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Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 25, 2013
Criminal charges won't be filed against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree after an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team's playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco's district attorney said Friday.
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  • Panthers hire Al Holcomb as linebackers coach

    Panthers hire Al Holcomb as linebackers coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    We mentioned this morning that Giants assistant Al Holcomb was the latest low-profile name to interview with the Panthers, who are filling in the blanks of their coaching staff without the promise of the same kind of job security other teams can offer. …
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  • Source confirms Crennel is on the Saints’ wish list

    Source confirms Crennel is on the Saints’ wish list

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Sometimes, when something makes plenty of sense, it can make too much sense to happen. In New Orleans, that may not be the case. As Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported, former Browns and Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel is on the list to become the team’s next
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  • Vincent Jackson doing a little free agent recruiting

    Vincent Jackson doing a little free agent recruiting

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Buccaneers apparently got more than a wide receiver for their millions. They got a recruiter, too. Bucs wideout Vincent Jackson said he’s happy to sing the praises of Bucs coach Greg Schiano to anyone who will listen to him at the Pro Bowl, or where
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  • PFT Live: Sean Payton, PFT Planet

    PFT Live: Sean Payton, PFT Planet

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    We hoped to have Saints coach Sean Payton on PFT Live on Thursday, but it didn’t work out. So we’ll have him Friday instead. Payton has returned to work following his reinstatement and didn’t waste any time shaking things up. The Saints fired defens
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  • Former NFL kicker charged in Ponzi scheme

    Former NFL kicker charged in Ponzi scheme

    yahoo.com Jan 25, 2013
    A former NFL kicker has been arrested on charges of operating an illegal Ponzi scheme, one that allegedly defrauded investors of more than $20 million. Russell Erxleben, a former All-American at Texas and a punter for the New Orleans Saints and Detroit …
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  • Panthers aren’t offering much security during staff search

    Panthers aren’t offering much security during staff search

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Panthers have interviewed some guys you may have heard of, but that they’re mostly hiring their own speaks in part to what they’re offering. Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that they’ve interviewed Giants defensive assistant Al Holc
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  • NFC South links: Saints' switch right move?

    NFC South links: Saints' switch right move?

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons Gil Brandt of NFL.com ranks his top quarterbacks under the age of 30, and he puts Atlanta's Matt Ryan in elite company. Carolina Panthers New York Giants assistant Al Holcomb interviewed Thursday for the Panthers' open linebackers-coach …
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Rams Get Look On Defense 03:19

    NFL32OT: Rams Get Look On Defense

    Jan 25
    Episode 256: Kevin Connors and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact Rob Ryan will have on the Rams defense. Trent Dilfer breaks down how Joe Flacco is preparing for the Super Bowl. The NFL32 crew discuss the Saints firing of their defensive coordinator
  • Video - A look back:  Atlanta Falcons' playoff run 02:25

    A look back: Atlanta Falcons' playoff run

    Jan 25
    The Atlanta Falcons shocked the league by finishing the regular season with a 13-3 record that secured their spot in the divisional playoffs. The Falcons managed a 2-point win over the Seattle Seahawks and advanced to the NFC Championship Game where the…
  • Video - A look back:  Atlanta Falcons' playoff run 02:25

    A look back: Atlanta Falcons' playoff run

    Jan 25
    The Atlanta Falcons shocked the league by finishing the regular season with a 13-3 record that secured their spot in the divisional playoffs. The Falcons managed a 2-point win over the Seattle Seahawks and advanced to the NFC Championship Game where the…

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    Jan 25
    Roger Goodell's visit to New Orleans will allow embittered Saints fans to get closure, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
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