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By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
Topic - Jolonn Dunbar
St. Louis Rams starting linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith threw a 14-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter of Sunday's 24-24 tie against the Rams while playing with blurred vision before coming out with a concussion.
Matthew Stafford stayed cool and calm after the shakiest first half of his career.
When Sean Payton met with his players on Monday, he took a moment to recognize his team for a trait that any coach would envy.
"This is a game where the better defense will definitely win the game," New Orleans linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar said. "It's about us stopping them from doing whatever they want to do. They have to play a different brand of ball and we have to play good in all three phases of the game."
"Every time we came off the field, he was around saying something, whether it was me or a different guy ... to let us see the whole picture," Dunbar said. "He did a great job of it and I appreciate that."