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Roddy White, a four-time Pro Bowl selection and Atlanta’s career-leading receiver, was one of three starters listed as out on Friday’s injury report.Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons' plan at LB remains up in the airFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said he has options at linebacker. It will be interesting to see what those are if Akeem Dent doesn't return to the lineup Sunday. Dent, who missed the last game with an ankle injury, was back at p…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC South Week 7: Week 7 in the NFC south comes up with the Saints …saintsgab.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Week 7 in the NFC south comes up with the Saints leading the division bye 2 1/2 games. While the Saints are on their bye week, the Panthers are hosting the Rams in a pivotal game for their season. A win could get them up to .500 for the year and with ga…Upvote Share TweetThe Saints and Patriots played right down to the wire last Sunday that featured plenty of excitement on the way to a 30-27 Patriots win. It also featured a couple of fines for players who violated league edicts. Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins was fined $…Upvote Share Tweet
Sean McDermott is master of Carolina DCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Linebacker Thomas Davis was explaining how he got two sacks in Sunday's 35-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, giving all the credit to Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott for putting him in the right position. &…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons waive safety; roster spot openFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith seemed content with his team earlier in the week, but Smith never ruled out making a roster move. That is exactly what the Falcons did Friday by waiving safety/special-teamer Shane Schillinger. Sch…Upvote Share Tweet
Practice report: Bucs set for Georgia DomeTAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano doesn’t usually flash his sense of humor to the media, but that changed a bit Friday. Talking about the challenge of playing in a noisy Georgia Dome, Schiano fired off a one liner. “If it’s any louder than it…Upvote Share Tweet
Carson Palmer: We have a stretch of winnable games coming upThe Cardinals dropped their second game in five days to the Seahawks on Thursday night, but their quarterback sees brighter days ahead for the 3-4 Cardinals. Arizona hosts the injury-riddled Falcons next weekend and then host the disappointing Texans af…Upvote Share TweetFor all the disagreements Josh Freeman and Greg Schiano had in Tampa, the one that really mattered was the most fundamental of all: Freeman believed he was the franchise quarterback, and Schiano did not. Freeman, now the Vikings’ starting quarterback, s…Upvote Share TweetThe Carolina Panthers and St. Louis Rams put on an offensive showcase in a 2003 NFC divisional playoff game at the Edwards Jones Dome. The Rams overcame an 11-point deficit in the final 2:39 of regulation and the Panthers ended the 29-23 double-overtime…Upvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers defensive coordinator says fans can have a soda, plan schemes with himyahoo.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Are you one of those people who takes joy in watching trainwrecks? Then get your butt down to Tampa, Florida. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, reacting to the scores of armchair coaches who are calling for more man defense, says…Upvote Share TweetA Saints defense that has exceeded every expectation this year could be getting a key part back soon. Inside linebacker Jonathan Vilma tweeted out word yesterday that he’d be allowed to practice when the Saints come back from their bye week, according t…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 7 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Updated Oct 18, 2013Atlanta is still harboring hopes that it can mount a winning streak, despite the season-ending foot injury to wide receiver Julio Jones, but Tampa Bay is saddled with nearly biblical obstacles.Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta FalconsOct 18Are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers using cornerback Darrelle Revis properly? The "Playbook" gang breaks down the problems that the Bucs are having on both sides of the ball.
Roddy White Out Against BuccaneersOct 18Damien Woody discusses the impact of Roddy White's injuries on the Falcons.
Bum Phillips Dies At 90Oct 18Former Oilers and Saints coach Bum Phillips has died at the age of 90.
Peyton Versus His PastOct 18Peyton Manning spent 14 seasons with the Colts. In his second year with the Broncos, the veteran quarterback is paying a visit to his former home. (Getty Images) There is only one game this weekend, one game that will draw every football-loving eye in A…