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  1. Darrelle Revis drawing respect

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Although his season is long over, Thursday turned out to be a big day for Tampa Bay cornerback Darrelle Revis. First, he was named Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News. Then, he drew some words of praise from Seattle cor...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  2. More on Lavonte David for Defensive POY

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - On Thursday, we discussed the possible candidacy of Tampa Bay linebacker Lavonte David for Defensive Player of the Year. On Friday, David got a big show of support. "Show me someone that's been more productive than him all around,...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. Lavonte David for Defensive Player of Year?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - It's not going to happen, but Pete Prisco brings up a great point when he wonders aloud about Tampa Bay linebacker Lavonte David being the Defensive Player of the Year. The fact that the Bucs have a losing record and David isn't know...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. Observation deck: Panthers-Ravens

    Pat Yasinskas

    During the pregame show before Thursday night's game, ESPN analyst Jon Gruden said he wouldn't be surprised if Luke Kuechly wins the Defensive Player of the Year award at some point. That point might be coming a lot sooner than even Gruden...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Sapp's play all that matters for HOF

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- When I walk into the room to vote for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013 on Saturday morning, I won't be lugging any of Warren Sapp's baggage. We'll see if other voters can do the same. Sapp is a polarizing figure, even i...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  6. NFC South award time

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although we in the NFC South sometimes have an inferiority complex when it comes to recognition, there will be no shortage of it in what follows. I already rolled out my All-NFC South team and named Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan the division's Mos...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  7. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick look at the top Friday morning headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Kent Somers writes that offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is likely to be a candidate for a job as a head coach after the season. That might ha...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  8. Drew Brees gets consolation prize

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees has been named NFL Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press. Nice honor, but I view that as a sign of things to come and I'm not talking about something good. I'm talking about the Most Valuable Playe...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  9. Brees wins FedEx Air Player of the Year

    Pat Yasinskas

    I'm not saying it will be right or wrong, but I'm pretty sure we're going to hear Saturday night that Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers is the Associated Press Most Valuable Player for the 2011 season. BreesThat's why New Orleans Saints fans might want to...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  10. Roddy White, Aqib Talib earn awards

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta receiver Roddy White and Tampa Bay cornerback Aqib Talib were honored with 2010 NFL Alumni Player of the Year awards over the weekend in North Texas. The top player at each position was selected by former NFL players, who also selected a C...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  11. Smith or Morris for Coach of the Year?

    Pat Yasinskas

    At 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, The Associated Press will announce its Coach of the Year. The Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards already have been awarded to New England's Tom Brady and Pittsburgh's Troy Polamalu. But the coaching category ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  12. Awards coming this week

    Pat Yasinskas

    Multiple readers have written to ask why we haven't heard anything on various awards for the 2010 season. That's because they've been pushed back to Super Bowl week. The announcements will start coming tonight with The Associated Press' Defensive ...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  13. Hitting the links on Falcons-Packers

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we get ready for Saturday's game between Atlanta and Green Bay, let's hit the links to see what others are saying about the Falcons and Packers. ESPN Stats & Information has a look at the kickers remaining in the postseason and they give At...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  14. More honors for Brees, Payton

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just heard from the Maxwell Football Club that New Orleans coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees have earned some more accolades (and hardware) for their magnificent season. Brees has been selected as the 2009 Bert Bell Professional Footbal...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  15. Brees picks up another honor

    Pat Yasinskas

    MIAMI -- He finished second in the Most Valuable Player Award voting to Peyton Manning, but Drew Brees has earned a nice consolation prize. For the second straight year, Brees has been selected as the FedEx Air Player of the Year. Brees' wife, Bri...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  16. From out of nowhere, Evans at top of NFL

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Out in the middle of nowhere, which officially starts just a few miles from downtown Bloomsburg, Pa., a cell phone was ringing in the woods. The caller ID said "Jahri." The caller's first word was "congratulations." "For what?" ...

    Blog | January 22, 2010