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NFC South News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013The season for coaches changing jobs continues. According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN, Florida International University is set to name Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Ron Turner as their next head coach. Turner had previously been a head coach at …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 3, 2013There's no questioning the credentials of former NFL executive Bill Polian. When you build teams to a championship or near-championship level as Polian did with the Buffalo Bills (1986-1993), Carolina Panthers (1994-1997) and Indianapolis Colts (1998-20…Share TweetIf you listen to Mel Kiper Jr., who knows a thing or two about the NFL draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have had the league’s best rookie class. In this Insider post , Kiper lists his All-Rookie team and the Bucs have three representatives. That shShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013When head coaches get fired, their assistants are left to their own devices. But rather than wait for NFL jobs to get filled to try his luck, former Chargers special teams coach Rich Bisaccia just took a job at Auburn. Bisaccia was named assistant head …Share TweetWe took a look at the New Orleans Saints’ salary-cap situation. It’s far from ideal, but at least the Saints have some obvious ways to free up cap space. But I’m now looking at the numbers for the Carolina Panthers, and it sure looks like they’reShare TweetDays after they were named the PFT offensive and defensive rookies of the year, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly have received a couple of less prestigious awards. The NFL has announced that Wilson and Kuechly are…Share Tweet
NFC South award timeAlthough we in the NFC South sometimes have an inferiority complex when it comes to recognition, there will be no shortage of it in what follows. I already rolled out my All-NFC South team and named Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan the division’s Most ValuShare Tweet
Around the NFC SouthLet’s take a look at the top headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Mark Cook writes that the Bucs likely will release cornerback Eric Wright sometime this offseason. No surprise there. Ever since Wright’s suspension for using a bannShare Tweet