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NFC South News and Rumors
After Vincent Jackson left the Chargers for the Buccaneers, San Diego needed a new “Z” receiver. In the Chargers’ system, the “Z” lines up next to tight end Antonio Gates, with the goal of forcing defenses to choose one for extra focus - givin
Bucs pilfer defensive lineman from Niners’ practice squadUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetThe man who recruited Matthew Masifilo to Stanford gave him a job with the 49ers. And now Masifilo has been recruited elsewhere by another former college coach. The Buccaneers and Greg Schiano have signed the first-year defensive tackle from the 49ers”Source: profootballtalk.com
NFC South programming notesUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetTAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to head up to Atlanta, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Falcons and Arizona Cardinals. Our Sunday coverage will kick off in the morning with the inactives for the Cardinals and Falcons, as welSource: ESPN.comShare TweetDuring Friday’s NFC South chat, I got a couple of persistent questions from Tampa Bay fans. One had to do with why the Bucs traded away their best cornerback (Aqib Talib) in the middle of the season. I’ve answered that multiple times and I’ll do itSource: ESPN.com