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  1. Goldson brings suspension on himself

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The record will show that Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson was suspended one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White on Sunday. The record doesn't come close to telling the whole story. ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  2. Upon Further Review: Buccaneers Week 11

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A review of four hot issues from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 41-28 victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday: The Schiano Watch: A few weeks ago, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that coach Greg Schiano would be fired at the e...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  3. Checking NFC South QB snap counts

    Pat Yasinskas

    Last week, we made a big deal about how Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman had taken so few snaps in the first two preseason games. Well, that trend changed in the exhibition game against Miami on Saturday night. Freeman played 41 snaps (although ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Saints lead NFL in 2014 cap commitment

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis did a nice job of guiding the Saints through a tough salary-cap situation this offseason. But Loomis is going to have to do the same thing all over again next year. According to the latest numbers I...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 31, Lions 18

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 31-18 victory against the Detroit Lions on Saturday night at Ford Field: What it means: The Falcons improved to 13-2 and clinched the home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs. I know what you're thinking...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  7. Halftime thoughts on Falcons-Lions

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- I think I've just witnessed the most efficient half ever by an NFL quarterback. Matt Ryan was one throw away from being flawless. He completed 15 of 16 passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons cruised to a 21-6 h...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  8. Reviewing film of the NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    Before I start getting ready to head out to Raymond James Stadium for the preseason game between the Buccaneers and Patriots, let's take a team-by-team look at the highlights from Friday's NFC South chat. ATLANTA FALCONS Tony (Richmond, CA): Ho...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  9. NFC South programming notes

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Time to get ready for one of the biggest 24-hour periods in NFC South history. I'm about to fly to New Jersey, where I'll be covering Sunday's playoff game between the Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants. But, before we even get to ...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  10. NFC South about to make history

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFC South already has made history in the regular season. But there's more to come in the playoffs. When the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints play on Saturday night, it will represent a meeting of the two quarterbacks with the most combine...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  11. New Orleans opponents for 2012

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints will host a playoff game with the Detroit Lions on Saturday night and they hope to continue playing well after that. But it's never too early for a look ahead to next season. We won't get the full NFL schedule with exact dat...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  12. Dates, times set for playoff games

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL just released the schedule for the first round of the playoffs. The New Orleans Saints will be the first NFC South team to play in the postseason. The third-seeded Saints will host the Detroit Lions at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Atlanta...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  13. Falcons, Saints should use caution

    Pat Yasinskas

    If we've learned anything about Sean Payton and Mike Smith this season, it's that neither coach likes to use the brakes. Whether it's Payton leaving Drew Brees in during a blowout win against the Falcons on Monday night or Smith going for it on fo...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  14. Looking at the playoff picture

    Pat Yasinskas

    Even after Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans, the Atlanta Falcons remain very much in the playoff picture. In fact, they'd be in the playoffs if they started today. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Falcons (7-5) currently would be the ...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  15. NFC South programming notes

    Pat Yasinskas

    I'll be spending most of the afternoon traveling to New Orleans Saints to cover Sunday night's game between the Saints and Detroit Lions. If there is any news of significance, I'll weigh in on it when I get to New Orleans this evening or maybe eve...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  16. Experts: Bucs, Panthers have no shot

    Pat Yasinskas

    ESPN's panel of experts is pretty much unanimous in its NFC South predictions this week. All 10 of them have Tampa Bay losing to Green Bay. Hard to argue with that one. The 4-5 Bucs aren't playing well and they're heading into Lambeau Field to pla...

    Blog | November 18, 2011