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  1. The game that put Willie Roaf on the map

    Pat Yasinskas

    Nearly 10 years before the NFC South even came into existence, there was a pivotal college game that helped shape the history of two of the division's franchises. It took place on Sept. 26, 1992, at Alabama's Legion Field. History says that the Cr...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  2. NFC South has only eight retired numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    I'm just glancing through the NFL's official Record & Fact Book for 2012 and I stumbled up on an area that I think is worth discussing: retired numbers. The NFC South has only eight of them. The Chicago Bears have 13 retired numbers. The San F...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  3. Saints joining Roaf at Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    Willie Roaf is going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August and the New Orleans Saints are joining him. The Saints reportedly will open their preseason Aug. 5 by playing in the annual Hall of Fame Game. Their opponent hasn't been determined ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  4. Roaf HOF honor adds to Saints' legacy

    Pat Yasinskas

    As they near their 50th year of existence, the New Orleans Saints finally have a legacy. The arrival of coach Sean Payton and Drew Brees in 2006 has made the Saints one of the league's top teams since, and they won the franchise's first Super Bowl...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  5. Willie Roaf deserves HOF spot

    Pat Yasinskas

    By the end of the day Saturday, Rickey Jackson could have some company. At the moment, Jackson is the only player to have spent most of his career with the New Orleans Saints that is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That could change very soon be...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  6. Sammy Knight joins Saints Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    There will be two new members inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame this fall. Former safety Sammy Knight and longtime radio and television announcer Bruce Miller have been named as the newest selections. Each NFC South team has some way of honori...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  7. New all-time Saints team announced

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's already been a busy day in the NFC South and all around the NFL and that's probably going to continue long into the night as we wait to see if there will be a labor lockout or perhaps an extension of the deadline for negotiations. But things ...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  8. The case for Willie Roaf in Hall of Fame

    Pat Yasinskas

    He was an offensive lineman, which means statistical numbers can't tell the whole story. So how do we know Willie Roaf should be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame? It's simple really. You compare him to the best offensive linemen ever. If h...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  9. Willie Roaf Hall of Fame finalist

    Pat Yasinskas

    SEATTLE -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its 15 modern-era finalists for this year's class Sunday and the list includes former New Orleans offensive tackle Willie Roaf. Three other players with NFC South ties also made they cut. Deion Sa...

    Blog | January 09, 2011
  10. Let's not forget Willie Roaf

    Pat Yasinskas

    I was just able to get into the mailbag for the first time in about 10 days (mainly because of travel and some computer issues) and was quickly reminded by some New Orleans fans that I made a big mistake in a post Sunday about the 26 semifinalists fo...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  11. Monday night mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Scott in Prairieville, La., writes: The debate of Derrick Brooks or Rickey Jackson as the best ever player in the NFC South is a good one. Rickey played 13 of his 15 years in New Orleans. I wouldn't say that a chunk of his career was played in San Fr...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  12. NFC South Sunday mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for another edition of the NFC South mailbag. Justin in Indiana writes: What happened to Sean Jones? I didn't see him at all in the preseason game. (Could have been just me.) Though I thought Sabby Piscitelli was pretty solid for a preseason ...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  13. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    The New Orleans Saints continue to be a positive centerpiece for a region that's had more than its share of bad luck in recent years. The Saints visited the White House on Monday and drew praise for their on-field success and off-field work from Pres...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  14. Join Camp Chatter at 2 p.m. Saturday

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just a quick heads-up to let you know I'll be taking my turn on Training Camp Chatter at 2 p.m. ET. Lots to talk about as Rickey Jackson goes into the Hall of Fame, camps are getting more intense with scrimmages and I'm preparing for my trip to se...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  15. NFC South Saturday morning mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Daryl in Springfield, N.J., writes: Thanks for the recent blurb about the Bucs not being cheap. From what I remember, a lot of people called Tampa cheap when they let Antonio Bryant walk instead of giving him a long term contract. Bryant has yet to t...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  16. Rickey Jackson 'heart and soul of Saints'

    Pat Yasinskas

    Over the next few days, you're going to hear a lot about Rickey Jackson from Rickey Jackson. And you're going to hear a lot about Jackson from Tom Benson. That's because Jackson will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. He'l...

    Blog | August 05, 2010