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Frank Gore's efforts in the San Francisco 49ers' NFC Championship Game victory over the Atlanta Falcons didn't go unnoticed by the NFL, which decided he wore his socks last Sunday a little too low to its liking.Share Tweet
In November, the disclosure that the long-term contract negotiated by the Saints and coach Sean Payton had been rejected by the league office spawned breathless reporting that Payton could be a free agent. (We reported at the time that the Saints were …Share TweetWhile the NFL has yet to reinstate former Saints and former (for a few weeks) Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the league has allowed him to look for work. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Williams has had such clearance …Share Tweet
Police make arrest in stabbing outside Georgia DomePolice say they have arrested the man who committed a stabbing outside the Georgia Dome following the Falcons’ loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. James Lewis McCoy of Villa Rica, Georgia, was arrested on Tuesday. There’s no wordShare TweetFor Buccaneers linebacker Quincy Black, getting back on the field has taken a back seat to getting well. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik said Black needed surgery later this month to help a damaged nerve, casting more doubt on his future as a football…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 23, 2013Atlanta Falcons The Falcons released strength coach Jeff Fish over "philosophical differences," Fox Sports reports. The move is something of a surprise, the Journal-Constitution adds, given that the likes of Tony Gonzalez and Matt Ryan had cre…Share Tweet
NFC South programming notesESPN.com Jan 23, 2013Just a quick note to let you know that we’ll be off our regular schedule the rest of this week. There will be no NFC South chat this Friday. I’m going to take a little down time, but please keep checking the blog. Our editors will be posting roundups,Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Former Oakland coach Bill Callahan has denied allegations made by two of his former players that he "sabotaged'' the Raiders in their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay 10 years ago.Share Tweet
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees: 'We want to get this thing back on track'Jan 23New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees joins "NFL Total Access" from Pro Bowl practice in Hawaii to give us his thoughts on Sean Payton being reinstated as the Saints head coach.
Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks...Jan 23John Clayton goes deep on QBs over 30 in search of a Super Bowl ring, the future of Michael Turner in Atlanta, what Frank Gore loves about Colin Kaepernick, and Cleveland's second thoughts on their draft picks for the Julio Jones trade.
NFL Live OT: What's Next For Sean PaytonJan 23Mark Schlereth and Damien Woody discuss the first thing Sean Payton needs to do now that he has been reinstated as Saints coach.
Payton Happy To Be BackJan 23Sean Payton discusses his return to the Saints following his suspension by the NFL.