NFC South News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Saints and quarterback Drew Brees haven’t come to an agreement on a much-discussed contract extension this offseason, but it appears the team has had more luck with one of the players charged with keeping Brees upright. Josina Anderson of ESPN repor…Share Tweet
Thomas Dimitroff confident the Falcons pass rush will improveprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoFalcons owner Arthur Blank expects the team to make the playoffs next season, something that will likely take a more robust effort from the pass rush than the defense was able to muster in 2015. The Falcons had just 19 sacks as a team, but they didn’t a…Share Tweet
Arthur Blank expects Falcons to be a playoff team this yearprofootballtalk.com 9 hours agoThe Falcons squandered a 6-1 start last season, and not even being the only team to beat the Panthers in the regular season was enough to keep an 8-8 season from being disappointing. But owner Arthur Blank definitely sees improvement, and expects it fro…Share Tweet
Mom's a Springsteen vocalist but Falcon Devin Fuller Born to RunESPN.com 11 hours agoMom's a Springsteen vocalist but Falcon Devin Fuller Born to RunShare TweetPanthers cash in with undrafted free agent Jeremy CashShare Tweet
Saints' undrafted class includes two first-team All-American O-linemenESPN.com 11 hours agoSaints' undrafted class includes two first-team All-American O-linemenShare Tweet
Saints add 19 undrafted free agentsprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoThe Saints have supplemented their draft class by adding 19 undrafted free agents. The team announced the full slate of rookies who chose the Saints, and not vice-versa, on Monday. The new Saints are Michigan State offensive lineman Jack Allen, Wisconsi…Share Tweet
Buccaneers announce 19 undrafted free agent signingsThe seven players drafted by the Buccaneers over the weekend won’t be the only rookies joining the roster ahead of the team’s rookie minicamp. That camp gets underway on Thursday and there will be 19 undrafted free agents taking part after they agreed t…Share Tweet
Bucs cut kicker Connor Barth, #asexpected after drafting oneIt was fairly obvious who the Buccaneers were casting their lot with at kicker, when they traded up in the second round to take Roberto Aguayo. Now comes the housekeeping of getting rid of the rest of them, and at least Connor Barth kept it professional…Share Tweet
As expected, Jets pass on Dee Milliner optionAfter trading cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers in 2013, they used a first-round pick on former Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner. The bad news is that it hasn’t worked out. The good news is that Revis has since returned. Per multiple reports, t…Share Tweet
Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town startESPN.com May 2 (yesterday)Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town startShare Tweet
Mike Glennon was available, but Bucs glad to hang onto himThe Buccaneers were able to lend a layer of stability and security to their offense over the weekend, and they did it by not doing a thing. Though he was clearly made available, they didn’t trade backup quarterback Mike Glennon, and that’s just fine wit…Share Tweet
Panthers G.M. admits drafting to need, but says he didn’t reachprofootballtalk.com May 1 (2 days ago)Every General Manager in the NFL loves to talk about taking the best player available, and not falling victim to reaching for certain players to fill specific needs. So it’s natural that Panthers G.M. Dave Gettleman felt he had to explain himself, after…Share Tweet
Clayton: Jags, Bucs, Lions among draft winnersMay 2ESPN NFL senior writer John Clayton breaks down which teams improved the most in the 2016 NFL draft.
Saints get C-plus for draft that started strong, ran out of steam...Apr 30NFL Nation reporter Mike Triplett praises the Saints for picking Sheldon Rankins, Michael Thomas and Vonn Bell - but wishes they had more company.
Roberto Aguayo speaks with ESPN DeportesApr 30ESPN Deportes' Pablo Viruega talks with the newest addition of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mexican kicker, Robert Aguayo, of the Florida State Seminoles.
Three to replace one for PanthersApr 30The Panthers put most of their effort in the 2016 draft class in finding a replacement for 2015 Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman. They hope one of three corners selected might do that.