NFC South News and Rumors
Devonta Freeman being held out of contact in Falcons practiceprofootballtalk.com Updated 35 minutes agoThe Falcons are worried enough about Tevin Coleman’s hamstring injury that they signed two running backs yesterday. Today, they’re taking no chances with their other main back. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falco…Share Tweet
Anti-Baalke banner to fly over next 49ers home gameprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoWhen the 1-6 49ers return from their bye, an effort will be made to force the team to bid farewell to G.M. Trent Baalke. Via 49erswebzone.com, an anti-Baalke banner will fly over Levi’s Stadium in connection with the team’s next home game, on November 6…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoIt’s one thing to play hurt. To play hurt and play well gets you recognized. Chargers linebacker Denzel Perryman was named AFC defensive player of the week, after his work in helping the Chargers beat the Falcons in overtime last week, while playing thr…Share Tweet
Koetter to Bucs fans: Don’t sell tickets to Raiders fansprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoThe Buccaneers launch on Sunday a three-game home stand that starts with a Super Bowl XXXVII rematch against the Raiders, with the Falcons coming to town four days later. Fans who hold season tickets may be tempted to peddle their seats to Sunday’s game…Share Tweet
Nate Washington works out for Bucsprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoVeteran wide receiver Nate Washington worked out for the Buccaneers Tuesday. Washington, 33, was released by the Patriots in August. He caught 47 passes for the Texans last year and has caught at least 40 passes every season since 2008. Last week, the B…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoThe Seahawks signed defensive end Malliciah Goodman on Tuesday. Goodman played in 34 games over three seasons with the Falcons, starting 11. The Falcons released him in September when they trimmed their roster to the regular-season size of 53. A fourth-…Share Tweet
Falcons sign Stevan Ridley, release A.J. Hawkprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe Falcons spent Monday coming up with plans to deal with running back Tevin Coleman’s injury and they addressed the need for other options by adding a pair of runners to the roster on Tuesday. The team announced that they have signed veteran Stevan Ri…Share TweetCam Newton's night as waiter served notice he is ready to leadShare Tweet
Desmond Trufant ready to take lead in fixing Falcons' defensive hiccupsDesmond Trufant ready to take lead in fixing Falcons' defensive hiccupsShare Tweet
Saints expect to face determined, dangerous Jimmy GrahamSaints expect to face determined, dangerous Jimmy GrahamShare TweetDan Quinn loses sleep over loss -- not fourth-and- callShare Tweet
Falcons making plans to deal with Tevin Coleman’s hamstring injuryprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Falcons are discussing their options in the event running back Tevin Coleman has to miss time after injuring his hamstring in Sunday’s loss to the Chargers. Coleman played 14 snaps before being forced out of the game and coach Dan Quinn said Monday …Share TweetBuccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston never shies away from contact. But maybe, once in a while, he should. As noted by the folks at JoeBucsFan.com, Winston took nine hits in Sunday’s win over the 49ers. That’s 51 for the year, which translates to 136 f…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Browns have claimed rookie quarterback Joe Callahan after he was waived by the Saints on Saturday, NFL Network reported. The Saints had claimed Callahan from the Packers eight days earlier. With the Browns, Callahan finds himself as close to actuall…Share Tweet
Panthers getting healthier at cornerbackThe Panthers hoped to get healthier over their bye week and things appear to have played out that way in the secondary. The team returned to work on Monday and Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that cornerbacks James Bradberry and Robert M…Share Tweet
Drew Brees: We got what we deserved in Kansas CityThe Saints had a chance to improve their record to 3-3 in Kansas City on Sunday, which would have left them right in the thick of an NFC South race that’s tightened up over the last two weeks thanks to a pair of Falcons losses. A series of errors, both …Share Tweet
Lorenzo Alexander continues to get sacks at a shocking rateBills outside linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is 33 years old. He’s been in the NFL since 2005, when the Panthers signed him as an undrafted free agent. Heading into this season, after more than a decade in the NFL, he had a grand total of nine sacks in hi…Share Tweet
Chip Kelly says no changes to defensive staffThe 49ers defense got torn up again on Sunday, allowing 513 total yards and 249 rushing yards to the Buccaneers in a 34-17 loss that sent them into their bye week with a 1-6 record. Jacquizz Rodgers became the second straight back to gain at least 100 r…Share Tweet
Falcons need to step on the gas to avoid another epic collapseESPN.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)Falcons need to step on the gas to avoid another epic collapseShare Tweet
Cam Newton's eccentric new lookJul 29Cam Newton is taking time this off season to experiment with accessories and hair color!
Newton feels responsibility to speak out on social issuesJul 29Cam Newton looks at what LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are doing and knows he has similar power to advocate for change on social issues.
Newton: 'I gain nothing' from dwelling on Super Bowl defeatJul 29Cam Newton says he's past what happened in last year's Super Bowl and is eager to make the most of this team's opportunities.
Benjamin's return marks return of No. 1 receiver for NewtonJul 29Darren Woodson shares his expectations for Kelvin Benjamin this season and explains how Benjamin's return opens up the field for Carolina's offense.