Defense rises to occasion


Fri, 22 Nov 2013 07:41:56 GMT
By Sheldon mickles
smickles@theadvocate.com

ATLANTA — Apparently, the New Orleans Saints’ defense didn’t use up all their energy in holding their last two opponents to less than 200 total yards each.
Playing just four days after limiting the San Francisco 49ers to 196 yards, which came one week aft..

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They meet again


Fri, 22 Nov 2013 07:40:01 GMT
By HOWARD ULMAN
AP sportswriter

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have six MVP awards between them in the regular season. They have three more in the Super Bowl.
On Sunday night, two of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks will meet for the 14th time. But there’s a new twist.
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Respect for Falcons’ Ryan


Thu, 21 Nov 2013 05:13:43 GMT
by ramon antonio vargas
rvargas@theadvocate.com

The Atlanta Falcons have an offense that’s been decimated by injuries, can’t run the ball and can’t score, partially explaining why they’re all but out of playoff contention the week before Thanksgiving.
However, as the Saints (8-2) geared up for their Th..

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