AtlantaFalcons.com is running a tournament-style bracket to let fans decide who their favorite Falcons legacy player is. Today's matchup: No. 7 Tommy Nobis vs. No. 10 Warrick Dunn.
Tony Gonzalez makes an appearance in Funny or Die's "Field of Dream 2" spoof of the NFL lockout.
Wofford College and Spartanburg businesses have a lot riding on the outcome of pending NFL labor talks. Wofford has been the summer home of the Panthers for the past 16 years, but the lockout threatens to cancel training camp. Not hosting the Panthers would mean the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars for local businesses.
New Orleans Saints
A group of retired players has filed a complaint against the NFL, the named plaintiffs in the Tom Brady antitrust action and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. The retired players’ complaint takes particular aim at Drew Brees, one of the Brady plaintiffs, claiming Brees "voiced his antipathy for NFL retirees."
The Saints' homecoming against the Falcons in the rebuilt Superdome a year after Hurricane Katrina was a significant moment in the city's recovery, according to an NC State University study.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
A new CBA with a higher cap floor could lead a team like the Bucs, which has a low payroll, to spend big on free agents such as Nnamdi Asomugha, according to NFL.com's Jason La Canfora.
The Bucs reportedly have no interest in signing Ronde Barber's brother, Tiki, when free agency begins.
The team has promoted former college scouting director Dennis Hickey to director of player personnel.