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AFC championship: Baltimore Ravens have respect for New England…

AFC championship: Baltimore Ravens have respect for New England Patriots' Aqib Talib

tampabay.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Times wires Thursday, January 17, 2013 BALTIMORE - New England's pass defense has improved greatly entering Sunday's AFC title game. One reason, Baltimore says, is CB Aqib Talib, who was acquired from the Bucs on Nov. 1.Talib has just one interception a
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  • How will hoax involving Notre Dame's Manti Te'o affect NFL draf…

    How will hoax involving Notre Dame's Manti Te'o affect NFL draft status?

    tampabay.com Jan 17, 2013
    By Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Thursday, January 17, 2013 ST. PETERSBURG - The story of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o being the victim or perpetrator of a hoax involving a fictitious girlfriend has spawned more questions than answers. Some might
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  • Dungy suspects Wilson, Kaepernick helped change Chip Kelly’s mi…

    Dungy suspects Wilson, Kaepernick helped change Chip Kelly’s mind

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    Last week, Chip Kelly was adamant that he had decided to stay at Oregon rather than leave for the NFL. Yesterday, Kelly announced that he has decided to leave to coach the Eagles. So what changed? Tony Dungy, the former Buccaneers and Colts coach whose …
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  • Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach Thursday, the latest move in the team's rebuilding project.
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  • Report: Bucs drop another defensive assistant

    Report: Bucs drop another defensive assistant

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    The Buccaneers defense struggled mightily against the pass this season, something that already caused the team to allow defensive backs coach Ron Cooper to depart for a job at the University of South Florida. Now they’ve made another change. Pewter Repo
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  • East-West Shrine Game gives Bucs a look at middle- and late-rou…

    East-West Shrine Game gives Bucs a look at middle- and late-round cornerbacks

    tampabay.com Jan 17, 2013
    We explained yesterday that the first round of the NFL draft might not be a bonanza when it comes to finding talent at cornerback. That means the Bucs could have to look elsewhere for help, including in the middle and late rounds of the draft. So, with …
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Time for a look at the morning headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS The Bucs reportedly have parted ways with defensive line coach Randy Melvin. This comes after defensive backs coach Ron Cooper left the team. Tampa Bay’s defense ran
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    Jan 17
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks
  • Peter King: It's time to make room for Joe Flacco in the upper echelon of …

    Jan 17
    This story appears in the Jan. 21, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. Buy the digital version of the magazine here.