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  1. NFC South allowing lots of YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    As shown by Sunday's victory against the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay's young defense is improving. But there's still room for growth. One area where the Buccaneers have had a big problem is in allowing receivers to gain yards after the catch. Ta...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  2. Saints racking up the YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    Part of the beauty of Sean Payton's offense is that a pass play is far from over once the ball is caught. Almost half of the New Orleans Saints' passing yards have come after the catch. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Saints rank fi...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  3. Saints still bringing YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    In a season in which the New Orleans Saints have gone from Super Bowl champions to a huge question mark, one thing remains certain about this team. The offense is designed to produce yards after the catch and that's still happening. According to E...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  4. Coverage toward Dez Bryant creates plays for Terrance Williams

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas - After four weeks, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams has four total touchdowns. He enters Sunday's game against the Houston Texans coming off a six-catch, 77-yard, two-touchdown game against the New Orleans Saints. Will...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  5. Upon Further Review: Saints Week 6

    Mike Triplett

    An examination of four hot issues from the New Orleans Saints' 30-27 loss to the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium: Graham silenced: Saints tight end Jimmy Graham didn't catch a pass Sunday after racking up four consecutive 100-yard games p...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  6. New Orleans Saints claim YAC title

    Pat Yasinskas

    The regular season can't be properly wrapped up until we reveal which defense led the league in yards allowed after the catch. Throughout most of the season, this was a close race between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints. Wel...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  7. Bucs, Saints battle for unflattering title

    Pat Yasinskas

    There won't be any scoreboard-watching by NFC South teams Sunday because the Falcons already have clinched everything they can clinch and the other three teams are out of the playoffs. But there might be some stat-sheet-watching as two division te...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  8. Saints, Buccaneers struggle with YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    When it comes to allowing yards after the catch, two NFC South defenses are the worst in the NFL. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the New Orleans Saints have allowed a league-worst 636 yards after the catch (YAC). Their percentage of ya...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  9. New Orleans Saints struggling with YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    When it comes to yards after the catch (YAC), that's an area where the New Orleans Saints have thrived throughout the Drew Brees era. But they're not off to a good start in that department this season. In the opener against Washington, only 25.4 p...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  10. NFC South can't stop the YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the New Orleans Saints at 12-3 and on a seven-game winning streak, it's hard to find many weak spots. But here's one. When it comes to allowing opposing receivers to gain yards after the catch, the Saints' defense ranks last in the league. Th...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  11. Saints have plenty of YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    Even after the bye week, the New Orleans Saints are still among the league leaders in team yards after the catch. Of New Orleans' 3,326 passing yards, 1,510 have come after the catch. That's No. 2 in the league. The New England Patriots lead with ...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  12. New Orleans Saints racking up the YAC

    Pat Yasinskas

    When it comes to making things happen after the catch, no team in the NFL does it better than the New Orleans Saints. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Saints lead the league with 1,183 yards after the catch. The only other team even ...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  13. New Orleans Saints' Jeremy Shockey injures ribs but X-rays are ne...

    New Orleans Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey has left the stadium in an ambulance with injured ribs after scoring a touchdown on his 500th career catch.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  14. St. Louis Rams' Donnie Avery faces favorable schedule ahead

    Ken Daube

    Ken Daube looks at the latest trends and targets, and sees good things for Donnie Avery.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2009
  15. Chad Ochocinco boots PAT as Graham sits vs. the New England Pats

    Chad Ochocinco has added another wrinkle to his colorful career by kicking an extra point.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2009
  16. Rookie may replace Furrey against Packers

    Wednesday's NFL roundup

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2003