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  1. Ronde Barber by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the news that Tampa Bay defensive back Ronde Barber is retiring, let's turn to ESPN Stats & Information to put this spectacular career into some numerical perspective. Barber retires with a streak of 215 straight starts. That was the longest...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  2. Today in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    On this date in 2009, the New Orleans Saints made a move that went a long way in helping them win the only Super Bowl title in franchise history. They signed veteran safety Darren Sharper as a free agent. The move came soon after the Saints had...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Mark Cook reports that the agent for wide receiver Mike Williams has had some productive talks with the team about a possible contract extension. But the a...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. Freeney and Woodson in the NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's that time of year again. Big name veterans are getting released around the league and that's leading to the usual questions of if the new guys on the street could end up in the NFC South. Indianapolis released defensive end Dwight Freeney and...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  5. Would Ed Reed fit with Saints?

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Now that the Super Bowl is over, it's time to start thinking about the offseason. Free agency doesn't start until mid-March, but we might as well start the speculation process. And we might as well start it with an intriguing piece ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  6. NFC South's next defensive superstar?

    Pat Yasinskas

    In its infancy, the NFC South was a division filled with defensive superstars. In the division's first year of existence (2002), Derrick Brooks, Warren Sapp, John Lynch and Simeon Rice led Tampa Bay to a Super Bowl title. The Bucs were so good on ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  7. Sharper: Brees situation unprecedented

    Pat Yasinskas

    Drew Brees and Darren Sharper aren't teammates anymore, but the former New Orleans safety went to bat for the Saints quarterback in this interview with WWL Radio's Bobby Hebert. "It still baffles me every day I wake up and I don't see, on the bott...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  8. Afternoon NFC South roundup

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through some NFC South headlines and a couple of programming notes. Ashley Fox brings up a good point in her column about how not having Bill Parcells step in as coach while Sean Payton is suspended will impact the New Orleans Sa...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  9. Another Viking rips on Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe isn't the only member of the Vikings to say that New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma should be permanently banned by the NFL for his role in the Saints' bounty program. NFC North colleague Kevin Seifert reports Minne...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  10. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the top stories from around the NFC South. On the first day back at practice after the bye, Carolina coach Ron Rivera had the Panthers practicing in full pads. Not a bad idea to shake up the routine a bit when you're 2-6. Jef...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  11. Saints have deepest roster in team history

    Pat Yasinskas

    What had been suspected for a month or so became official when the New Orleans Saints made their roster cuts last week. They now have the deepest roster in franchise history. Deeper than the 2009 team that won the Super Bowl? By far. Let's star...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  12. Previewing and predicting the Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    For those who have been following as we've rolled out the predictions for the NFC South, you know by now that I've picked the New Orleans Saints to win the division. It was a close call over Atlanta, and I suspect the race will be close throughout...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  13. Jon Gruden: Saints will win NFC

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's start this off by making it very clear Jon Gruden and Sean Payton are very close friends. It's been that way since they were young assistants together in Philadelphia and it's stayed that way with Gruden visiting the New Orleans coach and the S...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  14. Malcolm Jenkins ready for big year

    Pat Yasinskas

    You saw the promise last year, but Malcolm Jenkins said that's not all you're going to get. I sat down with the free safety for the New Orleans Saints after a recent camp practice in Metairie, La. and discussed where he's at as he heads for his th...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  15. Saints solidify secondary with Harper

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints, who already have done a good job of keeping their own free agents, wrapped up another important piece late Friday night. The team announced it has agreed to terms with strong safety Roman Harper. Contract details were not a...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  16. Saints add safety Amaya in Bush deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    We still don't know exactly what the Saints will be getting from the Dolphins in exchange for Reggie Bush. But we do know that safety Jonathon Amaya is at least part of the package, according to ESPN's John Clayton. Although veteran safeties Roman...

    Blog | July 28, 2011