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  1. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through the morning headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS General manager Thomas Dimitroff believes in drafting guys that were team captains in college because he thinks it brings leadership and character. Daniel Co...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  2. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The Falcons top Jeff Schultz's rankings of the pro and college teams in the Atlanta area. That differs from the usual belief that the Braves and college footb...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  3. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time to take a run through some odds and ends from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Pete Prisco tops his list of under-the-radar free agents with Arizona cornerback Greg Toler. In a year when there aren't a lot of big-name cornerbacks ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  4. Could Alabama beat Panthers, Saints?

    Pat Yasinskas

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier caused a bit of stir when he said the University of Alabama could beat some NFL teams. Ordinarily, I'd say that's a ridiculous statement. Ordinarily, I'd say the best college team would have absolutely no chance...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  5. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- I'm getting ready to head out to watch the Carolina Panthers go through their morning walk-through session, and then I'll do some interviews. But first, let's take a run through the headlines from around the NFC South. ATLANTA...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  6. College rivalry boils over for Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, LA. -- The new offseason rules in the NFL limit conduct, but they don't limit emotions. Toward the end of Wednesday morning's minicamp session, the New Orleans Saints suddenly went from a nice quiet practice to having nearly a full-fledg...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  7. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through the evening headlines from around the NFC South. - According to this unique formula, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the least home-field advantage in the NFL from 2009 through 2011. On the flip side, the New Orleans Saints r...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  8. Saints look to Canada for DT help

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints, who were without a pick in the first two rounds, just made their first pick of the draft and it's a unique one. They selected a guy who played his college football in Canada. They chose Regina defensive tackle Akiem Hicks w...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  9. Luke Kuechly ready to showcase new speed

    Pat Yasinskas

    BRADENTON, Fla. - Look at any mock draft or any list of player rankings and you'll find Boston College's Luke Kuechly ranked near the top of the linebackers. On Monday, he might be able to put himself alone at the very top of every team's lineback...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  10. Best of NFL: NFC South teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    As part of Best of the NFL Week on, here are five bests for the NFC South: Best training camp venue, Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.,: That's where the Carolina Panthers train, and they're the only division team right now that goes a...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Bush says some gifts last forever

    Pat Yasinskas

    So Reggie Bush is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy? I guess that's a big story for our college football folks, but we've got to address it here because Bush is now a member of the New Orleans Saints. You know what I'm doing right now? I'm shrugging m...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  12. On the radar: Reggie Bush

    Pat Yasinskas

    A player, coach or issue that should be on your radar as training camp approaches. His name has been prominent in every story about the NCAA and the University of Southern California. Reggie Bush was at the center of most of the violations that br...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  13. Thoughts on Reggie Bush's Heisman

    Pat Yasinskas

    The University of Southern California generally is out of the jurisdiction of the NFC South Blog, but we're going to bend (not break, just in case the NCAA is watching) the rules slightly today. That's because the NCAA has come down hard on USC an...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  14. Saints turn to basketball player

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints just drafted a guy who played more basketball than football in college. With the No. 95 pick overall, they selected Miami tight end Jimmy Graham. He spent three years playing college basketball before switching to football a...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  15. Swilling selected to College Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Former New Orleans linebacker Pat Swilling has been elected to the 2009 College Football Hall of Fame. Swilling helped rebuild the program at Georgia Tech during the mid-1980s. He joined the Saints in 1985 and w...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  16. Saints bringing training camp home

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas In a move that quickly has become the norm in the NFC South, the New Orleans Saints announced they will hold training camp at their own practice facility in Metairie, La. That ends a stint at Millsaps College in...

    Blog | March 30, 2009