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NFC South News and Rumors

Vitt says Benson kicked NFL security chief “off the property”

Vitt says Benson kicked NFL security chief “off the property”

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
The bounty case essentially is over, but bits and pieces of evidence continue to surface. More than a few bits and pieces have come from the disclosure of a significant portion of the appeal hearing testimony from former Saints interim head coach and cu…
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  • Seahawks to hire Saints assistant Travis Jones as defensive lin…

    Seahawks to hire Saints assistant Travis Jones as defensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    The Jacksonville Jaguars hiring or Gus Bradley as their head coach didn’t just cost the Seattle Seahawks their defensive coordinator, it cost them their defensive line coach as well as Todd Wash elected to follow Bradley to Jacksonville. Now the Seahawk
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  • NFC South evening update

    NFC South evening update

    NEW ORLEANS -- Let’s take a few minutes away from the Super Bowl hype to take a run through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Mark Bradley writes that the odds on the Falcons leaving Atlanta if they don’t get a new stadium are 1
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  • Ryan Kalil has no regrets for Super Bowl ad

    Ryan Kalil has no regrets for Super Bowl ad

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    Panthers center Ryan Kalil replied “probably not” when asked if he was buying more newspaper advertising next year, considering Super Bowl week is happening in New Orleans without him, despite his published promise to be here. “It didn’t work out?
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  • Panthers seek help for stadium improvements

    Panthers seek help for stadium improvements

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    When Charlotte landed a National Football League franchise 20 years ago, city leaders were ecstatic, calling it a critical step in putting North Carolina's largest city on the map.
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  • Report: Chad Jones will work out for Saints

    Report: Chad Jones will work out for Saints

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    The Ravens and 49ers are the football teams getting all the attention in New Orleans this week, but the Saints are taking care of some business as well. According to a report from WWL-TV, one item on their to-do list is to have safety Chad Jones in for …
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  • Panthers' Rivera knows he has to win in 2013

    Panthers' Rivera knows he has to win in 2013

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    Panthers owner Jerry Richardson doesn't need to remind coach Ron Rivera just how important winning in 2013 is to his future as an NFL head coach.
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  • Do players 'sign up' for dangers?

    Do players 'sign up' for dangers?

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Part of my assignment here is to help cover the 49ers and Ravens. But I wrote a news story earlier Tuesday that I think impacts the NFC South -- and really the game of football at all levels. While repeatedly saying he and other players “
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  • Bucs begin extension talks with Mike Williams

    Bucs begin extension talks with Mike Williams

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports the Buccaneers have begun contract extension talks with wide receiver Mike Williams. Williams, who turns 26 in May, is entering a contract year. A fourth-round steal in the 2010 draft, Williams has averaged 65 c
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  • Answers to Readers' Questions: Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Rex Ryan

    Answers to Readers' Questions: Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Rex Ryan

    nytimes.com Jan 29, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Circus is about to start

    Circus is about to start

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- It is almost time for one of the year’s biggest spectacles. Super Bowl media day will be starting shortly in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. According to the Super Bowl host committee, more than 5,000 media members have been credentialed for
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Before I run off to Super Bowl media day, let’s take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS Although uncertainty remains about the funding, five finalists have been selected as potential designers of a new
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  • Video - Getting jazzed up with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer 05:57

    Getting jazzed up with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer

    Jan 29
    NFL Network's Michelle Beisner journeys out into the New Orleans jazz scene with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer, learning about the city's culture and music.
  • Video - Getting jazzed up with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer 05:57

    Getting jazzed up with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer

    Jan 29
    NFL Network's Michelle Beisner journeys out into the New Orleans jazz scene with New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer, learning about the city's culture and music.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day Snaps

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
  • Super Bowl XLVII Hot Read -- Coaches not immune to supersized chaos of big…

    Jan 29
    Nothing can prepare coaches for the chaos and pressure of the Super Bowl, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mail

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback: