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  1. W2W4: Buccaneers at Steelers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Three things to watch in Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Glennon: The second-year quarterback is starting in place of the injured Josh McCown, and that might not be a bad thing for the Bucs. They have s...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. The Film Don't Lie: Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    A weekly look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must fix: Back in the Buccaneers' glory days, the Tampa Two defense was the root of success. These days, it's not nearly the same. As the Bucs get ready to play at Pittsburgh on Sunday, they can be...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. Whatever happened to the screen pass?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If you took film of all of Tampa Bay's screen passes this season, you'd have a very short show. No team has used the screen pass less than the Buccaneers, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Since Mike Glennon took over from ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  4. #NFLRank: Matt Ryan at No. 22

    Pat Yasinskas

    The latest installment of #NFLRank (Nos. 21 through 30) is out and Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan came in at No. 22. ESPN Stats & Info: Since beginning his career in 2008, Ryan has more wins (56) and game-winning drives (22) than any other quarterb...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  5. Enough work for Josh Freeman?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Josh Freeman has played fewer preseason snaps than just about any other projected starting quarterback in the NFL so far. Freeman has taken only 21 snaps. That ranks No. 29 in the league. But it's important to note that Robert Griff...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  6. How much is Falcons QB Matt Ryan worth?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Sometime between now and the start of the regular season -- maybe even before training camp starts later this week -- I fully expect the Atlanta Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan to agree to a long-term contract extension. The Falcons want it to h...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  7. Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Atlanta Falcons' media relations department, let's take a look at some statistical superlatives on the 30-17 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Philadelphia changed defensiv...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  8. Superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department, let's take a look at some statistical superlatives from Atlanta's 23-20 victory against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday: Quarterback Matt R...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  9. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 6 (remember, the Panthers and Saints are on their bye week): Odds-on favorite: With a 5-0 start, the Falcons are well on their way to the playoffs. Thirty-eight teams have started 5-0 since the NFL went to its ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  10. Numbers say Matt Ryan already elite

    Pat Yasinskas

    Over the past few years, and especially this preseason, there's been a lot of debate about if Atlanta's Matt Ryan is an "elite" quarterback. I'm not sure what the exact qualifications are for elite status. But I've always been a big believer that...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  11. Does Matt Ryan belong in top 10?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The season hasn't even started yet, but the question about Matt Ryan's status among NFL quarterbacks already is heating up. In a television appearance, Atlanta general manager Thomas Dimitroff was asked if Ryan is a top-10 quarterback. Dimitroff s...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  12. Other NFC South QBs lag in salary

    Pat Yasinskas

    All the talk about Drew Brees' quest for a new contract that will make him the highest-paid player in the NFL got me thinking about quarterback salaries and average per year. It remains very likely that, sometime between now and Monday afternoon, ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  13. Freeman, Newton have room to improve

    Pat Yasinskas

    We frequently talk here about how the NFC South might be the league's only division with four franchise quarterbacks. I'm in agreement with that because New Orleans' Drew Brees and Atlanta's Matt Ryan are well established as franchise quarterbacks...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  14. Pat Yasinskas' QB Watch

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's real easy to say Tom Brady and Ryan Fitzpatrick never should be mentioned in the same sentence. But that's not accurate right now. Brady's New England Patriots and Fitzpatrick's Buffalo Bills each are 5-2. If you want to get really technical,...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  15. Pat Yasinskas' QB Watch

    Pat Yasinskas

    This was supposed to be the year Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers got company. Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan, Sam Bradford or Josh Freeman -- or any combination of those four -- was supposed to join the club of truly great quarte...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  16. Does Drew Brees get special treatment?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger made a very provocative statement in an interview with Jim Rome that involves New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees. Roethlisberger claimed that officials go out of their way to protect certain quarterbacks f...

    Blog | October 20, 2011