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As 49ers tight end Vernon Davis stays away from offseason workouts not to get a new deal but to focus on building a brand that is now partially owned by the public via the flimsy (in my opinion) F
Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was one of four players hit with the franchise tag before Monday's deadline.
NEW ORLEANS (4-5) At OAKLAND (3-6)Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOXOPENING LINE - Saints by 6 12RECORD VS. SPREAD - New Orleans 5-4; Oakland 3-6SERIES RECORD - Tied 5-5-1AP PRO32 RANKING - Saints No.