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  1. 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
  2. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- I'm wrapping up my time here at Falcons' camp, but we'll have more on Atlanta in the coming days. The Camp Confidential profile on the Falcons is scheduled to run Thursday. Meantime, let's take a look at what else is going o...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Retired players to announce draft picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL announced Monday that 33 former players will get to announce picks during this week's draft. For the most part, the retired players will announce second-round picks. The New Orleans Saints don't have a second-round pick, so Willie Roaf, wh...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  5. Saints draw Cardinals in HOF Game

    Pat Yasinskas

    It already was reported that the New Orleans Saints will play in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game this summer. But now we've got an opponent and a date. It was announced Wednesday that the Saints will play the Arizona Cardinals Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  6. Saints joining Roaf at Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    Willie Roaf is going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August and the New Orleans Saints are joining him. The Saints reportedly will open their preseason Aug. 5 by playing in the annual Hall of Fame Game. Their opponent hasn't been determined ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  7. Roaf wants to be remembered as Saint

    Pat Yasinskas

    We talk all the time about how the Pro Football Hall of Fame doesn't follow the same protocol as the Baseball Hall of Fame. In football, a player goes into the Hall of Fame representing only himself. In baseball, a Hall of Famer has to declare wha...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  8. What they're saying about Willie Roaf

    Pat Yasinskas

    Like you would expect from any proud franchise, the New Orleans Saints just sent out a massive media package moments after it was announced that offensive tackle Willie Roaf has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The packet included a ...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  9. Willie Roaf deserves HOF spot

    Pat Yasinskas

    By the end of the day Saturday, Rickey Jackson could have some company. At the moment, Jackson is the only player to have spent most of his career with the New Orleans Saints that is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That could change very soon be...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  10. 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
  11. The case for Willie Roaf in Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    He was an offensive lineman, which means statistical numbers can't tell the whole story. So how do we know Willie Roaf should be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame? It's simple really. You compare him to the best offensive linemen ever. If h...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  12. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints continue to be a positive centerpiece for a region that's had more than its share of bad luck in recent years. The Saints visited the White House on Monday and drew praise for their on-field success and off-field work from Pres...

    Blog | August 09, 2010