packers.
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  • Falcons may have a hard time getting a publicly-funded stadium

    Falcons may have a hard time getting a publicly-funded stadium

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12, 2013
    The Falcons had been making progress toward striking a deal for a venue that would replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome with a building that would be partially funded by public money. That could be changing. Greg Bluestein and Leon Stafford of the Atlan…
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  • Goodell has no issue in handling of RGIII's injury

    Goodell has no issue in handling of RGIII's injury

    CNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013
    DENVER (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he doesn't have a problem with the way the Washington Redskins medical staff handled Robert Griffin III's knee injury.
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  • Jay Gruden’s dance card keeps filling up while Jon Gruden sits …

    Jay Gruden’s dance card keeps filling up while Jon Gruden sits and waits

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12, 2013
    Not that long ago, Jon Gruden widely was believed to be a perennial A-list coaching candidate.  His brother, Jay, was a career Arena League coach who spent some time with Jon’s Buccaneers thanks to a football tradition that dates back even farther than
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  • AP Sources : Eagles interviewing 'Hawks' Bradley

    AP Sources : Eagles interviewing 'Hawks' Bradley

    CNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles are interviewing Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley in Atlanta, two people familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Saturday.
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  • On the road to Atlanta

    On the road to Atlanta

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to board a plane to Atlanta, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Falcons and Seattle Seahawks at the Georgia Dome. Colleagues John Clayton, Ashley Fox and I will bring you all the news, notes and
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  • Gonzalez, Evans first-team All-Pros

    Gonzalez, Evans first-team All-Pros

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    The Associated Press just released its All-Pro team for the 2012 season, and it adds further support to the often-heard argument that the NFC South doesn’t get the national recognition it deserves. Only three players from the division made the team. Atl
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  • Lynch (foot) expected to play against Falcons

    Lynch (foot) expected to play against Falcons

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has a sprained foot but is probable and expected to play Sunday against Atlanta.
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  • Seahawks coordinators have a minor Saturday distraction

    Seahawks coordinators have a minor Saturday distraction

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12, 2013
    The Seahawks have arrived in Atlanta for Sunday’s divisional-round showdown against the Falcons.  And with one day to go to finalize preparations for the game, Pete Carroll’s primary two coordinators have other plans. Today’s the day on which offen
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  • Video - Seahawks' Coordinators Interviewing For Jobs 00:32

    Seahawks' Coordinators Interviewing For Jobs

    Jan 12
    Adam Schefter discusses the latest on Seahawks' offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley interviewing for head-coaching jobs.

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  • Jim Trotter: Kaepernick answers another question with dazzling playoff deb…

    Jan 12
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Perhaps 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is a football savant, because his decision to change starting quarterbacks midway through the season is, for the time being, proving to be as cunning as it was calculated.
  • NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos choked in historic fashion …

    Jan 12
    Peyton Manning and the Broncos victimized themselves with a choke job for the ages against the Baltimore Ravens.