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Saints sign William Robinson, waive Greg Camarillo
profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 20, 2012
With injuries to Zach Streif and Charles Brown, the New Orleans Saints were in need of adding depth along their offensive line. The Saints added tackle William Robinson and waived veteran wide receiver Greg Camarillo to address the depth concerns on Tue…Share Tweet
The Carolina Panthers made yet another change at kicker.Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans have plenty to be thankful for this year: namely, they're thankful that rookie head coach Greg Schiano has instantly ignited a fire under a team that gutlessly quit on coach Raheem Morris in 2011.Share TweetIt’s been a pretty quiet day in the NFC South. That’s not uncommon because Tuesday generally is a day with no practices and a day off for players. But we’ve got a few odds and ends worth noting. Tampa Bay safety Ronde Barber has the longest active sShare Tweet
Falcons gave Edwards $1 million to walkThe Atlanta Falcons were so eager to show defensive end Ray Edwards the door last week, they handed him a check for $1 million on his way out. According to a league source, Edwards collected $1 million in termination pay. I’m not sure if the Falcons hanShare TweetFor the turnaround Saints, every game from now on is critical. But they're not alone on the bubble. Don Banks breaks down the biggest games left that could impact the playoff field.Share TweetJim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick are kindred spirits. Still, Harbaugh's reaction to the QB's breakout was wrong, Peter King writes, and should have Alex Smith very upset.Share TweetYou’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012The Falcons’ 9-1 record doesn’t mask the fact they need to improve in the basic building blocks of a team - running the ball and run defense. While they’ve generally been able to pass their way out of trouble (though Matt Ryan passed them into troShare Tweet
Mike Smith stands by Michael TurnerRunning back Michael Turner has become a very sensitive subject for the Atlanta Falcons. That’s understandable. For the previous four seasons, Turner was the backbone of Atlanta’s offense. This season, however, age appears to be catching up to Turner.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who had a big role in helping New Orleans recover from Hurricane Katrina, is making a big donation to help the folks in New York and New Jersey recover from Hurricane Sandy. Brees tells CBS News that his Dream Foundation w…Share Tweet
How the Bucs Rebuilt, Building Up Josh Freemannytimes.com Nov 20, 2012Tampa Bay General Manager Mark Dominik had a clear vision: he wanted an offense centered on a strong running game complemented by a deep passing attack.Share Tweet
Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans SaintsNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.
Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia EaglesNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Drive of the Week: Bucs best Panthers in OTNov 20The Buccaneers executed an 8-play, 80-yard scoring drive in overtime vs. the Panthers to continue their remarkable turnaround. Brian Baldinger breaks down the game-winning drive.
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Nov 20Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans have plenty to be thankful for this year: namely, they're thankful that rookie head coach Greg Schiano has instantly ignited a fire under a team that gutlessly quit on coach Raheem Morris in 2011.
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 11Nov 20The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
Don Banks: Now it gets real: Biggest games left that could shake up playof…Nov 20With the bye weeks over and the three-game pigskin feast that is Thanksgiving just a couple of days away from kickoff, watching the pieces fall into place with the 96 games that remain in the NFL's regular season traditionally makes this the best time o…
Peter King: Harbaugh takes wrong route in fueling 49ers' QB controversy; m…Nov 20Before we get started on another very serious day of football coverage, I bring you the back page of today's New York Post.