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NFC South News and Rumors
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The Carolina Panthers have promoted from within to fill yet another position on their coaching staff. According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers have promoted pro scout Ken Dorsey to the role of quarterbacks coach. Dorsey takes t…Share Tweet
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl team as an injury replacement for Tony Gonzalez of the Atlanta Falcons.Share TweetNBC’s Rodney Harrison played for the Patriots and lives in Atlanta. So he’s uniquely qualified to offer up informed opinions about the two teams that lost in Sunday’s conference championship games. Rodney appeared on Tuesday’s PFT Live to discusShare TweetAfter five seasons on the staff of the Saints, Mike Mallory is the new special teams coordinator of the Jaguars. The Jaguars announced today that new head coach Gus Bradley added Mallory to his staff. Mallory was a two-time All-Big Ten linebacker at Mic…Share TweetJust a quick heads-up to let you know that the reinstatement of New Orleans coach Sean Payton will be the featured topic on Tuesday’s edition of “Outside The Lines." The show is scheduled to air on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. I’m scheduled to be one of the pShare Tweet
Joe Vitt: I’ll forgive, but I’ll never forget what the NFL imposed on usThe NFL reinstated Sean Payton as head coach of the Saints today, which means Joe Vitt can officially move aside from his role as interim head coach and give the job back to Payton. But Vitt can’t completely move on: In comments to the New Orleans TimesShare TweetWith the 49ers going to the Super Bowl, safeties Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner will have to pass on the Pro Bowl. So the NFL turned to the team that the 49ers beat in the NFC Championship Game to replace them on the roster. The Falcons have announced…Share TweetAccording to receiver Tim Brown, it's no surprise Jon Gruden's Buccaneers thrashed the Raiders 48-21 in Super Bowl XXXVII because Oakland was "sabotaged" by Bill Callahan, the team's head coach at the time, who changed the game plan at the last minute.Share TweetAll year long, Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez stood firm on his 95 percent retirement pledge. But those closest to him see the door cracked, and they’re trying to get their foot in. “I’m hoping for the 5 percent,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said, aShare Tweet
NFL Reinstates Sean PaytonJan 22Ed Werder discusses the news that Roger Goodell has reinstated Saints coach Sean Payton from his season-long suspension.
Sean Payton: 'I feel we have learned from our mistakes'Jan 22Sean Payton releases a statement after the NFL reinstated him as the New Orleans Saints head coach. Albert Breer and Danyelle Sargent have more.
Sean Payton reinstated, ready to move onJan 22Jeff Duncan from the New Orleans Times-Picayune discusses the timing of Sean Payton being reinstated as head coach, what it means to the Saints, and how they move forward from here.
Sean Payton reinstated as New Orleans Saints head coachJan 22The NFL reinstates Sean Payton as the New Orleans Saints head coach. Steve Wyche and Danyelle Sargent have the latest.