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Brees, Saints End Falcons' Perfect Season 6

Posted: November 11, 2012 6:47 PM ; Updated: November 12, 2012 11:51 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons can forget about perfection, thanks to their resurgent rivals from the City that Care Forgot.

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Saints Stay in Playoff Hunt by Beating Eagles 2

Posted: November 06, 2012 2:25 PM ; Updated: November 06, 2012 2:28 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are having fun again. They hope it's a sign of things to come in the second half of the season.

Michael Vick kept picking himself up off the Superdome turf, the recipient of an awful beating.

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Patriots Acquire Star Cornerback Talib 3

Posted: November 06, 2012 2:13 PM ; Updated: November 06, 2012 2:16 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 1:54 AM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 1:51 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 6:55 PM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 1:12 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 5:59 PM ; Updated: October 08, 2012 1:10 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 11:14 AM ; Updated: October 01, 2012 11:14 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 »

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