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  1. Upward swing could save Greg Schiano

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- For weeks now, coach Greg Schiano steadfastly has said that once the Tampa Bay Buccaneers started winning football games, they wouldn't stop. We all laughed. As it turns out, maybe the man had a point. Maybe, just maybe, Schiano ...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  2. Arthur Blank reflects on Matt Ryan

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- After making Matt Ryan one of the NFL's best-paid players, Arthur Blank got a little nostalgic. I had a chance to sit down with Blank for a one-on-one chat Thursday evening and the owner of the Atlanta Falcons reflected on j...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  3. Atlanta's Class of 2008 can be great

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's time for the Atlanta Falcons' Class of 2008 to move on past graduate school and get the most advanced of degrees. Almost a year ago, I wrote a column about how the members of that draft class were headed for a crucial season that could define...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  4. Schiano taking lessons from Belichick

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The two coaches who stood at the podium in the media room at One Buccaneer Place on Wednesday sounded almost exactly alike. They spewed the usual cliches coaches say this time of year, about how they're working to get their teams re...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. Buccaneers doing it right with Eric LeGrand

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's been some early concern among fans and media members about the tight ship new coach Greg Schiano is running in Tampa Bay. That's understandable because Schiano runs things in a much different fashion than former coach Raheem Morris. Beside...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. Atlanta class of 2008 at career crossroads

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's an old saying in NFL circles that you should never judge a draft class until two or three years down the road. Atlanta general manager Thomas Dimitroff might want to borrow a ploy from the New Orleans Saints and get some special arbitrator...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  7. Buccaneers: Dream/nightmare scenarios

    Pat Yasinskas

    Yes, the start of training camps is two months away, but it's never too early to consider the coming season. A look at the best-case and worst-case scenarios for the Buccaneers in 2012. Dream scenario (10-6): This will only happen if coach Greg Sc...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  8. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a tour of some headlines around the NFC South. I highly recommend you read Tom Sorensen's column on Steve Smith. It gives a very accurate portrayal of the complicated wide receiver. I also urge you to read right through the very last li...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  9. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the Friday morning headlines from around the NFC South. Jeff Duncan writes that it should come as no surprise that the Saints are painting former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams as a rogue coach in their bounty scandal. H...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  10. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through the top headlines from around the NFC South. Although it had been widely reported that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would hear appeals from New Orleans coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis on their suspensi...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  11. Playoff drought brings pressure to Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Take a look at Atlanta's Mike Smith and Matt Ryan. On the surface, they look like the perfect coach-quarterback combination. On the heels of the fiascos involving Michael Vick and Bobby Petrino, Smith and Ryan arrived in Atlanta back in 2008. Inst...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  12. Arthur Blank, Jim Mora share warm moment

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There was a very interesting moment in a media room at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday after the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Carolina Panthers. As the media waited for coach Mike Smith, the door swung open and former Atlanta ...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  13. Matchup of the week: Smith vs. Hall

    Pat Yasinskas

    One of the best individual matchups to watch this week will be Carolina receiver Steve Smith and Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall. Back in 2007, this matchup prompted perhaps the biggest meltdown in NFC South history. At the time, Hall was play...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  14. Falcons have found balance since Vick

    Pat Yasinskas

    This is a story about the present and the future. So let's get rid of the past right at the start. "No, that's not my house," Michael Vick said on a conference call with the Atlanta media Wednesday. "That's Matt Ryan's house. I'm just a visitor.'...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  15. Falcons free up salary-cap room

    Pat Yasinskas

    In moves that shouldn't come as a surprise, the Atlanta Falcons cut two former first-round picks Friday morning. Defensive end Jamaal Anderson and wide receiver Michael Jenkins reportedly have been released. First and foremost, these moves are abo...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  16. Flash Points: Franchise-turning events

    Pat Yasinskas

    Examining the most crucial event in the history of every team in the division. The most important moment in the history of the New Orleans Saints, maybe even in the history of the entire NFC South, might have come when a coach and a quarterback we...

    Blog | May 25, 2011