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  1. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for an afternoon drive through some odds and ends around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Gary Shelton writes that quarterback Josh Freeman just isn't as good as the Buccaneers need him to be, but is better than a lot of his detractors b...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  2. Today in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    Twenty-eight years ago today, Tom Benson reached an agreement to purchase the New Orleans Saints from John W. Mecom Jr. The move was approved by other NFL owners three days later. Benson's tenure wasn't always smooth as the team didn't have much s...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Brees among most influential athletes

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is bigger than Aaron Rodgers and LeBron James. That's according to a new list of the 10 most influential athletes in America, according to Forbes. Brees, who plays in one of the NFL's smallest markets, came in...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Steve Gleason to announce Saints' pick

    Pat Yasinskas

    The last year or so hasn't been filled with a lot of great news for the New Orleans Saints. But here's something that's extremely positive. Former New Orleans defensive back and special-teams ace Steve Gleason will make the announcement when the S...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  5. In some ways, Sean Payton is starting over

    Pat Yasinskas

    Those who sat with and listened to Sean Payton speak to the media at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona on Wednesday said the coach of the New Orleans Saints had a new look and a new sound. They said he appeared more fit (probably a result of a fi...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  6. Today in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    On this date in 2006, perhaps the most significant signing in NFC South history occurred. The New Orleans Saints signed free-agent quarterback Drew Brees (here's a picture from that news conference). The Saints were taking a huge leap of faith....

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  7. Live from New Orleans

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Super Bowl week is upon us and that's going to put New Orleans in the world's spotlight. I have absolutely no doubt New Orleans will pull it off in spectacular fashion. I've been to Super Bowls in a bunch of different cities and I'v...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  8. Around the NFC South: Business edition

    Pat Yasinskas

    As I read through NFC South headlines this morning, I felt like I was reading the Business section, instead of the Sports section. But all four NFC South teams have some significant issues going on away from the field. Let's take a look: ATLANTA F...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  9. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time to take a look at the day's top headlines from around the NFC South: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Coach Greg Schiano said he could not address a FOX Sports report that cornerback Eric Wright soon will be suspended for violating the NFL's policy on...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  10. Report: Dome has only minor damage

    Pat Yasinskas

    Hurricane Isaac forced the Saints to leave New Orleans, but their home is safe. Jeff Duncan reports that the Mercedes-Benz Superdome sustained only minimal damage from the storm. Doug Thornton, an executive with the company that manages the facili...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  11. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    I usually try to give you a look at the NFC South headlines in the morning. But we're a little off schedule because we're putting the finishing touches on our season previews that are scheduled to run Thursday and we're doing some game planning for t...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  12. Vitt: Saints relying on strong foundation

    Pat Yasinskas

    As they've done all offseason, the New Orleans Saints have adjusted again. With Hurricane Isaac headed toward New Orleans, the team gave players some time to get their families safely situated and then flew out of Louisiana on Monday night. Just a...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  13. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at some news and notes from around the NFC South: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Although it's obvious the Bucs are going with Doug Martin as their starting running back to open the season, coach Greg Schiano said the competition will c...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  14. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through the Monday afternoon headlines from around the NFC South: The Louisiana State Police held a news conference Monday and said no evidence was found that New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis had the ability to list...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  15. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a quick look at the day's headlines from around the NFC South: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Tampa Bay punter Michael Koenen said he would not have minded if the Atlanta Falcons had given permission to use their trademarks in the "Rebirth" s...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  16. An NFC South rivalry gone too far?

    Pat Yasinskas

    In recent years, the rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons has been the best in the NFC South. Heck, I think it's become one of the NFL's best rivalries. There have been some great games and even some heated words, especially ...

    Blog | July 28, 2012