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Silverman: First-Half Flashes Often Lack NFL Staying Power

You can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.


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Falcons Laugh Off ‘Dirtbag’ Jab From Giants’ Justin Tuck

The Falcons have something to say to Giants defensive end Justin Tuck: Who are you calling a dirtbag?


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Saints Hold Off Falcons, Clinch Playoff Berth

Drew Brees threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham with less than 3½ minutes remaining, and the defending Super Bowl champs clinched their return to the postseason with a 17-14 victory over Atlanta on Monday night.