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Wed April 25, 2012
Around the Nation

Heisman Winner RG3 Immortalized In Chicken

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 6:10 am


Sat April 7, 2012

Pregame Speech Reignites NFL Bounty Scandal



This is Weekend Edition from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon.

The bounty scandal of the National Football League got even worse this week. A documentary filmmaker released audio of New Orleans Saint's former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams giving a locker room speech to his players before a game against the San Francisco 49ers and commanding them to inflict specific disabling injuries on their opponents, including running back Frank Gore.

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Thu April 5, 2012
The Two-Way

'Kill The Head, The Body Will Die,' NFL's Gregg Williams Heard Telling Players

Gregg Williams, then a coach with the New Orleans Saints, in August 2011.
Bill Haber AP

Former New Orleans Saints defensive coach Gregg Williams is heard telling his players to target specific opponents and he goes so far as to mention the types of injuries those opponents might be vulnerable to in an audio recording posted online by a documentary filmmaker.

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Sat March 24, 2012

The NFL: From Bounties To Tebow's New Home



Now, from March Madness to the scandal called Bountygate. And can a virtuous young man find happiness in the big city that never sleeps, but sure swears a lot. Senior write for and ESPN the magazine, Howard Bryant, joins us.

Morning, Howard.

HOWARD BRYANT: Good morning, Scott. How are you?

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Wed March 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Jets, Broncos Complete Trade For Tim Tebow

Originally published on Wed March 21, 2012 8:47 pm

Tebow celebrates after the game against the New York Jets on Nov. 17, 2011 in Denver.
Garrett Ellwood Getty Images

The Denver Broncos have traded quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets in exchange for a fourth-round and a sixth-round draft pick, Newsday is reporting.

Tebow became redundant in Denver after the team signed Peyton Manning to a five-year, $96 million contract. Newsday adds:

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