NFC South News and Rumors
ESPN.com Updated 1 hour agoKelvin Benjamin, Stephen Hill made presence known in return from ACL injuriesShare TweetFootball season essentially has begun, with the opening of camp. But Saints quarterback Drew Brees is willing to continue to entertain contract offers from the team until football season actually launches, with Week One of the regular season. Brees reit…Share TweetESPN.com 7 hours agoJameis Winston taking 'rookie mentality' into his second seasonShare TweetESPN.com 8 hours agoKurt Coleman says 'Thieves Ave.' won't change because Josh Norman is goneShare Tweet
Falcons WR Julio Jones expected back at practice after first-day tweakESPN.com 11 hours agoFalcons WR Julio Jones expected back at practice after first-day tweakShare Tweet
Earl Thomas: Loss to Panthers was 'medicine that we needed'ESPN.com 12 hours agoEarl Thomas: Loss to Panthers was 'medicine that we needed'Share Tweet
Sean Payton: Fast start so important for Saints that even preseason mattersESPN.com 15 hours agoSean Payton: Fast start so important for Saints that even preseason mattersShare Tweet
Falcons will be in heat of competition to start campESPN.com 17 hours agoFalcons will be in heat of competition to start campShare TweetThe Bears signed cornerback Brandon Boykin and wide receiver B.J. Daniels on Wednesday. Boykin played for the Steelers last season after being traded by the Eagles. The Panthers signed Boykin in March but cut him in May. He’s since worked out for severa…Share Tweet
Bene' Benwikere on PUP, Panthers could open camp with two rookie cornersBene' Benwikere on PUP, Panthers could open camp with two rookie cornersShare TweetSaints grab shovels, sledgehammers to aid West Virginia flood recoveryShare Tweet
Saints sign Hakeem NicksHakeem Nicks is heading to New Orleans. The veteran receiver is signing with the Saints, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Nicks worked out for the Saints in May, but there’s been little talk about him since then. New Orleans has a very young and inexperie…Share Tweet
Charles Godfrey retires, Falcons sign twoThe Falcons re-signed safety Charles Godfrey to a one-year deal in March, but Godfrey won’t be with the team once they start the regular season. Or the preseason. The team announced Wednesday that Godfrey has retired from the NFL. Godfrey entered the le…Share TweetThe Panthers announced Wednesday that All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin have been cleared to practice when the team opens training camp. Kuechly had shoulder surgery after last season. Benjamin missed all of last season a…Share Tweet
Panthers believe they have mentality to avoid Super Bowl cursePanthers believe they have mentality to avoid Super Bowl curseShare Tweet
Greg Olsen on avoiding Super Bowl hangover: “We take this very seriously”The Panthers reported for training camp today, and their veterans are clearly sending a message that last year’s over. Though the bulk of a 15-1 team which went to the Super Bowl is back (and they might actually be better on offense), the Panthers want …Share Tweet
Greenbrier welcomes Saints for third camp, hopes to extend dealDespite extensive flood damage in June, the Saints have indeed returned to West Virginia for training camp, at The Greenbrier resort. The team’s commitment to the state means a lot. “More important than you’ll know,” said Greenbrier owner (and West Virg…Share TweetSee how Cam Newton reacts to Michelle Obama's message on White House lawnShare TweetPanthers defensive tackle Kawann Short didn’t get a new contract this offseason, but he’s not unhappy with the old one. When Short reported to training camp today (#asexpected), he told reporters he thought negotiations with the team were in a good plac…Share Tweet
Falcons' goal is potent combo of Devonta Freeman, Tevin ColemanFalcons' goal is potent combo of Devonta Freeman, Tevin ColemanShare TweetFree-agent O'Brien Schofield could return to FalconsShare Tweet
Stephen Hill reflects on knee injury that ended 2015 seasonJul 28Panthers wide receiver Stephen Hill suffered a gruesome season-ending knee injury during the second practice of training camp a year ago. He relives that as he approaches the second practice of the 2016 camp in his comeback.
Jameis: 'I have to get better'Jul 28Jameis Winston talks with Josina Anderson about his goals for training camp and if there's any difference in the offense with Dirk Koetter as the head coach.
Winston faces many sophomore season challengesJul 28Louis Riddick, along with Tim and Matt Hasselbeck, examine how Jameis Winston's relationship with Dirk Koetter will change now that he's the head coach and in what areas Winston needs to grow.
Drew Brees not concerned over contractJul 28Saints QB Drew Brees cracked that his contract will only be a big deal if media makes it a big deal, and that the team's only focus is training camp.