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  1. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The team is looking about as healthy as it can. Receiver Roddy White (ankle), linebacker Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps), cornerback Asante Samuel (quadriceps) ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  2. Reports: Jonathan Vilma headed to IR

    Pat Yasinskas

    The news that wide receiver Robert Meachem is returning to the New Orleans Saints could have a downside to it. To make room for Meachem on the roster, the Saints reportedly are placing linebacker Jonathan Vilma on injured reserve and designating h...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  3. Report: Jonathan Vilma to miss opener

    Pat Yasinskas

    The injury news at linebacker continues to get worse for the New Orleans Saints. FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reports that Jonathan Vilma is likely to miss at least a few games as he continues to recover from knee surgery. Vilma's age and injury hist...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  4. New Orleans Saints cut-down analysis

    Pat Yasinskas

    Most significant move: The fact the Saints didn't release or put Jonathan Vilma on injured reserve or the physically unable to perform list is a very strong sign that the veteran linebacker is expected to be healthy early in the season. That's very s...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  5. End of the road for Vilma, Smith?

    Pat Yasinskas

    These are words that no fan of the New Orleans Saints wants to hear. But Jeff Duncan simply might be pointing out a harsh reality when he writes that this may be the end of the road for linebackers Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma. Smith is out for t...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  6. Saints running out of healthy LBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    At a time when they're switching their defensive scheme to include an extra linebacker, the New Orleans Saints are running out of players to play the position. Outside linebacker Will Smith reportedly will miss the season after injuring his knee i...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  7. Observation deck: Saints-Texans

    Pat Yasinskas

    There is reason for concern for the New Orleans Saints' defense. There also is reason for hope. Evidence of both was on display in Sunday's 31-23 preseason victory. Let's start with the concern. New Orleans fans know all too well that the Saint...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  8. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for an afternoon run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Although he's having a sensational preseason, undrafted rookie linebacker Paul Worrilow still is listed with the third team on the latest depth char...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  9. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for our morning run through the news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Roddy White, who left Thursday night's game with an ankle injury, gave a thumbs up on Twitter. But coach Mike Smith wasn't ready to address any injuri...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  10. Jonathan Vilma having knee surgery

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've got a little more information on the Jonathan Vilma injury situation that the New Orleans Saints have been so quiet about. Vilma is undergoing knee surgery Thursday in Philadelphia, according to Adam Schefter. Vilma will miss the rest of the...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  11. Jonathan Vilma to get second opinion on unspecified injury - sour...

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma flew to Philadelphia on Wednesday to get a second opinion on an unspecified injury, a league source said.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  12. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS One of the more intriguing storylines of this preseason is the tale of linebacker Brian Banks, who spent more than five years in prison before being exonerated. The ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  13. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for an afternoon drive through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Matt Ryan likely will get a contract extension worth a fortune at some point. But his wife is going to work. Sarah Ryan has accepted a job with th...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  14. Saints will have to shuffle LBs after injury

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's some devastating news Wednesday involving the New Orleans Saints. It turns out that outside linebacker Victor Butler reportedly has a torn ACL and likely will spend the season on injured reserve. Butler suffered the injury in a Tuesday wor...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  15. Eight in the Box: Returning from injury

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at key players for each NFC South team who are coming back from injuries: Atlanta Falcons: Bradie Ewing was ticketed for the starting fullback job as a rookie last season. But he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the preseason, and th...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  16. Ranking the needs: Linebackers

    Pat Yasinskas

    We continue our pre-draft rankings of position-group needs with the linebackers. Remember, the earlier the ranking, the greater the need. New Orleans Saints: There's some hope that Martez Wilson and Junior Galette can make an impact as pass-rus...

    Blog | April 23, 2013