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Patriots Acquire Star Cornerback Talib 3

Posted: November 06, 2012 1:13 PM ; Updated: November 06, 2012 1:16 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots moved to shore up their shaky secondary on Thursday by obtaining cornerback Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Record Night for Brees as Saints Get Their First Win 4

Posted: October 08, 2012 12:54 AM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 12:51 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees got suspended coach Sean Payton in the building, broke a prestigious NFL passing record and led New Orleans to a desperately needed first win of the season.

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RG3 Suffers Concussion in Loss 2

Posted: October 07, 2012 5:55 PM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 12:12 PM

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says quarterback Robert Griffin III got a "mild concussion" when he was hit in the helmet on a sack during Washington's 24-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Griffin left Sunday's game in the third quarter and did not return.

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Colts Score An Emotional Upset Over Green Bay 2

Posted: October 07, 2012 4:59 PM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 12:10 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- All Chuck Pagano asked the Indianapolis Colts to do was focus on football.

Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne did that - and more to honor their ailing coach.

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Falcons Stay Undefeated By Beating Panthers on Last-Minute Drive

Posted: October 01, 2012 10:14 AM ; Updated: October 01, 2012 10:14 AM

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons never trailed in their first three games.

Now they know they can play from behind, too.

Rallying in the final minute from their 1-yard line, the unbeaten Falcons scrambled into position for Matt Bryant 's 40-yard field goal with 5 seconds remaining and pulled out a 30-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Atlanta (4-0) is off to its best start since 2004, when the Falcons reached the NFC championship game.

This team has even higher goals.

"We're not good enough to play every game from ahead," coach Mike Smith said. "This showed the mettle of the guys in that locker room. They showed a lot of resiliency."More »

Despite Injuries, Giants Rout Panthers

Posted: September 21, 2012 12:47 AM ; Updated: September 21, 2012 9:50 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Just walking by the parking lot outside the Carolina Panthers ' stadium got Andre Brown 's blood pumping.

The Panthers, like four other teams since 2009, waived Brown after he failed to make a lasting impression. He's determined that won't happen again and that this time he'll find a home in the NFL with the team that originally drafted him - the New York Giants .

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Manning, Broncos Fall Short in Atlanta 2

Posted: September 18, 2012 1:18 PM ; Updated: September 18, 2012 1:23 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- Peyton Manning knew there would be some stumbles along the way.

There had to be after four neck surgeries, a year away from the field, and the transition to a new team.

But even at his most pessimistic, Manning surely never envisioned a quarter like this.

One pick. Then another. Then a third.

All before he made it through the opening period Monday night.

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