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  1. Solomon Patton aiming for return job

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If Solomon Patton ends up as the return man for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team might want to thank Urban Meyer. Back when Meyer was the coach at the University of Florida, he delivered an important message when he was recruiting...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. Hester, Lovie Smith to reunite in Tampa?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Devin Hester said Wednesday he won't be returning to the Chicago Bears. That leads to instant speculation that the record-setting return man could reunite with coach Lovie Smith in Tampa Bay. "I look at Lovie as my No. 1 coach right now because he...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. Bucs need to upgrade return game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I listed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' five biggest offseason needs this week, but there is one more position I'd like to touch on. That is return man, because it could be an area where the Bucs make a significant move. It might not see...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  4. Season over for Jeff Demps

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The season is over for Tampa Bay running back/return man Jeff Demps. The Bucs announced Wednesday that Demps has been placed on injured reserve. They filled his roster spot by claiming safety Bradley McDougald off waivers from Kansa...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  5. Jeff Demps will need some time

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If you were hoping to see former Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps working as a return man this Sunday for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it's time to tone down your expectations. Demps, who spent the summer competing in track and field, pract...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  6. Darren Sproles, Eric Wright getting healthy

    Pat Yasinskas

    There have been a few positive developments on the injury front in the NFC South on Wednesday. New Orleans running back/return man Darren Sproles and Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright each took part in practice. Sproles has missed the past two g...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  7. Sproles injury could clear Saints' RB jam

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints will be without running back/return man Darren Sproles for Monday night's game with Philadelphia. Sproles has a broken hand that required surgery, Mike Triplett reports. Interim head coach Joe Vitt wasn't setting any timetab...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  8. Buccaneers switch return men

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have given up on receiver/return man Jordan Shipley -- again. Two days after Shipley failed to handle a punt return in a loss to Dallas, the Buccaneers have waived him. They also waived Shipley at the end of the preseason,...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  9. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. Check out this Insider piece by Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders. No argument that the Falcons are looking for a return man, and the Saints could use some depth at cornerback. But ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  10. Darren Sproles: Best free-agent signing?

    Pat Yasinskas

    I've written many times, including earlier Thursday, that New Orleans Saints running back/return man Darren Sproles has turned out to be the best free-agent signing of 2011. There are some other good candidates out there. AFC South colleague Paul ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  11. Darren Sproles has shot at history

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've talked a lot this season about New Orleans running back/return man Darren Sproles and how he might be the best free agent signing of 2011. He's contributed heavily as a runner, receiver and returner and Sproles' total body of work is turning...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  12. Saints replace Bush with Sproles

    Pat Yasinskas

    Hopefully, this will be the last update of the night, but it's a fairly significant one. According to multiple reports, the New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with former San Diego Chargers running back/return man Darren Sproles. Reportedly, ...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  13. More awards for the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    We told you that Tampa Bay running back LeGarrette Blount had won the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Month award for December. Now, we've got a couple of other awards going to NFC South Players. Atlanta return man Eric Weems was named NFC Special T...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  14. Injuries shape Saints' game-day roster

    Pat Yasinskas

    BALTIMORE -- As we previously reported, New Orleans running back Chris Ivory will be inactive due to a hamstring injury. But Ivory isn't the only name of note on the list of inactives. Return man Courtney Roby and defensive lineman Anthony Hargrov...

    Blog | December 19, 2010
  15. Courtney Roby has feeling in extremities

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- The early word on New Orleans return man/receiver Courtney Roby, who suffered a very scary injury near the end of the first half, is somewhat encouraging. The Saints just announced that Roby has feeling in his hands and feet and is ...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  16. Smallest Falcons have huge game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- On the official roster the Atlanta Falcons handed out before Sunday's game, cornerback Brent Grimes is listed at 5-foot-10 and return man Eric Weems is listed at 5-9, which appears to be more than a little generous to both. By early in...

    Blog | December 05, 2010