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  1. Mark Dominik making ESPN rounds

    Pat Yasinskas

    Former Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik isn't staying out of the public eye for very long. Dominik is at ESPN headquarters in Connecticut on Monday. He's scheduled to appear on "NFL Insiders" with Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen at 3:30 p....

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  2. A possible reunion in Tampa Bay?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could reach back into their past to hire a new coach and general manager. Chris Mortensen reported that the Bucs could pursue Lovie Smith as head coach and Rich McKay as general manager. Both make sense beca...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. Bucs' Nicks, Tynes dealing with MRSA

    Pat Yasinskas

    Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that the team recently treated its facility to erase any existence of MRSA, a serious staph infection which has sidelined guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes. The Bucs previ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons finalize nine-figure extension

    Pat Yasinskas

    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will make the quarterback one of the league's highest-paid players, league sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Experts: Falcons have no chance

    Pat Yasinskas

    It appears as if the consensus is that the Atlanta Falcons have very little chance to defeat the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. At least that's what Las Vegas odds-makers and lots of media members are saying. The ESPN NFL E...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Falcons' Dirk Koetter a hot name

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons' offensive success during a 13-3 season could come at a price. Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will interview with the Kansas City Chiefs for their head-coaching vacancy, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The Falcons alre...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  8. Checking out the experts' picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    I went to check on the ESPN NFL Expert Picks expecting the panel to be unanimous in this week's games involving NFC South teams. But it turns out that's the case in only one game. The panel was unanimous in its choice of the Atlanta Falcons over t...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  9. Saints should take punishment, move on

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just when it seemed things were starting to look up for the New Orleans Saints, the franchise got another big blow. ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the initial season-long suspension for linebacker Jonathan Vilma and four-game suspension for defens...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  10. Cam Newton needs a new act

    Pat Yasinskas

    After watching Cam Newton in his past two games, it occurred to me: I have seen this act before. The incredibly talented Carolina quarterback has been sulking on the sidelines when things don't go well, waiting nearly an hour to talk to the media ...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Side judge replaced for being Saints fan

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- We're about to witness what I'm pretty sure is history at Bank of America Stadium. In a game in which Aaron Kromer will serve as interim interim head coach of the New Orleans Saints, we'll have a replacement replacement official...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  12. Bill Polian: Falcons going to Super Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've hit you with a lot of predictions in recent days. Get ready for some more. John Clayton, Herm Edwards, Ron Jaworski, Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Mortensen, Bill Polian and Adam Schefter have their predictions on who will play in the Super Bowl. Onl...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  13. Drew Brees, Saints get deal done

    Pat Yasinskas

    Chris Mortensen has just reported that Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have agreed to a five-year contract worth $100 million. The deal includes $60 million in guaranteed money for the first three years. Mortensen also talks with Scott Van Pelt...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  14. Report: Brees holdout possible

    Pat Yasinskas

    We're less than a week away from the deadline for franchise quarterback Drew Brees to sign a long-term deal and, as you might expect, the innuendo is heating up. Chris Mortensen reports that sources said Brees has no plans to sign his $16 million ...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  15. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. Chris Mortensen reports that the NFL Players Association has asked an arbitrator to officially determine if New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees has been hit with the franchise tag for a second...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  16. Player discipline expected soon

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that the NFL draft has been completed, it seems likely the next step in what has been a crazy offseason for the New Orleans Saints will come soon. ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported several times during the draft that the NFL is expected to annou...

    Blog | April 30, 2012