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NFC South News and Rumors
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Washington Redskins first round quarterback Robert Griffin practiced fully on Friday and is expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Griffin suffered a concussion in last week's loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon (…Share Tweet
Saints players appeal new bounty-gate penaltiesCNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- All four players punished in the NFL's bounty investigation have filed appeals with the league. People familiar with the situation say the players have asked Commissioner Roger Goodell to remove himself as arbitrator because they do …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012One of the biggest plays of Sunday night’s Chargers-Saints game came when Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw an interception that Chargers linebacker Demorrio Williams returned for a touchdown - only to have the touchdown called back on a roughing thShare Tweet
Checking the injuries that matter mostWith the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers in a bye week, the list of key injuries for Sunday’s NFC South games is pretty short. The Falcons are listing linebacker Stephen Nicholas (ankle) and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (groin) as questiShare TweetLet’s take a team-by-team look at some of the highlights of Friday’s NFC South chat. ATLANTA FALCONS Jon(Falcon fan) (GA): How long can Abraham go this year playing the number of reps that the he has been playing? Can't Sidbury play more? Pat YasinskaShare Tweet
Bucs go with ticketless ticketsprofootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012The team that hasn’t had to print an abundance of tickets lately could soon have to print none. The Buccaneers have become the first team to use paperless ticketing, with tickets purchased via a smartphone - and the phone then scanned upon entry to thShare TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 6 (remember, the Panthers and Saints are on their bye week): Odds-on favorite: With a 5-0 start, the Falcons are well on their way to the playoffs. Thirty-eight teams have started 5-0 since the NFL went to its curren…Share TweetNew Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed his appeal of the season-long suspension with an intriguing strategy.Share Tweet
'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Atlanta FalconsOct 12The "Playbook" crew explains how the Atlanta Falcons receivers will be able to dominate the Oakland Raiders defensive backs in Week 6.
PTI Big Finish October 12thOct 12PTI runs down Friday's top stories.
Are the Atlanta Falcons a fluke?Oct 12Is the undefeated record of the Atlanta Falcons misleading due to ease in schedule, or are they a legitimate contender? Is it Tim Tebow time in New York? What;s in store for The Dallas Cowboys? Steve Wyche and Mark Kriegel answer these questions in this…
NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The PlayoffsOct 12Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss which teams with losing records they think can make the playoffs.