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  1. Estimating how free agency could unfold

    Pat Yasinskas

    All indications on the labor talks continue to sound positive. There's no deal just yet and, even once terms are agreed to, it could take some time to get everything in writing. But personnel offices around the entire league are staying busy by pr...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  2. Bradenton, Florida will be NFL hot spot

    Pat Yasinskas

    Bradenton, Fla., is nicknamed "The Friendly City." For a few days next week, the name "center of the NFL universe" might be fitting. With apologies to whatever city might be hosting labor talks, if they're still going on, Bradenton is going to ha...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  3. NFC South evening roundup

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick run through the NFC South headlines. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees said he has a feeling similar to 2009 as the Saints wrapped up a series of players-only practices. If the players get their way in the labor talks, off-fie...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  4. Call It: NFC South Hall of Famer

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although there seems to be some optimism about the direction of the NFL labor talks, I'm guessing it will be at least a few weeks before we see any start to free agency or organized team workouts. With that in mind, I'm going to roll out a fun pro...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  5. What free agency could look like

    Pat Yasinskas

    Nothing is done yet and nothing is guaranteed in the crazy world of the NFL lockout. But John Clayton writes that recent labor talks between owners and players mean it's at least possible a deal could get done by the end of June. That would be gre...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  6. Saints send message to fans

    Pat Yasinskas

    Throughout all the labor talks New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and the rest of the franchise's brain trust remained virtually silent. But now that there officially is a lockout, the Saints became the first NFC South team to publically address its...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  7. Is the sky is falling?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Well, it looks like the labor talks have fallen apart -- in pretty ugly fashion. Already, the league and the players' union are pointing figures at each other. The union has applied for decertification and we're waiting to hear if the league will imp...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  8. Shockey stands up for Richardson

    Pat Yasinskas

    One question I've heard from a lot of readers in recent weeks is how future free agents might view Carolina owner Jerry Richardson after he's taken a hard-line stance throughout the labor talks. There have been some reports that Richardson insulte...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  9. Hurry up and wait on labor front

    Pat Yasinskas

    You probably already have seen over on our news side that the NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to extend the deadline for a lockout by another seven days. Not a big surprise because the sides already had extended this by a day. Actu...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  10. Richardson not optimistic about CBA

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the leaders in labor talks between the NFL and its players, said negotiations are not going well. "I personally am not as optimistic as some are that we are making much progress,'...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  11. Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson: Labor talks not going w...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the leaders in labor talks between the National Football League and its players, said negotiations are not going well.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  12. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    After months of speculating and guessing, we've finally got some real personnel moves to talk about when Friday's NFC South chat comes along. We've also got training camps to talk about and the first person that asks about labor issues automatically ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  13. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    I don't know what will transpire on the labor front Friday, but I do know one thing for sure. We'll hold our weekly NFC South chat at 1 p.m. ET. Whether or not there's a labor agreement in place by that time, we should have plenty to talk about. ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  14. Notable potential NFC South free agents

    Pat Yasinskas

    We still don't know the exact structure of any potential labor agreement. But with talks continuing and cautious optimism from both sides, it's time to at least begin looking ahead to the start of free agency. We can safely assume that players wit...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  15. Players on the trading block?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL lockout has prevented trades this offseason. But there's talk of progress toward a labor agreement and that could open the door for some trades. Let's take a look at some NFC South players who could be on the trading block. Carolina wid...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  16. Some clarity on NFL meeting plans

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just finished a media conference call with Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, the chairman of the NFL's competition committee, and Ray Anderson, the NFL's vice president of football operations. The good news was there was no talk about labor ne...

    Blog | March 16, 2011