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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Wrap-up: Saints 45, Lions 28

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 45-28 victory against the Detroit Lions at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday night. What it means: It wasn't quite as easy as the final score would suggest. The Lions led early and much of the game was com...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Quick Take: Lions at Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    Three things to know about next weekend's New Orleans Saints-Detroit Lions wild-card game. 1. Saints need to ride their momentum. New Orleans has not lost since an Oct. 30 game at St. Louis, and the Saints have looked dominant in that time. Their ...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Brees was best between numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees was at his best when throwing between the numbers in Sunday night's 31-17 victory against the Detroit Lions. That was probably by design because the Lions were without injured defensive backs Louis Delmas, Chris Houston an...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  8. Defense starting to make Saints scary

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- We've known for quite some time that the New Orleans Saints' offense could probably score enough to stay with an NBA team if it needed to. Defense, though, hasn't exactly been a strong point during the Sean Payton era. Heck, you get...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: Saints 49, Giants 24

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 49-24 win against the New York Giants on Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. What it means: The Saints are 8-3 and still alone at the top of the NFC South. They also have the city of New ...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  10. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at Friday morning's top headlines from around the NFC South. The Atlanta Falcons have gone nearly a full calendar year without allowing a running back to put up a 100-yard rushing game against them. The streak is at 13 games, inclu...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  11. More numbers on Brees, Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas Our friends over at ESPN Stats & Information sent over some real interesting nuggets on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. With his three touchdown passes Sunday, Brees has nine for the season. That ti...

    Blog | September 21, 2009
  12. NFC South: Final Word

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas Five nuggets of knowledge about this weekend's games: New Orleans' defense will look like the Steelers of the 1970s. There's been a lot of hype about new coordinator Gregg Williams and all the new defensive pe...

    Blog | September 11, 2009
  13. Saints schedule analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas Breakdown: The good news is the Saints have the NFC South's easiest schedule. The bad news is only seven teams in the NFL have tougher schedules, based on opponents' records from 2008. The Saints have be...

    Blog | April 14, 2009
  14. Audibles: NFC South Week 16 preview

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas New Orleans Saints (7-7) at Detroit Lions (0-14), 1 p.m. ET At this point, the Saints are playing for pride. After all they've been through, with injuries and inconsistency, they still have a shot at a winning ...

    Blog | December 19, 2008