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  1. Jones-Drew to Falcons doesn't make sense

    Pat Yasinskas

    One of the things I like best about this job is that any time there's even a rumbling that a player might be on the trading block, the questions start coming. It generally doesn't matter who the player is. Would the ____ be interested? And you can...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  2. Observation deck: Titans-Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Some quick thoughts on the Buccaneers' 30-7 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Friday night at Raymond James Stadium: I don't want to speculate too much on LeGarrette Blount's injury, but it's a pretty major concern any time a running...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  3. The case against drafting RB early

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's a debate among Tampa Bay fans about whether the Buccaneers should draft LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne or Alabama running back Trent Richardson with their first-round pick. I don't think either would be a mistake because the Bucs have nee...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  4. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the top Saturday morning headlines from around the NFC South: Former Atlanta Falcons coach Jim Mora reportedly will be the next coach at UCLA. The New Orleans run defense, which has played well of late, faces a huge two-game challenge...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  5. How bad is Tampa Bay's run defense?

    Pat Yasinskas

    We know that Tampa Bay's run defense is bad. But let's put it into some pretty strong perspective. Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information for providing some very telling numbers. All you have to do is look at what Tennessee's Chris Johnson did Sunday ...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  6. Wrap-up: Titans 23, Buccaneers 17

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 23-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at LP Field. What it means: The Bucs now are on a five-game losing streak. But this one was particularly painful because Tampa Bay had a shot to win. The Bucs were ...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  7. Adrian Peterson doubtful against Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's looking like the Atlanta Falcons won't have to worry about Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson on Sunday. The Vikings have released their Friday injury report and they listed Peterson as doubtful. He hasn't practiced all week due to a spra...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  8. Statistical superlatives for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA - Since the Atlanta Falcons were the only NFC South team to get a win (a 23-17 victory against Tennessee) on Sunday, they're the only team that will get a list of statistical superlatives Monday. Here it is: Since coach Mike Smith arri...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  9. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 11 (remember, the New Orleans Saints have a bye): Crunch time: It would be a very long shot for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to go into Lambeau Field and defeat the Packers. But I'm going to be keeping a close eye ...

    Blog | November 18, 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. Wrap-up: Titans 30, Panthers 3

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Carolina Panthers' 30-3 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium: What it means: A few weeks ago, when the Panthers defeated the Washington Redskins, it looked like this young team had a great opportunity t...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  12. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the morning's top headlines from around the NFC South. Tennessee running back Chris Johnson is off to a slow start and the Panthers don't want to be the team that helps him get hot. That's a legitimate concern, because Carolina's run def...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  13. Hitting the NFC South links

    Pat Yasinskas

    Lots of good headlines around the NFC South, including two (both involving the Bucs) that are pretty provocative. My friend Mike Bianchi, who spent a large chunk of his life in Jacksonville, writes that instead of people talking about the Jaguars ...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  14. Validating DeAngelo Williams' deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've got some evidence that running back DeAngelo Williams is worth the $43 million contract he agreed to with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday. Although his total rushing yards might not be outrageous since he shares carries with Jonathan Stew...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  15. Draft Watch: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Each Thursday leading up to the NFL draft (April 28-30), the NFL blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: history in that spot. Carolina Panthers The Panthers' top pick is No. 1 ove...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  16. Brees gets POY award

    Pat Yasinskas

    Well, Drew Brees didn't get the prestigious Most Valuable Player award decided by the Associated Press, but that's being cushioned in other ways. The Sporting News just announced Brees as its Offensive Player of the Year. Brees also won that award...

    Blog | January 12, 2010