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  1. Buccaneers trailing at halftime

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- If you haven't been watching the game between the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, don't worry. You haven't missed much (except for a really bad attempt at a fake field goal late in the half). The Saints hold a 28-14 hal...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  2. Why Schiano went for the field goal

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- On the postgame stat sheet, half a page is devoted to a Tampa Bay drive that lasted 18 plays and 9:06. Those are the types of numbers that almost always are associated with a drive that ends in a touchdown. But that didn't happen on thi...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  3. Explaining Atlanta's onside kick

    Pat Yasinskas

    There was one oddity that might have gotten lost in the shuffle of the final minutes of the Atlanta Falcons' 30-28 victory against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. After Matt Bryant made a 49-yard field goal to put the Falcons ahead for good with e...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  4. Halftime thoughts on Falcons-Cowboys

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA - The Falcons' undefeated record could be in jeopardy. Atlanta (7-0) is tied, 6-6, with the Dallas Cowboys at halftime in the Georgia Dome. Atlanta trailed much of the first half, until Matt Bryant tied it with a 46-yard field goal on the ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  5. Panthers carrying two kickers, for now

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Carolina Panthers signed a kicker Tuesday, but Olindo Mare remains on the roster. It appears, at least for the moment, the Panthers will give Mare a little more time to work out his accuracy issues. Mare missed a short field-goal attempt in Su...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  6. More midseason All-NFC South awards

    Pat Yasinskas

    We already have shown you the midseason All-NFC South teams for offense and defense. Now, let's move onto the specialists and a few individual awards. Kicker: Matt Bryant, Falcons. The guy has not missed a field-goal attempt this season. Over last...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  7. By the numbers on Saints, Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Sunday was not a good day in the NFC South. The Buccaneers and Falcons were on bye and the Panthers and Saints each lost. The Saints lot to a previously winless St. Louis team and the Panthers lost by a field goal to a Minnesota team that came in ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. Wrap-up: Falcons 30, Seahawks 28

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 30-28 victory against the Seattle Seahawks: What it means: The Falcons still have plenty of problems, but they at least bought some time to fix them. Barely. Seattle missed a 61-yard field goal attempt in the final...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  9. Saints should stick with John Kasay

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the start of the regular season just days away, the New Orleans Saints suddenly seem to have a major problem. John Kasay, the veteran kicker the team signed earlier this week, missed a field goal attempt and an extra point attempt in Thursday...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  10. Saints need to go downfield vs. Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    As the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons get ready for Monday night's showdown, there's one aspect of their previous meeting that deserves a look back. Forget Garrett Hartley's missed field goal attempt, which so many people seem to focus on....

    Blog | December 26, 2010
  11. Halftime observations on the Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- It's halftime here at the Superdome, where there hasn't been a lot of offense. The Saints just tied the game, 3-3, with a field goal right before halftime. Part of New Orleans' offensive struggles can be attributed to a very good Pi...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  12. NFC South by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- With help from ESPN Stats & Information, Elias Sports Bureau and the media relations department of the Falcons and Buccaneers, here are some interesting NFC South numbers. Before kicking a 37-yard, game-winning field goal, Caroli...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  13. Bryant NFC Special Teams Player of Week

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant has been selected as the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, the NFL just announced. Bryant made a 43-yard field goal with seven seconds left to give the Falcons a 16-14 win over San Francisco on Sunday. Bryant...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  14. NFC South High Energy Player of the Week

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at a player who gave his team a significant boost in Week 4. A little over a week ago, 46-year-old John Carney was sitting on his couch in San Diego and watching football on television. On Sunday, he made all three field goal attempts, i...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  15. Superlatives on the Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    After their 16-14 victory over San Francisco, it's time to touch on some statistical superlatives for the Falcons. Matt Bryant hit the game-winning field goal with two seconds remaining. It's the second straight week Bryant has hit a game-winni...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  16. Brees gives Hartley some advice

    Pat Yasinskas

    It seems like everybody's got a little advice for New Orleans kicker Garrett Hartley after he missed a short field-goal attempt in overtime against Atlanta. HartleyFormer New Orleans kickers are talking about the obstacles he's facing. The Saints ...

    Blog | September 29, 2010