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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. Matt Hasselbeck in NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tennessee Titans released Matt Hasselbeck on Monday and the quarterback's name has already been tied to two NFC South teams. ESPN's Chris Mortensen mentioned New Orleans and Tampa Bay as two organizations that are showing interest. Mortensen a...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. 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
  4. The new leader of the Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back in the preseason, the Atlanta coaching staff and media relations department were constantly singing the praises of linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. They would tell anyone who would listen that Weatherspoon was an emerging star, a guy who should ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  5. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Week 15 games: Good news/bad news: Coming off a loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Atlanta Falcons can take solace in the fact they've won their previous 11 games immediately after a loss. The Falcons have not l...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  6. NFC South QB Watch

    Pat Yasinskas

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was the only NFC South quarterback to win a game in Week 14. He also was the best quarterback in the league, by at least one measure. Newton posted a 97.0 Total QBR in Sunday's 30-20 victory against the Fal...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  7. Wrap-up: Giants 52, Saints 27

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 52-27 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium: What it means: That dream scenario of the Saints making the playoffs after an 0-4 start and all that off-field turmoil probably can be forgotten. T...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  8. Giants hint Payton talking to Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's a story by The New York Times that is causing a bit of a stir. The basic premise of the story is that, due to modern technology, it would be difficult for the NFL to enforce its ban on suspended New Orleans coach Sean Payton from having any c...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  9. Drew Brees not turning cautious

    Pat Yasinskas

    Coming off the first five-interception game of his career, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees said he isn't suddenly going to change his mentality. "You stay aggressive," Brees told the New Orleans media Wednesday. "You stay confident. If you don...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through the headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said the fact quarterback Matt Ryan has been sacked only four times in three games is "pretty good." But Koetter would like to ...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  11. New looks for NFC South QBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Cam Newton and Josh Freeman remain the unquestioned faces of their teams. But take a closer look at the bodies of the four NFC South quarterbacks and you'll see plenty of changes from last season. Tampa Bay's Freeman has ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  12. NFC South legends to appear in N.Y.

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL just announced that one alumni representative from each team will take part in Wednesday's pregame celebration at Rockefeller Center. They'll help the winner for each team unveil their design in the inaugural NFL Fan Flag Challenge. The sh...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  13. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    We still are about to weeks away from the start of free agency. But the quiet period is starting to ease a bit. With the combine wrapping up, we're starting to get a bit more news as teams prepare for free agency. Let's take a look at Tuesday's headl...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  14. Cam Newton headed for Pro Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    Eli Manning is going to the Super Bowl, but Cam Newton is going to the Pro Bowl. With the New York Giants going to Indianapolis, Manning won't be able to make the trip to Hawaii. Manning originally had been selected to join New Orleans' Drew Brees...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  15. Drew Brees by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- It really doesn't matter if you put Drew Brees in the shotgun formation or under center. The New Orleans quarterback is going to hurt you either way. With lots of help from ESPN Stats & Information let's look at what Brees did in Mo...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  16. Drew Brees for MVP?

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Maybe the reason Drew Brees is such a good quarterback is because he can see things the rest of us can't. Take the case of Monday night's 49-24 victory by the New Orleans Saints against the New York Giants at the Mercedes-Benz Super...

    Blog | November 29, 2011