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Saints sign William Robinson, waive Greg Camarillo

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…
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  • Panthers replace struggling Medlock with Gano

    Panthers replace struggling Medlock with Gano

    The Carolina Panthers made yet another change at kicker.
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11

    Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    Tampa 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.
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Nov 20, 2012
    It’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 s
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  • Falcons gave Edwards $1 million to walk

    Falcons gave Edwards $1 million to walk

    ESPN.com Nov 20, 2012
    The 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 han
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  • Don Banks: 12 must-wins for playoff bubble teams

    Don Banks: 12 must-wins for playoff bubble teams

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    For 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.
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  • Peter King: Harbaugh takes wrong route in fueling 49ers' QB con…

    Peter King: Harbaugh takes wrong route in fueling 49ers' QB controversy; mail

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    Jim 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.
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  • NFL: Week 11 knee-jerk reactions

    NFL: Week 11 knee-jerk reactions

    ESPN.com Nov 20, 2012
    You’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.
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  • Falcons need Weatherspoon back to tighten run D

    Falcons need Weatherspoon back to tighten run D

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012
    The 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 tro
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  • Mike Smith stands by Michael Turner

    Mike Smith stands by Michael Turner

    ESPN.com Nov 20, 2012
    Running 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.
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  • Brees’ foundation will donate $1 million for Hurricane Sandy re…

    Brees’ foundation will donate $1 million for Hurricane Sandy relief

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012
    Saints 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…
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  • How the Bucs Rebuilt, Building Up Josh Freeman

    How the Bucs Rebuilt, Building Up Josh Freeman

    nytimes.com Nov 20, 2012
    Tampa 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.
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  • Video - Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints 03:25

    Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints

    Nov 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.
  • Video - Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles 02:28

    Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

    Nov 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 03:29

    Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Nov 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Drive of the Week: Bucs best Panthers in OT 03:41

    Drive of the Week: Bucs best Panthers in OT

    Nov 20
    The 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11

    Nov 20
    Tampa 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 11

    Nov 20
    The 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 20
    With 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 20
    Before we get started on another very serious day of football coverage, I bring you the back page of today's New York Post.