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  1. Panthers: Backup QB plan

    Pat Yasinskas

    Assessing the Panthers' backup QB situation if Cam Newton is injured and misses time. Veteran Derek Anderson was the backup last year, but he'll have to go to training camp and again beat out Jimmy Clausen as the backup. The word out of Charlotte ...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  2. Curtis Lofton fitting perfectly with Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    At about the time he hit free agency, the whispers started around the league that the Atlanta Falcons no longer thought Curtis Lofton could be an every-down linebacker. The word was that new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan didn't think Lofton had...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  3. Panthers bracing for worst on Jon Beason

    Pat Yasinskas

    When Carolina coach Ron Rivera met with the media Monday, he didn't have results of medical tests on linebacker Jon Beason. BeasonBut Rivera didn't sound optimistic and used the word "dire" after Beason was carted off the field in Sunday's loss a...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  4. Leaving for Lambeau Field

    Pat Yasinskas

    APPLETON, Wis. -- Since the word is there is going to be a massive crowd, not only in Lambeau Field on Thursday night, but at all the pregame events, I'm going to start making my way up to Green Bay to make sure I arrive in plenty of time. For tho...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  5. Details on Lee Roy Selmon services

    Pat Yasinskas

    Many of you have been asking for details about services for Pro Football Hall of Fame member Lee Roy Selmon. Friend and former colleague Joey Johnston of The Tampa Tribune just passed along the word and I wanted to share it with you as soon as pos...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  6. NFC South capitalizes on veteran minimum

    Pat Yasinskas

    All four NFC South general managers have been doing some very astute salary-cap maneuvering when it comes to the veteran minimum salary benefit -- even Tampa Bay's Mark Dominik, who seems to think the word "veteran" applies to anyone who has reached...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  7. 2011 regular-season schedule coming soon

    Pat Yasinskas

    The word in NFL circles is that the 2011 regular-season schedule is coming soon. It won't be Friday. We'd already know because the league will provide some advance notice and we would have heard by now if the league was promoting television covera...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  8. Panthers finalize Chudzinski's deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    The word was out yesterday the Panthers were hiring Rob Chudzinski as their offensive coordinator. But the team waited until a contract was signed to formally announce the move and that just happened. "I have worked with Rob and know that he is a ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  9. These guys are not bargains

    Pat Yasinskas

    On Monday, we looked at the guys who are the best bargains (salary wise) in the NFC South. We'll follow that up now with the flip side. I'm not going to use the word overpaid because that's one of my pet peeves. In fact, when I hear people categor...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  10. Quick Take: Saints vs. Colts

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- Three things to know about the Super Bowl matchup between the Saints and Colts. 1. You are going to hear the word "Manning" more in the next two weeks than you've heard in a lifetime. Peyton Manning is the quarterback of the Colts....

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  11. NFC South Blogger's Blitz on ESPNEWS at 9:45

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The weekly NFC South edition of Blogger's Blitz is scheduled to air at approximately 9:45 p.m. Thursday on ESPNEWS. I use the word "approximately" because the schedule always is subject to change with television...

    Blog | October 01, 2009
  12. McCown No. 1 -- on unofficial depth chart

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The Bucs just sent out their press release for Thursday night's game and it includes an unofficial depth chart. I want to emphasize the word "unofficial'' before I finish this sentence, but Luke...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  13. Mum's the word on Peppers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Today is one of those days where I don't miss being a newspaper beat reporter focusing on one team. Yep, today's the annual day where the Panthers make (and I want to emphasize that the media relations d...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  14. Garcia's hand suddenly added to injury report

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Time to raise an eyebrow at the injury report the Bucs sent out a few minutes ago. It may not be a reason for concern at all, but the Bucs added the word "hand" to the injury description for quarterback Jeff Garcia....

    Blog | September 04, 2008
  15. Jameis Winston needs to win interviews

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Word has been trickling out via various media in recent days that the Buccaneers are higher on Jameis Winston than they are on Marcus Mariota. That shouldn't come as any big surprise as long as we're just talking about the football ...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  16. Lovie Smith: Penalties 'killing' Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- By his standards, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith had some strong words about his team's penalties in Sunday's 14-13 loss to the Cincinnati. "No defense for [penalties]," Smith said. "They're killing our team." The Bucs we...

    Blog | December 01, 2014