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Umenyiora wants to prove he’s not just a pass-rusher

Umenyiora wants to prove he’s not just a pass-rusher

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 28, 2013
New Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora should still have plenty in the tank, after being a part-time player for the Giants in recent years. But he disputed the notion that he was just a third-down player. “I’m a guy of tremendous pride, and I would h
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  • Bucs expected to draft a cornerback, whether they get Revis or …

    Bucs expected to draft a cornerback, whether they get Revis or not

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28, 2013
    Although there have been no new developments on the Darrelle Revis trade front, the Buccaneers are still widely viewed as the team most likely to do a deal with the Jets. But the Bucs also want to address the cornerback position in the draft - whether t
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  • Bucs lock up Demar Dotson for four more years

    Bucs lock up Demar Dotson for four more years

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28, 2013
    Demar Dotson emerged last year as the Buccaneers’ starting right tackle, and now the Bucs have shown that they believe he’s going to be a starter for years to come. Dotson has signed a new four-year contract with the Bucs, the team announced today. Af
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  • Saints sign Victor Butler for two years

    Saints sign Victor Butler for two years

    The New Orleans Saints announced on Thursday the signing of free-agent linebacker Victor Butler to a two-year contract. Butler, 25, has spent his entire four-year career with the Dallas Cowboys. The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Butler played in all 16 games last…
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  • NFC South links: CB Grimes to Dolphins?

    NFC South links: CB Grimes to Dolphins?

    ESPN.com Mar 28, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons Falcons free-agent cornerback Brent Grimes could soon land with the Dolphins. NFL.com's Dan Hanzus has the story. Carolina Panthers The Panthers have signed former Giants linebacker Chase Blackburn, writes Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte…
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  • Rob Ryan has nothing to say to reporters yet

    Rob Ryan has nothing to say to reporters yet

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28, 2013
    Usually, Rob Ryan has plenty to say. But the new Saints defensive coordinator brushed off a group of reporters Wednesday at LSU’s pro day, saying only “training camp.” But one of his former players who was there said Ryan should be an immediate help
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  • Video - Osi's homecoming 03:45

    Osi's homecoming

    Mar 28
    Osi Umenyiora shares his thoughts on leaving the New York Giants and how he can help the Falcons win a Super Bowl as he makes his return home to Atlanta.
  • Video - Impact of Osi Umenyiora on Atlanta Falcons 01:09

    Impact of Osi Umenyiora on Atlanta Falcons

    Mar 28
    Charley Casserly discusses what type of impact newly signed DE Osi Umenyiora will have on the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - The Sports Car: Thomas DeCoud 04:49

    The Sports Car: Thomas DeCoud

    Mar 28
    Dave Dameshek and Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud take a drive around Los Angeles for some rangy conversation, including a unique way to get into an opponent's head on the football field.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora: 'It's a dream situation' 02:41

    Atlanta Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora: 'It's a dream situation'

    Mar 28
    Defensive end Osi Umenyiora says he's found the perfect fit in Atlanta with the Falcons and looks forward to making a big contribution in 2013.