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The Pro Bowl has come and gone, and some people watched and a ton of people didn't. Super Bowl 50 Media Week is now underway, and every player participating will be bombarded with outrageous questions for the 6 days leading up to the big game. Here's hoping for a greatest hits compilation at the end of the week.

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Saints News

New Orleans Saints more likely to downsize than upgrade at RB - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
ESPN's Mike Triplett says he would actually expect New Orleans to downsize at running back, possibly parting ways with a big name or two.

Saints 2016 Free Agency Tracker | The Saints Nation

Pro Bowl 2016: New Orleans Saints' Cameron Jordan joined by former teammates | NOLA.com

Did Payton actually hold the running game back this year?
Did he throw in the towel early? Why I ask? All the repetitive screens that were not working, but hardly getting any of the RBs involved in the literal passing game. Which makes me wonder if the

C.J. Spiller And The Most Disappointing New Orleans Saints Of 2015
The New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs with a 7-9 record, and here are the five most disappointing players on the team from the 2015 season.

Chargers decision to stay sets up Drew Brees' first visit to San Diego since joining Saints | NOLA.com

Commentary: Saint named an NFL LVP; he deserves it | SunHerald
You would think a starting cornerback with back-to-back Super Bowl rings is a valuable player.

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NFL News

Panthers’ Norman, Tolbert to be first Chanticleers to soar into Super Bowl 50 | The State
What is a Chanticleer?

Mixon: Panthers will try to keep the routine throughout the week - NFL Videos
Mick Mixon of the Carolina Panthers radio network joins "NFL HQ" to discuss what the Panthers are doing throughout Super Bowl week to prepare for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 and shares how the Panthers unity has contributed to their success.

The Broncos have to rethink their pass rush to against Cam Newton - SBNation.com
It's not easy to bring down the Panthers quarterback, but Denver has the horses to get it done. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White explains how.

Brandon Hunt Interviewing For Eagles' Personnel Job - Steelers Depot
With the Senior Bowl, I actually missed this bit of news until a Philadelphia Eagles' buddy of mine pointed it out to me last night. Art Rooney II confirme

Former Rams coach: ‘Ridiculous’ Terrell Owens is Hall of Fame finalist | SI.com
"‘Surprised’ isn’t the word," Martz said. "You can’t print how I felt when T.O. leapfrogged those two. That’s just plain out-and-out ridiculous."

Elway built Broncos with speed, but not 40 speed | ProFootballTalk

As John Elway built the Broncos' roster, he emphasized speed in the players he drafted. Just not the kind of speed that's measured in shorts and T-shirts in Indianapolis in February. Instead, Elway looked for speed shown in pads in the fall. Elway told Peter King of TheMMQB.

Aaron Rodgers' knee surgery comes on heels of big rushing season | FOX Sports

Aaron Rodgers' knee surgery comes on heels of big rushing season

Arrington on Ware: What he brings is unmatched - NFL Videos

NFL Media's LaVar Arrington breaks down the tape on Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware and Elliot Harrison shares who has the edge in Super Bowl 50, Broncos defense, or Carolina Panthers offense.