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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 7 months ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is really a toss-up. Any of these teams could win this division, but will any of them clearly stand out from the others?   In order to get an...

Answering the NFC South's Biggest Questions in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 7 months ago
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the 2015 season. AFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | WestNFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | West...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the NFC South

By Matt Josephs, 1 year 8 months ago
The NFC South was absolutely awful last year with every team posting a record below .500. Almost every team in the division shuttled players in and out to prevent that from happening again in 2015. The biggest question is who is going to take the crown and by how much. Much like I did with the college football win totals, I will break down the schedules in terms of home and road opponents...

2015 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 year 8 months ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill Belichick's team begins July 23 when rookies report to training camp in Foxborough, Mass.   Baltimore, Cleveland and New Orleans get...

C.J. Wilson Marks Second NFL Player to Suffer Injury From Fireworks

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 8 months ago
Like Andy Warhol said, “one’s company, two’s a crowd,” Jason Pierre Paul is apparently not the only one to suffer from a fireworks-related injury. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson reportedly injured himself over the July 4th holiday while shooting off fireworks. He too suffered a hand injury, but the extent is unknown. According to 2012 data from the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 9 months ago
The morning of the NFL Draft, Bucs general manager Jason Licht took a walk around the team’s three practice fields completely at peace with the decision to select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick. “It’s like your wedding day,” Licht says. “Without the cold feet.’’ For better or worse — and some would...

Jameis Winston Most Excited for Matchup Against JJ Watt

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 9 months ago
Some people are crazy, but Jameis Winston seems to take it to a new level with his latest statement. During a rookie preview for the NFL, he exclaimed that he is most excited for his Week 3 matchup against JJ Watt and the Houston Texans. While most players will cower in fear at last year’s Defensive Player of the Year, Winston seems to be challenging him right out of the gates. ...

NFC South Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 9 months ago
The NFC South was easily the worst division as a whole last season, producing not only the worst team in the league, but also no team over .500. However, that means the division is really up for grabs, and one team has to make the playoffs. Related: NFC West Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015 Take a look at some of the key players for each NFC South team for the...

TE Wright back with Bucs on waiver claim

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reacquired tight end Tim Wright off waivers from New England less than a year after trading him to the Patriots. The Buccaneers dealt Wright, along with a 2015 fourth-round draft choice, to New England last August for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins. Wright was waived by the Patriots on Thursday despite recording six...

Bucs claim P Lanning

By The Sports Network, 1 year 9 months ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have claimed punter Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Lanning lost his job with the Browns when they traded for Andy Lee. He will compete with veteran Michael Koenen for the punting job in Tampa. The 27-year-old Lanning spent the last two seasons with Cleveland, appearing in all 32 games and punting 177 times...