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  1. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a quick run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Former Falcon Deion Sanders said it's Super Bowl or bust for the team. I think that's a pretty fair assessment and a lot of people in the organization ...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  2. Sapp, Sanders, Minter to announce picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    We previously told you former New Orleans player Steve Gleason will announce the Saints' third-round pick in next week's NFL draft. We had a separate post on Gleason because the Saints released that information ahead of the rest of the league. But...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Vote for 'Madden NFL 25' cover

    Pat Yasinskas

    The "Madden NFL 25" cover voting has arrived with a twist. Instead of including only current players, one "legend" from each team is included. One current player from each team also is on the ballot. Let's start with the NFC South legends. Fo...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  4. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick check on some headlines from around the division: I'll have an item Friday on former New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Willie Roaf, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. But Roaf isn't the only pl...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  5. NFC South has only eight retired numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    I'm just glancing through the NFL's official Record & Fact Book for 2012 and I stumbled up on an area that I think is worth discussing: retired numbers. The NFC South has only eight of them. The Chicago Bears have 13 retired numbers. The San F...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  6. McShay: Boykin could fit Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've been talking a lot about the Buccaneers and Panthers and what they may do in the draft and that's mainly because they're the only two NFC South teams with a first-round pick. The Saints don't pick until the third round, but now that we're in...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  7. Observations on the Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    If you think the Atlanta Falcons player who will benefit most from the arrival of rookie receiver Julio Jones will be quarterback Matt Ryan, you might be wrong. It could end up being Harry Douglas. If you didn't see the Falcons' 15-13 preseason lo...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  8. Falcons ready for Deion Sanders' HOF day

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- You think of Deion Sanders and your first image of him might be as a member of the Cowboys, 49ers, Redskins or Ravens. But as Sanders gets ready to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, let us not forget that his ...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  9. Looking at HOF chances for Barber, Sharper

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's be clear here: We're playing zone, not man-to-man coverage. We're not putting Saints S Darren Sharper and Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber against each other straight-up and declaring that one or the other has a better shot at the Pro Football Hal...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  10. Flash Points: Falcons' defining moment

    Pat Yasinskas

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Falcons - for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 25. Born out of a war between the National Football League and the American Football League, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  11. Deion Sanders gave Falcons star power

    Pat Yasinskas

    His nickname, "Prime Time," alone suggests style over substance. But those who witnessed the early NFL years of Deion Sanders insist the flashy cornerback had at least as much substance as style. "He was Deion Sanders six days out of the week," s...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  12. Sanders makes HOF, Roaf does not

    Pat Yasinskas

    The 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was just announced and we've got one player with NFC South ties in and another who didn't make the cut. Deion Sanders, who spent the first five years of his career with the Atlanta Falcons, was voted in. Of...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  13. Waiting on the Hall of Fame vote

    Pat Yasinskas

    The election process for the 2011 class of members for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is being held right now. The official announcement will come at 7 p.m. ET tonight, so keep an eye on the headlines section of our main NFL page right around that ...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  14. The forgotten NFC South HOF candidate

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the voting for the 2011 class of Pro Football Hall of Fame members coming up Saturday, we previously have talked about Willie Roaf and Deion Sanders as the NFC South candidates. Even that's not entirely true. Roaf spent time with Kansas City ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  15. Hitting the NFC South hot spots

    Pat Yasinskas

    With all eyes focused on the Super Bowl, things are very quiet in the NFC South right now. So let's jump into the mailbag and see what's on your mind. David in Mobile, Ala., says he believes Drew Brees has three to five years left and wonders when...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  16. Willie Roaf Hall of Fame finalist

    Pat Yasinskas

    SEATTLE -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its 15 modern-era finalists for this year's class Sunday and the list includes former New Orleans offensive tackle Willie Roaf. Three other players with NFC South ties also made they cut. Deion Sa...

    Blog | January 09, 2011