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  1. Buccaneers CBs coach Gill Byrd: It's on me

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- For the second straight day, a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' organization pointed the finger at himself for the team's disappointing start. This time, it was a member of the coaching staff. Cornerbacks coach Gill Byrd gave a l...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  2. Gill Byrd wants son Jairus Byrd to excel in a loss

    Pat Yasinskas

    (UPDATE: The Saints announced at 2:20 p.m. Friday that Jairus Byrd will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury). TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerbacks coach Gill Byrd has been talking to more than just his team's playres th...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  3. Darrelle Revis of Tampa Bay Buccaneers happy to divulge New York ...

    Pat Yasinskas

    When the New York Jets traded Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in April, they gave up more than one of the NFL's best cornerbacks. They also gave away much of their playbook.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  4. Things to watch for the Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Three things to watch as the Carolina Panthers play the Chicago Bears on Friday night: 1. The cornerbacks. Veterans Drayton Florence and Captain Munnerlyn have been getting most of the first-team work in camp. But second-year pros Josh Thomas and ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  5. Little money for NFC South CBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    If you want to make serious money, you probably don't want to be a cornerback in the NFC South right now. With the departures of Dunta Robinson and Chris Gamble, there just aren't many highly-paid cornerbacks left in the division. I just did a ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  6. Panthers getting deeper at CB

    Pat Yasinskas

    D.J. Moore wasn't quite the magnitude of player I had in mind when I wrote earlier Tuesday that a run on big-name cornerbacks is coming in the NFC South. But Moore, who played nickel back for Chicago last season, has been signed by the Carolina Pa...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  7. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time to take a run through some odds and ends from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Pete Prisco tops his list of under-the-radar free agents with Arizona cornerback Greg Toler. In a year when there aren't a lot of big-name cornerbacks ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. Falcons' Robert McClain catches on fast

    Pat Yasinskas

    Whether he's out on the field or in the meeting room, Robert McClain sees Asante Samuel on one side and Dunta Robinson on the other. In both settings, McClain tries to stay directly at the midpoint of both of the veteran Atlanta cornerbacks. "I...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  9. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick cruise through the top headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Starting cornerbacks Asante Samuel (shoulder) and Dunta Robinson (illness) did not participate in Tuesday's practice. That creates some reason to worry ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  10. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's the players' day off around the NFC South, but some news and notes are still surfacing. Let's take a run through the latest headlines: With Brent Grimes lost to a season-ending injury, the Falcons are expected to work out some cornerbacks We...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  11. Mike Smith not naming starters

    Pat Yasinskas

    The season starts in less than a week, but Atlanta coach Mike Smith isn't ready to name his starting lineup. When specifically asked Monday to name his starting right guard and starting cornerbacks, Smith declined. "[Ask] At the end of the game...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  12. Starting tag doesn't matter for Atlanta CBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The talk continues about who will start at cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons. Look, this is one instance where I don't think the starting designation really matters. All three of the top cornerbacks will get plenty of playing time. The Falcons we...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  13. Saints shuffling cornerbacks

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's some news out of New Orleans that is less than ideal, but it might not be disastrous if the time frame works out as expected. Assistant head coach Joe Vitt said that cornerback Jabari Greer is having sports hernia surgery in Philadelphia. ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top Thursday morning headlines from around the division. There had been some uncertainty as to how the Falcons will deploy their cornerbacks now that Asante Samuel has joined the mix. General manager Thomas Dimitroff clear...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  15. Schiano addresses Barber, Talib situations

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's sounding like there's a decent chance starting cornerbacks Ronde Barber and Aqib Talib could return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season. There has been lots of speculation that might not be the case because Barber is a free agent at an ag...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  16. Jon Gruden praises Atlanta's defense

    Pat Yasinskas

    With very little fanfare, the Atlanta Falcons' defense has emerged as the best in the NFC South. The Falcons rank No. 9 in overall defense. They're fourth against the run and No. 17 against the pass. It also appears as if injured cornerbacks Brent...

    Blog | December 21, 2011