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  1. Who's better than Dan Orlovsky?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Right after the regular season ended, Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano caused a bit of a stir when he said he'd like to bring in some competition for quarterback Josh Freeman. Any time there's talk of movement at the quarterback position, people tend ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  2. The book on Josh Johnson

    Pat Yasinskas

    With Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman not throwing during the portion of Thursday's practice that was open to the media, you have to start wondering if he'll be able to play Sunday against Carolina. Freeman suffered a right shoulder injury at th...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  3. Do Panthers need veteran QB mentor?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Several times this offseason, new Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has implied pretty strongly that he wants to add a veteran quarterback to help mentor Cam Newton and Jimmy Clausen. I get the idea. Clausen and Newton are both very young and raw...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  4. Rookie proposal could help Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    We have a very interesting story over on our news side that reveals the National Football League has proposed to divert about $300 million a year from guaranteed money for rookies to benefits and salaries for veterans. We've gone a little further ...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  5. Falcons fall flat in Pittsburgh

    Pat Yasinskas

    PITTSBURGH - Rise up? How about falling flat? That's what the Atlanta Falcons did Sunday at Heinz Field. The team that made the phrase "Rise Up" the centerpiece of its offseason marketing campaign, at very least, stumbled badly in the season open...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  6. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 1: Get the milestone out of the way. If I'm Mike Smith and Mike Mularkey, I'm throwing to tight end Tony Gonzalez on one of the first three offensive plays, probably even the first. Gonzalez needs one catch to ...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  7. Morris, Bucs gear up for Year Two

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If it seems like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been working later than the rest of the NFC South, it's only because they have. While the Saints, Falcons and Panthers (except for Steve Smith, who had a flag football game Sunday) stop...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    Breakdown: With the Buccaneers building with youth, there probably won't be any overnight miracles. But look at the first three games on the schedule -- it's at least possible the Bucs could start 2-1 or 3-0. They've got the Browns, Panthers and Stee...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  9. Surprise: Bucs get pick for Leftwich

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Bucs now have 12 picks in this year's draft. They just added a seventh-round pick by trading quarterback Byron Leftwich to Pittsburgh, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Give general manager Mark Dominik extra points for being able to get anyt...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  10. NFC South mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Patrick in Atlanta writes: Someone brought up a great question on Harry Douglas. If he is going to take over Michael Jenkin's #2 spot, he'd better be a good downfield blocker. Can you speak to that aspect of his game? How'd the surgery go? Pat Yas...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  11. NFC South mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a plunge into the NFC South mailbag. Rock in Slidell, LA writes: Since you are quarantined (joke) to the NFC South, thought you might like a little trivia. In 2002, when NFL realigned, it created a division, not on purpose, that housed th...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  12. Delhomme could stay in NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    With tonight's news that the Carolina Panthers are parting ways with Jake Delhomme, I think there is a chance Delhomme could stay in the NFC South. In fact, I started to write that I could see Delhomme landing with any of the other three NFC South...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a morning cruise through the local headlines around the NFC South. The Saints have started the process of making tenders to some of their 18 restricted free agents. The latest to receive a tender is offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod, accor...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  14. How I See It: NFC South Stock Watch

    Pat Yasinskas

    Falling Peppers1. Julius Peppers, Panthers defensive end: Although John Fox, who is extremely guarded about injuries, won't say it, it sure looks and sounds like Peppers is playing with a broken hand. He's gone through the last two games wit...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  15. More movement by Tampa Bay

    Pat Yasinskas

    Ah, for those tranquil days of the Sam Wyche regime or the Ray Perkins era. Back then, you could only go as far as speculating that the Bucs were a franchise out of control and adrift on Tampa Bay. These days, all that's official. You alread...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  16. Mack sitting out for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Injured cornerback Elbert Mack highlight's Tampa Bay's list of inactives for the game against the Saints. Mack's absence leaves the Bucs with Torrie Cox and Derrick Roberson as the backup cornerbacks to starters Ronde Barber and Aqi...

    Blog | November 22, 2009