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  1. 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
  2. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a quick run through some of the day's top headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS For those fantasy football fans that are curious about the knee injury that kept receiver Roddy White out of practice Wednesday, relax. Coa...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  3. Atlanta Falcons take a huge stride

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Not even the New Orleans Saints, whose recent history shows a fondness for challenging everything, can appeal this one. The Atlanta Falcons really are a good football team. The signature win that every skeptic seemed to be waiting fo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  4. Falcons trying to clear big hurdle

    Pat Yasinskas

    Already deep into their third consecutive season of double-digit victories, the Atlanta Falcons might be wise to heed the words of a most unlikely source. They should look to their biggest rival, perhaps the National Football League's biggest riva...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  5. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Time for a look at the Wednesday afternoon headlines from around the NFL. CAROLINA PANTHERS Let's start this one off with a fantasy-football alert. Carolina running back Jonathan Stewart could miss Thursday night's game due t...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  6. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the top Sunday morning headlines from around the division: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Jeff Duncan writes the Saints have no one to blame for the bounty drama but themselves. He's absolutely right. Although fans like to put the blame ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  7. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. Check out this Insider piece by Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders. No argument that the Falcons are looking for a return man, and the Saints could use some depth at cornerback. But ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  8. Saints, Falcons play nice -- for now

    Pat Yasinskas

    Part of the beauty of the rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints is that, even though the two teams don't like each other, they generally save their talking for on the field. Even Atlanta receiver Roddy White, so far, has been ...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  9. Wrap-up: Saints 42, Vikings 20

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 42-20 victory against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Mall of America Field: What it means: The Saints improved to 11-3, marking their third straight season with at least 11 wins, a franchise record. The Sain...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Saints 26, Falcons 23 (OT)

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 26-23 victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. What it means: The Saints are 7-3 and firmly in control of the NFC South. The Falcons fell to 5-4 and the Buccaneers also lost ...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  11. Who can gain from lengthy lockout?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Football Outsiders has an Insider post saying that the lockout actually could help Green Bay's chances of repeating as Super Bowl champions. The article also mentions the Giants, Steelers, Seahawks and Patriots as other teams that could benefit fr...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  12. Falcons give up some turf to Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- John Abraham, just like everyone in the Atlanta Falcons' locker room, got the same speech Monday night. For a couple minutes -- right up until the media approached him -- Abraham played it by the rules. As the first question came, thoug...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  13. Toughest NFL venue? The Georgia Dome

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFC's -- and maybe even the NFL's -- most inhospitable stadium for visiting teams doesn't appear all that intimidating. Drive into downtown Atlanta and it's tough to even spot the Georgia Dome until you're almost upon it. Surrounded by the usu...

    Blog | December 26, 2010