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  1. NFL Power Rankings: Falcons firm at No. 1

    Pat Yasinskas

    The latest Power Rankings are out and the Atlanta Falcons remain in the top spot for the third straight week. The difference this week, though, is I think you now can make a strong argument that the Falcons really are the best team in the...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  2. NFL Power Rankings: Saints rise

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints now are the second-best team in the NFC. That's according to the latest edition of the Power Rankings. The Saints moved up to No. 3 after being stuck at No. 4 each of the past two weeks. They also jumped over the Sa...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  3. Falcons not content to be 'the best'

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- For the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of talk about "the best team in the National Football Conference." Largely on orders from coach Mike Smith, the Atlanta Falcons have stayed out of the argument. Now, they can talk -- ju...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  4. Morris: Bucs not a finished product

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's been nearly two weeks since coach Raheem Morris declared the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the best team in the National Football Conference. That's been getting a lot of play in the Atlanta media this week, partly because the Falcons h...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  5. Raheem Morris knew what he was saying

    Pat Yasinskas

    Raheem Morris raised a lot of eyebrows around the league -- and the world -- Sunday when he said the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the best team in the National Football Conference. On face value, the statement is, at the very least, premature and, at...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  6. Looking at NFC South Power Rankings

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons have cracked the top five in the latest Power Rankings. They're the highest-rated team in the NFC right now, but I wouldn't go calling them the best team in the NFC just yet. I think they could end up with that distinc...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  7. Josh McCown's success with Bears led him to Tampa Bay

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's more than a little ironic that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown is finally feeling like he did last year. That's because he's about to visit Chicago to face the team he played for last season. McCown played the best...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  8. Buccaneers' O-line coming on strong

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If there is one unit that best symbolizes the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' season, it's the offensive line. Much like the rest of the team, the offensive line entered the season with high hopes. But injuries and underachievement threw thin...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  9. Best defense in the NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's trendy and fun to debate which NFC South team has the best offense. Is it Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints or Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons? Heck, you can even look at all the offensive talent Carolina and Tampa Bay have and throw th...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  10. Draft rewind: Buccaneers' five-year recap

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the NFC South's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Best choice: Doug Martin. I usually like to wait more than a year to judge a draft pick. But I think we can go ahead and label Mart...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  11. Guess who leads NFL in dropped passes?

    Pat Yasinskas

    We're not going to start this one off with Atlanta's Roddy White, because he is coming off his best game of the season. Instead, we'll start off with team drops, because that also is a significant issue in the NFC South. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers a...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  12. Morris on Panthers: "Best 2-6 team in NFL''

    Pat Yasinskas

    As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned to practice Tuesday after their bye week, coach Raheem Morris was asked for an overview of the NFC South. "It's all clumped up in the NFC South," Morris said. "(There is a) 'Somebody has to do it. Why not us?'...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  13. Call It: Best NFC South defense?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Almost two weeks ago, I wrote a column saying whatever team ends up playing the best defense will win the NFC South. I believed that then and I believe it now. I'm reminded of it again after reading this item by friend and former co-worker Ira Kau...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  14. Your Call: Saints, My Call: Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    We put up a Call It poll Monday, asking you to vote for which team you thought had the best draft class. Well, the polls shut down earlier Thursday evening and the New Orleans Saints were the runaway winners. They drew 60 percent of more than 29,0...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  15. NFC South draft analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    As three division teams were winning 10 or more games last season, we often discussed the possibility that the NFC South is the best division in the NFL. That topic is always going to be open for debate. But here's one thing I think we can say wit...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  16. Leading Questions: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the offseason in full swing, let's take a look at one major question facing each NFC South team as it begins preparations for the 2011 season: ATLANTA FALCONS How do the Falcons take the next step? Atlanta went an NFC-best 13-3 in the r...

    Blog | February 15, 2011