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  1. Saints' loss keeps Bucs in NFC South hunt

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- His team is 2-9, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith continues to point to the NFC South standings. He did it again Monday and he can do it again today. With New Orleans losing to Baltimore on Monday night, the Saints and Atl...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. Buccaneers need to focus on future

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHICAGO - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost a game Sunday, 21-13 to the Bears. But the amazing thing is they didn't lose any ground in the NFC South standings. They're 2-9 and, believe it or not, they remain in playoff contention. That's what happens ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Glennon prepared for second time around

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. - Almost a year to the date after the great quarterback shakeup of 2013, Mike Glennon was standing in the same spot, but looking and sounding a lot different. Glennon is expected to start in place of Josh McCown (sprained thumb) on Sun...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 24, Buccaneers 23

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 24-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday: What it means: The Falcons are 10-1, sitting high atop the NFC South standings and still on pace for the No. 1 seed in ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  5. Wrap-up: Falcons 30, Eagles 17

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 30-17 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. What it means: The Falcons remain the NFL's only unbeaten team (7-0) and sit high atop the NFC South standings. But this was the m...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  6. Jerry Richardson's legacy is on the line

    Pat Yasinskas

    Jerry Richardson wanted to talk, but he didn't want to do it standing in a hotel lobby. Instead, he invited a reporter up to his room because his plan was to take a nap as soon as the conversation ended. Richardson looked tired and worn out and pr...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 24, Redskins 17

    Pat Yasinskas

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 24-17 victory against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on Sunday. What it means: The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history. They're also high atop the NFC South standings. T...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  8. Observation deck: Bucs-Dolphins

    Pat Yasinskas

    For the first time since October, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won a football game, defeating the Miami Dolphins on Friday night, 20-7. So what if it doesn't count in the standings because it's just a preseason game? We might look back on it in t...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  9. Best NFC South defense? It's a surprise

    Pat Yasinskas

    There are trees and there are limbs. As I write this, I'm standing on the smallest twig I can find. You are about to read something you probably aren't going to read anywhere else this offseason: The Carolina Panthers will have the best defense in...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  10. Benson standing by Payton, Loomis

    Pat Yasinskas

    A New Orleans Saints official told The Associated Press that team owner Tom Benson is standing by coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis in the aftermath of the league accusing the team of running a "bounty program" designed to monetari...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  11. Worst team in the NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The standings say the Carolina Panthers are the worst team in the NFC South. I say, they're not even close. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have worked really hard to clinch that honor, at least for the moment. Yeah, I know Carolina is 3-8 and Tampa B...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  12. Bucs, Falcons back in NFC South race

    Pat Yasinskas

    They're coming off an ugly loss to the Chicago Bears in London and they've had a bye week to reflect on it. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't in bad shape. They're 4-3 and they have a chance to shake up the NFC South standings Sunday when they p...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  13. Panthers have $16 million on IR

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Carolina Panthers have spent more money than any other NFC South team this year. They're only $1.99 million under the salary cap. The problem with that, though, is a large chunk of that cap space is standing on the sidelines on game days and g...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  14. Wrap-up: Saints 30, Panthers 27

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 30-27 victory against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium: What it means: The gap in competitive balance between the top and bottom of the NFC South has narrowed. The gap in the standings has not. A...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  15. Historically bad start for NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    As I sat in Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Monday morning, I looked at the NFL standings and had a horrible thought. "When did I start covering the NFC West?" I said to myself. You know, the division where you don't have to be a winner to be a di...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  16. Remembering Lee Roy Selmon

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I remember precisely where I was the moment Lee Roy Selmon was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I was standing outside a hotel ballroom in Miami in 1995. It was the day before the Super Bowl. A few minutes after the privile...

    Blog | September 04, 2011