NY Giants happy they are playing San Francisco 49ers rather than Drew Brees and New Orleans Saints in NFC Championship - NY Daily News
"Just coming from our schedule and how it turned out and how we played against New Orleans and how we played against San Fran, it definitely works out in our favor a little bit that we’re able to get San Fran as opposed to New Orleans," said Cruz, "just because of how we feel about them and we understand we have a good chance of winning that game."
Frank Gore talks about beating Saints, facing Giants | ProFootballTalk
The 49ers knocked off the Saints in a memorable playoff game on Saturday. On Monday night, running back Frank Gore joined NBC SportsTalk to discuss the win over the Saints and the upcoming NFC title game against the Giants.
Saints DC Gregg Williams Leaves the Team to Join the Rams " NFL Gridiron Gab
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2012 NFC South salary-cap update - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Let’s take a look at the latest 2012 salary-cap figures for all four NFC South teams. According to numbers obtained by ESPN.com, the Carolina P
New Orleans Saints defenders never formally told of Coach Gregg Williams departure - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Several New Orleans Saints defenders said Tuesday they have not been given any formal word from defensive coordinator Gregg Williams or the franchise about Williams reported departure for the St. Louis Rams. The players conceded they were perplexed by the situation. Linebacker Jonathan Casillas and defensive end Cameron Jordan both said they learned Williams was likely headed to St....
New Orleans Saints players chalk up 2011 as disappointment, shift focus to 2012 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
Coming closer to Super Bowl in 2011 made their playoff loss sting even more
Replay: Sean Payton season wrap press conference updates - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com
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Payton: Gregg Williams made decision to leave | ProFootballTalk
Asked if the Saints ever offered Williams a contract, Payton responded: "We’re really putting the cart ahead of the horse. We never really got to that spot."
Falcons land Mike Nolan as DC - NFC South Blog - ESPN
The Atlanta Falcons have hired Mike Nolan as defensive coordinator, the team just announced. This is a very strong hire by Atlanta coach Mike Smith.
Center Goodwin 'block of granite' on S.F. line
The scariest moment of the 49ers ' playoff win Saturday had nothing to do with Saints quarterback Drew Brees or his two long touchdown passes late in the fourth quarter. It came much earlier in the game, when center...
Perfect execution springs Alex Smith for his TD - Sacramento Sports - Kings, 49ers, Raiders, High School Sports | Sacramento Bee
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NFL Videos: Players Only: Year of the TE
Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk explain how tight ends have been able to dominate games this season like never before.
NFL Videos: Things I Hated with Michael Lombardi
What did Michael Lombardi hate about last weekend's divisional games? Find out what he had to say about the poor defense played by two of the best teams during the regular season.
NFL Videos: Saints devastated by loss
What's the mood in New Orleans after Saturday's loss to the 49ers? New Orleans Times-Picayune writer Mike Triplett discusses how the Saints will respond after having their nine-game win streak snapped by the 49ers.
NFL Videos: Coaches Show: 49ers sink the Saints
How was Alex Smith able to help the 49ers beat the Saints? Brian Billick and Dennis Green discuss why the Saints couldn't overcome the tough San Francisco defense.