NFC South News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours agoTrials arising from “stand your ground” incidents will be resolved in large part based upon the credibility of the key witnesses. On Saturday, the man who shot and killed former Saints defensive end Will Smith in April made some incredible claims. Via t…Share Tweet
Bucs will rely significantly on backups, new additions vs. SaintsESPN.com 16 hours agoBucs will rely significantly on backups, new additions vs. SaintsShare TweetPanthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly is still not cleared from the league’s concussion protocol and will not play on Sunday against the Chargers. The Panthers announced today that Kuechly, who returned to practice this week, still hasn’t been given t…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThe Buccaneers are getting running back Charles Sims back on the field in time for a push to the playoffs. Tampa Bay is activating Sims from the injured reserve list to the active roster, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Sims played in th…Share Tweet
Kenny Vaccaro dropping appeal of four-game suspensionSaints safety Kenny Vaccaro has dropped the appeal of his four-game suspension, the New Orleans Advocate reported Friday. Vaccaro’s suspension will begin immediately, and he will miss the rest of the regular season. The suspension, for a violation of th…Share Tweet
Julio Jones listed as questionable for Sunday’s gameWord out of Atlanta this week was that the Falcons are optimistic about wide receiver Julio Jones‘ chances of playing against the Rams on Sunday, but they aren’t quite optimistic enough to say that he’ll be playing. Jones has been listed as questionable…Share Tweet
Saints signing linebacker Travis Feeney off Steelers practice squadThe Saints can use all the help they can find on defense, and they’re apparently looking for Pittsburgh for their latest import. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints are planning to sign linebacker Travis Feeney off the Steelers prac…Share TweetThe Panthers have parted ways with veteran cornerback Robert McClain. The team announced McClain’s release on Friday along with the return of linebacker Ben Jacobs, who played with the team from 2013-2015. He saw much of his time on special teams and th…Share Tweet
Falcons bring receiver up from practice squad for injury coverThe Falcons are sufficiently concerned about their wide receiver depth that they’re adding one today. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Falcons are promoting Nick Williams from the practice squad. Williams caught 17 passes and two touch…Share Tweet
Witness: Will Smith was the aggressorThe man who shot and killed former Saints defensive end Will Smith is relying on the “stand your ground” defense. That defense got a boost on Thursday, via the trial testimony of Kevin O’Neal. O’Neal, a friend of defender Cardell Hayes, testified that S…Share Tweet
Vets like Derek Anderson, Thomas Davis know the clock is tickingESPN.com Dec 9 (2 days ago)Vets like Derek Anderson, Thomas Davis know the clock is tickingShare TweetCam Newton doesn’t mind taking the criticism, he’s used to that. But what the Panthers quarterback couldn’t handle were reports that his benching in Seattle Sunday night was related to something more nefarious than not wearing a tie on the team’s flight…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 8 (3 days ago)If the Kansas City Chiefs end up doing some special things this season, they can point back to safety Eric Berry’s big day at the Atlanta Falcons as a big factor. Berry had a pick-six and also an interception on a two-point conversion that he returned f…Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons have locked up one of their young defenders, announcing on Thursday they have signed fourth-year cornerback Robert Alford to a four-year extension. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the deal was worth a total of $38 million, with $2…Share TweetFalcons wide receiver Julio Jones is dealing with a turf toe injury he picked up in last Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs and it’s keeping him from his regular practice schedule for the second straight day on Thursday. Falcons coach Dan Quinn said that Jones…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 8 (3 days ago)If the season were to end today, the Denver Broncos would be in the playoffs. At 8-4, the Broncos have had a solid season that’s a near carbon-copy of last year’s title winner. A strong, dominating defense making up for an offense that often struggles t…Share TweetIt wasn’t karma that got Cam Newton last week, it was the dress code. And Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman obviously couldn’t resist getting in one last dig at the Panthers quarterback, saying he thought coach Ron Rivera did the right thing benching …Share Tweet
Bucs planning bigger role for Jacquizz RodgersBuccaneers running back Doug Martin was limited in last Sunday’s win over the Chargers after getting “bent back” in the second half of the game, but all seems to be well physically now as Martin does not make an appearance on the team’s injury report fo…Share 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.