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Around the NFC South -- Evening edition

METAIRIE, La. – As we prepare for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, there are some other things going on around the NFC South. Time for an evening trip through the headlines.

  • The Bucs will charter a plane for players and others who work for the team to attend the funeral of Chicago defensive end Gaines Adams on Friday. Adams was drafted by the Bucs in 2007 and traded to the Bears in October.

  • Defensive tackle Marlon Favorite, who had a stint with the Panthers, has been added to the New Orleans practice squad. It’s a homecoming for the former LSU player.