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By Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Saturday, February 2, 2013 NEW ORLEANSCarve this one with some attitude, guys. When the bust of Warren Sapp is created, no one should make it tame. Do not have it stare out into eternity with a placid little smile…
A feast for the eyesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetBy Tom Jones, Times Sports Writer Saturday, February 2, 2013 It's Super Bowl Sunday, our country's national holiday of food, gambling and television.Some of you will sit in front of the television for 16 hours today, watching Rachael Ray whip up some ap…Share TweetBy Gary Shelton, Times Sports Columnist Saturday, February 2, 2013 NEW ORLEANSThe safe thing to do would have been nothing.The patient thing to do would have been to stand pat.The loyal thing to do would have been for a coach to keep grinding with what …
Previous Super Bowl champions, MVPsUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetTimes staff Saturday, February 2, 2013 Team ComparisonRegular seasonRecord (Won-lost-tied) 10-6 11-4-1Offense BAL SFFirst downs 314 322Rushing 98 128Passing 182 172Penalty 34 22Rushing (net) 1901 2491Avg. per game 118.8 155.7Yards per rush 4.3 5.1Passin…
What they're saying about the Super BowlUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetTimes staff Saturday, February 2, 2013 PredictionsNiners, 20-17. "Kaepernick's legs will show the wear on Baltimore's aging defense."Gary Shelton, Times Sports columnistNiners, 28-24. "San Francisco was my pick as SB champ at the beginnin…Share TweetThe NFL's next Hall of Fame class, just announced, has a few dudes the TV made famous. There's Bill Parcells, who made a coaching career of winning two Super Bowls with the Giants and then convincing other teams believe he might ever do it again; Chris …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetBill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden and Larry Allen have been elected to the Hall of Fame. The class includes 2 senior selections, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBuccaneers coach Greg Schiano has hired Dave Wannstedt as Special Teams Coordinator. Wannstedt, who was fired last month as Buffalo’s defensive coordinator, agreed to terms on a deal to be the Bucs special teams coordinator, according to an NFL source wSource: buccaneersgab.com
NFC South programming notesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- I’m about to head over to take part in the meeting to select the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. By late afternoon, we’ll find out if former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp and former Carolina Panthers linSource: ESPN.com
Sapp Emotional About Hall Of Fame SelectionFeb 2Warren Sapp reacts to being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Jim Trotter: How to fix the Pro Football Hall of FameFeb 2NEW ORLEANS -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2013 this afternoon in a nationally televised program from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and it wants fans to Tweet their thoughts about the selection process, with the ha…