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  1. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's a little difficult to type as I deal with the goose bumps that come from the anticipation of Monday night's showdown between Carolina and Philadelphia. But I'll try to get through it. Before we start talking Panthers and Eagles, let's take a ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  2. A showdown of punters?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Most of the talk about Saturday's playoff game between the Saints and 49ers has centered on New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees going against a San Francisco defense that ranked No. 4 in the NFL during the regular season. But there's another matchu...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  3. Checking film of NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although we're less than 48 hours away from Sunday's showdown between the Saints and Falcons, Friday's NFC South chat was surprisingly civilized. We talked quite a bit about the Falcons and Saints, but also touched on the Buccaneers and Panthers. ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  4. NFC South showdown coming Sunday

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Over the past few days, I saw several references to LSU-Alabama being the "Game of the Century" or at least the decade. We can't make any claim that grandiose in the NFC South. But, for the moment anyway, I think it's safe to call ...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  5. Where they rank on offense, defense

    Pat Yasinskas

    As they get ready for Sunday's showdown, the New Orleans Saints have the NFC South's best offense and the Atlanta Falcons have the division's best defense. That's according to the latest NFL rankings through Sunday's games. The Saints rank No. ...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  6. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    A quick reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Lots to talk about as we get ready for a division showdown between the Buccaneers and Saints and the Falcons are going against the Colts. The Panthers are on their b...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  7. Saints need to go downfield vs. Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    As the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons get ready for Monday night's showdown, there's one aspect of their previous meeting that deserves a look back. Forget Garrett Hartley's missed field goal attempt, which so many people seem to focus on....

    Blog | December 26, 2010
  8. Roddy White closing on franchise marks

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although he's cooled a bit in recent weeks after carrying the Falcons or much of the season, receiver Roddy White remains on pace for a record-breaking season. Heading into Monday night's showdown with New Orleans, White has 106 catches. The team ...

    Blog | December 24, 2010
  9. Wrap-up: Panthers 19, Cardinals 12

    Pat Yasinskas

    A few thoughts on the Panthers win over the Cardinals. What it means: In this much-anticipated showdown between rookie gunslingers Jimmy Clausen and John Skelton, the Panthers won, but still might have delivered the worst possible result. Carolina...

    Blog | December 19, 2010
  10. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the playoff race heating up, there should be plenty to talk about when we hold our Friday NFC South chat at 1 p.m. ET. You can get there by clicking here. We can talk about the Falcons and the Buccaneers in Sunday's showdown, the Carolina Pan...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  11. Gearing up for Sunday's showdown

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I'm out at One Buccaneer Place working on some advance stuff for Sunday's NFC South showdown between Tampa Bay and Atlanta. Falcons coach Mike Smith is on a conference call with us right now, and I'll have lots more as the day goes ...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  12. NFC South showdown meeting the hype

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- We suddenly have a very good game brewing in the Superdome. It's tied 14-14 at halftime, and what I just witnessed was a huge momentum swing and confidence booster for the Atlanta Falcons. They took advantage of one of the few mista...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  13. On the road to New Orleans

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The NFC South Blog is about to set out on the journey to New Orleans. I'll be covering Sunday's NFC South showdown between the Saints and Falcons at the Superdome. I'll also be teaming up with my good friend and colleague John Clayt...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  14. Clearing up a common statistical mistake

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we get ready for Sunday's big NFC South showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, let's clear up a statistical mistake made by multiple media outlets this week. The Falcons have not won a game in the Louisiana Superdome s...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  15. So much for Ryan vs. Vick

    Pat Yasinskas

    The much-anticipated showdown between Matt Ryan and Michael Vick isn't going to happen. As I reported a bit ago over on our news side, Atlanta coach Mike Smith said this afternoon that Ryan will not play in Sunday's game with Philadelphia. Ryan ha...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  16. NFC South chat coming Friday at 1 p.m.

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Plenty to talk about with the Falcons trying to keep pace as they move closer to their "Monday Night Football" showdown on Nov. 2, the Panthers trying t...

    Blog | October 21, 2009