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  1. NFLN survey/Super Bowl player: Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    In our NFL Nation survey, we asked players around the league to name the player they would most like to see in the Super Bowl. Of course, we're talking about prominent players who haven't been to the Super Bowl. Minnesota running back Adrian Peter...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. NFC South Top 25: No. 7

    Pat Yasinskas

    We continue my NFC South Top 25 with No. 7: Doug Martin, running back, Buccaneers What he did in 2012: As a rookie, Martin instantly became Tampa Bay's all-purpose running back. He carried 319 times for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also ca...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  3. NFC South's best fantasy player?

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's that time of year when everyone is making lists about various topics, so let's turn to another one. Matthew Berry ranks the 200 best fantasy football picks for 2013. The best fantasy player in the NFC South? According to Berry, it's Tampa ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Steven Jackson by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    A day after the fact, Atlanta's signing of running back Steven Jackson continues to be the hottest story in the NFC South. I don't see that changing anytime soon, unless the Tampa Bay Buccaneers suddenly make a trade for Darrelle Revis. So let's f...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  5. Falcons wait for opponent

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons could know their opponent for next week's divisional round of the playoffs as early as Saturday night. If No. 6 seed Minnesota defeats Green Bay, the Falcons will host the Vikings on Jan. 13. If the Packers win, the Falcons the...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  6. NFC South award time

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although we in the NFC South sometimes have an inferiority complex when it comes to recognition, there will be no shortage of it in what follows. I already rolled out my All-NFC South team and named Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan the division's Mos...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  7. Call it: Best matchup for Falcons?

    Pat Yasinskas

    We still don't know who the Atlanta Falcons will face when they host a divisional playoff game Jan. 13. But the list has been narrowed to three teams. The No. 1 Falcons could face the Washington Redskins, the Seattle Seahawks or the Minnesota Viki...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  8. Doug Martin racking up YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    In at least one regard, Tampa Bay rookie running back Doug Martin is the closest thing to Adrian Peterson. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Martin ranks No. 2 in the league in yards after contact with 614. Peterson, who is being talked a...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  9. Why not Matt Ryan for MVP?

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- Quite unintentionally, the Atlanta Falcons made the strongest case yet for Matt Ryan's most valuable player award candidacy Saturday night. Ryan did his part by completing 25 of 32 passes for 279 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-18 vic...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  10. Statistical superlatives on the Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at some statistical superlatives from Tampa Bay's 27-21 overtime victory against Carolina on Sunday, with some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Buccaneers' media relations department. The Bucs have won four straigh...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  11. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick look at the top Friday morning headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Kent Somers writes that offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is likely to be a candidate for a job as a head coach after the season. That might ha...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  12. Doug Martin brings plenty of YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    One of the main reasons Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin is having such a strong rookie year is that he rarely goes down the first time he's touched. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Martin ranks third in the NFL with 376 yards coming afte...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  13. Statistical superlatives on the Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the help of ESPN Stats & Information, Elias Sports Bureau and the Tampa Bay media relations staff, it's time for some statistical superlatives on the Buccaneers 42-32 victory against Oakland on Sunday. Rookie running back Doug Martin rus...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  14. Halftime thoughts: Buccaneers-Vikings

    Pat Yasinskas

    I saw the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jump out to a 14-0 lead against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. I remember thinking, "This one's far from over." Well, the Bucs now have a 20-10 halftime lead on the Minnesota Vikings. I think there's a decen...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  15. Final Word: Buccaneers-Vikings

    Pat Yasinskas

    We usually run our Final Word post on Fridays and it includes nuggets on all the NFC South teams that are playing on Sunday or Monday. We will still do that this Friday, but we need to have a special (slightly abbreviated) edition of Final Word be...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  16. Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and Atlanta's media relations department, let's take a look at some statistical superlatives from the Falcons' 27-21 win against the Denver Broncos at the Georgia Dome on Monday night. A...

    Blog | September 18, 2012